Social innovators awarded by JSPL Foundation

New Delhi, Jan 15 : Extraordinary grassroots level workers and social innovators from across India have been presented with the JSPL Foundation’s first Rashtriya Swayamsiddh Samman awards by union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy. Nine individuals and 10 organisations from across sectors received the award, which carries a cash prize of Rs.1 […]

Odd-even a success, continue it voluntarily, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 15 : The odd-even campaign of traffic curbs in Delhi aimed at fighting pollution was a success, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday, asking residents to continue it voluntarily. Less than four hours before the January 1-15 experiment is set to end, Kejriwal said the odd-even plan did bring down pollution […]

International conference on cooperative federalism in Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 15 : A two-day conference on ‘Strengthening Cooperative Federalism: National Perspectives and International Experience’ will be inaugurated here on January 20 by union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The conference, the first of its kind in the country, is being hosted by the Inter State Council Secretariat (ISCS), Ministry of Home Affairs in […]

Will stay on Budget fiscal-consolidation path: Government

New Delhi, Jan 15 : With India’s fiscal deficit at November-end last year having touched 87 percent of budget estimates for the current fiscal, the government on Friday said it will stay on its fiscal-consolidation path without compromising on development spending and expenditure budgeted for this fiscal. “As a result of sound prudent policies formulated […]

Bearish global indices dent markets, Sensex down 318 points

Mumbai, Jan 15 : Bearish global markets, coupled with disappointing macro-data and caution over the third quarter results, subdued Indian equity markets on Friday with a barometer index provisionally closing 318 points in the red. Initially, both the bellwether indices opened on a firm note, following higher closing of the US markets on Thursday and […]

Bearish global indices dent markets, Sensex down 266 points

Mumbai, Jan 15 : Bearish global markets, coupled with disappointing macro-data and caution over the third quarter results subdued Indian equity markets during the late-afternoon trade session on Friday. This led a barometer index to trade deep in the red — down 266 points. Initially, both the bellwether indices opened on a firm note, following […]