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If lateral entry of experts helps better governance, why not lateral exit too?

Developed countries such as the United States, Britain, Belgium, Australia and New Zealand are known to have lateral entrants as a standard practice.

16 May 2019 1:47 AM

A royal scion with down-to-earth views

The Nizami legacy sits lightly on him. No hangers-on, no security personnel.

30 Apr 2019 12:02 AM

Govt introduces ‘Nirmal’ to fight tobacco addiction

Tobacco use is one of the major hurdles in the path of economic development among low-income communities in the country.

10 Mar 2019 7:03 AM

SC defers hearing of Article 35A of J&K from Feb 26-28

Article 35A empowers the J&K legislature to define the 'permanent residents' and their special rights and privileges.

25 Feb 2019 10:41 AM

No homework for students of classes 1, 2, says HRD Ministry

Weight of school bags for students of classes 1 and 2 should not exceed 1.5 kg, while for class 3-5 bag should weigh between 2 kg to 3 kg.

27 Nov 2018 8:10 AM


It’s time to Ban doctors’ handwritten prescription

In 1999, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), USA, released a study report To err is human: Building a safer Health System.

23 Oct 2018 12:48 AM

NTPC to raise USD 150 million in foreign currency loan

The loan will be repayable in three equal instalments starting from the ninth year.

18 Oct 2018 6:48 PM

Cong slams Centre over coal import scam, demands 'fair and impartial' probe

Jairam Ramesh also asked why PM Modi did not take up the matter with his counterpart in Singapore where coal import transactions took place.

04 Sep 2018 11:15 AM

Government, Netflix, NGOs stress on online safety

The discussions included how to equip youth and their guardians to use online tools .

08 Aug 2018 3:32 PM

Social security cover extended to 50 crore people, says Narendra Modi

He said beneficiaries under various social security schemes stood at about 5 crore in 2014, which has now increased to 50 crore.

27 Jun 2018 10:54 AM


Govt open to listing Air India after failed disinvestment plan: report

The government may also consider reducing the debt it passes on to potential buyers and restructuring the large workforce.

13 Jun 2018 6:08 PM

Rs 13000 cr tenders withdrawn or cancelled to promote Make in India

The government issued the order on June 15, 2017, to promote manufacturing and production of goods and services in India.

24 May 2018 6:19 PM

Railways reverse auction will save Rs 20,000 crore annually

Currently, Indian Railways has an annual total capex of Rs 1,50,000 crore.

02 May 2018 12:34 PM

India issues travel advisory for Maldives

The Maldives, with its exotic beaches, is a popular tourist destination for tourists globally including Indian tourists.

06 Feb 2018 1:28 AM

Put nodal agency in place, Supreme Court to govt

The bench passed this order in the petition relating to Prajwala, NGO seeking court’s intervention to block such contents in Internet.

21 Dec 2017 5:19 AM


'No longer a disturbed state,' says Nagaland; opposes proposal for extension of AFSPA

The home ministry has proposed to extend it for another six months in Nagaland from December, after its term of extension lapses.

25 Nov 2017 5:54 PM

AFSPA is extended in Assam six months

Security sources said that the Assam govt had extended its term through an executive order and informed all the security agencies operating.

01 Sep 2017 4:44 AM

Saint Teresa’s blue-bordered sari an intellectual property

The blue border pattern is a distinctive symbolic identity of the Missionaries of Charity under the concept of colour trade mark protection,he said.

10 Jul 2017 4:50 AM

Priyanka Chopra appointed as ambassador for Government's Skill India campaign

The National Skill Development Corporation has roped in the Bollywood celebrity as an ambassador for the initiative.

25 Jun 2017 1:56 PM

‘Bid to hijack Naga peace talks may prove suicidal’

Outfit rejects demand for disclosure of contents in pact.

05 Jun 2017 7:27 AM