Chinese crackers banned this Diwali

chinese firecrackers

Fancy Chinese fireworks will not be up for grabs for customers this Diwali as the government for the first time is enforcing guidelines of the Explosives Act, 2008, according to which possession and sale of foreign-made explosives is a punishable act. Most of these fireworks are smuggled into the country through container route.

In order to ensure that such… Read More

I am going to make an India of your dreams- PM’s address at Madison Square

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today exhorted Indians to join in the development effort as a mass movement. “I am going to make an India of your dreams,” the Prime Minister said as he exhorted the Indian American community to join in the development effort for India. He was addressing the Indian diaspora at a historic event at Madison Square… Read More

US buz lobby questions Modi’s reform credentials ahead of visit


The US business lobby critiqued the reformist credentials of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the eve of his visit to the United States in which he will encourage investment and declare India open for business.

The US Chamber of Commerce and 15 other US business associations representing sectors ranging from agriculture to movie making, pharmaceuticals … Read More

Haryana & Maharashtra Elections 2014 – Allotment of Broadcast/Telecast time to Parties

Prasar bharti

At the time of General Elections to the Lok Sabha in 1998, a new initiative for State funding of recognized political parties by free use of the State owned Television and Radio was introduced which was subsequently extended in all the General Elections to the State Assemblies and General Elections.
With the amendments to the Representation of the People Act,… Read More

Modi Confident India, US can Develop a Genuinely Strategic Alliance

Modi Confident India US

WASHINGTON: With the mood in Delhi and Washington in harmony, India and the US can develop a genuinely strategic alliance, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared ahead of his first summit meeting with US President Barack Obama next week.  “I have a one word answer: Yes. And with great confidence I say aye,” Modi told CNN’s Fareed … Read More

BRO Annual Chief Engineers’ Conference 2014


Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is organising its Annual Chief Engineers’ & Equipment Management Conference 2014 at GREF Centre, Pune wef 23 Sep to 26 Sep 2014.
The Director General Border Roads and its 18 Chief Engineers of various Projects will be attending the conference to take stock of various ongoing works and to charter future course of action for… Read More

Media briefing of Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries


Ms. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries to interact with media on achievements of the Ministry in the first 100 days of the Government.
Date: Monday, September 22, 2014 (3.00 p.m.)
Venue: PIB Press Conference Hall, 1st Floor, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi.… Read More

Media briefing of Kalraj Mishra, Union Cabinet Minister MSME

Kalraj Mishra

Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) will interact with media about the initiatives and achievement of his Ministry.
Date: 23rd September, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:00 pm
Venue: PIB Conference Hall, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi… Read More

Dr. Harsh Vardhan to chair Institute Day Celebrations of AIIMS

harsh vardhan

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare will be the Chief Guest at “59th Institute Day Celebrations of AIIMS and 20th AIIMS Silver Jubilee Oration”.
Date: 24thSeptember (Wednesday)
Time: 3.00 pm
Venue: J.L. Auditorium, AIIMS, New Delhi.… Read More

Annual Conference of State Ministers of Textiles

Santosh Gangwar

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Textiles Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar will chair the Annual Conference of State Ministers of Textiles, as per the following details:
Venue: Auditorium, SCOPE Complex, Lodhi Road (CGO Complex), New Delhi
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time: 1000 hrs… Read More

Bandana Preyashi, Appointed Private Secretary to Law and Justice Minister

Bandana Preyashi

Bandana Preyashi, has been appointed as Private Secretary to Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in the Department of Legal Affairs in the Ministry of Law and Justice. Ms. Preyashi, a 2003 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, has been appointed for a period of 5 years or on co-terminus basis with the Minister’s tenure.

She is known for her effectiveness… Read More