Terming the Indo-US Joint Working Group as an "important platform" for addressing environment and sustainable development concerns, Environment minister Prakash Javadekar today said the group needs to work "very closely" and develop common understanding and balanced package for post 2020 period.
Air surveillance will be stepped up, a special command centre has been set up and Indian commandos will fly down to Kathmandu as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his Nepal visit on Sunday.
President Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal and Telangana on August 1st and 2nd, Rashtrapati Bhavan said today.
A joint executive MBA programme announced by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and the Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) will be offered in 2015, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
G Kameswara Rao today took over as new chief secretary of Tripura.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today assured of full assistance in the rescue and relief work in a landslide triggered by heavy rain in Pune.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not visit Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, and Janakpurdham, the birth place of Sita, during his trip to Nepal due to inadequate security arrangements.
Lieutenant General Narinder Pal Singh Hira today took over the command of the elite Vajra Corps.
Congress today asked the government to announce a special package for farmers affected by drought and floods saying the country would not survive if their condition continued to be precarious.
The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir Nyas (Prabhadevi) Trust in Mumbai announced a donation of Rs 50 lakh towards relief measures in the landslide-hit Malin village in Pune district.
Envoys of five nations, including Sri Lanka and Israel, today presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee.
Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) Nehchal Sandhu, 63, today resigned from his post, citing "personal reasons." His resignation was accepted "with regret" by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At least 41 people have been killed and over 150 are feared buried after a landslide hit a village, nearly 120 kilometres from Pune in Maharashtra. Rescue workers anticipate that the number of dead will rise.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, condoling the demise of his cousin Hashmat Karzai in a terror attack and assured him that India will remain a "constant partner" in that country's fight against the menace.
In the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's campaign blitzkrieg was unparalleled.