New Delhi, Jul 2 (UNI) The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for India’s first integrated National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the policy acknowledges the need for an effective roadmap for promotion of entrepreneurship as the key to a successful skills strategy.
see more..02 Jul 2015 | 1:12 PM
New Delhi, Jul 2 (UNI) A slight intensity quake, measuring 4.
0 on the Richter scale, struck Nepal at 0726 hrs today.
see more..02 Jul 2015 | 10:57 AM
Jammu, Jul 2 (UNI) A fresh batch of 1,525 pilgrims today left for the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnath from Bhagwati Nagar based Yatri Niwas base camp here.
"A batch of 1,525 pilgrims comprising of 1,074 male, 236 female, seven children and 190 sadhus, including 16 female sadhus and two transgenders, left for the cave shrine in a fleet of 47 vehicles," a police spokesperson said.
see more..02 Jul 2015 | 12:47 PM
New Delhi, Jul 2 (UNI) "Earlier the cities came up along the national highways, now I want the cities to come up along the information superhighways where optical fibers are laid," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the launch of Digital India week here.
Speaking at a spectacular launch ceremony here, Modi said Indians have proved their mettle in the field of IT and time has come to harness the talent in the form of Digital India mission.
see more..02 Jul 2015 | 11:09 AM
Siliguri, Jul 2 (UNI) In one of the worst tragedies in recent times, 38 people perished in mudslides triggered by torrential overnight rains in Darjeeling.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters in Bahrampur that 38 people, including children, had died in the landslips which had cut off the Hills and Sikkim from the rest of the country.
see more..02 Jul 2015 | 11:01 AM