Indian government

The Government of India, officially known as the Union Government, and also known as the Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of a union of 28 states and seven union territories, collectively called the Republic of India.

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15 vulture species facing extinction set to get global protection

New Delhi, Sep 24

Fifteen species of vultures in 128 countries, including four that are critically endangered in India, may get a fresh lease of life with a 12-year multi-species coordinated action plan to conserve African-Eurasian vultures set to take wing at a UN summit next month, conservationists say.

Can BRICS credit rating agency ever take off?

New Delhi
The BRICS Summit was largely an uneventful affair this year. Apart from the usual declarations for greater cooperation, hardly anything noteworthy took place. Only the naming of Pakistani terrorist groups by the forum as a cause for violence in the region led to some celebratory ripples, but that was it.

Google honours trailblazer Asima Chatterjee on birth centenary

New Delhi, Sep 23

Google on Saturday honoured Asima Chatterjee, the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Science in India with a Doodle.

Government invites proposals to appoint asset valuer for Air India

New Delhi, Sep 22

The government has invited proposals to appoint an "Asset Valuer" for national passenger carrier Air India, its subsidiaries and joint ventures (JVs).

Congress asks Centre to make public evidence of Rohingyas' link with IS

New Delhi, Sep 21

The Congress on Thursday asked the government to make public whatever evidence it has of some of the Rohingya refugees having links with IS and take action against them as per Indian laws, but also maintained all of them should not be painted as "terrorists".

Cancer control major challenge for government: Anupriya Patel

New Delhi, Sep 21

The rising number of cases of cancer, especially among women, is a major challenge in the healthcare sector for the Indian government, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel said here on Thursday in the presence of actress and cancer crusader Lisa Ray.

Rohingyas are not terrorists, nor a threat to India's security: Refugee

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 21

Twenty three-year-old Mohammad Imran, a Rohingya who has grown up in a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar after his family fled violence in Myanmar, says he is "disheartened" to learn that India sees Rohingya Muslims as a national security threat.

Indian, Chinese tech firms explore tie-ups

New Delhi, Sep 20

Leading Indian software firms like Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant on Wednesday interacted with Chinese hardware firms to forge partnerships for collaborations in the seaport city of Dalian, according to a Nasscom statement.

India prevented 1 mn child deaths since 2005: Lancet

Toronto, Sep 20

India has averted nearly one million deaths of children under five years of age since 2005, owing to a significant decrease in deaths from preventable diseases such as pneumonia, diarrhoea, tetanus and measles, according to a study, led by a researcher of Indian-origin.

Indian, Chinese IT companies discuss avenues in artificial intelligence

Dalian (China), Sep 20

Several Indian and Chinese IT companies on Wednesday got together in China's port city of Dalian for cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence.

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