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17 December, 2018 6:42 PM Ensure Piped Water Reaches All Households Till March 31: KCR To Officials

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday asked officials to ensure piped drinking water reached every household by March 31 under the "Mission Bhagiradha", a flagship scheme of the TRS government launched in 2016. "The CM desired that from April 1, 2019 not even a single person anywhere in the state is seen carrying a water pot or a vessel 78

30 November, 2018 12:08 AM NHB disburses Rs 3,270 cr to 1.43 lakh beneficiaries under PMAY till Nov 28

NHB is the central nodal agency for the implementation of the CLSS. New Delhi: National Housing Bank (NHB) said Wednesday it has disbursed Rs 3,270 crore subsidy to more than 1.43 lakh households so far this year under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) of the PM Awas Yojana (PMAY). "This has exceeded the cumulative amounts over the past three years 107

23 November, 2018 5:06 AM Gurpurab 2018: Why You Must Eat Kada Prasad This Gurpurab

Guru Nanak Jayanti this year will celebrated on November 23. Gurpurab is the celebration of Guru Nanak, the Sikh guru who laid the foundation of Sikhism. Guru Nanak is also the first of 10 Sikh gurus. Gurpurab is one of the most auspicious occasions in Sikhism and is celebrated on different days every year in accordance with the Indian lunar calendar 123

19 November, 2018 2:30 PM Nearly 60.50 lakh household toilets built under Swachh Bharat

Nearly 60.5 lakh individual households toilets have so far been constructed across the country under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said. According to the ministry, around 4.7 lakh public toilet seats have been constructed so far. The target set under the mission was 5.07 lakh public toilet seats. On the occasion 126

5 November, 2018 2:03 PM Indraprastha Gas net profit rises 11% in Q2

Indraprastha Gas (IGL), the firm retailing CNG and piped natural gas in the national capital, reported an 11 percent rise in its September quarter net profit on the back of increase in volumes of gas sold. Standalone net profit in the July-September period at Rs 187.23 crore was higher than Rs 168.61 crore recorded in the year-ago period, the company 74

4 November, 2018 11:47 AM Reward Those Who Remain Single: Ramdev's Carrot And Stick On Population

The Yoga guru had said it is not easy to be a family man. "It's tough. Marriage is not an easy thing, many are yet to get married, and several are done with it." Yoga teacher Ramdev, popular across millions of households, has said in this country with a billion-plus population, unmarried people like him should be honoured. Conversely, he prescribed a penalty 146

22 October, 2018 6:21 PM Dengue Cases Crosses 1,000-Mark In Delhi This Season

Dengue cases crossed the 1,000-mark in Delhi this season, with nearly 540 people being diagnosed with the vector-borne disease in October only, according to a municipal report released today. Also, 411 cases of malaria and 109 of chikungunya have been reported this season till October 20, the report said. The report says at least 539 of the dengue cases 91

14 October, 2018 6:53 AM Ashtami 2018: Ashtami Date, Puja Time, Prasad and Significance In Navratri

The nation is celebrating Sharad Navratri 2018. Sharad Navratri and Chaitra Navratri are two Navratris that are celebrated widely by devotees of Goddess Shakti. The nine day festival holds immense importance for Hindus across the world. During these nine auspicious days, devotees pray to nine incarnations of Goddess Durga called Navdurga. Each day of Navratri 128

1 October, 2018 4:50 AM Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

A powerful typhoon brought down trees onto railroad tracks and kicked up debris across Tokyo as it brushed past the Japanese capital early on Monday, killing two people and stranding thousands as train lines were closed or severely delayed. Typhoon Trami made landfall in western Japan on Sunday evening and threatened heavy rains, strong winds and landslides 40

21 September, 2018 12:09 PM Love To Eat Food Cooked On Barbecue? Beware! It May Damage Your Lungs!

Eating food cooked on wood or coal may impair your lungs increase risk of respiratory illness or death, researchers warned. This is especially for those who love food cooked on barbecue. Compared to those who used electricity or gas, chronic and acute respiratory disease hospitalisations or deaths were 36 per cent higher among those who used wood or coal for cooking 174