Parliament passes Lokpal amendment bill

New Delhi, July 29 -- A bill to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013, was passed by parliament on Thursday doing away with the time limit for public servants to furnish details of their assets and... Read More

China wants to include bamboo in climate talks

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- China has demanded the inclusion of sustainable and low-carbon bamboo in the ongoing climate talks as it can provide valuable opportunities for the green development of developin... Read More

Sensex up 150 points; Nifty ends short of 10,800 mark

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The key Indian equity indices traded higher on Thursday with the Sensex gaining over 150 points and Nifty50 ending just short of 10,800 points mark. Almost all the sectoral indi... Read More

Petrol prices increase after 2 months

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- After declining for nearly two months, petrol prices rose marginally on Thursday across three of the four metro cities in the country. The increase comes after the prices of the... Read More

90 percent MLAs in Mizoram are 'Crorepatis'

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Thirty six of the 40 newly elected legislators in Mizoram are "crorepatis," according to a survey by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR). In five years, "crorepati" MLA... Read More

Railways start work under MGNREGA scheme

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- The Railways, for the first time, have started utilising the government's rural job flagship scheme - MGNREGA - to undertake railway work, a senior official said on Thursday. "T... Read More

Strong political will needed to combat corruption: UN representative

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Saying that corruption is the backyard of bad governance, a UN representative has stressed on the need for a strong political will and multi-dimensional response to eradicate cor... Read More

Panasonic launches mobile computing devices in India

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Japanese electronics major Panasonic on Thursday launched TOUGHBOOK FZ T1 and L1 mobile computing devices in India. The TOUGHBOOK FZ T1 is durable, compact and comes with a 5-in... Read More

Walmart Labs India acqui-hires AI startup Int.ai

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Walmart Labs India, the local product development division of US retail giant Walmart, on Thursday announced it would hire key tech team from Artificial Intelligence (AI) and dat... Read More

Ericsson opens global facility in Bengaluru for research in AI

New Delhi, Dec. 13 -- Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Thursday said it had opened a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator in this tech hub for research and development (R&D)... Read More