Indian IT firms concerned over Donald Trump's 'buy American-hire American' pledge

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- US President Donald Trump's 'buy American-hire American' campaign has sent flutter down in $150-billion Indian IT sector, which is closely observing how the new administration evolves policies around outsourcing and movement of skilled workers.

India hopes to have a meaningful engagement with the US, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said.

Given that US market accounts for 60 per cent of India's IT export... Read More

Tableaux on Rajpath to highlight Modi's flagship schemes

New Delhi, Jan. 23 -- Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, Beti Bachao, Beti Padao, Skill India and a few other central flagship schemes launched by the Modi Government are among the themes for the Republic Day Tableaux that will roll down this year on Rajpath on January 26.

A total of 23 tableaux would be on display at the ceremonial parade with 17 of them belonging to various States and Union Territories. Premier research organisation under the Science ... Read More

North East Startup Challenge Programme organised

GUWAHATI, Jan. 22 -- Keeping in mind the nascent startup and entrepreneurship environment in the North East as well as in consonance with the Government of India's focus on building and creating home-grown startups under the 'Startup India, Stand up India' programme of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, launched in January 2016, the North East Development Foundation (NEDF) and the Digital Empowerment Foundation along with the Indian Institute o... Read More

JK Tourism Snowshoe championship held at Gulmarg

Jammu, Jan. 22 -- Srinagar, Jan 22 (KNS): Snowshoe Federation of India and Department of Tourism, Kashmir organized JK Tourism SnowShoe championship at Gulmarg, on Sunday.

The newly introduced tourism specific sports activity that was introduced in Kashmir last season was flagged off by MLA Tangmarg, Mohammad Abbas Wani along with Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood Ahmad Shah. Among others present on the occasion were Assistant Director Tourism, D... Read More

GATE?2017 can get you that coveted Public Sector Undertaking job

India, Jan. 22 -- Jobs in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) - government-owned companies - are much coveted by engineering graduates. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2017 (GATE) candidates should know that clearing the exam will help you launch your career in a reputed PSU like Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), among others.

GATE test dates are... Read More

There are bad things and bad people in this world: Sidharth Malhotra

Mumbai, Jan. 22 -- Sidharth Malhotra has been ranked ninth 'Most Handsome Face' among other celebrities across the world, as per a survey. The star has three big-banner projects in his kitty and has been signed as the Indian ambassador for a social initiative. With an eventful beginning to the year, the actor is in a positive space as far as his professional life is concerned. HT Cafe engages in a tete-a-tete with the young actor.

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House passes grants of Sports, Technical Education Deptts

Jammu, Jan. 22 -- Jammu, Jan 21 (KNS): Minister for Sports and Technical Education Imran Raza Ansari today said the government has undertaken large scale measures to develop high level infrastructure in the state besides launching new initiatives including Skill Development Mission, Heritage Craft Course, Special Package for Development of Sports Infrastructure in J&K State, increasing the aegis of annual sports activities for systematic growth o... Read More


Mysuru, Jan. 22 -- As part of the Republic Day celebrations and to create awareness among people on Central Government initiatives like Skill India, Swachh Bharat, Digital India and Make in India, BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited) had organised a 5 km Mini Marathon / Run for Nation in city this morning. About 300 employees of BEML participated in the run which commenced from Palace North Gate near Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple and proceeded through ... Read More

Paswan attacks RSS over quota remarks

New Delhi, Jan. 22 -- Reservation is a Constitutional right and nobody can abolish it, BJP ally and Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan asserted today, apparently targeting the RSS over controversial comments by its publicity chief on quotas in government jobs and educational institutions.

"Reservation is a Constitutional right and nobody can abolish it. Reservation (for SC/ST) was implemented in the country under the Pune pact between Baba Sahib Am... Read More

AAP failed to deliver on education promises made during Assembly polls: Yogendra Yadav

New Delhi, Jan. 21 -- Swaraj India, the political party floated by former AAP members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, on Saturday attacked the Delhi government over its claims of improving the city's education system. The party alleged that the government was making false claims about work done in the education sector.

As part of its 'Jawaab Do, Hisaab Do' campaign - a precursor to the party's campaign for the upcoming municipal polls - Swa... Read More