Breaking News

India News

Only 32.67 percent Indian Villagers Have Access to Sanitation Coverage

New Delhi (ABC Live):The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Bharatsinh Solanki said in a statement in the Rajya Sabha, Upper House of Parliament, in New Delhi today that to accelerate the progress of sanitation in rural areas of the country, Government of India reviewed and revamped the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) …

Read More »

India’s 70 percent Rural Population Still to Have Safe Water Supply

New Delhi (ABC Live): The Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Bharatsinh Solanki said in a statement in the Rajya Sabha, Upper House of Parliament, in New Delhi today that as per census-2011, Report, 30.80% of the Rural Households in the country get tap water and 70.60% of the Urban Households of …

Read More »

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Bats for Creative Leadership for Transforming Societies

New Delhi (ABC Live):Former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam has said that every leader must have a vision and also have passion to realize the vision. Delivering the first Defence Estate Day Lecture on ‘Creative Leadership for Transforming Societies’ here today, he said leader must have courage to take decision and should be transparent in every action. Following …

Read More »

National Commission for Women Gets 458 Complaints of Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Places

New Delhi (ABC Live): The numbers of complaints of sexual harassment of women at work places registered with National Commission for Women (NCW) during the last two years and current years shows the increasing trends. The State/UT wise data of complaints registered with NCW for sexual harassment of women at work places during the last three years and the current …

Read More »

42.5 percent Children Under 5 Years Are Undernourished:NFHS

New Delhi (ABC Live):The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) provides the data on nutrition indicators at National & State level. As per NFHS-3,(2005-06), 42.5 % children under 5 years are underweight, 48 % are stunted, 19.8 % are wasted; and 40.4% children under 3 years are underweight, 44.9 % are stunted and 22.9% are wasted. The rate of malnutrition has …

Read More »

ADB Sanctions $ 350 Million Loan for Quality Power in Madhya Pradesh

MANILA(ABC Live):The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Friday that it has approved a loan of 350 million U.S. dollars for quality power in Madhya Pradesh,to meet increasing demand for power. The Manila-based Asian Development Bank said that,  the loan will fund about 1,800 circuit kilometers of transmission lines, more than 3,100 circuit kilometers of distribution lines, and build or …

Read More »

JNNSM All Set to Establish India As Biggest Solar Power Hub: World Bank

New Delhi(ABC Live) 12 December, 2013 – Launched in 2010, the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Phase 1 (JNNSM) is well-poised to make India a global leader in the development of solar power. In a span of three years, India has taken a significant step forward in implementing its green growth agenda by increasing its installed capacity of solar power …

Read More »

IGIA Owns Airport Collaborative Decision Making for Perfect Landing, Takeoff

New Delhi (ABC Live):Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K. C. Venugopal informed the Lok Sabha today that Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), Delhi has recently introduced an advance system called Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) to curb delays in landing and take-offs and make them precise and predictable. Airport Collaborative Decision Making works on target timings rather than …

Read More »

NHAI Converts 14,000 km Highway into Four Lanes by 2012

New Delhi (ABC Live):About 14,000 km length of National Highways has been converted to four lanes during the last ten years i.e. 2004 to 2012 by National Highways Authority of India. As compared to Item-rate contract, construction risk is passed on to the contractor/concessionaire in EPC/ Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) mode. As such no cost and time overrun is contemplated in these …

Read More »

Post Elections Government Has to Take Hard Steps to Manage Indian Economy: Dr. Raghuram

New Delhi (ABC Live): Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India talked about financial reforms at the Delhi Economics Conclave 2013 at Delhi on December 11, 2013. “The economy is stabilizing, but there is no room for complacency. Some part of improvement in the CAD has happened due to suppressing gold imports. Not all the measures to reduce …

Read More »