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Coming soon, geo-tagging for MGNREGA cards

India, July 17 -- Of the 12 crore who have been given MGNREGA cards, 11 crore have linked their Aadhaar cards and seven crore have linked their bank cards, union agriculture and rural development mini... Read More


More people killed in road accidents than terror attacks, says minister

India, July 16 -- The number of people killed in road accidents far outnumber those killed in terror attacks or natural calamity, union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari said in the p... Read More


Govt, crime records bureau join hands to curb child sexual abuse

New Delhi, July 12 -- The Union women and child development (WCD) ministry is working with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) to prepare more specific data on child abuse as part of efforts to c... Read More


In Smriti Irani's POCSO overhaul, sex animes with minors now child porn

India, July 11 -- A new definition of child pornography, with penal provisions for even computer-generated imagery involving child sex abuse and imagery where an adult actor is pretending to be a chil... Read More


Gender schemes' allocation sees decline this fiscal

New Delhi, July 8 -- Despite an increase of 8.3% in the Gender Budget Statement (GBS) this fiscal from Rs.1,25,531.6 crore to Rs.1,36,934.10 crore, the spend on gender schemes saw a 0.2 percentage poi... Read More


Gender schemes' allocation sees decline this fiscal

New Delhi, July 8 -- Despite an increase of 8.3% in the Gender Budget Statement (GBS) this fiscal from Rs.1,25,531.6 crore to Rs.1,36,934.10 crore, the spend on gender schemes saw a 0.2 percentage poi... Read More


Gender schemes' allocation sees decline this fiscal

New Delhi, July 7 -- Despite an increase of 8.3% in the Gender Budget Statement (GBS) this fiscal from Rs1,25,531.6 crore to Rs1,36,934.10 crore, the spend on gender schemes saw a 0.2 percentage point... Read More


Gender schemes' allocation sees decline this fiscal

New Delhi, July 7 -- Despite an increase of 8.3% in the Gender Budget Statement (GBS) this fiscal from Rs1,25,531.6 crore to Rs1,36,934.10 crore, the spend on gender schemes saw a 0.2 percentage point... Read More


17 tourist spots to be developed across country

New Delhi, July 6 -- Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced that 17 sites across the country will be developed as model tourist spots. "The iconic tourism sites would enhance visitor ... Read More


Allocation for women and child development up by 17%

New Delhi, July 6 -- Quoting Swami Vivekananda to stress on the importance of an increased participation of women, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her maiden Budget speech said, "It is no... Read More