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Shashi Bhushan

  • Electronic Toll Collection across country by year end

    With an aim to ease traffic on the National Highways, the union government has decided to implement Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system across all the toll plazas on NH by this year end. To start the ETC system, the ministry of road, transport and highways will launch a seamless commuting on...

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 7:25am
  • Right to Education goals hit as India faces steepest cut in education aid

    Global aid for basic education is declining. India, one of five countries with highest number of out-of-school children, has seen some of the largest cuts in global aid. According to the UNESCO's Education For All (EFA) and Global Monitoring Report (GMR), aid to the basic education in India fell by...

    Wednesday, 11 June 2014 - 7:30am
  • Union health minister Dr Harshvardhan pushes for mandatory use of seat belts

    Union health minister Dr Harshvardhan on Wednesday announced a campaign which would make it mandatory for drivers and occupants in four-wheelers to wear a seat belt. He acknowledged dna's report published on Wednesday which said Gopinath Munde could have been saved had he worn a seat belt.

    Thursday, 5 June 2014 - 6:25am
  • 55 ex-ministers from Manmohan Singh cabinet get notices to evict bungalows

    The Directorate of Estates (DoE) has sent eviction notices to all the Lok Sabha (LS) members who lost their seats, including 55 ministers from Dr Manmohan Singh's cabinet. This has been done to make way for newly elected members and Union ministers. According to a DoE source, the notice asks all of...

    Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 7:10am
  • Vadodara man seeks to open Mani Shankar Aiyar Tea Stall to embarrass him

    Nikitin Rustom Contractor of Vadodara wants to teach Mani Shankar Aiyar a lesson in courtesy and humility. The Parsi educationist is on a tea-stall naming spree. Over the next three years, he intends to open a 'Mani Shankar Aiyar Tea Stall' in 26 educational institutions across the country.

    Saturday, 31 May 2014 - 7:50am
  • Narendra Modi government may add upto 30 more ministers during cabinet expansion

    When Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes in for a cabinet expansion, he may augment his council of ministers by inducting 20-30 more into it. Most additions to the 45-member team are likely to be as ministers of state, though a few allocations are expected to be made in cabinet portfolios like...

    Thursday, 29 May 2014 - 7:15am
  • BJP planning grand celebration in Delhi after Narendra Modi's win

    Banking on the exit polls result showing a great victory in the Lok Sabha polls, the BJP has planned unprecedented celebrations in the national capital on May 16. Sweets distribution, petal shower, firecrackers and a large convoy of vehicles would mark the massive victory procession of its prime...

    Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 7:25am
  • Plan to open women's university in Sonia Gandhi's constituency dumped for now

    With the possibility of an NDA government at the Centre, the human resource development (HRD) ministry has dumped the proposed setting up of Indira Gandhi National University for Women in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's Rai Bareli constituency. The ministry dropped the project from its priority...

    Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - 6:35am
  • HRD ministry plans chapter on HIV awareness in higher education institutes

    In an attempt to discourage discrimination against students infected with HIV in the higher education institutes, the HRD ministry is starting several initiatives like introducing a chapter in syllabus on awareness.

    Saturday, 10 May 2014 - 6:20am
  • UGC asks all universities to recognise 13 new CBSE subjects

    The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked all the universities to recognise 13 new subjects introduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and consider them for admissions in undergraduate courses.

    Monday, 5 May 2014 - 5:55am