A draft e-commerce policy wants online retailers such as Amazon.com, search engines like Google and social media platforms to locally store data generated by users in India, with the government having access to such data for national security and public policy objective.

Govt working on plan to boost oilseeds production: Chand Aug 15 2018

After achieving self-sufficiency in pulses production, the government is drafting strategy to increase the country's oilseeds output, Niti Aayog member Ramesh Chand said.

Announcement of Ayushman Bharat Healthcare scheme welcomed by organisations Aug 15 2018

Modi's announcement of the launch of the ambitious Ayushman Bharat scheme was lauded by various organisations which called it a much-awaited gift to the nation as it would ease healthcare woes of the poor.

Heptulla dedicates to people Imphal & Khongjom tourism project Aug 15 2018

Heptulla has dedicated to the people the North East Circuit: Imphal and Khongjom tourism project under Centre's 'Swadesh Darshan Scheme' at Kangla here.

Odisha CM launches health scheme in rain-hit I-Day programme Aug 15 2018

Patnaik announced the start of Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana (BSKY), a universal health coverage scheme, in the state.

Modi says agri export policy on the anvil; on track to double farm income by 2022 Aug 15 2018

Modi said a new agriculture export policy will be unveiled soon to boost farm income as the government is on track to achieve the target of doubling farmers' income by 2022.

PM Modi's major healthcare scheme from Sep 25 Aug 15 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said a major healthcare initiative to give medical insurance cover to 50 crore Indians will roll out from September 25 - the 102nd birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyay.

Govt seeks public comments on draft data protection Bill by Sept 10 Aug 14 2018

The govt has sought public feedback on draft data protection bill which proposes seeking "explicit consent" for processing 'sensitive personal information' like religious or political belief, sexual orientation and biometric information.

Pb govt to offer jobs to 10 poorest of poor youths in each village Aug 14 2018

The Punjab government will give jobs to 10 poorest of poor youths in each village of the state as part of its goal to provide employment to five lakh persons under 'ghar ghar rozgar' scheme.