The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has rejected India's stand justifying Quantitative Restrictions (QR) on imports on the grounds of balance of Payment (BOP) in its trade dispute with the US and has

For the third year in a row, the Madhya Pradesh Government machinery is going through the annual ritual of the Gram Sampark Abhiyan (village contact campaign).This campaign which began today, will be

On the last day of the Budget session on Tuesday, the Gujarat Assembly unanimously adopted a bill replacing the Urban Land (Ceiling and regulation) Act 1976. The Revenue Minister, Mr Vajubhai Vala,

The use of trade sanctions against goods produced by child labour in the developing world could be counterproductive and actually increase the hours worked by children, according to new research. Dr

In a path-breaking move, the Madhya Pradesh government will soon give people of the state the right to recall elected panch and sarpanch after the person has completed two-and-a-half years of his

The North-eastern Development Finance Corporation Limited has sanctioned nine new projects for the six states of the region. The assisted sectors include thinner and rubber chemical, healthcare,

About 30 million children in this country and Pakistan are among the 125 million deprived of primary education worldwide owing to poverty and socio-economic circumstances, an international report

The persistence of large disparities in India between States, districts and among social groups provodes "a strong case for substantial public investment and urgent reforms in regions where there is

Madhya Pradesh Government is planning to set-up an Urban Infrastructure development Fund (UIDF), aimed at funding state Urban Local Vodies (ULBs), municipalities for developing the urban

The World Bank lending for India could resume as early as Thursday in a sign of international encouragement for New Delhi's forward movement on the nuclear issue, a senior US official has said. The

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