Articles by Rama Mohan

Rama Mohan

Bangalore School Rape: HRD Ministry Asks CISCE Board for Report

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has asked for a detailed report from the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) Board over the reported rape of a six-year-old student at the Vibgyor High School in Bangalore. Aug 5, 2014

Centre Plans for 3 Inter-State River-Linking Projects

The Union government has taken up detailed project reports (DPRs) on three inter-state river-linking projects - Ken-Betwa in Madhya Pradesh, Damanganga-Pinjal in Maharashtra and Par-Tapi-Narmada in Gujarat. Aug 5, 2014

Indian Government, Samsung Join Hands for Technical Schools

Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra has stated that his ministry and consumer electronics leader Samsung will jointly set up technical training schools across the country to create skilled manpower in electronics. Aug 4, 2014

All-Party Meet Fails to Achieve Consensus on Insurance Bill

The all-party meeting convened on Monday, 4 August, to discuss on the controversial Insurance Bill enabling the Indian Union government to allow 49 per cent foreign investment in insurance sector, failed to work out a consensus. Aug 4, 2014

Tirumala Tirupati Temple Deposits 1,800 kg Gold in SBI

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has created record for the biggest gold depositor in State Bank of India (SBI) on Saturday, when it deposited devotees' gifts to deity Sir Venkateswara Swamy, including 1,800 kgs of gold. Aug 3, 2014

Solar Power Equipment Makers Seek Government's Sops

To help solar power equipment manufacturers in India, the government should provide support by extending incentives, tax holidays and other sops, opined Indian Solar Manufacturing Association (ISMA) and KPMG, a business advisory company. Aug 1, 2014

Modi Meets Kerry in Washington Summit Prelude

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday and stated that there is a broad convergence of views and interests between his country and the US, which are the world's two largest democracies. Aug 1, 2014

KCR Plans Hollywood-Style Film City in Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday, 31 July, asked his officials to prepare a plan to build "Cinema City" or film city in 2,000 acres in and around Hyderabad city on the lines of Hollywood. Aug 1, 2014

Snooping not Acceptable, India Tells US

India on Thursday, 31 July, curtly told the visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry that it (India) would not accept US agencies' snooping on the country. Aug 1, 2014