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India added 5,400 MW wind power capacity in last fiscal

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India added over 5,400 MW of wind energy generation capacity during 2016-17 — bettering its target of 4,000 MW, an official said on Sunday. “The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set a record in wind...
Chenani-Nashri tunnel has set high standards for Indian construction firms: NHAI official

Chenani-Nashri tunnel has set high standards for Indian construction firms: NHAI official

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting after inaugurating the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel in Jammu Kashmir Chenani (Jammu and Kashmir), April 2 (IANS) Incorporating the latest technology, such as emergency evacuation and accident detection system, the Chenani-Nashri...
Myanmar to join SASEC at Finance Ministers’ Delhi meeting

Myanmar to join SASEC at Finance Ministers’ Delhi meeting

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Myanmar, which has joined the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) programme as its seventh member, will be officially welcomed into the project-based partnership at the SASEC Finance Ministers’ meeting...
Some Kashmiris throw rocks, others hew them for development : PM Modi

Some Kashmiris throw rocks, others hew them for development : PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating the 9.2 km long Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, in Jammu Kashmir Udhampur, April 2 (IANS) While some Kashmiris were busy “throwing rocks”, others were cutting through mountains to bring development to Jammu...

Big Delhi, Gurgaon hotels along highways stop serving liquor

New Delhi/Gurugram, April 2 (IANS) Many luxurious hotels and restaurants falling within 500 metres of national and state highways said they are not serving liquor following the Supreme Court ban. The top court by its December 15, 2016 order had banned...
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches BS-IV grade fuels nationwide

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches BS-IV grade fuels nationwide

Bhubaneshwar, April 02 Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan formally launched BS-IV grade transportation fuels across the country from Bhubaneswar today. The event coincided with Utkal Divas (formation day...

Jet fuel rates cut by over 5%

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the recent dip in global crude oil prices to around $50 a barrel levels, the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, has been cut by over 5 per cent — reversing a trend of hikes over the last two months. State-run...
Lok Sabha Speaker meets Bangladesh PM

Lok Sabha Speaker meets Bangladesh PM

Dhaka, April 2 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, who is leading the Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the 136th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Dhaka, called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday. Mahajan said...

Air India flies three seriously ill Bangladeshi citizens free of cost

Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Showing its humane face, national carrier Air India on Sunday flew three young Bangladeshi citizens, suffering from serious muscular dystrophy, for treatment at a Mumbai hospital along with their relatives — free of charge. The...
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