L&T seeks mining lease from Odisha government

L&T seeks mining lease from Odisha government

🕔10:17, 5.May 2015

Bhubaneswar, May 5  Global engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Monday urged the Odisha government to grant mining lease (ML) for two bauxite deposits in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts. The appeal was made in the light of

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Net neutrality: Facebook opens up Internet.org for developers

Net neutrality: Facebook opens up Internet.org for developers

🕔10:14, 5.May 2015

New Delhi, May 5 Social networking site Facebook on Monday opened up its global digital inclusion initiative Internet.org for developers to easily create services that integrate with its site. “Our goal with Internet.org is to work with as many developers

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Ashok Leyland’s April sales up by 43 percent

Ashok Leyland’s April sales up by 43 percent

🕔10:14, 5.May 2015

Mumbai, May 5  Chennai-based commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland on Monday said its volume sales for April 2015 surged 43 percent at 8,435 units in the month against 5,897 units in the corresponding month last year. The company, in a

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Now, buy milk products online in Odisha!

Now, buy milk products online in Odisha!

🕔10:08, 5.May 2015

Bhubaneswar, May 5  Odisha plans to go in for online marketing of milk and milk products prepared by the Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited (OMFED), an official said on Monday. The government has advised the state agency OMFED

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‘Tourism in northeast can flourish with Buddhist sites’

‘Tourism in northeast can flourish with Buddhist sites’

🕔10:07, 5.May 2015

Agartala/Kohima/Itanagar, May 5 Tourism could flourish in the northeastern states due to the Buddhist sites in the region, Nagaland, Assam and Tripura Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya said on Monday. “The northeast being the gateway of India’s ‘Look East’ policy, the

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Indian rescue teams to be withdrawn from Nepal

Indian rescue teams to be withdrawn from Nepal

🕔10:06, 5.May 2015

New Delhi, May 5  India will be bringing back its rescue teams from Nepal after the Himalayan nation asked all such teams from 34 countries to withdraw, nine days after a devastating earthquake that has claimed over 7300 lives. “Rescue

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Jaitley urges ADB to engage more in India’s infra development

Jaitley urges ADB to engage more in India’s infra development

🕔10:03, 5.May 2015

Baku, May 5  Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday sought closer engagement of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for development of smart cities, industrial corridors and railways in his country. “In addition to supporting conventional infrastructure projects, we would

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India loses $9.8 billion every year due to disasters

India loses $9.8 billion every year due to disasters

🕔10:02, 5.May 2015

New Delhi, May 5  India suffers losses of $9.8 billion every year owing to multi-hazard disasters as 58.6 percent of its land is prone to earthquakes and 8.5 percent vulnerable to cyclone, as per a UN estimate. The UN Office

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BHEL commissions 195 MW Thermal Unit in Bihar

BHEL commissions 195 MW Thermal Unit in Bihar

🕔12:33, 4.May 2015

New Delhi, May 4: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 195 MW thermal unit in Bihar. This is the first 195 MW unit to be commissioned by BHEL at the 2×195 MW Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (TPS)

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Vettri padi – Coaching classes for 10th Standard students under NLC CSR inaugurated

Vettri padi – Coaching classes for 10th Standard students under NLC CSR inaugurated

🕔09:10, 4.May 2015

Vettri Padi (Step to victory) the motivational Training Progamme for the 10th Standard Tamil Medium School Students, jointly organised by NLC and Neyveli Tamil Sangam was inaugurated by R. Elangovan, Director, Dept. of Elementary Education, Govt. of Tamilnadu on 01.05.2014

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Kangana Ranaut gets Best Actress for the film, Queen (Hindi)

Kangana Ranaut gets Best Actress for the film, Queen (Hindi)

🕔20:52, 3.May 2015

  New Delhi, May 3 President Pranab Mukherjee presented the 62nd National Film Awards on Sunday at a glittering ceremony here studded with talent representing the diversity of the Indian film industry. Shashi Kapoor, honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke award

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India to be CERN member soon

India to be CERN member soon

🕔18:21, 3.May 2015

Kolkata, May 2 Ending months of speculation, the central government has given the green signal for India’s associate membership to CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, a top ministry official said on Saturday. “The government has approved India’s associate

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Tripura tightens security ahead of council polls

Tripura tightens security ahead of council polls

🕔13:39, 2.May 2015

Agartala, May 2  Security along the India-Bangladesh border and inter-state border with Assam and Mizoram would be further tightened to ensure trouble-free elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) on May 3, officials said here on Saturday.

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Two minor tremors felt in Nepal

Two minor tremors felt in Nepal

🕔13:37, 2.May 2015

Kathmandu, May 2  Nepal’s National Seismological Centre said two minor tremors were recorded early on Saturday with the epicentres in Sindhupalchok and Dolakha districts. An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter in Sindhupalchowk district, occurred at

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Nepal quake: Facebook raises funds

Nepal quake: Facebook raises funds

🕔12:17, 2.May 2015

Kathmandu, May 2  Social networking website Facebook has raised funds over $10 million within two days to support earthquake-torn Nepal. The Himalayan nation was rattled by a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter Scale on April 25 which left over

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Adani Port’s profit surges 33 percent during 2014-15

Adani Port’s profit surges 33 percent during 2014-15

🕔12:16, 2.May 2015

Mumbai, May 2  Indian port developer, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) on Friday said its net profit in fiscal 2014-2015 rose by 33 percent at Rs.2,314.33 crore against Rs.1,739.64 crore during 2013-14. The total consolidated income of

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Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621

Nepal quake toll rises to 6,621

🕔12:16, 2.May 2015

Kathmandu, May 2  The toll in the massive earthquake that devastated Nepal has risen to 6,621, the home ministry said on Saturday. The new deaths were reported after more bodies were pulled out from quake-hit sites. Among the dead, the

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Haryana to bring new land acquisition law

Haryana to bring new land acquisition law

🕔12:15, 2.May 2015

Chandigarh, May 2  The Haryana government will soon bring a new land acquisition act and acquire land as per it, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here Friday. The proposed act will be significant given the fact that several districts

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Kejriwal launches ‘Shramik Vikas Mission’ for labourers

Kejriwal launches ‘Shramik Vikas Mission’ for labourers

🕔12:13, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 2  Assuring easy access to healthcare and education for labourers in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the ‘Shramik Vikas Mission’ at an event here on the occasion of Labour Day. Stressing on the need to give

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HC notice to Delhi Metro on water, toilet availability

HC notice to Delhi Metro on water, toilet availability

🕔12:12, 2.May 2015

New Delhi, May 2  The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the central and city governments and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on a plea seeking directions to Delhi Metro to provide safe drinking water, toilets and dustbin

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