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Address derailments, Rail Minister tells officials

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday directed the Railway Board to undertake immediate measures to address train derailments and eliminate all the Unmanned Level Crossings in a year’s time, after three trains jumped...
MRPL signs MoU with Pilikula Nisarga Dhama for development of Greenbelt

MRPL signs MoU with Pilikula Nisarga Dhama for development of Greenbelt

Mangaluru. September 7, 2017 Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dr. Shivarama Karantha Pilikula Nisarga Dhama, Vamanjoor, Mangaluru to take up the greenbelt development Stage-2 in 30 acres...

Airtel launches GST Advantage for small businesses

New Delhi, Sep 7  To enable small businesses and start-ups to file their Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns smoothly, Airtel Business on Thursday launched Airtel GST Advantage, a company statement said here. Airtel Business, is the B2B arm of telecommunications...
Two get death, Abu Salem, another get life term in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

Two get death, Abu Salem, another get life term in 1993 Mumbai blasts case

Mumbai, Sep 7  A Special TADA Court on Thursday awarded the death penalty to two convicts, life sentences to two others, including gangster Abu Salem, while giving 10 years jail to one accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Special Judge G.A. Sanap...

Rohingya Refugees: IS IT THE LAST STRAW?…

Rohingya Refugees IS IT THE LAST STRAW? By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi) An urgent plea against a proposal of the Government of India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees in India back to their native country Myanmar is before the...
NDMC set to auction Hotel Taj Mansingh, two others

NDMC set to auction Hotel Taj Mansingh, two others

New Delhi Sep 7  The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Wednesday said it was all set to e-auction Hotel Taj Mansingh, Hotel Connaught, and Asian Hotel through MSTC Ltd, a central public sector undertaking. The tender process will commence in a few...

Sitharaman takes charge, says preparedness of forces, Make in India top priority

New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday assumed charge as India’s first full-time woman Defence Minister, and asserted she would be a “round-the-clock” Minister, with focus on preparedness of the armed forces, welfare...

Conflict, poverty stall progress on education rates: Unicef

United Nations, Sep 7  The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said that conflict and widespread poverty have stalled progress on education rates over the past decade around the world. “Pervasive levels of poverty, protracted conflicts and complex...

Persistent in denuclearizing Korean Peninsula: China

Beijing, Sep 7  Chinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. During the phone conversation late on Wednesday, Xi and Trump...
Considering to extend FAME-India scheme: Minister

Considering to extend FAME-India scheme: Minister

New Delhi, Sep 7  Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete said on Thursday that the government was considering the extension of a scheme to promote electric and hybrid vehicles by another six months. “Most likley, we will...

State discoms playing spoiler on open access for solar power

There is an increasing opportunity to innovate in solar markets in India thanks to the rapidly declining price of photovoltaics (PV). While large-scale ground-mounted solar parks are seeing tremendous growth, an area that still remains largely untapped...
Have set up an Expert Committee on data protection, Centre tells SC

Have set up an Expert Committee on data protection, Centre tells SC

New Delhi, Sep 7  The Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a Committee of Experts headed by former apex court judge B.N. Srikrishna to study various aspects of data protection in India and to suggest a draft data...

ASEAN Economic Ministers meet begins in Manila

Manila, Sep 7  Economic ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) began a four-day meeting here on Thursday to discuss ways on how to further strengthen economic ties and integrate trade and investment in the region. “Our...
NBCC IMPLEMENTED CGHS FIRST AID POST INAUGURATED AT GPRA COMPLEX, NEW DELHI

NBCC IMPLEMENTED CGHS FIRST AID POST INAUGURATED AT GPRA COMPLEX, NEW DELHI

Dr. P. K. Mishra, Addl. Principal Secretary to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, recently inaugurated the CGHS First Aid Post (FAP) at NBCC Service Centre GPRA Complex, New Moti Bagh, New Delhi. Shri C. K. Mishra, Secretary, Health & Family...
Ecotourism is developing in Djizak

Ecotourism is developing in Djizak

Currently, ecotourism is one of the industries that bring significant income to the national economy in most countries of the world. According to the World Tourism Organization, the income fr om this industry amounts to several trillion dollars a year. As...