IL&FS arm puts its shares in 2 wind energy assets for sale

IL&FS arm puts its shares in 2 wind energy assets for sale

🕔21:51, 11.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Going ahead with its monetisation process, IL&FS Energy Development Company, a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS, has invited expressions of interest (EoI) to sell its stake in Sipla Wind Energy Ltd and Mahidad Wind Energy Private Ltd.

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Central officers to visit water-stressed pockets in the country

Central officers to visit water-stressed pockets in the country

🕔20:13, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Alarmed over water crisis in various regions and pockets of the country, the Centre has started sending senior officers in batches to the districts and pockets facing sharp fall in water table. Official sources said the

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Indian forces can handle Al Qaeda threat: MEA

Indian forces can handle Al Qaeda threat: MEA

🕔17:49, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  India on Thursday dismissed Al Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri’s appeal to the ‘mujahideen’ in Kashmir to rain “unrelenting” blows on the Indian Army, saying the UN proscribed terrorist had been issuing such threats time and again

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POWERGRID Conferred first prize  for observance of “Swachhta Pakhwada 2019”

POWERGRID Conferred first prize for observance of “Swachhta Pakhwada 2019”

🕔17:45, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, 11th July, 2019: POWERGRID has been adjudged First by Ministry of Power, Government of India among all the CPSEs in Power Sector for its exemplary performance during the observation of ‘Swachhta Pakhwadaw.e.f. 16th to 31st May,2019’. The coveted award

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India urges Commonwealth to fast-track Maldives’ re-admission

India urges Commonwealth to fast-track Maldives’ re-admission

🕔17:41, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who attended the 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting in London, called for fast-tracking the Maldives’ re-admission into the Commonwealth, which it left in a huff in 2016 over criticism of

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Railways plan to execute 491 projects in northeast

Railways plan to execute 491 projects in northeast

🕔17:40, 11.Jul 2019

Agartala, July 11  The Railway Ministry will execute 491 projects in seven northeastern states at a cost of Rs 6.48 lakh crore, Lok Sabha member from Tripura Pratima Bhowmik said on Thursday quoting Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. Bhowmik in a

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Government invites fresh bids to sell Pawan Hans

Government invites fresh bids to sell Pawan Hans

🕔17:38, 11.Jul 2019

Mumbai, July 11  After previous unsuccessful attempts to sell the country’s biggest public sector helicopter operator, Pawan Hans Ltd (PHL), the government on Thursday invited fresh bids for offloading its stake in the company. The government holds 51 per cent

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Disinvestment, yes, but Air India will be in Indian hands

Disinvestment, yes, but Air India will be in Indian hands

🕔17:30, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said the government was committed to “strategic disinvestment” of Air India due to “unsustainable debt burden” but promised that the national carrier will remain with an Indian entity.

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Farmer suicides have fallen in five years: Rajnath

Farmer suicides have fallen in five years: Rajnath

🕔15:50, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  The number of farmer suicides has declined in the last five years, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday, blaming successive Congress governments for the present plight of farmers in the country. Singh said this in

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BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

🕔13:44, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  Public sector Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in the process identifying land parcels all over the country for monetisation, which as per its internal estimate is valued at Rs 20,000 crore in 2018-19. The state-run

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Google Maps to now give Indian users dining offers

Google Maps to now give Indian users dining offers

🕔13:42, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  Google Maps on Thursday introduced three new features for Indian users to help them discover local experiences and get recommendations that are personalised for better dining experience, including an “Offers” section to help users find deals

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If mediation fails, day-to-day hearing in Ayodhya row: SC

If mediation fails, day-to-day hearing in Ayodhya row: SC

🕔13:41, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  If mediation fails, then the Supreme Court may begin day-to-day hearing in the Ayodhya dispute, said the apex court on Thursday while hearing an application filed by one of the parties representing the Hindu community. The

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Google to mark 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

Google to mark 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

🕔12:22, 11.Jul 2019

San Francisco, July 11  Ahead of the upcoming 50th anniversary of mankind’s first successful trip to the moon, Google has recreated the Apollo 11 rocket’s command module with Augmented Reality (AR). On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 was launched into

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Shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers: Minister

Shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers: Minister

🕔12:22, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  There is a shortage of around 1,500 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Out of the authorised strength of 6,699, 5,205 positions are held across the country and the maximum shortage is

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Railways plans to add 4 lakh berths by leaving power cars

Railways plans to add 4 lakh berths by leaving power cars

🕔12:18, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  The Indian Railways which carries over 12 lakh passengers every day, aims to provide four lakh more berths for passengers every day from October when it will adopt the technology to generate power from the locomotives

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US House passes bill to cut green cards for Indian techies

US House passes bill to cut green cards for Indian techies

🕔12:17, 11.Jul 2019

New York, July 11 The US House of Representatives has passed a bill to help Indian technology professionals get their permanent residentship sooner by cutting short the decade-long wait they now endure, but it is facing an unexpected roadblock in the

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UP to hold 2nd groundbreaking of Rs 70,000 cr industrial project

UP to hold 2nd groundbreaking of Rs 70,000 cr industrial project

🕔12:16, 11.Jul 2019

Lucknow, July 11  The two-day second ground breaking ceremony of industrial projects worth Rs 70,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh, will begin in Lucknow on July 28. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate the event and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

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