Fog at IGIA leads to 300 delays, 40 cancellation

Fog at IGIA leads to 300 delays, 40 cancellation

🕔14:37, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30 Dense fog-induced low visibility conditions led to around 300 flight delays and 40 flights cancellations from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here on Monday. According to airport sources, poor visibility and non-compliant CAT III B trained

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Modi launches Twitter campaign on CAA; BJP tweets support

Modi launches Twitter campaign on CAA; BJP tweets support

🕔14:36, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  In order to garner people’s support on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a Twitter campaign. He wrote on @narendramodi_in: “#IndiaSupportsCAA because CAA is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees &

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Srinagar records coldest night, Drass at minus 28.8

Srinagar records coldest night, Drass at minus 28.8

🕔12:36, 30.Dec 2019

Srinagar, Dec 30  With temperatures dropping to minus 6.5 degrees Celsius, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season, the meteorological office said on Monday. The hill station of Gulmarg recorded a night temperature of minus 7.8 degrees while as

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Indian Navy bans smartphones, social media on bases, ships

Indian Navy bans smartphones, social media on bases, ships

🕔11:13, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  After the recent arrest of seven navy personnel for allegedly leaking sensitive information to an espionage racket with links to Pakistan, the Indian Navy has issued direction to ban the use of all smartphones and social

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Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

🕔11:12, 30.Dec 2019

Shimla, Dec 30  Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold on Monday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point, the weather bureau said. The state capital Shimla saw the rise in the night temperature at 3.6 degrees

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30 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

30 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

🕔11:10, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  At least 30 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by one to seven hours due to dense fog in several parts of the northern India, officials said on Monday. According to northern Railway officials, Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express

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Twitterati hail as Amitabh gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Twitterati hail as Amitabh gets Dadasaheb Phalke Award

🕔06:49, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30 As President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday presented Amitabh Bachchan with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for outstanding contribution to the film industry, Twitterati tweeted congratulatory messages to the Bollywood superstar. Soon after the award ceremony at the

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Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

Platform for e-auction of PSB attached assets launched

🕔06:46, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Saturday launched a common e-auction platform for assets attached by the public sector banks (PSBs). The platform, equipped with property search features and navigational links to all PSB e-auction sites,

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5.3-magnitude quake hits Southwest of Africa

5.3-magnitude quake hits Southwest of Africa

🕔06:45, 30.Dec 2019

New York, Dec 30 An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted Southwest of Africa at 6:24 p.m. (local time) on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at

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Biting cold in Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh sees coldest night

Biting cold in Punjab, Haryana; Chandigarh sees coldest night

🕔06:44, 30.Dec 2019

Chandigarh, Dec 30  Chandigarh on Sunday saw the season’s coldest morning with dense fog. Temperatures across the Punjab and Haryana were close to the freezing point at several places and there were chances of rain this week, weather officials said

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Fog at IGIA forces 6 flights’ diversion, Bengaluru on alert

Fog at IGIA forces 6 flights’ diversion, Bengaluru on alert

🕔06:43, 30.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  Six flights were diverted from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) due to fog-induced low visibility on early Saturday. According to sources, heavy fog had started to envelop the airport around 6 a.m. The flights had

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NHPC commissions Unit no 2 (60MW) of 180 MW Baira Siul Power Station

NHPC commissions Unit no 2 (60MW) of 180 MW Baira Siul Power Station

🕔05:16, 30.Dec 2019

NHPC India’s premier hydro power company and a ‘Mini Ratna’ Category-I Enterprise of the Government of India has commissioned the Unit no 2 (60 MW) of its 180 MW (3 x 60 MW) Baira Siul Power Station located in Himachal Pradesh.

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13 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

13 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog

🕔06:42, 29.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 30  At least 13 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by two to six hours due to fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Sunday. According to the Northern Railways, the Ghazipur-Anand Vihar Express was delayed

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BJP to launch nationwide pro-CAA campaign from January 5

BJP to launch nationwide pro-CAA campaign from January 5

🕔06:59, 28.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 28  Amid the nationwide protests against the amended citizenship law, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to run a nationwide pro-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) campaign under the leadership of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. It was

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LIC pays Rs 2,610.7 cr as FY19 dividend to government

LIC pays Rs 2,610.7 cr as FY19 dividend to government

🕔06:58, 28.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 28  The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on Friday paid a dividend of Rs 2,610.74 crore for the financial year 2018-19 to the government In a tweet, the Finance Ministry said: “Union Finance Minister @nsitharaman receives

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HP Gas recognised as Asia’s Most Trusted Brand 2019

HP Gas recognised as Asia’s Most Trusted Brand 2019

🕔05:23, 28.Dec 2019

Mumbai: HP Gas has been recognised as Asia’s Most Trusted Brand 2019. International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA conducted a consumer survey in more than 20 countries of Asia & based on the brand research report recognised HP Gas as Asia’s Most Trusted Brand

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BHEL commissions first renovated unit of 3X60 MW Baira Siul Hydro Project

BHEL commissions first renovated unit of 3X60 MW Baira Siul Hydro Project

🕔05:20, 28.Dec 2019

New Delhi, December 28: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully renovated and modernised one unit of the 3×60 MW Baira Siul Hydro Power in Himachal Pradesh. Notably, Baira Siul is the first hydro station of NHPC Ltd to have been

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Allahabad Bank, UCO Bank, IOB get Rs 8,655 cr fund infusion

Allahabad Bank, UCO Bank, IOB get Rs 8,655 cr fund infusion

🕔17:49, 27.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 27 Three loss making PSU Banks — Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank and UCO Bank – have got Rs 8,655 crore fresh capital infusion from the government. The Finance Ministry has approved infusing fresh capital amounting to

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Kashmir records season’s coldest night

Kashmir records season’s coldest night

🕔12:19, 27.Dec 2019

Srinagar, Dec 27  Kashmir woke up to a freezing Friday as the temperature plummeted to the lowest degrees in this season. Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season with temperature dropping down to minus 5.6 degrees. The hill resort

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Petrol, diesel prices up again across all major cities

Petrol, diesel prices up again across all major cities

🕔11:08, 27.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 27 Petrol and diesel prices were once again raised by 6 paise and 15-16 paise, respectively for the second consecutive day across all major cities on Friday. In Delhi, petrol prices rose to Rs 74.74 a litre on

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