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Andaman Lt Governor flags off electric buses; will curb pollution on island

Andaman Lt Governor flags off electric buses; will curb pollution on island

🕔10:18, 27.Jan 2021

Admiral (Retd.) D K Joshi, the Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, today flagged-off fleet of electric buses. The project for 40 electric buses is being executed by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited(NVVN Limited), a 100% subsidiary of NTPC

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UP Assembly session from Feb 16, Budget presentation on Feb 17

UP Assembly session from Feb 16, Budget presentation on Feb 17

🕔11:08, 26.Jan 2021

Lucknow, Jan 26  The Budget session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly will begin from February 16, with Finance Minister Suresh Khanna slated to present the 2021-22 Budget on February 17, official sources said on Tuesday. The state Cabinet has approved

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13th Instalment of Rs 6K cr released to States to meet GST compensation shortfall

13th Instalment of Rs 6K cr released to States to meet GST compensation shortfall

🕔16:05, 25.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan. Jan 25  The Ministry of Finance has released the 13th weekly instalment of Rs 6,000 crore to the states on Monday to meet the GST compensation shortfall. Out of this, an amount of Rs. 5,516.60 crore has

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Ladakh to be developed as international tourism hub: Union Minister

Ladakh to be developed as international tourism hub: Union Minister

🕔07:33, 25.Jan 2021

Kargil, Jan 25  Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel said that Leh-Ladakh and Kargil are being developed rapidly after abrogation of Article 370 with an aim to make them an international tourism hub. In an exclusive interview with

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Bullet Train Project: 7 cos willing to construct undersea tunnel

Bullet Train Project: 7 cos willing to construct undersea tunnel

🕔11:04, 24.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 24  At least seven Indian companies have shown interest for the construction of the undersea tunnel for the ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) corridor during the pre-bidding stage, officials said on Sunday. A National High Speed

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Commercial flight services resume in Sikkim after 19 months

Commercial flight services resume in Sikkim after 19 months

🕔11:03, 24.Jan 2021

Gangtok, Jan 24  Commercial passenger flight services at Sikkims lone airport at Pakyong near Gangtok resumed on Saturday after a gap of about 19 months. A SpiceJet aircraft with 57 passengers from Delhi landed at the Pakyong airport, as Sikkim

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Shah to attend golden jubilee of Himachal’s statehood

Shah to attend golden jubilee of Himachal’s statehood

🕔18:50, 23.Jan 2021

Shimla, Jan 23  Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be the chief guest in the presence of BJP President J.P. Nadda at the golden jubilee function of Himachal Pradesh’s statehood here on January 25, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said

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J&K approves industrial land allotment policy

J&K approves industrial land allotment policy

🕔03:09, 23.Jan 2021

Jammu, Jan 23  The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Industrial Land Allotment Policy 2021-30 to evolve a highly structured industrial land bank for

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WB Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns

WB Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns

🕔20:19, 22.Jan 2021

Kolkata, Jan 22  West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee on Friday resigned from the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Cabinet. “I regret to inform you that I hereby render my resignation from my office as Cabinet Minister being in-charge of Forest

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Yogi boost for startups: 4 get Rs 20 lakh

Yogi boost for startups: 4 get Rs 20 lakh

🕔15:23, 22.Jan 2021

Lucknow, Jan 22 As part of the ‘Start in UP’ programme, the policy implementation unit in the state has approved marketing assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to four startups, including one that aims to use artificial intelligence for face recognition

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Yogi Adityanath inaugurates road safety campaign

Yogi Adityanath inaugurates road safety campaign

🕔19:26, 21.Jan 2021

Lucknow, Jan 21  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched a public awareness campaign for road safety, besides inaugurating several projects of the transport department worth more than Rs 55 crore. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister

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Oil firm staff urge Assam, Bihar CMs to secure release of abducted employees

Oil firm staff urge Assam, Bihar CMs to secure release of abducted employees

🕔19:00, 21.Jan 2021

Guwahati/Itanagar, Jan 21  The staff of a private gas and oil drilling company have appealed to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Bihar to secure the release from captivity of two employees of the firm who were kidnapped by militants

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Minus 27.1 in Drass, Srinagar freezes at minus 7

Minus 27.1 in Drass, Srinagar freezes at minus 7

🕔12:00, 21.Jan 2021

Srinagar, Jan 21  Minimum temperatures plummetted further across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Thursday as the weather office forecast another spell of snow and rain during the next three days. Minimum temperatures across the valley and Ladakh dropped further

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J&K’s Ratle hydro power project cleared by Union Cabinet: Lt Gov

J&K’s Ratle hydro power project cleared by Union Cabinet: Lt Gov

🕔07:23, 21.Jan 2021

Jammu, Jan 21  J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday announced the Ratle Hydroelectric Project has been cleared by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Terming it as a historical decision for making J&K a power-surplus UT,

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Nitish Kumar’s cabinet expansion expected soon

Nitish Kumar’s cabinet expansion expected soon

🕔07:22, 21.Jan 2021

Patna, Jan 21  The expansion of the cabinet in the Nitish Kumar government is expected in a few days. Sources have said that the BJP has finalised its names and its leaders will hand over the names to CM Nitish

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Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train to arrive on Jan 27

Mumbai Metro’s first ‘Driverless’ train to arrive on Jan 27

🕔21:38, 20.Jan 2021

Mumbai, Jan 20  Mumbai Metro will get its first of its indigenously-manufactured driverless trains from Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. Bengaluru, Urban Development Minister Eknath Shinde said here on Wednesday. The first of these automatic Metro trains will reach the Charkop

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Yogi turns to GeM to check corruption in UP

Yogi turns to GeM to check corruption in UP

🕔14:55, 20.Jan 2021

Lucknow, Jan 20  The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has managed to check corruption within the government by mandating that all purchases by its departments and their subordinate institutions be made through the GeM portal. The process has reflected

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PM releases Rs 2,691 cr to 6.10 lakh UP residents under PMAY-G

PM releases Rs 2,691 cr to 6.10 lakh UP residents under PMAY-G

🕔14:54, 20.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 20  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday released financial aid of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.10 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G). The Prime Minister released the amount through video-conferencing during

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MP starts DBT in power, allowed to borrow Rs 1,423 cr more

MP starts DBT in power, allowed to borrow Rs 1,423 cr more

🕔04:40, 20.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 20  Giving power sector reforms a fresh ‘leg up’, Madhya Pradesh has started Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of electricity subsidy to farmers in a single district of the state from December 2020. Therefore, the state has successfully

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Delhi schools reopen for Classes 10, 12 for board exams prep

Delhi schools reopen for Classes 10, 12 for board exams prep

🕔18:33, 18.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 18  Schools in Delhi have reopened only for students of classes 10 and 12 from Monday in view of the upcoming board exams, especially for practicals, project work and laboratory related activities. After the students of classes

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