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Andhra to develop Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati as mega cities

Andhra to develop Vizag, Vijayawada, Tirupati as mega cities

🕔11:23, 13.Jun 2014

Visakhapatnam, June 13  The Andhra Pradesh government will develop Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati as mega cities, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said Thursday. He told reporters after the first cabinet meeting in this coastal city that major towns in the

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Loadshedding forgotten term in Bengal : Mamata

Loadshedding forgotten term in Bengal : Mamata

🕔07:07, 13.Jun 2014

Kolkata, June 12 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said “loadshedding was now a forgotten term” in the state due to her government’s efforts, whereas the situation in many parts of the country was the reverse. “During the present

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Hailstorm, heavy rain bring relief to Delhiites

Hailstorm, heavy rain bring relief to Delhiites

🕔15:34, 12.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 12  Residents of the national capital and adjoining suburbs finally got relief from the blistering heat Thursday as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the city. Some parts witnessed a hailstorm as well. The India Meteorological Department

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Odisha assembly session begins

Odisha assembly session begins

🕔15:31, 12.Jun 2014

Bhubaneswar, June 12  The first session of the newly constituted Odisha assembly began here Thursday with Governor S.C. Jamir laying out the road map of the newly elected government. “Immediately after the swearing in ceremony, my government called the first

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CBI to probe Badaun rapes

CBI to probe Badaun rapes

🕔13:06, 12.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 12  The CBI Thursday registered a first information report (FIR) in Badaun rape case, officials said. Two teenaged girls were allegedly raped and later hanged from a tree May 27 in Katra Sadatganj village of Uttar Pradesh’s

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MoU with DMRC to extend Metro to Ghaziabad

MoU with DMRC to extend Metro to Ghaziabad

🕔12:26, 12.Jun 2014

Ghaziabad, June 12  The GDA is initiating steps to sign an MoU with the DMRC soon following the Uttar Pradesh cabinet’s nod Wednesday for extension of the Metro line from Dilshad Garden till the New Bus Stand here. “We expect

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Himachal gets $100 million loan from World Bank

Himachal gets $100 million loan from World Bank

🕔12:24, 12.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 12  Himachal Pradesh got a $100 million development policy loan from the World Bank to enable the hill state to manage its natural resources. The agreement was signed here between the government of India, the state government

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Delhi power crisis: Protests continue, centre steps in

Delhi power crisis: Protests continue, centre steps in

🕔07:46, 12.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 11 Protests over Delhi’s power outages continued Wednesday even as the centre allocated more gas to a power plant to enable it double its production. Meanwhile, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal accused the centre of shielding the discoms.

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Water pollution killing Goa’s marine population; blow to seafood lovers

Water pollution killing Goa’s marine population; blow to seafood lovers

🕔14:55, 11.Jun 2014

Panaji, June 11  The next time you want to dig into a spiced, crunchy fried mussel or fancy some coconut-laced clam gravy while lounging in a Goa beach shack, you might have to look harder for it. An alarmed Goa

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E-visas, special trains to boost Goa tourism: Minister

E-visas, special trains to boost Goa tourism: Minister

🕔09:16, 11.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 11  E-visa facilities to lure foreign tourists and a luxury train for domestic travellers are some steps proposed to boost tourism in Goa, officials said Tuesday. The announcement came after union Tourism and Culture Minister Shripad Yesso

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Gogoi hails centre’s move to prioritise migrants’ issue

Gogoi hails centre’s move to prioritise migrants’ issue

🕔09:14, 11.Jun 2014

Guwahati, June 11  Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi hailed the central government’s move to prioritise the issue of infiltration and illegal migration into the northeastern states. He also said the state government was ready to cooperate with the centre in

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Bengal received Rs.28,318 crore investment in fiscal 2013-14: Minister

Bengal received Rs.28,318 crore investment in fiscal 2013-14: Minister

🕔09:14, 11.Jun 2014

Kolkata, June 11 West Bengal received 156 investment proposals amounting to Rs.28,318 crore in fiscal 2013-14, a minister said. The proposals have the potential to general employment for 1.52 lakh people, state Finance, Industries and Commerce Minister Amit Mitra said

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Proposal to make Hyderabad Wi-Fi enabled

Proposal to make Hyderabad Wi-Fi enabled

🕔09:13, 11.Jun 2014

Hyderabad, June 11  The Telangana government said several firms were coming forward to provide 4-G technology for making the entire Hyderabad a Wi-Fi enabled city. Officials have been asked to draft a master plan by engaging international consultants and involving

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Andhra announces Rs.5 lakh compensation for Himachal victims

Andhra announces Rs.5 lakh compensation for Himachal victims

🕔09:12, 11.Jun 2014

Hyderabad, June 11  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu announced Rs.5 lakh compensation each for the families of the engineering students killed in Himachal Pradesh. Naidu made the announcement before the Telangana government came out with a package to

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Revenue receipts of Kerala government go up

Revenue receipts of Kerala government go up

🕔09:11, 11.Jun 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, June 11  The total revenue receipts of the Kerala government for the year 2012-13 reached Rs.44,137 crore, up from Rs.38,010 crore in 2011-12, an official said here Tuesday. Accountant General Biju Jacob told reporters here that 78 percent of

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NBA opposes plans to raise Narmada dam height

NBA opposes plans to raise Narmada dam height

🕔09:10, 11.Jun 2014

Mumbai, June 11 New Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel faced her first challenge when a large number of tribals Tuesday opposed her plans to complete the Sardar Sarovar Dam by raising its height to 17 metres. A delegation of tribals,

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Power woes to continue in Delhi, parties blame each other

Power woes to continue in Delhi, parties blame each other

🕔09:09, 11.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 11  There is no early respite for Delhiites from power woes. The long power cuts in the national capital will continue for a fortnight as the central government Tuesday said it will take at least two weeks

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Delhi’s power supply to normalise in two weeks: Minister

Delhi’s power supply to normalise in two weeks: Minister

🕔14:47, 10.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal Tuesday assured that the power situation in the national capital, which is facing acute electricity crisis during the sweltering summer, will be solved within two weeks. The announcement follows an emergency

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Bengal to issue food licenses online

Bengal to issue food licenses online

🕔14:46, 10.Jun 2014

Kolkata, June 10  The West Bengal government will issue licenses for food and supply related matters online starting from November, a minister said Tuesday. The department, functioning under the state government, gives licenses to fair price shops, LPG dealers, ration

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Madhusudhanachary elected first speaker of Telangana assembly

Madhusudhanachary elected first speaker of Telangana assembly

🕔14:45, 10.Jun 2014

Hyderabad, June 10  TRS legislator Sirikonda Madhusudhanachary was Tuesday elected the first speaker of Telangana state legislative assembly here. His election was an unanimous affair with all opposition parties supporting his candidature. The legislator of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi

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