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Uddhav inaugurates largest tunnel boring machine for Mumbai Coastal Road

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched the largest tunnel boring machine (TBM) for the Mumbai Coastal Road project at Priyadarshini Park, in Malabar Hill area of South Mumbai. Called Mavala, the TBM having the larg

Focus on core business: Jumboking founder Dheeraj Gupta

Dheeraj Gupta, founder of the home-grown vada pav brand Jumboking, says it is important to believe in your core business, remain focused and become business specialists rather than generalists. “From day one we were sure of th

Mumbai air ‘very poor’, activist calls for tackling individual sources

On the New Year’s day, Mumbai, India’s financial capital, recorded the second worst air quality index (AQI) since 2016. On Thursday it worsened and dropped to `very poor` category. Pointing this out, city-based anti-poll

MP, AP first states to win rewards of reforms

Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have become the first group of states to complete three out of the four citizen-centric reforms stipulated by the department of expenditure, ministry of finance. The two states have completed the One Nation, One R

Six years of a cleaner, greener and brighter India, with UJALA, SLNP

About 36.69 crore LED bulbs have been distributed among households across India under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme, whereas under the Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) 1.14 crore LED streetlights have been dist

India’s cumulative recoveries inch closer to 1-crore mark

India’s active caseload, which has been decreasing continuously, stands at 2,31,036 on Tuesday, constituting only 2.23% of total positive cases so far. The cumulative recoveries have inched closer to the 1 crore mark. This is

Section of media intend to sabotage army: Major General (retd) GD Bakshi

Coming down heavily on section of media for what he called irresponsible reporting on the Indian army, Major General (retd) GD Bakshi has said that they intend to sabotage the army. The decorated, former army officer said that when

OTT a game-changer for entertainment industry: Pratik Gandhi

Pratik Gandhi, who has won critical acclaim for his role as Harshad Mehta, the stockbroker whose involvement in the 1992 securities scam made him infamous as a market manipulator, in the web series, ‘Scam 92: The Harshad Mehta Story’ h

India ends the year with record high recovery rate

For India, the annus horribilis ends on a note of optimism, as the nation crossed a significant milestone in its fight against Covid-19, with the recovery rate crossing 96% on Thursday. The total recovered cases have crossed 98.6 la

Vaccine rollout: Nationwide dry run on Saturday

With the objective of gearing up for the rollout of Covid-19 vaccine across the country, the central government has asked all states and UTs to ensure effective preparedness. Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday chaire

Dry run for Covid-19 vaccination conducted in four states

India has concluded a two-day dry run to check preparedness for large-scale dissemination of Covid-19 vaccination across the country. The union ministry of health & family welfare conducted the dry run for “activities enta

India gears up for Covid-19 vaccine rollout

The central government is gearing up for the roll out of Covid-19 vaccine across India. As the vaccine administrators will play an important role in the process, training of trainers and those who shall administer the vaccine has been taken up acr

More Sundays than working days in Parliament: SP spokesperson

Coming down heavily on the NDA government for ignoring parliamentary processes, Ghanshyam Tiwari, national spokesperson, Samajwadi Party, has said that there have been more Sundays than working days in parliament during the past seven years. 

FM concludes pre-budget meets

Union minister for finance & corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday chaired the last of a series of pre-budget consultation meetings for the union budget 2021-22, interacting via virtual mode with 170 representatives of nine stakeho

Mumbai on guard against new strain of Coronavirus

As a new strain of the Novel Coronavirus, several times more contagious, has started spreading rapidly in the UK, India wasted no time in responding to the threat, as it suspended the flights from that country till the yearend. Maharashtra, among

Mumbai Coastal Road project makes progress

In line with its plans, 17% of work on the Mumbai Coastal Road, the Maharashtra government’s ambitious infrastructure project to decongest traffic movement in the megacity, has been completed.   Municipal commissioner Iqba

Judicial reforms must ensure speedy, timely justice: Gaurav Bhatia

Expressing regret over long trials of court cases in India and acknowledging that the justice delivery system in the country needs reforms, Gaurav Bhatia, BJP national spokesperson, has said that the justice delivery system needs a revolution in t

Viewers smart to figure out if a media house is agenda-driven: Smita Prakash

The media in our country is largely owned by industrialists and is used as a tool to wield power to further their business interests, says Smita Prakash, editor of the news agency ANI, adding that viewers are smart to figure out if a media house i

‘2020 UN Population Award’ for HelpAge India

HelpAge India has become the first Indian non-profit to win the ‘2020 UN Population Award’ in the institutional category for raising awareness and devising solutions to the issues faced by  the elderly population for the past four

India’s active caseload drops to July level

India’s total active caseload of Covid-19 showed a significant drop on Friday and touched the level of mid-July, as the number of new cases continued to decline. The active caseload stands at 3,63,749 – the lowest after 146 day

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