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Rs 52.18 lakh spent on Vande Bharat express inaugural

Indian Railways spent Rs 52.18 lakh to organise the inaugural function of the country’s first engineless semi-high speed train Vande Bharat express. The train was flagged off by prime minister Narendra Modi from New Delhi on February 15.

GAIL expedites Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline project work

 Stepping up the momentum for construction of the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra natural gas pipeline (JHBDPL) and Barauni – Guwahati Pipeline (BGPL) pipeline, GAIL (India) has winded up finalising awards for Rs 10,500 crore contra

Life without land, land without life

People stare at the barren fields. They remember how green this stretch was, what a dense jungle there was, even if it is difficult for a visitor to imagine so. This land once supported its people, providing them enough opportunity to earn from

Mandovi and Konkankanya express trains get German LHB coaches

To ensure safety of passengers and better comfort, Konkan Railway has decided to replace the old coaches of Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Mandovi express and Madgaon Junction-Mumbai CSMT Konkankanya express with German LHB design coaches.

54,000 towers installed by BSNL in 2018-19 FY

State run BSNL has installed 54,000 telecom towers in the recently concluded 2018-2019 fiscal, which is higher than the combined figures of the previous three financial years.   BSNL claimed that over 50 lakh subscribers

Pulwama gets high speed internet service ‘Bharat Fibre’

BSNL has recently rolled out its premium ‘Bharat Fibre’ service in Pulwama town in the Kashmir Valley.   Bharat Fibre service delivers high speed internet and high quality voice services to its customers. The

Will this end the ledger-demain?

Chartered accountants may have succeeded stupendously in business or as corporate heads. But as auditors, they haven’t given a sterling account of themselves as the gatekeepers they are meant to be. The whiff of chicanery hanging around lawy

NTPC bags 100 MW solar project of SECI in Maharashtra

In a recently floated tender of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for 250 MW grid connected solar projects in Maharashtra’s Dondaicha solar park, NTPC has secured 100 MW of solar capacities at a tariff of Rs 2.91/unit in a reverse auc

SAIL unveils SAIL SeQR TMT bars for safe homes

SAIL has rolled out a new brand of TMT bars— SAIL SeQR (pronounced as SAIL secure), which is safer and comes with unique features like higher strength with better ductility to provide enhanced safety to the construction.  

Justice emasculated, people blindfolded: SC shouldn`t avoid agnipariksha

At the supreme court, the panel for inquiry has submitted its report to the CJI. It says the report will not be made public and no copy will be given to the former lady employee whose complaint started the inquiry. The report was su

The art of policymaking: Lessons from Gandhi

What if Mahatma Gandhi were a policymaker in today’s modern world? How would he have framed public policies? Would he have gone with the trendy ‘evidence-based’ policymaking, or something else? Before going into that, let me stat

46 girls from IndianOil Vidushi centres clear JEE Mains

As part of IndianOil Vidushi, a flagship CSR project, 46 of the 56 girls who underwent coaching at IndianOil Vidushi Centres in Bhubaneswar and Noida have cleared the JEE mains examination, the results of which were announced on Tuesday. 

IOCL’s R&D centre files its 1,001th patent

Faridabad-based research and development centre of Indian Oil Corporation`s (IOCL) added another feather to its cap after it filed its 1,001st patent, the first among Indian oil and gas PSUs to do so.   The R&D centr

BHEL launches two units of Kaleshwaram lift irrigation scheme in Telangana

BHEL has commissioned the first two pumping units (116 MW each) of the Kaleshwaram lift irrigation scheme (LIS) package six in Telangana. The pump for each unit is designed to lift 89.16 cumecs (cubic metres per second) of water by 105.5 metres.

BHEL joins hands with ARAI for e-mobility projects

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has inked a pact with the ministry of heavy industries and public enterprises’s autonomous body Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) to strengthen cooperation on various e-mobility projects.

Allegations against CJI: Inquiry will strengthen the independence of the judiciary

Yes, we must stand rock solid with the judiciary and the judges. We must protect the independence of the judiciary too. What does this mean in the present context of a very serious charge of sexual harassment levelled by a former employee of the c

Campaign trail with BJP’s Manoj Kotak

Dressed in white shirt and pants, three time Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) corporator Manoj Kotak is now contesting from Mumbai north-east constituency. Kotak, representing BJP in the BMC, is ready to rally around Ward 125 in Gh

Modi is now the topic of a PhD thesis

Sunil Bhatt, a Gujarat-based professional, has completed what is possibly the first PhD thesis on prime minister Narendra Modi. The thesis, titled ‘Leadership, Governance and Development: A case study of Shri Narendra Modi’,

Electoral bonds: All you need to know

A bench headed by chief justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in interim order on Friday asked all parties to submit receipts of the electoral bonds to the EC in sealed covers, while posting the matter for detailed hearing at an “appropriate dat

Mumbai’s Santacruz railway station becomes 1600th station to have free Wi-Fi

Mumbai’s Santacruz railway station became 1600th station in the country to have free public Wi-Fi provided by Indian Railways’ PSU, Railtel.   RailTel has provided high speed Wi-Fi at 985 stations with its ow



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