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SAIL special steel used to build India’s indigenous artillery gun Dhanush

The recently inducted India’s first indigenous and biggest artillery gun Dhanush used SAIL’s steel. Indian Army inducted Dhanush gun on April 8 at Jabalpur.   SAIL’s special alloy steel produced by SAIL

NBCC bags Rs 463 crore order from IIM Visakhapatnam

NBCC (India) Limited has been roped in as project management consultant for development of a permanent campus in phase one at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Visakhapatnam. The PSU has bagged an order of Rs 463 crore from IIM Visakhapatnam.

NMDC clocks 30 million tonnes production third year in a row

The key producer of iron ore, National Mineral Development Corporation has surpassed 30 million tonnes figure of production and sales in 2018-19 FY third year in a row.   The PSU said that in spite of suspension of Donim

BEL achieves provisional turnover of Rs 11,700 crores for 2018-19

BEL has achieved a turnover of Rs 11,700 crores in the recently concluded 2018-19 FY, sustaining a double digit growth (an increase of 16 percent) over the previous year’s turnover of Rs 10,085 crores.   BEL achiev

SAIL posts best ever crude steel production in FY’19

Total steel despatch from SAIL was the highest ever at 14.86 MT during FY’19 due to a dedicated logistics set-up created by SAIL recently. The production from new mills of SAIL plants has recorded marked improvement in FY’19, giving an

NTPC’s installed capacity touches 55,126 MW

With the commissioning of the first unit of 800 MW of Madhya Pradesh-based Gadarwara super thermal power project, NTPC’s total installed capacity has in

HAL turnover crosses Rs 19,400 crores in 2018-19 FY

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited had clocked a turnover of Rs 19,400 crores (provisional and unaudited) for 2018-19 fiscal as compared to the previous fiscal’s Rs 18,284 crores.    A revenue growth of six percent

Digital threat to democracy: activists call for more vigilance

The general elections 2019 are taking place at a time when democracies around the world are facing an increased threat of distortions from a variety of digital platforms. A group of activists and former civil servants have joined hands in urging

Censor board to release historic data on Indian cinema

Rare and historical data of the early Indian cinema and film industry will now be available online. The National Film Archive of India has released documents of the early Indian cinema and Indian film industry to make information available to film

Simply Put: Lokpal

 After the appointment of PC Ghose, a retired supreme court judge, as the chairman of the Lokpal, how will the ombudsman function now?   Selection of other members The selection

Dequoting Rahul Gandhi`s Nyay scheme

“Today is a historic day.. It is on this day that the Congress party launched its final assault on poverty. 5 Crore of the poorest families in India, will receive Rs. 72,000 Per Year #NyayForIndia is our dream & our pledge. T

Did PM violate model code of conduct by announcing Mission Shakti`s success?

View The announcement is related to ‘national security’, hence it does not violate the model code of conduct. Mission Shakti is undoubtedly a big achievement for the country as India has become the fourth count

Eliminating tuberculosis within a generation

Published ahead of World TB Day (24 March 2019), The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis estimates that there are significant financial benefits of reducing TB mortality. With the country shouldering one-fourth of the global burden and a predominant

India a year unhappier

India is unhappier than ever before. The United Nation`s World Happiness report 2019 has ranked India at the 140th position from the previous 133 in 2018, dropping seven spots in just a year and 23 positions since 2015.  

On the line

Releasing a booklet on the railways achievements in the last five years, railways minister Piyush Goyal may have painted a rosy picture, but that does not subtract from its many troubles, chief among which is its worsening operating ratio.

SAIL launches smart trash bins to develop smart garbage stations

SAIL has rolled out stainless steel smart garbage bins, which will display signals to the collection vehicle about the ‘fill-up’ position.   A smart garbage station will be set up at Bhikaji Cama Place, which

Civil enclave at Hindon airport unveiled by PM Modi

Prime minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurated a civil enclave at Hindon airport in Ghaziabad. The development of new civil enclave at Hindon airport is aimed at reducing the burden of Delhi’s IGI Airport and will also serve the p

Why AAP-Congress alliance could be a threat for BJP

The Congress party has unanimously supported Sheila Dikhshit`s decision to reject an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi. With the Congress shutting the prospect of alliance, the national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejri

Mumbai bridge collapse: BMC preliminary report in 24 hrs

The blame game between the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Railways continues after a foot overbridge collapsed near Chattrapati Shivaji  Maharaj Terminus on March 14. Six people have killed and over 31 injured in the mishap. The

Control rooms set up ahead of elections to report black money use

To curb the use of black money in the coming 2019 General Elections, gather intelligence and keep a strict watch over movement of cash and valuables and other unlawful means of influencing elections in the constituencies of Mumbai, the Director Ge



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