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Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age

10 Feb 2020

Bipin Rawat wants to cut pension cost, increase retirement age

India's first Chief of Defense Staff, Bipin Rawat, wants to decrease the burden that the pension of retired army officers puts on the exchequer and has suggested increasing retirement age for the same.

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

15 Dec 2019

What's a FASTag, how to get one, and other details

Starting today, the government has enforced the system of electronic toll collection on national highways using FASTags.

Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

05 Nov 2019

Air purifier installed near Taj Mahal as pollution worsens

While a severe pollution grips northern India, an air purifier van has been deployed at the gates of the Taj Mahal in Agra, in a bid to provide relief to tourists visiting the Mughal-era monument.

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

19 Oct 2019

One man, many failures: Presenting to you Shri Narendra Modi

No one will ever attach the word failure with Narendra Modi. The man has a cult following, his followers are ready to take any bullet (quite literally) for him, he has an incredible list of highest civilian awards from many nations. And, he keeps winning elections.

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

30 Sep 2019

Pakistan snubs Modi, invites Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor

In a snub to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan has decided to invite former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, due to be held in November.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

04 Jul 2019

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

07 Jun 2019

Five brave civil-servants who lost lives in service to nation

In India, the civil services are a dream for many but being a civil servant is tough and needs great commitment.

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

27 Nov 2018

Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition

The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the compensation awarded to farmers for land acquired for a national highway and an expressway and ordered their re-determination in accordance with law.

UP: Gadkari to lay foundation-stone for Rs. 1,224cr worth projects

09 Oct 2018

UP: Gadkari to lay foundation-stone for Rs. 1,224cr worth projects

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today will lay the foundation stone for Rs. 1,224cr highway projects in Uttar Pradesh.

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

13 Sep 2018

#BreakingBarriers: Hindus, Muslims unite to build flyover in UP

In a massive show of unity, Hindus and Muslims in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh have transcended communal barriers to help local administration in relocating some religious structures, which had held up the construction of a flyover for 14 long years.

Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

08 Aug 2018

Mumbai-Goa Highway to be repaired by Sep 5, HC told

The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court yesterday that they would repair potholes between Panvel and Goa on National Highway-66 by September 5.

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

31 Mar 2018

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.

From 31 October, no need to stop at highway toll-booths

18 Sep 2017

From 31 October, no need to stop at highway toll-booths

The Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) will finally become a reality for pan-India on 31st October.

Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

02 Sep 2017

Delhiites will have to pay more for electricity from September

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has hiked the electricity charges in the city, introducing a surcharge of 3.7% from September, in addition to the existing 8% cess.

Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

28 Aug 2017

Delhi: Man blames colleague for developing cancer; shoots him dead

In a shocking incident, Myanmar's Inayat, a 25-year-old cook at a restaurant in Delhi's Uttam Nagar, was shot dead by his colleague.

Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

22 Aug 2017

Rajasthan: PM Modi to kick-start 9,500 projects on August 29

In a rare instance, PM Modi is set to kick-start 9,500 road projects worth Rs. 27,000 crore in Rajasthan under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and the state's own schemes.

Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

14 Aug 2017

Delhi: Former Manipur minister's son falls from restaurant's terrace, dies

19-year-old Siddharth, son of Manipur's former minister M Okendru, succumbed to injuries after he fell off a restaurant's terrace in Hauz Khas Village on Saturday.

Noida: Class 9 boy rapes 5-year-old girl, taken into custody

20 Jul 2017

Noida: Class 9 boy rapes 5-year-old girl, taken into custody

14-year-old boy, who studies in class 9, was taken into custody for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl near her home village adjoining Sector 45 of Noida.

East Delhi: Presence of mind saves 8-year-old girl from being raped

22 Jun 2017

East Delhi: Presence of mind saves 8-year-old girl from being raped

An 8-year-old girl saved herself by outsmarting her neighbour who was trying to rape her.

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

22 Jun 2017

Secretary-level reshuffles: Rajiv Gauba named Home Secretary

16 secretaries were designated to various departments under centre's latest bureaucratic re-shuffle.

NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

05 Jun 2017

NHAI looking to launch an international subsidiary

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to launch a dedicated international subsidiary for construction of roads and highways abroad, especially in South Asia.

NHAI won't commence work without 100% land acquisition

24 May 2017

NHAI won't commence work without 100% land acquisition

In a bid to reduce the delays faced during the construction of roads and highways, the National Highways Authority of India has introduced new norms.

Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal

12 May 2017

Snake found in Faridabad school's mid-day meal

On Thursday, a 'snake' was discovered in the mid-day meal served to students at a Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in NIT-2 in Faridabad.

CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March

23 Mar 2017

CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March

After proclaiming its steady decline several times, Connaught Place's Regal Theatre will shut down on 31st March as it is going out of business.

Delhi, Jaipur to be linked by new 'super expressway'

21 Mar 2017

Delhi, Jaipur to be linked by new 'super expressway'

The National Highways Authority of India has initiated the land-acquisition procedure for a new 'super expressway' between Delhi and Jaipur.

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

20 Mar 2017

Bengaluru should expect another sweltering summer

According to a bulletin circulated by the MET Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees Celsius in Bengaluru.

Diamond trade hit by demonetization

18 Jan 2017

Diamond trade hit by demonetization

The global diamond industry has been affected by India's demonetization decision. 90% of the world's diamonds pass through India to be processed and traded.

Economy set to rebound soon

16 Jan 2017

Economy set to rebound soon

Central government believes the economy will rebound from June 2017 given that Rs.10 lakh crore new currency has already entered the market.

PMO rejects RTI on demonetization

10 Jan 2017

PMO rejects RTI on demonetization

The PMO rejected an RTI query regarding persons who were consulted before demonetization was announced; the PMO said "Information sought is not available in the record of this office."

Delhi on Saturday

07 Jan 2017

Delhi on Saturday

Delhi Metro is set to be the second largest metro-system after China, once the construction of Phase 4 is complete.

44% notes replaced, cash-crunch to end by Feb: Report

06 Jan 2017

44% notes replaced, cash-crunch to end by Feb: Report

A report by the State Bank of India stated that the RBI has replaced 44% of the demonetized currency by 30 December; it added that the cash-crunch is likely to end by February.

NHAI to pay Rs.922 crore over demonetization toll losses

29 Dec 2016

NHAI to pay Rs.922 crore over demonetization toll losses

The National Highways Authority of India will have to pay Rs.922 crore to private toll operators who incurred losses due to the suspension of toll collection after demonetization.

PM Modi's demonetization move to spark economic slowdown?

17 Nov 2016

PM Modi's demonetization move to spark economic slowdown?

Prime Minister Modi's recent move to demonetize Rs.500 and Rs.1000 currency notes have stirred political angst and a probable case for economic slowdown in India.

Road projects targeted for FY17 likely to be unmet

02 Nov 2016

Road projects targeted for FY17 likely to be unmet

According to analysts, the target of awarding 25,000kms of road projects set by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) will remain unmet in Fiscal Year '17.

Modi Government planning to develop "economic corridors"

14 Sep 2016

Modi Government planning to develop "economic corridors"

According to sources, the government plans to build 44 highway stretches spanning 27,000 km, called "economic corridors", to improve inter-city connectivity and freight movement by reducing distance and travel time.

Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

30 Aug 2016

Drones deployed to ease traffic on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

In a first, the Maharashtra Government has deployed drones to monitor traffic on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway over the weekend on a trial basis.