On Tuesday, the government selected NHAI as the nodal agency for civil works of the oxygen plants — this is given its expertise in quick execution, as also its footprint across the country, officials said.
The arch, the most difficult part of the Rs 1,400-crore bridge over Chenab, is a major leap towards the completion of the 111-km long-winding stretch from Katra to Banihal. It will symbolise the Kashmir rail link, to be ready for at least a century.
"The RBI’s internal committee has recommended that corporate houses be allowed to get into banking. There is a huge conflict of interest if it is allowed" says BSP MP from Ambedkar Nagar, Ritesh Pandey.
The incident, which occurred at Jhansi station on March 19, was brought to light in a video that showed the women being heckled, prompting a wave of outrage across Kerala from where the nuns are -- and an assurance from Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Earlier in the day, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan sought Shah’s intervention in the incident of four Christian women harassed purportedly by Bajrang Dal activists in a train in Jhansi last week.
Announcing the “Voluntary Vehicle-Fleet Modernisation Programme” in Lok Sabha on Thursday, Gadkari said that commercial vehicles over 15 years old and personal vehicles over 20 years old will be marked for scrapping if they fail to pass the test.
The central government will develop a website for single-window clearance, on which the applicant willing to set up an RSVF will apply with documents and fee. State governments are to clear the proposals in 60 days.
Congress leader Manish Tewari alleged that the WHO chair is currently held by Health Minister Harshvardhan and that a joint team of WHO and China have absolved India’s eastern neighbour from the accusations of spreading the virus across the world.
While the Kisan Rail, launched in July last year, has transported over 80,000 tonnes of fruits and vegetables so far from various parts of the country to bigger markets, it has not been able to take unique products of the Northeast to elsewhere in India.
There were no casualties on Saturday. The Railways has decided to compile all its instructions on fire safety in its system, the various Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) — coaches, buildings, stations, etc — and compile a single protocol, sources said.
Announced in the Budget for 2021-22, the new policy is set to be notified soon, and plans to create an ecosystem which provides incentives to old vehicle owners to decide in favour of scrapping, even if the vehicle has residual life.
AFTER ROADS and power sector, the next InvIT or infrastructure investment trust is likely to be in rail sector, which is increasingly looking to lure private investments in all areas of its operations.
That's the new business model designed by the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) for one of its newly opened stretches in the western region with a projected annual earning close to Rs 100 crore, a senior official told The Indian Express.
According to officials, even though protesters had given the call to stop trains noon onwards, disruptions started from 9 am. By the evening, however, trains on all routes were operating normally, Railways said.