During the ongoing disconnection drive, started from August 1 this year, the Pashchimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (PVVNL) has so far disconnected supply to 6,240 defaulters. Electricity dues of over ₹83 crore have also been recovered as result of these drives.
Some high-rank revenue department officials have come under the scanner as the newly formed special investigation team (SIT) on Thursday began its probe into the Rs 1.23-crore NHAI compensation scam relating to the acquisition of the Chandigarh-Ludhiana Expressway project.
Nearly a year after it constructed the city’s first-ever plastic road in Sector 51, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has now made the use of plastic waste mandatory in the construction of arterial roads.
The services on Delhi Metro’s Blue line, between Noida Electronic City and Vaishali to Dwarka Sector-21, were hit on Saturday due to track maintenance work, DMRC said. The corporation also advised travellers to factor in extra time for commute.
Central Railway’s (CR) proposal to develop a new outstation train terminus in place of the existing Parel Workshop, could hit a roadblock after being opposed by a railway union.
Indian Railways is toying the idea of privatizing aspects of the suburban railway system and also using them as a canvas for outdoor advertising. The ideas came out of brainstorming sessions held to generate ideas for raising revenue through means other than ticket sales.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his fourth visit to the US with a “Howdy Houston?” tweet and a roundtable with CEOs of 17 energy companies with a net worth of $1 trillion and operations in more than 150 countries, including India.
An estimated average of 23.5 million log-ins by users every month are consuming 8,000 terabytes of data through the free wireless network provided at the top 10 railway stations by Wi-Fi usage, according to RailTel Corporation of India.
The railways department has identified 250 junctions as congested and is planning to construct rail flyovers at these junctions to overcome delays, two officials familiar with the development said.
The government may extend the newly announced 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) in government jobs and education institutes — essentially a quota for the poor upper castes