Indian Railways offers handsome discount on ticket fares to students travelling for certain purposes.
People in Delhi just can’t seem to catch a break today. Not only are Ola, Uber and autorickshaw drivers on strike, but many petrol pumps are shut across the national capital.
Indian Railways is moving fast to connect Ladakh with New Delhi through rail lines with it work on the strategically significant Bilaspur-Manali-Leh broad-gauge rail line. The final location survey of the first phase is complete now.
Twelve solar panels, worth Rs 40 Lakh, were stolen from the Delhi government’s Sushruta Trauma Centre (STC). These solar panels were placed on the roof of the trauma centre.
India has been engaging with America and the European Union (EU) over the issue of oil imports from Iran.
The fuel prices are again on fire. After retreating from record highs last week, the prices of diesel and petrol are returning to soaring levels. The prices of diesel surged by nearly 30 paise per litre and petrol prices increased by around 12 paise per litre on Friday.
Fringe group Hindu Makkal Parishad launched a protest against fuel price hike outside district collector’s office in Chennai. An activist marched on a horse to submit petition against the Centre and also Tamil Nadu government.
In what comes as a major relief from the near-daily hike in fuel prices, the prices of diesel and petrol have come down today.
In an attempt to ease the pressure of rising fuel prices on the common man, the Centre announced a rate cut of Rs 2.50 per litre for diesel and petrol on Thursday. Following the announcement made by the government, four BJP-ruled states – Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Tripura – also reduced the fuel prices by Rs 2.50 per litre.
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways as well as the person responsible for the government’s Ganga rejuvenation project Nitin Gadkari today made a strong pitch for looking beyond a ‘Clean India’ and focusing on converting “waste into wealth”.