A project that will be linking Godavari and Cauvery rivers will be initiated soon in the region, Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced. This is expected to resolve issues between the four states in the south.
Search For New ‘Sreedharans’: Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail Corridor To Get Specialist Team To Oversee Future Construction
In a major fillip to the Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail Corridor, the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) has issued a tender for the designation of a group of experts who will oversee future work on the project, reports Financial Express.
Safety Commissioner Pulls Up Chennai Metro For Shoddy Work, Orders Their Professional Completion In 10 Days
The Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety, K A Manoharan, has found some issues in the facilities of Chennai Metro, especially in the entry and exit points of the Central-DMS stretch, reports Times of India.
IRCTC To Enhance Website Security For Safer Transactions, Will Stop Supporting Older Operating Systems
As per a notification issued by IRCTC, security features of its website irctc.co.in are in the process of being enhanced [PDF]. The website best known for railways ticket booking would be migrating to Transfer Layer Security (TLS) 1.
The tragic death toll in Meghalaya’s coal mines offers only one conclusion: the coal mining sector should have been opened to commercial mining a while ago, and the government should be held accountable for why that has not been done.
Green Signal For Noida–Greater Noida Aqua Metro Line: To Be Inaugurated By Yogi Adityanath On 25 January
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate the Noida-Greater Noida Metro Link on 25 January. The necessary safety clearances were given to the 29.7 km long Aqua line on 21 December, which paved the way for starting operations.
Mumbai Metro One’ on 11 January recorded the highest weekday ridership of 5.2 Lakh. The surge came in part due to the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport’s (BEST) strike from 8 January to 16 January.
Third Time’s A Charm? After IL&FS Surrenders Contract, Government To Again Issue Tender For Zojila Tunnel
After the financially-stressed Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) took leave of the contract to build the crucial Zojila tunnel project in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union government is working to reissue the tender, reports Business Standard.
Vedanta’s War With TNPCB At Tipping Point, Sterlite Writes To The Board And Urges It To Implement SC Verdict
After a lengthy legal battle with the Tamil Nadu Government and activists, Sterlite Copper, which is owned by Vedanta group, sought implementation of a Supreme Court order that upheld the decision by the National Green Tribunal
India On The Cusp Of History: Completes 99.78 Per Cent Household Electrification, Just 4.7 Lakh Homes Left
India has successfully managed to electrify 99.78 per cent households until 15 January as per government data. The data uploaded on Saubhagya dashboard claims that 21.23 crore households have been given access to electricity since