Iran’s ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday as a UK official declined to rule out sanctions in response to Tehran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker. Britain has called Iran’s capture of the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday a “hostile act”.
Piyush Goyal raises red flag for corrupt Indian Railways officials, says need to send ‘right message’
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that his ministry is studying profiles of corrupt officials. Goyal said that action is being taken against officers who had integrity issues in several departments so that a ‘right message’ can be sent to them.
Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran.
Vande Bharat Express, the indigenously developed semi-high speed intercity train, successfully completed its second trial run from Delhi to Kanpur on Thursday.
After ‘Manic’ Monday, Tuesday has turned out to be comparatively better for Mumbai which has grappled with heavy showers for several days now. Several areas in the city and adjoining suburbs reported waterlogging which compounded troubles for locals and exposed
In an apparent effort to provide more comfortable and safe journey to rail passengers, the Centre has taken a mammoth task to completely upgrade 50,000 passenger coaches in upcoming years.
The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Sunday announced that the non-subsidised LPG price to be cheaper by Rs 100 per cylinder from July 1. The IOC, in a press release, said that the price of non-subsidised LPG was cut by over Rs 100.50 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates.
Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that any decision regarding levy of GST on petroleum products has to be decided as per recommendation of the GST Council.
Northern Railway cancelled 33 trains passing through Lucknow’s Charbagh station due to remodelling work which began on Tuesday (June 25). The construction work will continue till July 12, during which the trains will remain suspended.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today said that the Bharatmala Pariyojna Phase-I was approved at an estimated outlay of Rs 5,35,000 Crore. A total of 24,800-kilometre length of National Highways have been considered in Phase-I as well as 10,000 km residual road works under NHDP.