Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Gujarat assembly elections on 9 and 14 December

Gujarat assembly elections

Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on 9th & 14th December for 182 assembly seats. Announcing this Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said 89 seats will go to polls in the first phase and the rest 93 in the second phase.He said 4.33 crore electorates will exercise their right at 50128 polling stations. Notification for the first phase will be issued on 14th… Read More

CM Jammu and Kashmir meets Home Minister

CM Jammu and Kashmir

The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Ms Mehbooba Mufti met the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today. The meeting was also attended by the MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba, Chief Secretary J&K and other senior officials from MHA and State Government.

It was decided to fast track the projects under… Read More

L&T construction arm bags orders worth 3,551 Cr in domestic market

Larsen & Toubro Ltd

Larsen & Toubro (L&T)  said its construction arm has won orders worth Rs 3,551 crore across business segments.In a filing to BSE, the engineering and construction major said its transportation infrastructure and water effluent treatment segments have jointly bagged orders worth Rs 1,123 crore in the domestic market.

Apart from the joint order,… Read More

Power Minister addresses the 3rd Global Investors India Forum

3rd Global Investors India

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri R. K. Singh addressed the 3rd Global Investors’ India Forum, here today. The theme of the event was ‘Ideate, Innovate, Implement and Invest in India’ and it was attended by global industry stalwarts.

Addressing the august gathering, Shri Singh said that… Read More

Government is in process of drafting new consumer Act | PM

consumer Act

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the Government is committed towards consumer interest protection and is in process of drafting new consumer Act. Addressing an international conference on consumer protection in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, a Central Consumer Protection Authority with executive powers will be constituted for quick remedial action.… Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan launches commencement of PNG supply in Bhubaneswar


On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship today launched the commencement of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply to residents of Bhubaneswar.

The Hon’ble Minister launched the supply of environment-friendly PNG by GAIL (India) Limited… Read More

BIMSTEC Forum provides an ideal platform for fostering of Traditional Medicine


Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India hosted   First Meeting of BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine on 24-25 October, 2017 at Parvasi Bhartiya Kendra, New Delhi.

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an International Organisation involving a group of countries in the South Asia and South… Read More

India carves a unique place in space

Ramesh K Arora-

During the initial years after country’s independence, the Government of the day had three major challenges to meet – managing the massive refugee crises and the consequent re-settlement of lakhs of people; integration of more than 560 princely states into one strong nation; and promulgation of the Indian Constitution which laid the foundation… Read More

Dharmendra Pradhan launches Start-up Programmes for entrepreneurs

Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has said that it is important to develop new business models, marketing plans, technology and innovations in the sector. For the same, the oil and gas PSUs have setup venture capital funds to encourage start-ups based on innovative ideas in the energy… Read More

Expressway built with SAIL steel lands Air Force’s Super Hercules transport aircraft


Steel Authority of India (SAIL) supplied 33500 metric tonnes of steel for the construction of the Agra-Lucknow expressway which facilitated the touch-and-go landing of planes of the Indian Air Force. SAIL had primarily supplied long products consisting of earthquake resistant TMT bars for this project. SAIL’s branded earthquake resistant EQR TMT BarsRead More

PM to inaugurate global conference on consumer protection in Delhi

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a global conference on consumer protection in New Delhi today. This is the first time that an international conference on consumer protection is being organised by India for countries of the region which account for a majority of the global consumers and share common challenges and experiences.

The conference… Read More