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Embracing an infra boom, but still a lot to do 26.5.2017 DNA: Top News
Infrastructure has emerged as one of the prominent focus areas for the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre. In the last three years, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has ventured into several new projects spanning diverse ministries. Many of these projects are expected to be completed within the next two years, just as the government finishes its tenure. The government's attention on the infrastructure sector is evident in the decisions taken during the Union Cabinet meeting held on May 17. Several major projects, including highways and railways, were given a nod during the meet. In addition, last month, the Prime Minister held a meeting with senior officials of the infrastructure-related ministries and Niti Aayog, wherein he directed them to adhere to the deadlines and ensure better coordination among the ministries. DNA lists some of the government's major achievements in the infrastructure sector. Highways/bridges The government is confident that by August 15 this year, the ...
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Sons of the soil help transform India 26.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
Union MoS for Telecommunications and Railways Manoj Sinha on Thursday said the Tarang Sanchar portal recently launched by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited empowers the common man to know about radiation from nearby telecom towers. Dwelling on future plans of his other portfolio, Railways, he rued that the expansion of the rail network had not kept pace with growth in number of passengers. “This is one big challenge we want to overcome, followed by running goods trains as per a timetable by 2020. A pilot project to ensure freight trains run on time is already on,” he said. Sinha was speaking at the inaugural session of Transform India Conclave and Awards held at Hyatt Regency here on Thursday.  Organised by Zee Media Limited, the mega event was held to honour game-changers from different fields who have brought about positive impact through innovative service towards the society. In his address, Union MoS for Electronics and IT and Law and Justice PP Choudhary said digital mode of payment was more secure than ...
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DNA Evening Must Reads: Indian woman returns from Pakistan, Tejas Express vandalised, Babri demolition case and more..... 25.5.2017 DNA: Mumbai
1). Overjoyed to see Indian soil: Uzma hails Sushma Swaraj's motherly attitude after returning from Pakistan Indian woman Uzma Naheed, who said she was forcibly kept in Pakistan by a man she met in Malaysia finally returned to India on Thursday. Speaking to reporters in the presence of union minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj, MEA spokesperson Gopal B, and Indian High Commission diplomat JP Singh, Uzma said that it was a big day for her. Read the whole story here 2).Tejas Express returns with smashed LCDs, stolen headphones and soiled toilets We often blame railway authorities for the abysmal condition of Indian railways. However, we often forget how we should behave with public property. And just when the government tried to provide us with better transportation facilities by launching the high-speech, semi-luxurious Tejas express, we Indians forgot to appreciate the government's endeavours. Read the whole story here 3).Babri demolition case: Special court asks LK Advani and others to appear ...
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India’s top energy research bodies come together to develop next-gen fuel resources 25.5.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
The process pyrolysis results in by-products including bio-oil and gases like methane, hydrogen, carbon-monoxide and carbon dioxide, among others.
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EXCLUSIVE: Wannacry hits Russian postal service, exposes wider security shortcomings 24.5.2017 Sify Finance
By Jack Stubbs
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Boost to Metro Rail Connectivity Cabinet approves Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project 24.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project covering a length of 29.707 k.m.
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Union Cabinet scraps FIPB 24.5.2017 Sify Finance
[India], May 24(ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday abolished the 25 year old Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) that oversees Foreign Direct Investment proposals requiring the government's
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India scraps foreign investment board in push for more FDI 24.5.2017 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India on Wednesday scrapped a ministerial panel responsible for coordinating foreign investments, part of reforms that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is implementing to boost
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Shri Manoj Sinha launches BSNL’s satellite phone service and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Telecom Skill Excellence Award Scheme & Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanchar Kaushal Vikas Pratisthan Scheme 24.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Communications (IC), Shri Manoj Sinha today launches BSNL’s satellite phone service that will be offered to government agencies in phase one and later opened for others in phased manner.
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BSNL launches satellite phone service 24.5.2017 ET: Infotech
Agencies handling disasters, state police, railways, Border Security Force and other government agencies will be given the phones in the first phase.
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BSNL starts satellite phone service, Tata Comm to bow out 24.5.2017 Rediff: Business
The service will cover areas where no network is available and will be provided by INMARSAT, which has 14 satellites.
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New CCTVs will help us keep track of the city: Mahesh Narvekar 24.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
The Disaster Management team of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) works hard to ensure that the city is accident-free during monsoons. DNA speaks with BMC's Chief Officer (Disaster Management) Mahesh Narvekar to understand what precautionary measures have been taken by the department. Excerpts from the interview: What steps has the department taken to ensure the safety of Mumbaikars for monsoon? We start the preparations two months in advance. There are various agencies we have to co-ordinate with and prepare plan accordingly. We conduct meetings with various stakeholders like Army, Navy MMRDA, MHADA, Railways, BEST and others to appraise them about our problems and seek suggestion to be rain-ready. We also share updates on the standard operation procedures about the on the role a particular agency will play if any disaster. How can citizens reach to your department? We have 60 automatic weather stations across the city, which give weather information on different parameters every 15 minutes. From ...
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UP legislators to get Rs 50,000 petrol coupons 24.5.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday decided to give Rs 50,000 petrol coupons to legislators of Uttar Pradesh by curtailing Rs 1 lakh given for travel from Railways. The decision to this effect was taken at the 8th Cabinet meeting of the Yogi government. Spokesperson Dr Siddharth Nath Singh said that about 2,500 present and former members of both Houses of the State Legislature will benefit from the decision. The Cabinet, however, reduced Railways coupons to legislators from Rs 1 lakhs to Rs 50,000. "The main aim is to encourage them to visit their respective areas more often to serve people in their constituencies," he added. The Yogi cabinet has also decided to construct Kailash Mansarovar Bhawan at a cost of Rs 50 crore in Lucknow. The Lucknow Nagar Nigam has already agreed to make available land for the Bhawan free of cost. To be constructed on sprawling 8,125 square metres of land, the Bhawan will provide accommodation to about 500 Kailash Mansarovar travellers at one time. The Cabinet also ...
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Minister of Railways Flags off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi - Varanasi - Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi - Mysuru - Hubballi Express (Daily) 23.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu flagged off Train No 17323/17324 Hubballi - Varanasi - Hubballi Express (Weekly) & 17325/17326 Hubballi - Mysuru - Hubballi Express (Daily) through Video Conferencing from here today. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Shri Mohd Jamshed, Member Traffic Railway Board, other Railway Board Members, and senior officials were also present on the occasion.
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Wi-fi, CCTV, LED TV and much more...Tejas Express flagged off; Here's all you need to know 22.5.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The much-awaited 'Tejas Express', Indian Railways' first ever high-speed luxurious train​ was flagged off from Mumbai to Goa by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday. Here is all you need to know ► Tejas Express is full of ultra-modern amenities like on board infotainment, wi-fi, CCTV, fire and smoke detection facilities, tea/coffee vending machine. ► The train would pass through the lush greenery of the Konkan belt, giving a picturesque view of the seashore, mountains and valleys. ► Train will run between Mumbai and Karmali (Goa) five days a week during non-monsoon period and three days a week during monsoon by halting at Dadar, Thane, Panvel, Ratnagiri and Kudal stations. ► This train will have one executive AC chair car with 56 seating capacity and 12 AC chair cars with 78 seat capacity of each coach ► The state-of-the-art train, capable of running at 200 kilometres per hour Food Menu — Rajendra B. Aklekar (@rajtoday) May 21, 2017 Train Schedule ► Train No 22119 Superfast Tejas Express will leave ...
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Tejas Express: An 'aeroplane moving on the ground' 22.5.2017 TOI: India
The highly-anticipated Tejas Express will be flagged off from Mumbai to Goa by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday. Manufactured at the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala, it will have automatic entrance doors, a first in non-suburban train in Indian railways. The Tejas Express will operate between Mumbai and Karmali (Goa) five days a week during non-monsoon period and three days a week during monsoon. The express will also be pressed into service in Delhi-Chandigarh and Delhi-Lucknow sectors, according to the railways.
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Tejas Express: Fare, safety, route and all you need to know 22.5.2017 TOI: India
The much-awaited Tejas Express, which boasts several modern facilities on-board like LED TV and tea, coffee vending machine, will be on Monday flagged off from Mumbai to Goa by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Here's all you need to know about the luxurious train:
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Green signal: Howrah station to go solar in Aug 22.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Central Railways GM ensures all is on track before Tejas Express is flagged off 22.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
A day before the much-publicised inaugural run of the state-of-the-art Tejas Express, Central Railway (CR) General Manager DK Sharma, who carried out an inspection on Sunday, instructed that all the staff on board the train should be well-trained about the features of the train. Sharma also asked for the content on the train's infotainment system, which is 'Taiwan heavy' at present, to be changed to something more local in nature. It was while browsing through the entertainment screens provided for every passenger on Sunday that the GM noticed that most of the videos were related to Taiwan, with mentions of 'Beautiful Taiwan' and 'Travelling in Taiwan'. "The video should instead be about how beautiful Konkan and Maharashtra is and talk about the culture of Maharashtra and Konkan, and even show destinations in India rather than in Taiwan," Sharma instructed the staff, who told him that they would immediately begin changing the content. A senior official from CR said that Sharma also insisted that since ...
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Introduction of The India’s First Tejas Express Between Mumbai and Karmali 21.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Railways will introduce the high speed, air-conditioned Tejas Express (Train No 22119/22120) between Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai and Karmali
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