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25 killed in Madhya Pradesh cracker factory blast, toll may increase

BHOPAL: At least 25 people were killed while several injured in an explosion at a firecracker factory in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday afternoon. Preliminary investigations revealed that the incident took place due to the negligence of one of the workers who might have thrown a half-burnt bidi at the ... Read More »

Isro’s GSAT-19, GSAT-11 satellites: Game changers in communications

NEW DELHI: Isro’s upcoming endeavours – the GSAT-19 and the GSAT-11 satellites – are potential game changers and can revolutionise communications by empowering a digital India and providing internet services and streaming like never before. Isro is undertaking a mega experiment at India’s rocket port at Sriharikota: a spanking new ... Read More »

Chair in Punjabi University to be named after Maharana Pratap

Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore today described Maharana Pratap, the 15th century ruler of Mewar, as a true patriot and said a chair in his name will be set up at Punjabi University in Patiala. Speaking at a function organised to celebrate the 477th birth anniversary of the Rajput ... Read More »

Book Now Pay Later: IRCTC To Offer Train Tickets On Credit

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC has decided to make booking tickets a hassle-free affair by providing a ‘buy tickets now and pay later’ service for regular travelers. Soon passengers would be able to buy tickets from the IRCTC website and pay later, an IRCTC official told Indo-Asian ... Read More »

NBCC’s JV to develop Smart Industrial City at Raigad

NBCC India has received board’s approval for participation of the company in joint venture (JV) with Government of Maharashtra and private entity to develop a Smart Industrial City at Pen, Raigad district near Navi Mumbai in state of Maharashtra on PPP Model. The smart city will offer state of art ... Read More »

Cattle regulation law stayed by Madras HC

MADURAI/CHENNAI: Amidst raging debate over the motive of the Centre’s May 23 notification regulating cattle sale and animal markets, the Madurai bench of the Madras high court stayed its operation on Tuesday. An interim order to this effect was passed by a division bench comprising Justice M V Muralidharan and ... Read More »