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PM dedicates inland waterways terminal on river Ganga in Varanasi

Bowing his head in salutation to Ma Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi scripted a landmark moment in the history of connectivity in India……History in the making…Prime Minister Narendra Modi receiving the country’s first container consignment to be sent on an inland waterways vessel. It is perhaps for the first time ... Read More »

PM launches landmark projects in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifting Varanasi with infrastructure projects worth over Rs 2,412 crores as part of his all pervaisive Vikas Mantra. He dedicated to the nation, two important national highways in Varanasi. With a total length of 34 kilometres they have been constructed at a cost of Rs 1571.95 ... Read More »

PM Modi addresses rally in Bilaspur

 Addressing a poll rally here ahead of the second phase polling in the state on November 20, PM Modi also made a strong pitch for development, saying the pace of development under the Congress regime in the state was “far slow” than the one under the BJP-led government. Prime Minister ... Read More »

Cancer genomics research should be more widespread: Varmus

Stressing on the need for gathering genomic data for patients of diverse ethnic and geographical backgrounds, Varmus said at present there is enough data for Caucasian white patients but data from other regions like India, Africa is critically required without delay. The medical scientist made the observations while delivering a ... Read More »

Govt planning to sell ONGC’s 149 fields to private companies

The government is planning to sell as many as 149 small and marginal oil and gas fields of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to private and foreign companies. The government is also planning to allow the state-owned firm to focus only on big fields. ONGC is India’s largest government-run ... Read More »

California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever with 29 victims

The “Camp Fire” in the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains is the largest and most destructive of several infernos that have sent 250,000 people fleeing their homes across the tinder-dry state, razing 6,400 homes in the town of Paradise and effectively wiping it off the map. “Today, an additional six ... Read More »

PM Modi to dedicate two National Highways in Varanasi today

The total length of the two highways is 34 kilometers and have been constructed at a cost of around 1572 crore rupees. An official release said, the  16.55 kilometer Varanasi Ring Road Phase-I has been completed at a cost of over 759 crore rupees, while  17.25 kilometer  Babatpur-Varanasi road was ... Read More »

Exchange of fire during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead

“During (Israeli military) operational activity in the Gaza Strip, an exchange of fire evolved. More details to follow,” an Israeli army statement said. Palestinian security sources said the clash occurred east of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. Gaza health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said six Palestinians were killed. ... Read More »

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away at 59

He was suffering from cancer and had come back from the US in October after treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York. Kumar, 59, is survived by wife and two daughters. He breathed his last around 4 am, party spokesman Prakash said. Kumar’s wife Tejaswini and his ... Read More »

India beat West Indies by 6 wickets in 3rd T20I

Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) scored superb half-centuries to guide the team home in the last ball of the thrilling match. Dhawan hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 62-ball innings and forged a scintillating 130-run partnership with Rishab Pant (58) for the third wicket to take ... Read More »

Chhattisgarh: One Maoist killed; BSF jawan martyred

Inspector General of Police (Raipur range) Dipanshu Kabra has said that a team of the Border Security Force (BSF) was out on an area domination operation in view of the polls on Monday when Naxals blew up the improvised explosive device (IED) in a forest in Kanker district, around 200 ... Read More »

PM Modi to launch landmark projects in Varanasi

The 34 kilometres long highways to be constructed at a cost of Rs 1571.95 crore.  16.55 km Varanasi Ring Road Phase-I completed at a cost of Rs 759.36 crore. Work of four-laning & construction of 17.25 km Babatput-Varanasi road on NH-56 has cost Rs 812.59 crore.  Prime Minister will also ... Read More »

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