Delhi and Faridabad were among the top five cities with the worst air pollution in the country between 2015 and 2016, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.
Watching the Prime Minister of India go door-to-door for votes in an Assembly election is both amusing and confusing.
Varanasi is not turning out to be the cakewalk the BJP might have hoped for its Assembly candidates in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a roadshow here today in support of local BJP candidates, a day after an impromptu tour through the winding streets of the city.
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "electric shock" jibe, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said he had not asked him to touch a wire and would never say anything like that.
As the Prime Minister hits the campaign trail in his Lok Sabha constituency, the BJP here today charged the administration with "selectively" pulling down its posters in the name of implementing the poll code.
The company has received another major order of 306 Kits from Indian Railways - Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Varanasi on Thursday to lay the foundation of various projects in his Lok Sabha constituencies.
The schemes launched included "Urja Ganga", an ambitious gas pipeline project which will bring piped cooking fuel to residents of this ancient temple town besides catering to millions of consumers in neighbouring states.
The stampede occurred in the Ramnagar area of Varanasi during a demonstration in favour of prohibition by the followers of Baba Jai GuruDev.
The 69-year-old leader landed here by a chartered flight close to midnight after she had to abandon the 8-km roadshow midway due to illness.
The Prime Minister will arrive at the Babatpur airport from New Delhi by a special aircraft and will leave by helicopter for Ballia in eastern Uttar Pradesh to launch the Pradhanmantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).
Launched in June last year, the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana seeks to accomplish the construction of about two crore houses in the next six years to benefit primarily slum dwellers, urban poor and those belonging to economically weaker sections and lower income groups.
The target is to develop 111 such waterways. "There will be trade up to Bangladesh and Myanmar through waterways. An amphibious aircraft will be operated between Varanasi and Kolkata. It will be a cheaper mode of transport," Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said yesterday at a public meeting here.
The scope of work involves supply of 1,890 traction motors for 4,500 HP Diesel Electric Locomotives, the filing further said.
Both the leaders also talked about deepening of the Varanasi-Kyoto partnership on the sidelines of 13th ASEAN-India Summit here in the Malaysian capital of Kaula Lumpur.
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The company has made efforts for development of product to meet DLW's requirements and expects continued business from Indian Railways.
In an interview with CNBC-TV18's Nigel D'Souza, TV Sandeep Reddy, MD, Gayatri Projects, discussed a Rs 3,000-crore order the company has got and the outlook on business going forward.
The Rs 400-crore public issue received bids for 4,29,885 shares against the total issue size of 75,86,207 shares, as per data available with NSE till 1700 hrs. The retail investors portion was subscribed 31 percent.
The government plans to reduce traffic burden from roads and promote waterways where transportation cost is barely 50 paise a km in comparison to Re 1 by railways and Rs 1.5 a km through roads.
Gadkari also said the bill for developing 101 river stretches as waterways would be passed in the Parliament session this month, and that the work on developing the 1,620 km-long waterway between Varanasi and Haldia has begun. "I am not showing any dream to you.
Fifteen people are feared dead while 150 others have been injured when three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The incident took place near Bachhrawan in Raebareli.
The company's overseas subsidiary Larsen & Toubro Oman bagged an order from Oman Electricity Transmission Company for the turnkey construction of a 132/33 kV substation at Izki Phase III. The 400 kV phase is being executed by the subsidiary.