- Sawra Kuddu project will start generation by April(18:30)
Shimla, Feb 20 (IANS) The first unit of 111 MW Sawra Kuddu Hydroelectric Project in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district will start generating power by April, state-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (HPPCL) said on Thursday.
- Kerala ministers reach accident site in Tamil Nadu(18:29)
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Two Kerala cabinet ministers on Thursday rushed to Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur district where 20 people were killed in a road accident earlier in the day after a container lorry collided with a KRSTC bus travelling from Bengaluru to Ernakulam.
- Polio vaccination drops are Sharia-compliant: Pak Ulema(18:17)
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Clerics and scholars of different religious schools of thought in Pakistan have underlined that polio vaccination drops are Sharia-compliant and urged the public to make a success of the drive for the eradication of polio from the country.
- Sanyal cautions against stringent regulations on NBFCs(18:17)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Principal Economic Adviser Sanjeev Sanyal has cautioned against stringent regulations on non-banking financial companies (NBFC), saying it may lead to a shortage of capital towards a "significant" part of the economy.
- BSES using drones for maintenance work(18:15)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Delhi electricity distribution company (discom) BSES on Thursday announced that it has drawn up a detailed plan for using drones to monitor the health of the electricity network, including high voltage lines and grid sub-stations.
- DoT meets telcos & vendors on 5G trial preparedness(18:15)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) held a preliminary meeting on trials of 5G spectrum on Thursday with telecom service providers and their telecom equipment vendors to get a status update on their preparedness and what they expect from the department.
- ISL: Mumbai City FC will make it to the play-offs: Sougou(18:01)
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Mumbai City FC will play the last league game of the 2019-20 Indian Super League on Friday and a win would ensure that the Islanders qualify for the playoffs for the third time in the club's history.
- Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders reach 5 lakh(18:01)
San Francisco, Feb 20 (IANS) Cybertruck Owners Club has claimed that the pre-orders for the Tesla Cybertruck have reached five lakh, an average of almost 6,000 each day since November 2019.
- Move over Nehru-Gandhis, BJP govt paints the town saffron(17:51)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) An RTI query in 2012 revealed that 12 central and 52 state schemes, 28 sports tournaments and trophies, 19 stadiums, five airports and ports, 98 educational institutions, 51 awards, 15 fellowships, 15 national sanctuaries and parks, 39 hospitals and medical institutions, 37 institutions, chairs and festivals and 74 roads, buildings and places are named after the first family of the Congress - the Nehru-Gandhi family.
- Tamil Nadu to set up Protected Special Agriculture Zone(17:48)
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Assembly here on Thursday passed a Bill declaring the Cauvery delta region, comprising Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, some portions of Cuddalore and Pudukottai districts, as the Protected Special Agriculture Zone (PSAZ).
- India founded on pillars of Gandhian nationalism: Congress(17:46)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's advice on Thursday to desist from use of the word 'nationalism' since it had connotations of 'Hitler and Nazism', the Congress said that India was founded on the pillars of Gandhian nationalism.
- Tanwar files contempt plea in SC on Ravidas temple restoration(17:46)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha MP Ashok Tanwar on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Delhi Development Authority Vice Chairman and Delhi Chief Secretary for failing to implement the top court's 2019 directive for the restoration of idols and reconstruction of the Guru Ravidas temple at Tughlaqabad, Delhi.
- TECNO refreshes its CAMON series in India with 2 devices(17:46)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) TECNO, the global premium smartphone brand of Transsion Holdings, on Thursday refreshed its camera centric smartphone line up in the country with CAMON 15 and CAMON 15Pro for Rs 9,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively.
- Rahul Gandhi2.0 likely in April(17:45)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi is set to return as party President in April, said party sources here in New Delhi on Thursday.