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Protesting farmers block KMP expressway in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the Kundli Manesar Palwal expressway at some places in Haryana on Saturday. The blockade started at 8 am and would last 24 hours. The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of protesting farmer unions spearheading the agitation against the agriculture-related legislations, on Friday gave […]

Vibrant Kolkata can lead eastern India”s development: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Noting that India historically enjoyed its golden era when its eastern part led the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that his government has put maximum emphasis on developing this region and asserted that a vibrant Kolkata can lead its development. Speaking on the occasion of the release of the Hindi […]

Madras High Court stays appointment of former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as NGT member

NEW DELHI: The Madras High Court on Friday stayed a Union Environment Ministry order, appointing former Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan as an expert member of the southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy granted the injunction while passing interim orders […]

Goa governmen defers implementation of new Motor Vehicle Act

PANAJI: The Goa government has decided to put on hold its decision to enforce new changes under the Motor Vehicle Act, entailing higher penalties for traffic offences, from May 1. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant told reporters on Thursday that the central Act was harsh on motor vehicle users and considering the current pandemic situation, the […]

Mukesh Ambani to appeal against SEBI penalty

MUMBAI: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani will appeal against the fine imposed by market regulator SEBI over alleged irregularities in a two-decade-old share issue in the company, the firm said on Thursday. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) had issued debentures with convertible warrants in 1994 and allotted equity shares against the warrants in 2000. […]

Toll fee high, compared to facilities: Madras High Court

CHENNAI: Observing that the fee collected by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) at its toll plazas in Tamil Nadu were high, compared to the facilities provided, the Madras High Court on Thursday advised NHAI to improve the infrastructural facilities there. The introduction of FasTag, a computerised toll collection system, has not eased the […]

Piyush Goyal dedicates Hansdiha-Godda New Line in Jharkhand

NEW DELHI: Ensuring all-round progress of Jharkhand, Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal today dedicated Hansdiha-Godda New Line to the Nation and flagged off Godda- New Delhi Humsafar special train through video conferencing. This new line will benefit in better transportation facility, cost effective and quicker […]

Serum Institute of India require around Rs 3,000 crore to ramp up vaccine production: Adar Poonawalla

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) would require around Rs 3,000 crore to ramp up production capacity for making vaccines for Covid-19, its CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Tuesday. “We need roughly Rs 3,000 crores which is not a small figure considering we have already spent thousands of crores. We have to find other […]

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