Day: September 23, 2022

Odisha approves proposal to bring limestone under long-term linkage policy

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to bring lime stone under the purview of Long-Term Linkage (LTL) policy, in a bid to streamline its supply to the industries of the state. These industries will henceforth be getting their lime stone supply through Odisha Mining Corporation Limited (OMC), said Chief Secretary SC Mohapatra. […]

Dr. Rajiv Bahl appointed as ICMR Director General

NEW DELHI: Dr Rajiv Bahl was on Friday appointed as Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research for a period of three years. Bahl is currently the Head of Research on Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health cum-Newborn Unit Head, Department of Maternal Newborn […]

Gujarat gets over Rs 2,800 crore loan from World Bank for health care

NEW DELHI: The World Bank on Thursday said it has approved a USD 350 million (over Rs 2,832 crore) loan to Gujarat for spending towards public healthcare services, focussed specially on adolescent girls and disease surveillance. The World Bank’s Executive Board of Directors approved the USD 350 million loan to the state, the multilateral funding […]

Hisense jumps to global number-2 TV brand; Launches two new future ready TV series this festive season

NEW DELHI: Hisense, a global leader in consumer home appliances and electronics, has launched its U7H TV & next generation A7H Tornado 2.0 TV series in India. Exquisitely designed U7H comes with a 4K 120Hz native panel equipped with Full Array Local Dimming, Quantum Dot Color, HDMI 2.1, Dolby Vision IQ, Dolby Atmos with e-ARC […]

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones for national highway projects worth Rs 3000 crore in Andhra Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stones for 8 National Highway Projects worth Rs. 3000 crore in Rajamahendravaram, Andhra Pradesh in presence of state Roads & Buildings Minister Dadisetti Ramalingeswara Rao , BJP State President Somu Veer Raju, MPs, MLAs and senior officials. Addressing the gathering Gadkari […]

India’s Defence Ministry signs contract worth Rs 1700 crore to acquire additional Brahmos missiles

NEW DELHI: In a further impetus to self-reliance in defence production, the Defence Ministry on Thursday signed a contract with BrahMos Aerospace for acquisition of additional dual-role capable surface-to-surface BrahMos missiles at an approximate cost of Rs 1,700 crore under ‘Buy-Indian’ category. In a statement, the ministry said the induction of these dual-role capable missiles […]

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