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  • Kerala, TN agree to share water

    Ministerial level talks between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on sharing water under the Parambikulam-Aliyar river pact ended in Thiruvanathapuram on Sunday on a positive note with TN agreeing to release 100 cusecs per day to Kerala. In response to Tamil Nadu’s gesture, Kerala agreed to release 40 cusecs per day to Tamil Nadu from Shiruvani […]

    Punjab to spend over Rs 100 crore to modernise health care

    Punjab government has sanctioned Rs 102 crore to equip 22 district hospitals, 41 sub-divisional hospitals and 37 community health centres with latest medical and diagnostic facilities to strengthen the state’s health care network. Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal approved a plan of Rs 102 crore to complete the residual works in this regard within the […]

    Punjab Assembly meet on 3rd May to discuss wealth tax on farmers

    A special session of the Punjab Assembly will be held on 3rd May to discuss the “extremely dangerous and critical situation” in the wake of the Centre’s decision to impose wealth tax on farmers owning land within 8 km of urban areas. At an emergency meeting on last Friday, the Punjab cabinet had rejected the […]

    Srinagar-Leh highway reopens for traffic

    The Srinagar-Leh national highway has reopened for vehicular traffic after remaining closed for two days due to avalanches. “Vehicular traffic on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway was restored late last night after clearing the debris of avalanches which took place on April 25,” a spokesman of the Traffic Department said on Sunday. The Border Roads Organisation […]

    Three killed in explosion at fireworks unit in Tamil Nadu

    Three people died and eight others were injured in a blast in a firecracker unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday morning, police said. The accident at Rathna Fire Works occurred at 10 a.m., when workers were making fancy firecrackers. Speaking to a news agency, a police official said: “Out of […]

    Centre sanctions 338 developmental projects for NE Region

    Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region has sanctioned 338 developmental projects for the region in the last three years. The approved cost of these projects is over 3487 crore rupees under Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources. According to Ministry sources, out of the total number of projects, completion is delayed in 129 due to […]

    Proposal to start International School of Music in Kerala approved

    Kerala Government has given approval to a proposal given by Sarod Maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan to start an International School of Music in the State. Cultural Affairs Minister K C Joseph told newspersons in Thiruvananthapuram that State Chief Minister Oommen Chandy agreed to the proposal and around three acres of land will be given […]

    Prez appoints ex bureaucrat N N Vohra as Governor of J&K

    President Pranab Mukherjee today appointed former bureaucrat N N Vohra as Governor of Jammu and Kashmir for a fresh five year term. A Rashtrapati communique issued in New Delhi said that Vohra’s appointment comes into effect on the expiry of his present term. The current term of Vohra, who took over as Governor of Jammu […]

    Kerala included in the proposed industrial corridor

    Kerala has been included in the proposed industrial corridor. This was disclosed by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday night. He was addressing a joint press conference with Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy after the conference of Industries Ministers of Southern States. Mr Sharma said, the industrial corridor will extend from Kochi to […]

    Corporate Affairs Ministry directs SFIO to probe 3 more WB-based business groups

    The Corporate Affairs Ministry has directed the Serious Fraud Investigation Office, SFIO to probe three more West Bengal-based business groups suspected of defrauding investors through money-pooling schemes. According to a communication sent by the Corporate Affairs Ministry to the SFIO, these groups include Rose Valley, Icore E-Services and Sunshine India Land Developers. In all, more […]