Watch: Two-seater aircraft makes emergency landing on expressway near Delhi
A two-seater aircraft used by the NCC made an emergency landing o...
KVIC seeks international trademark for khadi items
KVIC is fighting cases in several countries including Germany for violation of the Khadi M...
Government mulls corporatising KVIC’s marketing unit
“KVIC and the government are now exploring the possibility of assigning the marketing fu...
India lodges protest over abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan
As per reports, two minor girls, Shanti Meghwad and Sarmi Meghwad, belonging to the minority Hindu community were abducted on 14 January 2020. They belong to Umar Village, Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan.
An Olympic First: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village
The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year's Olympics will be made of cardboard. Sturdy cardboard.
In a first, Delhi Development Authority sells CWG Village flats at 30% discount
DDA was trying to sell about 120 premium flats in Commonwealth Games Village but was unable to do so due to high rates. About a decade ago, when the Commonwealth Games Village came up, some of the plush three-bedroom flats in the residential complex were sold for more than Rs 7 crore. DDA is now trying to find takers for unsold flats at a price of Rs 4 crore.
20 feared charred to death as bus catches fire after colliding with truck: Police
Some 20 people are feared to have died in the incident while 21 have been rushed to hospital, Kannauj Superintendent of Police Amrendra Prasad singh said. Ten to 12 among the injured 21 jumped from the burning bus to save their lives, the SP said, adding the exact number of casualties will be known only later.
Coffee Day hopes to close IT park sale to Blackstone in a week
The Coffee Day Group hopes to close its proposed sale of the Global Village tech park in Bengaluru to US private equity giant Blackstone in about a week's time, having crossed all major hurdles including government approvals and a green signal from most of its lenders.
Ireland PM Leo Varadkar visits his ancestral village in Maharashtra
Varadkar's father Ashok Varadkar, a doctor, hailed from Varad. He moved to the United Kingdom in the 1960s.
New high-resolution maps to unlock land value in six lakh villages
The high-resolution maps being prepared by the Survey of India will lead to complete digitisation of land records in India. This is going to be a giant leap for the country. The current maps have been made on a 1:50,000 scale. The new maps will offer 1:500 resolution, meaning 1 cm on the map will represent 500 cm on the ground.
India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
Government promises broadband access in all villages by 2022; launches National Broadband Mission
The mission will facilitate universal and equitable access to broadband services across the country, especially in rural and remote areas. It also involves laying of incremental 30 lakh route km of Optical Fiber Cable and increase in tower density from 0.42 to 1 tower per thousand of population by 2024.
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