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19 February, 2018 9:36 AM Policy To Scrap 15-Year-Old Vehicles Almost Finalised: Nitin Gadkari

The new policy for scrapping vehicles old than 15-years is aimed at curbing rising vehicular pollution in the country. India will soon come out with a policy to scrap vehicles that are more than 15 years old, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today. The policy aims at curbing rising vehicular pollution in the country. "We have almost finalised the scrapping 67 1

16 February, 2018 7:13 AM Cauvery water dispute: SC gives more water to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu calls it a setback

Bengaluru: In a big relief to Karnataka, the three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Friday said that it will get an additional 14.75 tmcft water from the Cauvery river. In an attempt to amicably resolve the decades-old dispute over sharing of the river water, the SC ordered Karnataka to provide 177.2 tmcft water to Tamil Nadu instead of the 192 tmcft 63

15 February, 2018 3:46 PM KSRTC may not gain from fare hike

The ₹25-lakh daily increase will be a small relief as fuel bills are going up The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will not stand to gain much from the fare hike announced by the government from March 1. The minimum fare will be ₹8, and six paise to 15 paise increase for the subsequent running km for eight classes of stage carriers plying 32

15 February, 2018 4:26 AM Tomato prices nosedive in Telangana district

Now available for less than 10 a kg The price of tomatoes, which had hovered over ₹30 a kg a few days ago, has plummeted below ₹10 per kg in various markets of the district and neighbouring Bhadradri-Kothagudem district, leaving farmers in a quandary. However, the sudden crash has provided relief to consumers who are otherwise hard-hit by the soaring 1

14 February, 2018 5:51 PM In Trial Run, Manhole-Cleaning Robot Replaces Humans In Kerala

'Bandicoot', a robot made by start-up Genrobotics, is cleaning manholes in Thiruvananthapuram. The makers of the robot say they hope to replace manual cleaners once it's fully operational Thiruvananthapuram: In 2018, while manholes are still being cleaned by people across India despite a Supreme Court ban, a group of young techies from Kerala are striving 11

12 February, 2018 11:32 AM Delhi HC ask CIL to supply coal to RPower's Butibori Unit-I

Reliance Power today said state- run Coal India has been directed by the Delhi High Court to immediately commence coal supplies to the Unit-I of Butibori power project. "The Delhi High Court in its Order dated January 31, 2018 has granted interim relief to Butibori Thermal Power Plant (TPP) and has directed Coal India Ltd (CIL) to immediately commence 43

12 February, 2018 11:22 AM Rajasthan Budget 2018-19: Raje announces loan waiver for farmers; 10% cut in DLC rates

Raje announced setting up a farmer loan relief commission where farmers can approach and present their side for getting relief on merit basis. Jaipur: Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje, presenting the last state Budget on Monday, announced one-time loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 for small and marginal farmers in the state. Raje, who also holds 34

8 February, 2018 4:39 PM Centre taxing the poor: Chidambaram

History would describe it as a spendthrift government as all norms of fiscal prudence have been thrown out of the window and the money wasted, said former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Opening the debate on General Budget, the Congress leader attacked the NDA government, stating that it had failed on all key economic 44

7 February, 2018 3:36 AM Hotel crumbles after 6.4 quake strikes northeast Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said. Taipei: A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, causing a hotel to collapse and forcing the closure of a nearby highway 47

6 February, 2018 1:21 AM Himachal may borrow again to pay salaries to govt. staff

The Thakur government immediately needs ₹700 crore The debt-ridden Himachal Pradesh government is mulling over taking another loan from the Reserve Bank of India to pay an interim relief of 8% to its employees and pensioners. The government immediately needs at least ₹700 crore if it has to release the interim relief to the State employees from January 64