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24 June, 2017 7:34 AM Government Clears Proposal For Setting Up Airport In Greater Noida

New Delhi: The government has cleared a proposal for setting up a greenfield airport in Jewar in Greater Noida, which is likely to be operational in the next five to six years. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said at a press briefing here today that "in-principle clearance has been granted" for the airport. The Yamuna Expressway Industrial 28

22 June, 2017 4:30 PM Is the speed limit set to be increased to 120 kmph?

A highways ministry official told Hindustan Times that in a recent review meeting, road minister Nitin Gadkari said that the rise in better quality vehicles on better roads calls for an increase in the speed cap. Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has proposed to increase the speed limit on highways to 100 km per hour and on upcoming new access 28

21 June, 2017 12:54 AM Delhiites brave rains, stretch and twist to celebrate Yoga Day

NEW DELHI: Brimming with excitement and energy, Delhiites gathered in large numbers at various parks and public squares across the city on Wednesday to mark the third International Day of Yoga, even as pre-dawn showers played a bit of a spoilsport. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the country-wide celebrations in Lucknow, where an estimated 55,000 enthusiasts 24

19 June, 2017 3:05 PM Ram Nath Kovind: Why BJP's presidential pick may face Supreme Court test after election

The BJP has sought support from Opposition parties including the Congress. But given the reaction of CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, a contest looks imminent despite Amit Shah expressing hope that Ram Nath Kovind will be elected the 14th President of India unopposed. Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind will, in all likelihood, succeed Pranab Mukherjee 25

16 June, 2017 5:47 PM DDA to hold mega yoga sessions on IYD

New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority has planned to hold mega yoga sessions at three big venues across the national capital as part of the International Yoga Day (IYD) celebrations on June 21. The major events would be held at District Park, Sector- 11, Dwarka, Swarn Jayanti Park, Rohini and Yamuna Sports Complex in east Delhi, the Delhi Development 23

31 May, 2017 12:50 PM Infosys techie death: Staffer’s body found naked in restroom on company’s premises

An Infosys employee was found dead on the company's premises at the Special Economic Zone near Chennai on Wednesday. An Infosys employee was found dead on the company’s premises at the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Chennai on Wednesday. The employee was identified as Illayaraja (30) of Dindivanam. His body was naked at the time he was found lying 89

30 May, 2017 5:03 PM Delhi Police launches bicycle patrols to increase police presence in congested areas

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Tuesday launched a bicycle patrol scheme to increase police presence in congested areas of the city. The bicycle patrol, for which 65 high-end bicycles have been acquired, was flagged off by Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir from the Yamuna Sports Complex in east Delhi. "Delhi Police has introduced 30

27 May, 2017 11:24 AM Rahul Gandhi stopped from visiting Saharanpur, slams UP government over law and order situation

NEW DELHI: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who left for Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday, was stopped by district authorities from entering the riot-stricken town+ . While interacting with a delegation of Dalits on Yamuna Bridge, Rahul told mediapersons that his convoy was halted at the border by the police before he could reach Shabbirpur 35

26 May, 2017 9:15 AM India’s top 8 iconic bridges, from Dhola Sadiya to Howrah, check out India’s engineering marvels

India’s longest bridge Dhola-Sadiya was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in Assam. India’s longest bridge spans all of 9.15 km and will connect Dhola on the Brahmaputra’s south bank to Sadiya on the north and is longer than the Bandra-Worli Sea Link (5.6 km) in Maharashtra. According to Indian Express reports, this is the fourth bridge 68

26 May, 2017 2:05 AM Criminals having a field day on Uttar Pradesh highways, Yamuna Expressway

Criminals are having a field day on highways and expressways connecting Delhi and NCR Western Uttar Pradesh, but the police have failed to tighten the noose on them. In the past few months, several incidents of loot, rape have been reported from UP's highways and expressways. The police do not have any action plan to control the menace. On explaining 56