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Rakesh Sasibhushan | Space sector offers new opportunities for Indian industry

As of now, revenues from Satcom services in India are estimated at around $11 billion, though this is not a true indication of the demand

12 Oct 2021 12:21 PM

Mulayam lands in Delhi for talks on Janata revival

Third front parties eyeing a “secular” grand alliance ahead of the Uttar Pradesh polls have been left disappointed with no clear signal from SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav during the anniversary celeb

09 Nov 2016 5:56 AM

Multi-purpose kiosks at 400 rail stations

Nearly 400 railway stations across the country will now have multipurpose stalls and quick service restaurants that will offer high-end services and products to passengers.

09 Nov 2016 2:56 AM

For MPs, rail travel to get more comfortable

Regardless of criticism of special privileges for Members of Parliament at airports, the Railways has made plans of providing special nodal officers in all zonal offices to facilitate the travel plans

08 Nov 2016 1:08 AM

Fund crisis has hit rural job scheme, says minister

At a time when demand for work under the rural employment guarantee scheme has shot up in many states due to drought, the Centre has said the flagship scheme was facing a liquidity crunch and more fun

08 Nov 2016 12:42 AM


Rail workers express concern on corruption

Corruption is the chief issue dogging Indian Railways, which also needs an image makeover. These issues have not been flagged by passengers, but railwaymen themselves.

06 Nov 2016 12:03 AM

Organic farming to cleanse Ganga

The government is promoting organic farming along the Ganga coastline to keep the river clean and control pollution.

03 Nov 2016 1:28 AM

Soon, special cadres to audit rural schemes

Unable to keep track of works done under the rural benefit schemes, the government has decided to form a special cadre of community people to carry out social audit and monitoring of the implementatio

02 Nov 2016 12:53 AM

Terrain-specific houses for poor

Weather and terrain specific housing and identification of beneficiaries as per the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) would be some of the new features of the re-worked Mahatma Gandhi Rural Housing S

31 Oct 2016 11:57 PM

SP’s Shivpal talks to Ajit amid buzz on UP poll pact

Samajwadi leader Shivpal Yadav, now engaged in a bitter power struggle with nephew Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, has been meeting a slew of political leaders in New Delhi since Wedn

29 Oct 2016 6:46 AM


‘Third eye’ to help trains spot track obstructions

Ahead of the approaching winters, Indian Railways will get a special device called the ‘Trinetra’ or ‘the Third Eye’ from January to detect obstruction on track to prevent mishaps.

29 Oct 2016 12:34 AM

Directors to look after rail stations

Just like airports, all major railway stations in the country would now have a station director, who would be the overarching authority regarding all passenger amenities, including cleanliness, qualit

26 Oct 2016 6:16 AM

Free Wi-Fi on 100 key trains by year-end

In what can be called as a good news for passengers, around 100 trains, including Rajdhanis, Shatabdis and the Mumbai suburban service, would have free Wi-Fi by the year end.

25 Oct 2016 12:53 AM