Sewage infra in 7 states as part of Ganga rejuvenation at a cost of Rs 18K cr: Gadkari

Sewage infra in 7 states as part of Ganga rejuvenation at a cost of Rs 18K cr: Gadkari

Sunday, 23 September 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

As part of efforts towards Ganga rejuvenation, a task top on Centre's priority, the government is making strides towards developing a sewage infrastructure by implementing 115 treatment projects in seven states at an estimated cost of Rs 18,000 crore, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Sunday. This apart, massive projects for river...

EC to train its staff in sign language for Lok Sabha polls

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

In a move to make upcoming Assembly and Lok Sabha polls accessible for all, the Election Commission (EC) has decided to train all the electoral officers and staff to get adequately trained in sign language and finger spelling alphabet. During the training session, the election officials will be given  training...

Bitcoin ponzi scheme: ED attaches property worth Rs 42.88 cr

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached immovable properties and bank balances worth Rs 42.88 crore derived by accused Amit Bhardwaj and his accomplices in Bitcoin Trading Ponzi scheme under the banner of Variabletech Pvt Ltd Singapore.   These attached properties include six offices of Bhardwaj located at Dubai (UAE) and the flats and...

Govt treating people of J&K like ‘guinea pigs’: Cong

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Hitting out at the Centre over the security situation in Jammu & Kashmir, the Congress on Friday alleged that the NDA Government was playing with the "crown of India" and treating the people of the State like "guinea pigs". Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi alleged that there had been a marked quantitative...

CBI defends its chief, terms Asthana’s action ‘malicious’

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

Amid a row between CBI Director Alok Verma and the agency's second-in-command Rakesh Asthana, the public relations wing of the CBI swung into action to defend the chief and malign his deputy. The CBI spokesperson issued a statement terming CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana's complaint to the CVC against the...

No SPO resigned in Jammu & Kashmir, says MHA

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi

The Union Home Ministry on Friday said no Special Police Officer has resigned in Jammu & Kashmir following the killing of three police personnel by banned terror group Hizbul Mujahideen and termed such reports as "false propaganda" by "mischievous" elements. The Ministry also said that the terror groups are rattled by...

Political row erupts over UGC’s decision

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | PNS | New Delhi/ Kolkata

A political row broke out on Friday over the University Grants Commission (UGC) communication to universities to observe September 29 as "Surgical strike day" with the Opposition calling it a foul politics while Centre insisting that the moves certainly reflected patriotism and not politics. While Trinamool Congress said they would...

Disgruntled TRS leader Ramesh Rathod joins Cong

Saturday, 22 September 2018 | Omer Farooq | Hyderabad

In a setback to Telangana Rashtra Samiti, a senior party leader and former MP Ramesh Rathod has quit the party and joined the main Opposition Congress party. Rathod was angry on not getting the Assembly election ticket from his home constituency Khanapur in Nirmal district. Ramesh along with his wife Suman joined...

State Editions

Flood situation still grim in Malkangiri

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

BBSR India’s ‘sports capital’: FIH chief

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

New Bhadrak railway stn building opening today

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Neurosurgeons’ meet held at AMRI

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Ravenshaw English-75 batch mates meet

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

M’bhanj all-party meet backs BG teachers

23 September 2018 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Jagatpur flyover opens to public

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Plogging drive launched

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Innovations, start-ups, products on display at IIT on Industry Day

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Water supply to get hit in a few pockets

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Sisodia, AAP MLAs discharged in case related to 2014 protest

23 September 2018 | SR | Sunday Pioneer

Death of 5 sewer workers: Two more arrested

23 September 2018 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer