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NHAI Takes Measures For Improving The Functioning Of Toll Plazas

New Delhi, Feb 22: Taking a serious note of complaints about lack of uniformity in operations and misbehaviour by the staff of toll plazas, the National Highway Authority of India has issued a “Code of Conduct” for the Toll Plaza operators. NHAI contractors/ concessionaires are mandatorily to comply with the policy guidelines and standards prescribed by NHAI. A uniform dress ...

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Anushka Sharma’s Clean Slate Films and Fox Star Studios come together for Phillauri

Mumbai, Feb 22: Content driven cinema, that goes beyond clichés, is definitely the flavour of the season. While Anushka Sharma’s maiden production NH10 (under Clean Slate Films, her production banner with brother Karnesh Sharma) won the hearts of audiences as well as critics, Fox Star Studios latest offering Neerja is a thumping success that got the production banner accolades and ...

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Jat agitation: H’yana govt assures reservation for Jats

Chandigarh, Feb 22: Blockades were withdrawn by the Jats as the much anticipated peace returned to Haryana post the state government’s decision to provide reservation for the Jat community, according to reports. Haryana government assured the Jat leaders that they will be provided with special backward classes reservation after they met with Union home Minister Rajnath Singh. Venkaiah Naidu has ...

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Special Purpose Vehicles formed for implementation of Smart City Plans ; MP, Rajasthan take lead

New Delhi, Feb 20: Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have taken the lead in setting up Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) for the implementation of Smart City Plans of the cities who have won in the first round of competition for selection of cities. Ministry of Urban Development has been informed that SPVs have been set up for Jabalpur, Indore and Bhopal ...

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Headley identifies Hafeez Saeed as LeT mastermind for 26/11 Mumbai attack.

Mumbai, Feb 8: Testifying against the charges brought to him for the 26/11 Mumbai attack which killed 166 people, US citizen and now a convict of the United States, David Coleman Headly identified Hafeez Saeed as the LeT leader and said they accomplished the attack only after two foiled attempts, according to reports. He also said that Saeed and Zaki-ur ...

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Sapna and Namdeo gold and bronze for India in Wushu Changquan

Shillong, Feb 7: India’s Sapna Devi brought pride to India on the opening day of the 12th South Asian Games women’s Wushu Taulu (Changquan) competition, winning gold at the Rising Sun Sports Complex in Odisha Rifles, Shillong. Sapna Devi’s gold came after scoring 9.45 points while silver went to Susmita Tamang of Nepal with a score of 8.72. Meanwhile, bronze ...

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Sanofi Pasteur to leverage its strong vaccine legacy in hunt for Zika vaccine

France, Feb 3: Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced that it has launched a vaccine research and development project targeting the prevention of Zika virus infection and disease. Sanofi Pasteur leads the vaccine field for viruses in the same family as Zika virus (ZIKV), with licensed vaccines against Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis and, most recently, Dengue. Importantly, Sanofi ...

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3 G bonding for Huma Qureshi

Mumbai, Feb 03: Huma Qureshi, who has been working around the clock with her choc-a-block schedule has managed to get some family time at last. The Badlapur actress who was away from the city for nearly 100 days at a stretch juggling between Jaipur and London for her projects, Viceroy’s House, Oculus and White caught up with her family. Regarding ...

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Nail-biting win for India, Top spot in the latest ICC T20 rankings

Sydney, Jan 31: Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina pulled off a humdinger of a game as India won the final match of the T20I series by 7 wickets beating hosts Australia here on Sunday. Needing 17 runs in the last over to chase down the target of 198 runs, Yuvraj smashed the first ball for a four and then tonked ...

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Congress is only shedding “crocodile tears” for politics over Dalits : BJP

New Delhi, Jan 30: After Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi joined students who are on a hunger strike to protest against the suicide of of young Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula following his alleged harassment by the Hyderabad University authorities, the ruling BJP at the centre lambasted him for “doing irresponsible politics over body and Dalits”. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said ...

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