IVRCL denies negligence in Kolkata flyover construction

Hyderabad, April 1  Hyderabad-based IVRCL, the firm building the flyover in Kolkata that collapsed on Thursday killing 24 people, has denied any negligence in the construction.

The company, under fire for its officials using the expression “act of god”, clarified that it was used only to describe that it…

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Uttarakhand's expenditure beyond April 1 gets Pranab's nod

New Delhi, April 1  President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday gave his nod to an ordinance authorising expenditure beyond April 1 in Uttarakhand which is under central rule, official sources here said.

“The president signed the ordinance yesterday (Thursday),” a union home ministry official told IANS.

The union government approved an…

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Kejriwal launches 'Greening Delhi'; roads to be vacuum cleaned

New Delhi, April 1  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched the ‘Greening Delhi’ programme by planting trees, and promising that PWD roads will be vacuum cleaned in two months.

“Apart from restoring greenery at road sides and central verges of 1,260 km of roads, the cleaning of…

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AIIMS Bhubaneshwar should focus on health research: Nadda

Bhubaneshwar, April 1 Union Health Minister J.P Nadda on Thursday said that the newly- inaugurated All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here should take steps towards research and explore new avenues of expanding tertiary healthcare delivery.

Presiding over the governing body meet of the AIIMS, Nadda said: “The…

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