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Assam boat tragedy: CM bans private ferries, orders high-level probe

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday ordered filing of a criminal case over capsizing of a boat plying to Majuli, that claimed one life, while two persons are still missing. IMAGE:......

Assam boat tragedy: 84 found alive, 2 missing

Overnight search and rescue operations established contacts with 84 persons, who were travelling on the ill-fated boat that capsized in the Brahmaputra river in Assam, but two persons are still......

1 dead, 33 missing as boat sinks in Assam after hitting ferry steamer

At least one person died and 33 others went missing after a boat carrying over 120 passengers collided with a ferry steamer and sank in the Brahmaputra river near Nimati Ghat in Jorhat district of......

Bommai allocates portfolios, some ministers express displeasure

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday allocated portfolios to ministers in his new cabinet, with most of them retaining the ministries they had in the previous B S Yediyurappa......

Bengal announces complete lockdown from May 16-30 to curb Covid spread

West Bengal will go under a complete lockdown from Sunday till May 30, the state government announced, as it put in place a host of stringent measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, including......

Rs 103 lakh cr infra projects launched under NIP: FM

Accelerated development of highways will be taken up with 2,500 km access controlled highways and 9,000 km of economic corridor. In addition, there will be 2,000 km each of strategic highway......

Modi's 10-dimensional Vision 2030

The first dimension of this vision will be to build physical as well as social infrastructure for a $10-trillion economy and to provide ease of living: Goyal. Unveiling the development vision for......

How Gadkari plans to change the way you travel

'Do not want to stop production of petrol, diesel cars.' ‘Environment-friendly and cost-effective indigenous production is our philosophy.’ Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari,......

Ganga to get country's first inland waterway

The project would facilitate the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to put in place infrastructure and navigation services needed to develop the waterway. The Union government and the......

Annual infrastructure spending hiked to Rs 6 lakh crore

Our country needs massive investment in access of Rs 50 lakh crore in infrastructure to increase growth of GDP and integrate the nation with a network of roads, airports, railways, inland water and......

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