JNU protest turns massive, many Delhi Metro Stations closed
Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students have started their march in protest of...
KEC International bags new orders of Rs 2,255 cr
In its urban transportation business, the company bagged an order of Rs 853 crore for the construction of elevated viaduct along with 10 stations of the Delhi Metro Phase IV project, from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
ET Awards 2019: The man who changed urban transportation
E Sreedharan's reputation as a technocrat is so solid that governments from J&K to Kerala seek out Sreedharan’s services to solve the most difficult of their infrastructure challenges.
Devi Lal’s son among 10 inducted in Manohar Lal’s ministry
While Jat leader and JJP chief Dushyant Chautala was already the deputy CM, his uncle and former CM Devi Lal’s son Ranjit Singh Chautala, who won as an independent, was sworn in as minister of state (MoS) with independent charge on Thursday.
L&T bags orders worth Rs 2,500 cr from government entities
From Jharkhand government, L&T bagged and engineering, procurement and construction order from the Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company. In West Bengal, the company got an order from State Project Management Unit for flood protection works and embankment strengthening of Damodar river in East Bardhhaman and Hooghly districts.
Metro Cash & Carry seeks level playing field
The German wholesale retailer has thrown its might behind mom-and-pop groceries and has demanded level-playing for the unorganised sector, wading into a debate in India that ecommerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart are hurting small businesses here.
Uppal Housing moves High Court to know if landowner can be called promoter
Uppal Housing is the landowner of Winter Hills, a residential project of builder Umang Realtech at Dwarka Mor in Delhi. Now, the Appellate Tribunal of Delhi Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) has imposed liability of a promoter on Uppal Housing after some homebuyers filed a complaint on delay in delivery.
Nykaa pushes offline in Tier 2, shows rising orders from beyond metros
Beauty is a fast-growing category and ecommerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra have realised that Indian customers are far more open to trying out products online. For Nykaa, it was all about giving customers access to brands they typically wouldn’t get in their towns.
Merkel visits Delhi metro station, fitted with Germany-funded solar panel
Merkel visited the terrace of the metro station where she was briefed by officials of the DMRC about the solar project. The Frankfurt-based bank has also offered soft loans for other projects in India, including the Clean Ganga Mission. The chancellor spent nearly 30 minutes at the station and also interacted with an e-auto driver.
Home services app Joboy to expand to bigger metros in India
Initially launched in Kochi followed by Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvalla, Kottayam and Thrissur in India and Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, the home services app offers more than 70 services under various categories. It now plans to expands its footprints to bigger metro cities in the country and also to Sharjah.
Unprecedented protests by Delhi Police against attack on colleagues, stir called off after assurance
Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged them to end stir and resume duty, while assuring them that a review petition will be filed against the Delhi High Court order
Order of no coercive action against lawyers not be applicable to subsequent incidents: Centre to HC
Some of the lawyers associations also approached the high court seeking ban on the media from showing videos of the recent incidents saying they could worsen the situation.
Audi to take non-metro route to drive sales
The new strategy revolves around bringing in new models, widening geographical reach, ensuring profitability in the sales network and switching to sales of only petrol and electric vehicles, something which the group is doing globally.
Lawyers of Delhi HC, district courts protest against clash with police, abstain from judicial work
Advocate Naginder Benipal, executive member of the Delhi High Court Bar Association, said lawyers have supported and cooperated with the call to abstain from work in the high court. "We are abstaining from work in solidarity and in view of the attack on lawyers by policemen.
Pollution levels drop marginally due to wind, but air quality remains in 'severe quality'
On Sunday, the national capital's average AQI stood at 494, the highest since November 6, 2016 when it was 497. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. Above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
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