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Electrification over on double track between Thattapparai and Meelavittan

The speed trial was conducted in February 2021 and November 2020, says the officials. Expressing satisfaction over the double track electrification project being completed between Thattapparai and Meelavittan, Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) (Southern Region) Abhay Kumar Rai said that from now on, more trains can be run here on Saturday. He conducted the motor-trolley inspection of the double track ...

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Decentralised production will help Indian economy: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Being ‘swadeshi’ means doing business “on our terms and conditions”, Mr. Bhagwat said The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Mohan Bhagwat, on Sunday said that decentralised production will help India’s economy to generate employment and self-employment opportunities. A “controlled consumerism” is necessary to ensure there is no exploitation of natural resources, Mr. Bhagwat said after hoisting the national flag at ...

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Showcasing India’s journey through photographs

A special curation of historic photographs from The Hindu archives that capture the country’s journey over the last 75 years is being showcased in Chennai. The photographs will be displayed on a giant screen at the Pedestrian Plaza in Pondy Bazaar, T. Nagar, from 4 p.m. on Sunday. It will take viewers on a journey from 1947 to 2021, showcasing ...

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Realtor arrested in cheating case

A 25-year-old engineering graduate was arrested in Coimbatore for cheating a woman and her family on the promise of marriage and escaping with ₹7 lakh from them. The accused has been identified as Surya, 25, a native of Bengaluru. He is said to be the son of an officer of the Intelligence Bureau. The police said that he was into ...

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Don’t trust car and kite: Revanth

Telangana Congress president A. Revanth Reddy has asked the minorities not to trust the car (TRS symbol) or the kite (AIMIM symbol) as ultimately the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was benefiting with their association. Mr. Reddy said only the Congress had the strength and the desire to fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies, and supporting the TRS ...

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BBMP chief empowered to implement strict rules in city

With the COVID-19 positivity rate at 0.75% in Bengaluru, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said BBMP Commissioner Gaurav Gupta has been given full powers to implement strict rules and norms in case the positivity rate breaches 2%, and more than 40% of oxygen beds were occupied. The BBMP has been instructed to be keep ready ICU and oxygen beds for children ...

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50 new COVID-19 infections, one death reported in city

The city reported only 50 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total cases to 14,37,038, as per a bulletin released by the Delhi government on Saturday. There was only one death reported and the total number of deaths stood at 25,069. A total of 70,512 tests were done in a day and the test positivity rate ...

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