Railways spending Rs 9,000 cr on 43 northeast projects: Minister

Railways spending Rs 9,000 cr on 43 northeast projects: Minister

IANS | Agartala, May 22, 2018: The Railways is executing 43 projects at a cost of Rs 9,000 crore to extend rail connectivity in the border areas of northeast India and with other parts of the country, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said here on Tuesday. Of these projects, 25 are new rail […]

Arunachal Pradesh CM plays down any possible threat from China at the backdrop of mining reports near border

Arunachal Pradesh CM plays down any possible threat from China at the backdrop of mining reports near border

TNT DESK | May 22, 2018 A day after China dismissed reports of it mining gold on its side of the disputed border in Arunachal Pradesh as being ‘groundless’, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has played down any possible threat from China engaged in large scale mining operations in Lhunze county adjacent to the international border […]

Nagaland: Nirmala Sitharaman cancels visit to state due to technical snag in jet

Nagaland: Nirmala Sitharaman cancels visit to state due to technical snag in jet

NEW DELHI: Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman had to cancel a scheduled visit to Nagaland and the India-Myanmar border on Sunday after the Embraer-135BJ Legacy jet of the IAF, in which she was travelling, developed a technical snag around an hour into flight. The IAF pilot of the Embraer jet, which had taken off from the Palam airport at about 7.40 am, took […]