Revamp of Railway stations: Multi-level platforms at major cities to decongest traffic

Revamp of Railway stations: Multi-level platforms at major cities to decongest traffic

Firms bagging contracts to redevelop railway stations may have to design construction in such a way that the national transporter’s plan for multi-level platforms at some of the busiest stations are not pre-empted.

PM Narendra Modi to meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Delhi today; security, terrorism are on the agenda
PM Narendra Modi to meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani in Delhi today; security, terrorism are on the agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in New Delhi today. The Afghan president would be in the capital on a one-day visit.

In big infrastructure push, Narendra Modi government cuts cost, time overruns sharply
In big infrastructure push, Narendra Modi government cuts cost, time overruns sharply

Cost overruns in central-sector infrastructure projects had worsened in the policy-paralysis phase of the UPA-II government after several years of sustained improvement.

Indian techies in US seek Congressional help for green card
Indian techies in US seek Congressional help for green card

A group of more than 100 Indian IT professionals on H-1B visas today knocked on the doors of US lawmakers to get the country-specific quotas for permanent residency removed, saying the limitation resulted in massive green card backlogs for them.

Air pollution: Haryana seeks Rs 1,600 cr from Centre to control crop stubble burning
Air pollution: Haryana seeks Rs 1,600 cr from Centre to control crop stubble burning

Haryana agriculture minister O P Dhankar today said the state government was aware of the crop residue burning issue and his department has submitted a Rs 1,601.57 crore plan to the Centre for procuring required machinery for the management of stubble.

Relationship with India is of strategic importance: Rex Tillerson
Relationship with India is of strategic importance: Rex Tillerson

America's relationship with India is of strategic importance which is not limited to South Asia, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today.

Would a Coalgate or 2G scam come to light with a Vasundhara Raje anti-graft law?
Would a Coalgate or 2G scam come to light with a Vasundhara Raje anti-graft law?

On the face of it, Rajasthan’s plan is similar to the changes planned in PCA by Centre – both need thinking through

HEALTH

New pneumonia vaccine to provide most comprehensive coverage
New pneumonia vaccine to provide most comprehensive coverage

Scientists have developed a vaccine that targets dozens of pneumonia causing bacterium strains and anticipates future versions of the bacteria, providing the "most comprehensive" coverage of pneumococcal disease such as sepsis and meningitis.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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