India's first underwater metro tunnel to be made functional soon


The construction of India's first underwater tunnel in Kolkata under the Hooghly river for establishing metro connectivity between Howrah and Kolkata is underway and will be made fully functional by 2023.  The station is being built under the Hooghly river at a depth of 33 meters....

Centre may expand size of LIC share sale


The government is considering increasing the stake it plans to sell through an initial public offering of state-run Life Insurance Corp. of India (LIC) from 5%, even as the timing of the share sale is being finalized.While the government can sell as much as 7.5% of LIC, it may decide...

Gautam Adani becomes the richest man in India, joins $100 billion rich club.


Adani Group's Gautam Adani has joined the $100 billion club of richest entrepreneurs in the world. The chairman of the Ahmedabad-based multinational conglomerate has become India's richest man, surpassing Mukesh Ambani who had held the top rank in India and Asia for quite a some time....

India-Nepal rail service started between Jayanagar and Janakpur


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepal counterpart Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday inaugurated the rail service between the two countries. The train between the two countries will operate from Jaynagar in Bihar to Kurtha in Janakpur.For the convenience of passengers, 8 stations, 6 halt...

WHO suspends Covaxin supply to UN agencies


The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed it has suspended the supply of Covaxin, produced by city-based Bharat Biotech, through UN procurement agencies and recommended to countries that received the covid vaccine to take action as appropriate.A statement issued by WHO on Saturday...

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