For Shivaji memorial, Maharashtra makes sculpture shorter, sword taller

The project, a flagship programme of the BJP-led government in the state, saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi lay the foundation stone for the memorial and a ‘jal poojan’ in December 2016. Written by Vishwas Waghmode | Mumbai | Updated: July 16, 2018 6:54:41 am In a bid to bring down the cost of constructing the proposed statue of […]

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Indian Railways to launch Shri Ramayana Express — All you need to know about it

The Indian Railways is introducing a special tourist train this November which will visit places associated with the mythological character Lord Ram. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 11, 2018 11:24:01 am The Indian Railways is introducing a special tourist train this November which will visit places associated with Hindu epic Ramayana. The Shri […]

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Kerala police to public: Don’t answer calls from phone numbers starting with +5, +4

The directive comes in the backdrop of several people reporting that they were receiving such calls from numbers starting with +5 and +4 as though they appear to be from countries like Bolivia. The dialing code in Bolivia is +591. By: Express Web Desk | Kochi | Updated: July 9, 2018 3:41:13 pm The Kerala Police issued a […]

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ISRO and UP Police sign an MoU for crime mapping and predictive systems

Indo-Asian News Service 07 July, 2018 10:16 IST   On 6 July, the Uttar Pradesh Police signed an MoU with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for crime mapping analytics and predictive systems, an official spokesman said. The MoU was signed here by state police chief OP Singh and ISRO’s Advanced Data Processing Research Institute […]

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Croatia end Russia’s run, advance to World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1998

By: AP | Sochi | Published: July 8, 2018 3:36:38 am   Nyet this time. Although Russia made it further at this year’s World Cup than most anyone expected, it was Croatia that advanced to the semifinals with a 4-3 shootout victory Saturday following a 2-2 draw. The overachieving hosts, the lowest ranked team in […]

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Andhra hands over 3 lakh houses to poor, all registered in women’s names

Officials claimed it was the largest number of homes to be handed over to beneficiaries in one go in the country. Written by Sreenivas Janyala | Hyderabad | Published: July 6, 2018 9:09:57 am The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday handed over more than 3 lakh houses to eligible beneficiaries in 13 districts of the state. A majority […]

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Reliance to create a new hybrid online-to-offline commerce platform: Mukesh Ambani

tech2 News Staff 05 July, 2018 13:17 IST   Reliance Industries’ (RIL) Chairman & Managing Director Mukesh D Ambani on Thursday said the company saw its biggest growth opportunity “in creating a hybrid, online-to-offline new commerce platform”. According to Ambani, who was addressing the shareholders at the company’s 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) here, the […]

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H D Kumaraswamy to present Karnataka Budget today: Here is what to expect

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said, “On the eve of the Karnataka Budget, I’m confident our Congress-JDS coalition Government will act on our commitment to waive farmer loans and to make farming more profitable. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 5, 2018 8:33:23 am  Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy had promised that he will […]

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