The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has set up a noise complaint cell for hospitals and residences around the airport to control aircraft noise. According to DIAL, the residents and hospitals can use the cell to register complaints. DIAL issued a public notice that read, “Delhi International Airport Limited has established a noise complaint cell. […]
About 170 passengers of Air India’s Delhi-Kochi-Dubai flight, scheduled to depart at 5.10 am, were held up at the IGI airport here for almost six hours, with the airline saying that it was due to technical reasons. However, the airline sources claimed that the delay was because of non-availability of crew. “AI 933 Delhi-Kochi-Dubai is […]
The city’s airport faces stiff competition from Hyderabad airport, which is growing at a brisk pace in terms of aircraft movement and the number of passengers it handles.
The Madras High Court on Friday put the State government in a fix by tagging two public interest litigation petitions filed against acquisition of wetlands for the proposed ₹10,000 crore Salem-Chennai expressway with a couple of writ appeals filed by the government in 2014 refusing to part with lands, classified as water bodies, for improving […]
Putting the Tamil Nadu government in a fix, the Madras High Court on Friday tagged a public interest litigation petition filed against acquisition of agricultural land for the proposed Chennai-Salem eight-lane national highway with another random writ appeal filed by the State government objecting to acquisition of water bodies for another national highway in Pudukottai […]
In 2006, P. Anandan, an agriculturist of Valathur village near Kancheepuram town, applied for an electricity connection under the conventional free power supply scheme. Ten years later, when local officials briefed him about the solar-powered pumpset scheme with 80% subsidy, the farmer had no hesitation in applying, as he had grown tired of the almost […]
The CBI has summoned Air Asia India Ltd. (AAIL) director R. Venkataramanan for questioning on July 3 in connection with alleged corruption in an attempt to get an international operations licence.
Iran ensures overland connectivity between Eurasia and India and it is not just an energy supplier, said former Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Friday.
The death toll in a head-on collision between a passenger coach and a truck on a highway in central China has risen to 18, with another 14 people injured, police said on Saturday.
Mumbai: Barely a month since the onset of the monsoon and there are already craters galore on city roads. In about a fortnight, potholes have surfaced at as many as 316 places in the city. However, the BMC has been able to attend to only 60 per cent of pothole complaints, so far.
Mumbai: Despite chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’ efforts to initiate talks with the Shiv Sena on the Nanar green refinery project, the Sena is neither responding, nor joining the committee appointed for negotiations on the contentious project. Meanwhile, Mr Fadnavis has decided to go ahead with the project, while keeping opponents busy in dialogue. Hence, he […]
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government found itself in a bind before the Madras high court, when it had to grapple with two self-contradicting policies on two road projects. While the government is aggressively pursuing the multi-crore Chennai-Salem greenfield corridor braving trenchant opposition, the government itself had opposed the NHAI’s Trichy-Pudukottai-Karaikudi project saying it would affect […]