CSS officers’ body signs agreement with Kota-based educational institute

New Delhi: An organisation of the Central Secretariat Service (CSS) officers has signed an agreement with a Kota-based educational institute to help the officers’ children prepare for competitive exams, an office bearer of the organisation said on Thursday. “A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the CSS Forum and Resonance Institute for providing […]

J&K: Amid ceasefire, peaceful voting expected in Udhampur LS seat

Jammu: In view of the ongoing ceasefire between India and Pakistan and the heavy deployment of paramilitary forces, the voting process is expected to be peaceful in 2,637 polling stations in the Udhampur Lok Sabha constituency, a senior election official said. The seat in Jammu and Kashmir will go to polls on Friday in the […]

NHAI identifies 33 highway stretches for monetisation in FY25

New Delhi: State-owned National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has identified 33 highway stretches cumulatively spanning 2,741 kilometres to monetise during the current financial year through toll operate transfer (TOT) and infrastructure investment trust (InvIT) modes. The identified stretches include Lucknow-Aligarh, Kanpur-Ayodhya-Gorakhpur, and Bareilly-Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh, Gurugram-Kotputli-Jaipur bypass and Jaipur-Kishangarh in Rajasthan, Panikoili-Rimuli in […]

EAM Jaishankar meets UN Assistance Mission chief, discusses current situation in Afghanistan

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar expressed pleasure at welcoming Special Representative Roza Otunbayeva, head of United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), here on Thursday morning. In an official post on X, Jaishankar said they discussed the present situation in Afghanistan and exchanged viewpoints. “Glad to receive Special Representative Roza Otunbayeva, Head of […]

DRDO conducts successful flight test of Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile off Odisha coast

New Delhi: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of the Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha, on Thursday. A release issued by the Defence Ministry stated that during the test, all subsystems performed as per expectations. According to […]