Everything you need to know about Telco Works: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Telco Works: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Works for the Rs.200-crore proposed integrated check post at Petrapole on the India-Bangladesh border are slow moving due to problems regarding land acquisition and obtaining clearances from different agencies, an official said Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee, currently shooting for his upcoming movie "Saat Uchakkey" in the capital, was really impressed sharing thoughts with "talented actor" Kay Kay Menon.
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher is delighted about performing the play "Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai" for the 300th time and dedicates it to his late father Pushkar Nath Kher.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is elated with the fact that the music of his debut Hollywood project "The Great Gatsby" has topped the music charts.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A New Jersey greeting card maker has been slammed by a civil rights group in America for showing a Muslim doll on a birthday card with several incendiary phrases.
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) A trust headed by a Goa cabinet minister has been issued a notice by the state Human Right's Commission for funding a poetry book, in which a poem has been called derogatory to Goa's tribal community.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) The US Air Force announced its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): The U.S. Air Force announced Friday its X-51A Waverider aircraft has achieved the longest hypersonic flight in history, flying for three and a half minutes on scramjet power at more than five times the speed of sound.
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) Three people died and eight others were injured in a blast in a firecracker unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu Sunday morning, police said.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor were not able to exercise their rights fully under the job guarantee act and several irregularities have been noticed in works and procedures under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The poorest of poor are not able to exercise their rights under the job guarantee act and irregularities have been noticed in works under the government's ambitious scheme, a CAG report tabled in parliament Tuesday said.
Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Tuesday demanded that president's rule be imposed in the state.
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh Monday cautioned BSP leader Mayawati and told her to control her diatribe against SP workers.
Abu Dhabi, April 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Red Crescent Authority (RCA) will provide emergency humanitarian aid worth more than 2.8 million dirhams (over $76,000) to help Palestinian refugees in Syria.
La Paz (Bolivia), April 11 (IANS) Bolivian President Evo Morales has issued a decree declaring the upcoming 2014 Dakar Rally, whose competitors will race through parts of the country, a "national priority".
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs.1,700 crore for laying new roads and for the maintenance and repair of existing roads in the current financial year, said an official Friday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Tuesday came down heavy on the Delhi transport department for financial impropriety and failing to implement schemes properly.
Lucknow, April 1 (IANS) The BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit Monday jumped into the verbal duel between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, demanding a probe into the "serious" allegations against the minister.
Jakarta, March 25 (IANS) India hopes the Indonesian government will undertake policy reforms that will enable Indian companies to invest in the South-East Asian nation's pharmaceutical sector.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) It is important for Indian film studios to improve their infrastructure -- a process that has already begun -- to rub shoulders with global technology providers and talent, a panel of experts said at a convention here Wednesday.
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A liquid-hydrogen-powered unmanned spy plane from Boeing's Phantom Works, which could fly for four days without refueling, completed a successful test flight earlier this week, climbing a mile and a half into the sky.
Sydney, Feb. 22 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI resigned after an internal investigation informed him about rampant corruption and gay sex in the Vatican.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Two people, including a 10-year-old girl, were killed and many injured when a two-storey building collapsed here Wednesday evening, police said.
La Paz, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian government Monday nationalized the Spanish-owned firm that runs the Andean nation's three largest airports, accusing the company of not investing enough in improvements.
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) What sedans did Chairman Mao Zedong choose for parade and daily use? Some of them can be found in a private classic car museum in the Chinese capital.
London, Feb 16 (ANI): The Vatican authorities have appointing as the new head of its bank a German Catholic who is chairman of a company that used to make warships for Adolf Hitler.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday called for the adoption of GRIHA, a national rating system for green buildings to boost public and private sector construction of environment friendly buildings.
London, Feb 13 (ANI): An 'idiot's' style-guide to how to be an MP was the most borrowed book from the House of Commons library last year, it has been revealed.
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Advocating more jobs for women, US ambassador Nancy Powell said Thursday that companies gain by recruiting the most talented employees irrespective of gender.
Chennai, Feb.7 (ANI): "Companies gain by recruiting the most talented employees, irrespective of gender," said U.S. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell in her keynote address at the 'Best Practices for Gender Diversity' conference here on Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Air Works India Engineering Pvt. Ltd. will now offer comprehensive interior designing, restoration and refurbishment for corporate aircraft, including rotary and fixed wings, a company official said here Thursday.
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H. R. Bhardwaj Friday accepted the resignation of Public Works Minister C.M. Udasi and Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje from the Jagadish Shettar cabinet, an official statement said.
Geneva, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition at Switzerland's Fondation de l'Hermitage in Lausanne showcases 150 works of art from the 15th century to the present day, analyzing the use of windows to frame landscapes in paintings, transforming a frame and marking the interior and exterior boundaries.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) The BJP government in Karnataka Wednesday faced a serious threat of survival as two ministers quit the cabinet and 13 party legislators, including the two ministers, announced they will resign from the assembly too.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Public Works Minister C.M. Udasi and Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, loyalists of former BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa, Wednesday quit Karnataka cabinet as part of rebels' plan to prevent Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar from presenting budget Feb 8.
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Star hotels and resorts in Goa could soon have pigs, cows and poultry to gobble up their garbage generated in-house.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party (SP) government is considering giving government jobs to loyal party workers.
Lucknow, Jan 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav has yet again courted controversy by saying that the state's Samajwadi Party government is considering giving jobs to loyal party workers.
Dubai, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Shopping Festival will present awards to journalists who cover the 32-day event that will begin Jan 3.
Tehran, Dec 27 (IANS) Iran said it has neutralized a cyber attack generated in America's Dallas city against the servers of the Iranian ministry of culture, the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The recovering art market following the meltdown of the last few years brought along with it a degree of caution, heightened awareness about quality, more bargaining to get value for money and bigger canvases and ambition in the world of Indian contemporary and modern art in 2012.
Sydney, Dec 25 (ANI): Revolutionary Russian leader Vladimir Lenin's mausoleum will undergo major repair work after its foundation suffered water damage.
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed and two were injured Wednesday when unidentified militants fired at an army vehicle in the country's northwest tribal region, media reports said.
London, December 2 (ANI): Scientists have turned fantasy into reality by developing a missile that targets buildings with microwaves that disable computers but don't harm people.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) With an attractive new Creative Sector Tax Relief (CSTR) coming into effect 2013 in Britain, London has thrown open its doors for Bollywood and the Indian television industry to plan their future ventures in that city, a top visiting dignitary said here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday ordered the authorities to ensure proper functioning of street lights in the national capital.
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Airbus has signed a deal with Chinese biofuel producer ENN to jointly explore an alternative fuel for the aviation industry.
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Of the 30 mega food parks approved by the central government, seven are at advanced stages of completion, a government official said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) These Indian and African entrepreneurs are young and dared to be different - to change the lives of those around them.
Washington, Nov. 4 (ANI): Despite poverty, gun and drug crime, the predominantly African-American district of Ward 8 is sticking with President Barack Obama as the man who can turn the economy around.
Washington, Nov. 3 (ANI): An American man has been slapped with a 1.5 million dollars fine for pirating 10 gay porn movies via BitTorrent.
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Rakesh Mishra is the new director general of the Central Public Works Department of the urban development ministry, an official statement said Thursday.
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) The photograph of a shopkeeper battling a massive market fire in Mumbai has been given the 'Picture of the Year' award by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. India Today photojournalist Mandar Deodhar had taken the picture in 2011.
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Dead Sea is shrinking at a record rate, prompting calls for Israel and Jordan to stop fertilizer makers from siphoning water whose restorative powers have attracted visitors since ancient times.
New Delhi, Octo Oct 26 (IANS) India Friday signed an MoU with Spain to promote cooperation in the areas of high speed railways, upgrading speed of passenger trains, improving safety of train operations and modernisation of the network, said officials.
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar exhorted his partymen to work towards the 2014 national and state elections without "bothering about criticism" Saturday while addressing the party's two-day convention here.
Manama, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain discussed ways to strengthen relations between the two countries.
Dhaka, Oct 15 (IANS) Bangladesh has been named the fifth in the list of 173 countries that are most prone to natural disasters, according to a report.
Sydney, Oct 12 (ANI): People need to be more careful with what they say and write, as every private text message or work email a person sends can be easily accessible, a report has revealed.
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will file a contempt petition in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka government for stopping the supply of Cauvery river waters in violation of court orders, it was announced Tuesday.
London, Oct. 9 (ANI): Weapons and ammunitions that were actually intended for the Saudi military have allegedly been diverted to Syrian rebels, a new investigative report has revealed.
Madrid, Oct 3 (IANS/EFE) Picasso, Miro, Antonio Berni, Fernand Leger and Charlotte Perriand were some of the artists whose work Spain's Queen Sofia showed interest in during the inauguration of the "Encuentros con los 1930s" exhibit at the Madrid museum.
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC), a premier professional organisation for Indian women journalists, Tuesday announced its second short story writing competition.
Shimla, Oct 1 (IANS) Roads and bridges in Himachal Pradesh have during the monsoon season suffered damages to the tune of Rs.350 crore, a minister said here Monday.
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Three men were killed as an illegal firecracker unit caught fire near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district in Tamil Nadu Friday, police said.
London, September 16 (ANI): A ceramic from the Ming period, which was being used as a doorstop by a family in New York, was sold off at an auctioned for 1.3 million dollars.
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal in the Maharashtra Sadan case.
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The involvement of people - the fourth P in the public-private-partnership model - is important in developing infrastructure, union minister Kumari Selja said at the Emerging Kerala-2012-Global Connect programme here Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying the norms required to shoot in the city.
London, Sep 1 (ANI): The British House of Commons' Works of Art Committee is reportedly planning for a portrait bust of former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair, which would placed in the UK Parliament Members' Lobby representing the Prime Ministers of the 20th century.
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making it centrally air-conditioned, an official said Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some overburdened ministers and "infuse a little enthusiasm" in their work.
Dubai, Aug 23 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Dubai will soon have a "green laboratory" that will run on solar power as part of the UAE government's vision to introduce the sustainability factor in projects and to reduce energy consumption.
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New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting India. The British auction house is also promoting contemporary Indian artists.
Karachi, Aug 17 (ANI): Pakistan's second fast attack craft (missile), PNS Dehshat, was launched at the Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW).
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The fire that broke out at the union home ministry in June was caused by a burning bidi or cigarette stub thrown on waste paper basket, says the electrical division of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) in a reply to an RTI application.
Gaza, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) A UAE charity has provided Iftar meals to 28,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Parliament will not shift from the iconic, British built building but steps will be taken to declutter and strengthen the heritage structure, sources said Friday.
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.
New Delhi, August 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will write to the Central Public Works Department seeking strict action against three PWD engineers for dereliction of duty as the gaps in a bridge in east Delhi were not repaired, an official said Thursday.
London, July 31 (ANI): American author and journalist Jonah Lehrer, who wrote for the New Yorker, has resigned after he admitted that he had fabricated quotes of music legend Bob Dylan in his nonfiction book "Imagine: How Creativity Works."
Tokyo, July 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday that its global cumulative vehicle output since its original company, Toyoda Automatic Loom Works Ltd, began production in August 1935 hit 200 million units in June.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme court Monday directed the Kerala government to permit Tamil Nadu to undertake maintenance and cleaning work at the Mullaperiyar dam.
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa's Water Resources Department (WRD) is advocating an innovative use of low-grade ore, cast away as mining rejects, to buffer up slopes surrounding water bodies instead of using clay or concrete.
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After the 340 rooms of Rashtrapati Bhavan, a four bedroom bungalow here will be President Pratibha Patil's temporary residence after she steps down July 24 before moving into her retirement home in Pune in about a month.
Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will not allow the use of words such as 'remote' for any mountainous area in the state since all inaccessible habitats would soon be linked by roads.
London, July 18 (ANI): Military scientists successfully kept a silent spy drone in the air for 48 hours using a radical new laser power system.
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval for setting up a high-powered committee to suggest an alternative complex.
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Parliament may have a new building in place of the existing 85-year-old heritage structure with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar giving approval to set up a high-powered committee to suggest an alternative complex.
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): Former Pakistan housing minister Faisal Saleh Hayat reportedly continues to use 12 of the 18 government vehicles which were in his personal use when he was a minister.
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the eagerly awaited monsoon showers, bringing respite from the sweltering summer heat, finally arrive in Delhi, the city will once again and as usual witness flooded roads, overflowing sewers, traffic snarls as the civic agencies seem to be lagging behind schedule in de-silting and sanitation work.
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A California councilman has been arrested for allegedly cornering female co-workers in his office and sexually assaulting them.
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Karnataka's BJP government, eight ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ministry Friday to pressure the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership to remove Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) Eight Karnataka ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa quit Friday to pressure the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership to remove the present incumbent, D.V. Sadananda Gowda. Initial reports had said that nine ministers had quit.
Mumbai, June 24 (ANI): Six employees of the Maharashtra Government's Public Works Department (PWD) hoisted the Indian tricolour on Mantralaya, the building housing the state secretariat for the first time on Sunday, three days after a raging fire destroyed at least two floors.
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Three days after a fire ravaged large parts of Mantralaya, the Indian national flag was hoisted atop the building here Sunday morning.
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government's fire-ravaged administrative headquarters, Mantralaya, is expected to be fully functional within three months, Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here Saturday.
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire ravaged the Maharashtra state secretariat, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal inspected the Mantralaya here Saturday.
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire and rescuing over 60 people trapped in the building.