PwDs opting for postal ballot allege threat by political party members

As many as 9,000 people applied for postal ballots in 16 Assembly constituencies of Chennai, and election officials found that out of them, 7,300 were eligible.

published on : 6th April 2021

PWD to begin development of Heritage Corridor in Delhi soon

After redeveloping the 1.2-km main stretch at Chandini Chowk, the ‘heritage corridor’ work is also picking up the pace.

published on : 26th March 2021

Women now have no fear of stepping out at night: Delhi minister Satyendar Jain

The PWD minister also raised these points in the Assembly, “A budget of Rs 200 crores has been allocated for the installation of CCTV cameras across national capital.

published on : 13th March 2021

Drainage system to keep Minto Bridge underpass afloat, make it 'water-logging free'

The PWD wants to conduct a conditional assessment study of the existing drainage near Minto Road before taking further action, said an official.

published on : 24th February 2021

Disablity activists say new Chennai Metro stretch is nightmare come true

The newly opened Phase 1 Extension Metro has swanky interiors but fails to address an important aspect lack of accessibility for the physically challenged.

published on : 20th February 2021

Will give PwD and elderly 5 days’ time to apply for postal ballot: EC

The final list of such voters will be made available to all political parties.

published on : 18th February 2021

Puducherry PWD minister Namassivayam meets supporters as speculations rife over him quitting Congress to join BJP

The minister last night held a meeting with his supporters at a marriage Hall in his constituency at Villianur to hear out the views of his political supporters before he makes the move.

published on : 24th January 2021

For violation in Parliament project, CPWD may have to plant more trees

If the permission is sanctioned by the environment and forest minister, it would be perhaps the first such case under the tree transplantation policy.

published on : 21st January 2021

PWD plans checkdams to store excess water

An official said the check dams in Kosasthalaiyar and Cooum basins will be retrieved.

published on : 12th January 2021

Traffic Ramasamy moves HC against officials for sloppy construction of drains

He stated that the alleged negligence of the officials caused the deaths of a woman and her daughter recently in Nolambur.

published on : 25th December 2020

Bonda tribe of Malkangiri sensitised about rights of people with disabilities

The programme was attended by over 200 villagers including several persons with disabilities.

published on : 17th December 2020

120 shops, commercial establishments in Chennai create a bottleneck for Cooum restoration

It was previously reported that a hotel formerly called Shan Royal had also allegedly encroached around 40 feet upon the Cooum river banks.

published on : 29th November 2020

PWD special secretary issues notice to staff  for ‘careless attitude’ in replying to Delhi Assembly

It further said, “Needless to mention here that the replies to Parliament/assembly questions and other parliamentary business needs to be done in a time bound and efficient manner.

published on : 21st November 2020

No path-breaking solution to bumpy ride across Delhi

In a recent internal survey by the PWD, it has identified that there were at least 1,205 potholes, damaged and broken roads across the national capital.

published on : 12th October 2020
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