CAG objects payment of Rs 90 crore to contractors

Executive engineers of the Mega Lift Project Division had already made a payment of Rs 1,431.88 crore to the contractors by January 2020.

published on : 5th August 2022

RMC puts solarisation campaign on fast track

In February, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy had appreciated the commitment of Rourkela Smart City to meet 30 per cent of its energy needs from solar energy by 2030.

published on : 4th August 2022

Thattukadai: Of skewed schools and soap opera addiction

The New Indian Express' reporters on the spicy happenings across Tamil Nadu in the week that was.

published on : 1st August 2022

Odisha Fire Service flags off advanced rescue tender vehicle

Besides, the vehicle is equipped with chemical resistant suits to carry out operations in case there is a gas leakage accident.

published on : 24th July 2022

CIL drops Adani coal tender; likely to go with Indonesia-based consortium

As the country was facing a coal shortage, CIL had floated its maiden tender to import 2.416 MT from abroad on behalf of power producers to stock up on coal.

published on : 20th July 2022

Bhubaneswar’s Baramunda ISBT project nears completion

The existing OSRTC building on around 1-acre land, adjacent to the terminal structure, remained partially demolished due to a legal dispute.

published on : 18th July 2022

IIIT-Basara students stage protest,  warn of more

In their letter, the students made it clear that they will intensify their stir if their demands are not met by July 24.

published on : 18th July 2022

Adani among 11 bidders in race for Coal India's Rs 3,100 crore import tender 

The state-run company recently floated three e-tenders to source coal from overseas on behalf of state gencos and independent power plants (IPPs) for blending with the domestic coal.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Centralised coal import by Ministry will improve efficiency and reduce cost: Sources

Currently, the onus of coal imports lies with individual power-producing companies.

published on : 18th June 2022

Coal import may fall 11.4 per cent to 186 mt this fiscal: Government

Even as Coal India (CIL) has issued a tender to import coal from overseas,  the country’s coal import is likely to decline by 11.4 per cent to 186 million tonnes (MT) this fiscal.

published on : 14th June 2022

CIL floats 2 tenders to import 6 MT coal, second tender in a week

“The bids are for 5,000 GAR (gross as received) quality of thermal grade coal,” said a CIL statement.

published on : 11th June 2022

Coal India to source 6 MT additional coal from overseas; floats medium-term tender

The import tender was floated after the government asked the company to build up stock of fossil fuel to avoid the reoccurrence of power outages, which happened in April on account of shortage.

published on : 10th June 2022

In a first, Coal India issues tender to import over 2 million tonnes of coal 

As the coal shortage continues to impact the thermal power plants, the power ministry asked the state gencos to import coal for blending purposes. 

published on : 9th June 2022

Reverse tendering hit Polavaram project: Former Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu

Addressing a zoom conference with party leaders, the TDP chief recalled how the Jagan regime changed the agency though the Centre suggested against it.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Didn't abuse Jagbir Singh, he slapped me first, claims wrestler Satender Malik

Satender Malik said a panchayat was held in his village Mokhra and he presented his side and explained in detail the incident.

published on : 22nd May 2022

CMDA tender applications now only via e-procurement system

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) will now accept tender applications only through the Tamil Nadu government’s e-procurement system.

published on : 19th May 2022

‘Bottle’ it out

Bottles were flipped in the air, spun around, beverages poured and served with flair and flamboyance amid cheers at Posh Nosh, Jubilee Hills on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

The ugly side of sport: Challenge, counter challenge, slaps and life ban on wrestler Satender

It all happened on an action-packed day at the IG Stadium, New Delhi during the selection trials to pick up the men's freestyle team in six Olympic weight categories for the CWG on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

Wrestler Satender Malik assaults referee Jagbir Singh during CWG trials, gets life ban 

The Air Force wrestler was leading 3-0 with just 18 seconds left in the deciding bout when Mohit effected a 'take-down' move and also pushed Satender out of the mat for another point.

published on : 17th May 2022

Alleged tender fixing in Rourkela municipal corporation's sanitation work  

A particular sanitation contractor was given works of the eight Wards without open tender. Between February 16 and August 31.

published on : 17th May 2022
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