Delhi gets ready for Independence Day under tight security cover

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hoist the national flag at Red Fort on Independence Day tomorrow and deliver a speech for the first time after returning to power with a thumping majority in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha polls. Continue Reading

Mettur dam to be opened by CM for delta irrigation 13 August

Though the July deadline for opening Mettur dam for irrigation purposes has been overshot, the dam is to be opened tomorrow (13 August, Tuesday) by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Continue Reading

Copious rain in western ghats fills up 15 major Tamilnadu dams

The water level in 15 major dams of Tamilnadu, including Mettur, Bhavanisagar and Mullaiperiyar, has gone up phenomenally. The dams are being monitored by the officials 24 hours a day. Continue Reading

Moderate polling in Lok Sabha election amid tight security in Vellore

The elections witness a three-cornered contest, though the main fight will be between the AIADMK and DMK. The third nominee in the fray is Deepalakshmi of Naam Thamizhar Katchi of actor-director Seeman. Counting of votes would be taken up 9 August. Continue Reading

Scholarships given to rural students at VIT Bhopal

Under the VIT founder G Viswanathan’s flagship programme ‘Support the Advancement of Rural Students,’ 61 students selected from all districts in Madhya Pradesh were given engineering admission orders. Continue Reading