The big news of 18 May 2023, Top 10 headlines 18 May 2023, Breaking news of 18 May 2023
PM lays the foundation stone and dedicates to the nation several railway projects worth more than Rs 8000 crores in Odisha
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation, several railway projects worth more than Rs 8000 crores in Odisha via video conferencing today. The projects include flagging off the Vande Bharat Express between Puri and Howrah, laying the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Puri and Cuttack railway stations, the dedication of 100% electrification of the rail network in Odisha, doubling of the Sambalpur-Titlagarh rail line, a new broad gauge rail line between Angul – Sukinda; the third line connecting Manoharpur – Rourkela – Jharsuguda – Jamga and a new broad-gauge line between Bichhupali – Jhartarbha.
Central Government will bring “Complete Health” Policy
Union Minister for AYUSH and Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the two-day National AYUSH Mission Convention in the presence of Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare as the chief guest.
The major role of bio-fuels in meeting energy needs- Pankaj Jain
Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Pankaj Jain highlighted the role of Biofuels and the importance of G20 countries’ collaboration in achieving the full potential of biofuels, for a cleaner and greener tomorrow. He was addressing the Global Biofuel Alliance Seminar, organised by MoP&NG on the sidelines of the 3rd Energy Transition Working Group Meeting in Mumbai on 15th May 2023.
Shri Pankaj Jain, Secretary (MoPNG), in his keynote address, focused on the untapped potential in biofuels and its increasing appeal from clean energy transition, wide-ranging application, techno-commercial viability, and financing standpoints.
Seven religious sites to be connected by Waterways in Guwahati
The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) is committed to developing Inland Waterways. In this line, an MoU for the ‘Riverine-based tourism Circuit’ being developed over the river Brahmaputra will be signed between Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), Sagarmala Development Company Limited (SDCL), Assam Tourism Development Corporation Limited (ATDC) and Directorate of Inland Water Transport (DIWT) Assam in Guwahati on 19th May 2023. The signing ceremony will take place in August presence of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam and Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Government of India.
The project is being developed under the Sagarmala Programme at an initial cost of Rs.40-45 crores. SDCL and IWAI will jointly contribute 55% of the project cost while the remaining will be provided by ATDC. DIWT has consented to provide the usage of Ghats near the temples free of cost for the project.
Supreme Court lifts ban on ‘The Kerala Story’ in West Bengal
The Supreme Court today lifted the ban imposed by the West Bengal government on the film ‘The Kerala Story’.
HC notice to Center on cancellation of FCRA registration of Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
The Delhi High Court has sent notice to the Central Government on the petitions filed by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) and the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust.
Tamil Nadu: Stalin lays the foundation stone of Porunai Museum
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin today laid the foundation stone of Porunai Museum through video conferencing from his office at the Secretariat on International Museum Day.
Tamil Nadu CB-CID begins to probe into alcohol-related deaths
The elite CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu Police has started probing the alcohol-related deaths in Tamil Nadu.
Indian women’s hockey team lost 2-4 to Australia in the opening test
The Indian women’s hockey team came back from a two-goal deficit through Sangeeta Kumari to reduce the margin but Australia scored two more goals in the second half to seal a 4-2 win in the first of the bilateral Test series in Adelaide today.
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