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‘Microsurgery’ to remove E-W Metro hurdle

‘Microsurgery’ to remove E-W Metro hurdle

KOLKATA: The Rail Corporation Ltd (KMRCL) has decided to go in for ‘microsurgery’ to remove a major hurdle that tunnel boring machines (TBMs) of the East-West Metro corridor have encountered on their way from Esplanade to Sealdah. An Austrian tunnelling method will now be used to manually remove five steel H-Piles that are blocking the route just beyond Esplanade station. […]

Traffic cripple on VIP Rd, Jessore Rd in Kolkata

Traffic cripple on VIP Rd, Jessore Rd in Kolkata

KOLKATA: Hundreds of passengers have been forced to report late for flights and several officegoers, living around VIP Road and Jessore Road, are being delayed on a regular basis over the past few weeks. Courtesy — waterlogging, potholes, illegal parking and a subway construction on VIP Road, leading to regular traffic snarls. Officials of multiple airlines told TOI that over […]

Hospitality pioneer feels ‘grand’ hawker pinch

Hospitality pioneer feels ‘grand’ hawker pinch

KOLKATA: P R S Oberoi, the chairman of The Oberoi Group, has come down heavily on the and the state administration for the sorry state of the city’s . “It is very sad to see that the centre of the city is occupied by hawkers,” he said, visibly unhappy with the burgeoning number of illegal at Esplanade and the Oberoi […]

After camel, Raj govt bets big on goat milk

After camel, Raj govt bets big on goat milk

JAIPUR: After camels and cows, has decided to venture into the production of and its products. Under this project, milk, goat milk powder, cheese, flavoured milk and soap will be produced by and will be sold to multinationals. At present, the project is going on in 12 districts and 12,000 women are involved in it. has provided Rs 85 crore […]

RU to ‘select’ dy registrar from those who failed exam

RU to ‘select’ dy registrar from those who failed exam

JAIPUR: Having failed to find ‘suitable’ from among those who had cleared the written examination to fill the posts of , the on Wednesday invited those who did not clear the exam for document verification to conduct interviews. is currently in the process of finalising candidates for five vacant posts of deputy registrar for which an online exam was held […]

5 illegal commercial units sealed in Gopalpura

5 illegal commercial units sealed in Gopalpura

JAIPUR: Acting on the long-pending complaint of the residents of , the Jaipur Development Authority () on Wednesday sealed five , illegally operating in . Three other that included a hostel, a library and a coaching center were vacated by the civic body. Enforcement officer, Raghuveer Singh Bhati said, “The drive was carried out after issuing the notices. We have […]

Students of Ajmer school sodomise junior, booked

Students of Ajmer school sodomise junior, booked

AJMER: The Ajmer police have registered a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act against six senior students of a city school following allegations of and . A complaint in this regard was jointly filed by the and the father of the victim, a new student of Class XI. <br