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TN CM announces Rs.2 cr reward for Paralympics gold medallist

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced a cash prize of Rs. 2 crore for T Mariyappan, hailing from the state, for winning a gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games high jump event. “I am very happy to inform you that I have decided that the Government of Tamil Nadu will award you

‘2,220 cr to be spent on water supply and sanitation projects’

Patiala: Water Supply, Sanitation and Higher Education Minister Surjit Singh Rakhra said that the state government has decided to spend Rs 2,200 crore on the water supply and sanitation projects in 800 villages in the state under which sewerage will also be covered.Rakhra was addressing the people at Rauni Zhundian and Mehmodpur villages in Patiala

CR launches safety ‘panic button’ feature

Mumbai: With a view to strengthen security of women passengers in trains, Central Railway (CR) has introduced ‘panic button’ system to alert officials in case of an emergency. The security feature – Red push button – installed inside each of the four ladies coach of a local train was launched last week on a trial