More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday. read more
The Union finance ministry’s approval on Friday came a day after Indian and Pakistani officials met at Wagah and agreed to go forward with the border crossing for the pilgrims despite tensions between the two countries. read more
Prashant Waghmare, PMC city engineer, said, “Not all plot owners under the transit-oriented development zone will get the benefit of 4 FSI. The FSI is up to 4 and depends on the size of the plot and the width of the road. Eighty per cent plots around... read more
The Centre on Thursday announced an additional soft loan of Rs 12,900 crore for sugar mills to create ethanol capacity. In addition, a separate soft loan of Rs 2,600 crore will be provided to molasses-based standalone distilleries to augment capacity... read more
The budget proposal for Okhla Bird Sanctuary had been on hold for over a year now. Forest officials reported they have received in-principle approval for the entire budget that will be shared by the MoEFCC and the Noida Authority. read more
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram will only pass buildings plans and sanction occupation certificates of buildings on plots measuring 40 square metres and above if owners have left enough space for planting at least one tree. read more
Fortunato Dominguez de la Cruz, 55, stands at a shelter where he guards an oyster farm at the Mecoacan lagoon near Paraiso, Mexico. Even before Mexican President Lopez Obrador took office last December, work had begun to cut down protected woodland on Pemex land on the coast of Tabasco state to make room for the new refinery next to the Dos Bocas port.