A junior engineer’s (JE’s) letter to the municipal commissioner has brought to the fore the redundancy of the quality control system in the civic body’s road division. The JE, Suresh Chand, who works in the quality control branch, said new roads are being constructed in the city without asking the branch to get samples from the construction site, let alone getting the material tested on whether it meets the required engineering specifications.
Updated on Sep 04, 2019 12:51 AM IST
The ministry issued a notification on August 22 under section 3 of the Environment Protection Act giving CSIR NPL the authority to certify instruments.
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Often dubbed “flying coffins”, at least 170 MiGs have been lost in accidents over the past decade.
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 11:47 PM IST
This morning, as more farmers arrived, the Omfed officials did not receive the milk citing the same reason and forcing the farmers to spill more milk on the streets. In less than 12 hours, over 2000 litres of milk was spilled on the road turning it white for some time.
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 05:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar |Debabrata Mohanty
Pink bollworm hit cotton crop on more than 42 lakh hectares belonging to more than 40 lakh farmers in Maharashtra.
Published on May 18, 2019 06:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Surendra P Gangan
Students are exploring lesser-known disciplines of medicine, agriculture sciences and management that offer a wide scope. Here’s why you should consider them.
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Aishwarya Iyer
Food technologists work in the food processing industry which is among the fastest growing sectors in the country today with the growing demand for packaged and fast foods.
Updated on Sep 19, 2018 12:58 PM IST
The zeal to excel can transform fortunes. This is proven in the case of Transtron Electricals, a transformer manufacturer, which is among the country’s top 100 small and medium enterprises.
Published on Sep 07, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Meerut | , MeerutS Raju
The Uttarakhand government is setting up the state’s first Himalayan honey testing lab at Jeolikot in Nainital district to check the purity of harvested honey said officials from the horticulture department
Published on Jun 06, 2018 10:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Nainital | Neeraj Santoshi