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‘Suranga Bawadi’ enters World Monument Watch list

Suranga Bawadi, an integral part of the ancient Karez system of supplying water through subterranean tunnels built during Adil Shahi era in Vijayapura, is now set to get funding for restoration. A New York-based non-governmental organisation has included it in the World Monument Watch list for 2020 along with 24 other monuments from across the ..


India’s longest electrified rail tunnel inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

In Andhra Pradesh, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently dedicated the India’s longest electrified rail tunnel i.e situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru. He also inaugurated the 112-km long electrified railway line between Venkatachalam and Obulavaripalli. The length of the electrified rail tunnel is 6.6km. The tunnel has 44 trolley refuges and 14 cross-passages in a ..



Railway Supplier’s meet to be held in Lucknow

The Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) will organize a special Mega Vendor’s Meet to encourage the participation of the government and private industries in supply for the Indian Railway’s supply chain. What is happening? The Research wing of the Indian Railways, the RDSO is organizing a mega Vendor meet to bring together all suppliers ..


Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers

Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) is one of India’s foremost naval shipyard involved in ship construction. It is located in Kolkata, West Bengal and is mainly involved in the construction and repair of commercial and naval vessels. The GRSE has had a long association with the Indian Navy over the last six decades ..


Maharashtra tops USGBC list of India’s top 10 states for LEED

Maharashtra bagged the top slot in the second edition of the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC) list of India’s top ten states that have maximum number of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified green buildings. LEED is a widely used green building rating system. Maharashtra has 334 LEED-certified green buildings, while Karnataka and ..