Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicPurvanchal Expressway

Topic: Purvanchal Expressway

Colleges, expressways, airports: Why BJP is looking east in UP with ‘Purvanchal Vikas Model’

PM has visited eastern UP 3 times over the last month, most recently to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. Home Minister Amit Shah also kicked off many projects on his tour this month.  

Kejriwal TV ads disappear in Delhi smog, but Modi gets quality air time with UP expressway

For India's Hindi and English news channels, following Modi wherever he goes is a win-win strategy: they earn PM and BJP's goodwill at a very low cost to themselves.

Viral image of fighter jets at Purvanchal Expressway inauguration is from Hungary airshow

The photograph shared by Twitter users was that of a 2008 airshow in Kecskemet, Hungary, featuring an Italian aerobatics team.

Months before UP polls, RSS plans big Amrit Mahotsav push to instill ‘patriotism’

The 19 November-16 December campaign in UP will see RSS hold programmes like Tiranga Yatra, Vande Mataram renditions, and remembrance of freedom fighters.

In Yogi’s UP, expressways are scripting silent transformation in state known for poor road infra

UP is building 4 expressways — 340-km Purvanchal, 296-km Bundelkhand, 91-km Gorakhpur Link and 594-km Ganga — to boost socio-economic development.

The massive 6-lane Purvanchal Expressway to be ready in August 2020, UP govt inspection on

Inspection of the ongoing work of the 340-km long expressway at Amethi, Sultanpur, Azamgarh and Ghazipur will be done Sunday.

On Camera

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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