The Government has set in motion its plan for interlinking of rivers with a target of establishing 30 links in the next 10 years. This was announced here today by Uma Bharati, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, while inaugurating a seminar on 'Water Risks and Water Stewardship'.
From the mid-night of August 14/15 one can save Rs. 2 on every litre of petrol S/he would buy. The announcement by the state-run oil marketing companies came one day in advance from the date of scheduled review of the petrol prices that is usually done on 16th of the every month.
Few days after the absence of sportsperson-turned-Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood actress Rekha became matter of discussion in the house for their long absence, Tendulkar has formally applied for leave, which is also sanctioned by the speaker of the house.