Tender

  • Fire tenders run out of water while dousing major fire at wholesale market; 1 dead 18-03-2014 10:21 AM

    A labourer was on Monday charred to death while two others sustained serious burns in a blaze at a local wholesale agricultural market, police said. According to police, items worth an estimated Rs 2 crore were also destroyed in the fire which claimed the life of Janardan, a labourer hailing...
  • 2 factories gutted as massive fire breaks out in Sahibabad Industrial area 02-12-2013 03:38 PM

    A massive fire erupted in a shoes' factory in Sahibabad Industrial area of Ghaziabad in the wee hours on Monday, gutting it completely and also engulfing a rubbed factory. The fire started at around 3:45 am and it could be doused only by 11 am, fire department officials said. No...
  • Hotel owner shoots manager dead, angry people set lodge on fire 06-11-2013 01:25 PM

    The manager of a private hotel in Purulia was shot dead allegedly by its owner early on Wednesday, sparking protest by local people who set fire to the lodge, the police said. Ashish Banerjee, owner of Pinaki Lodge, shot the manager, Partha Chatterjee, following an altercation over some unknown issues....
  • Govt probe reveals shortcomings in DMRC's tender process 18-10-2013 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: After coalgate, now questions are being raised on Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's tender process. A high level committee of the Urban development ministry has highlighted shortcomings of the tendering process followed by the DMRC saying it gave tender to a company whose key technical criteria was found to...
  • Govt to give land to industry through e-allotment, e-tendering 08-08-2013 09:37 PM

    Trying to shrug off its image of favouritism and corruption in the last few years, the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) on Thursday announced starting of e-allotment and e-tendering by the end of August. Principal Secretary, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Department (IIDD), Surya Pratap Singh said the move...
  • News briefs: HCL to install ATMs for payment of electricity bills 29-07-2013 11:17 PM

    The frequent experiments with thebillingprocess in the city have not only left the discom officials sweating but have also made the consumers suffer. After the experiments of on-the-spot billing in 2011-2012 and taking photos of meter reading by mobile phone in 2012, the recent experiment to print photo of meters...
  • SAI launches project to weed out corruption 26-07-2013 07:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is working on implementing an ambitious project - e-tender procurement - to clamp down on corruption within the sports body. In his bid to make SAI more effective in its functioning, the SAI Director General is working on launching the 'e-tender procurement',...
  • Defence Ministry planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders 14-04-2013 09:21 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the Defence Ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the Services headquarters soon in this regard. The Ministry is considering formulation of a policy in this regard and...
  • AgustaWestland submits bids for 2 military chopper tenders 07-04-2013 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding the prospect of being blacklisted over the VVIP chopper scam, Anglo-Italian firm AgustaWestland has submitted its bid for two military tenders to supply helicopters to the Navy and the Coast Guard. The firm has submitted its response to Indian Navy's tender for procuring 56 naval utility helicopters...
  • Tender Hooks: Butterfly repackaged for India? 14-06-2011 03:23 PM

    When The Diary of a Social Butterfly, a collection of Moni Mohsin's tongue-in-cheek peppy pieces came out in 2008, the journalist-cum-author acquired quite an unprecedented following among the readers in India. The write-ups were her former columns with the Friday Times, a National weekly in Pakistan. Her hilarious social commentary...
  • Navi Mumbai: fire at IOC depot under control 18-01-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out at an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) installation near Navi Mumbai early on Tuesday. The fire broke out around 2 AM at the Indian oil facility at Taloja industrial area near Mumbai, fire brigade sources said. There are no reports of any casualties. The...
  • CVC: disparity found in tenders for CWG projects 19-10-2010 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission, involved in probing alleged corruption in various Commonwealth Games-related projects, has found discrepancies in tenders and alleged misappropriation amounting to about Rs 8,000 crore. Official sources said the complaints received by the anti-corruption watchdog has already been forwarded to the Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs)...
  • Army chopper deal scrapped, 40-yr-old Cheetahs continue 07-12-2007 01:08 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Paras Dogra saved North Zone from a disaster as he smashed an aggressive unbeaten 147 to take his side to 266 for seven on the first day of the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone here on Wednesday. Electing to bat, North Zone were in deep trouble after they...
  • HC refuses to stay BSNL tender bid 09-10-2006 05:04 PM

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  • Ericsson lowest bidder in BSNL tender 09-10-2006 03:02 PM

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