Kochi, Nov. 24 (PTI): The Kerala government will promote only environment-friendly projects in the state, industries minister P.K. Kunhalikutty said in Kochi on Friday.
The proposals presented at the “Emerging Kerala” meet were being screened and a list of cleared projects would be released in December, he said.
Hyderabad (PTI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation is planning to set up a long range missile testing centre at coastal Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the agency’s chief V.K. Saraswat said here on Saturday.
Nashik (PTI): A 26-year-old person died and three others were hospitalised in Maharashtra’s Nashik district on Friday after they drank a potion to get rid of alcohol addiction. The deceased, identified as Ashok Sonawane, and his friends had allegedly procured the potion from a village quack.
Jail staff pay
Pune (PTI): Maharashtra home minister R.R. Patil has assured the jail administration staff in the state of parity in pay and facilities with the police department.