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Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

15 Aug 2019

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.

Did IIT Hyderabad researchers just crack making longer-lasting roads?

29 May 2019

Did IIT Hyderabad researchers just crack making longer-lasting roads?

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad have just come up with a unique model that could help in the construction of roads that last longer.

Noida: State-of-the-art bus terminal expected to be ready by July

21 Feb 2019

Noida: State-of-the-art bus terminal expected to be ready by July

Around 70% of work has been completed on an upcoming state-of-the-art bus terminal in Noida, which is expected to be ready by the end of June, said officials.

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

07 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019: Highlights from the Budget speech

On Thursday, the much-awaited Uttar Pradesh Budget was announced for the financial year 2019-20.

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

10 Jan 2019

Mumbai: Coastal road promenade to overshadow Marine Drive walkway?

The 29.2 km-long coastal road project in Mumbai will give rise to the city's longest promenade, overtaking the iconic walkway at Marine Drive in south Mumbai, a senior civic official has said.

#ThatWas2018: A year of 'firsts' for Indian Railways; highlights here

30 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: A year of 'firsts' for Indian Railways; highlights here

With year coming to an end, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had described the Indian Railways' year as being one of 'many firsts'.

PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha

24 Dec 2018

PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 14,500cr in Odisha

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced his day-long visit to Odisha, wherein he inaugurated several projects in the domains of health, transportation, and education, among others.

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

29 Nov 2018

Mumbai-Thane skywalk to benefit 25,000 commuters every day

If everything goes as planned, by next March, there will be a 605 meters long and 145 meters wide skywalk connecting Mumbai with its equally bustling neighbor, Thane, across a creek.

'India's first 3D-printed house may be built within a year'

05 Nov 2018

'India's first 3D-printed house may be built within a year'

India could build its first 3D printed house within a year, according to a team from IIT Madras that has successfully printed a miniature single storey structure.

Hyderabad: Metro services on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route from tomorrow

23 Sep 2018

Hyderabad: Metro services on Ameerpet-LB Nagar route from tomorrow

Hyderabad Metro Rail is all set to start services on a 16km stretch between Ameerpet to LB Nagar tomorrow, making the entire Corridor-1 phase operational.

India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu

04 Sep 2018

India plans to construct 100 airports worth $60bn: Suresh Prabhu

India plans to construct 100 airports at an estimated cost of $60 billion (about Rs. 4.2 lakh crore) in the next 10 to 15 years, Civil Aviation Minister, Suresh Prabhu said today.

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit area

11 Jul 2018

Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik to inaugurate bridge in Maoist-hit area

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is set to inaugurate 910-meter-long Gurupriya bridge in Malkangiri on July 18, connecting the "cut-off areas" of the Maoist-hit district with the mainland, a government official said.

3,340 building plans given nod online in last 2-years: NDMC

09 Jul 2018

3,340 building plans given nod online in last 2-years: NDMC

As many as 3,340 building plans have been approved online during the past two years under North Delhi Municipal Corporation's ease of doing business policy.

Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents

07 Jun 2018

Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents

It's been a week since Delhi's Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by PM Modi with much pomp, but not all seems to be going well, reported Hindustan Times.

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

01 May 2018

UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.

South Delhi-airport travel to take less time, courtesy flyovers, underpass

23 Apr 2018

South Delhi-airport travel to take less time, courtesy flyovers, underpass

The CPWD has started work on building two flyovers and a 700m long underpass in Mahipalpur area, aimed at reducing travel time between South-Delhi and the Delhi airport by 20 minutes.

Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways

20 Mar 2018

Seven stations on Delhi Metro's Magenta Line to get subways

Seven subways on Delhi's Outer Ring Road will be thrown open for pedestrian access next month, senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) officials said.

Bengaluru: 400 Wi-Fi spots, a Mayor's bungalow - BBMP budget

02 Mar 2018

Bengaluru: 400 Wi-Fi spots, a Mayor's bungalow - BBMP budget

It can be easily said that the recent Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike budget is not for citizens, but for the netas.

Apple's disastrous new campus: Employees keep smacking into glass walls

19 Feb 2018

Apple's disastrous new campus: Employees keep smacking into glass walls

Apple employees can't seem to stop bumping into the ring-shaped building's transparent glass walls in Apple's futuristic $427 million spaceship campus in Cupertino.

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

01 Feb 2018

#DecodingBudget: Air India sale, LTCG, corporate-tax, job creation and more

Arun Jaitley presented the first post-GST Budget amid high expectations of positive changes in tax rates.

IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

03 Dec 2017

IIT-B and Toronto University to make Pune AI-powered Smart City

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is literally changing the world as it's being increasingly applied in more and more fields.

PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train

28 Nov 2017

PM Modi flags off the first Hyderabad Metro train

PM Narendra Modi today flagged off the first train of the Hyderabad Metro from Miyapur. Commercial operations would start tomorrow.

Nepal scraps contract with Chinese company on 1200-MW hydroelectric project

14 Nov 2017

Nepal scraps contract with Chinese company on 1200-MW hydroelectric project

China has tried hard to get involved in key infrastructure projects in Nepal.

Doklam effect: Army rushes to upgrade infrastructure along the LAC

11 Oct 2017

Doklam effect: Army rushes to upgrade infrastructure along the LAC

Following the Doklam standoff, the Indian Army has rushed to upgrade infrastructure along the Sino-Indian border to prepare for similar encounters.

Modi's Housing for All Scheme needs Rs.1 lakh crore

29 Sep 2017

Modi's Housing for All Scheme needs Rs.1 lakh crore

Sources said the housing ministry would require around Rs. 1 lakh crore over the next two-three years to meet the targets set under the PM Awas Yojana or Housing for All scheme.

What has prompted Varanasi's transformation with state-of-the-art infrastructure?

20 Sep 2017

What has prompted Varanasi's transformation with state-of-the-art infrastructure?

PM Modi's LS constituency Varanasi is in the midst of a complete makeover after being included in the government's Smart Cities Mission in the second phase.

Sports infrastructure to be built in Andhra Pradesh

08 Aug 2017

Sports infrastructure to be built in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Government has said that they are planning to build sports infrastructure across the state to encourage youngsters to join sports.

Saudi Arabia plans cities on sand to stop oil reliance

08 Aug 2017

Saudi Arabia plans cities on sand to stop oil reliance

Saudi Arabia is now turning over a new leaf. After years of using its vast oil reserves as the primary source for fuelling its economy, the world's biggest oil exporter has now decided to focus on its other abundant natural resource - deserts.

Mumbai's buildings to now get Aadhaar-like UIDs!

18 Jul 2017

Mumbai's buildings to now get Aadhaar-like UIDs!

Mumbai's buildings now have their own Aadhaar-like identity numbers! The BMC has started the process of issuing unique identification (UID) numbers to the city's structures.

US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

11 Jul 2017

US consultancy paid $1.18mn to NHAI to secure contracts

A Boston-based firm has admitted to paying $1.18mn (Rs. 6.7cr) to officials of the National Highway Authority of India to secure contracts.

10 infrastructure projects approved to ease traffic in Delhi

24 Jun 2017

10 infrastructure projects approved to ease traffic in Delhi

Transport infrastructure planning body UTTIPEC has approved 10 projects including five crucial ones to ease traffic movement in Delhi.

Modi to review infra project status following job creation criticism

06 Jun 2017

Modi to review infra project status following job creation criticism

PM Narendra Modi will be reviewing the progress of infrastructure projects undertaken over the past two years later this month in a meeting with the nation's top bureaucrats.

PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam today

26 May 2017

PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam today

On May 26, PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest bridge at Dhola-Sadiya in Assam. The 9.2km bridge would facilitate the smooth movement of troops to Arunachal Pradesh, a territory China claims as its own.

Modi's magic pulls India's infra sector back from the mire

12 May 2017

Modi's magic pulls India's infra sector back from the mire

It appears, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's endeavors to kick-start the country's infrastructural projects are finally bearing fruits.

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

12 May 2017

Mumbai- 5 arrested from film-industry for trafficking children to Paris

On Thursday, 5 people from the film industry including a make-up artist and a spotboy were arrested in a case involving trafficking of children to Paris.

NSP, 2017: Domestic produced steel made mandatory for government projects

04 May 2017

NSP, 2017: Domestic produced steel made mandatory for government projects

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved the National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017, intending to provide a long term road map for the development of India's domestic steel sector.