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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.