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China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

China power plant collapse kills 67: Media

Industrial accidents are common in China, where safety standards are often laxly enforced.
 

Nov 24, 2016, 08:49 AM IST
Smog: After ban, Delhi Metro to suspend construction activities to check pollution

Smog: After ban, Delhi Metro to suspend construction activities to check pollution

Delhi Metro on Monday announced it was halting its construction activities, following the advisory issued by the state government to help reduce the smog which continues to envelop the city.

Nov 08, 2016, 01:22 AM IST
Govt working on reviving construction sector: PM Modi

Govt working on reviving construction sector: PM Modi

Construction sector was badly affected between 2011 and 2014 and the government is working to revive it through short-term and long-term measures, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday, while citing the recent CCEA decision as a step in this direction.

Sep 02, 2016, 20:37 PM IST

Highway builders, contractors should train local youth in construction: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday urged highway builders, contractors, and skill development institutions to come forward and train the local, unemployed youth in highway construction, and upgrade the skills of existing workers.

Jul 05, 2016, 00:52 AM IST
DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion on Tuesday notified the recent liberalisation of FDI policy in several sectors including defence, retail and construction development sector.

Nov 24, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

74% FDI in private banks, 49% in regional Aviation; declares Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley declares that there will be 15 sectors that will get FDI. He says that there will be 74% FDI in private banks, 49% in regional Aviation.

Nov 10, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

May stop LOI trading in SRA if construction fails to begin: Maharashtra CM

Raising concerns over the "misuse" of the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme (SRA), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said it might consider discontinuing trading in Letter of Intent (LOI) if construction work doesn't start.

Oct 31, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

महंगे घर की Inside Story

The segment features story on how bribes play a major role in cost inflation of flats.

Oct 13, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Construction work sanctioned outside the range of eco-sensitive zone

Buyers of 25000 flats in Noida breathe a sigh of relief as government sanctions construction work outside the range of eco-sensitive zone.

Aug 18, 2015, 20:33 PM IST
China says has stopped construction in South China Sea

China says has stopped construction in South China Sea

China has stopped construction in the South China Sea, the country`s foreign minister said on Wednesday, at a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers where the disputed waters have taken centre stage.

Aug 05, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Base metal industry to grow 8-10% annually: Moody's

Indian base metals industry is expected to grow by 8-10 percent annually over the next three years on the back of increased demand from power, construction and automotive sectors, rating agency Moody's said on Tuesday.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:09 PM IST
Japan to keep Olympic stadium design despite cost, criticism

Japan to keep Olympic stadium design despite cost, criticism

Japan has decided to push ahead with the construction of a controversial and costly main showpiece venue for the 2020 summer Olympics, reports said Wednesday, despite stringent criticism from architects.

Jun 24, 2015, 11:18 AM IST
Brazil Labour Ministry stops construction at two 2016 Rio Olympics venues

Brazil Labour Ministry stops construction at two 2016 Rio Olympics venues

Brazil`s Ministry for Labour said on Wednesday it stopped construction work at two venues being built for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year due to health and safety concerns.

Apr 30, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

Construction sector may revive with easing of project funding

"The construction sector is likely to get a major boost from the government's focus on development of infrastructure in India," ICRA Senior VP Rohit Inamdar said in a statement.

Apr 21, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Tension in UP village over wall construction around graveyard

Tension prevailed at Jaroda village in the district after a conflict between members of two communities over construction of boundary wall around a graveyard, police said on Monday.

Mar 23, 2015, 14:29 PM IST

Italy seeks to blocks regional "anti-mosque law"

The Italian government has moved to block new building regulations for Lombardy which would make it virtually impossible to build any new mosques in the northern region, officials said Friday.

Mar 13, 2015, 23:49 PM IST
Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour

Shaping the informal employment sector with skill development is the need of the hour

Revamping the agriculture sector and modifying labour laws are a few measures that could help the informal employment sector in Maharashtra.

Mar 03, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Government relaxes FDI norms for construction sector

In view of depleting FDI inflow in construction and real estate sector in last couple of years, the government has reduced the minimum floor area to 20,000 sq mt from the earlier 50,000 sq mt.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

FDI in construction: Govt to issue clarifications soon

After recently liberalising foreign direct investment norms for construction development sector, the government is expected to soon come out with some clarifications on the rules of the policy.

Nov 06, 2014, 17:43 PM IST

Real estate industry hails govt move to ease FDI rules

Welcoming the decision, realtors' apex body CREDAI President C Shekar Reddy said it would help developers get an extra route of funding their projects.

Oct 29, 2014, 23:34 PM IST