India has promised USD four million in the total USD 5.4 billion aid that the global donors have pledged at a donor conference here aimed at raising funds for rebuilding Gaza Strip that was destroyed by its 50-day conflict with Israel.
Irked over non-compliance of its orders by municipal bodies to demolish illegal constructions in the national capital, the Delhi High Court today said the three municipal corporations should get together and dissolve themselves.
Designed with an annual cargo transport capacity of 21 million tonnes, the bridge will connect Tongjiang Port in northeast China`s Heilongjiang Province with Nizhneleninskoye in Russia, reported Xinhua.
The death toll in the Goa building collapse increased to 17 even as authorities halted rescue operations in the area despite fears of people still being trapped under the rubble on Monday after adjacent buildings tilted dangerously.
The death toll in the Goa building collapse increased to 19 with several people still trapped under the rubble on Sunday even as police has launched a manhunt for the accused builder and contractor of the building.
The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to stop ongoing construction within 500 metres of the outer wall of Taloja jail in neighbouring Navi Mumbai in keeping with a new policy.
Research should be directed at expeditiously developing alternative building material as heightened construction activities were taking a toll on the environment through "unprecedented sand mining from river beds", adviser to the Prime Minister, TKA Nair said Thursday.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has refuted before the National Green Tribunal the allegation of "avoidable felling of 700 trees" for construction of its line from Mundka in Delhi to City Park in Bahadurgarh, Haryana.
Two MLAs in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today claimed that bridge construction in their constituencies has been delayed due to sighting of a snake and snowfall around construction site, among other reasons.