'Global competencies of India, SA can be of mutual benefit'

 India and South Africa have global competencies in areas like infrastructure, defence, mining and tourism which can be used for mutual benefit, India's envoy said today.

PM Narendra Modi sells 'Make in India' to Germans

In Germany as part of a three-nation tour, the PM invited German business people to participate in India's growth stride by investing more in manufacturing and infrastructure, and offered them a conducive business environment.

US ready to accept China-led infrastructure bank: Lew

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that Washington was "ready to welcome" the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, backing off from tougher early resistance to the new development institution.

Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka
Mahela Jayawardena to build grassroot cricket in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to take over a role with the country's cricket administration to develop the infrastructure of the local game at the feeder level.

Beijing pledges free internet, optimum use of 2008 Winter Games venues
Beijing pledges free internet, optimum use of 2008 Winter Games venues

Beijing`s Olympic experience and infrastructure are key in delivering a successful 2022 winter Games, senior bid official Wu Jingmi said on Friday, pledging also free internet during the event.

Grant infrastructure status to shipbuilding industry: Gadkari

 The Shipping Ministry has sought infrastructure status for the shipbuilding industry so as to provide impetus boost to the sector, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

India, Sri Lanka to sign agreements on security, agriculture: Sources

India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign multiple agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the island nation, including those on security, agriculture and infrastructure, sources state.

Union Budget 2015: Highlights of Infrastructure, Farm and Social sector

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday proposed the Union Budget 2015-2016. Here are the highlights from the Infrastructure, Farm and Social sector.

Challenges and ramifications of AAP's Delhi win

If the government fulfils these promises only by doling out funds from its exchequer, then it will be merely a political and populist stunt, which will not be very different from those made by different political parties in the last 67 years of Independence.

Maharashtra seeks Rs 10,000 cr from Centre for power infrastructure

 Maharashtra government has sought about Rs 10,000 crore from the Centre to create infrastructure for improving efficiency in power generation and distribution.

Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert
Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert

Berlin`s potential 2024 Olympic bid could be the wrong financial decision with the city deep in debt and lacking the infrastructure to host such a global event, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) said on Wednesday.

Central zonal council to meet in Lucknow on Monday

Development of road and air infrastructure, Naxal menace and child welfare will be among the issues in focus during the meeting of the Central Zonal Council comprising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand to be held in Lucknow on Monday.

Maharashtra govt to give big infra push in Naxal-hit areas

 Maharashtra Government is giving a big push to infrastructure development in Naxal-affected districts and will also provide additional benefits to civil contractors and employees working there.

'Pakistan's literary scene not good, infrastructure lacking'

There is "not much of a literary scene in Pakistan and the infrastructure is underdeveloped with only a handful of English publishers", says author Bilal Tanweer, adding that a few in the Urdu press are doing excellent work but they need more help.

CM assures better infrastructure, security for Bollywood

Underlining that Mumbai and Bollywood are inseparable, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that the Maharashtra government would initiate all possible steps to provide better infrastructure and security to ensure growth of the film industry.

India constructs 16,00 houses in Lanka in 2014

 India on Thursday said it has achieved an important milestone by constructing 16,000 houses in Sri Lanka during 2014, meeting the target set for the year.

India, South Korea shore up strategic ties

In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.

Putin a key architect of India-Russia partnership: PM Modi

PM Modi and Russian President Putin held a joint press conference. India, Russia signed 16 agreements in areas including armed forces training, nuclear energy, oil exploration, infrastructure, medical research in Delhi's Hyderabad House.

Nitin Gadkari aims at 30-km road building a day by 2016

 Accelerating road construction to 30 km a day by 2016 from 3 km at present and eliminating bogus driving licences are top on the agenda of Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Home Minister calls for prison reforms, using technology and improving infrastructure

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has emphasized the need for prison reforms, by using technology and improving the infrastructure.