TAPI gas pipeline project to start from December 13

The ground-breaking ceremony of the proposed multi-billion dollar 1,735-kilometre gas pipeline connecting Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India will start from December 13, Turkmenistan Ambassador to Pakistan has said.

Nov 25, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Brookfield buys nine projects from Gammon Infra for Rs 6,750 crore

Gammon Infrastructure has sold stake in 9 projects valued at Rs 6,750 crore to Brookfield and Core Infra India Fund, a deal that will fetch Rs 563 crore as well as reduce its debt by Rs 1,718 crore.

Aug 29, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

No single govt project where Infosys has not lost money: Narayana Murthy

Infosys, country's second largest software services firm, has not made any profit on government projects because of red-tapism and other issues, its co-founder N R Narayana Murthy said Monday.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:55 PM IST
Infra sector growth at 6-month high of 4.4% in May

Infra sector growth at 6-month high of 4.4% in May

The output of eight infrastructure sectors expanded by 4.4 percent in May, the highest growth rate in past six months, on the back of upsurge in production of coal and refinery products.

Jun 30, 2015, 18:24 PM IST
One Direction stars to pursue solo projects?

One Direction stars to pursue solo projects?

 Members of boy band One Direction are reportedly contemplating to pursue a solo career while also staying together.

Jun 13, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

'Projects worth Rs 26.5 lakh cr stuck on regulatory issues'

There were a total of 16,966 projects with investments worth over Rs 154 lakh crore from various sectors, both public and private sources, as on December 2014.

May 31, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

FinMin discusses 85 large projects worth Rs 3.51 lakh crore

In an effort to help banks facing asset quality woes and to revive investments in the critical infra sector, the government Tuesday discussed 85 large projects entailing Rs 3.51 lakh crore in outstanding bank credit.

Apr 28, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Govt gives more time to 31 SEZ developers to execute projects

The government has given more time to as many as 31 special economic zone developers and units, including Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Kakinada SEZ, to implement their projects.

Mar 09, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

PowerGrid approves Rs 1,481 cr investment in 5 projects

Central transmission utility Power Grid Corporation Thursday said its board has approved total investment of Rs 1,481 crore in its various projects to be commissioned in the next 2-3 years.

Mar 05, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Maharashtra govt launches portal to track stalled projects

 With a view to putting in place an institutional mechanism to track various stalled projects and also to remove implementation bottlenecks on a fast-track basis, Maharashtra government has set up a Project Monitoring Group (PMG).

Dec 07, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Nabard commits Rs 2000 cr for UP during current fiscal

 Rural lender NABARD has committed a sum of Rs 2000 crore for new projects in Uttar Pradesh for 2014-1015.

Nov 21, 2014, 17:32 PM IST
Haven't found anything interesting: Hrithik on Hollywood

Haven't found anything interesting: Hrithik on Hollywood

 Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan often gets Hollywood offers, but says he hasn't found any interesting script yet.

Sep 25, 2014, 20:36 PM IST

Govt examining national regulator for appraising projects

Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar said in a written reply that they will seek more time from the Supreme Court to set up the regulator.

Jul 17, 2014, 21:29 PM IST

BJP accuses state govt of laxity in getting central projects

The Kerala unit of the BJP today alleged that the state government had shown laxity in securing central projects and also assistance from the Centre.

Jul 12, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Centre calls meet on way forward on `Housing for all by 2022`

To give a push to its `Housing for all by 2022` goal, the government has convened a meeting of housing and urban development secretaries and ministers to review various schemes and projects in this area.

Jun 29, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

Telangana govt reps, MPs meet central ministers for projects

Ahead of the union budget, a delegation comprising Special Representatives of Telangana government and TRS MPs met central ministers seeking implementation of projects in the newly-carved out state.

Jun 27, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

Steven Spielberg`s next two films to release in 2015, 2016

Director Steven Spielberg is associated with many projects currently but his first release since `Lincoln` will be a spy thriller while his second movie would be an adaptation of Roald Dahl`s children`s book `The BFG`.

Jun 17, 2014, 15:08 PM IST

Science not only for men, says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a push to get girls interested in science and technology, warning the country would miss out if it did not attract women to those fields.

May 28, 2014, 03:43 AM IST

India, Nepal agree to expedite key projects

India and Nepal have agreed to take necessary measures to accelerate various Indian-aided projects by expeditiously resolving various obstacles.

Apr 02, 2014, 16:31 PM IST

PM's group clears 147 projects worth Rs 5 lakh crore

In 100 out of 147 projects facilitated by the PMG, Rs 3.1 lakh crore investments have been made as per the industry figures, Swarup said, adding that these entailed a total investment of Rs 3.8 lakh crore.

Mar 05, 2014, 21:08 PM IST