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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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`.

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.

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.

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

Set up to track stalled mega investment schemes, the Prime Minister`s Project Monitoring Group (PMG) has cleared 147 projects, entailing an investment of around Rs 5 lakh crore.

Slow decision making by Chavan will hamper poll prospects: NCP

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday criticised Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan over "slow decision-making" saying this delay is adversely affecting prospects of the ruling alliance in forthcoming elections.

Cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh cr: Veerappa Moily

Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily today said he has cleared projects worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore since he took over the additional charge of the Ministry last month.

At 78, Dharmendra bags endorsement deal

Veteran actor Dharmendra has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Okaya Power Group, an inverter and UPS battery manufacturer.

Akhilesh announces projects worth Rs 123 crore for Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced development projects worth Rs 123 crore for Kanpur after inaugurating the newly built Dadanagar bridge here.

Green Guards

Two students representing India on the Bayer Young Environmental Envoy programme 2013 talk to Prachi Rege about their projects and future plans.

Science city, habitat centre planned in Hyderabad

A science city, a habitat centre, an eco park and an education hub are among some key projects planned for Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority.

25 yrs on, Gosikhurd irrigation project still incomplete

The inter-district Gosikhurd irrigation project has become a saga of neglect and disappointment for people in Vidarbha region.

Concerns over big projects as China scraps railway ministry

China`s decision to scrap the debt-ridden Railway Ministry as part of the government revamp has raised concerns over the fate of non-profitable rail projects.

China to approve new short-haul aircraft

A new generation of short-haul aircraft will be granted production approval soon and enter the market in 2014, a media report said.

`Delay in execution of rail projects unacceptable`

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday said he will not tolerate delay in execution of railway projects and ruled out any compromise on the safety aspect.