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Govt allocates Rs 7,060 cr for smart cities

Govt allocates Rs 7,060 cr for smart cities

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:39

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday allocated Rs 7,060 crores in the Budget 2014-15 to develop 100 smart cities in the country.

Union Budget 2014: Govt allocates Rs 7,060 crore for 100 smart cities

Union Budget 2014: Govt allocates Rs 7,060 crore for 100 smart cities

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 15:33

The government today proposed an allocation of Rs 7,060 crore in this financial year for developing 100 'smart cities' in the country.

London pips Bangkok, Paris as world's top tourist destination

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:44

Bangkok was the second most popular city with 16.4 million visitors predicted for 2014 while Paris was placed third.

Bihar plans to set up two film cities: Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 20:04

Bihar plans to set up two film cities to give a fillip to the film industry in the state, Art and Culture Minister Vinay Bihari Thursday said.

India seeks Japanese investment in smart cities, bullet trains

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:06

India on Monday sought Japanese investment to develop 100 smart cities and high-speed bullet trains to improve infrastructure and create jobs.

Temporary blackout hits Venezuela, including parts of capital

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 05:45

A power outage hit a wide area of eastern Caracas and several cities in the interior of Venezuela for at least two hours Friday.

Indian cities see rise in elders` abuse, says report

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 15:02

She does not get proper meals in her own home. Yet, 60-year-old Mansi Devi of Delhi is forced to live with her son and daughter-in-law, as she has nowhere else to go.

New Indian visa service centres open in six US cities

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 07:26

The new company to which the Indian Embassy in the US outsourced its visa related work for its diplomatic missions there, will be opening service centres across six cities in America.

Cities have better water supply, sanitation, says UN

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 12:13

Sharp inequalities still persist around the world between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of cleaner water and better sanitation though the disparity has been narrowing over time, a UN report has said.

Students learn ways to protect environment on Earth Day

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:13

Disadvantaged students today participated in workshops learning how to protect the environment on the occasion of the Earth Day.

Earth Day 2014 with Green cities theme celebrated

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:04

More than a billion people around the world celebrated Earth Day Tuesday with the theme `Green Cities` calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible, convenient, and clean fuel-run.

Earth Day 2014 : Facts about this global tradition

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 16:07

Earth Day is the day we celebrate our amazing planet and pledge to protect it.