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.

PM Modi to review progress of infra sectors on Nov 5

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the progress of infrastructure sectors including roads, railways and power in the presence of senior officials of concerned ministries on November 5.

Coastal cities need to plan for climate change
Coastal cities need to plan for climate change

Coastal cities in India need to plan and implement climate risk management strategies as an integral part of city development, experts said Friday.

Civil aviation min inspects facilities at Chennai airport

 After receiving complaints of lack of cleanliness at Chennai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has carried out an inspection of the key infrastructural facilities there.

'Northeast space centre not getting data from central agencies'

The North East Space Application Centre (NE-SAC), set up by the Centre to develop high-tech infrastructure support for the northeastern states, is grappling to obtain required data from central agencies due to the "security threat" perception in the region, an official said Thursday.

J&K Govt releases additional Rs 100 cr each to Kashmir, Jammu

The Omar Abdullah government Tuesday placed Rs 100 crore each at the disposal of the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu for temporary restoration of infrastructure.

Monitor infrastructure projects electronically: PM Modi to Ministers

 Seeking to push infrastructure development, the Prime Minister today asked his ministers to electronically monitor the progress of projects and directed the Railways to submit a comprehensive plan for encouraging FDI.

PM Modi for creating world class infrastructure in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday stated that accelerated infrastructure development was his top priority, and stressed the need for creating world-class infrastructure in India

'Infrastructure for IFFI to be at par with Cannes festival'
'Infrastructure for IFFI to be at par with Cannes festival'

 Goa government plans to set up infrastructure for International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here at par with Cannes film festival, a senior official said today.

MCDs should dissolve themselves, Delhi HC says

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.

Govt aiming at 24x7 power supply: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government was aiming at providing 24-hour power supply across the country as he outlined his vision for infrastructure development with a nationwide network of roads, power transmission lines and power and water grids.