'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.

Mamata slams Modi government over FDI in defence, railways

Mamata Banerjee today criticised the Narendra Modi government over foreign direct investment in defence and railways, claiming a 49 per cent FDI cap in defence "will put a question mark" on the safety and security of the nation.

Odisha plans Rs 1,000 cr corpus fund for urban infrastructure

Odisha`s Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department today proposed setting up of a Rs 1,000 crore corpus fund for the development of infrastructure facilities in and around the state capital of Bhubaneswar.

Centre moots corporation develop roads in northeast

The central government is considering to set up a corporation to develop roads and improve connectivity in the northeastern states, a Tripura minister said Sunday.

Union UD Secretary in Varanasi to inspect infrastructure

Development works in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s constituency here is likely to get a boost as a senior official from the Union Urban Development Ministry is currently on a visit to the temple town to inspect various central and state governments infrastructure projects.

CPI demands adequate infrastructure facilities in govt schools

CPI today demanded that the administration take steps on a war footing to ensure proper infrastructure and number of teachers in government schools to attract parents into admitting their wards there, instead of going to private schools.

Boost economic ties, jobs, better infra for Northeast states: VK Singh

Enhancing infrastructure, providing job opportunities to youths and boosting economic growth in the North Eastern states will be top priority of General (Retd) VK Singh.

Philippines unveils new plan to fight persistent poverty

The Philippines Monday announced plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to lift millions out of poverty.

NDMC to set up garden huts, fragrance park

In a bid to make the area under its jurisdiction greener and more eco-friendly, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has come up with a plan to set up `garden huts` and a `fragrance park`.

`Rajasthan lacks facilities to deal with cyber crime`

Rajasthan police today expressed concern over the lack of important infrastructure in the state to counter cyber crime.

ADB to grant loan of Rs 1200 cr for reconstruction of Uttarakhand

The ADB will grant a loan of Rs 1,200 crore to Uttarakhand government for the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in disaster-hit areas of the state.

Central team to inspect infrastructure in ayurveda

A three-member committee of the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) visited the government-run Kaviraj Ananta Tripathy Sharma (KATS) Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Ankushapur, here to inspect the available infrastructure.

Nitish promises to provide electricity on demand in Bihar

Nitish Kumar on Sunday said his government was working on strengthening power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure in the state and consumers will soon get electricity on demand and as per their requirement.