Infrastructure

Eight core sectors growth slips to 2.4% in July

Eight core sectors growth slips to 2.4% in July

The growth of eight core sectors slowed to 2.4 percent in July due to contraction in output of crude oil, refinery products, fertiliser and cement.

Aug 31, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
India can't afford delay in infrastructure modernisation: PM Modi

India can't afford delay in infrastructure modernisation: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India could no longer afford to delay modernisation of its infrastructure if the country was to scale new heights.

Aug 29, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB

Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB

Asia and Pacific countries, including India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, need to thwart challenges posed by natural calamities that have been taking toll on their infrastructure, ADB has said.

Jun 18, 2017, 12:39 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath approves draft of new industrial policy

Yogi Adityanath had gone through the key points of the 'UP Industrial Investment and Employment Promotion Policy-2017' yesterday.

Jun 09, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
DeMo effect: 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in Jan-March quarter

DeMo effect: 12.54 lakh PoS terminals added in Jan-March quarter

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday said as many as 12.54 lakh Point of Sale (PoS) terminals were added in January-March this year, giving a boost to government's efforts to promote digital transactions after demonetisation.

May 24, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
PM Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

PM Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including petroleum and natural gas, power, renewable energy and housing.

 

May 09, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Indians can enter Russia's far east without visa: Dmitry Medvedev

Citizens of India are eligible to visit Russia`s far east without visas, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi's power-packed weekend consists of diplomacy, spirituality and technology

A busy yet highly industrious weekend awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has a smorgasbord of activities on his plate ranging from infrastructure, justice and diplomacy to spirituality and technology.

Mar 31, 2017, 19:37 PM IST

NITI Aayog to lend support in development of 10 big infra projects

NITI Aayog will prepare a list of 10 big infrastructure projects that can be developed under the public private partnership (PPP) mode.

Mar 20, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Mutual funds can now invest in REITs, InvITs: Sebi

Mutual funds can now invest in REITs, InvITs: Sebi

To make real estate and infrastructure investment trusts more attractive for investors, regulator Sebi has notified norms allowing mutual funds to invest their money in such entities.

Feb 16, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
India's core infrastructure sector growth rises to 4.9% in November

India's core infrastructure sector growth rises to 4.9% in November

Infrastructure sector recorded a growth rate of 4.9 percent in November on the back of impressive performance by steel, electricity and coal products.

Jan 02, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
India needs $1 trillion for housing, infra projects: Report

India needs $1 trillion for housing, infra projects: Report

India will require investments of USD 1 trillion over the next 5-7 years to meet demand from infrastructure and housing with banks, private equity and NBFCs likely to be main sources of funds, says a report.

Oct 13, 2016, 20:49 PM IST
India's infrastructure deficit still very large: Arun Jaitley

India's infrastructure deficit still very large: Arun Jaitley

Stressing the need for investment to pick up in the infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley here on Tuesday said the deficit in the sector was still "very large".

Sep 27, 2016, 19:42 PM IST

Simplex Infra gets shareholders' nod to raise Rs 200 crore

Engineering firm Simplex Infrastructures Ltd on Thursday said it has received shareholders' nod to raise up to Rs 200 crore by issuing non-convertible debentures on private placement basis.

Sep 22, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
India's Q1 GDP growth slows to 6-quarter low of 7.1%; July infra dips to 3.2%

India's Q1 GDP growth slows to 6-quarter low of 7.1%; July infra dips to 3.2%

GDP growth slowed mainly due to subdued performance of mining, construction and farm sectors. The economy had expanded at 7.5 percent in the April-June quarter of last financial year, 2015-16.

Aug 31, 2016, 21:15 PM IST
India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress incomplete without infra expansion: PM Modi

India's progress is incomplete without rapid expansion and upgradation of basic infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday while underlining that his government's efforts are characterised by speed and scale to usher in "an era of historic growth".

Aug 23, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
101 infra projects see Rs 1.29 lakh crore in cost overruns

101 infra projects see Rs 1.29 lakh crore in cost overruns

As many as 101 infrastructure projects sized Rs 1,000-crore and above have reported a cost overrun of Rs 1.29 lakh crore, as per official data.

Jul 31, 2016, 10:38 AM IST
Good news for Delhites! Modi govt sanctions Rs 658 crore for 5 big projects - Know details

Good news for Delhites! Modi govt sanctions Rs 658 crore for 5 big projects - Know details

The projects are aimed at unclogging the key stretches of the national capital.

Jul 12, 2016, 12:07 PM IST
India to seek US cooperation for modernising infrastructure

India to seek US cooperation for modernising infrastructure

India will seek innovative technologies from the US for modernising the country's infrastructure during Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's meetings with top American officials and corporate leaders to attract billions of dollars in FDI in the crucial sector.

Jul 10, 2016, 20:56 PM IST