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.

J-K CM clears annual plan for Pahalgam and Manasbal

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has given his nod to the annual plan of Rs 4.5 crore for Pahalgam Development Authority and Rs 2 crore for Manasbal Development Authority

Development not at the cost of environment: J&K minister

Highlighting the need to strike a balance between conservation of environment and development of tourism infrastructure, Jammu and Kashmir tourism minister G A Mir has cautioned that development should not happen at the cost of environment in the state.

‘Terror infrastructure across LoC is intact’

Terror infrastructure across the LoC is "intact" and there are a number of terrorist camps there, but the force has an effective counter-infiltration grid to thwart any such attempts, a top Army commander in Kashmir Valley said.

Goa govt launches scheme to strengthen infra in schools

Schools in Goa would now be able to upgrade or set up infrastructure, including for IT services, and even acquire land for the purpose, courtesy a dedicated scheme announced by the state government on Wednesday.

Support high-rises; need money to enhance infra: Delhi govt

Supporting the Union Urban Development Minister`s push for growth in the city, the Delhi government has said the Centre will have to give adequate funds to it for enhancing existing infrastructure if such a policy is finalised.

Himachal seeks help for better infrastructure on China border

Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday sought central assistance to strengthen civil and military infrastructure in its areas along the border with China.