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Science ministry to promote research on energy efficient buildings

The ministry of science and technology has called for proposals from scientists and researchers to improve energy performance of buildings and cities, in its attempt to aid the More...

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Environment Ministry is considering creation of an air pollution research institute to study the impact of pollution More...

Polavaram irrigation project to be completed by 2018

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister, D Umamaheswara Rao has said that the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation More...

Railways to lay test track for high-speed trains

In a first for Indian Railway, the public sector transporter is laying a 20 km-long test track, equipped More...

Infrastructure Key Sectors

UD Ministry asks 13 cities with aerodromes to go online for building plans

To enable easy take-off of construction projects in the proximity of airports, Union Urban Development Ministry...

PowerGrid operationalises 1,200-kV test station at Bina

Power Grid CMD, I S Jha inaugurated the commencement of power flow through 1200 kV National...

PM to lay foundation stone for India-Bangladesh Rail project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation...

Centre agrees on four-laning of Itanagar- Banderdewa Highway project

Government has agreed to sanction the 4-laning of Itanagar to Banderdewa Highway Project and three Flyovers...

Construction begins at Phase 1 of Mega Terminal Project in Singapore

Phase 1 of the Tuas Terminal project, which upon completion will boast 20 deep-water berths capable...

LMRC unveils design for Lucknow Metro trains

The Lucknow Metro Rail Corp. (LMRC) unveiled two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) designs of...
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Holcim Lanka inaugurates new transport model

LafargeHolcim subsidiary, Holcim Lanka has inaugurated a transport model for the transportation of its raw materials. In a public-private partnership between Holcim Lanka and the government, the..
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Trimble Introduces Enhanced Tekla Software Solutions

Trimble introduced three new software versions of its Building Information Modeling (BIM) and analysis & design solutions for engineering and construction—Tekla..
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Singapore to construct triple-decker rail depot

GS Engineering & Construction Corporation has won a contract to build a new “four-in-one” rail and bus depot for Singapore’s Land..
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Steel ministry to appeal to PM, Modi on anti-dumping rules

Because of the distress in India’s steel industry, the Steel ministry is considering appealing to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi to support..
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China plans to build more than 500 airports by 2020

According to a guideline issued by China’s central cabinet, the country will have more than 500 general aviation airports More...

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Sri Lanka plans construction of new LNG power plant in Kerawalapitiya

Sri Lanka will build a new 300MW Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) power plant in Kerawalapitiya adjoining the existing More...

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Saudi Arabia sets 9.5GW renewable energy target by 2030

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has confirmed a renewable energy target of 9.5GW by 2030 as it seeks to shift its economy More...

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JLL India Arm – SFG Raises Rs 120 Crore To Invest In Residential Projects

Property consultant, JLL India’s investment arm, Segregated Funds Group (SFG) said it has raised Rs 120 crore to invest in residential projects. Launched with a target of..
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Maharashtra to impose strict laws on redevelopers

The Maharashtra Government will ensure that residents living in dilapidated buildings are not left in the lurch by unscrupulous builders. Chief..
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World’s largest telescope likely to be set up in Ladakh

After protests in Hawaii in the US against the proposed Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) project, the largest to be built, alternative..