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Road Ministry aims to build 30 km per day by 2016

Accelerating road construction to 30 km a day by 2016 from 3 km at present is the top on the agenda of Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari. Framing of a new Bill More...

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Union government ​is ​set to start Jal Gram (Water Village) scheme next year. Union Minister for Water Resources, More...

UP Govt plans monorail to connect Noida with Agra

The Uttar Pradesh government has set its eyes on a monorail project that would connect Noida with Agra. More...

MNRE identifies 12 locations for new solar parks

A step ahead in the government’s ambitious plan of setting up 25 solar parks, the Ministry of New More...


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Govt mulling relaxation in rule for airports

The proposal for a new airport at Jewar in Greater Noida may finally see the light...

UJVN completes renovation of two hydel projects

The state-run Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam (UJVN) has completed renovation, modernisation and uprating (RMU) of two...

Rail ministry seeks French collaboration to execute railway projects

Identifying safety, customer service and high-speed of trains as top...

KNR bags road project from MPRDC

KNR Constructions Ltd has bagged a Rs. 109.56-crore road project from the Madhya Pradesh Road Development...

Railways targets $1bn private investment to build rail lines by 2017

India is targeting up to $1 billion of private investment by 2017 to build rail lines...

Venkaiah Naidu delivered keynote address at US – India Smart Cities conclave

Urban Development Minister, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu, while delivering the Keynote Address at the US – India...
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Holcim looks to expand in India

Swiss major Holcim is evaluating expansion through new projects as well as acquisitions in India in the hope that “favourable development” under the new union government will..
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A new software tool for managing dumpsites

Spanish Master’s Degree student Joan Esteban Altabella  from the University of Jaume has created a new tool for efficient management of..
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Italian architect defies conventional thought: Designs a circular building in South-western China

For many people, particularly those in the Western world, the notion of an iconic building conjures visions of towering skyscrapers. However,..
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Tata Steel Kalinganagar project to be ready by March 2015

Tata Steel’s greenfield plant at Kalinganagar in Odisha is on track to start production by March 2015. The project completion work..
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Bombardier wins US$ 227 mn contract for 108 rail cars

Train manufacturer Bombardier has signed a US$227 million contract with UK train operator Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) More...

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New Technology may revolutionize understanding of landslides

A new, non-subjective technology, created by researchers at Oregon State University and George Mason University, More...

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China, Myanmar sign deals worth $7.8 bn

China and Myanmar signed deals worth US$ 7.8 billion for energy, agriculture, telecommunications, infrastructure More...

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CREDAI to launch zero garbage campaign

Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations’ of India (CREDAI)​ ​is set to launch a campaign for ‘zero garbage in the housing complexes’ being developed by its members...
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Adani-Welspun likely to invest in US shale, Canadian oil sands assets

Infrastructure powerhouse Adani Group along with the towel-to-pipe conglomerate Welspun is studying liquid-rich shale and..
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MNRE plans draft renewable energy bill in a month

The ministry of new and renewable energy is planning to roll out the first draft of the Renewable Energy Bill within..
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PM proposes global virtual centre for clean energy research

Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a global virtual centre for clean energy research and development, with adequate public funding and also..
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Prepare for an energy-constrained future says Michigan Environmental psychologist

Sometime in this century, the era of cheap and abundant energy will end, and Western industrial civilization will likely begin a..
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