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India grabs 2nd rank in emerging economies university rankings 2017: report

India was ranked second in a list of 300 top universities in emerging economies, “making great strides” in the compilation topped by China.  China...

LMRC starts first trial run, will open to public on March...

The trial run of the Lucknow Metro in Uttar Pradesh was flagged off by Chief Minister, Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav. ...

Beijing to completely shift away from coal mining by 2020 to...

Beijing will close its last three coal mines in the next four years and entirely quit coal mining by 2020, ending an 800-year-old practice...

NTPC receives investment approval for its first wind power project

State-run power generator, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC Ltd) announced it has received investment approval for its first wind power project in Gujarat.  India's...

Essar Power subsidiary at Hazira commissions second unit of 135 MW

Essar Power said its subsidiary at Hazira in Gujarat has commissioned the second and last unit of 135 mw, making the 270-mw project fully...

Cabinet clears Rs 8,679 crore MUTP Ph-III project

The Union Cabinet cleared a major suburban rail link project worth over Rs 10,000 crore as part of the ambitious Mumbai Urban Transport Project...

Private equity investments in real estate set to touch $7.2b this...

Private equity (PE) investment in real estate is estimated to touch $7.2 billion this year, up 53% from 2015, as both residential and office...

DMRC successfully wraps up all tunneling works of its phase-3 project

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has successfully completed all the tunneling works of Phase 3 with the completion of a 1.25 kilometre long...

Pakistan setting up world’s largest solar park

Pakistan is setting up world’s biggest solar park of 1,000 megawatts as part of its plan to promote production of renewable energy in the...

Suzlon secures maiden 63 MW wind power project from Tehri Hydro...

Pune-based, Suzlon Group announced it has won its first order for a 63 Megawatt (MW) wind power project from Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India...

HCC to receive arbitral award of Rs 2,000 crore from NHPC,...

Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) said it will receive arbitral award payment of approximately Rs 2000 crore from NHPC and NHAIwithin 4 to 6 weeks. ...

Nuclear power most sustainable energy source, says IAEA official

If there are no nuclear disasters, nuclear power plants (NPP) are the most sustainable energy sources in terms of environmental impact, said International Atomic...

Infrastructure sector records 6-month high growth of 6.6% in October

Infrastructure sector recorded a growth rate of 6.6 per cent in October — the highest in last six months — on the back of...

IWAI awards contract worth Rs 359 crore for building navigational lock...

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has awarded a contract worth Rs 359 crore for building a new state of the art navigational...

Shipping ministry allocates Rs 110 crore for sustainable development of the...

The Ministry of Shipping has allocated Rs 110 crore towards the development of fishermen community in 23 coastal districts of Gujarat, Mumbai, Karnataka, Kerala,...

U.S. Green Building Council announces Mahesh Ramanujam as new President and...

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced that Mahesh Ramanujam has completed the transition into his new role as president and...

Hindustan Power Projects will invest Rs 17,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh...

One of the leading energy players in the country, Hindustan Power will invest Rs 17,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh in the energy sector by...

Giant protective arch slides over Chernobyl site to create a casement...

A New Safe Confinement (NSC) structure was built over the old sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Ukraine....

Jakson will install rooftop solar plant at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Jakson Group has secured a contract to install a rooftop solar plant of 508 kWp capacity at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.  The company will design...

Treebo Hotels targets 1,500 properties in 150 cities by 2018

Budget hospitality chain, Treebo Hotels plans to have 1,500 properties in 150 cities, constituting over 35,000-40,000 rooms by 2018. The hospitality brand, which became...