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UP Akhilesh to inspect development work in state from September

Aug 27, 2014

UP Akhilesh to inspect development work in state from September

In a bid to check the progress of development works being undertaken in Uttar Pradesh, ChiefMinister Akhilesh Yadav will carry out inspections from next month. #Politics #Uttar Pradesh #India #Development #NewsTracker #Akhilesh Yadav #Akhilesh
Delhi's unauthorised colonies Is Centre's regularisation action plan a political gimmick?

Aug 21, 2014

Delhi's unauthorised colonies Is Centre's regularisation action plan a political gimmick?

While there is consensus across party lines on the need to regularise, the handling of the process by successive governments has raised serious doubts about the political and administrative commitment to clean up the mess. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Sheila Dikshit #Delhi #PoliticsDecoder #States #Urban Development Ministry #unauthorised colonies
We are all the same, work hard and campaign to become a leader Malala

Aug 19, 2014

We are all the same, work hard and campaign to become a leader Malala

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai told more than 500 young people on Monday that they should start working right now to change the world. #World #United Nations #Taliban #Afghanistan #Education #UN #TheySaidIt #Ban Ki-moon #SWAT #teenager #Malala Yousafzai #pakistani #Millenium Development Goals
Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

Aug 19, 2014

Chinese military's ability to wage war eroded by graft, its generals warn

BEIJING (Reuters) - As tensions spike between China and other countries in Asia's disputed waters, serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media are questioning whether China's armed forces are too corrupt to fight and win a war. A slew of articles in official media in recent months have drawn parallels with the rampant graft in the People's Liberation Army and how a corrupt military contributed to China's defeat in the Sino-Japan War 120 years ago. #facebook #India #Business #Development #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #military #Mexico #opinion
Mamata hopeful about new investments during Singapore visit

Aug 18, 2014

Mamata hopeful about new investments during Singapore visit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said she was hopeful that talks can open new investment possibilities during her maiden Singapore visit. #Mamata Banerjee #Development #West Bengal #TheySaidIt #Singapore

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After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

Jan 27, 2014

After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

The governments before never took up the battle seriously. But the only way out of perpetual shortage and the subsidy cycle is to make rainwater and solar power harvesting mandatory in the capital. #India #Sheila Dikshit #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Greenpeace #Delhi Development Authority #Aam Aadmi Party #Akshardham temple #2010 Commonwealth Games
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

The reasonable risk involved in the growth of tourism and hydel industries is loss of hundreds lives of the local poor who are apparently benefiting from development. #India #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Vijay Bahuguna #Uttarakhand floods #Development projects #India development

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Aug 28, 2014

City honchos announce dip in NYCHA crime, residents skeptical

The decline in crime in the city’s 334 housing developments has been even more pronounced since July 1. Carlos Gomez, chief of the NYPD’s housing bureau, said serious crime in NYCHA properties has plummeted nearly 14% since then...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Aug 28, 2014

Luxury living takes off in Jackson Heights

A posh new development at the nexus of Elmhurst, Jackson Heights and Woodside has leased all of its 31 luxury units after being on the market for less than a year...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Aug 27, 2014

Microsoft's standalone Xbox One Kinect due in October with bonus game

Poor Microsoft Kinect. Microsoft’s standalone sensor for the Xbox One boosted the console’s price to unsustainable levels, prompting Microsoft to ditch it. But now it’s back. Microsoft said Wednesday  it will ship a standalone Kinect sensor for the X...