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In Ladakh, vulnerable migrant workers face increasingly uncertain future as coronavirus outbreak unfolds
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In Ladakh, vulnerable migrant workers face increasingly uncertain future as coronavirus outbreak unfolds

'I first travelled to Ladakh in 2011 and have since been documenting the migrant workers and their living situation. Over the past decade, they may have acquired more construction tools but overall, their conditions haven’t changed much and their struggles remain the same,' writes Ritayan Mukherjee of his photo project documenting migrant workers in Ladakh.

No dearth of money, govt plans to spend Rs 5 lakh cr on infrastructure development this year: Nitin Gadkari
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No dearth of money, govt plans to spend Rs 5 lakh cr on infrastructure development this year: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari said his ministry planned to spend Rs 5 lakh crore on infrastructure development this year.

States need to raise infrastructure spending to Rs 110 lakh cr over next decade: CRISIL
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States need to raise infrastructure spending to Rs 110 lakh cr over next decade: CRISIL

States need to scale up investments to Rs 110 lakh crore over the next decade to achieve India's massive infrastructure targets, rating agency CRISIL said on Tuesday

Narendra Modi woos business leaders at BRICS; urges them to invest in world's most open, investment friendly economy
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Narendra Modi woos business leaders at BRICS; urges them to invest in world's most open, investment friendly economy

Narendra Modi is in Brazil for the 11th BRICS Summit which will focus on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and strengthen India's ties with the world's five major economies

On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi says people no longer happy with plan of railway station, they want Vande Bharat Express
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On 73rd Independence Day, Narendra Modi says people no longer happy with plan of railway station, they want Vande Bharat Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of the changing aspirations of the people in his 73rd Independence Day speech

Narendra Modi's $5 trillion economy dream is impossible without solving these five puzzles
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Narendra Modi's $5 trillion economy dream is impossible without solving these five puzzles

The Narendra Modi government’s ambitious target of a $5 trillion economy by 2024 has triggered interesting debates.

Budget 2019 serves all sectors of economy, builds upon India's growth story of last 5 yrs, writes ex-FM Arun Jaitley in blog
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Budget 2019 serves all sectors of economy, builds upon India's growth story of last 5 yrs, writes ex-FM Arun Jaitley in blog

The Budget 2019 creates a political direction for an aspirational India. The economically weaker sections get the basic amenities of life and several sectors of interest to the middle-class have been incentivised.

India must spend $200 bn on infrastructure annually; harnessing private investment a challenge, reveals Economic Survey
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India must spend $200 bn on infrastructure annually; harnessing private investment a challenge, reveals Economic Survey

India needs to almost double its annual spending on infrastructure at $200 billion and the real challenge lies in harnessing private investment, said the Economic Survey 2018-19 tabled in Parliament on Thursday

Investors convinced of 'certainty of investment returns' in real estate as positive policies result in transparencies: Experts
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Investors convinced of 'certainty of investment returns' in real estate as positive policies result in transparencies: Experts

Over 80 percent of the real estate industry has consolidated, shaken by the positive but disruptive policies such as RERA and GST, according to Goel.

Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity
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Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity

The revival of airports under UDAN is demand driven, depending on firm commitment from airlines and state governments for providing various concessions.

Amaravati development needs $2-4 trillion investment, says Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu
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Amaravati development needs $2-4 trillion investment, says Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu

Addressing a gathering after listing the 'Amaravati Bond' on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Monday, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu said raising funds is not a problem if there is proper decision making and execution mechanism in place.

Even beggars in India have gone cashless post demonetisation, says PM Modi
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Even beggars in India have gone cashless post demonetisation, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today referred to a WhatsApp video showing a beggar using a swipe machine to persuade people to shift to digital monetary transactions, insisting Indians do not take long to accept new things

Infrastructure development:  Kelkar panel on PPP revival submits report to Jaitley
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Infrastructure development: Kelkar panel on PPP revival submits report to Jaitley

Jaitley in his last budget speech had said that PPP infrastructure development model has to be revisited and revitalised.

Coal India to spend Rs 12,000 crore in FY16 on capex, infrastructure
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Coal India to spend Rs 12,000 crore in FY16 on capex, infrastructure

Coal India is gearing up to invest about Rs 6,000 crore towards capital expenditure in the next fiscal and an equal amount on augmenting other infrastructure, including rail connectivity.

Budget 2015: Finance Ministry may hike lock-in period for PPF
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Budget 2015: Finance Ministry may hike lock-in period for PPF

The Finance Ministry is considering a proposal to raise the minimum lock-in period for withdrawal from PPF account from six to eight years to attract longer term funds for infrastructure development.

PM for Planning Commission panel on NE development
Economy

PM for Planning Commission panel on NE development

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh directed the Planning Commission to constitute a Monitoring Committee with representatives from the northeast states to improve coordination among central ministries.<br /><br />