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China is globally funding infrastructure projects that may harm nature and indigenous communities, shows study
World

China is globally funding infrastructure projects that may harm nature and indigenous communities, shows study

China is providing over 100 countries with funding they have long sought for roads, railways, power plants, ports and other infrastructure projects

Govt task force projects Rs 111 lakh cr infrastructure investment over five years to FY2025: Finance ministry
Business

Govt task force projects Rs 111 lakh cr infrastructure investment over five years to FY2025: Finance ministry

To augment infrastructure and create jobs in the country, a government task force has projected total investment of Rs 111 lakh crore in infra projects over five years, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday

Coronavirus Outbreak: SIAM seeks GST rate cut, incentive-based scrappage policy to revive auto sector
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: SIAM seeks GST rate cut, incentive-based scrappage policy to revive auto sector

SIAM has also asked for fund allocation for diesel/CNG bus procurement by state transport undertakings, over and above the allocation for electric buses under FAME 2 scheme.

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how
Politics

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how

At the heart of the success of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government are three key departments: Health, Power and the Public Works, all led by Shakur Basti MLA Satyendar Jain who helped the party fulfil its promise of bijli and paani and more

Nirmala Sitharaman’s record 160-minute long Budget speech a missed opportunity to revive a floundering economy
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman’s record 160-minute long Budget speech a missed opportunity to revive a floundering economy

The decision to sell part of government stake in LIC and list shares on stock exchanges is one big announcement made in the Budget and will be seen with a lot of interest by the investors.

Infrastructure projects, growing demand for housing, poor oversight have rapidly depleted forest cover in Kashmir
India

Infrastructure projects, growing demand for housing, poor oversight have rapidly depleted forest cover in Kashmir

For over two decades, forests in Kashmir have been mercilessly chopped ever since political turmoil gripped the region in the 1990s. In the absence of any monitoring, the timber-smuggling industry, involving ministers, their relatives, bureaucrats and smugglers has thrived in the Valley

Infra projects' cost overrun crosses Rs 4 lakh-cr mark over delays in land acquisition, forest clearance: Report
Business

Infra projects' cost overrun crosses Rs 4 lakh-cr mark over delays in land acquisition, forest clearance: Report

As many as 388 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, have been hit by cost overruns of more than Rs 4 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, according to a report

Economy in a pickle: Nirmala Sitharaman faces a daunting task of lifting a faltering economy, addressing unemployment
Business

Economy in a pickle: Nirmala Sitharaman faces a daunting task of lifting a faltering economy, addressing unemployment

This summer, newly appointed finance ministerNirmala Sitharaman will find herself dealing with another kind of pickle--a flagging economy and an employment crisis.

Naveen Patnaik scuttling Odisha's development, creating obstacles in starting coastal highway project: Dharmendra Pradhan
India

Naveen Patnaik scuttling Odisha's development, creating obstacles in starting coastal highway project: Dharmendra Pradhan

Pradhan is one of the prominent faces of the BJP from Odisha and has been leading its campaign so that party could emerge as potent force in the state which is scheduled to go for polls later in 2019.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch series of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch series of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch several of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday.

Up to Rs 65,000 cr set aside for rail infrastructure projects in Mumbai, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal
Business

Up to Rs 65,000 cr set aside for rail infrastructure projects in Mumbai, says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal

Goyal said the Maharashtra government has been actively supporting these infrastructure projects, which seek to improve transportation and passenger amenities.

IL&FS, DHFL shocks may be temporary triggers, but the bad news for Indian financial markets do not end there
Business

IL&FS, DHFL shocks may be temporary triggers, but the bad news for Indian financial markets do not end there

Its a mistake to assume that ongoing market turmoil is only on account of DHFL, IL&FS issue

Ahead of Beijing visit, Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad seeks to scrap China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib Razak
World

Ahead of Beijing visit, Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad seeks to scrap China-backed infrastructure projects signed by Najib Razak

Malaysia's prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.

Amid Doka La border standoff, India-Nepal ink 8 pacts: Modi and Deuba agree to boost joint infrastructure projects
India

Amid Doka La border standoff, India-Nepal ink 8 pacts: Modi and Deuba agree to boost joint infrastructure projects

Describing their bilateral ties as "deep, comprehensive and multi-faceted", India and Nepal on Thursday decided to expedite joint infrastructure projects

JSW Steel Q4 profit triples to Rs 1,008 crore against Rs 300 cr in FY16
Business

JSW Steel Q4 profit triples to Rs 1,008 crore against Rs 300 cr in FY16

JSW reported a consolidated net profit of 10.09 billion rupees ($157 million) for January-March, against 3.01 billion rupees a year ago

84 infrastructure projects report cost overrun of Rs 1.14 lakh crore
Business

84 infrastructure projects report cost overrun of Rs 1.14 lakh crore

Of these 1,174 projects, 333 were delayed with respect to their original schedules. The reasons for delay are project-specific.

India to focus reforms on tax, banks, infrastructure to spur growth: Arun Jaitley
Business

India to focus reforms on tax, banks, infrastructure to spur growth: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said the new GST, once implemented, would have a "transformational" impact by creating a common market in India for the first time

Bankers feel RBI's new norms may hit large infrastructure projects
Business

Bankers feel RBI's new norms may hit large infrastructure projects

SBI MD (compliance & risks) PK Gupta said for large infrastructure projects ability to raise funds from market before completion could get restricted due to reasons like not having credit rating

Real estate, construction sector to provide 75 mn jobs in next 6 years: KPMG report
Business

Real estate, construction sector to provide 75 mn jobs in next 6 years: KPMG report

The size of the construction market is expected to be more than $1 trillion (nearly Rs 66.5 lakh crore) by 2030, says KPMG report

Lodha advertisement digs out real estate biases again: It's time to reflect
Life

Lodha advertisement digs out real estate biases again: It's time to reflect

As yet another insensitive advertisement leads to internet outrage, it is a good time to question the biases which underpin them.