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ADB approves $177 mn loan to upgrade 450 km of state highways, major district roads in Maharashtra
Business

ADB approves $177 mn loan to upgrade 450 km of state highways, major district roads in Maharashtra

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday signed a $177 million loan to upgrade 450 km of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra

FICCI suggests resuming operations of downstream industries to minimise COVID-19 impact on cement sector
Business

FICCI suggests resuming operations of downstream industries to minimise COVID-19 impact on cement sector

Industry body FICCI on Tuesday suggested the government to resume operations of downstream industries like real estate and construction of roads and highways to minimise the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the cement sector

Govt chalks out plan for Rs 100-lakh cr investment in infrastructure over 5 years: Piyush Goyal
Business

Govt chalks out plan for Rs 100-lakh cr investment in infrastructure over 5 years: Piyush Goyal

The Centre has chalked out a plan envisaging an investment of Rs 100 lakh crore in the infrastructure sector over the next five years, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi Jinping visit; deal expanding railway link between Kathmandu and Tibet likely
World

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi Jinping visit; deal expanding railway link between Kathmandu and Tibet likely

Both sides are expected to sign a deal expanding a railway link between the Himalayan nation and Tibet, officials said

Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project
science

Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project

This project is considered to be the pet project of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who launched in 2018.

Economic Survey 2019 says airports, monuments, trains, roads could be named after highest taxpayers over decade
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Economic Survey 2019 says airports, monuments, trains, roads could be named after highest taxpayers over decade

To improve tax compliance, the Economic Survey 2018-19 on Thursday suggested that the government could consider giving top-10 taxpayers in each district recognition by way of "diplomatic"-type privileges at the immigration counter, express boarding at airports, and even naming of roads, buildings and schools

ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in 7 districts in Tripura; first of its kind aid to modernise towns, boost tourism and trade
India

ADB approves Rs 1,650 cr infra projects in 7 districts in Tripura; first of its kind aid to modernise towns, boost tourism and trade

The ADB will provide Rs 1,650 crore, out of which 80 percent will be grant-in-aid and the state will have to repay 20 percent loan in due course of time

Mumbai’s traffic flow worst in the world, Delhi at fourth spot, finds report; congestion down in two cities from 2018
India

Mumbai’s traffic flow worst in the world, Delhi at fourth spot, finds report; congestion down in two cities from 2018

Traffic flow in Mumbai is the worst in the world while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, according to a new report detailing the traffic situation in 56 countries

China to lay 1.3 million kilometres of roads by 2020 to aide military mobility, Pentagon tells US Congress
World

China to lay 1.3 million kilometres of roads by 2020 to aide military mobility, Pentagon tells US Congress

China is also improving its existing domestic airfields to handle heavier payloads, constructing airfields on islands and outposts in the resource-rich South China Sea, and restructuring airfields to support military and civilian use.

Amarinder Singh meets Nitin Gadkari, discusses expansion and upgradation of national highways in Punjab
India

Amarinder Singh meets Nitin Gadkari, discusses expansion and upgradation of national highways in Punjab

Amarinder Singh met Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday and urged him for expansion and upgradation of national highways in the state and development of roads in border areas.

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection
Business

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari rules out stopping of highway toll collection

The union transport minister, Nitin Gadkari said toll collection can "never go" if funds are to be raised for constructing roads under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) model

National road safety week: Navigating the streets hassle-free is a basic right; we have to walk the talk
Business

National road safety week: Navigating the streets hassle-free is a basic right; we have to walk the talk

Roughly 80 percent of all fatal accidents stem from human behaviour, according to figures available with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

BJP has good chances in Christian-majority Meghalaya, provided party maintains development as poll agenda
Politics

BJP has good chances in Christian-majority Meghalaya, provided party maintains development as poll agenda

Thanks to Congress, BJP and other opposition parties, have no dearth of development issues to contest the elections in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP promises pension, jobs and pukka roads in manifesto, keeps options open for post-poll alliances
Politics

Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP promises pension, jobs and pukka roads in manifesto, keeps options open for post-poll alliances

In a 17-page manifesto, BJP promised pension, 24X7 electricity to every household and job opportunity to every youth in Meghalaya among other tall promises

Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going children
India

Odisha man carves mountain to build 8 km road for his 3 school-going children

Eight hours of gruelling work every day for two years, Jalandhar Nayak has been single-handedly moving mountains to construct a 15-kilometre road, connecting his village Gumsahi to the main road in Phulbani town of Kandhamal district.

Rs 3,000-cr assigned for re-tendering 329 km of roads in Nagaland by December: Same firm spent Rs 1,000 crore last time
India

Rs 3,000-cr assigned for re-tendering 329 km of roads in Nagaland by December: Same firm spent Rs 1,000 crore last time

A private firm that had spent about Rs 1,000 crore for laying 329 km of roads in Nagaland, with little visible results on the ground, will again be in the running when the project is re-tendered next month, with the cost having tripled to Rs 3,000 crore, according to officials.

Uma Bharti backs Shivraj Singh Chouhan, says India should shun inferiority complex that US is better
India

Uma Bharti backs Shivraj Singh Chouhan, says India should shun inferiority complex that US is better

Uma Bharti came out strongly in support of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over his claim that roads in the state are better than those in the US.

NHAI launches mobile apps for electronic toll collection
Business

NHAI launches mobile apps for electronic toll collection

The NHAI mobile apps, MyFASTag and FASTag Partner will facilitate toll collection.

Three persons dead as incessant rains create flood-like situation in parts of Gujarat
India

Three persons dead as incessant rains create flood-like situation in parts of Gujarat

Incessant rains in some districts of Saurasthra in Gujarat have led to a flood-like situation in the region, leaving three persons dead, the state government said

MCGM must upgrade ALM movement to attract 'new' generation, revive community participation
Mumbai

MCGM must upgrade ALM movement to attract 'new' generation, revive community participation

If the MCGM doesn’t bring in a fresh perspective in the concept of ALM’s and doesn’t restart a fresh dialogue with its citizens using innovative methods and motivated staff, the day is not far when Mumbai will lose its spirit