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» 2018-11-05

Two weeks after announcing a Rs 3,500 cr order to build the Indian Navy’s communication network, Sterlite Technologies said it won a Rs 1,512 cr order to connect 4,045 panchayats […]

» 2017-04-06

Even as states race to denotify state highways as ‘urban roads’, Maharashtra, home of roads and highways minister Nitin Gadkari, managed to get 65% of all sanctioned upgrades of state […]

» 2017-03-22

The home ministry has written back to the National Human Rights Commission that non-governmental organizations cannot be allowed to work against India’s strategic or economic interest. In it’s response to […]

» 2017-03-16

After missing its targets by wide margins in the previous two five-year plans, India is all set to comfortably meet or exceed all its power sector targets for the 12th […]

» 2017-03-16

Maharashtra, home state of Nitin Gadkari, accounted for 50% of the new highway development projects sanctioned in the ongoing financial year, data from the ministry of road transport and highways […]

» 2017-03-10

Nitin Gadkari, who is slowly building up a reputation as a pragmatic and capable minister, is likely to face major disappointment in the ongoing financial year as his ministry is […]

» 2017-03-09

Half of India’s rural population have been classified as poor by the Socio-Economic Caste Census of India 2011, the government said today. The findings of Socio-Economic Caste Census of India, […]

» 2017-03-03

The central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has come out as a leader in India’s quest to take electricity to remote villages where grid-based power cannot be supplied due to economical […]

» 2017-02-07

Air pollution, particularly levels of Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide, rose sharply in towns and cities in Western Maharashtra in 2016, according to data from the National Air Quality Monitoring […]

» 2016-12-21

What India needs are more buses and better public transport and not more cars, said Union Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Mansukh L Mandaviya. Tata Motors […]

» 2016-09-20

India does have ambitions to reach the level of developed nations in education, but it will take at least six generations or 126 years to scale up to the top […]

» 2016-09-02

Bosch, global supplier of technology and services, inaugurated the first phase of expansion of its development center at Adugodi in Bengaluru and will invest Rs 1,170 cr in 2016 in […]

» 2016-08-24

The cabinet, chaired by PM Narendra Modi, revised the budget for a clutch of highway development projects to Rs 6,461 crores, from Rs 5,193 crores. The cost has increased due to […]

» 2016-08-16

Following Narendra Modi’s Independence day speech Power ministry has decided to electrify remaining  7,876 un-electrified villages before 1st May 2018. The project, which was taken on mission mode last year, will […]

» 2016-05-09

Cab aggregator Ola has partnered with a finance company to provide education loans for the children of its driver partners, the company said. The loan comes with easier interest rates […]

» 2014-09-03

The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) seeking its response in a petition filed by Greenpeace India alleging that the government had blocked […]

» 2014-08-10

Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana are the three states where there has been a dramatic improvement in child sex ratio in ten years, according to the census 2011 report. However, Punjab […]

» 2012-06-01

The average amount spent by an Indian has gone up by 66% in rural areas 70% in urban areas — with Keralites being the “richest” among the big states, according […]