Year: 2022

Land compensation to farmers up, flat registry scheme soon: Noida Authority

NEW DELHI: The Noida Authority on Wednesday announced a hike in land purchase rate from farmers to Rs 5,324 per square metres from the existing Rs 5,060 per square metres. The authority also said that it would bring a scheme to facilitate resettlement of dues in group housing projects and sports city plots to help […]

Godrej Properties enters Golf Course Road Extension in Haryana

NEW DELHI:Godrej Properties Ltd. (GPL), one of India’s leading real estate developers, has announced that it has acquired approximately 9 acres of land in Gurugram, Haryana through an outright purchase. This project will offer approximately 1.6 million square feet of premium residential development with exceptional lifestyle amenities. The site is strategically located with easy access […]

Slaughter industry uses water extensively, increases pollution: Mohan Bhagwat

NEW DELHI: Water consumption and pollution increases due to slaughter houses and the associated industry, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said here on Wednesday while appealing people to conserve water. He was speaking at ‘SuJalam’, a conference on water conservation organized by the Deendayal Shodh Sansthan and Madhya Pradesh Jan Abhiyan Parishad. “The […]

CWC plans to construct 7 warehouses in Andhra Pradesh in next 2 fiscals

NEW DELHI: The Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) plans to construct seven warehouses in Andhra Pradesh (AP) with a total capacity of over 18 lakh tonnes in the next two financial years, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. Minister of State for Food and Consumer Affairs, in her written reply to the Lok Sabha, said the CWC […]

Over 400 retailers to showcase products at Jaipur Jewellery Show

NEW DELHI: More than 400 jewellery retailers are expected to showcase their products at the annual Jaipur Jewellery Show (JJS) to be held here from December 23-26, organisers said. The annual event will be based on ‘Emerald…Timeless Elegance’ theme. The show will have around 900 booths this year and it will see participation of eminent […]

Narendra Modi government to provide Delhi Rs 700 crore for construction, beautification of roads

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government (Centre) has decided to provide Delhi with Rs 700 cr out of a fund for construction, repair, maintenance and beautification of roads in the national capital, officials said on Wednesday. The decision was taken during a meeting between Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and Delhi […]

India approved 98 FDI proposals from nations sharing border since April 2020

NEW DELHI: The government of India has approved 98 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals from countries sharing land border with India since April 2020 out of 423 received from sectors including trading and electronics, Parliament was informed on Wednesday. Many of these proposals are from China, either directly or indirectly, Minister of State for Commerce […]

Shyam Steel launches Z Huzoor

NEW DELHI: Shyam Steel, one of the leading producers and manufacturers of primary TMT bars, today announced the launch of Z Huzoor, a new age B2B marketplace for all construction materials. The B2B marketplace provides a complete ecosystem in providing construction material and services under one roof and aims to bridge the gap between suppliers […]

Parliament passes bill to rename New Delhi International Arbitration Centre

NEW DELHI: Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to rename the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre as the India International Arbitration Centre. The Rajya Sabha passed the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which was piloted by Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju in the house on Wednesday. The Lok Sabha has already passed […]

Billionaire Anil Agarwal struggles to get backers for $19 billion chip unit in Gujarat

NEW DELHI: Billionaire Anil Agarwal is struggling to find financial backers for a planned semiconductor factory in India’s Gujarat with an investment of as much as Rs 1.54 trillion ($18.6 billion), according to people familiar with the matter. Agarwal’s representatives met with large funds from the Middle East, Singapore, and the US over the past […]

Birendra Saraf to be new Advocate General of Maharashtra

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra cabinet has approved the name of senior lawyer Birendra Saraf as the new Advocate General of the state, an official said on Wednesday. The cabinet which met here on Tuesday, accepted the resignation of Ashutosh Kumbhakoni as the Advocate General, he said. Kumbhakoni has been in the post since 2017. He was […]

Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan joins Congress-led Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Reserve Bank of India’s former governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday joined Rahul Gandhi during the Congress-led Bharat Jodo Yatra in Rajasthan. The Bharat Jodo Yatra, which started from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on September 7, is passing through Rajasthan. The yatra will complete 100 days on Friday. The yatra resumed from the Bhadoti area […]

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