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India invites Australian investors to tap opportunities in infrastructure sector

NEW DELHI: Insdia’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday invited Australian investors to tap opportunities in India’s infrastructure sector which needs funding to the tune of Rs 111 lakh crore over five years. Australia is an important partner of India as a strong liberal democracy with shared diaspora and bilateral trade and investment. The bilateral […]

ABL Indira JV bags Rs 350 crore project to upgrade police infrastructure in Maldives

CHENNAI: ABL Indira Projects — a Joint Venture between Ashoka Buildcon Ltd and city-based Indira Projects and Developments, on Tuesday said it recently signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract worth Rs 350 crore with the Maldives Police Service. The agreement was towards the design, construction of police stations, barracks and detention centre facilities. The […]

KIET Group organized 5-Day workshop on Outcome Based Education

NEW DELHI: KIET Group of Institutions, Delhi-NCR, Ghaziabad organized a 5-Day Workshop on Outcome Based Education (OBE) Practices (Phase – 2) for its faculty members. In continuation to this, an esteemed external expert Prof. N. J. Rao, Ex-Chairman of Centre for Electronics Design & Technology (CEDT), IISc Bangalore, delivered an online lecture on Outcome Based […]

Parliament passes Vessels Bill amid Opposition protest

NEW DELHI: Parliament Monday passed The Inland Vessels Bill, 2021, which aims to bring uniformity in the application of the law relating to inland waterways and navigation within the country. Lok Sabha had passed the Bill already on July 29. It was cleared by Rajya Sabha Monday by a voice vote amid Opposition protest and […]

NGT directs DPCC to stop polluting activities at Ghazipur Murga Mandi

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to identify, initiate prosecution and stop polluting activities and recover compensation from violators at Ghazipur Murga Mandi. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also asked the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take steps to prevent slaughtering of […]

Signature Global launches to invest Rs 700 crore to build new housing project ‘Signature Global City 37D’ in Gurugram

NEW DELHI: NCR-based realty developer Signature Global said that it will invest Rs 700 crore to develop 1296 independent premium floors in 324 plots spread across 20.6 acre under DeenDayal Jan AwasYojana (DDJAY) in Gurgaon. The company is majorly supported by IFC, an arm of World Bank and HDFC CAPITAL. For now, 648 floors are […]

Haryana government issues transfer orders of 26 IAS officers

CHANDIGARH: In a major administrative reshuffle, the Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of 26 IAS officers with immediate effect, according to a statement issued here on Sunday. Among those transferred include Pankaj Yadav, Commissioner, Ambala Division. He has been posted as Commissioner, Rohtak Division. P C Meena, Director General and Secretary, Skill […]

Maldives style water villas soon in Lakshadweep

India’s popular island destination Lakshadweep will soon have three premium Maldives style water villas, claimed to be the first of its kind in the country. The three premium projects will come up in Minicoy, Kadmat and Suheli islands at a cost of Rs 800 crore, for which the administration floated global tenders on Saturday With […]

Hindalco Industries plans to invest Rs 8,000-10,000 crore in three plants

NEW DELHI: Aditya Birla group firm Hindalco Industries is planning to invest around Rs 8,000-10,000 crore in Hirakud, Silvassa and Mundra plants. The investment will be for expanding flat rolling capacity at Hirakud, Odisha, new extrusion plant at Silvassa in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and in a greenfield site at Mundra in Gujarat with a […]

Noida Airport land handed over to private developer, construction soon

NEW DELHI: In a stepping stone for the development of Noida International Airport, a pact was signed between the Uttar Pradesh government’s joint venture company and Swiss developer Zurich International Airport AG’s special purpose vehicle on Saturday for handing over of the 1,334 hectare land at the project site in Jewar. The “license memorandum” was […]

India extends suspension on international passenger flights till August 31

NEW DELHI: The coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till August 31, aviation regulator DGCA said on Friday. “However, international scheduled flights may be allowed on selected routes by the competent authority on a case-to-case basis,” the Directorate General of Civil Aviation added. Scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in […]

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