User: Jake Topic: Urban Investment
Category: Indian Cities
Last updated: Apr 22 2019 20:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India needs a world class higher education system: Vice President 22.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a world-class higher education system was the need of the hour. Addressing students and faculty members of REVA University after inaugurating the State-of-the-art Architecture Block in the campus at Bengaluru today, he said that India’s quest for development would remain unfulfilled if we fail to create opportunities for quality higher education till the last mile.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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IMF gives Mozambique $118 million for Cyclone Idai rebuilding 20.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The International Monetary Fund will grant Mozambique a $118.2 million credit facility to help it rebuild infrastructure after a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds of people and flattened whole villages, the lender said on Friday.
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GVK signs pact with ADIA, NIIF to offer 49 % stake in Airport arm 18.4.2019 Money Control: Business News
GVK signs pact with ADIA, NIIF to offer 49 % stake in Airport arm In a filing with BSE, the city-based infra major said the transaction is subject to conclusion of confirmatory due diligence by ADIA and NIIF, agreement on definitive documents and satisfaction of customary closing conditions including regulatory and third party approvals and lender consents.
CXO Corner | Reforms should focus on job creation 18.4.2019 Money Control: Economy
CXO Corner | Reforms should focus on job creation India is a land of contrasts. Economic and financial reforms are a must to address the growing but unmet aspirations of its citizens
In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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Want Balanced Trade With India, Says China 16.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Consul general of China in Kolkata, Zha Liyou said on Tuesday that his country is keen on balanced trade with India as it is always beneficial and inclusive.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 16.4.2019 Invest in India
Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President
Oyo launches cloud kitchens, entry into food delivery biz imminent 10.4.2019 Money Control: Latest News
Oyo launches cloud kitchens, entry into food delivery biz imminent The company has hired Chandan Agarwal as the head of food and beverage and cloud kitchen unit.
China to relax residency curbs, boost infrastructure in new urbanisation push 8.4.2019 Reuters: World News
China will relax residency curbs in many of its smaller cities this year and increase infrastructure spending, the state planner said on Monday, in a fresh push to boost the urban population and revive slowing economic growth.
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Time to build synergies between OTTs, telecoms: Experts 6.4.2019 Sify Finance
There is an urgent need to develop synergies between the telecom service providers and over-the-top (OTT) players for a healthy growth at a time when data consumption in India has increased multi-fold, experts said here on Saturday.
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AIIB approves loans for 2 projects in Sri Lanka 5.4.2019 Sify Finance
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said on Friday it has approved loans worth $280 million for its first two projects in Sri Lanka, aimed at improving living conditions in the country.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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Urban job guarantee programme critical to strengthen small and medium towns 3.4.2019 Citizen Matters
The Centre for Sustainable Employment at Bangalore's Azim Premji University has drafted a policy paper, calling for the creation of a National Urban Employment Guarantee Programme for small and medium towns that would assure residents in these a legal right to employment.
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Australia government promises 'back in black' budget in election run-up 2.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Australia's conservative government on Tuesday proposed tax cuts for low and middle-income earners and record spending on health and education while promising the first budget surplus in more than a decade, shaping its pitch for votes in an imminent ...
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Create an ecosystem for rural entrepreneurship to thrive: Vice President 1.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating an ecosystem for entrepreneurship to thrive and encourage youth to become job creators instead of job seekers.   Addressing the Summit on "Empowering Young Grampreneurs to Create Jobs" organized by the Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust (BYST), in Bhubaneswar, Odisha today, he said that unemployment was an area of major concern not only for India but for all the nations.
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Australia government to boost rural spending in pre-election budget 1.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Australia's conservative government said on Monday it will increase spending on rural infrastructure by nearly 30 percent in its last budget before an election next month.
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Ensure time bound disposal of election petitions, criminal & Decide anti-defection cases: Vice President 30.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for speedy disposal of election petitions and criminal cases against political leaders pending before various courts. He also suggested the setting up of separate benches to expedite all such cases within six months or one year.
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Fixing Lebanon's ruinous electricity crisis 29.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Lebanon's electricity crisis has pushed it to the brink of financial ruin, as power cuts hobble the economy and subsidies have racked up one of the world's largest public debt burdens.
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Faridabad has utilised only 8% of total funds, reveals RTI query 29.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It was one of the few cities to receive huge grants under the Smart Cities Mission but the authorities failed to utilise the funds
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