User: anushyab Topic: Urban Infrastructure
Category: Physical Infrastructure
Last updated: Nov 12 2019 21:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India rising up to assume a leadership position in global arena – Vice President 12.11.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said today that in the global arena, India is rising up to assume a leadership position whether it is the issue of climate change, multilateral trade liberalisation or in geo-political affairs.
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India’s unemployment rate rose to 3-year high of 8.48% in October, says CMIE 2.11.2019 Scroll.in
While urban unemployment stood at 8.89% in October, the figure for rural unemployment was 8.28%.
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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One of BJP’s achievements is that it has detached the economic from the political: Yogendra Yadav 21.10.2019 Scroll.in
‘Even a serious slowdown of the economy does not translate into serious disenchantment with the regime.’
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Thousands of blue-collar jobs hit as Mohali’s manufacturing sector cedes ground to IT, services 18.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Compared to other industrial hubs in Punjab, Mohali has better infrastructure and enjoys the advantage of proximity to Chandigarh. But despite the edge, manufacturing units in the city have failed to survive. Here's why.
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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Maruti Suzuki invests Rs 154 crore towards CSR initiatives in FY19 15.10.2019 DNA
The efforts were focused on community development, road safety, and skill development
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Biodiesel from used cooking oil: What’s fuelling five buses in Mangalore 12.10.2019 Citizen Matters
In Mangalore, a state government-run research centre has developed the technology to convert used cooking oil to biodiesel. Five private buses here now run on biofuel blend
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Insurance cos’ social responsibility remains untapped, says expert 3.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Insurance cos’ social responsibility remains untapped, says expert
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Bihar Floods: State Government Defers All October 2 Programmes 1.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The massive water logging in Patna and flood in over a dozen districts across Bihar, after heavy rains for three days, not only has affected normal life, it has also forced the state government to...
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Residents take part in cleanliness drive in city 23.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Special initiatives have been taken to mark World Clean Up Day on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Children also participated enthusiastically in the campaign and administered the oath of cleanliness to the people. Around 150 children participated in various areas in cleanliness pledge ceremony.  Cleanliness activities were also organised at […]
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India to be ‘Artificial Intelligence Garage’ says Assam Governor 8.9.2019 Assam Times
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After 17 years, my dream of zero traffic deaths on India’s dangerous roads has come a step closer 2.9.2019 Scroll.in
India has the world’s highest rate of traffic deaths. The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019 aims to change that.
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Amaravati capital city project: A sad tale of politics, finance and environmental neglect 30.8.2019 Citizen Matters
After World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank withdrew from the project, all construction in Amaravati has come to a halt. The new YSR Congress government has also announced its intention to probe into complaints of mismanagement in the project.
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Apple iPhone, Amazon Echo Production To Move From China To India 29.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
On a steamy summer morning, dozens of buses pull up outside a cluster of low-slung, blue buildings in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Women dressed in colorful salwar kameezes disembark,...
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Blog: PM Modi, Please Bailout Car Buyers, Not Car Makers 22.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Modi government needs to judiciously spend money to generate demand directly. It cannot be left to corporate India to decide.
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Trendy vacations, urban comforts, lavish weddings: What is killing our Himalayan region 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Ask Shimla, Mussoorie, Leh or any other Himalayan town and they will relate the woes arising from unplanned urbanisation, irresponsible tourism and an unsustainable model of growth followed by the state. A 'green bonus' or a separate ministry may not be enough to reverse the damage being done.
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Himachal Pradesh: At least 8 killed in heavy rains; schools and colleges shut in Shimla and Kullu 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
Excess water was released from the Nathpa Jhakri plant, which is India’s largest hydro project, in Kinnaur district as a preventive measure.
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Within five years, Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati has gone from a promised utopia to ‘ghost town’ 17.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city’s construction has come to a complete halt after major investors pulled out and a government change.
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Manipur joins Nation in celebrating 73rd Independence Day 17.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Manipur joins Nation in celebrating 73rd Independence Day
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