Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget proposal provides for $716 billion in spending on military programmes and for maintaining the US nuclear arsenal.
Rs 9.46 lakh worth of projects have been pushed through online monitoring system, the finance minister said.
Navigating the Manikpur landscape, especially villages in the higher, more remote and forested reaches of this undulating, eerie region, you could be frozen in a time long gone.
Civil society organisations are furious and have reminded the Centre of Modi’s electoral promise to not construct dams if opposed by locals.
Difficulties in curbing fraud, a flawed incentive structure and a focus on infrastructure over placements are deeply hurting the Modi government’s flagship skilling scheme and subverting its larger goals.
Mosul’s basic infrastruture will cost more than $1 billion to repair after the US-backed Iraqi offensive to retake the city from Islamic State.
The advent of solar energy in three villages of Birsing char has had a transformative impact on primary healthcare and other daily activities of rural Assamese communities.
However much Modi tries to convince people that things are better today than in the pre-NDA era, his government has struggled to make considerable progress in most areas of India’s political economy.
A study has found that conditions conducive to the spread of malaria are created when projects that cause land-use change and labour migration are kicked off.
As many as eight firemen have lost their lives in last four months while saving other people.
Dam-builders seldom keep their promises and the government has failed to stop their infrastructural orgies. We thus have a disease of gigantism on our hands crippling the Chambal’s ecology.
NE Dispatch: Rally Against Perennial Bandhs Held in Manipur; Centre Sanctions Rs 171 Crore For NH 44 in Tripura
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
An innovative way of building toilets may help the inhabitants of Bangladesh’s wetlands.
There is a need to coordinate efforts to direct credit to the crucial sectors of the economy to stimulate growth, otherwise the same mistakes made in the past with infrastructure loans will be repeated
Integrated storm water/flooding management plans will alleviate the problems of water-logging and flooding, but attention must also be paid to civic issues such as keeping the drainage system and streets clean.
Andhra Pradesh’s new ‘world-class’ capital city will require enormous amounts of energy and resources to build and to run, while destroying precious natural environments and local livelihoods.
National Informatics Centre Staff, Caretakers of India’s Digital Infrastructure, Plan Mass Protest Leave
The one-day strike, which has been sparked because of grievances over delayed promotions, is yet another sign of how the NIC has been neglected when it comes to personnel issues.
Despite the Niti Aayog raising objections over what is essentially cross-subsidisation, the government is determined to conquer the white elephants it has been saddled with.
As Mumbai Port Trust goes into aggressive overdrive to reclaim its properties, thousands worry they may soon be without a home
The “Make In India” campaign was launched with the twin objectives of growing the share of manufacturing in India’s GDP and of generating massive employment opportunities for India’s teeming young population. The vision, articulated in September 2014, was timely, following on the success of the Indian Mars Mission. A total of 25 […]
For one reason or another, a number of Centrally-driven infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu state government have been stalled
Increased investment from China, especially in the infrastructure sector, is the only way that India can reduce its unsustainable trade deficit with that country.