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Govt unveils 27 border infrastructure projects

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 24 roads inaugurated at a virtual ceremony included one built at an altitude of more than 19,000 feet on the Umling-La pass in southern Ladakh, Rajnath Singh said, adding it has now become the world's highest motorable road.

Vijayan, UDF Cross Swords Over Silver Line Project; Govt To Go Ahead With The Mega Project

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

While inaugurating a party conference here, Vijayan said the development was not stuck to the same place where we are standing but to move ahead by implementing more projects required for the land and people.


Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Inaugurates Multiple Sports Infrastructure Facilities In Odisha

The new sports hostels and its allied facilities and amenities, within the Kalinga Stadium premises, will ensure a home away from home for the athletes, while they stay focused on their goal to achieve sporting excellence, Patnaik said at the inauguration ceremony.

NITI Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar Engaged With Andhra Pradesh Government Over Developmental Issues

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The NITI Aayog team, led by the Vice-Chairman, held a meeting with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy to discuss over a wide range of issues


Madhya Pradesh's Energy Sector To Get A Rs.13,000 Crore Boost For Modernization And Infrastructural Development

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan aims to make Madhya Pradesh a leading state in solar power generation.

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25 November, 2021

Infrastructure Development In J&K Got Big Push Post Abrogation Of Article 370, Says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

Outlook Web Desk

Noting that roads are now being built at twice the speed as before, the Lt Governor said there has been a radical change in its progress under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.


18 October, 2021

UltraTech Registers 14.4 Per Cent Rise In Revenues As Infra Activity Picks Up

Outlook Business Team

Commenting on its outlook, UltraTech stated recovery in rural housing, a normal monsoon and a pick-up in infrastructure activity would potentially lead to a recovery in cement demand off-take.


13 October, 2021

PM Launches Rs. 100 Lakh Crore Gati Shakti National Master Plan For Infrastructure

Outlook Web Desk

PM Narendra Modi said taxpayers' money in the past was 'insulted' through a lethargic approach to development work, with departments working in silos and there was no coordination on projects.


08 June, 2021

How Infra Companies Can Work For A Sustainable Future

S.N. Subrahmanyan

During current times of pandemic that are extraordinarily difficult, it calls for the infrastructure companies to swift and thoughtful action.


14 January, 2021

Bengaluru World's Fastest-Growing Tech Hub, London Second: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Investment in Bengaluru grew 5.4 times from USD 1.3 billion in 2016 to USD 7.2 billion in 2020, according to data analysed by L&P


27 December, 2020

Over 400 Infrastructure Projects Show Cost Overruns Of Rs 4.34 Lakh Cr

PTI

Reasons include delay in land acquisition, delay in obtaining forest and environment clearances, lack of infrastructure support and Covid-19, amongst other hindrances.


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09 November, 2020

PM Modi Inaugurates, Lays Foundation Stone For Varanasi's Development Projects

PTI

The Prime Minister inaugurated several social and economic projects in Varanasi via a webcast.


02 November, 2020

The Disgusting, Deadly Downside Of ‘Being Wired’

Dr Jaijit Bhattacharya

Wherever you are, you can’t escape the sight of ugly wires and cables snaking across lampposts, streets, houses, temples and toilets. Even Rashtrapati Bhavan is not spared.


31 December, 2019

Finance Minister Unveils Infra Projects Worth Rs 102 Lakh Crore For Next 5 Years

PTI

The government said the projects identified are in sectors such as power, railways, urban irrigation, mobility, education and health.


11 November, 2019

Economic Slowdown Continues As Industrial Production Posts Steepest Fall In 8 Years

PTI

India's factory output shrank to the lowest level in eight years as all three broad-based sectors of capital goods production, consumer durables, and infrastructure and construction goods contracted.


29 October, 2019

Adani Group Ties Up With US Company To Build Data Centre Infra In India

PTI

Data centres are significant components of a digital economy.


05 July, 2019

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Several Measures To Boost Infrastructure

Outlook Bureau

India Budget 2019: The budget speech emphasised on providing a massive push to all kinds of physical connectivity by taking forward programmes across various key sub-sectors such as roads, rail, inland waterways and air connectivity.


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10 May, 2019

Jaypee Case: Buyers, Lenders Ask NBCC To Clarify Its Conditional Bid

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The revised bid of NBCC (India) Ltd to take over Jaypee Infratech came under intense scrutiny when the Committee of Creditors (CoC), comprising 22000 homebuyers and a consortium of banks, met on May 9 to decide its fate.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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