Developers

  • LS polls: GK Vasan seeks vote for Congress to ensure development in Puducherry 19-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Asserting that the UPA Government had evolved several development projects for the union territory, Union Minister and senior Congress leader GK Vasan on Saturday asked the voters to support the party in the April 24 Lok Sabha polls so that they continue to get such benefits. Canvassing for Congress nominee...
  • Reports of investments flowing into Gujarat false: Anand Sharma 19-04-2014 03:33 PM

    Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Saturday hit out Narendra Modi saying that the reports of investments flowing into Gujarat is false. ...
  • Noida celebrates its 39th Foundation Day 17-04-2014 10:02 PM

    Owing to elections, Noida on Thursday celebrated its 39th foundation day without much pomp and show in simple manner by performing havan ceremony and organizing sports meet for authority employees. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) was formed on April,17, 1976 for integrated development of the area. The City is...
  • Gujarat is a model of hatred, says actor Asrani 05-04-2014 02:42 PM

    Taking a potshot at the BJP's Prime Ministerial Candidate Narendra Modi, Bollywood comedian Asrani has said that the saffron party wants to take the country to the 18th century while Congress moves with time. "The Gujarat model laced with the Godhra stink is a model of hatred that has taken...
  • BJP has become a one-man-centric party: Jairam Ramesh 05-04-2014 12:15 AM

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Friday accused the BJP of becoming a one-man-centric party and claimed that the Congress alone could do justice to all sections of society. Ramesh also noted while addressing a poll meeting that the BJP was yet to announce its manifesto, which is a...
  • Uttarakhand government to spend Rs 161 crore for livelihood creation 03-04-2014 09:28 PM

    Uttarakhand government will spend Rs 161 crore for creation of livelihood opportunities and improvement of agricultural produce in the calamity hit areas of Uttarakhand to help affected people back on their feet. The amount will be spent under Integrated Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Integrated Livelihood Support Project (ILSP)...
  • BJP's development pitch is eyeing power: Sonia Gandhi 03-04-2014 03:46 PM

    Sasaram: Congress President Sonia Gandhi took her tirade against the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to Bihar's Sasaram on Thursday where she accused the saffron brigade of becoming power hunger and one-man party. Campaigning for party candidate and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Sonia said that the...
  • Next breakthrough app will come from India: Microsoft 03-04-2014 01:03 PM

    San Francisco: Microsoft has said the next breakthrough software application will come from India, which develops more than 10 per cent of the apps and is home to one of the largest IT industries in the world. "The fact that more than 10 per cent of the apps are being...
  • Experts discover new truths in the Gujarat model compared to other state models 31-03-2014 11:54 PM

    The Gujarat model trumped all other state models in new study aimed at taking a close look at all claims of superiority of the Gujarat model. ...
  • Former Advani aide mocks Modi, says 'development' not the only issue 31-03-2014 07:19 PM

    New Delhi: Sudheendra Kulkarni, a former aide of LK Advani has taken yet another jibe at BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. The former BJP leader tweeted on Monday, "SoniaGandhi is right. Election2014 is not only about "Development". It is also about Secularism, Justice and right kind of Development." Kulkarni...
  • Kamal Nath owns assets worth over Rs 187 crore, 4 social media accounts 26-03-2014 08:42 PM

    Union Minister Kamal Nath owns assets worth over Rs 187 crore and has declared four social media accounts in his affidavit filed before the Returning Officer in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. Nath, who has been a Member of Parliament since 1980, also holds movable assets worth over Rs 7.09...
  • Jaipur Development Authority demolishes part of Asaram's ashram from government land 25-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Jaipur Development Authority removed encroachments, including part of an ashram of self-styled godman Asaram, from a government land at Goner road in Jaipur. The land was encroached for Asaram's ashram and a team on Tuesday removed the portion of the ashram from the land, official sources said. The authority had...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Government violates poll code by transferring BDOs, claims BJP 20-03-2014 11:29 PM

    Main opposition BJP in Uttarakhand lodged a complaint with the Election Commission, on Thursday, accusing the state government of violating the model code of conduct by transferring 25 BDOs recently. Citing a recent directive of the commission putting a ban on transfers after February 15, Leader of Opposition in the...
  • Infosys inks applications development deal with Volvo 18-03-2014 10:23 AM

    Mumbai: Infosys, India's second-biggest IT outsourcer by revenue, said on Monday it has won a multi-year contract from Volvo Cars to provide application development services for its global operations. Infosys will provide applications to support multiple operations, including marketing and sales, customer service, manufacturing, product development and corporate functions, it...
  • AAP won't accept donations from Goa mining firms 12-03-2014 07:06 PM

    Donations and contributions from private mining companies are taboo for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa, a party leader said on Wednesday. The party, which will contest both Lok Sabha seats in Goa, unveiled its two candidates on Wednesday. Dattaram Desai will contest from the North Goa seat, while...
  • What crime have I done by taking a 3-bedroom flat, asks Kejriwal 09-03-2014 06:49 PM

    A day after the Urban Development Ministry wrote to Kejriwal asking him to vacate the government house allotted to him when he was the Delhi CM, Kejriwal has now hit out at the media calling them biased. "The media doesn't report anything about Modi and Adani. All they report is...
  • Superintendent of Kanya Ashram, her husband booked for sexually assaulting two girls 08-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Two minor girls of a residential school in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district were allegedly subjected to sexual abuse by husband of its superintendent over past few months, police said on Saturday. Police have booked the superintendent of Kanya Ashram, located in Dhanora village, and her husband in this connection. "A case...
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust inks 10-year pact with Uttarakhand government 07-03-2014 11:21 PM

    Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) hasinked a 10-year pact with the Uttarakhand government tocommence the second phase of Himmotthan project, which aims toempower the residents of the state. In 2004, SRTT had signed a 10-year agreement with theUttarakhand government for the first phase of the project.Citing the example of Himachal...
  • Soon, enjoy hassle-free ride from Delhi to Taj Mahal by escaping Agra traffic 04-03-2014 01:40 PM

    In two years, tourists from Delhi and Kanpur will be drive to the Taj Mahal from the Yamuna Expressway without entering the congested Agra city. This will be made possible by the Rs 306 crore inner city Ring Road that will connect the Yamuna Expressway with Fatehabad tourism complex near...
  • Women have more resilient brains: Study 03-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Washington: Women are able to carry higher levels of genetic defects without getting brain development disorders such as autism, a new study has found. The study provides compelling evidence in support of the "female protective model", which proposes that women require more extreme genetic mutations than do males to push...
  • Leadership curriculum needed to transform schools: Minister 26-02-2014 11:58 PM

    Human Resource Development Minister MM Pallam Raju on Wednesday highlighted the need for a national school leadership curriculum that has the capability to transform each school on a rights-based approach. "Academic findings indicate that the most critical part of any schooling system which impacts learning is the school leadership. We...
  • Akhilesh lays foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 2,200 crore 26-02-2014 09:38 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday laid foundation stone for six development projects worth over Rs 2,200 crores in Lucknow. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Yadav said with the launch of new projects, direct and indirect job opportunities would be available to youths in the state. "Our...
  • Rajasthan gets Rs 796 crore from Centre for new roads 25-02-2014 11:27 PM

    Union Rural Development Ministry has sanctioned a grant of Rs 796 cr under PMGSY to build 864 new roads in 16 districts in Rajasthan. The state government would build 864 roads covering 2,617 km, an official release said in Jaipur on Tuesday. Altogether 874 villages and Dhani (hutment) having population...
  • The Netherlands to work with Bihar for urban development 25-02-2014 11:02 PM

    The Netherlands on Tuesday showed interest to work in partnership with Bihar particularly in the field of urban development, health and women empowerment. This was conveyed by a Dutch trade delegation headed by its Ambassador in India Alphonsus Stoelinga. The Ambassador told reporters that the main focus of the mission...
  • Harish Rawat launches 52 development schemes in minority community areas 25-02-2014 07:51 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched 52 schemes of Rs 463.16 lakh under the minority development fund in minority concentration areas in the state. According to an official statement, the schemes being generated in the minority concentration areas under Vikaskhand, Vikasnagar and Sahaspur, includes development schemes for Waqf...
  • MP witnesses 620 % increase in tourists in 7 years 23-02-2014 06:51 PM

    Madhya Pradesh has witnessed a record 620 per cent increase in number of tourists from India and abroad in the last seven years. In 2005-06, only 74,14,375 tourists from India and abroad visited the state, while in 2012-13, a record 5,34,13,039 came to MP, State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) General...
  • Resettlement should not affect already settled families: MLAs 22-02-2014 06:39 PM

    Jharkhand Urban Development Minister Suresh Paswan was asked on Saturday by Assembly Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta to have a re-look of the proposed locality where the government would resettle 92 displaced families after some members expressed concern over the availability of land there. Adjourning till Monday a call attention motion,...
  • National Green Tribunal seeks report on measures taken to maintain ground water level 20-02-2014 07:36 PM

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered civil officials of Uttar Pradesh to establish what measures have been taken to maintain biodiversity and ground water level in the state. The NGT said the Public Works Department secretary should hold a meeting with officials of the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam, Ghaziabad...
  • Bhagoria fest, tribal 'Valentine's Day', to start from Mar 10 16-02-2014 10:20 PM

    The Bhagoria festival, which could be said to be an extended Valentine's Day for the young tribal girls and boys, would begin from March 10 across Jhabua, Dhar, Khargone and Barwani districts of Madhya Pradesh. It would last till Holi, on March 16. This is the time when a tribal...