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  • Jaitapur nuclear project: India needs this kind of energy and security, says Devendra Fadnavis April 11, 2015

    Taking Indo-French strategic relationship to a new level Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande decided to move ahead with the stalled Jaitapur nuclear project in Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, "The Prime Minister has taken the decision In national interest. There is no need for...
  • Budget Yatra: Commitments should be delivered, feel experts February 27, 2015

    Ahead of the Union Budget on Saturday, experts feel that the budget should have all the commitments the government have done to the country in past. ...
  • News 360: After controversy, Coast Guard releases video of Pakistan 'terror' boat February 20, 2015

    The Indian Coast Guard on Friday evening released a video of the Pakistan boat blown neat Gujarat coast on December 31, 2014. The whole episode came under scanner after Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali claimed that he ordered the blowing up of the boat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 20, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Project Milaap lights the lives of tribal communities in India January 15, 2015

    Tribal communities in one of the most remote and inaccessible forests in India were lifted out of the darkness and given hope for a better future. In July 2014, a micro-lending platform called Milaap partnered with the Mlinda Foundation to install affordable, community-owned solar micro-grids in tribal villages. In the few short...
  • Will build 30 kms of road per day in two years time: Nitin Gadkari November 30, 2014

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari unveiled the plans of his ministry and said 30 kms of road will be built every day in two years time. He added that project worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore are cleared and work would start at the earliest. ...
  • PM Modi to overlook Digital India Project, aims to provide all services online August 22, 2014

    The Union Cabinet has approved PM Modi's ambitious Digital India Project which aims at providing all govt services to citizens online. To ensure that it doesn't end up becoming another scheme on paper, PM Modi himself is going to oversee the execution of this ambitious project. It remains to be...
  • Watch: Humayun's Tomb wears a new look after a massive restoration project September 25, 2013

    The iconic Humayun's Tomb in the national capital wears a new look after a massive restoration project that took six years. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh revealed the newlook Humayun's Tomb last week. ...
  • SC order on Vedanta to impact all mining operations in India April 18, 2013

    Vedanta Aluminium's plan to mine the bauxiterich Niyamgiri mountains in Kalahandi district in Orissa suffered a major jolt after the the Supreme Court on Thursday said that consent must be taken from the Gram Sabha first. ...
  • BJP warns govt on Ram Setu, says won't tolerate any tampering February 24, 2013

    Demanding the scrapping of the Sethusamudran project, the BJP says the sentiments of crores of Hindus are attached to the issue and it will not tolerate any tampering with the Ram Setu. ...
  • Pakistan govt in turmoil after PM Ashraf's arrest order January 16, 2013

    The Pakistan government has been trying to decide its course of action after the Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in a power project corruption case. Pakistan's apex court took the extreme step of calling for the prime minister's arrest despite the fact he has...
  • Mumbai metro accident: Safety norms flouted? September 6, 2012

    In Mumbai, the day after one person was killed and a dozen injured in the metro slab accident, questions are being asked over whether quality is being compromised during construction. ...
  • MP: 130 villagers protesting in neckdeep water for 12 days September 5, 2012

    The villagers, displaced due to two hydel projects, demand that the government gives them alternate land and more compensation. ...
  • CAG reports: Congress, BJP blame each other for corruption August 18, 2012

    The alltoofamiliar political blame game has begun following the CAG reports that said that losses worth lakhs of crores of rupees were caused to the national exchequer by the Centre. ...
  • CAG report on coal says loss to the state is bigger than 2G August 17, 2012

    The CAG report on power projects which is equally damaging, says undue financial benefit given to Reliance Power amounted to over Rs 29,000 crore. ...
  • Google takes you on a virtual tour of the best art galleries April 11, 2012

    Artworks from the National Musuem and the National Gallery of Modern Art would now be accessible at the touch of a keystroke. ...
  • UIDAI: Duplication will be avoided, says Nilekani January 28, 2012

    Nandan Nilekani said there the data collected by UIDAI is secure as this system only gives one number per person. ...
  • Is the UID scheme now caught in a political tug of war? January 20, 2012

    The row between Nandan Nilekani and Home Minister P Chidambaram over the Unique ID project has intensified. ...
  • Want Tatas to return to West Bengal: Amit Mitra May 17, 2011

    The party that had forced the Nano project out of WB is now trying to woo Ratan Tata. ...
  • Tribals beat up TDP MLA in Visakhapatnam May 11, 2011

    Angry villagers beat up S Soma when he seemed to be pushing the case for a mining project. ...
  • CWG projects still lying unfinished November 23, 2010

    The much hyped Commonwealth games 2010 were touted as an event that will change the face of India's national capital. According to official figures, nearly Rs 30,000 crore have been spent but some of the CWG projects are still lying unfinished. ...
  • CJ: Citizens suffer ahead of CWG September 17, 2010

    With less than 20 days left for the Commonwealth Games, there's a mad rush to complete all the projects, even at the cost of causing inconvenience to the citizens. ...
  • Farmers clash with police in UP, 2 killed August 15, 2010

    They were demanding higher compensation for their land acquired by UP government for Yamuna Expressway project. ...
  • Go green: Chennai launches Rs 70 cr project July 27, 2010

    It plans to turn a dumping ground into a park but will the ambitious project be successful? ...
  • Disparity between Hindus, Muslims over Guj housing February 21, 2010

    Houses for resettling the twenty thousand families displaced by the Sabarmati project are nearing completion but problems have already begun. That is because they have been allotted by a random draw of lots. Hindus do not want to move Muslim majority colonies and Muslims to Hindu majority areas. ...
  • Home Secy hints at Pakistan's role in Pune blast February 16, 2010

    As police piece together evidence in the Pune blasts, its clear that many of the leads lead directly to Pakistan. The confirmation came on Monday evening from Home Secretary GK Pillai, who connected the dots from Pune to the ISI's Karachi operation. ...
  • Watch: HC slams Anil Ambani for Dadri land acquisition December 4, 2009

    New Delhi: In a major setback to Anil Ambani, Allahabad High Court has questioned the process of land acquisition for RNRL's Dadri plant in Ghaziabad. Court has now said the Uttar Pradesh government should hear the objections of all the farmers before the project goes ahead. ...
  • Watch: Tainted film city project scrapped December 1, 2009

    The Chandigarh administration has scrapped a controversial film city project involving the Punjab governor, former army general SF Rodrigues. CNN IBN had first reported that there were irregularities in the deal signed in 2007 during Rodrigues term. Now a Central Vigilance Commission enquiry has detailed Rodrigues' role in giving away...
  • CJ fights for justice for dead children, kin August 21, 2009

    Hooproo Chador (JK): Two children drowned in a trench dug by the Jammu and Kashmir Project Construction Corporation, a public sector construction company. There is no fencing around these death traps. Muzaffar Bhat turns Citizen Journalist to fight for justice for the families of these children. ...
  • Anoushka Shankar to perform in Mumbai on VDay February 13, 2009

    Sitar player Anoushka Shankar s now focusing on what she does best music with her new five city tour with the Anoushka Shankar Project. ...