Reconstruction

  • Rs 10 crore funds sanctioned to flood-hit districts for road repair 05-03-2014 01:14 PM

    A corpus fund of Rs 10 crore each will be given to the district magistrates of Rudraprayag, Chamoli and Uttarkashi, which bore the brunt of last year's calamity to ensure that road reconstruction work by the BRO goes on uninterrupted on Char Dham pilgrimage route. An announcement to this effect...
  • Harish Rawat assures flow of funds for reconstruction 03-03-2014 08:39 PM

    Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said there would be no dearth of funds for reconstruction in disaster-hit areas but there should be no compromise on the quality of work. Reviewing reconstruction work in Narendra Nagar area of the district, Rawat assured officials of adequate funds wherever needed but said...
  • CM allots additional funds to flood-hit areas, asks officials to speed up work 26-02-2014 09:56 AM

    Asking officials to immediately start work on projects cleared by Project Implementation Units in the calamity-hit areas, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said an additional sum of Rs 125 crore will be given to districts to speed up reconstruction work. The Chief Minister issued the directives while reviewing the progress...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Seven months on, roads still a distant dream 04-02-2014 09:46 AM

    Kedarnath: It has been more than 200 days since the floods devastated Uttarakhand and killed thousands of people. Special funds were released by the Centre but there is little to show for it on the ground. CNN-IBN travels on the route to Kedarnath for a reality check of the reconstruction...
  • Uttarakhand govt seeks Rs 15 crore from Centre for disaster-hit schools 11-10-2013 01:33 PM

    The Uttarakhand government has asked the Centre to sanction Rs 15 crore for the repair and reconstruction of 139 middle schools destroyed in the mid June calamity in the hill state. The demand was raised by Uttarakhand Education Minister Mantri Prasad Naithani at the 62nd meeting of Central Education Advisory...
  • Corruption in Bihar a fourth of that in Delhi, claims Ex-home secy 05-10-2013 09:39 PM

    Corruption in Bihar is one-fourth of what it is in Delhi, former Union Home Secretary RK Singh remarked on Saturday. "I have worked in Bihar and Delhi for almost equal tenures. You talk about corruption. Corruption in Bihar is one fourth of what it is in Delhi," said Singh, who...
  • Clashing visions weigh on US drive for Taliban talks 28-06-2013 03:15 AM

    Islamabad: As the United States makes a fresh attempt to start talks with the Taliban, competing visions in Afghanistan and neighbouring Pakistan over what an eventual peace process might look like have emerged as one of the biggest hurdles. Washington's hopes of negotiating with the insurgents to stabilise Afghanistan before...
  • Rare surgery in Delhi reconstructs half of baby's heart 05-10-2012 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: In a first-of-its-kind surgery in India, doctors at Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital operated upon a 46-day-old baby to recreate half of her heart, giving her a normal life she would have otherwise missed, medical officials said on Thursday. A look at six-month-old Isha (name changed) does not...
  • World Bank approves $ 4.3 bn aid to India 15-03-2012 09:53 AM

    Washington: The World Bank has announced $ 4.3 billion financial aid to India through a new innovative and flexible financing arrangement to help the country fight poverty. This arrangement, while facilitating a $ 4.3 billion increase in support to India, is designed to maintain International Bank for Reconstruction and Development's...
  • PM, Gilani to discuss Afghanistan reconstruction 10-11-2011 08:58 AM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani are to meet on the sidelines of the SAARC summit to discuss the reconstruction of Afghanistan. ...
  • Spielberg chronicles rebuilding of Ground Zero 09-09-2011 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Steven Spielberg brings a new show about the daunting task of constructing the new, 104-storyed, World Trade Center. Being the Executive Producer of this Discovery Channel show 'Rising: Rebuilding Grond Zero', Spielberg toured the site with the workers during...
  • BSNL, MTNL to synergise operations 18-05-2011 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Following directives from Telecom Ministry to synergise their operations, state-run MTNL on Wednesday said it has initiated process with BSNL to streamline their business, including telecommunications, enterprise and customer care to cut costs. Both the firms are reeling under huge financial losses and the Government has directed them...
  • Japan reconstruction may take 5 yrs: World Bank 21-03-2011 09:46 AM

    Singapore: Japan may need five years to rebuild from the catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that has caused up to $ 235 billion of damage, the World Bank said on Monday. The March 11 disaster which ravaged northeastern Japan will likely shave up to 0.5 percentage point from the country's economic...
  • J&K: Omar govt under fire over unused funds 16-03-2011 08:16 AM

    Jammu: Noisy scenes and a walkout by the Opposition in the J&K assembly over the non-utilization of funds provided by the Centre under the Prime Ministers' Reconstruction Plan. Out of Rs 32,000 crore granted in 2004, only Rs 9,900 crore or just 30 per cent have been spent. Former finance...
  • 'India has critical role in Afghanistan' 14-02-2011 08:57 PM

    Singapore: India has a critical role in the reconstruction of war-torn Afghanistan and has continued supporting Kabul by providing financial aids, Dr Abdullah Abdullah, the country's former foreign minister said here on Monday. "India, being the world's largest democracy, cannot be left out of Afghanistan's efforts in rebuilding the country,"...
  • Situation in Afghanistan disturbing: Krishna 11-01-2011 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Just back from his two-day visit to Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday termed as "very disturbing" the current situation in the war-torn country where Taliban is giving shelter to Pakistan- based Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and other terrorist outfits. Fully backing the peace process, the minister...
  • Watch: Reconstruction of Gaza a far cry 03-02-2009 01:21 PM

    Residents of Gaza are waiting to begin reconstruction of their shattered homes. ...
  • Girl's face restored after bear attack disfigured it 18-01-2008 06:15 PM

    On his 38th birthday, Sachin Tendulkar talks to paraplegic Indian soldiers at the rehab centre in Pune. ...
  • Orkutians fret over virtual revamp 29-12-2006 09:38 PM

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  • Quake survivors still on tenterhooks 08-10-2006 11:23 AM

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  • Survivors struggle to rebuild lives 07-10-2006 10:47 PM

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