Bharatmala project: Here’s how one of Union government’s key infrastructure program has progressed
The total length of roads approved in the phase I roll out of the project is around 34,000 km which is approximated to be completed with an expenditure of Rs 5,35,000 crore.
India targets $26 billion defence industry by 2025: Rajnath Singh
Under the Draft Defence Production Policy 2018, the Indian government eyes $5 billion defence exports by 2025. "On the one hand this target is ambitious, but at the same time it's encouraging that India's defence exports have grown almost six-fold in the last two years," Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said.
MSRDC invites fresh bids for toll operations of Mumbai-Pune E-way
MSRDC had cancelled the Mumbai-Pune Expressway TOT bid process after it received just one bid to collect toll on the arterial motorway for the next 11 years. The agency has invited new bids for a minimum of ₹8,200 crore, with a new deadline of December 16, said two people aware of the development.
Rajnath Singh calls for increased synergy between DRDO, domestic defence industry
Addressing the DRDO Industry Synergy Summit 2019 at Hyderabad through video conferencing, Rajnath Singh said defence public sector units (DPSUs), industry, research institutes and armed forces need to work in tandem to achieve the target of incorporating at least 25 artificial intelligence based products into defence in near future.
Shiv Sena not to mention plea in SC challenging Maha Guv's refusal to give it more time
The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI that the party has preferred not to mention the petition. The lawyer said another petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in the state was being readied. The Shiv Sena had on Tuesday moved SC challenging the Maharashtra governor's decision but failed to get an urgent hearing.
Russia ready to start Amethi rifles unit
Defence minister Rajnath Singh, who met his Russian counterpart General Sergey Shoigu in Moscow, pushed for joint manufacturing of spares, components and aggregates in India to reduce costs and supply timelines. An industry delegation led by Ficci met Russian equipment manufacturers to identify products for which joint ventures would be formed in near future.
Shiv Sena moves SC against Governor's refusal to give it 3 days to submit letter of support
Shiv Sena, which is trying to form a possible coalition government with the support of the NCP and the Congress, had failed to secure the requisite letters from both the parties. Sena leaders had met Koshyari ahead of the 7:30 PM deadline on Monday to stake the claim to form government. Now the party has filed a petition in the Apex Court.
Union Cabinet recommends President's rule in Maharashtra
Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who had given the Nationalist Congress Party time till 8.30 pm on Tuesday to express its "willingness and ability" to form government and time being of the essence, has submitted a report to President Ram Nath Kovind recommending President's rule in the state.
NHAI eyes Rs 5,000 crore from roads bidding
To seek bids for roads under TOT plan in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu next month.
Consistent government policy is key for infra investments: Martin Stanley, Macquarie Infra
There is an increasing appetite from international investors to invest in private markets.
Interest a burden, NHAI’s not on the highway to fast growth
NHAI plans to award 6,000 kilometres of roads in the current fiscal.
Transport department official suspended over PMO letter on social media: Nitin Gadkari
Posting of this communication led to "fake and misleading" news items about the PMO raising concerns over financial troubles of the NHAI.
Smart advertising: Badshah reveals how a Google tool helped him get 75mn YouTube views, beat Taylor Swift's record
Going viral can seem a tall order, but not as tall as you’d think, given some of YouTube's peculiarities.
NHAI in talks with LIC to raise Rs 25,000 crore
NHAI and LIC have held preliminary discussions on the funding arrangement.
View: Tax cuts done, now focus on revenue generation
After policy changes, there is now the need to generate the excess cash by the government that will be ploughed back into the economy.
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