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Civic body to draw plans to cope with growing population

Written by Ajay Khape | Pune | Published:October 16, 2010 3:22 am Vision 2030*Drafts for city’s infrastructure and investment for next 5 years and 20 years will match benchmark set by Centre Unable to match the demand of basic infrastructure with the rapidly growing population in its jurisdiction,the Pune Municipal Corporation has decided to prepare plans for the city’s...

CWG star Gagandeep gets a rousing welcome in Patiala

Written by Express News Service | Patiala | Published:October 15, 2010 1:12 am Punjabi University V-C says will spend Rs 5 cr on sports infrastructure Punjabi University,Patiala,with the help of the state government,will spend Rs 5 crore on sports infrastructure with the aim of producing quality players who can bring home medals from national and international events. Stating this here...

States may get to dig into mining firms’ profits with 10 pc cess

Written by Priyadarshi Siddhanta | New Delhi | Published:October 12, 2010 4:22 am Related NewsNarmada Bachao: BAA leaders knock at President’s door for rehabilitationWhen tyranny permeates hot summer wind, India requires an activist, not a conformist PresidentHow is the President of India elected? The mining community may have to take a further hit on their profit margins if the...

External agency should scan construction activity,says Zagade

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published:October 5, 2010 5:33 am Expressing the need for verifying city’s construction activity to ensure it followed all norms,Municipal Commissioner Mahesh Zagade on Monday said an external agency can only carry out the specialised job as it was improper to do the verification of construction activity that have been approved...

India can expand sans US: Montek

Written by Agencies | Kuala Lumpur | Published:September 27, 2010 11:10 am Emerging economies can expand at a “reasonable pace” in the next four to five years even if growth in developed nations is moderate,Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said. India’s economy is forecast to grow by 8.5 per cent this year,he said in his keynote address...

CWG: Sheila puts all Cabinet members on the job

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:September 24, 2010 2:11 pm With eight days to go for the Commonwealth Games,Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday made all her Cabinet colleagues in charge of select areas of the Capital,directing them to oversee infrastructure preparedness and ensure corrective measures are taken wherever required. With the Delhi government coming under scathing...

Ramky Infra IPO subscribed 1.5x

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published:September 23, 2010 3:24 pm Ramky Infrastructure Ltd’s Rs 350 -crore initial share sale offering today got subscribed 1.5 times,hours before the close of the issue. The Hyderabad-based infrastructure developer’s issue got total bids for over 1.63 crore shares,as against 1.09 crore equities on offer,data till 1500 hours available with the NSE...

New Academic Building Block to come up at CCET

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:September 22, 2010 1:46 am Construction work on second academic block at Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology began on Tuesday with bhoomi pujan by Ram Niwas,Home Secretary-cum-Secretary Technical Education,Chandigarh Administration. On completion,the New Academic Block will have covered area of more than one lakh square feet and likely to...

Home secy inspects Sect-43 parking lot,reviews bus stand upgradation

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:September 21, 2010 1:44 am The Secretary has given directions that the defects at the ticket counters and also in the flooring must be rectified within a month An underground parking lot would soon be constructed at the Sector 43 Bus Stand. The estimates have been prepared by the UT Engineering...

Sri Lanka: 25 killed,52 injured in accidental blast

Written by Agencies | Colombo | Published:September 17, 2010 1:30 pm Three containers packed with explosives for highway construction blew up inside a police station in Eastern Sri Lanka,killing 25 people,most of them policemen and two Chinese contractors,in what military said was an accidental blast. Initially,the Lankan authorities had put the toll in the blast at 62,but later military...

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