NSS data shows jump in ‘Housing for All’ in 2018
A total of 16 million homes have been constructed since April 2014. Data shows that numbers of those living in semi-pucca houses has come down from 24.6% to 17.4% during the period. Those living in kutcha houses is down from 9.6% to 5.9%. In other words, 10.5 million rural households living in kutcha houses and dilapidated semipucca houses need a new habitat.
Centre proposes Rs 33 crore to protect Indian satellites from space debris
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Donald Trump taps Anthony Ornato as new deputy chief of staff for operations
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373 infra projects show cost overruns of Rs 3.89 lakh crore
As many as 373 infrastructure projects, each worth Rs 150 crore or more, are hit by cost overruns of more than Rs 3.89 lakh crore owing to delays and other reasons, according to a report.
Data Bill should be sent to house panel: Justice BN Srikrishna
The Bill will determine how global tech giants process, store and transfer consumers’ data.
Delhi fire: For many search for loved ones ends at morgue, others still nursing hope; 14-yr-old among missing
The incident that claimed 43 live and left 16 injured brought back tragic memories of the Uphaar cinema hall blaze in 1997.
US-China trade pact 'still close': White House
"The deal is still close," National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told CNBC. "It is probably even a wee bit closer than when I first made that statement in November." He described the talks underway with Beijing as "intense," adding that they occur almost daily. Wall Street has moved up and down with officials' commentary on the chances of sealing a deal.
Centre examining Bengaluru suburban rail project
Responding during the Question Hour, Angadi said the project has been pending due to non-cooperation from the previous Congress-JDS led state government. The B S Yediyurappa government in Karnataka has submitted a revised detailed project report (DPR) that proposes around 55-odd suburban railway stations covering a distance of about 150 km.
Gaurs Group to invest Rs 750 cr on new commercial project in Greater Noida
Gaurs Group has recently completed the construction of 'Gaur City Mall' comprising 15 lakh sq ft area with an investment of Rs 750 crore in Greater Noida.
SC directs government to use stress fund for stuck Amrapali flats
The estimated cost for construction of all housing projects is Rs 8,500 crore and amount recoverable from homebuyers and buyers of commercial areas is Rs 3,700 crore, which is 43% of the cost. Banks have also been told to release funds to homebuyers.
Pelosi instructs House panel to draft articles of impeachment against Trump
"The facts are uncontested. The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and (a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political rival," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
Window for stalled housing projects to open in two months: Economic Affairs Secretary
"We hope to welcome the new year with the first disbursal of the Special window for stalled housing projects which will be operational in 2 months," Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakraborty said on Friday.
US solar industry urges Twitter campaign to 'punch back' at White House
The Solar Energy Industry Association's call to action came a day after it released a study saying the levies would cost 62,000 jobs and $19 billion in clean energy investments. The study is part of a strategy to persuade President Donald Trump to reduce or end the four-year tariff regime implemented early last year.
SBICAP Ventures achieves first closure of govt’s last-mile fund for stuck projects
Special Window for Affordable and Mid-Income Housing Fund (SWAMIH) Investment Fund.
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