MINISTER OF STATE FOR URBAN DEVELOPMENT
No state can deny implementation of CAA: Congress leader Kapil Sibal
There is no way a state can deny the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) when it is already passed by the Parliament, said Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Saturday, who claimed that doing so would be "unconstitutional".
Commerce minister Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to WEF 2020 in Davos
Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gath...
Desperately needed: Urban design solutions
We need a well-thought-out urban design to resolve our urban woes and strategically meet our urban...
Tourism not hit due to CAA or Article 370: Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel
"We will take complete responsibility if some untoward incident happens and not go about giving excuses. Even as the minister should not be taking blame for anything happening in the entire country, I will not shun from taking responsibility. However, I disagree that India is highly unsafe for women tourists," said minister of state for culture & tourism.
India, Central Asian region have exclusively positive dynamics: Uzbek Foreign Minister
“…New Delhi is associated among the countries of the region not with competition for regional leadership, but as an example of mutually beneficial and respectful cooperation. From of old, India’s role in our region has always been constructive and in-demand one,” Kamilov said in his ministerial address at Raisina Dialogue.
Kashmir issue should not be discussed at any common platform: Russian Foreign Minister
His made remarks at a press meet in Moscow responding to a query sent by ET on Russia's position on repeated attempts to discuss Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council despite failure at first meeting in August 2019. Lavrov visited Delhi earlier this week. The comments hold significance after yet another Chinese attempt at UNSC to internationalise issue fell flat.
Rs 14,000-crore state support plan to strengthen road safety
The programme will be driven by a strict incentive-based structure for states delivering on road safety aspects.
China and Myanmar 'stand together' despite Rohingya backlash
A 2017 military crackdown on the Muslim minority, which UN investigators have called genocide, forced some 740,000 people over the border into Bangladesh. Beijing has stood strongly beside Myanmar and the Asian giant is now the country's largest investor even as distrust of its ambitions lingers among the public.
Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pakistan Foreign Minister
Addressing the CSIS think-tank on Thursday, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's demand that US President Donald Trump should mediate to resolve the Kashmir issue.Ties between India and Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories on August 5, evoking strong reactions from Islamabad.
Change to state land laws may make M&As in IT parks smooth
A recent amendment to Karnataka’s land laws is expected to help developers of technology parks, industrial estates and special economic zones (SEZs) as well as investors as it opens up opportunities in mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals.
PM renames KoPT after Syama Prasad Mookerjee, says Centre making efforts to develop Bengal
Taking a dig at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, he said the state government was not keen on implementing central schemes as it does not benefit "syndicates". Modi, after renaming the Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee on the occasion of its sesquicentenary celebrations, said country's coasts were gateways to development.
India needs land size of Himachal or Chhattisgarh to achieve renewable energy target: Research
"Total land footprint needed to meet India's renewable energy target is large, ranging from approximately 55,000 to 125,000 square km or areas, roughly the size of Himachal Pradesh or Chhattisgarh, respectively," the research, titled 'Renewable Energy and Land Use in India: A Vision to Facilitate Sustainable Development', stated.
Amarinder Singh unveils Punjab Municipal Building Bylaws
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday unveiled amended people-friendly Punjab Municipal building bylaws.
Working with India on pact against unilateral US Sanctions: Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister
Against the background of the increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration, Russian policy is aimed at gradual de-dollarisation of the economy. Together with our main partners, including India, we are working on developing economic and legal mechanisms to reduce the negative impact of restrictions, asserted Russia’s foreign minister.
Pakistan set to miss 4% GDP growth: Central Bank
The large-scale manufacturing sector in the country witnessed a decline of 5.9 per cent in Q1-FY20 on YoY basis. This contraction was broad-based, as construction-allied industries, petroleum and automobile industries continued on downward path.
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