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Remembering Kalam: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Dr Abdul Kalam passed away on July 27, last year while delivering a lecture at the IIM-Shillong in Meghalaya Rediff.com remembers a great and wonderful Indian with this interview in which......

China's plans: Time for India to wake up

Nearly two decades ago, then defence minister George Fernandes said: 'China has built roads up to the border, while there has been negligence on India's part.'Since Fernandes uttered these brave......

Work is finally on to save Kashmir from another deluge

Jammu and Kashmir capital Srinagar was the worst hit in the delgue that hit the state in September 2014. Flood waters kept it submerged for three weeks, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced......

Dal Lake comes to life: J&K chief minister reviews conservation efforts

A boy paddles his boat on a polluted Dal Lake. Photograph: Umar Ganie Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Tuesday directed the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority to......

Why Modi's Japan visit was a watershed

'After many rudderless years, India and Japan have prime ministers with a sense of purpose and direction,' says Brahma Chellaney. Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi mingles with Japanese......

PM for developing 1,100 islands, 300 lighthouses: Gadkari

The move will lead to augmentation of water infrastructure in the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown keen interest in developing 1,100 islands and 300 lighthouses across the nation to......

Govt to offer aid for Sagar Mala project

The government is setting up a Sagar Mala Development Authority to channel budgetary support and implement the several projects under the Sagar Mala project, according to Shatrughan Sinha, union......

How Nitin Gadkari plans to make Indian roads safe and pollution-free

'Our economy will become river-oriented.' 'I strongly feel the mass rapid transport on electric is our future.' The Centre has accorded top priority for cost-effective, pollution-free......

In US, Gadkari outlines plans to halt road accidents

'Road safety is the highest priority for our government because every year there are 500,000 accidents and about 150,000 deaths.'Rediff.com's Aziz Haniffa reports from Washington, DC. He is keen......

'For better growth figures, we need healthier banks'

'We are in favour of reasonable taxation'. 'Raising gross domestic product growth above 7-8% would be a challenge.' 'Unions should understand the importance of job creation'. The National......
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How Nitin Gadkari plans to make Indian roads safe and pollution-free

'Our economy will become river-oriented.' 'I strongly feel the mass rapid transport on electric is our future.' The Centre has accorded top... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/interview-how-nitin-gadkari-plans-to-make-indian-roads-safe-and-pollution-free/20160824.htm
Maharashtra legislature repeals 64 of 191 archaic laws

As many as 64 acts, some of them dating back to 1876, were repealed by the Maharashtra legislature during the recently concluded monsoon session.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-out-with-the-old-maharashtra-legislature-repeals-64-of-191-archaic-laws-2247561
An Orangutan Adventure

The rustle amidst the leaves was more noticeable this time. It couldn't have been just the breeze, of which there was very little anyway in this... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/borneo-an-orangutan-adventure-1009007
Muddled mobility plan

Ministers, bureaucrats and higher echelons of administrative structure are seldom caught up in the traffic mess of the two capital cities. When... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/muddled-mobility-plan/
30 years on, trial on India's 1st national waterway starts

NEW DELHI/VARANASI: The country's first national waterway, NW-1, from Haldia to Allahabad was notified in October 1986 and commercial transport of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/30-years-on-trial-on-Indias-1st-national-waterway-starts/articleshow/53693656.cms

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