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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......

Rediff Archives: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

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......

Monsoon failure in Parliament

Even as the government and the Opposition are mulling whether the monsoon session of Parliament should be extended by a week, it seems both Houses would need 20 working days to finish the scheduled......

Centre clears Rs 365 crore for Dal Lake restoration

The Union Cabinet Thursday sanctioned Rs 356 crore for relocation of the dwellers around the DalLakefor restoration of its lost glory. The relocation will check the human interference in and around......

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......

Gadkari's grand plan: Rs 3 lakh cr of road projects in 6 months

'Our target is to contribute two per cent of gross domestic product through the roads and ports sector.' 'We are converting 12 major ports into smart cities. This is not part of the 100 smart......

Govt plans to convert 101 rivers into waterways: Gadkari

Transport minister says they are cheaper mode of transport than road and rail; so far only 5 river stretches have been declared waterways Keen on promoting water transport to propel economic......

Nitin Gadkari has many plans for India!

Nitin Gadkari has seven portfolios, but does not seem weighed down at all by the many things on his plate. The minister is brimming with ideas, discovers contributor Rashme Sehgal. As......
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WASHINGTON , Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It is National Plan a Cruise Month and the cruise industry is celebrating by unveiling the eleven most... ...
Maruti to ship cars through inland waterways

Inland waterways continue to remain an underutilized mode of transportation in India. Companies largely rely on roadways or railways to haul... ...
Naidu on connecting road grid to NH with Ports

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said that the authorities should create a road grid that connects NHs with the ports as it will ramp up the... ...
Gadkari Confident of Introducing Waterways Bill This Time

MUMBAI: The government, after three failed attempts, is hopeful of introducing the Inland Waterways Bill, which seeks to convert 101 rivers across... ...
Waterway project yet to receive govt. sanction

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Modernising water transport in greater Kochi region will lessen congestion on roads. Clearance crucial... ...

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