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  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......

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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......

J&K govt to relocate houseboats on Dal Lake to check pollution

In a bid to conserve the world famousDalLake in Srinagar, which has been facing serious dangers from pollution and encroachments, theJammu and Kashmirgovernment has decided to relocate houseboats......

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 Rediff.com contributor Rashme Sehgal. As......
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Ganga expressway in for minor change to save river

The ambitious Ganga expressway project, branded as the harbinger of future development of the capital city, is in for structural corrections, yet... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/patna/ganga-expressway-in-for-minor-change-to-save-river/article1-1374628.aspx
Road less travelled

ByHari Bansha Jha The Motor Vehicle Agreement will improve road linkages, reducing travel time and cost of goods in the region... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=12833
Egypt says `new Suez Canal` ready for business

Ismailiya: Egypt said on Wednesday that the "new Suez Canal" was ready for navigation for all kinds of ships, as authorities geared up to launch... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/egypt-says-new-suez-canal-ready-for-business_1638690.html
Amitabh Verma

New Delhi: Chroniclers of the infrastructure sector believe rail and road transport support came at the cost of inland water transportation in... ...

http://www.ibef.org/news/govt-plans-to-convert-101-rivers-into-national-waterways-amitabh-verma
Deva takes oath as PSC chief

SRINAGAR Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, administered the oath to Abdul Latief Deva as Chairman of J&K Public Service Commission (PSC) at... ...

http://kashmirobserver.net/news/city/deva-takes-oath-psc-chief

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