Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.19

Work on Ranchi smart roads starts next week

Work on Ranchi’s much touted smart roads, or thoroughfares with underground ducts for drains and electrical and optic fibre cables, is likely to begin from the fourth week of January, more than a ye...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.03.19

Blame game over demolition debris

Mounds of debris along the tracks near Jugsalai railway crossing after a demolition drive to pave the way for an overbridge has turned into a nightmare for commuters as the authorities concerned are b...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 09.12.18

Centre wants to end use of burnt-clay bricks in government construction

The Centre is examining if it can ban use of burnt-clay bricks in its construction projects, a move aimed at giving a boost to environment-friendly products.According to an official, the Union housing...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

At Rajmahal, JMM latches on to a bridge too far

Over a hundred bikers are campaigning for the BJP on the Sahebganj-Dumka highway, but in Mahadeoganj, barely 3km from here, flags bearing the party’s lotus symbol are remarkably few in number. The m...
By Animesh Bisoee in Sahebganj

Business  /  Published 21.04.19

Tata Hitachi shifts base to Bengal

Construction and mining equipment maker Tata Hitachi is moving a large operation based in Jharkhand to Kharagpur, a development that may bode well for Bengal which is seeking marquee names to decorate...
By Sambit Saha & Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 07.12.18

Arunachal plans major road to town near Myanmar border

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu on Friday announced that a 156km road to connect Vijaynagar, the remotest circle of Changlang district, with Miao will be built as a major road soon.It tak...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

Business  /  Published 18.03.19

Bengal FM Amit Mitra warns of GST hit on homes

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has sought to protect small home buyers from the potential shock of price rise following the rejig in GST rates in residential real estate.Mitra wants the new regime...
By Sambit Saha & R. Suryamurthy in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Bridge plan for Calcutta's Exide crossing

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has started the groundwork for constructing a pedestrian overbridge at the Exide crossing after the police brass pressed for it to prevent pedestrians from walking a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

January rail safety nod hope

State government officials are hopeful that the commissioner of railway safety will okay the proposed Majerhat bridge by this month.The commissioner met PWD engineers last week and had a detailed disc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.03.20

Jesus statue and 14 crosses demolished

Civic authorities of a small town near Bangalore city on Monday flattened a statue of Jesus Christ and 14 crosses at a Catholic centre, acting on complaints from some Right-wing activists that priests...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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