road construction

Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Few takers for Sushil Modi’s claim that Nitish PM material


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) There are few takers in his own BJP for Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's stand that Janata Dal-United leader and Bihar Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jammu, Kashmir lock horns over Amarnath infrastructure


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The question of improved amenities for pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine has again divided the people of Jammu and those of the Kashmir Valley, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Maoist shot dead in Odisha


July 9th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 9 (IANS) A member of the Maoist People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) group was gunned down by police in Odisha Monday, a day after a ruling Biju ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bronze Age necropolis unearthed in Serbia


June 17th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 17 (IANS) A 4,000-year-old Bronze Age necropolis has been unearthed in Serbia.It was discovered during a road construction work outside Vranje town, some 270 km from Belgrade, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Graft case: 11 charge sheeted in Jharkhand


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) The CBI Saturday filed a charge sheet in a court here against a former Bihar minister and 10 others in a case related to road construction ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists


May 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Patna’s own Marine Drive project set to take off


May 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Eight construction companies, including Gammon, Nagarjun and Reliance, have shown keenness to construct the proposed 40-km driveway along the banks of the Ganga river in Patna ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Raman Singh begins rural drive from Maoist heartland


April 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), April 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday began a much-hyped mega rural drive, "Gram Suraj" of his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, from the Maoist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tibet to spend $240 mn on roads to monasteries


April 8th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to ensure an easier access to its monasteries, Tibet will earmark 1.5 billion yuan (about $240 million) on road construction, the authorities said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

29 percent of Poles believe country ready for Euro 2012


March 29th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 29 (IANS) About 29 percent of Poles believe the country is well prepared for Euro 2012 Football Championship in June, while 20 percent think otherwise and 51 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jharkhand budget for 2012-13 pegged at Rs.37,113 crore


March 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Thursday tabled a Rs.37,113 crore budget for the 2012-2013 financial year in the state assembly, focussing on economic and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maoists release abducted labourers in Jharkhand


February 21st, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 21 (IANS) Maoists late Monday released six road construction labourers whom they had abducted in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said Tuesday."Maoist guerrillas, facing pressure because of police operations, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists abduct laborers, torch vehicles in Jharkhand


February 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) In yet another daring attack, Maoist guerrillas torched four vehicles and abducted at least six laborers involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

17 labourers killed in Himachal accident (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Seventeen labourers, most of them from Jharkhand and Bihar, were killed Tuesday when their vehicle skidded off an icy road and rolled down a 200-ft-deep gorge ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

17 labourers killed in Himachal accident


February 14th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Seventeen labourers, most of them from Jharkhand and Bihar, were killed Tuesday when their vehicle skidded off an icy road and rolled down a 200-ft-deep gorge ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bihar blacklists 22 road construction companies


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Bihar has blacklisted 22 construction companies, including several prestigious firms engaged in road construction in the state, after they failed to complete projects on time, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

All 29 kidnapped Chinese in Sudan freed


February 8th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) All 29 Chinese nationals abducted by rebels in Sudan last month have been released after 11 days in captivity, Xinhua reported.The Chinese were held Jan 28 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists set road construction vehicles ablaze


February 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Dozens of armed Maoists Tuesday set on fire at least four road construction vehicles in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police officials here said.Police say that armed Maoists ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’


February 6th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 6 (IANS) To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three killed, 50 injured in Assam train accident (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 50 injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday morning, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two killed in Assam train accident (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 seriously injured when a Guwahati-bound train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near here Friday morning, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

One killed in Assam train accident


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several feared injured when a passenger train hit a road construction vehicle at an unmanned crossing near Guwahati Friday morning, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jharkhand to monitor under-construction roads through mobile phones


January 20th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 20 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has come out with a unique idea to monitor road construction in the state - pictures clicked on mobile phones.The photos ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Odisha shifts top official over Posco clashes


December 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Odisha Friday shifted a top official over the clashes near the Posco site in which one person was killed.Priyabrat Patnaik was transferred from the post ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clashes over road construction at Posco site, one killed


December 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two injured at the site of the proposed Posco steel project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday when clashes broke ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Seven killed in road accident in Madhya Pradesh


December 13th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Seven people were killed when the Tavera vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck early Tuesday morning in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists torch vehicles in Orissa


December 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Armed Maoist guerrillas, including women, attacked the camp of a construction firm in Odisha's Bargarh district and torched about six vehicles, police said Saturday.The incident took ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BRO told to speed up strategic roads


November 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In the backdrop of Chinese military infrastructure build-up along the borders in recent years, India Friday told its premier border road construction agency to expedite ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Iran cooperation can help regional peace: Ahmadinejad


November 7th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 6 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that cooperation between India and Iran on regional issues can help peace and stability in the region, Mehr news ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists attack company site, torch vehicles


October 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Maoists attacked the camp of an infrastructure company in Orissa's Sambalpur district Tuesday and torched several of its vehicles used in road construction work, police said.About ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mayawati dedicates 484 welfare schemes to Kanshi Ram


October 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday launched 484 development and welfare schemes, involving an expenditure of Rs.6,035 crore, to mark the fifth death anniversary of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal bans disposable plastic products


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) After the success of ban on polythene bags, Himachal Pradesh Sunday imposed a ban on disposable plastic products. Packaged drinking water can, however, still be sold ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe