Mumbai To Get India's Largest London Eye Like Tunnel
Mumbai is set to have a third tunnel, which is the longest road tunnel and the country's first giant observation wheel - similar to the London Eye. Besides this, Mumbai Government also granted other infrastructure projects. CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis approved the proposal of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority. The tunnel will be 3.8 km long four-lane road.
Tags: Mumbai Tunnel, Infrastructure, cm shinde, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra
Courtesy: The Hans India
Forensic Team Investigates Cyrus Mistry Death, Blames Poor Infrastructure
A seven-member forensic team investigating the death of business tycoon Cyrus Mistry, blamed the faulty design of the bridge as the reason behind the accident. The team confirmed the crash reason saying, the Mercedes-Benz SUV met with an accident due to the "faulty design" of the bridge, while the deaths occurred as occupants were not wearing seat belts, concluding negligence and poor infrastructure can cause death.
Tags: Cyrus Mistry, Forensic Team, Infrastructure, Bridge Design, Car Crashes
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Union FM Presents Budget 2022-2023; Focuses On Women, MSMEs & Farmers
Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman, on February 1, presented the Union Budget 2022-2023. This year's budget has a main focus on women, children, infrastructure development, farmers and technology development. National Highways, medical infrastructure and startup funding for micro, small and medium enterprises are also under the budget, announced by Sitharaman. Sitharaman said, "we strive to provide a necessary ecosystem for middle class". This year… read-more
Tags: Union Budget Session, FM Nirmala Sitharaman, FY2022-2023, Women Empowerment, Infrastructure
PM Modi, Mauritius PM Jugnauth Hold Virtual Meet To Inaugurate Projects
PM Narendra Modi and PM of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, on January 20, jointly inaugurated India-assisted project in Mauritius. The projects include the civil services college and an 8MV solar PV Farm projects. In addition, the duo also had an agreement of extending US$190 mn line of credit (LoC) for metro… read-more
Tags: India, Mauritius, virtual inauguration, Infrastructure, Development
Courtesy: India Today
US House Of Representatives Approve $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill
The US House of Representatives, with a 228-206 vote, approved a $1 trillion infrastructure bill. The bill now has to be signed into law by US President Joe Biden. Reportedly, the infrastructure bill will be used in the funding of the infrastructure projects such as building bridges, roads, water infrastructure, and expanding internet access in the US.
Tags: Joe BIden, US President, Infrastructure, Bills, USA
Courtesy: United News Of India
PM Modi Unveils Statue Of Adi Guru Shankaracharya
The unveiling of the statue of Adi Guru Shankaracharya has been done by PM Narendra Modi at the Kedarnath Temple. The statue was reconstructed after it was destroyed in 2013. Reportedly, PM Modi offered prayers before the inauguration of the statue at the temple. Notably, Kedarnath Temple is one of the four… read-more
Tags: Kedarnath, Kedarnath Temple, PM Narendra Modi, Dehradun, Infrastructure
'Gati Shakti' To Enhance Employment, PM Modi Grants Rs 100 Lakh Cr
PM Modi has granted Rs 100 lakh crore under the ''Gati Shakti plan'' during his speech on Independence day in Delhi. Reportedly, it will empower the youth and induce more employment in the country. Under the Gati Shakti plan, the government will also develop infrastructure and transport facilities to provide opportunities to local manufacturers to expand their export businesses and compete in global markets.
Tags: Gati Shakti Plan, PM Modi, Independence Day, Infrastructure, Employment
Courtesy: The Print
'Small Groups' Do Not Decide The Fate Of The world Anymore, Says China To G7 Leaders
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau chaired seven discussions against China in the G7 summit, urging leaders to develop a coherent response to the challenges posed by China. Following which Beijing has forewarned the leaders that "small" groups don't decide the world's fate anymore. China's spokesperson added that they believe all countries are equals, and world affairs should be handled through everyone's consultation.
Tags: China, G7 Summit, Developing countries, geopolitical events, Infrastructure
Courtesy: The Indian Express
SC's Justice NV Ramana Bats For National Judicial Infrastructure Corp
Supreme Court judge Justice N V Ramana, next in line to be the Chief Justice of India, has highlighted the urgent need of reviewing the judicial infrastructure. Laying emphasis on "access to justice" and "speedy justice", he urged the Centre and States to establish a National Judicial Infrastructure Corporation. Moreover, pointing towards poor state of judicial structures, Justice Ramana said, "dilapidated" old structures, improper record… read-more
Tags: Justice NV Ramana, judiciary, Infrastructure, Law
Courtesy: Indian Express
Wistron Accuses Employees Of Damaging Property Worth Rs 437 Cr
Wistron India has filed a case on December 14 against their employees for destructing the iPhone manufacturing plant in Karnataka's Kolar district. The firm claimed a loss of Rs 437.70 crore including gadgets that were either damaged or stolen. Moreover, the factory's infrastructure as well as a few parked cars were also vandalised. Reportedly, Kolar Police have arrested 160 violators based on CCTV footage and workers' shift list.
Tags: iphone, Manufacturing, Loss, Damage, Theft, Infrastructure
Courtesy: The Indian Express