ADB okays $102 mn loan to skill 2 lakh youths in Odisha

New Delhi, Jun 23 Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 102 million (Rs 568.31 crore) loan to train 2 lakh youngsters in Odisha.With this assistance, youths in the age group of 15-34 years...

Jun 23, 2017 8:11 PM | Newsscroll

China avoids comment on plans to build big dam in PoK

(EDS: Updating)By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 22 China today avoided commenting on claims in the Pakistani media that Beijing will fund the USD 14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir...

Jun 22, 2017 7:15 PM | Newsscroll

China avoids comment on plans to build big dam in PoK

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 22 China today avoided commenting on claims in the Pakistani media that Beijing will fund the USD 14 billion Diamer-Bhasha dam in PoK and has agreed to include the project...

Jun 22, 2017 3:22 PM | Newsscroll

ADB to provide $275 mn loan for water supply project in MP

New Delhi, Jun 20 Asian Development Bank will provide USD 275 million loan for a piped water supply project for rapidly urbanising small towns, covering 3 lakh households, in Madhya Pradesh.The...

Jun 20, 2017 2:12 PM | Newsscroll

Pune raises Rs 200 cr in first municipal bond issue in 14 yrs

Mumbai, Jun 19 The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) today raised Rs 200 crore by selling 10-year bonds, becoming the first civic body to tap money from this route in 14 years.Proceeds from the...

Jun 19, 2017 8:44 PM | Newsscroll

Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB

New Delhi, Jun 18 Asia and Pacific countries, including India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, need to thwart challenges posed by natural calamities that have been taking toll on their infrastructure, ADB...

Jun 18, 2017 12:16 PM | Newsscroll

Punjab govt to explore possibility of developing Harike as

tourism hubChandigarh, Jun 16 Punjab tourism and cultural affairs minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he would visit Harike Pattan tomorrow to explore the possibility of developing Harike...

Jun 16, 2017 10:19 PM | Newsscroll

AIIB grants USD 150 mn loan for India Infrastructure Fund

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Jun 15 China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has approved USD 150 million equity investment loan to the India Infrastructure Fund, the bank's first such loan to fund...

Jun 15, 2017 4:45 PM | Newsscroll

China-backed bank boasts rising lending power

Beijing, Jun 14 The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank expects to more than double its lending power for regional projects over the next five years, a top executive said, denying it...

Jun 14, 2017 9:31 PM | Newsscroll

TN to soon come out with aerospace and defence policy: CM

Chennai, June 3 Tamil Nadu would soon come out with a aerospace and defence policy aimed at benefitting companies planning to invest in these two sectors, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said here...

Jun 03, 2017 4:59 PM | Newsscroll