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Thursday, October 28, 2021



Climate change and construction combine to disastrous effect in the Himalayas

September 09, 2021 4:10 pm

Activists say bad urban planning, driven by tourism and urban growth, is exacerbating the impact of the climate crisis.

Haryana imposes hefty cess on building construction

March 25, 2021 9:25 am

The money collected from the cess, according to officials, is used to provide various benefits to building and construction workers registered with the labour department in Haryana.

Protest at police station after Dalit ‘falls to death at construction site’

March 09, 2021 4:52 am

The family and community members have demanded for an FIR under section 304 (culpable home use not amounting to murder) as against IPC section 304-A (causing death by negligence).

Delhi govt launches campaign for registration of construction workers from Monday

August 23, 2020 2:53 pm

Delhi's Labour and Employment Minister Gopal Rai said the construction workers may apply to get registered with the Delhi Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board at these camps from August 24 to September 11.

Delhi govt dept says need to improve data capturing of those having daily meals

May 22, 2020 2:51 am

According to the revenue department note, issued by its legal and judicial wing, the need to capture data — essentially the name and contact number of beneficiaries — was mandated by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs through an order dated April 19.

Larsen & Toubro Construction bags orders worth Rs 2,265 crore

January 08, 2018 12:05 pm

"The transportation infrastructure and water and effluent treatment businesses of L&T Construction have jointly bagged three EPC orders worth Rs 2,265 crore from Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA)," the engineering and construction major said in a BSE filing.

In PMC areas, thousands of unregistered labourers lose out on welfare schemes

October 22, 2017 10:19 am

A review conducted by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), in the wake of the Dattawadi incident, has revealed that the civic body has managed to get only 165 construction labourers registered with the Board.

Housing for all scheme: Phase 1, Construction of 10,000 units to begin next month

July 10, 2017 7:44 am

Of the 10,000 units, there will be 3,500 dwelling units for economically weaker section (EWS), 3,000 for the low income group (LIG) section, for middle income group (MIG-I) there would be 2,000 dwellings while for MIG- II, 1,500 have been earmarked.

Controversial norm permitting construction on recreation grounds done away with

March 25, 2016 12:00 am

The municipality released the draft of the new guidelines for land use and manner of development under the proposed new regulations on March 22, which do not contain the controversial provision.

Pune: State Cabinet takes first step towards regularising illegal constructions

November 19, 2015 5:02 am

In order to prevent fragmentation of agricultural land, the above Act had barred buying or selling of land parcel lesser than 11 gunthas.


BMC officer watching porn during meeting suspended: Bhopal Mayor

January 21, 2016 11:39 am

Bhopal, Jan 21 (ANI): Bhopal Mayor Alok Sharma on Thursday said the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) officer, who was caught watching porn during a state municipal council meeting, has been suspended. Sharma added that lockers are being constructed to keep mobiles to avoid any such incident in the futures. He also informed that after the construction of lockers, mobiles will be strictly prohibited inside the meeting hall.

Ram Mandir construction only possible with mutual consent: Naqvi

January 11, 2016 1:01 pm

Ranchi, Jan 11 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the Ram Mandir construction is only possible with the court's decision or with mutual consent. Asserting that one must respect the court's decision, Naqvi further said the government or Bharatiya Janata Party does not do anything deliberately.

We not only construct mosques but also protect it: Swamy

January 10, 2016 1:21 pm

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Addressing a seminar in Delhi University on the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that if Muslim community wants to construct a Mosque opposite Sarayu River, then the government is completely fine with it, but it shouldn’t be made with the Babri name. He further said that in most of the countries, the government doesn’t allow making temples, but in India the government not only allows the construction of mosques but also protects it.