Professor Usha Goswami has been awarded the Yidan Prize for Education Research, while Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG, Founder and Chair Emeritus of Bangladesh’s BRAC has been granted the Yidan Prize for Education Development in recognition and support of their ground-breaking work.
The next phase of expansion plan at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), here, has been launched. It will enable IGIA in the next three years to handle around 100 million passengers a year.
The government on Wednesday said it is yet to take a final call on the privatisation of Thiruvananthapuram airport in Kerala where the state government is keen on running it and has urged for the same.
Cracking its whip on errant builders for breaching the trust reposed by home buyers, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the registration of Amrapali Group under the real estate law RERA, and ousted it from its prime properties in the NCR by nixing the land leases.
The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the railway authorities to "think out of the box" and come up with ways to make suburban train coaches and stations more disabled-friendly.
Sebi has expanded its probe into the role of five credit rating agencies after a forensic audit mandated by the new board of crisis-ridden IL&FS flagged serious lapses and their possible complicity with the former top brass of the group.
The Centre has proposed light urban rail transit system - 'Metrolite' - in small cities and towns having lower projection of ridership, with each train having three coaches and a restricted speed of 25 kmph.
The railways plans to bring down travel time of Rajdhani trains on the busy Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes by over three hours with an investment of about Rs 14,000 crore in infrastructure, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed Parliament.
Railways have adopted the concept of giving incentives to contractors for early completion of projects, Union minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. He also said that a lot of monitoring is done at various levels and regular meetings are held with officials of state governments