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MES – India’s military construction agency

The Military Engineer Services (MES) is lesser known but the only construction agency in the country which carries out all construction related tasks of defence ministry like construction ...
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DDN will be Aadhar of your household

This might not have created same kind of euphoria or debate that Aadhar number was able to create when it was launched, a few years ago. But be ...
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Will building sector become the saviour?

World is slowly realising that energy efficiency is one of the world’s largest energy resources and we have just started to tap its potential. In India too, the ...
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Government surprises and leaves industry stunned

A few days ago, in a surprise move, the government announced a slew of measures to bring back the growth momentum into the economy.  The government, in an ...
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Controversy over remaking of Delhi

Most probably on 75th year of our independence we may see new parliament building. If not altogether new building, the existing structure may be modernised and expanded which is ...
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Why we are not able to forecast floods properly?

If in summer long lines of females carrying water pots on their heads to fetch water hogs the limelight, in Monsoon it’s the turn of floating cities to ...
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Some bright spots in slowed down economy

The ongoing slowdown in global growth, rising business uncertainty and a tightening of financial conditions provide ideal case for the fittest to survive and thrive. However, even the ...
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Land pooling – a solution to India’s land acquisition woes?

Urbanisation is the happening thing and it’s a world over phenomenon, not restricted just to India. In other words, urban areas will expand in the coming areas and ...
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Does glass structure make building environment-friendly?

Glass is the most fascinating building material invented by the mankind and is loved and preferred by the architects, engineers and the entire building community. One need not ...
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Future lies in cycling and recycling

We are living a borrowed life – a life borrowed from our Mother Nature. And the most unfortunate thing is we often (or always?) forget this crucial fact ...
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