29 Oct 2018

Money-laundering detected under public-private partnership

The joint investigation team (JIT) in the mega money laundering case has started a probe against officials for embezzlement of billions of rupees in the name of public-private partnership. The companies avoid government audit and evade laws while billions of rupees are provided to them. It is feared they are

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29 Oct 2018

Malaria elimination by 2030 only possible through Public Private Partnerships: Dr Arun Kumar, Bayer

Every year, more than seven lakh people across the world, die of vector borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis and zika. Again, like every year we are seeing the rising numbers of people affected with vector borne diseases. Dengue cases in Delhi have already crossed the 1,000-mark

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10 Oct 2018

Malaysia approves 45 Public Private Partnerships projects

Going forward, economic growth will be driven by the high-tech sectors, underlining the potential of the digital economy in ensuring Malaysia’s transition to a high-income and developed economy. It is expected that the PPPs will help with that. Some 45 out of the 67 public-private partnership (PPP) projects under the

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08 Oct 2018

Third Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project (TNUDP-III) bags monetary deal of US$300 million Road Project in Tamil Nadu

The World Bank today approved a loan of US$300 million to assist the Government of India with the implementation of the Third Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project (TNUDP-III). The project’s objective is to continue to improve the delivery of urban services through enhancing the quality of urban infrastructure, mobilize resources

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03 Oct 2018

GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd., has announced that it has emerged as the highest bidder for the development, operations and management of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, central India. MIHAN India Limited (MIL), a joint venture between Maharashtra Airport Development Company (a

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26 Sep 2018

Developers open to partnership with Hong Kong government on public-private housing, but quota ‘down to calculation’

Property developers in Hong Kong have said they are open to a partnership with the government to free up vast stretches of farmland for housing but added the number of public flats set aside for each plot would be “all down to calculation”. The comments by the Real Estate Developers

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24 Sep 2018

NITI Aayog Suggests Electric-Bus Fleet in Cities Under Public Private Partnership Mode

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has issued a draft concession agreement for public private partnership (PPP) for operation and maintenance of electric buses in Indian cities. The NITI Aayog has undertaken an initiative to provide a model concession agreement (MCA) for introducing electric-bus fleet in cities for

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24 Sep 2018

Public-private partnership boosts Nueva Ecija cultural tourism

  CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – The drive to make Nueva Ecija a tourism and travel destination received a big boost with a convergence of festivals by different towns and cities in this province, under the public-private partnership. Provincial tourism officer Lorna Mae Vero said the first-ever Nueva Ecija Harvest

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21 Sep 2018

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Bahrain has stated publicly that the tender for the King Hamad Causeway, a 25km road and rail bridge that will cross the Gulf of Bahrain, will be launched in six months. The estimated construction cost is between US$3 and 4 billion. The project will follow a

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17 Sep 2018

Public-Private partnership is now the order of the day: Venkaiah Naidu

Belgrade (Serbia), Sep 14 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday (local time) interacted with Indian community living in Serbia at the Beograd Hall inside Hotel Hyatt Regency in Serbia’s capital Belgrade. The Vice President said, “The country is also allowing foreign direct investment in most of the sectors. And

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