Apollo Global invests Rs. 400 crore in Noida-based Logix Group

The money will be used for last-mile funding to complete the construction of four ongoing residential developments and a commercial office project in Noida

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Apollo-Global-invests-Rs400-crore-in-Noidabased-Logix-Group.html

China Rail Construction keen to participate in NHAI projects

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/

Chinese construction major keen on India’s highway projects

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/

Essel Finance plans Rs. 500 crore fund to invest in residential projects

New fund to offer structured debt to mid-income residential projects in top cities, similar to Essel Finance’s first fund

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/Essel-Finance-plans-Rs500-crore-fund-to-invest-in-residentia.html

How buying a flat became a nightmare in NCR

India’s biggest property market by volume has numerous projects stuck for years. What has led to this dismal situation?

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/How-buying-a-flat-became-a-nightmare-in-NCR.html

Property Buying: Thinking residential investment? Keep the check list ready

The investor should keep an eye on the market and sell the residential property at the right time in order to multiply wealth.

http://indianexpress.com/article/business/business-others/property-buying-thinking-residential-investment-keep-the-check-list-ready-2943437/

Solid waste management: It takes a fire to ignite action

Solid waste management is a major challenge posing multiple threats and calls for putting in place safeguard mechanisms.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/solid-waste-management-it-takes-a-fire-to-ignite-action-2943417/

Construction of roads: Chandigarh civic body plans to get quality control vehicle

The agenda of the quality control unit which is likely to cost the civic body around 54.23 lakhs would come up before the house meeting scheduled for July 29.

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/roads-chandigarh-civic-body-plans-to-get-quality-control-vehicle-2940342/

Two IITs outline the smart city plan for Varanasi

IIT Kharagpur has been carrying out a research survey in the city since 2014, under the HRD Ministry’s Sandhi project which conducts scientific evaluation of the country’s heritage.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/iit-kharagpur-bhu-outline-smart-city-plan-for-banaras-varanasi-modi-constituency-elections-2939534/

Bombay HC directs Maharashtra government to form panel on wetland protection

Panel to be headed by Konkan divisional commissioner.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/bombay-hc-directs-maharashtra-govt-to-form-panel-on-wetland-protection-2935555/

Why are our cities struggling to deal with rain?

Rainwater harvesting bye-laws should aim for a return to the original hydrological cycle says an expert

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Why-are-our-cities-struggling-to-deal-with-water.html

Government’s plan to expand highway network could revive builders

The nation will aim to add 41 kilometers of roads daily from March next year, up from 20 kilometers a day currently, said transport minister Nitin Gadkari

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Govts-plan-to-expand-highway-network-could-revive-builders.html

Plans for REITs remain on drawing board

Sebi has eased some rules, but cumbersome legal process and time taken to aggregate assets stand in the way

http://www.livemint.com/Money/Plans-for-real-estate-investment-trusts-remain-on-drawing-b.html

Amaravati: A capital idea, but how feasible?

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has set a 2017 deadline for completing the first phase of Amaravati. Will he pull it off?

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/Amaravati-A-capital-idea.html

Use rubberized bitumen on roads: planters’ body

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/todays-paper/tp-agri-biz-and-commodity/use-rubberised-bitumen-on-roads-planters-body/

Nirma to buy Lafarge India cement assets for $1.4 billion

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/nirma-agrees-to-buy-lafarge-india-assets/article8835048.ece

Use lower temperature sensitive materials for construction in Mumbai: TERI

http://www.freepressjournal.in/mumbai/use-lower-temperature-sensitive-materials-for-construction-in-mumbai-teri/893949