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US stocks close lower as construction data disappoints market (Lead)

US stocks close lower: US stocks ended lower as investors digested weaker-than-expected US construction spending data in December last year and a batch of healthcare stocks extended losses.The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday decreased 206.67 points, or 0.79 per cent, to 25,819.65. The S&P 500 decreased 10.88 points, or 0.39 per cent, to 2,792.81,

Bihar man draws funds to construct '42 toilets' in his home

Bihar man draws funds to construct ’42 toilets’ in his home

A man in a Bihar village has allegedly drawn government funds good enough for constructing 42 toilets in his house, an official said on Saturday.Yogeshwar Choudhary, a resident of Vishnupur Ram village under Hajipur Sadar block in Vaishali district, has managed to draw the funds for construction of toilets 42 times.”Choudhary has drawn funds for

DC reviews ongoing construction work on NH-1

DP Correspondent Jalandhar, September 26:-Ensuring timely completion of work, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma Tuesday monitored the ongoing construction work of National Highway Number -1 between Rama Mandi to PAP chowk. The DC chaired a meeting of representatives of Soma Company and district administration and said that the work on this ambitious project must

North Korea's Mysterious hotel finally opens after 30 years

North Korea’s Mysterious hotel finally opens after 30 years

North Korea’s Mysterious hotel finally opens after 30 years. North Korea’s Ryugyong Hotel 105-storey in the capital Pyongyang, which hasn’t hosted a single guest since construction and this hotel is also known as ‘Hotel of Doom’, which means ‘Hotel of destruction’. The construction started in 1987, till today, there was not even a single guest who visited there. From

China begins Construction of World’s first Forest City

The Forest City was created as a scalable development following a petal formation. Each petal, which caters to a population of 20,000, can be scaled to include five petals in a single region, forming a flower-like formation centered on communal green space. All buildings would be covered in trees and greenery to help suck tons


The residents of society started making roads themselves

The residents of society started making roads themselves. In Dasuya (Sanjay Ranjan) the condition of the street near Daya Nand School in Ward no 13, in the city, had been deteriorating for a long time, due to which these people had to face difficulties as they were forced to use their vehicle scooter-motorcycles It was

Chandigarh railway station platform to remain closed for 36 days

Chandigarh railway station platform to remain closed for 36 days

Due to the poor performance of platform number 1 of the railway station of Chandigarh, it will be closed for 36 days from October. This will re-schedule fifteen other trains running on platform number-1 along with this train, which may cause problems for passengers.According to DRM Dinesh Kumar of North Railway Ambala Division, the washable

Advocates meet Deputy CM, demand land for construction of chambers & parking

Ludhiana: Delegation of advocates, under the leadership of President District Bar Association (DBA) Vijay B Verma met with Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal regarding their demand for 8 acres of land, situated at rear side of court complex. A memorandum in this regard, was handed over to Deputy CM. During meeting with Deputy CM, President DBA

Sewerage construction begins on NH-1 from village Bhattian to Hazuri Bagh

Ludhiana: The work on the long awaited sewerage construction finally started on NH-1 from Village Bhattian to Hazuri Bagh Colony, Chitti Colony to Bahadurke to Octroi, near Jalandhar Bypass, Ludhiana. This has started with an initiative taken by Darshan Singh Shivalik, MLA Ludhiana. The village-Sarpanch Kamlesh Rani said it has been more than 30 years

9 killed as slab of under-construction building collapses

Pune: At least nine labourers were killed when a slab of an under-construction building collapsed in Balewadi area here today, police said.` The victims were working on the 13th floor of the under-construction residential building when the cement slab caved-in, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (zone-III), B Teli said. He said the rescue operation is underway.

Construction of stadium in Malout stayed

Malout: The local court of Malout has stayed the construction of Multipurpose Sports Stadium which was to be constructed by Punjab government at a cost of Rs 6.35 crore in Sheikhu village of Malout, district Muktsar, on Tuesday. Talking to Daily Post over the phone, counsel for complainant Malkeet Singh Mann confirmed the development. “Magistrate

Ludhiana tops state in construction of toilets for needy

Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner, Ravi Bhagat has informed that Ludhiana district has got yet another feather on its cap, as it stands first in the construction of toilets for needy in the state. This information has been uploaded on the website of Department of Water Supply and Sanitation, GoI, as it mentions Ludhiana on first rank

CM urges Uma Bharti to help on water woes

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday urged the Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti to direct its Ministry for immediate revision of construction norms for water courses especially in Punjab, allocations of funds for Swan River and approval and sanction of funds for Upper Bari Doab Canal (UBDC). The Chief Minister

Haryana CM visits Uttarakhand for water supply project revival

Dehradun: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited the site of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttrakhand, which was discontinued in 1992 for want of funds. Khattar spoke to union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti about the project, officials said. The Planning Commission in 1976 had accorded approval for construction of this dam, which was to