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Punjab seeks Rs.5,112 crore package for drought


August 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday sought a relief package of Rs.5,112.09 crore from the central government to tackle the drought-like conditions caused by a deficit monsoon this ... Read more...

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Elusive monsoon: Punjab seeks Rs.800 crore from centre


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) With the elusive monsoon raising concerns for the agriculture sector, the Punjab government Sunday sought an interim relief package of Rs.800 crore from the central ... Read more...

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Indian economic growth will return to above 8 percent: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence of a rebound in the Indian economy, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the country will return to the above 8 percent ... Read more...

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Assam harried by power woes, CM defends state board


May 11th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) As Assam has been facing electricity outages of over 16 hours a day, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday came to the rescue of the state ... Read more...

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Summer multiplies woes of power-starved Bihar


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarpur/Gaya (Bihar), May 11 (IANS) Meena Srivastav of Muzaffarpur and Shoib Akhtar of Gaya have a common woe: frequent power outages that have left them sleepless."I have to spend sleepless ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha vows to make Tamil Nadu a leader by 2023


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday unveiled her government's Vision 2023 that envisages GDP growth at 11 percent per annum.The document also seeks to raise ... Read more...

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Allot power, don’t be callous, Jayalalithaa tells PM


March 9th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Terming as callous New Delhi's "inaction" to the state's repeated requests for additional power, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Centre, Tamil Nadu should operationalise Kudankulam: MP


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The central and Tamil Nadu governments should cooperate in operationalising the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) that has been hit by protests, S.S. Ramasubbu, the ... Read more...

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Kudankulam, Mullaperiyar to dominate PM’s Tamil Nadu visit


December 24th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 24 (IANS) The Mullaperiyar Dam row, the stalled Kudankulam project, financial assistance and additional power to the state are some to the issues that are expected to ... Read more...

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Left Front to launch agitation in Bengal


October 10th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Monday said it will organise a "law and order violation agitation" throughout the state next month to protest skyrocketing prices and ... Read more...

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Haryana panchayats to get incentives on power bill payments


July 11th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) To enhance collection of power bills, the Haryana government will offer incentives to village councils (panchayats) to act as "facilitators and motivators" to get people to ... Read more...

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Dangling wires in old Delhi will be removed: Dikshit


July 1st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday decided to facilitate the replacement of dangling electricity wires by underground cables in the capital's old quarters, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks to buy power from Iran


June 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Reeling under an acute power shortage, Pakistan intends to buy more elecctricity from neighbouring Iran to supply coastal areas in Balochistan - where its new deep ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to meet PM Tuesday


June 12th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) A month after her AIADMK swept to power, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday and discuss important matters ... Read more...

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Stop outages, Pakistani daily urges power firms


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The long periods of load-shedding, especially in the night, should be stopped at once to provide relief to the people, a Pakistani daily said Friday, urging ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa asks Prime Minister for power from central pool


June 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Monday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allocate additional 1,000 MW power from the central pool for nearly a year.She ... Read more...

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Delhi to arrange for extra electricity from Damodar Valley Corp.


May 19th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) To meet the ever-increasing power demand due to the soaring summer temperatures, the Delhi government said Wednesday it will try to arrange additional power from ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s new 660 MW plant to start by December


October 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will commission the first of three 660 MW of units of a new power plant in Chhattisgarh's Sipat village by December, the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to review progress of infrastructure projects today


September 9th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will conduct a first quarter (April-June) review on the progress of five infrastructure sectors in a Cabinet meeting here today.So ... Read more...

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Gen. David Petraeus Refers To The U.S.-Afghan Alliance As Concrete


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 3, 2010 (Just Flashed): David Petraeus happens to be a General of the American army, who currently functions as the commanding officer of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in ... Read more...

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More power needed for sustained economic growth, says PM (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday stressed the need for afordable power and said the gap between the su[pply and demand for power must be bridged to attain ... Read more...

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Haryana MP assures farmers on compensation for n-plant


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) Farmers would be given adequate compensation for their lands acquired for setting up a nuclear power plant in Fatehabad district of Haryana, parliament member Ashok Tanwar Monday ... Read more...

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Global image prompted stand on power tariff: Delhi government


June 10th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday said its global image had prompted it to ask the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) to look into problems faced by the ... Read more...

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NTPC Chhattisgarh plant to generate 660 MW by October


May 12th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) Power utility NTPC will generate another 660 MW by October this year, commissioning a new unit of its coal-fired power plant at Sipat in Chhattisgarh, a company official ... Read more...

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No power shortage during Commonwealth Games: Shinde


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Thursday assured Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit that there would be no shortage of power during the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Geneva Atom Smasher Establishes Collision Record Smasher


March 31st, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The globe’s biggest atom smasher accomplished its initial experimentations at the surroundings approaching those subsequent to the Big Bang. It thereby shattered its own ... Read more...

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Rise of counterfeit notes in circulation worries Pranab


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, March 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday voiced concern over the increase in circulation of counterfeit notes from across the border. "To put an end to this menace of counterfeit ... Read more...

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Two lakh MW power capacity to be added to next two Five-Year plans: CEA chief


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): The Government is expected to produce nearly 42,000 MW more power during the current 11th Five Year Plan, taking the total additional power capacity during the Plan to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to build over 3,000 km of roads in 2010-11


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government plans to build over 3,000 km of roads and 25 bridges in the 2010-11 financial year. The government has set a target to lay 3,316 ... Read more...

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Siemens to invest Rs.1,600 crore over next three years


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Siemens AG, global major in engineering, healthcare and electronics, will invest more than Rs.1,600 crore ($320 million) in India over the next three years, a top official ... Read more...

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Visa Steel posts Rs.12.14 crore net profit


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Visa Steel, a part of the Rs.5,000-crore Visa group that is engaged in minerals and metals, posted a net profit of Rs.12.14 crore for the quarter ended Dec ... Read more...

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India to provide 30 MW power to Nepal


January 16th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) India has agreed to provide an additional 30 MW of electricity to Nepal, which is currently reeling under an acute power shortage. India gave its nod to supplying additional ... Read more...

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Court stays revocation of Chenab hydro project to L&T


January 1st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained the state government from taking any further action on its move to revoke the award of the 420-MW ... Read more...

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Indian-American develops tool for efficient use of water


November 21st, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (IANS) Greater accuracy in climate forecasts permits better estimates of how much rain is likely to fall, months in advance. An innovative water management method developed by an Indian-American ... Read more...

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Badal asks centre for additional power for Punjab


November 7th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Faced with power shortage in the state, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday urged the central government to allot at least 250 MW of additional power to ... Read more...

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