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Coal Minister invites foreign investment


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday invited foreign investors to invest in India's coal sector saying the country is making all efforts to boost growth in ... Read more...

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Hydro-power key to India’s energy security: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) With coal supply remaining erratic and controversies dogging nuclear energy, hydro-power could hold the key to India's energy security and put an end to power cuts, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Sheila to approach power ministry over grid overdraw


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit will seek the central government's intervention to ensure that neighbouring states comply with grid discipline and don't overdraw power ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to spend Rs.1,600 crore to lay power lines


February 26th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Jharkhand will spend Rs.1,600 crore for laying transmission lines to transport power that would be produced in the state in the next three years. The state ... Read more...

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Congress protests Madhya Pradesh’s fertiliser, power shortage (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh held a statewide 'jail bharo' (court arrest) agitation Monday against the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government's failure to provide farmers with fertilisers ... Read more...

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Congress highlights farmers plight in Madhya Pradesh


January 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh held a statewide 'jail bharo' (court arrest) agitation Monday against the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government's failure to provide farmers with fertilisers ... Read more...

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Goa to focus on sex ratio


December 6th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Balancing Goa's sex ratio is one of the major health related focus of the Goa government as it prepares its approach document for the 12th Five ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Shinde on Delhi power crisis


October 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With parts of Delhi reeling under an acute power shortage, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday met union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and sought ... Read more...

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Vodafone for 20 percent carbon footprint cut by 2015


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it is planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 20 percent globally by 2015."Our target is to take it ... 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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Focus to be on rural development: Yeddyurappa


May 30th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, whose Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government completed three years in office Monday, vowed to focus on rural development during the ... Read more...

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Fines waived to help big firms, alleges Bihar opposition


May 5th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 5 (IANS) The Bihar opposition Thursday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the waiver of huge fines slapped against 52 firms for power theft that ... Read more...

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Power shortage sparks protests in Bihar


April 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 28 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets, shouted slogans, blocked roads and attacked government offices in over half a dozen towns in Bihar Thursday to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh BJP plans protest over coal short-supply


December 9th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh would stage a "Koyela (coal) Satyagrah" from Dec 13 against the alleged short-supply of coal to the state ... Read more...

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Banish power cuts in Taj city: Mughal descendant


July 10th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 10 (IANS) Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, the self-proclaimed great grandson of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, Saturday demanded improvements in Agra's power situation and direct international flights to the Taj ... Read more...

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Corporates to have new accounting system in 2011


March 28th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The Indian government is firm on its decision to make companies adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) from 2011, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here Saturday. "We are ... Read more...

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No power shortage during Commonwealth Games: Dikshit


March 13th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Saturday assured that there will be no power shortages during the summer or the Commonwealth Games to be held in October. "The ... Read more...

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Despite slowdown, Maharashtra leads in investments: Governor


January 26th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 26 (IANS) Despite the economic slowdown, Maharashtra has managed to remain the most favoured investment destination in the country, having attracted 53 percent of the foreign direct investment in the ... Read more...

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Badal invites NRIs to invest in Punjab


January 24th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Saturday sought greater investment from non-resident Indians (NRIs) in the state, saying it was extensively investing in human resource development. "Punjab is ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh power crisis dims Durga Puja festive glitter


September 25th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) The ongoing power crisis in Uttar Pradesh threatens to cast a shadow over Durga Puja celebrations in the state. Many puja committees have decided not to hold grand ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit urges Delhiites to save power (Lead)


June 29th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With the national capital facing an acute power crisis, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has urged Delhiites to observe energy conservation measures such as closing shops by ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit appeals to Delhiites to save power


June 29th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With the national capital facing an acute power crisis, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has appealed to Delhiites to observe energy conservation measures such as closing shops ... Read more...

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Industrialists, traders gift flowers to politicians in the hope of getting electricity


June 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana,June27 (ANI): Industrialists and traders of Punjab have adopted a novel method to convince state politicians to provide them with adequate electricity--flowers.Recently flowers were given to state Tourism Minister Hira Singh Gabria ... Read more...

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Dream of independent Tamil state in Lanka is still very strong: CSM


June 6th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, June 6 (ANI): Tamil intellectuals say the dream of an independent Tamil state in Sri Lanka is still strong, but decades of war and upheaval have soured many ordinary Tamils on ... Read more...

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Opposition calls on Bangladesh’s government to quit


May 3rd, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 2 (DPA) Bangladesh's mainstream opposition leader Khaleda Zia Saturday asked her arch political rival Sheikh Hasina's four-month-old government to quit over failure in "curbing terrorism and easing the power ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh lawmaker attempts suicide, held


May 3rd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 3 (IANS) Samajwadi Party lawmaker Kishore Samrite, who made a bid to take 'Jal Samadhi' (commit suicide by drowning) here Saturday to protest against the non-fulfilment of several long pending ... Read more...

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Protests mark water shortage in Bangladesh


April 24th, 2008 - 1:25 am ICT by admin
Dhaka, Apr 23 (ANI): The residents ofDhaka staged a street protest carrying empty water cans to demand an end to water and power shortages.The situation has been turning from bad to ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh planning to buy power from other states


April 13th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh is considering to buy electricity from other states to ensure adequate power supply to rural areas of the state, official sources said. While reviewing the power ... Read more...

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Security tightened for oppositions shutdown in Bihar


January 25th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Jan 25 (ANI): Security arrangements across Bihar have been tightened today in view of a state-wide shutdown called by the opposition in protest against the death of three demonstrators in police ... Read more...

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Bihar put on alert ahead of Friday shutdown


January 24th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Jan 24 (ANI): All districts in Bihar were put on alert ahead of a State-wide shutdown called by the opposition on Friday in protest against the death of three demonstrators in ... Read more...

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Rahul slams Mayawati govt for power crisis in UP


December 2nd, 2007 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
Amethi, Dec 2 (ANI): Congress party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi today lashed out at the Mayawati led government in Uttar Pradesh for the power crisis in the state. Addressing a foundation laying ceremony ... Read more...

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