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Free-medicines-for-all programme launch in October


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's ambitious plan to provide free medicines to all will be launched from October, says a government report.Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Turkey to build 23 nuclear power units


June 6th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 6 (IANS) Turkey is determined to have its own nuclear power plant and aims to build at least 23 nuclear units by the year 2023, a minister has ... Read more...

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Gas distribution networks to be set up in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to set up gas distribution networks across the state in order to ensure cheap and uninterrupted fuel ... Read more...

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Chinese firm revives plan for Iceland resort


May 8th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) A Chinese real estate company has revived its ambitious plan to open an idyllic ranch in Iceland since Reykjavik has given the company the green light ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chavan applies balm to angry realtors


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A week after the powerful realty industry's sharp criticism of the Maharashtra government for "inaction and policy paralysis", Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan attempted to soothe their ... Read more...

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Dream of affordable homes gathers dust in Maharashtra


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An ambitious plan to construct 500,000 affordable homes in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra is gathering dust due to "inaction and policy paralysis" on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Concept to can: luring Hollywood to Hyderabad (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) Three decades after his father, legendary Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, started the Telugu film industry's migration from Madras (now Chennai) to Hyderabad, his actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India has vast win-win commercial potential, says US


April 13th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who recently led his first trade mission to India, wants America to "deepen and broaden its commercial engagement with India where ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rs.500 crore plan for holy Goverdhan hill


April 12th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Goverdhan (Uttar Pradesh), April 12 (IANS) Goverdhan hill, which Lord Krishna's devotees consider one of their holiest shrines, is all set for a Rs.500 crore makeover.Mathura district authorities have drawn ... Read more...

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Railways plan to modernise stations with SPV


February 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) In order to pursue its four year old ambitious plan to create world class stations, the Indian Railways Wednesday announced the creation of a dedicated ... Read more...

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Bihar to conserve tree associated with Mahatma Gandhi


January 5th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 5 (IANS) An old neem tree, associated with Mahatma Gandhi and lying neglected in Bihar's East Champaran, would now be preserved and conserved under the government's plan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi’s rooftop solar power policy a non-starter


December 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It seemed to be the panacea for the capital's power woes, but seven months down the line the Delhi government's ambitious plan to generate electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to plant 26 billion trees over next decade


December 14th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) China will plant around 26 billion trees over the next 10 years -- or two trees annually for every Chinese citizen -- to boost the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sri Lanka woos Chinese tourists


November 28th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka has opened a page on Chinese social networking site - www.renren.com - to attract more Chinese tourists to the country, an official said Monday.In ... Read more...

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Brazilian economy was flat in third quarter


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's economy appears to have stalled in the third quarter, the country's deputy finance minister said Tuesday, while predicting a return to growth in the final ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pandit’s Citi reports $3.8 bn profit


October 18th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As Citigroup announced a better-than-expected third-quarter profit of $3.8 billion, its Indian-American chief Executive Vikram Pandit emphasised the banking giant's position in emerging markets as a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gold Coast has edge over Hambantota in 2018 CWG bid


September 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) Australia's Gold Coast appears to have an edge over Sri Lanka's Hambantota in playing host to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to a report released by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chatterjee Group plans Rs.4,000 crore investment in Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) chairman Purnendu Chatterjee Wednesday said the group will soon set up an Information Technology (IT) infrastructure project in the city and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haldia Petrochemicals expects Rs.10,000 crore turnover this fiscal


June 11th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 10 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is expected to achieve a turnover of Rs.10,000 crore in fiscal 2011-12, a top company executive said Friday."There is turnover growth...this year ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals outlines Rs.4,000 crore investment plan


May 30th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) has outlined an ambitious plan of investing Rs.4,000 crore within the next four years, its vice chairman Purnendu Chatterjee said Monday."Investment will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar plans for green panchayats


May 27th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) Bihar plans to plant six thousand saplings in each panchayat in the state by launching a new social forestry programme under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural ... Read more...

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Greater Noida: Gateway for Congress to western Uttar Pradesh? (Comment)


May 15th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
The political drama that preceded the arrest and release of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi at Bhatta-Parsaul village is the beginning of the second phase of the Congress' ambitious plan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

400,000 polluting cars to go off Beijing roads


April 20th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) The government plans to remove by 2015 as many as 400,000 polluting cars from the roads of Beijing, a city that already has nearly 5 million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajasthan to try to get drop-outs back to school


April 7th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Rajasthan will start a massive drive across the state from July 1 to bring over a million school drop-outs back to the classroom, Chief Minister Ashok ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Let’s ensure a peaceful summer, Omar tells civil society


April 6th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Anxious to avoid another summer of unrest, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has begun an ambitious plan to interact with prominent citizens and members ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Will the Woolly mammoth be brought back to life?


February 5th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Japanese scientist has an ambitious plan to bring the Woolly mammoth back to life.The scientist, Professor Akani Iritani of Kyoto University told reporters that there ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

After Antarctica, Kerala travel agency eyes space


January 28th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) Kerala Travels has many firsts to its credit. Billed as the first travel agency in Kerala, it was the first to come out with a tourism brochure, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Almost all North East groups are in talks with govt: Chidambaram


December 14th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, Dec 14 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday expressed satisfaction that several militant outfits of North East have entered into negotiations with government-appointed interlocutors.Addressing the passing out parade ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Afghan reconciliation talks with Taliban in “final stage”‘


December 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 4(ANI): The Afghan Government's reconciliation efforts with the Taliban have "reached the final stage", and serious negotiations between the two sides are likely to commence soon."The three-phased reconciliation process ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

TATA-owned Jaguar to hire 1500 for production jobs, more in the offing


November 21st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.21 (ANI): British car manufacturing giant Jaguar Land Rover, which is partly owned by India's TATA Group, appears to have come out of the red, and is on a hiring spree.It ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Finland offers India expertise in clean energy space (With Image)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Finland, one of the largest producers of renewable energy, has offered its expertise to India in the clean energy space and become New Delhi's partner in attracting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Disney to increase its popularity in India


October 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Disney makes its presence felt in India October 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Walt Disney India is on an ambitious plan to bring Disney into the lives of the Indian kids. Disney and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rashtrapati Bhavan inspires Agartala to be energy efficient


September 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Inspired by the Rashtrapati Bhavan's 'Roshni' project in New Delhi, this Tripura capital also aims to turn eco-friendly with ambitious plans afoot to make it an energy-effiecient ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tigers in Bhutan:’significant discovery’ for survival


September 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Rare film footage showing tigers roaming the wilds in Bhutan could be the "missing link" to an ambitious plan to try and save them from extinction. The film ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New TV footage shows tigers can thrive and breed in Himalayas


September 20th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.20 (ANI): A documentary titled "Lost Land of the Tiger" has provided the first real evidence that tigers can thrive and breed in the foothills of the Himalayas, which are more ... Read more...

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