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SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

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‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

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Quick decisions needed to boost investments: Chidambaram


August 31st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said quick decisions are needed to accelerate investments, especially in the manufacturing sector, a major drag on the country's ... Read more...

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Brazil looks to private sector to bolster infrastructure


August 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a 133 billion reais ($65.5 billion) plan to improve Brazil's infrastructure and spur economic growth.The plan, which will involve awarding private ... Read more...

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Factory output dips by 1.8 percent in June (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped 1.8 percent in June, the third time in four months, due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects bottlenecks to be removed: Chidambaram


August 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 6 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will remove bottlenecks for quicker implementation of infrastructure projects, union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Monday. ... Read more...

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Government to boost insurance and mutual fund industry


August 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that the government will announce a number of decisions in the next few weeks to boost the mutual ... Read more...

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Supreme Court comes to rescue of Vrindavan widows


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Irked over the insensitivity towards abandoned widows in Vrindavan, the Supreme Court Friday said India was the only country where every day people distribute free ... Read more...

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RBI cuts growth forecast to 6.5 percent, warns on inflation


July 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to fall to 6.5 percent, inflation accelerate and fiscal deficit widen, the Reserve Bank of India said Monday, painting a gloomy ... Read more...

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No reversal of tide of economic reform in India: Nirupama Rao


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Asserting that the 'India Story' is definitely not over, Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has assured American businees that there is no question of the tide of ... Read more...

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Metro completes first tunnel of Phase III


July 26th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Work on a 909.0-metre tunnel, the first for the Delhi Metro's Phase-III, was Thursday completed at the upcoming Janpath Metro Station on the three-km underground ... Read more...

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Indian firms to cut capital expenditure by 14 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Indian companies are likely to reduce capital expenditure by 14 percent in the current financial year due to "policy logjam" and slow economic growth, a survey ... Read more...

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Women entrepreneurs in gems and jewellery face many bottlenecks


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Women entrepreneurs in India's gems and jewellery industry are plagued by several bottlenecks, including operational hindrances like procurement of raw materials and skilled manpower, says ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks Punjab, Haryana’s support for FDI in retail


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will meet the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana Thursday to garner support for allowing foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Cluster scheme to boost electronics manufacturing: CII


July 5th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Setting up of electronics manufacturing clusters will boost output of electronics products in India, industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Thursday.Reacting on ... Read more...

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Orders from top: UP Police in makeover drive


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 23 (IANS) From monitoring bloating waistlines to logging on to Facebook to leveraging the benefits of IT, the 125,000-strong Uttar Pradesh Police, hitherto infamous for its acts ... Read more...

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Inflation to remain between 6.5-7.5 percent: Mukherjee (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said he is "confident" that the headline inflation will remain between 6.5-7.5 percent in 2012-13, even as the government ... Read more...

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Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

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Factors leading to slowdown have bottomed out: Mukherjee


May 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the Indian economy was set to recover as most of the factors leading to the sharp drop ... Read more...

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PM stresses fiscal responsibility


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Cautioning the government in the wake of global financial crisis, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said both the central and state government have to ... Read more...

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Nepal fastest urbanizing country in South Asia: World Bank


May 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 9 (IANS) Possibly the least urbanized country in South Asia, Nepal is also the fastest urbanizing nation in the region -- and unless the government seriously manages urbanization ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-10 percent in coming years: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) Dismissing all talk of policy inertia, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asserted that the government is focussed on recovering the growth momentum in the economy ... Read more...

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Inflation declines marginally, RBI rate cut seen (Roundup)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's inflation declined marginally to 6.89 percent in March as compared to 6.95 percent in the previous month, helped by softening in prices of ... Read more...

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Rs.8,000 crore earmarked for ports expansion


April 12th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said it had awarded contracts worth Rs.8,000 crore for expansion of three ports -- Mumbai, Kandla and Visakhapatnam.The projects to be ... Read more...

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Himachal-Haryana bypass opens for motorists


April 6th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) A newly constructed bypass connecting Haryana and Himachal Pradesh was opened for motorists Friday that will help avoid some major bottlenecks, an official said.The bypass would ... Read more...

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Cut cost of credit to boost exports: CII


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India needs to reduce the cost of credit and address infrastructure bottlenecks to revive the growth in exports, an industry lobby said Sunday ahead of ... Read more...

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India’s growth disappointing, but recovering: Mukherjee (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the growth of the Indian economy estimated at 6.9 percent during this fiscal year was "disappointing" as he ... Read more...

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Industrial growth to pick up with inflation easing


March 15th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Industrial growth during the current financial year is pegged at 4-5 percent, less than the annual growth rates achieved in the recent past, but ... Read more...

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US to raise issue of bottlenecks in Indian ports


February 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The US will raise the concerns of its companies operating in India with regard to infrastructure and congestion of ports with the Indian officials, visiting Under ... Read more...

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E-textbooks knocking at Indian classroom doors


February 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) For a generation that has learnt to articulate thoughts in 140 characters and knows its smartphones and tabs, e-textbooks are only the next step. But ... Read more...

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Growth could be lower than anticipated: RBI


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Monday sounded worried about growth prospects of the economy this fiscal and said gross domestic product expansion could be lower than ... Read more...

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A month on, AMRI victims’ kin still fighting for justice


January 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) A month after a blaze at the AMRI Hospital claimed 94 lives, the families of the victims are yet to come to terms with the ... Read more...

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Reforms implementation key to turnaround growth: Montek


December 12th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Expressing concern over the slump in industrial output that plunged to minus-5.1 percent in October, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said key economic ... Read more...

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