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Punjab offers incentives for new textile units


July 17th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) To attract textile companies to set up units in the cotton belt of southwest Punjab, the state government Sunday announced a comprehensive package of incentives for ... Read more...

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Generate power, don’t pay tariff


September 12th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) Consumers in Haryana who generate their own electricity from solar or captive power plants will get a three-year tax holiday, it was announced here Sunday. The Haryana Power Utilities ... Read more...

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MoUs pour in at Karnataka Global Investors’ Meet (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) Over 40 memorandum of understandings for an investment of nearly Rs.3 lakh crore (Rs.3 trillion) in Karnataka were signed on the first day of the two-day Global ... Read more...

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Orissa industries go on ‘power holiday’


March 9th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) Faced with acute shortage of power, the Orissa government Tuesday began its 'power holiday' scheme with industries being asked not to use electricity for one day in a ... Read more...

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Have an extra holiday, says power-starved Orissa


February 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 25 (IANS) Faced with an acute shortage of power, the Orissa government is planning to tell factory and office managements to take off for an extra day every week, an ... Read more...

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Kesoram Industries posts net profit of Rs.36.83 crore


January 28th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) B.K. Birla group company Kesoram Industries Ltd has posted net profit of Rs.36.83 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2009, against Rs.39.15 crore for the corresponding quarter ... Read more...

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Panel raises gas quota from Krishna-Godavari basin


October 27th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Empowered Group of Ministers Tuesday decided on additional allocation of gas from Reliance Industries' D6 block in the Krishna-Godavari basin, allowing the company to ramp ... Read more...

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Deora’s statement in Lok Sabha on Reliance gas


August 3rd, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Following is the text of a statement by Petroleum and Natural Gas minister Murli Deora on the controversy over gas from the Krishna-Godavari basin that was auctioned ... Read more...

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DCM Shriram to slow down investments despite profits


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Diversified business group DCM Shriram Wednesday said it would go slow on investments this fiscal despite posting a net profit of Rs.369.23 crore, as compared to the ... Read more...

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Birla expects 10 mn tonnes cement capacity in two years


May 7th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Birla Corp Ltd, part of the MP Birla Group, expects its cement capacity to rise to 10 million tonnes in two years from 6 million tonnes now, the ... Read more...

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Rio Tinto to mine diamonds in Madhya Pradesh


December 31st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 31 (IANS) Rio Tinto India will soon set up a project for production of diamonds in Madhya Pradesh, the state government has said. "The company has detected a diamond deposit in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to schedule power cuts from Monday


July 18th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Come Monday, scheduled power cuts will replace unscheduled cuts across Tamil Nadu, Arcot N. Veerasamy, the state's electricity minister said here Friday. The state government in consultation with ... Read more...

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‘India should decentralise power generation, distribution’


July 14th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India should decentralise generation and distribution of power by allowing big commercial and residential complexes to build captive power plants, said a government official here Monday. "Recent ... Read more...

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Energy Crisis: A tale of three entities


June 23rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): London was the venue of an annual summit between the leaders of Indian industry and their British counterparts. The annual event has certainly seen the growth of ... Read more...

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Power cuts turn posh Gurgaon areas into ‘urban chaupals’!


June 14th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Mamta Sharma Gurgaon, June 14 (IANS) Long and frequent power cuts have brought them together and how! The residents of some posh neighbourhoods of Gurgaon have reaped an unexpected bounty after pooling ... Read more...

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Backward Madhya Pradesh region gets Rs.180 bn investment


April 26th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region may soon shake off its 'backward' tag as projects worth nearly Rs.180 billion are slated to come up, agreements for which have been signed ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh hopes to lure Rs.150 bn investment


April 11th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government expects to attract investments worth Rs.150 billion at an investors meet starting Friday, a top state official said Thursday. "We started with Khajuraho almost ... Read more...

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Pune spared load shedding woes


April 4th, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by admin
Pune, April 4 (IANS) It is good news for residents of Pune as the proposed load shedding, starting April 5, will not be implemented, a power discom official said here Friday. According ... Read more...

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On demand electricity by 2012: Shinde


March 17th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (ANI): Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said in the Rajya Sabha today that India would get electricity on demand by 2012, provided nuclear energy is available by then. ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to build four industrial areas


March 2nd, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, March 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh will invest Rs.5 billion to set up four industrial areas on a total of 6,814 hectares to meet increasing demand of land for industry in the mineral-rich ... Read more...

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Rakia to aid industrialisation in Indonesia


February 19th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (Rakia) and its subsidiary RAK Minerals and Metals Investments (RMMI) said Tuesday that they will develop industrial and ... Read more...

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