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Emirates makes key changes in India management team


August 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug (IANS) Emirates airline Wednesday said it has made key management changes in its commercial operations department with Essa Sulaiman Ahmad joining as the new vice president, India ... Read more...

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More Emirates flights to Saudi Arabia


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 27 (IANS/WAM) Emirates will use 73 additional flights to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, it was announced Wednesday.The services will be avaliable from July 20 to Sep 1."We expect ... Read more...

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Essar commissions 2nd unit of Salaya power project in Gujarat


June 15th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 15 (IANS) Essar Energy Friday said the second unit of the 2X600 MW Salaya-I power plant in Gujarat has begun commercial operations.The Mumbai-based firm had launched commercial operations ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel buys 49 percent of Qualcomm’s India business


May 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has acquired 49 percent stake in US-based chipmaker Qualcomm's broadband wireless access (BWA) entities in India, investing almost ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to offer Rs.777 fare on its routes


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) To commemorate its seventh anniversary and to lure more passengers in the peak travel season, low cost carrier SpiceJet Tuesday announced a unique scheme by ... Read more...

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Kudankulam plant to start commercial operations in August


May 18th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Friday announced that the first of the two 1,000 MW units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) is ... Read more...

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Amway India grew 19 percent in 2011


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) The annual turnover of consumer and home products direct marketing company Amway India has grown by 19 percent in 2011, over the previous fiscal, its vice ... Read more...

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PVR sets foot in eastern India, opens multiplex in Howrah


February 9th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Feb 9 (IANS) Priya Village Roadshow (PVR) Cinemas, which is now eyeing eastern India, Thursday launched its first multiplex here and Sanjeev Bijli said that the company planned to ... Read more...

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Swedish firm to manufacture vehicles in Karnataka


January 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Swedish commercial vehicle maker Scania Tuesday said it is setting up a manufacturing plant near here with an investment of Rs.150 crore.The plant, the Scania Regional ... Read more...

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Emirates launches A-380 flights to Malaysia


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has launched its Airbus A-380 flights to Malaysia.The first A-380 flight from Dubai arrived at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Sunday."We have been ... Read more...

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Kudankulam to be operational in two weeks: PM (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India will make operational the Russian-built Kudankulam power plant in Tamil Nadu "in a couple of weeks", much ahead ... Read more...

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100th aircraft to join Jet Airways fleet


November 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) India's largest private airline, Jet Airways has accepted delivery of its 100th aircraft, a swank new Boeing 737-800, a top company official said here Thursday.The airline ... Read more...

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Emirates increases flights to Tunis


October 25th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Monday announced two extra flights to Tunis from Oct 30, increasing its service to six weekly flights to Tunisia.Services to Tunisia are operated by A330-200 ... Read more...

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Bangalore Metro rolls from Thursday


October 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) The Namma Metro service in India's tech hub will chug from Thursday evening, with the decks cleared for commercial operations of the project that has been ... Read more...

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JSW Energy’s Ratnagiri project now fully operational


October 17th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) JSW Energy Monday said its 1,200 MW Ratnagiri thermal power project in Maharashtra is fully operational and providing power to the state grid."JSW Energy, part of ... Read more...

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Emirates to start two more flights to Mauritius


September 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airline will introduce two additional flights between Dubai and Mauritius, a move which will increase the service to 11 weekly flights.The 10th frequency ... Read more...

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No commercial activity at China’s historical sites


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) The Chinese government has barred any kind of commercial activity at the country's historical sites as a measure to prevent any threat to the safety of ... Read more...

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Chinese power plant equipment inferior to BHEL’s: Minister


August 11th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 11 (IANS) Chinese power plants equipment is of inferior quality as compared to that supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), parliament was told Thursday."Power plants set ... Read more...

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N-reactor shut down in Japan


July 17th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 17 (IANS) A nuclear reactor of a power company in Japan was shut down Saturday after problems started in its cooling system, Xinhua reported. The No.1 reactor of the ... Read more...

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Boeing showcases 787 Dreamliner at IGI airport


July 13th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The much talked about 787 Dreamliner from Boeing, on its maiden visit to India, landed in the national capital Wednesday, with everybody yearning to ... Read more...

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Amway India eyes Rs.25 billion business by 2012


July 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 11 (IANS) Consumer and home products direct marketing company Amway India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US-based Amway Corp, expects to do business worth Rs.25 billion in India ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure 2010-11 operating income, net profit rise


May 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Leading utility and infrastructure development major Reliance Infrastructure, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group Friday reported a 4 percent increase in total operating income at Rs.15,408 ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s Himachal hydro unit to be commissioned May 15


May 11th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 11 (IANS) The commercial operations of Jaypee Group's 1,000 MW hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district will partially start May 15, an official said here Wednesday."The Karcham-Wangtoo ... Read more...

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Dodsal, AEM to set up $150 mn manufacturing plant in India


April 13th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Dubai-based infrastructure development firm Dodsal and Russia's heavy equipment engineering company Atomenergomash (AEM) have agreed to set up a manufacturing unit in India with an ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad Metro Rail (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, Tuesday announced that it has achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad metro


April 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;) Tuesday announced that it had achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore Hyderabad metro rail project, described as the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi stashed away $2 bn in Canadian banks


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has stashed away more than $2 billion in Canadian banks, according to a media report here Monday.Canada's CTV News network said the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro airport line off to a flying start (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A total of 2,000 people travelled on Delhi Metro's airport line service Wednesday, the first day of operations of the service that will take commuters from the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro airport line set to commence


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Delhi Metro will commence its airport line service Wednesday for passenger movement from the New Delhi railway station to the international airport - a journey that will ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Metro Express lines to open at 2 p.m.


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Delhi Airport Metro Express will start commercial operations from today.The 23-km Airport Metro Express that connects Connaught Place with the new Terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International ... Read more...

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From railway station to airport in 20 minutes!


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) From Wednesday, you can reach the international airport from the New Delhi railway station in 20 minutes, thanks to Delhi Metro that will finally begin operations on ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra net profit rises 10 percent


February 14th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Reliance Infra Monday reported a 10 percent increase in net profit at Rs.405 crore ($91 million) for the quarter ended Dec 31 and said its operating income ... Read more...

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Emirates launches second A-380 to Jeddah


January 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 2 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Sunday launched its second Airbus A-380 daily service to Saudi Arabia for business and leisure travellers. The A-380 can carry a maximum of 517 passengers ... Read more...

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Robbers loot 50 kg gold from Canadian-owned mine in Brazil


December 30th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 30 (IANS) Armed robbers stormed a Canadian-run gold mine in Brazil Wednesday night and took away 50 kg of the yellow metal.The Vancouver-based Luna Gold Corporation said that after taking ... Read more...

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‘China committed to building two more units at Pak’s Chashma Nuclear Plant’


December 21st, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): China is committed to construct Unit no.3 and Unit no.4 of the Chashma Nuclear Power Plant (CHASNUPP) in Pakistan, Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Saleem Mandviwala has said.Addressing ... Read more...

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