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China approves 25 urban rail projects to boost economy


September 6th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 6 (IANS) China's top economic planning agency has approved 25 urban rail projects that could be worth more than 800 billion yuan ($126 billion). The National Development and ... Read more...

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Patna’s own Marine Drive project set to take off


May 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 20 (IANS) Eight construction companies, including Gammon, Nagarjun and Reliance, have shown keenness to construct the proposed 40-km driveway along the banks of the Ganga river in Patna ... Read more...

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Posco seeks lifting of curbs on project site entry


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) Posco-India, a subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco, Thursday asked Odisha to lift the restriction on entering the site of its proposed steel plant in ... Read more...

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Bihar blacklists 22 road construction companies


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Bihar has blacklisted 22 construction companies, including several prestigious firms engaged in road construction in the state, after they failed to complete projects on time, officials ... Read more...

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Glass wall ban in Shanghai


January 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Glass curtain walls will be banned from the second floor and higher in all new residential buildings, hospitals, schools, kindergartens and nursing homes in Shanghai from ... Read more...

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170 Irish firms collapsed every month in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 4 (IANS) Ireland witnessed closure of nearly 170 companies each month in 2011 owing nearly 1.2 billion euros ($1.6 billion) in unpaid debt, according to latest statistics released ... Read more...

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Labour in Communist China suffer exploitation


December 15th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Three-fourths of construction workers in China's big cities are suffering exploitation for working without labour contracts, a situation that offers an advantage to their employers in ... Read more...

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Haryana farmers oppose land acquisition for nuke plant


September 9th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehabad (Haryana), Sep 9 (IANS) Citing Fukushima, farmers here in Haryana are vehemently opposing a proposal to set up a nuclear power plant in their midst.Fukushima was ravaged by ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI orders attaching properties of absconders


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wedneday issued orders for attaching properties of three accused in the Commonwealth Games' time, scoring and ... Read more...

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Shanghai district official sentenced to 16 years in prison over deadly high-rise fire


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SHANGHAI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A district official in charge of construction was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with a massive fire that broke out at a ... Read more...

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Colombian mayor suspended for involvement in corruption case


May 4th, 2011 - 3:10 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Colombia's Attorney General on Tuesday suspended Bogota mayor Samuel Moreno for his alleged involvement in a corruption case, El Tiempo newspaper reported.Attorney General Alejandro Ordonez decided to ... Read more...

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BJP rulers in illegal property deals in Himachal: Virabhadra


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) Top political functionaries of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh are involved in illegal property transactions and promoting realtors in the state, ... Read more...

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C.P. Joshi meets Malaysian Deputy PM


March 10th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi today met Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Hj. Mohd. Yassin.During the meeting, both sides stressed the ... Read more...

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Delhi duo snatched chains on stolen bikes, nabbed


February 9th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Failing to make a living doing odd jobs, Parmjeet, in his 30s, decided to turn a chain snatcher. But since he did not have a bike, he ... Read more...

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Cuba to build golf courses to attract tourists


December 7th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 7 (IANS) The tourism ministry in Cuba has said it is negotiating with international construction companies to build 16 golf courses in a bid to attract more tourists to the ... Read more...

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Top Indian realty majors to take part in Dubai expo


November 30th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Top Indian companies will be participating in the 14th India Realty Expo-2010, organised by the Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry in Dubai Dec 9-11, an official said ... Read more...

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Zardari offers “Pak warm waters” to Chinese investors, entrepreneurs


November 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has extended an invitation to Chinese investors and entrepreneurs to benefit from his country's geo-strategic location as well as its trade and economic ... Read more...

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Milkfed Punjab yet to recover its Gulf exports


October 30th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Milkfed Punjab is still coping with the financial jolt it suffered following recession as exports of its desi ghee, which had declined sharply, are yet to ... Read more...

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Bihar Police arrest three Maoists


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya (Bihar), Oct 3 (ANI): Bihar Police has arrested three Maoists including a zonal commander of a banned outfit called Revolutionary Communist Centre (RCC) during a search operation in Gaya District on ... Read more...

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TVS Infotech soon to finalise South African foray


September 10th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) TVS Infotech Ltd, a software solutions company, expects to finalise its South African foray strategy by the end of this year, a company official said here. "By December, ... Read more...

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Iran’s first n-plant to come online Aug 21


August 13th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The launch of the Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant in Iran has been set for Aug 21, the Russian Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) said Friday. Rosatom spokesman Sergei ... Read more...

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MIC President names deputy Palanivel as his successor


May 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 27 (ANI): Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) President S. Samy Vellu has named his deputy G. Palanivel as his successor, when he steps down in September next year.It has ... Read more...

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Deceived Russian real-estate investors set up social network site


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russians deceived by real estate developers have created a social-networking site in an attempt to bring together some of what they say are ... Read more...

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Sex Trafficking Charges In The Case Of The Gambino Organized Crime Family


April 21st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A reputed chief of the Gambino planned crime family and 13 other individuals were indicted on Tuesday with an assortment of felonies, including what ... Read more...

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Construction workers block Bulgaria base used by U.S. Forces for unpaid money‎


April 19th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SOFIA, BULGARIA (BNO NEWS) -- Bulgarian construction companies and their workers started on Monday a four-day protest near a military base used by the U.S. Army seeking for unpaid money, local media ... Read more...

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British consortium to build roads in India, says Kamal Nath (Lead)


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A group of key British construction companies has set up a consortium to build roads and highways in India, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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British consortium to build roads in India, says Kamal Nath


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A group of three British construction companies have set up a consortium to build roads and highways in India, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten poor villagers against organising weekly markets


January 16th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Palamau, (Jharkhand), Jan 16 (ANI): Maoists in Jharkhand's Palamau district have threatened villagers not to hold weekly markets so as to prevent any kind of supply to security forces.The villages under the ... Read more...

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Jammu witnesses’ real estate boom despite recession


December 31st, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Dec 31 (ANI): Despite recession, the real estate sector in Jammu here is witnessing a manifold increase in property prices.Many believe that the boom could be largely because of the migration ... Read more...

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Pammie fuels credit crunch rumours


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Pamela Anderson has fuelled rumours about her credit crunch after being pictured exiting a financial consulting company.The 'Baywatch' babe recently hit out at reports that claimed she ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson is more than $1 mn in debt


September 26th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson is drowning in debt. The 42-year-old owes $1.1 million to various construction companies for remodelling work on her Malibu home as well as back ... Read more...

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Is Pamela Anderson bankrupt?


September 25th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 25 (ANI): Pamela Anderson may be in on the verge of bankruptcy, it has emerged.According to the Star magazine, Pammie is believed to be knee deep in debt owing more ... Read more...

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Life Insurance Corp to set up housing venture capital


August 24th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) and its associates will hold a majority stake in the real estate venture capital fund to be floated by LIC ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to inaugurate road show in Zurich to attract investors’


August 10th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): To attract foreign investment in the road sector in India, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate a road show in Zurich on Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Kerala scam accused company posts $80-million profit


August 10th, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Canada's SNC-Lavalin, which is at the centre of the alleged Rs 300-crore ($60 mn) bribery scandal in Kerala, has reported a higher profit of $80 million ... Read more...

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