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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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UP appoints consultant for Ghaziabad road


September 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday selected Feedback Infrastructure & Services Private Limited as consultant for the building of a key link road in Ghaziabad.The 20-km long, ... Read more...

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UP to develop hi-tech industrial township in Bulandshahr


September 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) will develop an integrated industrial township at Chola in Bulandshahr district, around 70 km from the national capital, ... 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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UP announces new industrial policy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Uttar Pradesh will have a new industrial policy that aims at achieving 11.2 per cent sectoral growth in the state.The ... Read more...

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Akhilesh writes to PM on power project delays


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday shot off two letters to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking his help in expediting BHEL's power projects in ... Read more...

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Non-polluting units to get land in Lucknow


August 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA) will soon launch a scheme to provide around 50 acres of developed land for non-polluting industrial use.The proposal was approved ... Read more...

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A night safari soon in Greater Noida


August 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Preliminary work on the first night safari in India is likely to begin soon in Greater Noida, a growing suburban town of Delhi.The Greater Noida ... Read more...

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Work on international stadium at Lucknow gains momentum


August 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) The ambitious project of building an international class stadium and cricket academy in the state capital has gained momentum with the appointment of three companies as ... Read more...

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Four new hydropower projects for Uttar Pradesh


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 23 (IANS) Four hydropower projects with a combined capacity of 3,400 KW will be set up in Uttar Pradesh in three years, the state government has said.An empowered ... Read more...

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Karnataka draws action plan for drought-hit (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With the state reeling under severe drought for the second consecutive year, the Karnataka government has drawn an action plan for providing succour to the affected ... Read more...

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Light and sound show to restart in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The sound and light show at the British-era Residency, which was stopped a few years ago, is set to resume again here.The Uttar Pradesh government has ... Read more...

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UP approves bid documents for Agra airport


August 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Taking a step towards the construction of an international airport at Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved the bid documents, ... Read more...

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Eight IAS officials transferred in UP


July 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) late Thursday, including two divisional commissioners.According to the appointments department, K. Ravindra Nayak, divisional commissioner ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to get highway network soon


July 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will now have four state highways and road connectivity projects would be taken up with priority to stimulate industrial growth and socio-economic development, officials ... Read more...

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UP plans cricket academy, stadium in Lucknow


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced that it would soon invite bids for selection of consultant for a proposed international cricket stadium and a cricket academy ... Read more...

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Pay more for more power in Noida and Ghaziabad


June 19th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) For residents of Noida, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh towns neighbouring the national capital, crippling power woes might soon be a thing of past. Added to it, ... Read more...

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UP sets 15-day deadline to clear files of investors


June 15th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday warned officials to clear within a fortnight applications pending under the Nivesh Mitra scheme, a web-based single-window clearance system to facilitate ... Read more...

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UP invites investment for Lucknow IT park


June 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday stepped up efforts to bring the state on the IT map of India and asked the industry to invest in a ... Read more...

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GAIL to invest Rs.11,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh


June 14th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Wednesday informed the Uttar Pradesh government that it proposes to invest around Rs.11,000 crore in the state which would lead ... Read more...

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To woo tourists, UP plans helium balloon rides, rope ways


June 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
L0ucknow, June 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday in-principle cleared the way for setting up helium balloon ride facility at Agra, Fatehpur Sikri and Varanasi, and for restarting ... Read more...

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UP to pilot national single window for investors


June 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday agreed to be a pilot state in an eBiz (e-governance) project of the central government which aims at providing single-window clearance to prospective ... Read more...

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UP gives grace period for power MoUs inked by Mayawati


June 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) Faced with an unprecedented power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday decided to give a grace period of 6-18 months to developers who had signed ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh initiates work on freight corridor


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Aiming to accelerate implementation of the ambitious eastern dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday directed officials to ensure time-bound clearances and resolution ... 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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Akhilesh government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to add 500 MW of power by June


May 17th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Faced with a scorching summer and a looming power crisis, the Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced that two new thermal power units - unit 9 of ... Read more...

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UP mulls Rapid Transit System from Delhi to Meerut


May 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 10 (IANS) Keeping up with its promise of decongesting traffic and improving community transport, the Uttar Pradesh government is exploring the possibility of a Rs.16,592 crore Rapid Transit ... Read more...

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Hafeez Contractor plans Dubai-like ‘New Patna’ on Ganges


April 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 26 (IANS) Hafeez Contractor, one of India's best known architects, plans to develop a world city alongside the river Ganges here - on the lines of Dubai - ... Read more...

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Akhilesh transfers 1,000 bureaucrats in 24 days


April 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) With more than 1,011 transfers in 24 days, the once powerful bureaucracy in Uttar Pradesh is running for cover these days.And so while the babudom was ... Read more...

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Agra-Lucknow Expressway to be eco-friendly


April 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 4 (IANS) A new eight-lane Expressway will connect Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow with Agra, and it will be eco-friendly.The government has begun work on the exercise, according ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs bureaucracy, 30 officials transferred


March 19th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle by the new Uttar Pradesh government of Akhilesh Yadav, 30 officials, mostly IAS, were transferred late Sunday.This included district magistrates of ... Read more...

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EU’s foreign aid chief visits Myanmar


February 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 12 (IANS) European Union Development Commissioner Andris Piedalgs arrived here Sunday on a three-day visit to monitor latest developmental works in the country.The visit is significant as it ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing, five troopers arrested (Third Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire at people protesting power shortage at a ... Read more...

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Kashmir to operate gas turbine to augment power supply


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) To give some relief to the electricity-starved Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government Monday decided to operate its gas turbine power generating unit which would give ... Read more...

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