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Coal Minister invites foreign investment


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday invited foreign investors to invest in India's coal sector saying the country is making all efforts to boost growth in ... Read more...

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Increase in domestic funding on AIDS: UN report


July 19th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) Domestic funding on HIV has exceeded international investments in the last one year, a report by the UN AIDS said here Wednesday.The report observed that over ... Read more...

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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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No plan to increase urea price: Fertiliser minister


January 16th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Indian government Monday spiked newspaper reports that it was seeking to increase by 40 percent the prices of urea, the most widely used soil ... Read more...

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GMR eyes 5,000 MW coal-fired operating capacity in three years


October 29th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 29 (IANS) GMR Energy, a unit of GMR Infrastructure, will have nearly 5,000 MW coal-fired operating capacity over the next three years, Raaj Kumar, chief executive officer (CEO) ... Read more...

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India may face 200 mn tonnes coal shortage


September 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortage in supply of coal from domestic sources is likely to exceed 200 million tonnes during the next (12th) Five Year Plan (2012-17) if proactive ... Read more...

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Urgent steps needed to deal with petrol shortage: Pakistan paper


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The Pakistan government must take urgent steps to deal with the petrol shortage in the country, a Pakistani paper said Thursday, urging it to rein ... Read more...

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Every citizen of Pakistan owes over Rs.57,000 in debt: Report


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 2(ANI): Every man, woman and child in Pakistan owes over Rs.57,000 to foreign and domestic lenders, according to the country's Debt Policy Statement.The statement said that Pakistan's total debt ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s public debt stands at Rs.9.47 trillion


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistan's public debt stands at a whopping Rs.9.47 trillion (about $110 million), said an official statement.Dawn reported Wednesday that due to the massive public debt, the government has ... Read more...

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Not reaching out to NRIs for money: Ahluwalia (Lead)


January 9th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Indian government is not reaching out to NRIs for their money but wants them to take more interest in this country, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek ... Read more...

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ADB signs JV to develop renewable energy in India


November 24th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a joint venture agreement with India's NTPC Ltd. and Kyushu Electric Power Company of Japan to develop and operate 500 megawatts ... Read more...

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PM says domestic source of oil supplies inadequate to meet growing energy


November 1st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday called for higher domestic production of oil, saying that domestic sources of oil supplies are inadequate to meet ... Read more...

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India’s nuclear power generation exceeds target


October 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Electricity generation from India's nuclear power plants exceeded its target for the first time in nearly half a decade, mainly due to the availability of imported fuel, an ... Read more...

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G20 pledges ‘growth-friendly’ policies, cut deficit


June 28th, 2010 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (DPA) The world's 20 most powerful developed and developing economies at a summit Sunday promised to slash their budget deficits in a manner that fosters growth. The promise of "growth-friendly ... Read more...

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India to raise defence procurement from domestic market


December 19th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) India hopes to procure almost 70 percent of its defence hardware from domestic sources in the next 10 years, up from 30 percent now, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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India, China to lead growth as global economy recovers: IMF


October 1st, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) As the global economy recovers from its worst crisis in decades, India and China will lead the expansion this year and will grow at rates of ... Read more...

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Air pollutants from abroad can travel thousands of miles to harm atmosphere


September 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A new study has determined that plumes of harmful air pollutants can be transported across oceans and continents and have a negative impact on air quality far from ... Read more...

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EU citizens to pay 15-bn-euro climate change bill


September 10th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (DPA) European taxpayers should be prepared to pay up to 15 billion euros ($21.9 billion) per year to help poorer nations confront climate change, officials in Brussels said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Confident Manmohan Singh says Indian economy will enjoy nine percent growth again


August 15th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): A confident Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, sent out a positive 63rd Independence Day message, saying that the Indian economy had the strength and rebounding ... Read more...

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India will get back to 9 percent growth soon: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India will soon return to a high growth path of over 9 percent with the economy expected to completely rebound by the year-end, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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India to soon return to 9 percent growth path: PM


August 15th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed confidence that the Indian economy will rebound by the end of this year and once again enter a high ... Read more...

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More power capacity planned, accent on rural electrification


June 4th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government plans to add at least 13,000 mega watt of electricity generating capacity each year that will include more village and rural electrification, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Economy will grow between 6.1-6.5 percent: CII


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow by 6.1-6.5 percent during 2009-10 owing to high growth in key sectors like agriculture and services, according to an industry ... Read more...

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India’s services revenues seen at $225 bn by 2020 (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India's technology and services industry can earn $225 billion in revenues by 2020 despite the current global economic crisis, said a study released here Tuesday. Of this, $175 ... Read more...

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India’s services revenues seen at $225 bn by 2020


April 21st, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India's technology and services industry can earn $225 billion in revenues by 2020 despite the current global economic crisis, says a study released here Tuesday. Of this, $175 ... Read more...

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India, Pak cannot afford to be engaged in full-fledged conventional war: Expert


December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): India and Pakistan cannot afford to engage themselves in a full-fledged conventional war or even the kind of eyeball-to-eyeball military brinkmanship they engaged in 2001-02, a political and ... Read more...

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Terror threat in UK ”approaching critical” status


October 3rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.3 (ANI): British security officials have warned that the terrorist threat in Britain is approaching critical status. The threat level is at the "severe end of severe" according to sources, who ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist paves way for cleaner coal for future generations


February 16th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin, along with his colleagues at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PLNN), has determined that coal gasification is one of the most versatile and clean ... Read more...

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