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Mixed response to shutdown call in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The day-long Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the unprecedented power crisis evoked a mixed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ABB to invest Rs.250 crore on power products


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Leading power and automation technology group major ABB will invest Rs.250 crore ($47 million) to manufacture high-voltage power products and transformers for domestic users and exports, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China gets over 200 orders for homemade plane


March 6th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's homemade passenger plane C919 -- scheduled to be launched in 2014 -- has received 235 orders, including from the US, an official said.Wu Guanghui, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jharkhand to spend Rs.1,600 crore to lay power lines


February 26th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Jharkhand will spend Rs.1,600 crore for laying transmission lines to transport power that would be produced in the state in the next three years. The state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government seeks review of Supreme Court’s Vodafone verdict (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian tax authorities Friday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court on its verdict in a Rs.11,218 crore ($2.2 billion) tax dispute favouring ... Read more...

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Another officer on duty roughed up in Maharashtra (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) Just days after Nashik additional district collector Yeshwant Sonawane was burnt alive by the oil mafia, another state officer was roughed up when he caught a person ... Read more...

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Another officer on duty roughed up in Maharashtra


January 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Jan 28 (IANS) Just days after Nashik additional district collector Yeshwant Sonawane was burnt alive by the oil mafia, another officer on duty was roughed up in Satara district when ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Youths share innovative ideas at Ideas for India Challenge


December 11th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) A web-based solution to health and education problems in rural areas, subsidies for encouraging CFL lamps' use at home, and a GPS connected transport system were some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Farooq advocates increased use of solar power (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolar (Karnataka), June 17 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Thursday exhorted the people and state governments to make optimal utilisation of solar power to minimise the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jharkhand to have fast-track courts for power theft cases


January 20th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 20 (IANS) Special courts will be set up in all 24 districts of Jharkhand for speedy trial of electricity theft cases, Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das said Wednesday. "Special courts will ... Read more...

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Farooq favours smart grids for optimal use of renewable energy


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Tuesday called for building smart grids to supply quality power and make optimal use of renewable energy such as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industry calls for more customs duty on steel


June 28th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) A leading industry body has called for increasing customs duty on steel from 5 percent to 10 percent as consumption of local steel by domestic users was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan raises gas prices by 31 percent


July 1st, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) The Pakistani government has hiked gas prices by a hefty 31 percent from Tuesday, making CNG the most expensive in the region. The increase will take the retail ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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