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Not in minority, we have the numbers, asserts government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government asserted Friday it was not in a minority following withdrawal of support by the Trinamool Congress and it will carry forward the economic ... Read more...

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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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Consumption in rural India growing faster than urban areas: CRISIL


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For the first time since economic reforms began two decades ago, consumption in rural India is growing faster than in urban areas, a survey by ratings ... Read more...

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Kerala seeks approval for Rs.53,825 crore infrastructure project


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Kerala has sought the central government's approval for the Kochi-Palakkad National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ), a Rs.53,825 crore mega industrial infrastructure project, according to State ... Read more...

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Major push to tourism planned


August 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) From launching a new Shatabdi train service between tourist hot spots Agra and Jaipur to expediting facilities like clean toilets, information kiosks and souvenir shops ... Read more...

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BJP chief ministers, leaders to meet in Delhi


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Chief ministers of the states ruled by the BJP, and key party leaders will be meeting here Saturday to discuss the present economic situation ... Read more...

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India targets one percent global tourist arrivals


July 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) India is aiming to attract one percent of the total world tourist arrivals by the end of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17), says Tourism Minister ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks more funds from central government


June 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought augmentation of central funds for infrastructure development, social sector and governance reforms in the state.Sangma's request for more ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Rs.4,000 crore plant to come up in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Saturday signed a pact with the Gujarat government for setting up a Rs.4,000-crore vehicle manufacturing facility.Maruti Managing Director ... Read more...

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Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam ... Read more...

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‘Culture sector needs priority, more funds’


May 7th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Lamenting that the culture sector had not received the priority it deserved, a parliamentary panel Monday said adequate funds should be given to the department ... Read more...

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Developing nations should work together: President Patil


April 24th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Welcoming the envoys of 12 countries, President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said it was very important to work together and have institutions in which the ... Read more...

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Technopark creating big employment in Kerala


March 30th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Technopark is helping in employment generation and the number of professionals at the IT hub is all set to touch 100,000 in the next five years, ... Read more...

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Mamata government giving misleading information: Dasgupta


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister Asim Dasgupta Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of giving misleading information regarding the state's debt situation and said the ... Read more...

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‘Budget ineffective, clerical; will burden common man’ (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Left parties Friday termed the budget for 2012-13 "clerical" and "ineffective" and said it would increase the burden on the common man."It is ... Read more...

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Budget is ineffective and clerical, says CPI (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Friday slammed the union budget for 2012-13 as "clerical" and "ineffective"."It is an absolute clerical and ineffective budget. ... Read more...

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Budget is clerical, ineffective: CPI


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budget for 2012-13 was "absolutely clerical" and "ineffective", Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta said Friday.The budget could have been prepared ... Read more...

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Action plan mooted to make India global aviation hub


March 15th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) India can be a global aviation hub and the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020 if an eight-point action plan is pursued, ... Read more...

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Gogoi presents Rs.293.44 crore deficit Assam budget


March 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 12 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday presented a tax-free, Rs.293.44 crore deficit budget for the 2012-13 fiscal beginning April 1.The budget envisages growth of 12.5 percent ... Read more...

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Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city


March 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn ... Read more...

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A designer reinvents Indian textile heritage, craftsmanship


February 19th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) At a time when many are mourning the demise of Indian craftsmanship, well-known designer Anupama Dayal is focussing on employment for master weavers and promoting ... Read more...

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Africa targets free trade area by 2017 (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 31 (IANS) Africa will target the establishment of a continental free trade area by 2017, said a document issued here at the closing of the 18th summit ... Read more...

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India’s second rubber park comes up in Tripura


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) India's second industrial rubber park has come up in Bodhungnagar in western Tripura to boost the country's elastic polymer industry.The park, a joint venture between the ... Read more...

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‘14 million job seekers to move out of northeast by 2021′


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A staggering 14 million people are expected to move out of India's northeastern states between 2011 and 2021 in search of jobs elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand poised for higher industrial growth: Munda


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, which has huge mineral resources and hosts some of India's big companies like Tata Motors, is poised for higher level of industrial growth on the ... Read more...

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GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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Holistic understanding of heritage conservation needed: PM


December 20th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India needed to evolve a more holistic understanding of heritage conservation that combines preservation efforts with the social ... Read more...

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MSP hiked to boost food production


October 25th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In order to boost food production of the rabi crop in 2011-12, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Tuesday hiked the minimum support price (MSP) ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy will create 100 mn jobs: CII


October 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy, recently cleared by a group of ministers (GoM), will increase manufacturing sector's contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and create ... Read more...

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Don’t delay infrastructure, Pranab tells western states


September 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged chief ministers of India's western states to ensure speedy approval for various infrastructure projects which are held up ... Read more...

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India to focus on building tourism infrastructure: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The tourism ministry proposes to use additional funds it has been allotted under the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) for developing tourism infrastructure to attract ... Read more...

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Auto component sector demands labour reforms


August 30th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Delay in labour reforms hampers employment generation in the automobile component sector, the nodal agency for the Indian auto component industry said Tuesday."We believe that ... Read more...

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Software, services sector to grow to $105 bn by 2014


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The software and services sector has the potential to grow to $105 billion by 2014 and $225 billion by 2020 from $58.7 billion in 2009, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Bank posts Rs.182 crore Q1 profit


July 30th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Bank announced Saturday it has posted a net profit of Rs.182 crore (Rs.1,820 million) for the first quarter of this fiscal ending ... Read more...

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IGNOU to spread e-literacy at grassroots level


July 26th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) hosted a day-long brainstorming session to create awareness about information technology (IT) and its utility in all walks ... Read more...

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