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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s second plant to start power generation in December


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam's second plant in Himachal Pradesh will start generating power from December this year, a company official said here Wednesday.The generation in the ... Read more...

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India expresses interest in Ghanaian oil as mega trade show opens


July 10th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 10 (IANS) India is keen to invest in Ghana's hydrocarbon industry, visiting Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said as a large Indian trade expo opened here Monday. Ghana began ... Read more...

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India to give major boost to Africa’s cotton output


June 1st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 1 (IANS) India has set in motion a $4.66 million programme to develop the cotton industry across the African continent, which has faced a combination of problems ... Read more...

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10,000 solar water systems in Maoist-affected areas: Ramesh


May 14th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government will install 10,000 solar-based water systems to supply drinking water to the rural communities in 78 Maoist-affected districts in the country, Rural Development ... Read more...

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Tenders for Goa’s second international airport by September


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Global tenders for Goa's second international airport will be floated within six months, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Monday.Speaking to reporters after chairing a Mopa airport ... Read more...

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Court issues notice on suit challenging Jaitapur n-plant


April 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday issued notice to the government, Nuclear Power Corporation of India and others in a public suit challenging the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur ... Read more...

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CWG village flats: Pay dues to DDA, court tells Emaar MGF


March 19th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Emaar MGF, which has built the flats in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village, to pay over Rs.16 crore dues ... Read more...

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Tunnelling work of Kolkata’s East-West Metro inaugurated


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The tunneling work of the Rs.4,874 crore East-West Metro Corridor Project, linking the IT hub in Salt Lake with Howrah across the Hooghly river, was ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi on course: Official


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The proposed Rs.5,000 crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project will be ready on time, a top official said Monday.Speaking to reporters here, Baju George, managing ... Read more...

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LeT raises new all-women terror outfit for Kashmir


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan-based militant outfit Laskhkar-e-Toiba has raised an exclusive women's extremist outfit and has trained 21 girls at a camp near Muzzafarabad in Pakistani Kashmir for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kerala keen on Sreedharan for Kochi Metro


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday said it was keen on former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan heading the proposed Rs.5,000 crore Kochi Metro project."If he (Sreedharan) says ... Read more...

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De-seal flats in Games Village, court tells DDA (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Development Authority for sealing 65 flats in the Commonwealth Games Village near the Yamuna river. The ... Read more...

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2006 Chandy deal: Heated debate, walkout in Kerala assembly


October 25th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Kerala assembly witnessed over two hours of heated debate followed by an opposition walkout Tuesday over a 2006 decision by Oommen Chandy to set up ... Read more...

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Arunachal goes ahead with hydro project, despite Assam protests


September 16th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gerukamukh (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be commissioned by 2014 despite strident protests in Assam over environmental concerns, ... Read more...

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Cate Blanchett supports rainwater harvesting


September 4th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Cate Blanchett has provided support to the launch of a new rainwater collection system in Sydney.The "Curious Case of Benjamin Button" star lent support ... Read more...

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Indian parliament goes green


August 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian parliament made a green beginning Tuesday with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar inaugurating a solar energy system in parliament. The Lok Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A passport in three days? New project to roll out soon


June 7th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Passport Seva Project, an ambitious e-governance programme that aims at passport delivery in three days, has entered its most crucial stage. The rollout of ... Read more...

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Penguins, seals to feature in Konkan’s sea world project


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Penguins and seals brought from the Antarctic and Arctic regions and dolphins from the Arabian Sea shall be some of the highlights of an ambitious Rs.5.09 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rs.2,300 crore Cyber City announced in Kerala


February 17th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 17 (IANS) Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) Thursday announced a Rs.2,300 crore Cyber City project near here which is expected to generate 60,000 new direct jobs."HDIL Cyber City will ... Read more...

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India-backed railway project inaugurated in Sri Lanka


February 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Over six years after devastating tsunami severely damaged a coastal railway, the new refurbished Galle-Matara network, sponsored by the Indian government, was inaugurated here in Sri Lanka Wednesday.A ... Read more...

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PM to open container terminal in Kerala


February 6th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Feb 11 inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, off Kochi coast. It is billed as the largest ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe in Posco approval


January 31st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the clearance granted to the Posco project in Orissa by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Patnaik welcomes clearance for Posco project


January 31st, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) Welcoming the clearance to the Posco project in the state, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday said his government will study the conditions laid down by the central ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Land acquisition for Posco project soon: Orissa


January 31st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) The Orissa government Monday welcomed the environment ministry's conditional nod for South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in the state and said it would soon begin ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rs.107 crore environment plan for Bengal’s Bantala SEZ


January 18th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government has prepared a Rs.107 crore plan to address the environment problems at Bantala special economic zone (SEZ) in the eastern part of the city, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Giant observatory comes up 8,000 feet beneath Antarctic


December 24th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) The world's strangest observatory, as big as a cubic kilometre, has come up 8,000 feet beneath the Antarctic ice at the South Pole.The gigantic telescope, known as IceCube ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Iran funding Afghan religious-political leaders, Taliban militants: WikiLeaks


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 3 (ANI): Secret cables released by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' have revealed that Iran is financing a number of Afghan religious and political leaders, grooming Afghan religious scholars, training ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran, Pakistan praised for keeping gas deal alive


October 27th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) India has backtracked from the tri-nation gas pipeline deal under US pressure but credit goes to Iran and Pakistan for keeping the project alive, Dawn said in an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Leonardo Dicaprio Reads For The Role Of Gatsby


October 20th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The classic tale of the ‘The Great Gatsby’ by the noted litterateur, F. Scot Fitzgerald might be revisited and made into a full ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FIFA mulling new goal-line technology, option of using extra officials


October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12(ANI): FIFA is examining the prospect of using technology to assist match officials to avoid a repeat of the controversial calls which plagued this year's World Cup in South Africa.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vikrant maritime museum proposal to be revived


October 5th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The proposal to convert the decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Vikrant into a maritime museum is expected to be revived soon with fresh tenders for the project, a top ... Read more...

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Bill providing legal backup to UID number project approved


September 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved a bill to accord legal backup to the project providing unique identification numbers for the residents of the country. The bill titled the ... Read more...

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National Identification Authority of India Bill approved


September 24th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for introducing the National Identification Authority of India Bill, 2010 in Parliament.The Bill proposes to constitute a statutory authority to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Allegiant Air Adding 16 More Seats


September 14th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Allegiant Air has announced its plans of adding more seats which will total 16. The seats will be added to its MD -80 ... Read more...

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