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Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14, (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Kerala government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) here Friday at the Emerging Kerala-2012 investment meet for ... Read more...

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Expansion work to end at Tata Metaliks’ Kharagpur plant by October


September 6th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Pig iron maker Tata Metaliks, promoted by Tata Steel, will complete its capacity expansion work at its Kharagpur plant in October, a top company executive said ... Read more...

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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village


August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

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Russian firm opens petroleum terminal in Spain


April 28th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Russian energy giant Lukoil inaugurated a petroleum-products terminal here Friday that is the fruit of its strategic alliance with Spain's Meroil.The 50-million-euro ($66.3 million) project at ... Read more...

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China expands its oldest n-plant


April 9th, 2012 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China has completed the expansion of its first nuclear power plant in Qinshan that will now help generate about 34 billion kwh of electricity annually.A new ... Read more...

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China expands its oldest n-power plant


April 8th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 8 (IANS) China's first nuclear power plant has finished an expansion project with a new generator unit in operation, said China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) Sunday.The pressurized water ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP trade charges over assault on Chhattisgarh protesters


January 9th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress Monday traded charges over last weekend's police action in Korba district against dozens of villagers who ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers, police clash over power project


January 7th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Villagers and police personnel clashed at Chhattisgarh's Korba district Saturday during a public hearing organised by authorities on a power project expansion plan of Lanco Group, ... Read more...

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Shubh Jewellers targets southern India with 550 gold outlets


December 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Soaring gold prices notwithstanding, a leading jewellery company has announced the opening of 550 retail outlets across southern India under the Shubh Jewellers brand, an official ... Read more...

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SAIL expansion project stuck over religious row


November 15th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) A Rs.17,000 crore expansion project of a Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) plant in West Bengal has been halted after villagers at the site objected ... Read more...

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Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur plant to be modernised


August 5th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Tata Steel would pump in Rs.8,000 crore this fiscal for modernisation and capacity expansion of its Jamshedpur plant to 10 million tonnes from 6.8 million tonnes, ... Read more...

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Striking GM workers in Gujarat resume work


May 5th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 5 (IANS) Work commenced at the Halol, Gujarat, plant of automobile company General Motors Thursday after the end of the 54-day-old workers strike.According to P.Balandran, vice-president (corporate affairs), ... Read more...

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Hindu Temple of St. Louis launching grand expansion project


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 24 (ANI): Well known Hindu Temple of St. Louis in Ballwin (Missouri, USA) is reportedly embarking upon a majestic expansion project.Temple is planning to expand its south side with ... Read more...

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Gopalpur port expansion project gets green nod


March 31st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 31 (IANS) The environment and forests ministry has given a nod for the expansion of Gopalpur port project in Orissa, a port official said Thursday."We received a communication ... Read more...

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Malaysia vying for projects in India worth billions: Samy Vellu


March 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.9 (ANI): Malaysian Envoy to India and South Asia on Infrastructure S. Samy Vellu has said that Malaysia is vying for at least five mega projects in India worth ... Read more...

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Massachusetts Hindu Temple launches $2m expansion project


February 16th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Feb 16 (ANI): Well-known Sri Lakshmi Temple in Ashland (Massachusetts, USA) has reportedly embarked upon a two million dollars expansion project."With the growth of the devotee community and their growing ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Kochi international container terminal


February 11th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Friday inaugurate India's first International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT) in the Special Economic Zone at nearby Vallarpadam Island.The total ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Kochi international container terminal tomorrow


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 10 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Friday inaugurate India's first International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT) in the Special Economic Zone at nearby Vallarpadam Island.The total ... Read more...

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Vedanta won’t give fight over Orissa hill tribe’s sacred mountain


February 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Bhubaneswar, Feb.1 (ANI)Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria Kondh's Niyamgiri Hills.FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India's Dongria ... Read more...

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Hyundai proposes Rs.1,500 crore investment in Tamil Nadu


January 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) South Korean automobile group Hyundai has submitted a Rs.1,500 crore fresh investment proposal to the Tamil Nadu government and a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will soon be signed, ... Read more...

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Qatar ready to increase LNG supplies to India


January 14th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Qatar has expressed its readiness to increase the supply of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) to India.This was conveyed during the two-day meeting of the India-Qatar high ... Read more...

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GMR achieves financial closure to expand, operate Male airport


November 25th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) GMR Male International Airport Private Ltd (GMIAL) has achieved financial closure for the project to modernise, expand and operate the Male International Airport in the Maldives.The aerodrome license ... Read more...

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Earthquake risk high in Panama: Study


November 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has found that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating ... Read more...

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Pro-industry tribal groups move court for Vedanta project


November 12th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) At least eight pro-industry tribal groups Friday moved the Orissa High Court against the central environment ministry's order disapproving the London-listed Vedanta's refinery expansion in the state citing ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s new 660 MW plant to start by December


October 9th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will commission the first of three 660 MW of units of a new power plant in Chhattisgarh's Sipat village by December, the ... Read more...

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JSW crude steel production rises 8 percent in H1 FY11


October 8th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India's third largest steel maker JSW Steel Friday reported a 8 percent growth in crude steel production in the first half of fiscal 2010-11 compared to the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays order on Sterlite plant closure


October 1st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed till Oct 18 the Madras High Court order asking Sterlite Industries to shut down its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. ... Read more...

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‘Toys R Us’ is hiring 45,000 people for the upcoming holiday season


September 30th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two retail giants in the United States are employing new people even in these recession times and this seems to be positive news to the millions of ... Read more...

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India, Brazil discuss ethanol production, agriculture


September 14th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India has discussed the possibility of ethanol production with Brazil during the current visit of the Indian Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar to the South American giant. A press ... Read more...

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BIAL to spend Rs.1,000 crore to revamp Bangalore airport


August 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) consortium will invest Rs.1,000 crore (Rs.10 billion) to enhance and expand its airport at Devanahalli, about 38 km from this tech hub, ... Read more...

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Strike stalls Panama Canal expansion project


July 8th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panama City, July 8 (IANS/EFE) The construction of a third set of locks for the Panama Canal has been stalled due to a strike involving close to 700 workers, who are demanding ... Read more...

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SAIL plans 60 mn tonnes production by 2020 (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 21 (IANS) Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), India's largest steel maker, will raise its production to 60 million tonnes (MT) by 2020 as part of its plans to become ... Read more...

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SAIL plans to raise production by 2020


June 21st, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 21 (IANS) Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), India's largest steel maker, has worked out a plan to raise production up to 60 million tonnes (MT) by 2020, the company ... Read more...

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Vesuvius India to double plant capacity


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Refractory supplier Vesuvius India Ltd is planning to commission its Kolkata project by December which will double its plant capacity, top company officials said Thursday. The expansion plan of ... Read more...

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