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Tata Chemicals to set up urea plant in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tata Chemicals will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based urea plant in northern Tripura in association with state-owned ONGC and Tripura government, officials said here Tuesday.ONGC ... Read more...

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Non-polluting units to get land in Lucknow


August 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA) will soon launch a scheme to provide around 50 acres of developed land for non-polluting industrial use.The proposal was approved ... Read more...

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Coal India to assess extent of illegal coal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's largest coal miner, has commissioned Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Research Institute and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for undertaking ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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HPL awaits nod for product swapping terms in next board meeting


August 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) In a bid to arrange a temporary financing option, cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the second-largest maker of polyethylene in India, is awaiting a nod from ... Read more...

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Kushinagar in UP to have international airport


July 18th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will soon undertake construction of an international airport at the Buddhist pilgrimage town of Kushinagar, around 320 km from here, an ... Read more...

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UP invites investment for Lucknow IT park


June 14th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday stepped up efforts to bring the state on the IT map of India and asked the industry to invest in a ... Read more...

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Karnataka mulls bullet trains for high-speed connectivity


June 4th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Karnataka plans to operate 'bullet trains' across the state to provide high-speed connectivity between its tech hub Bangalore and Mysore, Belgaum and Gulbarga in the northern region ... Read more...

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Keventer plans to set up food park in Bengal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata-based Keventer Group is planning to set up a food park in West Bengal, investing about Rs.7 billion, a top executive of the company said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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Government seeks asset valuer to sell Tyre Corporation of India


April 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Friday fast-tracked the sale of sick public sector undertaking Tyre Corporation of India (TCIL) saying it intends to appoint an asset valuer ... Read more...

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Six firms keen to partner ONGC for Tripura fertilizer plant


April 12th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) Six Indian firms have expressed their keenness to participate in the first gas-based fertilizer plant of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Tripura, ... Read more...

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Three firms keen to beef up apex court security


March 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) At least three public sector undertakings have expressed interest in executing the Supreme Court's plan to augment its security by putting up electric fencing along ... Read more...

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CBSE to offer international curriculum in Indian schools (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) About 50 schools in India may soon offer the international curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on a trial basis, Human Resource ... Read more...

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Indian schools may offer international curriculum


February 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will soon introduce its international curriculum, CBSE-I, in schools in India on trial basis, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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Kerala to create 50,000 entrepreneurs


January 31st, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 31 (IANS) The Kerala government will Thursday announce the names of 812 unemployed youths who will receive training under an ambitious Rs.2,500-crore scheme to create 50,000 entrepreneurs in ... Read more...

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ONGC to set up gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura


January 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura to meet the growing shortage of urea, the ... Read more...

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Tata mulling coal-based ventures in Bangladesh: Industry body


December 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Describing Bangladesh as an attractive investment destination, the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) Saturday said salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group, whose earlier proposed $2-billion project ... Read more...

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India offers to sell surplus heavy water


December 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 16 (IANS) India's Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is looking for an agent who will help globally market heavy water, used to run nuclear reactors, that it is ... Read more...

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Karnataka to provide more funds to promote nanotechnology


December 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government will provide enhanced budgetary support to promote nanotechnology for the benefit of masses, Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said Thursday."The state government will ... Read more...

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UKIBC in talks with Indian corporates to train staff


September 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) The UK India Business Council (UKIBC) is in talks with Mahindra and Mahindra, Hero, Mittal group of companies and Kolkata-headquartered Globsyn among others to provide skill ... Read more...

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Disney-style theme park, marina and ropeway proposed for Goa


September 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) A Disneyland-style adventure theme park, a marina and a ropeway for tourists are some of the major proposals before the tourism task force here, which ... Read more...

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State-run TSL making losses for 20 years


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Heavy equipment-maker Triveni Structurals Ltd (TSL) has been consistently running in losses for the last two decades, the sole state-run firm to do so, the ... Read more...

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Australia eases norms to woo highly-skilled immigrants


June 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Australia is keen to woo skilled professionals from India and elsewhere to migrate to it, given the growing opportunities in medicine, engineering and other niche ... Read more...

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Goa government’s PPP hospital project in trouble


June 16th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a government-run district hospital to a private health care agency in public-private partnership (PPP) has hit rough weather.The ... Read more...

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CBI charge sheet on Games’ time equipment scam by May 23


May 9th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would file by May 23 the first charge sheet over irregularities in awarding a contract for timing equipment to ... Read more...

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Villagers oppose golf course project in Goa


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) A local village body has formally resolved against the setting up of a Professional Golfers Association (PGA)-standard golf course jointly promoted by international hotels and resort ... Read more...

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Golf soon on Goa tourism menu


April 30th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) Tourists would soon be able to tee off during their vacations to Goa, with the state's very first Professional Golfers Association (PGA) standard golf course to ... Read more...

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Ground given to Churchill Brothers club sparks row


March 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) The Goa government's decision to hand over a school ground to India's top football club Churchill Brothers, managed by two state ministers, has sparked a furore ... Read more...

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Punjab approves cash-less insurance for police


March 21st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) In a move that will benefit over 70,000 personnel of Punjab Police, the state government has approved a cash-less insurance scheme for them that will include ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure in $900 mn Nepal highway project race


January 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, remains in the race for the prestigious $900-million highway project in Nepal, expected to boost development in the ... Read more...

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Haryana to have medical college in Kalpana Chawla’s memory


January 7th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) A new medical college will be set up in the memory of astronaut Kalpana Chawla in her home town Karnal, the Haryana government said Friday."The medical college to ... Read more...

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India mulls developing 90-seater civilian aircraft


December 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A grant of Rs.49.56 crore has been made for conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seater civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, an ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for 90-seat Indian civilian aircraft


December 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) A high-powered committee under space scientist G. Madhavan Nair is conducting a feasibility study for an indigenous 90-seat civilian plane to fly on regional and feeder routes, ... Read more...

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Axa Assistance expanding service portfolio in India


November 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Assistance services company Axa Assistance India is hoping to tie up with public sector non-life insurers to act as their healthcare claims processing agency even as it is ... Read more...

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Indian Overseas Bank to float software subsidiary


November 11th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) City-based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) plans to float a banking software subsidiary to tap the Asian and African markets, the bank's top official said Thursday."Our core banking ... Read more...

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