feasibility studies

Nicaragua turns to Chinese firm to finance canal project


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Nicaragua has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese company on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal, an official said.The document was signed by ... Read more...

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Iran to manufacture passenger planes


August 6th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS) Iran will manufacture passenger planes, as the country requires 600 such planes in about a decade, an Iranian official has said.According to President of Tehran's Amir ... Read more...

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Manyata Dutt’s company offers to save energy in Punjab


May 31st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Accompanied by her film star husband Sanjay Dutt, Manyata Dutt Thursday made a presentation to the Punjab government offering to save energy worth Rs.800 crore ... Read more...

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Ajman’s elderly to get training on entrepreneurship


May 30th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Retired citizens in Ajman will be given training on planning and management of small enterprises at a workshop to be held Thursday.Being organised by the Ministry ... Read more...

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Indians keen to invest in Ghana’s sugar, fertiliser industry


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 22 (IANS) Indian investors are keen to invest as much as $36 million in Ghana's ailing sugar industry, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said."Indian investors ... Read more...

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India seeks Japanese cooperation to run bullet trains


January 13th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Aiming to benefit from Japanese expertise and cooperation in running bullet trains, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi here Thursday discussed the issue with Japanese Minister for ... Read more...

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Railway want PPP mode for high speed trains


November 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Stating that a high speed rail corridor can become a catalyst for India's economic growth, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa Friday stressed ... Read more...

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China wants Myanmar to discuss joint hydro project


October 1st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) China Saturday urged consultation over a suspended joint hydropower project in Myanmar, saying the legitimate rights and interests of its companies should be protected.Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Iran finds major helium reserve


October 1st, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 1 (IANS) Iran has discovered a major helium reserve, an estimated 10 billion cubic meters of gas, in the southern part of the country, the official media reported ... Read more...

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US to fund feasibility studies in India’s energy sector


July 19th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Tuesday signed two deals worth over $1.4 million to fund feasibility studies in India's energy sector."Feasibility study is ... Read more...

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Malaysia ‘not rushing to go nuclear’, says Najib


April 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 1 (IANS) Malaysia Friday said it was putting on hold its plans to seek nuclear power, announced barely three months ago, in view of the nuclear fallout ... Read more...

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Pak shelves flood-hit areas reconstruction due to funds shortage over transparency issues


January 25th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 25(ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided against taking up major reconstruction and rehabilitation projects in the country's flood-hit areas during the current fiscal year, owing to a financial crunch and ... Read more...

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Pakistan puts dams on hold after cost increases


October 7th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The cost of building five small dams in Pakistan has increased by a whopping 180 percent in a year, causing Islamabad to put on hold the projects ... Read more...

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Seven states seek intra-state linking of 36 rivers


September 8th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite the union government dithering over country-wide inter-linking of rivers, seven states have sought linking of altogether 36 rivers within their respective territories. A release by the union ... Read more...

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Patna to have its own Marine Drive (With Bihar roads story)


July 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has given its go ahead to a Rs 2,100 crore driveway project that will recreate Mumbai's Marine Drive along the river Ganga ... Read more...

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Phase I of Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor by 2018: Sharma


April 30th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Friday said the first phase of the over $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) will be completed by 2018. The DMIC, running through six ... Read more...

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Electrification of new Rail sections announced


February 24th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Ms. Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced electrification of three new rail sections which will be taken up during the next financial year.The three ... Read more...

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1,000 MW solar power from NTPC arm at low rates


January 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) India's largest power company National Thermal Power Corporation's power-trading subsidiary NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam will develop 1,000 MW of solar power and supply it at competitive prices by ... Read more...

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Haryana to fast-track early bird projects on industrial corridor


December 23rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 23 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday announced that it has decided to put its "early bird projects" within the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) sub-region of Haryana on the ... Read more...

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Spain to help fund metro in Vietnam


December 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (EFE) Spain will contribute to the financing of a subway system in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the Spanish industry ministry said. The agreement was signed in Madrid by Industry ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks to hasten nuclear deal with Russia


October 13th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will send a team of top officials Saturday to speed up negotiations with Russia for setting up nuclear power plants. At her ... Read more...

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Dead Sea evaporating faster each year rather than decreasing


September 7th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, September 7 (ANI): New data has suggested that the Dead Sea is evaporating faster each year rather than decreasing at a steady rate.According to a report in the Jerusalem Post, the ... Read more...

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Delhi is top solid waste producer: Study


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Delhi is the highest municipal solid waste producer in the country followed by Mumbai, according to a survey by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Rs.1,000 bn for road development this fiscal: Kamal Nath


July 30th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government will spend Rs.1 lakh crore (Rs.1,000 billion/$21 billion) this fiscal and an equal amount in subsequent years with a target of building 20 km ... Read more...

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India’s allotment of two nuclear sites welcomed


July 17th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 17 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has welcomed India's reported identification of two "greenfield" nuclear sites for commercial development by US firms as "a significant step" on ... Read more...

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Indian firm seeks contract to build Ethiopia’s rail network


May 24th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) An Indian project management firm wants to participate in the building of Ethiopia's 5,000-km national railway network that will also link it with neighbouring Djibouti ... Read more...

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Bahrain Petro firm completes feasibility studies worth five billion dollars


May 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia, May 9 (ANI): The Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), which wholly owned by the government of Bahrain, has just completed the feasibility studies for four to five projects expected to cost five ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad should become PM, chorus supporters


February 13th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 13 (IANS) It was like the festivals of Holi and Diwali being celebrated together on the streets of Patna as hundreds of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers smeared colour on ... Read more...

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Fares cut, 43 new trains in Lalu Prasad’s interim rail budget


February 13th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Living up to his promise of easing the burden of average train passengers, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Friday cut fares by two percent, introduced 43 new trains ... Read more...

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Highlights of interim railway budget (Third Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the interim rail budget for next fiscal presented by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad in Lok Sabha Friday: * Two percent reduction in fares ... Read more...

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Highlights of interim railway budget (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the interim rail budget for next fiscal presented by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad in Lok Sabha Friday: * Two percent reduction in fares ... Read more...

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Highlights of interim railway budget (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the interim rail budget for next fiscal presented by Minister for Railways Lalu Prasad in Lok Sabha Friday: * Feasibility studies progressing well ... Read more...

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Iran begins project for manned space flight by 2021


February 12th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (Xinhua) Iran has kicked off a 12-year project to send an astronaut into space, just days after putting its first home-built satellite into orbit, Press TV reported Thursday. "The programme's ... Read more...

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India to run bullet trains, says Lalu (Lead)


January 19th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Fresh from a ride on a Japanese bullet train, Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Monday announced that India would soon have similar high-speed trains on select routes."The day ... Read more...

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India will run super-fast bullet trains


January 19th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Enthused by an exhilarating ride on a Japanese high-speed train last week during his visit to Japan, Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Monday said India would soon have ... Read more...

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