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Roofers to start production soon at cement plant


September 17th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Roofers Group Monday said it would start commercial production at its newly-built cement plant in West Bengal's West Midnapore district within a couple of days ... Read more...

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Giant Python Caught in Florida


August 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A python was discovered in Florida which was considered as the largest Burmese python ever caught in Florida. This was proven by the scientist on a Tuesday ... Read more...

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Spanish consumer confidence at all-time low


August 4th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Spain's ICC consumer confidence index dipped in July to its lowest level since the monthly survey was launched, the official Center for Sociological Research said.The ICC, ... Read more...

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Spain’s unemployment rate edges up


July 28th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 28 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economic crisis continued to take its toll on employment in the second quarter, with the jobless rate edging up to 24.6 percent overall and more ... Read more...

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Premji hopes PM will step up policy execution


July 24th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Azim Premji, IT czar and chairman of Wipro Ltd., Tuesday hoped that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would initiate steps to execute infrastructure and ... Read more...

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Fraud uncovered in Chinese projects with foreign loans


June 19th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has uncovered fraud worth 237 million yuan (around $37 million) in projects that used loans from foreign organisations, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chavez back in the public eye


May 24th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 24 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez has made his first public appearance since returning to Venezuela 11 days ago after completing what is supposed to be his final ... Read more...

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AICC member takes on PMO over Kaiga plant rehab issue


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Taking on the Prime Minister's Office head on, an All India Congress Committee (AICC) official has demanded that the villagers within the sterilised zone of northern ... Read more...

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A software to monitor projects


February 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will introduce a software to "monitor the transparent implementation of government projects", Delhi Chief Secretary P.K. Tripathi said Tuesday.Developed by the Central ... Read more...

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BSNL to lease infrastructure, data services to improve business


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to lease spare capacity of its 60,000 towers across the country to private players and push on its ... Read more...

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Highlights of PM’s Independence Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Highlights of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence Day speech:* Without understanding and restraint, our security and integrity can get adversely affected.* Some people who ... Read more...

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Mamata pushes for better implementation of welfare schemes


May 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday met officials and discussed issues linked to development, the public distribution system and law and order, and directed ... Read more...

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Book chronicles life of Malaysia’s ethnic Indians


December 19th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 19 (IANS) A book that chronicles Malaysia's efforts to improve the conditions of its 2.1 million ethnic Indians in the last decade has been unveiled here.Titled "National Development ... Read more...

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Malaysian Govt. compiles book to help Indian community


December 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 18 (ANI): The Malaysian government has compiled all its efforts to help the Indian community in a book called "National Development Plans & Indians in Malaysia".Former Malaysian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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China’s urban fixed-asset investment up 24.9 percent


December 11th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) China's urban fixed-asset investment rose by 24.9 percent in the first 11 months year-on-year to 21.07 trillion yuan ($3.19 trillion), China's statistics authority said Saturday. The growth rate ... Read more...

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Experts Call Prop 22 Too Taxing For State Budget


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state budget of California is, like many places, in shambles. The legislature of the state was said to have been over a hundred days late in passing ... Read more...

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Will Proposition 22 Cripple The Government?


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Proposition 22 is creating a wide debate among political commentators and ordinary folks alike, with many people being skeptical about it. The proposition if passed will ... Read more...

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IT professionals slam US decision to forbid outsourcing of government projects


September 9th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaipal SharmaBangalore, Sep. 9 (ANI): Slamming the decision of the US state of Ohio to forbid outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) projects by government departments, IT industry professionals here termed the ... Read more...

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Ohio bans outsourcing of government projects


September 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) In a move that would hit Indian IT companies, America's Ohio state has prohibited spending of public funds for services provided offshore."No public funds should ... Read more...

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India to make disaster resilience audit must for industry


August 30th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India will soon come up with disaster management guidelines for industry in order to ensure that managing disasters becomes part of the development process, National Disaster Management ... Read more...

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Zardari government accused of diverting 300 million pound Kashmir earthquake aid


August 14th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 14(ANI): Pakistani officials have alleged that over 300 million pounds in foreign aid for victims of the October 8, 2005 Kashmir earthquake have been diverted by President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Now, a drug to fight sweet cravings


July 19th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 19 (ANI): Researchers from Australia have invented a new drug that will help people to curb their sweet cravings.The new drug is expected to fight overeating by making sweet food ... Read more...

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Malay Indian conman rips off 40 firms


July 16th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 16 (ANI): A Malay Indian man, claiming to have connections with high-profile figures in India, has allegedly conned over 40 local companies with offers of contracts for large-scale government ... Read more...

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Andhra sets IT exports target of Rs.70,000 crore by 2015


July 1st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Thursday unveiled its new information technology and communications (ICT) policy, setting an export target of Rs.70,000 crore ($15 billion) by 2015 and offering sops ... Read more...

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Militancy affected Tripura village cherishes peace


June 9th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jirania village (Tripura), June 9 (ANI): Having been a militants' den for a long time, Tripura's Jirania village cherishes a peaceful and normal daily life due to government efforts.With the changing ... Read more...

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Malaysian Government to set up task force to help Indian community


April 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 13(ANI): The Malaysian Government will set up a special implementation task force to identify and monitor the participation of Indians in government projects and programmes.The Malaysian Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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IT raids in Madhya Pradesh yield Rs.12 crore


March 24th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 24 (IANS) Income tax raids at several places across Madhya Pradesh have yielded Rs.12 crore, an official said. The income tax department, in a major action against civil and road contractors ... Read more...

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Construction company to pay $1.66 million for violating contract with Army in Tennessee


March 17th, 2010 - 3:12 am ICT by BNO News
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (BNO NEWS) – A construction company violated the False Claims Act while under contract with the U.S. Army in Tennessee, prosecutors said Tuesday.Circle C Construction, LLC (Circle C) infringed the ... Read more...

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MIC leaders urged to ensure Indian community’s participation in govt projects


February 26th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 26 (ANI): Malaysian Human Resources Minister Dr S. Subramaniam has urged MIC branch leaders to take the necessary action to ensure the participation of Indians in government projects.The ... Read more...

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US Senate Approves $15 Billion Job Bill


February 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United State Senate has been voted for a $15 billion jobs bill. The very move seeks support from five Republicans joining the majority of Democrats ... Read more...

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Bihar will be top state: Nitish Kumar on completing 4 years


November 24th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar is poised to be one of the leading states in India, asserted Chief Minister Nitish Kumar whose NDA government completed four years in power Tuesday. "Our state is ... Read more...

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Inefficiency, corruption two causes for poor implementation of govt. projects: Bajaj


November 8th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Industrialist Rahul Bajaj on Sunday said inefficiency and corruption were the two main reasons for poor implementation of government projects and there was a need to revamp ... Read more...

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India to fall short of power generation target


October 22nd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Out of the 78,000 MW of capacity addition during the 11th Five-Year Plan, India will fall short by as much as 17 percent, a member of the ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group to make major foray into cement, airports


July 21st, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure has firmed up plans for a major foray into cement production and expansion of airports across the country, apart from bidding actively for major highways projects, ... Read more...

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Pakistan presents Rs.2.482 tn budget for 2009-10 (Roundup)


June 13th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) The Pakistani government Saturday presented a Rs.2.482 trillion ($30.7 billion) defecit budget for fiscal 2009-10 that focuses on sustainable development, revival of industry and providing relief to ... Read more...

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