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Philips to build LED manufacturing centre in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Philips (China) Investment Co. Ltd. has started construction on an LED manufacturing centre in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.The new facility will ... Read more...

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NTPC begins work on power project in Karnataka


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd Saturday commenced work on the first phase of the 4,000 megawatt super thermal power plant in Karnataka's Bijapur district.Union ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi pavilion to open next month


April 25th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) A state-of-the-art sales pavilion, built as part of the much-awaited Smart City Kochi project, is all set to open next month, an official associated with the ... Read more...

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Decks cleared for Bihar power project


January 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 28 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday laid the foundation stone of the much awaited Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project in Aurangabad district, marking the end of ... 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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Ajit Pawar, Pune mayor get notices for violating poll code


January 6th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, Jan 6 (IANS) Maharashtra's State Election Commission (SEC) Friday issued notices to Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and Pune Mayor Mohansingh Rajpal, both from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), ... Read more...

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GMR secures funding for its Singapore power project


July 15th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 15 (IANS) GMR Infrastructure Ltd's Singapore-based energy subsidiary Friday said it has secured funds for its 800 MW power project from a consortium of six banks."The financing structures ... Read more...

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Krishna visiting Myanmar to engage civilian government


June 19th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) For the first time since a civilian government took over in Myanmar, India will hold a high-level engagement with it when External Affairs ... Read more...

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Shakira wants to use her voice to help others


May 1st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 1(ANI): Colombian pop superstar Shakira has got the world gyrating to her songs, but she has a lot more on her mind than which way to wiggle- she wants ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Narmada canal project in Kutch


April 9th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rapar (Kutch), April 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stones here for five projects of the Narmada branch canal network for the Kutch district.While ... Read more...

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Shanghai Disneyland construction begins


April 8th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr.8 (ANI): Yu Zhengsheng, head of the municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), has announced the commencement of the construction work on the Shanghai Disneyland theme park after ... Read more...

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Tata launches 3 aerospace production units


February 14th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb. 14 (IANS) The Tata Group Monday announced the launch of three new aerospace manufacturing facilities with international collaboration in Hyderabad.The ground breaking ceremony for the new projects was conducted in ... Read more...

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Chennai firm to build Bellary airport in Karnataka (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) An airport will come up in Bellary, one of Karanataka's most backward districts but in the news over illegal iron ore mining, at a cost of Rs.320 ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor India mulls expansion, launch new models


August 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India is mulling marginal expansion in capacity and launching new models to maintain its share of around 20 percent in the growing Indian passenger car market, ... Read more...

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US firm to invest $700 mn in Guatemala power plant


May 9th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Jaguar Energy Guatemala, a subsidiary of Houston-based Ashmore Energy International (AEI), plans to invest a total of $700 million to build a power plant along Guatemala's south-central ... Read more...

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Madonna’s school coming up fast in Malawi


January 10th, 2010 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra Lilongwe (Malawi), Jan 10 (IANS) The white placard is rather nondescript, but it marks a unique construction site on the rolling meadows outside Malawian capital Lilongwe - a school ... Read more...

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Punjab to get two multi-super speciality hospitals


November 29th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Nov 29 (IANS) Under the public-private partnership (PPP), Punjab will get its first multi-super speciality hospitals inside the premises of civil hospitals here and Bathinda by 2011. The ground breaking ceremony ... Read more...

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Chronology of incidents related to Babri Masjid demolition


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Following is the chronology of the important dates related to the Babri Masjid demolition: Dec 22, 1949: Idols of Ram Lalla were allegedly installed inside the ... Read more...

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Badal invited to Pakistan for setting up of Nanak varsity


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been invited to Pakistan for the ground-breaking ceremony of the Guru Nanak Dev University being set up by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP crisis defies solution, in-fighting continues


October 29th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) The crisis in the Bharatiya Janata Party's first-ever government in Karnataka deepened Thursday with Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa demanding action against rebellious ministers while senior party ... Read more...

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Infosys to open IT SEZ in Thiruvananthapuram shortly


August 26th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The IT special economic zone (SEZ) being developed by software major Infosys on a 50-acre plot adjacent to the Technopark IT campus here will open shortly. The SEZ would ... Read more...

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Now a temple for Lalu Prasad and wife


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Admirers of Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi are building a temple dedicated to the couple in Bihar. It will come up in a village ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport to have a new integrated passenger terminal building


February 20th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 20 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Friday announced a new integrated passenger terminal building at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport at Sahar. The ground breaking ceremony was performed ... Read more...

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Sonia launches rail coach factory in Rae Bareli (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 27 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Tuesday launched the country's third rail coach factory here at a cost of Rs.20 billion ($408 ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad, Sonia in Rae Bareli to launch rail coach factory


January 27th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Railways Minister Lalu Prasad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party MP Rahul Gandhi reached Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday afternoon to launch a Rs.20 billion ($408 ... Read more...

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Lalu, Sonia to launch rail coach factory in Rae Bareli


January 26th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Railways Minister Lalu Prasad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party MP Rahul Gandhi will be in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday to launch a Rs.20 billion ... Read more...

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Miliband not correct to give regional context to terrorism: Anand Sharma


January 26th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): The international community, particularly Europe and Great Britain, need to recognize that it isnotcorrect to give any regional context to the menace of terrorism, said Minister of ... Read more...

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NOIDA encounter exposes Milibands erroneous terrorism-Kashmir resolution interpretation: Anand Shar


January 25th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Firmly seeking to expose British Foreign Secretary David Milibands recent erroneous interpretation of linking the resolution of the Kashmir issue to the end of terror in South ... Read more...

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Pak PM says will take whole world into confidence on Mumbai probe


January 25th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Jan. 25 (ANI): Pakistans Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the government would take the entire world into confidence over Mumbai terror attacks probe. Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony ... Read more...

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Lalu, Sonia to visit Rae Bareli coach factory next week (Lead)


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) With hurdles in setting up a rail coach factory in Rae Bareli finally removed, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul will ... Read more...

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Lalu, Sonia to visit Rae Bareli coach factory next week


January 22nd, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) With hurdles in setting up a rail coach factory in Rae Bareli finally removed, Railway Minister Lalu Prasad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi ... Read more...

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Dozens injured as Samajwadi party activists clash with police in Varanasi


October 23rd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Oct 23 (ANI): Dozens including women were injured when Samajwadi party activists demonstrating against Mayawati Government clashed with police here today. Police baton charged and used water canons to disperse the ... Read more...

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Mayawati returns land for rail project in Rae Bareli


October 18th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Oct 18 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today withdrew her decision to cancel land allotment for the rail coach factory in Rae Bareli, which ... Read more...

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Mayawati backtracks, to provide land for Rae Bareli railway project


October 18th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday withdrew her controversial decision to cancel land allotment for a rail coach factory in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae Bareli.The state ... Read more...

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