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Emerging Kerala investment meet to see 51 nations taking part


August 31st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 31 (IANS) Some 51 countries have confirmed their participation in the "Emerging Kerala 2012" investment meet to be held here Sep 12-14, officials said.Alkesh Kumar Sharma, managing ... Read more...

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Brazil revives bullet-train project


August 24th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has announced the revival of a $16.5 billion high-speed railway project that would link Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.The National Agency of Terrestrial Transport, ... Read more...

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Kerala looking for private investment in mega projects


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) With several mega infrastructure projects being planned in the state, Kerala is now looking at active private sector participation in them, said P.K. Kunhalikutty, minister for ... 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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Bangalore to get India’s first IT investment region


June 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Bangalore will have the country's first Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) for knowledge-based industries, including software and hardware firms with entire supply chain, an official said ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Partner Japan to have 26 percent stake in DMIC


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India and Japan Monday held their first-ever economic dialogue and agreed to accelerate the partnership in several infrastructure projects such as the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial ... Read more...

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Kerala promises single window clearance to lure investors


April 21st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) To bag big ticket investments to propel its economy, the government of Kerala has promised single-window clearance, lucrative returns and durable partnerships to Indian industries ... Read more...

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Kerala expecting huge overseas investment: Chandy


April 20th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is expecting huge overseas investments in about 60 sectors including infrastructure, technology, education and healthcare, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday."We are ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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ABB to power Jaipur metro rail project


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Global power and automation major ABB has bagged a Rs.75 crore ($15 million) order from state-run Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) to provide power solutions ... Read more...

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$77 million embezzled from Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail project


March 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) China's auditing authorities Monday said 491 million yuan ($77.84 million) has been embezzled from the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway project."Some local units along the railway link extracted, ... Read more...

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Kerala expected more from rail budget: Chandy


March 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the rail budget offered much less than what the state was expecting."When the railway minister came here, I prepared ... Read more...

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China to continue developing high speed trains


March 11th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (IANS) China will continue developing its high speed rail network in the face of rising public demand for travelling efficiency and for future economic development, a railway ... Read more...

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China’s high-speed rail to surpass 10,000 km


February 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) China's high-speed rail network is set to exceed 10,000 km in length as the government is planning to add 3,500 km more during 2012.The railway ministry ... Read more...

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Japan keen on industrial corridor, freight train in south India


February 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Japan is more keen on building an industrial corridor and the high-speed rail freight corridor between Chennai and Bangalore than the bullet train project, said an ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora can partner in development: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Tuesday said successive state governments have failed to put to productive use the massive remittances sent in by over two million ... Read more...

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Green signal for Kerala high speed rail project


February 14th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) An all-party meeting Monday showed the green signal to the Kerala government's proposal to build a 560-km high speed rail link between Thiruvananthapuram and Mangalore in ... 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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India, Japan to revive nuclear talks, seal currency swap (Roundup)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Ramping up strategic ties with India, Japan Wednesday announced $4.5 billion for the landmark Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) project and agreed to accelerate negotiations ... Read more...

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India, Japan to revive n-talks, step up economic ties (Second Lead) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Seeking to step up strategic ties with India, Japan Wednesday announced $4.5 billion for the landmark Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor project and agreed to step ... Read more...

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China to spend $630 bn on railways in 2012


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) China plans to invest 400 billion yuan ($630 billion) on railway infrastructure in 2012.This is a slight decline from the 469 billion yuan spent this year, ... Read more...

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Japaness PM in India next week, n-deal on agenda


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Japan will seek to push their stalled nuclear talks and focus on expanding economic ties when Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touches ... Read more...

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BEML to hive off its railway business


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Hiving off its rail business into a separate subsidiary, setting up a unit in Indonesia and manufacturing engines for India's main battle tanks are some of ... Read more...

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Chandy now unveils one year action plan for development


November 17th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) After his 100-day programme launched soon after assuming office in May, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday unveiled a year-long plan of action, focussing on infrastructure ... 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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Spanish group wins Saudi rail contract


October 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 27 (IANS/EFE) A consortium of 12 Spanish firms won a contract worth 6.7 billion euros ($9.3 billion) to build a high-speed rail service linking the Saudi cities of ... Read more...

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Rivals? India seeks bigger Chinese role in infrastructure


October 9th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Even as security hackles are raised in New Delhi over alleged Chinese muscle-flexing over disputed territory, whether land or sea, India does not appear to ... Read more...

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Do business travellers work on train journeys?


September 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Bosses may think their executives do office work while undertaking official train journeys, but in reality they are either 'people watching', reading, or surfing internet, says ... Read more...

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Economic dialogue will help develop mutual trust: Wen Jiabao


September 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (IANS) The maiden India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) held here has achieved positive results and will help expand mutual trust between the two countries, Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

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India, China to deepen investment, open up markets


September 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) In their maiden strategic economic dialogue held against the backdrop of their growing trade imbalance, India and China Monday agreed to deepen bilateral investments, further open ... Read more...

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Kerala sets up new company for high speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday formed a new public limited company for setting up a 630-km high speed rail network connecting state capital Thiruvananthapuram with Mangalore in ... Read more...

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Jet Airways in arrangement with European high-speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) In its first inter-modal codeshare, Jet Airways has entered into an arrangement with Thalys high-speed rail service between Brussels and Paris starting Oct 30, the airline ... Read more...

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China’s passenger aircraft to triple by 2030


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China's commercial passenger aircraft will triple over the next 20 years driven by the country's sustained economic growth, experts said.US aircraft maker Boeing Co. forecasts that ... Read more...

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