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Greenpeace complains to SEBI against GVK Group


June 12th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Global environment watchdog Greenpeace has lodged a complaint against the GVK Group with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), saying the Indian infrastructure ... Read more...

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Australia throws spanner in GVK’s $6.4-bn coal mine project


June 5th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Indian infrastructure major GVK Group suffered a setback Tuesday with the Australian government halting work on the $6.4-billion Alpha coal mine project in Queensland till it ... Read more...

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Invest in Indian infrastructure: Kamal Nath to Europe


October 13th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 13 (IANS) Kamal Nath, India's urban development minister, Wednesday said the next decade has to be called the "decade of infrastructure" in India and stressed that they ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists renew attack on GMR


June 14th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Emboldened by government inaction three weeks after they burnt down Indian infrastructure and power major GMR Group's office and site camp in western Nepal, the Maoists, ... Read more...

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Attack on GMR to cost Nepal dear


May 27th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) The attack on Indian infrastructure and energy major GMR's power project in western Nepal by Maoists Sunday is going to cost the Himalayan republic dear with ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists attack Indian power projects, government helpless


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 23 (IANS) Unwilling to anger its dominant ally, the Maoists, ahead of a crucial vote this week, Nepal's government has refused to take action against the Maoist leaders ... Read more...

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GMR’s hydropower project office in Nepal burnt down


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) Within a month of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visiting Nepal and seeking the security of Indian investments and Indian employees in the troubled republic, ... Read more...

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Security remains India’s prime concern in Nepal


April 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 21 (IANS) Security remains India's overriding concern in Nepal with visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday asking for the safety of Indian diplomats and diplomatic premises ... Read more...

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GMR project under attack in Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Ignoring India's repeated expressions of concern at the continued attacks on Indian investment projects in Nepal, the ruling Maoists, supported by minor communist parties, went on ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists resume opposition to Indian investment in hydropower


April 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party has resumed its opposition to Indian investment in the republic's thorny hydropower sector, saying they went against the country's national interests.The Maoists, ... Read more...

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AgustaWestland sells two more VIP helicopters in India


February 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a subsidiary of Italian aerospace major Finmeccanica focusing on helicopter manufacturing, Wednesday announced that it has sold two more AW-139 medium twin-engined helicopters to Indian customers.The firm ... Read more...

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IIFCL expects credit enhancement scheme decision soon


February 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 7 (IANS) The state-run Indian Infrastructure Finance Corporation Limited (IIFCL) Monday hoped that a decision on its credit enhancement scheme would be finalised by March this year."We expect a decision ... Read more...

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Lanco Infratech achieves financial closure for 732 MW project


January 11th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Lanco Infratech, an Indian infrastructure group, Tuesday said its subsidiary Lanco Kondapalli Power Private Limited has achieved financial closure for its 732 megawatt gas-based power project in Andhra ... Read more...

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Indian company buys Australian coal mines in $850 mn deal


December 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Lanco Infratech, an Indian infrastructure group, has bought the coal mines of Australia's Griffin Coal for almost $850 million in one of India's largest investments in the country, ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to host Indian PM next year: Envoy


November 12th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Kazakhstan is looking forward to expanding civil nuclear cooperation with India and hosting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh next year, the envoy of the energy-rich Central Asian ... Read more...

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Private sector to invest $500 billion in infra: Mukherjee


November 8th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The private sector is likely to contribute nearly half of the estimated $1 trillion investment in infrastructure sector during the 12th five-year plan period (fiscal 2012-17), ... Read more...

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Bilateral fund should invest in Indian infrastructure projects: Oman


October 20th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Oman wants the bilateral joint investment fund to develop infrastructure projects in India, Omani Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah said here Wednesday."This (fund) is ... Read more...

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India-Gulf trade to cross $130 bn by 2014: Assocham


August 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Trade between India and the six- member Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) could exceed $130 billion by 2013-14, according to industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Haldia Coke raises Rs.125 crore from Gaja Capital


July 26th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Haldia Coke & Chemicals Private Limited (Haldia Coke) has raised Rs.125 crore from Gaja Capital Partners, an India focused private equity fund, a statement said here Monday. Haldia Coke ... Read more...

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India-French bilateral trade set to increase: Envoy


July 14th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and France is expected to rise with French firms starting to supply nuclear reactors and participating in Indian infrastructure and other projects, French Ambassador ... Read more...

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After Kosi dam, Nepal protesters target GMR, Satluj


June 14th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Even as 15 Maoist organisations vowed to prevent work on the mega 3,300 MW Sapta Kosi Multipurpose Project signed between the governments of India and Nepal, local organisations ... Read more...

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After GMR, Maoists oppose mega India-Nepal power project


June 6th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 6 (IANS) After bringing to a halt work on a medium-sized hydropower project by Indian infrastructure company GMR's joint venture in Nepal, the opposition Maoist party is now ... Read more...

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Jindal finally enters Nepal’s hydropower sector


May 29th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) After Indian infrastructure company GMR broke the ice in Nepal's hydropower sector and entered the Himalayan republic with a licence to develop the 900 MW Upper Karnali hydropower ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh boy create records by playing Chess blindfolded


April 26th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Nizamabad (Andhra Pradesh), Apr 26 (ANI): Twelve-year-old chess prodigy Raghav Srivastava set five new records for the Limca Book of Records on Saturday in Andhra Pradesh's Nizamabad.Srivastava played five rounds of chess ... Read more...

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India closely watching China’s border infrastructure: Krishna (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India is keeping a close watch on China's military modernisation and infrastructure in the border regions in Tibet and has taken necessary measures to safeguard its security, ... Read more...

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Its business mixed with pleasure for visiting Africans


March 15th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) While India's continued economic success has enamored several of over 350 African delegates who are here for a business and networking summit, it is its breathtaking diversity ... Read more...

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India aims to attract 50 billion dollars FDI per year from 2012


November 17th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said that the country would be able to attract 50 billion dollars Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) annually from 2012. ... Read more...

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IL&FS investment banking arm launches UK operations


November 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) The investment banking arm of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies, has launched its British operations to tap ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh scraps Metro deal with Maytas (Lead)


July 7th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday scrapped the Rs.12,230-crore Hyderabad Metro Rail contract awarded to a consortium led by Maytas Infra, the firm owned by the family of ... Read more...

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Best budget, will benefit Andhra Pradesh: YSR


July 6th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Monday hailed the union budget as the "best in the most difficult times" and said it would greatly benefit his ... Read more...

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Highlights of General Budget 2009-10


July 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Minister on Monday presented the General Budget 2009-10 in the Parliament. The highlights of the General Budget 2009-10 are as follows: 1. Growth rate in ... Read more...

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Indian infrastructure firm opens London office to tap European finance


January 26th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS), one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies, Monday opened a London office to tap European channels of financing.IL&FS stakeholders ... Read more...

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Oman releases details of new special economic zone


January 17th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) Oman has released details of a new special economic zone (SEZ) that is being set up in partnership with strategic international investors including an Indian infrastructure development firm. ... Read more...

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Chinese Vice Foreign Minister meets Menon


January 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Chinese Vice Foreign Minister He Yafei met Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon here today. Yafei is also scheduled to meet National Secuirty Advisor M K Narayanan ... Read more...

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Chinese Foreign Minister to meet Menon today


January 5th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will meet National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan here today.India is expected to provide evidence of Pakistani elements involvement in the ... Read more...

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