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Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14, (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Kerala government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) here Friday at the Emerging Kerala-2012 investment meet for ... Read more...

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IT investment region to come up around Hyderabad


September 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) This information technology hub is expected to witness rapid growth in the IT sector with the setting up of investment region around the city.The central government ... Read more...

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‘Emirates Airline contributes $596 million to Indian economy’


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline has contributed $596 million to the Indian economy by way of boosting air transport, manufacturing and services sectors and creating direct and ... Read more...

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Kerala seeks approval for Rs.53,825 crore infrastructure project


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Kerala has sought the central government's approval for the Kochi-Palakkad National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ), a Rs.53,825 crore mega industrial infrastructure project, according to State ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka inks largest FDI deal with Indian firm


June 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has signed its largest foreign direct investment (FDI) deal valued at $4 billion with an Indian company.Gateway Industries, an Indian venture, will oversee operation ... Read more...

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GAIL to invest Rs.11,000 crore in Uttar Pradesh


June 14th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) Wednesday informed the Uttar Pradesh government that it proposes to invest around Rs.11,000 crore in the state which would lead ... Read more...

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‘Domestic IT market grew to Rs.918 billion in 2011-12′


May 18th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The domestic Information Technology (IT) market has grown 16.7 percent to Rs.918 billion during 2011-2012, Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot said ... Read more...

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Himalya International plant starts production


April 26th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Himalya International Thursday said production had started at its new Rs.160-crore food processing plant at Sultanpur in Mehsana, Gujarat."The company has set up an ... Read more...

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Haryana gets Rs 4,700 crore industrial investment


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), April 23 (IANS) With the inauguration of two units and laying the foundation stones of six major industrial units, Haryana Monday saw industrial investment of Rs. 4,700 crore, ... Read more...

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Defence units with Rs.7,000 crore investment coming up in Andhra


March 18th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Nine defence projects involving an investment of Rs.7,000 crore ($1.3 billion) are coming up in Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy said Sunday.He announced ... Read more...

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Andhra plans three agri business investment regions (Lead)


March 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh plans to roll out three integrated Agri Business Investment Regions (ABIRs) and take other initiatives to catapult the state as a prime destination for ... Read more...

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Delhi to construct Rs.3,100 crore industrial hub


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up a Rs.3,100 crore multi-level manufacturing hub to encourage non-polluting small and medium industries in the capital, Delhi Industries Minister ... Read more...

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JSPL inks deal for industrial park in Odisha


November 15th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Odisha to set up an industrial park in Angul district, a company official ... Read more...

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National institute of mountaineering to be set up


October 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Tuesday cleared a proposal to set up a national institute of mountaineering and allied sports (NIMAS) in Dirang in Arunachal Pradesh at ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel gets license for 2G, 3G services in Rwanda


September 8th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel said Thursday it has been awarded a license by Rwanda's telecom regulator to operate 2G and 3G GSM mobile services in ... Read more...

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Peugeot to set up Rs.4000 crore facility in Gujarat


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Global automobile major Peugeot Citroen Automobiles (PCA) Thursday signed an agreement with the Gujarat government to set up an automobile manufacturing plant near Sanand at ... Read more...

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French auto giant PSA Peugeot to invest Rs.4,000 crore in Tamil Nadu


June 29th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Europe's second largest automobile maker PSA Peugeot Citroen (Peugeot) has decided to set up an integrated automobile project near the Tamil Nadu state capital at an ... Read more...

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Three five-star hotels on PPP mode likely in Goa


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Setting up of three five-star hotels in coastal beach resorts via public private partnership model (PPP) tops the agenda of the Goa government, according to official ... Read more...

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Revised cost for Tripura power project gets nod


January 28th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 28 (IANS) The revised cost estimate of Rs.623.44 crore for Tripura's 100 MW thermal power project has got the green signal from the union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs ... Read more...

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100 MW gas based power project to be set up in Tripura


January 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved a plan to set up a 100 megawatt gas-based power project in Tripura.The government has sanctioned Rs. ... Read more...

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Birla Corp to set up cement plant in Assam


January 13th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, Thursday signed a pact with the Assam Mineral Development Corporation for setting up a one-million tonne greenfield ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan to lay foundation stone of Kannur Cyberpark


January 13th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will lay the foundation stone of the Kannur Eramom Cyberpark Saturday, an official said.Kannur Cyberpark will be developed on 25 acres of land ... Read more...

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Huge number of Indian youth remain unemployable, says report


December 26th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Rapid economic growth in the country is expected to generate 10-15 million jobs by next year but lack of suitable skilled candidates poses a major threat, a ... Read more...

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Punjab’s business clusters to create 5 lakh jobs


December 5th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) In a bid to ensure inclusive growth and increase employment opportunities, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will develop 15 business clusters in different ... Read more...

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India has potential to increase its textile share in world trade: Dayanadhi Maran


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran on Tuesday said India has the potential to increase its textile share in the world trade from the current level of 4.5 ... Read more...

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Punjab approves 15 mega projects


October 25th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday approved various development projects, including seven mega manufacturing projects, four industrial parks, three hotel projects and a health tourism project.According to officials, these projects ... Read more...

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China to be world’s wind power leader in 2010


October 13th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) China will surpass the US as the leader in cumulative wind power capacity by the end of this year, a media report said Wednesday."Wind power technology provides governments ... Read more...

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Hosiery industry is doing brisk business in Ludhiana


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep. 23 (ANI): The Hosiery industry is doing a brisk business here and has created a place for itself in domestic as well as foreign markets.Hosiery firms in the ... Read more...

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Rs.1,500-crore cement plant to be set up in Nagaur


September 7th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 7 (IANS) The Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) and Ambuja Cement Limited (ACL) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to set up a Rs.1,500-crore cement plant ... Read more...

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More power needed for sustained economic growth, says PM (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday stressed the need for afordable power and said the gap between the su[pply and demand for power must be bridged to attain ... Read more...

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Availability of affordable power critical for India’s development: PM


September 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said the availability of affordable power is of critical importance for the country's development, adding that 'we ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation of NTPC-BHEL power equipment plant


September 1st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the NTPC-BHEL joint venture power equipment manufacturing plant at Mannavaram village near Srikalahasthi in Chittoor district of ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone for NTPC-BHEL power plant


September 1st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tirupati, Sep 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of an NTPC-BHEL power plant manufacturing project at Mannavaram near Tirupati.Once completed, the BHEL-NTPC ... Read more...

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PM to lay foundation stone of NTPC-BHEL power plant in Tirupati


September 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will visit Tirupati to lay foundation stone for the NTPC-BHEL power plant manufacturing project at Mannavaram near Srikalahasthi in Chittoor District ... Read more...

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PM to lay foundation stone for NTPC-BHEL project Wednesday


August 29th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stones for the NTPC-BHEL joint venture power plant manufacturing project and the Tirupati International Airport during his one-day visit ... Read more...

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