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CAG pulls up Coal India for avoidable expenditure


September 4th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's official auditor said Tuesday that state miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) could have saved at least Rs.20 crore had it initiated prudent action ... Read more...

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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village


August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav to speed up Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor


August 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, August 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said that his government would extend all possible help to the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) since it was ... Read more...

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Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... Read more...

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CONCOR to extend network in eastern, northeastern regions


August 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) State-run logisitics firm Container Corporation (CONCOR) plans to extend its network in eastern and northeastern India, setting up two more Inland Container Depots (ICDs) at Siliguri ... Read more...

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GE to invest Rs.300 crore in India research facility


June 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) General Electric (GE) would invest an additional Rs.300 crore to expand the research and technology development facility in this tech hub and leverage the talent pool ... Read more...

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After Mumbai, Pune to get Metro


June 7th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a major breather for the five million people of Pune, the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the state's second Metro rail project ... Read more...

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Noida seals offices in residential areas


February 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 1 (IANS) The Noida Authority Wednesday began implementing the Supreme Court directive against commercial establishments being run from residential areas, sealing 11 premises, including eight banks.The establishments ... Read more...

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Fire engulfs Karachi’s cloth warehouse


January 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A fire engulfed a cloth warehouse in an industrial area of Pakistan's Karachi city early Friday, Geo News reported. There were no reports of casualties.The incident ... Read more...

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DSIIDC allots 51 industrial plots


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) has allotted 51 industrial plots to applicants seeking to relocate their industries from residential areas.The draw took ... Read more...

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One dead in DTC bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 19-year-old youth was killed when he was hit by a speeding Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) bus while crossing a road in north Delhi, said ... Read more...

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Karnataka SMEs to get 30 percent of industrial land


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Karnataka will get 30 percent of the land in industrial estates for which 88,000 acres have been identified, state ... Read more...

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Himachal sanctions Rs.20 crore for Solan industrial belt


June 12th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs.20 crore to improve infrastructure in an industrial belt in Solan district, an official said here Sunday.Chief Minister Prem Kumar ... Read more...

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GAIL to form joint venture to supply gas to Karnataka


June 8th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (KSIIDC) to form a ... Read more...

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Delhi industry bodies attack mayor


May 15th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajini Abbi has come under attack from industry bodies for refusing to hand over to the Delhi government the city's industrial estates for ... Read more...

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DSIIDC allots 304 industrial plots


March 19th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) has allotted 304 industrial plots to applicants under the Relocation Scheme of Industries here.DSIIDC chairman-cum-managing director Chetan ... Read more...

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After Nepal Lever, ITC and Dabur Nepal face indefinite closure


March 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 9 (IANS) As Hindustan Unilever's subsidiary in Nepal lies closed, two other blue-chip Indian companies, ITC and Dabur India, also face similar threats over their joint ventures in ... Read more...

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Industry hoping for implementation of rail projects


February 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) On the eve of the railway budget, the industry was Thursday hoping the budget will see fast implementation of projects, reduction in freight of essential commodities and ... Read more...

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Indians, Bangladeshis arrested in Sharjah for attempted selling of pornographic videos


February 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, Feb 12 (ANI): Four Asians, including two Indian nationals, have been arrested in Sharjah for intending to distribute a total of 12,460 pornographic DVDs to residents and workers in various parts ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated from Paris suburb after live WWII bomb discovery


February 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 7 (ANI): French authorities evacuated at least six thousand people from their residences after an unexploded RAF bomb, which was apparently dropped during the Second World War, was discovered in ... Read more...

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Himachal to set up 10 new industrial estates


November 20th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government would soon establish 10 new industrial estates across the state to promote industrialisation, Industry Minister Kishan Kapoor said Saturday."All the upcoming industrial areas ... Read more...

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Industrial redevelopment: Delhi government blames MCD, DDA for delay


November 20th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday blamed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for delay in implementation of its redevelopment plan for the city's ... Read more...

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Poverty ‘ups risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has pointed out that living in a deprived area increases the risk of violence more sharply for girls than boys.The Cardiff University study, which focused ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa defends himself on land scam issue


November 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Nov.18 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has defended himself against the allegations on land scam issue.Interacting with the mediapersons in Mangalore, Yeddyurappa said all the land purchased by his ... Read more...

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Here’s how to dejargonise Karnataka land scam (Letter from Bangalore)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) 'G' category sites, denotification, KIADB, 'putra vyamoha'... among the frequently uttered words these days in Karnataka where land grabbing has reached scandalous proportions with allegations ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Baddi industrial area to have effluent plant


November 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) A common effluent treatment plant will be set up at a cost of Rs. 80 crore in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial area in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district to check ... Read more...

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Vardhman to set up another facility in Himachal


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 2 (IANS) The Vardhman Group would set up one more spinning facility in Himachal Pradesh by next year."The single window clearance and monitoring authority at its meeting held here today ... Read more...

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‘Karnataka SEZ changing socio-economic landscape’


October 24th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Clocking an export target of Rs.1,000 crore and creating 90,000 potential jobs, the Hassan Special Economic Zone in Karnataka has also begun undertaking corporate social responsibility, the ... Read more...

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TCS seeks 100 acres in Bangalore to set up campus


September 28th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) India's top IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has approached the Karnataka government for 100 acres of land near Bangalore international airport to set up a huge campus ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces kindergarten crunch


September 18th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) As the number of migrant workers in Shanghai has risen over the years, the demand for kindergartens for their children has more than doubled, a media report said. This ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway gets apex court nod (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday cleared the decks for the 160-km six-lane Yamuna Expressway project connecting Greater Noida with Agra. The $350 million project, that would also see five ... Read more...

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Delhi partially hit by shutdown


September 7th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Delhi was partially affected by the nationwide strike called by nine central trade unions, as a stir called by 14 registered auto-rickshaw unions coincided with the agitation. Several ... Read more...

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Strike hits air, road traffic, disrupts life in Bengal


September 7th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted, with air and road traffic severely hit, in most parts of West Bengal Tuesday due to a one-day nationwide shutdown called by nine ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shuts three polluting industries


August 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 21 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Saturday forced three industrial units here to shut down production after a state minister found them openly defying pollution control norms. Official sources said during a ... Read more...

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Himachal clears six industrial proposals


August 9th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday cleared six industrial proposals worth Rs.267.68 crore, an official said here. The projects will provide employment to 1,353 people in the state, a government spokesperson told ... Read more...

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