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Big India plans for next-gen Finnish power company


September 13th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 13 (IANS) Finnish power generation company Fortum, which focusses on low emissions, resource-efficiency and energy security, sees energy-hungry India as a market with huge potential."India is important for ... Read more...

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22 industrial clusters to be redeveloped in Delhi


June 11th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has paved the way for redevelopment of 22 industrial clusters in the city through the notification of regulations in this ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.5-trillion worth investment proposals (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) About 600 global and Indian firms Thursday committed to invest a whopping Rs.5 trillion (Rs.5 lakh crore) in the state across 14 sectors on the first ... Read more...

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MPs’ panel trashes railways’ reliance on PPP route


May 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has alerted the railways that resource generation through the public-private partnership is intrinsically difficult due to a long gestation period and relatively ... Read more...

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Set up factories in our countries, African nations urge India


March 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Trade ministers of several African nations Monday urged India to set up factories in their respective countries to generate employment and fix trade imbalance which ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes assembly election results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the assembly election results saying clear majority in most states, especially Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, would provide stability and push forward ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade can reach $10 bn by 2015: CII


February 9th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Pakistan can reach $10 billion by 2015, from $2.7 billion registered in 2010-11, if tariff and non-tariff barriers are removed, ... Read more...

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Over 100 Chhattisgarh sponge iron units face closure


January 15th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 105 sponge iron units face a serious threat of being shut down amid deepening raw material crisis in Chhattisgarh that has roughly 20 ... Read more...

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Fish deaths in Yamuna shock pilgrims


January 15th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) Scores of devotees who had gone to worship river Yamuna here early Saturday morning were shocked at the sight of thousands of dead fish near the ... Read more...

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Karnataka agri-business summit attracts Rs.78,000-crore investments


December 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 1 (IANS) India's first global agri-business and food processing summit began in this tech hub Thursday on a bang, attracting investment proposals of over Rs.78,000 crore from ... Read more...

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Rajasthan plans more country-specific industrial zones


October 24th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 24 (IANS) Rajasthan's industrial development and industrial agency plans to develop country-specific zones of the kind that exists for the Japanese in Alwar district's Neemrana town."Three-four countries, including ... Read more...

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Pitroda appointed adviser to Bengal project (Lead)


July 16th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government Saturday appointed National Innovation Council head Sam Pitroda as adviser to its "resurgent Bengal" project.Pitroda, who held a meeting with Chief ... Read more...

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Bengal needs to innovate, says Sam Pitroda


July 16th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) West Bengal needs to innovate in areas like education, health, and technology to create jobs and help in its resurgence, Sam Pitroda, who heads the ... Read more...

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Maruti strike spreads to other automobile plants (Second lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The 12-day-long strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Haryana's Manesar town Wednesday spread to other automobile manufacturing plants with their unions deciding to go on ... Read more...

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639 polluting industrial units closed in Haryana


May 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Cracking the whip, the Haryana government ordered the closure of 639 industrial units in 2010-11 for violation of water and air pollution norms, a minister said ... Read more...

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Moratorium on polluting industrial projects extended


April 28th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The environment ministry Thursday extended the moratorium on developmental projects in 23 critically polluting industrial clusters.The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had identified 43 industrial ... Read more...

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Pilgrim city Dwarka awaits Modi’s blessings


March 10th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Dwarka (Gujarat), March 10 (IANS) Though it lies in a state that is witnessing rapid infrastructural development, this ancient Gujarat city where Lord Krishna is believed to have lived ... Read more...

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UAE’s Kizad, HSBC sign global partnership agreement


March 8th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) and HSBC Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential tenants and establish them in ... Read more...

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Moratorium lifted in 8 industrial clusters


February 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday lifted the moratorium on developmental projects in eight critically polluted industrial clusters.According to a ministry statement the moratorium was lifted for projects ... Read more...

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Polluted Yamuna at Mathura scaring away pilgrims (Letter from Mathura)


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Mathura, Nov 22 (IANS) The Yamuna river flowing through Mathura, Vrindavan and Agra has been reduced to no less than a sewer canal these days, choked with piles of accumulated ... 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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Moratorium extended on critically polluted industrial clusters (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday announced that it will extend the moratorium on developmental projects in critically polluted industrial clusters till March next year.The Central Pollution Control Board ... Read more...

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Moratorium extended on critically polluted industrial clusters


October 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday announced that it will extend the moratorium on developmental projects in critically polluted industrial clusters, including Tarapur, Vapi and Coimbatore, till March next ... Read more...

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Moratorium extended on projects in polluted clusters


August 31st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday announced that it will extend the moratorium on developmental projects in critically polluted industrial clusters till Oct 31. Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said that ... Read more...

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Delhi gets its own industrial act


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Delhi has got its own industrial act which provides the government a mechanism to ensure maintenance and development of the city's industrial areas, Industries Minister Haroon ... Read more...

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India urges Singapore to invest in Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor


May 11th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday urged his urges his Singaporean counterpart, Lim Hng Kiang, to encourage Singaporean entities to invest in one of ... Read more...

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Delhi prone to chemical and industrial fires: Minister


April 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) At a time when Delhi is witnessing several fire incidents, Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Tuesday admitted that the national capital is prone to chemical and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh government cornered on pollution


March 25th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 25 (IANS) The issue of industrial pollution in and around this Chhattisgarh capital saw a heated debate in the assembly Thursday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) being ... Read more...

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Gujarat acts on critically polluted clusters


March 20th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 20 (IANS) After the state pollution control board declared eight clusters of Gujarat as critically polluted, an action plan has been rolled out to ensure that industrial units in these ... Read more...

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‘Life cycle analysis to be mandatory for environmental clearance’


February 9th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) would make life cycle analysis (LCA) compulsory for environment clearance to projects within the next six months, its chief said here Tuesday. "LCA ... Read more...

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HPCL introduces green fuel Euro-IV to India


January 18th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh commissioned HPCL's Euro-IV compliant oil refinery here on Sunday."The Prime Minister and the government of India is committed to ... Read more...

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No new factories in 43 critically polluted areas till August


January 15th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The environment ministry has banned the setting up of new factories in 43 critically polluted areas of the country till August, by when the Central Pollution Control ... Read more...

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‘Botswana’s diamonds of interest to India’


January 5th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra Lusaka, Jan 5 (IANS) Botswana's diamonds are of "direct interest" to India, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari said as he began his three-nation Africa tour Tuesday."Botswana is the world's first ... Read more...

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Petrochemical cluster to be developed in West Bengal


October 29th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The central government Thursday signed an agreement with West Bengal to develop a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) at Haldia in the state. "The PCPIR policy ... Read more...

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Hong Kong, Guangzhou woo Indian investors to South China


October 9th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Hong Kong and Guangzhou province have invited Indian investors and entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities in South China."As a renowned international financial centre in Asia, Hong ... Read more...

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