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Single agency proposed for Bhiwadi’s development


September 19th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwadi (Rajasthan), Sep 19 (IANS) Rajasthan will consider a single nodal agency to oversee industrial development in this key town, as it goes for the next phase of expansion by ... Read more...

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Himachal truckers increase freight charges


September 18th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The transporters at a prominent industrial hub in Himachal Pradesh have increased freight charges by over five percent following last week's hike in diesel price, a ... Read more...

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Scandals to protests, Hooda gets busy this summer (Haryana Newsletter)


July 6th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) First, the scandal of sexual abuse and tormenting of inmates at a shelter home in Rohtak, and now statewide protests over power and water shortage - ... Read more...

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Heat wave unabated in Haryana, Punjab


June 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town sizzled at 47 degrees Celsius Friday as the heat wave over Haryana and Punjab continued unabated.Met officials here said no immediate relief was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

With business in mind, African students seek education in India (With image)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, March 15 (IANS) Dulce Vania from Mozambique is studying for a management degree in India and is also a budding entrepreneur - she exports human hair to her homeland."I ... Read more...

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Trade union strike evokes mixed response in Andhra


February 28th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The day-long nation-wide shutdown called by trade unions Tuesday evoked a mixed response in Andhra Pradesh, hitting the banking, insurance and postal sectors and partially affecting ... Read more...

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West UP can be industrial hub: BJP


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Western Uttar Pradesh has a potential to become the commercial and industrial hub of India but during the last decade has turned into the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Andhra to bring transparency in public services: Governor


January 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Thursday said the state government was committed to transparency and accountability in public services."As part of this effort, the government is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Name Bengal township after Ambedkar: NGO


December 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Claiming that thousands of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes were evicted to create New Town Rajarhat -- a fast-growing residential-cum-industrial hub, an NGO Friday demanded ... 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...

Posted in Business |

China to build advanced industrial hub


November 11th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) China will build an advanced industrial hub in coastal cities near Beijing.The economic development plan covers the coastal cities of Qinghuangdao, Tangshan, and Cangzhou in north ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ozone Ayurvedics plans to double turnover


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) Ozone Ayurvedics, an FMCG divison of the Ozone group of companies, is planing to double turnover to Rs.120 crore in 2011-12, a company official said here ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu Nagar or not? Left, Trinamool back to name-calling


October 27th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Shakespeare may have thought nothing of it, but names do matter. Certainly in politically polarised West Bengal where the ruling Trinamool Congress' decision to scrap ... Read more...

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China discovers world’s second largest molybdenum deposit


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China has discovered the world's second largest molybdenum deposit containing 2.2 million tonnes of the silvery metal that is widely used in the metallurgical sector, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Patients given infected blood in Punjab


July 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), July 9 (IANS) Around 30 thalassaemic patients have been administered Hepatitis C-infected blood in various cities of Punjab, a hospital said Saturday.The thalassaemia patients, who require regular transfusion ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

DSIIDC achieves highest ever profit


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) said Tuesday that it achieved the highest ever profit of Rs.108 crore in fiscal 2010-11.This was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Guess who wants a home in Himachal? 65,000 people


May 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Over 65,000 people from across the country want to buy a home in hilly Himachal Pradesh, with around 8,000 of them looking for a place in ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Manesar to be India’s first eco-city


April 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Manesar in Haryana will soon be home to the country's first eco-city pilot initiative, a senior official of the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation ... Read more...

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New route to connect Delhi-Ambala, Delhi-Jaipur highways


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) A new highway, to be built in Haryana at the cost of Rs.1,800 crore, will link National Highway No. 1 (Delhi-Ambala) with National Highway No.8 (Delhi-Jaipur), ... Read more...

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Danish firm to set up cement equipment plant in Haryana


March 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) Danish multinational EEL Private Limited, a subsidiary of the FL Smidth group, will set up a new project in Haryana to manufacture hi-tech machines for cement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab, Haryana expect light to moderate rainfall


March 4th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Overcast conditions prevailed in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Friday morning, with met officials predicting light to moderate rainfall and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Railway budget leads to war of words in Punjab


February 25th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 25 (IANS) Announcements for Punjab announced in the rail budget by railway minister Mamata Banerjee Friday have led to a political war of words in the state.While Manish Tewari, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican army kills eight in shootout


February 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) At least eight gunmen were killed in a battle with Mexican army in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico's defence department said.The shootout began around 1:00 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

From a Punjab kitchen, these sweets, snacks have travelled far


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A business formula that originated three decades ago in the kitchen of a homemaker is creating a buzz in international markets. What is more, it counts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four soldiers injured in Punjab explosion (Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 23 (IANS) Four Indian Army soldiers were injured when an explosive they were carrying to a dump to defuse exploded Sunday morning, officials said.According to defence officials, the injured soldiers ... Read more...

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Two soldiers injured in Punjab explosion


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 23 (IANS) At least two Indian Army soldiers were injured when an explosive they were carrying to a dump to defuse exploded Sunday morning, police said.The injured soldiers were immediately ... Read more...

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Swiss firm to set up machine tools plant in Bangalore


January 19th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) Global turnkey solutions provider StarragHeckert AG will set up a machine tools plant here with an upfront investment of Rs.500 million (Rs.50 crore), a top official said Wednesday."This ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandigarh sees wettest December in eight years


December 31st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) This union territory witnessed its rainiest December of the last eight years as it received 58.1 mm rainfall - all from Wednesday night till Friday morning.Earlier, Chandigarh had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rain in Punjab, Haryana ups mercury, fog lifts (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall lashed most parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Thursday, derailing normal life at many places. The rain led to a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goods train derails in Punjab


December 8th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Dec 8 (IANS) Six coaches of a goods train derailed near a railway station here in Punjab Wednesday. No one was injured.The train, going from Ambala to Ludhiana's dry port, ran ... Read more...

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Huge fire in Punjab factory


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 2 (IANS) Goods worth millions of rupees were burnt Thursday morning in a major fire at a thread factory of the Trident group near Barnala town in Punjab, police said.Firemen ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s scrap munition disposal a learning experience


November 30th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) An Indian Army operation - so far its biggest exercise to destroy scrap munitions - is proving to be a great learning platform for defence ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s munitions disposal to take three months


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) An Indian Army operation to dispose off 17,000 pieces of scrap ammunition of unknown origin weighing some 50 tonnes begun earlier this month will last three months, an ... Read more...

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Clamour rises for Raja’s resignation, Congress defends him (Roundup)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Despite opposition parties mounting pressure on the government to act against Telecom Minister A. Raja over his alleged role in the allotment of 2G spectrum in ... Read more...

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Punjab doctor held for murder attempt a year earlier


September 18th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Sep 18 (IANS) A Punjab-based doctor, wanted by the police for over year for attempted murder, has finally been arrested, police here said Saturday. Sumit Sofat, who runs a ... Read more...

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