industrial projects

Chhattisgarh RTI activist shot at, in stable condition


July 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out ... Read more...

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West Bengal government to provide land for industries


June 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Debunking reports that non-availability of land is hindering investment in the state, the West Bengal government Tuesday said it will provide land to investors who come ... Read more...

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Jindal Steel to exit Bolivia’s largest mining project


June 11th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 11 (IANS/EFE) India's Jindal Steel & Power Ltd plans to pull out of a contract to develop a massive iron-ore deposit in eastern Bolivia, President Evo Morales' ... Read more...

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Argentina sees wind energy projects creating 10,000 jobs


June 11th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 11 (IANS/EFE) The government is working with the private sector to develop wind energy projects in Argentina under a plan that could create 10,000 jobs and produce ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Pawar for criticising Congress


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday slammed Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for his recent criticism of the Maharashtra government. Pawar had last week targeted ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar targets Maharashtra government


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar once again targeted the Congress Saturday for what he termed as a collapse in ... Read more...

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Mamata government celebrating anniversary of misrule: CPI-M


May 20th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday mocked Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government's anniversary celebrations and dubbed them as an "anniversary of misrule"."The state ... Read more...

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Don’t clear new industrial projects in Noida: Green tribunal (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the environment ministry to not give environment clearances to any new industrial projects in Noida, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Don’t clear new industrial projects in Noida: Green tribunal


April 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the environment ministry to not give environment clearances to any new industrial projects in Noida, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Maoists offer swap, no interlocutor for talks (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha, with talks likely to be delayed further as it was not ... Read more...

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Odisha abduction: Talks delayed again


March 21st, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha last week with talks likely to be delayed as it was ... Read more...

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Investment policies Bengal’s responsibility: US diplomat


February 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has a responsibility to determine how it wants to attract business and then formulate policies and programmes to make ... Read more...

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Green lobby wants Odisha projects’ impact re-audited


February 13th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) A network of civil society organisations Monday urged authorities to re-visit the environment impact assessment (EIA) carried out for different projects in Odisha, as many of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to encourage ‘green’ industrial projects


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government is taking measures to boost green and environment friendly industrial projects in the state to protect the environment, an official said Friday."Projects with ... Read more...

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India’s second rubber park comes up in Tripura


January 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) India's second industrial rubber park has come up in Bodhungnagar in western Tripura to boost the country's elastic polymer industry.The park, a joint venture between the ... Read more...

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Direct land purchase for industry won’t work: Stiglitz


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz Wednesday said the West Bengal government's model of direct purchase of land from land owners to set up big plants ... Read more...

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No blind support to corporates, says Andhra police chief


December 30th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police will not "blindly" support corporates facing opposition from local communities in setting up of thermal power and other industrial projects in the coastal ... Read more...

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Job for land ideal model: Railway minister


November 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hooghly (West Bengal), Nov 13 (IANS) The Railways' scheme to give jobs along with compensation to people who give up land for its projects is an ideal model which ... Read more...

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Rampant mining strengthening Maoists: Darwin’s descendent


November 4th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Anthropologist and author Felix Padel Friday said unscientific and rampant mining was causing a polarisation in Indian society which in turn was fuelling Maoism."The Maoists' war ... Read more...

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Mamata hosts dinner for industrialists


October 18th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday hosted a post-Durga Puja dinner for industrialists, urging them to invest in the state, particularly in the information ... Read more...

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Assocham for state’s role in land acquisition for industry


October 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Disagreeing with the West Bengal government's view that it has no role to play in land acquisition for industrial projects, industry body Assocham Sunday said ... Read more...

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India moves to make land acquisition transparent, fair (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) With a spate of controversies and clashes over acquisition of farmland for private projects, the government Friday unveiled a draft bill to make the ... Read more...

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India circulates draft land acquisition bill


July 29th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The government Friday released a draft land acquisition bill that seeks to put in place a legal framework to not only protect the interests of ... Read more...

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BJP seeks farmer-friendly land acquisition act


July 28th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) farmers' wing will stage a demonstration before parliament during the monsoon session to demand a "farmer-friendly" land acquisition law.The ... Read more...

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DSIIDC to set up more industrial projects in Delhi


July 24th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) will execute several prestigious projects in the coming years, its chairman Chetan Sanghi said.These will include ... Read more...

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National policy on environmental impact assessment soon: Ramesh


June 21st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) A national policy on environmental impact assessment of industrial projects coming up in ecologically sensitive areas will be announced in two to three months, Environment and ... Read more...

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Environmental activist: Another Binayak Sen in making?


June 14th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) On June 2 Ramesh Agrawal was found chained to a hospital bed. The 55-year-old man was shifted there after his blood pressure shot up in ... Read more...

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Lanco Infratech net profit plunges 2.72 percent during FY2010


May 30th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Infrastructure firm Lanco Infratech Monday reported a 2.72 percent decrease in its consolidated net profit for the fiscal ended March 31 at Rs.446.07 crore as against ... 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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Congress to prepare charge sheet against Chhattisgarh government


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Congress party in Chhattisgarh with a new state unit chief is preparing a comprehensive charge sheet against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in ... Read more...

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India’s first bamboo park in Tripura


April 6th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 6 (IANS) India's first bamboo park and second rubber industrial park are being set up in the northeastern state of Tripura to promote exports and to bring about ... Read more...

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Orissa moves SC against denial of green nod to Vedanta mining project


April 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Apr 1 (ANI): The Orissa Government today approached the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's decision to reject environmental clearance to the Vedanta bauxite mining project in Niyamgiri Hills.Challenging the Environment ... Read more...

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Environmental impact assessment is a ‘joke’: Jairam Ramesh


March 19th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday termed as a 'joke' the current system of environmental impact assessment of proposed industrial projects.The ministry will soon ... Read more...

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Reliance, environment ministry to set up biodiversity centre


March 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jamnagar, March 2 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited is partnering with the union ministry of environment and forests to set up the National Centre for Marine Biodiversity (NCMB) here, Environment Minister ... Read more...

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Rail budget not biased towards West Bengal: Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Rubbishing charges that the railway budget was biased towards West Bengal, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said she had taken care of the entire country and ... Read more...

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