industrialisation

Skill academy to boost Kerala’s MSME sector


September 14th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government has decided to set up an international skill academy to boost the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME). This was announced ... Read more...

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One killed as protesters, police clash in Ranchi


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and several others, including policemen, were injured here Monday in a clash during a protest against land takeover, police sources said.Jharkhand Vikas ... Read more...

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Upgrade sewage system, water use for agriculture: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Leading corporates, business research firms and science activists Friday called for an overhaul and upgradation of the sewage system and use of modern technology in agriculture ... Read more...

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Ghilot, Tapukara now in Rajasthan’s industrialisation drive


June 14th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Ghilot and Tapukara in Alwar district are Rajasthan's next focus areas for industrialisation, targeting an investment of more than Rs.15,000 crore and providing jobs to ... Read more...

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Pranab mulls special package for northeast


June 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured the cash-strapped northeast states that his ministry and the Planning Commission would soon work out strategy to provide ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma opposes report on land acquisition


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Terming the parliamentary panel's report that seeks to bar the government from acquiring land for industrial use as "unacceptable", Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Increase productivity, Bengal labour minister urges workers


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Observing that industry and labour are complementary to each other, West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Tuesday urged workers to strive for increased productivity."Along with the ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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China needs quality improvement in urban life


March 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) While China's rate of urbanisation has rocketed over the last three decades, the country is facing a challenge in improving the quality of urban life, according ... 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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Industries sagging in Jammu and Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) Industries in Jammu and Kashmir are showing signs of decline despite the incentives and concessions provided by the central government since 2002.Entrepreneurs and economy watchers say ... Read more...

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Industrial-innovation Kazakhstan’s new economic focus


January 28th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Jan 27 (IANS) Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev Friday said the energy-rich Central Asian nation would prioritise diversification of the economy away from resource extraction toward industrial-innovation projects.In his annual ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to upgrade Nagapattinam port under PPP model


January 20th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will upgrade the Nagapattinam port as an all-weather, deep-water greenfield port at an outlay of Rs.380 crore under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model.A ... Read more...

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Northeast seeks special package for industry, tourism


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Itanagar, Jan 19 (IANS) The northeastern states have asked for a special "connectivity and communication package" to attract investment and boost tourism and industrial development in the region, officials ... Read more...

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India can be a great power using more renewable energy


January 17th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India can be a great power, ushering in a game changing third industrial revolution by utilising its renewable energy resources and collaborating with power ... Read more...

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Mamata’s stubbornness blocking investment: CPI-M


January 17th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Mocking the West Bengal government's initiative to attract investments by organising business summit "Bengal Leads 2012", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), the state's main ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh can maintain 11 percent GDP: Raman Singh


December 8th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) Mineral-rich but insurgency-ridden Chhattisgarh can maintain its high GDP growth rate of 11 percent for years, claims Chief Minister Raman Singh."Despite Maoist insurgency in iron ... Read more...

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Mamata stifling voice of protests: Rights activists


November 16th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Human rights activists Wednesday protested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's threat of police action against "people who support and glorify Maoists" and accused her ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests continue, entry points to plant blocked


October 14th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) Activists continued to protest outside Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) Friday, preventing employees of the plant from going inside to work.For the past ... Read more...

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Will try for amicable Kudankulam solution: Narayanasamy (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) The centre would try to find an amicable solution to the anti-nuclear plant agitation in Kudankulam, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Scrapping Kudankulam will affect Tamil Nadu’s industry: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state's industrialisation would be impacted by the non-availability of electricity ... Read more...

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India lauds China’s economic reforms, progress


September 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) India Monday lauded China for transforming its economy and said New Delhi can learn many lessons from Beijing's progress."China's economic reforms began a decade and more ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears land acquisition bill; to be introduced Wednesday


September 6th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The much awaited Land Acquisition Bill, which seeks to lay down norms for increased compensation to land owners, was approved by the union cabinet ... Read more...

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India enhancing security on its islands: Chidambaram


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The government Friday said it was aware of the strategic importance of its island territories and was enhancing security there."The government is aware of ... 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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China to build economic zone


July 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China plans to build an economic zone in the country's central Henan province to boost development in the region, a media report said.The government will issue ... Read more...

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Can’t intervene in Greater Noida land acquisition mess: Sibal


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said Friday that the central government had no powers to intervene in the problems arising ... 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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Rahul in favour of industries but with proper rehabilitation (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said his party is in favour of industrialisation but that has to be done with proper rehabilitation of those ... Read more...

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Court halts land takeover in Uttar Pradesh district


July 8th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Thursday stalled acquisition proceedings for some 200 hectares of land spread across 10 villages in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district.The order came ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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Mamata sets up core group on industrialisation


June 18th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday formed a 23-member core group comprising representatives of chambers of commerce, ministers and bureaucrats to decide various issues ... Read more...

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‘Jindal’s steel and power project will transform Bolivia’


June 16th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Steel magnate Naveen Jindal-led Jindal Group's $2.1 billion projects in Bolivia, including an upcoming steel and power plant, will create thousands of jobs and transform ... Read more...

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Mamata to address industrialists June 18


June 15th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will address a gathering of captains of industry and chambers of commerce here Saturday to outline her blueprint for ... Read more...

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