infrastructure

Munda for development of Jharkhand’s infrastructure


September 6th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday appealed to the Planning Commission to give special attention to developing the state's basic infrastructure.Munda speaking on the last day ... Read more...

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Texmaco for logistic park in West Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Texmaco Infrastructure and Holdings Ltd. has applied to the West Bengal government to allow it to set up a logistic-cum-food processing park in Howrah district, the ... Read more...

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I have opened doors for other women wrestlers: Geeta Phogat


August 30th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, the first female wrestler from India to qualify for the Olympics, Wednesday felt that she had opened doors for women wrestlers of ... Read more...

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Agra inner ring road project to be restarted


August 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that decks have been cleared to restart the bidding for the 30-km inner ring road project in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Venezuela refinery blast: Toll rises to 26


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 26 (IANS) The toll in a powerful blast at a refinery in Venezuela has risen to 26, officials said. A 10-year-old child was among the dead.The blast that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President felicitates Olympic medal winners


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India's Olympic medal winners at a felicitation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday, hoping for a 'medal spring' at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

West Bengal to set up two deep sea ports


August 16th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The West Bengal government will set up two deep sea ports in South 24 Parganas district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday."The port at Sagar ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sahara not to aid sports federations for London Games failure


August 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sahara India Parivar will withdraw support to some Indian sports' federations whose workings have cost the country medals in the just concluded London Olympics, Chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yamuna Expressway opens, cutting Delhi-Agra run to 150 minutes


August 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The drive to Taj Mahal from New Delhi should take no more than two-and-a-half hours now with the inauguration of the Yamuna Expressway Thursday -- a ... Read more...

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Light and sound show to restart in Lucknow


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The sound and light show at the British-era Residency, which was stopped a few years ago, is set to resume again here.The Uttar Pradesh government has ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Government to boost insurance and mutual fund industry


August 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that the government will announce a number of decisions in the next few weeks to boost the mutual ... Read more...

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Typhoon Saola claims 41 lives in Philippines


August 4th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 4 (IANS) Typhoon Saola that hit the Philippines earlier in the week has killed at least 41 people, Xinhua reported Saturday.As many as 35 people were injured while ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to set up three more manufacturing zones, says minister


August 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 4 (IANS) India will set up three more investment and manufacturing zones this month, taking the total number of such zones in the country to 15, union Commerce ... Read more...

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Filmmaking losing its iconic identity: Shekhar Kapur


August 1st, 2012 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Can you shoot a video on your phone? If yes, you're a filmmaker, says Shekhar Kapur, who feels technology has made filmmaking an easier form ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger mauls zookeeper in Chile


July 31st, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 31 (IANS/EFE) A zookeeper was mauled and seriously injured over the weekend at Chile's Santiago zoo by a white tiger who was later killed, officials said.The attack occurred ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Make space for arthouse cinema: Kiran Rao


July 30th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao, who made her directorial debut with off-beat film "Dhobi Ghat", feels there is need to create space for such films. However, she ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh assures faster clearance for Navi Mumbai airport


July 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday said the government would fast-track all clearances required for building the Navi Mumbai International Airport.Singh gave the assurance during ... Read more...

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Indian football coach Koevermans gets thumbs up from Gullit


July 29th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Praising Indian football coach and compatriot Wim Koevermans, Dutch legend Ruud Gullit Sunday called for developing infrastructure for the growth of the game in the country. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Premji hopes PM will step up policy execution


July 24th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 24 (IANS) Azim Premji, IT czar and chairman of Wipro Ltd., Tuesday hoped that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would initiate steps to execute infrastructure and ... Read more...

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ONGC inks deal with GAIL for gas supply


July 24th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has singed an agreement with Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) to supply gas to customers through ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Larsen and Toubro quarterly net profit rises 16 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Monday posted a 16 percent increase in net profit at Rs.863.65 crore during the quarter ended June 30 on the back of a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to build 80 small airports


July 21st, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China will build at least 80 small airports by 2015 in the country, the aviation authority has said.According to a recent State Council guideline, the country ... Read more...

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Delhi airport Metro to temporarily close from Sunday


July 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi Airport Metro Express service will be temporaily closed from Sunday for maintenance work, officials said Friday.While an official of the express line's customer ... Read more...

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Saba Karim opens cricket academy


July 6th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 6 (IANS) Former India wicketkeeper Syed Saba Karim Thursday inaugurated his state-of-the-art academy at the Genesis Global School here.The academy, which will be known as Sab Karim ... Read more...

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Over Rs.5,000 crore more approved for defence network


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved an additional Rs.5,236 crore for the Defence Optical Fibre Cable network, which will provide a communications backbone for the armed forces.According ... Read more...

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Bengal to have two jute parks by this year


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal could have two jute parks, one each in Burdwan and North Dinajpur districts, by the end of 2012, am official said Monday."We are expecting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google announces cloud-computing service


June 29th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 29 (IANS) Google has announced Compute Engine, a cloud-computing service that allows businesses to run their applications on servers in the tech giant's data center."We're introducing Google ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IIT to help prepare Delhi’s drainage master plan


June 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT) will work with the Delhi government to prepare the Master Plan of Drainage for the capital."We ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China, US firms sign deal worth $3.4 bn


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Chinese and US enterprises have signed investment contracts worth $3.4 billion during a business forum.The forum was held in eastern China's Jiangsu province.Eighty-five companies from 21 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan power protests cause damage worth millions


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Enraged over the ongoing power crisis, people in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have destroyed infrastructure and inflicted a loss of around Rs.8.5 million to the government.At least ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IOA asks for government clearance to host South Asian Games


June 13th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Wednesday requested the government to give approval for hosting the South Asian Games (SAG) in early 2013.The special General Body ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi University forms available at Airport Metro counter


June 9th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Students seeking forms for admission to Delhi University can now purchase and submit these at the Airport Metro Express's postal services counter at the ... Read more...

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French agnecy to give Rs.372 crore aid to Assam


June 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 8 (IANS) The Assam government Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with French development agency, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), for a Rs.372 crore worth aid to ... Read more...

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