infrastructure development

Bhubaneswar airport to be made international soon


September 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A new terminal at the Bhubaneswar airport is expected to be commissioned by December this year and the airport will be upgraded to international status ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator settle dispute (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it would withdraw a termination order issued to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's ... Read more...

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Burundi president to meet PM Tuesday


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Relations between India and Burundi are set to get a fillip when the eastern African country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday.India ... Read more...

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Kerala plans cargo movement through coastal shipping


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government plans to decongest the state roads, diverting at least 20 percent of the cargo traffic through coastal shipping by 2015 and 40 percent ... Read more...

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Half infrastructure development cost to come from private sector: Kumari Selja


September 13th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Thursday said the share of the private sector in infrastructure development is expected to go ... Read more...

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Russian real estate major offers to invest in Punjab


September 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A leading Russian real estate development company has expressed its interest in investing in Punjab's infrastructure sector, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday."Boris Kiperman and ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up task force for regularization of colonies


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it has set up a task force to deal with matters relating to regularization of 895 unauthorized colonies."The government is ... Read more...

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UP takes stock of F1 Indian Grand Prix preparations


September 6th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday took stock of the preparations for the second Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled Oct 26-28 in Greater Noida.At a high ... Read more...

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UP announces new industrial policy


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Uttar Pradesh will have a new industrial policy that aims at achieving 11.2 per cent sectoral growth in the state.The ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese defence ministers hold ‘fruitful’ talks


September 4th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and China Tuesday held "very fruitful and frank" talks on all issues, including their border row, and agreed to more exchanges between their militaries, ... Read more...

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China told about activities in Pakistani Kashmir: India


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Liang Guanglie, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Monday India has conveyed its concerns to China about ... Read more...

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‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

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‘Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure’


August 31st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure, said Indian envoy Gurjit Singh as a major conference here discussed the ways and means to associate Indian companies ... Read more...

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Reform global governance structures, India urges NAM (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Admitting to deficits in global governance, India Thursday called on the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to "take the lead" in reforming international institutions like the UN, ... Read more...

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Non-polluting units to get land in Lucknow


August 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Lucknow Industrial Development Authority (LIDA) will soon launch a scheme to provide around 50 acres of developed land for non-polluting industrial use.The proposal was approved ... Read more...

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Work on international stadium at Lucknow gains momentum


August 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) The ambitious project of building an international class stadium and cricket academy in the state capital has gained momentum with the appointment of three companies as ... Read more...

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An Indian bridge to boost neighbourhood trade


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) A bridge to be built by India over the river Feni in Tripura for gaining access to Bangladesh's Chittagong sea port would not only facilitate ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry has no data on pilgrims: Kumari Selja (Spot)


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja Tuesday said the tourism ministry has informed her that it does not compile data on the number of pilgrims ... Read more...

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Mend land policy to push realty, infrastructure (Comment)


August 19th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
The relaxation of rules by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on transfer of government land in a bid to speed up public-private partnership (PPP) projects in infrastructure sector is, indeed, significant. ... Read more...

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PM making excuses for governance deficit, says BJP (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of making an excuse of "lack of political consensus" for "governance deficit" of ... Read more...

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South Africa plans massive investment in railways


August 17th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) The South African government will over the next few years invest over $5 billion in passenger rail infrastructure and services, a minister said here.Transport Minister Dikobe ... Read more...

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Tax evation hits infrastructure development, says court


August 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A Delhi court has upheld a two-year jail term given to a tax evader, saying tax avoidance reduced funds needed for the country's infrastructure development.Additional ... Read more...

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UP approves bid documents for Agra airport


August 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Taking a step towards the construction of an international airport at Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved the bid documents, ... Read more...

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Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

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Jharkhand wants industrial corridor like Delhi-Mumbai one


August 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday urged the Planning Commission to plan an industrial corridor in Jharkhand like the Delhi-Mumbai Corridor.Munda made the request during ... Read more...

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Chennai architect to participate in global business summit


August 4th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City-based architect and member of the World Economic Forum's Design Innovation Council Sheila Sri Prakash will be participating in the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure ... Read more...

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Coal Minister invites foreign investment


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday invited foreign investors to invest in India's coal sector saying the country is making all efforts to boost growth in ... Read more...

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10 Maruti union leaders arrested


August 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 1 (IANS) Ten Maruti Suzuki union leaders were arrested Wednesday for their alleged role in the July 18 violence at the company's Manesar plant that led to ... Read more...

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Kerala approves medical college (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The Kerala government has given its approval to set up of a Rs.300 crore hospital and medical college in which the diaspora will be allowed to ... Read more...

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Haryana offers land for cargo airport


July 29th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Haryana government has offered nearly 2,770 acres of land to the central government to set up a Greenfield cargo airport, an official said Sunday.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Nabard sanctions Rs.70 crore loan to Himachal


July 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has sanctioned Rs.70.24 crore for rural infrastructure development in Himachal Pradesh, an official said here Tuesday.Funds have ... Read more...

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Haryana approves land pooling scheme for farmers


July 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday announced a new land pooling scheme intended to make the landowner-farmers partners in the process of planned development of residential and industrial ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

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Nuclear technology will aid people, farms and factories: BARC director (Interview)


July 19th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), India's premier nuclear research organisation, will propagate the societal benefits of nuclear technology in agriculture, health and industry while completing ... Read more...

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Over 350 booked after Haryana farmers-cops clash


July 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 17 (IANS) More than 350 people were booked Tuesday after villagers clashed with police and vandalised government offices in Haryana's Rewari district, 55 km from here, a day ... Read more...

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