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Army chief on first visit to Ladakh


August 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Friday began a three-day tour of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation in the region which ... Read more...

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Shakti Sinha is new DSIIDC CMD (With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Shakti Sinha Tuesday assumed charge as chairman-cum-managing director of the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) here.Sinha, an IAS officer of the 1979 ... Read more...

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India clears $660 mn deal for artillery guns (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Army got a shot in the arm Friday with the defence ministry clearing its long-pending $660 million (Rs.3,000 crore) proposal to buy ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to finalise vendors in two months


May 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Metro Rail (Hyderabad), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, will finalise in the next two to three months vendors for various components ... Read more...

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Indonesia eyes more investment from China


March 26th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) Indonesia invited Chinese enterprises to increase their investment, said a joint statement released here Sunday as Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono wrapped up a three-day state ... Read more...

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Kenya keen on India’s participation in LAPSSET


March 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kenya Monday invited India to participate in one of the largest infrastructure development projects in Africa-- the Lamu Port and Lamu Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor ... Read more...

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Mizo party chief praises Tripura’s ’success stories’


March 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 15 (IANS) Mizo National Front (MNF) president and former chief minister Zoramthanga Thursday said the Congress government in Mizoram has "totally failed to serve the people" and praised ... Read more...

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India protests China’s Arunachal comments (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India Monday expressed its objections and surprise at China's protest over Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit to Arunachal Pradesh and protested against any outside interference ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora can partner in development: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Tuesday said successive state governments have failed to put to productive use the massive remittances sent in by over two million ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags road project in Kenya


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering company Punj Lloyd Thursday said it has bagged a road project worth $54 million (Rs.285 crore) in Kenya."Highways segment is going to be ... Read more...

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Kashmir governor, cabinet secretary discusses development, security


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Flagship development schemes and matters related to internal and external security were the focus of discussions Sunday between a central government team led by Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Dhumal opens heritage museum in Shimla


August 6th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) A museum showcasing the heritage of Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla was inaugurated Saturday at the United Services Club, popularly known as US Club, here by Chief ... Read more...

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L&T; arm signs Rs.2,600 crore highway construction agreement (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said that its subsidiary, Larsen and Toubro Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&TIDPL;), has signed a Rs.2,600 crore ... Read more...

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L&T; arm signs Rs.2,600 crore agreement with NHAI


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said that its subsidiary, Larsen and Toubro Infrastructure Development Projects Limited (L&TIDPL;), has signed a Rs.2,600 crore ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad Metro Rail (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, Tuesday announced that it has achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore ... Read more...

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Deshmukh calls for proper implementation of infrastructure projects


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Union Rural Development Minister Vilas Rao Deshmukh on Wednesday said that infrastructure development projects should be implemented through labour cooperatives in rural areas in order to generate ... Read more...

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Trade ties with India to be strengthened: Japanese minister


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) India and Japan are moving closer towards concluding a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) and Japanese companies are interested investing in rare earth mining, infrastructure development projects ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu to begin special envoy duties with India visit this week


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 3 (ANI): Samy Vellu, the former Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) chief who assumed duties as the country's special envoy with ministerial rank on infrastructure to India and South ... Read more...

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State-run, private Indian firms tie up for Africa projects


December 12th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The state-run Engineering Projects India (EPI) Saturday signed an agreement with Universal Empire Infrastructures Limited (UEIL) to secure high value infrastructure development projects in Africa and South ... Read more...

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Infrastructure work satisfies Srinagar residents


November 11th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Nov. 11 (ANI): Srinagar residents are satisfied with the infrastructure development projects after the months of violence, strikes and curfews in Jammu and Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir's Minister of Public ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lands in Tokyo for annual summit


October 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday arrived in the Japanese capital on a three-day visit during which he will hold extensive bilateral talks with his counterpart Naoto Kan.In ... Read more...

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PM heads East this Sunday to bolster economic ties


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) With the Indian economy getting "increasingly integrated" with its partners in East Asia, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads eastwards this weekend for a three-nation tour that ... Read more...

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India, Japan to sew up economic accord, n-supply pact not ready


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and Japan will announce the conclusion of a landmark Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Tokyo Monday, but a nuclear ... Read more...

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India keen on CECA with Malaysia: Ahluwalia


September 27th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Monday India is keen to ink a comprehensive economic cooperation agreement (CECA) with Malaysia to boost two-way trade ... Read more...

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‘India may face shortage of 26 mn houses by 2012′


September 16th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India will face shortage of over 26 million houses by 2012, which would lead to spurt in housing prices as demand-supply gap widens amid rising purchasing power ... Read more...

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Patil arrives in Cambodia to boost ties (Lead)


September 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 13 (IANS) Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived in Cambodia Monday as part of her two-nation visit to Laos and Cambodia, seeking to enhance ties with ASEAN countries and ... Read more...

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President arrives in Cambodia


September 13th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 13 (IANS) Reaffirming India's 'Look East' policy and seeking to enhance ties with ASEAN countries, Indian President Pratibha Patil arrived here Monday on a six-day visit to Cambodia. Patil ... Read more...

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India-Gulf trade to cross $130 bn by 2014: Assocham


August 24th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Trade between India and the six- member Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) could exceed $130 billion by 2013-14, according to industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Old, damaged, water pipelines to be replaced in Mumbai


March 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Under fire from the water-starved metropolis over frequent bursting of water pipelines, Mumbai's civic body Friday announced that all the old, damaged and weak water pipelines will ... Read more...

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$1 trillion required for infrastructure development


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) An investment of over $1 trillion is required in the infrastructure sector during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017), Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said ... Read more...

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People burdened due to CWG expenses: Dikshit


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Monday said they had "no option" but to "slightly burden" the people to recover losses suffered in carrying out major infrastructure development projects for ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport promoter raked huge profit by selling stake: panel


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A joint house committee of the Karnataka legislature Monday took exception to the huge profits made by Unique Zurich Airport, one of the promoters of the Bangalore international ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to rope in UAV’s for surveillance in Maoist-infested areas


December 15th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 15(ANI): The Indian Air Force on Tuesday said that it is planning to rope in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to conduct surveillance in Maoist-infested areas of the country.Addressing the media ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist rights group ’shoe garland’ two Midnapore teachers


December 11th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 11 (ANI): Activists of a pro-Maoist group on Thursday hung shoes around the neck of two school teachers and a non-teaching staffer in Midnapore district, charging them with ... Read more...

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Maoists gun down three CPM workers in W Bengal


December 10th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (WB), Dec 10 (ANI): Suspected Maoists shot dead three CPI(M) workers at Sebaytan village in Midnapore West district in the wee hours today.According to sources, the three were called ... Read more...

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