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Kerala seeks approval for Rs.53,825 crore infrastructure project


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Kerala has sought the central government's approval for the Kochi-Palakkad National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ), a Rs.53,825 crore mega industrial infrastructure project, according to State ... Read more...

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Kerala looking for private investment in mega projects


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) With several mega infrastructure projects being planned in the state, Kerala is now looking at active private sector participation in them, said P.K. Kunhalikutty, minister for ... Read more...

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Diverting avalanches! More tech marvels unfold in Rohtang


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), March 15 (IANS) It will not only provide all-weather connectivity but also protect from calamities. The engineering marvel that is the Rohtang tunnel, being built under ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013′


March 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Focusing on completing mega-infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai, the state government has allocated Rs.4,825 crore for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for fiscal ... Read more...

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Rohtang tunnel engineers ready for geological adventure


February 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 14 (IANS) Indian and European engineers overseeing the progress of an ambitious project to dig a tunnel below the 3,978-metre Rohtang Pass in the Himalayas ... Read more...

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Working 24X7 to see light at the end of Rohtang tunnel


January 15th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 15 (IANS) Working deep below a mountain of snow in Arctic-like conditions, a team of dedicated men, including experts from Germany and Austria, are focussed ... Read more...

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Manufacturing zones planned in east, south (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The government plans to set up manufacturing and investment industrial zones along India's eastern and southern corridors, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.Addressing the ... Read more...

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India, Japan to talk n-deal talks, currency swap (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India and Japan Wednesday will discuss the prospects of reviving civil nuclear cooperation negotiations and may sign a currency swap pact that could help ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro awarded for clean system


December 6th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi Metro and the Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transport System (DIMTS) were honoured by the urban development ministry at an event here Tuesday.The awards were ... Read more...

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GVK acquires coal, infrastructure projects in Australia


September 17th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) GVK Group, a leading infrastructure developer, Friday announced that it has acquired Hancock coal and infrastructure projects in Australia, one of the largest integrated coal ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks private investment in tourism sector


August 4th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday said it will seek private investment in the tourism sector to develop hotels and other infrastructure.Presenting the AIADMK government's first budget ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group plans Rs.4,000 crore investment in Bengal


July 6th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) chairman Purnendu Chatterjee Wednesday said the group will soon set up an Information Technology (IT) infrastructure project in the city and ... Read more...

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Airlines to begin check-in on Airport Metro from Friday (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Major domestic airlines Thursday said they will commence check-in services on designated counters on the Delhi Airport Metro Express Line's three stations from Friday.National carrier ... Read more...

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Airlines to begin check-in on Airport Metro from Friday


June 9th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Major domestic airlines Thursday said they will commence check-in services on designated counters on Delhi Airport Metro Express line's three stations from Friday."Effective 1600 hrs (4.00 ... Read more...

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Escalated cost of automobile testing centres approved


April 28th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government Thursday approved an upward revision in the cost of setting up national automotive testing and research centres and the national institute of food ... Read more...

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African financial services firm to assist, advise India Inc


March 29th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) African Finance Corp (AFC) is planning to join hands with Infrastructure Development Finance Corp (IDFC) to provide investment advice and financing to Indian companies seeking ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure in $900 mn Nepal highway project race


January 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 28 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, remains in the race for the prestigious $900-million highway project in Nepal, expected to boost development in the ... Read more...

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Goa sets up Rs.50 crore corpus for PPP projects


January 20th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday decided to set aside a special corpus of Rs.50 crore (over $1 million) annually to cover viability gaps for infrastructure projects undertaken on ... Read more...

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Former Japan PM Hatoyama meets Manmohan Singh


January 17th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Former Japanese Prime Minister Yokio Hatoyama, who is on a two-day visit to India, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.Hatoyama also met Commerce and ... Read more...

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Haryana plans new automobile hub


January 10th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) The Gurgaon-Manesar-Bawal region of Haryana has been identified as an automobile hub by the central and state governments, a Haryana minister said here Monday.Haryana Industry Minister Mahendar Partap ... Read more...

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Lavasa check: Medha Patkar advises team on areas to inspect


January 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lavasa, Jan 6 (ANI): Social activist Medha Patkar met with the inspection panel to discuss serious violations of the Lavasa project and instructed them on which areas needed to be visited.She also ... Read more...

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Environment Ministry team inspects Lavasa


January 5th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lavasa, Jan 5 (ANI): Officials of the Ministry of Environment and Forests visited the Lavasa township project site in Maharashtra on Wednesday to ensure that the project follows environment norms.A team of ... Read more...

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Japan to help India launch 24 green cities


November 25th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Buoyed by a landmark free trade pact and the launch of nuclear negotiations, India and Japan are set to scale a new frontier in bilateral ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh on role of Comptroller and Auditor General organisation


November 17th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said to ensure transparency in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) be permitted to ... Read more...

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Decision on Expressway Authority in six months: Kamal Nath


November 8th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath Monday said the government would take another six months to draw the role and scope of work of the proposed ... Read more...

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Hot-mix plant working for CWG sealed in Haryana


September 1st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Palwal, Sep 1 (IANS) A hot-mix plant, working for a Commonwealth Games infrastructure project, was sealed in this Haryana district Wednesday by the state pollution control board for allegedly violating the ... Read more...

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After IT, it’s decade of infrastructure in India: Kamal Nath


March 24th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 24 (IANS) India's Minister for Roads and Transport Kamal Nath said here that the next decade will be the "decade of infrastructure" in India and invited Canadian investors ... Read more...

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Policy for auto components soon in Tamil Nadu


March 17th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is formulating a policy for auto components and facilitating the setting up of a National Automotive Testing and Research and Development Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) ... Read more...

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Google announces fiber network experiment (Update)


February 11th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Wednesday announced an experiment to develop high-speed Internet.Google plans to develop and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in different trial locations across the ... Read more...

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Google announces fiber network experiment


February 11th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Google on Wednesday announced an experiment to develop high-speed Internet.Google plans to develop and test ultra-high-speed broadband networks in different trial locations across the U.S., ... Read more...

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‘Shovel-ready’ crowned Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year for 2009


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 3 (ANI): 'Shovel-ready' has been named the Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year for 2009.The word refers to a building or infrastructure project capable of being initiated immediately, as soon ... Read more...

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Deve Gowda regrets using derogatory words against Yeddyurappa


January 11th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore / New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday said he regretted for using derogatory and un-parliamentary words against Karnataka Chief Minister B S ... Read more...

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India signs $850 mn-worth loan agreements with ADB


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In a bid to boost infrastructure development and give an impetus to rural employment, India Tuesday signed agreements for $850 million-worth loans from the Asian Development Bank ... Read more...

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Ecuador feels `ill-treated’ in loan talks with China


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Dec 2 (EFE) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has said that during the course of negotiations with China to obtain financing for a hydroelectric dam, they "sometimes feel ill-treated". Ecuador is negotiating with ... Read more...

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‘Smart City Kochi’ to dematerialize, government will look for other options: Kerala CM


November 29th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi (Kerala), Nov 29 (ANI): Talks between Dubai-based Tecom and the Kerala government seems to come to an end as Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has clearly clarified that if ... Read more...

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