infrastructure sectors

Fruits of independence yet to reach the poor: Akhilesh


August 15th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav hoisted the tri-colour Wednesday and vowed to develop the state within a stipulated time.Addressing a gathering after hoisting the ... 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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Brazil optimistic on crossing $15 bn trade target with India


June 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Amid global economic downturn and India's persistent slowdown in economic growth, Brazil is optimistic that its bilateral trade with India would surpass the target of $15 ... Read more...

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Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

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US to raise issue of bottlenecks in Indian ports


February 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The US will raise the concerns of its companies operating in India with regard to infrastructure and congestion of ports with the Indian officials, visiting Under ... Read more...

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Indian stone industry bullish on growth momentum


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian stone industry is upbeat on maintaining growth momentum as retail, real estate and infrastructure sectors boom and exports rise in new markets, an industry ... Read more...

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Aluminium summit to explore investments, technology


December 5th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The sixth international expo on aluminium in this Deccan city from Tuesday will explore investment opportunities and technology to boost consumption by foraying into new growth ... Read more...

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‘Construction equipment industry needs more skilled workforce’


November 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry would require around two million skilled workforce by 2020 for operating and maintaining huge volumes of machinery in ... Read more...

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Come to Chhattisgarh for deals in food processing and IT: Chief minister (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh needs investment in downstream sectors - mainly in food processing and information technology (IT) - as the state has already enough in power and ... Read more...

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Technical textiles industry to grow to Rs.1.4 trillion by 2017


August 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian technical textiles industry is projected to grow to Rs.1.4 trillion ($31.4 billion) by 2016-17, with healthcare and infrastructure sectors accounting for a major ... Read more...

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Indonesia invites Indian investments in infrastructure


July 16th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Indonesia invites Indian industrialists to invest in infrastructure sectors and also look at it as a source of many other products apart from coal in order ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites more foreign investment


April 14th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday told fellow leaders of the five emerging economies that India was eager to absorb more foreign investment with its ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to present Budget 2011 with focus on infrastructure, tax liability


February 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Union Budget 2011-12 proposals in Parliament on Monday, and it is anticipated that its focus will be on infrastructure and ... Read more...

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Pak wants UN development aid better ‘aligned’ with national goals, priorities


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has called for better alignment of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) assistance with Pakistan's national development goals and priorities.Gilani made the call ... Read more...

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Infrastructure development to get top priority: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's economic and social development depends on how fast infrastructure is ramped up, President Pratibha Patil said here Monday.The government has accorded infrastructure development the highest ... Read more...

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Government seeks private funding for infrastructure development in 12th Plan


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said the private sector will have to join the government in the mammoth funding of US dollar one trillion (over Rs ... Read more...

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India to finalise scheme for infrastructure funds


February 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government is expected to finalise in the next few months its framework to attract long term funds for the infrastructure sector, with an aim to garner ... Read more...

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Commerce Minister Sharma to open “The India Show” in Singapore


January 13th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate "The India Show" in Singapore on Friday to strengthen bilateral economic and trade ties.Coinciding with the event, ... Read more...

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Singh praises German support for opening global nuke commerce to India


December 12th, 2010 - 1:31 am ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.11 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, praised Germany for supporting the opening of international commerce for India in the field of civil nuclear energy, adding ... Read more...

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India, France to enhance cooperation in defence sector


December 6th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec6 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that both India and France have decided to enhance cooperation in the defence sector.In a joint statement, Dr ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags three contracts worth Rs.1,595 cr


November 24th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Engineering and construction firm Punj Lloyd Wednesday said it has bagged three new contracts worth Rs.1,595 crore for development of oil refinery and infrastructure projects.The biggest ... Read more...

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Mukherjee, Geithner discuss G20 agenda, meet CEOs


November 8th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday held talks here with US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on a wide range of issues, including the agenda for the G20 ... Read more...

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Ethnic Indians bat for Malaysian projects in India


October 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 29 (IANS) Two ethnic Indian leaders joined Malaysian deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin in seeking more investments in India's infrastructure sectors when they met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Yassin, ... Read more...

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India seeks Japan’s nuclear help, but would not force the issue: Manmohan Singh


October 25th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTokyo, Oct.25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that India seeks Japan's help for expansion of its nuclear energy potential, but would not force Tokyo on the ... Read more...

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India for greater engagement among Commonwealth countries


October 5th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India Tuesday called for increased engagement among Commonwealth member countries, especially in agriculture and infrastructure sectors, to boost trade and investment."There is huge potential to increase ... Read more...

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Business must be socially responsible: Maharashtra Governor


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Companies must contribute to sustainable economic development to improve lives in ways that are good for business and for development, says Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan. "While a profit ... Read more...

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Shell Foundation moots cheap loans to small businesses


September 17th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Britain-based Shell Foundation has teamed up with a non-banking finance company in India IntelleCash to provide commercial loans at competitive rates to small businesses in energy ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to review progress of infrastructure projects today


September 9th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will conduct a first quarter (April-June) review on the progress of five infrastructure sectors in a Cabinet meeting here today.So ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to meet chiefs of public sector banks today


August 14th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet chiefs of public sector banks here today to take stock of the financial performance of the banks and their ... Read more...

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Ruia Group acquires German Gumasol, eyes more


August 5th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) City-based Ruia Group has added another German company to its portfolio by acquiring solid tyre and auto component maker Gumasol-Werke and is eying a few more in the ... Read more...

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Myanmar military ruler of to meet Manmohan Singh today


July 27th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): General Than Shwe, the head of Myanmar's military junta, who is presently on a five-day state visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to boost counter-terror cooperation, energy ties (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's growing clout in Southeast Asia, India and Myanmar are expected to sign a clutch of pacts Tuesday to expand cooperation across ... Read more...

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Patnaik seeks higher central funding for farming


July 24th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday sought liberal funding from the central government for the development of the state's agriculture and allied sectors. In his deliberation during the ... Read more...

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Naxal-affected States agree to set up Unified Command to deal with Left-wing extremism


July 14th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): The Chief Ministers of the Naxal-affected States, who attended a meeting convened by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday, agreed to set up a ... Read more...

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Naxal-affected states need an ‘integrated action plan’: Raman Singh


July 14th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday said the Naxal-affected states should have an 'integrated action plan' to deal with the Maoist menace."There are different ... Read more...

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