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India, Japan discuss cooperation on African issues


November 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese influence in Africa, India and Japan have held a third round of dialogue that focused on cooperation in spurring ... Read more...

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Japan aiding 11 forest project in India (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhigram (Tripura), June 22 (IANS) Japan is financially supporting forest and environmental projects in 11 Indian states, a Japanese official said here Wednesday."The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) since 1990 ... Read more...

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Japan’s aid to India’s environment


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) The Japanese government has been monetarily supporting forest and environmental projects in 11 Indian states, an official said here Wednesday."The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) since ... Read more...

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Karnataka okays second phase of Bangalore Metro


November 10th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday approved the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project (51 km) at a cost of a whopping Rs.14,774 crore (Rs.147.74 billion)."The cabinet has ... Read more...

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Japanese bank to increase investments in Emirati projects


October 21st, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) A leading Japanese financial institution Wednesday assured the United Arab Emirates of increasing Japanese investments in various Emirati projects.Executive director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro pays back over Rs.567 crore to Japanese agency


August 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) One of the few metros in the world to make an operational profit, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has paid an amount of over Rs. 567 ... Read more...

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Japan keen to invest in Bihar’s Buddhist circuit


February 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) Japan is keen to invest and develop the Buddhist tourism circuit in Bihar, an official in the chief minister's office said here Friday. Japan will invest in Bihar to ... Read more...

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India, Japan in pact to build green cities


December 28th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India and Japan Monday signed agreements to build eco-friendly cities along the Rs.3.6 lakh crore ($72 billion) Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor. The first memorandum of understanding (MoU) was ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma releases first draft consolidation of FDI Policy/ FDI Framework


December 24th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the first draft consolidation of all the aspects of FDI Policy and FDI Framework, here today.Briefing the media on the ... Read more...

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Foreign direct investment crosses $19 bn this fiscal


December 24th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Foreign funds inflow into India touched $19.38 billion during the first eight months of this fiscal ending November, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said here Thursday. Foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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Delayed Kochi Metro may finally see light of day


August 28th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Planning Commission has convened an inter-departmental meeting here Friday to discuss a delayed Metro rail project in Kerala, a senior government official said.The project, slated to ... Read more...

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Japanese bank to fund roads for Bihar’s Buddhist circuit


August 11th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has agreed to fund the construction of 481.20 km of four-lane roads for Bihar's Buddhist tourism circuit, officials said Monday. "JBIC ... Read more...

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Indonesia seeks Delhi Metro help for similar venture


July 4th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Indonesia wants Delhi Metro to help set up a similar cost-effective mass transit system in Jakarta, a Metro official said Friday. A delegation led by Indonesia's Assistant ... Read more...

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Regional External Assistance Workshop inaugurated


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi , June 23 (ANI): A two-day Regional External Assistance Workshop was inaugurated today at Ranchi by Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda.The first workshop of its kind, is being organized ... Read more...

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Japan to double development aid to Africa by 2012


May 28th, 2008 - 8:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Yokohama, May 28 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda vowed Wednesday to double Japan's official development assistance (ODA) to Africa by 2012. Fukuda in Yokohama opened a three-day Tokyo International Conference on ... Read more...

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Most pollutants in Yamuna come from Delhi


March 20th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Indian capital contributes 79 percent of pollutants flowing in the Yamuna and the 23-km stretch of the river in the city carries only wastewater during non-monsoon ... Read more...

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Tension over Tamil Nadu drinking water project


March 16th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
Hogenakkal (Tamil Nadu), March 16 (IANS): Tension prevailed here Sunday following a visit by a team of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarians who were objecting to a Tamil Nadu drinking water project ... Read more...

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Japanese bank betting big on Indian hydropower sector


March 9th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is set to play a bigger role in the development of India's hydropower sector with the government responding favourably to ... Read more...

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Eloquently quiet birthday for M.K. Stalin


March 1st, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) M.K. Stalin, son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and the local administration minister, marked his birthday Saturday with cautious political gestures. The 56-year-old Stalin started the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu launches new drinking water project


February 27th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Feb 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a drinking water project at the Hogenakkal waterfall to be constructed with Rs.11.4 million ... Read more...

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India-Japan trade to treble in three years: Ronen Sen


February 16th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, Feb 16 (IANS) India-Japan trade is set to treble in three years, according to Indian Ambassador to US Ronen Sen. India and Japan have set a trade turnover ... Read more...

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