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Japan to help in Yangon city upgrade plan


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 23 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is drafting a 40-year Yangon City upgrading plan aimed at helping imoprove Myamnar's backward former capital city, media reports said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh urges World Bank to release funds for bridge


July 26th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged the World Bank to release funds for a stalled 10-km bridge across the Padma river in the country, an official said Thursday.The government ... Read more...

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University of Tokyo seeks collaboration with IGNOU


June 27th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In a bid to attract more Indian students to study in Japan, the University of Tokyo has sought collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Open ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to attend ADB meet in Manila


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Manila this week to attend the annual board of governors' meet of Asian Development Bank (ADB).During ... Read more...

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Dhaka to have metro with Japanese help


March 16th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will sign a loan agreement with Japan for a multi-million-dollar metro rail project aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Flawed policies Myanmar’s biggest setback: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 3 (IANS) An economic adviser to Myanmar President Thein Sein has said it is not the lack of resources but "flawed policies that have been our undoing".U Myint ... Read more...

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Japan to lend $63 mn to Bangladesh


January 26th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 26 (IANS) Japan will lend $63 million to Bangladesh for a maternal and child health project.The money will be used in training health workers and upgrading facilities and ... Read more...

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Himachal farmers going organic - 25,000 of them


January 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 18 (IANS) Going organic is the new mantra in Himachal Pradesh, with over 25,000 farmers cashing in on the high demand and remunerative prices of organic food - ... Read more...

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Sreedharan is on board Kochi Metro


January 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Thursday confirmed that he will be part of the proposed Rs.5,000 crore Kochi Metro, and said he would be ... Read more...

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Karnataka clears second phase of Bangalore Metro project


January 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday cleared the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project covering 72 km at an estimated cost of Rs.27,000 crore (Rs.270 billion/$5.1 ... Read more...

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Himachal river project gets more funds


December 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) The central government has given the green light for increasing the funding of a river channelisation project in Himachal Pradesh by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), ... Read more...

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Japan to continue supporting forestry projects in India


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Friday said it will continue to support forestry projects in India by making focussed efforts to rejuvenate the forests ... Read more...

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Nod to Yamuna Action Plan’s third phase for Delhi


December 1st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government Thursday approved the Rs.1,656-crore ($400-million) phase-III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi under which it is proposed to rehabilitate damaged ... Read more...

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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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Report: Thai floods to downgrade country’s economic growth by 1.2 percent


November 26th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The devastating rainfall and subsequent flooding in Thailand this year is expected to decrease the country's economic growth to 2.4 percent, the Bangkok Post reported on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks Indian investments in heath, mining


October 20th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) With Japan's help, Zambia is seeking investments from the Indian business community in sectors like health, mining and education for economic development and job and wealth ... Read more...

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Japan gives Pakistan $65 mn for polio eradication


August 16th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A Japanese government agency has signed a loan agreement with the Pakistan government to provide it funds up to 4,990 million yen (around $65 million) for ... Read more...

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Metro’s phase 1 execution excellent: Japanese agency


July 31st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Delhi Metro's implementation of its first phase of construction has been rated as excellent by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which financed 60 percent of ... Read more...

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Japan considering soft loan to fund Mumbai Metro


July 31st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Japan is soon expected to finalise concessional financing for the $2.26-billion Line 3 of the mass rapid transit system in Mumbai on the lines ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor: Tokyo summit to sign projects (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Several Indian and Japanese companies are likely to sign joint venture pacts worth billions of dollars at an upcoming business summit in Tokyo for setting ... Read more...

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Tokyo Summit to focus on Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor


July 4th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Several Indian and Japanese companies are likely to sign joint venture pacts worth several billion dollars during an upcoming summit in Tokyo for projects along ... 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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Japan hopes Tamil Nadu will go ahead with metro rail project


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government pitching for mono-rail, Japan, a major lender for the Chennai metro rail project, hopes that the new state government does not ... Read more...

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Japanese team to discuss Metro Phase III funding


April 25th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A team from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is likely to arrive in Delhi Tuesday to discuss the funding of Phase-III of Delhi Metro."A team ... Read more...

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Rajasthan plans tiger corridor, connecting reserves


April 18th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has planned a corridor connecting six wildlife sanctuaries for the safety of tigers straying out of their territory, an official said Monday. Under ... Read more...

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Delhi seeks Japanese agency’s help to end water crisis


April 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it will be taking Japan International Cooperation Agency's (JICA) help for preparing the ... Read more...

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Japanese loan for crop diversification in Himachal


February 18th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) Japan has committed a multi-billion loan to Himachal Pradesh for crop diversification, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Friday."For implementation of the Rs.321 crore Himachal Pradesh Crop Diversification ... Read more...

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Chennai Metro to begin service in two years: Stalin


January 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The 45-km Chennai Metro Rail project will be completed ahead of the original schedule and the train service would begin in two years time, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Indonesia considering new Jakarta airport


January 7th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An airport spokesman on Friday confirmed that the government is considering building a new airport in the area surrounding the Indonesian capital city, the Jakarta Globe reported.Feri ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.11.64 bn projects


December 30th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Thursday said that its metallurgical and water operating sectors have bagged projects worth Rs.1,164 crore (Rs.11.64 billion)."The minerals and metals ... Read more...

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Eight years on, Delhi Metro plans for Phase III (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro, which completed eight years of its operations Friday, is now planning to reach the so far untouched corners of the capital through its Phase-III, ... Read more...

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West Bengal plans to give Metro stake to railways


December 21st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government plans to hand over its stake in the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) to the railways, KMRC Managing Director Sumantra Chowdhury has said."The state ... Read more...

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TCS to set up training centre at Technocity


September 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 13 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will set up a training centre at the proposed Technocity near the Technopark campus here. Chief Minister V.S.Achuthanandan Monday said the cabinet has decided to ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta goes green


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is all set to introduce a new course on eco-friendly technology in its post graduate programme for executives from the 2010-11 session. "To ... Read more...

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