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Kerala readies to launch seaplane services in January


September 21st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The first success of the recently-concluded 'Emerging Kerala' investors' meet could be the seaplane project to be operationalised in seven tourist destinations in the state in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka inks largest FDI deal with Indian firm


June 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has signed its largest foreign direct investment (FDI) deal valued at $4 billion with an Indian company.Gateway Industries, an Indian venture, will oversee operation ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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Assam seeks Rs.365 crore to upgrade water transport


May 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 6 (IANS) A week after the ferry tragedy in Dhubri, the Assam government has approached New Delhi seeking a Rs.365-crore package to develop the inland water transport ... Read more...

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400,000 take holy dip as Gangasagar Fair ends


January 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) Around 400,000 devotees from across the country took a holy dip in the Ganga, braving the icy cold water and chilly winds ... Read more...

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Goa port blames Kamat’s ministry for illegal ore export


October 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 11 (IANS) The authorities at Goa's only major port have said it was up to the state government agencies, especially the mines department headed by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Versova to get fishing harbour: Kamat


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) A fishing harbour will come up at Versova village in northwest Mumbai, as long demanded by the residents, local MP Gurudas Kamat said Friday."The Maharashtra government ... Read more...

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Kribhco plant gets closure notice over buffalo deaths


July 7th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) The Gujarat Pollution Control Board has issued a 15-day closure notice on Krishak Bharti Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO) after it failed to explain the deaths of a ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on plea against Essar Terminal’s jetty


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and the state governments on a petition challenging environmental clearance to Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd. for ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India agree to realign strategic transit project


June 21st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
N.C. Bipindra Nay Pyi Taw, June 21 (IANS) India's bid for an alternative trade transit route to its northeastern states took a giant leap forward with Myanmar Tuesday agreeing to a proposal ... Read more...

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India to finance major harbour in Sri Lanka (Lead)


May 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India will provide financial aid to develop the biggest harbour in Sri Lanka's north to facilitate transportation of goods from nearby Indian ports, according to ... Read more...

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India to finance major harbour project in Sri Lanka


May 8th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India will financially assist Sri Lanka to develop Northern Jaffna peninsula's biggest harbour that will facilitate the transportation of goods from nearby Indian ports, said ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host flamingo festival


April 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In order to create awareness about winged visitors and the danger posed to wetlands by encroachments and dumping of debris, the Bombay Natural History Society ... Read more...

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Equipment reaches Tripura power plant via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 30 (IANS) The oversized heavy turbines and machines for the Northeast's first giant power project of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) reached Tripura from Haldia ... Read more...

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Check out First Glimpse Of United Six


January 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
These girls live in Bangkok and are undergoing a rough phase in their lives. These six girls are played by actresses Parvathy Omanakuttan, Daisy Bopanna, Luna Lahkar, Mahi, Isha Batwe and ... Read more...

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Binani Cement, Gujarat government sign MoU worth Rs.42 bn


January 13th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Binani Cement Thursday said it has signed an agreement worth Rs.4,200 crore (Rs.42 billion) with the Gujarat government to set up a 610 megawatt power plant, a cement ... Read more...

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London’s oldest structure discovered


January 7th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 07 (ANI): A team from Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) has discovered London's oldest structure on the foreshore of the Thames just metres from the MI6 building in Vauxhall.As they ... Read more...

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New ‘Silk Route’ via Bangladesh to connect northeast India


December 26th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will build a new 'Silk Route' via Bangladesh - a 50 km road connecting India's landlocked northeastern states with neighbouring ... Read more...

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‘Red alert’ around Hindu temples in Pak in wake of Babri mosque verdict


October 1st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 1 (ANI): A large number of police personnel have been deployed at Hindu temples in Karachi, following the Allahabad High Court's announcement of verdict on the Babri mosque standoff in ... Read more...

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Chennai Port acquires 125 acres for dry port


September 21st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Chennai Port Trust has acquired 125 acres paying Rs.100 crore to build an integrated dry port and multi-modal logistics hub at Sriperumbudur, around 50 km from here. "The ... Read more...

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One more pilgrim’s body fished out from Bengal river


September 17th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The toll in the boat tragedy on river Muriganga in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district rose to 10 after a pilgrim's body was fished out Friday, police said. "One ... Read more...

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Trawler tragedy toll rises to nine (Lead)


September 17th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The toll in the trawler tragedy on river Muriganga near Kakdwip in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district rose to nine with the discovery of two more bodies ... Read more...

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Search on for three boat capsize victims in West Bengal


September 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Search operation continued Thursday to find three pilgrims missing a day after a trawler in which they were travelling capsized in the Muriganga river near Kakdwip in ... Read more...

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Seven people drown in West Bengal


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Seven people drowned as a trawler capsized in the Muriganga river near Kakdwip in West Bengal's South 24 Pargans district, police said Wednesday. South 24 Pargans Police Superintendent L.N. ... Read more...

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Sydney casino seeks to attract gamblers with $100m fleet of jets


September 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 5 (ANI): In order to attract gambling stars to Sydney, Star City Casino is planning to buy a 100-million-dollar fleet of jets and convert its harbour front into a wharf ... Read more...

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Dhaka to upgrade its second largest port


August 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to upgrade Mongla, its second largest port, and to build a third sea port at Kuakata. The twin moves are aimed at providing greater sea access ... Read more...

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Goa’s floating casinos dumping sewage into river: Panel


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) A legislative panel has slammed the Goa government for allowing offshore casinos and cruise vessels to dump raw sewage into the Mandovi river that runs by this state ... Read more...

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Protest held against proposed Essar jetty in Gujarat


June 28th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 28 (IANS) Representatives of various trade and commerce bodies Monday took out a rally to protest against the jetty planned by corporate giant Essar near Salaya in Gujarat, saying that ... Read more...

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Most expensive Swedish painting sold for over $3.1 million


June 9th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (BNO NEWS) – A world record for a Swedish artist and the highest price ever paid at an auction in Sweden was set on Tuesday, Stockholms Auktionsverk said.The masterpiece Sommarnoje ... Read more...

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Now, a regulatory mechanism for wetland conservation


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The central government is planning to set up a legally enforceable regulatory mechanism for conservation of wetlands, a senior official of the environment ministry said Sunday. "There is ... Read more...

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Vessel owners oppose Essar coal jetty


April 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 8 (IANS) Vessel owners Thursday opposed a coal jetty project of corporate major Essar coming up near the port town of Salaya in Gujarat's Jamnagar district as they say it ... Read more...

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Coast Guard vessel sinks after collision with ship (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Coast Guard ship sank after a private merchant vessel rammed into it in the Mumbai Harbour Tuesday evening, officials said. No casualties were reported. The collision took ... Read more...

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Watson, fiancee move into super-rich sports waterfront conclave


March 7th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.7 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson and his fiancee Lee Furlong have reportedly purchased a 3.99 million dollar waterfront property in super-rich Sutherland Shire.Watson will have Test captain Ricky Ponting, fast ... Read more...

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Wanted: An 80-year-old man who looks like Sir Sean Connery


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): Scientists are looking for a Sean Connery look-alike, while the actor prepares to celebrate his 80th birthday this summer.The Royal Society of Chemistry intends to find another 'equally ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Ganga Sagar stampede (Second lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) At least seven pilgrims, including six women and a child, were killed and 12 injured Thursday in a stampede that occurred while they were trying to board a ... Read more...

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