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Bata to focus on women and kids segment


May 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Footwear maker and retailer Bata India Wednesday said it would focus on the women and kids segments for business growth and invest about Rs.450 million over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BEML targeting African, Southeast Asian markets


January 30th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Leading construction and mining equipment makers BEML is targeting foreign markets like Africa for supplying earthmoving equipment and also foraying into aerospace, a company official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assam to seek fresh opinion on Arunachal dam’s effects


January 5th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday assured more than two dozen-odd anti-dam organisations that it would seek fresh expert opinion within six months on whether the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indefinite blockade in Assam over Arunachal dam


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 2 (IANS) Over two dozen organisations in Assam Monday launched an indefinite blockade of a national highway as part of their campaign to prevent ... Read more...

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Impose ban on KMSS: Arunachal government


December 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government Saturday urged New Delhi to impose a ban on the Krishak Mukti Samaj Samity (KMSS), a farmer's group in Assam spearheading the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Northeastern India’s largest power project to ease electricity woes


November 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 21 (IANS) The electricity crisis in northeastern India is set to ease when the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's (ONGC) first mega power project -- the largest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Irregular, illegal mining same: Goa PAC


October 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Irregular and illegal mining are one and the same, according to the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report on illegal mining submitted Wednesday to the speaker of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GPT Healthcare sets up hospital in Agartala


October 1st, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 1 (IANS) Kolkata-based GPT Healthcare Private Limited (GHPL) has set up a 205-bed multi-speciality hospital here in Tripura, the company said Saturday.Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will Sunday inaugurate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BGR-Hitachi power equipment plants to go on stream in 2013


September 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Chennai-based BGR Energy Systems will become an integrated power equipment manufacturer by 2013 as its two joint venture plants will start functioning, a top company official ... Read more...

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Agartala to go green with CNG for vehicles, PNG for houses


September 14th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Deciding to "go green", the Tripura capital will now issue permits only to compressed natural gas (CNG) run vehicles to ply on its streets, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy machines for Palatana power project reach Agartala via Bangladesh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 12 (ANI): Heavy machinery for the 726 MW Palatana power project recently reached India through the Ashuganj river port in Tripura.The 132- wheel lorries entered Tripura crossing Akhaura border ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Business |

Power plant equipment reaches Tripura via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Mar.30 (ANI): Four trailers of equipment meant for the 726 mega watt gas-based Palatana thermal project being executed by the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) have reached Agartala ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dubai to host Middle East’s largest agri-business expo


March 20th, 2011 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the Middle East's largest agri-business expo March 29-31, it was announced Saturday.The AGRAme 2011 will be organised by the Institute for International Research ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beggars, sex workers and eunuchs get place in Census 2011 as other category


February 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 6 (ANI): In the ongoing first phase of census count in Agartala, beggars, sex workers and eunuchs have got a place in the Indian Census 2011 as the other category.Census ... Read more...

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Stuxnet Worm Created By Israel And America?


January 18th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A reputed American Newspaper has reported that the Stuxnet Worm was a joint brain child of Israel and United States. The reports have stated that although ... Read more...

Posted in World News, nuclear |

Dipu Moni to visit Tripura to boost Bangla-India trade


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni will visit Tripura November 10-11 to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states."During Dipu Moni's two-day visit, strategies to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Long-standing mystery of protein ‘quality control’ mechanism solved


September 13th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13, 2010: Scientists have apparently solved a long-standing mystery of how cells conduct "quality control" to eliminate the toxic effects of a certain kind of error in protein production.The findings ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Business |

India will develop national highway linking Bangladesh


June 8th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) After deciding to construct a bridge over the Feni river in south Tripura to get access to the Chittagong port in Bangladesh, India has decided to convert the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to build bridge over Feni river


June 1st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) India will construct a bridge over Feni river in southern Tripura to get access to the Chittagong international sea port in Bangladesh for carrying goods and heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu to announce new mining policy


May 4th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced in the assembly Monday that a State Mining Policy on the lines of National Mineral Policy will be announced this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Bangladesh ‘historic’ pacts in full swing: Tripura CM


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 2 (IANS) New Delhi and Dhaka have started implementing the agreements finalised during the January visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Security beefed up in Orissa


February 17th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Security has been strengthened around vital installations in Orissa after 24 policemen were killed in a Maoist attack Monday in neighbouring West Bengal and ten people were killed ... Read more...

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Tripura Government keen to speed up transport network development


January 14th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan 14(ANI): The Tripura Government has taken many steps to develop roads and transport network in the state.With development in progress and the fear of militancy vanishing, the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bangladesh ‘almost free of global recession’


January 1st, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 1 (IANS) Bangladesh says it is "almost out of the impact of the global economic recession" with every economic index looking positive. "In the outgoing year, our exports, imports ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM rejects Pakistan’s allegation of India funding Taliban


October 29th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday rejected Pakistan's allegations that India is providing funds to Taliban fighters.Addressing a press conference here, Dr. Singh said: ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India must achieve permanent reconciliation in J-K: PM


October 29th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): Pushing for peace talks in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the Centre will extend full support to the State Government in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fire guts textile mill in Surat


October 18th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Oct 18 (ANI): Property worth millions went up in smoke as a fire broke out in a textile-printing mill in Surat this morning.The fire broke out at Ujjala dye and ... Read more...

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Silk Industry benefiting Assam locals


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Sep.22 (ANI): A fillip has been given to the sericulture industry in Assam with the State Government setting up a composite silk unit at the Chaygaon Industrial Growth ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Farm waste can produce 18,000 MW a year


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Use of farm waste can lead to generation of 18,000 MW of electricity every year, the Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science has estimated. The National Biomass Resource Atlas ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ONGC to use Bangladesh waterways to transport machinery


May 29th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh has agreed in principle to allow India to use its waterways to transport heavy machines for Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) upcoming 740-MW power project ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Karaikal Port gets its first vessel


April 15th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karaikal (Puducherry), April 15 (IANS) Chennai-based construction major Marg Ltd's greenfield port project at Vanjore near Karaikal formally went on stream Wednesday. A project cargo specialist vessel, MV Beluga Fan Fare, carrying ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Natural rubber prices likely to fall soon


January 12th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) The price of natural rubber is likely to come down by around Rs.15 a kg in the near future due to a slump in demand from tyre companies, ... Read more...

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Tripura capital hosts conference on community-based disaster risk reduction


December 14th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Dec.14 (ANI): Tripura capital Agartala recently played host to a two-day conference on Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR). The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the Tripura Government organized the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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