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US firm confident of China’s economic rebound


August 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Caterpillar, a US-based construction equipment maker, is confident that China's economy will experience a soft landing, as the government has taken appropriate measures for an economic ... Read more...

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Delhi’s airport Metro may re-start late August (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, is likely to re-start only in late August, ... Read more...

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Airport Metro to remain shut till late August (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Airport Express, which will suspend operations Saturday night after major construction defects were detected, will reopen only in late August, an official ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

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Frank Buckley builds a house of shredded notes


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A jobless artist in Ireland has built a home with 1.4 billion Euros of shredded notes. Frank Buckley got the notes from the Irish treasury and he ... Read more...

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CAG slams planning and execution of work at CWG stadia


August 5th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed all government agencies involved in the construction of the various venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, questioning ... Read more...

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Questions raised by CAG on CWG venues


August 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The following are the questions raised by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) regarding construction of Commonwealth Games Venues:1. There were delays relating ... Read more...

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China seeks efficient government websites for public


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Government websites in China have been warned to address general public's concerns properly and keep information updated, else they will be closed down.Government websites in China ... Read more...

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Neighbours fuming over Tyra Banks’ luxury pad construction


April 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 06 (ANI): It looks like American supermodel Tyra Banks will have a difficult time making friends with her neighbours when she moves into her luxury digs at Riverhouse in ... Read more...

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Six injured in Uttar Pradesh building collapse


December 29th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 29 (IANS) Six people were critically injured Wednesday when a commercial building under construction collapsed in a town in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The accident took place in Kilanagar town in ... Read more...

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Some of the key statistics of Asian Games opening ceremony


November 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The following are some of the key statistics related to the opening ceremony of Guangzhou Asian Games on Friday:175,000: Haixinsha Island, known as the stage of the ceremony, ... Read more...

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Corruption cases on the rise in China


September 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) There has been an increase in the number of bribery cases involving government officials in China, a senior official has said. Song Hansong, deputy-director of the Supreme People's Procuratorate ... Read more...

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Court seeks environment report on statues in Noida park


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the Union government to examine the environmental viability of the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati-backed project for converting a Noida park into ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath seeks US investment in Indian Highways sector


April 9th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 9 (ANI) Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Kamal Nath has invited US construction and investment companies to participate in India's mega initiative to achieve a 'quantum jump' ... Read more...

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Come and invest in our roads: Kamal Nath


April 9th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 9 (IANS) Highlighting India's plans to achieve a "quantum jump" in building roads and highways that would open a vast rural market, Minister of Road Transport and Highways Kamal ... Read more...

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US shuttle Endeavour docks with ISS


February 10th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) US space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday. Endeavour was launched Monday from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida. It is delivering a new room ... Read more...

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Merkel says Germany to help Brazil stage the Olympics


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 3 (DPA) Germany is to assist Brazil in staging the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after a meeting in Berlin Thursday with visiting Brazilian President ... Read more...

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Land acquisition for roads not a problem: Construction major


November 8th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Acquisition of land for capacity addition to India's road network was not a problem but project financing and certain official requirements were, one of the country's major ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands ‘deeper’ probe into spectrum scam


October 29th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29(IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should hold "deeper" probe into the alleged spectrum scam rather than merely raiding a few ... Read more...

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Engineers invent cement that can eat globe-warming CO2


January 1st, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Thanks to an innovation from British engineers, cement, a vast source of planet-warming carbon dioxide (CO2), could be transformed into a means of stripping the greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Obama plans to close down Guantanamo


November 15th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): After assuming office, President elect Barack Obama wants to close the prison facility for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. But, if its shut down, what ... Read more...

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Reliance close to Terai highway deal in Nepal


August 15th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 15 (IANS) After its failure to penetrate Nepal's thorny hydropower sector, Indian blue chip company Reliance is now edging close to sealing a major construction deal in the Himalayan republic. ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to get first cricket stadium by August


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's first cricket stadium, with a seating capacity of 60,000, will be ready by August, state Sports Minister Brijmohan Agrawal said here Wednesday. "Hyderabad-based Nagarajuna Construction Company is ... Read more...

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Assam petrochemical plant to be completed by 2012


July 4th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) The Rs.54.6-billion petrochemical plant of the Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd at Dibrugarh in Assam will be completed by April 2012, it was announced at the company's first ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal to buy 60 percent stake in Dubai firm


July 1st, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) L.N. Mittal-led ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, is expanding its presence in the Middle East by acquiring a 60 percent stake in a Dubai-based steel distributor. In ... Read more...

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Pitt turns architect for Dubai hotel


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt is set to fulfil his dream of becoming an architect now that hes been roped in to design a five-star hotel complex in ... Read more...

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Gulf region investing over $18 bn in new steel plants


May 21st, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (IANS) More than $18 billion is being invested in 46 steel manufacturing plants throughout the Gulf to meet the region's increasing demand for steel, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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