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PM lays foundation stone for Kochi Metro


September 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project and said it would facilitate the city's "overall social and ... Read more...

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IT investment region to come up around Hyderabad


September 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) This information technology hub is expected to witness rapid growth in the IT sector with the setting up of investment region around the city.The central government ... Read more...

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Himalayan Ski Village project delay costs state dearly


July 8th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, July 8 (IANS) The delay in commissioning the multibillion-dollar Himalayan Ski Village project, promoted by Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company near this Himachal Pradesh tourist town, ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro delayed till March 2013


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The much-anticipated Mumbai Metro Railway project has been delayed by eight months and is now expected to be operational by March 2013, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

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After Mumbai, Pune to get Metro


June 7th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a major breather for the five million people of Pune, the Maharashtra government has given the green signal for the state's second Metro rail project ... Read more...

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UTV’s mixed Bollywood platter ready to roll out


June 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A sensitive love story, a 3D extra-terrestrial dramedy and a behind-the-scenes saga of a Bollywood heroine -- UTV Motion Pictures is set to release ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest aerospace hub near Bangalore soon


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer Sun Forest City Ventures Ltd. will build one of Asia's largest hubs for the aerospace industry near Bangalore with an upfront investment of ... Read more...

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All mega projects are on course: Chandy


May 31st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday refuted media reports that mega development projects in the state are getting delayed, saying these are progressing as per schedule."I ... Read more...

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Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.A pilot project to reclaim ... Read more...

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Bengal inks land lease pacts with seven firms


April 18th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday signed land lease pacts with seven companies which would set up their industrial units in the state, involving a total investment ... Read more...

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Tilaknagar Industries’ plants get ‘mega project’ status


April 17th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Liqour maker Tilaknagar Industries' new facility has been accorded "mega project" status by the Maharashtra government.The facility in Shrirampur has a 50-kilolitre per day (KLPD) molasses ... Read more...

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SRK brand ambassador for Prayag Film City


April 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) City-based Prayag Group, with interests in infrastructure, hospitality and film production, Wednesday roped in Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the brand ambassador for its ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway awaits Akhilesh nod (With Image)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 21 (IANS) One of the most ambitious projects of the former Mayawati government, the Yamuna Expressway awaits a nod from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Kerala health firm’s vaccine project mentioned in budget


March 16th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) The much-awaited Rs.594 crore Integrated Vaccine Complex (IVC) being implemented by Thiruvananthapuram-headquartered HLL Life Care Ltd got a shot in the arm Friday with Finance ... Read more...

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Greenpeace launches campaign against Mexican resort project


March 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace has launched a campaign to drum up opposition to a tourist project in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur that opponents say ... Read more...

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World’s largest Hindu temple to come up in Bihar


March 5th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) The much-awaited 'bhumi-pujan' (foundation laying) for what would become the world's largest Hindu temple was done in Bihar's Vaishali district Monday.The temple, to be built at ... Read more...

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One killed in firing by CISF


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 2 (IANS) One labourer was killed and three others were seriously injured when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire on a group of protesting labourers ... Read more...

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Politics delay inauguration of Yamuna Expressway


January 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) The Jaypee group has postponed the opening of its mega project, the 165-km Yamuna Expressway, which originally was set to be opened on Jan 15, Uttar ... 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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Dharavi re-development set to take off


January 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday paved the way for a massive development of central Mumbai's Dharavi, Asia's largest slum, made famous by the Oscar Award winning ... Read more...

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Row breaks out over Kochi Metro Rail project


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 2 (IANS) While the final clearance for the much talked about Kochi Metro Rail from the centre is yet awaited, a row has broken out overr the Kerala ... Read more...

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Tirumala Diary to set up India’s largest diary plant


December 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Tirumala Diary, one of south India's largest and fastest growing private dairies, plans to set up the country's largest integrated diary plant in Andhra Pradesh with ... Read more...

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NGO picks holes in upcoming hydro project in Himachal


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) An NGO fighting for the cause of people affected by hydropower projects Tuesday said the upcoming World Bank-funded mega project in Himachal Pradesh has several flaws.In ... Read more...

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Gallagher calls Beatles biopic a ‘mega’ project


November 21st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Rocker-turned-film producer Liam Gallagher says his film on Beatles will be a "mega" project.The 39-year-old, who is working on the project about the British musical legends, ... Read more...

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Bangalore Metro rolls from Thursday


October 19th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) The Namma Metro service in India's tech hub will chug from Thursday evening, with the decks cleared for commercial operations of the project that has been ... Read more...

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Pakistan launches 4,500 MW dam project


October 19th, 2011 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a 4,500 MW hydro-electric dam project in the country's picturesque Gilgit-Baltistan region.The Diamir-Bhasha ... Read more...

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Thematic Sea World to come up in Sindhudurg


October 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) India's first-ever thematic water park, Sea World, will come up near the sea in Sindhudurg in south-coastal Maharashtra, a top official announced Tuesday.The Sea World will ... Read more...

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Abstain from politics of violence, says Mamata


October 12th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Malbazar (West Bengal), Oct 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banejee, who is on a visit to north Bengal, Wednesday urged the people not to get entrapped in politics ... Read more...

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Work on Smart City Kochi to start Saturday


October 4th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) Work on the long delayed Kochi Smart City IT project would begin later this week, IT Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty said in the Kerala Assembly Tuesday.The IT ... Read more...

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Metro Rail-I to be operational in Mumbai in 2012


September 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) More than 80 percent of civil work on Mumbai's Rs.2,356 crore Metro Rail-I project, expected to be operational sometime in 2012, is complete, an official said ... Read more...

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Bangalore Metro to chug from mid-September


August 30th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) The long-delayed Metro rail service in this tech hub is set to roll out after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dedicates the first phase of the ... Read more...

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Work on Smart City to begin next month: Chandy


August 21st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IANS) Work on the much-delayed Kochi Smart City IT project will begin September-end, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Sunday.Speaking to IANS, Chandy said that he has ... Read more...

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Shipping corporation to bid for proposed Vizhinjam port


July 16th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday extended the last date for bidding for the proposed Vizhinjam port till Aug 17 to enable the Shipping Corporation of ... Read more...

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Efforts on to reduce power outages: Pakistani minister


July 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government is taking steps to minimise the duration of power cuts, a minister said.Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar said about 3,000 megawatts ... Read more...

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