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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator settle dispute (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it would withdraw a termination order issued to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's ... Read more...

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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14, (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Kerala government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) here Friday at the Emerging Kerala-2012 investment meet for ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa


September 13th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services, ... Read more...

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India’s second school of mines to come up in northeast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as irregularities in coal mining hits the headlines, India's second school of mines is being set up in the country's northeast in collaboration ... Read more...

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Nicaragua turns to Chinese firm to finance canal project


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Managua, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Nicaragua has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Chinese company on financing for a $30 billion inter-oceanic canal, an official said.The document was signed by ... Read more...

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Startup Village inks pact with Finland’s ACE


September 7th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi Sep 6 (IANS) India's first Startup Village, the only telecom incubator, Friday sealed a technological collaboration with Finland's hi-tech hub Aalto Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE), giving a cutting edge ... Read more...

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FIFA support India for U-17 and 2022 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) On a day when India slumped to its worst ever rankings, world body FIFA Wednesday extended support to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator get time for talks


August 30th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's concessionaire to settle their differences ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture with India's Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company


August 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture company with state-run Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign pact for Smerch rockets


August 28th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India and Russia have tied up for a joint venture to manufacture Smerch rockets.A memorandum of understanding for starting the joint venture was signed between ... Read more...

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Swedish defence firm Saab signs deal to invest in India


August 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Swedish defence and security company Saab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a $38-million strategic investment in the Indian company Pipavav Defence and ... Read more...

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Spanish banks’ bad-loans ratio hits new record


August 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) The ratio of non-performing loans to total outstanding loans held by Spanish banks has risen to a record 9.42 percent, topping the previous mark of 9.15 ... Read more...

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BHEL upbeat about overseas market


August 11th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) continues to be upbeat about its overseas business and does not see any slump due to the economic ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai to set up film institute in Nigeria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Eminent film-maker Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai, will set up Africa's first world-class film and media training institute in Nigeria, a company official said ... Read more...

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Turkish language course flavour at Jamia


August 5th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indicative of the growing interaction between India and a nation that straddles the Asian and European continents, Turkish language courses are the hot flavour at ... Read more...

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Belgium to help India modernise railway stations


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Railways Thursday signed an agreement with Belgium to modernise and make some of the country's railway stations world class, said an official statement."Indian and ... Read more...

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India, Belgium to seal railway cooperation pact


August 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Belgium, a founder of the 27-nation European Union, is set to seal a pact with India Thursday that seeks to leverage its expertise in developing ... Read more...

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India, South Korea join hands on electoral process


August 1st, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India and South Korea Wednesday signed an agreement to collaborate in strengthening institutions and processes for democracy, good governance and rule of law in the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra axes four SEZs after local opposition


July 31st, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stiff opposition from local communities and changed economic scenario in the country has resulted in axing four proposed Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in different parts of ... Read more...

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Bolivia pursues hydro-power deal with China


July 30th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia signed a memorandum of understanding with Hydrochina Corporation that calls for the Chinese state-owned firm to conduct a free feasibility study for the construction ... Read more...

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Himachal to promote handicrafts in Karnataka


July 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka have signed a deal for the sale of Himachali handicrafts and handlooms in the southern state, an official said Saturday.According to the ... Read more...

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India is world’s capital for open defecation, says Ramesh


July 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Terming India as world's capital for open defecation, Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said that 100,000 "bio-toilets" will be installed in ... Read more...

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Himachal, Punjab sign pact on Naina Devi ropeway


July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh and Punjab Thursday inked a pact here to link two pilgrimage centres with a 3.75-km ropeway.The Rs.85 crore ropeway would link Punjab's Anandpur Sahib ... Read more...

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EC approves Spanish bank recapitalization programme


July 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The European Commission said Wednesday it has approved a Spanish programme to recapitalize its banks through the end of 2012."The recapitalization scheme is the first stepping ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Andhra prisoners to grow herbs for Himalaya Drugs


July 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Prisoners in Andhra Pradesh will grow herbs for the Himalaya Drug Company, India's leading herbal health and personal care company.The company will impart training to the ... Read more...

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Hindu and Sikh shrines on Punjab-HP border to be linked


July 18th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved a Rs.100 crore ropeway project that will link the Sikh gurdwara of Keshgarh at Anandpur Sahib with the Hindu temple of ... Read more...

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Munda lays foundation stone for Deoghar airport


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an airport in Deoghar district, amid protests over poor compensation by villagers who have been ... Read more...

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Kenya eyes bilateral deals with China


July 17th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has left for Beijing to attend a key China-Africa forum where he is also expected to sign bilateral initiatives that will ... Read more...

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India, Singapore sign military training deal


July 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key bilateral agreements that included one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their ... Read more...

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Assam urges weather data sharing system with neighbouring countries


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 3 (IANS) Assam has asked the centre for help in installing an advanced weather information-sharing mechanism with neigbouring countries like China, Bhutan and Myanmar, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi ... Read more...

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Chiness wind turbine firm ties up with Reliance


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Zhongshan (China), July 2 (IANS) Chiness wind turbine manufacturer Ming Yang Wind Power Group Monday said it has entered into agreements with Reliance Capital and Reliance Power to co-develop a ... Read more...

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Ropeway to link Sikh, Hindu temple towns in Punjab, Himachal


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday approved a ropeway project that would link a prominent Hindu shrine in the state with a historic Sikh temple town in ... Read more...

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