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Mixed response to anti-government protest (Afternoon Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A shutdown called against the government's economic measures Thursday evoked a mixed response nationwide, with life badly hit in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Gujarat ... Read more...

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Millions stranded in Karnataka as bus strike continues


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Millions of people across Karnataka were stranded Friday, as state-run bus services remained crippled for the second day owing to indefinite strike by about 110,000 employees ... Read more...

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Woman jumps off Delhi metro station


August 27th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman committed suicide Monday morning by leaping off an elevated metro station here onto the road below, police said.Karishma Narang, a teacher in ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure reports decline in Q1 profits


August 14th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Tuesday declared that its standalone net profit declined 24 percent year-on-year to Rs.327 crore in the quarter ended June 2012.The company has posted a ... Read more...

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Kerala looking for private investment in mega projects


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) With several mega infrastructure projects being planned in the state, Kerala is now looking at active private sector participation in them, said P.K. Kunhalikutty, minister for ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav to speed up Delhi-Mumbai industrial corridor


August 11th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, August 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said that his government would extend all possible help to the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) since it was ... Read more...

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Hyderabad Metro to cost over Rs.14,000 crore


August 8th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The cost of Hyderabad Metro has been pegged at Rs.14,132 crore, Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy told parliament Wednesday.According to Roy, Rs.1,458 ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro gets ok, protests over land (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 4 (IANS) The Metro rail for Kochi in Kerala has got the cabinet's approval, it was announced Wednesday, even as protests erupted in the city against land ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Kochi Metro (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet has approved a Metro rail for Kochi city in Kerala, Home Minister P. Chidamabaram said Wednesday, adding that the network will cover 25 ... Read more...

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I look at India through a woman’s eyes: Diplomat-author Vikas Swarup (Interview)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Diplomat Vikas Swarup, the celebrity author of the novel "Q & A" adapted into the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire" has stepped into a ... Read more...

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Kerala to float NRK bonds for development projects


June 20th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala's Minister for Non-Resident Keralite Affairs K.C. Joseph Wednesday informed the Kerala assembly that the state government is working out a plan to float a 'Pravasi ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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Federal Bank to sell Bangalore metro rail tickets


May 29th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Leading private sector bank Federal Bank Ltd Monday tied up with the state-run Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) for automatic fare collection at 13 ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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France’s Thales eyes big in India’s metro, rail projects


April 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) French defence, aerospace and technology giant Thales sees a huge opportunity in India's public transport sector and plans to bid for upcoming metro and rail ... Read more...

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France’s Thales bets big on India’s metro, rail projects


April 24th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Seeing a huge business opportunity in India's public transport sector, French technology giant Thales is planning to bid for the upcoming metro projects across the ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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Metro rail? Start in Agra, say residents


March 28th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 28 (IANS) With Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suggesting a metro or mono rail in some cities, residents say the Taj city should be the first beneficiary.Long ... Read more...

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UP mulls metro, mono rail in big cities


March 24th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a major bid to haul up the state's infrastructure, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday ordered his officials to prepare feasibility reports for running ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013′


March 7th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Focusing on completing mega-infrastructure projects in and around Mumbai, the state government has allocated Rs.4,825 crore for the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) for fiscal ... Read more...

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Tunnelling work of Kolkata’s East-West Metro inaugurated


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) The tunneling work of the Rs.4,874 crore East-West Metro Corridor Project, linking the IT hub in Salt Lake with Howrah across the Hooghly river, was ... Read more...

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Mock disaster drill held in Delhi, will show loopholes: NDMA


February 15th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The mega mock drill on disaster preparedness in the national capital Wednesday is aimed at creating awareness and finding loopholes, says National Disaster Management Authority ... Read more...

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Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora can partner in development: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Tuesday said successive state governments have failed to put to productive use the massive remittances sent in by over two million ... Read more...

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CBI seeks custody of two officials in Jagan’s assets case


February 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday sought custody of two bureaucrats in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for new Mumbai suburban rail corridors


January 13th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) In a bid to ease the inhuman conditions of commuting for Mumbaikars, the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation Friday invited proposals to conduct a feasibility study for ... Read more...

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Rapid urbanisation a challenge: Kamal Nath


January 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said there is a need for strong planning to address the issue of rapid urbanisation which he described as ... Read more...

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Kerala keen on Sreedharan for Kochi Metro


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) The Kerala government Tuesday said it was keen on former Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan heading the proposed Rs.5,000 crore Kochi Metro project."If he (Sreedharan) says ... Read more...

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BEML to hive off its railway business


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Hiving off its rail business into a separate subsidiary, setting up a unit in Indonesia and manufacturing engines for India's main battle tanks are some of ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra’s Q2 operating revenue up 44 percent


November 8th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Reliance Infra, part of the Reliance Group, Tuesday reported a rise of 44 percent in its operating income for the quarter ended Sep 30, 2011 at ... Read more...

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Mamata favours railways, SAIL tie-up in Singur


October 29th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Calling for an "industrial revolution" in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the railways have expressed their desire to set up an industrial ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans hop onto Metro for joy ride


October 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangaloreans Thursday evening hopped onto the sleek air-conditioned coaches of the Metro rail for a joy ride and get a bird's eye view of ... Read more...

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India’s IT hub boards Metro, finally


October 20th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) A 6.7 km network, 12 minutes and a significant leap. India's tech hub Bangalore finally came on board the Metro rail Thursday, more than 30 ... Read more...

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Metro comes to Bangalore


October 20th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) The Metro rail chugged into the IT hub of Bangalore Thursday, promising the beginning of the end of the city's traffic woes and becoming a ... 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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