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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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Gehlot highlights welfare schemes on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Independence Day Wednesday said his government is committed to the welfare of people in every section of the society."My government's ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro rail gets cabinet nod (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared the Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Kochi Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Kochi Metro rail


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared a Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network will ... 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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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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Hyderabad Metro to finalise vendors in two months


May 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro Metro Rail (Hyderabad), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, will finalise in the next two to three months vendors for various components ... Read more...

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ABB to power Jaipur metro rail project


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) Global power and automation major ABB has bagged a Rs.75 crore ($15 million) order from state-run Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) to provide power solutions ... Read more...

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UP goes all out for Metro in major cities


March 27th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) With new Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav prioritising the mono rail and metro rail projects for major cities in Uttar Pradesh, officials are working overtime to prepare ... Read more...

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Faridabad to come on Delhi Metro line


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Faridabad town in Haryana, adjoining the national capital, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, with the state government and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) ... Read more...

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Rs.5,500-crore for Bangalore infrastructure in state budget


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Karnataka budget proposes to spend a whopping Rs.5,500 crore in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) for addressing the infrastructure woes of India's tech hub, including its ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka metro to link airport, Colombo (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) A private company Wednesday said it has kicked off Sri Lanka's first metro rail project that will link the country's only international airport and capital Colombo.The ... Read more...

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Kerala government welcomes budget


March 16th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday described the budget for 2012-13 as one which would benefit a cross-section of society.Speaking to reporters here, Chandy said that ... Read more...

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Dhaka to have metro with Japanese help


March 16th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh will sign a loan agreement with Japan for a multi-million-dollar metro rail project aimed at easing traffic congestion in the capital, Prime Minister Sheikh ... 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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Karnataka clears second phase of Bangalore Metro project


January 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Tuesday cleared the second phase of the Bangalore Metro project covering 72 km at an estimated cost of Rs.27,000 crore (Rs.270 billion/$5.1 ... 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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Metro worker killed in accident


November 18th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) A 37-year-old labourer was killed at a construction site of Jaipur Metro when he was run over by a dumper Friday, said police. It was the ... Read more...

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Chandy now unveils one year action plan for development


November 17th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) After his 100-day programme launched soon after assuming office in May, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday unveiled a year-long plan of action, focussing on infrastructure ... Read more...

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Sreedharan, Tarun Das in Kerala Planning Board


August 10th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Making clear that he wants the state's development process on fast track, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has appointed E. Sreedharan and Tarun Das in the ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro now goes to Ghaziabad (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Delhi Metro rail services were Thursday further extended into Uttar Pradesh, connecting the national capital to the suburban Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, the state ... Read more...

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It’s greens versus government in Karnataka (Bangalore Newletter)


July 5th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government and Bangaloreans are on collision course, being on opposite sides of the development versus conservation debate.While the government is fighting off the Unesco ... Read more...

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Clearance to Ludhiana metro project election stunt: Amarinder


June 24th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday termed the approval of the multi-million-rupee Ludhiana Metro rail project by the ruling Akali Dal-led government an election stunt."The ... Read more...

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Punjab government approves Ludhiana metro project


June 22nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Punjab cabinet Wednesday approved the detailed project report (DPR) for the proposed Ludhiana Metro Rail project, a state government spokesman said here Wednesday.The cabinet also ... Read more...

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Japan hopes Tamil Nadu will go ahead with metro rail project


June 16th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government pitching for mono-rail, Japan, a major lender for the Chennai metro rail project, hopes that the new state government does not ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s proposed Metro to link three cities


May 26th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) As major roads in Chandigarh get clogged with ever-increasing traffic, a proposal is gaining ground for a Metro rail here. The Punjab and Haryana governments are ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad Metro Rail (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, Tuesday announced that it has achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad metro


April 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;) Tuesday announced that it had achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore Hyderabad metro rail project, described as the ... Read more...

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ADB lends 250 million dollars to help build Bangalore metro rail system


April 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Apr. 1 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending up to 250 million dollars for a metro rail system in Bangalore that will bring substantial economic and environmental benefits ... Read more...

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Congress in poll mode in Kerala, plays ‘rice’ politics


March 25th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 25 (IANS) Kerala's Congress Friday readied itself for the electoral battle ahead, finalising seat sharing arrangements with other partners in the United Democratic Front (UDF) and releasing its ... Read more...

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Budget evokes mixed response in Kerala


February 28th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 28 (IANS) The general budget proposals for 2011-2012, presented by union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Lok Sabha Monday, evoked mixed response among political and corporate leaders in Kerala. ... Read more...

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Bangalore gets Rs.4,770 crore for better infrastructure


February 24th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) The Karnataka budget for fiscal 2011-12 Thursday earmarked Rs.4,470 crore for various infrastructure projects in this tech hub to mitigate hardships faced by its nearly eight million denizens ... Read more...

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Jaipur Metro project’s foundation stone laid


February 24th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The foundation stone for the over 9-km-long first phase of Jaipur Metro Rail project was laid Thursday by Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath, who also announced clearance for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu concerns will be looked into, PM tells Karunanidhi


January 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi that the central government would look into various issues raised by him like the ... Read more...

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Chennai Metro to begin service in two years: Stalin


January 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The 45-km Chennai Metro Rail project will be completed ahead of the original schedule and the train service would begin in two years time, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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