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India getting aircraft to track cyclones


February 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India is acquiring a weather reconnaissance aircraft in order to ensure better forecasting of cyclones, National Disaster Management Authority vice chairman Shashidhar Reddy said here ... Read more...

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Orissa to build 164 cyclone shelters by March 2011


April 29th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 29 (IANS) Orissa has decided to built about 164 new cyclone shelters by March next year as a part of its cyclone and flood risk mitigation measures, an official said ... Read more...

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Japan commits $1.43 bn to India in new infrastructure loan


March 27th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Japan Friday committed itself to a Rs.7,158.32-crore ($1.43 billion) loan to India for four infrastructure projects, making the country the largest cumulative recipient of Tokyo's overseas development ... Read more...

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Tamil stars fast over Karnataka’s stand on Hogenekkal project


April 4th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)Chennai, April 4 (IANS) An angry Rajnikanth joined a bevy of Tamil film stars who sat on a daylong fast here, protesting against Karnataka's objections to the planned drinking water project ... Read more...

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Tamil stars fast against Karnataka’s stand on Hogenekkal project


April 4th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Rajnikant was there, and Kamal Haasan walked in too Friday as Tamil film stars belonging to various unions went on a daylong fast against Karnataka's objections to the ... Read more...

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Tamil stars fast against Karnataka stand on Hogenekkal project


April 4th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Tamil film stars belonging to various unions Friday began a daylong protest fast against Karnataka's objections to the drinking water project in Hogenekkal, on the border between Tamil ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry to protest Karnataka stand


April 3rd, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) The stage is set for a protest by the Tamil Nadu film industry against neighbouring Karnataka's opposition to a water project near the interstate border. The decision to ... Read more...

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Tension over Tamil Nadu drinking water project


March 16th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by admin
Hogenakkal (Tamil Nadu), March 16 (IANS): Tension prevailed here Sunday following a visit by a team of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentarians who were objecting to a Tamil Nadu drinking water project ... Read more...

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Urban earthquake vulnerability project in 38 cities


March 11th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) To reduce the vulnerability of 38 cities falling in seismic hazard zones, the government is to set up an Urban Earthquake Vulnerability Reduction project under which response ... Read more...

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India requires enormous investment in infrastructure: Chidambaram


March 10th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Mar 10 (ANI): India requires enormous investment in infrastructure sector and infrastructure projects have long gestation periods and, in most cases, are not financially viable on their own.The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu launches new drinking water project


February 27th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu), Feb 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday laid the foundation stone for a drinking water project at the Hogenakkal waterfall to be constructed with Rs.11.4 million ... Read more...

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