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Fish stocks depleting along Indian coasts: Greenpeace

June 8th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) At 63, Ahmed Kaka from Luni village in Gujarat is fighting for fish stocks along the Kutch coast, which are depleting. He recalls there were ... Read more...

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‘Take 12th Plan to states’ meet in Lucknow May 16

May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Take the plan to the states" is the new mantra of the Planning Commission to ensure successful implementation of the manufacturing component of the 12th ... Read more...

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Chavan applies balm to angry realtors

May 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A week after the powerful realty industry's sharp criticism of the Maharashtra government for "inaction and policy paralysis", Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan attempted to soothe their ... Read more...

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Pawar urges states to increase milk production

November 18th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Concerned over the shortage of milk, dairy products, meat and poultry pushing up food inflation, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday asked the states ... Read more...

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Allow consumers to choose electricity source: CII

October 30th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) To ensure uninterrupted power supply, reforms like implementation of "open access", allowing consumers to procure power directly from power generators, should be introduced, an industry ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy will create 100 mn jobs: CII

October 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy, recently cleared by a group of ministers (GoM), will increase manufacturing sector's contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and create ... Read more...

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Southern states lagging in growth: CII

June 16th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) The growth rate of gross state domestic product (GSDP) of the four southern states has been slowing down in recent years and requires focused attention on ... Read more...

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Tourism in India yet to realise full potential: Selja

January 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Tourism in India has yet to realise its full potential and it is not the government's responsibility alone to project India as a tourist-friendly nation, Union Tourism ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Padma Bridge gets hefty international funding

December 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Buoyed by international donors that have committed almost cent percent funding, Bangladesh is to launch the construction of its $2.4 billion Padma Bridge by inviting tenders next ... Read more...

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Govt.committee to decide on raising GDP percentage manufacturing share

November 18th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma has stated that while Indian industry had made great strides in achieving global competitiveness and becoming one of the most ... Read more...

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Kolkata facing brutal future in warmer world

November 12th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Dhaka, Manila, Jakarta and Kolkata are topping a new list of major Asian cities vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Kolkata is the fourth ... Read more...

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BPO aspirant? Try six months @ IGNOU

June 11th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) If you are dreaming of a well-paying job in India's big BPO industry, here's something to give you a head start. IGNOU, a popular distance learning university, ... Read more...

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Russia to raise oil output by 20 percent

November 11th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (RIA Novosti) Oil production in Russia will grow by up to 20 percent, and natural gas by 42 percent by 2030 in line with Russia's draft energy strategy, business ... Read more...

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India facing famine, says BJP leader

June 9th, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Former Union Human Resource Development Minister and senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi says India is on the brink of famine on account of an ... Read more...

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Earthquake not to dampen China corporate profit: JPMorgan Chase

May 17th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 17 (Xinhua) Profit for China's listed companies may grow 20 percent this year despite the strong quake that shook southwestern China, according to a senior official with JPMorgan Chase. "The ... Read more...

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Minerals are a valuable natural resource: President Patil

May 6th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday said that minerals are a valuable natural resource providing vital raw material for infrastructure, capital goods and basic industries.The ... Read more...

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Indian political parties slam Bush’s ‘imperialist’ remarks

May 3rd, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India's political parties Saturday joined ranks to slam US President George W. Bush's remark that the burgeoning Indian middle class was contributing to the rising food prices ... Read more...

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‘Mining has displaced 2.6 million people in India’

March 29th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, March 29 (IANS) Nearly 2.6 million people have been displaced between 1950 and 1991 in India due to mining, says a book. The book, "Rich Land, Poor People - Is sustainable ... Read more...

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China to develop lagging service sector

March 27th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 27 (Xinhua) China will act to accelerate development of its service sector by providing policy and investment support and improving managerial aspect, a top planning official said Thursday. "The main ... Read more...

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