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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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Coal India achieves 95 percent of targetted supply to power sector


August 27th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has achieved 95 percent of its supply target to the power sector, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state for coal said ... Read more...

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Lack of contractors hitting northeast projects: ADB


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) The biggest hurdle in implementing infrastructure projects in the northeastern states is the lack of competent contractors, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) official said Wednesday."One of ... Read more...

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Indian firms to cut capital expenditure by 14 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Indian companies are likely to reduce capital expenditure by 14 percent in the current financial year due to "policy logjam" and slow economic growth, a survey ... Read more...

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Disclose contents of memorandum for centre, Left urges Mamata


June 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) With the West Bengal government proposing to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to seek a three-year moratorium on interest payments on the state's ... Read more...

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North Eastern Council meet to boost development in region


June 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) The 61st meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in New Delhi Wednesday to finalise strategies for improving ... Read more...

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L&T; bags orders worth Rs.1,076 crore in Q1 of 2012-13


June 15th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has bagged new orders worth Rs.1,076 crore across various businesses during the first quarter of ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro’s arm bags orders worth Rs.2,410 crore


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Larsen and Toubro (l&T;) Thursday said its construction arm has bagged new orders worth Rs.2,410 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13.In a regulatory filing, the ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.2,592 crore orders


May 19th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Engineering and constructions major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.2,592 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13 for construction of ... Read more...

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Nothing to hide in defence deals: Antony


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With a row rocking the Indian Army's purchase of all-terrain heavy-duty Tatra trucks, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday told parliament that there was "nothing to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh wants to bring Lucknow, Delhi closer


March 21st, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday asked government officials to prepare a blue print to reduce the distance between New Delhi and Lucknow.The directives were ... Read more...

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Odisha protests neglect in railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Non-Congress parties, including Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Thursday held separate demonstrations to protest the state's alleged neglect in the railway budget for 2012-13.Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Rail fare hike to hit common man: Naveen Patnaik


March 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 14 (IANS) Disapproving the fare hike proposed by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Wednesday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said it will adversely affect the common man.Terming the budget ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.1,454 crore orders


March 7th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Infrasstructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) said Wednesday it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,454 crore across various business segments in February-March."Water and effluents ... Read more...

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Jharkhand, railways sign MOU


February 15th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and railway ministry Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for six railway projects in the state.A press statement said: "For the ... Read more...

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HPPCL hydro projects quake resistant, says minister


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) State-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) has said its ongoing hydropower projects are quake resistant, not affecting the fragile hill ecology, according to Minister ... Read more...

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L&T; bags orders worth Rs.2,700 crore


December 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said it has managed to bag five orders in various segments like construction, infrastructure and electricity worth Rs.2,700 crore ... Read more...

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L&T; bags orders worth Rs.1,340 crore


August 24th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said it had got orders worth Rs.1,340 crore to build commercial and residential buildings during the second ... Read more...

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Myanmar seeks more foreign investment in hotel sector


August 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 21 (IANS) Myanmar is seeking more foreign investments in the hotel sector to promote its tourism industry, the government said Sunday.Over $655 million have been injected in 21 ... Read more...

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Lack of funds delay railway projects: Minister


August 12th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The government Friday said lack of funds and bureaucratic hurdles were causing huge price escalations in ongoing railway projects."The main reasons for delay have been ... Read more...

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‘Aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov shaping up for sea trials’


July 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov that India bought in 2004 is shaping up well to begin its sea trials in a couple of months, Indian ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s railway projects on schedule: Mukul Roy


May 25th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Railway projects in West Bengal launched over the past three years were being implemented smoothly and would be completed in time, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Govt wants to modernise Pakistan Air Force: Gilani


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Government wants to modernise the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and make it the world's leading air force, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made these ... Read more...

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India, Russia to review nuke sites safety, don’t want brakes on projects


April 14th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): Alarmed over the recent nuclear catastrophe in Japan, India and Russia have decided to jointly review the safety of nuclear reactors installed in India, ... Read more...

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Bill Gates and Melinda visit village in Bihar


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) Software billionaire Bill Gates and his wife Melinda who co-chair their international philanthropic Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation arrived here on a day-long visit Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Rail Budget is pro-people, says Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee refuting allegations that her budget was populist or West Bengal-oriented, on Friday said she had kept the interest of the country in ... Read more...

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Mamata’s Rail Budget is West Bengal poll manifesto, says BJP


February 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing disappointment after the presentation of the Railway Budget 2011-12, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget has been prepared ... Read more...

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Balwa innocent, claims DB Realty


February 9th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) A day after its managing director Shahid Balwa was arrested, DB Realty Ltd Wednesday said he had been "wrongly implicated" in the 2G scam."We reiterate that neither Balwa ... Read more...

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SAFTA, an important instrument to deepen intra-regional trade: Nirupama Rao


February 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Thimpu (Bhutan), Feb 6 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Sunday said that with the completion of 25 years of SAARC, the process is maturing and gradually the focus is now ... Read more...

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India seeks diversified cooperation with Nepal on R’Day


January 26th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) India celebrated its 62nd Republic Day in Nepal Wednesday by wishing for diversified India-Nepal cooperation in the days to come."India remains steadfast in its commitment to ... Read more...

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Indian, Russian navies to expand cooperation in Indian Ocean Region


January 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and Russia Monday discussed the security environment in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), particularly piracy threats and expanding cooperation to fight the menace, at a ... Read more...

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After roads, Bihar’s power sector a Nitish priority


December 17th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) After fulfilling the dreams of good roads in Bihar in his first term as chief minister, Nitish Kumar wants to make a difference in the power sector during ... Read more...

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16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission meeting begins today


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The 16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Joint Economic Commission meeting will begin here on Thursday during which the two nations will focus on expanding economic partnership.Several new agreements ... Read more...

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16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission meeting begins on Thursday


November 17th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): The 16th Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Joint Economic Commission meeting will begin here on Thursday during which the two nations will focus on expanding economic partnership.Several new agreements ... Read more...

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Rescued labourers reached hometown in Orissa


October 11th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarada LahangirTitlagarh (Orissa), Oct.11 (ANI): Seventy-seven labourers, who were rescued from a brick factory in Bangalore, returned to their hometown in Titlagarh in Orissa's Bolangir District on Monday.The labourers had migrated ... Read more...

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