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Half infrastructure development cost to come from private sector: Kumari Selja


September 13th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Thursday said the share of the private sector in infrastructure development is expected to go ... Read more...

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Jharkhand wants industrial corridor like Delhi-Mumbai one


August 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday urged the Planning Commission to plan an industrial corridor in Jharkhand like the Delhi-Mumbai Corridor.Munda made the request during ... Read more...

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Kerala woos prospective investors from Karnataka


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is wooing captains of industry in Karnataka to make the coastal state a preferred investment destination."We are willing to go the extra mile ... Read more...

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‘More private participation needed in power distribution’


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Pitching for more private sector participation in power distribution, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has said it would help improve efficiency and bring down aggregate ... Read more...

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Defence industry commission under PMO proposed (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy Monday recommended the setting up ... Read more...

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‘Form defence industry commission under PMO’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of India emerging as the world's largest importer of arms, an industry lobby and a global consultancy have recommended the setting up ... Read more...

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Tripura CM rejects private participation in infrastructure


March 31st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 31 (IANS) The central government and Planning Commission should not insist on private participation in developing infrastructure in the northeastern region, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here ... Read more...

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Private participation vital to expedite development in northeast: Plan panel


March 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has asked the northeastern states to encourage private participation in developing both physical and social infrastructure in the ... Read more...

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Reduce dependence on foreign firms, says army chief


March 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stressing on closer coordination between industry and the armed forces, army chief Gen. V.K. Singh said Friday that dependence on foreign firms must be ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Prasar Bharati asked to raise revenue


March 27th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has voiced concerns over the precarious financial condition of Prasar Bharati and suggested that the public broadcaster take a host of initiatives ... Read more...

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Warship building in India gets boost through public-private effort


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a major boost to private participation in warship building in India, the government has given its nod to the stalled joint venture (JV) between ... Read more...

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Maharashtra presents long ‘wish-list’ to railway minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Friday demanded 17 new railway lines and 17 new railway services to connect some of the most inaccessible parts of the state with ... 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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Indian railways needs private participation: official


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian Railways needs large investment from private players to make it more efficient, a senior official said Friday."Railways need a national policy with legally enacted ... Read more...

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Declare 2012 as year of ‘Proud to be Skilled Indian’ (Comment)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Never before in the history of any country has human capital development been such a key focus area as 2011 was for India, marking the beginning of exciting times. Determined ... Read more...

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Bill for professionals in highways authority introduced


December 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Aiming to bring professionals for the management of the national highways, a bill to amend the National Highways Authority of India Act was introduced in ... Read more...

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DDA proposes regularising excess area in Games Village flats


December 13th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has proposed to "regularise" the excess area constructed in the Commonwealth Games village apartments after the builder pays the amount ... Read more...

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More private participation in R&D; needed: Ashwani Kumar


November 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The government is exploring ways and means to significantly enhance the engagement of the private sector in industrial research and development (R&D;), union Minister of State ... Read more...

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Thematic Sea World to come up in Sindhudurg


October 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) India's first-ever thematic water park, Sea World, will come up near the sea in Sindhudurg in south-coastal Maharashtra, a top official announced Tuesday.The Sea World will ... Read more...

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Mamata’s sops to ‘turn Darjeeling into Switzerland’


October 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) In a bid to fulfil her pre-poll promise of turning Darjeeling in northern West Bengal into Switzerland, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced a host ... Read more...

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US banks on India to make globally competitive products: Rao


October 10th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) American businesses leveraged India's strengths to produce globally competitive products, while Indian companies invested $21 billion in the US, said India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao. Private participation in ... Read more...

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Increasing farm productivity key to food security: Thomas


September 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Increasing agricultural productivity is a "key challenge for ensuring national food security," according to Minister of State for Food and Agriculture K.V. Thomas.Suggesting a programme ... Read more...

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Government against privatising education, says Sibal


March 31st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The government will not allow education to be privatised as institutions have to serve a societal purpose, but it was not against "private participation" in the ... Read more...

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Three five-star hotels on PPP mode likely in Goa


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Setting up of three five-star hotels in coastal beach resorts via public private partnership model (PPP) tops the agenda of the Goa government, according to official ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh asked to ease enforcement of forest laws


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) Tuesday asked the minerals-rich Chhattisgarh to ease its strict enforcement of forest laws "to enable socially ... Read more...

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Rs.3,300 crore annual plan for Himachal approved


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) A Rs.3,300 crore annual plan for fiscal 2011-12 has been approved for Himachal Pradesh, an official statement said here Tuesday.This was decided at a meeting between ... Read more...

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Infrastructure development to get top priority: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's economic and social development depends on how fast infrastructure is ramped up, President Pratibha Patil said here Monday.The government has accorded infrastructure development the highest ... Read more...

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Government seeks private funding for infrastructure development in 12th Plan


February 21st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said the private sector will have to join the government in the mammoth funding of US dollar one trillion (over Rs ... Read more...

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11 infra firms eye transit centre project in Bangalore


February 15th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 15 (IANS) Eleven infrastructure firms, including L&T and Gammon India, have evinced interest in the Rs.1,300-crore project to build an inter-model transit centre in this tech hub, a top official ... Read more...

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Gujarat Govt. plans to impart training skills to unemployed, semi-skilled youth


February 4th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Gujarat Government has taken an initiative to set up skill development centres and impart training skills to unemployed and semi-skilled youth.New Horizons India Limited, which is ... Read more...

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Ennore Port’s three new terminals go on stream


January 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) Three new terminals - for coal, iron ore and cars - went on stream at Ennore Port here Friday.Speaking at the function, union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan, stressed ... Read more...

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‘Big sharks’ won’t get large slices of Kannur airport: Achuthanandan


January 12th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday reiterated that "big sharks" would not be allowed to get away with a large slice of shares of private investment in the ... Read more...

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New defence production policy to promote domestic industry


January 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By N.C. Bipindra New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India will this week come out with its first Defence Production Policy (DPP) that aims to arrest the trend of imports in arms purchases and ... Read more...

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98th Science Congress ends, 99th in Bhubaneswar


January 7th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The five-day 98th Indian Science Congress near here ended Friday. The 99th Congress will be held in Bhubaneswar.Speaking at the valedictory function, K.C. Pandey, general president of the ... Read more...

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Private participation sought in promoting ayurveda


December 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Food Processing Industries Minister Subodh Kant Sahay Monday called for increased participation from the private sector in the growth and development of ayurveda as an alternative system of ... Read more...

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