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Tata Chemicals to set up urea plant in Tripura


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tata Chemicals will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based urea plant in northern Tripura in association with state-owned ONGC and Tripura government, officials said here Tuesday.ONGC ... Read more...

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India is world’s capital for open defecation, says Ramesh


July 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Terming India as world's capital for open defecation, Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said that 100,000 "bio-toilets" will be installed in ... Read more...

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Construction biggies keen to partner Kerala to set up academy


December 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8 (IANS) Leading construction majors like L&T;, Punj Lloyd and ILFS have expressed keenness to join hands with the Kerala government to set up a state of the ... Read more...

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World quality roads for Bangalore - in a few years


October 12th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) With potholed, congested, pedestrian-unfriendly roads chipping away at Bangalore's brand value as India's IT hub, plans are on to raise their quality to international levels. But ... Read more...

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Kerala sets up new company for high speed rail


September 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Kerala government Thursday formed a new public limited company for setting up a 630-km high speed rail network connecting state capital Thiruvananthapuram with Mangalore in ... Read more...

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Goa’s former nudist beach to have 2014 Games Village


March 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) A one-time nudist beach in Goa is where the athletes and officials participating in the 2014 National Games will stay, a minister said Monday.Until ... Read more...

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Himachal wants private partner for biotech park


March 8th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is looking for a partner to develop a multi-billion biotechnology park under public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday."We are looking ... Read more...

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Himachal to set up thermal power plant in West Bengal


June 30th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday gave the green signal to a joint venture company to set up a thermal power plant in West Bengal to meet its power ... Read more...

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Urban amenities for rural India - with private help


May 16th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Here's an idea that, if it works, could change the face of rural India. The government has begun partnering private players for rural development with ... Read more...

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Government hospitals to go private in Uttar Pradesh


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to hand over public hospitals to private chains like Apollo and Fortis under the public-private-partnership (PPP) model to improve health care services ... Read more...

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CAG raps Tripura for undue favour to private body


March 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 25 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has censured the Left Front government in Tripura for providing undue favour to a Kerala- based private organisation in setting ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation for coach factory (Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday laid the foundation for a Rs.860-crore rail coach factory in West Bengal that is expected to supply 500 EMU and Metro coaches ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation for coach factory in Bengal


March 21st, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday laid the foundation for a Rs.860-crore rail coach factory at Kanchrapara which is expected to supply 500 EMU and Metro coaches annually ... Read more...

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Bangalore airport promoter raked huge profit by selling stake: panel


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) A joint house committee of the Karnataka legislature Monday took exception to the huge profits made by Unique Zurich Airport, one of the promoters of the Bangalore international ... Read more...

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GE keen to bring quality healthcare to Indian villages


December 9th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Chicago, Dec 9 (IANS) The Indian arm of GE Healthcare, the $17 billion healthcare business of General Electric Company, is promoting a unique public-private partnership (PPP) initiative to bring accessible ... Read more...

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GVK picks L&T stake in Bangalore airport for Rs.686 cr


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer GVK Power and Infrastructure has acquired 17 percent in Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) from Larson and Toubro (L&T) for Rs.686 crore (Rs.6.86 billion), the ... Read more...

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Kerala to float global tender for Vizhinjam port next year


October 14th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) The Kerala government will float a global tender next year to identify a private partner to build the proposed international port at Vizhinjam, near here, Chief Minister V.S. ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh has lowest per capita power consumption


October 1st, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has the lowest per capita power consumption in the country, according to a report by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). Officials admit that the lack of power ... Read more...

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Punjab government exempts Adarsh schools from taxes


September 24th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has exempted Adarsh (model) schools, coming up under the public-private partnership (PPP) model in the state, from various taxes. "This decision was taken at a ... Read more...

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Goa port ties up with private developer for coal handling berth


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Goa's Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has entered into a partnership agreement with Adani Mormugao Port Terminal to develop a mechanised coal handling berth in the port premises, a ... Read more...

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IIT Kharagpur plans to increase seats to 20,000 by 2020


August 8th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 8 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur plans to increase its student intake from 8,000 to 20,000 by 2020 with an investment of about Rs.1,800 crore, ... Read more...

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Delhi slum dwellers worry about future, politicians close in


September 11th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Rameshwari, a migrant from Bihar who stays in a squatters' colony in south Delhi, does not want to relocate. She has four children and there are days ... Read more...

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Global tender soon for India’s first telecom cluster


August 26th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) A global tender will be floated in two to three weeks to find a private partner for the country's first telecommunication equipment manufacturing cluster, the Rs.8 billion Telecom ... Read more...

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Government to set up jute board, plans revival of cotton mills


August 12th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The central government is planning to form a jute board, merging Jute Manufacturing Development Council (JMDC) and National Centres for Jute Diversification (NCJD), a union minister said here ... Read more...

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