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Swedish defence firm Saab signs deal to invest in India


August 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Swedish defence and security company Saab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding a $38-million strategic investment in the Indian company Pipavav Defence and ... Read more...

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No plans to order closure of any airline: DGCA


July 12th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday said that it is not considering the closure of any airline.Dismissing allegations that aviation regulator E.K. Bharat Bhushan was removed at a ... Read more...

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Non-life insurers post 18 percent growth in May 2012


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The Indian non-life insurance sector logged an overall premium growth of 18.27 percent in May 2012 as compared to the same period of 2011, as ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to annul Udangudi power joint venture soon


June 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The 1,600 MW joint venture power project between Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) and power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), planned at Udangudi in ... Read more...

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Football federation, Goa plan centre of excellence


May 9th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has joined hands with the Goa government to build a state-of-the-art centre of excellence in Goa, an official said ... Read more...

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Buying dream cottage in Himachal may get tougher


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Buying an ultra-luxury cottage or a flat in the idyllic settings of Himachal Pradesh will get tougher and costlier if the state government accepts a commission's ... Read more...

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BHEL still keen on Udangudi power project


April 8th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has assured Tamil Nadu government that it would complete the 1,600 MW Udangudi power project by the target ... Read more...

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BHEL’s exit from Udangudi Power depends on government’s offer


February 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) will study the Tamil Nadu government's offer to it on the cancellation of the joint venture 1,600 MW ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu scraps power joint venture, BHEL surprised (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking the state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) by surprise, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday scrapped the 1,600 MW power joint venture with ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu scraps power joint venture with BHEL


February 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday scrapped the 1,600 MW power project joint venture with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and announced that the government ... Read more...

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Court stops Goa from privatising hospital


August 12th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court in Panaji Friday put a stop to Goa's first attempt to partly privatise a district hospital, directing the government to reconsider the ... Read more...

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Postal department opens counter at Fabindia store


June 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The department of posts Tuesday partnered with Fabindia, a retail chain of craft-based products, to open postal retail extension counter at the company's flagship store ... Read more...

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Nepal ignores Krishna’s concern on telecom JV


April 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 29 (IANS) Even nine days after Nepal assuring visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna that it would "amicably resolve" issues plaguing Indian telecom joint venture United Telecom ... Read more...

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Agra to embark on ‘door to door collection’ of garbage


December 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) The Agra Municipal Corporation has embarked on a new project with a private player to collect domestic garbage from each house in the city.The corporation has collaborated to ... Read more...

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Power cuts in Agra due to transformer fire


September 6th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 5 (IANS) Almost half of the Taj city of Agra remained without power for the most part of Sunday after a fire damaged a transformer, an official said. The incident, ... Read more...

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Adventure tourism in Chambal ravines for Games visitors


July 17th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, July 17 (IANS) If chatting up with former bandits or traversing terrain infested with alligators is your idea of adventure tourism, then the Chambal ravines in central India may ... Read more...

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Passport employees’ tonsured protest against privatisation


June 26th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Five employees of the passport office here staged a tonsured protest to demand govenment control over software that is being developed to enable the issuing of e-passports, saying ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh woos Max, Fortis, Rockland, Apollo to run its hospitals


May 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh government held a pre-bid, closed door meet with representatives of Max, Fortis, Rockland and Apollo here Wednesday for a ... 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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Torrent to take over power distribution in Agra


March 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 31 (IANS) Power in this Taj city, which suffers erratic and inadequate power supply, will now be supplied by private player Torrent Power Limited.The company will take over power distribution ... Read more...

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Reliance Power’s Rosa plant starts generation


December 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rosa (Shahjahanpur), Dec 28 (IANS) One of the four 300 MW-capacity units of a thermal power plant developed by Reliance Power here was commissioned here Monday morning. The second 300 MW-unit will be ... Read more...

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Hindustan Copper plans 10 percent follow-on offer


December 17th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) The public sector mini-ratna company Hindustan Copper has decided to come out with a follow-on public offer (FPO) to offload 10 percent of its equity after the government ... Read more...

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Cost of bone grafting, dental filling to come down


October 25th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) The cost of medical treatment involving bone grafting or dental filling could come down in India with the Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI) Sunday signing an ... Read more...

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Agra region battles water, power woes


June 1st, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 1 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal is witnessing mass gatherings - not to view the 17th century marble wonder but to protest against the acute shortage ... Read more...

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Earth hour, a crude joke for Agra


March 29th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 29 (IANS) Observing Earth Hour by switching off lights from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Saturday was termed "a crude joke" by Agra residents who anyway face sporadic power cuts ... Read more...

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Reliance to start gas production at Krishna Godavari in April


March 24th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Reliance Industries will start gas production from its offshore Krishna Godavari (KG) fields in the first week of April, Petroleum Secretary R.S. Pandey said here Tuesday. "I am ... Read more...

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Videocon eyes nuclear power sector


September 8th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Electronics, white goods and home appliance major Videocon Industries, along with some 40 other business houses, are talking with the government to allow private players in the ... Read more...

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Coal India to restart excavation in 18 abandoned mines


August 13th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) The largest coal mining company of the country, Coal India Ltd (CIL), will extract coal from 18 abandoned underground mines owned by three of its subsidiaries ... Read more...

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Sical starts private container train service


August 11th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Sical Multimodal and Rail Transport Ltd has started its container train service between Melpakkam rail terminal in Tamil Nadu and a private rail siding at Patli near Gurgaon ... Read more...

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Bankers say lending rates hike inevitable


July 30th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) increased cash reserve ratio and repo rates Tuesday, banks said they too would hike their prime lending rates (PLR). ... Read more...

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Strike-hit Indian telecom firm re-opens in Nepal


March 12th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 12 (IANS) After being closed down for over a month by a labour union and incurring losses running into millions, Indian joint venture in Nepal's telecom sector United ... Read more...

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