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Agra inner ring road project to be restarted


August 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that decks have been cleared to restart the bidding for the 30-km inner ring road project in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Bengal may set up gas-based power plant


August 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government is exploring the possibility of setting up a gas-based power plant in Durgapur, an official said Wednesday."We have not yet decided about ... Read more...

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Kerala Travel Mart draws huge response


August 1st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 1 (IANS) The seventh edition of the Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) to be held here next month has received a huge response, a KTM official said Wednesday.The KTM ... Read more...

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Kerala: Industry majors to support IT product start-ups village


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) Top IT and telecom executives have pledged institutional and technological support to foster next generation telecom and internet start-ups at the Kochi-based Startup Village.Based at ... Read more...

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Bengal rules out contact farming


June 4th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government is preparing a draft to amend legislation regarding agricultural marketing but won't follow the centre's advice on adopting contract farming, a ... Read more...

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Three Kerala airports to get new names


April 17th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) Since the previous Left government named major parks and popular meeting places in the state after Communist Party of India-Marxist leaders, people in Kerala are curious ... Read more...

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Jairam criticises Kalam’s PURA, launches his own version


February 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thalikulam (Kerala), Feb 24 (IANS) Slamming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's concept of PURA (Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas) as a failure, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday launched ... Read more...

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AMRI continues to be target of people’s seething anger


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The people's anger over the AMRI hospital fire tragedy which so far has claimed over 91 lives continued to rise with protestors Sunday putting up posters ... Read more...

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‘Relying on imports for critical defence needs a concern’


October 18th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) With imports accounting for 70 percent of the hardware in the inventory of the armed forces, the government said Tuesday this was a matter of ... Read more...

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GE chief Immelt lauds Indian entrepreneurship


September 26th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) General Electric (GE) chief executive Jeffrey R. Immelt Monday heaped praise on Indian entrepreneurship for its contribution to the Indian growth story."India has great entrepreneurs and ... Read more...

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DSIIDC to set up more industrial projects in Delhi


July 24th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) will execute several prestigious projects in the coming years, its chairman Chetan Sanghi said.These will include ... Read more...

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World Bank to study Delhi’s waste-to-energy plant


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The waste-to-energy plant coming up in Delhi has been chosen by the World Bank for a case study, an official said Friday.The decision was taken ... Read more...

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India’s first waste-to-energy plant generates heat (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's first waste-to-energy plant, touted as an answer to the waste and electricity woes of the capital, will start operations from July. But people living ... Read more...

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Delhi industry bodies attack mayor


May 15th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajini Abbi has come under attack from industry bodies for refusing to hand over to the Delhi government the city's industrial estates for ... Read more...

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India seeks incresed engagement with African youth


April 26th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India is seeking the help of young parliamentarians from Africa to increase the outreach of a unique private-public partnership to increase collaboration between the youth ... Read more...

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Next five year plan to aim at double-digit growth: Ashwani Kumar (Interview)


April 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's 12th Five Year Plan (2012-13 to 2017-18) will focus on infrastructure and aim at double-digit growth with the approach paper set to get ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi seeks German investments in farming


April 6th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has invited German companies to invest in its farm sector to boost the emirate's food security through private-public partnership, it was announced Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Employment plan rolled out for job-starved Kashmiri youth (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) An expert group headed by former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor C. Rangarajan Thursday rolled out an employment plan for the youth in ... Read more...

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Aviation sector can absorb 120 billion dollar investment, says Manmohan Singh


February 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said that the aviation sector has the potential of absorbing an investment of 120 billion dollars, which turn could ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates mega transhipment terminal in Kerala


February 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated to the nation the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) in Kerala. It's the largest single-operator container terminal in the country.Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Pranab calls for private-public partnership in insurance


February 6th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Ragunathganj (West Bengal), Feb 5 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday advocated public-private partnership in the insurance sector to bring more people under its cover."In our country, the total number ... Read more...

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Goa sets up Rs.50 crore corpus for PPP projects


January 20th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday decided to set aside a special corpus of Rs.50 crore (over $1 million) annually to cover viability gaps for infrastructure projects undertaken on ... Read more...

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Meghalaya to have mass breast cancer screening


November 17th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Meghalaya will be the first state in India to have mass screening programmes in all its districts to detect breast, oral and cervix cancer among women, says ... Read more...

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CAG should gain expertise in reviewing PPP projects, says President Patil


November 17th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has asked the government auditor to gain expertise in reviewing infrastructure sector projects being implemented under the PPP mode.Her comment came on ... Read more...

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Railways will bring industrial boom in the country: Mamata


November 16th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the railways will usher in an industrial boom in the country as her ministry is to set up 20 new industries ... Read more...

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CBSE wants to set up Research and Development Centre in PPP mode


November 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has proposed to establish a Centre for Assessment, Evaluation and Research on Private Public Partnership (PPP) mode.Informing about this, the Minister ... Read more...

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HUDCO moves court for stake in Kochi airport


November 5th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 5 (IANS) The government-owned Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) has filed a case in an Ernakulam court, asking it to direct the Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) to ... Read more...

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Dil Chahta Hai saved Goa tourism post 9/11 gloom


October 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood blockbuster "Dil Chahta Hai" bailed out Goa tourism after the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, a tourism official said Friday.The Chairman of the Goa Chamber ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks Indian investment in agriculture


August 5th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian farmers may soon be looking to Zambia for sugar with the southern African nation seeking India's cooperation and investment in agricultural production. In a meeting between a ... Read more...

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Home ministry to form working group on security with FICCI


July 29th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The home ministry will form a working group with an industry lobby to explore how modern technology can be used to fight terrorism and other national security ... Read more...

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J and K Govt to create investors friendly atmosphere: Omar


June 18th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday assured the Planning Commission that his government would take steps to create investors friendly atmosphere in the state. ... Read more...

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Memorial Day 2010: President Obama visits troops at Fisher House, Illinois


June 1st, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Monday visited the Hines Fisher House for veterans and relatives after his Memorial Day remarks were canceled due to bad weather.Obama visited the ... Read more...

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Kashmir shutdowns magnified by media: Omar Abdullah


May 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday expressed anguish that the media magnified shutdowns in Kashmir but downplayed "reports of peace and development". "Stray incidents of hartals (shutdowns) ... Read more...

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Levying of user fee at new airport resented


May 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) has expressed deep resentment at the decision to levy a user fee of Rs.755 on all departing international passengers at ... Read more...

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India Inc now looks forward to expand rail network


February 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian industry is largely satisfied with the rail budget proposals to keep freight rates mostly frozen and the decision to co-opt the private sector in expanding ... Read more...

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