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Rs.750 crore sanctioned for ship repair unit in Kerala


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Giving further fillip to the maritime industry in Kerala, the central government Friday cleared Cochin Shipyard Ltd's Rs.750 crore project to set up a ship repair ... Read more...

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NDA allocated coal block arbitrarily, says Sibal


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said here Wednesday that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government had arbitrarily allocated coal blocks during 1998-2003."There were no investigations ... Read more...

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Three-year extension to criminal tracking network (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a home ministry proposal to extend the duration of implementing the crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) ... Read more...

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Three-year extension to criminal tracking network


June 14th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a home ministry proposal to extend the duration of the crime and criminal tracking network and system (CCTNS) project ... Read more...

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Rs.1.08 trillion cost overrun in 583 central projects: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Of the 583 central projects underway involving an outlay of Rs.8.21 trillion only seven are ahead of schedule and 166 are on schedule, says the ... Read more...

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Government signs accord with World Bank $155.3 mn grant (With Image)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) To improve water supply and sanitation services in several districts of Kerala, the union government has entered into a credit agreement with International Development Association ... Read more...

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Invest India inks deal with Mauritian board


February 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Invest India, a joint venture of the government and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Wednesday signed an agreement with the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to set up Infrastructure Development Board


January 31st, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government will introduce a bill in the ensuing budget session of the state legislative assembly for setting up of the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development ... Read more...

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Himachal river project gets more funds


December 14th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 14 (IANS) The central government has given the green light for increasing the funding of a river channelisation project in Himachal Pradesh by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), ... Read more...

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India battles malnutrition with fortified food


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 21 (IANS) India's biggest ever drive to counter malnutrition in the western state of Rajasthan will soon roll out with wheat flour, oil and milk being fortified with ... Read more...

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Maharashtra notches 10 mn unique ID registrations


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Maharashtra has completed one crore enrolments for Aadhaar, or the unique identification number (UID) to be assigned to every Indian, an official said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Bihar gets $132 mn ADB loan for power projects


June 15th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered a $132 million loan for development of power projects in Bihar, an official said Wednesday.The major portion of ... Read more...

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Pak assures ADB of employing anti-corruption measures for $650mn flood project loan


April 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): Pakistan has assured the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the implementation of all applicable policies and procedures of the bank- including its anti-corruption measures- for obtaining a 650-million-dollar loan ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Rs.7,000 crore to clean Ganga


April 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved a World Bank-assisted project for cleaning Ganga at an estimated cost of Rs.7,000 crore (over ... Read more...

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Centre approves Rs 7000 crore project to clean Ganga


April 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the project for the cleaning of River Ganga to be implemented by the National Ganga River Basin ... Read more...

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State-run firms in Karnataka incur Rs.865 crore losses: CAG


March 15th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Twentysix state-run undertakings in Karnataka incurred a cumulative loss of Rs.865 crore during fiscal 2009-10, an audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa disappointed with Rail Budget


February 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 25 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has said that Tamil Nadu has gained little from the Rail Budget, as Mamata Banerjee has announced ... Read more...

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Railway budget aims to serve local political ends: Jayalalithaa


February 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Friday said that Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has "hijacked national resources" through her railway budget to serve local political ends.Reacting to the ... Read more...

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Moratorium lifted in 8 industrial clusters


February 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday lifted the moratorium on developmental projects in eight critically polluted industrial clusters.According to a ministry statement the moratorium was lifted for projects ... Read more...

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ADB ‘very concerned’ about corruption in India


February 14th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Though the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is "very concerned" about the level of corruption in India, its credit exposure to the country, at $2 billion this fiscal, will ... Read more...

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Technology Ministerial Meeting begins in New Delhi tomorrow


November 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Technology Ministerial Meeting on 'Climate Change-Technology Mechanism' begins here on Tuesday.Over 50 nations are participating in this two-day meeting, where they will carry forward the discussions ... Read more...

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Bank of India to set up subsidiary


September 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Bank of India, the country's fifth-largest public sector lender, said Monday it would set up a wholly-owned subsidiary for sales, marketing and IT solution and support services. The ... Read more...

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Macquarie SBI, SBI to invest Rs.125 crore in Adhunik power unit


August 9th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) Macquarie SBI Infrastructure Investments Pte Ltd (Macquarie SBI) and State Bank of India (SBI) will invest Rs.125 crore in Adhunik Metaliks' power subsidiary, Adhunik Power and Natural ... Read more...

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Apex committee on National E-Governance Plan to meet today


July 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): The Apex Committee on National E-Governance Plan (NeGP), chaired by Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar, will meet here today to review all 27 Mission Mode Projects (MMPs) ... Read more...

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MCD to become paperless administration


March 5th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi Friday signed an agreement with leading IT company Tech Mahindra to facilitate the civic body's paperless administration and enable its switch to ... Read more...

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Gujarat cities get five national urban awards


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) The Gujarat cities of Surat and Ahmedabad picked up between them five national urban awards, under the Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNURM) schemes, for implementing pro-poor ... Read more...

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India embarks on e-tracking of crime project


November 24th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The government is interconnecting about 14,000 police stations and 6,000 police offices across the country for an IT-enabled sophisticated tracking system in crime investigation and detection of ... Read more...

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We have to develop football in India: FIFA secretary general (Interview)


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Zurich, Sep 23 (IANS) Long delays and problems in project implementation notwithstanding, world soccer governing body FIFA says it has given top priority to developing Indian soccer to tap its ... Read more...

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IT connect to help police speed up probe


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The government has cleared a project to interconnect 14,000 police stations and 6,000 police officers across the county for speedy investigation of crime and detection of criminals ... Read more...

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The cellphone goes to Asian classrooms


June 19th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Penang (Malaysia), June 19 (IANS) Can the cellphone replace the blackboard? Not quite, but it is finding new uses in the classroom in pockets of Asia, says a new report.The ... Read more...

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Industrial projects in Chhattisgarh hanging fire for nine years


May 30th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh is set to examine why agreements that various companies have signed with the government since 2000 to set up projects in the state haven't been honoured. According ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves plan for ”Investigation of Water Resources Development Schemes”


January 15th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for continuation of a plan for ''Investigation of Water Resources Development Schemes'' during the XI ... Read more...

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India curbs project cost overruns by 50 percent


September 23rd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India has brought down project cost overruns by nearly 50 percent in under two decades through timely implementation of various schemes, says a government assessment.The Ministry of ... Read more...

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CII outlines 10-point agenda for infrastructure growth


August 10th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has outlined a 10-point agenda for infrastructure growth, with focus on the need for appointing a special envoy who would coordinate ... Read more...

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Himachal to allot power projects on free supply amount


July 27th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will allot power projects to those bidders who offer more free supply to the state, instead of seeking bids on an upfront premium basis, ... Read more...

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