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World Bank to support Bangladesh river project


September 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank plans to restart negotiations on a $1.2 billion loan to Bangladesh for building a bridge over the Padma river.Friday's announcement comes after the ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

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Himachal’s hydropower plants shut, power shortage in north (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Five run-of-the-river mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in northern states.The country's ... Read more...

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Rising silt keeps Himachal hydropower plants shut


August 21st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Three mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in ... Read more...

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Himachal hydro projects resume power generation


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh Friday resumed power generation after remaining closed for over 24 hours, an official said.The closure had hit the electricity ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower projects shut, north India hit


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.The country's biggest ... Read more...

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Jindal Steel to exit Bolivia’s largest mining project


June 11th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, June 11 (IANS/EFE) India's Jindal Steel & Power Ltd plans to pull out of a contract to develop a massive iron-ore deposit in eastern Bolivia, President Evo Morales' ... Read more...

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World Bank’s $152 for UP healthcare


June 6th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The World Bank will give $152 million for the Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project, officials said.The ambitious project is meant to help improve the healthcare ... Read more...

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Gold becomes Peru’s No.1 export


May 9th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Lima, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Peru's gold sales totaled $2.57 billion in the first quarter of this year, making the commodity the country's top export, authorities said.Gold accounted for 23 percent ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to share 50 percent cost of two railway projects


March 8th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Aiming to speed up the work on Pune-Nashik rail link, the Maharashtra government has decided to contribute 50 percent towards the cost of the Rs.1,900 crore ... Read more...

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Kashmir to blast stream’s way blocked by avalanche


February 18th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) The state government Saturday decided to seek the army's help to survey and subsequently blast through a Kashmir stream blocked by an avalanche that resulted in ... Read more...

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16th century Mumbai museum manuscript to be restored


January 19th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) A 16th century illustrated manuscript in a Mumbai museum will be restored with funds from Bank of America through its conservation project, officials said here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Arrest of anti-Posco leader triggers tension


November 27th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The arrest of top anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu has triggered tension in Odisha's Jagatsingpur district as thousands of villagers blocked roads and sealed entry points to ... Read more...

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Shooting of ‘Agent Vinod’ remains stalled


October 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Oct 28 (IANS) The shooting of Bollywood movie "Agent Vinod" starring Saif Ali Khan has remained stalled at a village in this Rajasthan district for the past three days ... Read more...

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‘Peepli Live’ team to praise Narmada Dam project


January 8th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 8 (IANS) The group which sang "Mahangayi Dayan Khaye Jaat Hai..." in Oscar-nominated film "Peepli Live" would sing for the Narmada Valley Development Authority and praise the Narmada Dam project, ... Read more...

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Infant deaths down in Rajasthan


September 21st, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) A five-year-long project on reproductive and child health in Rajasthan has yielded encouraging results, bringing down infant deaths in the state to 55 from 74 in 2006, the ... Read more...

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India’s new fast-breeder on track, nuclear power from September next


May 11th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 11 (IANS) With another critical component set to join the Rs.5,600-crore ($1.25 billion) fast-breeder reactor at Kalpakkam, some 80 km from here, scientists at the 500 mw nuclear ... Read more...

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Swiss solar plane makes first flight


April 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 7 (DPA) A solar-powered airplane took off on its first major test flight Wednesday morning, from an airfield in western Switzerland. The flight of the plane, named Solar Impulse, comes ahead ... Read more...

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MJ memorial complex may include golf course, Neverland-like theme park


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): A memorial complex honouring the late King of Pop Michael Jackson may possibly include a golf course and an amusement park with characteristics of the star's famous ... Read more...

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Work begins on Rs.100 crore knowledge park in Orissa


October 25th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Work on a Rs.100 crore Konark Knowledge Park has begun in Orissa with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Sunday laying the foundation stone for the project, officials said. The park ... Read more...

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Vizhinjam port project likely to get delayed further


June 19th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Mumbai-based Zoom Developers, whose bid for the proposed Rs.53.48-billion port at Vizhinjam has been rejected, Friday said it would challenge the decision in court. "The chief minister (V.S. Achuthanandan) ... Read more...

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Terms set for bailout of Emaar’s Commonwealth Games Village


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Cash-strapped Emaar MGF may be asked to cut by at least a third the price of its flats proposed as collateral for a $100-million loan ... Read more...

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Golden Gate Bridge to get $50-mn suicide net


October 11th, 2008 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 11 (DPA) The world famous Golden Gate Bridge is to get a $50-million suicide net after bridge bosses ruled that it was more important to save lives than preserve ... Read more...

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Self-employment project for women by scientist body


August 25th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) In order to make rural women of Uttar Pradesh self-employed , a scientist body here has initiated a training project, officials said Monday. Scientists at ... Read more...

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Indiabulls to set up power plant in Madhya Pradesh


July 30th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Indiabulls Power Services Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd, Wednesday announced that it has signed an agreement with the Madhya Pradesh government to set ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to build 100,000 houses for urban poor


July 19th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet Friday approved construction of over 100,000 houses for people living below the poverty line, officials said Friday. "Under the Shri Kanshi Ramji Urban Poor ... Read more...

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Power project officials summoned after truck damages bridge


June 15th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) The national highways authorities Sunday summoned officials of a power project to fix liability for the damage to a bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district after a truck ... Read more...

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Patil visits Jharkhand’s Maoist affected districts


June 11th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 11 (IANS) Central Home Minister Shivraj Patil arrived here Wednesday morning to visit two Maoist affected districts of the state. He went to Maoist affected districts of Chatra and Palamau ... Read more...

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