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Faced with criticism, Chandy goes slow on ‘Emerging Kerala’ website


September 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday decided to go slow on updating the 'Emerging Kerala' website after his attempts at transparency turned ... Read more...

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Technopark TBI empanelled as partner by TISS


January 17th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 16 (IANS) Technopark's Technology Business Incubator (T-TBI) Monday got a shot in the arm with Mumbai's Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) empanelling it as its partner in ... Read more...

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Hasten industrialisation, Mamata tells state machinery


June 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged industrialists and officials to speed up the industrialisation process in the state and not to cite ... Read more...

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Companies asked to adopt corporate environmental policy


April 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The environment ministry Thursday asked all major public sector undertakings (PSUs) and private companies to adopt a comprehensive corporate environmental policy (CEP).The ministry, in its ... Read more...

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Govt. approves creation of ‘Hospitality Development and Promotion Board’


December 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved creation of 'Hospitality Development and Promotion Board (HDPB)' for approving and facilitating of hotel projects.The decision will facilitate the setting up ... Read more...

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U.S. to invest $2.4 billion in interstate high-speed rail projects


October 28th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday announced that $2.4 billion will be put in the 54 high-speed rail projects in 23 states in America’s first nationwide ... Read more...

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FIFA mulling new goal-line technology, option of using extra officials


October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12(ANI): FIFA is examining the prospect of using technology to assist match officials to avoid a repeat of the controversial calls which plagued this year's World Cup in South Africa.The ... Read more...

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Orissa clears 16 new industrial project proposals


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 2 (IANS) Orissa's single window clearance committee Friday cleared 16 new project proposals of Rs.6,500 crore, an official said.The projects proposals by 16 private companies were cleared by the committee ... Read more...

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Centre to pay for clean-up of Union Carbide plant


August 20th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Based on the recommendation of the Group of Ministers, the central government has decided to bear the cost of clearing up the toxic waste lying at the ... Read more...

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India-Latin America meet to consider $10.39 billion deals


April 27th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Business proposals worth $10.39 billion (Rs.46,755 crore) will be discussed at a conclave of Indian and Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) firms here later this week, the ... Read more...

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No homeless poor in Maharashtra by 2012: Governor


March 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) No poor person in Maharashtra will remain homeless by 2012, according to an ambitious target set by the government which plans to construct 735,000 houses for the poor ... Read more...

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Railways to upgrade 1,000 level crossings to check accidents


December 29th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Railways will upgrade about 1,000 level crossings across the country to prevent accidents at unmanned inter-sections, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa said Tuesday. "Out of ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal plans to set up steel plant in Karnataka (Lead)


November 27th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) World's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal plans to set up a six-million-tonne integrated steel plant in Karnataka on an investment of $6.41 billion, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa said ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal plans to set up steel plant in Karnataka


November 27th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) World's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal plans to set up a six-million-tonne integrated steel plant in Karnataka on an investment of $6.41 billion, state Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ... Read more...

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‘Buy and Make’ category in new defence procurement rules


October 29th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) With an eye to the indigenisation of India's defence industry, the new defence procurement procedure (DPP) would have a new category of "Buy and Make (Indian)" under ... Read more...

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Kerala to showcase projects worth Rs.100 crore


August 27th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) Fifteen projects in Kerala worth about Rs.100 crore across sectors including tourism, education and services would be showcased before investors from India and abroad at a two-day meet ... Read more...

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India developing Kargil as tourist destination


July 31st, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Indian government is pumping in Rs.120 million into Kargil - the remote mountainous region in Jammu and Kashmir that got into Indian drawing rooms due to ... Read more...

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Government launches India Innovation Initiative


April 6th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) Monday launched the India Innovation Initiative (i3) in collaboration with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and communication analyst Agilent ... Read more...

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Delhi to have two more BRT corridors


January 20th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Delhi will have two more Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridors before the Commonwealth Games 2010 to decongest traffic, an official said Tuesday.Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Transport Minister ... Read more...

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Government clears Rs.12 bn Idukki package to bring relief to farmers


November 20th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), Nov 20 (IANS) Hopes have brightened for farmers in Kerala's hill district of Idukki, as the central government Thursday cleared the much-awaited Rs.12-billion package to give a huge boost to ... Read more...

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Himalayan region to adopt environment-friendly technologies


September 25th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 25 (ANI): A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed today between the Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) and the International Centre for ... Read more...

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IIM-A awaits ‘professor’ Kalam’s special classes


August 10th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Reducing the urban-rural divide, energy security and water conservation - these are some of the themes former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will be teaching at the Indian Institute ... Read more...

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CCEA approves Soil Health and Fertility Scheme


June 26th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 26 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for launching a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on National Project on Management of Soil Health and ... Read more...

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