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Haryana vows to improve facilities in cities


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday expressed confidence that his government's urban development polices will be able to revolutionise the cities.Speaking at a conference on ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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Social audit highlights flaws in Uttar Pradesh power scheme


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After bringing a ray of hope to the power-starved locals, a central government-backed rural electrification scheme in Uttar Pradesh's Azamgarh district failed miserably due to ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu to promote infrastructure projects in India


April 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) Ethnic Indian leader S. Samy Vellu's task as Malaysia's special envoy to India and South Asia is to promote infrastructure projects in these countries ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punj Lloyd secures contract for commercial buildings from HIRCO Group


December 28th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 28 (ANI): Punj Lloyd Group, the diversified global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) conglomerate, has been awarded a civil contract for two commercial buildings within Hiranandani Palace Gardens, a ... Read more...

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Obama calls for ‘Sputnik moment’ to stay ahead of India, China


December 7th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called for another "Sputnik moment", saying America must invest in innovation and technology and seize new opportunities to remain competitive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government eyes long-term debt to fund infra projects


October 12th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The government is trying to raise over $300 billion through long-term debt to fill the gap in funding for infrastructure projects in the 12th plan period ... Read more...

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ADB 150 mln dollar loan to help India improve its urban infrastructure


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Aug.11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a 150 million multi-tranche financing facility to help India's National Capital Region (NCR) accelerate plans to build urban infrastructure.ADB's Board ... Read more...

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Delhi belongs to all of us: Chidambaram


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that Delhi belongs to all Indians and the country takes pride in having a great national ... Read more...

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Singapore education firm to invest $24 million in India


April 19th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) Singapore-based Raffles Education Corporation Ltd (REC) will invest $24 million (Rs.107 crore) to expand its operations in India to offer design skills in multiple sectors, a top company ... Read more...

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Economic Survey says India’s trade prospects has brightened in 2010


February 25th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed India's share in world merchandise exports after remaining unchanged at ... Read more...

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UAE adopts litre for measuring gasoline


January 5th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS) Fuel stations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have adopted the litre instead of the imperial gallon as a unit of measurement from Jan 1 this year, ... Read more...

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Allahabad prepares for Magh Mela pilgrims


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 3 (IANS) End December will see the annual Hindu festival of Magh Mela unfold in Allahabad and massive preparations are on for the event that is expected to attract at ... Read more...

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Inefficiency, corruption two causes for poor implementation of govt. projects: Bajaj


November 8th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Industrialist Rahul Bajaj on Sunday said inefficiency and corruption were the two main reasons for poor implementation of government projects and there was a need to revamp ... Read more...

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India to build more highways than any other country in the world: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Zurich (Switzerland), Sep 17(ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Kamal Nath on Thursday said that in the next two years India will build more highways than any other country in ... Read more...

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CII to work for integrated growth in northern region


March 18th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday called for comprehensive growth of the entire northern region and urged consistency in subsidies and incentives for all states. "Our ... Read more...

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Ramadoss assures all help for revamping Kashmir’’s health infrastructure


January 28th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss has assured all support to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in revamping the health ... Read more...

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Former president Kalam for creative leadership


January 3rd, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday emphasised on the need for creative leadership in various disciplines."There is a need for creative leadership in different disciplines exercising the vision ... Read more...

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IIM should motivate students to opt for politics: Kalam


October 26th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, must motivate its students to opt for politics as a career, says former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam."IIM, Ahmedabad, should ensure that ... Read more...

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Subhash Projects, US firm enter into joint venture deal


October 14th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Water management services provider Subhash Projects and Marketing Ltd (SPML) has joined hands with the US-based Insituform Technologies Inc to set up a new firm to tap the ... Read more...

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Bindra hopeful India will bag more medals at London Olympics


August 29th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 29 (IANS) Gold medallist at the Beijing Games Abhinav Bindra, who arrived here to a tumultuous welcome Friday, expressed the hope that India would win more medals in the London ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves agreement on establishment of SARSO


July 24th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the signing of an agreement on the establishment of the South Asia Regional Standards Organisation (SARSO) during the ... Read more...

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Indian varsity plans health science courses in Malaysia


July 13th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (IANS) India's Vinayaka Mission's University is preparing to introduce more health science courses at its Penang International Dental College (PIDC) campus in Malaysia.Programmes like paramedical, pharmacy, physiotherapy, nursing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Infrastructure deficit can India’s derail growth: Rangarajan


June 26th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) Sluggish infrastructure development could derail India's growth rate and pose serious challenges to development, says C. Rangarajan, chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council. "In ... Read more...

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Mumbai firm to develop SEZ near Omani port


May 21st, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 21 (IANS) Mumbai-based infrastructure development company SKIL has been signed to develop a special economic zone (SEZ) near the port of Sohar in Oman. An agreement to this effect was ... Read more...

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Hockey adviser Charlesworth has a big wishlist


May 1st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Winds of change may be sweeping Indian hockey but Australian Ric Charlesworth, the technical adviser of the national team, would like to buy some more time before ... Read more...

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Alternative IT hub to be developed near Kolkata


March 15th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) West Bengal, where the IT and ITeS sector is growing at a galloping 71 percent, is gearing up to develop an alternative IT hub near here ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Manmohan calls for improving rural tele-density


December 12th, 2007 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, inaugurated a four-day long 'India Telecom 2007' conference in the national capital on Wednesday, and called for improving tele-density at the rural ... Read more...

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Hirco invests GBP 96.6 million in development in Mumbai


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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