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Emerging Kerala investment meet to see 51 nations taking part


August 31st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 31 (IANS) Some 51 countries have confirmed their participation in the "Emerging Kerala 2012" investment meet to be held here Sep 12-14, officials said.Alkesh Kumar Sharma, managing ... Read more...

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Kerala looking for private investment in mega projects


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) With several mega infrastructure projects being planned in the state, Kerala is now looking at active private sector participation in them, said P.K. Kunhalikutty, minister for ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh initiates work on freight corridor


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Aiming to accelerate implementation of the ambitious eastern dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday directed officials to ensure time-bound clearances and resolution ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Kerala promises single window clearance to lure investors


April 21st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) To bag big ticket investments to propel its economy, the government of Kerala has promised single-window clearance, lucrative returns and durable partnerships to Indian industries ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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Mumbai elevated rail corridor may become a reality


March 14th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Barring the nominal fare hike, Mumbai's suburban commuters have many things to cheer about in the rail budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday by Railway ... Read more...

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Fast rail corridor to ease Mumbai commuters’ woes


March 14th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai were offered a lot of goodies Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in the rail budget for 2012-13.One of the most ... Read more...

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Kerala expected more from rail budget: Chandy


March 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the rail budget offered much less than what the state was expecting."When the railway minister came here, I prepared ... Read more...

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Panel suggests Rs.800,000 crore railways modernisation plan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A high-level panel on railway modernisation, headed by technocrat Sam Pitroda, Monday suggested a total funding of over Rs.800,000 crore for revamping the Indian Railways ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to sign MOU with Railways for new project


February 17th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government and the Indian Railways are all set to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) later this month for setting up industrial rail ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora can partner in development: Minister


February 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani Tuesday said successive state governments have failed to put to productive use the massive remittances sent in by over two million ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh rail corridor project report finalised


February 14th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 14 (IANS) A working group set up last week in Chhattisgarh to prepare a report about a Rs. 40,000 crore industrial rail corridor project has finalised its ... Read more...

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Railways to improve services in Chhattisgarh


February 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 8 (IANS) Rail connectivity will be improved in the interiors of Chhattisgarh, particularly in the Maoist-hit Bastar region, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday."Railway is determined to ... Read more...

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BEML to hive off its railway business


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Hiving off its rail business into a separate subsidiary, setting up a unit in Indonesia and manufacturing engines for India's main battle tanks are some of ... Read more...

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Chandy now unveils one year action plan for development


November 17th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 17 (IANS) After his 100-day programme launched soon after assuming office in May, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday unveiled a year-long plan of action, focussing on infrastructure ... Read more...

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Railway want PPP mode for high speed trains


November 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Stating that a high speed rail corridor can become a catalyst for India's economic growth, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa Friday stressed ... Read more...

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KSIDC to work on projects worth Rs.100,000 crore


July 25th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC), which is celebrating its golden jubilee year, will be working on mega projects worth Rs.100,000 crore in the next ... 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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Delhi metro turns consultant for Kerala rail corridor


August 24th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Delhi metro will provide consultancy for construction of a high-speed rail corridor in Kerala - linking capital Thiruvananthapuram with Kasaragod, an official said here Tuesday. According to ... Read more...

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DMRC to study feasibility for Kerala rail corridor


July 16th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will conduct a feasibility study on Kerala's dream project, a high-speed south-north rail corridor, Kerala Industries Minister Elamaram Kareem said here ... Read more...

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Rs.50,000 crore rapid rail project to take off soon: Kerala minister


March 6th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac Saturday said the proposed Rs.50,000 crore rapid rail corridor project in the state could become a reality in six years.Isaac told reporters ... Read more...

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Kerala presents please-all budget as local body polls near


March 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 5 (IANS) There are sops galore in the Kerala budget for the year 2010-11 as polls to the local bodies are round the corner. Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, who presented ... Read more...

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Karnataka chief minister, industry hail Mamata for budget


February 24th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 24 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and industry chambers here Wednesday lauded Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for a slew of proposals, including new trains, survey for new rail ... Read more...

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Railway budget evokes mixed response in Punjab, Haryana


February 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The 2010-11 railway budget, presented by Union Railway Minister Mamta Banerjee in the Lok Sabha Wednesday, evoked a mixed response in Punjab and Haryana. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

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National High Speed Rail Authority to be set up


February 24th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the Railways are planning to go in for Dedicated Passenger Corridor (DPC) on the lines of Dedicated Freight ... Read more...

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Highlights of Railway budget 2010-11 (Part-II)


February 24th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday presented the railway budget in the Parliament.The highlights of the Railway budget 2010-11 are as follows:Railways have earned net profit ... Read more...

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Australian delegation calls on Coal Minister


February 5th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5(ANI): An Australian delegation led by Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism Martin Ferguson on Friday called on Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal in the ... Read more...

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SAARC Foreign Ministers meeting today


December 7th, 2007 - 1:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): The two-day meeting of Foreign Ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member nations will begin here today. Foreign Ministers of eight member countries ... Read more...

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