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Bengal minister meets Infosys top brass on stalled project


September 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Bengalore, Sep 6 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee, who held talks with the top brass of IT bellwether Infosys Thursday on its stalled project in the state, ... Read more...

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Wipro to expand Kolkata project


August 27th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Wipro Technologies will expand its campus in Kolkata, Chairman Azim Premji said Monday but refused to comment on the company's proposed special economic zone (SEZ) ... Read more...

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Japan to help in Yangon city upgrade plan


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 23 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is drafting a 40-year Yangon City upgrading plan aimed at helping imoprove Myamnar's backward former capital city, media reports said ... Read more...

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Government considering amendments to boost SEZ


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The government is considering steps to ensure that SEZs remain attractive destinations for investment, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.He admitted that SEZs had ... Read more...

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Master plan of Kerala Technocity ready


August 17th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) The master plan of the proposed Rs.5,000-crore Technocity to come up in a 450-acre campus near the Technopark campus here is ready, say senior officials.This state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to double trade to $10 bn by 2015


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have set a target to double bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2015, India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday."We ... Read more...

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OPG Power to increase capacity to 740 MW by 2013


July 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Britain-based OPG Power Ventures Plc, operating power plants in India through subsidiaries, would raise the total generation capacity to around 742 MW by next year, said ... Read more...

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Team Anna questions government’s integrity


July 16th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 16 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Monday questioned the government's integrity for constituting the select committee to discuss the Lokpal bill, saying it is the third ... Read more...

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Bengal government awaiting response on concessions to Infosys


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is awaiting a response from the central government on its request to extend the Software Technology Park of India scheme to ... Read more...

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West Bengal government to provide land for industries


June 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Debunking reports that non-availability of land is hindering investment in the state, the West Bengal government Tuesday said it will provide land to investors who come ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest aerospace hub near Bangalore soon


June 4th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Leading infrastructure developer Sun Forest City Ventures Ltd. will build one of Asia's largest hubs for the aerospace industry near Bangalore with an upfront investment of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charge sheeted in land case


May 21st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Monday charge sheeted in a land case, further weakening him in his battle to unseat his successor D.V. ... Read more...

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Mundra Port SEZ gets halt order on green clearance


May 9th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday ordered the promoters of Mundra Port Special Economic Zone and Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd to stop construction activity till green ... Read more...

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CX Precision Mechanical to set up facility at Sri City


May 9th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) CX Precision Mechanical (India), part of the Rs.900-crore-turnover Chunxing Group of China, will set up a die-castings unit at Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in ... Read more...

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Ten most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenzhen are among the 10 most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners, a survey has revealed.The results of the "2011 Amazing China - ... Read more...

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We can’t change our anti-SEZ stand: Mamata


April 27th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday reiterated her government's policy of not granting special economic zone (SEZ) status to Infosys -- all at a ... Read more...

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E&Y; to open third facility in Kerala


April 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Ernst & Young (E&Y;) Global Shared Services (GSS) plans to expand its facilities at the state-owned KINFRA Film and Video Park near here. The firm has ... Read more...

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Hyderabad airport aiming to become a cargo hub


April 12th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) With Thai Airways commencing its Bangkok-Hyderabad-Frankfurt cargo freighter service, Lufthansa already operating four freighter services a week and others expressing keenness to connect, Hyderabad ... Read more...

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Infosys to set up second campus in Thiruvananthapuram


April 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Infosys Limited, India's second largest IT company, Wednesday signed an agreement with Technopark for 50 acres of land for setting up a second campus in Technocity ... Read more...

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After ousting Congress, BJP has to deliver on promises (Goa Newsletter)


March 24th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) The March polls marked a tectonic alteration in Goa's political topography, which for nearly three decades has been dominated by the Congress.The extent of the ... Read more...

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IT industry terms budget pragmatic, growth-oriented


March 16th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) The buoyant Indian IT industry Friday termed the union budget 2012-13 as pragmatic and growth-oriented but expressed disappointment over it not exempting Special Economic Zone ... Read more...

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Infosys seeks ‘alterative solution’ for Bengal campus


February 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) After West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ruled out according special economic zone (SEZ) status to Infosy's Kolkata campus, the IT bellwether Wednesday sought a ... Read more...

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Indian IT service industry to cross $100 bn revenue mark


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's IT and related services sector will cross $100 billion revenue mark in the current fiscal, but growth may dip in 2012-13 with rising global ... Read more...

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Goa Trinamool promises to return farm land


February 5th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress unveiled a populist Goa assembly election manifesto Sunday, promising stringent action against illegal mining and returning land "recklessly" acquired by government agencies.The manifesto, ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi on course: Official


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The proposed Rs.5,000 crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project will be ready on time, a top official said Monday.Speaking to reporters here, Baju George, managing ... Read more...

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Andhra gets Rs.5.57 lakh crore investment at Partnership Summit (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has bagged projects involving investment of Rs.5.57 lakh crore, of which the MoUs for about Rs.1 lakh crore were signed Thursday on the first ... Read more...

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Jharkhand poised for higher industrial growth: Munda


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, which has huge mineral resources and hosts some of India's big companies like Tata Motors, is poised for higher level of industrial growth on the ... Read more...

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Five years on, Nandigram feels forgotten and betrayed


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal), Jan 3 (IANS) Five years after a movement that catapulted it into the national spotlight and spelt the beginning of the end of the 34-year Left ... Read more...

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DLF sells Pune SEZ


December 28th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Real estate major DLF and its joint venture partner Hubtown Wednesday said they had sold their 100 percent stake in DLF Ackruti Info Parks, which ... Read more...

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What’s impeding investment? Indonesian MPs cite Nandigram (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The violent movement against a special economic zone (SEZ) in Nandigram in West Bengal in 2007 and subsequent scrapping of the project were cited by ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire at Andhra pharma factory


December 19th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Two employees were killed in a huge fire at a pharmaceutical company at Patancheru near here, police said.The fire broke out Sunday at the chemical ... Read more...

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Goa’s land scam haunts two Congress ex-chief ministers


December 6th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Three years after the Congress-led coalition government in Goa cancelled seven controversial special economic zone (SEZ) allotments, the scam is back to haunt two of ... Read more...

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Nitish against FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday came out against the central government decision to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail."I am totally opposed to FDI ... Read more...

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US firm Ciber unveils global delivery centre in Bangalore


October 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) US-based global IT firm Ciber Inc. Thursday unveiled its global delivery centre in the special economic zone (SEZ) here as part of its worldwide expansion ... Read more...

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Goa speaker biased: Parrikar


October 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) A day after he was replaced as chairman of Goa assembly's public accounts committee (PAC), leader of opposition Manohar Parrikar of the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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