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JSW Steel’s Salboni project to ‘restart’ in August: Bengal minister


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) The Rs.350 billion integrated steel plant at Salboni in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, proposed by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel, will "restart" from August this ... 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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All help for facility but no SEZ, Bengal tells Infosys


February 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS)The West Bengal government Friday assured IT major Infosys of all support to establish its first facility in the state but reiterated its stand of not ... Read more...

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Bengal inks deal for eco-tourism park, power plant at Nayachar


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday signed a pact with NRI businessman Prasoon Mukherjee for setting up a Rs.26,000 crore worth package of projects including an ... Read more...

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Britain to help develop Kolkata as financial hub


October 14th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) Britain will assist West Bengal in improving infrastructure, capacity building and modernisation of markets in Kolkata to develop the capital city as a financial hub. "I ... Read more...

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West Bengal woos start-ups with simpler procedures


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Start-up companies will now find it easier to set shop in West Bengal as the state government plans to almost halve the number of forms ... Read more...

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JSW Steel to start on Salboni project after Puja: Jindal


September 10th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) JSW Steel Ltd will start construction work of its Rs.35,000 crore integrated steel plant at Salboni in West Bengal's West Midnapore district after the festive ... Read more...

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Dropping names: Intellectuals divided on renaming West Bengal


July 10th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Will it be 'Bongo' or 'Bangla' or 'Bongodesh'? West Bengal is getting the blues over a proposed re-naming of the state as new Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group to set up private bank in Bengal


July 7th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) is looking at setting up a private bank in West Bengal.Talking to reporters after a meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at ... Read more...

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Scams in Orissa port sector, alleges anti-graft group


April 5th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Anti-corruption group Transparency International Monday alleged a scam in the port sector activities in Orissa and demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ... Read more...

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Nirupama Rao to take up sham US varsity issue with Clinton


February 15th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao is expected to take up the issue of some 1500 Indian students of a sham US university with Secretary of State ... Read more...

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Bengal firm on curbs on illegal quarries


August 1st, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Suri (Birbhum), July 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said here Saturday that no illegal stone quarry would be allowed in Birbhum district. Stone quarries in the area were closed down ... Read more...

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Gopalpur port project on track despite Noble’s pullout


May 24th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) The Rs.2,500-crore Gopalpur port project in Orissa is on track despite the Hong Kong-based Noble group's decision to pull out from the project, government and port officials said ... Read more...

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Indo-China trade begins through Nathula today


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, May 3 (ANI): Border trade between India and China through Nathula in Sikkim will begin from Monday.In 2006, both India and China agreed to reopen the traditional trade route after ... Read more...

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Full security for BJP conclave, say organisers


February 16th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Feb 16 (IANS) Along with Madhya Pradesh police, the Anti Terrorist Squad, commandos, bomb disposal squad, sniffer dogs, more than 150 "pahalwans" (wrestlers) will safeguard top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to expand infrastructure to boost trade with India’s northeast


February 10th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 10 (IANS) Bangladesh will develop infrastructure along the border with northeast India to give a further impetus to bilateral trade, a minister said here. "The new industrial policy of the ... Read more...

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Banerjee renews offer for joint venture on Singur land


November 30th, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) A day after Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) declined the West Bengal government's proposal for a power plant on the land abandoned by the Tata ... Read more...

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Political showdown at Bengal Chamber of Commerce meet


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) High drama prevailed at the annual general meeting of the Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BNCCI) Tuesday, when union Minister of State for Shipping Mukul ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata says willing to return Singur land if compensated


September 1st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep.1 (ANI): TATA Group chairman Ratan Tata on Tuesday told a press conference here that the failed NANO plant at Singur had cost him about 500 crore rupees, and he ... Read more...

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Four-member joint panel to inspect Singur site today


September 10th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sept 10 (ANI): A four-member committee formed to discuss a land-based solution to compensate farmers in West Bengal will visit Singur today. After inspecting the TATA Motors Nano car project site, ... Read more...

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Calcutta Stock Exchange to get land for building by July


June 24th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) Association Limited would get possession of the land allotted for constructing a new building in Rajarhat township by the end of July, said ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s single-window clearance needs 105 mandays!


June 24th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) You can do it in Gujarat in one day. In two days in Karnataka. But in West bengal, you would require 105 mandays to do it. Obtaining and ... Read more...

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