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Advani attacks PM on corruption


November 6th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi arranged a grand welcome for the anti-graft Jan Chetana Yatra of party colleague and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. ... Read more...

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Pedalling Delhi to Mumbai in 30 hours for a green cause


February 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Having cycled from Mumbai to Delhi in four days to spread the message of peace after the 26/11 attack, 53-year-old Vinod Punmiya will try now to pedal ... Read more...

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Vibrant Gujarat: $56.43 bn fund for urban development


January 13th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Eleven memoranda of understanding (MoUs) worth Rs.25,397 crore ($56.43 billion) for different urban development projects were signed during the 5th Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit here Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Moratorium extended on critically polluted industrial clusters (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday announced that it will extend the moratorium on developmental projects in critically polluted industrial clusters till March next year.The Central Pollution Control Board ... Read more...

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Moratorium extended on critically polluted industrial clusters


October 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday announced that it will extend the moratorium on developmental projects in critically polluted industrial clusters, including Tarapur, Vapi and Coimbatore, till March next ... Read more...

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CBI raids Rajdhani Express, 3 railway officials suspended


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday swooped on the New Delhi-Mumbai August Kranti Rajdhani Express and detected irregularities which led to the suspension of three railway officials, ... Read more...

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Fortune Park seeks hotel space in Gujarat towns


March 24th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar,March 24 (IANS) Fortune Park Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC, is seeking to expand to smaller towns in Gujarat and looking at properties in Vadodara, Rajkot and Gandhidham in Kutch. Pawan Verma, ... Read more...

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Gujarat declared most polluted State in the country


March 22nd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 22 (ANI): The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has declared Gujarat as the most polluted State in the country.The conclusion has been based on the increasing levels of pollution ... Read more...

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More explosives seized in Gujarat


February 15th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) A day after two major explosives seizures in Gujarat, about 50 gelatine sticks and 80 detonators were seized from a village in Godhra district Monday, police said. J.M. Mothalia, ... Read more...

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More explosives seized in Gujarat (Third Lead)


February 15th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) In the second haul of explosives in Gujarat since Saturday, 100 kg of ammonium nitrate and 300 detonators were seized in the state's Surendranagar district Sunday night, police ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Gujarat, four held (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives and detonators was seized in Gujarat's Valsad district and four people were arrested, police said Sunday. Officials denied any terror angle to the ... Read more...

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Explosives seized in Gujarat, three held (Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives and detonators was seized in Gujarat's Valsad district and three people were arrested, police said Sunday. Officials denied any terror angle to the ... Read more...

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Northeast England woos Indian investments


December 11th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) One North East, a London-based development agency, is wooing Indian companies to set up operations in the "cost-effective" northeastern region of England.The agency has identified areas ... Read more...

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Foreign currency counterfeiters in the dock


December 10th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) A Nigerian gang of foreign currency counterfeiters seeking to target gullible non-resident Gujaratis (NRGs) has ended up in the hands of the police. A 35-year-old Nigerian, James Lucas, was ... Read more...

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24 critically polluted areas under scanner


September 17th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Twenty-four areas around the country where water, air and soil pollution have reached critical levels are now being studied by experts from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

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Hazira Port to develop cargo terminals


May 15th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hazira (Gujarat), May 15 (IANS) Hazira Port Pvt Ltd (HPPL) is planning to develop cargo berthing facilities at Hazira port in south Gujarat at an investment of $400-500 million, a top official ... Read more...

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Youth Baton Relay reaches Gujarat


August 28th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Palanpur (Gujarat), Aug 28 (IANS) The Youth Baton Relay (YBR) that began Aug 1 from Delhi Unioversity campus and which will cover nine states, 199 cities, towns and villages over a distance ... Read more...

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Orissa coalmine hub most polluted place in India


May 29th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Talcher, a coalmine hub in Orissa, is the most polluted place in the country, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said Thursday. The ministry of environment and forests ... Read more...

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Sterlite bags Rs.2.96 bn contract


April 24th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Leading optical fibre provider Sterlite Technologies Ltd Thursday said it had won three contracts worth Rs.2.96 billion from the Power Grid Corp of India (PGCIL) to supply power ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Delhi among world’s dirtiest cities


March 2nd, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 2 (IANS) Mumbai and Delhi are among the 25 dirtiest cities in the world while the four Indian metros and Bangalore are among the 20 densest cities, according to ... Read more...

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