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No takers for Uttar Pradesh highway projects

No takers for Uttar Pradesh highway projects

🕔10:56, 25.Jun 2014

Lucknow, June 25  Projects to widen seven state highways in Uttar Pradesh to four lanes have failed to take off. Even after tenders were floated five times, no company or private contractor came up to take the job, an official

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Government moots single-window clearance for coal, steel, power

Government moots single-window clearance for coal, steel, power

🕔10:54, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  The government is working to install a single-window mechanism for faster regulatory clearances for coal, steel and power production. “We all want single-window mechanism. We are working on that front. But it cannot happen overnight as

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Highway projects worth Rs.40,000 crore approved

Highway projects worth Rs.40,000 crore approved

🕔10:52, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25 The road transport and highways ministry said it has approved highway projects worth over Rs.40,000 crore to be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and the northeastern region. “We have approved projects worth Rs.20,000

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Budget session of parliament from July 7

Budget session of parliament from July 7

🕔10:52, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  The budget session of parliament will commence from July 7 and continue till Aug 14, said an official release. “Subject to exigencies of business, the session is scheduled to conclude on Aug 14,” said a press

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Expedite military purchases, says Jaitley

Expedite military purchases, says Jaitley

🕔10:51, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 24  Describing the slow pace of military purchases as “a major concern”, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said several decisions in the pipeline needed to be expedited. Jaitley, who also holds the finance portfolio, indicated a higher allocation

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Railways announces relief in fares for suburban travel

Railways announces relief in fares for suburban travel

🕔10:50, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  Amid concerns in the ruling NDA over the impact of rail fare hike on election-bound states, the railways Tuesday announced relief in monthly season tickets and second class suburban fares. According to a railway ministry release,

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India needs sweeping power sector reforms: World Bank

India needs sweeping power sector reforms: World Bank

🕔10:49, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  Electricity distribution in India needs reform to achieve the target of electricity to all by 2019, the World Bank said. “Power distribution in India needs sweeping reforms if it is to bring back the country to

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Government asks states to cut tax on jet fuel

Government asks states to cut tax on jet fuel

🕔10:49, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  Days after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati Tuesday said he has asked all state governments to cut the high levies on jet fuel. “We have asked all the state

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69 killed in Iraq violence, 17 Indians evacuated

69 killed in Iraq violence, 17 Indians evacuated

🕔10:48, 25.Jun 2014

Baghdad/New Delhi, June 25  At least 69 people were killed and 144 injured in fierce clashes Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and Sunni militant groups even as 17 more Indians were evacuated from the conflict-ridden country. A provincial police source,

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India’s new anti-submarine warfare corvette ready to sail out

India’s new anti-submarine warfare corvette ready to sail out

🕔10:47, 25.Jun 2014

Kolkata, June 25  India’s newly-built anti submarine warfare (ASW) corvette Kamorta is now ready to join the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet. The warship is slated to be commissioned into the Indian Navy in July at Vishakhapatnam, where a nuclear submarine

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The Ambassador of Germany in India. Micheal Steiner calls on the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharati

The Ambassador of Germany in India. Micheal Steiner calls on the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Sushri Uma Bharati

🕔10:37, 25.Jun 2014 Read Full Article
The British High Commissioner to India, James David Bevan calling on the Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

The British High Commissioner to India, James David Bevan calling on the Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

🕔10:35, 25.Jun 2014 Read Full Article
Highway Projects To Come Under EPC Scheme Instead of PPP Model

Highway Projects To Come Under EPC Scheme Instead of PPP Model

🕔07:27, 25.Jun 2014

Gadkari Reviews Road Projects By TN Ashok, Infrastructure Editor New Delhi, June 24 : The Modi Government is considering switching over to the EPC ( Engineering, Procurement and Construction) model for highways from the existing PPP ( Public Private Partnership)

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The High Commissioner of Australia in India, Patrick Suckling meeting the Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, M. Venkaiah Naidu

The High Commissioner of Australia in India, Patrick Suckling meeting the Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, M. Venkaiah Naidu

🕔14:36, 24.Jun 2014 Read Full Article
The Ambassador of Tunisia in India, Tarek Azouz calling on the MoS for Science and Technology (IC), Earth Sciences (IC), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh,.

The Ambassador of Tunisia in India, Tarek Azouz calling on the MoS for Science and Technology (IC), Earth Sciences (IC), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh,.

🕔14:34, 24.Jun 2014 Read Full Article
India Offers Training Programs For Young Scientists from Tunisia

India Offers Training Programs For Young Scientists from Tunisia

🕔14:32, 24.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 24, 2014:  Tunisian Ambassador Tarek Azouz, today called on Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (MoS) in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Science & Technology (Independent Charge), and conveyed his government’s best wishes to the Prime Minister

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US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

US asked to explain immunity to Manmohan Singh

🕔14:30, 24.Jun 2014

Washington, June 24  A US court has asked the US government to respond by July 10 to a Sikh group’s challenge to “suggestion of immunity” to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case. “The United

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Strike ends in South Africa’s platinum sector

Strike ends in South Africa’s platinum sector

🕔14:27, 24.Jun 2014

Johannesburg, June 24 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) in South Africa Monday announced an end to the strike that has crippled the country’s platinum sector. AMCU general secretary Jeff Mphahlele made the announcement at a gathering of

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Indian-American doctors create endowment for medical research

Indian-American doctors create endowment for medical research

🕔14:26, 24.Jun 2014

Washington, June 24  The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), one of the most influential professional bodies in the US, has set up a fund to encourage young medical researchers of Indian origin with an endowment created by

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PNB organised Credit Camp

PNB organised Credit Camp

🕔14:24, 24.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 24 : An MSME/SME/Micro credit and Retail camp was organized at BO: Rohini Sec 7 under North Delhi Circle. The camp was presided over by  A. M. Tiwari (Circle Head, North Delhi). S. D. Srivastava, DGM, also

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