Archive for January, 2012

Financing Institutions Need to Adopt a More Flexible Approach and a More

Comments Off | 01-31-2012

The Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Kumari Selja has said that the financing institutions will need to adopt a more flexible approach and a more positive orientation in serving the housing needs of low income segments. Speaking at the NHB-APUHF-APMCHUD International conference on Growth with Stability in Affordable Housing Markets here today she said,

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Shri Dinsha J.Patel to Inaugurate 50th meeting of the Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB)

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Shri Dinsha J. Patel, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Mines will inaugurate the 50th Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) meeting of the Geological Survey of India on 2nd February 2012 at ICAR, Pusa, New Delhi.
The 50th Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) meeting of the Geological Survey of India is being held on 2-3 February

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Growth of Hotel Accommodation in India

Comments Off | 01-31-2012

The Government has taken various measures to augment growth of hotel accommodation in the country.
Hotel and Tourism related industry has been declared as high priority industry and Foreign Direct Investment upto 100%, under the automatic route is permitted in ‘Hotels & Tourism Sector’, subject to applicable laws/regulations, security and other conditionalties.
To encourage the growth of

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India, Japan Coast Guard Meeting and Combined Exercises Conclude

Comments Off | 01-31-2012

The visit of a high level Japanese delegation led by Admiral Hisayasu Suzuki, the Commandant, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), for the XIHigh Level Meeting and Combined Exercises with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) concluded today. The five-day visit, was in pursuance of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC), signed between the two Coast Guards on 24

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Rs. 332.87 Crore Released for Green Revolution in Eastern India

Comments Off | 01-31-2012

Rs. 332.87 crore have been released to seven States for extending green revolution to east India in the current financial year (2011-12) as on 20.1.2012.
Rs. 400 crore have been earmarked for this sub-scheme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) for this year. The programme targets improvement in the rice based cropping system in the selected

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Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100) December 2011

Comments Off | 01-31-2012

The summarized Index of Eight Core Industries with 2004-05 base is given at the Annexure.
The   Eight core industries have a combined weight of 37.90 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).  The combined Index was  147.30 in December 2011 with a growth rate of 3.1% compared to their 6.3% Growth in December 2010. 

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IBSA Trade Ministers meets at WEF Davos- Declaration released

Comments Off | 01-29-2012

Ministers Anand Sharma of India, Antonio Patriota of Brazil and Rob Davies of South Africa, had a meeting of the IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) Trade Ministers forum on the sidelines of the 42nd meeting of the World Economic Forum, on January 27, 2012 in Davos, to review the current global financial and economic situation. They recalled

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India Canada to Fast-Track CEPA Negotiations

Comments Off | 01-29-2012

The Union Minister of commerce, Industry and Textiles Shri anand Sharma met his Canadian counter part Mr Ed Fast at Wolrd Econmic Forum at Davos today. Both the leaders reviewed the bilateral ties and expressed satisfaction over the deepning economic ties. Both the Minister agreed to fast-track the CEPA negotiations and committed to advise the

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PM fast tracks move on private sector investment in Inland Waterway Transport

Comments Off | 01-29-2012

The Prime Minister has initiated a move to fast track the development and use of Inland Waterways Transport involving the private sector and Public Sector Undertakings. The initiative will harness huge potential of inland waterways in transporting bulk cargo like coal, food grains, fertilizers, project cargo, fly ash, Over Dimensional Cargo and containers at competitive

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Facts at a Glance – Manipur

Comments Off | 01-28-2012

(Poll Date -28th January, 2012)

Sl No.
Item
Number of Assembly Constituencies going on poll – 60

1.
Total Electors
Male
858390

Female
891914

Total
1750304 (including Service Voters)

2.
Total number of candidates
279

3.
Total numbers of female candidates
15

4.
No. & Name of the assembly constituency with maximum number of candidates
4-Khestrigao-8

5.
No. & Name of the assembly constituency with minimum number of candidates
27-Kakching-02
17-Moirang-02

6.
Assembly constituency where more

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