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Country's economy in upswing under PM Narendra Modi: Rao 15.1.2018 General News
The BJP today dismissed the Congress' criticism of the current state of the economy as well as the employment scenario in the country. BJP national spokesman G V L Narasimha Rao said things on the economic front never looked that better than they are at present. Addressing a press conference at the state BJP headquarters this evening, Rao said the country has been the largest recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the last two-three years and that significant avenues have opened up for jobs. "We are now among the toppers in the World Economy Lead Table. The World Bank rated us as the fastest growing large economy in the world with an estimated 7.3 per cent growth rate. The Centre for Economic and Business Research projected that India will be the fifth largest economy in the world in 2018," the BJP leader said. Hailing the "remarkable turnaround", the BJP leader said that only in the year 2013, the country was rated as one of the five most weakest economies. He
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Bengal needs accelerators to give fillip to start-up: Experts 12.1.2018 General News
West Bengal needs early stage investors and accelerators to provide a big fillip to the start-up culture in the state, according to experts and leading venture capitalists. They feel the start-up eco-system in West Bengal was yet to gather steam when compared to other cities like Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and others. In a seminar organised by Brandshoots Ventures here today, Ajay Lakhotia, partner of Fosun Capital, said although there were angel investors here, the state lacked end-to-end start-up eco-system. Fosun Capital has a fund of USD 850 million India Fund dedicated to start-ups. Girish Shivani, executive director and fund manager of Your Nest, said that the start-up culture has not been developed in the state so far.
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BSES launches rooftop solar single-point for apartment complexes 7.1.2018 General News
In an initiative to promote clean energy, BSES, one of Delhi's two electricity distribution companies (discoms), on Sunday launched the country's first solar rooftop consumer aggregation programme for residential buildings to provide the installations at a single point for the entire apartment complex.
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City zoo to don a new look this year 6.1.2018 Hindu: Home
U-shaped entry gate, multi-layer parking, eco-friendly waste management planned
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Panel can conduct probe into lapses in UGD project: Lobo 30.12.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
BJP has alleged that the MLA was responsible for issues in laying pipelines in Surathkal
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BBMP plans for LED street lights, yet again. What’s different now? 29.12.2017 Citizen Matters
BBMP hopes to save Rs 8 crores per month through LED streetlights. This isn't the first time - BBMP has been talking about LED lights for a long time now. What's the plan now? ...
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E-commerce marketplace Moglix expands footprint to Mumbai, Ahmedabad 15.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 15 (ANI): B2B e-commerce platform Moglix on Friday announced its expansion to Mumbai and Ahmedabad to cater to the market of Western and Southern India.
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Irrigation project: Rs 6k-cr proposal sent to World Bank, says Gadkar 11.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Union minister Nitin Gadkari today announced World Bank-supported Rs 6,000 crore scheme to improve the irrigation facilities and water accessibility capacity in several states, including Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Gadkari announced this at the inauguration of Agrovision Exhibition here today. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who was present on the occasion, performed e-jalpoojan of Nerala Lift Irrigation Scheme and right bank canal of Gosikhurdh Irrigation project. "A proposal Rs 6,000 crore project has been sent to the World Bank from my ministry and this scheme will start very soon in these states," the minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources said. The other states which will benefit from the scheme are Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The Gosikhurdh project in Vidarbha, which was started 35 years back, is still incomplete, he said adding, "However, we have decided that we
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Funds for education: Re 1 spent on school inspectors can save India Rs 10 1.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Absent teachers in rural schools in 19 major states cost India between Rs 8,400 crore and Rs 7,200 crore annually
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Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign USD 65.5 Million Loan to support Coastal Protection in Karnataka 28.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bengaluru: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a USD 65.5 million loan agreement yesterday here in the national capital to continue interventions to check coastal erosion on the Western Coast in Karnataka.
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India signs USD 65.5 million loan deal with Asian Development Bank 27.10.2017 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi , Oct. 27 : India on Friday signed a USD 65.5 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to continue interventions to check coastal erosion in Karnataka.
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India signs USD 65.5 million loan deal with Asian Development Bank 27.10.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Oct. 27 (ANI): India on Friday signed a USD 65.5 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to continue interventions to check coastal erosion in Karnataka.
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Govt signs $65.5 mn loan deal with Asian Development Bank 27.10.2017 News
To continue interventions to check coastal erosion in Karnataka
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ADB to give $65.5 mn loan to Karnataka 27.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Indian government have signed a $65.5 million loan agreement to continue interventions to check coastal erosion on the western coast in Karnataka, it was announced on Friday.
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Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $65.5 Million Loan to support Coastal Protection in Karnataka 27.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $65.5 million loan agreement yesterday here in the national capital to continue interventions to check coastal erosion on the Western Coast in Karnataka.
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Three roads from Bangaluru will take you to Kodagu, Hassan 13.10.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Karnataka State Highways Improvement Project (KSHIP) is developing the roads under the PPP model on hybrid annuity basis using ADB loans.
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Engineering colleges fume at government order on grant 7.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Seven private-aided engineering colleges are up in arms as the State government has asked them to repay grants they received between 2003 and 2009 under the World Bank-assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). The Department of Technical Education, the nodal agency for TEQIP, has written to the colleges, informing them that the recovery will start from 2017-18 financial year. TEQIP is aimed at improving infrastructure at technical education institutions in India, and approved by the Union government in 2002. Under the first phase - February 2003 to March 2009 - Karnataka received Rs 162 crore for 14 engineering colleges. This included two government colleges, seven private-aided colleges and five private-unaided colleges. The state government pitched in with a share of 20%, which is Rs 32.40 crore. Of this, the DTE says Rs 24.62 crore (76%) is recoverable because it was a loan, whereas the remaining 24% was a grant. "According to a MoU we signed with the State government, ...
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In a first, government to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The project cost has now been revised to around Rs 3,400 crore and the World Bank has agreed to fund 80% of that, DRIP director Pramod Narayan told TOI.
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In a first, govt to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 TOI: India
For the first time, the Centre is planning to conduct a ‘break analysis’ of 5,247 large dams across the country, and put in place an emergency action plan, especially for the 196 that are over 100 years old. Of these 196 dams, 72 are in the southern states and Maharashtra.
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Special meeting to be called to approve water supply project 5.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
It is the second stage of the project to be taken up with loan from the ADB
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