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  • West Bengal clears farmer-friendly project to boost irrigation September 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The West Bengal cabinet cleared a farmer-friendly project (Sech-Bandhu Prakalpa) offering 46,000 new pump sets with power connectivity to the farmers to boost irrigation in the state. Announcing this after the cabinet meeting which was chaired by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, state's Higher Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said this...
  • Realty space to get boost with rise in FDI: Report June 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The formation of a new government at the Centre has boosted investors' sentiment, especially in the real estate sector that has been going through a tough phase with drop in sales and debt pile-up, according to a report. Post-Lok Sabha elections, which threw up a clear mandate, foreign direct investment in...
  • Kerala: Wayanad tourism to get a major boost September 21, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Wayanad tourism will have a major facelift with the State Government preparing a master plan which will be submitted to the Union Government. Kerala has already declared the master plan as the mega project of tourism in the next year. This will be submitted to the Union Tourism Ministry...
  • Budget View - Auto parts firms eye tech boost February 24, 2011

    Mumbai: India's auto parts makers want the government's help to upgrade technology and spur investments to boost capacity, but analysts do not see the budget for 2011-12 to be tabled in parliament on February 28 taking much steps in this direction. On the contrary, the expectation is that of a modest...
  • Blood test to spot cancer gets big boost January 4, 2011

    Boston: A blood test so sensitive that it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving one step closer to being available at your doctor's office. Boston scientists who invented the test and health care giant Johnson & Johnson will announce Monday that they are...