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India hikes limit for foreign investments needing cabinet nod
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Thursday doubled to Rs.1,200 crore ($240 million) the limit for foreign direct investment proposals that require prior approval of the federal cabinet, leaving the finance minister with greater powers to decide on such matters.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 3:08:46 PM

India to expand rail network along Bangladesh border
Agartala, Feb 11 (IANS) India will extend its railway network to two more places along the India-Bangladesh border by 2014 to improve connectivity between the two countries, it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:47:59 PM

Palakkad becomes India's first 'total electrified district'
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will declare Palakkad in Kerala as the country's first 'total electrified district' Feb 16 at a function in Ottapalam in the state.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:28:07 PM

Cabinet approves MoU with Scotland on renewable energy
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday gave its approval to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Scotland in the areas of new and renewable energy.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:27:41 PM

Government discusses Finance Commission recommendations
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday discussed the recommendations of 13th Finance Commission on how economic relations between the centre and states should be structured for the next five years.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:17:37 PM

Cabinet nod for air service deal with Nepal
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The government Thursday gave its approval for signing of an Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Nepal.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 2:02:46 PM

Cabinet did not discuss fuel price hike: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) that met here Thursday did not discuss the issue of hike in petrol and diesel, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said. Following a recommendation by a government-appointed committee, there had been speculation that a hike was imminent.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:50:40 PM

India hikes limit for foreign investments needing cabinet nod
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India Thursday doubled the limit for foreign direct investment proposals that require the prior approval of the federal cabinet, leaving the finance minister with greater powers to decide on such matters.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:40:32 PM

Finance minister can approve bigger foreign direct investments now
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The finance minister can now approve foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals up to Rs.1,200 crore (Rs.12 billion/$), and only bigger proposals will have to go to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), it was decided Thursday.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:13:51 PM

Hapur, a hub of flower, vegetable production
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 11 (IANS) Exporting fresh flowers to Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and selling high-value vegetables to hotels and embassies in Delhi, this town in western Uttar Pradesh has become the hub of flourishing new businesses.

Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:03:36 PM

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