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Energy conservation awards

Energy conservation awards

President Pranab Mukherjee handed over the prizes to several industrial units and other establishments for their innovative efforts in enhancing their energy performance. The awardees represented industries, thermal power stations, office buildings, hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, etc.

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Rebuilding Faith

Rebuilding Faith

Why does it take the Prime Minister to get his hands dirty each time there is an operational problem in infrastructure? We hope this was one of the many questions Dr Manmohan Singh asked himself before taking on his favourite role—as Finance Minister.

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Rebuilding Faith

Rebuilding Faith

Why does it take the Prime Minister to get his hands dirty each time there is an operational problem in infrastructure? We hope this was one of the many questions Dr Manmohan Singh asked himself before taking on his favourite role—as Finance Minister.

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Rebuilding Faith

Rebuilding Faith

Why does it take the Prime Minister to get his hands dirty each time there is an operational problem in infrastructure? We hope this was one of the many questions Dr Manmohan Singh asked himself before taking on his favourite role—as Finance Minister.

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ONGC stake sale

ONGC stake sale

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the government raised Rs 12,666 crore from the auction of its 5 percent stake in ONGC.The minister said auction route to sell government stake in a PSU was a “highly experimental option” and added that the auction was a great success.The final demand was for 42.04 crore shares against an offer of 42.77 crore shares.

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Sibal asked to seek nod from Plan panel

Sibal asked to seek nod from Plan panel

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee asked Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal to seek clea­rance from Planning Commission for allocating funds to National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project under nonPlan category.Telecom minister requested finance ministry to allocate funds for NOFN from nonPlan side to mitigate chances of delays in funding for the scheme which involves approval at various levels.