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‘Education system not keeping pace with evolving technology’


September 6th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India's education system is not keeping pace with rapidly evolving technology, resulting in difficulty in finding suitable candidates where millions are unemployed, FICCI president R.V. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Budget has failed to benefit common man: BSP


March 16th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Friday criticised the union budget for 2012-13, saying it was "below mediocre" and failed to benefit the common man."The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IFFI aims to be ‘people friendly’


September 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held annually in Goa, will be presented in a new "people friendly" avatar this year, an official said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Home grown terror modules a new reality, says Chidambaram (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Terming home-grown terror modules as the "new reality" faced by India, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the problem was not paid adequate attention ... Read more...

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Don’t grow the way US did: Jeffrey Sachs to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and China should not grow the American way and must pay adequate attention to the environment with proper policy to guide future action by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industry hopes ministry reshuffle will push reform process


July 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh himself indicating that Tuesday's cabinet reshuffle would be the last for the current government, industry now hopes the ministers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PWD hands over street lights to companies


July 7th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In order to streamline the functioning of street lights in the capital, the Public Work Department has handed over the maintenance of street lights to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Power firms to maintain Delhi’s street lights


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday decided to hand over the maintenance of the street lights, maintained by the public works department, to power distribution firms to ... Read more...

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Shun hostility, come for talks, Chidambaram urges separatists


May 17th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Reiterating his appeal to the separatist outfits in India's northeast to come to the negotiation table after abjuring violence, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday ... Read more...

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World energy ministers’ meet concludes in Abu Dhabi


April 8th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) Energy ministers from across the globe have concluded a meeting here and outlined a roadmap for their next meet in London in 2012, it was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan situation to be discussed at Jamia seminar


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Six eminent scholars from Pakistan, the UK and Sweden will participate in a two-day international seminar on "The State of Pakistan" Thursday organised by the Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged developing countries to put science on a pedestal and also stressed the need for collaboration among scientific communities of these countries.He ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Need for collective scientific efforts to combat climate change: Manmohan Singh


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday, called for collective scientific efforts to combat global challenges, including climate change.Addressing a conclave of scientists here, Dr. ... Read more...

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Quicken developing scientific knowledge, says PM


October 19th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged the developing world to make a renewed and determined effort to quicken the pace of developing scientific knowledge and application relevant ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Record number of Indian pilgrims head for Haj


October 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, during a ceremonial send-off Tuesday, asked Haj pilgrims from India to pay attention to their security.Over 170,000 Muslims from India will embark ... Read more...

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Nissan Ad Campaign Kick Starts Today


August 26th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nissan the Japanese car giant has unveiled a new series of ad campaigns to showcase its technological innovations. At the forefront of this campaign is ... Read more...

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Give regard to rape victim’s wish to marry rapist: CJI


March 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) In a radical suggestion, India's Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan Sunday said that judges, lawyers and social activists should give "due regard" to the wishes of a rape ... Read more...

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Industry hails budget, but disappointed at MAT hike


February 26th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian industry Friday hailed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for a development-oriented fiscal budget for 2010-11 even while expressing some disappointment at the raising of Minimum Alternative ... Read more...

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Ensure your aid to Pakistan not misused: India to US


January 14th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Ruling out any Indian threat to Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Thursday urged the US to ensure that the billions of dollars of American aid given to ... Read more...

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World large enough for ambitions of India and China: PM


October 30th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said there was enough space in the world to accommodate the growth and ambitions of India and China, and assured that ... Read more...

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Education should be a liberating process: Karan Singh


October 5th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Education should be a liberating process, not something "which constricts you", president of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Karan Singh said here Monday. Singh was delivering ... Read more...

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PMO rejects demand for separate fisheries ministry


September 10th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has rejected a demand for the formation of a ministry for fisheries independent of the agriculture ministry. It says the ... Read more...

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Fiscal deficit ceiling needs fresh look: Pranab Mukherjee


May 26th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Accepting that the two financial stimulus packages and a relaxed monetary policy have put pressures on India's fiscal deficit, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday hinted the fiscal ... Read more...

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CII president congratulates UPA on poll victory


May 16th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Venu Srinivasan, the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), on Saturday congratulated the UPA Government on their historic win in the general elections.In a statement ... Read more...

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Remove procedural bottlenecks in RTI: Prime Minister


November 3rd, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said there is a need to remove procedural bottlenecks in order to make the public sector transparent as far ... Read more...

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Public authorities, be proactive in giving information: PM


November 3rd, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Emphasising that the benefits of the Right to Information Act were now reaching common citizens, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday called for more "proactive disclosures" of information ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bat-inspired ultrasonic sonar system to hear hidden footsteps


September 25th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): Inspired by bats ability to catch insects by detecting the vibrations created by the flutter of their wings, a University of Mississippi physicist has conceived the idea ... Read more...

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Lucknow reel under floods


August 23rd, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Aug 23 (ANI): People in Lucknow district of Uttar Pradesh are reeling under the fury of floods caused by the monsoon downpour. Relentless rain has submerged almost all the low-lying ... Read more...

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Cracks develop in Pakistan Peoples Party


June 30th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Cracks have developed in the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that leads the country's ruling coalition with its vice chair Amin Faheem saying he was distancing himself from the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Corporates have big role in tackling food, environmental crises’


May 31st, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The world is faced with unprecedented food and ecological crises and governments need the help of the corporate sector to tackle them, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Human capital is DNA for business excellence: Mukherjee


May 24th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said it is indisputable that human capital is the DNA for business excellence and "we need skilled manpower for better economic growth". ... Read more...

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Emma Nicholson calls on Pak to restore Gilgit, Baltistan rights


April 14th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Apr 14 (ANI): Baronness Emma Nicholson, a member of the European Parliament, has criticised Pakistan for not paying adequate attention to the socio-economic plight of people residing in Gilgit and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN body for urgent steps to counter rising food prices


April 9th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Urgent measures are needed to ensure that short-term adverse effects of higher foods prices do not impact more alarmingly on the poor, the chief of a UN ... Read more...

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5000 volunteers reach Rishikesh to save Himalayan ecology


February 22nd, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), Feb 22 (ANI): With a three-pronged objective of saving the Himalayas from ecological disaster, cleansing the River Ganges of pollutants and also saving the cow, 5000 volunteers who have embarked ... Read more...

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Subordination of women, lack of political will major hurdles in tackling AIDS


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Lack of political will to influence attitudes, subordination of women and myths about HIV/AIDS are some of the major hurdles in curbing the spread of the disease, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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