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WIPRO computerises five cooperative banks

July 31st, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Tuesday said it has deployed its core banking solution in five state-run cooperative banks across five country under the National Bank for ... Read more...

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Indian migrant workers to get skills training

July 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four major projects to help build Indian migrant workers' capabilities to move up the value chain and to position India as a preferred source of ... Read more...

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Goa aim to convert students from job seekers to job givers

June 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A move is under way in Goa, a state where the service industry accounts for half of its income and provides 40 percent employment, to evangelise ... Read more...

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Without legal reforms Lokpal will fail: Study

December 27th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Scholars at the university set up by IT czar Azim Premji seriously doubt the effectiveness of the all-powerful Lokpal, advocated by Anna Hazare and his ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to tap Africa’s IT market

August 30th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 30 (IANS) An Indian business delegation is to visit Nigeria and Ghana as part of an African tour in order to tap into the continent's growing IT ... Read more...

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IGNOU to partner with US community colleges

August 21st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University's (IGNOU) community college initiative is finalising a partnership with the US community college system, an official said Sunday.Consisting of ... Read more...

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Himachal to rehabilitate sex workers

August 8th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will rehabilitate sex workers by generating self-employment opportunities for them, an official said here Monday."The cabinet Monday decided to launch a scheme of providing ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink pact on border road

June 22nd, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, June 22 (IANS) To bolster border trade, India and Myanmar Wednesday signed an agreement to construct an 80-km road connecting the Mizoram and Chin states on either ... Read more...

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How developing countries can cut carbon emissions while helping the poor

November 26th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, say that a clean energy development initiative in rural Nicaragua demonstrated that there are cost effective steps developing nations can take ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up 13 Industrial Training Institutes

September 18th, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Haryana has sent a proposal for establishing 13 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode and 96 skill development centres to the central government for approval, ... Read more...

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Eight states account for 193 million poor

August 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Eight states account for 193.8 million poor people out of the national total of 301.7 million, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday. Minister of State for Planning V. ... Read more...

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Month-long Kerala assembly session begins Monday

June 26th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 26 (IANS) A month-long session of the Kerala assembly begins Monday and rival fronts are gearing up for a showdown in the house, with the opposition strength increasing with recent ... Read more...

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Japan donates $3.9 mn to APEC

June 20th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 20 (IANS/WAM) Japan has donated about $3.9 million to promote energy efficiency activities and low-carbon measures in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum for the Pacific Rim countries. The funds ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan sign MoU on labour cooperation

June 16th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): India and Afghanistan on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in labour related areas.Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge and Afghanistan Deputy Minister, ... Read more...

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IGNOU, NIS-Sparta to train 24,000 rural youths

March 22nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) NIS-Sparta, a learning solution company of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, has joined hands with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to train and place 24,000 ... Read more...

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Global Summit on Skill Development inaugurated

August 20th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment Harish Rawat has said that in order to meet the aspirations of large number of school drop outs, the ... Read more...

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Naxals obstacle development in Jharkhand village

August 1st, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Gulma-Lohagarda border (Jharkhand), Aug.1 (ANI): Naxals in Gulma-Lohargarda border have become a major hindrance in construction of a bridge in Koel River.Local residents are in dire need of the bridge but ... Read more...

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Budget does not satisfy needs of common man: Patnaik

July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Orissa Chief minister Naveen Patnaik criticized the union budget presented Monday by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha saying that it does not satisfy the ... Read more...

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Economy-related highlights of president’s address

June 4th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Following are the economy-related highlights of President Pratibha Patil's address to the joint session of parliament Thursday where she outlined the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's ... Read more...

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India’s restless youth want change: Patil

June 4th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Calling the youth India's "greatest strategic resource", President Pratibha Patil Thursday said the challenge before the country was to invest in their education, employability and employment. "Over ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahai assumes charge as Minister of Food Processing Industries

May 29th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Subodh Kant Sahai assumed charge as the Food Processing Industries Minister here on Friday,He was welcomed by Secretary Ashok Sinha and other senior officers of the ... Read more...

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Kerala village project wins state film award

April 10th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Kannur (Kerala), April 10 (IANS) Can a village initiative win a film award? Kannapuram panchayat in Kannur district dared to think differently, and has bagged a Kerala State Film Award. 'Kaliyorukkam' which ... Read more...

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Cisco launches talent-development strategy for India

February 4th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Furthering its goals to enhance the development of information technology (IT) talent in India, Cisco today announced a series of country-specific initiatives aimed at expanding ... Read more...

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CII felicitates Ambilympics’ winners

December 14th, 2007 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.14 (ANI):The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) felicitated the medal winners of 7th International Abilympics, Shizuoku, Japan at a ceremony here on Wednesday. India had won three silver, one bronze ... Read more...

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