micro level

Plea for hygienic food in trains


September 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to it to take adequate steps to ensure that ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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Kerala readies for next round of migration study


May 25th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) The Centre for Development Studies here has started the ground work for the seventh round of the comprehensive study on international and internal emigration from the ... Read more...

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West UP can be industrial hub: BJP


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Western Uttar Pradesh has a potential to become the commercial and industrial hub of India but during the last decade has turned into the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala to streamline medicinal plants production


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) With the international market for medicinal plants estimated to be around $60 billion and their exports from India crossing Rs.3,000 crore ($567 million), Kerala -- home ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up biodiversity panel in all local bodies


November 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) Kerala has become one of the first states in the country where all the 978 local village bodies have completed the formation of a Biodiversity Management ... Read more...

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Bengal favours credit cards for MSMEs


September 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) The West Bengal government is mulling the introduction of credit cards on the lines of the Kisan Credit Card (KCC) for micro, small and medium enterprises ... Read more...

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Weather alerts for farmers reap Rs.500 bn dividend!


August 5th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a country where close to 60 percent of the 1.21 billion population still depends on agriculture for a living, short and timely alerts to ... Read more...

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National Museum holds workshop for disabled kids


August 4th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A troupe of mentally challenged children Thursday presented a recital of songs and classical Indian dances at the National Museum here at a special workshop ... Read more...

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Government to conduct economic census next year


May 13th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The government plans to carry out an economic census next year to assess the impact of economic reforms on various industries and to formulate policies ... Read more...

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Environment not a cost or obligation but intrinsic to business and growth: Jairam Ramesh


April 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): In a panel discussion titled 'Environment Security: Beyond Copenhagen and Cancun',Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday highlighted that environmental security is important due to domestic ... Read more...

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Wipro sees higher IT revenue in Q3 on strong growth


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) Wipro Limited Friday projected marginally higher revenue of $1.33 billion from its global IT services business for the third quarter (Oct-Dec) of this fiscal (2010-11) on 4.5 percent ... Read more...

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CPI-M rejects Mamata’s demand for early Bengal polls (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday rejected Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's demand for early assembly elections in West Bengal following Trinamool's victory in the civic ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Himachal raises special police force to tackle timber mafia


May 24th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has raised a 'green' task force to combat organised forest crimes.The task force, called forest police, will keep tabs on timber mafias operating ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poll panel ushers new measures for booth-level monitoring


April 13th, 2009 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Election Commission will introduce a three-tier communication system to monitor all the booths during the Lok Sabha polls, an official said here Monday. "The Election Commission will introduce ... Read more...

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UPA should be blamed for slowdown in Indian economy: Shourie


March 30th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) Claiming that the slowdown in the Indian economy had preceded the global meltdown, former union minister Arun Shourie Monday blamed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for ... Read more...

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Congress committee discusses Lok Sabha strategy


February 10th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Congress' Future Challenge Committee Tuesday discussed short-term and long-term strategy for Lok Sabha elections and ways to strengthen the party."The Future Challenge Committee met today and ... Read more...

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India second-largest wireless market in the world: study


August 8th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Frederick Noronha Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Mobile telephony has grown rapidly in India, especially during the last three years, with India becoming the second-largest wireless market in the world, says a World ... Read more...

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120,000 saplings planted in Himachal Pradesh


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Sunday carried out the statewide Jan-Jan Sanjivni Van Abhiyaan, under which at least one member of the targeted 120,000 rural and urban families planted ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal Pradesh to launch plantation drive to combat climate change


July 21st, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is launching a massive plantation drive next month to increase the state's forest cover as part of its contribution to lowering global warming. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Check over exploitation of water resources says Saifuddin Soz


June 19th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources Prof. Saifuddin Soz has said that it was necessary to adopt immediate remedial measures to check the adverse effects of over-exploitation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Government to upgrade quality of street food


June 17th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Good news for street food lovers -- the delicious, cheap road-side food in India is all set for a "clean" makeover with the central government planning to ... Read more...

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John Abraham gets green award for championing cause of elephants


June 6th, 2008 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham's sensitivity and sense of social responsibility drove him to help in creating India's first elephant village in Maharashtra, for which he was awarded ... Read more...

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Himachal launches district level weather advisories


June 1st, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, June 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Sunday launched district-level agromatic advisory services. Under this scheme, the Himachal Meteorological Department has launched a programme to provide weather-related information to the farmers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Indian farm women work more but earn less’


June 1st, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 1 (IANS) Indian women work more but earn less than men, says an eminent agricultural economist. In his latest book he shows how women continue to get a ... Read more...

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Vasectomy gets you a gun in Madhya Pradesh


April 4th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), April 4: Believe it or not, to promote family planning at micro level, the Shivpuri District authorities in Madhya Pradesh have come up with a novel idea under ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Naxal problem should not be exaggerated: Shivraj Patil


March 19th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil informed the Rajya Sabha today that the Naxalite problem should not be exaggerated to level that it would spread fear among ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Successive Pak Governments have performed dismally in social sector: UN report


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.3 (ANI):A United Nations report has criticised successive governments of Pakistan for their dismal performance in facilitating development in the country's various social sectors despite being the third highest recipient of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India creating new management thinking: Prahalad


February 26th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Feb 26 (IANS) India is creating the next wave of management thinking with micro-level multinationals of the country making global operations possible without relying on foreign direct investment, noted management guru ... Read more...

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‘India has largest number of undernourished people’


February 18th, 2008 - 8:57 am ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) India is home to the largest number of undernourished people in the world, and the country director of the United Nations World Food Programme ... Read more...

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