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Innovation network, dedicated fund can tackle energy challenge: Report


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) International innovation network for least developed countries (LDC) with focus on renewable energy technologies (RET), dedicated fund structures and training platforms are vital for addressing ... Read more...

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Frankfurt Book Fair launches training campaigns in India


August 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair is reaching out to new segment of Indian readers at the grassroots to enhance literacy and reading competence.'Jumpstart', a programme ... Read more...

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Government steps in to promote book reading (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled a financial scheme to promote book reading.The culture ministry announced the pilot scheme to aid book fairs, exhibitions, participation in international ... Read more...

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Photographs, litho-prints declared rare manuscripts


June 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Archives of India has revamped two assistance schemes to include digitisation of archival photographs and prints like oleographs and lithographs in the rare ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans rally against corruption


January 30th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) Several hundred people Sunday took out a march in the heart of this tech hub to protest the growing menace of corruption in the country.Carrying placards calling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-WikiLeaks staff to launch rival site in protest against ‘autocratic’ Assange


December 10th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A group of former Wikileaks staff who quit the whistleblower website would reportedly launch a new campaigning site next week to protest against Julian Assange, according to Swedish ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque’s developers’ application for $5M grant outrages 9/11 families


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 23 (ANI): The developers of a planned Islamic center and mosque at New York's Ground Zero have stirred controversy yet again by applying for a five million dollar grant ... Read more...

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Transparency among NGOs on cards for plan panel


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to enhance the role of voluntary organisations in the social sector, the 12th five year plan (2012-17) would take into account transparency among non-profit ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rs.5 lakh grant for organisations commemorating Tagore’s birth


September 24th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The ministry of culture Friday announced a scheme to provide financial assistance up to Rs.5 lakh for cultural programmes by not-for-profit organisations to commemorate 150 years ... Read more...

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India to finance more cultural programmes


October 24th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian government will now provide more money for organising workshops, seminars, festivals and exhibitions that aim to preserve and promote the country's cultural heritage. Now, under ... Read more...

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Talent agents will get no discount for Jackman, Craig’s Broadway show


July 16th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): As the worldwide credit crunch takes its toll on many, the producers of actors Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig's new Broadway show have decided to ban ticket ... Read more...

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Citi Foundation launches 11.2 million dollars International Microfinance Program


March 20th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Mar 20 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Citi Foundation today announced a three-year US 11.2 million dollars international grant program to advance the integration of micro-finance into the mainstream economies of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram launches `Janasree’ development mission in Kochi


February 2nd, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
Kochi (Kerala), Feb.2 (ANI): Launching the 'Janasree,' a sustainable development mission here formally today, Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said that the benefit of growth should reach the poor. Stating that the ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone to help raise AIDS awareness in Dubai


November 14th, 2007 - 8:23 am ICT by admin
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