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National Policy on IT approved


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Policy on Information Technology 2012, which envisages the growth of the IT market to $300 billion and creation of another 10 million jobs ... Read more...

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Need for Kerala to reform higher education: Experts


September 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Panellists at the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect conference here Friday agreed that Kerala must revamp its higher education sector to create world-class institutions.The panellists ... Read more...

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Haryana vows to improve facilities in cities


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday expressed confidence that his government's urban development polices will be able to revolutionise the cities.Speaking at a conference on ... Read more...

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UK natural choice to be Kerala’s partner: Envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) British High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan Wednesday asked Kerala to treat Britain as the first choice for partnership.He was speaking at the Emerging ... Read more...

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India’s second school of mines to come up in northeast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as irregularities in coal mining hits the headlines, India's second school of mines is being set up in the country's northeast in collaboration ... Read more...

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National vocational education project launched in Haryana


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) Launching the pilot project on National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) here Monday, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal emphasised the need to change the ... Read more...

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Kerala to showcase rural IT parks


August 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) At the forthcoming Emerging Kerala investor meet, the state is set to carry the wave of its IT revolution to rural areas, said an official.Apart from ... Read more...

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Women entrepreneurs in gems and jewellery face many bottlenecks


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Women entrepreneurs in India's gems and jewellery industry are plagued by several bottlenecks, including operational hindrances like procurement of raw materials and skilled manpower, says ... Read more...

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100,000 skilled workers to join tourism sector


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A lakh (100,000) skilled workers trained under the tourism ministry's "Hunar Se Rozgar Tak" scheme will soon be joining the hospitality and tourism industry, Union ... Read more...

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Chinese women entrepreneurs find India attractive


June 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In spite of the headwinds of slowing growth, high inflation and other operational worries, Chinese entrepreneurs are keen to invest in India, where they ... Read more...

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Coming up, 100 more skill development centres


May 25th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will open 100 more training centres in the country, a top official said Friday."Our target has been revised to 400,000 ... Read more...

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Kerala has a lot to offer, Chandy tells business leaders (Lead, With images)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Seeking to woo business leaders, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state has the right ingredients to invest and nurture business, and underlined ... Read more...

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Gogoi for skill development to end unemployment in Assam


May 4th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 4 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday stressed the need for skill development among youth to end the unemployment problem in the state."Both high and semi-skilled workforce ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’ (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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‘Qatar needs to ensure better protection of Indian workers’


April 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Doha, April 7 (IANS) The Indian diaspora in Qatar, constituting nearly one-third of the Gulf country's population, has called for better protection of their interests, especially of low ... Read more...

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Dusting, housekeeping major initial job at Kundankulam


March 21st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) Dusting... that is the immediate task facing Nuclear Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) officials at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) as they set to ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for cold chain centre as society (Second Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The National Centre for Cold Chain Development (NCCD), tasked with establishing infrastructure and logistics to preserve fruits, vegetables and other perishables, will be notified ... Read more...

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GSI to increase hiring


January 31st, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) The union cabinet has cleared the proposal of the ministry of mines to increase the highly-skilled manpower of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) for exploration ... Read more...

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Japanese firms to increase investment in Tamil Nadu


January 25th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Many Japanese companies in Tamil Nadu have decided to increase their investments in the state and the government would be signing memoranda of understanding with them, ... Read more...

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‘14 million job seekers to move out of northeast by 2021′


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A staggering 14 million people are expected to move out of India's northeastern states between 2011 and 2021 in search of jobs elsewhere in the country, ... Read more...

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India to get first robotic training centre for doctors


January 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Promising a new dimension to the future of robotic surgery in the country, India will soon be getting its first training centre for the technique, ... Read more...

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Himachal woollens get good response at ITF


November 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Hand-knitted woollen products of Himachal Pradesh were much in demand during the India International Trade Fair (IITF) that concluded here Sunday, an official said.Woollens like ... Read more...

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Assam gas project cost rises to Rs.8,920 crore


November 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The government Wednesday revised upward the cost estimate of the Assam Gas Cracker project to Rs.8,920 crore from the earlier Rs.5,460.61 crore due to ... Read more...

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Sibal endorses new telecom, IT policies


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The new policies for the telecom, information technology (IT) and electronics sectors would usher in a new phase of growth and add millions of jobs, ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy will create 100 mn jobs: CII


October 16th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Policy, recently cleared by a group of ministers (GoM), will increase manufacturing sector's contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) and create ... Read more...

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Scrapping Kudankulam will affect Tamil Nadu’s industry: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state's industrialisation would be impacted by the non-availability of electricity ... Read more...

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PM assures highest safety for Kudankulam, seeks Jayalalithaa’s support (Roundup)


October 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday assured a multi-party delegation from Tamil Nadu that a team of experts would be formed to allay safety concerns ... Read more...

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Six pharma research institutes to be set up


September 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The central government Friday proposed six new pharmaceutical educational and research institutes in the country, including in Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae ... Read more...

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Tiger numbers rise, but habitats shrink


July 28th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) While tiger numbers in India have risen by 12 percent over 2006, tiger habitats have shrunk by 22 percent, detailed report of the 2010 ... Read more...

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Punjab Infotech, Rayat-Bahra tie-up for skill development


July 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Punjab Infotech, a state government enterprise, has tied up with leading education group, the Rayat-Bahra Group, for the "first of its kind centre in India", focusing ... Read more...

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GAIL to form joint venture to supply gas to Karnataka


June 8th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (KSIIDC) to form a ... Read more...

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Dhaka apparel sector seeks relief


May 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 29 (IANS) Bangladesh's apparel industry has sought relief from the government, citing competitors, including India, that have bagged more export orders by reducing costs."China, India, and Pakistan have ... Read more...

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India Show in Canada to showcase engineering power


May 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) India will display its engineering and technological prowess here in October as part of ongoing celebrations of the 'Year of India in Canada.'Over 150 engineering ... Read more...

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Tourism minister presents awards for excellence in hospitality education


March 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.24 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai on Thursday presented awards excellence in hospitality education.Participating in a function, Sahai said there was need to bridge the skilled manpower gap ... Read more...

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Talks on for major SAIL unit at Jagdishpur (With Images)


March 15th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) The government is examining a proposal for an integrated steel unit and a 1,000 MW power plant at the Jagdishpur facility of the Steel Authority ... Read more...

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