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India’s ICT expertise helping many countries


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came to India earlier this week, the three MoUs inked between the two countries went by largely unnoticed. But the ... Read more...

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Business perception in India is worse than reality: Kidwai


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Indian economy is passing through difficult times but business perception in the country is worse than reality, Naina Lal Kidwai, senior vice president of ... Read more...

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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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Future Sharp Skills to train 5 lakh youth of Bengal by 2022


July 20th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Future Sharp Skills, a joint venture of Future Group and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), has plans to launch 40 vocational training hubs across West Bengal ... Read more...

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Odisha entrepreneur conferred honorary doctorate in Taiwan


June 11th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 11 (IANS) Odisha's well-known social entrepreneur Achyuta Samanta has been conferred an honorary doctorate by a university in Taiwan, said his office here Monday.The National Formosa University, considered ... Read more...

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Two schoolgirls killed in Italy bombing (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 19 (IANS) Two 16-year-old schoolgirls were killed and several others injured Saturday in a remote-controlled bomb blast outside a vocational training school in southern Italy, media reports said.The ... 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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Maharashtra governor wants vocational training varsity


May 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday said he looked forward to some initiative on creating a vocational training university in the state."I have been consistently advocating the ... Read more...

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Poor literacy major problem for Indian youths, says report


April 19th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Poor literacy remains a major hurdle for Indian youths in terms of employment opportunities and levels of education in India are greatly influenced by gender, ... Read more...

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‘Tripura rehabilitating surrendered extremists’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 6 (IANS) The Tripura government has economically rehabilitated 1,285 tribal guerillas who had surrendered to the authorities since 1998, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Tuesday."During ... Read more...

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First art workshop outside prison for Alipore jail inmates


February 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) In a first of its kind, an art workshop involving convict-artists and professional painters was held away from a prison at the city's Birla Industrial & ... Read more...

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Another Maoist couple surrenders in Bengal


February 7th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Feb 7 (IANS) A Maoist couple Tuesday surrendered before the police in West Bengal, becoming the third pair to do so since the Mamata Banerjee-led ... Read more...

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Framework for vocational education launched


February 7th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday launched a framework for vocational education to be implemented in polytechnics, engineering colleges and other colleges across the ... Read more...

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India-Australia trade to touch Rs.2 lakh crore in three years


February 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Australia's bilateral trade with India is set to reach Rs.2 lakh crore ($40 billion) in the next three years, a trade official from that country ... Read more...

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1,300 exploited kids rescued in China


January 15th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 1,332 children belonging to China's Xinjiang region who were lured by criminal gangs to larger cities and forced into petty crimes like stealing ... Read more...

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India holds promise for German companies, says envoy


January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Companies in Germany are looking to ramp up their presence in India with investment and two-way trade would reach the 20 billion euros (Rs.1,376 billion) target ... Read more...

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Kerala realtor yet again marries off 20 girls


December 10th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Dec 10 (IANS) Middle East-based Keralite P.N.C. Menon, who heads the real estate Sobha Group, presided over 20 marriages here Saturday as part of his trust's yearly programme ... Read more...

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Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

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No hidden agenda in Afghanistan: Khar


November 19th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan had no hidden agenda in Afghanistan, says Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar Friday said Pakistan was only interested in a peaceful and stable Afghanistan.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to free more Tamil rebels


November 17th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) More former Tamil Tiger rebels will be released from prison to mark the second anniversary of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's second term in office."The group ... Read more...

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Indian, Australian institutes sign pact


November 16th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Australian vocational training institute Southbank Institute of Technology Wednesday signed a pact with Franchise India Holdings Limited (FIHL) to provide vocational skill training to students.In ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to cooperate in SME sector


November 15th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and South Africa Tuesday agreed to boost trade and investment and further strengthen bilateral cooperation in micro, small and medium enterprises sector.Minister of State ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal activist gets Rajiv Gandhi award


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh-based social activist Mallika Nadda was honoured by the central government Monday for working to uplift disabled children, an official statement said here.Nadda, who founded ... Read more...

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Vocational training for 1 mn Indians with Swiss help


November 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Switzerland will help the Indian government and corporate sector run a joint programme to provide vocational training to one million Indians by 2022, the Swiss ... Read more...

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President for farmer-industry partnership


October 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday suggested that a committee of governors be set up to evolve mutually beneficial models for a farmer-industry partnership, focusing on ... Read more...

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Pakistan surveying poor for assistance


October 21st, 2011 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan has launched a nationwide survey to identify the poor for government aid, an official said Thursday.Farzana Raja, the chairperson of Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), ... Read more...

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Four girls flee from Delhi observation home


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Four minor girls escaped from an observation home in west Delhi, police said Monday.The girls, aged between 14 to 16, escaped early Sunday, eluding the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka releases 1,800 former Tamil rebels


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 2 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has released 1,800 rehabilitated former Tamil tiger rebels, Xinhua reported.The former Tamil rebels, who underwent various vocational training at seven military-run ... Read more...

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Over 35,000 drug users treated in China


October 1st, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 35,000 drug users have been treated at 59 rehabilitation centres in China, authorities said.The centres are exploring ways to help drug addicts break their habits, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to free 1,200 former rebels


September 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka will free 1,200 more rehabilitated former Tamil Tiger guerrillas by September-end, Xinhua reported Monday.This would take to 17,000 the number of former members of ... Read more...

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NALCO to sponsor tribal kids’ education


September 7th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Wednesday said it will sponsor the education of about 250 tribal children living in the vicinity of its project in ... Read more...

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816 Maoists surrender


September 6th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A total of 816 Maoists surrendered between 2008 and 2010, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said in ... 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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Supreme Court appoints panel for sex workers (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set up a panel to suggest ways for the prevention of human trafficking for sex trade and to conduct a survey ... Read more...

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A job fair for the differently-abled


July 19th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) A job fair for the differently-abled will be held here Wednesday.Candidates from institutions like the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University, All India Federation of ... Read more...

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