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Posts for December , 2014
"Simply tolerate or prevent, these are two options left to face the negative effects of climate change," observed Dr Virendra Pal Singh, Senior Advisor of World Agroforestry Centre, South East Asia while presenting his keynote address on the inaugural session of the 5th Odisha Environment Congress here at Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH) today.
Santanu Barad | 22 Dec 2014
Ram Prasad Bismil entered the portals of the Arya Samaj, Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh then known as the United Provinces, at the age of 18 and lived every moment as a committed Arya till he kissed the gallows as a freedom fighter and a revolutionary at the age of 30.
Brigadier CHITRANJAN SAWANT,VSM | 22 Dec 2014
P. S. Krishnan, an outstanding champion of the deprived social categories of Indian society, stressed the need for bringing out a national legislation for the Special Component Plan (SCP) for Scheduled Castes and the Tribal sub-Plan (TSP).
The Andhra Pradesh government cme out with its AP Capital Region Development Authority Bill, 2014, proposing to bring out the newly proposed capital region under its purview. The Authority is being entrusted the task of acquiring land from farmers, developing that land with the help of Singapore and Japan based consultants and also bulid up world-best capital city.
The Telangana government has launched a national programme to make one person in every household an e-literate through its `Prati Inta e-Sakshatha' (e-Literate at every home) as part of Government of India's Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) ambitious initiative "Scheme for IT Mass Literacy".
Hindus have welcomed United Nations (UN) General Assembly Resolution of proclaiming June 21 as International Day of Yoga.
Taliban have indulged in blasphemy by acting against the Holy Quran by resorting to terrorism in Peshawar.
Taliban without going into the injunctions laid down in the Holy Quran have killed 132 school children in Peshawar with a view to creat terrorism in the minds of the people. Their aim is not clear but one thing which is very clear is that they have indulged in blasphemy by acting against the Holy Quran.
Satbir Singh Bedi | 22 Dec 2014
"Expression of words is easier than to express in photographs. See Bihar according to the expressions of children keeping the target to protect child rights in the society," said the chief guest Nisha Jha the Chairperson of Bihar State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) during her inaugural speech in the 'Clicks for Change' state level Photo Exhibition at Bhartiya Nritya Kala Mandir Multipurpose Cultural Complex in Patna.
Ranjan Kumar Amritnidhi | 22 Dec 2014
Delhi International Film Festival is honored in presenting this special award to Sandeep Marwah for bringing AAFT to an international level and ranking as the best film school of Asia
sanjeev kumar | 22 Dec 2014
Hindus have commended Panasonic Corporation for donating LED projectors to illuminate Prambanan Temple Compounds World Heritage Site in Indonesia.
Recognizing outstanding contribution in the field of social work St. Mathew's Senior Secondary School New Delhi honored Dr. K K Aggarwal with the Orator of the year Award 2014 in New Delhi on its Foundation Day.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 22 Dec 2014
Flyovers are planned in many parts of the country and also there are many flyovers which are under construction as well. The issue is wherever flyovers are under construction, till the time it is over (the complete project), commuters in that particular area face many problems with regards to bad traffic.
Vishnu Mohan | 22 Dec 2014
Exhorting the need of a corruption free and progressive government in J&K state for over all development of all the three regions of the state, Shri Ram Sena Jammu and Kashmir state president Rajiv Mahajan said that it is necessary to throw out present corrupt dispensation and form an honest and progressive government in the state.
Rajiv | 19 Dec 2014
There are a number of deaths, which takes place on the roads, which could sometimes be due to the driver's fault and other times, also of the person. In both the cases, it is the negligence of traffic rules, which leads to such accidents.
Rajni Verma | 19 Dec 2014
Ujwal Wal, Director Of Sales, Courtyard By Marriott, Ahmedabad Bags Sales & Revenue Person Of The Year For Upscale Property- At Hotelier India Awards 2014
After winning Times Food Awards 2014 Courtyard by Marriott Ahmedabad adds another feather to their hat. Ujwal Wal, Director of Sales, was awarded the Sales & Revenue Person of the year for upscale property at Hotelier India Awards 2014, beating off strong competition. This award is presented annually to an industry leader who has significantly influenced the hotel industry, and who demonstrates the courage to take risks and innovate.
Sudeshna Chakraborty | 19 Dec 2014
Telangana Chief Minister K Chadnrasekhar Rao's first cabinet expansion after six and half months of coming into power resulted many disappointments in the ruling party TRS. The induction of six more ministers on Tuesday, brining the total number of ministers to 18, reflects chief minister's firm commitment to reward `defects' ignoring his own loyalists who were with him since a decade in struggle for Telangana statehood.
Narendra Ch | 17 Dec 2014
Taliban's terror attack on Army Public School in Peshawar was over now with all six militants shot dead and at least 130 students and school staff members killed in the attack. Terrorists were dressed in army uniform struck the school and killed children mercilessly.
Dr. Lalit kishore | 17 Dec 2014
The state's first cotton pre-cleaning plant has been set up in the cotton yard of cotton mandi in Malout. The plant would give farmers value added service of getting their cotton crop cleaned, before putting it up for sale, thereby getting better returns for their produce. The clean cotton would create win-win situation for the cotton industry as well as farmers.
HARISH DIDO | 16 Dec 2014
In a remarkable interfaith gesture, various religions are getting together in Reno (Nevada) to celebrate the ringing in of the New Year in a unique and divine manner, away from the glitter of the casinos.
Correspondent | 16 Dec 2014
A Saudi Cleric issued last week a new fatwa against wearing Hijab. The Cleric stated that "Islam does not require women to wear veil. He added that women can put makeup on, take pictures of themselves and post them on social media networks.
Satbir Singh Bedi | 15 Dec 2014
Union minister for Food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated the first of its kind mega international food park in Punjab here today even as she gave a clarion call for establishment of more food processing units to reduce the astronomical Rs 45,000 crore food wastage in the country.
HARISH DIDO | 15 Dec 2014
Over 50 health editors and senior media professionals from print, electronic and digital media from the states of Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam, UP, Gujarat, Odisha, Rajasthan and Delhi along with Government of India representatives and health professionals converged in New Delhi today to deliberate on strategies for greater media engagement in promoting Routine Immunization (RI) of children against deadly childhood diseases.
Sumita Rathore | 15 Dec 2014
Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. While many men remain fertile into their 50s and beyond, the proportion of men with sperm disorders increases with age. The decline in male fertility is more gradual for men than women. Lifestyle factors like tobacco, alcohol and caffeine also contributes to reduction in male infertility. As most lifestyle factors can be modified, providing advice and support in making healthy lifestyle changes can promote fertility in men.
IndiraInfertilityClinic | 12 Dec 2014
Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat and former Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, joined PDO Biz's Elite Talk show recently in Beijing to talk with this author about China's economy, the hotly-discussed APEC-wide free trade initiative FTAAP, China's New Silk Road initiative and his interesting personal experience during his visits to China. Here's excerpts from the interview.
Phoenix Lee | 12 Dec 2014
YSR Congress Party has accused the Telugu Desam Party government in Andhra Pradesh that it has been cheating the farmers in the name of loan waiver and resorting to cheap gimmicks and publicity tricks on the issue and said the Party is ready for an open debate on the issue.
Reliance Retail posted a net profit of Rs. 175.52 crores for the financial year, 2014. Reliance Retail, initiated in 2006, has around 1700 outlets in India. This is the first year in which the company has posted profits.
Official air pollution monitoring tells us about ambient air pollution. But Delhiites breathe much more than the background air while doing their daily chores, shows CSE monitoring
India's largest private sector company, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and China's giant player, Shandong Ruyi Science and Technology Group Co. Ltd. (Ruyi) have joined hands to expand the textile business.
Vishnu Mohan | 11 Dec 2014
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Satyarthi and Yousafzai bat for child rights and quality education in acceptance speeches
The Nobel Peace Prize laureates Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai received their medals and diplomas during the awards ceremony and made their acceptance speeches related to child rights and children's education. The award ceremony was well covered by Indian media which was keenly watched by people and scenes of people dancing in front of TV were common to celebrate the award of a Nobel Prize to an Indian after a long wait.
Dr. Lalit kishore | 11 Dec 2014
Dr. M. V. Soundararajan, covenor of Temple Protection Movement, in a statement has said that, the draconian 30/87 Endowments Act and non-implementation of the Supreme Court orders has resulted in the impoverishment of lakhs of Archaka families and dilapidation of thousand of temples.
T.R. Madhavan | 09 Dec 2014
Efficiency of solar panels got a boost - thanks to the research team from the University of New South Wales, Australia. The discovery involves a new way of splitting sunlight into four different cells, boosting its conversion levels.
Vishnu Mohan | 08 Dec 2014
A six day sculptor festival 'Murtikar Mahotsava'concluded with new ideas, hopes and sculptures for the empowerment of Bihar sculptors on Saturday evening at Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan (UMSAS) in Patna.This festival was organized by UMSAS from November 30 to December 5 at Pataliputra Industrial Area, Patna.
Ranjan Kumar Amritnidhi | 08 Dec 2014
In an incident of its own kind, a deaf and dumb woman gave birth to twin girls on board Ferozepur-Dhanbad Ganga-Sutlej Express Train, near Ferozepur Railway Station in Punjab.
HARISH DIDO | 08 Dec 2014
The Railways' grand plans to pump in some much-needed funds into its depleted coffers through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) have already started facing the heat from unions.
HARISH DIDO | 05 Dec 2014
India has 20% of World's bamboo resources and the North East India has 52% of India's bamboo resources which is to be proud of. Bamboo provides the necessities of life to common man besides it bestows upon us many environmental and ecological benefits.
Narendra Ch | 05 Dec 2014
Women and girls with disabilities in India are forced into mental hospitals and institutions, where they face unsanitary conditions, risk physical and sexual violence, and experience involuntary treatment, including electroshock therapy ,Human Rights Watch (HRW) said today. As one woman put it, they are "treated worse than animals."
Narendra Ch | 04 Dec 2014
Top Gloucester carpet cleaning company AngloClean is celebrating its 25th successful anniversary this year. The company assures high quality carpet cleaning for all kinds of carpets with money back guarantee.
angloclea | 03 Dec 2014
The Asian Centre for Human Rights while releasing its report, "Death Reserved for the Poor" stated that condemned prisoner, Surinder Koli, who was convicted and sentenced to death in the Rimpa Halder murder case must not be executed before conclusion of the trial in 11 other cases of the Nithari murders in which he is a co-accused and the only witness against the other accused, Maninder Singh Pandher. Koli's case must be reviewed again in the light of the judgements in all the pending Nithari cases.
Narendra Ch | 03 Dec 2014
"Ab To Mr Jata Hai Rishta Bhi Bure Waqto pr, Pehle Mr Jate The Rishto Ko Nibane Wale", Shakeel Azmi Jatinder Pannu, Editor of Punjabi Newspaper "Nawan Zamana" gets Life Time Achievement award
HARISH DIDO | 03 Dec 2014
Banking operations came to standstill in the Southern states on Tuesday as employees of all nationalized banks went on strike responding to the call given by UFBU (United Forum of Bank Unions) for the Southern Zone Strike demanding immediate settlement of wage revision.
I was crossing a road to reach a nearby bus stop on Sunday, when I saw a crowd of people gathered in circle. I rushed to see what's there. A girl called Atiya begum who was concerned about a homeless lost women called to rescue and note them the place where to come & about all this so far.
Saijan | 02 Dec 2014
Despite some hiccups due to many contextual factors Vietnam's economy has maintained a steady growth since 1986 when the new economic policy was introduced. Termed as Doi Moi (change and newness) the economic reforms were instrumental in achieving an average economic growth rate of 6.3 percent for over a period of more than two decades. The Vietnam's economy has further stabilized as reflected in the positive macro-economic indicators.
VINOD ANAND | 02 Dec 2014
In India, we, the Hindus have to live with the Muslims in a balanced way. There are 200 million Muslims in India and we just cannot throw them away. Therefore, there is a great need for both Hindus and Muslims to live in peace and harmony and share everything in a balanced way.
Satbir Singh Bedi | 02 Dec 2014
Egg freezing gives women an opportunity to slow down their biological clock by freezing their eggs till they are ready for conception. When they decide to get pregnant, the eggs are thawed, fertilised in-vitro and transferred back into the uterus. Freezing eggs is a woman's biological insurance against ageing. Oocyte cryopreservation is considered as an important component of human assisted reproductive technology. There are two distinct reasons for women to choose to freeze their eggs. The first is for health reasons and the second is for personal and social reasons.
drgautamallahbadiarotunda | 02 Dec 2014
Online shopping is touching new heights in India, and online couponing sites continue to act as key contributors in this tremendous success. Today, 95% of online shoppers search for deals before making a purchase and 74% of these buyers hunt for deals at online couponing sites.
Haryana police has booked two doctors for negligence in connection with death of a 25-year-old woman who died at a sterilization camp. A complaint has been registered by victim Rajbala's husband Sukhbir Singh. He is a resident of Mohana village.
Ruchi Verma | 01 Dec 2014