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Posts for February, 2012
The present State Government has accelerated pace of development in Kangra district, as it is largest district of the State population wise. During last four years, a number of ambitious schemes and programmes have been implemented in the district. There has been rapid strides in the field of roads, health, education and other basic facilities. Prestigious Educational Institutions have been set up by the Government.
President Mrs Pratibha Patil today presented national tourism award to himachal pradesh in a function held in vigyan bhawan new delhi today . Principal Secy tourism Mrs Manisha Nanda and Director tourism Dr Arun Kumar jointly received the prestigious award from President Mrs Pratibha Patil in presence of union tourism minister sh subodh kant sahay and top officials of govt of india
Govt is going to get the money within no time since ONGC performing very well for the past several years.
John F Williams | 29 Feb 2012
Nelson Mandela once said that 'if you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.' This is most understood when one is faced with the diasporic experience
Dr. Ratan Bhattacharjee | 29 Feb 2012
Hindus have welcomed Cambodia ban on spit-roasting of cows in front of restaurants and other public places.
Correspondent | 29 Feb 2012
John F Williams | 28 Feb 2012
Smt. Urmila Singh, Governor said that fairs and festivals organized in different parts of the State are symbols of our rich cultural heritage. She emphasized the need to preserve the culture and traditions of the State for which it was known the world over
B K Upmanyu | 28 Feb 2012
According to CSE's analysis, green clearances are not working for the environment - clearances are being awarded despite destruction of environment and livelihoods of the people. In fact, there seem to be concerted efforts by government and industry to dilute the already existing weak processes.
Narendra Ch | 26 Feb 2012
Mr. Srivastava, Director, KBL honored with 'Outstanding achievement in Energy Conservation' award at Oceantex 2012
Mr. R. K. Srivastava, Director, Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL), a global fluid management company, was conferred with 'Outstanding achievement in Energy Conservation' award at the prestigious Oceantex 2012, Leadership and Excellence Awards. The function was presided by honorable Governor of Maharashtra, Shri. Kateekal Sankaranarayanan on 8th of February 2012 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.
Aarati Thakur | 24 Feb 2012
In its endeavour to engage its ever-growing fan base, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), launched a fan engagement contest for the upcoming Indian Premier League around the corner. For the first time we see a club allowing young fans to come up with a cool and exciting name for their favorite mascot.
kirtiIyer | 24 Feb 2012
Since economists make rather free with the word 'choice', the reader may excuse some rather obvious remarks that serve to remind us how existing institutional restrictions influence and, indeed, reduce effective choice.
Those 'invisible' items, such as financial services, included in the current balance of payments accounts, as distinct from physically visible import, exports and re-exports of goods.
The clichés that come jingling towards a company's unwavering belief in economic progress (to which the company makes a modest contribution) and its power to make the world a richer, more varied, and more 'exciting' place to live in, have already been subjected to some buffeting.
There are moments charged with significance far beyond the apparent. At one level a Ministerial visit from one large developing economy to another is a regular part of official diplomatic traffic.
Rakesh Chaudhary, Public Relations Officer, Desh Bhagat Group told reporters that The awards were distributed into four categories- Most Healthy Baby, Most Attractive Baby, Most Active Baby & Fancy Dress. Age Categories were 1-2years, 2-3years & 3-4years
Rakesh Chaudhary | 23 Feb 2012
New Delhi, Wednesday, 22 February 2012: Herbal medications are frequently used by patients undergoing surgery. Some of these agents have physiologic effects that could be deleterious in the preoperative period, including precipitation of clotting disorders and interactions with anaesthetics.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 23 Feb 2012
V K Gupta | 23 Feb 2012
NAPM National Coordinator Medha Patkar said that it is ironical that the Government of Maharashtra was kind enough to give 300 Acres of land to Hiranandani at the rate of 40 paisa per acre but has continued to evict and break the homes of basti dwellers in Mandala, Sathe Nagar, Golibar, Kannamwar Nagar and others.
Narendra Ch | 23 Feb 2012
In 1956, the world saw the talent of Badminton when Nandu Natekar became the first Indian player to win a title outside the boundaries of India.
How many of us are not familiar with the facts labels has a mandatory requirement for companies in the modern era.
andysmth | 21 Feb 2012
New Delhi: Tuesday, 21 February, 2012: Quoting a study published in the journal Sleep, Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy Awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India, said that a 45-minute midday nap can help boost the 'declarative memory' which applies to standard textbook learning and knowledge. Sleep appears to help 'set' these declarative memories and make them easier to recall.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 21 Feb 2012
Thisara Perera,- 4 Wickets and Nuwan Kulasekara,who took 3 Wickets and 2 Catches are the main instruments in their Victory
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Yours Elegantly | 21 Feb 2012
Assam Tribune group of the region has been identified as the first house in the country to go for implementing various recommendations for the benefit of its over 400 journalists and non-journalist media employees
Nava Thakuria | 21 Feb 2012
People with heart burn should avoid its use as it can worsen the heart burn said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy Awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 20 Feb 2012
Mahashivratri is being celebrated with traditional enthusiasm and religious fervor throughout the country with traditional gaiety and fervor today. In Himachal Pardesh temples in various places were beautifully decorated and illuminated. Thousands of devotees were seen standing in a queue in front of Shiva Temples to pay their obeisance.
B K Upmanyu | 20 Feb 2012
The swanky new Reliance Digital store at Phoenix Market City is spread over 9740 sq.ft, and is every shopper's delight, offering consumers an excellent choice of over 4000 products
Reliance Digital | 20 Feb 2012
OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, has appointed Ankur Sarkar as Sales Manager for driving business operations in South Asia, including India.
Nandini | 19 Feb 2012
The Turin court ordered asbestos company, Eternit's owners to pay a total of ?95 million in compensation to the families of the victims, to the town of Casale, trade unions and other parties. Damages are also to be determined in a separate civil proceeding to victims' relatives and to a number of local authorities.
Narendra Ch | 19 Feb 2012
Stakes are very high for ruling BSP, Congress, SP and BJP for the 403 assembly seats. Even Independent Candidates are also very hopeful. There can be a few Black sheep.
John F Williams | 19 Feb 2012
Finally the Italian merchant ship Enrica Lexie, which was involved in the shooting down of two fishermen off Kerala coast on Wednesday, has been escorted to the Kochi port on Friday, by the Coast Guard and Navy.
This refers to the analysis of the question of whether, in a market in which the amount currently supplied depends on what the price was in some previous period, price will tend to converge to an equilibrium, or diverge from an equilibrium, if it is ever out of it.
The eventual realization of the deal between Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and Robert Dudley-led London based energy giant BP Plc.
keshavpatil55 | 16 Feb 2012
Externalities in consumption exist when the level of consumption of some good or service by one consumer has a direct effect on the welfare of another consumer, as opposed to an indirect effect through the price mechanism (note 'goods' are defined very broadly to include anything which yields utility.
Let us consider the general case in which several techniques for the production of one or more of the products are available. Our object is to study which one from amongst the alternative techniques will be chosen in the final equilibrium.
Let us incorporate the natural resources, or land, in the system of prices and outputs. For the sake of simplicity we will suppose the absence of joint products, fixed capital and human capital.
In such cases, from a purely allocative point of view, the correct or optimal output is attained irrespective of which party compensates the other. The question of who ought to compensate has therefore to be settled on other grounds. This illustration may also seem to lend support to proposition (2), that such problems tend to be self-correcting, since it is clearly in the interests of the inhabitants themselves to agree voluntarily to offer him compensation so as to reduce smoke damage, whether the factory-owner chooses to do so by reducing his output or by installing anti-smoke devices.
The goods and services produced by one country which are sold to another in exchange for the second country's own goods and services, for gold and foreign exchange or in settlement of debt
Getting information about such illegal transactions is a time taking process and judicial requests are to be made to the country where such deposits have been made.
John F Williams | 14 Feb 2012
About 75 per cent of deaths that do occur during sexual intercourse are in people having extra marital affairs and in men who are much older than their sexual partners said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy Awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 13 Feb 2012
An assignment done in Nov 2011, as a part of development journalism module at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications. The story is about the spirit of a Dalit woman; the struggles she underwent to raise and educate her blind daughter.
Aditi Wagh | 13 Feb 2012
New Delhi: Friday 10 February, 2012: Make the day a healthy Valentine Day said Padma Shri and Dr B C Roy awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India,
Dr KK Aggarwal | 12 Feb 2012
On Friday, India had a successful test flight of an interceptor missile. According to The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the interceptor missile accurately hit the mid-air ballistic missile and destroyed it at a height of 15 kms.
Dr. Lalit Kishore | 11 Feb 2012
About seven lakh children would be administered polio vaccine drops under National Pulse Polio Programme (NPPP) through 5855 polio booths on 19th February and 1st April, 2012 in Himachal Pradesh. Over 11,000 functionaries of various departments would be deployed to cover all eligible children under the campaign.
A high level central team under the chairmanship of horticulture commissioner will visit hill areas of Himachal Pradesh to study the effective implementation of Anti Hail Gun system in the state said Narineder Bragta horticulture minister after having detailed discussions with secreatary level officer in agriculture , earth science and home ministries at New Delhi
The various exercises have been ranked in a scientific order, based on the Physical Difficulty , etc .
John F Williams | 10 Feb 2012
Avantha Masters is a tri-sanctioned tournament to be played from 16-19 February 2012. It is in collaboration with European Tour, Asian Tour and PGTI.
Inam Sarah P | 10 Feb 2012
Trade cycle refers to regular oscillations in the level of business activity over a period of years.
Coupons given by a retailer to a customer according to the value of goods purchased. The trading-stamp firm sells the stamps to the retailer and redeems them by exchanging them for goods or cash when presented by the retailer's customer.
This refers to a person's preference for current as oppose to future consumption. Suppose we asked an individual the following question: if you were to give me 1 pound today, in exchange for a promise to pay you a sum of money in one year's time, what would that sum of money have to be to compensate you for the loss of the current consumption?
The Budget will be announced on 16th March 2011 due to elections. It has been estimated that government estimates have pegged India's GDP growth for '2011-12 at a three-year low of 6.9%.
In the present times, internet has become quite popular. Most of the grow-up children spent most of their time on internet.
Bringing up children is not that easy. In India, especially, the so-called rich and super rich people keep as may maids as the number of children they have.
Gujarat's planned and only hill station has oodies of charm provided by densely wooded valleys, rolling hills and the man-made Saputara Lake. It is a creation in the Artists village.
Chief Minister said that 37,102 trained professionals were being churned out from 251 technical institutes every year in the State. He said that the State had 17 Engineering Colleges, 30 Polytechnic colleges, B Pharma colleges and 191 ITIs where various vocational courses have been introduced.
B K Upmanyu | 09 Feb 2012
John F Williams | 09 Feb 2012
Himachal Pradesh has been conferred the 'Best Investment Friendly State' Award for ranking on the top position in the country in The Sunday Indian-Abacus Market Research 'State of the States independent survey' conducted by Planman Media, a multi-lingual Media Group of the Country.
B K Upmanyu | 08 Feb 2012
There was a time when using a mobile phone meant only to communicate or remain connected to family and friends. In today's world, mobile technologies have advanced beyond recognition and the growing number of branded mobile devices has led to an exponential increase of users on a brand new level each year.
Niraj Gemawat | 08 Feb 2012
The U.S. has closed its Embassy in Syria while Britain recalled its Ambassador in a new Western push to get President Bashar Assad to leave power
Emotionally stressful events, and more specifically, anger, immediately precede and appear to trigger the onset of acute heart attack.Episodes of anger are capable of triggering the onset of acute heart attack and aspirin can reduce this risk said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 07 Feb 2012
The Right to Education may promise free and compulsory education to all but what will kids do without good mentors?
Vinod Anand | 07 Feb 2012
Bollywood is abuzz with Deepika Padukone again but for the wrong reasons. It has been reported that she was seen in the company of her ex-flame Nihar Pandya, which apparently raised many eyebrows.
Bani Thakur | 07 Feb 2012
This is the largest absolute jump in 'Persons Not In Labour Force', and biggest percentage jump in 30 years.
Mass communication in India has a bigger role to play in the efficient run of society. Offering the study in media is different mass communication colleges, which make it sure that their students get placed at best companies in the industry.
surendra rawat | 07 Feb 2012
When the limits of the public sector are drawn, the government retains important functions in the private sector.
Vinod Anand | 06 Feb 2012
Hypertension is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. If not properly managed they are likely to end up with diabetes with subsequent high risk of kidney damage, said Padmashri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.
Health is incomplete without happiness and happiness is incomplete without health, said Padmashri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. K K Aggarwal, while addressing a gathering of people on the subject -How to be happy.
Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister said that 7.32 percent of the total bio-diversity of the country was present in Himachal Pradesh and varied climatic conditions of the State were conductive for cultivation of herbs. He was speaking at the one day Regional Conference of Arogya Bharti-II, at Una
B K Upmanyu | 06 Feb 2012
This specific date will only occur after a century. And by then you and me won't exist on the face of this beautiful planet.
John F Williams | 04 Feb 2012
Being responsible, a leading social group of Indore is known for extending different kinds of social activities to citizens of the city. The group had started it's first Day Care Centre in December 2011, and yesterday, the second DCC was inaugurated. The new Day Care Centre is located at 137 Sarvasampanna Nagar, Kanadia road, near Columbia Convent School, Indore.
Atul | 03 Feb 2012
Neisseria meningitides is a bacterium that causes serious illnesses, including bacterial meningitis. The bacteria lives on surfaces of the nose and pharynx (wind pipe) and is transmitted from person to person by direct contact with respiratory secretions said Padmashri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 03 Feb 2012
Media is shaping the future of nation in positive manner and so is different institute of mass media doing to the future of students knocking the door media industry. There are lots of colleges providing media studies to those who desire to make a cut in the industry.
surendra rawat | 02 Feb 2012
Research spanning two decades has found that older runners live longer and suffer fewer disabilities than healthy non-runners, said Padma Shri & Dr. B.C. Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India. This observation applies to a variety of aerobic exercises, including walking.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 02 Feb 2012
A delegation of Jammu Newspaper Editors Association (JNEA) an amalgam of newspapers published from Jammu today met Principal Secretary to Chief Minister B B Vyas and Special Secretary to Chief Minister Zaffar Ahmed.
Sunil Kotwal | 01 Feb 2012
As they say, the legendary Mukesh Sahab from the golden era of melodies has left his voice behind, in the voice of Babla Mehta. Truly said, Babla Mehta's striking vocal similarity to the legendary Mukesh is a well known fact.
Shaguf Mohtisham | 01 Feb 2012
Quoting a Swedish study by Dr. Fredrik H. Nystrom of University Hospital of Linkoping, published in the medical journal Gut, Padmashri and Dr B C Roy National Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal President Heart Care Foundation of India, said that eating aleast two fast foods meals every day and restricting levels of physical activity to no more than 5,000 steps a day can lead to signs of liver damage or weight gain.
Dr KK Aggarwal | 01 Feb 2012