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NTPC today signed a MoU with the Odisha government for setting up of an ITI (Industrial Training Institute) at an investment of Rs 7.72 crore in Ganjam district. The ITI would be established at Bhusanda in Shergarh area of Ganjam district. The ITI was expected to be operational during 2016-17 with all infrastructure in readiness. While Arvind Kumar, regional executive signed the agreement on behalf ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada has generated business worth more than 1.6 billion Canadian dollars, according to official figures released by the Harper government here. Sixteen commercial agreements and announcements were made by Canadian and Indian companies and organisations during Prime Minister Modi's visit this week. The commercial agreements and announcements have a combined ...
Visakhapatnam, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils posted 167/4 in their 20 overs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash against the Sunrisers Hyderabad at the ACA-VDCA Stadium here on Saturday. Opener Shreyas Iyer (60) and captain J.P. Duminy (54) scored two half-centuries for the visitors. Sunrisers' medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the pick of the bowlers, ending with figures of 4-0-21-1. ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada has generated business worth more than 1.6 billion Canadian dollars, according to official figures released by the Harper government here. Sixteen commercial agreements and announcements were made by Canadian and Indian companies and organisations during Prime Minister Modi's visit this week. The commercial agreements and announcements have a combined ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Canada has generated business worth more than 1.6 billion Canadian dollars, according to official figures released by the Harper government here. Sixteen commercial agreements and announcements were made by Canadian and Indian companies and organisations during Prime Minister Modi's visit this week. The commercial agreements and announcements have a combined ...
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that the independence of judiciary is the cornerstone of India's democracy. Addressing a distinguished gathering here on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the Patna High Court, President Mukherjee said, "The independence of the judiciary is the cornerstone of our democracy. The judicial system in our country should be not only accessible, but ...
Prince William and Kate Middleton will reportedly welcome their second royal baby 2 weeks before the due date. Royal fans have started queuing up at the London hospital where Middleton will give birth to Prince George's brother or sister as the countdown has begin, the Daily Star reported. The world's media will also descend on the Paddington area for a snap of the new royal baby when Princess Kate ...
Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team suffered another blow with right-arm pacer Ehsan Adil set to miss the remainder of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) series against Bangladesh due to a hamstring injury. Adil is the fourth player to be ruled out for Pakistan, who lost to Bangladesh for only the second time in 48 games and 16 years on Friday, when they were beaten by 79 runs ...
Unlike the Biblical tale of a prodigal son, the return of a foot-loose family member may not be a cause of great joy to his relatives. In Rahul Gandhi's case, it can be a source of embarrassment and misgivings. The embarrassment is likely to be caused by speculation about where the not-so-young prince was for nearly two months, what he learnt during the days away from the madding crowd, and whether ...
The Indian Cricket Team had a good run till the semi finals in the Cricket World Cup 2015. When the team reached the semi-finals, the country was euphoric. The media, the common man on the street, everybody was showering love on the cricketers and even when the team lost in the semis, the conversations were positive..."We love our boys..." shouted one headline. "Lost semis, but won hearts..." ...
SRINAGAR, April 18 (Reuters) - One person died on Saturday in Kashmir following an injury suffered after police opened fire to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators during a daylong protest strike over the arrest of a separatist leader. The unrest in the Himalayan region is a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist BJP, which this year took control of the state government in ...
Happening Now: Delegation of farmers from UP, Rajasthan, Haryana & Punjab interacting with #RahulGandhi pic.twitter.com/KJEjLK8qGs— INC India (@INCIndia) April 18, 2015 Delhi: Rahul Gandhi meets farmers from different states pic.twitter.com/w5knZHoGl6— ANI (@ANI_news) April 18, 2015 Delhi: Cong Vice President Rahul Gandhi meets farmers from different states pic.twitter.com/qiV3v1vQZx— ANI ...
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS), which leads the South Asia component of a five-year research project on climate change ASSAR (Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions), organized the second consultation marking the end of its first year of diagnostic research. The keynote speakers at the occasion included former UN Secretary-General of the World Summit on Sustainable Development, ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rural housewives in countries such as India and Bangladesh, where ground water has high levels of arsenic, are being encouraged to set up businesses to sell safe water to save lives in their communities and earn some income. U.S.-based social enterprise Drinkwell Systems has developed a new system for removing toxic heavy metals ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
Amsterdam: A monk's 1,000-year-old mummified body was discovered inside a Chinese Buddha statue after it was taken to hospital for a CT scan in the Netherlands, a media report said Monday. The body belonged to master Liuquan, a monk who lived around the year 1100 and was a member of a Chinese meditation school, British daily Mirror reported. Examining the mummy, a gastroenterologist found "all kinds ...
NTPC today signed a MoU with the Odisha government for setting up of an ITI (Industrial Training Institute) at an investment of Rs 7.72 crore in Ganjam district. The ITI would be established at Bhusanda in Shergarh area of Ganjam district. The ITI was expected to be operational during 2016-17 with all infrastructure in readiness. While Arvind Kumar, regional executive signed the agreement on behalf ...
By Astrid Zweynert OXFORD, England, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - - B oys campaigning for girls' education is not common in most parts of the world but in India's Rajasthan state they are at the heart of a drive to get more girls into schools. Educate Girls trains young people to go into villages to find girls that are not in the classroom in a country where more than three million girls ...
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