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Press Conference 21 Nov 2011

Event:A joint press conference on Resource Management and Environmental Sustainability during 9th Meeting of UNEP’s International Resources Panel/Steering Committee.
Time:12.15 P M Date: 21.11.2011 (Monday)Venue:Hotel The Royal Plaza, Ashoka Road, New Delhi-110003


Event:The Minister of Railways, Shri Dinesh Trivedi will be the Chief Guest at the Annual Railway Award Function of 56th Railway Week and will give away shields and awards to various railwaymen. The Ministers of State for Railways, Shri K.H. Munniyappa and Shri Bharatsinh Solanki shall be the Guests of Honour. Chairman, Railway Board, Board Members and other senior officials will also attend the function.
DATE 21st November 2011 (Monday)TIME 3.00 P.M.VENUE-Baroda House Lawns (Northern Railway Headquarter), Copernicus Marg, Near India Gate, New Delhi

Event:A press conference on the eve of1st Indian Forest Congress will be addressed by Dr V K Bahuguna, Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, D…

Press Conference 22 Nov 2011

1.Smt Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister of State for the Ministry of Environment and Forests will be the Chief Guest at the 1st Indian Forest Congress.Ms Caitlin Wiesen, Country Director, UNDP, India, Prof Maharaj Muthoo,President, Roman Forum, FAO and Dr D N Tiwari, Ex Member ,Planning Commission and Sh A K Mukerji, Ex-DGF, MoEF will deliver key-note addresses.Time:09.30 A M Date:22.11.2011 (Tuesday)
Venue:Dr B P Pal Auditorium, IARI, PUSA Campus, New Delhi

Mario Monti launches radical reforms

Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has laid out radical economic reforms aimed at cutting Rome's huge debt mountain, boosting growth and preventing his country from dragging down the eurozone.

Italy must stop being considered Europe's "weak link," he said on Thursday as he announced austerity measures which would be balanced by "growth and equity" to help lift Rome out of the eurozone crisis and affirm its place in the eurozone.

The senate overwhelmingly backed Monti's government in a confidence vote on Thursday and the new prime minister was expected to receive similar support from the lower chamber on Friday.

As well as planned cuts, Italy must "invest in its young and talented" and "tackle unfair privileges" enjoyed by certain sectors of society, Monti said.Monti, who is racing to implement initiatives demanded by Europe, including a pensions and labour market overhaul, told Italians fearful of losing their sovereignty that the …

Build your Brand; Grow your business

Build your Brand; Grow your business

An Advertising & Marketing Seminar and Consultation for SME’s

Dec1, 2011, New Delhi

Small & medium enterprises are facing cut throat competition from large players. In a highly competitive market place it is very important for the SME’s to realize the importance of brand building. Effective advertising is the need of hour to build consumer awareness and trust.

To address to the Advertising & Marketing (A&M) needs of the SMEs’, FICCI is organising an Advertising & Marketing Seminar & Consultation for SME’s on “Build your Brand; Grow your Business” on Dec 1, 2011 at Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi.
The conference would address the –
· Need for advertising for growth of business
· Various medium of advertisement, How to choose
· Building Brands: Case Studies

Consultation with SME’s
· Media Owners will offer free consultation on advertising options and packages for SME’s
· Of…

US apologises to Kalam

US apologises to Kalam for frisking incident

The US has apologised to former President A P J Abdul Kalam for subjecting him to frisking at New York's JFK Airport, an incident that had provoked sharp reactions from India which threatened retaliatory action.

In a written apology to Kalam and the Indian government, the US said, "Appropriate procedure for expedited screening of dignitaries had not been followed".

"We deeply regret the inconvenience that resulted for him (Kalam) as a result of the September 29 incident involving the security screening at JFK Airport in New York," a statement from the US Embassy in New Delhi said, noting that it had the utmost respect for Kalam.

They also said that US was actively working to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.

Taking serious note of the incident, India had threatened retaliatory action with External Affairs Minister S M Krishna directing Indian Ambassador to US Nirupama Rao to take up the matter in w…