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Monnet Ispat & Energy Limited cordially invites you to the – “Monnet Go for Gold” fun run (A one of a kind initiative aimed at uniting India under one platform, to instill the spirit of sports and encourage participating Indian athletes for the upcoming 2012 Olympic Games in London) The event will take place on Sunday, March 11, 2012 from 9AM onwards at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi The ceremony will be flagged off by Mr. Ajay Maken, Honorable Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs & Mr. Sandeep Jajodia, EVC & MD, Monnet Ispat & Energy Limited Also present on the occasion will be: Mr. Milkha Singh Mr. Akhil Kumar, Indian Boxer Mr. Manoj Kumar, Indian Boxer Mr. G. S. Sandhu, Coach, Indian Boxing team Ms. Chekrovolu Swuro, Indian Archer Ms. Laisharam Bombayla Devi, Indian Archer Mr. Aslam Sher Khan, Former Indian Hockey player & President Olympians Association of India Mr. Zafar Iqbal, Arjuna Awardee, Olympic Gold Medalist, Former captain of the Indian Hockey Team and Former N…

Team Anna:How long will Indians be subjected to state supported crimes?

The tragic death of 2009-batch IPS officer Narender Kumar by the mining mafia in central Indian state Madhya Pradesh is not a surprise to those who every now and then voiced concerns over the nexus of politicians and mafia and police in the state. The testament to this can be ascertained from the fact that the father of slain 30-year-old brave-heart told the press that his son, who served as Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP and had taken on the mining mafia, was being threatened by a Bharatiya Janata Party leader. Calling Narender’s death ‘a well planned conspiracy’ his family claimed that the he had 'filed several cases against the tractor owners in the area-which were let go by the police'.
While it is shocking the investigating officers and the Madhya Pradesh, home minister, Uma Shankar Gupta termed Kumar’s killing as an ‘accident’, the larger question of state government’s inaction over the repeated reports about the active mafia in the region needs to …

Annual Conference of the State Minorities Commissions

The Annual Conference of the State Minorities Commissions is scheduled to be held here on 13th and 14th of March 2012 at Vigyan Bhavan. In a departure from earlier such annual meets, this year the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has detailed a one and a half day programme including a seminar on the issue of ‘Police and Minorities’. The topic was chosen as a large portion of the complaints that come to the National Commission for Minorities relate to the handling of cases concerning Minorities by the police. The complaints range from the impression that police do not care for sensitivities of minority communities, and on occasions to bias. Accordingly, the Commission felt that the police needs to be further sensitized in dealing with the Minorities, hence the Annual Conference of the State Minorities Commissions will discuss the issue in detail. State Minorities Commissions would first speak about the conditions prevailing on the ground; some NGOs working f…

Louis Philippe Cup 2012 :Day 3 report

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Navratna Ahmedabad to square off against Puravankara Bangalore in the final,Vikrant Chopra & Anirban Lahiri shine on day three, Jyoti prevails over Jeev in historic clash.

Bangalore, 09,March 2012:Navratna Ahmedabad and Puravankara Bangalore stormed into the final of the Louis Philippe Cup 2012 at the KGA golf course in Bangalore on Friday. Navratna Ahmedabad defeated Dev-Ellora Chandigarh in their best-of-three singles matches in the match-play format by a 2-1 margin. The host team Puravankara Bangalore beat Take Chennai 2-1.
Vikrant Chopra won the first match for the Ahmedabad team when he trounced the more fancied Gaganjeet Bhullar by a 4 & 3 margin. Chopra got off to a tremendous start as he drove the green on the par-4 first hole to make an eagle. After bagging the first hole he went on to win the second and third as well to go three ahead. Vikrant sank a 20-feet putt for birdie on the third. The 31-year-old Chopra, who is known for his booming drives, thereaf…

Thangaraja walks away with Toyota 7th NCR Cup title

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Thangaraja walks away with Toyota 7th NCR Cup title
9th March, New Delhi: It was the first time for Sri Lankan number one N. Thangaraja to win a tournament outside the Emerald Isle, and in that NCR Cup got its first international winner in the 7 years history. At the Delhi Golf Club 30-year-old Raja shot three-over for the total of five-under 283 to clinch the title while Delhi lad Honey Baisoya kept struggling with his putting as he scored three-over for the total of three-under 285 to finish second. There was a tie between Baisoya and Noida’s Jasjeet Singh (GAIL) as Singh also carded three-under for the total of three-over 285 for the third position. Baisoya and Jasjeet also qualified for a national amateur championship in European region and will be sponsored by Delhi Golf Society for the same.
Another Delhi lad Shubhankar Sharma, who was sixth yesterday, jumped to fourth position after shooting four-under for the total of one-under 287 while two strokes behind was All-India winner A…

ECB key rate unchanged at 1.0 pct

European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday decided to keep the refinancing operations and interest rates on the marginal leading facility and the deposit facility unchanged.Voting at a regular monthly meeting, the policy setting governing council decided to keep its main refinancing operations unchanged at 1.0 percent.
The ECB's decision was widely expected before the governing council meeting here as it recently injected over half a trillion euros into 800 banks in a second three-year longer-term refinancing operation (LTRO).

Caribbean Community and Common Market meet

Heads of governments of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) on Thursday convened in Paramaribo, Surinam's capital, to discuss important regional issues including economic cooperation, security and sustainable development.The chairman of the 23rd Inter-sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Surinam's President Desire D. Bouterse, said that a sense of ownership, dedication and strong leadership is required in CARICOM in order to respond to current international crises.

"The CARICOM must lead us to a better way of doing things, a faster response to false starts and wrong directions and, more importantly, to the meaningful and effective participation of our citizens in all areas and throughout the entire Region, when global economic anxiety is so high," said Bouterse in his speech at the opening ceremony of the two-day meeting, which attracted the heads of government and officials of the 15 member states.

China supports sustained dialogue on Iran with P5+1

China hopes to see the six major countries (P5+1) that used to engage in Iran nuclear talks start "sustained dialogues" at an early date, said the Chinese envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
"Thanks to the joint efforts of the parties concerned, the process of dialogue and negotiation on the Iranian nuclear issue is showing positive momentum," said Cheng Jingye, China's permanent representative and ambassador to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna.
"The P5+1 and Iran have both expressed readiness and begun preparations for serious dialogue. This is significant for moving toward a diplomatic solution of the Iranian nuclear issue," Cheng said while addressing a quarterly board meeting of the IAEA.
He also said, "We hope to see the P5+1 and Iran start a process of sustained dialogue at an early date, build up mutual trust based on the principle of step by step and reciprocity and searc…
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Queen Elizabeth on Diamond Jubilee tourQueen Elizabeth on Diamond Jubilee tour



LONDON: Flag-waving crowds of Britons lined the streets and politicians proffered gushing praise as Queen Elizabeth launched a nationwide tour of her realm on Thursday to celebrate 60 years as monarch.Elizabeth's four-month tour will take in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, as part of celebrations for her reign which began on Feb. 6, 1952.It starts in Leicester in central England, where the 85-year-old monarch will travel by train with her husband Philip and Catherine, the wife of grandson Prince William, for a visit to a university, cathedral and the city centre."The excitement and anticipation felt around our campus since this visit was announced is a measure of the great affection our students and staff have for the queen," said Dominic Shellard, the vice-chancellor of De Montfort University."This special celebration will be history in the making, not just …

Honoring Women Activists

Dear Naresh,
For years, the Russian police have targeted activist Anastasia Denisova because of her work to combat intolerance in the city of Krosnodar. She faced one bogus charge after another—from tax fraud to piracy. All charges were eventually dropped because of lack of evidence.
But the persecution has not stopped her from continuing her work. Forced out of her own city, Anastasia moved to Moscow. Today, she defends people like Anwar Yusupov, who faces a two-year prison sentence for defending himself from neo-Nazi attackers.
Across the globe, women have been at the forefront of the human rights movement—often risking their lives fighting for core freedoms. Anastasia is one of the brave activists that Human Rights First is honoring for International Women's Day and Women's History Month.
Learn their stories.Celebrate their achievements and draw daily inspiration from their courage.
We're proud to work with courageous women from all ov…

Lucknow ruler enjoy national status

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UP being the landscape of Indian politics has its own advantage of being the most populous state.With largest number of parliamentarian constituency, the mega  assembly with 403 members  has its pivotal  path of Upper house members the chunk of Rajya Sabha members.UP State in pathetic state where development needs to be taken on priority finds snail pace,therefore the dynamic of politics remain in shell of community.

Muslims,Dalits has rare opportunity of  appropriate education,health,employment are cause of impoverish state and poverty.Congress and BJP do not take advantage of party workers their leadership qualities and mass appeal in the selection of candidates.Party worker and leaders have the same complaints about the national leaders.But silver lining is that Uttar Pradesh elected more than 15% of its muslim community strength with equal record 63 Muslim legislators to the 403-member state assembly in the just-concluded elections out of which. 40 Muslim candidate…

India keen on expanding oil, gas explorations in Vietnam.

India keen on expanding oil, gas explorations in Vietnam..Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, who is on a two-day visit to the South-East Asian nation, pushed for increased collaboration with Vietnam in energy, mining and infrastructure sectors. The minister said that both onshore and offshore drilling in Vietnam can become a win-win situation for both the economies.

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp's overseas arm ONGC Videsh accounts for much of India's investment in Vietnam. It has 45 per cent stake in one gas field Block 06.1 in the Nam Con Son basin off Vietnam's south coast. It won a contact in 2006 to jointly explore with

PetroVietnam in Blocks 127 and 128 in the Phu Khanh basin further north.

At present, the bilateral trade between the nations stood at USD 3.7 billion.

Indian exports to Vietnam includes pharmaceuticals, cotton and electrical machinery, while imports iron and steel and mineral fuels.

Doctors with unrecognized foreign degrees cannot practice: SC

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The Supreme Court has ruled that Doctors possessing medical degrees from an off-shore overseas campus cannot practice in India if the certificate awarded to them is not recognised by the country in which the college is located.A bench of justices R M Lodha and H L Gokhale passed the ruling dismissing a bunch of appeals by students of Tamil Nadu-based Vinayaka Medical Research Foundation , VMRF challenging refusal of the Medical Council of India to recognise their degree from the varsity's off-shore campus in Thailand.

The MCI had refused to recognise the degree on the ground that the same was not recognised by Thailand and, hence, did not constitute a primary degree for the purpose of according recognition in India.

A division bench of the Madras High Court had earlier upheld the MCI's appeal against a single judge's order who had directed the regulatory body to permit the students to write the screening test.

Bollywood noted musician Ravi passes away

Bollywood noted musician Ravi Shankar Sharma, popularly known as Ravi, passed away in a Mumbai Hospital yesterday due to cardio-respiratory arrest. The 86-year old music maestro, who composed music for several Hindi and Malayalam films, is survived by his son. Born in Delhi on March 3, 1926, Ravi never had any formal training in classical music. He shifted to Mumbai in 1950 and got his first break in 1952 film 'Anand Math'.


Ravi had composed the music for popular movies such as ‘Waqt’, ‘Neel Kamal’, ‘Phool Aur Patthar’, ‘Humraaz’, ‘Nikaah’, ‘Do Badan’, ‘Aankhen’, ‘Chaudhvin Ka Chand’ and ‘Gumraah’. He won Filmfare awards for 1961 film ‘Gharana’ and 1965 film ‘Khandaan’. His iconic songs like ‘Aaj Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai’, ‘Babul Ki Duayaen Leti Ja’ and ‘Doli Chadh Ke Dulhan Sasural Chali’ became very popular and are still reminisced in almost all Indian wedding celebrations. In the 1980s, Ravi started composing music for Malayalam films as Bombay Ravi, starting w…

Chalo Dilli call from Govindacharya ji._Execute ‘Blitz Krig’ National Movement

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Chalo Dilli call from Govindacharya ji.  Challo Dilli - Dharna from 12th To 14th March at JANTAR MANTAR. Challo Dilli - Dharna from 12th To 14th March at JANTAR MANTAR to Demand Empowerment of Gram Sabhas. No State in the country has empowered their Gram Sabhas and Municipalities as per 73 & 74 Amendments and six additional compulsory function recommended by the Moily committee.  There is an urgent need to execute ‘Blitz Krig’ National Movement for the empowerment of grass root democratic setups in rural and Urban Bharat, spread across the country with relentless efforts and accelerated momentum till the  objective is achieved.   “Kisan and Jawans” will always be there to be part of it.  But the movement must remain peaceful and within the constitutional norms. We want 12th Schedule of the 74th Constitutional Amenment Act, municipalities must be granted 18 functions. The Second Administrative Reforms Commission of 2006 recommends another 5 functions, thus making 23 fun…

Equipoise results Uttarakhand power rest in independent, BSP, UKD MLAs

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Cong, BJP trying to rope in independent, BSP, UKD MLAs as equipoise results in state of  Uttarakhand  in Northern India,the governance power rest in independent, BSP, UKD MLAs.


Branding parties having fallen short of majority, rival contenders for power Congress and BJP on Wednesday began efforts to rope in potential allies to form a government in Uttarakhand with their leaders speaking to BSP, independent and Uttarakhand Kranti Dal MLAs over phone. 


Congress has emerged as the single largest party with 32 seats in the 70-member House, BJP finished one less seat in a cliff-hanger contest for the state assembly polls.BSP has won three seats, Uttarkhand Kranti Dal one and independents three.Senior Congress leader Vijay Bahuguna claimed to reporters in Dehradun that some independents have promised support to Congress. He said the party leaders have spoken to the independent MLAs and some BSP legislators over phone.
Asked if the party has secured the support of independents, Baghugu…

HKTDC

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