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Samsung launches the World’s thinnest and most compact premium Notebook Series 9 in India- Series 9, World’s thinnest and most compact premium notebook - Samsung Series 5 550P and Series 3 350V Notebooks also launched
New Delhi, August 31, 2012: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today introduced the second generation of Samsung Notebook Series 9 in the Indian market. Following the previous model’s debut last year, the new Samsung Notebook Series 9 demonstrates Samsung’s advanced innovative craftsmanship in the premium notebook sector. Customized for consumers striving for high-quality items with great design, the new Series 9 boasts the world’s thinnest and most compact notebook chassis. Super-slim components had to be tailor-designed and engineered to fit into the PCs innovative single shell body“The new Samsung Notebook Series 9 represents the ultimate in Samsung craftsmanship towards precision engineering and premiu…
COMMISSIONING OF INDIAN COAST GUARD SHIP RAJKIRAN August 31, 2012 Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Rajkiran’, the third of the series of eight Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs), designed and built by M/s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers, Kolkata was commissioned here today at Vishakhapatnam by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra AVSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command, in presence of Inspector General SP Sharma, PTM, TM, Commander, Coast Guard Region (East) and other senior dignitaries of the Central and State Govt.
The 50 meter indigenous IPV displaces 300 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 34 knots, with an endurance of 1500 nautical miles at economical speed of 16 knots. Equipped with state-of-the-art weaponry and advanced communication and navigational equipment, it makes an ideal platform for undertaking multifarious close-coast missions such as surveillance, interdiction, Search and Rescue, and medical evacuation. The special features of the ship in…
Domino’s Pizza celebrates new milestone
August 31, 2012

Domino’s Pizza celebrates new milestone Opens 500th store in India!

New Delhi, August 30, 2012: Domino’s Pizza, India’s Pizza Delivery Expert and market leader in the organized pizza home delivery segment today inaugurated the 500th store at Rajinder Nagar, Delhi. The landmark store was inaugurated by Mr. Shyam S. Bhartia, Chairman and Mr. Hari S Bhartia, Co-Chairman, Jubilant FoodWorks in presence of Mr. Richard Allison, Executive Vice-President Domino’s Pizza International.

In the last few years Domino’s Pizza has not only aggressively expanded its footprint, but also has been focused on winning more customer hearts across India through its tasty Pizza offerings, unmatched delivery promise and warm customer service approach. Little wonder then that Domino’s India operations is the fastest growing operations in the Domino’s global system. The company also continues to be market leaders in the organized pizza market with a 55% marke…
Dr. M Veerappa Moily, Hon’ble Union Minister for Corporate Affairs & Power, Inaugurated the 2nd ICSI CORPORATE GOVERNANCE WEEK today at New Delhi .
Dr. Veerappa Moily in his inaugural address complimented the Institute of Company Secretaries of India for this initiative and said that ICSI has always demonstrated its commitment to corporate governance and is playing a leaders role in promoting good corporate governance practices amongst corporate India . Dr. Moily said that governance is the character and corporate civilisation will face disaster if there is lack of good governance as “Good Governance is effective leadership, transparency & accountability.”
He further added that reputation of corporates contributes 75% to success of Good Governance . Dr. Moily briefed about the National Policy on Corporate Governance which is being drafted by committee headed by Mr. Adi Godrej and Mr. Nesar Ahmad ,Presid…
As many as 18 documentary (13 professionals and 5 students) films will be screened during the 9th JEEVIKA: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival to be held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi from 31 August, 1-2 September.
The films touch upon sensitive subjects such as Mumbai's night rat killers, life of primitive tribes, children of sex workers, seaweed collectors. Apart from screening of the films, there will be discussion with the documentary makers and the viewers.
The festival will also have various discussions by acclaimed filmmakers: Mr Supriyo Sen, Mr Amlan Dutta, Mr Nandan Saxena, Ms. Anasuya Vaidya.
Noted Indian film director, producer and screenwriter, Mr Subhash Ghai will give away the awards to the winners.
Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)FRIDAY, 31 August 20121.00 pmInaugurationRaj Liberhan1.20 pmIntroduction to the world of DocumentariesSupriyo Sen & Amlan Dutta2.20 pmWho Killed Chea VicheaBradley Cox3.20 pmAll Rise For Your Honou…
Realty prices set to fall as Govt. willing to reduce cost of funding CREDAI initiative with Finance Ministry evokes positive response
Banking Sec. Ministry of Finance asks realtors to work on price cut, sets the ball rolling
NEW DELHI, August 30, 2012: The Sec. Banking ,Ministry of Finance has agreed to look into the problems being faced by the real estate industry and work towards reducing the cost of funding through banks and financial institutions.
This follows the meeting that developers apex body CREDAI Chairman Mr Pradeep Jain had with Mr D.K. Mittal, Secretary – Ministry of Finance (Banking & Insurance), Government of India, today.
Expressing happiness at the positive response from the Banking Secretary Ministry of Finance, Mr Pradeep Jain said: “We had a very cordial and fruitful discussion as we raised the various issues being faced by developers across the country in terms of high cost funding and escalating cost of material which adversely affect the cost of…
Just Foreign Policy News, August 30, 2012
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AJAY MAKEN-SPORTS MINISTER AGREES TO BE PATRON OF CORPORATE GAMES INDIA SECOND EDITION  OF CORPORATE GAMES – TO BE BETTER & BIGGER  A press conference was held at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 30th August 2012  on Corporate Games . After having successful introductory Delhi Corporate Games   in February 2012 at Sirifort Sports complex. Participants  from ONGC,NTPC , Punj Lloyd , TCS ,DUPONT, ARI,BISLERI,HDFC BANK ( TOTAL of 27 Corporates )competed in 12 disciplines . Delhi Corporate Games is ready for its Second Edition from 22nd to 25th November 2012. Corporate Games: The Corporate Games has been created to provide employees at all levels of businesses and organizations in all industry sectors, to experience the thrill and excitement of participating in a multi –disciplinary sports festival. Corporate Games have been staged annually in 53 cities of 25 countries . Second Edition of the corporate games the multi-sports festival for businesses and organizations woul…
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Actress Chitrangada‘s one amongst 2.2 lakh consumers to share her treasured garment story
New Delhi 29th Aug 2012 As per a survey done by A C Neilsen in key metros among women,this fact came to life that how each one of us has one special garment in our cupboard, which we treasure due to the various emotional reasons. However the fear of it losing its shine & getting it soiled restricts us from wearing it often.
P&G’s Home care product, Ariel, which has always been a pioneer in the laundry industry, has recently concluded their campaign, ‘My Story, My Ariel’. This campaign was aimed at evoking people’s emotional bond with their favorite garments.
During an event in the city, the gorgeous Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh revealed her treasured garment story. She was quoted saying, “I have always aspired to be an actress, but it was my treasured sari which turned the fortune for me and got me here in Bollywood & made me what I am today. If not for my treasured sari I would …
Tibetan teens die after self-immolating in ChinaPosted on August 29, 2012 by sagarmedia BEIJING, :Two Tibetan teenagers died after setting themselves on fire outside a monastery in southwest China in the latest such protests against Chinese rule, an overseas rights group said Tuesday. The incidents pushed the number of confirmed self-immolations to 51 since 2009, London-based Free Tibet said in a statement.
The group said 18-year-old monk Lobsang Kalsang and 17-year-old former monk Damchoek set themselves on fire Monday outside Kirti Monastery in Sichuan province’s Aba county. They died later in the day after they were taken to a hospital by Chinese authorities, Free Tibet said.
Citing eyewitnesses, Free Radio Asia said the two teenagers shouted slogans condemning Chinese policies in Tibet.
Police in Aba county said Tuesday that they had no information on the self-immolations, which are rarely reported by Chinese state media.
Aba, home to the restive Tibetan Kirti Monaster…