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Punjab National Bank Q2 net profit declined 11.57% October 26, 2012 Punjab National Bank net profit declined 11.57% to Rs 1065.58 crore in the quarter ended September 2012 as against Rs 1205.03 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2011. Total Operating Income rose 16.41% to Rs 10421.11 crore in the quarter ended September 2012 as against Rs 8952.01 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2011.

ParticularsQuarter EndedSep. 2012Sep. 2011% Var.Sales10421.118952.0116 OPM %70.2971.81-2 PBDT1459.031817.45-20 PBT1459.031817.45-20 NP1065.581205.03-12
SC and ST Prevention of Atrocities (PoA) Act
Daily average of crimes registered under the SC and ST Prevention of Atrocities (PoA) Act is 93 crimes. In comparison, the conviction rate is a mere 30 %, with over 80% of atrocity cases pending trial each year. New Delhi, 25 Oct 12: 25 October, 2012, Delhi: On November 26, 2012, it will be 63 years when the Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution of India. “A range of advancements across spheres in this period notwithstanding, the lot the Dalits and Adivasis in the country has not improved” stated Dr Prasad Sirivella, General Secretary, National Dalit Movement for Justice. Speaking about the abysmal failure of the system, he added that even after 63 years, Dr. Ambekar’s vision of equality and non-discrimination remains unfulfilled. He pointed out that while the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows that between 1995 and 2007 the average number of crimes registered under the SCs and STs Prevention of Atrocities Act (PoA) 1989 was …
CEAMA Presents India"s biggest Consumer Electronics Fair

Three-day long exhibition showcasing breakthrough innovations from biggest brands
26th October 2012, New Delhi: Consumer Electronics and Appliances Manufacturers Association (CEAMA) today, launched the inaugural edition of Home Electronics Show(HES) – India's biggest ever exhibition of Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances, ICT and Digital Lifestyle Products. This three-day, high energy extravaganza is being held from 26th to 28th October 2012, at Hall 14, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Anirudh Dhoot, President CEAMA said, "Consumer Electronics & Home Appliances Industry is now a 45,000 crores industry. It is an important part of the national economy and provides employment to hundreds of thousands of people in the country. The show would offer an unprecedented opportunity for the grobal consumer electonics and home appliances industry to exhibit and explore one …
Analysis of the Financial & other details of all candidates contesting the HP elections

·Himachal Pradesh Election Watch (HPEW) has analyzed affidavits of 445 candidates out of 459 candidates who are contesting Himachal Pradesh 2012 Assembly Elections. ·A total of 146 candidates out of 445 analyzed i.e. 33% are crorepatis. In 2007, there were 16% crorepati candidates. ·The candidates with maximum assets is Brij Behari Lal Butail of INC from Palampur constituency with assets worth Rs. 169 crores, followed by Balbir Singh Verma, IND from Chopal with Rs. 41 Crores and Ram Kumar, INC from Doon constituency with assets worth Rs. 36 crores. ·A total of 58 candidates out of 445 analyzed declared assets less than Rs. 5 Lakhs. ·The three candidates with lowest assets are Om Prakash of HSP from Baijnath constituency who has declared assets worth two thousand rupees (Rs. 2,000), followed by Rama Mahendra of HSP from Palampur with assets worth Rs. 10 thousand only and Shiv Kumar of SP from Sar…
Rajiv Kumar lays down FICCI assignment October 23, 2012 Dear Mr. Sagar, You may already be aware that I will be laying down my office on 24thOctober, 2012, after two most intense, exciting and challenging years at FICCI.  I was fortunate to have worked in an institution whose history is entwined with business development in India for nearly a century. During these two years, I learnt a lot, made some excellent relationships and got an amazing insight into the working of industry and trade not only in India but in the region and globally as well.  I want to sincerely thank FICCI for this opportunity and thank you for your graciousness and help in making this learning possible. I earnestly hope that my efforts for fulfilling FICCI’s true potential, which are truly immense, will have borne some results.  I hope to remain in touch with you so that we could  together be witness to   FICCI’s further progress.  For the immediate future, my coordinates will be as follows: Mobile: +91 98…
Screening of NON PENSARCI scheduled forWednesday,31st Octoberat6:30pmat Istituto Italiano di Cultura has been postponed until 3rd November. In its place, the following event will take place

Manolo and Hervè Barmassepresent their spectacular movies on mountaineering and adventure for the first time in India

Wednesday, 31st October 2012, 6:30 pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura - New Delhi
Event is organised by the Embassy of Italy in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura.

For security reasons, we would request you to kindly bring a print out of the attached invite along with your membership card/ photo id. You are requested to kindly confirm your participation by email

Istituto italiano di Cultura- New Delhi
(Italian Embassy Cultural Centre)
50-E, Chandragupta Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110 021
5 Indians get a ‘money-can’t-buy’ lifetime opportunity with Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team at the second season of India’s racing event ·M/s Sequel Logistics Pvt. Ltd. declared winner out of 300,000 entries from SMEs across India – will have its company logo on the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes cars during the race ·4 lucky customers (Rahul Chhabria, Parth Joshi, Anshita Rastogi and Paras Gupta) to spend weekend of their lives with the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team and the two racing stars - Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button ·Vodafone will speed up Delhi by making DND Flyway Toll free on Sunday, October 28, 2012 New Delhi, October 24, 2012: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, today announced the winners of ‘Vodafone Drive into the Big League – II’ and ‘Vodafone Join the Team’, two unique and innovative engagement initiatives in the build-up to the second season of India’s racing event at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) at Greater Noida. At the c…
12-14 March 2013
Ritz Carlton Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Showcase your solutions to rail authorities and operators Dear N.K,

Asia Pacific Rail 2013 returns for its 15th annual with its best speakers' line up ever featuring CEOs and senior executive directors of Asia's rail authorities and operators.

Here's a preview of the key speakers confirmed so far:Enoch Lam, Deputy Secretary for Development (Works), Development Bureau,Government of Hong Kong SARJay Herbert Walder, Chief Executive Officer,MTR Corporation, Hong KongT.C. Chew, Projects Director,MTR Corporation, Hong KongJacob  Kam, Operations Director,MTR Corporation, Hong KongGuy Bridges, Executive Director, Geotechnical (Tunnels),AECOM, Hong KongWitoon Hatairatana, Executive Vice President, Operations Group,Bangkok Metro Public Company Limited, ThailandRene K. Limcaoco, Undersecretary,Department of Transportation and Communications, PhilippinesHilmi Hassan, General Manager, Fin…
Akshay Sharma holds on to the lead in round two
Jaipur, October 24, 2012: Akshay Sharma of Chandigarh leads by one shot after round two of the PGTI Feeder Tour event being played at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur. Sharma returned an even-par-70 in round two to take his total to six-under-134. Damodar Kumawat of Jaipur is one stroke behind the leader in second place.
The cut was declared at seven-over-147. Thirty-nine professionals made the cut for the third and final round scheduled to be played on Thursday, October 25.
Akshay Sharma’s (64-70) second round was dotted with five birdies, three bogeys and a double bogey. Akshay, who started from the 10th, had a brilliant first nine as he birdied the 15th, 16th and 18th to move to nine-under for the tournament. He then had a poor run from the first to the third where he made double bogey-bogey-bogey to drop four strokes. Sharma came back well with birdies on the fourth and seventh before dropping his final bogey of the day on the eighth.