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Five Major winners Clarke, Cabrera, Campbell, Micheel and Beem to tee-off in an innovative franchisee-based Pearls Golf Premier League
·Teams to play for $ 400,000 in prize money ·Major champions, global stars to compete with top Asian and Indians in a new team concept ·Pearls GPL to be held at world-class Aamby Valley City Golf course
New Delhi, January 18: A totally new and unique city and franchised based Golf League will see a bunch of Major champions and a host of top European, Asian and Indian stars come together for the inaugural edition of the Pearls Golf Premier League (PGPL), a pioneering concept in golf. No less than five Majors Champions will for the first time compete on Indian soil. Never before have so many Major winners come for a single event in India. The five champions, who between them have won six Majors, besides a host of European and Asian Tour titles, will tee off alongside Gen Next stars of Asia and the PGTI in a concept that brings together players from various in…
Super-fast elite field for 10th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon King Haile is event ambassador Mumbai, 17th Jan, 2013: “Win over yourself, that’s the most important lesson in life,” says the King’ Haile ‘Gebrselassie, the event ambassador for the 10th edition of the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon.  The world’s greatest long distanced runner and sporting icon has 27  world records to his credit. Haile Gebrselassie, winner of two Olympic Gold Medals (10,000m, 1996, 2000), four World Championship Gold medals (10,000m) and four World Indoor Championship Gold medals (3000m & 1500m), considers Worku Bikella as his inspiration. After bidding adieu to his career on track, Haile crowned himself the ‘King’ of the Road’ in September 2008, when, at the age of 35, he won the Berlin Marathon with a world record time of 2:03.59, breaking his own world record by 27 seconds. Haile has won the Berlin Marathon four times consecutively and also had three straight wins at the Dubai Marathon. Furthe…
Restructuring of Coal India Ltd. on the cards; Consultants being identified, says Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal at India Electricity 2013
NEW DELHI, January 16, 2013.
With a view to infusing competition in the coal sector and to review the existing institutional mechanism, the Government proposes to restructure Coal India Limited for which expression of interest has been floated by the Ministry for identifying suitable consultants, said Mr. Sriprakash Jaiswal, Union Minister of Coal, Government of India, while inaugurating the 7th edition of ‘India Electricity 2013’, organized by FICCI and Ministry of Power, Government of India.
The theme of the 3-day international exhibition and conference is ‘Re-Energising Indian Electricity Sector’.
Mr. Jaiswal said that "For increased transparency in coal block allocation the provisions of MMDR Act have been amended and new set of rules have been framed for allocating new blocks through competitive bidding. Recently, 14 blocks for power a…
Textiles Secretary to launch India’s First Technology Innovation Centre
To be the Chief Guest on the Second IAM Convocation

The Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC) under the Education & Training Initiatives of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) is going to set up India’s first ‘Technology Innovation Research Centre’ at the ATDC-Training of Trainers’ Academy, Gurgaon, in collaboration with JUKI India Pvt. Ltd. This Centre will demonstrate leading edge technologies and undertaking applied research. The ATDC-JUKI TECH Innovation Centre is an important initiative to strengthen the Apparel Industry, especially the SMEs, to adopt new technologies for increasing productivity, efficiency and quality for better price realisation and better global competitiveness.

The Centre will be launched by Textiles Secretary Smt. Kiran Dhingra, IAS tomorrow in the presence of Dr. A. Sakthivel, Chairman, AEPC, ATDC & IAM; Hari Kapoor, Vice-Chairman, ATDC; and a team from J…
Just Foreign Policy News, January 15, 2013
Wyden demands drone info from Brennan; Hagel survives neocons; Iraq surge redux

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**Action: Urge Senators to Challenge Brennan on Drone Strikes
President Obamahas nominated John Brennan to lead the CIA.Human Rights Watch - and the Washington Post editorial board -have called for theCIA to stopconducting drone strikes,because of the CIA's lack of transparency and accountability to international law. Urge your Senators to question Brennan on drone strike policy and the demand that the CIA get out of drone strikes.

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The Osianama Learning Experience Press Conference The Osianama Learning Experience Press Conference at Taj Mansingh hotel on 22nd January 2013. Request you to kindly revert with the confirmation of your presence.

Neville Tuli and Osian’s cordially invite you to the launch of its knowledge based education project OSIANAMA LEARNING EXPERIENCE (OLE) which will open up the world’s largest archive on Indian and World cinema and the arts. The press conference will entail discussions on the following topics

-The Osianama Learning Experience (OLE) - A dedicated online knowledge search engine and education content provider for the Indian & Asian Arts, Culture and World Cinema -100 Books on Various Themes, Ideas and Personalities of Indian Cinema (to be launched at the World Book Fair); -Public opening of the Film & Art Museum OSIANAMA at the KILA (New Delhi) -Magnificent focus and tribute to Indian Cinema at the forthcoming 13th edition of the Osian’s–Cinefan Film Festival in Jul…