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PM to intervene24082013
PM may intervene in discussion on missing coal ministry files Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may intervene in the discussion on several files pertaining to coal block allocations going missing, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said on Thursday.Shukla made the announcement after main opposition BJP and AIADMK stalled Question Hour in Rajya Sabha seeking response from the Prime Minister on the issue of missing files.
“Prime Minister may also intervene in case it is required,” Shukla told the House, which saw a brief adjournment after it met for the day. He said that in response to demands by Leader of the Opposition Arun Jaitley and several members, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal made a statement on the issue on Tuesday. “Some clarifications were sought (and) clarifications were given. (However) it remained inconclusive. We are ready to conclude that discussion and if necessary Prime Minister may also intervene,” he said. The re…
Barack:Make college more affordable for American families. By sagarmedia on August 23, 2013| Edit Naresh – Michelle and I wouldn’t be in the White House today if it weren’t for our college educations. It wasn’t cheap. We didn’t finish paying off our student loans until about nine years ago. That’s why it’s been a personal mission of mine to make higher education more affordable for more Americans — and starting today, I’m hitting the road to talk about real reforms to fundamentally rethink how we pay for college in this country. I’m asking you to speak out as well. Stand with me today — tell Congress you support real action to make college more affordable for American families. Right now, the average student who takes out loans to pay for school graduates with more than $26,000 in debt. Something’s got to change — it’s not enough just to tinker around the edges. We’ve got to shake up the current system. My plan won’t be popular with everybody, especially those who profit from the way …
An Opinion of the author.  Ravinder Singh
August23, 2013

India has become the “least favourable market”, and it now
makes business sense to exit and export from China, Finnish major
Nokia has told the government. In a letter written this June, Nokia
cautioned that the “political risk” of operating in India may impact
future investment decisions.

Nokia urged the government to “act quickly to correct the wrong
perception of India as a place for business”.

The telecom multinational’s caveat came in the wake of fresh income
tax disputes and delay in the refund of VAT. It is ominous in the
current economic scenario in which foreign direct investment has
become a trickle, institutional investors have been pulling out, and
several investors have refused to take the plunge after wetting their

In a ‘non-paper’ dated June 19, 2013, Nokia sent a harsh, terse
message to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry: “India has suddenly
become the least favourable market.”

Technically, a non-…
Farmers demands Biotech Technology to increase Productivity of Indian Agriculture

·Farmers’ states that five members of TEC fail to recognize the significant contribution of technology in Indian agriculture ·Thousands of agitated farmers protested demanding latest technologies ·TEC recommendations are against farmers’ progress
New Delhi, 22 August 2013:Thousands of farmers from across India protested against the recommendations of the Technical Expert Committee (TEC) and demanding latest technologies in Indian agriculture today at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The rally led by the Consortium of Indian Farmers Association (CIFA) had participants from Shetkari Sanghatana, PAU Kisan Club, Naujawan Kisan Club, Nagarjuna Rythu Samakhya, Pratapa Rudra Farmers Mutually Aided Coop. Credit & Marketing Federation, amongst other leading farmer organizations.
Chengal Reddy, Secretary General 
of CIFA said, “Farmers confronts with several farm productivity challenges i.e lack of timely farm labour ava…
Johnson Tiles launches iFloor range of intelligent luxury flooring collection22082013

Johnson Tiles launches iFloor range of intelligent luxury flooring collection

New Delhi August 22, 2013: Johnson Tiles has introduced a unique collection of intelligent luxury flooring solutions called iFloor. This all new iFloor range is a collection of Peral, Wood, Matrix and Cement design ranges. These iFloor designs are available in glossy as well as matt finishes.  This unique collection of floor designs  provide a definitive luxurious edge for today‚≥†intelligent homes.

The Johnson Tiles iFloor Peral & Cement designs offer customers a myriad range of neat and structured shades while the Matrix & Wood designs offer a variety of contemporary & vintage look options. The entire collection is inspired by tones and color schemes drawing from color palettes of browns, tans, warm grays, whites and some reds. The Johnson Tiles iFloor collection is best suited for both residential as …