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Researchers find Nehru’s birth mystery of Mathura connection, which is lost in oblivion. 125th birth anniversary invites research and quarries. Biography writers also missed this chapter of Mathura, The flagbearer of world peace, architect of the nation and the first prime minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru although enjoyed hundreds of the books on his personality and contributions in many fields at national and international level but unfortunately not even a single one could reveal the facts belonging to religious rituals performed by his father Pandit Motilal Nehru at Mathura with a desire to have a son. The mystery was revealed by Dr. S. C. Sharma in a meeting held at Vishram Ghat in Mathura to celebrate children’s day under the aegis of Dr. R. C. Sharma Memorial Research & Welfare Institute. Dr. Sharma, the researcher  told that when Pandit Motilal Nehru had been wandering with the grief of  not having the son, he performed religious…
SMART DIPLOMACY, BUT NO SOLUTION TO CLIMATE TALKS AND FREE TRADEBy ASHOK B SHARMA
Coinciding with the G20 summit in Brisbane, Asia’s two emerging economies, China and India are in the race for brokering deals to end stalemate in major multilateral fora. United States and China clinched a deal on emission cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, ahead of the climate change conferences in Lima in December, this year and in Paris, next year.
China also successfully pushed for a free trade area of Asia-Pacific in the recent summit of APEC leaders in Beijing as a parallel to the concept of Trans-Pacific Partnership floated by the United States.
Just ahead of the G20 summit in Brisbane, India and the US clinched a deal to end the deadlock in WTO over implementation of the Bali package. President Obama assured India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the US in September to support India’s food security programme. Mr Obama agreed to support in the WTO for extension of Peace Cla…
Indian Roads Congress Seminar Inaugurated
Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri Pon. Radhakrishnan inaugurated an international conference on `Road Safety Scenario in India and Way Forward’ here today. The two-day conference, organized by Indian Roads Congress (IRC), would provide a common platform to all stakeholders to discuss and identify the constraints and best available practices around the globe. It would attempt to recommend an innovative, sustainable and implementable Action Plan to prevent road accidents and ensure safety to all road-users.

In his inaugural address, the Minister expressed his deep concern about the high rate of road accidents in the country. He said, “it is quite alarming that India constitutes about 10% of the total road accident fatalities in the world. The road accident fatalities in the country constitute 80% of the total traffic fatalities.” Since the socio-economic cost of road accidents is estimated over 3% of the GDP of the …
MEDIA INVITE Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) The world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight Cordially invites you to the ‘CSR & Sustainability Conclave 2014’ Theme: Uplifting India for a Better Tomorrow Followed by a Panel Discussion on  Newer concepts in Corporate Social Responsibility & the Implications of the Companies Act
Key Speakers/Panelists
Mr. Kaushal Sampat ,President & Managing Director – India, Dun & Bradstreet  Mr. N. K. Maini, Deputy Managing Director, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Dr. Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General & CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs  Mr. Lalit Kumar, Partner, J. Sagar Associates Mr. Sankar Chakraborti, Chief Executive Officer, SMERA Ratings Limited Mr. Subhash Bhasker, Additional General Manager – CSR & HR, MMTC Limited  Mr. Deepak Jolly, V P – Public Affairs & Communications, Coca-Cola India & SWA
GAIL India among the Top Indian Companies on CSR Posted: 28 Nov 2014 01:56 AM PST GAIL (India) Limited has been ranked 11th amongst India’s Best Companies for CSR 2014 as per the recently published study by ET together with Futurescape and IIM Udaipur  The study looked at top 115 Indian companies to arrive at the ranking. It covered industries as varied as automobiles, banks, diversified, FMCG, infrastructure, information technology, metals and mining, oil, power, steel, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and others. The Companies are being ranked based on their focus on CSR and Sustainability by creating a combined score that weighs each of the 4 parameters Governance, Disclosure, CSR Stakeholders and Sustainability. The scores are arrived at by evaluating each companies Sustainability/ Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) report by analysts who scored based on a number of dimensions under the four parameters
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#13:  41ST SUB-JUNIOR NATIONAL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP – DEFENDING CHAMPS CHHATTISGARH THROUGH TO FINALS; UP GIRLS AND RAJASTHAN BOYS SECURE THIRD PLACE
(Vishnu Ravi Shankar) Nashik, 27-28 November 2014: The semi-final matches held yesterday evening were high scoring contests with teams and players putting up big numbers. The Kerala girls qualified for the finals of the 41st Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship defeating Haryana 96-78, despite Haryana player Meenu’s record-breaking 50 points. Kerala captain Sreekala carried her team through with 42 points. Defending champions Chhattisgarh girls made it to the finals again with a 73-65 win over Uttar Pradesh, on the basis of a balanced scoring effort.
In the boys semi-finals, Madhya Pradesh got off to a hot start against Odisha and withstood an Odisha comeback in the second half to pick up a 78-61 win and book a place in the finals. In the other boys semi-final, defending boys champs Chhattisgarh defeated Rajasthan 96-85, with mul…