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UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children’s report31052013
Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve,rather than what they cannot do,according to UNICEF’s annual State of the world’s children’s report. New Delhi, India, 30 May 2013 – Children with disabilities and their communities would both benefit if society focused on what those children can achieve, rather than what they cannot do, according to UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children’s report.
Concentrating on the abilities and potential of children with disabilities would create benefits for society as a whole, says the report released today.
“When you see the disability before the child, it is not only wrong for the child, but it deprives society of all that child has to offer,” said UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake. “Their loss is society’s loss; their gain is society’s gain.”
The report lays out how societies can include children wit…
Rookie Angad Cheema bags maiden professional title31052013

Richard Stephen Hilton finishes runner-up
Jaipur, May 30, 2013: Rookie Angad Cheema of Panchkula won the second leg of the 2013 PGTI Feeder Tour at the Rambagh Golf Club in Jaipur on Thursday after he fired an even-par-70 in the third and final round. Cheema totaled five-under-205 for the tournament to bag his maiden professional title. Dehradun’s Richard Stephen Hilton was the runner-up as he finished one stroke behind the winner.
Angad Cheema (69-66-70), who was overnight second, had an ordinary start to the day. He bogeyed the first and third holes after a couple of poor shots. The 23-year-old Cheema picked up his first birdie of the day with an eight feet putt on the eighth. However, he stumbled with another bogey on the ninth.
Angad then produced a far better back-nine as he birdied the 10th and 15th and made a good par to win on the 18th. Cheema, a winner of three events on the amateur circuit, landed his approach shots w…
ONGC post Rs.25,123 Cr NP on a turnover of Rs.76,130 Cr to invest of Rs.11,00,000 Cr30052013

ONGC, Chairman  on his maiden   media interaction to present the annual reports 2013 in New Delhi.
Mr Vasudeva said, on replying to Nksagar question on IPO of bonds or equity share for sale of  the promoter, for garnering funds on capital expenditure the Government of India must make call on when it wants to go ahead. He further added that the Shares  market has been behaving very erratically and Government has to take a call.Chairman ONGC  Vasudeva said, ONGC  to unlock 450 million tonnes of oil and oil equivalent gas yet to be explored from the  domestic resources, OVL has been tasked to source 60 million tonnes of oil and oil equivalent gas per year by 2030.“We have decided to invest and explore opportunities in 4-5 international hubs, where OVL can atain growth of sufficient scale. Potential growth hubs include heavy oil, conventional plays, shale and deepwater,” he said.
“We have prepare…
Modi SOS to China to Set Up Textile Spinning Factories – Exclusive
May29, 2013

It is most shameful for Gujarat where first Textile Mills were
installed 1861 has failed to process even 10% of its cotton in to
Yarn, Cloth and Garments in desperation has Invited Chinese Companies
to invest in Gujarat. Since Gujarat processes only 10% of Cotton
produced in to Yarn, Textiles and Garments and produces 35% of Cotton
in India – Gujarat actually processes only 3.5% of cotton in India.

Self Styled DESH-BHAKTS reduced to two other Bimaru states MP and
Chhatisgarh can’t think of Inviting Indian Companies. His
Confrontationist Attitude – Always Creating Mischief Like Sreesanth
Doesn’t Impress Anyone. All BJP Leaders at Center behave like
Scoundrels – Raman Singh and Shivraj Chauhan are the only soft faces
of BJP both Chief Ministers of Chhatisgarh and MP.

I am in favor of China investing in India in Projects that generate
employment where Indian Industry is not interested.

Even the New Textile Policy called ‘Nav…
GAIL’s Turnover increases 18% to Rs. 47,333 crore in FY 2012-1329052013 GAIL’s Turnover increases 18% to Rs. 47,333 crore in FY 2012-13 & 19% in Q4 to Rs. 12409 crore Net Profit up 10% at Rs. 4,022 crore in FY 2012-13 & 28% in Q4 to Rs. 618 crore Board recommends total dividend of 96% on paid up capital
New Delhi, May 28, 2013: GAIL (India) Limited has recorded sustained performance in financial parameters for the Financial Year 2012-13. According to the audited figures, Turnover (net of excise duty) in the year 2012-13 increased by 18% to Rs. 47,333 crore from Rs. 40,281 crore in FY 2011-12. The Gross Margin during the year 2012-13 increased by 16% to Rs. 7,233 crore from Rs. 6,247 crore. The Profit Before Tax during the year 2012-13 increased by 13% to Rs. 6,058 crore from Rs. 5,340 crore in the previous year. The Profit After Tax during the year 2012-13 increased by 10% to Rs.4,022 crore from Rs. 3,654 crore in the previous year. The Board of Dir…
bsnl & DIMENSION DATA launch cloud services powered by ‘global cloud exchange’29052013 bsnl AND DIMENSION DATA launch enterprise cloud services powered by first of its kind ‘global cloud exchange’ Acquires 15 user enterprises across Private and Government sectors
New Delhi, 28 May, 2013 – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), India’s leading telecommunication services provider and Dimension Data, the leading global ICT solutions and services provider today jointly announced the launch of their Enterprise Cloud Services in India. Based on Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform™ (MCP), BSNL forays into the Enterprise Cloud services space through its Internet Data Centres (IDCs). The launch was presided over by Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon’ble Minister for Communications and IT who witnessed the signing-on of 15 user enterprises across Financial Services, IT / ITES, Education and Government sectors.
Based on a standardised architecture, the MCP offers enterprises the advantage of b…
FY2013 Gross and Net Market Borrowings higher by 9.4% and 7.1% respectively
(Snapshot of the report on Public Debt Management for January-March 2013) The gross and net market borrowing requirements of the Government were reduced in the revised estimated for FY2013 to Rs. 5,58,000 crore and Rs.4,67,384 crore from budgeted levels of Rs.5,69,616 crore and Rs. 4,79,000 crore, respectively. However, during FY2013, gross and net market borrowings of the government were higher than previous year by 9.4%per cent and 7.1%, respectively. Government Finances-- The gross fiscal deficit of the Central Government in revised estimates (RE) was placed at Rs. 5,20,925 crore (5.2% of GDP) in 2012-13 as against budgeted level of Rs. 5,13,590 crore (5.1% of GDP). The gross and net market borrowing requirements of the Government were, however, reduced in revised estimates for FY2013 to Rs. 5,58,000 crore and Rs.4,67,384 crore from budgeted levels of Rs.5,69,616 crore and Rs.4,79,000 crore, respectively. Gro…
3 out of every 4 children are exposed to tobacco advertising

New Delhi, 28 May 2013: The World Health Organization is raising the alarm about the fact that nearly three in four children between the ages of 13 and 15 are exposed to pro-cigarette ads on billboards and pro-tobacco messages at sports and other events. These advertisements have been proven to influence them to start smoking. Urging countries to ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, WHO is appealing for stronger legislation and enforcement to prevent tobacco-related deaths. It is estimated that nearly 1.3 million people die of tobacco-related illnesses every year in South-East Asia.

Tobacco products are the only legally available products that can kill up to one half of their regular users if consumed as recommended by the manufacturer. WHO monitors and draws global attention to the activities and practices of the tobacco industry in conformity with World Health Assembly Resolution WHA54.18 and the provisions of…


May 27, 2013 by 
Quake of M6.0 – EASTERN UZBEKISTANPreliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude6.0Date-Time26 May 2013 06:08:17 UTC26 May 2013 11:08:18 near epicenter26 May 2013 10:08:17 standard time in your timezoneLocation40.011N 67.329EDepth26 kmDistances27 km (16 mi) N of Bulung’ur, Uzbekistan40 km (24 mi) NNE of Jomboy, Uzbekistan41 km (25 mi) ENE of Chelak, Uzbekistan45 km (27 mi) WSW of Jizzax, Uzbekistan206 km (127 mi) NW of Dushanbe, TajikistanLocation UncertaintyHorizontal: 12.3 km; Vertical 6.2 km
Israel's president has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to overcome differences and resume peace negotiations, saying the sides could not afford "to lose this opportunity."

President Shimon Peres issued his call ahead of a gathering of Mideast leaders on the sidelines of a conference hosted by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. Sunday's conference included a rare face-to-face meeting between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, with the participation of US Secretary of State John Kerry, who has devoted much of the past two months to restarting long-stalled peace talks. "We shouldn't lose the opportunity because it will be replaced by a great disappointment," Peres told reporters in Jordan. "For my experience, I believe it's possible to overcome it. It doesn't require too much time." Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed. "Enough is enough…

Japan PM Abe talks Myanmar's President Thein Sein

Japan's premier Shinzo Abe met Myanmar's President Thein Sein for talks at which Abe is expected to unveil huge aid and investment deals as he promotes trade with the fast-changing nation.

Shinzo Abe, who has pledged "all possible assistance" to kick-start Myanmar's long-neglected economy, went into talks with Thein Sein after touching down in Naypyidaw, according to a Myanmar government official. The meeting with Thein Sein, a former general turned reformer, heralds a significant uptick in already warm relations between Japan and Myanmar as reforms and the removal of most Western sanctions spur investment in the former pariah state. Abe said in Myanmar's state media on Saturday that the first visit by a Japanese premier since 1977 would see "further assistance" to Myanmar. He is tipped to unveil almost USD 1 billion in development aid and a plan for a nationwide electricity grid as he looks to cement a role for his country in resource-rich and strateg…
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