HYDERABAD - Two people were killed and two injured Monday when police opened fire to quell violent protests against a controversial thermal power plant in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh, police said. Police opened fire when the villagers attacked them with iron rods, sticks and stones at Vadditandra village of Santhabommali mandal in Srikakulam .... Original source : Two killed in protests against power plant in Andhra.
NEW DELHI - Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday announced that the National Food Security Bill (NFSB) will be introduced in the Parliament during the course of this year. Presenting the Union Budget 2011-12 in the Lok Sabha, Mukherjee said that the government is close to finalization of this bill after detailed consultations with all ... Read more »».
The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a Working Group under the Chairmanship of Smt. Usha Thorat, Director, Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) to examine a range of emerging issues pertaining to regulation of the NBFC (non-banking financial companies) sector. The NBFC sector in India has .... Original article : RBI sets up Working Group to examine Issues relating to NBFC Sector.
BEIJING - A whopping 221 million people travelled by train during China’s spring festival, which is also the largest migration of people anywhere in the world. The railway ministry Monday said the trains carried a record 221 million passengers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush period that ended Sunday. The figure represents an increase ... Read more : 221 mn Chinese travelled by train during spring festival.
DUBAI, UAE, March 6, 2011 - The number one seaplane tour operator in the Middle East has now teamed up with Oman Air to bring its spectacular sightseeing tours to Oman. The official carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Air is respected for its professional attitude and recommended for its punctuality and .... Read the original article : here.
Fannie Mae's Latest National Housing Survey Shows Key Changes in Americans' Attitudes Toward Housing and the Economy Over the Last Year
Majority Believe Housing Prices Will Hold Firm in 2011, But Most Lack Confidence in the Strength of the Economic Recovery WASHINGTON, February 28, 2011 - Fannie Mae's (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) latest national housing survey finds that Americans are more confident about the stability of home prices than they were at the beginning of 2010, even though ... Read the original article on Gaea Times at : Fannie Mae's Latest National Housing Survey Shows Key Changes in Americans' Attitudes Toward Housing and the Economy Over the Last Year.
SHILLONG - A top rebel of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) involved in several bombings was arrested Sunday along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, an official said. “(Self-styled) Sergeant Major Anjima Boro was arrested this (Sunday) morning after he sneaked into the country from Bangladesh through Baldova village in West Garo Hills .... Source article : Rebel bomber held in Meghalaya.
SANTIAGO DE CUBA - A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients worldwide, according to a senior official. Luis Herrera Martinez, director of Cuba’s Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Centre, said the Heberprot-P is the leading product made ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity.
KOLKATA - The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) plans to utilise the Rs.20 crore special budgetary grant to help students do research in global finance markets and to upgrade its financial research and trading lab. Finance Minister Pranab Mukhejee announced the special grant to the IIM-C in the union budget he presented to the ... Read : IIM-Calcutta to boost research and upgrade lab.
LOS ANGELES - The glamour quotient at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles saw Hollywood beauties walking the red carpet in stylish long gowns. But not all of them scored high on fashion meter. Here is a peek into their wardrobe at the Sunday night gala at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. Gwyneth .... Source : Style quotient at Oscars - hits and misses.
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NEW YORK - Even though US First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign against obesity was mocked by Sarah Palin and some conservatives, Republicans Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee have sided with her. During separate morning news programs, Christie, 48, who is the Governor of New Jersey, and Huckabee, 55, who is the former Governor of Arkansas, defended .... Read the original article : Chris Christie defends Michelle Obama’s obesity campaign.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee, February 28, 2011 - Jane Fraser, president, The Stuttering Foundation (www.stutteringhelp.org), issued the following reaction to the Oscar awards: "It is an eloquently golden night for people who stutter. The King's Speech has been a godsend for the entire stuttering community. "Tom Hooper gave us an inspirational hero, .... Source : Stuttering Reigns King at the Oscars.
LONDON - Asians are more likely to oppose immigration than white Britons, according to a study. It shows opposition to new arrivals in Britain now transcends race. Thirty-nine percent of Asians, 34 percent of whites and 21 percent of blacks believed immigration should be stopped either permanently or at least until the recovery of the ... Read more >>.
LONDON, March 1, 2011 - Despite one in six households now renting, there has been a market failure to educate the consumer in the private rented sector, warned the new Chief Executive of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, Steve Harriott. He was speaking at the Annual Conference of the Association of Residential Letting Agents, ARLA, the lead professional body [..] Read the original article: here.
Remarks of Denis McDonough Deputy National Security Advisor to the President???As Prepared for Delivery
Release Time: For Immediate Release ADAMS Center Sterling, Virginia Partnering with Communities to Prevent Violent Extremism in America As Prepared for Delivery— Thank you, Imam Magid, for your very kind introduction and welcome. ... Read : Remarks of Denis McDonough Deputy National Security Advisor to the President–As Prepared for Delivery.
NEW DELHI - The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday praising Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the Union Budget meets all the challenges that the economy faces today including sustaining high growth rates. He said that adequate provisions have been made for infrastructure and social sector as well as agricultural development. “It is important to curb ... Read this article on Gaea Times at : Manmohan Singh lauds Mukherjee, says budget meets economic challenges.
AMSTERDAM, March 7, 2011 - Manthan Systems Inc., (www.manthansystems.com/) the leader and innovator in the Retail Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics space today announced that ECCO, ( www.ecco.com/gb/en/index.jsp;jsessionid=F52955EE4F1D4730548E88C8CE21081A.a02) one of the world's major retailers and wholesalers of stylish comfort footwear for men, women and children, has gone live with Manthan's flagship product, ARC Merchandise Analytics. ( www.manthansystems.com/solution_ARC_Merchandise_Analytics.html) (Due ... Read : ECCO Implements Manthan Systems' ARC Merchandise Analytics.
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NEW DELHI - Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee invoked the gods Monday while presenting the budget for 2011-12, appealing to Indra, the god of rains, and Saraswati, the goddess of learning. The invocation brought some levity in the packed Lok Sabha, listening attentively to the minister. This is the sixth such exercise for the 75-year-old veteran .... Read the original article : here.
WASHINGTON - Italian researchers have suggested that using tiny spheres of radioactive liquid to guide surgeons as they remove potentially cancerous material in the lungs is safe and more effective than other techniques. Luca Bertolaccini, Alberto Terzi and colleagues from Santa Croce e Carle Hospital in Cuneo, Italy, studied a technique known as radio-guided surgery in ... Original source on Gaea Times at : Radio-guided op safe, simple way to remove cancerous nodules in lung.
COLOMBO - Sri Lankan skipper Kumara Sangakkara has said that his strike bowler Lasith Malinga’s presence in their World Cup match against Pakistan could have tipped the match in their favour. Sri Lanka had lost the match by a fairly narrow margin of 11 runs. “We can say that we missed Lasith a bit. He is .... Read the original article : Malinga’s presence will bolster Sri Lanka’s World Cup campaign: Sangakkara.
LONDON, March 1, 2011 - Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club has invested in brand-new suites, providing guests with an elegant and spacious option for accommodation. Located on the sixth floor of the Millennium Hotel, the suites feature a master bedroom with a king-size bed, a separate lounge room and meeting area. Guests will also have ... Read more : New Suites Unveiled at Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 28, 2011 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today announced that Founder and CEO Suranga Chandratillake will be speaking at X Media Research's OTTCON West at 11:15 a.m. PT on March 1 at the San Jose Airport Garden Hotel in San Jose, California. For over 10 [..] Read the original article: here.