Saturday, January 30, 2010

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Mozilla Firefox Start PageSaturday, January 30, 2010

• CRR hike to absorb Rs.36,000 crore PM*
• GDP growth pegged at 6.7 % in 2008-09PM
• Mixed reaction from industryM*
• Not to impact on interest rates, industry: ChawlaM
• Moving away from easy moneyM
• Earthquakes and scienceP*
• Military Secretary faces court martialP
• RBI hikes CRR to contain inflationPM
• Brightest full moon of 2010 todayP
• Russia-India fighter makes successful maiden test flightPM
• Blair denies covert deal with BushPM
• One month after CopenhagenPM
• Court notice to Centre, UGC on deemed university statusPM
• “Evolve alternative method for removal of judges”M
• Srikrishna front-runner for Telangana panelPM
• Food prices will ease next fiscal: Pawar( Our voice from Sky, Akashvani!)
• What lies in store for Antarctica, the world’s last repository?PM
• Lasting mercy


• Nasscom worried over U.S. indirect protectionismPM
• Still it is cheaper to offshore jobsM
• The Election Commission at 60 PM
• Protecting antiquitiesM
• Obama to cut tax breaks for outsourcing U.S. firms(knee jerk and populist)
• J.D. Salinger dead PM
• India ranks 123rd in pollution controlPM
• The worst of the storm has passed, but the devastation remains: ObamaM
• Pitching for composite dialogueM
• Commercialisation of news content is a dangerous trend: Hamid AnsariM
• Food security linked to energy security: SharmaM
• U.P. to have special force for monuments, parksP
• ‘Bill should grant health care as universal entitlement’M
• National Tobacco Control Programme gets approvalPM
• ‘Compulsory voting not feasible’M
• Historian who helped inspire civil rights movement deadPM( Only name and contribution in one line)
• Unconditional love

*P: Prelims; M:Mains; PM: Prelims @ Mains. It is indicative and nothing more.

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

• 4 port expansion projects cleared
• Y. V. Reddy for closer look at quality of FDI(Yaga the Oracle!)
• Sri Lankan denouement
• Uneven recovery
• Rajapaksa re-elected, trounces Fonseka by huge margin
• Australia sets up high-level group to probe attacks
• Petitions of Mujib murderers dismissed
• A crash course on Indian economy
• Strengthen foundations of university system: experts
• Copenhagen Accord not legally binding: UNFCC
• “We should train ourselves to spend more on books”
• Compulsory voting not feasible, says Chawla
• India decries grain diversion to bio-fuels
• INTACH awards for heritage conservation
• France: attack on the veil is a huge blunder
• Pride corrupts

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

• India to invest $350 m in Nigerian oil blocks
• Guidelines for green certification of ornamental fishes
• Over 70 per cent polling in Sri Lanka presidential poll
• Scientists hold awareness meeting on neutrino observatory project
• Pakistan continues to block fissile material treaty
• ‘India-U.S. deal a major hurdle’
• ‘Mahatma Gandhi District’ in Houston
• India a partner for security: UAE
• End of two-party dominance in U.K.?
• Military Tribunal to hear Kargil war cases
• A special R-Day, says Obama
• Acharya Shastri to accept Padma award
• Uttam Yudh Sena Medal for Lt. Gen. Swamy
• 62 Air Warriors decorated with Presidential awards
• Monorail in Mumbai
• Cultural pageantry marks R-day celebrations
• A marvellous show of unity and cultural diversity
• Honouring the heroes
• IMF pegs India’s economic expansion at 7.8 per cent in 2011
• Bankers return to Davos but with a bit less swagger
• French panel recommends partial burka ban
• Ozone hole’s healing may worsen global warming
• Samskaras and Atma Gunas

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

• India Cements earns less( Remember the boss’s name)
• Strengthening Kyoto
• Russia on road to reform
• Court orders status quo on deemed varsities
• Padma Vibhushan for Prathap Reddy, Y. V. Reddy, ‘Nobel’ Ramakrishnan
• Sri Lankan presidential polls today
• President calls for second green revolution
• China elevates rank of envoy in New Delhi
• Tagore Awards presented to 8 litterateurs
• Chemical Ali executed
• No imminent threat: Brown
• Obama needs a pro-Ukrainian President
• Tandon task force draws up road map to protect students
• Curb money, muscle power in polls: Sonia
• 130 persons chosen for Padma awards 2010
• Ashok Chakra for Havildar Rajesh Kumar
• A disservice to cricket: Chidambaram
• Medals for 19 CBI officers
• ‘DRDO technologies have immense everyday applications’
• Sewa Kendras to come up with rural job scheme funds
• Real empowerment a challenge, says Ansari
• South Korea seeks collaborations in nuclear sector
• Greenpeace hails BASIC decision to continue talks
• Many more post offices to get a facelift
• Remembering the Lamp of the East
• All set for R-Day Parade
• Overhaul, don’t scrap, deemed university system
• Determination


• RBI’s dilemma over growth v inflation choice
• U.K. must back Barack Obama’s stand against the banks
• “India a safe destination for foreign investment”
• The NSA needs his own office
• Pandemic lessons to be learnt
• BASIC bloc to inform U.N. of voluntary mitigation steps
• PMO apologises for ad fiasco( Musharaf may appear as a our Prime Minister any time!!!!!!!)
• South Korean President visits Hyundai factory
• No dilution in India’s stand on fair multilateral trade regime: Sharma
• Sixth reactor at RAPS attains criticality
• Giant replica of the Constitution taken out in procession
• Wadhwa panel apprised of State’s concern
• Research centre planned for aromatic and medicinal plants
• ‘Pak players should have been chosen’
• Most powerful rocket motor successfully tested
• Venu Srinivasan honoured
• Slap exemplary costs for PIL abuse: Supreme Court
• Uganda calls for broad partnership to achieve Millennium Development Goals
• BASIC backs IPCC
• Krishna Iyer for regional apex court Benches
• President urges Governors to adopt ‘Roshini’
• Towards sustainable water management
• The pigeon’s sacrifice


• Process of issuing UIN under way
• Tough choices
• V.K. Singh is next Chief of Army Staff
• U.S., China trade barbs on Internet
• Internet running out of addresses
• Road infrastructure to get boost
• Obama signals end of Wall Street casino
• Indian forces in Haiti’s relief efforts
• Return to Glass-Steagall?
• Socialist leader Janeshwar Mishra passes away
• China, Japan added to list of non-traditional markets
• ‘U.S. arms to Pakistan must not target India’
• Gender-based discrimination cases come down
• Experts to go into workers’ problems due to meltdown
• India committed to Posco project
• ‘CECA will help achieve true potential of trade relationship’
• Constitution is my commander, says Sankaranarayanan
• Netaji currency made public by grandson of activist
• IAF worried about safety of satellites
• Additional foodgrains under TPDS to contain prices
• “Centre has right to decide on Bt brinjal”
• A special recital by Sonal Mansingh
• Divine Parents

Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday, January 22, 2010

• A step in the right direction
• Readying for the Games
• U.S. warns of threat from terror syndicate
• Ignoring Pakistani players very shocking: former Foreign Secretaries
• Clinch economic pact by year-end: Malaysia
• NIMHANS keen on researching Jyoti Basu’s brain
• NIA files FIRs in four cases
• New pension scheme introduced
• Wireless sensor system to stop jumbos
• Republicans snatch Senate seat
• Our crimes against our children
• Price rise: it’s time to act, BJP tells Manmohan
• Centre plans judicial panel on Telangana
• Further pacts only after studying benefits, Antony tells Gates
• Scrap NSA post, says Brajesh Mishra
• It’s for States to decide on milk prices: Sharad Pawar
• India most favoured by Afghans: poll
• Meet against GM crops
• India, Malaysia sign extradition agreement
• New technology for studying arterial blocks
• Pilot happy with ‘Project Arrow’
• India urges WHO to clarify on A (H1N1) pandemic
• World Spice Congress in Delhi
• Inter-State police teams to safeguard trains, passengers
• Rs.1,000 cr. allotted for mental health care
• Election Commission poised for diamond jubilee
• “Understand nature of naxal menace”
• CIC order puts External Affairs Ministry in a spot
• Erich Segal, writer and classics scholar, dead
• Unique parents


• India to remain a key market
• India, China look to address growing trade gap
• Currency futures permitted in euro, pound, yen
• The Afghan quandary
• Oldest four-legged animals
• Tearful farewell to Jyoti Basu
• Bond and Pollard, biggest buys
• China for “constructive measures” to ease tensions
• ‘Food prices may decline after rabi’
• Rahman again in the running for Oscar
• Murthy first cinematographer to win Phalke award
• ‘I never expected this award’
• India to emerge as global renewable energy powerhouse
• Rajapaksa, Fonseka vow to curb secessionism
• Paid news, a deep-seated malaise
• CIC order puts External Affairs Ministry in a spot
• AWACS to be showcased on Republic Day
• Junior Ministers take complaint to Manmohan(!!!!)
• Pratibha to inaugurate EC diamond jubilee
• Renewable energy certificate norms announced
• Understand true nature of naxal menace: Chidambaram
• Delhi High Court gets second e-court
• President meets brave children
• Centre mulls direct inclusion of SCs and STs in BPL list
• My speech made no reference to NSA’s office: Chidambaram
• D-Cs made nodal officers for social schemes
• CIC order puts Foreign Office in a spot
• EC poised for diamond jubilee
• More effective externally than internally
• Malaysia and the growing importance of India
• Atonement of sins


• Bids to be invited for UMPP in Chhattisgarh
• ‘Timely measures ensured recovery’
• No interim relief for Dadri plant
• The truth about Mumbai matters
• There goes the sun!
• Taliban attacks Kabul
• 44 institutions to lose deemed varsity status
• We have no agenda in Afghanistan: India
• Minorities’ quota: Centre to await court order
• Tendulkar notches up 44th Test hundred
• Ukraine vote leads to runoff
• Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award for Scorsese
• A debate that threatens France’s social fabric
• Basu and Mother Teresa: a special association
• Robert Gates coming today
• SCs, STs in BPL list under study
• Court declines to entertain plea against Statehood for Puducherry
• My speech made no reference to NSA’s office: Chidambaram
• Basu’s land reforms unmatched: AIDWA
• ‘Norms flouted, no quality research in deemed varsities’
• 44 institutions to lose deemed university status
• Not taking any chances
• Government contention vindicated: Jairam Ramesh
• Thai envoy to lead delegation to Guwahati trade fair
• Fisherfolk join the fight against nuclear plant in Jaitapur
• Wooing youth
• Wholesale sugar prices have dipped: Pawar
• ‘Take micro-level steps to prevent farmers’ suicides’
• ‘My speech made no reference to NSA’s office’
• “Take micro-level steps to prevent farmers’ suicides”
• Showcasing Pablo Picasso’s masterpieces for art lovers
• Commerce and the Constitution
• Crying for the Lord

Monday, January 18, 2010

Monday, January 18, 2010

· Rising rupee not an unmixed blessing

· Inflation measuring poses challenge

· Universal PDS is key to food security, says Vandana Shiva

· Waste recovery project for Kochi

· A great life (1914-2010)

· Maintaining the momentum

· Jyoti Basu, 95, passes away

· Bodies of businessmen found in Fiji

· Fisherfolk join the fight against nuclear plant in Jaitapur

· Activists form RTI council to safeguard information, whistleblowers

· President faced with defeat in Ukraine polls

· U.S. to protect Pakistan’s nuclear facilities

· The Left Front has provided an alternative model of government: Jyoti Basu

· Al-Qaeda spreads its tentacles in Yemen

· India to push for pharma, IT access as trade talks resume in China

· His ideas will be missed: Amartya Sen

· India disappointed at Nepal Maoists’ stance: Krishna

· ‘Urdu, Sufism and madrasas enriched Indian culture’

· No, UPSC……

· Superior to Paramapada

· Pratibha warns against unbridled credit growth

· India poised for strong recovery — ADB

· Justice Sirpurkar heads 3-member Dinakaran impeachment panel

· Centre considering functional autonomy for national institutions: Manmohan

· Protests mark consultation on Bt brinjal

· Print media should devote more space to classical fine arts: N. Murali

· For China’s Netizens, Google’s exit raises hard questions

· Can Wikipedia fuel growth of vernacular content online?

· Joint venture company to tap non-conventional energy

· Shinde suggests gas-based power plants

· Obama pitches bank tax

· India ready to address our problems: Prachanda

· Ukraine polls today

· Atlantis, Endeavour up for grabs

· U.S. Navy's new high-speed trimaran warship

· Hong Kong approves $8.6-billion rail link to China

· Critics’ choose The Hurt Locker as best picture

· Centre to conduct ‘vulnerability line mapping’ of coast: Ramesh

· India, France operationalise civil nuclear trade

· Speaker to head team to Mauritius

· Nuclear power plant in Konkan opposed

· Inter-caste marriage: denial of quota upheld

· Area sown under rabi wheat picks up

· Arjun tanks to be tested against Russian T-90s

· Women’s groups seek changes in law against sexual abuse

· Migratory birds are giving Delhi the go-by

· Reunify India and Pakistan: Govindacharya(!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Hilarious Dinosaur)

· US Ambassador hails Sulabh’s techniques

· Self-help groups thriving in Rashtrapati Bhavan

· India, Iceland to cooperate in geothermal energy development

· Revised DTAA inked with Finland

· Richard Holbrooke arriving in India tomorrow


· Economists caution FM on stimulus roll-back

· Loss making oil PSUs to get Rs. 12,000-cr compensation

· Book on Uruguay-India trade and links released

· Cabinet nod for ONGC Videsh investment in Nigerian venture

· Haiti devastated

· Inclusive heritage cities

· Ten rockets fired to study solar eclipse

· India ready to review the 1950 Treaty, says Krishna

· India to give aid of $5 million for Haiti

· China looking to coordinate Copenhagen response with India

· India, UK sign education MoUs

· ‘Referendum’ violates Constitution, says Beijing

· Russia ratifies European rights convention

· Japan calls off refuelling mission

· A billion acts of green for Earth Day

· Financing healthcare in India

· Centre’s policies helping speculators: CPI(M)

· It’s for Supreme Court to decide on RTI applicability to CJI: Attorney-General

· Reduce use of animals in experiments: Jairam Ramesh

· Sethu project: NIO to carry out study for new alignment

· India, Nigeria to strengthen relationship

· President Lee to be Chief Guest

· IMD to launch Monsoon Mission

· Telangana: inevitable and desirable

· Moksha for all

15/1 : there was no issue on account of holiday the previous day


· Collaborative effort must to tackle food inflation: FM

· India, Bangladesh to establish power transmission link

· Boston Consulting to restructure NABARD

· Global IT spending to jump 8.1 % to $1.6 trillion

· Seizing the moment

· On a strong wicket

· Slew of new measures to check sugar price

· Archaeological Survey of India yet to give its approval

· Full Court to decide on RTI Act appeal

· Arrested Indians seek help of law firm in Shenzhen

· Google threatens to quit China

· India wary of military role in Afghanistan

· Choices before the Afghan conference

· No change in LAC: Antony

· Germany keen on civil nuclear cooperation

· Depository of academic qualifications planned

· Take to climate-resilient farming: Swaminathan

· Panel to implement Right to Education in Delhi schools

· Euro IV fuel for 13 cities from April 1

· Water project: Centre to call Karnataka-Goa meet

· Looking past the facade of Rosarno after riots

· Wisdom of the ancients

· Rs. 500-crore sops for exporters announced

· Solar energy: Russia sees huge potential for joint ventures

· Not exempt from public scrutiny

· Crisis of Indian hockey

· CJI comes under RTI Act: Delhi High Court

· Legal experts hail verdict

· Industrial production at two-year high

· Call to resume India-Pakistan talks

· Centre issues alert to seven States

· 21 Indians arrested in China on diamond smuggling charge

· An epic blockbuster that took China by storm

· Russia to be first to build nuclear-powered spacecraft

· UAE meet discusses Afghanistan

· India and Pakistan: deadlines for dialogue

· $1 billion credit line announced for Bangladesh

· Unesco asks India to get Auroville inscribed on World Heritage List

· Land for permanent exhibition of Hampi’s grandeur

· Euro IV fuel for 13 cities from April 1

· India, China to share anti-piracy information

· LoC trade resumes after two weeks

· Yuva Express flagged off

· Upanishadic statements


· Israel pushing for a free trade agreement with India

· $185 m India credit for rail line in Sri Lanka

· Interest rates may go up

· The life of cities

· Showcasing the auto industry

· We won’t allow our soil to be used against India: Hasina

· Speed up investigations, Krishna tells Canberra

· Two Astra missiles flight-tested successfully

· Weather-based crop insurance to be introduced

· Need for “credible elections” in Zimbabwe: India, Botswana

· Malaysia for enhanced ties with India

· Maoists allege encroachment by India

· Changing the rules of the energy game

· Manmohan Singh launches ‘Solar India’

· Preparations on to study effects of annular solar eclipse

· 20 m. solar lights planned by 2022

· Taking to the skies

· Commercial activity around Corbett Park posing a threat to eco-fragile zone

· BASIC countries to meet on January 24

· Decongestion of laboratories, a priority: AEC chief

· Showcasing world’s monumental legacy

· Panel on low-carbon economy constituted

· Facing crunch, Delhi Police seek more IPS officers

· Delhi seeks Centre’s help to settle water dispute with Haryana

· ASHA workers to be trained for tuberculosis eradication

· INTACH, Mongolia sign MoU

· For successful marriages

Monday, January 11, 2010

January 11, 2010

• From Navratnas to Maharatnas
• A novel way to tackle food inflation
• Voting without borders
• Don’t Pakistanise Yemen
• India storm into final
• Rajapaksa promises reasonable solution to ethnic conflict
• The alphabet soup of internal security
• Australia has taken a number of steps: envoy
• 25-member panel on low-carbon economy constituted
• Purpose of Saranagati

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Saturday, January 09, 2010

• Mukherjee asks taxmen to achieve revised mop-up target
• China set to overtake India as world’s biggest gold consumer
• ONGC Dahej unit to be anchor tenant
• Put waterways to use: ICCI
• Decision on GST by month-end
• Image and reality in Kashmir
• Autonomy for Maharatnas
• NRIs may vote in next general elections, says Manmohan
• IIT-Madras team wins New York competition
• Rukhsana Kosser to receive medal
• User fee on NH 7 to be collected from today
• Election Commission upsets Mayawati
• Panel to push Nepal peace process
• Colombo, U.N. in fresh spat
• Anti-whaling ship sinks off Antarctica
• Future of India-Bangladesh relations
• Bill soon to check tainted persons from holding higher judicial posts
• Judge: law needed to protect NRIs
• Concern over persecution of Baha’is in Iran
• Munde appointed PAC Chairman
• Panel to review sexual harassment bill
• High time to address loopholes in the system
• More tigers fall prey to poachers in 2009
• ‘Posco cannot go ahead without consent of tribals’
• New network for disaster management
• Conduct worthy of a police state
• Coral reefs give birth to rich sea life
• Lord Siva’s qualities

Friday, January 8, 2010

Friday, January 08, 2010

• GST launch set to be delayed
• Insensitive and in denial(Australian racism)
• Defending the whales
• Sibal expresses concern at burden on students
• Take urgent steps to end attacks, New Delhi tells Canberra
• New Delhi, Beijing hold defence dialogue
• West to pursue tough U.N. sanctions on Iran
• Nepal discharges child soldiers
• Small step for tetrapods, giant leap for palaeontology
• Row over melamine in milk products
• Ties with China on an even keel, says Krishna
• Don’t strip Rathore of his medals: K.P.S. Gill(Then strip him of what!)
• Property-related issues dominate Day 1 of Pravasi Divas
• Business across LoC remains suspended
• Ancient India had both cyclic and linear time concepts, says Romila Thapar
• Indigenous swine flu vaccine’s human trials begin
• Final shape to nuclear deal by June: Canada
• Kaunda enunciates route of Indian investment
• Thorium reactors more secure: Kakodkar
• Indian Medical Association opposes rural MBBS course
• Panel calls for revisiting land reforms
• Many ex-Guantanamo detenus return to terror
• Who are we?

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Thursday, January 07, 2010

• India, Japan to develop solar city
• Textile policy will be restructured: Maran
• Too much stimulus can be injurious: Chawla
• Create congenial atmosphere(Telangana)
• Encouraging high-speed trains
• Most attacks opportunistic: Australian envoy
• Jyoti Basu’s condition critical
• India looking to re-energise links with Zambia, says Hamid Ansari
• India rejects World Bank aid for tiger conservation(Because WB will count the tigers?)
• Effluents floating in River Noyyal
• ‘Identity’ profiling soon at U.K. airports
• Obama and the Muslim world
• Court suggests cess on fuel to create fund for accident victims
• Remembering a legend
• ‘Right to free education law will be enforced in April-May’
• Bihar says no to Bt brinjal
• Dismantling of Platinum-II allowed
• Goa A-G told to pay costs for seeking adjournment
• Karandlaje fights for ban on endosulfan
• A new look at migration issues in India
• First Pravasi Film Fest comes to a close
• Centre, UGC differ on deemed varsity status to medical college
• Tales of great Amazon civilisation true
• U.S. spy failings in Afghanistan
• Dos and Don’ts

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

• Industry for continuation of stimulus package(naturally!)
• India to help Nigeria build energy projects
• Doing good for science
• Turnaround in foreign trade?(FIEO says it is due to Xmas and New Year. May not maintain)
• Advisory for Indians studying in Australia
• Dhaka, Delhi conclude water talks
• I’m not a prophet, I only know about ribosomes: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
• Experts warn of ‘climate refugees’
• Narco test
• Channel warned
• ‘Worst’ winter in 30 years in Britain
• New pipeline to boost Turkmen gas sales to Iran
• Kepler telescope finds mystery objects
• Weather forecast to feature monsoon phases
• Ansari: India set to re-engage with Africa
• Swaminathan for revolution in small farm management
• ‘Mere allegation cannot be basis for conviction for abetment to suicide’(Read the article carefully. Caption is misleading)
• Opinion divided in Congress too on Vidarbha, says Chavan
• “RTI Act can’t question judicial order”
• Women’s groups urge Moily to amend sexual violence laws
• Farooq warns oil companies
• ‘Opinion on Bt brinjal divided’
• Getting ready for Mahakumbh
• Bagram, the other Guantanamo
• The healing power of books
• Superior to the Lord

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

• ‘High savings rate will help sustain growth’
• ‘Public sector ready for lean technologies’
• Sharper focus on security
• Skewed against the States
• Centre studying proposal to seek Presidential reference to court(Misuse of Art.143)
• Australia is duty-bound to take action: Krishna
• Dhaka, New Delhi begin river water-sharing talks
• Tracing the Big Bang aftermath
• CBI seeks permission for narco tests on Talwars
• India not an overspender: Ahluwalia
• India set to lead effort for binding biodiversity treaty
• Green technology electric car
• Mujib killers may be executed in a month
• For a fresh look at climate change
• ‘Earth, Moon & Mars will form a single entity’
• “Green rating must for government buildings”
• Challenges ahead in putting 2 Indians in space
• Classical status for Telugu, Kannada: Court declines to intervene(We set a question on classical language in the Current Affairs Test)
• World’s tallest tower
• Manmohan honoured
• A new ecosystem of ties in East Asia
• Reverence for Acharyas

Monday, January 4, 2010

Monday, January 04, 2010

Life after the global financial crisis

Hopes on faster growth

Emerging markets will lead recovery

Still waiting, after 25 years

The future of cinema?

Very limited progress at Copenhagen: Manmohan

DRDO builds technology blocks to kill enemy satellites

China: Dalai Lama is a political monk

ICMR to form expert group to study chikungunya-type fever

China calls for BASIC meet as climate talks resume

U.S, U.K. shut down embassies in Yemen

25-year sentence for Fujimori upheld

Invention and reinvention of ethnicity

Liberate science from shackles of bureaucratism: Manmohan

Think big about our future: Prime Minister

IMD evolving a model for accurate climate forecast

Kill vehicle, a critical aspect: Saraswat

C.R. Rao bags Indian Science Award

‘Autonomy, accountability vital for growth of higher education sector’

ISRO plans to use semi-cryogenic engines

India’s food security challenge

Silicon Valley seeks innovative immigrants

Giving generosity its place

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Saturday, January 02, 2010

• Export growth turns positive in November( Due to X’Mas and New Year. May not be sustainable)
• Bankers do not see any interest rate spike
• ONGC loses Algeria oilfield to Chinese consortium
• SBI revises FCNR (B) deposit rates
• Corporates weather economic downturn with vigour
• Anodyne blueprint
• Looking back on the pandemic
• Cr.PC amendments come into effect
• Gen. Kapoor’s remarks betray hostile intent, says Pakistan
• The unsettled debate on Indian poverty( Not the best that one has read)
• Tagore’s family made an art of draping sari
• India, Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear facilities
• India objects to Pakistan actions in Gilgit-Baltistan
• Pune International Film Festival from January 7
• Rajya Sabha prorogued
• Bridging the gap between NRIs and their motherland
• Raising a toast to plural culture of India
• Plea to PM to withdraw report on Bt brinjal
• Efficacy of PIL cases questioned
• Initiatives in higher education
• Vamana avatara

Jan 1

• Sensex enters Silver Jubilee year
• A tough year for exporters
• Food inflation close to 20%
• Open trade with ASEAN, Korea to begin today
• Three-fold rise in net capital inflows
• Fear of decline in agriculture growth a cause for concern
• Addressing the vulnerability
• Inevitable delay
• President invited to World Tamil meet
• Delhiite is first Indian woman to ski to South Pole
• Knighthood for Sikh judge
• U.K. Indians in New Year’s honours
• France: carbon tax ruled unconstitutional(Field Carla Bruni to change the climate)
• Russia to push asteroid away
• The dragon of inflation( by Amar Singh. Since it is a good article, it must be ghost written!)
• GSLV, PSLV flights put off
• GoM to consider 2 bills on educational reforms
• 2009 saw Water Resources Ministry change tack
• Literary award for Imran Shah
• Bt brinjal: plea to Manmohan to withdraw report
• A controversial year for oil and gas sector
• Right to water, compensation to riot victims and more
• New ICAR chief to take charge today(S. Ayyappan)
• Home Ministry to write to States to comply
• Programmes to sensitise police on human rights
• Once in a blue moon
• The year ahead — the world stage
• The ANC is failing poor Africans
• Traditional medicine threat to vultures
• The virtual economy is set to make billions
• Skanda Purana reference

Dec 31

• Vijay Kelkar draws up five-year roadmap for fiscal consolidation
• Trade talks with Japan and China in January
• No hasty exit of stimulus packages
• Developing the western corridor
• A worthwhile programme
• Shibu Soren to seek floor test on January 7
• Lokmanya Tilak award for N. Ram
• Kaveri project: DRDO gets nod for tie-up with French firm
• Founder Hume forgotten as Congress celebrates 125 years
• Finance Commission submits report
• Work soon on Nemmeli desalination plant
• India and the Central Asian dawn
• Many determinants of health lie outside traditional health sector: Srinath Reddy
• Demise of pioneer woman diplomat condoled
• Eventful year for Supreme Court
• National Consumer Policy coming for uniform standards
• FIRs: Home Ministry to write to States to comply
• Discussing plight of the elderly
• Loss of nuclear reactor contract, a major blow to France
• A decade of global crimes, crucial advances
• Greatness of Thiruppavai