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29th India Carpet Expo starts today Mar 27, 8:59 am
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Carpet Export Promotion Council is organizing the 29th Edition of India Carpet Expo from March 27 to 30 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the aegis of Government of India.
Washington, March 22 (ANI): Twitter is the latest Silicon Valley firm to join the league of companies facing lawsuits for gender discrimination as a former employee working with the micro-blogging platform claimed that its promotion process "unlawfully" favoured men.
All England Club forced to apologise for using iconic 'bare-bottom girl' poster for promotion Mar 20, 1:00 pm
Wellington, Mar 20 (ANI): The All England Tennis Club were forced to apologise for the 'offense' caused by their cheeky Tennis Girl poster, which displayed an iconic bare-bottomed photo of a woman player for a promotion for their Powerful Posters exhibition.
HRD Ministry subordinate engaged actively in promotion of Hindi Mar 19, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, Mar.19 (ANI): The Central Hindi Directorate, a subordinate organisation of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has been engaged in propagation of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states by implementing various schemes.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): The Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust (HLFPPT) has invited contributions from individuals through an innovative crowd-funding platform to support a project providing healthcare for 500 pregnant women from poor families in Uttar Pradesh.
Ahead of International Women's Day, Shahnaz Husain Group announces special promotional offers Mar 7, 11:13 am
New Delhi, Mar.7 (ANI): International Women's Day will be celebrated across the country tomorrow, and in keeping with the spirit of the celebration of womanhood, the Shahnaz Husain Group, a leading company in the field of natural beauty and anti-aging treatments, has announced special promotional offers exclusively for women.
Corporate tax to be reduced, GST to be implemented, says Jaitley Feb 28, 4:58 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that to give a fillip to growth, investment and promotion of domestic manufacturing and 'Make in India', aiming at job creation, a series of measures are included in the budget.
'Sexist' groping race promotion poster lands Belgian cycling authorities in hot water Feb 26, 2:14 pm
Wellington, Feb 26 (ANI): A race promotion poster featuring the hand of a rider reaching to grab the bottom of a hostess whose skirt was raised has landed Belgian cycling authorities in hot water.
Armstrong faces 10 mln-dollar damages payout post losing lawsuit against insurance firm Feb 17, 11:05 am
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Disgraced former American cyclist Lance Armstrong has lost a lawsuit with an insurance firm and now has to pay 10 million dollars in damages.
New Delhi, Feb. 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the first and foremost duty of the Indian Administrative Service should be the promotion public interest, terming it the 'essence' of democracy.
U.S. Catholic bishops condemn '50 Shades' for sending destructive message of infidelity Feb 14, 2:39 pm
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Sam Taylor-Johnson's directed erotic movie 'Fifty Shades of Grey' has again been accused of encouraging kinky sex and sexual exploitation through the relentless promotion of the upcoming movie.
Wellington, Feb 14 (ANI): Banned New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent claimed that he is a 'cheat' in a promotional video against anti-corruption that was shown as a warning to more than 200 players in Australia and New Zealand for the Cricket World Cup.
Arjun Rampal calls 'Roy' character as 'hopeless romantic' Feb 10, 10:31 am
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal was recently in the national capital for the promotions of his upcoming flick 'Roy'.
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said every effort must be made to avoid hysteria in political discourse, as it was abhorrent to India's traditional ethos of pluralism, tolerance and promotion of goodwill between diverse communities.
Jaipur, Jan.16 (ANI): Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, today said that India is one of the most liberal countries in terms of its FDI regime, as over 90 per cent of the proposals fall under the automatic route.
Sindhudurg (Maharashtra), Jan.7 (ANI): Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that some of the 8000 railway stations and premises could be used for the promotion of skill development activities.
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Arjun Kapoor, who is on a promotional spree for his upcoming home production 'Tevar', has said that the film has all the ingredients of a good Bollywood movie.
New Delhi, Dec. 29 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over the Islamabad High Court's decision to suspend 26/11 terror attack accused Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi's detention order, the Congress party on Monday criticised Pakistan, saying that such a move only exposes that the latter has not learnt any lessons of practicing selective promotion of terrorism.
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have filmed an ad to promote the scandal-hit tournament nearly 5,000 miles away from the desert nation in southern Spain.
Why introverts have more power at work place than extroverts Dec 17, 12:22 pm
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that introverted employees are more likely to give low evaluations of JOB performance to extroverted co-workers, giving introverts a powerful role in workplaces that rely on peer-to-peer evaluation tools for awarding raises, bonuses or promotions.
Johannesburg, December 3 (ANI): FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has stated that under 17 football world cup would initiate the first boom of sport in the cricket dominant India.
Wellington, Nov 29 (ANI): The chief executive of Netflix Reed Hastings said, during a promotional tour for his company's Latin American operations, that broadcast television would "probably end by 2030".
Agartala, Nov. 22 (ANI): Natural beauty, wildlife, handicraft, culture and food - the northeast region boasts abundant vibrancy and diversity to attract domestic and foreign tourists. With the decline in insurgent activities, the region is witnessing a rise in tourist inflows.
US watching Kashmir election process, no major complaints Nov 22, 5:05 pm
Washington, Nov. 22 (ANI): American officials are keenly watching the political drama unfolding in Jammu and Kashmir, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party is running to claim the coveted prize of winning India's only Muslim-majority state. They are aware that if the BJP successfully completes its most ambitious and audacious project or comes close to the prize, the signal that it is the new national party would be unmistakable. US diplomats have learnt a quick lesson after the national elections where their analysis was a little behind the curve. But Kashmir also arouses worry in Washington -- it is seen as a "flash point" between India and Pakistan, an ever-simmering flame that can spark a confrontation. Pakistani visitors never fail to whip up exactly those sentiments among Americans with exaggerated accounts of alleged Indian army excesses and the desire among Kashmiris for "azadi." It so happens that Gen. Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's army chief, is currently on a six-day visit to the US, meeting officials at the Pentagon and the State Department. He has blamed India for the current spate of LOC firings, saying that his attention is being forcibly diverted from fighting terrorists on his eastern border. But blaming India for Pakistan's self-inflicted wounds doesn't sell as well in Washington as it used to. The constant misinformation campaign on Kashmir - best exemplified by the unmasking of ISI-fronted Kashmiri American Council and ISI-funded Ghulam Nabi Fai in 2011 - has taken a heavy toll on the credibility of Pakistani claims. US officials can see that the BJP is looming large on Kashmir this time with an effective strategy of making inroads over the past two years. But they are worried about BJP's stated desire to "debate," if not abolish Article 370, which gives the state a special status. Even though BJP leaders are trying hard to keep the 370 issue away from headlines this campaign season, the pot has been stirred. The first phase of voting for the 87-member State Assembly begins Nov. 25 and political dynamics are fluid to pin down. Only two things are sure: that the BJP won't join the Congress in a coalition and that the two main regional rivals, the National Conference and the PDP won't join each other. All other combinations are possible, especially with smaller parties, many of which were created recently, playing an important. They will be crucial in BJP's attempt to get the magic number of 44 since no matter how hard it tries; its appeal among Muslims in the valley is low. US analysts say that parties like the Kashmir Development Front, which has several former bureaucrats and academics, may be appealing to voters. KDF was created by Farooq Renzu Shah, who left the Congress Party saying he was disillusioned. Renzu, a bureaucrat who helped rebuild damaged shrines and big bridges when he was in government, is popular among the people. US officials say they see no major problems in the execution of the elections and the theme of development in Kashmir is just what the doctor ordered. They don't see the streets erupting if the BJP forms the government. The meeting between Modi and former separatist leader, Sajjad Lone, was seen as an especially interesting development. Vijay Sazawal, a Kashmir expert who is consulted widely by Washington opinion makers, said the mood in the valley and elsewhere has noticeably changed, mostly in favor of the BJP. He cited two factors - the apology by the Indian army for the shooting of a teenager and a young man on Nov. 3 and the sentencing by a military court of five soldiers, including two officers, to life imprisonment for the staged killing of three Kashmiri civilians in the Machil sector in 2010. The rare developments have been welcomed by Kashmiris whose wounds are deep and feelings raw. "It has helped greatly and the apology came after direct orders of the PMO not to fudge the issue. The people are happy that the army has been punished. People tell me that none of Modi's posters has been torn or defaced in the valley," says Sazawal, who regularly talks to people on the ground. He marveled at the strategic insights of BJP managers - Amit Shah and Ram Madhav - in making the right moves and saying the right things. He cited BJP's state unit vice-president, Ramesh Arora's declaration that Sufi Islam would prosper under BJP. This is clever messaging to those Muslims who are tired of terrorism and want the peaceful version of their religion to return home. The US government, struggling to contain the extreme strains of Islam as exemplified by ISIS, can hardly quarrel with promotion of Sufi Islam. Pakistan, the other player in the "dispute" doesn't raise confidence levels when it comes to dealing with or "managing" Wahabism, which it and Saudis have injected into India.
British School principal presented with OBE Nov 19, 7:19 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 19 (ANI): The British School principal Vanita Uppal has been presented with the distinguished civilian honour the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for her promotion of British educational values.
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