Saturday, September 29, 2012

 Press –Invitation
SUB: Anti Corruption Front Janata Dal (U) Battle Against
                Corruption    Through “DABBA ANDOLAN
 Dear Sir,
                             We would like to cordially invite you on Our “DABBA AANDOLAN” The ultimate Solution for Corruption Free India. At Jantar Mantar, which will be inaugurated by Our Esteemed  National President Janata Dal United Sh. Sharad Yadav Ji.
Which will be the Movement to eradicate the Corruption from our Government System “Through the People of India For the People of India” on the eve of Birth day of Our “Father of Nation” Sh. M.K.Ghandhi
A movement for the development of inner consciousness of every Indian.
Venue:  Jantar Mantar Delhi.Time: 12.30 A.m.Date:  2nd  oct. 2012
Yours truly,

Kumar Sahil
Secretary (ACF JDU)
For Any Query Contact
                                                                                          9013082104
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New Delhi: Justice Altamas Kabir on Saturday took oath as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI)after incumbent Chief Justice SH Kapadia relinquished office on Friday. Born on July 19, 1948 at Kolkata, Justice Kabir did his LLB and MA from the University of Calcutta.
He was enrolled at the Bar on August 1, 1973 and was made a permanent judge of Calcutta High Court on August 6, 1990. Justice Kabir assumed the office of acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court on January 11, 2005.
He was elevated as Chief Justice of Jharkhand High Court on March 1, 2005 and became a judge of the Supreme Court of India on September 9, 2005. Justice Kabir was responsible for the computerisation of the Calcutta High Court, the City Civil Court and other courts in Kolkata. He was appointed as executive chairman of National Legal Services Authority on January 14, 2010

National Policy for Entrepreneurship Needed To Provide Impetus Entrepreneurs, industry stalwarts, celebrities discuss policy,
Social entrepreneurship, healthcare and education to play key role in development

New Delhi, Sept 29: A National Policy for Entrepreneurship that covers key areas like Access to Capital, Scalability and involvement of State Governments is needed to create 30-40 million jobs.  This was discussed at TiEcon Delhi 2012, by panel on National Policy of Entrepreneurship which being drafted by the government.

“Having innovative ideas is the first step which needs to be followed by support including capital support”, said Arun Maira, Member, Planning Commission. “The other key aspect is that of scaling up. We don’t collaborate very well among each other, we get too stuck on our ideologies and very often don’t see eye to eye. That comes in the way of scaling up,” he added.

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is also a member of National Innovation Council, called entrepreneurship an act of chaos, which arises out of a dream. People who fund entrepreneurs work with structures, and this gives rise to a conflict. “We are slaves to keywords such as Innovation, Capital Structures, and Scalability. A dream is not a structure. So an entrepreneur spends his time fighting his way through the structure,” he said.

Dr Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman Emeritus, The Indus Entrepreneurs Delhi NCR chapter reiterated the need for having a National Entrepreneurship Policy in place, especially as it has the potential to create 30-40 million jobs and revenues over Rs 200 billion. Encouraging entrepreneurship in 3-4 key sectors can catapult their growth aka the IT sector.

Social Entrepreneurship, which is catching the fancy of youth across the world, is challenged by lack of capital as the regular funding mechanisms like venture capital or angel investments do not work successfully. Social ventures are harder to predict, monitor and measure impact, said Professor Robert Gertner, Deputy Dean of University of Chicago Booth School of Business, speaking at session on social entrepreneurship.

The panel on Education and Skill Development chaired by Sandeep Sinha, Managing Partner, Lumis Partners, said that this industry has enormous opportunities and entrepreneurs need to get their ideas into action and run them sustainably.

“There is money to be made in this segment. Those who can manage the aspiration of the individual will be able to crack it,” Dilip Chenoy, CEO & MD, National Skills Development Corporation, emphasizing the need for handholding people through placements. “Lack of teachers and trainers is a challenge. But entrepreneurs must see the problem as an opportunity,” he said.

Harsh Chitale, CEO, HCL Infosystems, said this segment may not be amenable to rapid scaling. “The key challenge is the ability to scale profitably,” he said. “The value proposition of an enterprise in the segment is not about training individuals. It is being able to give customers the right people who are fully trained and productive from the day one,” Chitale said.

The panel discussion on Affordable Healthcare, chaired by Jasjit Mangat, Omidyar Network, showcased some of the innovative approaches taken by entrepreneurs to reach out to communities across India. It also discussed how the high-end healthcare players are making top-of-the-line healthcare affordable for those who cannot go abroad for treatment.
Amit Jain, CEO eHealthPoint, talked about the company’s operations in Punjab villages. “We run primary healthcare centres in villages that have population from 4,000 to 10,000 people. We provide tele-medical consultations, on-site diagnostic tests, generic drugs at low rates, and clean drinking water through these centres. These villagers now have access to accurate diagnosis and treatment.”

Ajay Bakshi, CEO, Max Healthcare, pointed out the need for disruptive healthcare technologies in India, as he fears that the healthcare system in India is moving towards the same expensive system that the US is now reeling under. “Don’t look at Max, GE, Philips and say this is what Indian healthcare is going to be. It’s an open field and you need to get innovative.”
India Can Make Solar the Backbone of Its Economy by 2050” - Mr. Markus Elsasser, MD, Solar Promotion International GmbH
Delhi, September 2012: Intersolar India’s “Opportunities in the Indian Solar Market” media roundtable was recently held in Delhi by Messe Munich International India, Solar Promotion International GmbH & FMMI Freiburg Management and Marketing International GmbH, the promoters of Intersolar India 2012. The media roundtable was organized to facilitate an understanding of India’s position in the Solar Market and also engage the media in valuable information exchange & to position Intersolar India which is India’s largest Exhibition and Conference for the Solar Industry till now.
Prominent speakers were, Mr. Markus Elsasser, MD, Solar Promotion International, GmbH, Mr. Venkateshwara Rao, General Manager, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited, Mr. Vivek Saxena, Group President - Marketing, PCI Group, Mr. Rohit Dhar, Vice President C&S Electric, Mr. Oliver Herzog, Director, Bridge to India Energy Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Darryl Dasilva– CEO, MMI India
Mr. Markus Elsasser, MD, Solar Promotion International GmbH said, “India has huge potential for solar power generation. As the nation is facing an increasing demand - supply gap in energy, it is important to tap the solar potential to meet the energy needs. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (also known as the National Solar Mission) is a major initiative by the Government of India to promote ecologically sustainable growth while addressing India’s energy needs. With Intersolar India, we play a key role in contributing to the amount of knowledge in this field and also continue to recognize those projects through Intersolar award that helps move the industry forward in this direction.”
The Indian solar market is undergoing sweeping developments. While, according to figures published by the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), India had merely 10 megawatts (MW) of installed photovoltaic capacity in 2009, this figure has risen to over 20000 MW by the end of 2011. India can make renewable resources such as solar the backbone of its economy by 2050, reining in its long-term carbon emissions without compromising its economic & ecological growth potential.”
Mr. Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, shared his key insights and said, “India requires Euro 30 billion investment to develop 20000 MW of grid connected solar power by 2012. Indian policies in renewable energy are welcoming for investors, lenders and financial institutions in India and abroad. As a growing economy with a surging middle class energy resources are much essential. When a wide scope of such a renewable energy source exists, we should utilize it to the maximum.”
Industry Perspective:
“From 1994, the Indian Government is trying to push the development of solar and solar power but due to high investment cost as well as lack of expertise, the project couldn’t take off. But now, the scenario is different, overall cost to such project is reduced because of development of national and international players in the solar market and the various government subsidies towards this industry”, said Mr. Venkateshwara Rao, General Manager - Projects, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited.
The spokespersons from PCI Group and L& T Construction gave an insight into to the various projects & breakthroughs made in the India Solar Projects division, elaborating on the various grid systems and techniques under experiment across India.
Mr. Shaji John, Chief Solar, Division, L& T Construction, highlighted some of L&T’s experiences in constructing and managing the Rooftop Solar PV system which they had successfully tested in their Chennai campus. He said our primary goals towards this project were “Taking positive steps create and alternative and a reliable source of back-up power for meeting emergency. Most commercial units depend on DG set and diesel oil. Our outlook was aimed at moving towards smart micro grids, energy savings and an initiative to make environment more clean and peaceful.
The speakers during the media roundtable, also stressed on the need of the hour contribution of not just the government but also the corporate companies in India, towards promotion of solar power as a whole, at a urban, state & national level as well as providing impetus & encouragement to the individual home to home basis.
Mr. Vikas Saxena, Group President, PCI Group said, India is facing a perfect storm of factors that will drive solar photovoltaic (PV) adoption at a "furious pace over the next five years and beyond". The falling prices of PV panels, mostly from China but also from the U.S., have coincided with the growing cost of grid power in India. Government support and ample solar resources have also helped to increase solar adoption across many business verticals.”
According to the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), the target is for 20 GW of capacity to be installed by 2022, making India one of the most promising and fastest growing solar markets in the world.
The State of Karnataka, for example, 60 MW were awarded recently as part of a tender and a further 25 MW in Orissa 200 MW in Madhya Pradesh 250 MW are up for tender in Rajasthan while the federal state of Tamil Nadu is planning to have 3 GW installed in the coming three years. With the launch of such ambitious projects, the states have also encouraged small villages to include the power needs based via solar roof top projects, which would be an answer to the overwhelming problem of power shortage across the country. The eventual aim of the government and the various players involved is to make India independent for its power needs in the years to come and shine forth as the beacon of successful Solar Project implementations.
Intersolar India 2012 takes place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai from November 6–8.
Intersolar's storied history of international exhibitions and conferences spans more than 20 years. Taking place in addition to Intersolar India in Mumbai are Intersolar North America in San Francisco and Intersolar China in Beijing, which was launched in December 2011. The world’s largest exhibition for the solar industry is Intersolar Europe in Munich.
For further information, please visit www.intersolar.in
About Intersolar
With over 3,100 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors spanning three continents, Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition series for the solar industry. Intersolar India is India’s largest exhibition and conference for the solar industry and, as a leading industry platform, focuses on photovoltaic plates and solar thermal technologies. In 2011, a total of 264 companies from 18 countries attended the exhibition. Intersolar India supports the development of the Indian solar market and promotes cooperation between key players from industry, commerce, service providers and politics.
For more information on Intersolar India please visit:  http://www.intersolar.in/

The Star festivities are here!

Special festive show Star Parivaar Khushiyon Ka Tyohaar, with special guest Mary Kom, to air on 6th October at 10 pm on Star Plus


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Mumbai, 28th September 2012: The festive season is here again and Star Plus will add to the celebrations by giving its viewers a special treat featuring their favourite stars.
India's favorite Hindi general entertainment channel has put together a special show - Star Parivaar Khushiyon Ka Tyohaar - to mark the beginning of festivities.

The show will feature most popular Star Parivaar Members entertaining their fans in an exciting, fun-filled episode. That's not all, a special surprise awaits women of Star Parivaar in their celebration. The special festival episode will feature IndiaⳠmost famous woman boxer Mary Kom.
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The male members have decided to pay a much deserved ode to the women in their lives through another surprise celebration. The men will honour the women with a surprise act crafted especially to respect the contribution of their wives, mothers, sisters and daughters in their lives.
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This one of its kind special show, Star Parivaar -Khushiyon Ka Tyohaar, will see some serious fun through exciting role reversals!
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As Ganesh Chaturthi marks the beginning of a long festive season, the show will be kick-started by the leading men of Star Parivar Ahem, Vikram, Jigar, Nanaji, Pental, Indu and Sooraj, bringing home a Ganesh idol dancing and singing to ᄥva Sree Ganesha⮊The remaining cast of Saathiya, Pratigya, Diya Aur Baati Hum and Pyaar Ka Dard Hain Meetha Meetha Pyaara Pyaara will join Star Parivar's leading men in the celebrations.
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The Parivaar house will be filled with absolute revelry, joy, excitement marking a perfect start to all the good things that will follow.
The men from various popular Star Plus shows will come together to prepare for this joyous occasion under the supervision of Babasa. Sooraj will take care of the refreshments for the evening, Indu will decorate the venue, and Aaditya will welcome the guests.
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As Star's leading men find themselves wrangled in routine planning - things that usually the women of their house manage - errors, blunders and unforeseen problems crop up. The blunders make the men realize the importance of women in their family and they vow to never take them for granted again. They go the extra mile to make sure it is a very memorable evening.

Just as everyone is engrossed in the excitement, the lights will be dimmed for a display of some of Star Parivar's most memorable moments in the form of beautiful photos. The Star Parivar members will relive some of their most cherished memories through the showcase, leaving everyone in tears.
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The show will have a lot more to offer as the men finally unveil their surprise for the women. The boys woo their women with a romantic dance: Aditya and Pankhuri, Sooraj and Sandhya and Gopi and Ahem take to the dance floor in what will be one of the most heart-warming acts on Star Plus. Ahem will go an extra mile to take care of pregnant Gopi.
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Star ParivaarⳠmost-loved characters Gopi, Ahem, Jigar, Pratigya, Murarilal Meghwal, Indu, Sanchi, Bhabho, Babasa, Sooraj, Sandhya, Meenakshi, Aditya and Pankhudi will be part of the special Khushiyon Ka Tyohar. Along with the Parivaar favourites, special guest Mary Kom will also be part of this evening to entertain audiences.
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㔨e festivities are all about having a good time, but they are also moments when you reflect and improve relationships with family and friends.
Star Parivaar Khushiyon Ka Tyohaar is an apt amalgamation of fun mixed with a special tribute to women, who are rarely given credit for their vital role in the family. It is a message to all men in Indian families to give a day of rest and joy to women,伯span> says Nachiket Pantvaidya, General Manager, STAR Plus.༯span>

To find out what the men have planned for the women, tune in to STAR Plus on Sunday, 6th October at 10 pm.
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About Star India
STAR India has defined India's broadcast space for the last two decades and is today one of the nation's largest pan India, media and entertainment conglomerates.
STAR India broadcasts close to forty channels in eight languages to more than 400 million viewers every week across India and 100 other countries. Its channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel [V], Star Jalsha, Star Pravah, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1, General Entertainment Channel. STAR India also has leading presence in regional broadcasting through a bouquet of joint venture channels i.e., Asianet channels and Star Vijay.
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Star India is a fully owned subsidiary of News Corporation.
www.newscorp.com

Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi Instituto Cervantes  
  6 y 7 de octubre de 2012 / October 6th and 7th of 2012
 
                           
  CURSO DE BAILE FLAMENCO:
TANGO


Sábado 6 y domingo 7 de octubre.
De 4pm a 6:30pm



Los tangos es el palo que no ha de faltar en cualquier fiesta flamenca y la mejor manera de introducirse en el mundo del flamenco. En este taller aprenderás el compás del tango y algunos movimientos básicos –de cuerpo, brazos y zapateado- que te permitan bailar este estilo de una de las músicas que más están impactando en el mundo entero y recientemente declarado por la Unesco Patrimonio Inmaterial de la Humanidad: el flamenco.

Profesora: Rosalía Pérez González es diplomada en Danzas étnico-contemporáneas por el Instituto Universitario de Danza “Alicia Alonso” y monitora de Bailes de Salón. Se ha formado en bailes latinos, flamenco y danzas africanas en España y Puerto Rico. Así mismo ha trabajado como profesora de baile en España, Puerto Rico, Alemania e India.

Duración: 5 horas
Matrícula: 1.000 INR
FLAMENCO DANCE COURSE:
TANGO


Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th of October. From 4pm to 6:30pm


Tango is the elementary dance for any “fiesta flamenca” and the best way to discover the flamingo world. In this course you will learn the rhythm of tango and some basic movements – body, arms, feet “zapateao” – that will allow you to dance in style to one of the music styles with most impact in the entire world, and recently declared by the Unesco “Intangible Human Heritage”: Flamenco.

Teacher: Rosalía Pérez González has her degree in Etno-contemporary dances by the University Institute of Dance Alicia Alonso, and teacher of ballroom dancing. She has studied latin dances, flamingo and African dances in Spain and Puerto Rico. She has also worked as a dance teacher in Spain, Puerto Rico, Germany and India.

Duration: 5 hours
Enrollment: 1.000 INR
 
 

 
  Instituto Cervantes Nueva Delhi
48, Hanuman Road
Connaught Place
110 001 Nueva Delhi
India
Tel. : 91 11 4368 19 00
Fax: 91 11 4356 86 92
cenndel@cervantes.es

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