Thursday, February 13, 2014

World Radio Day Celebration


World Radio Day Celebration


37th Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair – Explains Rakesh Kumar ED of EPCH

  1. PublicNot monetised

Oil India Ltd Q3 FY 14 Results

Oil India Board in its 440th Board Meeting held on 12th February, 2014 approved the Q3 & 9M FY14 results. Details of Q3 & 9M FY14 results are as attached.

Financial Highlights:
·         OIL along with OVL in the ratio of 40:60, acquired share in Videocon Mozambique Rovuma 1 Limited holding 10% interest in the Rovuma Area 1 Offshore Block in Mozambique on 7.1.2014.
·         Company has been rated ‘Baa2’ by Moody’s, (higher than sovereign rating) and ‘BBB’- (stable) by Fitch.
·         The turnover of the company during 9M FY14 has  increased by 2.52% to Rs 7664.55 crore as compared to Rs 7475.82 crore during the corresponding period last year,
·         The gross crude oil price realisation for FY14 is US$ 106.44/bbl, as compared to US$ 109.00/bbl in 9M FY13 and the net realisation during 9M FY14 is US$ 50.44/bbl as compared to US$ 53.00/bbl. Due to rupee depreciation, the Net Realisation in rupee terms during 9M FY14 is higher by 4.93% to Rs 3030.44/bbl as compared to  Rs 2887.97/bbl during 9M FY13.
·         During 9M FY 14, the subsidy to the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) has increased by 5.74% to Rs 6389.24 crore from Rs 6042.45 crore during the corresponding period last year, which has affected the PAT by Rs 3592.82 crore.


What I signed today

President Barack Obama
The White House, Washington

Hello everyone,
Earlier today, I signed an Executive Order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for federal contract workers.
It’s the right thing to do. But what’s more, companies have found that when their employees earn more, they’re more motivated, they work harder, and they stick around longer. You should expect the same of your federal government.
The bottom line is this: We are a nation that believes in rewarding honest work with honest wages. And America deserves a raise.
The order I signed today will help folks across the country. But it’s not enough.
Right now, there’s a bill in Congress that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for all Americans. It would lift wages for more than 28 million current workers, and would move millions of Americans out of poverty. That means businesses would have customers with more money to spend.
Raising the minimum wage would grow the economy for everyone.
You don’t need to believe me: Believe the 600 economists — including seven Nobel Prize winners — who wrote both houses of Congress last month to remind them that the bill before them will have little or no negative effect on jobs.
When I stood before both chambers of Congress and said that I intended for 2014 to be a year of action, that wasn’t just a nice line in a speech. It was an acknowledgment that we’ve got to restore opportunity for everyone in America — the idea that no matter who you are, or how you started out, you can get ahead here if you’re responsible and willing to work for it. That’s what this “year of action” is all about.
And since that speech, I have taken actions on my own to make it easier for folks to save for retirement, help working Americans get the skills that good jobs demand, and assist millions of Americans who have been looking for work for several months. I’ve announced a major new commitment toward connecting our schools to 21st-century technology.
That action continues today, and in the months to come.
Thank you,
President Barack Obama


Launch of HP Omni Tablets,Pavillion 15 notebook,slate 6,7 Voice Tab



Globalization and the new entanglements of geopolitics with geoeconomics

The Centre for Policy Research is delighted to invite you to a talk by
Professor of Geography and International Studies,
Adjunct Professor of Global Health
Director, Integrated Social Sciences
University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Globalization and the new entanglements of geopolitics with geoeconomics
 Chair: Prof Nimmi Kurian
Date: Monday, 17 February 2014
 Time: 11:00 am -12:30 pm
Venue: Conference Room, Centre for Policy Research, Dharma Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi –110021
In this talk, Professor Sparke will engage with the idea of how globalization and the shrinking of distance have not led to the end of geography; instead, they have led to uneven development and diverse forms of reterritorialization. Examples of such reterritorialization range in scale and type from the redefinition of geopolitical conflict zones to the promotion of global cities as sites for inward investment, to the creation of local landscapes of stark inequality. One of the broadest scales at which this sort of unevenness and inequality becomes evident is in the world of international relations: the world of struggles over territory and security that is commonly conceptualized today in terms of geopolitics and geoeconomics.
The talk will review these global mechanics of unevenness by distinguishing zones of danger, disconnection, and conflict from areas of market integration, around the case of Novartis vs Union of India. In this case,Novartis challenged the Indian patent office’s rejection of its application for patenting Gleevec, a drug for treating chronic forms of leukemia. The Supreme Court of India upheld decision of the patent’s office.
Brief Bio:
DrMatthew Sparke is a professor of geography and international studies at the University of Washington. His research is focused on globalization, geopolitics and related themes including the ways in which market-led dynamics are remaking nation-states, border regions, and the meaning and practices of citizenship. His recent research interests extend to global health and he holds an Adjunct Professor of Global Health at the University. He is also the inaugural Director of the Integrated Social Sciences program, the University’s global online education program. Professor Sparke teaches very popular large undergraduate courses as well as small graduate courses, including a MOOC on globalization. He received several awards for excellence in teaching, including the Lifetime Distinguished Teacher Award of the Univer sity of Washington.
A line of confirmation will be highly appreciated. Please RSVP to
With regards,
Navroz Dubash
Senior Fellow
Officiating as Chief Executive


Heritage Walk and Talk

Harleen AhluwaliaMe
Today at 3:40 PM
Dear Friends,
The Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre is pleased to call for resgistrions for the upcoming Heritage Walk and Talk event which takes place on Friday, 21st February 2014 from 9:30 am onwards.
Please find under the details of the Walk:
Heritage walk and talk by Robinson
“In a time in the city when all seem to be short of time, it is important to pause and reflect on the rich legacy which we have inherited – willingly/unwillingly. It is this pausing which enables us to understand, reflect and comprehend the time that has gone by. This walk and talk has been conceived with the idea of looking at the obvious that we take granted for, walk down memory lanes literally, see the same things in a new light with appreciation of the rich tangible and intangible heritage that we have been fortunate to have.The walk will unravel different layers of the rich history of Delhi. Let me invite you to empirically experience and be part of this living history.”
quotes Robinson
Robinson, an alumnus of St.Stephen’s college, Delhi is a theologian, poet, meditation practitioner, heritage walks expert and an art critic. He describes himself as a traveler in life who intends to journey well. He has been documenting the city, the known and the unknown for the last two decades.
For registration, please send you names, contact number and email Id latest by 19th February 2014 to
Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre
New Delhi


Dr. Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury Will EXPOSE the Heart Mafia

106, 1st floor, Gangotari Apartments sector- 14, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad-12
You are cordially invited to
Attend the cover of press conference of
Ex. AIIMS Cardio Physician
Dr. Bimal Chhajer
& 3 Guinness world record holder
Dr. Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury
Will EXPOSE the Heart Mafia
Dr. Naresh TrehanDr. S.S Bansal,
Dr. Purushottam LalDr. Ashok Seth
Venue      :   Delhi Press Club, Raisena Road
Time         :   1:30 pm
Date          :   14th February 2014 (Friday)
You are requested to send correspondents/photographers/camera crew for the Press conference
Shailesh Giri


Quake M6.8 – XINJIANG



Preliminary Earthquake Report
  • 12 Feb 2014 09:19:49 UTC
  • 12 Feb 2014 17:19:49 near epicenter
  • 12 Feb 2014 13:19:49 standard time in your timezone
Location35.922N 82.558E
Depth12 km
  • 269 km (166 mi) ESE of Hotan, China
  • 493 km (305 mi) ENE of Leh, India
  • 522 km (323 mi) SSE of Aral, China
  • 547 km (339 mi) ESE of Shache, China
  • 903 km (559 mi) ENE of Islamabad, Pakistan

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