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  Mumbai, 12th February, 2015: Mount Litera Zee School (MLZS), India's fastest growing network of K12 schools, partners with SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture amongst Youth), an esteemed non-profit...
Ford India along with Rotary Club of Madras helped to renovate 2 aided schools in Chennai and donated computers, LCD projectors and other equipments worth 20 lakh to the Schools to enhance the digital skills of students. Mr. David Dubensky,...
Political, business, civil society leaders demand urgent action to avoid climatic and environmental disasters  4 September, 2013 | Geneva, Switzerland: The 7th Earth Dialogues concluded at the United Nations Office at Geneva with former heads of...
 Gone are the days when women were getting their bodies inked with a small butterfly or Chinese symbol. Today, women are opting for a full sleeve tattoos and dramatic thigh and calf designs. Stafford Tatto owner Martina Tomanec said that the society...
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's service sector accounted for 46.1 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2013, outperforming the industrial sector for the first time, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Monday. The change points to an upgrading in industrial structure, Xinhua quoted Ma Jiantang, director of the NBS, as saying. The second-placed sector, industry, took about 43.9 percent of the GDP. China's economy grew 7.7 percent in 2013 from a year e...
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) China's service sector accounted for 46.1 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2013, outperforming the industrial sector for the first time, the Nat...
Yangon, Jan 2 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Thursday said that a healthy constitution must be amended regularly to address society's national, economic and social needs. Addressing the nation on state radio, he said political dialogue, essential for national reconciliation and the foundation of the national peace process might require the amending or revision of the constitution, Xinhua reported. "Amending the provision on the qualification of the political leadership of t...
Yangon, Jan 2 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein Thursday said that a healthy constitution must be amended regularly to address society's national, economic and social needs. Addressing...
Bangkok, Dec 12 (IANS) Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday invited all political parties and sections of the society to meet Sunday to seek solutions to the political deadlock in the country. Yingluck said the permanent secretary of the Prime Minister's Office, Tongthong Chantharangsu, will be in charge of organising the meeting, reports Xinhua. A group of anti-government protestors Thursday continued to besiege the Government House compound. They r...
Bangkok, Dec 12 (IANS) Thailand's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Thursday invited all political parties and sections of the society to meet Sunday to seek solutions to the polit...
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) A UN General Assembly committee adopted a resolution on human settlement Friday, designating Oct 31 as the World Cities Day. The General Assembly "decides to designate Oct 31 of every year, beginning in 2014, as World Cities Day," Xinhua cited from the resolution adopted by the UNGA Economic and Financial Committee. The General Assembly invites member states, the UN system, in particular UN-Habitat, relevant international organisations, civil society a...
United Nations, Dec 7 (IANS) A UN General Assembly committee adopted a resolution on human settlement Friday, designating Oct 31 as the World Cities Day. The General Assembly "decides to d...
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday said income inequality is the "defining challenge" for the US while a growing middle class is the engine of the country's economic prosperity. Speaking during an event hosted by the Washington-based think tank the Center for American Progress, Obama said the rich Americans took a disproportionately large portion of wealth and the US society was getting increasingly unequal, Xinhua reported. The challenge is posing a "profou...
Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama Wednesday said income inequality is the "defining challenge" for the US while a growing middle class is the engine of the country's economic pr...