Maruti Suzuki and Haryana government collaborate to set up industrial training institute in Gurugram


Maruti Suzuki India has signed a pact with Haryana Government to set up a model industrial training institute (ITI). The institute will be known as Japan-India Manufacturing (JIM), which will be located in Uncha Majra village of Gurugram district and expects to train over 500 individuals annually.

BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary


North Korea has recently celebrated the birth of its founder Kim Il-sung with a day of celebrations. The celebrations continued unabated despite the worldwide controversy about its nuclear weapons programme. However, there’s no doubt about the harsh reality of life in the secretive state. This has been caught on tape by a BBC team filmingContinue reading “BBC Journalists went undercover with LSE students for North-Korea documentary”

Tech Giants Facebook, Google team up to launch political advocacy group FWD.us


People placed in higher rungs of Facebook, Google, and other tech giants today have announced their intention of coming together to form a political advocacy group, FWD.us. the idea behind initiating the group is to promote policies that will keep the American personnel competitive. The first priority for bipartisan group FWD.us is to push forContinue reading “Tech Giants Facebook, Google team up to launch political advocacy group FWD.us”

Elementary school teacher took courageous stand to save students during Connecticut Shooting


Victoria Soto (27), the Sandy Hook Elementary School’s teacher of First Grade students has died in a bid to save her students by hiding them in the closet and as a resultant exposed herself to the assailant of Connecticut Shootings. “She was found huddled over her children, her students, doing instinctively what she knew wasContinue reading “Elementary school teacher took courageous stand to save students during Connecticut Shooting”

Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan


Not many of us may have heard about Fawzia Koofi but its hard to forget her once you get to know who she is? Fawzia Koofi is the first women speaker of Afghan Parliament and now pinning her hopes on the Presidential Seat for which Elections will take place soon. Like the country (read: Afghanistan),Continue reading “Challenges faced by Fawzia Koofi to become the first woman speaker of Afghanistan”

ITC second quarter results out: Net profit grew 21% at 1836 crore


Second quarter results of ITC have been released today. FMCG major ITC Ltd has reported 21% increase in its profits owing to higher sales in its Agri-business and cigarettes vertical in the second quarter of 2012. In absolute terms the profits this year stood at 1,836 crore as against the 1,514 crores reported in earningsContinue reading “ITC second quarter results out: Net profit grew 21% at 1836 crore”

14 year old teen activist in Pakistan shot by Taliban for raising voice against rule prohibiting girls from going to school


The failure of Pakistan government in dealing with extremists is out once again for the world to see. Malala Yousufzai who is a 14 year old activist working towards creating awareness on women emancipation and other issues facing her country by way of blogging about it. It is Taliban that has resorted to violence inContinue reading “14 year old teen activist in Pakistan shot by Taliban for raising voice against rule prohibiting girls from going to school”

Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there


Maintaining the dignity and honor of any community cannot be achieved by lip service alone. Empty claims soon reveal the intention of people making them and even the people who hears these claims and still don’t bother to take a step ahead, even after realizing the truth behind these claims. For those who do, theyContinue reading “Real Heroes honored: There’s always a ray of hope out there”

Pro-China promoting curriculum taken back in Hong Kong


Plans of Chinese Government to introduce Chinese civic subject compulsorily into the Hong Kong educational system has been rejected by the Hong-Kong government officials saying the move is inspired of promoting mainland agenda into their territory. (The picture above is that of a protester at government headquarters in Hong Kong signalling his protest over Pro-Chinese supported curriculumContinue reading “Pro-China promoting curriculum taken back in Hong Kong”