What Is India News Service
aturday April 14, 2007


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                                                                                                                   From, April 08, 2007 to April 14, 2007 

Innovation Is Strongly Linked To Strategy And Competitiveness

Continuous innovation is integral to the competitive battle in which organisations are constantly trying to get ahead of one another.

‘We’Re Obsessed With Glamour’

Wendell Rodricks speaks to Devika Sequeira of Deccan Herald about India's fashion industry and the shape of things to come in his home state, Goa.

On A Linguistic Treasure Hunt

Academician Kaipalli Kesavan Namboothiri has written a five-act play on Adi Sankara in Sanskrit.

Master Of Rhythm

What makes Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman's artistry unique is his ability to appeal to both connoisseurs and laypersons.

In Memoriam

Bhubaneswar-based Pavanee Educational and Cultural Trust organised a memorial meeting for India's most revered dance and music critic P.V.Subramaniam, better known as Subudu, who passed away at New Delhi on March 29 at the age of 90.

Taking A Sip At The Fountain Of Inspiration

Rosemary Crill, senior curator at London's Victoria & Albert Museum, on the arts that pull her back to India frequently.

`Conduct Caste Census'

Former Prime Minister V.P. Singh, the original mastercraftsman of Mandal politics, says the only solution now is for the government to conduct a caste census to decide the Other Backward Classes population as the Supreme Court wants.

`Petitioners Were Wrong In History'

P.S. Krishnan, Honorary Adviser to Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh on the reservation issue, has decades of experience in handling matters related to the backward classes movement.

‘Kazakhstan Beckons India Inc’

Last year trade turnover between Kazakhsthan and India rose by 74% from $120 million to $210 million.

Factor Carbon Emissions Into Fuel Costs

"Biopower compares favourably with other renewables such as wind and hydel as also fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas if the environmental impact is factored in."

Q&a: 'Indians Tend To Think Branded Jewellery Is Impure'

Leading exporter of jewellery, Rajesh Exports Limited, has entered the retail market with a chain of stores across the country.

Deliberations And Reflection Matter In The Upper House

Prof B K Chandrashekhar, assumed charge as the 23rd chairman of the Legislative Council recently.

Bidding War In Windy Europe

The acquisition of 75 per cent in an AG does not automatically result in management control.

'If Files Are Lost, Action Will Be Taken'

The Central Information Commissioner says there are teething troubles but RTI Act will be implemented in its right spirit.


The pop diva on her first trip to India held Mumbai captive with her swaying hips, bronze body, unruly mane and Latino pop.

'We Are Marginal In The Political Set-Up'

"What we've got in three years is a brotherhood of ministers! There's lots to do, and we need support," says the minister for panchayati raj.

'Community Participation Is Critical'

The minister of state for commerce and industry says, "You cannot be a panchayati raj fundamentalist. It could be one of the answers, and not the only one."

Q&a: Globalisation Is Eroding The Nation State

Bhikhu Parekh is a political theorist who has written on Hannah Arendt, Karl Marx and Mahatma Gandhi.

Beyond Stereotypes

Juggling parenthood and fiction, Helen Simpson writes stories that address the many myths of motherhood.

A Direct Look At Some Indirect Issues

Adjudication and appellate procedures at the Tribunal level require urgent reform. It is a fact that a fair majority of the cases decided against the assesses get reversed at the Tribunal level.

‘We Keep Track Of What Excites Kids’

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is beefing up its retail presence with over 700 products — currently available under 13 categories such as apparel, home furnishing, home décor, party products and stationery, across 3,000 plus counters and 20 cities.

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