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Maharashtra Sangharsh Yatra: No fancy clothes, glares or jewellery, Opposition leaders told

Mumbai, April 25 -- The Maharashtra Opposition parties have framed an informal code of conduct for its leaders and workers participating in the third phase of the Sangharsh yatra for farm loan waiver - no fancy clothes or jewellery, no sunglasses and definitely no arguments with citizens.

Six prominent parties - the Congress, NCP, Samajwadi Party (SP), Peasants and Workers Party (PWP), Republican Party (Kawade) and United Janata Dal - have joine... Read More


TCS, Infy received just 8.8% of H-1B visas: Industry body Nasscom junks US claim

India, April 25 -- Indian IT industry's apex organisation has said that the two top companies -- TCS and Infosys -- received only 8.8% of the H-1B visas allotted for placement of workers in the United States.

"Of the six Indian IT companies, software majors TCS (Tata Consultancy Services) and Infosys received 7,504 H-1B visas in FY 2015, which is 8.8% of the total H-1B visas," the National Association of Software Services and Companies (Nasscom)... Read More


Parents win fight against fee hike, school to roll back its decision

Mumbai, April 25 -- Parents of those studying in Terna Orchids, The International School, in Koparkhairne on the outskirts of Mumbai have managed a small victory. Taking note of their complaint, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has ordered the school to roll back its fee hike.

The parents, in their complaint, said the school has asked parents to pay Rs10,000 (for Class 6 and 7) and Rs15,000 (for Class 8) for the upcoming academic yea... Read More


Indian IT companies now to pay more for H-1B visa

Washington, April 25 -- With a new executive order in the US, Indian IT companies will be hiring more Americans and fewer from India. Hiring more from India will not be practised for cost cutting purpose.

According to a news by Hindustan Times, Indian IT companies like Infosys, TCS and cognizant will have to pay 50% more for H-1B visa.

The president of the US said in January, "I will fight for you with every breath in my body, and I will never,... Read More


Parliamentary panel seeks lifting of ban on shahtoosh trade in Jammu and Kashmir

India, April 24 -- A parliamentary panel has recommended lifting of a ban on the trade in shahtoosh shawls, woven from the fur of an endangered Tibetan antelope, to provide livelihood opportunities to many in conflict-ridden Jammu and Kashmir.

The shahtoosh trade was banned globally in 1975 under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) to which India is a signatory.

The antelope is listed in Schedule I of the India's... Read More


Public relations important facet: Narinder

Jammu, April 24 -- Former Director Information presently Advisor Civil Defence, Narinder Singh said that public relations have assumed significance in every walk of life in the present day world. Public Relations is an important facet which assumes and embraces all human activities.While addressing a function organised in connection with celebrations of National Public Relations Day at Jammu, by public relations society J&K said PR has assumed st... Read More


Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, enables Trotwood-Madison and Tri-Village schools to observe Earth Day every day

TIPP CITY, April 24 -- Earth Day may be observed just one day a year, but Energy Optimizers, USA, is helping the Tri-Village and Trotwood-Madison school districts lead the charge on earth- and resource-friendly practices every day by sponsoring the districts' Green Teams.

Green Teams engage students, staff and the community in developing, promoting and implementing energy savings and sustainability programs throughout their school districts. Ene... Read More


Skill India candidates get felicitated by Delhi Daredevils

New Delhi, April 24 -- Supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of Skill India, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils met several candidates trained under Skill India at IL&FS Institute of Skills (IIS) here in the national capital on Monday.

During the visit, Delhi Daredevil coach Rahul Dravid felicitated several candidates trained under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).

The Meet and Greet event organized in ... Read More


ROCHI - RObotics Coverage Hiring Innovation Project

Italy, April 24 -- Project Id: 53180

Description: Project ID: 739789

Funded under: H2020-EU.2.3.2.2. - Enhancing the innovation capacity of SMEs

From 2017-09-01 to 2018-08-31, Grant Agreement signed

Project details

Total cost:EUR 115 625

EU contribution:EUR 115 625

Coordinated in:Italy

Topic(s):INNOSUP-02-2016 - European SME innovation Associate - pilot

Call for proposal:H2020-INNOSUP-02-2016See other projects for this call

Funding sche... Read More


Rudy assures help for skill enhancement in Assam

Guwahati, April 24 -- Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal met Minister of State (Ind) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) Rajiv Pratap Rudy at his office chamber at New Delhi today and discussed a gamut of issues concerning skill development and entrepreneurship training in the State.

In course of the discussions, Mr Rudy said the Centre would extend 100 per cent support to Government of Assam's skill development mission initiat... Read More