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2013-06-30 23:02:34

In view of the enormous cultural diversity and variance in political system of India, WASITRAC decided to enhance its scope of work by strengthening its mission in order to achieve the best out of the current economic power shift in the global arena and existing demographic shifts in the US, by working towards establishing sister state relationships between Washington State and five States in India - Odisha in the East; Assam in the Northeast; Andhra Pradesh in the South; Gujarat in the...

2013-05-30 23:03:20

In view of the enormous cultural diversity and variance in political system of India, WASITRAC, the Seattle based nonprofit for trade advocacy group, decided to enhance its scope of work by renewing its mission - to establish sister-state relationship with five Indian states — Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab and Assam. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 After two trade missions to India and the first Washington State summit on the US-India trade, the non-profit trade advocacy...

2013-03-25 12:27:30

MUMBAI, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Launches Ariana, A Premium Intergrated Residential Complex at Shankarpur, Bhubaneshwar - A home calling for millions of Oriyas settled abroad Tata Housing, India's fastest growing real estate developer, announced the launch of Ariana, Bhubaneswar's an Integrated Residential Complex at Shankarpur. Ariana is a luxury residential gated community with 12 towers, ranging from 14 to 19 stories offering 1 to 3 BHK units and...

2012-09-19 23:00:51

The noted Indian scholar, philosopher, humanitarian and spiritual leader Dr. Chandra Bhanu Satpathy with the “Building Bridges across the Nations” award for bringing the world together through his works on the arts, literature, music, spirituality and humanitarian endeavors. Washington State Lt. Governor Brad Owen and Consul General of India, Ambassador N. Parthsarathi will be the Keynote speakers at the trade summit. (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 The first Washington State Summit...

2009-10-01 09:38:57

Government subsidies persuade some people to change habits, but social shame works even better, suggests a recent study of efforts to reduce elevated childhood death and disease rates blamed on the microbial pathogens that cause diarrhea in rural India. "All this started with public health workers there just beating their heads against the reality of how sticky human behavior is and how hard it is to change it," said Subhrendu Pattanayak, an associate professor at Duke University's Sanford...

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2009-04-15 10:54:18

A new study of storm-related deaths from a super cyclone that hit the eastern coast of India in 1999 finds that villages shielded from the storm surge by mangrove forests experienced significantly fewer deaths than villages that were less protected. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Delhi and Duke University, analyzed deaths in 409 villages in the poor, mostly rural Kendrapada District of the Indian state of Orissa, just north of the cyclone's landfall. "Our analysis...

2008-10-08 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) (Luxembourg) is in talks with the state government of Chhattisgarh to set up a 6 million-ton-per-year integrated steel mill. The company intends to invest about $3 billion in the project. Discussions are still in the initial stages, but when the project is complete, the company's proposed steel production capacity from its units in India will reach 30 million tons per year within the next decade. Earlier...

2008-10-01 09:00:31

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI New Delhi, [Tuesday] 30 September: World's leading steel makers including Posco and Arcelor Mittal have asked the government to speed up allocation of iron ore mines, saying they are critical for their green field projects planned in India. The steel majors also want the centre to ensure mineral linkages and fast statutory clearances for timely completion of their billion- dollar steel projects. "Among the major impediments that the investors...

2008-09-22 06:00:24

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Vedanta Resources plc (LON:VED) (London) recently announced plans for an eight-fold increase in the iron ore production capacity of its Indian subsidiary Sesa Goa Limited (BOM:500295) (Panaji, Goa) to 100 million tons per year over the next five years. Vedanta will make initial investments of about $700 million in Sesa Goa to attain production of 25 million tons per year by 2010. Vedanta currently holds a 57% equity interest in...

2008-09-03 03:00:09

Text of report by Rabindra Nath Choudhury headlined "More churches, houses burnt in rural Orissa" published by Indian newspaper The Asian Age website on 3 September Bhubaneswar, 2 September: Riot-torn Kandhamal district in Orissa remained surcharged on Tuesday [2 September] with reports of fresh incidents of burning of churches and houses trickling in from rural pockets. Official sources said at least half-a-dozen churches were set ablaze in villages under Tikabali and Raikia blocks....