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Word Cloud: The major theme of Jaitley's Budget 2014 was development

Jul 10, 2014

Word Cloud: The major theme of Jaitley's Budget 2014 was development

A quick look at the word cloud of today's budget speech reveals that 'development' and 'tax' seemed to be major themes, with those words used most frequently. #India #GDP #Development #Narendra Modi #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Tax #Duty #startups #Startup #Budget2014 #vallabhai patel
Budget 2014: Jaitley doubles road sector funds, now for procedural reforms Mr Gadkari

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley doubles road sector funds, now for procedural reforms Mr Gadkari

By almost doubling the allocation for roads and highway development in this Budget and expanding the target for highway construction, the Finance Minister has shown positive intent.
#NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #infra #developers #Road sector #Jaitley #Budget 2014
Budget 2014: Modi Sarkar has big technology boost plans, but not many details

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Modi Sarkar has big technology boost plans, but not many details

Firstbiz highlights a list of announcements focussed on tax reforms, corporate tax policy, India's IT industry, and more #Technology #Arun Jaitley #broadband #Budget #Budget 2014 #IT initiatives #Technology Development Fund
1.4 million children died before turning five in India: UN report

Jul 08, 2014

1.4 million children died before turning five in India: UN report

India also had the highest number of under-five deaths in the world in 2012, with 1.4 million children dying before reaching their fifth birthday. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Poverty #UN #Nigeria #maternal mortality #Millennium Development Goals Report 2014' #Southern Asia #under-five deaths
Law for accountability needed in building collapse cases: Naidu

Jul 03, 2014

Law for accountability needed in building collapse cases: Naidu

M Venkaiah Naidu favoured incorporating in law provisions which hold the concerned officials responsible in building collapse cases. #Construction #India #Delhi #TheySaidIt #Chennai #accident #M Venkaiah Naidu #tragedy #Mishap #Urban Development Minister #Chennai building collapse
UK's Cameron calls for global action on superbug threat

Jul 03, 2014

UK's Cameron calls for global action on superbug threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron called on Wednesday for global action to tackle the threat of drug-resistant superbugs and said Britain planned to take a leading role in finding ways to spur the development of new antibiotics. A world without effective antibiotics would push medicine back into the "dark ages", he said, with routine surgery, treatments for cancer and organ transplants potentially becoming impossible. Cameron announced an independent review led by former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O'Neill to pinpoint the problems and identify why so few new antibiotics are being developed #facebook #United States #India #Business #Development #Technology #France #Arabic #Afghanistan #Russia #markets #United Kingdom
Turkey: PM Erdogan says he will contest presidential polls

Jul 01, 2014

Turkey: PM Erdogan says he will contest presidential polls

If he wins the elections, Erdogan, 60, would serve as president until 2019, with the possibility of a second mandate. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Abdullah Gul #Justice and Development Party #Occupy Gezi #Anti-government protest
Maneka Gandhi wants 'Nirbhaya Centres' for rape victims in all states

Jun 30, 2014

Maneka Gandhi wants 'Nirbhaya Centres' for rape victims in all states

What Rahul Gandhi promised on papers, his aunt Maneka Gandhi will translate into reality soon. While the Congress manifesto promised 25 percent reservation for women in police forces before the polls, Maneka Gandhi has asked for 33 percent reservation for women in police stations. #Rape #Maneka Gandhi #Women and Child Development Ministry #rape victims' trauma centre #Nirbhaya Centres #women in police force
What the Modi govt must demand from France

Jun 29, 2014

What the Modi govt must demand from France

Now that the French foreign minister Laurent Fabius is paying a two-day official visit to India (30 June-1 July), it is high time that the new Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi drastically changes the rules of engagement with this important P5 western power. #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #Modi Govt #India development #french foreign minister laurent fabius #French foreign minister's India visit #India-France relations
Development in India, China leads to more CO2: Obama

Jun 27, 2014

Development in India, China leads to more CO2: Obama

The fast developing economies of India and China are adding to the emission of carbon dioxide, US President Barack Obama has said. #World #India #China #Barack Obama #US #Development #TheySaidIt #Carbon dioxide #Washington #Pollution #US President