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Professor Yashpal: Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award

The President Ms Pratibha Devisingh Patil bestowed the esteemed Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award to famous Scientist and Educationist, Professor Yashpal for the year 2011 for distinction in the fields of Public Administration, Academics and Management.  About Prof. Yash Pal Prof. Yash Pal is an Indian scientist and educator. Yash Pal has held many positions ..

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Roberto Saviano : PEN-Pinter award for Courage 2011

The PEN/Pinter Prize was established in 2009 in memory of the Nobel-winning playwright Harold Pinter. The Prize is awarded annually to a British writer or a writer resident in Britain of outstanding literary merit. The prize is shared with an imprisoned writer of courage selected by English PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee in association with ..

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Mohan Dharia: Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2011

Mr. Mohan Dharia, , Former Union Minister has been chosen for the 26th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for encouraging and maintaining spirit of national integration. Mohan Dharia is best known for his NGO Vanrai, founded in 1982 and completed 29 years recently on July 10, 2011. The organisation has undertaken new initiatives in ..

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Homogeneous KYC Regulation norms by Nov’11

SEBI to come out by Nov’11 Homogenous norms for setting up a uniform Know Your Customer (KYC) Regulation Authority. It will relieve the burden comparable on the intermediaries as well as the common man, seeking to make investments. This mechanism once set would make certain that KYC exercise is undertaken only once and enabling all ..

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Avahan Initiative

Avahan is an India AIDS Initiative funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A recent joint study carried by the IHME (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation), University of Washington, University of Hong Kong and the PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) discovered that “Avahan” productively slackened the transmission of HIV in INDIA. Avahan was ..

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