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Investment slumps in textiles; “R-TUFS” scheme to promote investments in sector

In 2012, the textile and clothing industry in the country has made minimal investment in expansions and new projects. In 2011, the Union Ministry of Textiles had announced the Restructured Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (R-TUFS) with subsidy cap for each value adding segment, such as spinning, weaving and processing. The total subsidy amount provided for ..

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Pratibha Ray to get 2011 Jnanpith Award

Pratibha Ray who is a famous Oriya novelist has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2011 in recognition to her contribution to the field of Indian literature. She will be the fourth Oriya author to get the award. Previously, the honor was conferred on Gopinath Mohanty (1973), Sachidananda Routray (1986) and ..

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Sistema continues ties with India by signing new deals

Russian business major, Sistema, has decided to continue trade ties with India as its subsidiary Glonass signed new pacts in the field of satellite navigation. Sistema has already inked an MoU with ONGC Videsh. Though Sistema has offered an opportunity in Bashkortostan in partnership with another subsidiary Bashneft, ONGC is interested in Sakhalin-III and Trebs ..

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“Gangnam Style” – Collins dictionary’s words of the year

Collins dictionary has named “Gangnam Style”, as one of the top 12  words of the year, one word from each month. The Gangnam Style video also entered Guiness World Records for being most watched YouTube video starring Korean singer ‘Psy’. Top 12 words in the list: Broga Legbomb Eurogeddon Mummy Porn Zuckered Jubilympics Romneyshambles 47 ..

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