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Index of Core Eight – Core Sector Performance

The Eight core industries have a combined weight of 37.90 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).  The combined Index was 151.2 in October 2012 with a growth rate of 6.5% compared to their 0.4% growth in October 2011. The modest growth in October, 2012 was on account of double digit growth witnessed in the

National Institute of Fashion Technology NIFT New Delhi Convocation

National Institute of Fashion Technology was set-up in the year 1986 under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Since its inception, NIFT has set a benchmark in fashion education, emerging as a premier institute of design, management and technology. Today, through a network of 15 professionally managed centers, NIFT has set academic

Annual payroll loss from employees spending time on tasks that are not work-related

$134 billion is the annual payroll loss from employees spending time on tasks that are not work-related. One would think employees killing time on the Internet would be the main culprit but they’d be wrong. Actually… Meetings account for 47% of wasted time, office politics 43%, annoying coworkers 36% $1.1 billion per week is lost

Americans are finally get on their financial feet

Americans are finally getting their financial house in order following the 2008 financial crisis. We are paying down debt; bankruptcies and foreclosures are down; non-revolving loans are up and we are getting back on our feet. Below is a great infographic which we invite you to use that highlights how we are getting back on

Monster Machines – Umesh Shanmygam

This is the largest digging machine in the world. The bucket-wheeler excavator is called Bagger 288 or Excavator 288, built by Krupp of Germany. This thing’s over 300 feet high, more than 700 feet long machine and is the largest land vehicle in the world at 13,500 tons: The Crawler-Transporter is a tracked vehicle used

Dirty Jobs

Most of us complain about our jobs on a regular basis. But we must remember that it could be worse. We invite you to check out and use this infographic highlighting jobs and salary from which the phrase “there are dirty jobs but somebody’s got to do it” originated. From garbage collector to crime scene

Coal’s Cruel Face – Chawm Ganguly

The media reports were chilling – a 150 member police force led by the local SP was attacked by the villagers who were allegedly defending a payloader they had earlier captured from a company. The company was  seeking to clear the overburden to access the coal seams that ran under the land the villagers were

The Cruel face of Coal : the Children of Bokapahari – Chawm Ganguly

Toxic fumes gushing from under the feet reminds one of the descent into hell. The ground below is on fire, a fire that can, at any given moment engulf those who eek out a meager living by scavenging in the abandoned mines or by burrowing the (in) famous “Rat holes of Ranigunj”. Incredible India has never bothered

Clontarf Energy plc [CLON] – Update on Peruvian exploration

2 November 2012 Clontarf Energy plc (“Clontarf” or “the Company”) Update on Peruvian exploration Multiple leads and prospects identified in both Blocks 183 and 188 Completed environmental and community consultation Clontarf Energy plc (AIM: CLON) is pleased to provide an update on activity on its 100 per cent owned Blocks 183 and 188 in Peru.