Indian Railways Carry 481.45 Million Tonnes of Freight during April-September 2012

Indian Railways have carried 481.45 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April-September 2012. The freight carried shows an increase of 22.21 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 459.24 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.84 per cent. During the month of September 2012, the

Seventh Annual Convention of Central Information Commission on “RTI: Lessons Learnt”

Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India will inaugurate the 7th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission on “RTI:Lessons Learnt” tomorrow at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi . The Central Information Commission (CIC) had been organizing a Convention every year on 12-13 October to commemorate the implementation of the RTI Act, 2005. The Commission in the

India’s Foreign Trade: September, 2012

EXPORTS (including re-exports)             India’s exports during September, 2012 were valued at US $ 23698.30 million (Rs. 129405.75 crore) which was 10.78 per cent lower in Dollar terms (2.28 per cent higher in Rupee terms) than the level of US $ 26561.20 million (Rs. 126520.28 crore) during September, 2011. Cumulative value of exports for the period April-September

Amendments in the “Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986”

The Union Cabinet today approved the introduction of Amendments to the “Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986” in Parliament. Key amendments proposed are as follows: i. Broaden the scope of the law to cover the audio-visual media and material in electronic form. ii. Penalties to be enhanced to a maximum of three years of

Hunger in Times of Land, Water, and Energy Pressures

Washington, D.C.—Unsustainable use of land, water, and energy is threatening the food security of the poorest and most vulnerable around the world, according to the 2012 Global Hunger Index, released for the seventh year by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Welthungerhilfe, and Concern Worldwide. According to the 2012 Index, The Challenge of Hunger:

Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall of Corolla Altis and Camry

In line with recall announced by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) globally, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today voluntarily announced, recall of Corolla Altis (30th July 2008 – 31st Dec 2008) and Camry (1st Sep 2006 – 31st Jul 2008). TKM will recall approx 8,700 vehicles, in India to inspect the Power Window Master Switch (PWMS). TKM

ŠKODA AUTO India introduces exciting offers this festive season

With the onset of the festive season, ŠKODA Auto India is all set to participate in the celebrations with the introduction of the Festive Campaign. Customers can avail exciting offers, schemes, finance options on ŠKODA products and guarantee happiness at every purchase/booking. This festive campaign is running across all ŠKODA authorized dealerships till October 31,

Google re-commits to enterprise search with the introduction of the 7 Series

Introducing the Google Search Appliance, version 7.0 Every day, Google helps people find the information they need, when they need it. When you need to know which spices make for a great butternut squash soup, typing just a few words into Google yields the answer in a fraction of a second. In the workplace, people’s

Credit Suisse Research: Third Annual Global Wealth Report 2012

The Credit Suisse Research Institute has released its third annual Global Wealth Report 2012, which finds that from mid-2011 to mid-2012 aggregate global household wealth fell by 5.2% in current dollar terms to USD 223 trillion due to the economic uncertainties of the past year – particularly those affecting the Eurozone. Furthermore, the relative stability

HP Research Cybercrime Costs Rise Nearly 40 Percent Attack Frequency Doubles

HP today unveiled new research indicating that the cost and frequency of cybercrime have both continued to rise for the third straight year. According to the third annual study of U.S. companies, the occurrence of cyberattacks has more than doubled over a three-year period, while the financial impact has increased by nearly 40 percent.(1) Conducted