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India News on August 23, 2012

  • The national auditor's report on India's nuclear safety has raised concerns and warned a Fukushima like disaster. The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board supervises the safety issues at the 22 running nuclear plants in India.
  • Corporate Affairs minister Veerappa Moily said that the CAG reports on power and coal have been done without proper study. "As far as the CAG is concerned, we are going through the reports. And you know that he has come out with so many things that I don't think anybody can find an answer, because you know all are speculative and presumptive," Moily said.
  • Mumbai Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik has been transferred after being promoted to Director General. He was blamed by several political parties for mishandling the recent riot in the Mumbai city. The Government has appointed Satyapal Singh as the new Police Commissioner of Mumbai. Arup Patnaik has been posted as the Managing Director of Maharashtra State Security Corporation (MSSC).
  • The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a fresh case against Indian politician and senior sports administrator Suresh Kalmadi. The investigation agency has named Kalmadi for allegedly awarding a dubious contract to Events Knowledge Services for consultancy on recruitment of manpower for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

  • SMS limit relaxed to 20 messages per day
    Ban on bulk SMS and MMS imposed to check spread of rumors and hate messages that led to NorthEasterns exodus Andhra News

    PA Sangma to launch National People's Party
    National People's party likely to attract leaders from NCP Andhra News

    Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Rajasthan
    Over 20 persons killed in the rains and hundreds went homeless Andhra News

    BPF MLA Pradeep Brahma arrested for recent ethnic clashes in Assam
    Supporters of Brahma stage protests blocking railway tracks and national highway 31 Andhra News

    Federal Bank signs MoU with Manipal Global Education Services for Banking Training Program
    Business Wire India

    Getit brings Hottest Deals in Town on Your Phone
    Now enjoy Free! Fresh! And hot deals in across 65 cities in India while you are on the move. Download Hot Deals app on your phone and get the best deals around you. Local deals are available across different categories like restaurant, saloon, spa, electronics and more. The most exciting feature of the app is ‘near me’ Business Wire India

    Amarprakash Launches ‘Palm Riviera’ Integrated Township @ Chrompet
    Amarprakash Developers Pvt. Ltd., Tamil Nadu’s leading property developers, is launching its most prestigious township project `Palm Riviera’ comprising of 1312 apartments in Chennai. In a total area of 16 acre at vantage location of Chrompet, the Rs Business Wire India

    Happiest Minds Partners with July Systems to Build and Manage Mobile Applications for Brands Worldwide
    Happiest Minds Technologies, a next-gen IT solutions & services company today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with July Systems, the leading cloud-based mobile application platform to enable its mobile application development practice Business Wire India

    CA Technologies Drives Business Innovation, makes Agility Possible
    Riding on the theme IT at the Speed of Business, CA Expo ’12 by CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) concluded on August 23rd in Mumbai at Hotel Taj Lands End Business Wire India

    IT Speeds up Business at CA Expo 12
    CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) Roger Pilc General Manager, Virtualization and Automation Customer Solutions Unit, CA Technologies and Saurabh Srivastava, Chairman, CA Technologies India, defined the Imperative of Innovation as Driving Business Growth, amidst today’s complexities, in their plenary keynote at the CA Expo’12 Business Wire India

    TAKE Solutions Announces New Release of OneSCM Extended Supply Chain Collaboration Suite
    TAKE Solutions Ltd. [BSE: 532890 | NSE: TAKE], a leader in the Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Life Sciences (LS) domains, today announced a new release of OneSCM, a multi-enterprise collaboration suite for managing extended supply chain operations Business Wire India

    QAI Announces the Third Edition of the Only High Maturity Best Practices Conference & Awards in India
    QAI, the world's leading operational excellence consulting and workforce development firm, announces the 3rd International Colloquium on High Maturity Best Practices (HMBP 2012) to be held in Bangalore on September 7th, 2012 Business Wire India

    Citibank India’s ‘EMI Chasers’ Campaign Receives Global Recognition
    Citibank India’s Marketing Campaign titled, ‘Citibank EMI Chasers’ has been listed as one of the top 20 entries in the WARC List of Innovations 2012. This campaign was the only Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry entry to feature in the list of 20 most innovative campaigns across the world Business Wire India

    Devkrupa Devratna New Taloja Residential Apartment Launch by Devkrupa Developer Located in Mumbai, Taloja Properties
    Devratna, G+ 16 storeyed residential development by Dev Krupa Enterprises, located at Taloja Navi Mumbai. Devratna at Taloja offers total 56 elegant units with 2BHK apartments in the size range 890 sq ft - 1100 sq ft with modern features Business Wire India

    Freescale Technology Forum India Opens Today in Bengaluru
    Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL), a global leader in embedded processing solutions, opened the eighth edition of the company’s annual Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) India today at the Hotel Sheraton, Bengaluru Business Wire India

    Hidesign Launches Autumn-Winter 2012 Advertising Campaign
    Hidesign presents its luxurious Autumn/Winter 2012-2013 AD Campaign, Lady Godiva. The campaign conveys the power and elegance of a woman as she carries her Hidesign bag. The campaign captures the bare and sensuous beauty of handcrafted leather Business Wire India Announces the Next Big Social Network
    -- Creation of motion technology – float, the ability to walk with friends. -- Creation of virtual real estate, spanning the globe -- Creation of virtual bill board company- which ensures visibility across the world -- Availability of city wise information – city news and city tube, a directory to events Business Wire India

    CIO Study Shows that Asian Business Leaders Need to Embrace Role of IT More Strategically
    Business leaders must embrace the true value of technology according to CA Technologies’ new global ‘The Future Role of the CIO; Digital Literacy’ report. The study reveals that 81 percent of the Asia Pacific CIOs interviewed believe a lack of digital literacy amongst senior executives could be hampering business growth Business Wire India

    Government notifies Framework and Guidelines for use of social media by government agencies and citizen engagement for E-Governance projects
    Framework and guidelines issued by Government on use of Social Media by Government agencies PIB

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