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India News on November 27, 2012

  • The DMK party has offered its support to the ruling UPA in case of a vote on FDI. DMK chief M Karunanidhi told the media that they would vote with UPA over support on FDI in retail with a sense of "bitterness" keeping in mind of the consequences of the government falling.
  • The Congress is planning to launch the "direct cash transfer" scheme on January 1, 2013 and the party will publicize the scheme as a fulfillment of the election promise. In the first phase, cash transfer scheme will cover 42 schemes including LPG, scholarships, old-age pension and other schemes run by the ministries of health and women and children.
  • The Allahabad High Court has said that a the contribution of a married woman as a housewife and mother should not be considered any less than the persons who work for the family. The court opined that a married woman puts in more hours of work than the other earnings members of the family. In a case, the court has upheld the order and awarded a compensation of Rs. 2,68,5000 to be paid by the Insurance company to the legal representative and dependents of Safia Khatoon who died in a road accident.

Non Invasive Technology for Checking Cancer Treatment Gains Ground
Leading scientist and doctors shared latest advancement in technology that allows monitoring cancer without biopsy at the Centre for cellular and molecular biology, Hyderabad, (CCMB) a constituent national laboratory of CSIR, today concluded the international symposia commemorating its silver jubilee year Business Wire India

Kronos Unveils Workforce Tablet
Kronos Incorporated today unveiled Workforce Tablet™ , a sleek, easy-to-use tablet app that delivers real-time, location-specific workforce information to frontline managers so they can more effectively manage in the moment Business Wire India

ESPN STAR Sports’ Event Management Group Marks Award-Winning Year with Sponsorship Renewals
ESPN STAR Sports’ (ESS) Event Management Group has announced the multi-year renewals of the sponsorships for two of its marquee events, Tiger Street Football and Achilles Formula Drift Asia Business Wire India

Sony Entertainment Television Employs Paladion Networks for Specialized Data Security Solutions on Mobile Phones
Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. running under the brand name Sony Entertainment Television (SET) with channels like SAB, PIX, MAX and Sony AATH and broadcasting in countries like India and the Middle East has chosen Paladion Networks for implementing Cloud based Mobile device management solution to offer real-time integration with existing enterprise resources Business Wire India

Gulf Air Marks 31 Years of Service to the Indian Capital
Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air today marked its successful 31 years of service to New Delhi reinforcing its longstanding relationship with the country. On the occasion, the airline also unveiled its new A321 aircraft featuring full flatbed seats, for the first time in its class, on India routes Business Wire India

Indian Business Leaders Summit & Golf Tournament - Third Edition
Exito Group is glad to announce the 3rd Edition of Indian Business Leaders Summit & Golf Tournament for the year 2012 - this comes after the successful Summit held in December 2011. The Summit would take place for 2 days - spanning across 6th and 7th December 2012 at Gurgaon Business Wire India - India’s First SME Supermarket Forays into Industrial Products
After seeing robust growth in its existing business products & services category, India’s first SME Supermarket is now ready to launch deals and discounts in the Industrial Products division. The initial product category will include general use industrial products which small businesses can now buy online conveniently at low prices Business Wire India

Average Price of a Mobile Phone Sold in India is Rs. 10,764: iShopper Mobile Trends Report
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The University of Sydney uses Mobile Phone Technology to Tackle Disease and Malnutrition
Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia, working with Indian partners, are using mobile phone technology to tackle disease and malnutrition in remote parts of India. Data from the World Bank indicates that 63 out of every 1,000 Indian children die before reaching the age of five, with undernourishment taking a heavy toll Business Wire India

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