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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AirAsia kicks-off 2013 with 1Malaysia aircraft livery
Specially-designed livery launched by Prime Minister of Malaysia to commemorate the start of ‘Program Integrasi 1Malaysia’ with AirAsia SEPANG, 5 JANUARY 2013 – AirAsia is the world’s best low-cost carrier for four consecutive years, and the success of this homegrown airline is no stranger to air travellers across the globe – putting Malaysia on the map at a much larger scale than before and today’s launch of the 1Malaysia aircraft livery will extend the nation’s concept of unity through diversity even further. The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Sri Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak officially launched the 1Malaysia aircraft livery at a press conference held at the Low Cost Carrier Terminal in Sepang, Selangor today; and was accompanied by his wife Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor as well as the senior management teams of both AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia X.  Tan Sri Tony Fernande…
NCC REPUBLIC DAY CAMP 2013 COMMENCESby sagarmedia on January 5, 2013 NCC REPUBLIC DAY CAMP 2013 COMMENCES
January 5, 2013 by sagarmedia
The NCC Republic Day (RD) Camp 2013 began at the NCC Camp, Garrison Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt on Tuesday. Lt Gen PS Bhalla, AVSM, Director General National Cadet Corps delivered the opening address to all Cadet on 01 Jan 2013. The camp will culminate with the Prime Minster’s Rally on 28 Jan 2013.
2004 Cadets, both boys and girls, drawn from 17 NCC Directorates, covering all the States and Union Territories of the Country are participating in this Camp. This also includes 91 cadets from J&K and 111 cadets from North Eastern Region (NER). The cadets are selected through tough selection process and Crème de la crème’ of the NCC. The cadets attending the camp will follow an intense schedule over the month. They will participate in a number of activities like Cultural and National Integration Awareness Programme and Institutional…

I will reveal the truth in Sarabjit’s case, freeing him is the best CBM Islamabad can offer, says his lawyer in Pakistan Awais Sheikh

Justice Katju criticizes fanatic elements in both countries, asks govts to treat them with iron hand

New Delhi, Jan 5, 2013: Incarcerated Indian citizen Sarabjit Singh's lawyer in Pakistan Awaish Sheikh said today that he is visiting India to reveal the truth in the case.

“I have come here to tell the truth and I am not afraid of doing this. I got threats for becoming lawyer of Sarabjit but I had to be with humanity and justice,” he said. He further said, “By freeing Sarabjit, Pakistan will offer the best confidence building measure to improve ties with India. He said the gesture will be a major milestone in Indo-Pak relations in recent history. I have come to India to tell the people about the truth behind Sarabjit’s case," Sheikh said addres…
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PRESS RELEASE
Homelands, one of the year’s most anticipated exhibitions, opens in 4 cities across India in 2013.

4th  January 2013, New Delhi – One of the year’s most anticipated exhibitions, Homelands will travel to four cities (New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Bengaluru) across India in 2013.
Cutting to the heart of 21st century cultural relations, Homelands grapples with the relationship between self and place in a world of transitory identities and contested geographies. Culled from the art collection of the British Council, the exhibition is a unique take on contemporary British art by the Indian curator, Latika Gupta. Including more than 80 works by 28 leading modern and contemporary artists, Homelands excavates the idea of a ‘homeland’ to reveal a rich plurality of meaning; ideas of belonging, alienation, history and memory.
Homelands will roll out a multi-layered programme that includes public exhibitions in four major metros (New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bengaluru), artist …
Use of advanced technology brings more vibrancy to Vibrant GujaratJanuary 4, 2013 by Use of advanced technology brings more vibrancy to Vibrant Gujarat – Effective use of web enabled technology to enhance user experience of delegates – More than 2700 people downloaded Vibrant Gujarat Mobile apps on BlackBerry, Android and iOS platforms
Gandhinagar, January 4, 2013: Effective web management has provided fillip to the efforts of Industries department to mobilise delegates’ registration for the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Using the website http://www.vibrantgujarat.com and robust backend IT infrastructure created to support it; the department has done entire program management, entire content management and summit registration, delegate registration and B2G and B2B meetings facilitation process. Due to such facilities, the online registration for the 2013 summit has increased manifold and looking into the overwhelming response, the government closed the onlin…
HP transforms traditional wedding albums with the first ever video album concept
Preserve your memories with unique special effects and 3D albums
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New Delhi, 4 January 2013: Hewlett Packard, the leader in the Imaging and Printing industry, today unveiled its innovative digital printing technology through a creative display of state-of-the-art applications at the Consumer Electronic Imaging Fair (CEIF) 2013.
Announcing a major innovation in wedding album printing, HP showcased the concept of video albums.  With the help of augmented reality software Aurasma, the HP team displayed video which can be directly played from a printed wedding album on to the screen of a scanning device.
HP also displayed 3D albums that can be printed on an HP Indigo press. Other innovations introduced by HP include special effects like the raised print, which is now available on HP Indigo digital press.
The wedding industry in India continues to…

Tourism Minister Calls for Strengthening of Ties with Vietnam

Union Tourism Minister Shri K Chiranjeevi has said that Vietnam is a pillar of India’s Look East Policy and India gives high priority to strengthening our engagement with Vietnam both bilaterally and within the framework of ASEAN. Addressing a seminar on Trade and Investment organized by the Embassy of India in Hanoi today in coordination with Ministry of Industry and Trade and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry the Minister said, “ We stand ready to add more content to our ‘Strategic Partnership’, especially in economic, commercial, defence and security, scientific and technical and cultural fields.” While emphasising on bilateral trade Shri Chiranjeevi said; “We have set a target of US$100 billion for ASEAN India trade by 2015. The ASEAN India FTA in goods and the conclusion of negotiation on the ASEAN India FTA in services and investments have laid the foundations for an ASEAN India Free Trade Area, comprising 1.8 billion people and a combined GDP of US$3.8 billion.”

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Dear Naresh, I just want to give you a quick update! A week from today, Ellen Gustafson and I will launch Food Tank: The Food
Think Tank
. We are both excited (and a little nervous!).  There’s no doubt that the food system is broken. More than 1 billion people are overweight or obese, nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry every night, and at least 2 billion people suffer from micronutrient deficiencies.  We can find ways to solve these problems, though. Solutions are out there--in fields, in kitchens, and in board rooms all over the world. And you are a big part of those solutions.  If we start now, there is an opportunity to develop a better vision for the global food system. We need to change the conversation and find ways to make food production—and consumption—more economically, environmentally, and socially just and sustainable. Food Tank's goal is to be a clearing house and community to inform, share, and scale up innovations that are helping alleviate hunger and …
leading bangaldeshi contemporary artists presented at india art fair supported by the samdani art foundation art project: mahbubur rahman booth: tayeba lippi; AYESHA SULTANA; MOHAMMMAD WAHIDUZZAMAN ·A major  public art installation by artist Mahbubur Rahman
will feature in India Art Fair’s Art Projects section
·Works by leading Bangladeshi contemporary artists
  Tayeba Begum Lipi, Ayesha Sultana and Mohammad Wahiduzzaman will be showcased for the first time at a major public art event in India
·The Samdani Art Foundation announces the second edition
of the Dhaka Art Summit in 2014. The Samdani Art Foundation, which brought a global focus on Bangaldeshi art by organizing the inaugural Dhaka Art Summit in 2012, will support the showcase of 4 leading Bangaldeshi contemporary artists at the upcoming India Art Fair 2013.  The Foundation is supporting an Art Project at the fair by highly regarded contemporary artist Mahbubur Rahman. Rahman’s project includes an elaborate installation cast out…
Istituto Italiano di Cultura is participating at Bharat Rang Mohotsav 2013 with
FELLINIANA Fellini’s Dream
A theatrical journey through Federico Fellini’s world, characters and visions
by Teatro Potlach
Director: Pino Di Buduo Playwright: Stefano Geraci
with: Daniela Regnoli, Nathalie Mentha, Andrea Adriani, Paolo Summaria, Stefano Di Buduo, Zsofia Gulyas, Gaudi Tione Fanelli, Simona Zanini and Gabriel Delfino
6th January, 2013, 7:00pm
Kamani Auditorium, 1 Copernicus Marg, New Delhi Just as though they were on an imaginary film set, the characters from the world of Luci del Varietà (Variety lights),Lo sceicco bianco (The White Sheikh) and the legendary Frou Frou from I Clowns (The Clowns), transport us into the world of Federico Fellini’s films. The sounds of a waltz by Strauss introduce us to the blind princess in the film E la nave va (And the ship sails on) who is capable of perceiving and describing all the nuances of the colours of music. One experiences the loneliness of C…
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President reached an agreement with Republicans and Democrats in Congress on the “fiscal cliff”by sagarmedia Naresh Sagar” <Nksagar_1@yahoo.com>
Naresh –The President reached an agreement with Republicans and Democrats in Congress on the “fiscal cliff” that prevents a tax hike on 98 percent of Americans and 97 percent of small businesses, while fulfilling the President’s promise to ask the wealthiest Americans to begin to pay their fair share to reduce the deficit. President Obama recorded a video to update supporters like you on what’s in the agreement and what it means for you — watch it and share it with friends and family:
http://my.barackobama.com/Fiscal-Cliff-Agreement It’s thanks to people like you who spoke up and contacted your members of Congress throughout this debate that we were able to avoid a crippling tax hike.
As we address our ongoing fiscal challenges, the President will do exactly what he said he would on the campaign trail — working for the middle c…