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Avantha Masters finds a New Home in 2013 New Delhi, January 30, 2013: The Avantha Masters will be played at a new venue and on a different date in 2013 when the fourth edition of the tournament is held from March 14-17 at the Greg Norman-designed Jaypee Greens Golf Course, in Greater Noida near Delhi, India. The demanding 7,347 yards, par 72 Championship Course at Jaypee Greens Golf Course, which opened in 2000, is the only course in India designed by two-time Major Champion Norman. Located approximately one hour from Delhi airport, the course features several water hazards and bunkering reminiscent of classic Melbourne sand belt courses. Jaypee Greens GC takes over the staging of the Avantha Masters from DLF Golf and Country Club, which hosted the €1.8million event in 2010 (won by Andrew Dodt), 2011 (SSP Chowrasia) and 2012 (Jbe’ Kruger). The tournament will again be co-sanctioned by The European and Asian Tours and will comprise an increased field of 156 players, with 61 provided by …
GODREJ PROPERTIES LIMITED Q3 & 9M FY2013 RESULTSPosted on February 1, 2013 Consolidated 9M FY2013 Total Income stood at INR 733.7 crore.Net Profit  stood at INR 85.2 crore in 9M FY2013.Consolidated Q3 FY2013 Total Income stood at INR 267.8 crore.Net Profit  stood at INR 35.5 crore in Q3 FY2013 New Delhi, January 30 2013: Godrej Properties Limited (GPL), a leading national real estate developer, today announced its financial results for the quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2012. CORPORATE HIGHLIGHTS: Business Development Highlights New deal flow momentum remains healthy with five new projects with 4.3 mn sq.ft. saleable area added to the portfolio in FY2013 YTD ·         Curry Road Redevelopment, Mumbai o   We executed a Development Management Agreement for a project with 0.12 mn sq.ft. saleable area at Curry Road, Mumbai o   GPL will receive 10% of revenue as development management fees o   This is the 4th consecutive quarter in which GPL has added a new redevelopment proje…
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Arte español en la India Art Fair
Sábado 2 de Febrero de 2013, 12:00 noon-1:30 pm NSIC Exhibition Ground, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi.
El arte contemporáneo español llega a la India Art Fair de la mano de 4 galerías españolas, así como de la Conservadora Jefe de El Museo del Barrio de Nueva York, Chus Martínez, quien participará el sábado día 2 a las 12:00 en el panel titulado Arte en la época de la insurrección. Las galerías españolas, Imaginart (Barcelona),  Invesart (Alicante), Neilson(Grazalema) y Villa del Arte(Barcelona), darán buena muestra del panorama actual del arte en España, del 1 al 3 de marzo en el recinto ferial NSIC en Okhla.
Arte en la época de la insurrección: Las situaciones de guerra y los conflictos han generado una fuerte respuesta, creando una forma reactiva de la producción artística. En la década del 2000 se ha producido un aumento de los movimientos armados, violencia y profanación de espacios artísticos. La guerra y la insurrección han sido testigos del s…
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) constitutes its Uttar Pradesh Units
आम आदमी पार्टी ने लोकसभा चुनाव के लिए उत्तर प्रदेश में कमर कसनी शुरू कर दी है। पार्टी ने 3 अप्रैल तक प्रदेश के सभी गांवों में  इकाई गठित कर लेने का लक्ष्य रखा है। राजधानी लखनऊ में आज पार्टी के पहले प्रदेश सम्मलेन में यह लक्ष्य निर्धारित किया गया। सम्मलेन में 67 जिलों से समन्वयक, सचिव, कोषाध्यक्ष, प्रवक्ता आदि कार्यकर्ताओं ने भाग लिया।  आम आदमी पार्टी के राष्ट्रीय कार्यकारिणी के सदस्य मनीष सिसोदिया, संजय सिंह, इलियाज़ आज़मी, राकेश सिन्हा और प्रेम सिंह पहाड़ी भी शामिल हुए। 
मनीष सिसोदिया ने कहा कि हमें हर गाँव में नए और अच्छे लोग तैयार नहीं करने हैं, बल्कि हर गाँव में, नगर में पहले से ही सैकड़ों लोग भ्रष्टाचार के खिलाफ अलख जगाए हुए हैं। हमारा काम उन लोगों तक पहुंचकर उन्हें राजनैतिक क्रान्ति से जुड़ने के लिए तैयार करना है। मनीष सिसोदिया ने कहा कि उत्तर प्रदेश को मुलायम, मायावती, कांग्रेस, भाजपा आदि सभी पार्टियों ने हमेशा लुटा है, हमारा काम जनता को इस लूट के खिलाफ एकजुट करना है। 
आज के सम्मलेन में पूरे प्रदेश को 5 हिस्सों में बांटकर क…
Lenovo remains bullish on its India business
Charts the Unstoppable India plan to sustain leadership position
New Delhi, January 30, 2013: As one of the fastest growing PC markets in the world, India continues to remain a significant contributor to the success of Lenovo in the global PC arena. As the year 2012 came to a close, Lenovo achieved the unique distinction of being the leading player in five out of the seven top PC markets (China, Japan, India, Germany and Russia), and further narrowing the lead between itself and the No. 1 PC maker globally. The company has upheld its streak of outgrowing the overall industry globally for the 14th quarter in a row and its impressive growth in India over the last nine quarters reflects this global average.
Lenovo entered India in 2005, by acquiring IBM’s PC business and since then has grown its market share exponentially in all segments of the PC market. For the quarter ended September 30, 2012, Lenovo retained its numero uno position in the co…
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Weekly Watchdog
January 31, 2013
Center reports on the money bankrolling big-spending nonprofits
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens Uniteddecision in 2010, nonprofits such as the American Future Fund have played a more prominent role in electoral contests — all while keeping their donors secret. During the 2010 midterm elections, politically active nonprofitsoutspent super PACs by a 3-to-2 margin. The American Future Fund ranked third among “social welfare” nonprofits in spending in the 2012 federal election,according to the Center for Responsive Politics, trailing only the Karl Rove-affiliated Crossroads GPS andAmericans for Prosperity, which is backed by conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. The American Future Fund has raised more than $60 million, with spikes in contributions coming in election years. Much of that money has come from another conservative “social welfare” nonprofit that doesn’t disclose its donors by name — the Arizona-based Cent…
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard declare a national election for September 14th, a surprise move for voters. Gillard announced the election date for both chambers of parliament at a news conference in Canberra on Wednesday.

Governments in Australia traditionally give little more than a month's notice of a national election. A rare for a prime minister to announce the date eight  months in advance.

Gillard said she wanted to set the date to avoid a guessing game, and end political uncertainty.Media agencies
Canon India intensifies marketing plans Launches a first-of-its kind Out-of-Home initiative in India
New Delhi, January 29, 2013: Canon India Pvt. Ltd., India’s No. 1 complete digital imaging company, today unveiled a first-of-its kindOut-of-Home initiative in India. Proving its reputation as a technology innovator, Canon India went a step further by setting up unique Neon Signs at International Airports in New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
This is the first such initiative by any Japanese company in India. Designed by advertising giant, Dentsu India, the concept lies in the growing popularity of Neon Signs in the country that surround consumers with unique and ubiquitous visual impact.
Expressing his views on the launch, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India, said, “Canon is a powerful brand, both in India and worldwide. Today, we have pioneered the ‘Out of Home Media’ initiative by launching the Canon Neon sign at specific locations in three major cities of India becom…
Delhi Darts buoyed by Rahil Gangjee, Edfors and Scott Barr New Delhi, January 28: Delhi Darts will be buoyed by the resurgence of Rahil Gangjee, who will lead their challenge in the Pearls Golf Premier League, which tees off at the Aamby Valley Golf Course from February 8. The three-day event will be preceded by a star-studded Pro-Am. Gangjee, who returned from Hua Hin, Thailand, where he regained his Asian Tour card at the Asian Tour Qualifying School, is excited about the new concept of a Golf Premier League. “It is totally new in golf and to have such an event on the lines of the successful IPL in cricket is great. I am looking forward to the event, where our team Delhi Darts will include the flamboyant and long-hitting Johan Edfors, Scott Barr of Australia and the hugely talented Ajeetesh Sandhu, who won his maiden pro title late last year,” said Gangjee. He added, “We have Ajai Gupta as our coach and that should help even more. He is also my coach, so I expect to benefit a lot from t…