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October 16, 2014

UP launches Samadhaan Divas to help industries

Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday organised the first Samadhaan Divas (Resolution Day) aimed at prompt resolution of issues pertaining to industry. Principal Secretary, Infrastructure and Industrial Development, Sanjiv Saran said the Samadhaan Divas would be organised every Thursday by Udyog Bandhu, the investment facilitation agency of the state government. Saran said that all communications, including proposals, references and queries from industrialists and entrepreneurs received in the…

Indo-Japan DHS technology effective in treating sewage

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Down-flow hanging sponge (DHS) system is an innovative and effective technology for the treatment of sewage flowing into Indian rivers, experts said here Thursday. The technology was jointly developed by India and Japan and the first such treatment plant in India was set up in Karnal district in Haryana. "The innovation in sewage treatment technology has helped make our living environment clean, healthy and indeed rejuvenating," said Hideki Harada, professor at the Tohoku University…

Actor Mudit Nayar’s ‘love’ beliefs

Mumbai, Oct 16: Actor Mudit Nayar, who will be seen portraying a love story between people belonging to different social classes in a TV show, says youngsters should be given the freedom to make their own decisions when it comes to matters of heart."People should understand that the individuals involved in the relationship are mature enough to make their own decisions when it comes to life and matters of the heart," Mudit said in a statement. The actor of "Anamika" fame will be seen romancing Shruti…

Intelligence, guts required to be in a man’s world: SRK on Farah

Mumbai, Oct 16: After working under his friend Farah Khan's direction in "Main Hoon Na", "Om Shanti Om" and now "Happy New Year", superstar Shah Rukh Khan knows what qualities make her a success in the male-dominated Hindi film industry."Farah has a lot of self-confidence, which is amazing. Whenever I think that I will direct a film, I find myself lacking the self-confidence. Also, unlike her, I don't have the clarity," Shah Rukh, who feels he can imbibe the quality from Farah, told…

President condoles loss of lives due to Hudhud

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee condoled the loss of lives and damage to property, due to cyclone Hudhud, in parts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Thursday.In separate messages to Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan and Governor of Odisha S.C. Jamir, the President expressed his sadness at the death and destruction caused by the cyclone in different parts of both the states. "I am deeply saddened by the tragic loss of lives and damage to property caused…
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