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  2000 in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
September - On average in India 24 women are raped every day and 14 killed to "protect their family's honour" according to the UN's latest State of the World's Population report.
India insists that before there can be talks there must be a complete cessation of firing across the Line of Control.
Early December - Political turmoil is ignited by the anniversary of the destruction of a mosque by Hindu extremists at Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, in 1992.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2000_in_India   (3413 words)

 Traveling India in 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
India I realized, would not have nearly the same language problem with so many people speaking English and I had several friends there who in turn had “friends of friends”, (a term I will explain later), who I could call on for advice.
If you did that in India you would be frightened out of your wits – watching three lanes of traffic trying to crowd into a one lane street moving at speeds varying from less than one to more than fifty kilometres an hour.
India does not have a significant wood resource that can be directed to pulp and paper manufacture so it has developed ways to utilize lower quality fibre resources such as bagasse, straw and bamboo.
www.iaspm.org /Archives/BulletinBoard/7BB.htm   (6062 words)

 Impressions of India in 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
India's social and political evolution was retarded by the caste system that effectively fractionated any forces that could have possibly challenged the supremacy of the competing Brahmin and Kshatrya castes.
India and China were more or less at the same level of economic development when they took on the control of their own destinies 50 years ago.
India preserved the democratic heritage of the British but its close ties with the Soviet Union made its bureaucracy more cumbersome and proved once more the inefficiency of state capitalism, protected from competition in a planned economy.
berclo.net /page00/00en-impressions-india.html   (2433 words)

 2000 India Special Weapons News
INDIA / UNITED STATES Voice of America 23 June 2000 -- The United States Ambassador to India says he is encouraged by the prospect of talks in Kashmir between separatists and the Indian government.
India is fully conscious of the importance of keeping the probability of an armed conflict low, by maintaining an adequate level of defence preparedness and negotiating and implementing appropriate confidence and security building measures.
INDIA / KASHMIR Voice of America 21 March 2000 -- A senior Indian official says two separatist militant groups, Lakshar-e-Toiba and Hizbul Mujhadeen, were behind the killing of 40 Sikh villagers late Monday in Kashmir.
fas.org /news/india/2000   (5526 words)

 India. In: Amnesty International Report 2001
A number of official studies which reported during 2000 acknowledged the widespread use of torture and ill-treatment and pointed to political influence, broad powers of arrest, public approval and inadequate methods of investigation as reasons for the continuing practice of torture.
During consideration of India's initial report to the UNCommittee on the Rights of the Child, concern was expressed by the Committee about reports of routine ill-treatment, corporal punishment, torture, and sexual abuse of children in detention facilities.
By the end of 2000 India had not yet ratified the UN Convention against Torture which it signed in October 1997, nor had it invited the UNSpecial Rapporteur on torture to visit the country.
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2001.nsf/webasacountries/INDIA?OpenDocument   (1986 words)

 2000 in India -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Whilst Assam's chief minister hails this as a sign of failing public support for secession, the leader of the (Click link for more info and facts about United Liberation Front of Assam) United Liberation Front of Assam denies that the "rebels" are active members of his or other organizations.
June 28 - India joins a select group of six countries when it commences regular summits with the (An international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members) European Union.
October 3 - Prime Minister Vajpayee signs a bilateral agreement with Russian President (Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)) Vladimir Putin to increase ties between the two countries including cooperation on issues of defense.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2000_in_india.htm   (3592 words)

 2000 India Special Weapons News
INDIA / U-S, Voice of America, 14 September 2000 -- India's Prime Minister begins a much- anticipated state visit to the United States today (Thursday) with an address to a joint meeting of Congress.
INDIA / KASHMIR, Voice of America, 03 August 2000 -- Indian negotiators in Kashmir have ended a first round of talks with representatives of a leading separatist militant group that declared a cease-fire last week.
INDIA - CLINTON - REACT Voice of America 26 March 2000 -- New Delhi appears to be pleased with what is sees as a strong message to Islamabad on Kashmir, terrorism and its nuclear program by the United States.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/india/2000   (4911 words)

 College of Arts and Sciences 2000-2002: India Studies
Moreover, to understand modern India it is also important to have a sophisticated and critical understanding of the arts, music, literature, drama, philosophy, religion, sociological, and anthropological structures of the subcontinent.
India also has a rich English-medium cultural tradition in such areas as Indo-British literature, drama, Third World studies, among others and so students may choose to focus their work on these English language traditions.
India, of course, also has a rich cultural tradition in the English language in such areas as Indo-British literature, drama, Third World Studies, etc.; students may choose to focus their work on these English language traditions.
www.indiana.edu /~bulletin/iub/coas/2000-2002/india.html   (1092 words)

 Asia 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In January 1999, when Pakistan's cricket team was set to travel to India for a series of test matches, members of the Shiv Sena dug up the pitch at a New Delhi stadium that was to host the first match and ransacked the headquarters of the Board of Control for Cricket in Bombay.
Gita Hariharan's application for financial bonds in the name of her minor child had been rejected by the Reserve Bank of India on the basis of the Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act of 1956, which regards the father, and only after him the mother, as the natural guardian of a minor.
In response to India's nuclear tests in May 1998, Japan halted all new grant aid (with the exception of emergency and humanitarian aid and grant assistance for grassroots projects) and all new yen loans in accordance with Japan's Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) Charter.
www.hrw.org /wr2k/Asia-04.htm#TopOfPage   (3271 words)

 India - Timeline Year 2000
India and Britain decide at a meeting in London to accord top priority to combating global terrorism.
During his official visit to India, the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia says cross border terrorism should be dealt with firmly, and extends support to India’s fight against terrorism.
India "was sure of its complicity in the hijack'' and would, hence, not pay the charges of US$ 100,000 demanded by the Taliban.
www.satp.org /satporgtp/countries/india/timeline/2000.htm   (1632 words)

 India's poverty is declining, says Economic survey,2000.
They have structured their societies in such a way that, though there may be inequalities in incomes and levels of enjoyment of the good things of life, the basics of a modern life are not denied to any one.
In India's government, there is now a greater consciousness, of how caring for human resources, will lead to a sustainable growth.
India appears to have agreed with this conclusion: the cold war was not between capitalism and communism; it was between man and the state and the winner was the former.
www.goodnewsindia.com /Pages/content/economy/poverty.html   (588 words)

 India Focus (May 2000): Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An under-reported social outcome of India’s diplomatic, military and economic outpacing of Pakistan is that it tends to douse anti-Muslim sentiment among average Hindus.
In the long term the appeal of the extreme form of RSS ideology is perhaps most threatened by the emergence of a TV-influenced middle class with its focus on material and economic concerns, and the impact of this will begin to show even in small cities in the next 5 years.
India Focus is a private-circulation report for senior international executives, bankers and diplomats, and is issued six times a year.
www.indiastrategy.com /may2000.htm   (4039 words)

 India in 2000 (1 Varanasi )
In India, "masters" and "natives" are of the same race but of different castes.
Understanding India is not possible without some grasp of the overwhelming influence of caste even today and that requires some notions about Hinduism.
The Central Government of India, that is bound by the constitution to remain secular and to abstain from religious bias, did not defend the rights of the film producer but gave in to the pre-censorship violently imposed by a small number of extreme Hindu fanatics.
berclo.net /page00/00en-india-1.html   (1805 words)

 India Infotech 2000
India, the world's largest democracy and home to nearly one billion people, is quietly but quickly emerging as a leader in the field of software engineering and web-based services.
India has clearly moved from being a land of snake charmers to mouse users.
During his visit to India earlier this year, software proved to be a common thread during crucial talks between the two countries.
www.businessweek.com /adsections/indian/infotech/indiaindex.htm   (631 words)

 Environment & Water India 2000
The Prime Minister of India has also emphasised on the fact that the developmental issues should be given top priority.
India has called for a strong protocol on liability and compensation to encourage countries to be more vigilant in the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes.
India had ratified the Basel Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal in 1992.
www.exhibitionsindia.com /18april.html   (2654 words)

 GIS Developments in India - Year 2000 Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The year 2000 was a tremendous time for GIS users in India even though the developments were in a juvenile stage towards the end of the last millennium.
During this year, India started to face a volatile GIS growth fueled by increasing work opportunities, availability of competent workers, development of powerful GIS software and a rapid increase in the awareness of GIS among all the stakeholders.
Many software giants in India are very keen in setting up their GIS offices in the year 2000 at Hyderabad (Watch this space!!!).
gislounge.com /ucon/ucindia2000.shtml   (1448 words)

 Visit India Year 1999-2000
This event would not only coincide with the turn of the century but would also be a part of India's celebrations of the 50th anniversary of it being declared a Republic.
Tourism in India has reached a cross road where the country has made tremendous progress during the last 50 years and achieved a target of 2.4 million tourists in 1997 with an average length of stay of 29.8 days.
The length of stay of tourists in India is considerably higher than the major competitors.
www.tourisminindia.com /events/visitindia.htm   (397 words)

India is a longstanding parliamentary democracy with a bicameral parliament.
The CBI in its report to the Supreme Court in December 1996 stated that Punjab police secretly had cremated over 2,000 bodies in Tarn Taran; of these, 585 bodies had been identified fully, 274 had been identified partially, and 1,238 were unidentified.
The Press Council of India is a statutory body of journalists, publishers, academics, and politicians, with a chairman appointed by the Government.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2000/sa/index.cfm?docid=717   (17982 words)

 INDIA ITME 2000 Aims to Set Visitor Record
INDIA ITME 2000, a global textile machinery show, will be held December 1-10, 2000 in Mumbai (formerly Bombay).
INDIA ITME 2000 is being held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon, Mumbai, on a gross area of 42,000 square meters, the same as the previous ITME in 1996, with an operational area of about 25,000 sqm.
The INDIA ITME 2000 is the largest textile machinery show in Southeast Asia and principally targets the textile and clothing industries of South Asia, Southeast Asia, China, the Middle East, Africa and CIS.
www.ifj.com /issue/October00/74.htm   (859 words)

 University Graduate School Bulletin 2000-2002: India Studies
The India Studies Program seeks to provide for the interdisciplinary study and critical analysis of the cultures and civilizations that have developed on the Indian subcontinent from ancient times to the present.
Moreover, to understand modern India it is also important to have a sophisticated and critical understanding of the arts, music, literature, drama, philosophy, religion, and socio-cultural reality (sociological and anthropological structures) of the subcontinent.
The India Studies Program strongly encourages work in elementary, intermediate, and advanced Hindi and Sanskrit for Ph.D. minor students, and Ph.D. minor students are strongly urged to begin the study of the languages at the earliest possible opportunity.
www.indiana.edu /~bulletin/iub/grad/2000-2002/india.html   (931 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Economy | India-tech 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In September, a four day exhibition sponsored by India's Engineering Export Promotion (EPPC) and Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion councils (ECSEP) will be held at the Cairo International Fair grounds.
With more than 120 companies participating, the purpose of the conference is to invite the Egyptian business community to take a closer look at the Indian IT sector.
Shnkar Mukherjee, India's ambassador, said, "We hope that the exhibition will not only leave a good impact on the Egyptian market but on the neighboring countries as well." The Social Fund for Development (SFD) is scheduled to organise seminars between Indian and Egyptian firms.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2000/496/ec4.htm   (340 words)

 NPT-REVIEW CONFERENCE 2000 AND INDIA: A COMMENTARY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
India regarded the indefinite extension as one of legitimising the possession of nuclear weapons by the "nuclear weapons states forever." The arguments put forward by the weapons powers in the International Court of Justice only confirmed in India’s view that the NPT legitimised the right of such states to use them.
India will not be accepted as a weapon power either under the current provisions in the NPT.
India is not a party to the treaty and is set on a path of having a credible minimum deterrence.
www.saag.org /papers2/paper117.html   (1515 words)

 Rugs UK, Area Rugs Store, Online Rugs Store UK, Hand Knotted Rugs Retailer UK, Hand Tufted Rugs Retailers UK.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A touch of elegance for your floor with rugs from India 2000.
India 2000 is the leading online store for high quality area rugs in UK.
Rugs for Life is India's leading producer of high quality rugs and each rug is made with....
www.rugsforlife.co.uk   (143 words)

 GYTS - 2000 Factsheet - India - Goa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The India - Goa GYTS includes data on prevalence of cigarette and other tobacco use as well as information on five determinants of tobacco use: access/availability and price, environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS), cessation, media and advertising, and school curriculum.
The India - Goa GYTS was a school-based survey of students in standard 8-10, conducted in 2000.
The school response rate was 98.0%, the student response rate was 94.3%, and the overall response rate was 92.5%.
www.cdc.gov /tobacco/global/GYTS/factsheets/2000/India_Goa_factsheet.htm   (643 words)

While optimists predicted a boom phase for the industry, there were also murmurs of dissension, which spoke of the need for alternate gateways, a level playing field, greater clarity and reduced dependence on the government.
Attended by 1000+ decision-makers from the corporate and government across the country, and having strongly attracted the attention of the entire business community, ISP India'99 went a long way in creating awareness about the fledgling Indian ISP industry and also succeeded in raising questions about the future of the industry.
The second edition of India's most comprehensive conference addressing the needs of the Indian ISP industry will be held at the Taj Palace Convention Center, New Delhi, January 20-22, 2000.
www.tfci.com /isp2000   (260 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The subcontinent was divided into the secular state of India and the smaller Muslim state of Pakistan.
India's diverse economy encompasses traditional village farming, modern agriculture, handicrafts, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services.
India is capitalizing on its large numbers of well-educated people skilled in the English language to become a major exporter of software services and software workers.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/in.html   (1356 words)

 India Venture 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Faculty and Students are invited to participate in this presentation by McKinsey & Co. Enclosed herewith a note on the beneficial aspect of participation.
India Venture 2000 is open to all"idea owners" including students, professionals and entrepeneurs.
Those who are interested can learn more about the venture from their web-site www.indiaventure2000.com, or by e-mailing India_venture_2000@mckinsey.com for further information.
ces.iisc.ernet.in /mails/949637222.html   (297 words)

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