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  Country Strategy and Program Update 2003-2005 - India - ADB.org
India is a fast growing economy, with growth rates of 5.6% in FY2001 and 4.4% in FY2002.
India has also seen significant achievements in economic, political, and civil governance during the past decade, including some important reforms, decentralization, and other institutional changes.
India’s foreign exchange reserves of over $70 billion fully cover about 14 months of imports (equivalent to about 13 months imports net of short-term debt liabilities).
www.adb.org /Documents/CSPs/IND/2003/executive_summary.asp   (1686 words)

 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Asia and the Pacific - INDIA
Tensions between India and Pakistan on the issue of the support to armed groups in Kashmir became a subject of international debate in the context of the bombing campaign in Afghanistan by the USA and its allies.
By the end of 2001 India had not ratified the UN Convention against Torture, which it had signed in October 1997, nor had national legislation been drafted to enable its ratification.
India: The battle against fear and discrimination - the impact of violence against women in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan (AI Index: ASA 20/016/2001)
web.amnesty.org /web/ar2002.nsf/asa/india!Open   (2093 words)

 India Book of the Year 2003, India year book, Year book of India, Year book, India book.
India Book of the Year 2003, India year book, Year book of India, Year book, India book.
The India Book of the Year 2003 marks the beginning of a new annual series that provides accurate, insightful, and balanced accounts of the events, people, and developments that engaged the public attention between December 2001 and November 2002.
The India Book of the Year 2003 combines Encyclopedia Britannica's unmatched wealth of information and editorial expertise with The Hindu's authentic reports and analyses of Indian events to give the reader an informed perspective on the year's defining moments, their impact, and what lies ahead, through four sections designed for easier reading and assimilation.
www.indiamapstore.com /encyclopedia-britannica-india/IMS0174.html   (169 words)

 2003 in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 2002 in India, other events of 2003, 2004 in India and the Timeline of Indian history.
August 25 - 52 killed in two bomb blasts in Mumbai, India.
September 9 - Israel's prime minister, Ariel Sharon, makes the first ever visit by an Israeli PM to India even as neighbour Pakistan raises eyebrows and Islamic countries watch silently.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_in_India   (291 words)

 India:  2003/04 Rice Harvest Makes Way for Rabi Season Crops
As of November 12, 2003, USDA forecasts India's 2003/04 rice crop at 89.0 million tons, unchanged from last month but up 13.3 million or 18 percent from last year.
The current 2003/04 India rice area forecast is 44.0 million hectares, unchanged from last month but up 4.0 million or 10 percent from last year.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) declared the 2003 Southwest Monsoon favorable, as the IMD determined that India received 102 percent of normal precipitation for the period June 1 through September 30, 2003.
www.fas.usda.gov /pecad2/highlights/2003/11/in_riceburn   (513 words)

 Human Rights Watch World Report 2003: Asia: India
In 2002, India witnessed its worst episode of communal violence in over a decade, demonstrating the increasingly volatile consequences of a broad and government-supported Hindu nationalist agenda in the country.
In April, British officials in India issued a scathing internal report stating that the violence in Gujarat was planned, possibly months in advance of the Godhra attack, with the support of the state government.
India continued to be one of the World Bank's largest borrowers: it received U.S.$2.1 billion from the World Bank in fiscal year 2002.
www.hrw.org /wr2k3/asia6.html   (5624 words)

 INDIA 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
India is far far behind China in attracting FDI with no basis of comparison.
India's Forex Reserves are close to US $ 90 Billion and this figure is expected to touch the magical figure of US $ 100 Billion by the end of the current fiscal.
India is losing out on the FDI front to South East Asian rivals viz Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and China due to better investment climate in these countries.
www.afund.com /archives/afundindia2003.html   (11949 words)

 RIC Query - India (16 May 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Similarly, an India expert at the University of Texas at Dallas said by telephone that it is unlikely that Akali Dal (Mann) supporters are being targeted in any systematic way (Professor of Anthropology and Political Economy 22 Apr 2003).
Nevertheless, the same India expert said, in an e-mail follow-up, Akali Dal (Mann) members arguably are at greater risk of harassment from their political rivals in the main Akali Dal party, known as the Akali Dal (Badal), than from police.
The India expert explained that the Akali Dal (Badal) is generally moderate and sees the Akali Dal (Mann) as a threat to its state-level electoral alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which heads the governing coalition in New Delhi.
uscis.gov /graphics/services/asylum/ric/documentation/IND03004.htm   (2038 words)

 2003 India Special Weapons News Reports
India`s Assam to raise people`s army to combat insurgency IRNA 10 Nov 2003 -- The government in India`s northeastern state of Assam Monday decided to raise a people`s army by providing villagers with weapons to combat separatist insurgency in the region, officials said.
India not in arms race: Vajpayee IRNA 13 Oct 2003 -- Asserting that India`s military preparedness was purely for self-defense, the Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee charged Pakistan with acquiring weapons while accusing New Delhi of triggering an arms race in the sub-continent, local press reported here on Monday.
India's PM Ends Groundbreaking Visit to China VOA News 27 Jun 2003 -- India's Prime Minister is leaving China after a groundbreaking visit aimed at improving trade and ending a long-standing border dispute that flared into war back in the 1960's.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/india/2003   (10591 words)

 Map India 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After 8 successful years that has shaped the market, the industry, the policies and the research community in the country and the region, the ‘Map India’ platform in 2006 shall again provide a space for the convergence, sharing and exchange of experiences in the geospatial domain.
Map India 2006 is the 9th Annual International Conference and Exhibition in the field of geographic information, science, technology and application.
Map India 2006 is a response to the needs of the industry, the government, the research community and every individual's right for geospatial information science and applications.
www.mapindia.org   (118 words)

 India:  2003/04 Rapeseed Production Increased
The current 2003/04 India rapeseed area forecast is 6.6 million hectares, unchanged from last month, but up 2.0 million or 42 percent from last year.
An analysis of India rapeseed area as a function of precipitation amounts over different time periods reveals that the 90 days prior to the major rapeseed planting is the most significant in terms of area response.
Therefore, given the amount of precipitation of received during the highly correlated period of August 15 to November 15, 2003 we are forecasting a minimum rapeseed area of 6.6 million hectares for the 2003/04 season..
www.fas.usda.gov /pecad2/highlights/2003/11/in_rapeseed   (344 words)

This annual event brings together professionals and enthusiasts from India, Asia and the rest of the world for a three day Applied Technology Conference.
We thank the Government of India and the Government of Karnataka for their invaluable endorsements of the event, which raise the credibility of the event into the national and international stratosphere.
We are happy to announce that we received the first industry endorsements for the event from MAIT and the IPv6 Forum of India.
linux-bangalore.org /2003   (1143 words)

 WHO | WHD 2003 Events - India
Since India has one of the highest road accident rates in the world, and the school children are one of the most vulnerable groups, school transport is an area of concern.
The culmination of different activities would be at Regional Centre, Guwahati on the 7th April 2003 in the form of display of activities performed, prize distribution and sharing of experiences by children on the week-long celebration.
On 7 April 2003, a grand poster exhibition, a panel discussion on the theme, a special workshop for health and sanitary inspectors of the Armed Forces and the local self government, and a host of audio-visual presentations on the HEC theme are being organised all over the Cantonment.
www.who.int /world-health-day/2003/activities/searo/india/en   (4841 words)

 RIC Query - India (16 May 2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Notre Dame professor said in a May 2003 telephone interview that while Sikhs on lists dating from the militancy period are still at risk, it is unlikely that Punjab police have labeled many Sikhs as history sheeters since then based on suspected militant links.
Sikhs who move from Punjab to other parts of India normally are not viewed with heightened suspicion or harassed by local police simply because of their religion or where they come from, according to a lawyer who practices before the High Court in the western state of Gujarat.
At the same time, local police throughout the country often harbor suspicion of anyone coming from another part of India, though this alone is generally not enough to lead to mistreatment, the lawyer said in a telephone interview with the RIC (Lawyer 22 Apr 2003).
uscis.gov /graphics/services/asylum/ric/documentation/IND03003.htm   (3632 words)

 High Performance Computing HiPC 2003
The ninth meeting held in Bangalore, India, in 2002 had 57 contributed papers that were selected from 145 submissions from 12 countries, and additional special sessions.
The 8th HiPC Conference (HiPC 2001) held in Hyderabad, India, in December 2001, had 29 contributed papers that were selected from 108 submissions from 18 countries and approximately 220 participants attended the meeting.
HiPC 2003 will emphasize the design and analysis of high performance computing and networking systems and their scientific, engineering, and commercial applications.
www.hipc.org /hipc2003   (339 words)

 IATWM December 2003: India
From the Himalayas to the Deserts, India is a vast country, the seventh largest in the world, with a rich 5000+ year heritage encompassing a wide range of cultures.
Rajasthan is located in the North West of India and is a huge land area, bounded by Punjab, Utter Pradesh, Harayan, Pradesh and shares a border with Pakistan.
India is famous for dance as well as beautiful costumers, saris and jewelry.
iatwm.com /200312/India   (632 words)

 2003 SOUTH INDIA TOUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Indian Subcontinent is nearly as large as the USA and far too large to cover in one tour.
Many of the birds and scenes that are unique to India are found only in the southern part.
We'll be visiting a broad and highly diverse cross-section of habitat on this tour: from the desert-like thorn scrub of the Madras area, to the lush tropical rain forests of the Andaman Islands and Kerala, and the submontane and montane forests of the Western Ghats.
www.kingbirdtours.com /capsules/SIndia03cap.html   (203 words)

 2003 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
March 22 - The United States and the United Kingdom begin their shock and awe campaign with a massive air strike on military targets in Baghdad.
June 5 - Female suicide bomber detonates bomb near a bus carrying soldiers and civilians to a military airfield in Mozdok, a major staging point for Russian troops in Chechnya, killing at least 16 people.
November 12 - Occupation of Iraq: In Nasiriya, Iraq, at least 23 people, among them the first Italian casualties of the 2003 Iraq war are killed in a suicide bomb attack on an Italian police base.
open-encyclopedia.com /2003   (3595 words)

India is a longstanding parliamentary democracy with a bicameral parliament.
There is no national law that bars a citizen or foreigner from professing or propagating his or her religious beliefs; however, India's Foreigners Act strictly prohibits visitors who are in the country on tourist visas from engaging in religious preaching without first obtaining permission from the Ministry of Home Affairs.
According to the Norwegian Refugee Council, at least 650,000 persons in India have been displaced due to conflicts in states of Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, and the North-East (see Sections 1.a., 1.c., and 1.g.).
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2003/27947.htm   (17496 words)

 Microsoft Windows 2003 Server India Launch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Microsoft Corporation India on Thursday announced the launch of Windows server 2003 in India to enable the users run their IT infrastructure efficiently.
Microsoft Corporation India on Thursday annonced the availability of Windows Server 2003 in India to enable the users run their IT infrastructure efficiently.
Intel's charter in India is to promote the growth of the overall computing market and to accelerate the deployment of the latest computer technology across all segments of the country.
www.microsoft.com /india/windowsserver2003/launch/Press.asp   (2012 words)

 CBS News | Imported From India | June 20, 2003 14:00:31
IIT is dedicated to producing world-class chemical, electrical and computer engineers with a curriculum that may be the most rigorous in the world.
Em Rahm, one of India's leading journalists, says that because the stakes are so high, a kid starts preparing early.
And unlike so many other institutions in India, they all know they're here because they deserve to be here.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/06/19/60minutes/main559476.shtml   (1218 words)

 INTERKAMA - India 2003: General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Forbes Marshall, Greaves Ltd, Druck India (AGE Group Company) and Endress + Hauser are just a few firms who have confirmed their participation.
The platform created at INTERKAMA India 2003 will provide a unique trade and business opportunity for the Industrial Automation industry in India and the sub-continent.
BIOTEC INDIA 2003 is supported by Biotec Consortium India Limited (BCIL).
www.messe-duesseldorf.de /interkama04/en/ik_india_general.html   (231 words)

 SCI-BYTES: Science in India, 1999-2003
India's world share of science and social-science papers over a recent five-year period, expressed as a percentage of papers in each of 21 fields in the Thomson Scientific database.
Also, India's relative citation impact compared to the world average in each field, in percentage terms.
In physics, for example, papers from India came in at 76% of the world average (2.72 citations per paper for India, versus the world figure of 3.57 cites), while Indian research in computer science was just 25% below the world mark.
in-cites.com /research/2004/november_15_2004-1.html   (292 words)

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A PhD candidate from India heard the ruckus from her room and came out to perform Reike on her while we waited to be let out of our quarters (apparently they lock us in the building at night for safety reasons).
I am officially christened by India now...it took me three trips to get ill but when I do it, I do it all the way...in the streets of Madras.
But I was better almost immediately (as quickly as it came on) and only missed part of the conference the next day due to smell of food making me ill and fear of repeat.
www.spu.edu /depts/ocm/sprint/sprint_team.asp?teamId=99   (2935 words)

 Lakme India Fashion Week 2003 :: Seasons India
The Lakme India Fashion Week 2003, held in Mumbai from 18th July to 24 July was a great success and showcased a one-of-a-kind designer collection, unlike individual "couture" fashion shows.
In its fourth consecutive year, the Lakme India Fashion Week 2003 was held from 18th July to 24 July at the NCPA, Mumbai.
The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the apex body of Indian fashion, organises the fashion extravaganza every year to offer a platform to Indian fashion industry professionals for displaying their skills and market their creations thereby highlighting the Indian Fashion scenario to the world.
www.seasonsindia.com /beauty/lifw2003_sea.htm   (340 words)

 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is what upgrading to Windows Server 2003 has to offer you, along with never before increase in performance, security and reliability.
Even more enduring is that Windows Server 2003 is perfectly compatible with all your existing legacy applications and hardware.
Most certainly this is the need of the hour, the hour that demands consistent performance out of an ever so little IT investment.
www.eu.microsoft.com /india/windowsserver2003/profiling   (158 words)

 GYTS - 2003 Factsheet - India - Gujarat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The India Gujarat 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 Gujarat GYTS was a school-based survey of students in grades 8-10, conducted in 2003.
The school response rate was 100%, the student response rate was 94.6%, and the overall response rate was 94.6%.
www.cdc.gov /tobacco/global/GYTS/factsheets/2003/India_gujarat_factsheet.htm   (654 words)

 November 3, 2003: Times of India
HOUSTON : Despite recent visa regulations and overall decrease in the international student enrolments, India has surpassed China as the leading place of origin for international students in the United States for the second consecutive year.
Indians now constitutes 13 per cent of the total 586,323 international students, according to Open Doors 2003 annual report on international education published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with support from the State Department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
With Indian enrolments on the rise generally, this concentration of Indians in Texas helps explain the finding in Open Doors 2003 that Texas had the strongest growth with 7925 students, which represents 17.4 per cent of the total international students enrolment in Texas, according to IEE officials.
opendoors.iienetwork.org /?p=36996   (678 words)

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