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ISSUE NO. 1 ; Vol. XXIII 202011

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May-June 2011


 News about India  Report: Life of Rabindranath Tagore  Economy & Investment

 Doing Business with India – Sectoral Profile – Boomng Indian Healthcare Industry

 Feature: Tagore – the Poet, Songwriter, Philosopher, Artist and Educator

 ICC Events  News in Hindi  Trade Enquiries  Bharat Darshan

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Second Africa-India Forum Summit 2011: Addis Ababa Declaration The Second Africa-India Forum Summit was held at Addis Ababa from 24-25 May 2011. Heads of State and Government and Heads of Delegation representing the Continent of Africa, the African Union (AU) and its Institutions, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, have met in Addis Ababa, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, from 24 to 25 May 2011, to continue dialogue, deepen friendship and enhance cooperation, under the theme: Enhancing Partnership: Shared Vision. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made a strong call to African countries to work collectively with India to combat the scourge of terrorism. Threats posed by terrorism and other challenges like poverty eradication, sustainable development and inequitable international order were issues on which India and Africa should work together, he said at the retreat on the margins of the Second Africa India Forum Summit. "Apart from bilateral cooperation, India and Africa can and should work together on regional and international issues," he said at the retreat attended by leaders from 15 African countries. Earlier, the Prime Minister had while addressing the Summit highlighted the need to chart new pathways of engagement, take stock of the global economic and political situation and review the progress the two sides have made in their cooperation in the last three years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have put in place an architecture of cooperation and we have developed a culture of communication and dialogue. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yet we cannot be fully satisfied and that is because our people want and expect much more from us. They are hungry for progress. There is so much more to be done," he said. Singh noted that the current international economic and political situation was far from easy, particularly for developing countries and spoke about "new challenges" confronting the world in meeting the requirements of food and energy security. Manmohan Singh announced a mammoth $5 billion credit line to Africa for various development projects, reflecting Indiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s growing ties with the resource-rich continent. He also declared an additional $700 million package to establish new institutions and training programmes across the continent. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We will offer 5 billion US dollars for the next three years under lines of credit to help Africa achieve its development goals,â&#x20AC;? the Indian Prime Minister said.

PM announces international award to mark 150 years of Tagoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s birth anniversary A prestigious international award will be conferred every year in the name of the Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, who has the distinction of writing the national anthems of both India and Bangladesh. Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh made this announcement while inaugurating the 150th anniversary celebrations of the poet in New Delhi. The award would be conferred on individuals who work for the promotion of international brotherhood and fraternity. Describing Gurudev as a multi-faceted genius, Dr. Singh said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Government of India has decided to institute a prestigious international award in the name of Rabindranath Tagore to recognise very distinguished contributions towards the promotion of international brotherhood and fraternity.â&#x20AC;?

Text of the Prime Ministerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s address: â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have gathered here today to salute and celebrate the life and work of a multifaceted genius who was a poet, a painter, a philosopher but above all a humanist who inspired and elevated his fellow men and women. It is a great honour and privilege for me to be present here today, at the inaugural function of the 150th Birth Anniversary Commemoration of one of the greatest luminaries of modern times, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. We have gathered here today to salute and celebrate the life and work of a multifaceted genius who was a poet, a painter, a philosopher but above all a humanist who inspired and elevated his fellow men and women. It is a great honour and privilege for me to be present here today, at the inaugural function of the 150th Birth Anniversary Commemoration of one of the greatest luminaries of modern times, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore.

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Life of Rabindranath Tagore at a glance 1861, May 7: Rabindranath Tagore is born to Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi at Jorasanko House. 1868: He is sent to Oriental Seminary, possibly India’s first fully private school. Subsequently admitted to a regular school. 1869: Attempts his first verse after reading a Bengali translation of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s Paul et Virginie. 1871: Joins Bengal Academy, an Anglo-Indian school. 1873: His ‘upanayan’ (brahminical initiation) is performed. Writes play Prithviraj Parajaya and tours India. 1876: Joins the short-lived Secret Society, modelled on Mazzini’s Carbonari. His first literary criticism of a book of Bengali poems appears in journal Jnanankur. 1877: On January 1, Tagore writes and recites poem on Delhi Durbar arranged by Lord Lytton to proclaim Queen Victoria. Writes his first long story Bhikharini (Beggar Maid), first unfinished novel Karuna and long poem Kabikahini. 1878: Studies English in Ahmedabad. Embarks on his first foreign tour — September 1878 to February 1880 — and goes to school at Brighton, England. 1879: Moves to London and joins University College. 1883: Marries Mrinalini Devi. 1888: On March 8, his father Debendranath executes the trust deed of Santiniketan trust. Tagore publishes Samalochana — a collection of essays on literary criticism. 1890: Attacks the anti-India policy of Lord Cross; takes charge of the management of Tagore Estate; sails for England, also visits Italy and France. 1901: On December 22, Tagore sets up Santiniketan on the model of ancient forest schools (tapovana) of India and himself teaches there; scripts play Chirakumar Sabha (The Bachelors’ Club). 1911: Composes Jana Gana Mana, which is sung on the 26th session of the Indian National Congress. It goes on to be India’s National Anthem later. 1912: Gitanjali — Song Offerings is published. It wins the Nobel Prize for Literature a year later. 1914: Receives the Nobel Prize diploma and medal from the Swedish Academy at a special reception in Kolkata. 1917-1925: Tours the world, takes to painting and attends lectures both in India and abroad. 1941, August 7: Tagore dies.

The Great Sentinel - as Mahatma Gandhi called him – was a moral force behind our freedom struggle and one who gave a vivid and expressive voice to the depressed soul of India. Reading Gurudev’s sublime poetry or masterly prose, one wonders if humankind today has lost some of the finer sensibilities that inspired his works – the intimacy with nature, the quest for inner truth, the sense of solidarity and community that transcends borders and breaks down presumed barriers of religion, race or language. Within the internationalism he espoused, Rabindranath Tagore had a clear vision of how India should stand among the comity of peoples. He wrote, ‘In India what is needed more than anything else is the broad mind which, only because it is conscious of its own vigorous individuality, is not afraid of accepting truth from all sources’. So many years after these words were written, I wonder if we can honestly say that we have understood and imbibed their precious wisdom. I was delighted when last year Her Excellency Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh agreed to oversee joint celebrations of the Birth Anniversary in a befitting manner. The decade that Tagore spent in the serene and enchanting surroundings of Shilaidah, Shahzadpur and Patisar was a particularly fulfilling and creative period. His friendship and admiration for his fellow Bengali poets like Kazi Nazrul Islam, Kazi Abdul Wadood and Begum Sufia Kamal did a lot to promote literary creativity and diversity. I extend a very warm welcome to His Excellency Air Vice Marshall A.K. Khandaker who is representing the Government of Bangladesh in today’s celebration of Tagore’s shared legacy. I am happy to announce that the Government of India has decided to institute a prestigious International Award, in the name of Rabindranath Tagore, to recognize very distinguished contributions towards the promotion of international brotherhood and fraternity. A jury headed by the Prime Minister will select each year a citizen of the world of outstanding public eminence who in his or her life and work epitomizes the high universal ideals that Rabindranath Tagore stood for. We hope to present the first award by the end of this commemoration period. A wide range of projects are being undertaken as part of the commemorations to make Rabindranath Tagore’s works more accessible to a wider audience and to preserve his work for posterity. The digital collection of his paintings, entitled the ‘Rabindra Chitravali’, which was released today, has been put together for the first time with great effort and with the support of our government. Some important archival materials on Tagore that are on celluloid have been restored and packaged, for national and international dissemination, after sub-titling in English. A unique project that has been taken up by scholars of international repute of Jadavpur University is the creation of an ‘online electronic variorum’ edition of the works of Tagore in English and Bengali. I am particularly glad to learn that special efforts are being made to translate the literary works of Tagore and also encourage performances of his plays in different Indian languages. With a view to revitalize some of our important cultural institutions and to encourage high quality research into their precious resources, the Ministry of Culture has introduced a new Tagore National Fellowship for Cultural Research. Under the scheme, renowned scholars have been invited to take up research projects on unknown or lesser known cultural resources that lie within our cultural institutions. I invite distinguished scholars, from India and the world over, to avail of this prestigious and well funded Tagore Fellowship. Rabindranath Tagore had very definite views on the prevalent education system. He felt that it had little connection with the reality of Indian circumstances and did little to stimulate the power of a child’s thought and imagination. In his evocative words he wrote "…… we are coolies of the goddess of learning, carrying loads of words on our folded backs”. He visited many universities abroad. Finally his quest for a method of learning that would draw directly from the experience of life and nature led him to the charming rural hamlet of Shantiniketan. He established Visva Bharati as an international university, which he described thus: a place where the whole world meets in one nest. It stands as a living symbol of the poet laureate’s enduring faith in the learning ability and creative power of a young mind and free spirit. Viswa Bharati should rightfully be one of the crown jewels of our academic world. But a lot of work needs to be done to restore this institution to its former glory and for it to live up to the true ideals of its founder. In this 150th birth anniversary year of Gurudev, I can think of no more important task than the revival of Viswa Bharati. As the Chancellor of the University, I am personally committed to this important task. The Government of India is putting a lot of resources into Viswa Bharati, including a special grant of Rs. 95 crores. We are working with Viswa Bharati to preserve Shantiniketan's cultural properties. The Archaeological Survey of India is assisting in the conservation efforts and 27 heritage buildings have been restored. A new auditorium is planned and as is the complete upgradation of the museums of Rabindra Bhavana and Kala Bhavana. The Ministry of Culture and Visva Bharati have also taken up the conservation, restoration and digitization of all the priceless collections, paintings, books and manuscripts. But in the final analysis the future of Viswa Bharati depends not so much on official patronage or resources but the dreams and ambitions of its teachers, students and alumni. Before I conclude, I must compliment my senior colleague Shri Pranab Mukherjee for the effort and energy he has put into making a success of these commemoration events as the Chairman of the National Implementation Committee. I conclude by remembering the following lines penned by Tagore: “When I am no longer on this earth, my tree, let the ever-renewed leaves of thy spring murmur to the wayfarers: “The poet did love while he lived.”

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India among six Asian countries to drive regional growth: ADB IBEF: New Delhi: According to the current projections, India and six other major economies in Asia will be driving the region’s growth and could account for more than half of the global gross domestic product by 2050. This was stated in a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). India would grow to be a US$ 40.4 trillion economy from the current US$ 1.4 trillion in 2010. Although India’s share in the global gross domestic product would be 14 per cent while China’s would be 22 per cent, India will witness a faster rate of economic growth in the next 40 years compared to China. This is due to the fact that India has a young population which will grow into a one billion strong work force by 2050, which will be 25 per cent more than China. The average per capita income of these seven countries (Peoples Republic of China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand) would be US$ 45,800, which will be 25 per cent higher than the global average of US$ 36,600, according to the report. The combined gross domestic product (GDP) of these countries amounted to US$ 14.2 trillion in 2010 which was 87 per cent of all Asian countries. This share is expected to rise to 90 per cent by 2050. "The impression has been created that the ascendancy of Asia is somehow an immutable fact and the only question is merely when China and India will become the largest and second largest global economies, as if the countries are on autopilot, gliding smoothly to their rightful destiny. Its leaders must be aware that future prosperity will need to be earned, in the same way that developed economies today earned their success over the past 40 years,” as per the report. The report also stated that

India's exports rise 34.42% in April 2011

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The Economic Times: Exports jumped 34.42% in April 2011 to $ 23.8 billion continuing the fast paced growth of the previous fiscal. Imports, too, continued to rise although at a lower pace of 14/13% to $32.8 billion. The trade deficit for April 2011 was estimated at $ 8.98 billion which was lower than the deficit of $ 11.02 billion during April 2010. Oil imports during April, 2011 were valued at $ 10.18 billion which was 7.7% higher than oil imports of $ 9.45 billion in the corresponding period last year. Non-oil imports during April, 2011 were estimated at $ 22.64 billion which was 17.3% higher than non-oil imports of $ 19.31 billion in the previous year. India's exports grew a record 37.6 percent in the 2010-11 fiscal year due to high growth in the engineering sector, gems & jewellery and petroleum products.

India aims at doubling exports to $500 bn by 2014 India on May 3 set a target to more than double its merchandize exports to $500 billion in the next three years, banking on the increasing demand for Indian engineering, pharma and chemical products in emerging markets. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released a paper that detailed the strategy for doubling exports in three years. “We have finalized the strategy paper for achieving the target of $500 billion merchandize exports by 2014,” Sharma said. “The strategy paper hinges on four pillars — product strategy, market strategy, technologies and research and development, and building a brand image,” he said. India’s exports surged 37.5 percent to $245.9 billion in 2010-11, substantially surpassing the official target of $200 billion on the back of a nearly 85 percent jump in engineering exports. Sharma said exports of engineering goods were likely to reach $125 billion by 2014. Engineering exports surged 84.76 percent to $60 billion during the last fiscal. The Minister said chemical industry exports would touch $25 billion; drugs, pharma and basic chemicals $44 billion; and electronic exports were targeted to reach $17 billion in fiscal 2013-14. “Employment intensive sectors have been given a special focus, which includes gems and jewelery for which we have set a target of $70 billion and agri exports for which we have set a target of $22 billion,” the Minister said after releasing the strategy paper. Sharma added that a market diversification strategy had helped boost India’s trade in recent years.

Forex reserves up $1.68 b on currency revaluation The Hindu Business Line: The country's foreign exchange reserves increased by $1.681 billion to $310.215 billion for the week ended May 27, mainly on account of currency revaluation. This is the second week in a row that forex reserves have increased. In the earlier week ended May 20, forex reserves had increased by $1.041 billion to $308.534 billion.

Currency assets According to the Reserve Bank of India's Weekly Statistical Supplement, foreign currency assets increased by $1.671 billion to $278.873 billion, in the week under consideration. Foreign currency assets expressed in US dollar terms include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of non-US currencies such as euro, sterling and yen held in reserves. Gold was unchanged at $23.790 billion. SDRs increased by $6 million to $4.591 billion and the reserve position in the IMF increased by $4 million to $2.961 billion.

Tata Power's 3-MW solar power plant gets operational The Hindu Business Line: The 3-MW grid connected solar power plant established by Tata Power at Mulshi near Pune has generated around 0.76 million units of electric energy in the two months since it has been operational, and is expected to contribute a total of 4.5 million units a year to the grid. Spread over 12 acres of land along the Mulshi lake, this is the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in Maharashtra, and comprises of 16,686 modules that use the mono-crystalline silicon technology to generate electricity. Mr Mahesh Paranjpe, deputy general manager, Tata Power, said that the annual Plant Load Factor in Mulshi was around 18 per cent, and added that this was expected to be 12-13 per cent during the monsoon season. Two high power lines have been provided for to put the power on the grid in case one line fails, he said. Built with an investment of Rs 42 crore, this solar project helps Tata Power Distribution fulfil its solar specific renewable purchase obligations as required by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission. Tata Power plans to have 300 MW solar-based capacity over the next few years, and is presently in the process of putting up a 25-MW plant at Mithapur in Gujarat which will be commissioned in December. In partnership with Sunengy, Australia, it will also build a pilot for a floating solar power plant on one of six lakes in Maharashtra.

Adani Group acquires port in Australia Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (MPSEZL), the port arm of Adani Group’s flagship company Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL), on May 3 announced its acquisition of a port Abbot Point Coal Terminal (APCT) in Australia for `8,710 crore ($2 billion). The deal takes MPSEZL into the league of top global port companies, with its asset base of $100 million expanding to over $3 billion in 10 years, the company said. From a 2.5-million ton per annum (MTPA) capacity in 2001, MPSEZL has now risen to cargo handling capacities of over 200 MTPA. The sale-and-purchase agreement was signed on May 3 at Brisbane, Australia, between MPSEZL Director Rajeev Sinha and officials of the government of the state of Queensland, making it the only acquisition outside India by any port company of the country, the company said. According to Chief Financial Officer B. Ravi, the deal is one of the largest amongst all port acquisitions in the world, and makes the Adani Group the largest Indian investor in Australia.

the Asian economies should focus on promoting entrepreneurship and innovation to make breakthrough in science and technology and be at par with countries like Japan, Republic of Korea and other high-income economies. E-Newsletter of the Embassy of India, Paramaribo

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IT sector to see highly positive hiring trends this year: Survey NEW DELHI: The IT sector is likely to witness a 20 per cent increase in overall workforce levels in the coming year as this segment will continue to see double digit growth, says a survey. According to the IT Employer Survey by HeadHonchos.com - a job search portal for senior management professionals, 76 per cent of respondents expect the increase in headcount to be in the range of 11-15 per cent whereas 36 per cent expect this figure to be as much as 16-20 per cent. "Hiring is set to increase across all levels, including 9.5 per cent for middle management and 4.5 per cent for senior professionals," Head Honchos.com CEO Uday Sodhi said. Overall as many as 97 per cent of the HR managers polled said the industry will see a substantial increase in overall workforce in the coming year. However, the IT industry will continue to reel under attrition pressures and this year it is likely to be more challenging than last year as overall attrition rate is expected to hover around 14.4 per cent, the report said. "There will be a double impact on hiring as the increase in manpower count is accompanied by replacement hiring on account of the attrition numbers," Sodhi said. For fresher and junior levels, attrition is expected to be 13.6 per cent across the industry, for mid management attrition would be around 9.2 per cent and senior management levels it is expected to be 4.8 per cent, the survey said. In order to curtail attrition levels, companies are planning to focus on compensation, skill development and improvement of work environment in the year ahead. The survey that covered top 100 IT companies in India was based on the views of HR professionals across the country and forecasts trends on workforce growth and expected attrition.

India to give Afghanistan 250,000 tonnes wheat NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will send 250,000 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan to help its regional neighbour tide over a food crisis caused by drought, the government said in a statement on Friday. The grain will be sourced from government stockpiles and would be shipped from India's western Kandla port via Karachi in Pakistan, the statement said. India is Afghanistan's biggest regional donor and sixth largest overall, having pledged $1.8 billion of projects as it competes with arch-rival Pakistan for leverage there.

Two MoUs on skill development signed with Germany The Hindu Business Line: India has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Germany for promotion of skill development in the country. The first MoU is between National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and iMOVE of Germany. The second is between ILF&S Cluster Development Initiative Ltd and Handwerkskammer Rhein-Main (Rhine-Main Chamber of Skilled Crafts). The MoUs were signed by Germany's Federal Minister of Education and Research, Dr Annette Schavan, and the Union Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr Mallikarjun Kharge, here on Tuesday. Under the MoU with NSDC and iMOVE, the two agreed to promote the transfer of know-how in vocational education and training, foster private sector initiatives in vocational education and training between German and Indian stakeholders, such as training providers, educational institutions, corporations and others. According to the second MoU involving ILF&S Cluster Development Initiative Ltd, 100 multi-skilled schools across the country may be set up to provide skills training for local industries. The aim is to focus on some high growth sectors and eventually seek to provide skilled manpower for the global markets. The German Chamber will support the initiative through identification of skills and competencies, preparation of course curriculum, preparation of training manual, setting up of workshops, train the trainee, supervision of training activities, testing and certification and so on. Certificates will be issued jointly by ILFS and Rhine-Main, an official release said. According to the NSDC estimates, India needs 40 million skilled workers a year to meet the target of training 500 million people by 2022.

Double taxation avoidance pact with Mozambique notified The Hindu Business Line: India has notified the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with Mozambique on 31st May. This agreement will provide tax stability to the residents of both the countries and facilitate mutual economic cooperation, stimulate the flow of investment, technology and services. The DTAA provides that business profits will be taxable in the source State if the activities of an enterprise constitute a permanent establishment in the Source State. Examples of permanent establishment include a branch, factory, office, place of management etc. Profits of a construction, assembly or installation projects will be taxed in the State of source if the project continues in that State for more than 12 months. The DTAA also provides for effective exchange of information including banking information. It also includes anti-abuse provisions to ensure that the benefits of the agreement are availed of by the genuine residents of both the countries. Profits derived by an enterprise from the operation of ships or aircraft in international traffic will be taxable in the country of residence of the enterprise. Dividends, interest and royalties income will be taxed both in the country of residence and in the country of source. However, the maximum rate of tax to be charged in the country of source will not exceed 7.5 per cent in the case of dividends and 10 per cent in the case of interest and royalties. Capital gains from the sale of shares will be taxable in the country of source.

Tata Motors launches Nano in Sri Lanka Tata Motors said on May 28 it launched its small Nano model in Sri Lanka, its first foreign market since sales of the vehicle began in April 2009. The firm has sold 110,000 Nanos, touted as the world's cheapest car, since then. Tata Motors, India's largest truck and bus maker, is also introducing five new commercial vehicles in Sri Lanka.

Get medical opinion from global experts through e-hospital! Two Indian doctors have made it possible for anyone in need around the world to consult the best global experts from various super speciality fields through their e-hospital. “The new virtual hospital, MediAngels, provides comprehensive, online consultation of health information and highly specialised medical services to people with health problems all across the world from the best doctors of the world,” the founders Dr. Arbinder Singal, a paediatric urologist, and Dr. Debraj Shome, a facial plastic surgeon, said. “At MediAngels panel we have 300 of the world’s most renowned doctors from 85 super specialties (including child specialists) who have come together to bring about a revolution in the healthcare space. MediAngels offers ethical, evidence-based medical advice to patients directly,” they said. “A practising physician in any remote corner of the world can also take help so that patients need not undertake unwanted travel for treatment,” they said. Fifty percent of the consulting specialists in the panel are from India and the rest include experts from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Sweden, China, Serbia and Japan. The consulting website www.mediangels. com was launched on January 26 this year. So far, 250 online consultations have taken place.

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Booming Indian healthcare industry OIFC:

Industry Snapshot The Indian healthcare sector is predicted to reach US$ 280 billion by 2020, contributing an expected Gross Domestic Product (GDP) spend of 8 per cent by 2012 from 5.5 per cent in 2009, according to a report by an industry body. Growing population, increasing lifestyle related health issues, cheaper treatment costs, thrust in medical tourism, improving health insurance penetration, increasing disposable income, government initiatives and focus on Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are some of the driving factors for the growth of healthcare sector in India. Some of the key players in the Indian healthcare industry who are helping in making the sector buyout include Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., Fortis Healthcare Ltd, Max Hospitals and Aravind Eye Hospitals.

Key players in healthcare industry

Company

No. Of beds

Presence

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd

8,500

Chennai, Madurai, Hyderabad, Karur, Karim Nagar, Mysore, Visakhapatnam, Bilaspur, Aragonda, Kakindada, Bengaluru, Delhi, Noida, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Mauritius, Pune, Raichur, Ranipet, Ranchi, Ludhiana, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Dhaka

Aarvind Eye Hospitals

3,649

Theni, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore, Puducherry, Madurai, Amethi, Kolkata

CARE Hospitals

1,400

Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Nagpur, Rajpur, Bhubaneshwar, Surat, Pune, Visakhapatnam

Fortis Healthcare Ltd

5,044

Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mohali, Noida, Delhi, Amristar, Rajpur, Jaipur, Chennai, Kota

Max Hospitals

800

Delhi and NCR

Manipal Group of Hospitals

+7,000

Udupi, Bengaluru, Manipal, Attavar, Mangalore, Goa, Tumkur, Vijaywada, Kasaragod, Visakhapatnam Source: E&Y, November 2010

Challenges and Opportunities Owing to the fact that the healthcare sector is one of the largest service sector industries in India with an estimated revenue of US$ 35 billion, the industry has also emerged as on the of most challenging sectors as well. India would require another 1.75 million beds by the end of 2025 to reach a ratio of two beds per 1000 population. An additional 0.7 million doctors are needed to reach a doctor population ratio of 1:1000 by 2025. Although the health insurance sector is projected to grow to US$3.8 billion, the health insurance penetration rate still has a lot more scope to grow with only 2 per cent of the total population being insured at present. The government recognised the significant challenges and potential in the sector and provided priority status to healthcare in the Eleventh Five Year Plan. Further, the sector is expected to witness added growth through a well-defined partnership between the government and the private sector. Meanwhile, the total healthcare infrastructure expenditure is expected to reach US$ 14.2 billion in 2013, registering an increase of 50 per cent as compared to the 2006 figure, according to a report by KPMG.

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Average annual growth rate forecast in healthcare infrastructure expenditure 2009-2013

Source: Global Infrastructure: Trend Monitor Indian Healthcare Edition: Outlook 2009â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2013, KPMG

Investments The sector is undergoing significant changes driven by the continuing phase of rapid economic growth, with emerging markets, such as medical device manufacturers and diagnostic chains attracting increasing amounts of investments. Cumulative FDI inflow (April 2000 to February 2011)

Sector

FDI inflow (US$ million)

Hospital and diagnostic centres

998.11

Medical and surgical appliances

387.52

Drugs and pharmaceuticals

1,882.30 Source: Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP)

Major Investments      

Hospitals chain Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd plans to invest around US$ 204.04 million- US$ 226.70 million over the next two years. Wockhardt Hospitals plans to invest up to US$ 158.32 million to double its bed capacity to 2,000 by 2013. Hospitals chain Fortis Healthcare plans to invest US$ 146.81 million and add 2,100 new beds. The BCG Group plans to build a multidisciplinary health facility, BCG Healthsquare in Palarivattam in Kochi, Kerala, by August 2011. The companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s long-term plan is to set a 750,000 sq ft health village with an estimated cost of US$ 88.91 million. GE Healthcare will invest US$ 50 million to set up more facilities for developing diagnostic services. Manipal Hospitals plans to invest US$ 45.23 million in the next three years to double its capacity to 8,000 beds.

PPP Model Private healthcare is emerging as one of the fasting growing sectors in India, with hospital chains exploring the markets in metros and tier II cities, private players seeking accreditation and developing new healthcare models. Further, the private and public sectors across various states such as Gujarat and Uttarakhand have launched innovative initiatives to attract PPP investments into healthcare. While the government is exploring potential to establish state-funded healthcare insurance schemes for supporting healthcare delivery for the poorer sections of the population, the corporate segment is catering to the growing need of the general public for quality care. Thus, through a sustainable partnership, development and delivery of low cost, affordable, basic healthcare services, PPP models may help in improving the infrastructure and healthcare provision in the country.

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Key Developments Rural healthcare sector in the country is also witnessing an upsurge. The rural health sector has added around 15,000 health subcentres and 28,000 nurses and midwives during the last five years, according to the Rural Health Survey Report 2009, released by the Ministry of Health. The number of primary health centres has increased by 84 per cent, taking the number to 20,107, according to the report. Indian health insurance market represents one the fastest growing and second largest non-life insurance segment in the country, according to a report by research firm RNCOS. The health insurance premium is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth rate (CAGR) of over 25 per cent for the period spanning from 2009-10 to 2013-14, according to the report. India’s share in the global medical tourism industry is predicted to be around 3 per cent by the end of 2013, according to a report ‘Booming Medical Tourism in India’ by research firm RNCOS, released in December 2010. The sector is expected to generate around US$ 3 billion in revenues by 2013, with the number of medical tourists to grow at a CAGR of over 19 per cent during 2011-2013 to reach 1.3 million by 2013. Indian medical technology industry is expected to reach US$ 14 billion by 2020 from US$ 2.7 billion in 2008, according to a report by PwC and an industry body. The country’s first healthcare Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Frontier Mediville, is being set up by Frontier Lifeline Hospital at Elavoor, near Chennai. Major healthcare players such as Fortis and Apollo are expanding to tier-II and tier-III cities, along with urban cities, due to substantial demand for high-quality and specialty healthcare services in these cities. Healthcare majors such as Apollo, Max Healthcare and Manipal Group are targeting new segments such as primary care and diagnostics. Demographics, health awareness and increasing capacity to spend are the key drivers of the preventive healthcare segment in India. Computer-based bio-surveillance projects generating data about diseases and creating databases on healthcare in rural areas are gaining popularity in India with various organisations such as Narayana Hrudayalaya and the Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre entering into this sector.

Government Policies Government initiatives in the public health sector have recorded some noteworthy successes over time with focus on investments related to better medical infrastructure, rural health facilities etc. 100 per cent FDI is permitted for health and medical services under the automatic route. The National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) had allocated US$ 10.15 billion for the upgradation and capacity enhancement of healthcare facilities. Moreover, in order to meet revised cost of construction, in March 2010 the Government allocated an additional US$ 1.23 billion for six upcoming AIIMS-like institutes and upgradation of 13 existing Government Medical Colleges. Source: Consolidated FDI Policy, DIPP

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Tagore - The Poet, Songwriter, Philosopher, Artist and EducatorPage 6 Tarit Mukherjee* “It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” — Rabindranath Tagore Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj. Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta into a wealthy and prominent family. His grandfather had established a huge financial empire for himself. Tagore received his early education first from tutors and then at a variety of schools. Among them were Bengal Academy where he studied history and culture. and then University College, London, where he studied law but left a year later for unlikeness of the weather. In his mature years, in addition to his many-sided literary activities, he managed the family estates, a project which brought him into close touch with people and increased his interest in social reforms. He also started an experimental school at Shantiniketan where he tried his Upanishadic ideals of education. Tagore had early success as a writer in his native Bengal. With translations of some of his poems he became rapidly known in the West. In fact his fame attained luminous height, taking him across continents on lecture tours and tours of friendship. For the world he became the voice of India’s spiritual heritage, and for India, especially for Bengal, he became a great living institution. Although Tagore wrote successfully in all literary genres, he was first of all a poet. Among his fifty and odd volumes of poetry are Manasi (1890) [The Ideal One], Sonar Tari (1894) [The Golden Boat], Gitanjali (1910) [Song Offerings], Gitimalya (1914) [Wreath of Songs], and Balaka (1916) [The Flight of Cranes]. The English renderings of his poetry, include The Gardener (1913), Fruit-Gathering (1916), and The Fugitive (1921), Gitanjali: Song Offerings (1912), became the most acclaimed of them, contains poems from other works besides its namesake. Tagore’s reputation as a writer was established in the United States and in England after the publication of Gitanjali: Song Offerings, about divine and human love. The poems were translated into English by the author himself. Tagore’s major plays are Raja (1910) [The King of the Dark Chamber], Dakghar (1912) [The Post Office], Achalayatan (1912) [The Immovable], Muktadhara (1922) [The Waterfall], and Raktakaravi (1926) [Red Oleanders]. He is the author of several volumes of short stories and a number of novels, among them Gora (1910), Ghare-Baire (1916) [The Home and the World], and Yogayog (1929) [Crosscurrents]. Besides these, he wrote musical dramas, dance dramas, essays of all types, travel diaries, and two autobiographies, one in his middle years and the other shortly before his death in 1941. Tagore also left numerous drawings and paintings, and songs for which he wrote the music himself. “When one knows thee, then alien there is none, then no door is shut. Oh, grant me my prayer that I may never lose touch of the one in the play of the many.” (from Gitanjali) A dedicated educator, Tagore established a school (1901) in his estate, Santiniketan, in Bengal, to teach a blend of Eastern and Western philosophies. In 1921 his school was expanded into an international university, Visva-Bharati. He also traveled and lectured throughout the world. Visva-Bharati, which was dedicated to emerging Western and Indian philosophy and education became a university in 1921. In 1890 Tagore moved to East Bengal (now Bangladesh), where he collected local legends and folklore. Between 1893 and 1900 he wrote seven volumes of poetry, including Sonar TarI (The Golden Boat), 1894 and Khanika, 1900 and Nashtanir, (The Broken Nest) 1901, published first serially. This was a highly productive period in Tagore’s life, and earned him the rather misleading epitaph ‘The Bengali Shelley.’ The Greatest writer in modern Indian literature, Bengali poet, novelist and an early advocate of Independence for India, Tagaore won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913 for his collection of well-known poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings). Two years later he was awarded the knighthood, but he surrendered it in 1919 as a protest against the massacre in Amritsar. Tagore’s influence over Gandhi and the founders of modern India was enormous, but his reputation in the West as a mystic has perhaps mislead his Western readers to ignore his role as a reformer and critic of colonialism. At the age of 70 Tagore took up painting. He was also a composer, settings hundreds of poems to music. Many of his poems are actually songs, and inseparable from their music. Tagore’s ‘Our Golden Bengal’ became the national anthem of Bangladesh. His written production, still not completely collected, fills nearly 30 substantial volumes. Tagore remained a well-known and popular author in the West until the end of the 1920s. Tagore’s short stories influenced deeply Indian Literature. ‘Punishment’, a much anthologized work, was set in a rural village. It describes the oppression of women through the tragedy of the low-caste Rui family. His major theme was humanity’s search for God and truth. Between 1916 and 1941, Tagore published 21 collections of songs and poems and held lecture tours across Europe, America, China, Japan and Indonesia. In 1924, he inaugurated the Viswa Bharati University at Santiniketan, an All India Centre for culture. Tagore was keenly aware of India’s socio-political condition under British rule. He supported the Swadeshi movement and had been deeply influenced by the religious renaissance of 19th century India. Tragically, between 1902 and 1907, Tagore lost his wife, son and daughter. But out of his pain emerged some of his most tender work, including Gitanjali, published in 1910. Tagore remained a true patriot, supporting the national movement and writing the lyrics of the “Jana Gana Mana”, which is India’s national anthem. Tagore’s works are classics, renowned for their lyrical beauty and spiritual poignancy. He is remembered for his literary genius and Santiniketan remains a flourishing institute. In Tagore’s own words, “The world speaks to me in colours, my soul answers in music”. His profound symbolism, abetted by the free-flowing nature of his verse, creates a universe of haunting beauty that expresses God’s infinite love and humanity’s deep compassion for all things beautiful. Known as “Gurudev,” poet Rabindranath Tagore was a proud inheritor of India’s spiritual heritage, to which he gave voice in his inimitable language. He was one of our noblest patriots and was always keen to promote the welfare of his countrymen, educationally, economically and politically. He was a colossus who made an outstanding contribution to the development of painting, music, dance and drama. He triumphantly toured many countries of the world carrying the message of renascent India. (PIB Features) *Freelance Writer **In the memory of 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) E-Newsletter of the Embassy of India, Paramaribo

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Indian Cultural Centre, Paramaribo INDIAN CULTURAL CENTRE PARAMARIBO – CALENDAR for JUNE 2011 ‘CULTURAL PERFORMANCE’ (BY BIHU DANCE GROUP FROM ASSAM) i) Friday 3rd June 2011 (2000 to 2130 hrs.) Venue: Shanti Bhawan, Welgedacht A Weg – Wanica ii) Saturday 4th June 2011 (2100 to 2200 hrs.) Venue: Lallarookh Gebouw, Lallarookh – Paramaribo iii) Sunday 5th June 2011 (1330 to 1430 hrs.) Venue: SSDP Mandir, Baluwgrond, Paramaribo-Noord iv) Sunday, 5th June 2011 (1700 to 1900 hrs.) Venue: Baba & Mai Statue, Paramaribo v) Monday 6th June 2011 (2000 to 2130 hrs.) Venue: Sita Ram Mandir, Groningen, Saramacca vi) Tuesday 7th June 2011 (2000 to 2130 hrs.) Venue: Mata Gauri, Kwattaweg, Paramaribo ‘UNVEILING OF RABINDRANATH TAGORE’S BUST’ (Short performance by Bihu group) Saturday 4th June 2011 (0930 to 1145 hrs.) Venue: AlphaMax Academy 18-24 Stanvastestraat, Paramaribo ‘YOGA SESSION FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS’ Saturday 4th June 2011 (1030 to 1100 hrs.) Venue: Arron street, Kidney Dialisis Centum, Paramaribo ‘INTERACTION WITH ICC STUDENTS’ (BY14-MEMBER BIHU DANCE GROUP FROM ASSAM) 4th June 2011 (1115 to 1230 hrs.) & 8th June (1600 to 1730 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo ‘MEDITATION AND QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION’ Wednesday 8th June 2011 Morning (0830 to 0945 hrs.) Evening (1630 to 1800 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo ‘ AYODHYA KAND RAMAYANA ’ Friday 10th June 2011 (1700 to 1830 hrs.) Venue: Hindi Class, ICC, Paramaribo

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Ms. Suchint Kaur Sodhi, Yoga Teacher, ICC conducted one-day Kriya Yoga Session on Sunday 3rd April 2011 at Yoga Hall, Indian Cultural Centre. The programme was held from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. During these sessions, students had intense practice of Pranayama (100 rounds), 15 minutes of Meditation, 20 minutes of Chanting, and observed two hour silence. Besides, the participants also wrote 50 positive and inspiring words. Satvik food without salt was prescribed because this course is basically for mental purification and using the energy towards the higher experiences.

‘LECTURE ON THE POWER OF BHAKTIYOGA’ In collaboration with Organisatie Hindoe Media (OHM), a lecture on Power of Bhaktiyoga was organized on Monday, 4th April, 2011 at Yoga Hall, ICC. Mr Shyam Bihari Sharan Bansi, Ayurveda Doctor shared thoughts with the audience and delivered a lecture in Dutch language on “Power of Bhakti Yoga”. After conclusion of the question-answer session, positive reactions were received from the audience.

‘ADHUNIK KAVYA’ HINDI

‘BAISAKHI’

WORKSHOP

On the eve of ‘Baisakhi’ (A well known cultural festival of India) a cultural programme was held at Yoga Hall, Indian Cultural Centre, Paramaribo on 13th April 2011. Kathak dance students of Indian Cultural Centre gave a dance presentation of Shiva Stuti. This dance item was choreographed by Miss. Namrta Rai, Kathak dance teacher, ICC. ICC vocal music students presented a number of Punjabi folk songs on the occasion. A few local artists also participated in the cultural programme. The event was covered by various local TV channels and

A Hindi workshop on the topic “Adhunik Kavya – Ek Avlokan” was conducted by Dr. S.K. Jha on 6 April at Hindi class, Indian Cultural Centre for higher level of Hindi students like Ratna, Kovid and Parichay and local Hindi teachers. The purpose of this workshop was to describe the various Kavya Aandolan in Hindi literature like CHHAYA VAAD, PRAGATI VAAD, PRAYOG VAAD and NAI KAVITA, the famous poets of these Kavya Aandolan, its special feature and importance in Hindi literature in Adhunik Yug (Modern Age).

newspapers. A number of local eminent personalities, music lover, distinguished guests including the former Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. M. Hassankhan attended the programme.

INDIAN COOKERY CLASS (Hyderabadi Baigan) A demonstration of an Indian dish ‘Hyderabadi Baigan’ was given at the monthly cookery class organized at the Indian Cultural Centre on 20th April. Around 40 local ladies attended the class and appreciated the preparation. The recipe and method of preparation were explained and the dish was served to all the invitees.

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‘INDIAN COOKERY CLASS’ “SEASONAL ACHAR” (Aam, Nimbu, Gobhi & Gajar) Wednesday 15th June 2011 (1700 to 1800 hrs.) Venue: ICC , Paramaribo ‘CULTURAL PERFORMANCE’ (BY 16-MEMBER BHANGRA & GIDDA DANCE GROUP) Wednesday 15th June 2011 (2000 hrs. onwards) Venue: Congress Hall, Paramaribo ‘SECOND CULTURAL PERFORMANCE’ (BY 16-MEMBER BHANGRA & GIDDA DANCE GROUP) Thursday 16th June 2011 (1900 hrs. onwards) Venue: SSDP Mandir, Baluwgrond, Paramaribo-Noord ‘THIRD CULTURAL PERFORMANCE’ (BY 16-MEMBER BHANGRA & GIDDA DANCE GROUP) Friday 17th June 2011 (1900 hrs. onwards) Venue: Venue: Oost—West Verbinding # 186, Commewijne DISCUSSION ON GLOBAL SCENARIO OF HINDI Saturday 18th June 2011 (1700 to 1830 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo TEACHING HINDI AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE Sunday, 19 June, 2011 (1000 to 1200 hrs.) Venue: Hindi Room, ICC, Paramaribo ‘SELF ASSESSMENT YOGA CLASS PROGRAMME’ 20th to 23rd June 2011 Morning (0800 to 0930 hrs.) Evening (1645 to 1815 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo TALK ON HINDI RACHNA PRAKRIYA KA VIKAS AUR BHASHA KA PRACHAR PRASAR Sunday 19th June 2011 (1400 to 1700 hrs.) Venue: Hindi Room, ICC, Paramaribo SEMINAR : DEVELOPMENT OF SURINAMESE, ITS LITERATURE AND CONTRIBUTION IN STRENGTHENING HINDI Tuesday, 21 June, 2011 Venue: Suriname Hindi Parishad OFFICIAL LANGUAGE POLICY Wednesday, 22 June, 2011 (1930 to 2030 hrs.) Venue: University Guest House ‘AYODHYA KAND RAMAYANA’ Friday 24th June 2011 (1700 to 1830 hrs.) Venue: Hindi Class, ICC, Paramaribo ‘SANT KABIR SMRITI’ Tuesday 28th June 2011 (1900 to 2030 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo ‘YOGA WORKSHOP ON BACKACHE’ Thursday 30th June 2011 (1630 to 1730 hrs.) Venue: Yoga Hall, ICC, Paramaribo ‘YOGA SESSION’ Thursday 30th June 2011 (1800 to 1900 hrs.)

‘DINKAR KI YAAD MAIN’ An event “Dinkar Ki Yaad Main” was organized by the Indian Cultural Centre, Paramaribo on 27 April in the memory of National Hindi poet Shri Ramdhari Singh Dinkar on the eve of his 47th Punya Tithi (Death anniversary – 24 April). During the programme, local Hindi students and teachers recited his poems as well as paid tributes to him. On the occasion, Ratna degrees were also distributed to students from Suriname. It was after a long gap that four students from Suriname, namely, Dr. (Ms.) Carmen Jaglall, Mr. Dhirajkumar Kandhai, Mr. Ameet Ganesh Adjodha and Mr. Ramjad Trivenipersad successfully completed the course. Besides, the ICC students of Prathama, Uttama and Madhyama were also distributed certificates on this occasion. A cultural programme was also presented on the occasion by the ICC students of Kathak, Hindi and vocal music.

‘KATHAK DANCE WORKSHOP with Nrityanjali’ A Kathak Dance workshop was conducted by ICC Kathak Dance Teacher, Miss Namrta Rai at Indian Cultural entre for Nrityanjali Dance School students on 28 April. In the workshop, the students were introduced with the basic standing positions during Kathak dance, Hastak (Hand movements), Drishti Bhed (eye glances) and Greeva Bhed (neck movements) which are essential for the stage performances. The workshop lasted for 2 hrs from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in which the first hour was devoted to the basic footwork and to the body stances and the second half of the workshop was carried on with the Hastak, Drishti Bhed and Greeva Bhed. The students also took notes regarding the correct position of Hastak. Mr. Anand Ramcharan the Teacher of the Nrityanjali Kathak Dance School along with 25 students participated in the workshop. 10 senior ICC Kathak dance students also participated in the workshop.

TALK ON AYODHYA KAND RAMAYANA A talk on Ayodhya Kand Ramayana was delivered by Dr. S.K. Jha, Hindi Teacher ICC on Fridays 15 and 29 April. The programme which included recitation of Hanuman Chalisa, Chaupaiyan’s, Ram Bhajans and Dohas, short stories on moral values, etc. During the programme the topic of Ram-Bharat Milan at Chitrakoot which is the best example of brotherhood in Indian culture was explained. Poetic pronunciations of Shlokas (mantra) were also taught to the students.

‘LECTURE ON HEALTH AND ASTANG YOGA’ ICC Yoga Teacher, Ms. Suchint Kaur Sodhi, delivered a lecture on health and Astang Yoga to the junior students on Thursday 28th April 2011 at the Indian Cultural Centre, in which she explained about the concept of complete health and how Yoga practices can be helpful. It was emphasized that while cleansing and Asanas are helpful to maintain the Physical Health, Pranayama, Meditation and chanting help in maintaining Mental Health. By cultivating certain habits such as Yamas and Niyamas one can maintain social health. Such type of lectures are appreciated by the practitioners.

YOGA LECTURE CUM SESSION A Yoga lecture cum Session was conducted at Yoga Niketan Centre, Paramaribo by ICC Yoga teacher Miss. Suchint Kaur Sodhi, for one hour from 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. wherein 35 students participated. In this session various Yoga practices like Kapalbhati, Crocodile variations, Surya Namaskar, Cobra Pose, Vakrasana, Gaumukh Asana, Uttan Manduk Asan and the basic breathing techniques were explained along with warming and stretching practices.

Venue: Yoga Niketan Centre, Paramaribo

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рдкрд╛рд░рд╛рдорд╛рд░рдмреЛ рдо рд╕реБрд┐рдорд╜рд╛рдирдВрджрди рдкрдВрдд рдЬрдпрдВрддреА рдкрд╛рд░рд╛рдорд╛рд░рдмреЛ рдГрдердд рднрд╛рд░рдд рдХреЗ рд░рд╛рдЬрджрдд реВ рд╛рд╡рд╛рд╕ рдФрд░ рднрд╛рд░рддреАрдп рд╕рд╛рдВрдГрдХреГ рд┐рддрдХ рдХрд┐ рдиреЗ 20 рдордИ 2011 рдХреЛ рдорд╣рд╛рдХ рд╡ рд╕реБрд┐рдорд╜рд╛рдирдВрджрди рдкрдВрдд рдЬрдпрдВрддреА рдХрд╛ рдЖрдпреЛрдЬрди $рдХрдпрд╛ рдЬрд╕рдо рдЫрд╛рдпрд╛рд╡рд╛рдж рдХреЗ реВрдореБрдЦ рдГрдд(рдн рд╡ $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдХреЗ рд╡*рд╕+рд╡рде+ рдорд╛рдиреЗ рдЬрд╛рдиреЗ рд╡рд╛рд▓реЗ рдкрдВрдд рдЬреА рдХреЗ рдЬреАрд╡рди рд╡ рд╕рд╛$рд╣-рдп рдо рдЙрдирдХреЗ рдГрдерд╛рди рдХрд╛ рдЙ/рд▓реЗрдЦ рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╣реБрдП рдЙ1рд╣реЗ реМ3рд╛рдВрдЬрд▓реА рдЕ рдк+рдд рдХ5 рдЧрдпреАред рдХрд╛рдп+рдмрдо рдХрд╛ рдЖрд░рдВ рдн рд╕рд╛рдВрдГрдХреГ рд┐рддрдХ рдХрд┐ рдХреЗ рдЫрд╛рд╜9 :рд╛рд░рд╛ рд╕рд░рдГрд╡рддреА рд╡рдВрджрдирд╛ рдЧрд╛рди рд╕реЗ рд╣реБрдЖред рднрд╛рд░рдд рдХреЗ рд░рд╛рдЬрджрдд реВ реМреА рдХрдВрд╡рд▓рдЬреАрдд рд┐рд╕рдВрд╣ рд╕реЛреЭ) рдиреЗ рдРрд┐рддрд╣рд╛рд┐рд╕рдХ рдкреГ=рднреВрд┐рдо рд╡ рд╕ рд╡рдирдп рдЕрд╡>рд╛ рдЖрдВрджреЛрд▓рди рдХ5 рд░реЛрд╢рдиреА рдо рдкрдВрдд рдЬреА рдХреЗ рд╕рд╛$рд╣-рдп рдХрд╛ рдЙ/рд▓реЗрдЦ $рдХрдпрд╛ред рдГрдерд╛рдиреАрдп $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдЫрд╛рд╜9 рдиреЗ рдмрд╣реБрдд рдЙ-рд╕рд╛рд╣ рдХреЗ рд╕рд╛рде рдкрдВрдд рдЬреА рдХрд╛ рдЬреАрд╡рди рдкрд░рдЪрдп рдкреЭрд╛ рд╡ рдХ рд╡рддрд╛рдУрдВ рдХрд╛ рд╡рд╛рдЪрди $рдХрдпрд╛ред рдЙрдк рдГрдердд $рд╣рдВ рдж) рд╡:рд╛рди рдбреЙре░ рдирд╛рд░рд╛рдпрдгрджF рдЧрдВрдЧрд╛рд░рд╛рдо рдкрд╛GрдбреЗ рдп рдиреЗ рд╕(рдкреВрдг+ рдЫрд╛рдпрд╛рд╡рд╛рдж рдкрд░ реВрдХрд╛рд╢ рдбрд╛рд▓рддреЗ рд╣реБрдП рдкрдЫрд▓реЗ рджреЛ рд╡рд╖I рд╕реЗ рдЖрд░рдВ рдн $рдХрдП реМреЗ= рдХ рд╡рдп9 рд╡ рд▓реЗрдЦрдХ9 рдХ5 рдЬрдпрдВрд┐рддрдпрд╛рдБ рдордирд╛рдиреЗ рдХреЗ рд┐рд╕рд▓рд┐рд╕рд▓реЗ рдкрд░ рдЖрднрд╛рд░ реВрдХрдЯ рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╣реБрдП рдХрд╣рд╛ $рдХ рдЗрд╕рд╕реЗ рд╕реВрд░)рдирд╛рдо рдо $рд╣рдВ рдж) рд╕рд╛$рд╣-рдп рд╡ рдХрд╛Mрдп рдХреЗ реВрд┐рдд рдХрд╛рдл5 Oрд┐рдЪ рдмреЭ) рд╣реИ ред рд╕реВрд░)рдирд╛рдо $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдкрд░рд╖рдж рдХреЗ рдЕQрдпR реМреА рднреЛрд▓рд╛рдирд╛рде рдирд╛рд░рд╛рдпрдг рдиреЗ рдкрдВрдд рдЬреА рдХреЗ Mрдп S-рд╡ рдкрд░ рдЪрдЪрд╛+ рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╣реБрдП рд░рд╛рдЬрджрдд реВ рд╛рд╡рд╛рд╕ :рд╛рд░рд╛ рдЖрдпреЛ рдЬрдд рдХрд╛рдп+рдмрдо9 рдХ5 рд╕рд░рд╛рд╣рдирд╛ рдХ5ред $рд╣рдВ рдж) рд╡ рд╕рдВрдГрдХреГ рд┐рдд рдЕрддрд╛рд╢реЗ реМреАрдорддреА рднрд╛рд╡рдирд╛ рд╕Tрд╕реЗрдирд╛ рдиреЗ рдЙ/рд▓реЗрдЦ $рдХрдпрд╛ рдХ5 рд╡рд╖+ 2011 $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдЬрдЧрдд рдХреЗ рд┐рд▓рдП рд╡рд╢реЗрд╖ рд╣реИ Tрдп9$рдХ рдЗрд╕ рд╡рд╖+ рдХрдИ рдЕ1рдп рд╕рд╛$рд╣-рдпрдХрд╛рд░9 рдХ5 рдЬ1рдорд╢рд┐рддрдпрд╛рдБ рдордирд╛рдИ рдЬрд╛ рд░рд╣) рд╣U , рдЕ>реЗрдп, рд╢рдорд╢реЗрд░ рдмрд╣рд╛рджрд░реБ рд┐рд╕рдВрд╣, рдЙрдкреЗ1рд┐рдирд╛рде рдЕрдБрдХ, рдЬрдирдХ рд╡ рдмрд╛рдмрд╛ рдирд╛рдЧрд╛рдЬреБрди + , рдХреЗрджрд╛рд░рдирд╛рде рдЕрдорд╡рд╛рд▓ рд╡ рдЧреЛрдкрд╛рд▓ рд┐рд╕рдВрд╣ рдиреЗрдкрд╛рд▓реА рдХреЛ рдирдорди рдХрд░рдиреЗ рдХреЗ рдкXрд╛рдд рдЙ1рд╣реЛрдиреЗ рдЙрджрд╛рд╣рд░рдг рджреЗ рддреЗ рд╣реБрдП рдкрдВрдд рдЬреА рдХреЗ рддреАрди рд╕рд╛$рд╣ -рдпрдХ рдкреЬрд╛рд╡9 рдпрдерд╛ рдЫрд╛рдпрд╛рд╡рд╛рдж), реВрдЧрд┐рддрд╡рд╛рдж) рд╡ рдЖQрдпрд╛ -рдордХ рдкрд░ рдЪрдЪрд╛+ рдХ5, рдЬрд╕реЗ рдЙZрдЪ рдХRрд╛рдУрдВ рдХреЗ $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдЫрд╛рд╜9 рдиреЗ рд╡рд╢реЗрд╖ рдкрд╕рдВрдж $рдХрдпрд╛ред рдЗрд╕ рдЕрд╡рд╕рд░ рдкрд░ рдГрдерд╛рдиреАрдп рд░рд╛рдордмрд╛рдг $рд╣рдВ рдж) рдкрд╛рдард╢рд╛рд▓рд╛ рдХреЗ рдЫрд╛рд╜9 рдиреЗ рд▓рдШреБ рдПрдХрд╛рдБрдХ5 рдЭреВрда рдХрд╛ рдлрд▓ рднреА реВрдГрддреБрдд $рдХрдпрд╛ред

рдЧреБрджреЗ рд╡ рд░рдмреАрд┐рдирд╛рде рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдХреЗ рдЧреАрдд рднрд╛рд╡рдирд╛ рд╕рд╕реИрдирд╛ рдЖрдЬ рд╕реЗ 150 рд╡рд╖ рдкрд╣рд▓реЗ рдЬрдореЗ рд╡рд╡рдпрд╛рдд рдХрд╡, рд╕рд╛рд╣рдпрдХрд╛рд░, рджрд╛рд╢ рд┐рдирдХ, рдПрд┐рд╢рдпрд╛ рдХреЗ реВрдердо рдиреЛрдмреЗрд▓ рдкреБрд░рдГрдХрд╛рд░ рд╕&рдорд╛рд┐рдирдд 'рдп( рдФрд░ рднрд╛рд░рддреАрдп рд╕рд╛рдВрдГрдХреГ рд┐рддрдХ рдЪреЗрддрдирд╛ рдо/ рдирдИ рдЬрд╛рди рдлреВрдБрдХрдиреЗ рд╡рд╛рд▓реЗ рдпреБрдЧ56рд╛ рдЧреБ7рджреЗ рд╡ рд░рдмреАрд┐рдирд╛рде рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдмрдЪрдкрди рд╕реЗ рд╣; рдЧреАрдд рд┐рд▓рдЦрдиреЗ рд▓рдЧреЗ рдереЗ рдФрд░ рдпрд╣ реВрд╡рд╛рд╣ рдЙрдирдХ> рдореГрдпреБ рддрдХ рд┐рдирд░рдВ рддрд░ рдмрдирд╛ рд░рд╣рд╛ред рдЙрдирдХрд╛ рдЕрдкрдирд╛ рдХрд╣рдирд╛ рдерд╛ рдХ> рдЙрд╣реЗ рд╕рдмрд╕реЗ рдЕрд┐рдзрдХ реВрд╕рдирддрд╛ рдЧреАрдд рд┐рд▓рдЦрдиреЗ рд╕реЗ рд┐рдорд▓рддреА рд╣реИ рдФрд░ рдЕрдкрдиреА рд╕рднреА рд░рдЪрдирд╛рдУрдВ рдо/ рд╡реЗ рд╕рдмрд╕реЗ рдЕрд┐рдзрдХ рдЧреАрддC рдкрд░ рдЧрд��� рдХрд░рддреЗ рдереЗред рдореГрдпреБ рд╕реЗ рдХреБрдЫ рджрди рдкрд╣рд▓реЗ 'рдп(рдЧрдд рдЪрдЪрд╛ рдо/ рд╕реБреМреА рд░рд╛рдиреА рдЪрдВрджрд╛ рд╕реЗ рдЙрд╣реЛрдиреЗ рдХрд╣рд╛ тАЬ рдореИ рдЬрд╛рдирддрд╛ рд╣реВрдБ, рдкреВрд░рд╛ рдмрдВрдЧрд╛рд▓ рдореЗрд░реЗ рдЧреАрддC рдХреЛ рдЧрд╛рдПрдЧрд╛, рд╡реЗ рд╣рд░ рдЕрд╡рд╕рд░ рдкрд░ рдореЗрд░реЗ рдЧреАрдд рдЧрд╛рдп/рдЧреЗ ред рдпрд╣ рдЧреБ7рджреЗ рд╡ рдХрд╛ рдЙрдирдХреЗ рдЧреАрддC рдХреЗ реВрд┐рдд рд╡рд╛рд╕ рдерд╛ред

рдЧреБ7рджреЗ рд╡ рд░рд╡реАрдВрд┐рдирд╛рде рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдХреЗ рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдиреЗ рд╕рдордГрдд рднрд╛рд░рдд рдХ>, рд╡рд╢реЗрд╖ Fрдк рд╕реЗ рдмрдВрдЧрд╛рд▓ рдХ> рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдЕрд╡рдзрд╛рд░рдгрд╛ рдХреЛ рдПрдХ рдирдпрд╛ рдЖрдпрд╛рдо

реВрджрд╛рди рдХрдпрд╛ред рдЖрдЬ рдпреЗ рдЧреАрдд рдмрдВрдЧрд▓рд╛ рд╕рдВрдГрдХреГ рд┐рдд рдХрд╛ рдЕрд┐рднрди рд╣рдГрд╕рд╛ рд╣H ред рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдиреЗ рдХрд░;рдм 2,230 рдЧреАрддC рдХ> рд░рдЪрдирд╛ рдХ> рдФрд░ рдЗрди рдЧреАрддC рдХреЛ рдЙрдирдХреЗ рд╕рд╛рд╣рдп рд╕реЗ рдЕрд▓рдЧ рдирд╣;рдВ рдХрдпрд╛ рдЬрд╛ рд╕рдХрддрд╛ред рд╣рдВ рджрдГ реБ рддрд╛рдиреА рд╢рд╛LреАрдп рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдХ> рдареБ рдорд░; рд╢реИрд▓реА рд╕реЗ реВрднрд╛рд╡рдд рдЕрд▓рдЧ-рдЕрд▓рдЧ рд░рд╛рдЧC рдо/ рдпреЗ рдЧреАрдд рдорд╛рдирд╡реАрдп рднрд╛рд╡рдирд╛рдУрдВ рдХреЗ рдЕрд▓рдЧ-рдЕрд▓рдЧ рд░рдВ рдЧ реВрдГрддреБрдд рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╣H ред рдЗрди рдЧреАрддC рдХреЛ рджреЛ рд╡рдЧN рдо/ рдмрд╛рдВрдЯрд╛ рдЬрд╛ рд╕рдХрддреЗ рд╣реИ ├Р рд╕реБрд░ рдкрд░ рдЖрдзрд╛Oрд░рдд рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдФрд░ рдХрд╛'рдп рдкрд░ рдЖрдзрд╛Oрд░рдд рд╕рдВрдЧреАрддред реВрдХреГ рд┐рдд рдХреЗ реВрд┐рдд рдЧрд╣рд░рд╛ рд▓рдЧрд╛рд╡ рд░рдЦрдиреЗ рд╡рд╛рд▓рд╛ рдпрд╣ реВрдХреГ рд┐рдд реВреЗрдореА рдРрд╕рд╛ рдПрдХрдорд╛рд╜ 'рдп( рд╣реИ RрдЬрд╕рдиреЗ рджреЛ рджреЗ рд╢C рднрд╛рд░рдд (рдЬрди рдЧрдг рдорди рдЕрд┐рдзрдирд╛рдпрдХ) рдФрд░ рдмрд╛рдВUрд▓рд╛рджреЗ рд╢ (рдЕрдорд░ рд╢реЛрдирд╛рд░ рдмрд╛рдВUрд▓рд╛) рдХреЗ рд┐рд▓рдП рд░рд╛VрдЧрд╛рди рд┐рд▓рдЦрд╛ рдФрд░ рддреАрд╕рд░реЗ рджреЗ рд╢ реМреАрд▓рдВрдХрд╛

рдХреЗ рд░рд╛VрдЧрд╛рди рдХреЛ реВреЗOрд░рдд рдХрдпрд╛ред рд╡реЗ рд╡реИRрдХ рд╕рдорд╛рдирддрд╛ рдФрд░

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рдПрдХрд╛рдВрд┐рддрдХрддрд╛ рдХреЗ рдкWрдзрд░ рдереЗред рдЙрдирдХ> рдПрдпрд╛рджрд╛рддрд░ рд░рдЪрдирд╛рдРрдВ рдмрд╛рдВUрд▓рд╛ рдо/ рд┐рд▓рдЦреА рд╣реБрдИ рд╣H рдХрддреБ

рд╡рд╣ рдПрдХ рдРрд╕реЗ рд▓реЛрдХ рдХрд╡ рдереЗ RрдЬрдирдХрд╛ рдХреЗрд┐;рдп рддрд╡ рдорд╛рдирд╡реАрдп

рднрд╛рд╡рдирд╛рдУрдВ рдХрд╛ рдкOрд░рдВрдХрд╛рд░ рдХрд░рдирд╛ рдерд╛ред рд╡рд╣ рдордиреБрдВрдп рдорд╛рд╜ рдХреЗ рдГрдкрджрди рдХреЗ рдХрд╡ рдереЗред рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдХреЗ рдЧреАрддC рдХрд╛ рдЕрд┐рднреВрд╛рдп рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдирд╛рдордХ рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рдо/ реВрдХрд╛рд┐рд╢рдд рд╕рднреА

рдЧреАрддC рд╕реЗ рд╣реИ ред рд╡рд╖ 1931 рдо/ рдЙрдирдХреЗ рд╕[рд░рд╡/ рдЬрдорджрд╡рд╕ рдкрд░ рдЫрдкреЗ

рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдо/ рдЙрдирдХреЗ рд╕рднреА рдЧреАрдд рд░рдЪрдирдмрдо рдХреЗ рдЕрдиреБрд╕рд╛рд░ рд╕рдВрдХрд┐рд▓рдд рд╣H ред рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдХ> рд░рдЪрдирд╛ рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╕рдордп рд░рдмреАрд┐рдирд╛рде рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдиреЗ рдХрд╣рд╛ рдХ> рд╡реЗ рдЗрд╕реЗ рдЗрд╕ рддрд░рд╣ рдмрдирд╛рдирд╛ рдЪрд╛рд╣рддреЗ рд╣H рдХ рдпрд╣ рдорд╛рд╜ рдЧреАрддC рдХрд╛ рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рди рд▓рдЧреЗ рдЕрдкрддреБ рдзреБрдиC рдХреЗ рдмрдирд╛ рднреА рдкрд╛рдардХ рдХреЛ рдГрд╡реАрдХрд╛рдп рд╣реЛред

рдХрддреБ рдЗрд╕

рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рдо/ рдХреБрдЫ

рдХрд┐рдордпрд╛рдБ рд░рд╣ рдЧ], рдПрдХ рддреЛ рдЗрд╕рдо/ рд╕рднреА рдЧреАрдд рдирд╣;рдВ рдереЗ рдФрд░ рдХреБрдЫ рдЧреАрддC рдХреЛ рдмрд╛рдж рдо/ рд░рдмреАрд┐рдирд╛рде рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдиреЗ рдГрд╡рдпрдВ рд╣рдЯрд╛ рджрдпрд╛ред рджрд╕ реВ рд░реЗ рд╕рдВрдГрдХрд░рдг рдо/ рдЗрди рдЧреАрддC рдХреЛ рдЕрд┐рдзрдХ 'рдпрд╡RрдГрдердд рдврдВ рдЧ рд╕реЗ рд╡рд╖рдпрд╛рдиреБрд╕рд╛рд░ рд╕рдВрдХрд┐рд▓рдд рдХрдпрд╛ рдЧрдпрд╛ред рдЗрд╕ рд╕рдВрдГрдХрд░рдг рдХреЗ рдЪрд╛рд░ рднрд╛рдЧ рдереЗ ├Р рдкреВрдЬрд╛, реВреЗрдо, реВрдХреГ рд┐рдд рдФрд░ рдмрд┐рдЪрд╜ред рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдХреЗ реВрдердо рд╕рдВрдГрдХрд╛рд░рдг рд╕реЗ рдкрд╣рд▓реЗ рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдХреЗ 13 рдЧреАрдд рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рд┐рдирдХрд▓реЗред рдкрд╣рд▓рд╛ рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рдерд╛ рд░рдмрдЫрд╛рдпрд╛ рдЬреЛ 24 рд╡рд╖ рдХ> рдЖрдпреБ рдкрд░ рдЫрдкрд╛, рдЗрд╕рдо/ 201 рдЧреАрдд рдереЗ , рдЗрд╕рдХреЗ рдмрд╛рдж рдЫрдкреЗ рдЧреАрдд рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рд╣H - "рдЧрд╛рдиреЗрд░ рдмрд╛рдиреА рдУ рдмрд╛ рдореАрдХ реВрд┐рддрд╡рд╛", "рдХрд╛рдп рдордВрдерд╛рд╡рд▓реА", "рдХрд╛рдп рдордВрде", рдЧрд╛рдиред рдлрд░ рдзрдо рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд реВрдХрд╛рд┐рд╢рдд рд╣реБрдЖ рдФрд░ рдлрд░ рдмрдВрдЧрдмрджрд╛ , рдЗрди рд╕рдВрдХрд▓рди рдХреЗ рдЧреАрддC рдХрд╛ рдЖрдзрд╛рд░ рднреА рдзрдо рдерд╛ рдФрд░ рдпрд╣рд╛рдБ рд╕реЗ рдХрд╡ рдХрд╛ реДbрд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдзрдо рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдо/ рдкOрд░рд╡рд┐рдд рдд рд╣реБрдЖред рдХрд╛'рдп рд╕реГрдЬрди рдо/ рд┐рдирд░рдВ рддрд░ рд╡рдХрд╛рд╕ рдХреЛрдИ рдирдпреА рдмрд╛рдд рдирд╣;рдВ рд╣реИ рдмрд╕ рдЯреИ рдЧреЛрд░ рдХреЗ рдЧреАрддC рдо/ рдпрд╣ рдкOрд░рд╡рдд рди рдГрдк6 Fрдк рд╕реЗ рджрдЦрд╛рдИ рдкреЬрддрд╛ рд╣реИ ред рдкOрд░рд╡рдд рди рдХреЗ рдпреЗ рд╕рднреА рдЪрд░рдг рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдХреЗ реВрдердо рд╕рдВрдГрдХрд╛рд░рдг рд╕реЗ рдкрд╣рд▓реЗ рдЫрдкреА "реВрдмрд╛рд╣рдиреА" рдо/ рдЖрдХрд░ рдПрдХрд╛рдХрд╛рд░ рд╣реЛ рдЬрд╛рддреЗ рд╣H ред рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдХреЗ рдкреВрдЬрд╛ рд╡рд╖рдп рдо/ рд╕рдВрдХрд┐рд▓рдд рдЧреАрдд рджреИ рд╡ рдЕрдк рдг рдХреЗ рд┐рд▓рдП рдХрд╡ рдХ> рднрд╛рд╡рдирд╛рдУрдВ рдХреЗ рд╡рд╛рд╣рдХ рд╣H , рдЗрди рд╕рднреА рдЧреАрддC рдо/ рдИрд░ реВрдХрдЯ Fрдк рд╕реЗ рд╡dрдорд╛рди рд╣реИ редрдЗрди рдЧреАрддC рдо/ рд╕рдордк рдг рднрд╛рд╡ рд╣реИ рдЬреИрд╕реЗ рдЧреАрдд рдЕрдВрддрдо рдо рд╡рдХрд┐рд╕рдд рдХрд░реЛ ├Р рдЕрдВрддрд░ рдордо рд╡рдХрд┐рд╕рдд рдХрд░реЛ рдЕрдВрддрд░рддрд░ рд╣реЗ ! рд┐рдирдорд▓ рдХрд░реЛ, рдЙ!!рд╡рд▓ рдХрд░реЛ, рд╕реБрдВрджрд░ рдХрд░реЛ рд╣реЗ ! рдЬрд╛рдордд рдХрд░реЛ, рдЙ%рдд рдХрд░реЛ, рд┐рдирднрдп рдХрд░реЛ рд╣реЗ ! рдордВрдЧрд▓ рдХрд░реЛ, рд┐рдирд░рд▓рд╕ рд┐рди:рд╕рдВрд╢рдп рдХрд░реЛ рд╣реЗ ! рдЕрдВрддрд░ рдордо рд╡рдХрд┐рд╕рдд рдХрд░реЛ, рдЕрдВрддрд░рддрд░ рд╣реЗ ! рд╕рдмрдХреЗ рд╕рдВрдЧ рдпреБ( рдХрд░реЛ, рдмрдВрдзрди рд╕реЗ рдореБ( рдХрд░реЛ рд╕рдХрд▓ рдХрдо рдо* рд╕рдВрдЪ,рд░рдд рдХрд░ рд┐рдирдЬ рдЫрдВ рдж рдо* рд╢рд┐рдордд рдХрд░реЛред рдореЗрд░рд╛ рдЕрдВрддрд░ рдЪрд░рдгрдХрдорд▓ рдо* рд┐рдирдГрдкрдВрджрдд рдХрд░реЛ рд╣реЗ ! рдирдВрджрдд рдХрд░реЛ, рдирдВрджрдд рдХрд░реЛ, рдирдВрджрдд рдХрд░реЛ рд╣реЗ ! рдЕрдВрддрд░ рдордо рд╡рдХрд┐рд╕рдд рдХрд░реЛ рдЕрдВрддрд░рддрд░ рд╣реЗ ! рдХрд╡ рдиреЗ рдИрд░ рдХ> рджреИ рд╡реА рдЙрдкRрдГрдерд┐рдд рдХреЛ рдкрд╣рдЪрд╛рдирд╛ рд╣реИ рдФрд░ рдГрд╡рдпрдВ рдХреЛ рдкOрд░рдВрдХрд╛рд░ рд╣реЗ рддреБ рд╕рдордк рдд рдХрд░ рджрдпрд╛ рд╣реИ ред

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कहा जाता है क टै गोर के गीत के बंगाली समुदाय के 500 साल के साहRयक मंथन का पOरणाम है । ौी धन गोपाल मुखजe ने कहा है क ये गीत अलौकक हH और मानवीय भावनाओं क> सभी सीमाओं और ौेRणयC को 'य( करते हH . कव के गीतC म/ सभी छोटे या बड़े , अमीर या गर;ब क> आवाज है । गंगा पर गर;ब केवट और साथ ह; अमीर जमींदार टै गोर के गीतC म/ भावनामक अिभ'य( पाते हH । ये गीत ईर के ूित पुकार हH , जैसे- आरो, आरो... तुम नए-नए 3प4 म*, ूाण4 म* आओ। आओ, गंध4 म*, वण6 म*, गान4 म* आओ। आओ अंग4 के पुलक भरे ःपश म* आओ, आओ अंतर के अमृतमय हष म* आओ, आओ मु9ध मुदत इन नयन4 म* आओ, तुम नए-नए 3प4 म*, ूाण4 म* आओ। आओ िनमल उ!!वल कांत आओ सुंदर ;ःन9ध ूशांत आओ ववध वधान4 म* आओ। आओ सुख-दख ु म*, आओ मम म*, आओ िन=य नैमे?क कम म*, आओ सभी कम6 के अवसान म* तुम नए-नए 3प4 म*, ूाण4 म* आओ। (मूल बांUला से अनुवाद : रणजीत साहा)

(वपोदे मोरे रWा क’रो, ए न’हे मोर ूाथ ना वपदा से मेर@ रAा करना मेर@ यह ूाथना नह@ं, वपदा से मB ड3ँ नह@ं, इतना ह@ करना। दख ु -ताप से यिथत िच? को भले न दे सको साE=वना मB दख ु पर पा सकूँ जय। भले मेर@ सहायता न जुटे अपना बल कभी न टू टे , जग म* उठाता रहा Aित और पाई िसफ़ वंचना तो भी मन म* कभी न मानूँ Aय। तुम मेर@ रAा करना यह मेर@ नह@ं ूाथना, पार हो सकूँ बस इतनी श( चाहूँ। मेरा भार ह का कर भले न दे सको साE=वना बोझ वहन कर सकूँ, चाहूँ इतना ह@।

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рд╕реБрдЦ рднрд░реЗ рджрди4 рдо* рд┐рд╕рд░ рдЭреБрдХрд╛рдП рддреБMрд╣рд╛рд░рд╛ рдореБрдЦ рдоB рдкрд╣рдЪрд╛рди рд▓реВрдВрдЧрд╛, рджрдЦ реБ рднрд░@ рд░рд╛рдд4 рдо* рд╕рдордГрдд рдзрд░рд╛ ;рдЬрд╕ рджрди рдХрд░реЗ рд╡рдВрдЪрдирд╛ рдХрднреА рдирд╛ рдХ3рдБ, рдоB рддреБрдо рдкрд░ рд╕рдВрд╢рдпред (рдореВрд▓ рдмрд╛рдВUрд▓рд╛ рд╕реЗ рдЕрдиреБрд╡рд╛рдж : рд░рдгрдЬреАрдд рд╕рд╛рд╣рд╛)

рдореЗрд░рд╛ рдорд╛рдерд╛ рдирдд рдХрд░ рджреЛ рддреБрдо рдЕрдкрдиреА рдЪрд░рдг-рдзреВрд┐рд▓-рддрд▓ рдо/; рдореЗрд░рд╛ рд╕рд╛рд░рд╛ рдЕрд╣рдВ рдХрд╛рд░ рджреЛ рдбреБ рдмреЛ-рдЪWреБрдУрдВ рдХреЗ рдЬрд▓ рдо/ред рдЧреМрд░рд╡-рдордВрдбрдд рд╣реЛрдиреЗ рдо/ рд┐рдирдд рдоHрдиреЗ рд┐рдирдЬ рдЕрдкрдорд╛рди рдХрдпрд╛ рд╣реИ ; рд┐рдШрд░рд╛ рд░рд╣рд╛ рдЕрдкрдиреЗ рдо/ рдХреЗрд╡рд▓ рдоH рддреЛ рдЕрд╡рд░рд▓ рдкрд▓-рдкрд▓ рдо/ред рдореЗрд░рд╛ рд╕рд╛рд░рд╛ рдЕрд╣рдВ рдХрд╛рд░ рджреЛ рдбреБ рдмреЛ рдЪWреБрдУрдВ рдХреЗ рдЬрд▓ рдо/редред рдЕрдкрдирд╛ рдХFрдБ реВрдЪрд╛рд░ рдирд╣;рдВ рдоH, рдЦреБрдж рдЕрдкрдиреЗ рд╣; рдХрдоN рд╕реЗ; рдХрд░реЛ рдкреВрдг рддреБрдо рдЕрдкрдиреА рдЗiрдЫрд╛ рдореЗрд░; рдЬреАрд╡рди-рдЪрдпрд╛ рд╕реЗред рдЪрд╛рд╣реВрдБ рддреБрдорд╕реЗ рдЪрд░рдо рд╢рд╛Rрдд рдоH, рдкрд░рдо рдХрд╛Rрдд рд┐рдирдЬ реВрд╛рдгC рдо/; рд░рдЦреЗ рдЖреЬ рдо/ рдореБрдЭрдХреЛ рдЖрдУ, kрджрдп-рдкl-рджрд▓ рдо/ред рдореЗрд░рд╛ рд╕рд╛рд░рд╛ рдЕрд╣рдВ рдХрд╛рд░ рджреЛред рдбреБ рдмреЛ рдЪWреБрдУрдВ рдХреЗ рдЬрд▓ рдо/редред ----------------------------(рдЖрдорд╛рд░ рдорд╛рдерд╛ рдирдд рдХтАЩрд░реЗ рджрд╛рд╡ рддреЛрдорд╛рд░ рдЪрд░рдг рдзреВрд▓рд╛рд░ рддтАЩ рд▓реЗред) рдЧреАрддрдмрддрд╛рди рдХреЗ реВреЗрдо рдирд╛рдо рдХреЗ рдЦрдВрдб рдо/ реВреЗрдо рдФрд░ рдЖрд░рд╛рдзрдирд╛ рдХреЗ 150 рд╕реЗ рдЕрд┐рдзрдХ рдЧреАрдд рд╣H ред рдЙрдирдХреЗ 140 рдЧреАрдд рдЛрддреБрдУрдВ рдкрд░ рдЖрдзрд╛Oрд░рдд рд╣H ред рдЙрд╣реЛрдиреЗ рд╡рд┐рднрди рдЕрд╡рд╕рд░C рдЬреИрд╕реЗ рдЬрдорджрди, рд╡рд╡рд╛рд╣, рдЦреЗрддC рдХ> рдЬреБрддрд╛рдИ, рдлрд╕рд▓ рдХрдЯрд╛рдИ, рд╡реГWрд╛рд░реЛрдкрдг, рдирд╡ рд╡рд╖ рдЖрдж рдХреЗ рднреА рдЧреАрдд рд┐рд▓рдЦреЗред рдЬрдм рд╣рдо рдЙрдирдХрд╛ рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рд╕реБрдирддреЗ рд╣H рддреЛ рдпрд╣ рдкрддрд╛ рд▓рдЧрд╛рдирд╛ рдореБRрдБрдХрд▓ рд╣реЛрддрд╛ рд╣реИ рдХ> рдЗрд╕рдХрд╛ рдХреМрди рд╕рд╛ рд╣рдГрд╕рд╛ рдкрд╛oрд╛рдп рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдкрд░ рдЖрдзрд╛Oрд░рдд рд╣реИ рдФрд░ рдХреМрди рд╕рд╛ рд╣рдГрд╕рд╛ рд╡рд╢реБp рднрд╛рд░рддреАрдп рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдкрд░ рдпрд╛ рд▓реЛрдХрд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдкрд░ рдФрд░ рдЗрд╕реА рд╕рдорд╡рдп рдХреЗ рдкOрд░рдгрд╛рдордГрд╡Fрдк рдЬреЛ рд░рдЪрдирд╛ рд╣реБрдИ рд╡рд╣ рд┐рд╕рдл рдЙрдирдХ> рд╣реИ рдФрд░ рдпрд╣; рд░рдмреАрдВрд┐ рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рд╣реИ ред

рд░рдмреАрд┐ рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд рдХреЗ рдмреЛрд▓ рд┐рдЪрд░рдХрд╛рд┐рд▓рдХ рд╣H рд╢рд╛рдд рд╣H ред рдпреЗ рдкрд╛рдардХ рдо/ рд░реЛрдорд╛рдВрдЪ рдЙрдкрди рдХрд░рддреЗ рд╣H ред рдЗрдирдореЗ рд╣рд░ рднрд╛рд╡ рд┐рдорд▓реЗрдЧрд╛ред рдЧреБ7рджреЗ рд╡ рдХрд╛ рд╕рдВрдЧреАрдд 'рдп( рдХ> рдПрдХрд╛рдорддрд╛ рдХреЛ рд╕&рдкреВрдг реДbрд╛рдВрдб рдХреЗ рд╕рд╛рде рдПрдХрд╛рдХрд╛рд░ рдХрд░рдиреЗ рдХ> рдмреЭрддреА рдЗiрдЫрд╛ рдкрд░ рдЖрдзрд╛Oрд░рдд рд╣реИ редрд╡реЗ рдЗрд╕ рдмрд╛рдд рдкрд░ реЫреЛрд░ рджреЗ рддреЗ рдереЗ рдХ> рдЖрджрд╢ рдЧреАрдд рдо/ рдмреЛрд▓ рдФрд░ рд╕реБрд░ рдХрд╛ рд╕рдордВрдЬрдГрдп рдмрдард╛рдирд╛ рдЖрд╡рдБрдпрдХ рд╣реИ ред

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. Tagore as a Painter On the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Embassy of India, Paramaribo, in collaboration with Department of Culture, Alphamax Academy,Art Vibes United, Schrijvers Groep’77 organised an Exhibition of Tagore’s 35 painting’s at Fort Zeelandia. The paintings were taken from “The Art of Tagore” published by M/s Rupa Publications Pvt Ltd., India. The exhibition was inaugurated by the First Lady of Suriname Mrs. Ingrid Bouterse. Some local painters also participated. Indian Cultural Centre, Paramaribo also presented a cultural programme which consisted of Rabindra Sangeet and Kathak dance performance by the dance teacher. The paintings were also exhibited at St. Vincent & Grenadines on June 1, 2011 which is celebrated as Indian Arrival Day. There are plans to take the painting exhibition to all the districts of Suriname. Rabindranath Tagore was not only a great poet and novelist but also a great artist. He started painting in his late sixties and continued painting till he died. He left behind more than 2500 paintings and drawings, all done between 1928-41. Tagore's paintings are bereft of all spiritual solace; they portray silence and loneliness. They are also very strange - the viewer is not sure how to view his paintings.

To give a new direction to painting Tagore established Kala Bhavana, the institute of art which was an integral part of his experimental University. Key to Tagore’s ideas was the emergence of a new selfhood in colonial India. He recognized the experimental urges of modernism and sought to harness it within the traditional. Rabindranath realized that narrow national boundaries would not facilitate exchange across civilization and would fail to create the cosmopolitan man.

Tagore’s own paintings reflect the cosmopolitan approach to art as he freely moved between the various influences to develop a style of his own. Key to Tagore’s artistic vision was the idea of personality and harmony. Impressionism appealed to Tagore’s individual perception of reality. Rabindranath personified a vision of much larger dimension.

To pay homge to the creative genius of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore writing and painting competitions for children and seniors have also been launched. The winners will be given attractive prizes.

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TRADE ENQUIRIES List of Commercial Inquiries Received from India, in April 2011

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Dr. Suresh Goyal Director Dr. Goyal Medical Pvt. Ltd E-mail: goyalmedical@gmail.com Website: www.goyalmedical.com Arvind Gupta Golden Archives C/o Ranee Publications 12-H, First Floor, New Daryaganj Road, (Nishad Raj Marg),Opp. Traffic Kotwali, New Delhi - 110 002 Mob.: +91-9810029825 E-mail: contact@realhandicrafts.com Skype: arvind-gupta1 Website: http://realhandicrafts.com Patrick Billot Egqway International Asia Private Ltd Hyderabad E-mail: p.billot@eggway.com Hetal Shah Director Meridian Exports 412/2, Ramjharukha, S.V. Road, Andheri (West), Mumbai - 400 058 Tel: +91-22-26704445 Fax: +91-22-26704446 E-mail: meridiane@vsnl.net/ meridian.exports@gmail.com

Medicines, Surgical, Dental and Medical/ Veterinary/ Hospital related products.

Saurabh Agarwal Director Sahul India Limited Mangalam - B ; 2nd Floor 26,H.B.Sarani; Kolkata -700001 West Bengal Tel: +91-33-22424159/ 0625, +91-33-22435803/ 5168 Fax: +91-33-22480533 Mob: +91-9831437050 E-mail: saurabh@sahul.com Website: www.sahul.com Pratik Patel Anmol Polymers Gujarat Mob: +91-8793334286 E-mail: pratik05me02@gmail.com Nitin Sharma Director Design Printers 3045, St No 2, Ganesh Nagar, Link Road,Opp. Transport Nagar, Ludhiana-141003 Tel.: +91-161-6546540/ 5084040 Mob: +91-9646098097 E-mail: avaconsul@gmail.com Website: www.designsource.in Hariprasad Parmar M/S Unjha Formulation Ltd. 32, Shankar Chamber, Ashram Road Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380009

Ayurvedic Pharmaceuticals and Herbal Cosmetics and Personal Care Products.

Handicrafts, Handmade Oil Paintings, Fashion Jewellery, Home Furnishing Items, Handbags & Purses and Aroma Candles, etc/

Eggs and Egg Products

Sugar Mills for supply of Machinery, Equipments, Consumables & Maintenance Spare Parts

Plastic Bags, Rubber Products and Injection Moulding Products

Tags/ Visiting Cards / Pamphlets / Books / Calendars / Diaries / Printing Matters / Wedding Cards / Invitation Cards / Catalogues, Etc.

Pharmaceuticals

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Tel.: +91-079-26582494 Mob: +91-09825798109 E-mail: harish.parmar44@yahoo.in Ms Viji, Vijju Exports, Proprietor E-mail: vijjuexports@sify.com Parijat Mondal Manager - Business Development Sahul India Limited Tel.: +91-33-22424159/ 0625 E-mail: parijat@sahul.com C.S. Mukherji Export Manager . Lab Equipments & Chemicals 11, Pollock Street, 6th Floor, Kolkata â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 700001 E-mail: labquipindia@gmail.com Harsh Bhardwaj Vice President - International Business 4 Central Market, Punjabi Bagh (W) New Delhi â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 110026 Tel.: +91-8800443456 E-Mail: harsh@swastikpipes.com Kapil Jain J.B.Impex E-mail: kapil@jbimpex.com Soni Brothers C. N. Jadia Chandravadan Jadia E-mail : soni_bros@yahoo.com T. Kandasami New Cot Fab E-mail: newcotfab@gmail.com

Indian Textile Items, like Sarees, Towels, Napkins, Bed Spreads, etc.

Herbal and Ayurvedic Products, Spices, Modern Medicine, etc.

Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Equipments & Apparatus, Chemicals & Reagents, Glassware, etc.

Ms Erw Black & Galvanized Pipes, Hollow Sections, Cr Sheets, Stainless Sheets, Tie Wires

Bags Made of Non-Woven Fabric, used as Shopping Bags and BOPP Bags used as Packing Material Power Transmission Product

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Embassy of India Address: Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat No. 221, Post Box No.1329, Paramaribo, Suriname Tel: (0597) 498344/531448/531449 (General) Telefax: (0597) 491106/499382 Email: ambindia@sr.net;

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Business Hours: The Embassy is open from 0800 hours till 1630 hours from Monday to Friday (except on holidays) and is closed on Saturday and Sunday. The Consular & Visa Section of the Embassy is open from 0900-1200 hours from Monday-Friday and is closed on Saturday and Sunday

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