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Yearender 2012

Year Jobs: Employment market to see modest hiring, 10-15% pay hike next year

The stagnant jobs market does not augur well for the next year for employees.


West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee. (Reuters)
Mamata Banerjee hogs limelight in West Bengal

Friday , 21 December '12

She was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.
Government eventually cleared the new National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy-2012. (Reuters)
2012 yearender: Drug prices, takeover of Indian cos remained govt focus

Thursday , 20 December '12

Government eventually cleared the new National Pharmaceutical Pricing Policy-2012.
PM Manmohan Singh with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao. (Reuters)
2012 Yearender: China-India ties witness progress

Thursday , 20 December '12

The two Asian giants have reached a 'common understanding' on the progress made on their border talks.
The non-starter Rs 30,000-crore disinvestment programme of the government got a little boost towards the close...
Disinvestment: Finally some light at the end of tunnel

Thursday , 20 December '12

After several aborted attempts, the government offloaded the shares of Hindustan Copper in November.
indian boxing
2012 yearender: Indian boxing takes blows galore in disappointing 2012

Thursday , 20 December '12

Indian boxing had risen considerably in profile after Vijender Singh brought home its first Olympic medal.
Lance Armstrong
2012 yearender: Lance Armstrong leaves cycling picking up the pieces

Thursday , 20 December '12

The Tour de France icon that was Lance Armstrong finished 2012 with a reputation as arguably its greatest fraud.
goa
2012 yearender: A year of hope, despair for Goa

Thursday , 20 December '12

The year saw the Congress-led government being reduced to single-digit minority in the legislative assembly election.
puducherry labour unrest (PTI)
2012 yearender: Puducherry witnessed labour unrest, high crime rate

Thursday , 20 December '12

The CBI probed into the incidents and arrested an inspector and a sub inspector.
Meghalaya
2012 yearender: Meghalaya rocked by scams

Thursday , 20 December '12

The government's failure to curb militancy, major scams and depleting green cover dominated headlines in 2012 in Meghalaya.
Indian Olympic Association
2012: After highs in London, India shamed by IOC suspension

Wednesday , 19 December '12

The development is a result of the internal power struggle in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda
2012 yearender: Haryana remained in news mostly for wrong reasons

Wednesday , 19 December '12

Year witnessed rape incidents, minister behind bars in a suicide case, sexual abuse of women, children.
2012 yearender: A year when Sikkim left behind disaster memories

Wednesday , 19 December '12

State govt worked on rehabilitation, reconstruction of 3,000 houses in 1st phase for displaced victims.
Italian marines case kept Kerala in news in 2012

Wednesday , 19 December '12

With the monsoon rains falling far short of the normal, the year turned out to be a hard one for Kerala.
London Olympics medalist Saina Nehwal, Mary Kom, Vijay Kumar, Gagan Narang, Sushil kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt at...
Vijay Kumar, Gagan Narang bright spots in quiet year for shooters

Tuesday , 18 December '12

There were huge expectations from the Indians even before they left for the British capital.
2012 yeardender: Tears and smiles by the billion at London Games (Reuters)
2012 yeardender: Tears and smiles by the billion at London Games

Tuesday , 18 December '12

Britain spent nearly nine billion pounds ($14.42 billion) to create a magical and ambitious wonderland of venues for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas lifts the trophy after the Euro 2012 soccer championship final between Spain an...
Yearender: Triumphs of Spain, Lionel Messi golden hallmarks of 2012

Tuesday , 18 December '12

But year was also marred by tragedy and death in Egypt and Netherlands and a worrying escalation of racism in Europe.
2012 yearender: Arunachal saw natural calamities, scams, attacks on media

Tuesday , 18 December '12

State made remarkable achievements by formulating a sports policy with various sops for budding talents.
Andy Murray with the US Open trophy.
2012 yearender: Golden year for Andy Murray, regrets for Rafal Nadal

Tuesday , 18 December '12

Serena Williams demonstrate that she continues to be head and shoulders above her rivals.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa
2012 yearender: Jayalalithaa's water, power woes continue

Tuesday , 18 December '12

Jaya unveiled a grand vision document promising to make the state 'numero uno' by 2023.