Monthly Archives: November 2018

National Suicide Prevention Strategy is the need of the hour: Vice President @ 19th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry

Depression and Mental Illness a global threat

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for putting in place a National Suicide Prevention Strategy to curb the tendency of youngsters and others to end their lives due to depression and frustration. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 19th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry (IAPP), in Hyderabad on 30th November 2018. ...

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Health Ministry approves compensation formula for Johnson & Johnson ASR Hip Implants victims

Faulty Hip implant cases in India

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India on 29 November 2018 had approved formula for determination of compensation for those patients who had received (prior to August, 2010) faulty Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip implants manufactured by DePuy International Limited, U.K (Johnson & Johnson). An expert committee was constituted by the Ministry under the Chairmanship of Arun Kumar Agarwal, ...

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Healthcare sector in India ripe for investment, collaborations and partnerships: Trehan @ India Health Summit 2018

Naresh Trehan-Cardiologist

Speaking at “India Health Summit 2018“, organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Healthcare Council during a panel conversation, Naresh Trehan, renowned Cardiologist, spoke about the various new initiatives envisaged by the private sector doctors and the CII Healthcare Council. He said, Indian Healthcare is passing through one of the most exciting times for investment, collaborations and partnerships. Trehan expressed optimism at ...

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NITI Aayog to conduct dialogue on Health today titled Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks

New India and Healthcare

NITI Aayog will begin a series of Development Dialogues to engage experts, thought leaders and government stakeholders across key avenues of long-term social and economic development. The first event shall be a conference on “Health Systems for A New India: Building Blocks” on November 30. The conference will feature senior government functionaries, and eminent national and international experts in the healthcare space. ...

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Arvind Saxena takes oath as Chairman, UPSC   

The senior most Member of the Union Public Service Commission, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi administering the Oath of Office and Secrecy to Arvind Saxena as the Chairman, UPSC, in New Delhi on November 29, 2018.

Arvind Saxena has been sworn in as the Chairman, Union Public Service Commission. The Oath of Office and Secrecy was administered by Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar Joshi, senior most Member of the Commission, at a ceremony held on 29 November 2018. Saxena joined the Commission as Member on 08.05.2015 and was later on appointed to perform the duties of the post ...

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OYO Hotels adds 180,000 exclusive rooms to celebrates first anniversary in China; appoints three CXOs, Wilson Li as CFO, Jia Zhou as CTO and Tony Liang as CHRO

Xian Ting Hotel

OYO Hotels and Homes, one of China’s top five, and the world’s fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces has today announced the milestone of expanding its chain to 180,000 rooms in China, in less than 12 months of operation. OYO Jiudian (hotels) launched its operations in China in November 2017 and is all set to ...

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Gothenburg to pitch for coveted title of Europe’s most attractive meeting place with Associations World Congress in April 2019

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre (SECC).

In recent years, Gothenburg has taken up the fight with the European capitals on the title of most attractive meeting place. On 7 – 9 April 2019, Sweden’s second city welcomes the Associations World Congress & Expo (AWC) to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre (SECC), for the first time in Scandinavia. “We are very excited to launch a new ...

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2018 witness Asia and the Pacific lead world tourism: UNWTO

2018 growth in Tourism spend in Top Global destinations

The latest figures on world tourism issued by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) show that international tourist arrivals grew 5% year-on-year in the first nine months of 2018. This reflects continued strong demand in a favourable overall economic context.  All world regions enjoyed robust growth in international tourism in the first nine months of this year, fuelled by solid demand ...

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Dubai steals the show @ IBTM World 2018 as global knowledge hub

IBTM World. Dubai Business Events (DBE)

Dubai’s growing business events sector, a key contributor to the emirate’s economy, is being showcased this week to an audience of international meetings industry professionals at IBTM World. Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, kicked off its participation along with partners and stakeholders at the annual trade show, being held from 27-29 November in Barcelona. With over ...

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SATTE Awards 2019 3rd edition categories and nominations open till 15th December 2018

Nominations for SATTE 2019 awards

SATTE Awards organised by UBM India alongside SATTE Exhibition is all set for its 3rd Edition to be held on 17th January 2019 in Greater Noida, to honour the best of the Travel & Tourism industry. SATTE Awards 2019 features the following categories Categories Sub-Category Innovation in Hotel Design 1. Luxury 2. Boutique 3. Budget 4. Heritage Innovation in Hotel ...

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Srilankan Airlines an ideal global airline for Indians; celebrates 25 years of direct operations with its longest serving GSA-STIC Group

STIC Travel Group, GSA-Srilankan Airlines

Srilankan Airlines is an apt illustration of the important role a national airline plays in facilitating tourism and connecting nations. The benchmarks set by the airline as detailed out by Chinthaka Weerasinghe, Manager Northern India – Srilankan Airlines and Subhash Goyal, Chairman STIC Travel Group, GSA-Srilankan Airlines at a press conference held held at Hotel The Park, Parliament Street, New Delhi on 23 November 2018 speaks volumes about ...

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Taj Mahal Palace- Mumbai organises memorial service to pay homage to martyrs on 10th anniversary of the Mumbai Terror Attack

tenth anniversary of 26/11

Joining Hands with the nation to pay tribute to the martyrs on 10th anniversary of 26/11, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai organised a Memorial service commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai Terror Attack. Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis and Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL visited the memorial service to pay their tribute. Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group, and N.Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Group along with Taljinder ...

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