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India a leading fintech and Startup nation in the world: PM Modi @ Fintech2018 in Singapore

Singapore Fintech Festival

In presence of Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a voice of influence in the world of finance, Ravi Menon, Managing Director of Monetary Authority of Singapore, a leading institution in fintech, Tens of thousands of participants from over one hundred countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took in the challenge and privilege of becoming the first Head of Government to ...

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Lakshadweep, MoEF hosts STAPCOR – 2018 with theme: Reef for Life as World celebrates 3rd Decadal International year of Reefs-2018

protection of coral reef= climate change, El Nino

The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR – 2018) with the theme “Reef for Life” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan on 22nd October at Bangaram coral Island of Union Territory of Lakshadweep. About 150 delegates both International and National, are participating in this mega event at Bangaram Island ...

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OYO with ‘City Vibes’ campaign to enhance consumer experience in 25 cities

OYO ties up with Painter Kafeel

OYO one of fastest growing Indian hospitality aggregator on 9 October 2018 rolled out of new pan India campaign named  “City Vibes”, starting with Bengaluru. As a part of this campaign, OYO will use veteran street artist Kafeel Ahmed Ansari’s (Painter Kafeel) rendition of “Bengaluru the Bengaluru Way,” featuring top hotspots of the city on the facades of  100+ OYO hotels in Bengaluru. ...

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Facial Recognition common standard being adopted world over: Jayant Sinha

Press Conference on DigiYatra

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on 4th October 2018 released the policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra” at a press-conference. Addressing the media, he said that the Ministry has taken the initiative to develop standards for digital processing of passengers at airport to ensure uniform implementation and passenger experience ...

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Global accolades for 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo on day 1

Re-Invest 2018

Over 10,000 people attended the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo (RE-Invest 2018) on day one, the 3rd, October, 2018 at Greater Noida. This included over 5000 delegates and 180 exhibitors. There were 354 business to business bilateral meetings held on day one. The power-packed sessions included the First Assembly of the International Solar Alliance, ...

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NITI Aayog cycles to spread awareness on clean mobility and sets ball rolling for India’s transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles @ MOVE: Global Mobility Summit

India to move to electric and hybrid vehicles

MoS Kiren Rijiju & Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog flagged off MOVE Cyclathon on 2 September 2018, a cycle rally to promote cleaner, accessible modes of transport. The cyclathon was held in the run up to the MOVE: Global Mobility Summit on September 7, 8 in New Delhi, and saw a participation of over 500 enthusiastic cyclists. Speaking at the event, ...

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UNWTO: Qatar among 10 Most Open Visa Countries in the World; most open country in the Middle East

Tourism = UNWTO visa openness ranking

In a volatile world order, where Oil may not remain as the mainstay of Middle East Countries in times to come- Tourism it seems is the only bankable asset class! Wishing the said region, the one that had recently been pushed to a corner- Qatar for sure has made Tourism as its national priority. As a result, Qatar- has become the ...

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Indian Healthcare Industry unites to Commit to Ethical Professional Conduct; leading stakeholders endorse FICCI’s Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry

FICCI Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry

Amidst rising concerns of trust deficit between the patients and healthcare service providers, various healthcare providers united and pledged to be part of the FICCI Code of Ethics for Health Services Industry, released on 31st August 2018. The FICCI Code of Ethics was released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda and Member (Health) NITI Aayog, ...

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Youth should embrace Bungee Challenge; shun Kiki, Momo, or Blue whale misadventures

Bungee Jump is perfect for youth who wanna win!

UNESCO defines Youth as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to adulthood’s independence and awareness of our interdependence as members of a community. For sure – Youth is a more fluid category than a fixed age-group and in simple words is best explained as best part of a humans life cycle. In todays digitally connected world, Youth – have been ...

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Need to Address Root Cause Behind Man-Animal Conflict: Suresh Prabhu

World Elephant Day 2018

Strongly emphasising the need to address the root cause behind the man-animal conflict, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu pointed out that the man-animal conflict is an existential crisis not for the animals, but for human beings. Addressing a gathering to celebrate World Elephant Day on 12 August 2018 at Indira Gandhi Centre for National Arts – Prabhu said that ...

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By 2024 India will be the most populous country; sustainable use of Water is the Need of the Hour- Suresh Prabhu

India to be most populous country by 2024

Increasing population and climate change is a major challenge to the water resources of India said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, while speaking at a seminar, in New Delhi, on 2 August 2018.  The Minister said it is high time to focus on the problem in the water sector and the imminent water crisis in the country. ...

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UNICEF-WHO report reiterates importance of breastfeeding in the first hour of life and need to regulate breast milk substitutes

Breastfeed Child in first hour of life

An estimated 78 million babies – or three in five – are not breastfed within the first hour of life, putting them at higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding, say UNICEF and WHO report released on 31 July 2018. Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries. The report ...

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