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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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UNWTO: Laying out a Sustainable Future for Urban Tourism

Global Summit on Urban Tourism @ SEOUL

Urban tourism and its potential for more sustainable and inclusive cities will be the major focus of the 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism (16-19 September 2018) in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Summit aims to set out a vision looking to 2030 for this rapidly-growing tourism segment. The Summit, the first of its kind in North-East Asia, is ...

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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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‘The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition’

UNESCO World Heritage recognition to Jaipur?

The site namely “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic and international tourism leading to ...

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Vietnam, new growth centre of South East Asia: Suresh Prabhu

India and Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies among the ASEAN countries said Union Minister of Commerce& Industry and Civil Aviation in New Delhi on 25 July 2018. He was speaking at an international conference on India-Vietnam economic ties. The Minister said that India values the cultural and religious similarities between the two countries but it is the “Act East ...

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UNWTO calls out Digital technologies led innovation in tourism as heart of World Tourism Day 2018 celebrations @ Budapest, Hungary

WTD 2018

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation and preparing the sector for the future of work, is at the centre of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary on 27 September 2018. World Tourism Day is celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism’s actual and potential contribution to ...

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Worlds first ever business events tribal meet to drive digital transformation in Business Events sector @ Sarawak on 24th August 2018

TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018

Under Sarawak’s boldest award-winning destination marketing campaign, “Redefining Global Tribes”, the state will play host to the inaugural Business Events Tribal Meet – better known as TriBE 2018 in Kuching on 24th August 2018 to drive digital transformation within the Business Events sector. Featuring a stellar line-up of keynote speakers including Corbin Ball, a five-time appointee for “25 Most Influential ...

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Best of Dubai experience, social activities awaits delegates @ 57th ICCA Congress from 11 – 14 November 2018

world’s tallest building

  Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau, and its partners on the Local Host Committee have unveiled an exciting line-up of social activities accompanying the 57th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress, which will be held in Dubai from 11 – 14 November 2018 under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ...

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President of India to launch Solar Charkha Mission on UN MSME Day 2018

MSMEs Solar Charkha Mission

The Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), will organise a National  Conclave (UdyamSangam) on 27th June 2018 on the occasion of UN MSME Day. The purpose of the Conclave is to encourage dialogue and partnership among various stakeholders of the MSME ecosystem and for promoting innovation and knowledge sharing on MSME related issues. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, will ...

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With Public and Private sector blessings – India nears World biggest Healthcare Reform-Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM)

Health Ministers Conclave saw 20 States Join hands with the Federal Government for a smooth roll out of Ayushman Bharat.

With public and private sector joining hands- India is set to soon bring in the world’s biggest Health Sector reform named Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM). In this regard, J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare exchanged the Memorandum of Understanding with the State Health Ministers of 20 States marking their commitment towards the launch of the ...

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India eye boost in trade with CIS with Chabahar Port in Iran

Nitin Gadkari inaugurating Swami Vivekanand Cultural Centre, in Dushanbe on June 21, 2018.

On sidelines of a two day official visit to Tajikistan to represent India at the high level global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping said in Dushanbe on 21 June 2018, that India is trying to make Chabahar Port in ...

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PM to add spark @ 4th International Yoga Day Celebrations in Dehradun; World joins in to celebrate IDY 2018

International Yoga Day Celebrations in Dehradun

India’s recent gift to the World in form of International Yoga Day, surely seems to have caught the global attention it so deserves and promises world the best way to stay in good health and enjoy utmost comfort and wellness benefits. Due credit goes to Prime Minister Modi to have proposed the UN the International Yoga Day and having mentored it to ...

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