Chinese President to meet Trump next week in Florida

Washington D.C., March 31 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet U.S. President Donald Trump next week in Florida, after paying a state visit to Finland.

"At the invitations of President Sauli Niinisto of the Republic of Finland and President Donald Trump of the United States of America, Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to Finland from April 4 to 6, and will meet with President Trump in Mar-a-lago, Florida, from April 6 to ... Read More

Turning travelers into champions of tomorrow

U.S., March 31 -- In what feels the blink of an eye, 2017 nears the end of its first quarter. Businesses worldwide are busy keeping their heads down to meet targets, deliver results, and protect competitiveness. The focus on the numbers can so easily eclipse the need to keep the future close in one's sights.

However, as leaders in the global Travel & Tourism (T&T) industry know all too well, the value of T&T is measured far beyond the bottom lin... Read More

Japan shows investment interest in Punjab

Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 31 -- Japan has evinced interest in investing in Punjab and partnering with the state across key segments of growth and development, with a high-level delegation of the Japanese envoy and Mitsubishi managing director meeting Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday to discuss a range of possible areas of investment and collaboration.

The meeting between Capt Amarinder and Embassy of Japan's Extraordinary and Pl... Read More

BD heading in planned way for SDGs: Tofail

Dhaka, March 31 -- Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said Bangladesh is moving ahead in a planned way for attaining the sustainable development goals (SDGs) declared by United Nations (UN), as the country has already set instance for successful implementation of MDGs.

The minister passed the remarks after having a meeting with UNDP resident representative Robert D Watkins at his ministry office.

Mentioning that environment for foreign ... Read More

US diplomat Nikki Haley explains why her mother couldn't be a judge in India

India, March 30 -- US' permanent representative to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said on Wednesday that her mother was not allowed to be a judge in India because she was a woman.

Answering a question about the role of women at a meeting of the council on foreign relations on Wednesday, she said, "When you didn't have a lot of education in India, my mother actually was able to go to law school. And she was actually put up to be one of the firs... Read More

Crude Oil Surges North Of $50

India, March 30 -- Crude oil futures jumped back above $50 a barrel Thursday, as Kuwait signaled support for the six-month extension of OPEC's supply quota plan.

Supply interruption from Libya due to fighting around oil fields has also boosted prices this week.

At the same time, domestic inventories surged to record highs over the past few months.

While gasoline stockpiles have dwindled, U.S. crude oil inventories were up another 870,000 barre... Read More

Rectify the regional imbalance in allocation of PG seats for Medical Colleges: Harsh

Jammu, March 30 -- Accusing the BJP-PDP coalition of administering yet another obnoxious doze of hostile discrimination to Jammu region in the form of unequal share of PG seats announced for the Medical Colleges of the state, Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP said that no amount of reasoning or justification provided for the differential treatment could absolve the Health Minister of such vile transgression. Seeking equal member of seats for GMC Jam... Read More

Govt failed to promote Aromatic and Medicinal plants growers: Singh

JAMMU, March 30 -- Former Minister Thakur Randhir Singh who is also founder National President of Aromatic Plants Growers Association of India (APGAI) promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture Govt of India in a statement herein today said that in despite 60% Aromatic and Medicinal plants are found in Jammu and Kashmir state , the Government failed to promote the production as compared to other states in India. Singh said that China is exporting wo... Read More

Changing Government Regulation and Diversification of Economy from Oil Based Industries is Expected to Boost Demand for Middle Electronic Security Market: Ken Research

GURGAON, March 30 -- Middle East electronic security market is expected to generate positive growth in revenue.

Share of fire alarm system and access control devices is expected to increase in future as smart technologies gain importance.

Improving technology and customer willingness to pay premium for quality products will help in augmenting market revenue.

Government keen interest to sustain the economic growth by diversifying industry base ... Read More

Priority to get rid of ISI bases in India, Bangladesh: PM Hasina's political advisor

Dhaka, March 30 -- As Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to pay a four-day state visit to India from April 7, her political advisor, Hossain Toufique Imam on Thursday while commenting on the possible defence agreement said the priority of both the countries is first to get rid of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) bases, adding that it will be a landmark visit.

Imam said that the relation between India and Bangladesh in defence sec... Read More