Standing with the Rohingya: Despite COVID 19 Crisis, Diverse Leaders Come Together to Mark Anniversary of Genocide and Mass Displacement

In solidarity with the persecuted Rohingya Muslim Minority of Burma, diverse leaders from a variety of countries, professions, and religious communities will come together online to oppose genocide on the anniversary of the brutal mass displacement of 2017.  Despite the politicization of ethnic and Buddhist identity in Burma, leading Buddhist leaders will join the gathering, …

NASSCOM and techUK Concluded the Annual Tech Alliance Meeting to Strengthen the Technology Partnership Between India and UK

New Delhi, 19th August 2020: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) along with techUK today released a joint statement on the completion of the latest annual ‘Tech Alliance’ meeting, held in July 2020. The “Tech Alliance” was formed in April 2018, as part of the joint statement by the Prime Ministers of …

Rs 29,000 Crore Revenue Loss to Karnataka due to Ban of Iron-Ore Export from the State: FIMI Southern Region

–      Appeals to Ministry of Mines, Karnataka to make submissions to Hon’ble Supreme Court for allowing permission of iron-ore export from the state –      Karnataka is the only state in India which is suffering because of these restrictions while the rest of India is exporting iron ore as per the EXIM policy of Government New …

Hiring in India picks up 35% from April to June: LinkedIn

2X applications per job role by professionals from January to June 2020  India, August 17, 2020: LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network, today announced findings of the ‘Labour Market Update’, a monthly update on hiring trends and insights based on LinkedIn’s Economic Graph, a digital representation of the Indian economy. While the world continues …

Just In Time Arrival Guide issued to support smarter, more efficient shipping

Download the Guide here  http://www.imo.org/en/OurWork/PartnershipsProjects/Documents/GIA-just-in-time-hires.pdf The Guide has been developed by the Global Industry Alliance to support low carbon shipping (Low Carbon GIA),  based on research and discussion amongst its membership, and the Guide documents the findings of a series of industry roundtables which brought together nearly 50 companies and organizations who are key stakeholders …

FAITH makes SOS requests to Government to support Tourism

·         RBI survey indicates that tourism & hospitality most stressed sectors ·         Q1 GST & IT collections indicate tourism & hospitality non-performing sectors ·         Globally countries are stepping up support to Tourism, Travel & Hospitality New Delhi, Aug 5, 2020: Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality, the policy federation of all the national …

Humanitarian aid alone is not enough to address hunger, says new Vice President of UN agency IFAD

Rome, 3 August 2020 – We are failing in our response to increasing hunger levels by focusing predominantely on humanitarian aid,  said Dominik Ziller, the new Vice President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) who took office today. “We know that COVID-19 is going to dramatically increase hunger and poverty, particularly in rural …