India Germany Discuss Cooperation in Shipping Sector

Mr. Olaf Scholz, First Mayor (Chief Minister) of Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany called on the Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K.Vasan today in New Delhi. During the meeting, the Minister recalled the long association with Germany in maritime sector and informed that an Agreement between India and the Federal Republic of Germany on Maritime Transport …

Target for Employment Growth

As per results of the two most recent rounds of quinquennial labour force surveys conducted by the Union Labour & Employment Ministry on employment and unemployment conducted by National Sample Survey Office during 2004-05 and 2009-10, about 20 million additional job opportunities were created at an average rate of growth of around 1 per cent …

Speech of Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan at CoP 11

  Following is the text of the Minister for Environment and Forest, Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan at the opening plenary of the High Level Segment of the Eleventh Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Hyderabad today: “It is a great privilege to welcome you all to the High Level Segment of the …

Recommendations of Joint Working Group on Cyber Security

Given below are the salient Features of the Joint Working Group (JWG) Report on Engagement with Private Sector on Cyber Security, released by Sh Shivshankar Menon, National Security Advisor, on 15 October, 2012 in New Delhi. 1. One of the primary challenges facing both government as well as industry is to ensure the security of their computer networks and systems. …

Air Travel to Cost Less; Civil Aviation Minister Shri Ajit Singh Directs Airports Authority of India (AAI) to Infuse Additional Equity at Delhi and Mumbai Airports in Order to Abolish Airport Development Fee (ADF)

Close on the heels of the decision not to levy Airport Development Fee (ADF) at Chennai and Kolkata Airports, Civil Aviation Minister ShriAjit Singh has directed Airports Authority of India (AAI) to infuse more equity in Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL) and Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) with the objective of abolishing ADF at Mumbai …

RJ-ROMAIN JEROME BY JOHN M ARMLEDER

  RJ-Romain Jerome welcomes contemporary art. For its first partnership of this kind, the watchmaking Maison has chosen to collaborate with an internationally renowned Swiss artist, John M Armleder. This exceptional encounter between contemporary art and Fine Watchmaking has given rise to ten unique timepieces, all of them featuring a recurrent motif in John M …

KP Chair calls for new definition of conflict diamonds

Stressing that consensus may take some time to achieve, Ambassador Gilllian Milovanovic says a new definition needs to bring the industry sustained improvement not destabilization Taj Land’s End hotel, Bandra, Mumbai – October 16, 2012: In her speech to the 35th WDC joint session, KP Chair Gillian Milovanovic called on the KP participants to arrive …