India-Japan Investment Forum: Odisha offers dedicated manufacturing cluster to attract Japanese investment

§  Aimed at attracting Japanese investors to Odisha to take advantage of plug-and-play industrial infrastructure and skilled workforce §  Dedicated Japanese manufacturing cluster offered at a place closer to Bhubaneswar     Chennai, August 26: In the India-Japan investment forum virtual conference held today organized by Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC), the Industries department of Odisha …

July 2020 crude steel production

24 August 2020 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 152.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2020, a 2.5% decrease compared to July 2019. Due to the ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of this month’s figures are estimates that may be revised …

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 …