INDIAN TEENAGER TAKES CHARGE OF BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION FOR A DAY

This week, 18-year-old Chaitanya Venkateswaran from New Delhi had the unique opportunity to spend a day as the UK’s senior most diplomat in India. As top boss – overseeing the UK’s largest overseas network – Chaitanya’s busy day included handing out tasks to the High Commission’s department heads, interacting with senior female police officers, meeting …

SIPRI statement on the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

(Stockholm, 9 October 2020) SIPRI would like to congratulate the World Food Programme (WFP) on being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Nobel Committee, the motivation for the prize was ‘for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a …

2 in 5 Indian professionals are in distress: LinkedIn

1 in 3 Indian professionals believe remote working is slowing career progression, making them feel more lonely, and harming work-life balance India, October 8, 2020: Towards World Mental Health Day 2020, LinkedIn, the world’s largest online professional network, has released key survey data from April to September 2020 to highlight how pandemic stress and remote …

11th Steelie Awards shortlist announced

05 October 2020 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has announced the shortlist for the 11th Steelie Awards. The Steelie Awards recognise member companies or individuals for their contribution to the steel industry over a one-year period in a series of categories impacting the industry. The winners will be revealed on Wednesday 14 October. The …

Stainless steel production decreases by 9.4% to 23.7 million tons in the first half year of 2020

Brussels 29 September 2020 – The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first half year of 2020 showing that stainless steel melt shop production decreased by 9.4% year–on–year to 23.7 million metric tons. The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organization based in Brussels which represents the interests of the …