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  • 19-Sep-2018
  • India-Morocco Tourism Bilateral Meeting Held in New Delhi 

    A BILATERAL meeting on tourism cooperation between India and Morocco led by the Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy, Kingdom of Morocco, Mohamed Sajid and the Minister of State for Tourism (IC), Government of India, K. J. Alphons, held in New Delhi today.

    During this meeting both the Ministers agreed to enhance the tourism cooperation between India & Morocco and to work towards increasing tourist arrivals between both countries. This meeting was followed by signing of an agreement of cooperation between the India Tourism Development Corporation and La Societe Marocaine D’Ingenierie Touristique, also known as Moroccan Agency for Tourism development (SMIT).

  •  Germany Launches World's 1st Hydrogen-Powered Train 

    Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.
    The two Coradia iLint trains were built by French train-maker firm Alstom. It started operating on a 100 km (62-mile) route between Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervoerde and Buxtehude in northern Germany.

  • Dr Raghupati Singhania Conferred With Civilian Honour of Mexico 

    Chairman and MD, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd., Dr. Raghupati Singhania has been conferred with 'Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle', the highest honour accorded to non-nationals by the Government of Mexico.

  • Hangzhou to Host 2022 Asian Para Games

    With 19 days to go before the opening of the third Asian Para Games in Jakarta, the Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) on Sunday confirmed that Hangzhou in China will host the fourth edition in 2022.
    The confirmation comes following a visit to Hangzhou in July by APC President Majid Rashed and CEO Tarek Souei where they met with Yuan Jiajun, Governor of Zhejiang, Xu Liyi, Mayor of Hangzhou, Chen Guomei, Vice Mayor, Wang Hong, Vice Mayor and Zhong Wenjing, Chairman of Hangzhou Disabled Federation.

  • Lewis Hamilton Wins Singapore Grand Prix 2018 

    Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand Prix at Marina Bay Street Circuit, in Singapore. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won the 1st position. He was followed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen in the 2nd spot.
    Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel finished in the 3rd place. With this victory, Lewis Hamilton has increased his chances of winning this year’s Formula One World Championship.

  • 18-Sep-2018
  • Emmy Awards 2018 Announced: Complete List of Winners 

    The 70th annual primetime Emmy honors handed out at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Michael Che and Colin Jost hosted the show. 

  •  Japan Open 2018: Complete List of Winners

    The 2018 Japan Open, officially DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2018, is a badminton tournament which took place at Musashino Forest Sports Plaza in Tokyo, Japan and had a total prize of $700,000.
    In men's singles category, Kento Momota of Japan had defeated Khosit Phetpradab to win the title. In Women’s Singles, Carolina Marin of Spain has defeated Nozomi Okuhara to win the title.

  • 17-Sep-2018
  • India Ranks 3rd On Family-Owned Business List: CSRI Report 

    India ranks third globally in terms of number of family-owned businesses with 111 companies having a total market capitalization of $839 billion. India closely follows China with 159 firms and the US with 121 firms, says a report.

    According to the ‘Credit Suisse Family 1000 in 2018’ study, published by the Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI), in terms of number of family-owned businesses within the non-Japan Asian region, the list is dominated by China, India and Hong Kong.

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    Nepal And China Conducts 2nd JME 'Sagarmatha Friendship-2018' 

    The second edition of Nepal-China joint military exercise (JME) named Mt Everest Friendship Exercise-2018 (Sagarmatha Friendship-2018) commenced in China’s southwestern Sichuan province.
    The 12 day long joint exercise will focus on combating terror and disaster management trainings. Sagarmatha is the Nepali name for Mt Everest, which stands in between both the countries.

  • Jaipur Literature Festival Begins in Houston 

    The Jaipur Literature Festival began in Houston at the Asia Society of Texas.  The festival, touted as the world’s largest free literary gathering, started with a soulful music performance by Indian Sufi singer Zila Khan. 
    The inaugural session also saw Congress leader and writer Shashi Tharoor discuss his book “Why i am a Hindu” with writer Namita Gokhale. 
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