Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicConference

Topic: conference

Modi govt plans annual meeting with state chief secys, to ‘talk problems & thrash out fixes’

The first annual conference, likely to be held in June, could be chaired by PM Modi himself. Dharamshala is proposed location for meet being coordinated by NITI Aayog.

How Gulf Xellence is leading the way as world-class business conference organizer

Gulf Xellence acts as a launchpad for long-term associations that progresses through disruptive business strategies and makes companies incubation centers of innovation.

UK’s MI6 to be ‘more open to stay secret’, says chief in 1st public speech, calls China priority

MI6 chief Richard Moore expressed his desire to 'judiciously change' the idea that it is unusual for the chief of a secret intelligence service to give public speeches.

Smarter Google Workspace, next-gen AI, Smart Canvas — biggest announcements from Google I/O

The tech giant bookended Google I/O 2021 conference with tools made for workplaces, underscoring its desire to position itself as a leader in the business of enterprise software.

Court vacancies, reforms: what chief ministers & judges must tackle when they meet this week

The chief justices-chief ministers’ conference is a rare forum where the executive and judiciary come together to talk about issues that matter to both.

Lack of video-conferencing facility in Gujarat court holds up Asaram trial

The apex court told state twice in four months to expedite trial even as godman uses this delay to seek bail

On Camera

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
A vegetable vendor speaks on his mobile phone at a retail market area in Kolkata | Reuters file photo

World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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