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Envoys Of 4 Nations Present Credentials To Prez Of India

[New Delhi] Envoys Of 4 Nations Present Credentials To Prez Of India
Envoys of
Bolivia,
Republic of Korea,
Paraguay and
Republic of Congo
presented their credentials to the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (February 20, 2018).
The envoys who presented their credentials were: –
Mr Sergio Dario Arispe Barrientos, Ambassador of the Plurinational State of Bolivia,
Mr Shin Bongkil, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea,
Mr. Fleming Raul Duarte Ramos, Ambassador of Paraguay,
Mr Andre Poh, Ambassador of Republic of Congo

Intl Mother Tongue Day’ with fanfare In Punjab on 21st Feb

[Chandigarh,Punjab] Intl Mother Tongue Day’ with fanfare In Punjab on 21st Feb
As per Chairman of the Parishad Dr. Surjit Patar “The Punjab Kala Parishad would organise a function at Punjab Kala Bhawan on 21st February marking ‘International Mother Tongue Day’.”
He said that these celebrations are part of a comprehensive strategy formulated under the visionary guidance of the Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu who is committed to the popularisation of Punjabi language and culture in every nook and corner of the globe making a beginning at the village level.

Hero Motocorp Extends Association with Sri Lanka Cricket

[NEW DELHI]Hero Motocorp Extends Association with Sri Lanka Cricket
Speaking about this association, Pawan Munjal, Chairman, MD and CEO, Hero MotoCorp, said,
“Cricket continues to be one of the most popular sports in Sri Lanka and we are glad to extend our association with Sri Lanka cricket. Hero MotoCorp is a youthful brand and has been associated with a variety of sports for over two decades now. This partnership will further enhance Hero’s brand entrenchment in Sri Lanka, which is an important global market for us. I look forward to yet another successful and exciting tournament ahead and wish all the teams the very best of luck.”
Jerome Lee Jayaratne, Chief Operating Officer, Sri Lanka Cricket, said, “Hero as a brand has carved its niche and legacy in the market. We are extremely glad to have them as the Title Sponsor and look forward to an enriching affiliation for both stakeholders.”
New Delhi headquartered Hero MotoCorp has been associated with cricket for over two decades. The Company was one of the Global Partners of the International Cricket Council. It is currently the Title Sponsor of the Hero Caribbean Premier League, the leading T20 cricket tournament in the Caribbean islands.

Decks Cleared Before Canadian PM’s Visit

[Chd,Pb]Decks Cleared Before Canadian PM’s Visit
The chief minister Of Punjab Capt Amarinder Singh welcomed the “categorical” denial by Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan of taking a pro- Khalistani stance, and congratulated Trudeau for creating the “necessary environment against secessionist forces” believed to be operating from his country, Notably, CM had refused to meet Sajjan during latter’s visit to Punjab last year and had even accused him of being a “Khalistani sympathiser”.
The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau will visit India from February 17-23 at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
During his trip, Trudeau will visit
Agra,
Amritsar,
Ahmedabad,
Mumbai,
besides Delhi.
Trudeau will be visiting the Golden Temple, Asr

Baptist World Leader Msiza Denied Indian Visa:Cong Rattles

Baptist World Leader Msiza Denied Indian Visa:Cong Rattles
Baptist World Alliance president Paul Msiza, was scheduled to attend a church programme in Meghalaya,
The Indian consulate at Johannesburg in South Africa informed the BWA president last night that his visa to visit Meghalaya for attending a programme had been rejected, Rev J R Sangma, general secretary of the Garo Baptist Convention told PTI.
The Garo Baptist Convention, a Christian denomination in Meghalaya, has over 2.6 lakh baptised adults in 2013, according to the Church census.
Baptist leaders are in touch with Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons seeking his intervention in the matter.
The BWA is a worldwide alliance of Baptist churches and organizations, formed during the first Baptist World Congress in 1905.
Meanwhile, the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee strongly condemned the BJP government at the Centre over the rejection of the Christian missionary’s visa.
“This matter cannot be seen in isolation as that of just a visa denial. It very well exposes the mind-set of the present dispensation, the BJP and their masters in Nagpur,” Congress MP Vincent H Pala told reporters.

Modi Okays Cooperation Between FLETC-USA &BPR&D India

[New Delhi]Modi Okays Cooperation Between FLETC-USA &BPR&D India on Law Enforcement training
The Indian Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC),USA and Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D), India on Law Enforcement Training.
India and United States share common interest to fight terrorism and transnational crimes in all their forms and manifestations and to prevent the continued growth of terrorist organizations. India and US also share a common interest in protecting the homeland and vital infrastructures and in preventing disruption of global supply chain by terrorist attacks.
During the visit of the President of the USA to India in November, 2010, both sides agreed to set up a Homeland Security Dialogue (HSD) mechanism as a sequel to the signing of the India – USA Counter- Terrorism Initiative.

Balle Balle Now Fly From Amritsar to Kualalumpur

[Asr,Pb]Balle Balle Now Fly From Amritsar to Kualalumpur
Local Government Minister,Navjot Singh Sidhu today disclosed that the direct flight from Amritsar airport to Kualalumpur would soon commence for which the Air Asia X has started preparations. Sidhu said that this flight would play a yeoman’s role in connecting Punjab with the other countries of Asia as well as the Europe. The minister further said that the officials of Air Asia have agreed to operate this flight 4 times a week and it would begin around diwali time.

PM Justin Heckled During a Townhall Over Trans-Mountain Pipeline

[Ottawa]Canadian PM Justin Heckled By Protestors Over Pipeline Issue
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was today heckled by protesters during a townhall .Justin was defending his government s decision to support the expansion of a trans-mountain pipeline through British Columbia (BC).
As per CBC,The prime minister was greeted by a chorus of boos amidst cheers by another section of people as he walked into the Vancouver Island University hall at Nanaimo town in British Columbia during the last lap of his cross country tour,
Trudeau defended his decision to approve the Kinder Morgan pipeline by justifying his ideas about protecting the environment while ensuring the balanced development of the growing economy.

“Nikki” Says Sky’s Limit for India-US relationship

[Washington]Nikki sees High Limit for India-US relationship
She Says Sky’s Limit for India-US relationship
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said President Donald Trump is keen to see the two countries doing more together, .
Haley’s remarks came during her luncheon meeting with the Indian Ambassador to the US, Navtej Singh Sarna, at his residence on Tuesday.
Haley, 46, is the first ever Cabinet-ranking Indian- American in any US presidential administration.
Haley said when she entered the Trump administration, she desperately wanted to see the US-India relations to be very strong “which wasn’t the case during the last two presidencies”.
Haley said Modi was aggressively pursuing reforms and changes in India.
Sarna described Haley as the “star” of the Trump administration.
“Coming from a family of immigrants, coming from a relatively small rural town and moving so quickly to hold the post of governor was in itself a huge achievement,” said Sarna.
Haley before her posting at the UN had served as the governor of South Carolina.

Elimination Of Visa Lottery May Paveway For Indian Skills

[Washington DC] Elimination Of Visa Lottery May Paveway For Indian Skills, at least Ruling Republicans thinks So
Prez Trump Eliminates Visa Lottery System .This Elimination may Accommodate more Indian Skills
As per White House Present Visa Lottery system selects individuals at random to come to the United States without consideration of skills, merit or public safety.This riddled with fraud and abuse and does not serve the national interest.It has been a showcase of National Threat also
No doubt President Donald J Trump is speaking to make America hopeful again.So He s trying to take America out from old sick and unsafe System of Lottery Visa
Elimination lottery and reallocation the visas to skilled visitors may certainely enhance chances for Indian Skills Because The USA Need Skill+Merits+Public Safety