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Punjab Follows Keralite Path,Will Approach Top Court Against CAA

(Chd,Pb) Punjab Follows Keralite Path,Will Approach Top Court Against CAA
Shortly after the Punjab Assembly passed a resolution by voice vote against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday said his government like Kerala will approach the Supreme Court on the issue.
He said the Centre will have to make the necessary amendments to the CAA if it has to be implemented in Punjab and other states opposing the legislation.
“Like Kerala, our government will also approach the Supreme Court on the issue,” Singh told reporters in an informal chat outside the state Assembly.
In response to a question, the chief minister made it clear that the Census 2021 will be conducted on the old parameters in Punjab.
The new factors added by the Centre for the purpose of the National Population Register (NPR) will not be included, he added.
The Punjab Assembly passed the resolution by voice vote against the CAA, the second state after Kerala to do so.
Ruling Congress and the main opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supported the resolution, the BJP opposed it.
The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) sought inclusion of Muslims in the list of communities that could be granted citizenship under the amended law.
The CAA provides for granting citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians, who had migrated to India before December 31, 2014, from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. It excludes members of the Muslim community.

Xoriant Gets President &CRO In Hari Haran

(California)Xoriant Names Hari Haran as President and Chief Revenue Officer
Xoriant, a leading Silicon Valley headquartered product engineering, software development and technology services company, today announced the appointment of Hari Haran as President and Chief Revenue Officer.
Hari Haran brings 30 years of experience in IT Products, Software, Digital Transformation, Networking, Communications, Wireless, and Product Engineering Services. He will lead Xoriant’s sales and business development teams, oversee global revenue operations, and drive top-line growth. Leveraging his extensive background in technology consulting and sales growth, Hari will expand Xoriant’s sales and revenue channels to align with the company’s growth strategies and market opportunities.
“I’m delighted to welcome Hari to the leadership team,” said Girish Gaitonde, Founder and CEO of Xoriant. “He brings a unique ability to translate vision and strategy into execution, with collaborative teams and ecosystems that drive results. His leadership experience coupled with the expertise in global business services and new-age technologies, with keen insights into various industry verticals will help drive Xoriant’s business. His passion for customers, business aligns with our values, culture, and offerings,” he added.
“Xoriant has demonstrated exponential growth over the years as a distinguished global technology services provider with a broad range of clientele. I’m excited to join an exceptional team with a ‘customer-first’ mindset focused on accelerating innovation and creating long-term value for customers and partners,” said Hari, Xoriant President and Chief Revenue Officer.
Xoriant is a Silicon Valley headquartered product engineering, software development, and technology services firm with offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. For both; technology companies and enterprises, from startups to the Fortune 100,

Capt Amarindr Condemned Killing of Sikh in Pak

(Chd,Pb)Capt Amarindr Condemned Killing of Sikh in Pak
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday condemned the killing of a Sikh youth in Pakistan and demanded that the Imran Khan government conduct a thorough investigation and punish the culprits.
“Shocked and anguished over killing of Sikh youth Ravinder Singh in #Pakistan, coming on the heels of #NankanaSahibAttack. @ImranKhanPTI govt must ensure thorough investigation and strict punishment for the culprits. This is the time to act what you preach,” Amarinder Singh tweeted.
The killing of Sikh youth took place few days after a reported mob attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.

AAP Demands Spl Pb Assembly Against CAA

(Chd,Pb) AAP Demands Spl Assembly Against CAA
The AAP on Thursday demanded that the Congress led government in Punjab call a special session of the Assembly to adopt a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.
The main opposition party in the state also urged Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to hold an all-party meeting to discuss the issue.
AAP legislator and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema said the chief minister should immediately convene an all-party meeting and also decide upon calling a special session of Vidhan Sabha in order to adopt a resolution against the CAA as done by the Kerala Assembly.
Earlier Capt Amarindr Singh Slammed SAD for double standard on NRC/CAA

हयात होटल्स कॉरपोरेशन भारत मे ११ नए होटल खोलेगी

(नई दिल्ली)हयात होटल्स कॉरपोरेशन भारत मे ११ नए होटल खोलेगी
वैश्विक होटल कंपनी हयात होटल्स कॉरपोरेशन की 2020 के अंत तक भारत में 11 नए होटल खोलने की योजना है।
शिकागो मुख्यालय वाली कंपनी के फिलहाल भारत में 20 स्थानों पर 32 होटल हैं। हयात के पोर्टफोलियो के भारत में आठ ब्रांड हैं….हयात, हयात सेंट्रिक, हयात रीजेंसी, हयात प्लेस, ग्रैंड हयात, पार्क हयात, अलीला और अंदाज।
हयात के भारतीय परिचालन के उपाध्यक्ष संजय शर्मा के अनुसार ‘‘हमारी 2020 के अंत तक भारत में 11 नए होटल खोलने की योजना है। भारत हमारी वृद्धि की दृष्टि से काफी महत्वपूर्ण बाजार है। ”
हयात भारत में उतरने वाला पहले अंतरराष्ट्रीय होटल प्रबंधन ब्रांड में है। हयात का भारत में पहला होटल दिल्ली में1982 में खुला था।

Trump Named Robert Blair to Promote Global Communication

(Washington)Trump Named Robert Blair to Promote Global Communication
President Donald J. Trump has named Robert Blair of Virginia as the Special Representative for International Telecommunications Policy.
In this capacity, Mr. Blair will lead the strategic prioritization of United States efforts to promote a secure and reliable global communications system.
He will coordinate interagency efforts and serve as a liaison to industry, non-governmental, and international stakeholders to promote the development, deployment, and operation of the next-generation telecommunications infrastructure that will provide the security, data privacy, and stability required for a fully interconnected world.
In this new capacity, Mr. Blair will support the Administration’s 5G efforts led by the Assistant to the President for Economy Policy, Larry Kudlow.
Mr. Blair will continue to serve as Assistant to the President and the Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff. Before joining the White House, Mr. Blair was the Associate Director for Defense Programs at the Office of Management and Budget.

US Should Not Obstruct Flow of Indian Talent:MEA on H-1B visa

(Washington)USA should not obstruct flow of talent from India: Jaishankar on H-1B visa
The US should not obstruct the flow of talent from India as it is an important part of the economic cooperation and almost acts as a strategic bridge between the two countries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said,
The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise. The technology companies depend on it to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Mark Esper hosted Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh for the second 2+2 dialogue in Washington DC on Wednesday. Jaishankar and Singh left the US on Thursday.
The US government has said that it is planning to curb the distribution of the H-1B visa to Indians. While the Trump administration is yet to take a final decision on this matter, it could affect the Indian IT professionals.
India has been the only country that takes 70 per cent of the 85,000 H-1B visas applied annually. The H-1B visa is crucial for the IT sector in India.

Pratt & Whitney Appointed Ashmita Sethi as MD

(New Delhi) Pratt & Whitney Appointed Ashmita Sethi as MD
Engine-maker Pratt and Whitney (PW) on Thursday appointed Ashmita Sethi as the managing director of its India division.
The 320neo family planes, powered by PW engines, have been facing frequent on-ground and mid-air glitches since their induction in the fleets of IndiGo and GoAir in 2016.
Palash Roy Chowdhury, who served as the managing director of the Indian division of PW for around eight years, had put in his papers in July.

जिंदगी के लिए विदेशी अस्पताल में जूझ रहे मुशर्रफ को पाक में सजाए मौत

(इस्लामाबाद) जिंदगी के लिए विदेशी अस्पताल में जूझ रहे मुशर्रफ को पाक में सजाए मौत
पाकिस्तान के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति परवेज मुशर्रफ को एक विशेष अदालत ने देशद्रोह के मामले में मंगलवार को मौत की सजा सुनाई।
पेशावर उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश वकार अहमद सेठ की अध्यक्षता में विशेष अदालत की तीन सदस्यीय पीठ ने 76 वर्षीय मुशर्रफ को लंबे समय से चल रहे देशद्रोह के मामले में मौत की सजा सुनाई। यह मामला 2007 में संविधान को निलंबित करने और देश में आपातकाल लगाने का है जो कि एक दंडनीय अपराध है और इस मामले में उनके खिलाफ 2014 में आरोप तय किए गए थे।
पूर्व सैन्य प्रमुख मार्च 2016 में इलाज के लिए दुबई गए थे और सुरक्षा एवं सेहत का हवाला देकर तब से लौटे नहीं हैं।
‘डॉन’ समाचारपत्र की खबर के अनुसार विशेष अदालत ने 19 नवंबर को सुरक्षित रखा गया फैसला सुनाया है।

PM Modi Paid Tributes To Patel on His Death Anniversary

(New Delhi) PM Modi Paid Tributes To Patel on His Death Anniversary
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 69th death anniversary, Twitting the country remains inspired by his exceptional services.
India’s first home minister died in 1950 in Mumbai.
The ruling BJP believes that had Patel handled the Jammu and Kashmir issue after Independence, the situation there would have been better.
The Statue of Unity, a 182-meter tall statue of Patel, was unveiled by Prime Minister Modi in Gujarat last year Which has broken Footfall Record of Statue of Liberty