Virtual Maritime Summit from March 2 to 4

It will showcase latest trends in maritime sector The New Mangalore Port Trust has been conducting road shows to introduce the Virtual Maritme India Summit 2021 (MIS 2021) being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways from March 2 to 4. NMPT Chairman A.V. Ramana during road shows at Kanara Small Industries Association […]


Shedding light on sustainable menstruation

Coimbatore Parenting Network, a peer support group on Facebook, gets recognition for spreading awareness on sustainable menstruation Sustainable menstruation is in the spotlight. And, Coimbatore Parenting Network (CPN), a peer support group on Facebook with over 7000 members, has put the city on the map at the first Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) summit in Delhi. […]


Second Trump-Kim summit planned for Vietnam: Report

The second summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un over denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula will be held in the Vietnamese coastal city of Da Nang in late February, according to a media report. The White House last month announced the second meeting between the two leaders will be […]


When giants clash: on the US-China discord

The U.S.-China discord at APEC highlights the dangers of their tariff war Breaking with more than a quarter-century of history, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organisation wrapped up its summit with no joint communiqué issued. Its leaders, principally led by the U.S. and China, clashed over the proposed wording of the document. The economic rivalry […]


Turkey to seek political solution for Syria at summit

Ankara on Friday said that it will press for clear steps toward a political resolution of the conflict in Syria during a Saturday summit gathering of the leaders of Turkey, France, Germany and Russia. Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said that Turkey would also push for the preservation of an agreement that set up a demilitarised […]


Trump, Xi to meet during G20 summit in Buenos Aires

WHAT’S IN THE NEWS? Trump, Xi to meet during G20 summit in Buenos Aires U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires between November 30 and December 1, the White House confirmed. The meeting, which had been rumoured for weeks, will come amid a […]


Markaz youth summit concludes

The three-day United Youth Summit on Sustainable Development and Peace held at Markaz Knowledge City here in collaboration with the United Nations closed on Sunday. The concluding session was opened by prominent Arab environmentalist Sheikh Abdul Aziz al Nuaimi from the UAE, who is often referred to as the Green Sheikh in honour of his […]


Gutsy Bangladesh sets up a summit clash with India

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mohammad Mithun’s rescue act with the willow followed by an all-round display in the field meant Bangladesh stunned Pakistan by 37 runs to set up a final showdown versus India on Friday. The duo’s 144-run partnership saw Bangladesh come out of a hole after being reduced to 12 for three in the […]


Leaders of two Koreas meet in Pyongyang for talks on ending war

Moon lands in Pyongyang to discuss denuclearisation, end of war; Agreeing timeline to denuclearisation key after Kim pledge North Korean’s Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang to discuss faltering talks on denuclearisation and the prospect of officially ending the Korean War. […]