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World military spending grows to $1.8 trillion, new SIPRI data

(Stockholm, 29 April 2019) Total world military expenditure rose to $1822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6 per cent from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2018 were the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and France, which together accounted for 60

March 2019 crude steel production

29 April 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2019, a 4.9% increase compared to March 2018. World crude steel production was 444.1 Mt in the first three months of 2019, up by 4.5% compared to the same

World’s largest Gifts & Premium Fair opens today

Together with Printing & Packaging Fair, features nearly 4,900 exhibitors 27 April 2019 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair opens today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and runs until Tuesday (30 April). This year’s fair continues to be the

Indo-Netherland (DST-NWO) Project on Urban Water Systems Awarded to IIT Roorkee

26th April 2019, Roorkee- Prof. M L Kansal, Head of the Department of Water resources Development & Management, IIT Roorkee awarded an Indo-Netherland (DST-NWO) Project on Urban Water Systems named as “Water4Change – Integrative and fit-for-purpose water sensitive design framework for fast growing liveable cities”. The core objective of Water4Change is to provide communities, city,


NASSCOM unveils its report titled ‘Emerging Technologies: Leading the next wave of IP Creation for India’ The report highlights the growth of IP assets by Indian companies in the United States New Delhi, 26th April 2019: India is on course to become one of the leading hubs for innovation, research and development. The intellectual property

Microsoft’s co-sell endeavor empowers startups to scale their business globally

Delhi, April 26, 2018: In its continued efforts to accelerate the startup ecosystem, Microsoft has made a commitment of $500M to support startups and local startup ecosystems around the world to grow, build and connect. Microsoft for Startups through its ScaleUp program provides a platform for Series A startups to co-sell with their sales teams,

Garden Reach Shipbuilders Commissions Fast Patrol Vehicle “ICGS Priyadarshini”

New Delhi, 26 April 2019.The First of the Class of 05 Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), named “ICGS- Priyadarshini” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was commissioned at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh today by Additional Director-General Kripa Ram Nautiyal, PTM, TM, CGC (ES), in the gracious presence of Inspector General Sivamani Paramesh, PTM, TM, COMCG

This School in Arunachal Pradesh is Crowdfunding to Power up their own electrical needs

This is a story which needs your attention as it is about educational support, nature conservation, self-sustenance in a most sustainable manner.  Appended below is the narration from the foundation called Further and Beyond Foundation:  In the remote villages of Arunachal Pradesh, for children to go to a school demands more than just that to

Detel launched PreLoved Device ( to disrupt recommerce market in India

-Detel aims at creating a new ecosystem for Refurbished devices by providing just like new looks and feel of its products for customer to possess and cherish PreLoved Device like never before One-of-its-kind of platforms to significantly bridge the gap between desirability and affordability for the customers pertaining to refurbished device New Delhi, April 25, 2019: Detel,

Indian educators shine at Microsoft Education Exchange, Paris

2019-20 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert self-nominations open on till July 15 India, April 17, 2019: Microsoft hosted its fifth annual Education Exchange (E2) conference in Paris last week with educators and school leaders from India as well as from around the world to exchange ideas to develop innovative experiences in classrooms. School leaders and educators