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PSA International Ptd Ltd (PSA), the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) managed by IFM Investors, have signed an Agreement, subject to formal approval by the relevant competition authorities, to jointly acquire 100% of the shares of DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland, from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real

Value Of Wine To Top $207 Billion By 2022, Forecasts IWSR Vinexpo Report

London, UK – Global consumption of still and sparkling wine is forecast to reach $207bn by 2022, for a total volume of 2.7bn nine-litre cases, reveals the latest IWSR Vinexpo report. The total still and sparkling wine market will grow in volume by 2.15% between 2017 and 2022. Driven by the trend to ‘drink less

Seqrite detects around 50 million cyber threats during H2 2018

–          Cryptojacking malware emerges as one of the most prominent threats, with more than 15,000 hits detected every day –          With more than 2000 detections every day, ransomware is not dead yet as it continues to evolve and becomes more sophisticated and targeted in nature –          The IT/ITES industry (27%) had the maximum malware detections,

Precautionary approach over marine geoengineering solutions for climate change

Adding iron or other nutrients into the oceans to enhance natural processes to draw carbon from the atmosphere and creating foams which float on the surface of the sea to reflect sunlight back into the atmosphere are among a wide range of geoengineering practices which have been put forward as potential tools for countering climate

Global arms trade: USA increases dominance; arms flows to the Middle East surge, says SIPRI

(Stockholm, 11 March 2019) The volume of international transfers of major arms in 2014–18 was 7.8 per cent higher than in 2009–13 and 23 per cent higher than in 2004–2008, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) at The five largest exporters in 2014–18 were the

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2019

The British Deputy High Commission Kolkata supported NSHM Knowledge Campus’s ‘Y-Factor International Conference on Media and Society’ to mark International Women’s Day 2019, held at Birla Industrial Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata on 8 March. Over the course of today and tomorrow, the sessions will discuss a number of topics including “Woman and Media”, as well

Message on International Women’s Day 2019

The Secretary-General New York, 8 March 2019 Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights and sustainable development. We can only re-establish trust in institutions, rebuild global solidarity and reap the benefits of diverse perspectives by challenging historic injustices and promoting the rights and dignity of all.

Virgin Atlantic ushers in no-makeup for cabin crew

Female cabin crew can now opt to go without makeup and wear pants 7th March 2019, New Delhi: In a significant change for the aviation industry, Virgin Atlantic announced to drop off compulsory dress codes such as wearing make-up for both female and male cabin crew as well as skirts for female cabin crew. Virgin

NASSCOM Organized Partnership Program to Promote Trade Between NASSCOM Member Companies and Israeli Companies

NEW DELHI, March 7, 2019: In an effort to provide market access toIT-ITeS companies from India, The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), today announced that ithas established one more collaboration initiative to boost trade between Indian and Israeli companies. The initiative was announced in partnership with the Embassy of India in Israel

Trend Micro Finds Shifting Threats Require Businesses to Rethink Security Priorities

India accounted for 10% of all ransomware threats blocked globally, and more than 30% of those in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA) Bangalore, March 7, 2019 – Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, released its 2018 Security Roundup Report, which depicts a threat landscape that has