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Tourism & Hospitality

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More Fijian dollars for tourism marketing to countries like China
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Xinhua Net
SUVA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- About 99.3 million Fijian dollars (about 47.1 million U.S. dolla..
Rajasthan to unveil new tourism products in travel mart
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Business Standard

New tourism products, travel avenues, tourism trends and unknown tourist destinations w..

Indonesia can learn from China's experience in tourism development: official
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Xinhua Net
JAKARTA, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's tourism industry should learn from the developmen..
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More Fijian dollars for tourism marketing to countries like China
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Date 30-Jun-2018
SUVA, June 30 (Xinhua) -- About 99.3 million Fijian dollars (about 47.1 million U.S. dollars) has been allocated to Fiji's tourism sector in the 2018-2019 National Budget to boost the tourism industry and ensure that tourists from countries like China continue to spend money in Fiji.

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Trump's travel ban impacts US tourism
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CNBC's Seema Mody reports on how the Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Trump's

Space tourism takes its toll on body: NASA astronaut
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People who sign up with space tourism companies for a trip beyond the Earth may be unpr

Three regions in Maharashtra to have GI tourism circuit tags: Suresh Prabhu
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Mumbai: Three regions in Maharashtra will be developed as geographical indicators (GI) tou

Telecommunications

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Australian court fines Apple $6.7 mln over iPhone "bricking" case
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The Economic Times
SYDNEY: An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 milli..
Mobile devices to be exempt from testing till year end
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The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Mobile devices may be exempted from mandatory testing process starting Octob..

Need to collaborate with UK, Japan, Germany in artificial intelligence: Report
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The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The government should drive cross-border collaboration on artificial intelli..

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Australian court fines Apple $6.7 mln over iPhone "bricking" case
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SYDNEY: An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties.

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Samsung Galaxy A6+: Immersive 'Infinity Display' in a budget
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NEW DELHI: Aiming to take on its mid-range smartphone rivals in India, South Korean tec

China's Huawei goes on offensive as exclusion from Australia 5G deal looms
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SYDNEY: Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has gone on the o

Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications return spectrum in 1800 Mhz band to telecom department
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KOLKATA: Reliance CommunicationsNSE -2.83 % (RCom) has returned about 70 units of unlibera

Aviation

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Airlines Welcome New Aviation Emissions Regime, But Environmentalists Cry Foul
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Forbes

Airlines will be able to declare fossil fuels as green ‘alternative fuels’ under a ..

Aviation Groups Pan Trump Plan for ATC Privatization
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Aviation International Online
Six aviation associations—NBAA, GAMA, AOPA, HAI, NATA, and EAA—released a statement o..
Blue Dart sets up aviation hub at Chennai airport
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Financial Express
Logistics service provider Blue Dart has set up a new aviation hub at the airport here. Th..
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Airlines Welcome New Aviation Emissions Regime, But Environmentalists Cry Foul
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Date 29-Jun-2018

Airlines will be able to declare fossil fuels as green ‘alternative fuels’ under a new UN scheme agreed yesterday at a summit of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal.

ICAO has been working for some time on a mechanism to reduce carbon emissions from aviation – the fastest growing source of CO2 causing global warming. They are developing a scheme called CORSIA, which would give extra credits in an emissions trading scheme to green fuels.

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Logistics player Blue Dart opens aviation hub in Chennai
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Blue Dart, a leading logistics services provider and a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL

Indian carriers are all fuelled up but have nowhere to land
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New Delhi: India’s aviation growth is set to take a hit as key airports around the co

Oil retailers, aviation stocks rally up to 6% after Brent crude prices fall below $73/bbl
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Aviation and oil marketing companies' share prices gained between 2.5 percent and 6 percen

Banking

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SBI India's most trusted bank, ICICI tops in private sector: Report
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The Economic Times
NEW DELHI: At a time when the banking sector in the going through a topsy-turvy phase, the..
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SBI India's most trusted bank, ICICI tops in private sector: Report
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NEW DELHI: At a time when the banking sector in the going through a topsy-turvy phase, the TRA Brand Trust Report 2018 on Wednesday said the State Bank of India was the most trusted bank (both public and private sector) in the country and ICICI BankNSE -0.60 % topped the chart among the private ones.
"This year, State Bank of India tops the chart of BFSI (Banking and Financial Services Institutions) super-category despite seeing a dip in its overall brand trust index rankings from 13th  ..

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Education & Training

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India, Australia agree to step up education cooperation
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Money Control
India and Australia today decided to step up institution partnership, collaboration in sch..
Why Modi government is replacing UGC with a new higher education regulator
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The Economic Times

The Modi government has announced that it will dissolve the University Grants Commissio..

Centre to scrap UGC, bring in Higher Education Commission
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Financial Express
The government is set to replace the apex higher education regulator University Grants Com..
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India, Australia agree to step up education cooperation
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India and Australia today decided to step up institution partnership, collaboration in school policy, skill development and vocational education at a bilateral meeting, which also witnessed signing of three important MoUs between top educational institutions of the two countries.

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Campaigns need to raise awareness for pre-school education: Anil Swarup
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MANGALURU: Social awareness campaigns need to be undertaken in order to promote and raise

‘Responsive Citizens’ take up fight against hefty education fee
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A group of people, which calls itself Responsive Citizens, has been fighting against hefty

Compulsory Board Exam for Sanskrit? RSS Body's Input for New Education Policy
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New Delhi: Sanskrit may soon become mandatory for students of classes IX to XII as an RSS

Engineering & Capital goods

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Desalination’s future is going solar – TWS
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Creamer Media's Engineering News
The first highly cost-effective solar-powered desalination plant in South Africa will be ..
JNU begins admission in its maiden engineering school
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The Economic Times
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Monday begun admission for its newly-established..
UK engineering's gender imbalance is embarrassing, leading figure says
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The Guardian
The failure of British engineering companies to increase the proportion of women they empl..
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Desalination’s future is going solar – TWS
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The first highly cost-effective solar-powered desalination plant in South Africa will be commissioned by the end of October at Witsand, in the Hessequa municipality, in the Western Cape.

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Anadarko seeks to raise $14bn to $15bn for Mozambique LNG project
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Anadarko Petroleum is seeking to raise a record $14-billion to $15-billion from banks and

Energy sector to contribute $25bn to SA’s $100bn investment target
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Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Editor Terence Creamer about E

Necsa’s NTP back at full production, wins AtomExpo award
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The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (Necsa’s) NTP Radioisotopes arm, which

Agriculture and allied industry

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Rwanda launches agriculture program to enhance food security
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Xinhua Net

KIGALI, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda on Thursday unveiled a six-year agriculture strategi..

Agriculture education: State govt. considering amendments to Act
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The Hindu

Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said the State government is considering ame..

Telangana Cultivators Join Hands With 100 Consumers To Launch India's First Community-Supported Model Of Agriculture
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FIRSTPOST
Chakri Bai of Arjunnayak hamlet near Zaheerabad in Telangana cannot help teasing the assem..
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Rwanda launches agriculture program to enhance food security
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Date 29-Jun-2018

KIGALI, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda on Thursday unveiled a six-year agriculture strategic plan that seeks to support the country's efforts to achieve food and nutrition security.

The country will focus more on investing in expanded agricultural research, ensuring farmers access to the market economy and improved infrastructure, implementing sustainable agriculture, and improving food security, said Gerardine Mukeshimana, Rwandan minister of agriculture and animal resources in Rwandan capital city Kigali.

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Committee to examine using MNREGA in agriculture
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The Central government is mulling to link MNREGA with the agriculture sector in a way t

UPDATE: U.S. not trying to destroy supply management, Sonny Purdue says during P.E.I. visit
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MIDGELL, P.E.I. - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and Canadian Agriculture Mini

China announces retaliatory tariffs on $34 billion worth of US goods, including agriculture products
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In a quick response to U.S. tariffs, Beijing announced on Friday its own duties on America