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Andhra seeks Gates’ help in agriculture, health

Andhra seeks Gates' help in agriculture, health

Andhra Pradesh has sought the cooperation of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in areas of agriculture, nutrition, health and sanitation. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu made the request during a meeting with Microsoft founder and Co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates. During the meeting, Naidu briefed …

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Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Naidu 20 years ago

Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Naidu 20 years ago

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on Friday said he was really excited at meeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for the first time over 20 years ago. Addressing the valedictory of the three-day AP AgTech Summit 2017, the Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recalled his meeting with …

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Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India’s economic transformation. He underlined the need for a shift in agriculture from the one based merely …

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Andhra Pradesh AgTech Summit

Andhra Pradesh AgTech Summit

Inaugurating three-day Andhra Pradesh AgTech Summit at the APIIC grounds here, Mr. Venkaiah Naidu said the curbs on movement of food grains must go. (“Andhra Pradesh AgTech Summit”) “The main concern of the farmers today is getting remunerative price for their produce.” The goal could be achieved by ensuring access …

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Blue Economy a catalyst in India’s progress: Gadkari

Blue Economy a catalyst in India's progress: Gadkari

Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said “Blue Economy” was proving to be a catalyst in India’s progress and the performance of major sea ports was a “clear indicator” of that. (“Blue Economy a catalyst in India’s progress: Gadkari”) Gadkari’s remarks came as he reviewed in Goa the performance of …

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Karambir Singh takes charge of Eastern Naval Command

Karambir Singh takes charge of Eastern Naval Command

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh took over as the Eastern Naval Command chief on Tuesday, succeeding Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht. (“Karambir Singh takes charge of Eastern Naval Command”) Vice Admiral Singh took charge at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base here, inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of …

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Manish upsets Shiva Thapa at boxing nationals

Manish upsets Shiva Thapa at boxing nationals

Shiva Thapas golden run at the second Elite Mens National Boxing Championship came to an abrupt end as he suffered a shock defeat against SSCBs Manish Kaushik here on Monday. Apart from him, the other favourites, Manoj Kumar (69kg) and Mandeep Jangra (75kg), didn’t face any such mishaps, as they …

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Top stars shine at boxing nationals

Top stars shine at boxing nationals

Indias top boxers Shiva Thapa, Mandeep Jangra and Manoj Kumar lived up to their billing and breezed into the finals of their respective weight categories at the 2nd Elite Mens National Boxing Championship at the Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium here on Sunday. (“Top stars shine at boxing nationals”) Assam’s Shiva …

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Manoj, Shiva in national boxing championship quarters

Manoj, Shiva in national boxing championship quarters

Indias top boxers Manoj Kumar and Shiva Thapa registered comprehensive victories to cruise into the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories at the Elite Mens National Boxing Championship here on Friday. Shiva, the 2015 World Championship bronze medallist, lived up to his favourite tag in the lightweight category (60 kilogram) …

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Manoj, Mandeep shine at boxing nationals

Manoj, Mandeep shine at boxing nationals

Railways stars Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra had an easy day in the ring as they comfortably won their respective matches on Day 2 of the Elite Mens National Boxing Championship here on Thursday. (“Manoj, Mandeep shine at boxing nationals”) Manoj, the 2010 Commonwealth Gold medallist, was declared the winner …

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