President 3-Nation Visit: Arrived In Cuba On Final Leg
President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Cuba on the final leg of his three-nation tour to Greece, Suriname and Cuba. He is accompanied by a delegation including Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai. Mr Kovind was received in Santiago by Vice President of Cuba, Ms Beatriz Johnson.
The President was escorted first to the Santa Ifigenia Cemetery where he witnessed Change of Guards ceremony. He then paid respects to Jose Marti Memorial. Jose Marti was Cuba’s legendary poet who led the 1895 Cuban revolution.
Australian Golfer Peter Thomson Passes Away
Peter Thomson who was An Australian golfing legend has passed away aged 88 following a battle with Parkinson’s disease.He won five British Open titles in the 1950s and 1960s and is the only player since the turn of the 20th century to win golf’s oldest major championship three times in a row.
PM Modi To Inaugurate 3rd AIIB Meeting In Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in Mumbai. In the past, AIIB annual meetings have been held in Beijing, China, in 2016 and in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017.
The theme for this year’s meeting is “Mobilising Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration” that will see leaders from varied organizations and levels of government to share ideas and experiences for creating a sustainable future through sound infrastructure investment.
CEMS Sets Up First-Of-Its-Kind Labs In Mumbai And Vizag
For maritime and shipbuilding sector the Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding (CEMS), a well-funded start-up in skill development , has announced setting up of 24 labs -6 in Mumbai and 18 in Vizag campus. The announcement was made in the first seminar on Competencies, Employability, Methodology and Skills organized by CEMS in Mumbai.
CEMS has established one of the first of its kind of infrastructure in Asia Pacific region with 24 labs. CEMS aims to build competency in the field of maritime & shipbuilding sector through skill development in the latest manufacturing technologies for shipbuilding/ repair and ancillary sectors.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Political Commentator Charles Krauthammer Passes Away
United States political commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer passed away at the age of 68. The columnist died of cancer of the small intestine.
Krauthammer’s column has been published in The Washington Post since 1984, and he regularly appeared as political analyst on Fox News.