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News Notes June 22, 201322062013
Turkey arrests 23 more over anti-government protests
Turkish authorities arrested 23 more people on Saturday over their alleged role in this month’s anti-govt protests, accusing them of acting on behalf of a far-left “terrorist” group, a news report said.
A court in the capital accused them of helping to organise the protests and engaging in violence in the name of the Communist Marxist-Leninist Party (MLKP), CNN-Turk said on its website. Another three were released but placed under judicial supervision, the report said. Interior Minister Muammer Guler said the operation had been planned for about a year against the “terrorist” (MLKP), but that the suspects were also implicated in the protests, the most violent since Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist-rooted government came to power in 2002. Prosecutors could not immediately confirm the arrests, which follow a sweep last Tuesday against far-left groups in Ankara and Istanbul and bring to at…

China and Taiwan have signed an agreement to open up their service sectors, further deepening their economic ties.Both signed the pact on Friday at a meeting of representatives for cross-strait talks in Shanghai.The agreement  ease China open up eighty  service sectors to Taiwan, so will  Taiwan to open sixty four sectors to the mainland. The covenant make it easier for Taiwanese firms to start online shopping businesses and offer health care services on the mainland.


This will make  easier for companies in China to open banks and brokerage houses in Taiwan. Three years ago, China and Taiwan signed an economic cooperation agreement. But that helped the 2 sides to open only limited parts of their service industries. Taiwan is hoping to turn the latest pact into a stepping stone for promoting free trade agreements with other countries, and for participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, or TPP.China appears to be hoping t…
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 Fragile Dolomite hills of Uttarakhand which needs extra care for its upkeep is in state of worst devastation it has taken official  toll  surge to 207, over 50,000 still stranded in state of desperate help. In bid of rescuers found 40 bodies floating in the Ganges river near Haridwar on Friday taking the death toll to 207 in the massive flooding in state of fragile dolomite like laden hills of hill state of North India  Uttarakhand. As rescue intensified efforts to evacuate 50,000 people still stranded in different inaccessible parts of the hill state. The hill state with fragile terrain at terrible tectonic belt makes the state  most  delicate of various hill states of India. With best of ecological placed state in dilapidated  conditions its massive lush meadows and nature gift of herbs the state is under severe attack of natural catastrophe in regular interval and experts needs to look this dolomite hills with rich vegetation,valued herbs…
CHINA, 20 June 2013 - AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline for 5 consecutive years, was named  the ‘Best Innovations Paradigm’ award winner at the China Finance Summit & China Dream Brand Tribute Night 2013, held in Beijing China recently. The award ceremony was attended by China’s Government leaders, international organizations and NGOs, foreign investment institutions, industry experts, representatives from global corporations and mainstream media from China.
AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes said, “It is a proud moment for us to win an award in China, one of the biggest and most significant markets for AirAsia. Thank you to everyone that believed in the LCC model and of course our guests, for their support and confidence in us". "I would also like to congratulate Kathleen Tan for winning ‘The most influential people’ award.  Our rapid expansion is largely due to her marketing skills and immaculate leadership, and we…
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SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL CONSULTATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATIONJUNE 21, 2013 BY  South Asia Regional Consultation on Climate Change Adaptation (SACCA)
New Delhi, 24-27 June 2013 WHAT: Launch of the South Asia Regional Consultation on Climate Change Adaptation (SACCA) entitled “Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) – Managing Risk for Resilience”, organized by the, UNICEF and the United Nations Disaster Management Team in India, in partnership with SAARC Disaster Management Center, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Home Affairs and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of India. The Consultation highlights the urgency for targeted action on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) seeking to raise awareness and reach a common consensus on key priorities for action amongst stakeholders.  Media are invited to the inaugural session, which will be followed by a press interaction.  Who:
- Shashidhar Reddy, Vice Chairman,National Disaster Management Authority - M…
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Uttarakhand: 34,000 Tourist & Pilgrims Evacuated still 30 Thousand stranded Uttarakhand, over 34 thousand pilgrims and tourists have been evacuated till now from different parts of flood affected areas mostly from Rudraprayag, Tehri, Uttarkashi and Pithoragarh districts.Army, ITBP and National Disaster Response Force, NDRF have launched one of the biggest human rescue operations.The Army has mobilized 2,500 additional troops for rescue and relief operations.Still there are more than thirty thousand people still stranded and hill state of Uttarakhand separated from UP has population of 10 Million population with best of ecological environments but the infrastructures and development of the state is in disorderly fashion . Hill state mostly fed on pilgrims and tourists but state authorities  is unable to provide best of amenities to the pilgrims, tourist, lack of the skill workers,health services education professional which are essentially needed to inject innovation, motivation to…