www.thehansindia.com THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017 KURNOOL PAGES 16 `5.00 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS ASHOK LEYLAND, WIPRO TO SET UP UNITS IN STATE Communication key to be an entrepreneur States must do their part in ease of doing business: Baru Hyderabad: FICCI secretary general and noted economist Sanjaya Baru believes that events like the Global Entrepreneurship Summit presently underway in Hyderabad would greatly enhance the possibility of more women coming into the realm of enterprise. This will happen as such events showcase icons who would remain a source of inspiration for others. Baru, who was media-advisor to former prime minister Manmohan Singh, says there is a perceptible change for the better in economic empowerment of women. S P7 One out of 10 pills in India fake: WHO New Delhi (IANS): An estimated one in 10 medical products circulating in lowand middle-income countries like India is either "substandard or falsified", says a new research report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). According to WHO, these medicines not only fail to treat or prevent diseases but can also cause serious illness or even death. "Substandard and falsified medicines particularly affect the most vulnerable communities," said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General. S P11 Miss World Manushi Chhillar interacts with the media at the GES in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Photo: Ravi Giragani Miss World adds glamour quotient BUSINESS BUREAU Hyderabad: Miss World Manushi Chhillar added glamour quotient to the eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) by participating in a fireside chat Ronnie Screwvala on the sec- ond day of the mega conclave on Wednesday. The 20-yearold Chhillar, a medical student from Haryana, won the Miss World 2017 crown at a grand event in China, bringing to an end the India's dry spell of 17 years at the top pageant Continued on P6 contest. TAP TECH TO SHINE: IVANKA Bats for better policy initiatives to encourage women entrepreneurs P MADHUSUDHAN REDDY Hyderabad: Batting for better policy initiatives to encourage women entrepreneurs and employees, Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of US President Donald Trump and his advisor, maintained that modern technology could be a great driver to promote women entrepreneurs, who were facing a variety of bottlenecks to stay aﬂoat in the competitive economy. Women should make use of modern technology applications that not only enable them to overcome barriers for venturing into business, but also explore tremendous opportunities available globally, observed Ivanka. She was speaking during a panel discussion titled ‘We can do it! Innovations in workforce development ad skills training’ on the second day of eighth edition of GES-2017 here on Wednesday. Ivanka spoke about increasing women’s participation in the workforce and enhancing access to skills training, educa- GES-2017 tion, and career counselling. Telangana IT and Industry Minister KT Rama Rao was the moderator for the panel discussion. Other panelists in the discussion included Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and founder of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, and Karen Quintos, Chief Customer Officer, Dell EMC, and Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank. Ivanka advised women entrepreneurs to embrace latest applications as technology can make NAVEEN PATNAIK URGES PM MODI Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to allow the construction of the Polavaram irrigation project until all pending issues were resolved. "If the multi-purpose project is allowed to be completed before the resolution of all pending issues, it will cause permanent injury to the interests of Odisha and its people," the Chief Minister said in a letter written to the Prime Minister on Tuesday. Patnaik has expressed his "deep concern" over the "sacrifice" of Odisha's interests in the project without addressing its "legitimate concerns" "... It is my earnest request not to allow the construction of the Polavaram project until all the pending issues are finally set- tled in the Hon'ble Apex Court," he wrote in the letter. "I am to express my deep concern in the manner in which the interests of Odisha are sacrificed in the matter of the Polavaram project without addressing our legitimate concerns. It is unfortunate that the construction of the project is going on at a rapid pace despite the pendency of the matter in Tea prices on the boil as output declines AP Health Minister Kamineni Srinivasa Rao meeting Union Health Minister JP Nadda to discuss Fatima Medical College students' issue at Nirman Bhavan in New Delhi on Wednesday AP ready to resolve Fatima College issue OUR BUREAU New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh government is all set to propose to the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Centre that it was not averse to resolving the Fatima Medical College admissions issue by allotting all the seats to the 2015-16 batch stu- dents whose admissions were declared null and void, in the next academic year while making the college forgo its fresh admissions. This was not the case earlier as the government was reluctant to make the management of the college forgo the future admissions. Continued on P6 Kolkata: After a stagnant phase lasting months, tea prices have started ﬁrming up and are likely to rise further on the back of declining production for a variety of reasons, experts say. As per Tea Board India data, production in North India in September declined by 42 million kg. Apart from Assam, tea production in the Dooars and Terai regions of West Bengal also went down by around nine million kg "owing to climatic adversities". "September tea production was down substantially in North India owing to climatic adversities. There were some marginal gains in October. However, there was a drop in production taking September, October and November collectively. Thus, the prices should be Rs 10-15 a kg higher," Indian Tea Association Chairman Azam Monem told IANS. In 2016, India produced 1,267.36 million kg of tea, with North India -- which includes Assam and West Bengal -- accounting for 1,054.51 million kg. Continued on P6 Odisha, AP vie for Dhimsa dance patent VKL GAYATRI Visakhapatnam: Dhimsa, the most popular and de facto official dance of Visakhapatnam, will be no more a tribal dance in Andhra Pradesh. According to available sources, some Odisha research scholars are doing a deep study to find out historical evidences to claim the dance belongs to their state. In fact, Porja women, a tribal community from Koraput area in Odisha, per- form Dhimsa dance praising the deity for the welfare of their domestic life tradi- job easier for them, while calling for closing the gender gap in workforce by providing women better access to capital and ensuring better representation in high-value industries. She has underlined the need for more progressive policies to address the stagnation, which set in a decade ago in closing the gender gap. She also noted that women dominate those sectors of the economy which are undervalued ﬁnancially. Highlighting the youngsters’ ability to catch up with latest Stall Polavaram project N Korea claims can hit any state in US Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said on Wednesday his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States. The ICBM launch snapped a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a new challenge to US President Donald Trump who has vowed such a capability "won't happen". S P12 5 16 LAXMAN FOR QUALITY COACHES tionally for centuries. Later, several other tribal women also practised the dance and performed it on various occasions in the Agency, particularly along the Andhra-Odisha border. The dance has become popular in the Visakhapatnam Agency also. In the past three decades, both the Centre and State governments on every occasion promoting the Dhimsa dance. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu also assured to give official status for Dhimsa in Agency areas. The Odisha people are now claiming that the Dhimsa dance belongs to their state as it originated in Koraput district. Continued on P6 the Hon'ble Supreme Court and also despite my previous letters," he said. Though, the Polavaram project has been declared as a national project in the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, it does not qualify to be considered as a national project as it does not satisfy the national standards or norms for it, PatContinued on P6 naik said. technology applications, Ivanka said that she gets inspired from her six-year-old daughter “because she makes me realise how many ingrained biases even I have that I don’t realise that I am accidentally putting on my children. We have to do a better job of recognising that all women, whether they are working inside the home or whether they are working in professional capacity. I think we have to celebrate their decision.” Ivanka has stressed the need to bridge the gender gap in ﬁelds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Cherie Blair made her observations on Indian women in the industry. She said: “The number of women employees is still very low in India. Without women's participation, there wouldn’t be economy development in countries like India. Women power is very vital for Indian economy. Micro loans should be made available to every rural women”. Continued on P6 Great work; Trump lauds Ivanka Washington: US President Donald Trump has applauded his daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump's "great work" in promoting women entrepreneurs during her visit to India. This is not the first time Ivanka is visiting India. But yes, this is her first visit to India as a senior presidential advisor. "Great work Ivanka," Trump said in a latenight tweet as he retweeted State Department which said that Ivanka's comments on US efforts to fuel entrepreneurship.
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