www.thehansindia.com THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017 WARANGAL PAGES 20 `5.00 H Simultaneously published from Hyderabad | Warangal | Tirupati | Amaravati | Visakhapatnam | Khammam | Kurnool | Delhi H WINDOWS EMERGING NEW INDIA WILL BE POVERTY-FREE: EXPERT Communication key to become 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 Local 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 P7 3 12 LAXMAN FOR QUALITY COACHES TAP TECH TO SHINE: IVANKA Bats for better policy initiatives to encourage women entrepreneurs P MADHUSUDHAN REDDY 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 GES by participating in a ﬁreside chat Ronnie Screwvala on the second day of the mega conclave on Wednesday. The 20-year-old 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 contest. During the chat, she said that women had every reason to fol- 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 P8 low their dreams. “And one doesn’t need to be Miss World to make a difference in society,” she said. She also sought to clear the air on her next move, saying it is very interesting to be an actor, but currently joining the ﬁlm industry is not on top of her mind. "I have been asked a lot this question. To be honest, I am very excited for the year ahead because I will be travelling so much and after that, I do have to complete my education. So, that is something on my mind honestly," she said. Continued on P4 TEA PRICES ON THE BOIL 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". Continued on P4 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, education, 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 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 Continued on P4 ﬁnancially. Ivanka Trump during a visit to Golconda Fort on Wednesday GES-2017 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 late-night tweet as he retweeted State Department which said that Ivanka's comments on US efforts to fuel entrepreneurship. Odisha, AP vie for Dhimsa dance patent VKL GAYATRI 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 P4 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, perform Dhimsa dance praising the deity for the welfare of their domestic life traditionally for centuries. Later, several other tribal US Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump and Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao at a panel discussion during the GES in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Photo: Ravi Giragani THUMBS UP FOR KTR the moderator BUSINESS BUREAU Hyderabad: Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao received thumbs up for his performance as a moderator. KTR, as he is popularly known, acted as moderator for a plenary session on ‘We can do it! Innovations in workforce development and skills training’, kicking off the session on the second day of the Global Entrepreneurship Sum- mit (GES) here on Wednesday. The panel consisted of Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of US President Donald Trump and his advisor, Cherie Blair, the wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and chairperson of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO, ICICI Bank and Karen Quintos, Chief Customer Officer, Dell Continued on P4 EMC. Hold Polavaram project, Naveen Patnaik urges PM 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 settled in Continued on P4 the Hon'ble Apex Court," he wrote in the letter. Metro craze: People rushing in for a ride OUR BUREAU Hyderabad: The long wait for the citizens of Hyderabad of travelling in Metro ended as it opened its gates for public on Wednesday. Though the authorities have instructed the passengers not to take selﬁes and photographs in the train and at Metro stations, people failed to follow the rules and started clicking pictures. The excitement to take the ﬁrst ride and tell the whole world was quite evident when passengers started clicking pictures as soon as they arrived in the precincts of Metro stations. The short-comings of service was overwhelmed by the excitement of the ﬁrst day. Seating arrangements in the trains were confusing and the authorities have not made any special arrangements for the senior citizens and physically-challenged. Without proper assigning of seats, many senior citizens were forced to stand during the journey. As per the rules mentioned in the station, senior citizens, women and children should be allowed to board the train ﬁrst. But hardly anyone was following the rules. As soon as the train arrived they all are in a hurry to rush inside ignoring the women, children and senior citizens. Express- ing her disappointment, S Vijaya Kumari said, “I am very excited about the ﬁrst ride. But there are no seats for women like in the RTC buses or Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS).” Every Metro ride was packed to the brim. “Since it is the ﬁrst day, there is not enough space. Hope things will improve with more services in the coming days,” said M Santosh, another commuter. Satisﬁed over the price and speed of the train, a selﬁe-crazy Mohsin Raza Mirza said, “AC bus fare from Ameerpet to Nagole costs Rs 60. In the Metro rail it is Rs 45. Continued on P4
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