Development of nation associated with concepts such as education

MANGALURU: Future development of any nation is associated with concepts such as education, globalisation and economic competencies from which whole set of national development index is determined. Today’s graduates are tomorrow’s backbone of nation. They are the templates of future national development with planned progress, noted Tsuyomo Ikenoue, president, University of Miyazaki, Japan here on Saturday. Delivering the 8th annual convocation of Nitte (deemed to be university) at Kshema campus, Deralakatte, Ikenoue said global education has many components like demographic systems, knowledge exchange and appearance of new information and communication, diffusion of personal ability with cognitive…

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Explained: Most favoured Nation status

What is Most Favoured Nation status? According to the MFN principle of the WTO’s General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) — to which India is a signatory/contracting party — each of the WTO member countries should “treat all the other members equally as ‘most-favoured’ trading partners.” The WTO says, “Grant someone a special favour (such as a lower customs duty rate) and you have to do the same for all other WTO members.” Hence, though MFN sounds like special treatment, in effect it means non-discrimination. Have Pakistan and India…

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G20 summit: PM Narendra Modi blasts Pakistan, says one nation in South Asia spreading agents of terror

Hangzhou: In an apparent reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said, one single nation in South Asia is spreading agents of terror in the region. Speaking at the G20 Summit in China, PM Modi urged the international community to act in unity and take action against terrorism. He further called them to isolate and sanction supporters of terrorism. “We expect the international community to speak and act in unity, and to respond with urgency to fight this menace,” PM Modi said. “Those who sponsor and support terrorism…

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