Neelanjan Banerjee is New Managing Director for LANXESS in India - Fincare crosses Rs 1,000 Crore Deposits in the First Year ~ Announces entry into Mumbai and Partnership with Oxigen - Godrej India Culture Lab launches 2nd season of Leadership Programme - Godrej Process Equipment acquires Yuba and Ecolaire brands from SPX Heat Transfer, USA, (Enhances capabilities to serve the Power sector) - HDFC Asset Management Company Limited announces Initial Public Offer (IPO) to open on July 25, 2018 and to close on July 27, 2018, with Price Band : Rs. 1,095 to Rs. 1,100 per Equity Share - UNVEILING OF “BE EKE BE” MUSIC - Srei Equipment Finance's rating upgraded to AA - TCNS Clothing Co. Limited IPO to open on July 18, 2018 and close on July 20, 2018 with Price Band of Rs. 714 to Rs. 716 per Equity Share - Three companies file DRHPs to raise fund close Rs 2300 Crore - Indian School of Image Management (ISIM) aims to bridge the skill gap in India by creating a rich pool of International Image Professionals - On the path to recovery ~ Will the Government be able to nab absconded fraudsters - CMAI’S 67th NATIONAL GARMENT FAIR FROM JULY 16th to 19th JULY 2018 – INDIA’S LARGEST EVER APPAREL TRADE SHOW TO BE HOSTED IN MUMBAI - Symposia 2018 Focuses on Increasing Energy Efficiency in Data Centres - FAD & VOGUE TALENTS (ITALY) UNVEIL SCOUTING FOR INDIA - Meet and Greet Kailash Chand Kumawat , The Artist - *'परफ्युम'चं टीजर पोस्टर सोशल मीडियाद्वारे लाँच* ~ *सप्टेंबरमध्ये चित्रपट येणार प्रेक्षकांच्या भेटीला* - ‘फांदी’ चित्रपटाचा शानदार संगीत प्रकाशन सोहळा ~ २० जुलैला चित्रपट प्रेक्षकांच्या भेटीला - Panvel gets the first integrated township in NAINA - ‘Bandhan Jewels’ to revolutionize jewellery retail in the country - analyticaAnacon India and India Lab Expo 2018: Focusing on a forward-looking growth industry - drink technology India Tailored program for India’s beverage industry - LANXESS increases production for prepolymers in Brazil - LANXESS Completes Ten Years Of Support To Educational Initiatives Worldwide - 4th edition of the Security and Fire Expo – South India set to be hosted in Hyderabad - Prime Indian and global brands to congregate at Hyderabad for OSH South India 2018 - Hon’ble Finance Minister Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates India Infrastructure Expo 2018 at the NCPA, Mumbai - India is the largest borrower from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs - INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY CELEBRATIONS HOSTED AT RYAN SCHOOLS - *मिलिंद शिंदे दिग्दर्शित अॅथलेटिक्सवर आधारित चित्रपट *२० जुलैपासून 'रे राया... कर धावा'!* - The ‘India Pharma Week’ moves to Delhi-NCR in 2018 - Varroc Engineering Limited Initial Public Offer to open on June 26, 2018 and to close on June 28, 2018, Price Band : Rs. 965 to Rs. 967 per Equity Share - QNet expands its Rs 100 Cr luxury watch portfolio with the launch of Two Limited Edition Chairos Watches - Malik Meerut Based Dentist Turned Successful Businessman Owes Success to QNet - An alternate ATM network to address cash crisis - Fine Organic Industries Ltd. Initial public offering (IPO) of equity shares of face value Rs. 5 each (the “Equity Shares”) to open on June 20, 2018* and to close on June 22, 2018, Price Band: Rs. 780 to Rs. 783 per Equity Share - RITES Limited IPO opens on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 and closes on Friday, June 22, 2018 with price band of Rs. 180 – Rs. 185 per equity share - MINISTRY OF FINANCE, RIS AND FICCI THEMATIC SEMINAR ON PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION AND INNOVATION IN RESOURCE MOBILIZATION CONCLUDES - Narayana Health - SRCC Children's Hospital launches city's first Blood Bank exclusively for children on the eve of World Blood Donor Day - LANXESS raises its guidance for fiscal year 2018 after strong first quarter - ZIM Laboratories Limited to List on BSE Main Board on June 8, 2018 - Blue Star expands its range of stylish and differentiated residential water purifiers with a unique ‘Immuno Boost Technology’; to target 3500 retail outlets in FY19 - German manufacturer Liebherr says Hallo India with mass premium range of refrigerators, extensive range of 19 different models with prices starting from Rs. 23,500 onwards - Shankara debuts with its 100% natural luxury Ayurveda beauty range in India - Bisleri Launches a Plastic Recycling initiative “Bottles for Change” - Karur Vysya Bank partners with Aditya Birla Health Insurance - Royal Stag Barrel Select Large Short Films presents Kapil Verma’s short film ‘Nitishastra’ - Childrens & Old Age People enjoys refreshing fruit drinks this summer - India’s largest Data Science Event - Data Science Congress 2018 successfully concludes on a high note - Data Science Congress 2018 graced by Shri Vijay Goel and Mr. Praveen Chakravarty - Emmbi Industries records 23% jump in Profit margin of FY18 - 6th edition of Concrete Show India gets underway today - JM Financial Credit Solutions Limited NCD Issue to open on May 28, 2018 - Prabhat Dairy Announces Entry into Dairy Beverage Segment - Samsung Launches Exciting New Galaxy J&A Smartphones With Infinity Display And Chat Over Video - Toyota Kirloskar Motor begins delivery of Yaris across India - Balaji Amines Ltd declare 130% dividend and PAT increased by 37.38% - Small Steel Manufacturers have a bigger role in India’s vision of producing 300mn tonnes by 2030: Chaudhari Birendra Singh - Abbott’s New PediaSure® Cookies & Cream ensures Summer Break is a good #timetogrow for Children - OnePlus 6 The Fastest and Most Sophisticated Handset – The Speed You Need comes to India - Honda Cars India launches All-New 2nd Generation Honda Amaze - DHFL NCD Issue opens on May 22, 2018 - Construction & Infrastructure Industry awaits 6th edition of Concrete Show India - SHELL LUBRICANTS UNVEILS THE ‘POWER OF PARTNERSHIPS’ CAMPAIGN TO CELEBRATE INDUSTRY COLLABORATION AND PARTNERSHIPS - Confidence Group Launches ‘GoGas Elite’ : Makes Composite LPG Cylinders Available in India - Kalpataru Wins CREDAI-MCHI Golden Pillar Award for its CSR Initiatives - Ace Cricketer Kieron Pollard inaugurates new Cricket Wing at New Ahmedabad Sports - KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY STRENGTHENS ITS SERVICE IN INDIA - Compuage Infocom Ltd. - declares dividend of 20% for FY18,Net Profit up by 16.4% in FY18 - NCP President Sharad Pawar to inaugurate Tawde “Atithi Bhavan” - Indulge in Aamlicious treats at The Beatle Hotel, Powai - Megh Mandal Sansthan to Felicitate Indian Painters with Raja Ravi Varma Chitrakar Samman Samaroh on 8th May at Iskcon Auditorium at 8 PM - SAT holds Nirmal Kotecha guilty, spares family - IndoStar Capital Finance Initial Public Offering (IPO) Opens on May 9, 2018, The Price Band to the Offer is Rs. 570 to Rs. 572 per Equity Share - Irfan Pathan Launches Mashroo’s Exclusive Ramadan Collection Thobes - Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE) 2018 Concludes With a Dazzle in Chennai - DHFL Q4 Net Profit up by 26% at INR 312.4 Crore - Constantia Flexibles to double sales in India in five years - Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation associates with ND Studios to promote talent street during the “Maha Filmotsav” - Bandhan Bank Q4 net profit up 20.3% at ₹387.9 crore, Net profit for FY 17-18 jumps 21% at ₹1345.6 crore - All About Talent (AAT) to organize Page 3 International Awards in Dubai on April 28 Bollywood Diva Karishma Kapoor to mark special presence - OJAS Eye Hospital brings Lumenis M22 Optimal Pulse Technology (OPT) Super Speciality Eye Care - CBME India 2018 launches its 6th edition amidst a positive wave in the children, baby and maternity products industry - Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance introduces “Grief support program” - Saltigoto focus more on business opportunities in India - analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo debuts in Mumbai - Doubling Farm Income in Castor, SEA Shows The Way : The Model Castor Farms Project gets farmers excited across India - Success is Guaranteed with Team Work” says Kiran More while inaugurating ‘AVA Premier League - Children, Baby Maternity Expo 2018 - The 6th edition of a uniquely positioned Business Expo - MTDC promotes Global Vipassana Pagoda in Gorai as a Spiritual, wellness and Tourist destination - Maharashtra to promote itself as Medical and Wellness Tourism Destination at Arabian Travel Market 2018 - Dr. Dhananjay Datar aka Masala King inaugurated ‘Khasa 2018’, a three day exhibition-sale in Pune - ‘सिल्व्हर व्हॉईसेस्’ स्वर्णयुगातील स्वरानुभूती! - EOW action is strangling a listed entity : 63 moons - Mumbai to host analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo in April 2018 - UBM India announces the maiden edition of The Chennai Jewellery and Gem Fair - NASSCOM CoE (IoT) to co-organize “THE AEONIAN 2018” - The All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) sets the 2025 Growth Vision for India’s gems & jewellery sector at Manthan Gems & Jewellery Conclave 2018 - Malabar Gold & Diamonds signs up Miss World Manushi Chhillar as Brand Ambassador - Kokuyo Camlin & Yash Raj Films felicitate winners at KidZania - AAPI and USAID join hands for a TB-Free India - Over 150 Exhibitors to Showcase at the third edition of RenewX in Hyderabad - LANXESS improves the performance of its plastic metal hybrid technology - LANXESS posts record earnings for 2017 and a good start to the new fiscal year - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited listing ceremony held today, at BSE in Mumbai - Ryan Global School Celebrates it's Annual Day with “The Quest for Happiness” ~ A theme to convey “Happiness lies within each one of us” - Sachin Tendulkar helps build a stronger future for India - Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation Presents "Indian Premier Squash League, 2018" - Technology solution for rising allergic diseases - CBI COURT DISCHARGES MR. VIRENDRA D. MHAISKAR, CMD, IRB INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPERS LTD AND OTHER COMPANY OFFICIALS FROM ALL CHARGES FRAMED BY CBI - Almond Board of California Addresses Working Mother’s Dilemma in Ensuring Family Health - Brigade Group Unveils the Brigade Financial Centre at GIFT City - Listing ceremony of Bandhan Bank Limited held today in Mumbai at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) - The All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) announces Manthan Gems & Jewellery Conclave 2018 on April 5- 6, 2018 Setting the 2025 Growth Vision for India’s gems & jewellery sector - Shriram General Insurance issues more than 40,000 policies a month via mobile app, M- Nova - Iconic Biker Debassish Ghosh becomes the first Indian to complete a bike ride originating and culminating in India, that covers 35 countries, 5 continents in 270 days - Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE) 2018 gets underway in Chennai - Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE) 2018 gets underway in Chennai - LANXESS India showcases its latest innovations for paint and coating industry - Bosch Power Tools launches it’s first-ever ‘Service on Wheels’ initiative in India - Thomas Cook India capitalizes on the strong growth potential of India’s new age mono-destination group traveller - Triumph Motorcycles India launches the All-New TIGER 800 XCX and XR line-up - Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis to grace the first ever ‘TATA Horn –Not – Ok - Please’ T20 Cup - S.S. Infrastructure Development Consultants Limited to launch IPO on EMERGE Platform of National Stock Exchange of India Limited on 28 March, 2018 Price band of Rs. 37/- to Rs. 40/- per Equity Share of Face value of Rs. 10/- each - New India Assurance launches Global Mediclaim Policy - MSCDA Collaborates with Medipta Solutions as a Technology Partner in Maharashtra - वास्तववादी व्यक्तींच्या कर्तृत्वाची जाणीव करुन देणारा पुरस्कार- किरण नगरकर : "दत्ता पाटील व अविनाश गोडबोले ‘चैत्र चाहूल’ पुरस्काराने सन्मानित" - Lemon Tree Hotels Limited: Initial Public Offer/ Bid/ Offer Period to open on March 26, 2018* and to close on March 28, 2018 With Price Band: Rs. 54 to Rs.56 per equity share each of face value Rs.10 - “50 Beautiful Houses in India – Volume IV” Introducing A New Genre Of Indian Contemporary Design - 1st Mumbai Edition of Women of India Organic Festival at World Trade Centre, Initiative by Union Ministry of Women & Child Development since 2015 - ICICI Securities Limited: Initial Public Offer to open on March 22, 2018 and to close on March 26, 2018 with Price Band : Rs. 519 to Rs. 520 per Equity Share - Tissot, the renowned Swiss watch brand launched its new Boutique at Palladium Mall with Brand Ambassador Virat Kohli - Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited’s (MIDHANI) IPO to open on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with a price band of Rs. 87 to Rs. 90 per Equity Share - Ashwin Sheth Group and Sussanne Khan set new milestone in luxury housing with a momentous partnership - Blue Star launches 40 new models of highly energy-efficient inverter split air conditioners, designed to deliver extraordinary benefits - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited: Initial Public Offering Bidding to open on March 16, 2018 and to close on March 20, 2018 with Price Band : Rs. 1,215 to Rs. 1,240 per Equity Share - Dhruv Consultancy Services Ltd announced initial public offer on BSE SME platform Fixed Price Issue Price Rs. 54/- per share with Face Value of Rs. 10/- per share - Rahul Tekwani : Most Promising PR Person of the Year - NaMo Bandra Blasters Vs. Shivaji Park Lions, Iyer, Khan lead Blasters to victory over Lions - Indian businesses must reap the benefits of Estonia’s ICT sector and e-governance services - Over 450 brands to showcase at the 14th edition of Gem & Jewellery India International Exhibition (GJIIE) in Chennai - A “T20 Mumbai" for & only for Mumbaikars! The launch of Team Sobo Supersonics in T20 Mumbai By Cricketer and Chief Mentor of the team Zaheer Khan, cricketer icon player of the team Abhishek Nayar, cricketer and head coach of the team Amit Dani - Grand Opening Ceremony for the T20 Mumbai League held at the Taj Lands End, Mumbai - Hinduja Healthcare Surgical celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 for embracing good health, an initiative supported by doctors and Bollywood celebrities, aimed at encouraging women to embrace good health - BANDHAN BANK LIMITED: Initial Public Offer of equity shares of face value Rs. 10 each (the “Equity Shares”) to open on March 15, 2018 and to close on March 19, 2018 with Price Band : Rs. 370 to Rs. 375 per Equity Share - Sarveshwar Foods SME IPO to open on March 5, Price Band fixed at Rs 83-85 - One platform for all electric solutions globally- ELECRAMA 2018 - Sarveshwar Foods Ltd. IPO to be announced today - Bollywood Heartthrob Sridevi Passes Away at 54 - Reality show "No.1 Dramebaaz Season 3”, telecast starts on 11th March, 2018 on Channel E24 - Godrej Appliances sets new benchmark by launching India’s most power saving AC with 6.15 ISEER - Entrepreneurial couple celebrates daughter's birthday in a unique way. Starts self funded NGO – “NEW INDIA”; Commits Rs 200 crores for the underprivileged - Universal Robots Showcases ‘Cobots’ at AeroDef India 2018 - OIL & GAS WORLD EXPO 2018 At Business Centre, CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Vashi, Navi Mumbai February 21-23, 2018 - India's atomic energy program needs boost and subsidy on the lines of solar energy - UBM India and Bologna Fiere will launch COSMOPROF INDIA PREVIEW:The new event for the international beauty community - BAJAJ ALLIANZ LIFE LAUNCHES ONE-OF-ITS KIND ULIP WITH RETURN OF MORTALITY CHARGES - MACE BRAND ANNOUNCES IT’S INDO-AMERICAN JOINT VENTURE - Tiger Balm Neck & Shoulder Rub Ayurvedic Massage-On-The-Go for Tech-Savvy Consumers launched in India - THANE HOSPITAL INTRODUCES ADVANCED ROBOTIC BLADE-FREE LASER CATARACT PROCEDURE, FIRST ONE IN WESTERN INDIA - LANXESS participates in Water Today 2018 – February 8 - 10, 2018 in Chennai - LANXESS “High-quality products for leather manufacturing” - SOME TV STARS THAT MAKE IT BIG ON SEARCH ENGINES - 35% organizations still rely on archaic platforms for risk management – ICICI Lombard Research - Galaxy Surfactants Limited: Initial Public Offer opens on Monday, January 29, 2018 and closes on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 with a Price Band of ₹ 1,470 to ₹ 1,480 per Equity Share - Asia-Pacific’s largest travel trade show, OTM begins in Mumbai - AkzoNobel announces Heart Wood as 2018 Colour of the Year - LEXUS FLAGSHIP LS500h ARRIVES IN INDIA - ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 to feature dazzling Heritage Evenings to celebrate the city’s iconic monuments in partnership with Rajasthan Tourism - "अनन्या" चा २५ वा रौप्य महोत्सवी प्रयोग - LANXESS increases prices for Macrolex and Ceres solvent dyes - CHENNAI BRINGS BACK AIRASIA INDIA WITH ITS CHARM - ACCIDENT OF HONDA CITY CAR ON NAVI MUMBAI PALM BEACH ROAD SIGHTED TODAY - Mumbaikars experience the ‘Future of Lifestyle’ with ‘L’Affaire’ - Asian Marathon Champion Gopi T & Asian plus Commonwealth Gold Medallist Sudha Singh to headline the 15th edition of TATA Mumbai Marathon TMM-2018 - Automobili Lamborghini launches its third model the Lamborghini Urus priced at INR 3 crores (Ex-showroom) - Journalists honoured with Mantralaya Vidhi Mandal Vartahar Sangh awards - AMBER ENTERPRISES INDIA LIMITED Initial Public Offer opens on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 and closes on Friday, January 19, 2018 with Price Band of Rs. 855 to Rs. 859 per Equity Share - Discovery JEET set to strike the GEC market in India - HUL LAUNCHES A NEW CAMPAIGN ON SWACHH AADAT SWACHH BHARAT TO CREATE A NATION OF A ‘PLAYING BILLION’ - 35 World Record holder, Pole vault legend - SERGEY BUBKA is International Event Ambassador of Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 - Solomon Deksisa heads men’s field, defending women’s Champion Kitur returns to the Tata Mumbai Marathon - Blueair and Global Hospitals come together to raise awareness on the ill effects of air pollution - Newgen Software Technologies Limited’s IPO opens on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, and closes on Thursday, January 18, 2018, with Price Band of Rs. 240 to Rs. 245 per Equity Share of Face Value of Rs. 10/- each - Kerala shifts into high gear with a brand new tourism policy and an assorted fare of tourism products,organises a Partnership Meet in Mumbai - Skillsoft Named to CIO Bulletin’s 50 Best Workplaces to Watch - Wockhardt Hospital conducts Infection Prevention and Control Conclave (IPCC) to address Patient safety - NPCI appoints Mr. Dilip Asbe as MD & CEO - L&T Technology Services launches Digital Industrial Transformation Go-To-Market Powered by Microsoft Azure - Government of Maharashtra announces the first ever Mumbai Shopping Festival 2018 - KESHAV B. KOLI, CMD-SMSSL LAUNCHES INDIA'S FIRST EVER "SURIMI BENEFICATION PROJECT" UNDER ITS BRAND IDENTITY NAKHWA - Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital inaugurates first MUHS recognized Fellowship Program on Obesity - Maharashtra gears up to host its first global investment summit Magnetic Maharashtra : Convergence 2018 - 6th Edition of Global Kokan Festival to host ‘Make in Kokan’, ‘Advantage Kokan’, ‘Blue Revolution’ and ‘Tourism Conference’ - Neha Banerjee who secured 6th position at Mrs. Universe World Event 2017 attended Lokmat, Made in India Swadeshi Runway 2017 - Apollo Micro Systems IPO to Open on January 10 and Close on January 12, With price band at Rs 270-275 a share - Huhtamaki PPL bags 8 IFCA Star Awards - Film Director Anil Sharma launches Ishita Chauhan his new heroine for upcoming movie "Genius" - “SIKANDERNAMA, Qissa-I- Sikander of Akber” Book Launched By Madhusoodan Naavalan - Saurav Beverages conferred with International Icon Award - The saga and aftermath of Maharashtra Bandh by the Dalit Community - Siddha Group - Year-end and Outlook 2018 - Real estate sector review - Kia Motors India appoints Kookhyun Shim as new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - TUV Rheinland to test for compliance of imported toys in India - Bank of Baroda organizes Mega credit camp for SHGs under Financial Inclusion - Rajat Kakar appointed as the Managing Director of Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) India - MMP Industries Ltd Mega NSE SME IPO anticipated to Open Early 2018 - Bright Perfect Miss India and Bright Perfect Achievers Award 2017 held at Peninsula Grand Hotel - Tata Sky ties up with Ola Sunburn Festival 2017 to bring the biggest EDM extravaganza to small screens - Ministry of Tourism Closed 2017 with Sales Mission and Consumer Selling Wonderful Indonesia in India - Huawei Honor View 10 aka Honor V10 review with specifications Update - Model - Actress Heena Panchal Christmas bold photo-shoot turns Hot & Sexy Santa - India’s first zip line comes to Greater NOIDA, Grand Venice Mall unveils ‘Mastiii Zone’- India’s largest indoor entertainment zone - RIL rededicates itself to the Nation at its Largest Ever Gathering - Shander wins 10K INTENCITY Mumbai Run, Shander is followed by Shailesh and Pravin; Shital tops women’s field - Actress Ekta Jain and Shree Rajput shoots in red dress for Christmas - BANK OF INDIA BAGS PRESTIGIOUS ABCI ‘MAGAZINE OF THE YEAR 2017’ AWARD FOR ITS HOUSE JOURNAL ‘TAARANGAN’ AT MUMBAI - Grand launch of ‘Yeda Republic’ in Mumbai! - Bollywood star Ranveer Singh partners with the Premier League in India - LUNG CARE FOUNDATION& PETRONET LNGAWARDED WITH GUINNESS WORLD RECORDTM OF CREATING THE ‘LARGEST HUMAN IMAGE OF AN ORGAN (LUNG)’ - VVIP ENTERTAINMENT BRINGS LONDON’S EXCLUSIVE NIGHT CLUB CIRQUE LE SOIR TO DELHI - Olympic & World Champion Helen Maroulis & MarwaAmri battled it out on Beach Wrestling ahead of PWL 3 Hosted by- Razzberry Rhinoceros, Juhu Hotel, in Mumbai - HONOR 7X AVAILABLE FOR FLASH SALE EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON - Teaser Launched of Sanjay Raut's celluloid chronicle on Balasaheb Thackeray’s life - MTV creates the perfect pitch in sports arena; acquires broadcast rights for Box Cricket League ~200 celebrities, 10 teams, 10 overs, 23 episodes and 46 hours of inexhaustible fun~ - World Orange Festival, India’s 1st orange festival receives an overwhelming response in Nagpur - U.S Cranberries and Chef Vicky Ratnani partner to give festive season recipes a healthy twist - TLC highlights women’s issues with a brave, new format in THE POETIST - CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS AT INORBIT MALL - SMALLER FIRMS TURN TO SUSTAINABILITY FOR GROWTH AND INVESTMENT - New Year celebrations come early with Zee Cine Awards 2018! 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Remarks by President Trump on the Administration’s National Security Strategy

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Screenshot_20171220_100526December 19, 2017,TUESDAY (GPN) :

National Security & Defense

Washington, D.C.: December 18, 2017

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

2:03 P.M. EST

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Please.  I want to thank Vice President Pence, along with the many members of my Cabinet here with us today.

I also want to thank all of the dedicated professionals — military, civilian, and law enforcement — who devote their lives to serving our nation.  In particular, I want to recognize General Dunford and the members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  (Applause.)

In addition, we are honored to be joined by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Homeland Security Chairman Mike McCaul, and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn.  Thank you very much.  Thank you for being here.  Thank you.  Thank you.  (Applause.)

Let me begin by expressing our deepest sympathies and most heartfelt prayers for the victims of the train derailment in Washington State.  We are closely monitoring the situation and coordinating with local authorities.  It is all the more reason why we must start immediately fixing the infrastructure of the United States.

We’re here today to discuss matters of vital importance to us all:  America’s security, prosperity, and standing in the world.  I want to talk about where we’ve been, where we are now, and, finally, our strategy for where we are going in the years ahead.

Over the past 11 months, I have traveled tens of thousands of miles to visit 13 countries.  I have met with more than 100 world leaders.  I have carried America’s message to a grand hall in Saudi Arabia, a great square in Warsaw, to the General Assembly of the United Nations, and to the seat of democracy on the Korean Peninsula.  Everywhere I traveled, it was my highest privilege and greatest honor to represent the American people.

Throughout our history, the American people have always been the true source of American greatness.  Our people have promoted our culture and promoted our values.  Americans have fought and sacrificed on the battlefields all over the world.  We have liberated captive nations, transformed former enemies into the best of friends, and lifted entire regions of the planet from poverty to prosperity.

Because of our people, America has been among the greatest forces for peace and justice in the history of the world.  The American people are generous.  You are determined, you are brave, you are strong, and you are wise.

When the American people speak, all of us should listen.  And just over one year ago, you spoke loud and you spoke clear.  On November 8, 2016, you voted to make America great again.  (Applause.)  You embraced new leadership and very new strategies, and also a glorious new hope.  That is why we are here today.

But to seize the opportunities of the future, we must first understand the failures of the past.  For many years, our citizens watched as Washington politicians presided over one disappointment after another.  To many of our leaders — so many who forgot whose voices they were to respect and whose interests they were supposed to defend — our leaders in Washington negotiated disastrous trade deals that brought massive profits to many foreign nations, but sent thousands of American factories, and millions of American jobs, to those other countries.

Our leaders engaged in nation-building abroad, while they failed to build up and replenish our nation at home.  They undercut and shortchanged our men and women in uniform with inadequate resources, unstable funding, and unclear missions.  They failed to insist that our often very wealthy allies pay their fair share for defense, putting a massive and unfair burden on the U.S. taxpayer and our great U.S. military.

They neglected a nuclear menace in North Korea; made a disastrous, weak, and incomprehensibly bad deal with Iran; and allowed terrorists such as ISIS to gain control of vast parts of territory all across the Middle East.

They put American energy under lock and key.  They imposed punishing regulations and crippling taxes.  They surrendered our sovereignty to foreign bureaucrats in faraway and distant capitals.

And over the profound objections of the American people, our politicians left our borders wide open.  Millions of immigrants entered illegally.  Millions more were admitted into our country without the proper vetting needed to protect our security and our economy.  Leaders in Washington imposed on the country an immigration policy that Americans never voted for, never asked for, and never approved — a policy where the wrong people are allowed into our country and the right people are rejected.  American citizens, as usual, have been left to bear the cost and to pick up the tab.

On top of everything else, our leaders drifted from American principles.  They lost sight of America’s destiny.  And they lost their belief in American greatness.  As a result, our citizens lost something as well.  The people lost confidence in their government and, eventually, even lost confidence in their future.

But last year, all of that began to change.  The American people rejected the failures of the past.  You rediscovered your voice and reclaimed ownership of this nation and its destiny.

On January 20th, 2017, I stood on the steps of the Capitol to herald the day the people became the rulers of their nation again.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Now, less than one year later, I am proud to report that the entire world has heard the news and has already seen the signs.  America is coming back, and America is coming back strong.

Upon my inauguration, I announced that the United States would return to a simple principle:  The first duty of our government is to serve its citizens, many of whom have been forgotten.  But they are not forgotten anymore.  With every decision and every action, we are now putting America first.

We are rebuilding our nation, our confidence, and our standing in the world.  We have moved swiftly to confront our challenges, and we have confronted them head-on.

We are once again investing in our defense — almost $700 billion, a record, this coming year.  We are demanding extraordinary strength, which will hopefully lead to long and extraordinary peace.  We are giving our courageous military men and women the support they need and so dearly deserve.

We have withdrawn the United States from job-killing deals such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the very expensive and unfair Paris Climate Accord.  And on our trip to Asia last month, I announced that we will no longer tolerate trading abuse.

We have established strict new vetting procedures to keep terrorists out of the United States, and our vetting is getting tougher each month.

To counter Iran and block its path to a nuclear weapon, I sanctioned the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for its support of terrorism, and I declined to certify the Iran Deal to Congress.

Following my trip to the Middle East, the Gulf states and other Muslim-majority nations joined together to fight radical Islamist ideology and terrorist financing.  We have dealt ISIS one devastating defeat after another.  The coalition to defeat ISIS has now recaptured almost 100 percent of the land once held by these terrorists in Iraq and Syria.  Great job.  (Applause.)  Great job.  Really good.  Thank you.  Thank you.  We have a great military.  We’re now chasing them wherever they flee, and we will not let them into the United States.

In Afghanistan, our troops are no longer undermined by artificial timelines, and we no longer tell our enemies of our plans.  We are beginning to see results on the battlefield.  And we have made clear to Pakistan that while we desire continued partnership, we must see decisive action against terrorist groups operating on their territory.  And we make massive payments every year to Pakistan.  They have to help.

Our efforts to strengthen the NATO Alliance set the stage for significant increases in member contributions, with tens of billions of dollars more pouring in because I would not allow member states to be delinquent in the payment while we guarantee their safety and are willing to fight wars for them.  We have made clear that countries that are immensely wealthy should reimburse the United States for the cost of defending them.  This is a major departure from the past, but a fair and necessary one — necessary for our country, necessary for our taxpayer, necessary for our own thought process.

Our campaign of maximum pressure on the North Korean regime has resulted in the toughest-ever sanctions.  We have united our allies in an unprecedented effort to isolate North Korea.  However, there is much more work to do.  America and its allies will take all necessary steps to achieve a denuclearization and ensure that this regime cannot threaten the world.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  This situation should have been taken care of long before I got into office, when it was much easier to handle.  But it will be taken care of.  We have no choice.

At home, we are keeping our promises and liberating the American economy.  We have created more than 2 million jobs since the election.  Unemployment is at a 17-year-low.  The stock market is at an all-time high and, just a little while ago, hit yet another all-time high — the 85th time since my election.  (Applause.)

We have cut 22 regulations for every one new regulation, the most in the history of our country.  We have unlocked America’s vast energy resources.

As the world watches — and the world is indeed watching — we are days away from passing historic tax cuts for American families and businesses.  It will be the biggest tax cut and tax reform in the history of our country.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.

And we are seeing the response we fully expected.  Economic growth has topped 3 percent for two quarters in a row.  GDP growth, which is way ahead of schedule under my administration, will be one of America’s truly greatest weapons.

Optimism has surged.  Confidence has returned.  With this new confidence, we are also bringing back clarity to our thinking.  We are reasserting these fundamental truths:

A nation without borders is not a nation.  (Applause.)

A nation that does not protect prosperity at home cannot protect its interests abroad.

A nation that is not prepared to win a war is a nation not capable of preventing a war.

A nation that is not proud of its history cannot be confident in its future.

And a nation that is not certain of its values cannot summon the will to defend them.

Today, grounded in these truths, we are presenting to the world our new National Security Strategy.  Based on my direction, this document has been in development for over a year.  It has the endorsement of my entire Cabinet.

Our new strategy is based on a principled realism, guided by our vital national interests, and rooted in our timeless values.

This strategy recognizes that, whether we like it or not, we are engaged in a new era of competition.  We accept that vigorous military, economic, and political contests are now playing out all around the world.

We face rogue regimes that threaten the United States and our allies.  We face terrorist organizations, transnational criminal networks, and others who spread violence and evil around the globe.

We also face rival powers, Russia and China, that seek to challenge American influence, values, and wealth.  We will attempt to build a great partnership with those and other countries, but in a manner that always protects our national interest.

As an example, yesterday I received a call from President Putin of Russia thanking our country for the intelligence that our CIA was able to provide them concerning a major terrorist attack planned in St. Petersburg, where many people, perhaps in the thousands, could have been killed.  They were able to apprehend these terrorists before the event, with no loss of life.  And that’s a great thing, and the way it’s supposed to work.  That is the way it’s supposed to work.

But while we seek such opportunities of cooperation, we will stand up for ourselves, and we will stand up for our country like we have never stood up before.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you.

We know that American success is not a forgone conclusion.  It must be earned and it must be won.  Our rivals are tough, they’re tenacious, and committed to the long term.  But so are we.

To succeed, we must integrate every dimension of our national strength, and we must compete with every instrument of our national power.

Under the Trump administration, America is gaining wealth, leading to enhanced power — faster than anyone thought — with $6 trillion more in the stock market alone since the election — $6 trillion.

With the strategy I am announcing today, we are declaring that America is in the game and America is going to win.  (Applause.)  Thank you.

Our strategy advances four vital national interests.  First, we must protect the American people, the homeland, and our great American way of life.  This strategy recognizes that we cannot secure our nation if we do not secure our borders.  So for the first time ever, American strategy now includes a serious plan to defend our homeland.  It calls for the construction of a wall on our southern border; ending chain migration and the horrible visa and lottery programs; closing loopholes that undermine enforcement; and strongly supporting our Border Patrol agents, ICE officers, and Homeland Security personnel.  (Applause.)

In addition, our strategy calls for us to confront, discredit, and defeat radical Islamic terrorism and ideology and to prevent it from spreading into the United States.  And we will develop new ways to counter those who use new domains, such as cyber and social media, to attack our nation or threaten our society.

The second pillar of our strategy is to promote American prosperity.  For the first time, American strategy recognizes that economic security is national security.  Economic vitality, growth, and prosperity at home is absolutely necessary for American power and influence abroad.  Any nation that trades away its prosperity for security will end up losing both.

That is why this National Security Strategy emphasizes, more than any before, the critical steps we must take to ensure the prosperity of our nation for a long, long time to come.

It calls for cutting taxes and rolling back unnecessary regulations.  It calls for trade based on the principles of fairness and reciprocity.  It calls for firm action against unfair trade practices and intellectual property theft.  And it calls for new steps to protect our national security industrial and innovation base.

The strategy proposes a complete rebuilding of American infrastructure — our roads, bridges, airports, waterways, and communications infrastructure.  And it embraces a future of American energy dominance and self-sufficiency.

The third pillar of our strategy is to preserve peace through strength.  (Applause.)  We recognize that weakness is the surest path to conflict, and unrivaled power is the most certain means of defense.  For this reason, our strategy breaks from the damaging defense sequester.  We’re going to get rid of that.  (Applause.)

It calls for a total modernization of our military, and reversing previous decisions to shrink our armed forces — even as threats to national security grew.  It calls for streamlining acquisition, eliminating bloated bureaucracy, and massively building up our military, which has the fundamental side benefit of creating millions and millions of jobs.

This strategy includes plans to counter modern threats, such as cyber and electromagnetic attacks.  It recognizes space as a competitive domain and calls for multi-layered missile defense.  (Applause.)  This strategy outlines important steps to address new forms of conflict such as economic and political aggression.

And our strategy emphasizes strengthening alliances to cope with these threats.  It recognizes that our strength is magnified by allies who share principles — and our principles — and shoulder their fair share of responsibility for our common security.

Fourth and finally, our strategy is to advance American influence in the world, but this begins with building up our wealth and power at home.

America will lead again.  We do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but we will champion the values without apology.  We want strong alliances and partnerships based on cooperation and reciprocity.  We will make new partnerships with those who share our goals, and make common interests into a common cause.  We will not allow inflexible ideology to become an obsolete and obstacle to peace.

We will pursue the vision we have carried around the world over this past year — a vision of strong, sovereign, and independent nations that respect their citizens and respect their neighbors; nations that thrive in commerce and cooperation, rooted in their histories and branching out toward their destinies.

That is the future we wish for this world, and that is the future we seek in America.  (Applause.)

With this strategy, we are calling for a great reawakening of America, a resurgence of confidence, and a rebirth of patriotism, prosperity, and pride.

And we are returning to the wisdom of our founders.  In America, the people govern, the people rule, and the people are sovereign.  What we have built here in America is precious and unique.  In all of history, never before has freedom reigned, the rule of law prevailed, and the people thrived as we have here for nearly 250 years.

We must love and defend it.  We must guard it with vigilance and spirit, and, if necessary, like so many before us, with our very lives.  And we declare that our will is renewed, our future is regained, and our dreams are restored.

Every American has a role to play in this grand national effort.  And today, I invite every citizen to take their part in our vital mission.  Together, our task is to strengthen our families, to build up our communities, to serve our citizens, and to celebrate American greatness as a shining example to the world.

As long as we are proud — and very proud — of who we are, how we got here, and what we are fighting for to preserve, we will not fail.

If we do all of this, if we rediscover our resolve and commit ourselves to compete and win again, then together we will leave our children and our grandchildren a nation that is stronger, better, freer, prouder, and, yes, an America that is greater than ever before.

God Bless You.  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  (Applause.)

ENDS

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2:32 P.M. EST

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY TILLERSON

December 18, 2017 :

President Trump’s National Security Strategy

The United States faces a 21st century global environment that presents unconventional threats from non-state actors, as well as challenges to our economic and national security from traditional state actors.  Whether the threats are rogue nations seeking nuclear weapons, terrorists plotting to attack our homeland, or malicious cyber actors seeking to damage and destabilize our critical systems and infrastructure, we must remain vigilant against those who would do harm to our people and our way of life. President Trump’s new National Security Strategy brings to bear all elements of American power to protect our people, generate new economic opportunities, and advance our interests and democratic principles. The State Department will work closely with other federal agencies and our allies and partners around the world to implement this strategy.ENDS

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Sachin Murdeshwar
Sachin Murdeshwar is a Sr.Journalist and Columnist in several Mainline Newspapers and Portals.He is an ardent traveller and likes to explore destinations to the core.

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