Manushi, Mithali, Sania to address GES in Hyderabad

first_imgHyderabad, Nov 26 (PTI) Newly-crowned Miss World Manushi Chhillar, star woman cricketer Mithali Raj and ace tennis player Sania Mirza will be among the speakers at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), beginning here on November 28.The summit, on the theme of Women First, Prosperity for All, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.US President Donald Trumps daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump will lead a delegation from her country at the three-day event.Popular Telugu actor Ram Charan Teja and Bollywood actor Aditi Rao Hydari will also speak at the event, according to the organisers.Manushi Chhillar and actor Sonam Kapoor will speak in a session on The Female Influencer: Advancing Womens Opportunities in the Media Industry.Mithali Raj, Sania Mirza and Indian badminton teams chief national coach P Gopichand will speak at a session on The Business of Winning at Sports Entrepreneurship, on November 29.NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will participate in a session on The City that Never Sleeps: Cities of Tomorrow.A senior official in the Telangana government had earlier said actor Deepika Padukone and cricketer M S Dhoni withdrew their participation from the summit.Over 1,500 delegates, including entrepreneurs and investors, CEOs of major knowledge-based industries, representing the full measure of entrepreneurial talent from diverse backgrounds across the world, are expected to attend the summit.NITI Aayog has taken the lead in organising the event.The event will primarily focus on four thematic sectors — energy and infrastructure; healthcare and life sciences; financial technology and digital economy; and media and entertainment sectors.advertisementModi and Ivanka Trump, along with 100 special guests, would attend a special dinner at the Taj Falaknuma Palace hotel in the old city on November 28, Hyderabad Police Commissioner V V Srinivasa Rao had earlier said. PTI GDK GK ABMlast_img read more

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first_imgNew Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI) Following are the top/expected stories at 1730 hours: EXPECTED STORIES: *1st Twenty20 International between India and Ireland in Dublin. *Report of the Champions Trophy hockey match between India and Australia. *Report of the FIFA World Cup match between Mexico and Sweden. *Report of the FIFA World Cup match between Germany and South Korea. *Report of the FIFA World Cup match between Switzerland and Costa Rica. *Report of the FIFA World Cup match between Serbia and Brazil. STORIES ON THE WIRE: SPO-WC-ARGENTINA Messi delivers as Argentina scrape through to World Cup’s last 16Saint Petersburg, Jun 27 (AFP) Diego Maradona crossed his arms over his chest and pointed to the sky. Lionel Messi had needed just three touches to score but Argentina still took 86 minutes to defeat Nigeria. SPO-IND-CHAHAL I have two variations of googly up my sleeve, claims Chahal By Chetan Narula Malahide (Dublin), Jun 27 (PTI) Now a vital cog in India’s limited overs bowling set-up, young leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal says he has developed two variations of googly, which will benefit him in the long run. SPO-BAD-IND Sindhu makes positive start at Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Jun 27 (PTI) Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu made a positive start, staving off a stiff challenge from Japan’s Aya Ohori in the women’s singles opening round at the USD 700,000 Malaysia Open World Tour super 750 tournament, here today. SPO-GOLF-WOM Gaurika lead by three in 8th leg of Hero WPGT Hosur, Jun 27 (PTI) Gaurika Bishnoi fired a near-perfect round to open up a handy three-shot lead in the eighth leg of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour here today.advertisement SPO-WI Sri Lanka beat West Indies to draw Test series Bridgetown, June 27 (AFP) Kusal Perera battled through the considerable discomfort of a painful chest injury in partnership with namesake Dilruwan Perera to guide Sri Lanka to an historic series-levelling four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test at Kensington Oval. PTI SSC SSCSSClast_img read more

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