Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Scores killed in South Sudan plane crash

People gather at the site where a cargo plane crashed into a small farming community on a small island in the White Nile river, close to Juba airport in the Hai Gabat residential area, on November 4, 2015. © Charles Lomodong
Several people were killed today when a plane crash-landed shortly after taking off from South Sudan’s capital Juba.
The plane crashed onto a small island in the White Nile river, close to Juba airport.
Radio Miraya, a UN-backed station reported that the Cargo plane heading to Paloch in Upper Nile State crashed just 800 metres from Juba International Airport runway.
The radio said up to 40 people may have been killed, adding that airport officials had told them only three passengers had survived.

Paperex 2015 – E Commerce to boost demand for Paper Packaging Industry

 Naresh Kumar Sagar's photo.
Naresh Kumar Sagar's photo.
Naresh Kumar Sagar's photo.
As per the consensus views of majority of Exhibitors, E-commerce Boom will help paper Industry to enter new phase of growth. With the increasing number of internet users and rising middle class in the society with higher disposable income has boosted the demand for paper packaging products in the shipment industry. This seems like it will continue on spurring the growth for the same. $ 228 is the size of the Indian e-commerce market in 2030, according to Goldman Sachs estimates.  That’s still below the size of the market today in China ($328 billion) and the U.S. ($281 billion), but close to ten times as large as India’s market is today. Indian e-commerce startups received $2.6 billion in funding in the first nine months of 2015, compared to $3.1 billion in all of 2014.
Trade experts are hinting that the Industry is entering new phase of growth and Paper Packaging business will give much needed support to the Industry. The industry eco-system is changing rapidly and we as a World Largest Paper Show exhibitors proud to be a part of the Industry.
Speaking on the success of Paperex Exhibition, Mr Gagan Sahani, Director ITE India said  that there are total 500 exhibitors from over 33 countries, including group participation from China, Finland, Taiwan, France and Germany. Most of the exhibitors optimist that the Indian paper industry is resorting to farm forestry for meeting its wood requirement; however, due to the long gestation period, the paper industry in India is yet to receive its full benefits. Thus, non wood based raw materials are increasingly becoming more popular in the paper industry in India. Having mapped with paper mill water use, companies are working to develop site specific plans at priority facilities that address additional efficiencies around water reuse and potential reduction. India’s consumption for Paper will go up substantially in the medium term despite the Digital creating a lot of buzz. Right now, Per capita consumption of paper is 9.8 kilograms as compared to 350 kilograms in the US, Global average – 58 kilograms
The world’s largest paper exhibition organized by ITE India’s along with 12 trade bodies, has got tremendous response from both trade and general visitors. 12th edition of Paperex is a reliable and tested platform to all connected with paper industry including, SME exporters, entrepreneurs and investors.
All stakeholders of the industry, from paper mill owners to distributors to end consumers, were on the ground in first 3 days at Pagati Maidan in New Delhi. Paperex, the biennial international exhibition and conference on pulp and paper industry is on until 4 November
Over 15,000 trade visitors from around the globe are in New Delhi to attend the exhibition and learn about more technologies and positive eco-system.
Recent Capacity expansions are largely being funded through borrowings from external financial sources, due to which the balance sheets of paper companies have become highly leveraged, resulting in extended credit profiles. This credibility of the paper manufacturers in India is likely to continue since the full benefit of investments in capacity expansions would be realized only over the medium term.

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Senior Men’s team announced for Hero Hockey World League finals
Bengaluru, 4th November 2015: Hockey India, the apex body for hockey in India, today announced the 18 member Indian squad for the Hero Hockey World League finals. The Hero Hockey World League final is the biggest international tournament in 2015 and will feature eight top international contenders on display from 27th November – 6th December 2015 at the Raipur International Stadium, Chhattisgarh.
The 18 member India squad announced today in the midst of the ongoing National camp at the SAI centre in Bengaluru will be led by the iconic Sardar Singh and feature P.R. Sreejesh and Harjot Singh as goalkeepers. The wall of defenders consists of Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh, VR Raghunath, Jasjit Singh Kular and Rupinder Pal Singh. Sardar Singh alongside Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Devinder Walmiki, Manpreet Singh, Dharamvir Singh and Danish Mujtaba would form a strong pool for the midfield while SV Sunil, Ramandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Lalit Upadhyay and Talwinder Singh would lead India’s attack for the upcoming tournament.
The Indian team is slated for a three match test series against the mighty Australians from the 19th to 23rd November 2015 in Rajnandgaon and Raipur in Chhattisgarh before starting their campaign for the much awaited Hero Hockey World League final 2015.
 “The team has been together in the camp for quite a while and they are showing tremendous progress. The test series with Australia will help us evaluate our strengths and weaknesses before going into the Hero Hockey World League Finals. We are excited and there is high degree of positivity within the boys and that gives all of us a lot of confidence. We are confident of playing some competitive hockey and hope to produce the best result in the league” said Roelant Oltmans, High Performance Director & Chief Coach, India Men’s Hockey team, who has been guiding the team since the beginning of the national camp on 26th of October 2015.
Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, President, Hockey India said, “ The Hero Hockey World League final is going to be our first test for us enroute to the Rio Olympics next year. It will give us a good perspective to our position as we would be testing our best players against the world’s best, with all the teams in the Hero Hockey World League Finals having secured 2016 Olympic qualification. With a robust coaching staff that we have set up for the team I am confident that we will see some great hockey at display from our boys. The test series against Australia is the ideal warm up that the team can get ahead of the Hero Hockey World league finals.”
The India – Australia series will begin on 19th November with the first match in Rajnandgaon and consecutive matches at Raipur on 22nd and 23rd November. The Hockey World league finals will immediately follow the test series with world’s top eight teams meeting each other for the last time before the Rio Olympics next year.
The Indian Squad for the India – Australia test series and the hero Hockey World League Finals are –
1. P.R. Sreejesh (Vice Captain)
2. Harjot Singh
3. Birendra Lakra
4. Kothajit SIngh
5. VR Raghunath 
6. Jasjit Singh Kular 
7. Rupinder Pal Singh
8. Sardar Singh (Captain)
9. Chinglensana Singh Kangujam
10. Devinder Walmiki 
11. Manpreet Singh
12. Dharamvir Singh
13. Danish Mujtaba
14. SV Sunil
15. Ramandeep Singh
16. Akashdeep Singh
17. Lalit Upadhyay
18. Talwinder Singh  
Teams participating in the Hero Hockey World League Final are as follows -
Pool A
Pool B
Great Britain

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