National News-Daily Digest: 7 Key Updates

1. A law, this time for Antarctica

Preparing for a populous future in which Antarctica-the world’s only continent without countries and citizens – may see more tourists, over-exploited fisheries, disputes and crime, India is drafting a dedicated Antarctica policy and a law that will likely be tabled in the winter session of Parliament. Read more

2 Key Awards

1. IBS Software emerges winner in IATA hackathon

IBS Software has emerged winners at the new distribution capacity (NDC) hackathon for corporates held by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Dublin, Ireland. IBS Software will now have the opportunity to present the award-winning app to over 700 senior stakeholders in the air transport industry at the World Passenger Symposium in Barcelona later in the year. Read more

7 People in News

1. Kenneth Juster set to be new US Ambassador to India

Kenneth I Juster, a top aide of United States president Donald Trump, is set to be America’s new Ambassador to India.
Juster, 62, who is the deputy assistant to Trump for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of his National Economic Council, would replace Richard Verma if nominated and confirmed by the Senate. Read more

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