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22nd National Sport Climbing Championship to take off in Bengaluru from 17th DecemberDecember 17, 2016
The prestigious National Sport Climbing Championship is returning to Bengaluru after three years.This 22nd edition of the championship will be held at Kanteerava Stadium complex in Bengaluru between 17th to 20th December 2016.Nation’s top 160 climbers to participate across multiple age categories and 3 different sport climbing disciplines, in both men and women.The inauguration ceremony will be conducted from 5:30 pm onwards on the 17thof December.The competition is jointly being organized by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) and the General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure (GETHNAA), Bengaluru.The event sponsors are Petzl, Stepin Adventure, Neo Bags and Merquri Medica. National broadcaster Doordarshan is on board to telecast the entire event.Bengaluru, 16th December 2016: The 22nd National Sport Climbing Championship is set to be held at the Kanteerava Stadium in the c…
UN Secretary-General's End-of-Year Press Conference New York, 16 December 2016 Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s press conference, held on 16 December 2016:  Opening remarks: It is a great pleasure to see you this morning.  Usually we gather at this time around this year but now we meet at the end of my term.  Believe it or not, I will miss these exchanges.  We have spent much time together in this room, in the halls of this building and around the world over the last 10 years.  You are part of the UN family.  And I thank you for your strong commitment and working together, working for the United Nations. More than that, you have an important job to do -- informing the world about our work -- when we make progress and when we fall short.  I deeply believe in your mission.  I have been saying that you are connecting the world, connector between the United Nations and the people of the world.  And at a time when Governments across the world are harassing jou…