• Classic Madalisto wins Uganda Open 16 Sep 2019 07:05 By DARREN ALLAN KYEYUNE & INNOCENT NDAWULAZambian Muthiya Madalisto underlined his status as one of Africa’s best golfers after he held off a pretty lethal field to win the 14th Castle Lite Uganda Professionals Open in Kigo on Saturday. Carrying a five …
  • Australia, the natural energy exporter 16 Sep 2019 06:17 Australia can become a major renewable energy exporter while helping energy deficient countries in Asia to reduce their use of fossil fuels, writes Amar Rathore. Australia has a natural advantage to become a major renewable energy exporter to the Asia- …
  • We need no genders in language 16 Sep 2019 04:50 Languages are meant to be subtle but their presence is strong. Languages can be funny. And what often makes them more complicated than they seem is the use of gender. They are meant to be subtle but their presence is strong. You just can't snub them. …
  • Kashmir and the dire threat 16 Sep 2019 04:50 Prime Minister Imran Khan has once again presented Pakistan’s case on Kashmir in an eloquent manner, exposing the guile and subterfuge employed by India to cover up the reign of terror it has let loose in the valley. In a wide-ranging interview with the …
  • Sensex Down 245 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Nears 11,000 16 Sep 2019 04:29 Indian shares fell on Monday after oil prices jumped over 15 percent to their highest level in nearly four months following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities on Saturday. Concerns over the ongoing economic slowdown and weak industrial output …
  • Editorial: Despite the global cries for justice in occupied Kashmir, will India listen? 16 Sep 2019 02:34 MORE than a month after India launched its ill-advised adventure in occupied Kashmir, protests regarding the dire human rights situation in the held valley refuse to die down. On Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan led a charged rally in Muzaffarabad to …
  • View From The Neighbourhood: Tragedy foretold 15 Sep 2019 21:23 (Express photo: Tora Agarwala) Muhammad Zamir, a former Bangladeshi diplomat and now an analyst, makes one thing clear: “India is making its own people stateless. Bangladesh shouldn’t have to pay the price.” Zamir’s article in The Dhaka Tribune on …
  • Editorial: Wealthy countries are responsible for climate change, but it’s the poor who will suffer most 15 Sep 2019 14:20 Although the richest, most developed countries in the world are overwhelmingly to blame for the catastrophe of global climate change, they are not the ones who will suffer the most from it. Who will? You guessed it: the poorest countries. The unfairness of …
  • Editorial: Climate change is already here. 2020 could be your last chance to stop an apocalypse 15 Sep 2019 14:20 The world is drifting steadily toward a climate catastrophe. For many of us, that’s been clear for a few years or maybe a decade or even a few decades. But others have known that a reckoning was coming for much longer. A Swedish scientist first calculated …
  • India's citizenship question and the never-ending Assam imbroglio 15 Sep 2019 09:47 The controversy, trauma and trouble over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India's northeast state of Assam does not seem to go away. The goal of the massive exercise which involved some 50,000 persons, lasting some seven years and costing …
  • Failure is a fleeting memory in the throes of success 14 Sep 2019 17:42 He and his friends could see the torment of another child and could reach out to him despite their own anguish. Isn't that a greater victory than winning a mere race? From the day my (then) seven-year-old son was selected as part the relay team for the …
  • President’s address to parliament 14 Sep 2019 04:34 Discus­ses govt's perfor­mance on the econom­y, govern­ance, social develo­pment, accoun­tabili­ty and foreig­n policy­ President Dr Arif Alvi struck all the right chords as he addressed a joint sitting of parliament on Thursday at the beginning of the …
  • ST demand Is this a consensus decision for all Meitei Meetei 14 Sep 2019 01:49 ST demand: Is this a consensus decision for all Meitei / Meetei - Imphal Times Editorial :: September 14 2019 - The demand for scheduled Tribe status for Meetei/Meitei people might have been considered as legitimate for those supporting it. But for …
  • The Best New Restaurants to Eat Under $25 in Maryland 13 Sep 2019 17:14 Crab malabar with lemon rice at Amber Spice. 1800-H Rockville Pike, Rockville Fragrant broths and hand-pulled noodles elevate the bowls at this ramen parlor. Heat junkies will want to go for the Volcano, a robust broth riddled with hot pepper and torch- …
  • India Considers Selling Refining Stake to Overseas Oil Firm 13 Sep 2019 16:19 by  Bloomberg |Siddhartha Singh & Debjit Chakraborty |Friday, September 13, 2019 India is considering a plan to sell the nation's second-largest state refiner and fuel retailer to a global oil company as it explores options to give up its …
  • Gates Foundation criticised over award to Indian PM Modi 13 Sep 2019 12:48 A decision by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his campaign to improve sanitation in India has come under fire from activists and members of civil society. The award comes in recognition of the Hindu …
  • Chinese Dragon laying eggs in Bangladesh's nest? 13 Sep 2019 07:43 Aila. Bijli. Nargis. Rashmi. In Bangladesh, catastrophic cyclones have such fascinating and fearful feminine names. Sitting in the Ganges delta, the statelet is very prone to cyclone, earthquake, flood, riverbank erosion and other deadly disasters. …
  • View: Micro reforms essential for jobs, improve lives 13 Sep 2019 05:30 By R Jagannathan Last month, global investment strategist Ruchir Sharma set the dovecotes a flutter when he declared that for countries like India, “5% (GDP growth) is the new 7%, the appropriate aspirational standard.” He based his growth pessimism on the …
  • Israeli hubris 13 Sep 2019 05:24 The real questi­on is: will the fractu­red Muslim world ever wake up to back Palest­inians’ cause Few had anticipated the ripples that would be created by the annexation of the Crimean peninsula by Russia in early 2014. A little over five years later, …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Up On Solid Data 13 Sep 2019 03:14 Indian shares may open a tad higher on Friday after industrial output data for July beat forecasts and another report showed consumer inflation remained broadly unchanged in August. India's industrial output advanced 4.3 percent on a yearly basis in …
  • Delivering a point maturely No rhetoric approach 13 Sep 2019 02:36 Delivering a point maturely: No rhetoric approach - The Sangai Express Editorial :: September 13 2019 - Mature approach. No rhetoric, no slamming others but yet delivering a point in such a way that it does not rub anyone the wrong way up. This is Outer …
  • India's actions have made separatism in Kashmir mainstream 12 Sep 2019 22:29 On June 11, 2010, I came face to face with the sad and violent reality of my homeland, Kashmir, for the first time in my life. I was leaving my tuition centre in the downtown area of the capital Srinagar when I heard shots. Within minutes panic took over …
  • All platforms have climate frailties 12 Sep 2019 18:46 September 12, 2019   ·   0 Comments EDITORIAL WITH CLIMATE CHANGE posing as a major issue to be dealt with by Canada’s political parties in the run-up to the Oct. 21 federal election, The Globe and Mail devoted two full pages Wednesday to the subject. Not …
  • Letter to BS: Indian roads cannot match international standards 12 Sep 2019 18:16 This refers to the editorial "Safety on road” (September 12). In addition to the points raised, I am of the opinion that nothing much has been done about educating the children on traffic rules. Once I asked a couple of traffic men on the difference …
  • Smart people should ensure leaders do not bury democracy 12 Sep 2019 17:58 It takes a special person and philosophy to seed fear in people and then cultivate and harvest it. If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it." The advice from Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi minister of …
  • It's not just about climate, it's also about Cold War 2.0 12 Sep 2019 17:58 Though America is the world's leading power, it now has to share that status with China. When world leaders gather in New York later this month for the annual United Nations General Assembly meetings, they will have much to discuss besides climate …
  • India's Industrial Output Growth Exceeds Expectations 12 Sep 2019 13:57 India's industrial production grew more than expected in July, data from statistics ministry showed on Thursday. Industrial output advanced 4.3 percent on a yearly basis in July, following a 1.17 percent rise a month ago. Output was forecast to grow 2. …
  • India's Inflation Broadly Unchanged In August 12 Sep 2019 13:57 India's consumer price inflation remained broadly unchanged in August, figures from the statistics ministry showed Thursday. Consumer prices increased 3.21 percent year-on-year in August following a 3.15 percent rise in July. In the same period last …
  • A Short History of the ASEAN Digital Future 12 Sep 2019 10:13 Dr. Andrew Sheng This month, Malaysia celebrates its 62nd anniversary of Independence, led by 94-year old but digitally savvy Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Singapore also celebrated its 54th National Day this month, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong …
  • IBC2019 Exhibitor Profiles 12 Sep 2019 09:39 Company: Actus Digital Stand: Hall 3, C69 Web: www.actusdigital.com Actus Digital is a leading provider of Compliance and media intelligence monitoring platform, used by more than 500 customers worldwide. Actus Digital also drives Media Monitoring …
  • International rebuke for India 12 Sep 2019 05:16 Pakist­an has submit­ted a statem­ent on behalf of 50 countr­ies, expres­sing concer­n over the illega­l annexa­tion of IOK The world community “must not remain indifferent to the tragedy that is unfolding before our eyes” in Indian Occupied Kashmir, …
  • Express daily briefing: Nearly 300 from Valley detained in UP jails; Govt clears mega solar project in Leh and Kargil; and more 12 Sep 2019 04:07 Top news on Thursday morning. Nearly 300 from Valley detained in UP jails: Separate barracks, families wait Of the 285 people who were arrested from the Valley and detained in Uttar Pradesh, 85 are lodged in Agra’s Central Jail. According to jail officials …
  • Going Subprime Isn’t the Answer for India’s Big Banks 12 Sep 2019 00:48 By Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg September 11 at 8:12 PM Any financing that’s secured by collateral — steel mills, textile factories, power plants, roads or land — is in trouble in India. A multiyear investment slowdown has decimated credit quality. Now, the …
  • The drumbeaters of dystopia 11 Sep 2019 21:16 On the last morning of October 1984, Rajiv Gandhi was campaigning in West Bengal when a police jeep intercepted his Mercedes to deliver the message: “There’s been an accident in the house. Return immediately to Delhi.” His mother, Prime Minister Indira …
  • Pakistan is no friend of Kashmir, either 11 Sep 2019 20:48 In a recent opinion piece penned for the New York Times, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the world to wake up to the conflict in Kashmir because if it does not, there is a risk of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan. Like previous Pakistani …
  • Deals that hurt 11 Sep 2019 20:06 Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) from left, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand Prime Minister …
  • Can Europe’s $130 Billion Tech Giant Avoid Yahoo’s Fate? 11 Sep 2019 16:26 September 11 at 11:49 AM Europe is getting its own version of Softbank Group Corp. with the Amsterdam listing of tech investment firm Prosus NV. The move will likely help it avoid the fate of Yahoo Inc., the erstwhile Silicon Valley titan which has since …
  • Sensex Rises 130 Points; Nifty At 11,042 11 Sep 2019 04:27 Indian shares opened a tad higher on Wednesday, tracking firm cues from other Asian markets as U.S.-China tensions ebbed and investors awaited key central bank policy announcements, including the European Central Bank on Thursday and the U.S. Federal …
  • Of nationalisms, patriotisms and the crime against nature 11 Sep 2019 01:33 Of nationalisms, patriotisms and the crime against nature - Imphal Times Editorial :: September 11 2019 - The new world today is facing serious threat as the essence of patriotism and theory of Nationalism now has been a tool , which is considered the only …
  • Pakistan minister takes on IMA for opposing medical journal’s critical take on J&K 10 Sep 2019 23:04 The Union government has maintained that health services in Kashmir have not been affected by the restrictions imposed on citizens since the August 5 decision to scrap special status to J&K under Article 370 and to bifurcate the state into two Union …
  • View from the Right: Understanding RSS 10 Sep 2019 19:37 Vaidya says that in his four-decade association with the RSS, he has never heard any senior functionary of the RSS “glorify” either Hitler or Nazism Understanding RSS In his article in Panchjanya, “RSS ideology is all-inclusive”, Joint General Secretary …
  • Internet does not give you the right to free speech 10 Sep 2019 16:42 I learnt about the notion of freedom of speech in my civics class at school. But way before that I learnt to practise freedom of speech at home where my liberal parents encouraged me to have a voice, and more importantly have an opinion. We did not …
  • Imran Khan, you are wrong on Kashmir 10 Sep 2019 09:20 'The world is silent because your rhetoric is dishonest and rings hollow,' says former RA&W officer Tilak Devasher. On August 5 India made Constitutional changes in Jammu and Kashmir and the entire structure of Pakistan's nationalism built …
  • Big central bankers have big problems 10 Sep 2019 06:45 BY MARK GONGLOFF Central bankers were once magical beings with seemingly limitless powers. Paul Volcker slew stagflation. Alan Greenspan ruled for nearly 20 years. Ben Bernanke prevented a second Great Depression. Today’s central bankers are pale shadows. …
  • Stand against illegal immigrants Uniqueness of NE States 10 Sep 2019 03:36 Stand against illegal immigrants: Uniqueness of NE States - The Sangai Express Editorial :: September 10 2019 - Union Home Minister Amit Shah appears to be a man with a mission, a mission that fits perfectly with the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi …
  • One who proved Shaw was mistaken 10 Sep 2019 03:13 One who proved Shaw was mistaken KARACHI: Irish playwright and poet George Bernard Shaw writes in his famous play Man and Superman: “He who can does; he who cannot, teaches.” And again at some other place Shaw quotes, “Experience fails to teach when there …
  • Letter to BS: Normalcy is elusive even a month after Article 370 decision 09 Sep 2019 18:47 This refers to the editorial “Valley of discontent” (September 6). As peace seems to be elusive even a month after the clampdown in the Valley following the abrogation of Article 370 and division of the state into two Union Territories, it appears that …
  • Yes, the UAE can inspire space travel 09 Sep 2019 17:44 I left the screen, went to the hall outside and did what I was supposed to do. Next to me were Indians waiting for their movies to start. "Ibrahim, I've just emailed you the interview." I had just arrived at the cinema, to watch Akshay Kumar…
  • 9/11 fears have fanned hate and distrust 09 Sep 2019 17:44 If there was ever a single moment in the millennium that changed history and civilisations, then it was the two planes flying into the Twin Towers. The assassination of John F Kennedy was said to be the moment every American remembered exactly what he was …
  • Editorial: Mining a poor solution for Oz strugglers 09 Sep 2019 17:27 EDITORIAL In late 2017, the Australia's Four Corners TV programme travelled to India to investigate the business practices of energy giant Adani. This followed revelations of plans in Central Queensland's Galilee Basin to create Australia's …
  • The Urdu Press: NRC woes 09 Sep 2019 13:45 From this author The final National Register of Citizens (NRC) was released on August 31, 2019. The publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) “list” and the consequent controversy has been commented on. Inquilab’s editorial on September …
  • View From The Neighbourhood: Kartarpur opening 09 Sep 2019 13:42 The editorial argues that Pakistan’s attitude on Kartarpur, as well as a lifting of ban on imports of medicines from India, signifies a maturity in country’s diplomacy, and will serve its international image well. The September 6 editorial in Dawn …
  • Defence Day turned into Kashmir Solidarity Day 09 Sep 2019 12:27 by Editorial , (Last Updated September 7, 2019) Economic clout commands respect There were two reasons to observe September 6 as Kashmir Solidarity Day. The Kashmiri people have to be reassured at this psychological moment that they are not alone and that …
  • Millions in India's north-eastern Assam state at risk of losing citizenship 09 Sep 2019 10:28 Huge crowds at a polling booth in 2nd phase of Assam Assembly Election-2006 at Rupahi, Nowgaon, Assam on April 10, 2006. Image via Flickr by Public.Resource.Org CC BY 2.0. Approximately 1.9 million people are now facing the possibility of becoming …
  • Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir 09 Sep 2019 05:51 With communication lines down, residents can’t call ambulances or schedule operations. Now doctors are warning that critical medication is running low in the beleaguered territory. Inhabitants in the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region remain in a state of …
  • Can we play Modi’s full toss? 09 Sep 2019 05:35 Today, India under Modi is succes­sfully defini­ng itself as a countr­y that is drench­ed in commun­al bigotr­y Indian Premier Narendra Modi. PHOTO: REUTERS Pakistan really needs to up its game. An unprecedented situation has been unfolding in slow motion …
  • Of sick bovines 09 Sep 2019 05:35 The mad cow diseas­e keeps on rearin­g its ugly head in the unlike­liest of places­ PHOTO:FILE Mad cows keep on coming back into the news. This is a trifle surprising since references to cows — mad or otherwise — have generally a short shelf life; or so …
  • India’s failed moon mission 09 Sep 2019 04:06 The countr­y was aiming to join the US, Russia and China as the only nation­s to have soft-landed on the moon India was left red faced with embarrassment as its ambition to become the fourth country to land on the moon ended with failure. In a viral video …
  • Keep Your Eye on the Road, India Investor 08 Sep 2019 23:32 By Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg September 8 at 7:15 PM India’s plunging auto sales are making investors nervous. Their bigger worry should be the vanishing new roads. The country’s top six automakers reported a 29% decline in August sales. A 45% slump in …
  • Bid to engineer pathway for women at UTS is ‘absurd’ 08 Sep 2019 20:41 For more than 30 years I taught mathematics to engineering students, male and female, at the University of Newcastle. The overwhelming majority were intelligent, industrious, articulate, courteous and witty. They were not the “yobbos, geeks and yahoos” …
  • Isro rocks on The Dark Side of the Moon 08 Sep 2019 17:01 The lander may have fallen barely short but it had done enough already to light up the dark side of the moon. Okay here's a quick confession before I begin. I have had long-standing rancour for cricket and absolutely loathe how it hijacks the …
  • The attractiveness of different investments keeps changing: Arathi Krishnan 08 Sep 2019 16:51 “Keep an open mind about changing investment options over time. The advice you get today may not be valid three years down the line,” was The Hindu BusinessLine’s Editorial Consultant Aarati Krishnan’s advice to the investors. Sharing “five simple tips to …
  • Moskalkova proposes signing Russia-Ukraine agreement to release two countries' citizens from jail on parity basis 08 Sep 2019 15:06 September 08, 2019 16:46 MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax) - Russian Presidential Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova has proposed signing an agreement to help release Russians and Ukrainians on a parity basis. "It seems to be advisable to reach an …
  • Country without a post office 08 Sep 2019 03:59 When politi­cs falls short of the target, other means of expres­sion become indisp­ensabl­e There are, at the moment, multiple rhetoric’s floating around internationally about the situation in occupied Kashmir. Pakistan is eagerly running about trying to …
  • Vancouver Sun’s shameless racism opposed by it’s own staff! 08 Sep 2019 01:42 THIS WEEK, VANCOUVER SUN AGAIN DISGRACED ITSELF BY PUBLISHING A PUTRID OP-ED ARTICLE ATTACKING CANADA’S DIVERSITY. VANCOUVER SUN’S OWN EDITORIAL STAFF CONDEMNED THAT PIECE OF GARBAGE IN THEIR TWEETS – AND EDITOR-IN CHIEF HAROLD MUNRO HAD TO ISSUE AN …
  • It's now or never for Lebanon to embark on economic reforms 07 Sep 2019 18:28 It is no secret that the Lebanese economy is in the doldrums but this sinking 'Titanic' is taking everyone down with it. Never in its history has Lebanon faced an economic situation as catastrophic as today. The situation is so bad that the …
  • Modi turns tragic space loss into a moment of scientific triumph 07 Sep 2019 18:28 There was a sense of anticipation and then heightened expectation as the coffee flowed. A glitch is not a failure. It happens. Thing is you go back to the drawing board and give it a second shot. Maybe ten tries. Living outside India our patriotism tends …
  • Contact with moon lander is lost, but there's still 'Hope' 07 Sep 2019 17:46 The climax built up quite nicely and intensely to its logical limit. It had all the trappings of a Bollywood blockbuster. A 72-year-young country with mighty space ambitions dares to attempt what no nation has ever done before - to land a robotic mission …
  • Shut down old factories to curb air pollution 07 Sep 2019 17:46 Steel, cement, and plastic are so pervasive in modern life that it can be easy to take them for granted. I get to learn about lots of different plans for dealing with climate change. It's part of my job - climate change is the focus of my work with the …
  • From Cambodian Polls To Broken Heart Syndrome, Valley Newspapers Carry Everything But Kashmir 07 Sep 2019 12:20 Newspapers are supposed to be credible and the only source of information during a communication blackout. And Media, as the fourth pillar of democracy, has an important role to play in shaping public opinion. It’s September 2019. Kashmir is under a …
  • Is India doing what's necessary to fight desertification? Part-II 07 Sep 2019 12:04 Profits cannot be at the expense of healthy land: Ibrahim Thiaw "It is like every minute we lose up to 23 hectares of land globally. Everyday land degradation is costing humanity up to $1.3 bn. We will celebrate 25 years of UNCCD, of science and …
  • India under the shadow of RSS 07 Sep 2019 11:20 In confli­ct with the philos­ophy and wisdom of the foundi­ng father­s of India’s freedo­m moveme­nt A former RSS pracharak, BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. PHOTO: PTI Many believe that the Rashtriya Swayemsevak Sangh (RSS) is …
  • Woman, 73, gives birth to twins with 82-year-old husband 07 Sep 2019 07:54 A woman in her 70s gave birth to healthy baby girls. Image: INQUIRER.net Stock Photo A 73-year-old woman from India on Thursday, Sept. 5, gave birth to twins, her very first children with her 82-year-old husband. Mangayamma Yaramati gave birth to her twin …
  • Attracting tourists 07 Sep 2019 05:29 As a report places Pakist­an at the bottom of the Asia-Pacifi­c Travel and Touris­m compet­itive Index 2019 rankin­gs Despite being endowed with a landscape that varies from high snow-capped mountains with lush green valleys and vast and fertile plains …
  • Defence Day and Kashmir 07 Sep 2019 05:29 As the nation showca­ses solida­rity and assure­s the Kashmi­r of its unwave­ring suppor­t in its strugg­le for freedo­m Pakistan marked Kashmir Solidarity Day alongside its 54th Defence and Martyrs Day on Friday, the 6th of September. The day began with …
  • Rape: It’s not all about patriarchy 06 Sep 2019 21:33 Does the outpouring of anger and grief after some of the high-profile rape crimes in recent months signal a social awakening? Can a death sentence for the rapists bring closure to the families of victims? Will the ongoing chorus of outrage lead to actual …
  • Oil Set to Reign as the Dominant Transport Fuel 06 Sep 2019 17:17 by  Jude Clemente |Rigzone Contributor |Friday, September 06, 2019 Supplying 35 percent of overall demand, oil is still the world's most vital source of energy. Supplying 35 percent of the world’s demand, oil is still the most vital source of energy. …
  • An Economist Ahead of His Time 06 Sep 2019 12:46 This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. One of the giants of climate economics, Martin Weitzman, died last week, and I want to honor him by talking about a major way in which he was ahead of …
  • People’s power prevails 06 Sep 2019 05:14 A few weeks ago, during a lecture delivered at the India International Centre in Delhi, a noted intellectual dismissed the protests in Hong Kong as a futile exercise. His argument was that in the world we live in, public protests can no longer yield …
  • Vigorous diplomatic offensive 06 Sep 2019 04:17 As Kashmi­ris face a fifth straig­ht week of darkne­ss under a crippl­ing curfew and unprov­oked violen­ce As Kashmiris face a fifth straight week of darkness under a crippling curfew and unprovoked violence imposed by the occupiers sent by New Delhi, the …
  • Hong Kong Gets Credit in Czech Tycoon’s IPO 05 Sep 2019 23:48 By Nisha Gopalan and Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg September 5 at 7:30 PM Petr Kellner no doubt knows his timing is awful. The Czech Republic’s richest man, who controls multiple telecom firms at home and a bank in Russia, Kellner has been feeding China’s …
  • New Research Is Final Blow to an HIV Cure That Wasn't 05 Sep 2019 22:18 A series of animal and human studies published this week are providing a sad footnote to a controversial 2016 experiment in monkeys that pointed to a possible cure for HIV but was later flagged for a glaring omission in its design. The animal studies …
  • On Climate, Sanders and Warren Must Go Nuclear 05 Sep 2019 19:45 Gotta nuke something. Photo: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images One of the most daunting aspects of the climate crisis is the absence of any historic model for the policy response it ostensibly demands. Setting decarbonization deadlines is …
  • Wiping out child labour on the cards 05 Sep 2019 18:42 Apart from child labour, there is a problem of child sexual abuse, online trafficking and pornography which has grown multifold and has become the biggest illicit trade in the world. Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi is the star of a documentary, …
  • Is India doing what's necessary to fight desertification? Part-I 05 Sep 2019 15:52 On the eve of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification from September 2 to 3, almost 33% of India's all out land is confronting cruel degradation. India has a progression of projects to address the issue and has focused on reestablishing 21 …
  • Clean Energy Investment Could Hit $2.6T This Decade 05 Sep 2019 15:32 by  Bloomberg |William Mathis |Thursday, September 05, 2019 Investment in new renewable energy is on course to total $2.6 trillion in the years from 2010 through the end of 2019, according to a study by BloombergNEF. (Bloomberg) -- The global energy supply …
  • The Frustration of Racism On Board 05 Sep 2019 13:10 Flying into New York can be a daunting experience for international students. Diya Jain, Deputy Opinion Editor September 5, 2019 Just two days ago, I began the exhausting 25-hour journey from home in Mumbai to New York City as my summer came to an end. …
  • Saudis Stepping Up Efforts to Become Nat Gas Force 05 Sep 2019 13:07 by  Bloomberg |A.DiPaola, S.Stapczynski, A.Shiryaevskaya |Thursday, September 05, 2019 The biggest oil exporter is stepping up its efforts to become a major force in natural gas. (Bloomberg) -- The biggest oil exporter is stepping up its efforts to become …
  • No Party Completely Vanishes: Shiv Sena After BJP Attacks Sharad Pawar 05 Sep 2019 12:37 On Sunday, Amit Shah targeted Sharad Pawar over dynasty politics. (File) Mumbai: Saying that no political party ever vanishes completely, the Shiv Sena today seemed to agree with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)'s Rohit Pawar that BJP leaders …
  • Editorial: On the way to economic prosperity 05 Sep 2019 12:11 As per the experts’ opinion, the only way to get Afghanistan out of current miseries, economic isolation and its dependence on foreign aid is opening up new trade routes and corridors. Their viewpoints carry some weight because according to the Ministry of …
  • Sensex, Nifty End Lackluster Session Mixed 05 Sep 2019 11:35 Indian shares ended Thursday's lackluster session slightly lower amid selling in financials, a day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandated commercial lenders to link certain loans to the external benchmark-based interest rates from October 1. …
  • Hours Away From Scripting History: Moon, Here I Come... 05 Sep 2019 11:33 The Earth's nearest neighbor is Moon. So far, three nations - the United States, Russia, and China - have successfully landed their spacecraft on the Moon. But the U.S. is the only country to have conducted 6 manned Moon landings. Except for China' …
  • Imran Khan in his glass house 05 Sep 2019 11:16 There’s a joke among veteran Pakistan hands, who say it’s the country which puts a gun to its head and says: ‘Don’t come closer or I’ll shoot myself.’ Now, Imran Khan has self-righteously raised the stakes. The gun’s been replaced by nuclear weapons. In a …
  • Talks despite tensions 05 Sep 2019 04:24 Kartar­pur projec­t also remain­ed unaffe­cted by the escala­tion betwee­n the two counti­es in the wake of Pulwam­a attack Pakistan plans to open the Kartarpur Corridor on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak on November 11 and has urged New …
  • Shell, Petronas executives argue they are part of lower-carbon future 05 Sep 2019 03:47 From left, Michael Crothers, President of Shell Canada, Mark Fitzgerald, President & CEO, Petronas Canada and Geoff Morrison from Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers during an editorial board meeting. Francis Georgian / PNG Petronas, a …
  • Statelessness in Assam- Bangladesh faces heat of India's politics 05 Sep 2019 03:16 By Khawaza Main Uddin - The writer, a journalist based in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, is winner of the UN Millennium Development Goals Award, DAJA Award, and WFP Award. He has master’s degrees in both journalism and international relations. DHAKA, …
  • In national interest to take Manmohan Singh’s advice seriously: Shiv Sena 05 Sep 2019 01:37 On Sunday, while terming the state of the economy as “deeply worrying”, Singh had said that the last quarter’s GDP growth rate of 5 per cent signals that the country is in the midst of a prolonged slowdown. A DAY after the BJP dismissed former Prime …
  • Putin, Modi see helicopters intended for delivery to India 04 Sep 2019 16:47 September 04, 2019 19:46 VLADIVOSTOK. Sept 4 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of the advantages of Kamov Ka-226T light multirole helicopters, which Russia is planning to deliver to India as part of …
  • India Services Sector Growth Slows In August 04 Sep 2019 07:00 India's services sector growth slowed in August, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Wednesday. The services Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI, fell to 52.4 in August from 53.8 in July. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. …
  • Editorial: This could be the ‘environment’ election 24 Aug 2019 03:09 With unprecedented heat waves in Western Europe and India, we ignore dire warnings about the worsening state of the world’s environment at our peril. Will the various approaches proposed by our parties to slow global warming be the ballot questions when …