• Food for thought to rid the world of hunger 20 Jul 2019 17:33 CGIAR's team of more than 8,000 scientists and staff around the world are also developing other tools to help farmers adapt to unpredictable weather and diseases. What's for dinner? It's a question asked every day in homes around the world. No …
  • The Sharjah boy is back, and so is our faith in... 20 Jul 2019 17:21 It had been over two weeks since the 15-year-old Indian schoolboy Mohammed Perwez Alam had gone missing from his home in Sharjah. An entire nation waited with bated breath for this happy ending. And it came in just when hope had started running a little …
  • 17% of 331 retracted papers in chemistry, materials science are from India 20 Jul 2019 14:58 In a May 28, 2019, editorial published in the journal Chemistry of Materials, Francois-Xavier Coudert from Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris, a joint CNRS/Chimie ParisTech research institute in Paris, looked at retraction practices in chemistry and …
  • 14 people reacting 20 Jul 2019 12:13 The 360 is a feature designed to show you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories. Speed read What's happening: Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. On July 20,1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. The …
  • Airspace reopening 20 Jul 2019 04:44 Govt’s months-long airspa­ce shutdo­wn after post-Pulawa­ma stando­ff cost the CAA around Rs8.5 billio­n The government’s months-long airspace shutdown after the post-Pulawama standoff cost the Civil Aviation Authority around Rs8.5 billion. The massive …
  • Credit agencies bent over backwards for IL&FS: Forensic report 20 Jul 2019 01:31 According to the agency, IL&FS Financial Services Ltd had borrowings of more than Rs 17,000 crore from debt instruments and bank loans. TOP credit rating agencies not only provided IL&FS executives with advance rating reports, they allegedly …
  • Editorial: Apollo 11 was a flight of imagination 19 Jul 2019 23:45 When a program of great scale and ambition is announced, such as a massive drive to find a cure for cancer, we call it a moonshot. Short of finding that elusive cure, it’s hard to believe that anything we attach that label to will ever match the …
  • That’s right, blame it on Hindi 19 Jul 2019 20:45 Today, Hindi has become the favourite punching bag. (Illustration: Suvajit Dey) Once upon a time (some four decades ago), it was the done thing to blame all the ills of the nation on feminism — from errant children to the break up of joint families, rise …
  • Trump’s incoherent policy on India 19 Jul 2019 19:32 CANBERRA - The distance from hubris to delusion is short and the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is bent on covering it in a sprint in its India policy. A healthy and long-lasting bilateral relationship rests on a history of shared interests …
  • Peace on earth before we colonise the moon 19 Jul 2019 19:03 Signs of water on the moon from recent Chinese, Indian and US probes are a game changer. That could be used to support colonists, and also broken down into oxygen and hydrogen for fuel. Fifty years after Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins …
  • Humanists are being persecuted too 19 Jul 2019 16:25 Seventeen humanists from around the world call for a review into the persecution of the non-religious Ahmed Shaheed, the UN special rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, who has said: ‘Humanists, when they are attacked, are attacked far more …
  • Sensex, Nifty Tumble On Waning Risk Appetite 19 Jul 2019 11:19 Indian shares slumped on Friday, with earnings woes, concerns over rising capital outflows and volatility in oil prices keeping investors nervous. The Finance Bill for current financial year was passed in the Lok Sabha without any amendments, suggesting …
  • Netflix To Launch Cheaper Plan In India Amid Weak Memberships In US 19 Jul 2019 10:09 Streaming giant Netflix confirmed that it will launch a mobile-only streaming plan starting in India, which will be less expensive than its current plans. With the move, the company aims to attract a larger crowd in one of its major market. The news comes …
  • Zelensky only politician who more than half of Ukrainians surveyed view positively 19 Jul 2019 10:05 July 19, 2019 12:48 KYIV. July 19 (Interfax) - Almost two-thirds of Ukraine's citizens are positive about President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to the results of a survey conducted by Social Monitoring and the Oleksandr Yaremenko Ukrainian Institute …
  • Young people must be protected from destructive influence of foreign special services, NGOs - Patrushev 19 Jul 2019 08:43 July 19, 2019 11:42 ST. PETERSBURG. July 19 (Interfax) - Foreign special services are trying to influence Russian young people, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said. "It is especially important to take into account the fact that …
  • Skechers USA, Inc. (SKX) on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 19 Jul 2019 06:18 Skechers USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) Q2 2019 Earnings Conference Call July 18, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants David Weinberg - EVP, COO & Director John Vandemore - CFO Conference Call Participants Jay Sole - UBS Investment Bank Laurent Vasilescu - …
  • Hafiz Saeed’s arrest 19 Jul 2019 06:13 Pakistan is running against time to come good on the FATF action plan to counter money laundering and terror financing. Having gone past two deadlines — January 2019 and May 2019 — without complying in full, the country now faces the October 2019 deadline. …
  • Political deadlock since first week of June 19 Jul 2019 05:20 Political deadlock since first week of June : Can Manipur afford this ? - The Sangai Express Editorial :: July 19 2019 - The stalemate continues. Nothing to suggest that the infighting in the BJP Government has been resolved and no one knows what is going …
  • PACIFIC NATIONS SLOW TO ACCEPT FREEDOM OF INFORMATION 19 Jul 2019 03:49 Editorial Solomon Star HONIARA, Solomon Islands (Sept. 29, 2008) - How much would corruption be cut if there was a Freedom of Information Act in Solomon Islands? A timely question today. Last week the global corruption watchdog Transparency International …
  • Lessons learned 19 Jul 2019 03:35 Lessons learned This refers to the editorial 'Two victors '(July 16). The ICC should review the rule about comparing net run rates in case of a tie between two teams in a match. The game should continue till a team scores more runs than the other. …
  • India’s Unicorns Are More Like Workhorses 19 Jul 2019 01:52 By Tim Culpan | Bloomberg July 18 at 9:07 PM China has birthed some pretty impressive billion-dollar startups. Bytedance Inc.’s TikTok is so hip it makes Snap Inc. look like it’s for your parents.  Sensetime Group Ltd. and Beijing Megvii Co. are masters of …
  • EDITORIAL: House denounces Trump for racist tweets 19 Jul 2019 01:27 Two days after Donald Trump tweeted that four congressmen of color should “go back” to their home countries, the Democratic-led House passed a resolution—240-187—condemning the president for his “racist comments.” The measure, the first House rebuke of a …
  • The Urdu press: The NIA bill 18 Jul 2019 20:06 Home Minister Amit Shah (File Photo) The bid to “strengthen the NIA” and the debate on the bill has received the attention of Urdu dailies. An editorial in Inquilab on July 17 argues that giving more powers to the NIA is problematic. It asks, “What are the …
  • Rajya Sabha TV’s YouTube channel clocks 3mn subscribers 18 Jul 2019 17:35 New Delhi [India]: Rajya Sabha Television YouTube channel crossed the three million mark in terms of subscribers on Thursday, thereby emerging as one of the fastest expanding channels on YouTube in the news space. In less than eight months, the RSTV …
  • Stock Music Market 2019 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Market Forecast to 2025 18 Jul 2019 14:45 Jul 18, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Wiseguyreports.Com adds “Stock Music Market –Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025” To Its Research Database. Report Details: This report …
  • ADB Retains Developing Asia's Growth Outlook 18 Jul 2019 13:47 The Asian Development Bank maintained its growth projection for developing Asia despite escalating trade conflicts between China and the United States. According to Asian Development Outlook Supplement, released Thursday, the region is set to grow at a …
  • Indonesia Cuts Interest Rates For First Time In Nearly 2 Years 18 Jul 2019 13:23 Indonesia's central bank cut its key interest rate for the first time in nearly two years and signaled more easing in future, joining its peers who have reduced rates ahead of a possible rate cut from the US Federal Reserve. The Board of Governors, led …
  • General Ershad: The deposed dictator who became kingmaker 18 Jul 2019 10:08 General Hussain Muhammad Ershad, the military dictator of Bangladesh for most of the 1980s, died on July 14 in Dhaka. He was 89 years old. Ershad's peaceful death due to old age marked an unexpectedly mundane end to one of the most controversial but …
  • Winners and more winners 18 Jul 2019 08:10 The fact that the ICJ upheld the author­ity of Pakist­an’s milita­ry court is enough for Islama­bad to declar­e victor­y The verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav is finally in, and predictably …
  • One of the World’s Most Stubborn Central Banks Gives In 18 Jul 2019 05:32 July 18 at 12:49 AM Asia’s most stubborn central bank just reversed course.  With the Federal Reserve all but certain to renew its easing cycle at the end of the month, the Bank of Korea preemptively cut its benchmark interest rate to 1.5% from 1.75%, in a …
  • Why Pakistan's historical heroes are India's villains and vice-versa 18 Jul 2019 04:47 Pakistani nationalism was modelled around the 'valour' of Muslim kings who ruled the sub-continent for several centuries and India does the same with its ruling party aggressively rephrasing history to promote Hindu nationalism. Partitioned along …
  • Express daily briefing: Karnataka trust vote today, what next for Pakistan after ICJ verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav; and more 18 Jul 2019 04:05 Top news on Thursday morning. Karnataka trust vote today: Speaker’s call on resignations, says SC, but gives rebel MLAs a shield A floor test will be held in the Karnataka Assembly today to decide the fate of the H D Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) …
  • Dawn editor wins CPJ press freedom award 18 Jul 2019 01:20 Editor of Pakistan’s leading daily Dawn Zaffar Abbas has been awarded the 2019 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) for “extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press freedom”, the body announced on …
  • Dawn Editor honoured with Gwen Ifill award 17 Jul 2019 17:46 KARACHI: The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has announced Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award of 2019 for Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas. The award is presented annually to an individual who has shown extraordinary and sustained achievement in …
  • Save farmers, tackle food crisis to check migration 17 Jul 2019 17:42 The word "migration" conjures images of war, natural disaster, and severe economic distress. All are important reasons why people seek refuge far from home. But the single most powerful driver of migration may well be food - or, rather, the lack …
  • Indian TV talk shows twist news into a pretzel 17 Jul 2019 17:42 Recently, a talk show on a religious figure turned into a slapping match between two participants and deteriorated alarmingly. Perhaps the most dangerous development in India is the advent of aggressive television. With over 5,000 channels vying for the …
  • LNG Demand to Spike Five-fold in Parts of Asia 17 Jul 2019 17:33 by  Matthew V. Veazey |Rigzone Staff |Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Demand for LNG from South and Southeast Asia will more than quintuple by 2040, Wood Mackenzie predicted Wednesday. Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) from South and Southeast Asia will more …
  • Six Days After Sony Says Indian Rapper's Video Broke One-Day Record for Views, YouTube Has Yet to Confirm 17 Jul 2019 17:32 MUMBAI — Six days after his fans rejoiced when Sony Music India said that Indian hip-hop star Badshah had broken the YouTube record for the most views in a 24-hour period with his new single “Paagal” (“Mad”), the video streaming platform has yet to confirm …
  • Wipro Q1 Profit, Revenues Increase - Quick Facts 17 Jul 2019 12:03 India-based software services company Wipro Ltd. (WIT) reported Wednesday that first-quarter net income attributable to equity holders was 23.87 billion Indian rupees or $346 million, up 12.6 percent from last year's 21.21 billion rupees. Earnings per …
  • Despite setbacks, Chandrayaan 2 is a giant leap in India's lunar ambitions 17 Jul 2019 10:23 As the United States marked the 50th anniversary of the lift-off of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, India’s own lunar ambitions were temporarily put on hold as the Chandrayaan 2 rocket developed a snag before its launch. ISRO stated that a new launch …
  • [Kim Myong-sik] South Korean military lowers guards against North prematurely 17 Jul 2019 08:40 South Korea currently ranks 12th in terms of economic power of nations. It ranks a little higher in international researchers’ comparison of military strength. The oft-quoted Global Fire Power website listed the Republic of Korea as seventh in the world in …
  • Dawn Editor Zaffar Abbas gets CPJ press freedom award 17 Jul 2019 06:28 Editor of Dawn Zaffar Abbas has been awarded the 2019 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) for “extraordinary and sustained achievement in the cause of press freedom”, the body announced on Tuesday. CPJ’s Gwen Ifill …
  • World’s first mirrorless camera with 102MP resolution is here 17 Jul 2019 04:20 The GFX100 supports 4K/30P video recording, capturing smooth motions at 30fps in ultra-high-definition 4K video. Fujifilm India Private Limited announced the launch of latest innovation breakthrough in India, the FUJIFILM GFX100 mirrorless digital …
  • Genetic Evidence of the origin of Meiteis from Africa 17 Jul 2019 03:10 Genetic Evidence Of The Origin Of Meiteis From Africa How Did The First African Meiteis Change To Mongoloid Features Dr. Irengbam Mohendra Singh * 8th Manipur International Polo Tournament, Imphal, November 2014 Front row from left: second Author, his wife …
  • Of July 11 and July 15 fifteen years back Manorama and nude protest 17 Jul 2019 01:24 Of July 11 and July 15 fifteen years back: Manorama and nude protest - The Sangai Express Editorial :: July 17 2019 - Protest against killing of Manorama by Assam Rifles - July 2004 :: Pix - Atom Samarendra Tough to say if such a time will come when the …
  • A Dangerous Debt Ruling in India 17 Jul 2019 00:38 By Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg July 16 at 8:00 PM India’s insolvency tribunal has made a dangerous decision. Unless its judgment is quashed, credit costs for India Inc. will surge, shares of state-run banks will swoon and foreign investors will flee. The …
  • Our miscommunicating Parliament wants a new chamber? 16 Jul 2019 21:20 For a body whose main activity is communication, our Parliament has been miscommunicating a bit in the last few weeks. It began with the bizarre assertion of Parliamentary immunity on behalf of Ayariga that was firmly slapped down by the courts. It begged …
  • Editorial: Kabul welcomes 16 Jul 2019 20:38 (MENAFN - Afghanistan Times) In the wake of declining tension between Islamabad and New Delhi, Pakistan announced reopening of its airspace for civilian flights, thus enabling a number of regional countries and international airlines of resuming its …
  • View from the right: Minority burden 16 Jul 2019 19:17 Another article blames a section of the minority community for the population problem (File/ Express Photo by Gurmeet Singh) Organiser this week has put the issue of the country’s ever-burgeoning population on its cover. The package has multiple pieces …
  • KT edit: Lifting of airspace ban gives diplomacy another chance 16 Jul 2019 18:13 There are few winners during such restrictive measures. The lifting of the airspace ban over Pakistan after nearly five months has come as a huge relief for travellers and airlines who have been affected by longer flight times and higher costs. India, as a …
  • Moody's Announces Sale Of MAKS Division - Quick Facts 16 Jul 2019 14:50 Moody's Corp. (MCO) has agreed to sell its Moody's Analytics' Knowledge Services (MAKS) division to Equistone Partners Europe Limited. MAKS provides research and analytical support to organizations through its delivery centers in India, Costa …
  • IIM Amritsar: Nagarajan Ramamoorthy assume charge as the first full time director 16 Jul 2019 12:00 Professor Nagarajan Ramamoorthy has assumed charge as the first full time director at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Amritsar. In his earlier stints, he has worked with the Indian Airlines, Brakes India Limited of TVS group and Voltas Limited of …
  • Comcast Has a $45 Billion Cricket Problem 16 Jul 2019 08:34 July 16 at 4:15 AM England won the Cricket World Cup on Sunday, defeating New Zealand in one of the greatest one-day games ever played. The victory was characterized by the sort of risk-taking and inventiveness which Comcast Corp.’s British pay-TV arm …
  • Boris Johnson said Islam put the Muslim world 'literally centuries behind' the West 16 Jul 2019 07:50 Boris Johnson argued that Islam and its 'fatal religious conservatism' had held the Muslim world 'literally centuries behind' the West, a newly uncovered essay revealed today. The Tory leadership favourite also claimed 'Muslim grievance …
  • India's Trade Gap Narrows In June 16 Jul 2019 06:59 India's trade gap narrowed in June despite a fall in exports, data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed Monday. Exports declined 9.71 percent year-on-year in June. This was the first contraction in nine months and slower than the expected …
  • ET Startup Awards 2019: Feting the best among entrepreneurs 16 Jul 2019 04:03 The countdown has begun for the fifth edition of The Economic Times Startup Awards, the finest accolade recognising the best of Indian entrepreneurship. The awards are in eight categories, including the Startup of the Year, and a jury comprising the …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Opening Flat After Weak Exports Data 16 Jul 2019 03:18 Indian shares may open largely unchanged on Tuesday as investors digest macro data and await the latest batch of corporate earnings. India's business confidence fell to its joint-lowest on record as companies were concerned about the cooling economy …
  • Key words Indigenous to Nagaland, Studying the opposition 16 Jul 2019 02:12 Key words : Indigenous to Nagaland, Studying the opposition - The Sangai Express Editorial :: July 16 2019 - The key words here are Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (IIN) and this is obviously the reason why the move of the Government of Nagaland to …
  • Why Is India Trying to Kill Off Hedge Funds? 16 Jul 2019 01:19 By Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg July 15 at 9:00 PM India is killing off the one industry that can bring badly behaving tycoons into line while nudging savers away from an unproductive lust for gold.  That industry is domestic hedge funds, which have taken …
  • Cricket World Cup: How to win an ICC Cricket World Cup 15 Jul 2019 21:54 England players celebrate with the World Cup trophy at Lord's Cricket Ground after the 2019 Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand in London, Britain, 14 July 2019. EPA-EFE/KIERAN GALVIN EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO COMMERCIAL SALES …
  • Edward Oakley obituary 15 Jul 2019 20:01 My friend Edward Oakley, who has died aged 78, headed Obeetee, India’s leading carpet and rug company. His family had a long connection with India, having first established their hand-knotted carpet business in the 19th century, in Mirzapur, a town (now a …
  • A faith corridor 15 Jul 2019 18:13 by Editorial , (Last Updated about 1 hour ago) Across one of the world’s most militarised borders The Kartarpur corridor issue has led India to hold talks with Pakistan without prior conditions, something the BJP led government had ruled out earlier. With …
  • When partners co-pilot an Indian airline into jeopardy 15 Jul 2019 17:48 Several guesses have been made on how it went wrong including a wrangle over the purchase of CFM power plants. The most profitable carrier in India, if not the only one, is flying straight into clear air turbulence (CAT) and could well shake itself up. The …
  • Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies? 15 Jul 2019 17:24 Days after a group of 22 nations signed a letter addressed to the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling on China to end its massive detention program in Xinjiang, a group of 37 countries submitted a …
  • My story of assimilation is personal yet universal | Opinion 15 Jul 2019 16:36 Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal talks about the need for immigrants to assimilate during an interview with the Des Moines Register editorial board. I’m grateful to this country for an important thing: its ethos of individualism and …
  • Letter to BS: It is vital to revise the reserve price for 5G spectrum 15 Jul 2019 15:53 Apropos your excellent editorial “Pricing impasse” (July 12), I do hope the Digital Communications Commission (DCC) listens to your sane advice and has a serious relook at the totally impractical reserve price for the 5G spectrum auction. In fact, the …
  • 7% growth will mean little or nothing to the poor, unemployed and exploited sections 15 Jul 2019 13:24 It is not just a difference of 1 per cent. It is the difference between continued moderate growth and potentially accelerated growth. (illustration: C R Sasikumar Budget 2019-20 has unravelled sooner than normal for Central government budgets. There is no …
  • View From The Neighbourhood: Afghanistan opening 15 Jul 2019 13:23 The editorial in Dawn on July 14 welcomes what appears to progress in the “peace talks” among stakeholders in Afghanistan, especially as the Taliban seems to “be softening its rigid stance”. Over the last few weeks, as the Trump Administration has been …
  • India's water crisis just got very real 15 Jul 2019 13:12 Sign Up for Our free email newsletters After weeks of soaring temperatures and drought, Chennai, India — the country's sixth largest city — is facing a dire water shortage. The four reservoirs that provide the majority of the city's water supply …
  • India Business Sentiment Joint-Lowest On Record 15 Jul 2019 12:25 India's business confidence fell to its joint-lowest on record as companies were concerned about the cooling economy and government policies, survey data from IHS Markit showed Monday. The net balance of firms expecting output growth in coming twelve …
  • India Wholesale Price Inflation Slows In June 15 Jul 2019 10:19 India's wholesale price inflation slowed at a faster-than-expected rate in June, data from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed on Monday. The wholesale price index climbed 2.02 percent year-on-year in June, after a 2.45 percent increase in …
  • World Cup: New Zealand praise team but query 'cruel' rules 15 Jul 2019 06:36 Scott Styris labelled ICC "a joke" over the rules but congratulated both teams on a stunning effort.  July 15, 2019 () - Heartbroken New Zealanders expressed pride on Monday in the Black Caps' fighting spirit after defeat to England in the …
  • Sensex, Nifty Set To Open On Soft Note 15 Jul 2019 05:44 Indian shares look set to open flat to slightly lower on Monday as investors react to Infosys earnings as well as macro data released after market hours on Friday. Infosys reported a 5.26 percent year-on-year (YoY) rise in its quarterly net profit and …
  • Why This Year’s Biggest IPO Didn’t Happen 15 Jul 2019 02:31 By Nisha Gopalan | Bloomberg July 14 at 10:00 PM Anheuser-Busch InBev NV blamed market conditions for its decision to pull what would have been the world’s biggest initial public offering this year. Yet the brewer should take at least some responsibility. …
  • Opinion- Stuck in the meddle- The long, hypocritical history of foreign-interference fear-mongering 15 Jul 2019 01:15 Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, seen on July 10, 2019, has tapped into a global trend of scare tactics concerning NGOs and foreign funding. JONATHAN HAYWARD/The Canadian Press Arno Kopecky is the author of The Devil’s Curve: A Journey into Power and …
  • Come friendly bombs and rain on this po-faced collection of John Betjeman's 'barrel scrapings' 14 Jul 2019 13:10 Harvest Bells: New And Uncollected Poems John Betjeman, edited by Kevin J Gardner Bloomsbury Continuum £16.99 Rating: Never let an academic near a poem. He will take years to study it, and then get it wrong. Kevin J Gardner, billed as ‘Professor of English …
  • Monster Energy’s Lizzie Armanto Takes 3rd Place in Women’s Skate Park at Vans Park Series Montreal 14 Jul 2019 08:17 Monster Energy congratulates team rider Lizzie Armanto on a strong third-place finish in Women’s Skate Park at the Vans Park Series event in Montréal, Canada. MONTREAL (PRWEB) July 14, 2019 Monster Energy congratulates team rider Lizzie Armanto on a strong …
  • Faces in abstract 13 Jul 2019 19:18 Thomas Antony’s caricatures speak a different language. They are abstract, colourful and highly expressive. They show an unseen side of prominent figures without distorting their basic features. Thomas, who has been a caricaturist for the past 35 years, …
  • Promoting healthy poultry farming in India can have lasting impact on human & environmental health: Unveiling new sustainable alternative to bacterial disease prevention 13 Jul 2019 07:54 (MENAFN - Editorial) Rising demand for meat and eggs and a resultant turn towards intensive poultry production has in recent decades given rise to a number of health and environmental concerns that pose a challenge to the poultry industry. Bacterial …
  • Downward spiral of Congress Leadership vacuum 13 Jul 2019 02:00 Downward spiral of Congress: Leadership vacuum - The Sangai Express Editorial :: July 13 2019 - After the whipping it received in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, nothing seems to be going right for the Congress. After Rahul Gandhi resigned as the …
  • Tall Fences Make Bad Neighbors Out of Japan and Korea 13 Jul 2019 01:32 By David Fickling | Bloomberg July 12 at 9:00 PM To outsiders, it may seem like the deepening rift between Japan and South Korea has blown up out of a clear blue sky. For all the wrangling over the legacy of Japan’s 35-year colonization of the Korean …
  • Kentucky Blues: House's Outsourcing Bill Threatens McConnell's Home State, Senate Majority 12 Jul 2019 21:26 On Wednesday, House Republicans allowed the Democrats to pass an outsourcing bill which dangles citizenship in front of hundreds of thousands of Indian graduates if they take more jobs from American graduates. The House bill, HR.1044, passed Wednesday by …
  • Are we doing enough to protect our children? 12 Jul 2019 18:28 At the World Health Assembly in May, we made the case for why governments and United Nations agencies need to spend more on measures to prevent noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), injury, and violence against children. One of us - Zoleka Mandela - spoke of …
  • Editorial: Black Caps cap off a World Cup cricket dream 12 Jul 2019 17:16 EDITORIAL: Four years ago, the Black Caps - moulded in the image of swashbuckling captain Brendon McCullum - captivated the Cricket World Cup with their bold style of play. Undefeated through pool play, buoyed by a frenzied penultimate-ball semifinal …
  • Sensex, Nifty Give Up Early Gains To End Lower 12 Jul 2019 12:18 Indian shares ended a choppy session lower on Friday, with rising oil prices and worries over the impact on earnings from the U.S.-China trade dispute denting sentiment. The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex ended down 86.88 points or 0.22 percent at 38,736.23 …
  • Why travel makes you smarter and wiser, and how to exploit that fact 12 Jul 2019 10:17 Editor's Note — This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of Features for CNN. The series is on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. …
  • AZN's Imfinzi Granted US Orphan Drug Designation For Small Cell Lung Cancer 12 Jul 2019 08:52 AstraZeneca Plc. (AZN.L,AZN) said that the US Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug Designation to Imfinzi or durvalumab for the treatment of small cell lung cancer or SCLC. Imfinzi is currently approved for unresectable, Stage III non-small …
  • Sensex, Nifty Seen Lower As US, India Begin Trade Talks 12 Jul 2019 03:35 Indian shares may open slightly lower on Friday as investors await Infosys' Q1 earnings results and watch key developments on the trade front. Indian and U.S. trade negotiators will meet today after a series of protectionist measures taken by the two …
  • Fintech in China: What Lies Ahead? 11 Jul 2019 21:33 The fintech revolution continues to gather momentum. According to an analysis by Accenture, global investment in fintech ventures more than doubled from $26.67 billion in 2017 to $55.33 billion in 2018. During the same period, the number of deals rose by …
  • Define your environment 11 Jul 2019 19:52 Today, as the new government begins its tenure, there is a crying need for a five or 10-year vision of the strategic environment. The BJP’s thumping majority has led well-meaning strategic analysts in diverse fields of finance, labour, agriculture and …
  • Education is war if there is no poetry and music 11 Jul 2019 19:29 There is no listening to others, no friendship. Everything is instrumental and strategic. Failure is ugly. The suicide note of the boy who was pursuing a Masters in designing at the IIT Hyderabad in India, disturbs me. It also makes me want to strike at …
  • 'Nataka' in Karnataka: Where's the Congress heading as a party? 11 Jul 2019 17:58 The bizarre Karnataka drama has extended beyond the point of shamelessness. Disqualify the MLAs or accept their resignations, Kumaraswami's government is no more enjoying majority. The BJP might be blamed for creating instability or poaching MLAs …
  • Relevance of 'Satyarth Prakash' for reforms in Hinduism 11 Jul 2019 16:03 Being a student of DAV College (Lahore) Ambala City living in hostel (Vidayarthi Bhawan) during 1971-75, I actively participated in Arya Veer Dal and Arya Samaj and passed out the examination based on Satyarth Prakash. The founder of Arya Samaj Maharishi …
  • OPEC Sees New Oil Surplus Next Year 11 Jul 2019 13:01 by  Bloomberg |Grant Smith |Thursday, July 11, 2019 OPEC's first forecasts for 2020 showed it faces an even longer and tougher challenge. (Bloomberg) -- A week after OPEC agreed to keep oil production restrained until early next year, the group’s first …
  • Al-Qaeda Chief Tells Kashmiri Separatists to 'Bleed India Through Unrelenting Terror Attacks' 11 Jul 2019 06:50 Asia & Pacific 08:23 11.07.2019Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s investigation and intelligence agencies are likely to be in a greater state of high alert following al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri's latest video message to separatists in …
  • Express Daily Briefing: ‘India’s 45 mins of bad cricket’, a look inside the Karnataka Speaker’s rulebook; and more 11 Jul 2019 05:41 Top news on Thursday morning. India vs New Zealand: ‘45 mins of bad cricket’ After India lost by 18-runs to New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final, no words were spoken. There was no need to. India knew they had lost it due to “45 minutes of bad cricket” …
  • India downed by a black Kiwi event 11 Jul 2019 03:13 ET Bureau| Jul 11, 2019, 08.22 AM IST AP India’s succumbing to a ‘black kiwi’ moment at Old Trafford, Manchester, and being eased out of the Cricket World Cup, is one such ‘black swan’ event Indian fans are having to deal with and gulp down. For those into …
  • RIIN 09 Jul 2019 22:17 Dr. Asangba Tzudir At a time when the issue of ‘immigration’ has become a serious issue, the Government of Nagaland is initiating an exercise to prepare a master list of all indigenous inhabitants of the State and is scheduled to complete within 60 days …
  • Letter to BS: India needs a predictable, stable, moderate rate of taxation 09 Jul 2019 16:12 Apropos the editorial “Taxing the super-rich” (July 9), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal to significantly increase the marginal tax rate for those earning more than Rs 2 crore may be sound in principle but fails on the grounds of fairness and …
  • If It Moves, Tax It. That’s Desperate, India 09 Jul 2019 06:50 By Andy Mukherjee | Bloomberg July 9 at 1:47 AM Desperation is creeping into India’s economic policy-making. Having lost the fiscal plot, bureaucrats are trying to marshal resources by squeezing taxpayers, foreign investors, firms planning buybacks and …