• Kurien Joseph for review of death penalty 20 Jan 2020 22:35 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Former Supreme Court judge Justice Kurien Joseph has reiterated the need for reviewing death penalty as punishment. The former judge told a regional news channel that capital punishment had not resulted in decrease in the crimes for …
  • Hyderabad: January 24 pledge day to boycott NRC 20 Jan 2020 22:35 Hyderabad: The Telangana-AP Joint Action Committee against the CAA-NPR-NRC has decided to observe January 24 as a ‘pledge day’ to boycott the NPR and NRC. On that day, two days before the Republic Day, an oath would be administered to all those who …
  • Sea level rise to impact more population in Asia, including India: Moody’s report 20 Jan 2020 22:30 The rise in sea level due to global warming will impact more people in Asian countries than any other region, Moody’s said in a report on the consequences of this inevitability and credit risk to such sovereign nations. Stating that Sovereigns in Asia, …
  • IMF cuts India’s growth forecast the most, to 4.8% 20 Jan 2020 20:30 NEW DELHI: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday slashed India’s GDP growth estimate to 4.8% for 2019-20 citing slowing domestic demand, stress in the non-banking financial sector and a decline in credit growth and also blamed the country’s …
  • Sri Lanka ranked above India on Global Social Mobility Index 20 Jan 2020 20:25 Sri Lanka has emerged as a leader in social mobility among the eight South Asian nations in a report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020.  The report has ranked 82 countries of the world on the basis of Global Social Mobility Index 2020. “Social …
  • AI needs to be regulated: Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai 20 Jan 2020 18:53 SAN FRANCISCO: Joining Microsoft President Brad Smith and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday called for new regulations for Artificial Intelligence (AI), saying the only question now is how to approach it. Although new …
  • IMF’s Gopinath projects economic recovery for India in 2020-21 20 Jan 2020 17:56 United Nations, Jan 20 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund, which sharply cut India’s growth rate, is projecting a recovery in 2020-21, the organisation’s Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said on Monday. The recovery “should come from the monetary stimulus …
  • Saif’s ‘concept of India’ draws social media ire 20 Jan 2020 17:56 Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan is being massively trolled for his comment on Indian history. “I don’t think this is history,” Saif said, talking about his latest release, the historical drama “Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior”, adding: “I don’t think …
  • Firms split on sharing data with goverment: LocalCircles survey 20 Jan 2020 17:50 NEW DELHI: Startups and micro-small and medium enterprises are split over the provision of sharing anonymous data generated through their operations with the government according to a survey by community social media platform LocalCircles. Out of the close …
  • IMF cuts India’s growth estimate further 20 Jan 2020 17:18 The number of agencies revising India’s growth estimate is increasing, with the latest being the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF on Monday slashed India’s GDP growth rate to 4.8 per cent for the current fiscal and 5.8 per cent for 2020-21. The …
  • Can India and Malaysia afford a trade spat? 20 Jan 2020 16:53 When Mahathir Mohamad came to power in Malaysia in May 2018, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was one of the first foreign leaders to congratulate him. A spokesperson for India's Ministry of External Affairs said at the time that Malaysia was " …
  • IMF Lowers Global Growth Forecast As India Loses Steam 20 Jan 2020 15:48 The International Monetary Fund on Monday cut the global growth forecasts for this year and next, mainly due to the weaker-than-expected expansion in India. Global growth for this year is projected at 3.3 percent, which is 0.1 percentage point less than …
  • IMF trims global growth forecast for 2019 on India slowdown 20 Jan 2020 15:32 DAVOS: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday lowered growth estimate for the world economy to 2.9 per cent for 2019, citing "negative surprises" in few emerging market economies, especially India. Providing an update to the World …
  • IMF cuts India’s growth estimate further for FY 20, FY 21 20 Jan 2020 14:14 The number of agencies revising India’s growth estimate is increasing, with the latest being the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF on Monday slashed India’s GDP growth rate during current fiscal by whopping 130 basis points and 120 basis points …
  • IMF cuts India's growth rate to 4.8%, calls it 'negative surprise' 20 Jan 2020 14:09 By IANS UNITED NATIONS: Calling it one of the "negative surprises", the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday sharply cut India's growth estimate for the current fiscal to 4.8 per cent, darkening the economic picture from the rosy 7.5 …
  • IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near 20 Jan 2020 13:45 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets but said a U.S.-China trade deal was another sign that trade and …
  • IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters 20 Jan 2020 13:42 WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday trimmed back its 2020 global growth forecasts due to sharper-than-expected slowdowns in India and other emerging markets but said a US-China trade deal was another sign that trade and …
  • IMF cuts India’s FY20 growth forecast to 4.8% 20 Jan 2020 13:30 The International Monetary Fund has slashed its estimate on India’s 2019 economic growth to 4.8% from the 6.1% expansion it projected in October, citing a sharper-than-expected slowdown in local demand and stress in the non-bank financial sector. The steep …
  • 'Gold Runner' wins best script award at CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI fest. in India 20 Jan 2020 13:25 The Iranian director dedicated the award to the Ukrainian pilot and the Iranian and foreign passengers who perished in a recent plane crash in Iran.   Directed and produced by Aslani, 'Gold Runner' was screened in the international section of the …
  • Muslim man arrested in India for alleged espionage, 'passing information' to Pakistan 20 Jan 2020 13:16 Indian authorities on Sunday arrested a young Muslim man from Varanasi for being an alleged agent of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Indian media reported. According to the reports, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) arrested the …
  • Explained: Why India is a laggard in social mobility 20 Jan 2020 12:45 Written by Udit Misra | New Delhi | Published: January 20, 2020 6:01:51 pm According to the report, the Nordic economies such as Denmark and Finland top the social mobility rankings while countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa languish …
  • Does social media silence grief? 20 Jan 2020 12:42 Sign Up for Our free email newsletters When Ukrainian Airlines flight 752 was shot out of the sky this month, and all 176 people on board perished, my social media feeds initially carried on as if everything were quite normal. Despite the awful tragedy, …
  • Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4 times that of 70% poorest, reveals study 20 Jan 2020 11:46 Budget 2020: Key things to know India's richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 per cent of the country's population, while the total wealth of all Indian billionaires is more …
  • In India, protesters are singing the national anthem and waving the flag. Here’s why that matters. 20 Jan 2020 11:38 Hundreds of thousands of Indians have poured into the streets to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the National Registry of Citizens. To quell the protests, authorities have deployed heavily armed security forces, who have been beating up unarmed …
  • Ananya spotted with Siddhant 20 Jan 2020 11:17 By Chennaivision in Cinema News January 20, 2020 Ananya Panday was spotted together with Siddhant Chaturvedi. The stars were all smiles as they posed for the paps in the city. The duo made a rare appearance together post the flak that Ananya faced for her …
  • Prasanna to play antagonist in Ajith’s Valimai 20 Jan 2020 11:17 By Chennaivision in Cinema News January 20, 2020 Prasanna has been reportedly roped in to play the villain in Ajith’s Valimai helmed by Vinoth. It is said he would play a dreaded baddie who would send chill down the spine of the audience. When fans asked …
  • Malavika Mohanan back on the sets of Vijay’s Master 20 Jan 2020 11:17 After taking a brief break, Malavika Mohanan is back on the sets of Vijay’s Master. Sharing a picture of her father with director Lokesh Kanagaraj from the sets, Malavika captioned it, “It’s ‘bring your dad to work day’.” She has been training in Mixed …
  • Axis Mutual Fund launches ‘Axis ESG Equity Fund’ 20 Jan 2020 11:14 Axis Mutual Fund has launched an open-ended equity scheme that aims to generate long term capital appreciation by investing in companies demonstrating sustainable practices across ESG theme. ESG stands for environmental, social and governance factors and …
  • On India Inc's social calendar: Bezos bonds with Mumbai A-listers; Rajan Mittal's B'day bash; Shikha Sharma turns gracious hostess for daughter's wedding 20 Jan 2020 10:32 ET’s weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours Sound Delivery DHL has a jingle featuring customers that extol its delivery systems to pep up employees. Even its CEOs are known to sing the tune with …
  • Modi’s Thought Control Firewall in Kashmir May Be the Internet’s Future in India 20 Jan 2020 10:24 The reason the government wants to keep blocking full access to the internet in the Valley is its fear of civil disobedience. And that’s why internet restrictions across India are becoming more common by the day. The Dear Leader Shows the Way for Us All. …
  • Ujjivan SFB eyes small businesses amid retreat by NBFCs 20 Jan 2020 09:51 By Ganesh Nagarajan Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, which surged 51 per cent on its trading debut last month, is focusing on increased lending to small businesses to expand its footprint and boost profitability. Shadow banks, strung by a liquidity crisis, aren …
  • Collaboration key to realise India’s ‘Smart City’ dream 20 Jan 2020 09:33 New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In order to fast create better smart cities in India, joint research between universities assumes significance as it makes it more relevant to people owing to its immediate applicability, a senior government official said on Monday …
  • Skill India Scheme proposes to train youth for relevant industry jobs 20 Jan 2020 08:56 India, with 354.4 million people aged between 15 and 29, is credited for being the World’s largest youth population. According to the ‘International Labour Organisation report’, India, with 354.4 million people aged between 15 and 29, is credited for being …
  • Everything Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced during his trip to India 20 Jan 2020 08:18 Amazon Inc CEO Jeff Bezos announced that his company is rolling out a fleet of electric rickshaws. (File photo) Amazon founder and chief executive officer (CEO) Jeff Bezos on Monday announced that the e-commerce giant will roll out a fleet of electric …
  • Meet India’s David Beckham who doesn’t play football 20 Jan 2020 08:17 NEW DELHI: Think David Beckham and you will of course think of the former England star footballer who still rules social media, with over 60 million followers on Instagram. But guess what, India has an athlete called David Beckham too. But he doesn’t play …
  • Bleetech runs a TV channel for the deaf 20 Jan 2020 07:45 India is home to 22 national languages, but around 1.3 million people cannot hear them, says the Census 2011. In contrasting numbers, India’s National Association for Deaf claims the number to be 18 million. Despite the staggering numbers, India has a long …
  • A Hot Winter in India 20 Jan 2020 06:32 By Tarek Fatah Author & Columnist, Canada Whether it is France or Nigeria, Italy or Myanmar, the presence of militant Muslims is a serious cause of concern to all – most of all to Muslims who want freedom from Islamists, be they inspired by Iran, Saudi …
  • Student Protests in India 20 Jan 2020 06:04 Over the past month, India has been in turmoil over the passing of the controversial new Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). In an unprecedented move, the Act introduces religion as one of the key criteria in determining the eligibility of refugees for …
  • RSS, BJP want to divide India in name of religion:Sushma Andhare 20 Jan 2020 05:33 Aurangabad: Amid anti-CAA protests across the country, Dalit activist Sushma Andhare on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) of dividing the country in the name of religion. Speaking during a protest …
  • Unlock domestic capital pools to grow economy 20 Jan 2020 04:55 By Ashvin Parekh Our economic growth has been facing headwinds which is primarily cyclical in nature. The policy makers, the regulators and the system are making an honest effort to restore it. Many fiscal and monitory policies have been announced and …
  • Amazon launches electric delivery rickshaws in India 20 Jan 2020 04:08 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement on Twitter (Source: Screengrab) Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Monday said that the online retail giant is rolling out a fleet of electric rickshaws in India to tackle climate change. Making the announcement on Twitter, …
  • India's richest 1% hold four times more wealth than 70% of poor 20 Jan 2020 02:45 By: PTI | Davos | Updated: January 20, 2020 8:03:15 am Women and girls are among those who benefit the least from today’s economic system. India’s richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom …
  • Social Mobility Index: India ranks low at 76th place; Denmark tops 20 Jan 2020 02:18 By: PTI | Davos | Published: January 20, 2020 7:31:02 am At a Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) primary school in Natheri village, Nangloi, New Delhi. (File Photo) India has been ranked very low at 76th place out of 82 countries on a new Social Mobility …
  • Pune Smart City project wins Centre’s award under social aspects category 20 Jan 2020 00:33 The Pune Smart City had launched its smart clinic at Baner. (Express photo) The Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd (PSCDCL) has won a Union government award for its Smart Clinic initiative under the category ‘social aspects’. The Ministry of …
  • Greater social mobility will help narrow gap between rich and poor, says WEF 20 Jan 2020 00:21 The organisation that runs the annual Davos event attended by some of the world’s richest people has said greater social mobility would help narrow the gap between rich and poor and boost global growth by almost 5% in the next decade. A report from the …
  • India's Dalits protest against plan to develop... 19 Jan 2020 20:55  17 Jan 2020 - 21:28 Representative image (A group of Dalit women of a farming collective walking on the land that they took over for cultivation in Pallur, India. Thomson Reuters Foundation / Rina Chandran) BANGKOK:  Protests have flared in the Indian …
  • Jeff Bezos shares video interacting with staff at Amazon India delivery centre 19 Jan 2020 15:34 “Proud of the program we have in India to hire and train deaf associates at our delivery stations. Managers learn basic sign language to be able to communicate. Meeting this group was a moving experience for me," Bezos said in a tweet on Sunday …
  • Netizens Jeer at Railway's Decision to Replace Urdu Signboards with Sanskrit in India's Hill Station 19 Jan 2020 14:36 Asia & Pacific 16:28 19.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): While some have accused the government of dividing Hindus and Muslims along religious lines, others questioned the reason for changing signboards from one less familiar language to other …
  • India vs Australia: Chinnaswamy crowd backs KL Rahul after chants of MS Dhoni erupt, Virat Kohli intervenes 19 Jan 2020 12:09 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 19, 2020 5:01:15 pm KL Rahul has made significant improvements with the gloves in the last two ODI’s. (Source: BCCI) The Chinnaswamy crowd knows how to back its local lad and on Sunday in the series decider between …
  • Four Million to Form Massive Human Chain at Pro-Environment Initiative in India - Photos 19 Jan 2020 10:29 India 13:06 19.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian state of Bihar has launched a mega-event, the forming of a human chain to create awareness about the ongoing climate crisis across the globe. This is the state’s third such human chain …
  • Deepika asks TikTok influencer to recreate Chhapaak 'look', draws social media ire 19 Jan 2020 08:38 Mumbai: Actor Deepika Padukone is at the centre of a social media storm after she was slammed for a TikTok video, where she challenges an influencer to recreate her acid attack survivor 'look' from her latest film "Chhapaak".The TikTok …
  • Kavita Krishnamurthy on remakes, effects of technology and music in times of social media 19 Jan 2020 05:18 Updated: January 19, 2020 9:04:17 am Kavita Krishnamurthy during a concert (Written by Ajinkya Kawale) With renditions of Vaishnava jan toh tene kahiye, made famous by Mahatma Gandhi, to the Meera bhajan Jo tum todo, singer Kavita Krishnamurthy has been …
  • The death of India's liberal self-image 19 Jan 2020 03:26 Policemen detain a student holding a copy of the Indian Constitution, during anti-citizenship law protests in New Delhi, on December 27 | AP Mirza Waheed: I’d like to have a conversation about an issue that for me is as personal as it is political. The …
  • India ready for Australia decider, says Kohli 19 Jan 2020 03:13 India ready for Australia decider, says Kohli BANGALORE, India: After overcoming “panic” among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has tried to assure supporters it will be service as normal when his side take on Australia in a tense deciding match in their …
  • Virat Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown 19 Jan 2020 03:12 Virat Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown BANGALORE: After overcoming “panic” among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has tried to assure supporters it will be service as normal when his side take on Australia in a tense deciding match in their …
  • Don't panic: Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown 19 Jan 2020 03:12 Don’t panic: Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown BANGALORE, India: After overcoming “panic” among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has tried to assure supporters it will be service as normal when his side take on Australia in a tense deciding …
  • ‘In my opinion, democracy does not exist in India’ 19 Jan 2020 02:39 Writer Asghar Wajahat in Pune (Express photo by Arul Horizon) Few writers are as prolific as Asghar Wajahat. At 73, the acclaimed Hindi language author has close to 40 published works, including plays, novels, short story compilations, literary criticism …
  • India Vs Australia: 1,200 police personnel deployed 19 Jan 2020 02:16 Express News Service BENGALURU: Advertisements to keep the city clean, to participate in the Swachh Survekshan survey and cleanliness drives will be screened during the intervals during the India versus Australia ODI to be held in Bengaluru on Sunday. For …
  • India’s yak herders face the end of ancient tradition in warming Himalayas 19 Jan 2020 00:34 The Brokpa community of yak herders in India’s northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh say they may be seeing the end of their traditions as climate and social changes make the long months of herding even harder. Yak herders say their animals are facing …
  • Why India invite Imran Khan for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit? 18 Jan 2020 18:08 Do we spy a softening in the freeze-dried India-Pakistan relationship? The strange announcement this week that India would invite Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) heads of government summit in India this …
  • Baba Jackson auditions for ‘India’s Best Dancer’ 18 Jan 2020 14:21 New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh aka Baba Jackson, who was recently hailed as the “smoothest airwalker” by Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, is trying his luck at “Indias Best Dancer” show, which will be judged by Malaika Arora, Geeta Kapur and Terence …
  • 'US needs to change its lenses' to see systematic discrimination of religious minorities in India: FM Qureshi 18 Jan 2020 11:35 FM also unders­cored Pakist­an's willin­gness to play its role in defusi­ng tensio­ns in the Persia­n Gulf Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday urged the United States to “change its lenses” through which it views India and take into …
  • In conversation with Noam Chomsky – Part 3: Pakistan, India, religion, and climate change 18 Jan 2020 11:28 This conversation with Professor Noam Chomsky is presented as a three part series. Part 1 covers American culture and politics. Part 2 covers media, intellectuals and imperialism, along with science, language and human nature. Part 3 includes a …
  • Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown 18 Jan 2020 11:08 Bangalore - After overcoming "panic" among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has tried to assure supporters it will be service as normal when his side take on Australia in a tense deciding match in their one-day series on Sunday. Many Indian fans …
  • Campus uprisings: India’s students forge solidarities, fuel resistance against divisive politics 18 Jan 2020 09:57 As the Modi-led govt attempts to bulldoze the secular spirit of India, students have been their biggest obstacle. On January 5, a mob armed with sticks, iron rods and acid bottles spread terror in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) as it went on a …
  • India citizenship law: Dalits fear 'discriminatory' legislation 18 Jan 2020 08:57 Hundreds of thousands of people in India have been protesting against a new citizenship law, saying it discriminates against Muslims. But many Dalits - those in the so-called lowest social group in the Hindu caste system - fear it will also make conditions …
  • Series at stake, India and Australia ready for showdown 18 Jan 2020 08:23 A coveted series-victory will be at stake when a resilient India face a feisty Australia in the third and deciding ODI here on Sunday, promising a fitting finale between the two leading teams in world cricket. The series was very much expected to go down …
  • New Idea of India: Secularism of Common Aspirations takes Shape 18 Jan 2020 07:21 “Majrooh uthi hai mauje saba Aasaar liye toofanon ke Har qatra-e-shabnam bun jaaye Ek mauj-e-rawan, kuchh door naheen” (The morning breeze is deceptive; it is actually a storm in the making. Who knows, even dew drops will acquire the power of torrents.) …
  • Who represents India’s Muslims? Thanks to CAA protests, we now know the answer 18 Jan 2020 06:36 Without any political party’s support, India’s Muslims protesting CAA have asserted a new political identity and also settled the issue of representation. HILAL AHMED 17 January, 2020 Protests against the CAA spread across the country after police’s brutal …
  • Vijayawada boy gets all-India first rank in CA final exam 18 Jan 2020 04:48 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  If you are passionate about something, you can easily achieve your targets and goals, said G Krishna Praneeth, who scored an all-India first rank in the final examination of chartered accountant (CA). Praneeth, who had …
  • India's secularism under attack 18 Jan 2020 02:35 Issued on: 17/01/2020 - 20:44Modified: 17/01/2020 - 20:44 At the end of December 2019, India's government introduced a controversial new law that grants a fast track to Indian citizenship for migrants fleeing religious persecution from …
  • Pakistan two-star general: Farewell to a social media celebrity 18 Jan 2020 00:24 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Maj-Gen Ghafoor raised eyebrows with some of his tactics It is not often a military spokesperson doubles as a national celebrity, about whom internet memes are made and whose name trends on Twitter. But Pakistan's …
  • CPA India Region conference: Legislature should act as watchdog on financial accountability of Executive, says Birla 18 Jan 2020 00:07 Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon and Assembly Speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit in Assembly on Thursday. (Express photo by Vishal Srivastav) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla Friday said that Legislature …
  • India vs Australia Highlights, 2nd ODI: All-round India beat Australia by 36 runs to level 3-match series 1-1​​ 17 Jan 2020 23:44 BLOG | SCORECARD A combined effort from the bowlers after a batting masterclass helped India clinch a 36-run win over Australia in the second ODI in Rajkot on Friday. With the emphatic win in the must-win game, India also levelled 3-match series 1-1. …
  • At 19 bn, India is 2nd largest in the world for app downloads 17 Jan 2020 23:07 Chennai: India is the second-largest market worldwide for app downloads as the mobile-first country registered the strongest three-year growth among the top five app economies as per analytics firm AppAnnie’s recent report. At 19 billion, app downloads in …
  • BJP trying to turn India into Hindu Pakistan: Yogendra Yadav 17 Jan 2020 20:35 Hyderabad: Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav said the BJP was trying to ensure a “Hindu Israel, a Hindu Pakistan” in the name of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Speaking at the interactive session on ‘Citizenship Constitutionality and Social …
  • IndiGo strengthens connectivity between India and the Middle-East; announces Dammam as its 24th international destination 17 Jan 2020 20:19 By Chennaivision in Business News, News January 17, 2020 Dammam will be IndiGo’s third destination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia IndiGo to connect Dammam with Mumbai, Hyderabad and Trivandrum In a bid to expand its international operations and strengthens …
  • Justifying a Pakistani Response to India’s Hybrid Warfare Campaign 17 Jan 2020 19:52 By: Haris Bilal Malik 17 January 2020 Hybrid warfare has irreversibly changed the dynamics of war in the contemporary era. In a way, it can be perceived as forming a ‘new normal’ that has also transformed the nature of warfare in South Asia, one of the …
  • India: HARMONY OF RELIGIONS 17 Jan 2020 19:52 by Eduardo Faleiro 17 January 2020 Religion has emerged as a major source of conflict across the globe. Ideological strife has now given place to the “clash of civilizations” and it is felt that in the foreseeable future, religion will be a major source of …
  • India Failing on Kashmiri Human Rights 17 Jan 2020 19:00 An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard as snow falls in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, January 15, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Dar Yasin Kashmir has been under a lockdown for five months. Fearing that Kashmiris might protest the revocation of …
  • With 3 big exits, 2019 was marque year for Pierre Omidyar in India, says MD Rupa Kudva 17 Jan 2020 18:34 Impact investor Omidyar Network has profitably exited three portfolio companies in India last year, reinforcing the belief that social impact investments can yield high portfolio returns as well. The fund started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, which has …
  • A taxpayer-friendly interface for India Inc: Is it tough proposition? 17 Jan 2020 17:40 When it comes to taxation, there is always a reassurance on the intent of making India taxpayer-friendly. From the first statement made by the previous Finance Minister and last month’s statement of the current Finance Minister – reassurances have kept on …
  • In days of social media, panic button was pressed too early: Virat Kohli on No.3 spot 17 Jan 2020 17:29 By: Sports Desk | Published: January 17, 2020 10:16:03 pm Indian skipper Virat Kohli during a practice session. (Source: PTI) India leveled the series with a match to go after beating Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international on Friday. Made …
  • India beat Australia by 36 runs: second one-day international – live! 17 Jan 2020 17:18 11.26am EST 11:26 Adam Collins To Banglalore! Thanks for your company today. We’ll be back with you for the third, final and deciding ODI on Sunday at Chinnaswamy Stadium. Bye for now! 11.24am EST 11:24 KL Rahul is player of the match. Well, the mystery is …
  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos faces protest in India over negative Washington Post coverage 17 Jan 2020 16:31 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday concluded a three-day visit to India during which he faced criticism from members and supporters of the country's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over negative coverage from the Washington Post. The US daily, which …
  • Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study 17 Jan 2020 15:55 NEW DELHI: Progress across major development schemes in India, including education, health and nutrition among others, remains constrained due to sub-optimal utilisation of available funds, especially at the district level, according to a recent study by …
  • Molested Girl, Her Mother Brutally Attacked in India to Revoke Police Complaint [Graphic Video 18+] 17 Jan 2020 15:31 India 18:07 17.01.2020Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): As per the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which comes under the Union Home Ministry, records for 2018 show that a total of 33,356 incidents of rape were reported in the country. In 2017 …
  • India needs land size of Himachal or Chhattisgarh to achieve renewable energy target: Research 17 Jan 2020 15:22 New Delhi: India needs a total land footprint roughly the size of Himachal Pradesh or Chhattisgarh to achieve its ambitious target of 175 giga watts (GW) renewable energy by 2022, according to a latest research. "Total land footprint needed to meet …
  • The Technology 202: Pelosi’s Facebook slam reflects rising tensions between social media giant and Democrats 17 Jan 2020 14:47 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). (Matt Rourke/AP) Ctrl + N Nancy Pelosi’s attacks on Facebook highlight how furious Democrats have become with the social network.  The most powerful Democrat in the House accused the company with an office in her …
  • India need not seek solace in China's growth slowdown: Experts 17 Jan 2020 14:20 NEW DELHI: India need not seek solace in China's economic growth slowing to a three-decade low of 6.1 per cent despite impacted by trade war with the US as it is still growing at a faster pace, said experts. China's economy grew by 6.1 per cent …
  • Exporting China’s Social Credit System to Central Asia 17 Jan 2020 14:13 AdvertisementChina has been busily creating an elaborate, digital system of governance since Xi Jinping came to power. This year, the social credit system is set to cover all corners of China.  Undeniably intrusive and dystopian, within the system a …
  • India top-most country for presence of social entrepreneurs: Study 17 Jan 2020 14:07 NEW DELHI/GENEVA: Social entrepreneurs working with the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship have distributed $6.7 billion in loans or value of products and services, improving lives of more than 62 million people in 190 countries, and India …
  • Rajkot ODI: Manish Pandey stunner helps India break Australian opening stand after 41 overs 17 Jan 2020 13:59 India needed a special effort from Manish Pandey to break the Australian opening stand after 41 overs in this series. Manish Pandey took a stunning catch to get rid of Australia opener David Warner during the 2nd ODI between the two teams in Rajkot on …
  • What I want from Budget 2020: Early and regular health screening for women who remain key stakeholders in India's $5 trillion goal 17 Jan 2020 13:42 By Suneeta Reddy When I was asked to write this short note on what women-specific policies we need in our country, the first thing that came to mind was: the women probably don’t need our policies, rather our economy (especially if we want it to reach $5 …
  • UN revises growth forecast to 5 per cent for India in current fiscal 17 Jan 2020 12:32 The United Nations (UN) has revised its forecast for India’s growth in the current fiscal to 5% on Friday, down from 5.7% it had mentioned in its World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2020 report released on Thursday. Its estimate for FY21 was also …
  • Protests against citizenship law continue unabated in India 17 Jan 2020 12:32 NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital… NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators perched themselves on the steps of an iconic mosque in the Indian capital on Friday to protest …
  • India needs continued structural reforms to boost growth: UN report 17 Jan 2020 10:22 A UN report on Friday said continued structural reforms are necessary to boost growth in India, which is currently facing an economic slowdown. The World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 (WESP) report has also lowered GDP growth estimate for India …
  • #SeduceSomeoneInFourWords sets Twitter ablaze with memes & witty responses; Netflix & Durex India respond 17 Jan 2020 09:53 They say seduction is art and needless to say, Twitterati are no strangers to it. On Thursday morning, the entire Twitterverse seemed to be obsessed with #SeduceSomeoneInFourWords. In the day and age where millennials swipe right and find that ‘special …
  • India's Dalits protest against plan to develop common land 17 Jan 2020 09:22 BANGKOK, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Protests have flared in the Indian state of Punjab over a government plan to use common land for industrial development, a move that activists and analysts said on Friday would deny lower-caste Dalits their …
  • Dhanush’s Pattas triggers positive reviews on social media 17 Jan 2020 07:57 By Chennaivision in Cinema News January 17, 2020 Dhanush’s Pongal release Pattas has generated positive reviews from his fans and audience on social media. A lot of posts are seen on networking platforms and we present you some of them. Arun Rohit: # …