• Ryan Guzman apologises for defending use of racial slurs 02 Jun 2020 11:17 Los Angeles, June 2 (IANS) After facing backlash for defending his wife’s use of the “N-word” and admitting using racial slurs with friends, “9-1-1” actor Ryan Guzman has apologised, saying he has misrepresented himself. It all started when Guzman’s …
  • Opinion | Boycott Chinese goods, teach China a bitter lesson for border intrusions 02 Jun 2020 10:18 Image Source : INDIA TV Aaj Ki Baat June 1 In my prime time show 'Aaj Ki Baat' on Monday night, we showed how China is misusing social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp to circulate fake pictures and videos of Indian army jawans …
  • Hong Kong leader calls out ‘double standards’ on national security, points to US 02 Jun 2020 08:58 By: Reuters | Hong Kong | Published: June 2, 2020 2:12:59 pm “They are very concerned about their own national security, but on our national security…they look through tinted glasses,” Lam told a weekly news conference. (AP/File) Hong Kong leader …
  • Letters and feedback: June 2, 2020 02 Jun 2020 08:04 Buy PhotoAn "#ICantBreathe" candlelight vigil took place Sunday night at Front Street Park in downtown Melbourne. First Church Melbourne and Greater Allen Chapel AME Church hosted the event, which featured local pastors, law enforcement, …
  • ‘9-1-1’ actors slam co-star’s defense of using N-word: ‘There is absolutely no excuse’ 02 Jun 2020 07:57 “9-1-1” actor Oliver Stark attempted to extinguish a behind-the-scenes fire on Sunday, following co-star Ryan Guzman‘s defense of using racial slurs. First, some background: In May, fans of Guzman — who plays firefighter Eddie Diaz on the Fox drama — had …
  • Zaira Wasim reacts to bashing for posts on locust attacks: My tweet was taken out of context 02 Jun 2020 05:30 After posting religious verses on locust attacks and leaving Twitter and Instagram for a day, Zaira Wasim is back on the social media platforms. The former actress has reacted to the controversy around her posts on locust attacks and said that her " …
  • May 4 02 Jun 2020 03:15   INSIDE: NEWS/STORIES/ARTICLES Book Reviews Columns/Opinion/Cartoon Films International National NW/Local Recipes Special A.C.E. Stories Sports Online Paper (PDF) CLASSIFIED SECTION Bids & Public Notices NW Job Market NW RESOURCE …
  • ‘9-1-1’ Star Ryan Guzman Criticized by Castmates for... 02 Jun 2020 03:05 Photo: Anthony Behar/FOX/PictureGroup/S Photo: Anthony Behar/FOX/PictureGroup/S Photo: Anthony Behar/FOX/PictureGroup/S ‘9-1-1’ Star Ryan Guzman Criticized by Castmates for Defending Use of Racial Slurs Click here to …
  • Quo vadis? 02 Jun 2020 02:10 Among the big powers of today, there are two rabid countries: one is the United States under sociopath Trump and his far more evil cohorts. The other is India, under the history-avenging communal maniac Modi and the genocidal ideology which drives him and …
  • The Hardest Cities And Counties In Idaho To Pronounce 02 Jun 2020 01:43 Idahoans say things a little differently and we have a variety of towns with unique names. We have compiled a list of some of the ones that we find the most difficult to say.  If you could think of some others please let us know. But when I first moved …
  • Raja Mandala: Interest-based, not special 02 Jun 2020 01:20 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Nepalese counterpart KP Sharma Oli. (AP Photo/File) As the parliament in Nepal gets ready to approve a new map that will include parts of Indian territory in Uttarakhand, Delhi is bracing for yet another knock to a …
  • Judging wisely in tough times 02 Jun 2020 01:20 Written by R C Lahoti | Published: June 2, 2020 3:49:09 am The media — print and electronic — may have failed in adequately highlighting the positive part of the executive’s actions. (Illustration by C R Sasikumar) In a democracy, sovereign power of the …
  • The truth of ‘New India’ 02 Jun 2020 01:20 Our founding fathers — Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel — were firm believers in the idea that democracy and the institutions on which it stands, must be tested by constant and honest scrutiny. (File Photo) The greatest contributors to the …
  • What’s In A Frame? 02 Jun 2020 01:20 Written by Ajit Mishra | Published: June 2, 2020 4:05:46 am We do need to have many restrictions on our social and (to a certain extent) economic activities. What’s in a name? How does it matter whether we call the same set of “dos and don’ts” Lockdown 5 …
  • An American Tragedy 02 Jun 2020 01:20 People, some of them kneeling gather in Trafalgar Square in central London on Sunday, May 31, 2020 to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis that has led to protests across the US. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) …
  • Why Indians Don’t Come Out on the Streets Against Regular Police Brutality 02 Jun 2020 00:50 Cities all over the US have seen protests against the killing of an African-American man, George Floyd, by the police. L: Delhi policemen beating unarmed Muslim men lying on the ground and forcing them to sing the national anthem. R: A Minneapolis …
  • ‘9-1-1’ star slammed for saying he uses racial 'slurs all the time' 02 Jun 2020 00:40 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Ryan Guzman is in some hot water. The "9-1-1" actor shared a video on Instagram Live on Sunday in which he said he has frequently used racial slurs. “I have …
  • Far out 02 Jun 2020 00:38 By: Editorial | Updated: June 2, 2020 5:21:06 am The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, responded that it was surprised by the “hysteria” about the Crew Dragon’s success Elon Musk’s Crew Dragon craft has delivered Nasa astronauts to the International Space …
  • Unlock with care 02 Jun 2020 00:38 By: Editorial | Updated: June 2, 2020 5:20:11 am The loosening of the restrictions has come amidst a few positive developments. A new phase in the country’s tryst with the novel coronavirus is beginning. On May 30, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs issued …
  • Man of the future 02 Jun 2020 00:38 By: Editorial | Updated: June 2, 2020 5:21:15 am Daruwalla championed the idea of India, and offered himself as an example In a 1998 appearance on Movers and Shakers, Shekhar Suman’s popular talk show, Bejan Daruwalla was asked if he could see the future …
  • Forty Years Ago, June 2, 1980: Agitation Continues 02 Jun 2020 00:38 By: Editorial | Updated: June 2, 2020 5:20:56 am “These parties being inimical to the Assam movement, it was a foregone conclusion that they would only toe the government line in toto”, the statement said. The All-Assam Gana Sangram Parishad said it was …
  • 288 lockdown violators plead guilty, fined by magistrate 02 Jun 2020 00:04 Nagpur: Judicial magistrate first class (JMFC), Hingna, NK Meshram has convicted 288 persons for violating various rules of the lockdown imposed to break the Covid-19 chain. The violations included not wearing masks. Senior police officials said these …
  • Modi’s media ploy 01 Jun 2020 23:43 New Delhi continues with its efforts to use Pakistan as a bogeyman to divert attention from its human rights abuses in Kashmir and general mismanagement of the Indian economy and state. After nine months of torturing people with the lockdown in Occupied …
  • Private players may soon end Isro monopoly 01 Jun 2020 22:57 Finance minister Sitharaman had previously said that the government would allow private players to share Isro’s assetCHENNAI: India's space programme is all set for privatization as the Space Commission has cleared a proposal to set up a National Space …
  • You Can Be Supportive of the Rioters and Angry With the Looters at the Same Time 01 Jun 2020 22:39 Opinion Some of us can direct our righteous anger in two different directions at once. More of us need to develop that capability. Inside the Rite Aid at the Shoppes at La Salle in Germantown. Photograph by Sandy Smith “A riot is the voice of the unheard.” …
  • Show must go on: New guidelines show the path to restart filming. Even if it is a very thorny one 01 Jun 2020 21:39 Stuck inside our homes for more than two months now, all the entertainment on stream has been a sanity saver. Actually this entire period has been a great reminder of the value of the arts in society. But whether it is movies or serialised shows there has …
  • America's first spymasters 01 Jun 2020 20:10 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Edward J. Larson has written a dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington called “Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership” (William Morrow). “Their relationship gained historical significance during the …
  • By design: Man who gave public spaces a unique Indian ambience 01 Jun 2020 20:01 New Delhi: Dilli Haat, Garden of Five Senses and State Emporia Complex are landmarks that have become the heart of Delhi’s socio-cultural life. On Sunday, the country lost their creator, Pradeep Sachdeva, whose admirers say a man who articulated a uniquely …
  • 9-1-1's Ryan Guzman Slammed After Saying He Uses 'Slurs All the Time' 01 Jun 2020 19:37 Not a good look. 9-1-1 star Ryan Guzman is facing major backlash after posting an Instagram Live on Sunday, May 31, in which he admitted that he uses racial slurs. How Celeb Parents Are Talking to Their Kids About Racism “I have plenty of friends — black, …
  • Cosmic joke: Locusts outside, earthquakes inside 01 Jun 2020 16:57 Written by Leher Kala | New Delhi | Published: June 1, 2020 7:58:19 pm If one has learned anything from the pandemic, it’s to let go of the illusion that we’re in control. And our best bet at survival is to humbly mask up and be willing to work as part of …
  • Regulating cryptocurrency exchanges 01 Jun 2020 16:57 Updated: June 1, 2020 9:27:23 pm In its heyday, MT Gox crypto exchange accounted for nearly 70 per cent of all Bitcoin transactions. (Representational image) Written by Radhika Pandey and D Priyadarshini By striking down the Reserve Bank of India circular …
  • The language of COVID-19 01 Jun 2020 16:57 Updated: June 1, 2020 10:20:57 pm With authorities at different levels emphasising on providing essential services and asking people to restrict their travel to absolutely essential circumstances, we started redefining what is “essential”. Written by …
  • Showing declared value on 'Bill of Lading' not mandatory, says expert 01 Jun 2020 16:28 Q. We want to import Iran-origin material through a third-country seller, either in US dollars or in another currency, such as AED or Hong Kong dollars. When they want to send payment in advance to the seller, their bank did not accept payment either in …
  • Will Anushka Shetty play Karnam Malleswari in her biopic after Kona Venkat's Nishabdham? 01 Jun 2020 14:04 Tochi Raina talks about Wajid Khan’s demise Even before the release of Nishabdham, Kona Venkat has announced his next movie, which is a biopic on the life of Karnam Malleswari. Many wonder whether he would cast Anushka Shetty for the title role. Biopics …
  • Facebook employees criticize Mark Zuckerberg’s inaction over Trump 01 Jun 2020 13:37 By: Bloomberg | Published: June 1, 2020 5:24:01 pm Facebook employees criticize Mark Zuckerberg’s inaction over Trump (Image: Bloomberg) Senior Facebook Inc employees took to Twitter over the weekend to express their dismay at Chief Executive Officer Mark …
  • Should investors bet on the pent-up demand theme in the near term? Nitin Raheja explains 01 Jun 2020 13:10 We are starting to see some sort of rerating and value buying in a lot of financial stocks, says the Co-Founder, AQF Advisors. Let us get started with financials. We are actually looking at them as beta plays. The entire pack is showing activity building …
  • Smith believes saliva ban will add to... 01 Jun 2020 10:42 Prolific Australia batsman Steve Smith believes not being able to put saliva to shine the ball will be an added disadvantage for the bowlers once cricket resumes after the Covid-19 hiatus. Smith on Monday said he likes to have an even contest between the …
  • The birth of The Hundred 01 Jun 2020 08:54 Desert Springs, a five-star golf resort in southern Spain, is not the obvious place to start an English cricket revolution. In late October 2017, ECB chief executive TomHarrison, chairman Colin Graves, and Andrew Strauss, director of the England team, had fl …
  • Excellent job by India in reducing COVID-19 related deaths by clamping lockdown: Indian-American doc 01 Jun 2020 06:42 Washington: India has done an excellent job in reducing the coronavirus-related deaths by clamping a nation-wide lockdown to combat the deadly virus that has claimed over three lakh lives globally, according to an eminent Indian-American cardiologist. …
  • ISL: Clubs in favour of four foreigners rule in the playing eleven from 2021-22 01 Jun 2020 05:48 The ISL outfits have given a nod in favour of fielding four foreign players from 2021... Indian Super League (ISL) clubs have agreed to reduce the number of foreigners in their squad from the 2021-22 season, Goal can confirm. The Technical Committee of the …
  • In post-Covid world, we will need a mindset of preparedness to deal with all oil eventualities 01 Jun 2020 04:50 A Venezuelan oil worker walks in the El Palito refinery during the arrival of Iranian oil tanker Fortune near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Monday, May 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Ernesto Vargas) The post-COVID “world (will be) switching from just in time to just …
  • Sakshi Dhoni shares family's plans if cricket do... 01 Jun 2020 04:25 Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni prefers to stay away from social media, and maintain a low profile when not on the field, so it was wife Sakshi, who, on Sunday, expressed astonishment on his retirement rumours, indicating that the he is still …
  • Job was done and message was sent: Sakshi explains deleted tweet on #DhoniRetires 01 Jun 2020 03:41 Image Source : INSTAGRAM / SAKSHISINGH_R MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi Sakshi Singh, wife of former Indian captain MS Dhoni on Sunday explained how the couple reacts to rumours on the cricketer while mentioning his recent tweet on #DhoniRetires which she …
  • Best of BS Opinion: Slowing down coronavirus, acknowledging migrant workers 01 Jun 2020 00:49 Various ideas of statecraft and humanitarianism are emerging from the pandemic. Uddalok Bhattacharya sums up We haven’t flattened the curve but it’s not rising as steeply as feared, says Karan Thapar. The later the peak the easier for our health care …
  • A matter of concern 01 Jun 2020 00:29 Protests against CAA at Shah e Alam area in Ahmedabad in December 2019. (File) The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its 2020 report has categorised India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC). India had got this …
  • Placing a bet on India 01 Jun 2020 00:29 The conversation in India has revolved around the size of the fiscal package — for a change, practically everyone is arguing that we have more fiscal space and the government (especially according to the critics) is being heartless by not spending more. ( …
  • Flying higher 01 Jun 2020 00:29 Passengers being checked and screened at the Delhi International Airport as domestics flights resumed on Monday. (Express Photograph by Tashi Tobgyal) The Narendra Modi years have witnessed a fundamental and paradigmatic shift in civil aviation — it has …
  • The Invisibility Of Faces 01 Jun 2020 00:29 An unpredictable social stratification has come into existence following the pandemic. The fourth phase of the lockdown ended on Sunday. But before we analyse its positives and negatives, we need to come to terms with a certain sense of fear associated …
  • Sobering signals 01 Jun 2020 00:06 By: Editorial | Updated: June 1, 2020 4:43:05 am At the aggregate level, growth in gross value added slumped to 3 per cent in the fourth quarter of the last financial year. The GDP data released by the National Statistical Office on Friday affirms three …
  • Battle for Hong Kong 01 Jun 2020 00:06 By: Editorial | Updated: June 1, 2020 4:44:26 am China’s growing emphasis on the principle of “one country” has met resistance from Hong Kong’s young activists, who underline the idea of “two systems”. As Hong Kong gets caught in the Cold War between China …
  • Forty Years Ago, June 1, 1980: Bihar Poll Violence 01 Jun 2020 00:06 Published: June 1, 2020 4:08:18 am The police opened fire in Bakhtiarpur town and Maner as well, but no one was injured. At least 20 persons were killed and over 70 injured in clashes between rival party workers in a series of violent incidents that marred …
  • Gujarat High Court now praises state govt: ‘we would have been dead’ 31 May 2020 23:42 Written by Sohini Ghosh | Ahmedabad | Published: June 1, 2020 4:32:20 am Vadodara ABVP workers took to art to urge residents to stay home to contain the spread of Covid-19. (Express photo/Bhupendra Rana) JUST OVER a week after a division bench of the …
  • How to dress like a grown up with Shane Watson: Your perfect staycation dress? Think 70s maxis!  31 May 2020 22:14 Don’t know what you think, but it seems to me that lockdown has had a peculiarly Seventies feel to it. Maybe it’s partly that everything has slowed down to a crawl, and anything that does happen takes place in your back garden, with the radio on (very …
  • UK still 'critical' as lockdown eases: Live coronavirus updates 31 May 2020 21:02 Latin America's death toll has topped 50,000 and cases have neared one million, with countries such as Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru struggling to stem the tide, according to a Reuters tally. Brazil has registered a record 33,274 new cases of the  …
  • Punjab: For 2022, Capt wants Prashant Kishor by his side 31 May 2020 20:51 Written by Kanchan Vasdev | Chandigarh | Published: June 1, 2020 12:16:28 am Prashant Kishor had designed Amarinder’s strategy ahead of 2017 Assembly election. He had weaved it around Amarinder’s personal popularity in the state. Political strategist …
  • Imputations (against court) and gradings damage the institution: Supreme Court judge 31 May 2020 19:51 The comments came days after former Supreme Court judge Justice Madan B Lokur said in an article that the apex court deserved an ‘F’ grade for the manner in which it handled the migrant crisis. Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul on Sunday …
  • Himachal PPE scam: Vigilance planned to nab both supplier and officer at the time of paying bribe 31 May 2020 18:02 Sharma said that five mobile phones connected with the case so far have been sent for forensic examination to the laboratory, and expert opinion is awaited. (Representational) Anticipating an exchange of bribe, vigilance officials had deputed a team at the …
  • Tussle between CAPF, IPS officers finds new battleground in J&K 31 May 2020 15:30 Updated: May 31, 2020 8:47:52 pm The comments of Vijay Kumar are ill-timed, especially since the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) officers are involved in a legal tussle with the Indian Police Service (IPS) officers in the Delhi High Court. Written by M P …
  • Coronavirus news – live: UK has reached 200,000 daily testing target, government claims after Raab admits he did not know Cummings was self-isolating in Durham when he acted PM 31 May 2020 15:06 England faces a “very dangerous moment” as coronavirus lockdown restrictions are eased, the deputy chief medical officer has warned, amid concerns that the promised “world-beating” test and trace system is encountering difficulties. Foreign secretary …
  • Modi urges coronavirus alert, Rwanda logs 1st death: Live updates 31 May 2020 14:44 Latin America's death toll has topped 50,000 and cases have neared one million, with countries such as Brazil, Chile, Mexico and Peru struggling to stem the tide, according to a Reuters tally. Brazil has registered a record 33,274 new cases of the  …
  • White supremacy groups are hoping to leverage George Floyd’s death into their longed-for ‘race war’ 31 May 2020 13:35 The protests that have spread across the nation in the wake of the murder of George Floyd have attracted a diverse group of supporters that go beyond local Black communities and national organizations. At events in Washington, New York, Minneapolis, and …
  • Dear Editor: Why Cudjoe’s linkage of ‘unpatriotic’ Venezuelan stance to race is ‘sloppy’ and ‘poisonous’ 31 May 2020 05:43 “Attributing the Opposition’s awful stance on the Venezuela question to them being Indian is race-baiting, plain and simple. In the Caribbean, colluding and conspiring with foreign powers are hardly the sole preserve of Indians. “[…] Consider again the …
  • A case of judicial law making 31 May 2020 03:02 The Supreme Court has whittled down the scope of the beneficial legislation by embarking upon a path of judicial lawmaking. The repealed Land Acquisition Act, 1894 was an oppressive legal regime that held the field on compulsory acquisition of land for the …
  • Gujarat: At-home baking spree has retailers run out of stock 31 May 2020 02:47 The sale of bakeware has hit a new high during the period in cities such as Ahmedabad and Vadodara, with several retail players running out of stock. (Representational) The nation wide lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19 might have halted several …
  • Cricketers should support other athletes, says Saddam 31 May 2020 01:30 LAHORE: Pakistan men’s football team captain Saddam Hussain suggested that cricketers can pass on their sponsors to other athletes in the country to support them financially. Speaking in TV show, Saddam said that other athletes are not as much financially …
  • How the 1896 plague epidemic shaped Mumbai 31 May 2020 01:14 Written by Benita Fernando | Updated: May 31, 2020 6:28:43 am Workers whitewash and disinfect a “plague house” in Bombay in February, 1897. It was approaching winter, the final months of 1896. Bombay’s ferry lines and railway stations were swamped with …
  • India coronavirus: Why is India reopening amid a spike in cases? 31 May 2020 01:01 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Within a week of reopening, India has seen a sharp spike in cases India is roaring - rather than inching - back to life amid a record spike in Covid-19 infections. The BBC's Aparna Alluri finds out why. On …
  • Ideology in cross hairs 31 May 2020 00:53 Sikandar Noorani OVER a period of time, media warriors and self-acclaimed intellectuals mostly active on social media have developed extra-ordinary fondness with the word ‘Debate’ in our land of the pure. Another highly misused tendency in such circles is …
  • Bombay HC allows 23-week pregnant minor to undergo abortion 30 May 2020 23:21 A division bench of Justices Nitin Jamdar and Nitin R Borkar was hearing a plea filed by the minor’s mother, who alleged that her daughter, while residing with her aunt in Thane, was sexually abused by her father, resulting in the pregnancy. After …
  • Explore options before announcing exam procedure, timetable: Uddhav Thackeray to universities 30 May 2020 23:21 Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: May 31, 2020 4:01:17 am Uddhav Thackeray asked the vice-chancellors to explore different alternatives before announcing exam procedure and timetable, keeping in mind the safety concerns around coronavirus …
  • Sentinel on the qui vive 30 May 2020 22:44 With all their deficiencies, courts, and the Supreme Court in particular, are the institutions that enjoy the highest public confidence. (File Photo) V G Row was a barrister practicing in the High Court of Madras. He was a left-leaning liberal. He had …
  • Torres: Imagination and hope fuel historic launch during tough times 30 May 2020 20:55 NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are seen at pad 39A's launch tower before entering the Crew Dragon capsule for rehearsals on Saturday, May 23, 2020. (Photo: SpaceX) This is about imagination and hope. People imagined all this: building …
  • Negativity is good 30 May 2020 20:52 A municipal corporation team sprays disinfectant on the migrants after the ticket verification at ground of Govt. College for Girls before leaving for Railway station to board on the Shramik Special train in Ludhiana on Saturday. This week I write as a ‘ …
  • Dalitality: Labour laws and the muffled voices of 93% 30 May 2020 20:52 Written by Suraj Yengde | Published: May 31, 2020 2:05:26 am Labour laws were never fully implemented by private firms. The urgent topic that we all need to pay attention to, more so the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, is the suspension of labour …
  • She Said: In the long run, can I have it all, every day? 30 May 2020 20:52 Published: May 31, 2020 2:06:11 am As a working woman, managing my passion along with my family and professional commitments isn’t easy. (Written by Rashmi Mohanty) Ten years ago, I laced up my shoes, took to the road and started a journey which redefined …
  • Out of My Mind: China’s war on India 30 May 2020 20:52 This time the China-India confrontation will not be an isolated affair with India friendless as in 1962. What is Xi Jinping up to? While the world is still coping with the pandemic, he has begun a strife on three fronts. He has effectively abrogated the …
  • We are reaping what Trump has sown 30 May 2020 20:09 Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged …
  • The space station, the conspiracy and the Australian town you've never heard of 30 May 2020 19:52 Under the cover of darkness, the flares were certainly a sight to behold. Almost kaleidoscopic, they hurtled through the air in a green and red hue, illuminating the barren West Australian landscape below. In what some would recount as "a spectacular …
  • Congress opposes BJP’s use of TDR proposal 30 May 2020 18:39 Gopal  Tiwari said the Covid-19 pandemic has proved that the infection spreads more in highly congested and densely populated area. (File) As the ruling BJP in the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) proposed to allow use of Transfer of Development Rights ( …
  • Musician’s start-up gives global forum for ideas 30 May 2020 17:07 MANGALURU: Perceive a problem and want to give a solution you feel is the way to handle it, or just have an issue that needs to be flagged for attention of authorities concerned – then log on to www.think-india.org. An apolitical start-up of sorts, this …
  • The Rich Love India’s Lockdown. For the Poor It’s Another Story. 30 May 2020 15:54 I landed in Delhi on a work trip in mid-March and just over a week later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced what was soon recognized as the world’s strictest lockdown. He warned Indians to imagine “a sacrosanct line” around their homes, not to be …
  • Tech This Week | #BanTikTok Solves Nothing 30 May 2020 15:49 Indians spent over 5.5 billion hours on TikTok, which is more than the next eleven countries combined Earlier this month, there was a huge push on Twitter to #BanTikTok. While Twitter is always enraged about most things, there are few apps in India that …
  • Goa’s Guru, architect Sarto Almeida passes away 30 May 2020 15:46 Written by Shiny Varghese | New Delhi | Published: May 30, 2020 7:40:39 pm On May 26, Architect Sarto Almeida passed away at the age of 95. (Photo Courtesy: Sarto Almeida’s office) Architect Sarto Almeida arrived in Goa in the early 60s, when the newly …
  • Bhaichung Bhutia - ATK will benefit if they keep Mohun Bagan's colours and logo 30 May 2020 15:22 The former Mohun Bagan striker believes the club's colours and logo must stay despite the merger with ISL champions ATK .... Former Indian striker Bhaichung Bhutia expressed his opinion on ATK-Mohun Bagan which was announced earlier this year. ATK …
  • Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Given China’s psyche, can we take ‘soft line’at face value? 30 May 2020 14:24 The global pandemic has triggered utter destruction of the world economy and a full stop to China’s Belt and Road Initiative juggernaut After China’s People’s Liberation Army raised tensions along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh and northern Sikkim’s …