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  • Behind Dalal Street’s bold strides lies a nagging worry, warns Nomura analyst 02 Jun 2020 10:15 Behind the stocks rally seen on Dalal Street since late April lurks a nagging worry about growth prospects of the economy, which puts the market at risk of a sudden U-turn. A top Nomura analyst on Tuesday flagged this worry, saying that the equity risk …
  • New Features of ASP.NET Core to Build Modern Web and Cloud Applications 02 Jun 2020 09:22 ASP.NET Core is a web framework that is an open-source platform available for everyone. The following article will largely focus on some of the vast hordes of features that the ASP.NET Core packs in for building some advanced web and cloud applications. …
  • The coming Facebook-Jio stress test for CCI 02 Jun 2020 08:12 By Vivek Agarwal When it comes to the power of big data, it would be difficult to disagree that Facebook may be called the old ‘Titan’ and Jio, the next generation data God (Zeus). It is a stretch to say that Facebook may have drawn guidance from Greek …
  • The power of crowds 02 Jun 2020 05:32 As lockdown loomed in March, I became obsessed with a football anthem for a team 400 miles away. I had read a news story about Edinburgh residents singing a Proclaimers song called Sunshine on Leith from their balconies. I didn’t know the song, and when I …
  • 'Have adequate facilities, but we are ramping up hospital capacity by 40%' 02 Jun 2020 02:20 CK Mishra, chairman of the empowered group on hospital availability, disease surveillance, testing and critical care, said India’s Covid-19 count will plateau with people’s effort to cut down transmission. Mishra, who is also the outgoing Union environment …
  • APS 2020 Student Poster Awards 02 Jun 2020 01:24 Each year, APS acknowledges outstanding submissions to the student poster showcase at the APS Annual Convention. Below are 21 award-winning posters in four categories of awards, covering topics ranging from belief amplification to body image disturbance …
  • The dimming of a Chinese strongman’s aura 01 Jun 2020 20:18 To the outside world, China seeks to project a picture of monolithic unity behind President Xi Jinping’s highly centralised leadership. However, media tropes point to a greater scrutiny of his role and leadership style, especially during the early stages …
  • Why Moody's downgrade is not a bolt from the blue but still not justified 01 Jun 2020 17:40 The lowering of India’s credit ratings by Moody’s from Baa2 to Baa3 with a negative outlook does not come as a shock considering that downgrading of all countries due to the pandemic was quite likely given the way things have turned out. However, it was …
  • After two decades in Washington, Chad Wolf faces scrutiny as enforcer of immigration policies 01 Jun 2020 17:27 WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — Chad Wolf hasn’t always been a contentious figure in Washington. In the early days of the Transportation Security Administration, the Texan helped craft policies to keep air travelers safe. For more than a decade after …
  • ‘A radical departure’: Who are CVC and what are their aims with rugby? 01 Jun 2020 08:12 Keith Wood asked IRFU chief executive Philip Browne an obvious yet important question last week on Off the Ball. “Philip, are you nervous about having a private equity firm coming in or are they essential partners of the game?” Browne, without missing a …
  • Atmanirbhar Bharat And A Clueless Government 01 Jun 2020 07:00 In the classic 1954 movie, Boot Polish, the iconic Raj Kapoor production had this very popular song: Nanhe Munne Bachche, Teri Muththi Mei Kya Hai; Muththi Mei Hai Taqdeer Hamari… The still unfolding migrant labour crisis has convinced me that the …
  • A glassful of health 01 Jun 2020 04:36 New Delhi | Published: June 1, 2020 9:43:26 am History of milk as part of a formal feeding scheme in schools can be traced back to as early as 1920s in the UK and 1940s in the US. (Source: Getty Images) Pranav K.Singh & Inderpreet Kaur on why milk must …
  • CPEC criticism: What needs to improve? 31 May 2020 23:55 PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Since the inception, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been under attack. Leading powers see it as a geostrategic initiative and continue to engage in criticism. The story is still going on without any interruption. …
  • Can India’s workforce have a safe return to business? 31 May 2020 21:15 Dr. T. Jacob John and Prof. Arun Kumar, discuss with G. Ananthakrishnan the priorities to mobilise the economy during the pandemic. As the lockdown phase comes to a close, can workers return to their jobs safely? Jacob John: The idea is to restart normal …
  • Covid-19 crisis: MFs invest Rs 1,230 cr in equities during lockdown 31 May 2020 14:35 Mutual funds have invested just Rs 1,230 crore in stock markets during the lockdown and industry experts believe they are still waiting for a good "entry point" and maintaining high liquidity for any possible redemptions by corporate houses. …
  • In investing, be an atheist and have no God; just good rules will do: DSP Mutual Fund President 31 May 2020 13:35 A keen student of behavioural finance, Kalpen Parekh, President, DSP Mutual Fund, shares his views on some key behavioural biases in investing, and his thoughts on the market and opportunities amid the ongoing turmoil. Excerpts. You spoke about ‘authority …
  • So what exactly does China want? It’s not conflict, but concessions 31 May 2020 06:39 By Probal Dasgupta In the early days of its Covid bungle this year, as the world contemplated on mounting pressure on China, Beijing decided to move first. A familiar messaging strategy was put in place: counterattack. At a closed-door meeting of UN …
  • Blog: A tale of two streams 31 May 2020 06:27 Much is being said about Kalapani in the media, and in Nepal, without understanding the fact that India-Nepal Border, unlike most other borders, is a living dynamic border. It changes every time a river freezes in winter and starts flowing in summer and it …
  • India’s non-military strategic methods explored to wrest back PoK & Gilgit 31 May 2020 06:03 NEW DELHI: A set of non-military strategic methods to wrest back PoK and Gilgit Baltistan (GB) was explored at a recent webinar attended by a former General and academicians Organised by Law and Society Alliance titled “India's Non-Military Options to …
  • Cosmos as the final (legal) frontier: How America is bending SPACE LAW as we enter new age of exploration - RT 30 May 2020 21:32 The field of space law is in flux. While it rests on treaties drafted during the Cold War, new technology has opened a pandora’s box of new considerations as space travel, exploration, and mining are now closer than ever before. A new era of accessible …
  • Across the board: Ludo helps friends, families separated by borders & quarantine come closer 30 May 2020 18:05 Ludo is a great game that teaches us how to live in a pandemic. You are safest when you are home, and if you come in contact with someone, you die," Rohit Shah from Mumbai tweeted this from his account @rohshah07 just 10 days into the lockdown. Ludo …
  • India Inc Has To Speak Up To Save The Economy 30 May 2020 13:52 India's abysmal GDP data is out and the Modi Sarkar's spin doctors are busy crunching numbers to giving it a rosier hue. They claim that if it hadn't been for seven days of the lockdown taking place in March, our GDP growth would have been a …
  • Lockdown 5.0 = A blow to Indian economy 30 May 2020 08:32 By now, everybody has come across the news that FY20 GDP has come to multi-year lows at 4.2% and 4QFY20 GDP at 3.1% – what people won’t be aware of the fact that this 3.1% has the effect of 1-week domestic lockdown – only. Imagine what would be the effect …
  • Filling the absence 30 May 2020 00:45 The scale of the crisis had to be addressed. India’s COVID-19 strategy of containment was derailed when the announcement of the national lockdown resulted in millions of migrant labourers deciding to leave their place of work and travel back to their place …
  • How Ravi Zacharias changed the way evangelism is done 29 May 2020 21:16 (RNS) — When I began my pastoral ministry in southeastern Virginia in the 1980s, that part of the United States was still very much a part of "Christendom." Everyone in town would show up at church for baptisms, weddings, funerals and holidays …
  • Add trust and transparency to NBFC financing in India 29 May 2020 14:54 In 2008, because the lending institutions were raising capital through securitization, the investors of ABS instruments went down with the lenders. In the last decade, the technology for lending has evolved significantly with the use of AI and other newer …
  • Reviving and reforming MGNREGA 29 May 2020 14:53 The so-called symbol of ‘living monument of failure of the Congress government’ has returned with a sublime vengeance to mitigate the plight of millions of migrants and jump start the rural economy battered by national lockdown. The corona pandemic appears …
  • Why Narendra Modi deserves the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize 29 May 2020 14:53 The Nobel peace prize is one of the categories of awards which was established via the will of the great Swedish industrialist and inventor, Alfred Nobel. It has been awarded since 1901 to individuals and organizations who have “done the most or the best …
  • Hitachi Ltd (HTHIY) on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 May 2020 13:47 Hitachi Ltd (OTCPK:HTHIY) Q4 2020 Earnings Conference Call May 29, 2020 2:30 AM ET Company Participants Yoshihiko Kawamura - Representative Executive Officer, SVP, CFO, & GM, Finance Group Tomomi Kato - Deputy General Manager, Financial Strategy …
  • Elimination of Leprosy 29 May 2020 13:07 Health Traveling man: the Goodwill Ambassador shares a joke with two residents of a leprosarium in Krantau, Uzbekistan during a visit in 2013. May 29 2020 -   Warm greetings from Sasakawa Health Foundation in Tokyo. The 100th Issue of the WHO Goodwill …
  • Trade war, then tech war, and now capital war 29 May 2020 12:38 The US is the dominant world power, and China the rising threat to it, for global hegemony. Under President Trump, the US felt it had, for long, endured a negative trade balance with China. So, it embarked on a trade war to correct it, reaching a Phase 1 …
  • Trump offers to mediate in China-India showdown in Ladakh 29 May 2020 10:13 President Donald Trump offered on Wednesday (May 27) to mediate in what he called a "raging" border showdown between India and China in the Himalayas. Trump, who has sought closer ties with India in recent years while also being involved in a …
  • Viral Video: This Himachal Road Is Not For The Faint-Hearted To Traverse 29 May 2020 08:00 A video of a narrow, high altitude road in Himachal Pradesh has left viewers stunned. This narrow road in Himachal Pradesh is not for the faint-hearted to traverse - though a video of it has amazed thousands of viewers watching from the safety of their …
  • GOP lawyer fights California governor on stay-at-home orders 29 May 2020 05:07 FILE - In this April 24, 2017, file photo, attorney Harmeet Dhillon speaks during a news conference in San Francisco. The lawyer leading the fight against California's stay-at-home orders has a long history of taking on free speech and civil rights …
  • Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) CEO Jay Chaudhry on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 May 2020 03:33 Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) Q3 2020 Results Conference Call May 28, 2020 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Bill Choi - SVP, IR Jay Chaudhry - Chairman and CEO Remo Canessa - CFO Conference Call Participants Alex Henderson - Needham Andrew Nowinski - DA …
  • How the United States Should Deal With China in Pakistan 28 May 2020 22:26 Daniel Markey April 08, 2020 Summary:  The Trump administration holds a decidedly critical view of China’s infrastructure initiatives in Pakistan. Although there is much to criticize in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the administration’s fixation on …
  • The Internet’s Frat House: Meet VSBRO, An App For Bros That’s Gone Viral 28 May 2020 17:31 VSBRO is a social media phenomenon, but the app faces a battle with bro-trolls who are making the ... [+] social media platform an unwelcome place for women. Courtesy Andrew Burns Something about this story rings familiar: A bunch of bored juniors at a New …
  • Nutrien Ltd. (NTR) CEO Chuck Magro Presents at Bernstein 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (Transcript) 28 May 2020 16:44 Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:NTR) Bernstein 36th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference May 28, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Chuck Magro - President & Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Jonas Oxgaard - Bernstein Jonas Oxgaard Thank you …
  • Incidents of police being called on black people not committing crimes lead states to consider new laws 28 May 2020 14:52 As she confronted the birdwatcher who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park, Amy Cooper never hurled racist slurs. She did not assault the black man, Christian Cooper, who was filming the interaction. She did not assault his property. The damage that …
  • Fresh measures for equity market, NBFCs on cards 28 May 2020 13:57 The Finance Ministry may come out with fresh measures for the equity market and Non-banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in the coming days. However, details of the likely measures are not known. “Some policy announcements based on the deliberations in …
  • How to ‘start little revolutions in our own kitchen’ 28 May 2020 11:37 These are questions which celebrity chef and journalist Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is asking householders to consider in his foreword to a new book – Eating for Pleasure, People & Planet – by eco-chef, writer and climate-change campaigner Tom Hunt. In …
  • A day after rumours of #DhoniRetitres, #DhoniNeverTires trends on Twitter 28 May 2020 08:55 "I understand Lockdown has made people mentally unstable!"-- this came from wife of legendary Indian cricketer MS Dhoni, three minutes before the midnight yesterday. Sakshi Dhoni was irked on the repetitive speculations and rumours about the …
  • Indian Table Tennis camp proposed in late June, not compulsory for players to attend 28 May 2020 07:50 NEW DELHI: While some of the elite Indian athletes felt frustrated by the delay in resumption of training, despite the government's green signal, India's table tennis stars are in no hurry and have the support of the Table Tennis Federation of …
  • Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) CEO Dheeraj Pandey on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 28 May 2020 06:52 Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTNX) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call May 27, 2020 4:30 PM ET Company Representatives Dheeraj Pandey - Chief Executive Officer Duston Williams - Chief Financial Officer Tonya Chin - Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate …
  • Newly elected Rajya Sabha MPs OK with closed-door oath 28 May 2020 05:00 New Delhi: Newly elected Rajya Sabha members are comfortable with the idea of a closed-door swearing-in in the chamber of the Rajya Sabha chairman. However, leaders of different political parties said they were yet to receive any communication from the …
  • Amid brewing boarder tension China briefly detains Indian soldiers 28 May 2020 02:40 Amid mounting tensions between India and China along the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC) some Indian troops were detained and later released by the Chines Army after a skirmish broke out between the two sides in Ladakh recently, according to Indian …
  • QAD Inc. (QADA) CEO Anton Chilton on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 28 May 2020 02:35 QAD Inc. (NASDAQ:QADA) Q1 2021 Results Conference Call May 27, 2020 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Kara Bellamy - Chief Accounting Officer Anton Chilton - Chief Executive Officer Pam Lopker - President Daniel Lender - Chief Financial Officer Conference …
  • RBA boss: JobKeeper may need extension 28 May 2020 02:04 Mr Lowe has told the Senate COVID-19 committee it was “very important” fiscal stimulus was not withdrawn “too early,” suggesting the wage subsidy may need to continue beyond September if Australia’s economy was still struggling.“If we have not come out of …
  • India And China open talks; Trump offers to help ease tension 28 May 2020 01:27 NEW DELHI: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China to resolve what he called a “raging border dispute”. His surprise announcement comes even as New Delhi and Beijing have activated an established diplomatic …
  • Misunderstood revolutionary 28 May 2020 00:01 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. (File Photo) Vinayak Damodar Savarkar is amongst those rare individuals who have the potential to emerge like a phoenix from the dusty annals of history despite unparalleled advocacy against him by a segment of his ideological …
  • The International Community versus Israel on Annexation 27 May 2020 23:37 An analysis of potential fallout from the prospective application of Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu this week told fellow Likud lawmakers that a date has been set in July when Israel will annex parts of …
  • 3 ways India could solve its migrant crisis amidst a pandemic 27 May 2020 22:46 It’s painful for any human to see a fellow being eat a dead animal for want of food, to see him walk thousands of kilometres in scorching heat for want of shelter, to see fellow beings get overrun by trains and trucks as they walk hundreds of kilometres to …
  • The JobMaker policy: It is time to develop workplace reform 27 May 2020 21:00 A post-mortem on COVID-19 and the way forward The Prime Minister calls his plan JobMaker. Christian Porter called it a "working group process" on ABC Radio, and Labor and others say it is very similar to the Hawke government's Accord Mark VII …
  • How Trump turned possible COVID-19 drug hydroxychloroquine into a political flashpoint in Michigan 27 May 2020 12:14 If you've felt lately that the reality-TV-show presidency of Donald Trump has begun to feel a bit like an infomercial, you'd be forgiven. Trump has increasingly taken airtime to push an antimalarial drug called hydroxychloroquine as a possible, …
  • China sends 5000 troops to border 27 May 2020 11:12 China’s added a new international border crisis to its growing list. The South China Sea. The East China Sea. Taiwan. Hong Kong. Now there’s serious trouble brewing with India. Punches have been thrown between rival border patrols. Each insists the other …
  • Coronovirus Is Making Pregnancy In India A Bigger Challenge 27 May 2020 09:38 For every mother, giving birth is a joyous experience. Pregnancy, with all its pain and discomfort, is an occasion of happiness and celebration - not only for the mother but for the whole family. However, in the era of Covid-19, the experience is fraught …
  • Covid deaths undercounted in India, Pak: Telegraph 27 May 2020 05:55 A report, published in the UK-based newspaper the Telegraph, has claimed that India and Pakistan are under-reporting the number of deaths from the new coronavirus. The report claims that doctors in West Bengal and other parts of India have been instructed …
  • The Top 20 Songs Of The 2010s 27 May 2020 05:51 At long last it is time to reveal the top 20 songs of the 2010s, but before we do, don’t forget to catch up on PART ONE,  PART TWO, PART THREE, PART FOUR and PART FIVE. To keep this countdown from getting too repetitive I am introducing a ONE TRACK PER …
  • Reforms in a Covid era: World trade will rise again. Here’s how India can ready itself to take advantage 27 May 2020 05:27 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has taken most observers by surprise by including wide ranging reforms in her stimulus package. Alongside, some states have announced some equally bold reforms. Most notable among the latter are those relating to labour …
  • In a Crisis, Improve Website Performance with Panlingual Localization 27 May 2020 04:35 May 27, 2020 By Ofer Tirosh in Business Marketing Miscellaneous The ongoing Covid-19 global pandemic has directly impacted the lives of virtually everyone in the world. As stricter measures are undertaken to counter the transmission and spread of the …
  • Jeety Scales Down Community Feeding Program; Hands Out Over 55000 Plates of Cooked Meal to Liberians Living on the Margins in 22 Days - Front Page Africa 27 May 2020 01:35 Pictorial scenes of Mr. Jeety’s feeding on Sunday, May 24 Monrovia – As he scales down his community daily feeding programs to thousands of poor Liberians living on the margins of the society, the Honorary Indian Consul General in Liberia, Mr. Upjit Singh …
  • Online Chess Taking Advantage Of Opportunity To Grow, Entertain During Coronavirus Pandemic 26 May 2020 12:10 Fabiano Caruana is the top-rated American chess player and No. 2 in the world. (Photo by Dean ... [+] Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images) Getty Images Fabiano Caruana was in a bit of a hurry. The top-rated American chess player and No. 2 in the world wanted …
  • Special Report: Bolsonaro brought in his generals to fight coronavirus. Brazil is losing the battle 26 May 2020 11:14 SÃO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In mid-March, Brazil took what seemed to be a forceful early strike against the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks with journalists as he arrives at Alvorada …
  • A roast and then rage: Inside India’s online content creation “class wars” 26 May 2020 09:57 “This was by far the biggest fight in the creator ecosystem, not just in India, but globally. No one had seen anything like this before.” These are words of a popular YouTube creator, whose stint on Google’s video platform, goes back to its early days in …
  • Future-Proofing Media and Entertainment: What India can learn from South Korea and Singapore 26 May 2020 05:14 The lockdown helped India control the coronavirus but now that the economy is gradually opening up again, it is time to get back to business. Amongst the worst affected sectors so far has been the media and entertainment industry. Cinema halls are losing …
  • Jim Sturgess on playing a Dad in Home Before Dark and going incognito in London 25 May 2020 20:56 Jim Sturgess is on the 32nd floor of a high rise apartment building in Vancouver, Canada when he calls me. Like most other people in the world, his 2020 is not going the way he had originally planned. The British actor should be halfway through filming the …
  • Harsha Bhogle on lockdown, the IPL and the future of cricket 25 May 2020 15:07 India has never been so quiet. Bustling streetside enterprises have closed; traffic has subdued; and the stumps have been pulled up on thousands of games of cricket. Harsha Bhogle has been commentating on the sport for nearly 40 years, but he cannot …
  • I Took One of India's First Flights in Months. It Was Surreal 25 May 2020 13:23 As I checked in for one of the first flights in India in two months, the baggage-tag dispenser spat out five boarding passes for me. Given the morning I'd had, this latest glitch wasn't much of a surprise. I'd received a call around 1 a.m. from …
  • What Nepal’s New Aggression Reveals For India And Its Neighbours 25 May 2020 07:49 For the second time since its transition to a democratic republic, India's relations with its Nepal have deteriorated sharply. The latest controversy over the inauguration by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh of an 80-kilometre stretch of road that …
  • China's move in Hong Kong is just the start 25 May 2020 06:38 China's move to strip away another layer of Hong Kong's autonomy was not a rash impulse. It was a deliberate act, months in the making. It took into account the risks of international umbrage and reached the reasonable assumption that there would …
  • Hired over 20,000 employees in US in last five years: TCS 24 May 2020 15:27 The Mumbai-based company, in its 2019-20 annual report, said it has accelerated its localisation programmes. "Our delivery model has evolved over the last few years. Our Location Independent Agile promotes systematic collaboration across distributed …
  • Hired over 20,000 employees in US in last 5 years: TCS' Milind Lakkad 24 May 2020 14:02 India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has hired over 20,000 employees in the US over the last five years, which has reduced its work visa dependency and de-risked business significantly. The Mumbai-based company, in its …
  • A global recession is coming! I’d buy this safe haven in an ISA to get rich 24 May 2020 08:35 The spectre of a shocking global recession is turbocharging demand for safe-haven shares. And I consider platinum producer Tharisa (LSE: THS) to be one such lifeboat for ISA investors to buy in these turbulent times. A backdrop of severe macroeconomic and …
  • Joint Opposition Meet Won't Force Centre's Hand On Lockdown Strategy But It Helps Congress Score Political Points 24 May 2020 06:33 Leaders of 22 Opposition parties held a virtual meeting called by interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on May 22, to launch a coordinated attack against the Centre’s handling of the ongoing coronavirus crisis andlockdown. The meeting went on for over …
  • 'Need to create confidence in migrants' minds': Gadkari at Express Adda 24 May 2020 04:14 Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and MSME Nitin Gadkari at the Indian Express e-Adda on May 18. In an e-Adda hosted by The Indian Express, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road, Transport & Highways and MSME, spoke on clearance of dues …
  • Historian Peter Frankopan on why this pandemic reveals a dangerous lack of global cooperation 24 May 2020 02:28 Written by Amrita Dutta | New Delhi | Published: May 24, 2020 7:00:15 am Peter Frankopan, 49, is professor of global history, Oxford University. All societies passing through tragedies think of themselves as exceptionally ill-fated. But human history has …
  • When history is written, it will be the story of our marching millions 23 May 2020 22:43 Eid Mubarak! This has got to be the most unique Eid in recent history. It is likely to be a different Diwali as well. As for Mumbai’s favourite Ganesh Utsav, dare we even dream about it, at a time when the numbers in Mumbai are like a ticking bomb and …
  • COVID19 – The Psychological War 23 May 2020 18:53 As we know so far, every subject of this planet has to be related to the Covid19 issue. Though at the very beginning of this epidemic nobody here was concern about what is going to happen with us. When China alone was facing this challenge, the other parts …
  • China tightening grip on Hong Kong: But is Beijing giving up on Taiwan in the process?  23 May 2020 09:46 In a significant move in relation to Hong Kong, the ongoing session of China’s National People’s Congress is considering national security laws specific to the special administrative region. The law, when it is passed, will proscribe secessionist and …
  • Paatal Lok Loosely Based On Ex-Tehelka Editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's Book: Directors 23 May 2020 04:11 Web series Paatal Lok, currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video, has received raving reviews for its story, cast and brilliant performances. Its directors Prosit Roy and Avinash Arun spoke to Outlook's Lachmi Deb Roy about the events that inspired the …
  • Spirit of federalism ‘forgotten’ as all power is concentrated in PMO: Sonia Gandhi at Oppn meet 22 May 2020 17:38 Congress president Sonia Gandhi. (File Photo) Addressing a meeting of 22 opposition parties to discuss the situation arising out of Covid-19 pandemic, Congress president Sonia Gandhi came down heavily on the government and accused it of functioning …
  • Centre should not indulge in showmanship or one-upmanship: Opposition 22 May 2020 17:06 New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Leaders of 22 like-minded parties met on Friday to exchange views on the extraordinary situation in the country arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. The parties put forth 11 demands and agreed that the economy has collapsed and …
  • Chairman of selectors needs to be an experienced cricketer: Gambhir engaged in debate with Prasad 22 May 2020 16:48 Image Source : PTI Chairman of selectors needs to be an experienced cricketer: Gautam Gambhir engaged in debate with MSK Prasad Former India opener Gautam Gambhir and ex-chairman of selectors MSK Prasad were involved in a battle of words on the selection …
  • View: RBI sings anthem of hope and faith, above the discordant din on the ground 22 May 2020 13:16 We shall overcome, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das, announcing the monetary policy committee’s recommendation to reduce the repo and reverse repo rates by 40 basis points to, respectively, 4% and 3.35%. The markets were not impressed either by the rate …
  • India Slashes Policy Rate In Surprise Move To Ease Covid-19 Impact 22 May 2020 08:36 India's central bank cut its key policy rate for a second time this year in a non-scheduled move on Friday and extended some stimulus measures to reduce the economic impact of the coronavirus or Covid-19, and the consequent lockdown, as it expects the …
  • India Slashes Policy Rate In Surprise Move To Ease Covid-19 Impact 22 May 2020 08:36 India's central bank cut its key policy rate for a second time this year in a non-scheduled move on Friday and extended some stimulus measures to reduce the economic impact of the coronavirus or Covid-19, and the consequent lockdown, as it expects the …
  • Bonds rally in India after RBI announces emergency rate cut 22 May 2020 08:26 By Kartik Goyal Sovereign bonds in India rallied after the central bank cut its benchmark policy rate in an emergency session as the economy reeled from the coronavirus outbreak. The yield on the most-traded 2029 bonds fell 12 basis points to 5.91 per cent …
  • Oil Sees Longest Streak of Gains in More Than a Year 21 May 2020 22:12 (Bloomberg) -- Oil posted its longest streak of gains in more than a year, buoyed by output cuts across the globe that have whittled away at a stubborn supply glut. Futures climbed 1.3% in New York. U.S. supply data showed crude inventories fell for a …
  • Power of Now in privatisations: Attempts to time the market to realise best price create more welfare loss than gain 21 May 2020 22:09 By Bhagwan Chowdhry and Prasanna Tantri One of the key announcements made by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman, as a part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat package, is about privatisation. We welcome the policy. We especially like the intention to completely …
  • Positive Sides of Lockdown – Digital Inclusion 21 May 2020 22:09 In India, lockdown started from 25th March is now about to complete its second extension ending on 31st May, totaling 68 days. Other than essential items, everything else has come to halt in the country. Some regions are doing very well, some are deterrent …
  • Origin of the Problem of Multilateralism is Retreat of United States - Media Adviser to Ex-Indian PM 21 May 2020 10:03 From global multilateral platforms like the United Nations, World Health Organisation and the G7 to regional cooperation organizations like the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and …
  • In her battle to be reunited with the elephant she raised, Carol Buckley built a world-class sanctuary in South Georgia 21 May 2020 06:56 Carol Buckley with Tarra at the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee in 1995.Photograph courtesy of Carol BuckleyOne sunny morning in 1974, when Carol Buckley was 20, her German shepherd began barking at the bay window of her rental house in suburban Simi …
  • Coronavirus update: Global case tally at 4.9 million as Trump considers travel ban on Brazil after big jump in death toll 20 May 2020 15:46 The number of global cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose to 4.9 million on Wednesday and Brazil suffered its worst fatalities since the start of the outbreak, prompting President Donald Trump to say he may bar entry to flights from Brazil. “ …
  • Harvard doctor: Lack of COVID-19 resting is ‘Achilles heel’ for US as states rush to reopen 20 May 2020 13:34 President Trump claimed Monday he’s been taking the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine, even though multiple studies show the drug can be dangerous and is not an effective treatment for COVID-19. This comes as the U.S. COVID-19 death count tops 90,000 …
  • We are deriving far more value by being together than being separate: ITC 20 May 2020 12:00 Sustainability, digital and respect for kirana to continue post Covid, says Sanjiv Puri, Chairman & MD. What is your understanding of the new normal? Instead of using words like unprecedented crisis, how should we focus on opportunity? Well, we have to …
  • Italian Parliamentarian Sara Cunia asks for Prosecution of William Henry Gates III for Crimes Against Humanity 20 May 2020 09:43 Brava Sara! Per parlare la verità su Nuovo Ordine Mondiale | FromRome.Info [Bill Gates in the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands, is the subject of her brilliant speech. The Chief Prosecutor is the Honorable Fatou Bensouda former Gambia …
  • Getting India back to the Afghan high table 19 May 2020 22:19 If India’s foreign and security policy planners had anticipated developments in Afghanistan they would have pursued nimble approaches, seeking to establish open connections with all its political groups, including with those perceived to be in Pakistan’s …
  • India’s deceptive defence budget 2020-21 19 May 2020 20:42 The Indian military doesn’t seem to know there’s a pandemic India’s 2020-21 Budget envisages a total outlay of Rs 30,42,230 crore. Out of this, Rs 3, 37,553 crore has been allocated for military (excluding military pensions). For military pensions, Rs. 1, …
  • ‘Happy the SC took notice of archaeological findings in Ramjanambhoomi verdict’: Archaeologist BB Lal 19 May 2020 17:12 Written by Divya A | New Delhi | Updated: May 19, 2020 8:26:14 pm “A seeker after truth keeps on getting satisfaction from everything he does,” says the archaeologist. (Photo: BB Lal) On May 2, India’s senior-most archaeologist and Padma Bhushan awardee BB …
  • What Are the Roots of Global Inequality? 19 May 2020 11:35 Illustration by Tim Robinson. On a Friday night early this past winter, two of France’s left-wing intellectual heavyweights duked it out over a familiar question: What to do about private property? At the Paris Bourse du Travail, a union hall shared by the …