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Now this is what you call a fitting reposte.During a panel discussion on rape culture at the Women in the World summit in New York City, Norah O’Donnell of CBS This Morning, referring to the Nirbhaya rape case, said she had no idea India was so unsafe for women.Journalist Barkha Dutt, who was on the panel besides “India’s Daughter” filmmaker Leslee Udwin, promptly grabbed the opportunity to ...
Ambala: Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took his fight against the contentious land acquisition bill to Punjab as he travelled by train to visit the NDA-ruled state and see the condition of farmers "with my own eyes".Dressed in a brown tee and jeans and sporting a stubble, the Congress Vice President reached this town in Haryana bordering Punjab this evening sitting in a general compartment of the Sachkhand ...
Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.Patent holders can tell Google about the patents they're willing to sell and the expected price through the portal, the company said on its blog.The Patent Purchase Promotion program will remain open from May 8 to May 22, the company said on Monday.Google said it will let ...
China's top prosecutor is investigating a senior doctor in the country's western Yunnan province for taking over $18 million worth of bribes in cash, real estate and parking spots, the official China Daily reported on Tuesday.Wang Tianchao, the head of Yunnan's No. 1 People's Hospital, used his position to seek bribes related to construction projects, medical device procurement and doctor positions, ...
Now this is what you call a fitting reposte.During a panel discussion on rape culture at the Women in the World summit in New York City, Norah O’Donnell of CBS This Morning, referring to the Nirbhaya rape case, said she had no idea India was so unsafe for women.Journalist Barkha Dutt, who was on the panel besides “India’s Daughter” filmmaker Leslee Udwin, promptly grabbed the opportunity to ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired the 41st AGM of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) Society. The Prime Minister suggested that the NMML should attempt to maximize the use of technology to achieve a global presence. He said the work of NMML should also be expanded to various Indian languages, to better reflect the diversity of India. Prime Minister Modi further said that NMML ...
Now this is what you call a fitting reposte.During a panel discussion on rape culture at the Women in the World summit in New York City, Norah O’Donnell of CBS This Morning, referring to the Nirbhaya rape case, said she had no idea India was so unsafe for women.Journalist Barkha Dutt, who was on the panel besides “India’s Daughter” filmmaker Leslee Udwin, promptly grabbed the opportunity to ...
Nepal Finance Minister Dr. Ram Sharan Mahat on Tuesday called for continued support and goodwill from the international community in rebuilding the earthquake ravaged country. "This is a big loss to the economy, the countryside has been devastated. We are, at the moment, in rescue type of operation and relief operation. Once this phase is over, the need for massive rehabilitation, reconstruction ...
The stir against land acquisition took a tragic and macabre turn when a farmer hanged himself during an Aam Admi Party (AAP) rally in the heart of the national capital. The mortifying episode only showed how the political exploitation of a complex problem was diverting attention from what really needed to be done.Arguably, the answer to farmers' suicides lies in boosting the agriculture sector through ...
At the height of the Mandal Commission agitation in 1990, student Rajiv Goswami attempted to immolate himself in New Delhi. It was a sensational piece of news at that time and after 25 years; Delhi saw another tragic incident when Gajendra Singh died at a rally organized by the Aam Aadmi Party.This gruesome incident has thrown a lot of questions...Was Gajendra a businessmen-politician?While initial ...
By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrants working in Gulf States must be allowed to return home after a massive earthquake devastated their impoverished nation, a trade union group said on Tuesday. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), which has 176 million members globally, said it had written to the Qatar, Saudi Arabia ...
BANGKOK, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human smuggling networks are exploiting rising migration within Asia, leaving growing numbers of migrants at risk of being trafficked and abused, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Migrant smugglers are capitalising on a lack of legal migration avenues to demand fees of up to $50,000 a person, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said ...
(Corrects to say Wockhardt's two plants are in western India, not central India, in the second paragraph) MUMBAI (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Wockhardt Ltd said on Tuesday it would recall some drugs manufactured at its two plants in India before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned those sites due to quality concerns. The FDA banned U.S. exports from Wockhardt's Waluj and Chikalthana ...
(Corrects to say Wockhardt's two plants are in western India, not central India, in the second paragraph) MUMBAI, April 28 (Reuters) - Indian generic drugmaker Wockhardt Ltd said on Tuesday it would recall some drugs manufactured at its two plants in India before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned those sites due to quality concerns. The FDA banned U.S. exports from Wockhardt's ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
BANGKOK, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Human smuggling networks are exploiting rising migration within Asia, leaving growing numbers of migrants at risk of being trafficked and abused, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Migrant smugglers are capitalising on a lack of legal migration avenues to demand fees of up to $50,000 a person, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said ...
By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundatiob) - India has cancelled the registration of nearly 9,000 charities for failing to declare details of donations from abroad, as New Delhi tightens surveillance on foreign-funded non-governmental organisations in the country. The crackdown comes days after the government suspended the license of Greenpeace India and put U.S.-based Ford ...
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