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Anish Kapoor pledges USD 1 mln prize money to refugee causes

India-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor has pledged his USD 1-million Genesis Prize money, dubbed the 'Jewish Nobel', to refugee causes.The 63-year-old artist, born to an Indian father and a Jewish mother, was awarded the 2017 prize for outstanding ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

'Xi is a black box'

On Sunday, March 11, the National People's Congress, China's parliament, will vote to keep Xi Jinping in power for as long as he wants.'The American fear of the Chinese military is overblown. The countries that should be concerned are China's neighbours,' Jeffrey Wasserstrom tells Rahul Jacob.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Ahead of China's widely scrutinised reshuffle of its senior leadership, Jeffrey Wasserstrom was asked by CNN to name the five most powerful people in China. Such ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Dalai Lama snub and India's plans to reset China ties

'If, as appears to be the case, India is on way to 'mending fences' with China, and China is equally desirous to 'reset' the relationship, this could be a self-reflexive moment in India's positioning vis-a-vis not just the Dalai Lama, but also the Tibetan issue and China as a whole,' points out China expert Alka Acharya. IMAGE: The Dalai Lama during his visit to Arunachal Pradesh in April 2017. His Holiness stopped between Tawang and Bomdila to consecrate the Thupsung Dhargyeling monastery in ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Industry bodies express mixed reactions

The captains of trade and industry have expressed mixed reactions over the budget proposals announced by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday. Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI) President K Ravi said due to GST implementation it ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Winter Olympics sidelights: Cyber attack shuts official site

IMAGE: The Olympic rings seen at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang on Sunday. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Pyeongchang Winter Olympics suffered a cyber attack during the opening ceremony on February 9, the organisers confirmed on Sunday, but restrained to reveal the sources. The cyber attack affected the internet-connected televisions at the media centres and also shut down the official Winter Olympics website for around 20 minutes. However, the organisers claimed that the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's lakeside villa

A man threw a petrol bomb at the lakeside Yangon compound of Myanmars leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, officials said, a rare attack on a national figurehead who enjoys strong domestic support but has drawn global outcry over her reticence to speak up for ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 'rebel' Rohingyas

Naypyidaw, Jan 18 (IANS) Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in August last year. The incident on ...
 Sify2 months ago

Liberia party drops Sirleaf after Weah poll win

Liberia's ruling party has said it had expelled outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for not backing her vice-president, Joseph Boakai, in a presidential election run-off lost to former footballer George Weah.Sirleaf, 79, will formally hand over power to ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Filmmaker agrees to remove 'Gujarat' from docu on Amartya Sen

National award-winning filmmaker Suman Ghosh today said he has accepted the Censor Boards recommendation to remove the word Gujarat from his documentary on Nobel laureate Amartya Sen after consideration. The film The Argumentative Indian, which was shot in ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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