Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist
Jul 28, 2015 at 07:56 | Source:
Washington: Democratic lawmakers and rights groups on Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery, as key trading partner Malaysia was taken off a blacklist.Cuba was...
Greek creditors seek third wave of reforms before loan| Reuters
Jul 28, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
BRUSSELS/ATHENS International creditors want Greece to enact a third wave of politically sensitive reforms before they will release any money to keep the near bankrupt country afloat under a third bailout they began negotiating on Monday.The governme...
Govt examining proposal for aeronautical search and rescue board
Jul 27, 2015 at 18:53 | Source:
New Delhi: The government is examining a proposal to set up a 'National Aeronautical Search and Rescue Board' though there is no timeline for it to become operational yet. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said in Lok Sabha today in ...
Closing the P-note window will make NDA moves on black money credible
Jul 27, 2015 at 10:37 | Source:
Governments are scared of stock market crashes. Reason: it is like a formal thumbs down to their policies, while also making tougher to raise money through disinvestments. This is why they have always been pussyfooting around the issue of clampdown o...
Houthis, Saudi-led coalition fight for Yemen air base | Reuters
Jul 26, 2015 at 18:15 | Source:
ADEN/SANAA Yemeni forces allied with a Saudi-led coalition fought Houthi militia for control of the country's largest air base north of Aden on Sunday, local residents said, hours before a humanitarian truce declared by the coalition was meant to sta...
Dr Deshmukh: A VC has a stature; your University had a John Matthai
Jul 26, 2015 at 15:24 | Source:
There have been vice chancellors of universities like Dr DS Reddy of Osmania University who fought, with teachers and students aiding him, for the institutions autonomy. He went to court and won against the interference of the Andhra Pradesh governme...
Debt conundrum to keep Greek banks in months-long freeze| Reuters
Jul 26, 2015 at 14:45 | Source:
FRANKFURT/ ATHENS Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring, officials believe.Rehabilitating the country's banks poses a difficult question. Should...
Anna Hazare to meet former protege Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday in Delhi
Jul 25, 2015 at 20:51 | Source:
New Delhi/Mumbai:After sharing stage with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his last visit to the National Capital, social activist Anna Hazare is likely to meet his former protege in Delhi on Sunday.Hazare will be attending an event where widows...