India cuts Monsanto cotton seed royalties despite threat to quit| Reuters
Mar 09, 2016 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW DELHI India cut the royalties paid by local firms for Monsanto's genetically modified cotton seeds by nearly 70 percent on Wednesday, ignoring a threat by the world's biggest seed company to leave if it did.The move follows complaints from local ...
Umberto Ecos Ur Fascism: Modi govt bringing to life every sign of darkness
Feb 28, 2016 at 11:22 | Source:
Our Parliamentarians must have vocal chords of Salem steel. With auditory powers to match. The decibel levels emanating from the august House were not for mere mortals, not for long that is. I turned the volume to mute and the images said it all. Wit...
136 Terror attacks in 27 years, Punjab leads
Jan 05, 2016 at 09:58 | Source:
byHimadri GhoshThe northern state of Punjab has witnessed 34 terror attacks over the last 27 years, the highest nationwide, according to government data. The majority of the attacks occurred during the 1990s, with the latest attacks reinforcing a vie...
Former Central African Republic PM leads in presidential vote| Reuters
Jan 02, 2016 at 23:15 | Source:
BANGUI A former prime minister of Central African Republic held a slim lead in a presidential election many voters hope will end years of violence between Muslims and Christians, initial results showed on Saturday.With all votes from the capital coun...
Skywriters over Rose Parade plead: 'Anybody but Trump'| Reuters
Jan 02, 2016 at 09:45 | Source:
PASADENA, Calif. Five planes flew over the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, on Friday writing messages in the sky that included "America is great! Trump is disgusting. Anybody but Trump, US," as onlookers craned their necks for a...
Benin PM Zinsou confirms to run for president in 2016 polls| Reuters
Dec 03, 2015 at 05:45 | Source:
LONDONBenin's Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou said on Tuesday he would run for president on behalf of the ruling party in an election next year, burying fears that President Boni Yayi will defy constitutional term limits and seek a third term.Moves by A...