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China cancels democracy meet

China abruptly called off an international conference on human rights and democracy this week, apparently because it was too close to the June 4 anniversary of Beijing's 1989 crackdown on......

US announces grant of $500k to NGO to promote religious freedom in India

The funding comes after a 2016 report found an increase in violent incidents by cow vigilantes mostly against Muslims in India and authorities often ‘failed’ to prosecute them. ......

The making of the first Indian-American woman in US House of Representatives

Chennai-born Pramila Jayapal makes history in Washington state; she is also the firstperson of colour in the Washington State Democratic delegation. George Joseph reports from New York. IMAGE:......

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Shimon Peres, former Israeli President who won a Nobel Prize for attempting to end the century-old conflict with Palestine, died on Wednesday, two weeks after suffering a massive stroke. Peres,......

The 'spiritual desolation' of Saint Teresa

What is strange, for someone who spent a lifetime in seva, is that St Teresa's own personal journals and communication with the Church hierarchy reveal someone in “spiritual desolation", says......

US varsity suspends Coke sale

The University of Michigan has suspended sale of Coca-Cola products on its three campuses, citing human rights and environmental concerns in India and Columbia.The university, acting upon its......

Romney keen on more work visas to highly educated people

The National Republican Platform, which now becomes GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's policy-making manifesto, in its section on A 21st Century Workforce, has said, "We can accelerate the......

Citigroup elated over WEF honour for Shamina Singh

The World Economic Forum last week named former Clinton Administration official, erstwhile Congressional staffer and longtime Democratic Party activist Shamina Singh, 41, as one of its Young Global......

Why layoffs are better than pay cuts

Dr. John Sullivan is a workforce planner. That's a nice way of saying layoff specialist. Sullivan says almost all layoffs and layoff alternatives are done wrong. That's a big issue, since so many......

India is brimming with leadership: Nilekani

Imagining India: Ideas for the New Century, Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani's first book, has made waves for the informed discussion it has initiated on the future of this great nation.In......

Novel film ideas!

Come to think of it, my favorite book-to-movie adaptations are: Mario Puzo's Godfather, which I have re-read a few dozen times and Francis Ford Coppola's film, which I have seen ditto the same......

Swiss-based trade union to inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup sites

A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state. The Geneva-based......

Worker dies in 'work-related fatality' at Qatar WC stadium

A worker has died in a "work-related fatality" at the site of a 2022 World Cup stadium in Qatar, the country's World Cup organizing body said late on Saturday. The incident occurred on Saturday......

Defiant Blatter regrets not reforming FIFA

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter acknowledged on Friday that he failed to reform the scandal-ridden world soccer organisation but asserted he was not responsible for corruption in its regional......

Comparing FIFA to the Mafia is 'almost insulting to the Mafia': US Senator

Senators call for reforms of US soccer body at FIFA corruption hearing FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters US senators on Wednesday called for extensive reforms in the......
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