An appeal to India’s conscience

ReutersBARBED WIRE: “The Sri Lankan President is no doubt responsible both for attempts to change the demography of the north and threats posed by Sinhala supremacist groups to national minorities.” A file photo of Tamil war survivors at a camp in Vavuniya, Northern Province. The call for justice for his

Indo-US deal ends WTO impasse on foodstocks issue (Roundup)

Announcing an end to the impasse over the WTO accord to ease global customs rules, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Thursday said an agreement has been reached with the US on the issue of food stockpiling. The deal opens the way for a consensus on the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) which had eluded

Israel, India successfully test advanced missile system

Israel’s national aerospace and aviation arms manufacturer conducted the first full and successful test of the Barak-8 air and naval defense missile system on Monday morning, Israel Aerospace Industries announced in a press release The test, conducted with the Defense Ministry and India’s Defence Research and Development Organization, validated all

United Nations environment awards for 2014 announced

Launched in 2005, the ‘Champions of the Earth’ awards recognise achievements of people from different categories (Clockwise, from left) Susilo Bambang Yudhoyno, Boyan Slat, Sir Robert Watson, a representative of the US Green Building Council, Tommy Remengesau, Mario Molina, Sylvia Earle and Fatima Jibrell (Photo courtesy: UNEP News Centre) Winners

Any Time Money turns dear

Savings bank account holders are walking around with a long face these days. Weighed down by rising prices and stagnant salaries, they now have an additional headache to bear. Henceforth, they will not have the convenience of walking across to the friendly neighbourhood ATM (automated teller machine) to draw money