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Indian-origin MP joins rebels as May’s Brexit challenge mounts

London: Indian-origin MP Priti Patel, one of the most outspoken British politicians in favour of Brexit, joined fellow Brexiteers on Sunday to mount a further challenge to Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for a future trading arrangement with the European Union (EU). Please like & share: Read More »

Glenmark raises standards for environmental management 

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, recently announced ISO 14001:2015 certification for its manufacturing facility at Goa, Aurangabad, Baddi, Indore, Nalagarh, Nashik and Sikkim during the financial year 2017-18 from Bureau Veritas. Please like & share: Read More »

Maldives judges hear strongman’s election challenge

Colombo: Maldives judges on Sunday heard a petition by strongman president Abdulla Yameen to have his recent election defeat annulled, potentially triggering US sanctions and plunging the archipelago into fresh turmoil. Please like & share: Read More »

Rescue efforts continue in US amid hurricane Michael devastation

Miami: Amid the devastation caused by hurricane Michael, rescue operations in the southeastern US have focused on Mexico Beach and Panama City, two Florida towns that were nearly flattened and that could raise the death toll from the storm, which has taken at least 17 lives. Please like & share: Read More »

It’s a bot time

Humanoids are putting India on the global robotics map. Desi humanoid robots are turning up at banks, offices and events. They’re still simple creations, but they show the way forward, say their makers. The eventual aim? To be bot suppliers to the world Please like & share: Read More »

The government must prioritise road safety

Karan Thapar To be honest, I don’t like crossing roads. I’m always apprehensive when I have to. Indeed, I try to do so only at zebra or pelican crossings. Even then, I make a point of looking to the left and right and, if I can, both ways again. And it goes without saying I never jaywalk. Please like & ... Read More »

How meat in India is killing you

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi   Meat is consumed on a massive scale across the world, with billions of animals killed every year. India is both, a large producer and consumer of meat and many other animal products. Please like & share: Read More »

Truly cosmopolitan cities of the world

Ramachandra Guha Ten years ago, in the now sadly defunct Mumbai edition of Time Out magazine, I wrote an essay arguing that there were only three properly world cities; London, New York, and Mumbai itself. They all had an extraordinary diversity of religious, ethnic and linguistic groups; all were great centres of trade, finance, and entrepreneurship; all had an effervescent ... Read More »

Some secularism this…

Frederick Noronha Last week, I happened to be with a group of people that needed to work closely together for two to three days. It was a fine group. Travel to nearby cities allows one the chance to meet up with bright and talented people, often brimming with ideas. Please like & share: Read More »