Ever since Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, those aligned with his ideology have been openly derisive of journalists they say oppose the BJP. All kinds of invectives have been hurled at journalists, including the coinage of “presstitutes”. Journalists’ credibility was damaged methodically by alleging lack of objectivity in their writing.
Newly anointed President Donald Trump’s executive order caused chaos and confusion before it was blocked by the judiciary. The ban is a sign of things to come
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi
According to Dr. Keith Klugman who helped develop the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, immunisation is critical for reducing lakhs of preventable deaths caused by pneumonia
Shalini Sharma and Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi
TOKYO, Jan 27 (Reuters) Actor Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle stressed the collaboration that went into making their Oscar-nominated film "La La Land", at their first news conference foll
There are concerns that the newly anointed US President may ask India to put boots on the ground in Afghanistan
Hardnews Bureau Delhi
SAN ANTONIO: A bystander to a botched robbery at a Texas jewelry store was killed on Sunday, before one of the two robbers involved shot and wounded six other people while fleeing, police sai
Malaysia said today it would pay a reward to any private company that found the fuselage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, days after a fruitless, three-year hunt was suspended.
Australia, Malaysia and China ended the search for the aircraft on Tuesday, leaving one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries unanswered. The Boeing 777 jet disappeared in March 2014, en route to Beijing from the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur, with 239 people on board.
Timothy Gardner Washington
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run the Energy Department, will face questioning by senators today on creating jobs in the industry and bolstering US energy security - but also about an earlier proposal to abolish the agency.
Trump, who takes office at noon on Friday, has championed increased production of oil, gas and coal. In addition to market forces, coal has suffered under President Barack Obama's executive actions to curb climate change.
When Iranian President Hasan Rouhani began to speak at the media summit in Tehran where I was invited to speak, I pleasantly realized that I could get a drift of his speech. There were so many words like “hefazat” ( protection) and “Vajood” ( existence), “ Nizamay Islamiya” ( Islamic paramountcy), “azaadi” and many more such words that flowed so effortlessly from him in his long speech that I understood due to my understanding of Urdu- which is almost 80 percent Persian. He spoke on why freedom of the press had to be protected and the importance for job security for journalists.
Any sloth in executing the Chabahar project will be a strategic mistake
Sanjay Kapoor Chabahar