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Post Amma and Ayya: The new Tamil Nadu potboiler

Post Amma and Ayya: The new Tamil Nadu potboiler

A short while after Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war came to an end in May 2009, Tamil Nadu’s then chief minister M. Karunanidhi had made one of his usual visits …

One Belt One Road’ project hits political, financial hurdles

One Belt One Road’ project hits political, financial hurdles

China’s plan for a modern Silk Road of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe hit a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan. Pakistan’s relations with Beijing are so close that officials call China their “Iron Brother.” Despite that, plans for the Diamer-Bhasha Dam …

India’s foray to South China Sea root cause of tensions

India’s foray to South China Sea root cause of tensions

China’s political assertion in the Indian Ocean, especially Sri Lanka and Maldives, is a response to India’s moves in the South China Sea, a post on a Chinese website say …

Seeman acquitted in sedition case

Seeman acquitted in sedition case

The Additional District Sessions Court has acquitted Naam Tamilar Katchi leader S. Seeman and film director I. Ameer Sulthan in a sedition case slapped against them for allegedly speaking against India’s sovereignty and in support of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam while addressing …

Rehabilitation Plantations Ltd aims to become model employer

Rehabilitation Plantations Ltd aims to become model employer

Rehabilitation Plantations Ltd (RPL) is determined to become a model employer by ensuring all-round development of the repatriate population from Sri Lanka who work and reside in the estates owned by the company. The company, based in Punalur, Kollam, has decided to prepare a comprehensive scheme …

Future Banking – Mobile Banking is dead

Future Banking – Mobile Banking is dead

I saw a post earlier this week which asked what mobile banking would look like in the future. There were a few responses discussing personal dashboards, statements with PFM insights, chat banking etc. Quite frankly nothing new. We’re moving from transactions to experiences… As customers …

Media cannot be trusted to explain decisions

Media cannot be trusted to explain decisions

Judges can no longer rely on the media to explain court decisions and should instead use the “golden opportunity” of social media to communicate directly with the public, the retiring …

Rahul Gandhi critical of China’s presence

Rahul Gandhi critical of China’s presence

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that he was “absolutely ready” to take up an executive responsibility if the party asked him to do so. Gandhi, who was addressing students at University of California, Berkeley, said around 2012 the Congress Party “stopped having …

Privacy is a fundamental right: Indian SC

Privacy is a fundamental right: Indian SC

In a unanimous verdict, a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday declared that privacy is intrinsic to life and liberty and an inherent part of the fundamental …

Joint communique of leaders roundtable of Belt and Road forum

Joint communique of leaders roundtable of Belt and Road forum

1. We, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, President Mauricio Macri of the Republic of Argentina, President Alexander Lukashenko of the Republic of Belarus, President Michelle Bachelet Jeria of the Republic of Chile, President Milos Zeman of the Czech Republic, President Joko …