What led Sebi to hold back order on loan default information filing to stock exchanges?

What led Sebi to hold back order on loan default information filing to stock exchanges?

MUMBAI: What drove the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) to hold back its directive requiring companies to inform stock exchanges about defaults on loan payments to banks and financial institutions? It’s not the outcome of hectic lobbying by...
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These Young Women Want the Power Seat in UN Security Council

These Young Women Want the Power Seat in UN Security Council

Featured, Gender, Global, Headlines, Human Rights, TerraViva United Nations | Opinion Students at the Asian University for Women, in Bangladesh, performing a Christmas Carol performance. In the author’s international relations class, all his students want to...
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Monarch Airlines goes into administration

Monarch Airlines goes into administration

JUST before dawn on October 2nd, passengers booked to fly on Monarch Airlines began to receive texts informing them that their flights had been cancelled. This was the first news that Britain’s fifth-biggest airline had ceased trading and is now...
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Palestinian PM in rare Gaza visit as rift with Hamas eases

Palestinian PM in rare Gaza visit as rift with Hamas eases

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rami Hamdallah (2nd R) attended talks with the political leader of Hamas and its Gaza chief The Palestinian prime minister has appealed for unity at the start of a rare trip to Gaza, as part...
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Portugal wins big at World Travel Awards Europe 2017

Portugal wins big at World Travel Awards Europe 2017

Portugal has been named Europe’s leading travel destination 2017 at an industry event held over the weekend. Along with snagging one of the most coveted awards at the World Travel Awards Europe gala in St. Petersburg, Portugal’s Madeira was named.....
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Vern Blosum, Semi-Fictional Artist Who Slyly Parodied Pop, Dies at 81

Vern Blosum, Semi-Fictional Artist Who Slyly Parodied Pop, Dies at 81

Vern Blosum, Planned Obsolescence, 1963, oil on canvas. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ESSEX STREET Vern Blosum, the elusive persona of an unknown abstract painter who, over the course of four years in the 1960s, incisively parodied Pop, died on August...
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Ulan Bator Journal: ‘We Don’t Exist’: Life Inside Mongolia’s Swelling Slums

Ulan Bator Journal: ‘We Don’t Exist’: Life Inside Mongolia’s Swelling Slums

On a secluded hill in northern Ulan Bator, Enkh-amgalan Tserendorj, 50, washed clothes outside the family yurt, where she and her husband have lived since last year. Ms. Tserendorj said she did not want to live so far from downtown...
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A Church of His Own: Andres Serrano on His Provocative ‘Torture’ Series and Keeping the Faith

A Church of His Own: Andres Serrano on His Provocative ‘Torture’ Series and Keeping the Faith

Andres Serrano, Dog Position II (Torture), 2015, pigment print, back-mounted on Dibond, wooden frame. ©ANDRES SERRANO/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY, NEW YORK Andres Serrano, seated in a short wooden chair at the end of a long table at...
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Cameroon internet shut for separatists

Cameroon internet shut for separatists

Image copyright SEYLLOU Image caption The internet shutdown earlier this year badly affected businesses in English-speaking regions Internet services have been shut down in Cameroon’s English-speaking areas after clashes involving separatists. Security f...
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Syria war: Suicide bombers target Damascus police station

Syria war: Suicide bombers target Damascus police station

Image copyright AFP Image caption The front of one room on the police stations’ first floor was blown out by a blast A number of policemen and civilians have been killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Syrian...
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Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall turns into a giant adult playground

Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall turns into a giant adult playground

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSee the Turbine Hall’s giant swing in action Danish art trio Superflex, known for their playful and political large-scale works, have turned their attention to the huge space that is the Turbine.....
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