Africa:Why Food Policy Is More Important Than Ever

Africa:Why Food Policy Is More Important Than Ever

By Danielle Nierenberg and Emily Payne It’s clear that the global food system is in trouble. There are 815 malnourished people worldwide, yet we use crops for animal feed and biofuels, and we throw away more than 30 percent of...
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Progress in Amazon’s India business in 5 years of operations ‘energising’, says founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos

Progress in Amazon’s India business in 5 years of operations ‘energising’, says founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos

New Delhi: Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos today said the progress seen in the company’s India business within five years of operations is “energising”. In a letter to customers on Amazon.in’s homepage, Bezos said the company had laun...
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrests three persons for inciting hate; Dalit groups plan protest

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Pune Police arrests three persons for inciting hate; Dalit groups plan protest

Three people have been arrested from Mumbai, Nagpur and Delhi by the Pune Police in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon violence in January. All three have been arrested for allegedly spreading controversial pamphlets and delivering hate speech under the Unlawf...
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Vijay Sethupathi on maiden collaboration with Mani Ratnam: He demonstrates how huge an art form cinema is

Vijay Sethupathi on maiden collaboration with Mani Ratnam: He demonstrates how huge an art form cinema is

Vijay Sethupathi, who is currently busy with a flurry of projects in hand at various stages of production, is the most sought-after lead hero in the Tamil film industry for all kinds of producers. From diving into the role of...
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Markets open higher ahead of RBI policy decision; Sensex rebounds over 69 points; FMCG, auto, metal stocks up

Markets open higher ahead of RBI policy decision; Sensex rebounds over 69 points; FMCG, auto, metal stocks up

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex rebounded over 69 points in opening trade, breaking its three-day losing run, ahead of the RBI’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index recovered by 69.38 points, or 0.19 percent, to...
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Trump-Kim summit to be held on Singapore’s Sentosa island

Trump-Kim summit to be held on Singapore’s Sentosa island

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump and Mr Kim will meet at the luxury Capella hotel on Sentosa island The much-anticipated meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will take place at a hotel...
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Africa:Half of Murdered Women Killed By ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

Africa:Half of Murdered Women Killed By ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

Photo: UN N Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed adds her views to the Human Rights Graffiti Wall at the European Development Days event in Brussels, Belgium. Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, has said that worldwide, almost one-in-two women murd...
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Africa:How Nigeria Can Lead Africa, Rest of the World in Beating Plastic Pollution – VP Osinbajo

Africa:How Nigeria Can Lead Africa, Rest of the World in Beating Plastic Pollution – VP Osinbajo

press release Calls on corporate organisations, individuals to do more to prevent environmental pollution “It’s is my view that for controlling the proliferation of plastic sachets, we must go back to the major producers of fast moving goods, to pu...
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TSB investigated over IT meltdown

TSB investigated over IT meltdown

Image copyright Getty Images A computer failure at TSB that caused up to 1.9 million people to lose access to online banking services is being investigated by the financial regulator. The introduction of a new IT system in April left...
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Emotional ‘welcome home’ for Magdalene survivors in Dublin

Emotional ‘welcome home’ for Magdalene survivors in Dublin

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHundreds gather in Dublin for Magdalene laundry survivors Hundreds of people turned out in Dublin city centre to welcome home the survivors of the Magdalene Laundries. It was the first time survivors...
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