States

What #MeToo changed for women around the world

The movement led to an outpouring of survivors' accounts. 

published on : 29th September 2022

Debt cost begins to pinch states again with 9 bps spike in last auction 

The states are borrowing less from the market as they got much more in tax devolution at Rs 1.2 lakh crore in August from Rs 58,300 crore in July.

published on : 27th September 2022

Facebook former engineer whistleblower launches nonprofit to take on big tech

Since leaving Facebook in 2021, Haugen has advocated in the US and other countries for legislation meant to make social media platforms safer, particularly for young people.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Temperature rise poses threat to coastal states, warn environment experts

Sri Sri University president Prof Rajita Kulkarni said the university has been striving to achieve UN SDGs.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Britain's Truss doesn't expect UK-US trade deal anytime soon

“I want to work with our allies like the United States, France, the EU, the Baltic States, and Poland to take on the challenge we face from Russian aggression. That should be our priority,” she said.

published on : 20th September 2022

Hackers breach Kiwi Farms website known for anti-trans campaigns in US

This is an extraordinary decision for us to make and, given Cloudflare's role as an internet infrastructure provider, a dangerous one that we are not comfortable with, says Cloudflare chief executive.

published on : 20th September 2022

Nike releases US World Cup jerseys, some criticize as bland

Aaron Barnett, senior product director of Nike global football apparel, said Rolando Cruz, the apparel product line manager, coordinated with the USSF on the design.

published on : 15th September 2022

Musk's latest reason to drop Twitter deal - whistleblower payment

Musk has been locked in a bitter legal battle with Twitter since announcing in July that he was pulling the plug on the purchase of the company following a complex, volatile, months-long courtship.

published on : 10th September 2022

60 years on, three stolen Tamil Nadu idols traced to the United States museums

In February, the idol of Thirumangai Alwar at Soundararajaperumal Temple was found to be fake and the original was traced to Ashmolean Museum in London.

published on : 9th September 2022

Uttarakhand tops list of Himalayan states in environmental crimes

It is followed by Himachal with 163 different crimes. Jammu and Kashmir ranks third among Himalayan states with 85 cases. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Determined to enforce price cap on Russian oil: US

Earlier in the day, G7 finance ministers announced a cap on the price of Russian oil, which they said would put pressure on global energy prices while denying Putin revenue to fund his brutal war.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Welfare state expected to create conducive conditions for differently abled: Delhi High Court

“Under the provisions of the PWD Act, the State is enjoined to create conditions and opportunities for the welfare and betterment of the citizens with disabilities and those who are differently abled.

published on : 29th August 2022

Russia divestment promises by US states largely unfulfilled

Six months into a war that has killed thousands of Ukrainians, most of the pledges to drop Russian investments some made with great fanfare during news conferences have gone unfulfilled.

published on : 26th August 2022

Three more GOP-led states enact abortion 'trigger laws'

CHOICES was the first abortion clinic to open in Memphis in 1974, and on Thursday it will become the last. It is opening a second location in Carbondale, Illinois, a three-hour drive to the north.

published on : 26th August 2022

United States, South Korea begin biggest military training in years amid North threats

The drills could draw an angry response from North Korea, which has dialed up its weapons testing activity to a record pace this year.

published on : 22nd August 2022

UN: US buying big Ukraine grain shipment for hungry regions

China needs to help as well, Beasley said.

published on : 21st August 2022

IMF says talks with Sri Lanka to resume next week

"The objective is to make progress towards reaching a staff-level agreement" on a funding package "in the near term," the IMF said.

published on : 20th August 2022

Musk says tweet about buying Manchester United was a joke

Musk, who recently sold nearly USD 7 billion worth of Tesla shares, is in a major legal battle in the US state of Delaware over his aborted plan to buy Twitter.

published on : 17th August 2022

 South Korea offers North economic benefits for denuclearization

North Korea has ramped up its testing activity in 2022, launching more than 30 ballistic missiles so far, including its first demonstrations of intercontinental ballistic missiles since 2017.

published on : 15th August 2022

US to boost Taiwan trade, conduct air, sea transits to counter China aggression

Taiwan has accused China of using the visit by Pelosi, the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades, as an excuse to kickstart drills that Taipei called a rehearsal for invasion.

published on : 14th August 2022
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