Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Global Pulse

Time magazine cover featuring Jamal Khashoggi

Time magazine honours Jamal Khashoggi and other persecuted journalists

China may be behind Marriott data breach, and Donald Trump threatens to shut down US govt if Democrats refuse to fund border wall work.
Google Inc. logo | Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Google to shut down Google+ months ahead of scheduled axing after new bug

May calls off Brexit vote on day of voting and China builds the longest-spanning railway arch bridge.
File image of Beyonce

Beyonce performs at pre-wedding ceremony of Mukesh Ambani’s daughter

China gets its first 3D printed bridge and White House is looking for a new Chief of Staff. Pop singer Beyonce performs at Mukesh Ambani daughter’s wedding ...
Emirati princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum

Missing Emirati princess is ‘safe’ at home, says Dubai ruler’s court

Talcum powder may have adverse effects and Trudeau says Canada had no role in Huawei CFO’s arrest. 
Poster of Crazy Rich Asians

China does not like the US made Crazy Rich Asians

Zuckerberg under the radar again for monetising user data and Luxembourg to make public transport free
Emirati princess Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed al-Maktoum

Dubai princess ‘grabbed off Indian coast’ had planned escape for 7 years

China is funding a satellite project in the US and US senators believe Saudi crown prince involved in Khashoggi murder.
Protesters hold photographs of journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the White House in Washington, D.C.| Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

CIA chief to hold a closed-door briefing with US Senators on Khashoggi killing

Australian cricketer Khawaja's brother accused of forgery and Qatar quits OPEC

Khashoggi’s WhatsApp messages offer new clues and US, China declare pause in new tariffs

French President Emmanuel Macron moves to end violent protests and G-20 'family' picture sees fewest female leaders. 
File image of He Jiankui | Bloomberg

China suspends He Jiankui’s work and MeToo founder doesn’t recognise campaign anymore

US Army is investing millions of dollars on exoskeleton technology to build 'super-soldiers' and China urged to save life on Earth.
US Senate

US Senate wants to withdraw support for Saudi Arabia forces in Yemen war

Sri Lanka’s chief of defence staff held for support to a civil war case suspect and new Lancet report says climate change to increase heat-related deaths.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.