Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: America

An Air India aircraft lands at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Guide for NRIs resettling in India after Trump throws them out

Do not mention Bobby Jindal, Mehul Choksi or Vijay Mallya. Their stock is seriously down these days.

America’s declining sugar consumption is worth celebrating

Few cities in US  have penalised sugar consumption with soft-drink taxes, while some food manufacturers have reformulated products to use less of the stuff.
A college in America

Yes, American colleges have too many liberal professors

A study on political affiliations of professors in 51 liberal-arts colleges showed none of these colleges had more Republican supporters than Democrats. 

Trump’s face cannot stop America’s receding economic power from shifting to Asia

His lack of attendance at Asia-Pacific summits reflects a trend that has been building for years.
A corn crop being analysed (representational image)

Cancer fighting genetic tool ‘Crispr’ is now being used for improving quality of crops

US and Europe, however, have contrasting policies on genetically modified crops which could possibly start a costly trade dispute.
Indra Nooyi

As Indra Nooyi leaves Pepsi, she will take with her a powerful force against corporate change

Her departure also reveals that despite corporate America's claims, efforts to include women in top leadership positions is "distressingly inadequate".
Protest in America

This is how the decline and fall of the American empire will look like

Driverless cars, unprecedented invasion of privacy, 3 per cent GDP. Just some of what the decline of America will comprise of.
Sushma Swaraj

Illegal agents using asylum as a reason to traffick Indians abroad, says Sushma Swaraj

Punjab, Haryana & Gujarat recorded maximum number of people trafficked to other countries, seeking asylum on political grounds, she said.
Pakistani soldiers

US says will look for opportunities to work with Pakistan’s new govt

Washington, however, expresses concern over 'outsized role' the Pakistan military played in the election.
Photo for Representation

Tough visas & anti-immigrant policies: Is it worth taking that big loan to study in the US

As thousands of Indians scramble to get loans to study at American universities, starting September, should they be taking the risk?
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
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...