At FinMin briefing, reporters told to email their questions

The finance ministry sent out an invite for a briefing by senior officials of the ministry on Friday. The sudden briefing by the ministry, which has barred entry of journalists without appointment with officials after the Union Budget on July 5, triggered excitement and the small hall at the National Media Centre was full when … Read moreAt FinMin briefing, reporters told to email their questions

PSU banks can’t push people of choice on their boards

RBI on Friday came out with new master directions on fit and proper guidelines for elected directors on the board of Public Sector Banks. Elected representatives such as MPs, or state legislature or municipal corporation cannot be shareholder representatives on bank boards. PSBs will no longer be able to manoeuvre people of their choice into … Read morePSU banks can’t push people of choice on their boards

Gender studies professor: Women who believe men can’t become women are like white supremacists

Gender studies professor: Women who believe men can’t become women are like white supremacists Won’t be long before universities will be totally discredited. https://www.thecollegefix.com/gender-studies-professor-women-who-believe-men-cant-become-women-are-like-white-supremacists/  The post Gender studies professor: Women who believe men can’t become women are like white supremacists appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Please follow and like us:

Some Siddhartha loans may not burden family

A significant part of the personal borrowings between CCD founder VG Siddhartha and private financiers are said to have been collateral-free and unsecured which is why these transactions unlikely to devolve on his family. Experts believe his family would be liable only for any debt that they have co-guaranteed. His personal loans are said to … Read moreSome Siddhartha loans may not burden family

Delink business failure from entrepreneur: Nandan Nilekani

India needs a social fabric that does not equate the failure of a business with the person, which unfortunately in a market like India get clubbed together and leads to consequences, said Nandan Nilekani, current chairman of Infosys and also an investor in startups. Nilekani was speaking at a fireside session in Bengaluru along with … Read moreDelink business failure from entrepreneur: Nandan Nilekani

In a 1st, census to seek info on phones, bank a/cs

Census 2021 will for the first time seek information from households on smartphones, DTH/Cable TV connection, internet access, number of members of households having bank accounts, ownership of house other than the rented accommodation, bottled water availability and mobile number. Importantly, it will not collect caste data and will include third gender listing. Please follow … Read moreIn a 1st, census to seek info on phones, bank a/cs

The 2017 Anti-Semitism Scare: Made in Israel?, by Franklin Stahl

“Hate Crime Survey Reports” (unz.com, posted on 7/21/2019) seeks to explain the significant up-tick in anti-Semitic hate crimes in the first quarter of 2017, following President’s Trump’s election. The key feature of this increase was hundreds of bomb threat phone calls made to U.S. Jewish Community Centers. On April 21, 2017, the U.S. Department of… … Read moreThe 2017 Anti-Semitism Scare: Made in Israel?, by Franklin Stahl

More Fake News About Jobs: Part 2, by Paul Craig Roberts

Yesterday’s column referred to a “rising labor force participation rate” when it should have read “falling labor force participation rate.” Those of you who read the column before I made the correction must have been puzzled, but, little doubt, figured it out from the context. One of the main points of the article is that… … Read moreMore Fake News About Jobs: Part 2, by Paul Craig Roberts

The New Dark Age Comes for Climate Science, by Lance Welton

The anti-science Left has a problem. Despite all their intimidation, sometimes the academic peer-review process works properly. Compelling studies are published even though the challenge aspects of the Left’s worldview. This is exactly what happened recently: A study by Russian scientists in the prestigious journal Scientific Reports suggested that part of the explanation for Climate… … Read moreThe New Dark Age Comes for Climate Science, by Lance Welton

Just How Safe Are US Made Drugs?, by Eric Margolis

I was very interested to see Senator Bernie Sanders take a group of American diabetics from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario to buy insulin. I used to own a pharmaceutical company in Windsor. In Canada, the life-saving medication insulin, which was invented in Toronto by Drs. Banting and Best, costs a tenth of what it does… … Read moreJust How Safe Are US Made Drugs?, by Eric Margolis

Boris Johnson Recklessly Picks at the Scabs of Ireland’s Violent Past, by Patrick Cockburn

On 8 May 1987 a Provisional IRA unit of eight men attacked a police station in the village of Loughgall in county Armagh 15 miles from the Irish border. One man drove a digger with a bomb in its bucket towards the building, half of which was destroyed in the explosion. But British forces had… … Read moreBoris Johnson Recklessly Picks at the Scabs of Ireland’s Violent Past, by Patrick Cockburn

Menacing Invective Against Trump Creates Dangerous Climate

Victor Davis Hanson // American Greatness Former vice president and current presidential candidate Joe Biden has bragged on two occasions that he would like to beat up President Donald Trump. In March 2018, Biden huffed, “They asked me would I like to debate this gentleman, and I said no. I … Read more → Please … Read moreMenacing Invective Against Trump Creates Dangerous Climate

Think that Minute Details on Federal Government Websites Don’t Matter? Think Again.

Did loose grammar on a Federal Trade Commission webpage raise and then dash the hopes of millions? In 2016, the Office of Management and Budget admitted that federal agency websites “are the primary means by which the public receives information from and interacts with the Federal Government.” If you had any lingering doubts about the … Read moreThink that Minute Details on Federal Government Websites Don’t Matter? Think Again.

Trump renews Kashmir mediation offer; India says no thanks

Bangkok/Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) As US President Donald Trump, in an off-hand manner, renewed his offer of mediation in the Kashmir issue, India on Friday firmly rejected the offer, saying that any discussion on Kashmir, if warranted, will only be with Pakistan, and only bilaterally. Hours after Trump told reporters in Washington that “it is up … Read moreTrump renews Kashmir mediation offer; India says no thanks

Rep. Axne Sponsors Legislation to Help Iowans Access Funds Quicker

DES MOINES – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced she signed onto legislation to help Iowans access funds they deposit immediately, rather than having to wait multiple days. The Payments Modernization Act would require banks make funds from all deposits available immediately and direct the Federal Reserve to build a faster payments system to … Read moreRep. Axne Sponsors Legislation to Help Iowans Access Funds Quicker

FIA to Celebrate India Day 2019 on 73rd Anniversary of India’s Independence

Atlanta, GA, August 2, 2019:  The Federation of Indian-American Associations of Georgia or FIA Georgia, will celebrate the 73rd anniversary of India’s Independence Day as INDIA DAY 2019 on August 17, 2019 at the Gokuldham complex, located in Buford, GA from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. As part of the celebration, a variety of activities … Read moreFIA to Celebrate India Day 2019 on 73rd Anniversary of India’s Independence

‘Democracy Has Become a Joke on the Island’ – CounterSpin interview with Ed Morales on Puerto Rican protest

Janine Jackson interviewed Ed Morales about the Puerto Rican protest movement for the July 26, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Janine Jackson: Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States; that’s critical to understanding the island’s historical, political and economic situation. And … Read more‘Democracy Has Become a Joke on the Island’ – CounterSpin interview with Ed Morales on Puerto Rican protest

Two great guys who are doing so much for the state of Florida. LIFA highly recommends attending this great event with Joe Gruters and Cord Byrd.

Florida Immigration Tour – Orlando Senator Joe Gruters & Representative Cord Byrd got the sanctuary city ban passed & signed into law, now they are hitting the road to speak directly with Floridians on what more Tallahassee can do to fix our broken immigration system. Free event. Bring your feedback… Continue reading The post Two … Read moreTwo great guys who are doing so much for the state of Florida. LIFA highly recommends attending this great event with Joe Gruters and Cord Byrd.

Even the indoctrinated college student of today will reject socialism when it is applied to them.

FATHER-DAUGHTER TALK   A young woman was about to finish her first year of  college. Like so many others her age, she considered herself to be very liberal, and among other liberal ideals, was very much in favor of higher taxes to support more government programs, in other words redistribution… Continue reading The post Even … Read moreEven the indoctrinated college student of today will reject socialism when it is applied to them.

Number of U.S. Fish Stocks at Sustainable Levels Remains Near Record High

Number of U.S. Fish Stocks at Sustainable Levels Remains Near Record High August 2, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 08/02/2019 – 13:38 Fisheries and aquaculture Photo of schooling jack mackere.  Adam Obaza, NOAA Fisheries The following is a cross-post from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Today, NOAA released the 2018 Status of U.S. Fisheries Annual Report … Read moreNumber of U.S. Fish Stocks at Sustainable Levels Remains Near Record High

India will use more power than Europe, US by 2040: Study

India will consume more electricity than Europe by 2038 and the US in 2045 as population expands and a sharp rise in GDP growth drives consumption by lifting more people out of poverty, according to a study. Power demand has been rising at a healthy 5-6% annually, driven mainly by the government’s push towards 24X7 … Read moreIndia will use more power than Europe, US by 2040: Study

Revisions to temp data show fewer jobs; consistent with ‘cooling economic backdrop’

The US added 2,200 temp jobs in July, but the number of temp jobs in June was revised down by 6,900, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. “For the third month in a row, downward revisions to prior months more than offset the growth in temporary help … Read moreRevisions to temp data show fewer jobs; consistent with ‘cooling economic backdrop’

Human cloud deal: DoorDash to buy Caviar for $410 million

Human cloud, food-delivery platform DoorDash struck a deal to buy rival human cloud firm Caviar for $410 million in cash and preferred stock. The deal is expected to close this year and is subject to closing conditions. “The acquisition further enhances the breadth of our merchant selection, enabling us to offer customers even more choice … Read moreHuman cloud deal: DoorDash to buy Caviar for $410 million