Aryaman Banerjee

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Govt considering policy on naming new airports after cities

<b>New Delhi:</b> The centre is considering to put in place a policy on naming of new airports in the country, under which they will known after the city’s …

Civil Aviation

Mexico mayor's murder probe leads to mass grave

Clandestine grave containing five other bodies found during investigation into murder of mexican mayor<p>The investigation into the murder of a mayor in central Mexico has led police to a clandestine grave containing five other bodies, authorities have said.<p>The burial spot was found in the community …

Mexico

The forgotten Christmas truce the British tried to suppress

New research has uncovered the most detailed account yet of the banned 1915 Christmas Truce where British and German soldiers defied official orders to make peace in No Man's Land<p>As night descended over the Western Front on Christmas Eve, the guns fell silent and carols drifted across no man’s …

China is dragging the entire luxury brand business into its own recession

It is more evidence that a surprising number of luxury brands were dependent in part for their sales on corruption in China. In addition to Louis Vuitton:<p>Last week British firm <b>Burberry</b> posted worse than expected results, blaming poor sales in the country.• <b><br>Remy Cointreau</b> disclosed that sales declined …

Here's how investment bank analysts expect ISIS' new strategy to affect stocks and the economy

The authors, led by chief global political analyst Tina Fordham, see the attacks on Paris as part of a recent and concerning change of strategy from the group.<p>Referencing the attacks on Beirut, the downing of a Russian passenger jet and the Paris attacks together, here's what the note says :<p>Such a …

Mass graves of women 'too old to be Isil sex slaves' - this is what we're up against

As the world prayed for Paris, more than three thousand miles east another atrocity was being uncovered in Iraq - two mass graves containing the bodies of older Yazidi women. Sophy Ridge explains why we can't ignore them<p>In the desert dust of Sinjar, in north west Iraq, a walking stick lies on the …

The Jew/Atheist Paradox

When I recently wrote about Godless Jews, I cited a Harris survey that surprised a lot of people. The majority of Jews don't believe in God. They are atheists. What makes this result even more interesting is another finding in a Pew Research Center survey on how Americans feel about different …

Where's the outrage over mass rape in war-torn South Sudan?

In recent mouths, numerous reports have confirmed the staggering level of mass rape in South Sudan, Africa's newest nation.<p>The United Nations, for example, accuses the South Sudanese army of gang rape and torture, including burning girls alive.<p>The African Union report on South Sudan's war, which …

Now we're at war? We've been at war since 9/11, from Paris to Peshawar | Stan Grant

Yes, this attack on Paris is an act of war. But it’s not a war of Islam versus the west when most of its victims are Muslims<p>Peshawar, Pakistan: a suicide bombing has torn through a police cadet parade and scores of people are dead. I arrive to find fresh blood staining the ground. A mangled …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

One Rank One Pension Announced. Protests Will Continue, Say Veterans: 10 Developments

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announces One Rank One Pension at a press conference (Press Trust of India photo)<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The government today …

Protest

Are Humans Really Part Of A Game For Robots? Scientists Claim The Universe Could Be FAKE

<i>(Flickr)</i><p>Everything you know may just be part of a Matrix-style simulation, according to physicists who claim that we could all be part of a giant …

Oxford University

Young Africans to Obama: 'Clean your own house first'

<b>President Obama came to Africa to deliver a "blunt message" to its politicians. But young people in Kenya and Ethiopia had plenty to say to Mr Obama about the state of America.</b><p>"Tough love" has been a theme of President Obama's visit to East Africa.<p>The moments where he really came alive on this trip …

The gold price drop has to do with China, but not for the reason you may think

Having closed around $1,134 an ounce on Friday, gold dropped to a five-year low below $1,100 minutes after Chinese markets opened (it's since recovered about half the distance).<p>The truth about such moves is you very rarely know what caused them, especially not in real time.<p>Still, it's fun to …

Trump's McCain insult shows ignorance of anti-air hell faced by pilots in Vietnam

John McCain,Donald Trump,Republicans,US politics,US military,US elections 2016,US news<p>Aviators showed extreme courage in face of Soviet-supplied North Vietnamese defenses that created ‘most sophisticated and intense anti-air environment ever’<p>The contretemps over Donald Trump’s dismissal of Senator …

A first-world yardstick of progress

The legendary Japanese businessman Akio Morita made Sony a household name across the world through a string of innovative products. He pushed for …

The Nepal earthquake forced this secluded 'living goddess' to walk the streets for the first time in her life

Still following the cloistered lifestyle she entered at the age of two, Dhana Kumari Bajracharya also opened up about her unusually long 30-year reign, suggesting the pain of her unceremonious dethroning in the 1980s was still raw.<p>Before the 7.8 magnitude April 25 quake, Bajracharya had only ever …

Meet the nun on a mission to purify Spanish politics

Sister Teresa has left the mountain-top monastery which has been her home for the past two decades, and become a radical candidate for the next Catalan election. She tells James Badcock why<p>A Spanish nun with a social conscience would ordinarily be expected to help underprivileged children in her …

Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

The two-week "Talisman Sabre" exercise in the Northern Territory and Queensland state involves 30,000 personnel from the US and Australia practising operations at sea, in the air and on land.<p>Some 40 personnel from Japan's army -- the Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) -- will join the American …

U.S. stockpiles powerful bunker-buster bombs in case Iran nuclear talks fail

As diplomats rush to reach an agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program, the U.S. military is stockpiling conventional bombs so powerful that strategists say they could cripple Tehran's most heavily fortified nuclear complexes, including one deep underground.<p>The bunker-busting bombs are America's …

Farkhunda murder: Afghan court quashes death sentences

Three of the men convicted for their part in beating woman to death in Kabul are instead given 20-year prison sentences, with a fourth jailed for 10 years<p>An Afghan court has quashed the death sentences given to four men for their part in the murder of a woman lynched by a mob in the centre of Kabul.<p>…

Kabul

The world is defenceless against the next financial crisis, warns BIS

Monetary policymakers have run out of room to fight the next crisis with interest rates unable to go lower, the BIS warns<p>The world will be unable to fight the next global financial crash as central banks have used up their ammunition trying to tackle the last crises, the Bank for International …

It’s not the religion that creates terrorists, it’s the politics | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

The radicalisation hypothesis steers us away from the real causes of terrorism – and enables the west to maintain its denial about a role in helping create it<p>The word “radical” has always been an overly capacious term, easily filled with whatever meaning the speaker wants to pour into it. There is …

Tourists return to UK after deadly Tunisia attack

Special flights evacuate thousands of holidaymakers after at least 39 people, including five Britons, shot dead at Sousse resort<p>British tourists evacuated from Tunisia after a gunman killed at least 39 people at a beach resort have arrived back in the UK on special flights.<p>Related: Tunisia prime …

New immigration rules will cost the NHS millions, warns nursing union

Royal College of Nursing predicts new rules for non-EU workers earning less than £35,000 will cause chaos for healthcare services<p>New immigration rules that will mean lower-earning non-EU workers being deported will exacerbate the shortage of nurses in the UK and cost the NHS tens of millions in …

Dylann Roof: The Charleston killer's racist manifesto

Exclusive: Man who shot dead nine black people in a South Carolina church is pictured on his own hate-filled website pointing gun at camera and spitting on American flag<p>The white supremacist accused of massacring nine black people in a Charleston church is believed to have written a hate-filled …

Chicago warns gay men to vaccinate against meningitis ahead of pride week

All six men in the area – including one fatality – who have contracted rare form of disease are gay or bisexual as city health officials worry about outbreak<p>As Chicago kicked off its annual pride week on Saturday, beginning with a street festival and building to a parade next week that is expected …

'Elephant rockets' kill dozens in Damascus suburb

Activists say improvised bombs dropped on rebel stronghold of Douma leave at least 36 people dead.<p>The Syrian government has used so-called elephant rockets in an attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma, killing at least 36 people, including children, according to activists.<p>The rockets, named after …

Syrian Government