Tag Archives: Japan

India, China to be Wary as IMF Warns of Protectionism Hype Next Year

While India is going agogue with its Pakistan-centric foreign policy, IMF has warned both India and China that the global economic growth will remain subdued this year following a slowdown in the United States and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The IMF, in its October 2016 World Economic Outlook, said India, continues to be resilient with its gross ...

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Bangalore’s Namma Metro Status: Stand-Alone Stations in Jaya Nagar, JP Nagar Await Elusive Connection

Namma Metro

It is ironic but the fully-built Bangalore Metro stations in North-South Corridor by Namma Metro are delayed beyond the schedule as usual. The residents and travellers in these roads have patiently took it on their stride to circumvent the millions of road-blocks and delays for the last five years but still they have to wait for few more months before ...

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RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Upbeat on 7th Pay Panel Hikes, Start Ups

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has kept policy rate on hold at 6.75 percent on Tuesday, purportedly awaiting the government’s move in the direction when it unveils the Budget 2016-17 later this month. Monetary and Liquidity Measures remained the same as RBI has decided to: * keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 6.75 per ...

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PM Modi Brushes Aside Secrecy, Orders to Declassify Netaji Files on Jan 23, 2016

The much-awaited meeting between Netaji family members and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the path to make public all classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on January 23, 2016 and more than 130 files are with the central government, which are supposed to reveal the state watch on Netaji before he smuggled himself out of India in 1939. ...

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2015 Nobel Peace Prize Goes to Japan?

In an unprecedented bonanza to Japan, more Nobel Prizes in history would have been given to one country in a year with the Nobel Peace Prize slated to be given to Hiroshima bomb survivors and peace advocates from the country that suffered the worst Nuclear bombing in history. While the Nobel Literature for 2015 went to the Belarusian author Svetlana ...

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Nobel Prize for Physics Goes to Neutrino Physicists from Japan, Canada

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 to Takaaki Kajita from Japan for his Super-Kamiokande Collaboration, based at the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, in Japan and Arthur B. McDonald from Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration, Queen’s University, Kingston, in Canada “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have ...

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Mamata Decides to Open Netaji Files to Public

After 70 years since the mysterious plane crash that purportedly killed Indian icon Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Formosa (Taiwan), refusing the secretive efforts to cover up the incident, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that the 64 files in state government’s possession would be declassified and made public. While the Centre had all along been adamant to ...

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Pakistan Among 17 Foreign Troops to Join Tiananmen Square Parade, China to Cut Troops

Highlights: All Chinese-made! 84% of armament in China’s #VDay #parade shown to public for first time pic.twitter.com/x347inlIZE — China Xinhua News (@XHNews) September 3, 2015 China will cut its troops by 300,000, said Chinese  President Xi Jinping on Thursda, while addressing the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of World War Two. As Chinese troops marched past the ...

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