December 14, 2017

The Editor Speaks: Child marriages

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It must come as a shock to learn the despicable practice of child marriage is legal in the United States of America! Please see our story published today “Child marriage is still legal in the US”. The article, written by Nicholas Syrett of the University of Kansas, claims “with parental consent it remains possible for […]

Ascension to sell its stake in Grand Cayman hospital: 4 things to know

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By Ayla Ellison From Becker’s Hospital Review St. Louis-based Ascension, the nation’s largest nonprofit health system, is ending joint ownership of Health City Cayman Islands in Grand Cayman. Here are four things to know about Ascension’s decision to give up its stake in the hospital. 1. Ascension partnered with Narayana Health, a network of 23 […]

Indian Caribbean Diaspora Focus of Columbia University conference

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By Suman Guha Mozumder From India Abroad The Indian Caribbean diaspora’s struggle, its efforts for preserving its culture and its success in building an influential community from both a historical and socio-political-anthropological perspective came under focus during a daylong conference at Columbia University in Manhattan on Dec. 2. The conference, the “History, Present and Future […]

Stunning Moments 2

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50 stunning moments captured by the award-winning Reuters photography team in 2017 Part 2 By Sarah Jacobs From Business Insider This year, 600 award-winning Reuters photojournalists worked across the world to document both major historic moments and the human stories that might otherwise have gone unnoticed. The team won the Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking […]

Doctors treating man for stomach ache discover hundreds of coins and nails in his stomach

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By Mike Wehner From BGR It happens to the best of us: There you are, with a months-long stomach ache that you just can’t shake, so you head to the doctor who says you probably have food poisoning. You get a simple x-ray just to be sure and the doctors discover it’s not a bad […]

Crony capitalism, political pressure contribute to current problems in economy: Prashant Bhushan

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By N S VAGEESH From The Hindu Business Line MUMBAI, NOV 19:   Many of the country’s leading corporations including Reliance Industries, Reliance (ADA) group, the Adani group and Essar group came under a blistering attack from senior lawyer and civil rights activist Prashant Bhusan at Mumbai today, as being examples of crony capitalism which along […]

India’s holdings of US govt securities jump to $145 billion

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From The Economic Times WASHINGTON: Continuing to increase its exposure, India’s holdings of American government securities touched USD 145.1 billion at the end of September, official data showed. Remaining the 11th largest holder of the US Treasury securities, India increased its holdings by little over USD 6 billion in September compared to August when the […]

Funky hoodies

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Give a stylish look with funky hoodies From WN Hoodies are one of the best and in vogue winter wears that keeps our body from frosty winter waves. This is a unisex wear that can be worn by each person of each age and it looks particularly unique and lovely with its texture material. Hoodies […]

FIEO signs MoU to explore LAC, Caribbean export opportunities

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From SME TIMES Indian exporters’ body Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) has signed MoUs with three trade bodies from LAC and Caribbean countries, seeking export opportunities in these countries. Briefing media, FIE President Ganesh Kumar Gupta said that the business delegation of FIEO, led by the Honble Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu, had […]

Researchers uncover massive prehistoric “sea monster” measuring nearly 20 feet

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By Mike Wehner From BGR The oceans of modern day Earth are scary enough already, with all kinds of creatures that could make your blood run cold if you accidentally happened upon one, but back in the Jurassic period things were no safer. If you were taking a dip in the Jurassic ocean, an ichthyosaur […]