Daily Archives: November 21, 2018

Financial crisis in West Europe

Money markets in London, Paris and Bonn remained closed to-day [November 20] in the wake of the financial turmoil which has rocked Western Europe during the past two weeks. The crisis was sparked off by fears of a devaluation of the French franc and a pricing upward of the value …

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When giants clash

The U.S.-China discord at APEChighlights the dangers of their tariff war Breaking with more than a quarter-century of history, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organisation wrapped up its summit with no joint communiqué issued. Its leaders, principally led by the U.S. and China, clashed over the proposed wording of the …

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Amid institutional declineExtract:

The issue today is whether a dishonest system can be managed honestly Allegations of interference in major institutions have been the big news of late. The ongoing fracas in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got out of hand, with the two top officials in the chain of command …

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Make it the Indian way

As industrial 3D printing transforms manufacturing, the country must adapt to additive technologies If ‘Make in India’ is to succeed, it needs to encompass ‘Make it the Indian Way’. It need not emulate mass production technologies, fuelled in Detroit by massive capital investment or in Beijing by cheap labour. We …

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Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. An Oscar awarded to Mutiny on the Bounty in 1936 and another given to Gentleman’s Agreement in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting December 11.AP Source :  https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-life/best-picture-oscars-up-for-sale-in-rare-auction/article25542935.ece

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Painting found is not Picasso’s

Painting found in Romania not by Picasso A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank. Mira Feticu said an anonymous tip led her to the picture …

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Special tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

To coincide with the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, IFFI 2018 will pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. The National Film Archives (NFAI) of India, in collaboration with the Bureau of Outreach and Communication, will hold a multi-media digital exhibition as a tribute to …

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