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Cultural bodies suffer as Modi govt fails to fill in senior positions

Jul 22, 2014

Cultural bodies suffer as Modi govt fails to fill in senior positions

Even as the Narendra Modi government has taken over, senior positions in cultural bodies, including the National Museum, Lalit Kala Akademi, Salar Jung Museum and National Archives of India, remain vacant. #NewsTracker #cultural bodies #National Museum #Lalit Kala Akademi #Salar Jung Museum #National Archives of India
Study shows Aldi, VW used East German prison labour

Jan 15, 2014

Study shows Aldi, VW used East German prison labour

BERLIN (Reuters) - Leading German firms including supermarket chain Aldi and carmaker Volkswagen stocked goods or used components made by forced labour in former Communist East Germany, a study has found, although both firms insist they did so unwittingly. Research by the federal authority responsible for managing the archives of East Germany's Stasi secret police (BStU) uncovered a far broader use of prison labour during the 1970s and 1980s by Western firms than previously acknowledged. The study could eventually help victims seek compensation #United States #Business #Brazil #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Argentina #Latin America #Entertainment #german #archives
How Vikram Sampath is using tech to keep Indias golden voices alive

Sep 16, 2013

How Vikram Sampath is using tech to keep Indias golden voices alive

Sampath has indeed given a new lease of life to the forgotten music by embracing technology, the internet and smartphone apps and it is an effort that must be applauded. #ThingsWeLike #Music #Bangalore #Indian music #MS Subbulakshmi #Vikram Sampath #Archive of Indian music #gramophone recording
Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Apr 24, 2013

Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

According to the document, this allegation has come up before, for example in a State Department document and in major news stories but this is the first time the CIA has released some of its own information. #China #Pakistan #CIA #NewsTracker #National Security Archive

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Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Sep 17, 2014

Madison in 100 Objects: The film archive at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research

There are numerous scenes in Hollywood movies that involve a gang breaking into a vault... #Hollywood #Madison, WI
Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Sep 16, 2014

Stony Brook University Hospital audit says violations cost taxpayers nearly $1M

The Stony Brook University Hospital department responsible for patient health records has shown a pattern of not complying with contracting and hiring rules, costing taxpayers nearly $1 million, according to a state audit released Tuesday. The Health... #Hollywood #Madison, WI
Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Sep 15, 2014

McAleese 'has a duty to name and shame' Catholic cleric

Former president Mary McAleese should 'name and shame' a senior Catholic cleric who "laughed" when she told him to "tell the people of God" details of sexual abuse within the Church. A leading children's rights campaigner told the Irish Independent t... #Mary McAleese #Aras an Uachtarain #New South Wales