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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

Jul 23, 2014

'Hollywood Exiles in Europe': Feeling alienated and anxious

The remarkable — and often hard to find — output of blacklisted filmmakers is pulled together for a UCLA Film & Television Archive series. The remarkable — and often hard to find — output of blacklisted filmmakers is pulled together for a UCLA Film &... #Europe #Hollywood
Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Jul 22, 2014

Investigation of missing IRS email holds lessons for your business

Congress has been pursuing an investigation into alleged misconduct at the IRS, and as a part of that investigation it requested emails from former IRS director Lois Lerner for the timeframe in question. The response Congress got was those emails—alo... #Europe #Hollywood
Document suggests China may have provided Pak with nuclear weapons design

Jul 24, 2014

GOG rolls out Linux PC game support ahead of schedule

GOG.com is adding Linux support to its classic gaming catalog ahead of schedule. The site, which optimizes older games for modern PCs and sells them DRM-free, is now offering 50 games on Linux. Some of them, including Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold, Sid... #Europe #Hollywood