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Turning Siachen into 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

Feb 08, 2016

Turning Siachen into 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

The idea of turning Siachen into a ‘peace mountain’ or park is cute and sounds awfully nice. But it isn’t Disneyland and giving up a strategic height isn’t a roller coaster ride. #HowThisWorks #Siachen #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Operation Meghdoot #Siachen avalanche
Price differentiation would've taken us closer to connecting 1 billion citizens: COAI on Trai ruling

Feb 08, 2016

Price differentiation would've taken us closer to connecting 1 billion citizens: COAI on Trai ruling

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) in a statement said that it was "disappointed with Trai's decision to rule out differential pricing". #facebook #India #TheySaidIt #TRAI #Airtel #COAI #Cellular Operators Association of India #Net neutrality #Free Basics #differential pricing
Siachen avalanche: Chances of finding the ten missing personnel very remote, says army

Feb 04, 2016

Siachen avalanche: Chances of finding the ten missing personnel very remote, says army

After an avalanche buried 10 Army personnel when it hit a high-altitude military post in Siachen Glacier, chances of finding any survivors were very remote. #India #Jammu and Kashmir #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Disaster #DGMO #Glacier #Rescue Operations #Siachen avalanche #missing Army personnel
UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

Feb 03, 2016

UN peacekeepers and sexual abuse: How legal loopholes, political pressure prevent action against troops

The voices of victims and witnesses recklessly fall through cracks in legal jurisdictional gaps, or, get stymied by bureaucratic passing-of-the-buck, or, get subsumed in the overall politics of troop contribution. #United Nations #ConnectTheDots #Rape #Sexual abuse #UN peacekeepers #UN High Commissioner for Human Rights #Central African Republic #European Union operation #sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers
Australia: Sydney's Opera House cordoned off due to police operation

Jan 14, 2016

Australia: Sydney's Opera House cordoned off due to police operation

Sydney's iconic Opera House was cordoned off Thursday with ferries cancelled or delayed and people cleared from the harbour front amid a police operation. #Australia #NewsTracker #Sydney #Police operation
Infosys sees less than 0.3% impact on its margins due to visa fee hike

Jan 14, 2016

Infosys sees less than 0.3% impact on its margins due to visa fee hike

Bangalore-headquartered company is also working on utilising other levers like increasing onsite recruitment to mitigate the situation in the longer term #Infosys #TCS #U B Pravin Rao #Operating Margins #H1B visa fee hike
Airtel signs deal to sell two African operations to France's Orange

Jan 13, 2016

Airtel signs deal to sell two African operations to France's Orange

As per the deal with Orange in July last year, Airtel was to sell 4 subsidiaries Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone, in Africa #Bharti Airtel #Sierra Leone #Burkina Faso #France's Orange #Africa operations