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Lessons from Yoda: What Britain's PM Rishi Sunak can learn about governance from his favourite movie 'Star Wars'
World

Lessons from Yoda: What Britain's PM Rishi Sunak can learn about governance from his favourite movie 'Star Wars'

Rishi Sunak is most likely the biggest 'Star Wars' fan to serve as prime minister of the United Kingdom. It has been reported that he finds inspiration in films, both personally and politically. Here are a few lessons Sunak should take note of

Life-sized hologram of Mahatma Gandhi appears at UN, leads discussion on non-violence, education
World

Life-sized hologram of Mahatma Gandhi appears at UN, leads discussion on non-violence, education

A special life-size hologram of Gandhi was projected during a panel discussion organised on Friday by India's Permanent Mission to the UN and UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development at the UN headquarters to commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence

Jammu and Kashmir marching towards peace and development, says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha
India

Jammu and Kashmir marching towards peace and development, says Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

Sinha also said that terrorism and hatred have no place in a civilised society that believes in 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' and it is the responsibility of the people to teach a lesson to those who want to weaken this spirit

Bangladesh played major role in ensuring peace in India's northeast, says ex-NSG chief
India

Bangladesh played major role in ensuring peace in India's northeast, says ex-NSG chief

Counsel of Bangladesh Deputy High Commission Sikder Mohammad Ashrafur Rahaman said Bangladesh aims to be a developing nation by 2026, and by 2041, it would strive to become a developed country

Peace-making bids post-violence give no immunity to Jahangirpuri trouble makers, say Delhi police
India

Peace-making bids post-violence give no immunity to Jahangirpuri trouble makers, say Delhi police

During the investigation, if a person is found involved in the incident, action will be taken against him although he might have helped the force in urging the public to maintain peace and harmony, says Northwest Delhi's DCP Usha Rangnani

PM Modi reaches out to the youth of Kashmir, assures they will not inherit troubles faced by their parents, grandparents
India

PM Modi reaches out to the youth of Kashmir, assures they will not inherit troubles faced by their parents, grandparents

The prime minister said that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir should trust his word, and highlighted the peace and development initiatives taken by the government in the past few years

People are fed up and want peace: Kashmir DGP on recent spate of encounters in Valley
India

People are fed up and want peace: Kashmir DGP on recent spate of encounters in Valley

According to Dilbag Singh, a new group of militants have come up and their purpose was to engage the security force deployment meant for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit

Dejected parties taking refuge in vote bank, divisive politics, says BJP's JP Nadda
Politics

Dejected parties taking refuge in vote bank, divisive politics, says BJP's JP Nadda

Leaders of 13 opposition parties on 16 April voiced deep concern over recent incidents of hate speech and communal violence in the country, and urged people to maintain peace and harmony

BJP hits out at Congress and other opposition parties over joint statement on hate speech and communal violence
Politics

BJP hits out at Congress and other opposition parties over joint statement on hate speech and communal violence

BJP spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia claimed that the opposition's appeal to people to maintain peace and harmony is as hollow as is the intention of the leaders behind the statement

PM Modi to visit Assam on 28 April to boost peace and development in the KAAC region, says CM Himanta Sarma
India

PM Modi to visit Assam on 28 April to boost peace and development in the KAAC region, says CM Himanta Sarma

Sarma also added that the Karbi Anglong Accord was made possible with the blessings of PM Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and that they are committed to successfully implementing the Karbi Peace Accord

Amit Shah lauds BJP's work in Manipur, says law and order tremendously improved
India

Amit Shah lauds BJP's work in Manipur, says law and order tremendously improved

Shah said for the first time since Independence, those living in the hill areas of Manipur have felt that there is a central government which thinks about their welfare

Why Nobel Prizes are often not noble, especially in Economics, Literature and Peace
India

Why Nobel Prizes are often not noble, especially in Economics, Literature and Peace

The Nobels in the physical sciences are fair to a great extent, because that is the very nature of science. But the Economics, Literature and Peace awards lists are rife with mistakes and missteps. It is astonishing that the Nobel Prize still enjoys the reputation it does

Hiroshima Day 2021: Significance, history, and all you need to know about horror of nuclear weapons
World

Hiroshima Day 2021: Significance, history, and all you need to know about horror of nuclear weapons

On 6 August 1945, US bomber Enola Gray dropped the atomic bomb “Little Boy,” containing power equivalent to 15,000 tons of TNT on Hiroshima

Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own
World

Hunger is a weapon of war but the World Food Programme can't build peace on its own

Hunger has been used as a weapon of war for many years, but the issue has recently risen to prominence because of the increased risk of mass starvation in today’s conflicts.

DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking
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DIFF 2019: Japanese director Kazuhiro Soda explains his Ten Commandments of documentary filmmaking

Dharamshala International Film Festival 2019 screened Kazuhiro Soda's 2018 documentary Inland Sea, and also had a masterclass by the documentary filmmaker.

After Donald Trump cancels meeting with Ashraf Ghani and Taliban leaders, Pakistan urges both sides to follow restraint
World

After Donald Trump cancels meeting with Ashraf Ghani and Taliban leaders, Pakistan urges both sides to follow restraint

This comes after Taliban admitted it was behind suicide car bomb attack on Thursday that killed an American soldier and 11 others in Kabul

AMU violence: Two arrested for breaching peace, posting objectionable material on social media
India

AMU violence: Two arrested for breaching peace, posting objectionable material on social media

Two youths wanted in connection with the violence in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on 2 May have been arrested by the police for allegedly trying to breach peace and posting inflammatory material on social media.

'Committed to peace, but will defend borders with full might', says Ram Nath Kovind at Indian Air Force function
India

'Committed to peace, but will defend borders with full might', says Ram Nath Kovind at Indian Air Force function

India is committed to peace but will defend its borders with full might, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Thursday.

India wasted opportunity to normalise ties with Pakistan through its 'hostile stance', says its defence minister Khurram Dastgir
India

India wasted opportunity to normalise ties with Pakistan through its 'hostile stance', says its defence minister Khurram Dastgir

Khurram Dastgir Khan has said that India has not only wasted the opportunity for normalisation of ties with Islamabad but also restricted the space for peace through its "hostile" stance

Two Saudi nationals carrying satellite phone arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly conspiring to disturb peace and harmony
India

Two Saudi nationals carrying satellite phone arrested in Rajasthan for allegedly conspiring to disturb peace and harmony

On Republic Day, two Saudi nationals and an Indian, carrying a satellite phone, were detained in Pokhran town of Rajasthan.