India Today Impact: Nobel winner Kailash Satyarthi demands probe in sexual abuse of Chitrakoot minors

Reacting to India Today’s investigation into a cycle of sexual abuse in Chitrakoot, Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi took to Twitter and urged UP CM Yogi Adityanath to initiate a high-level independent inquiry into the matter. Kailash Satyarthi has condemned the horrific cycle of sexual abuse and savagery in Chitrakoot. (Photo: Reuters) Nobel laureate … Read more

‘Rishi Sunak: Apprentices have been overlooked’

Young people across the UK have had their work, studies and lives upended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many are working from home, while others have been furloughed or even made redundant. There could be more than one million young workers who are without a job, if the overall UK level of unemployment goes up … Read more

Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case: Bihar court dismisses plea against Karan Johar, Salman Khan

A Bihar court, on Wednesday, dismissed a petition seeking registration of cases against Bollywood bigwigs like Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar for allegedly abetting actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide, citing jurisdictional limitations. Chief Judicial Magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Mukesh Kumar, dismissed the petition filed by local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha, pointing … Read more

Nasscom launches platform to promote partnerships between India and US

BENGALURU: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has launched Nasscom Launchpad in New Jersey, to promote cross border trade through partnerships. Through this platform, jointly with [email protected] and Choose New Jersey, Nasscom aims to facilitate partnerships between New Jersey and India and promote technology-based foreign direct investment between the two regions. So … Read more

Supreme Court says Trump administration can let religious employers deny birth control coverage under Obamacare

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., July 8, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Supreme Court on Wednesday voted 7-2 to uphold rules established by the Trump administration that would allow employers with sincerely held moral or religious objections to deny their employees access to free contraceptive coverage.  The rules broadened a … Read more

Israel had coronavirus firmly in its grasp, only to see it slip away

With early travel restrictions and sweeping closures, the Startup Nation had largely contained the spread of Covid-19, recording a mortality rate that was far better than many countries in the Western world. As coronavirus tore across the United States and Europe, Israel was comfortably moving towards reopening. Lest there be any doubt about who led … Read more