LAHORE, APRIL 19, 2019 00:00 IST UPDATED: APRIL 19, 2019 04:21 IST Pak. Finance Minister quits as Imran reshuffles Cabinet   The government had earlier denied news of a shake-up Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar stepped down on Thursday as part of a reshuffle of the Cabinet initiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan. “As part of a Cabinet reshuffle, PM desired that I take the Energy Minister portfolio instead of Finance. However, I have obtained his consent to not take any...

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                                                                                                                                                          WASHINGTON, APRIL 16, 2019 21:28 IST                                                                                                                                                          ...

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Facial recognition technology being used not just in Xinjiang but also in wealthy cities like Hangzhou The Chinese government has drawn wide international condemnation for its harsh crackdown on ethnic Muslims in its western region, including holding as many as one million of them in detention camps. Now, documents and interviews show that authorities are also using a vast, secret system of advanced facial recognition technology to track and control the Uighurs. It is the first known example of...

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Date:08-04-19 Bragging Rights South Korea and America launch 5G mobile networks, it means superfast superpower TOI Editorials Last week five South Korean celebrities became the world’s first 5G subscribers. The service was activated for them late Wednesday night and opened to regular subscribers two days later. Simultaneously the US also saw a limited commercial launch of 5G networks. The intensity with which telecoms in the two countries are claiming they did it first, underscores the stakes...

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क्या जरूरी है टीवी में औरतों को नागिन-चुड़ैल दिखाना ? संपादकीय मनोरंजन की भी अजीब परिभाषा है। या यूं कहें कि पैमाना है। ऐसी चीज, जिसमें घटना, कहानी सबकुछ शामिल है, जिसे देखकर या तो आपको बेहद खुशी...

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Date:09-10-18 India first We will prosper and perish together. Attacks on migrants in Gujarat are self-defeating TOI Editorials Attacks on migrant labourers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in Gujarat, triggering an exodus, reveal a worrying rise of parochial sentiments. It is a setback for the prevalent Gujarat narrative of attracting workers from poorer North Indian states. The miscreants were venting their ire on the workers for the September 28 rape of an infant, allegedly by a labourer from Bihar....

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Date:08-10-18 मुकवेगे और मुराद को नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार संपादकीय कांगो के चिकित्सक डेनिस मुकवेगे और यजीदी कार्यकर्ता नादिया मुराद को विश्वभर के युद्धग्रस्त क्षेत्रों में यौन हिंसा के खिलाफ काम करने...

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Date:06-10-18 Misguided Debate On PMJAY Quality of healthcare and not financial upper limits should be the critical parameter Dipankar Gupta India is different. In most democratic countries discussions on healthcare have gone sideways as there is a great rift between the Right and the Left with a divider in between. In India, however, there is no Left or Right as nobody is challenging the private market in healthcare. Contrarily, in the West, the conservatives on the Right want the state to pump...

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Date:05-10-18 A Flawed Sabarimala Verdict Don’t kill religious diversity in the name of countering gender discrimination R Jagannathan, (R Jagannathan is editorial director of Swarajya) If the Supreme Court has decided to raise its pitch on “constitutional morality”, equality and gender justice, it could have chosen a case more befitting than Sabarimala. By coming down on a hapless Kerala shrine’s practice of barring women in the age group of 10-50, in consonance with the reigning deity’s...

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Date:03-10-18 अन्‍नदाता का आंदोलन किसानों का वास्तव में भला तब होगा, जब केंद्र व राज्य मिलकर सक्रिय होंगे तथा राजनीतिक हानि-लाभ की चिंता किए बिना कदम उठाए जाएंगे। संपादकीय किसानों का एक संगठन अपनी मांगों...

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