Army Commander, Northern Command Lt. Gen. D.S. Hooda paying tributes at the Kargil War memorial on the occasion of Vijay Diwas at Drass in Jammu and Kashmir, July 26. (Press Trust of India)
The picturesque Valley of Kashmir is once again gripped in the throes of an extreme unrest, a dangerous and unanticipated one that caught the security apparatus and New Delhi in an awkward position. Undeniably, the onus is India’s to delve into the real problems of the current crisis as a large portion is still with it, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj. – @Siliconeer #Siliconeer #SiliconeerEditorial #Kashmir #Bollywood #California #IndianAmerican #HillaryClinton #RamonMagsaysayAward #RaghuramRajan #Apple #Amazon
The picturesque Valley of Kashmir is once again gripped in the throes of an extreme unrest, a dangerous and unanticipated one that caught the security apparatus and New Delhi in an awkward position. It was the killing of 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a militant commander of Pakistan-backed terror outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen, by police forces that re-ignited the separatist (separation from India) fire that once burned the region in the 1990s. Undeniably, the onus is India’s to delve into the real problems of the current crisis as a large portion is still with it, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.
A moment for the history books, as Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic Party’s nominee for U.S. Presidential polls, come November. The growing clout of Indian Americans in U.S. politics also gained spotlight as three leaders from the community took the center stage at the recently-concluded Democratic National Convention that anointed Hillary Clinton as party’s presidential nominee, writes Lalit K. Jha.
Karnataka-born Bezwada Wilson, a prolific campaigner for eradication of manual scavenging in India, and Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna from Chennai, were chosen for the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016, July 27.
Outgoing Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, who has ruffled industry for his strident bid to get the bank balance-sheets cleaned up, admitted, July 26, that the central bank should have carried out this exercise earlier.
For the many who find India’s metros, cities and towns jammed with traffic, the bad news is that it will only get worse, as projected by the growing demand for oil by India, writes Siddharth Srivastava.
California is known to have many tourist attractions. Big Sur, Point Lobos, Pfeiffer Beach, Bixby Bridge, are just some of the tourist spots along the scenic Pacific Coast Highway for a great day trip, writes Vansh A. Gupta.
Apple gets a “breather” for the first three years as the Indian government relaxed its local sourcing norms though the compulsory 30% local sourcing clause has not been completely dispensed by the Modi government.