NEW DELHI : The 17th edition of the two day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit (HTLS) began today in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering the inaugural address. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla and Netflix''s founder and CEO Reed Hastings will among the other key speakers during the event. Swimming champion Michael Phelps, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, actors Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones, among others, will also speak their minds during the summit.The theme for this year s summit is Conversations for a Better Tomorrow .
WASHINGTON : US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival."The facts are uncontested. The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit at the expense of our national security by withholding military aid and (a) crucial Oval Office meeting in exchange for an announcement of an investigation into his political rival," Pelosi said in a televised statement.
AWS CEO Andy Jassy, speaking at a press conference earlier today, said there are certain workloads like running a factory that need compute resources to be close because of low latency requirements. That;s where Outposts could play well, and where similar existing solutions in his opinion fell short because there wasn;t a smooth connection between the on prem hardware and the cloud. "We tried to rethink this with a different approach, " he said. "We thought about it more as trying to distribute AWS on premises. With Outposts, you have racks of AWS servers that have compute, storage, database and analytics and machine learning on them. You get to decide what composition you want and we deliver that to you, " he said.
LONDON : President Donald Trump appeared to downplay the chances for a deal to end the US China trade war before the end of the year.Speaking in London he is attending a NATO summit, Trump said Tuesday that the only limiting factor to reaching an agreement with China is whether he wants to make a deal.
HP on Tuesday launched a new convertible Chromebook in India that packs the Intel Gemini Lake dual core processor. The HP Chromebook x360 comes in 12 inch and 14 inch models, both of which pack touch sensitive HD display with 3:2 aspect ratio. The Chrome OS laptops are claimed to offer a battery life of 11 hours on a single charge. In addition to the versatility of using them in multiple form factors, the HP Chromebook x360 12 inch and 14 inch models are said to offer an immersive audio experience, thanks to stereo speakers and B amp;O audio tuning.The HP Chromebook x360''s 14 inch model starts at Rs. 34,990, while the smaller 12 inch variant carries a starting price of Rs. 29,990. HP separately offers the USI stylus that will set buyers back by Rs. 3,999. The new HP Chromebook x360 duo is now available in India via 250 HP World Stores across 25 cities, apart from the official HP online store, Amazon, Flipkart, Reliance, Croma, and Vijay Sales.
What matters is the search for knowledge, not confined to ancient Hindu scriptures but wherever it is found in the worldThe awarding of the Nobel Prize to three poverty researchers has made waves in India, largely because Abhijit V. Banerjee happens to be of Indian origin. Esther Duflo one of the most riveting speakers I have heard has received some media attention as his wife. Michael Kremer, the third economist who shared the prize, has been ignored. Sendhil Mullainathan did not even get a share of the prize, although he has been an important member of the team that developed the technology of randomized control trials as an instrument of research.
Speaking to reporters from TIME and three of Europe ''s leading publications, the President explained that, despite getting caught up in the impeachment inquiry now unfolding in Washington, D.C., Ukraine still needs the support of the United States.Otherwise his country does not stand much of a chance, Zelensky said, in its effort to get back the territory Russia seized from Ukraine in 2014, starting with the Crimean Peninsula. Nor can Ukraine rely on steady financial support from abroad if President Donald Trump and his allies continue to signal to the world that Ukraine is corrupt, Zelensky said. "When America says, for instance, that Ukraine is a corrupt country, that is the hardest of signals. "
Actress Nargis Fakhri, that made her Bollywood launching with supervisor Imtiaz Ali #039; s movie Rockstar, has actually made a number of discoveries concerning her experiences in Bollywood while speaking to an Ex pornography celebrity. Nargis disclosed in this meeting the amount of supervisors spoke about making physical relationships with her yet they did refrain from doing so. Not to do so, several huge tasks likewise headed out of Nargis #039; hands. Britney De La Mora, that is a worldwide podcast pornstar called #039; eXXXamin #039;, runsNargis In this meeting, Britney asked Nargis, #039;In my life, I didn #039; t placed any type of borders. I understood what I desired and also what I needed to provide for it which is why I entered pornography sector. But what are the limitations that you have actually established on your own that you ought to not differ your ethical worths. On the response to this concern, Nargis claimed, #039;Maybe I have actually obtained this from my mom, yet they did refrain from doing it appropriately. Rather, he had actually frightened me a whole lot concerning the males, sex and also partnerships. Maybe somewhat my ethical worths receive from them. #039; Nargis additionally claimed, #039; I are just one of those human beings that gains from individuals #039; s blunders, so if you are slipping up, I will certainly not make that blunder once again. Also, I constantly understood what I was starving for. I was not starving for popularity. So I never ever did some points like doing a naked photoshoot or copulating a supervisor. However, as a result of this, several tasks underwent my hands. I was likewise a little anxious that if I wish to do a great work with my worths after that why can #039; t I. But I comprehended that also if not this way, yet if you are excellent, after that you obtain success in a few other method. Britney additionally asked Nargis, #039;Recently the Meetu activity happened, in which several tales appeared. If you declined such deals, after that what is the distinction in between you and also the women that embrace such deals in obsession? After all, why does she do it when you place #039; t done it? #039; In feedback to this concern, Nargis claimed, #039; I never ever allow my career come to be as well huge. For me, my job was innovative maker and also enjoyable. Yes, I utilized to obtain cash from this yet that was not all. I understood that if it (supervisor) did not obtain job, after that I would certainly obtain a few other job.
The moment pretty much captures what is unique about the 31 year old actress who has done some fine work primarily in Malayalam movies. Neither a cookie cutter cutie, nor a papa ki pari , Parvathy stands out for her habit of speaking truth to power as well as choosing meaningful roles in movies across languages.And the quality of her work is only getting better. Her performance in Virus this year, won her many plaudits, with critics calling it a brilliantly minimalistic performance in a superbly crafted thriller. All Parvathy needs like most other working women is a better work environment.
ANANTAPUR: Two children in Class III and Class V were treated in an inhumane manner as their hands and feet were bound with a rope to a bench for their lsquo;mischievous ' behaviour. The incident took place at the Masanampet Upper Primary School in Kadiri mandal of Anantapur district. The headmistress, who is now under inquiry for corporal punishment, has shifted blame on the children ''s parents. Speaking to the media, Sridevi said that the mother of one of the children had come to school, complaining that the boy had not been attending classes regularly. ”His mother beat him up badly, tied him there and left, ” Sridevi said. She added that it was the parents who tied the children ''s hands and feet.
Mumbai: Singer Sona Mohapatra during the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2017 in Mumbai on Aug 18, 2017. Image Credit: IANS MUMBAI: A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight.In the US, #MeToo triggered the downfall of powerbrokers including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner. Victims were hailed as trailblazers for speaking out, and millions of dollars were raised to support their cases.
CHANDIGARH: In a bid to reduce traffic snarls and accidents on roads, the UT Transport Department is all set to issue a notification to decongest main roads by restricting the movement of heavy vehicles and goods vehicles during peak hours.If anyone was to stumble upon the collection of Punjabi songs celebrating Chandigarh, they d think it s the uncontested Disneyland of Lovers city of geri routes, pretty girls and fun times. Ask any Punjabi and Canada is where the dreams lie, but Chandigarh is where the heart resides
We are nearing the second death anniversary of the legendary beauty Sridevi. But in daughter Janhvi Kapoor s memory, she plays a constant motivator and a guiding light. Ever since her mother s sudden demise in February 2018, Janhvi has time and again opened up on how Sridevi was the most important part of all aspects of her life.The actor was speaking at the recently held Benetton fragrance launch event, when she went down the memory lane to recall days of her childhood, spent with her mother. My childhood smells like my mom. We used to spend a lot of time in our home in Chennai, and she used to put mogras all over our house and in her hair, so it smells like her,
The former FLOTUS and husband Barack joined their children Malia and Sasha to appear on the US programme. But speaking to Marie Claire, the ex First Lady expressed regrets over making the appearance. She was asked by the magazine: ”Barack said that you and he regretted going on Access Hollywood with your daughters. ”Why did you do it? ”
Musuniene, a large village about an hour''s drive outside the city of Butembo, sits within territory held by the Mai Mai armed group. Despite the security risk, a vaccination team is in place to make sure that a number of people who are listed as contacts of Ebola patients and who have recently travelled to Musuniene are reached with vaccines. They are also vaccinating first line health workers who have recently joined the team to serve in Ebola transit centres. When Kambale heard radio messages about the ring vaccination campaign, he decided the best course of action would be to bring the children to the health centre. Under the protocols implemented by WHO, all those who are contacts of people who have been diagnosed with Ebola, everyone who is a contact of a contact, and all those who are probable contacts anyone in a health zone where there is a confirmed case are eligible to receive the vaccine. I am also very happy because those who vaccinated me are the people who speak my language, so I could talk with them and ask them a few questions without difficulty, adds Kambale. The fact that the vaccinations are carried out by local people has been critical to the success of the campaign. As part of the activities on preparedness for the threat of Ebola, four teams of vaccinators 60 people in all arrived in North Kivu province in August 2018 to assist with the vaccinations. The team included Guineans, one person from Niger, and Congolese, all of whom were perceived as outsiders even the Congolese, who had been trained in the capital, Kinshasa. But as Sister Zawadi Fikiri, manager of the Musuniene General Hospital, explains, Initially, there was a lot of resistance among the local people because the vaccinators were foreigners.