Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

Jun 24, 2017

Trump OKs $2 billion surveillance drone sale to India

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. ...

Jun 22, 2017

Population of world to reach 9.8 billion in 2050: U.N.

The world’s current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India’s numbers to surpass China’s in just seven years, a U.N. report said Wednesday. Nigeria will overtake the United States by 2050 to become the third most populous country ...

Jun 7, 2017

Pentagon report cites China military buildup around world

China’s construction of a military outpost in Djibouti is just the first of what will likely be an ongoing expansion in friendly foreign ports around the world to support distant deployments, a new Pentagon report concludes, predicting that Pakistan may be another potential location. ...

Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Jun 6, 2017

Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Arundhati Roy’s eagerly awaited second novel goes on sale Tuesday, two decades after her prize-winning debut “The God of Small Things” propelled her to global fame and launched her career as an outspoken critic of injustice in her native India. Roy became the first ...

Panasonic India cashing in on telecom green energy push

/ Jun 5, 2017

Panasonic India cashing in on telecom green energy push

With India’s telecom sector investing heavily in green-energy solutions, Panasonic’s local unit has cashed in on the growing demand, generating over $100 million in sales in the last three years supplying lithium-ion battery-based solutions. The telecommunications sector has become the major growth driver for ...