Cyclone Debbie intensifies: Queensland emergency

Newsroom24x7 Network Brisbane: Authorities are engaged in a massive exercise to evacuate people in north Queensland as Cyclone Debbie heads towards the coast, with winds lashing at 230 kilometres per hour. Meteorological reports say the cyclone will become a category four cyclone and hit the coast south of Ayr at 7:00am (Australian time) tomorrow (Tuesday).…

China to Safeguard Security of its ‘Front-line state North Korea’, in case of Regime Collapse: How it concerns India?

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM (Retd) The statement of Chinese Defence spokesman Ren Guoqiang to indicate that China will take the “necessary measures” to safeguard national security in the event of the collapse of the neighbouring North Korean regime (South China Morning Post, February 23, 2017), clearly proves the extent to which China has been…

The Economics of Donald Trump : Opportunity for India

Thinking Beyond  Anoop Swarup India has a tremendous opportunity with its many drivers of growth and a political will to reform and disinvest will prove to be a plus. Also with its technology upbeat and skilled manpower here and now as in long term many companies such as automakers will like to move from building…

Dubai Canvas 3D Art Festival begins on March 1

Shaily Kalra Dubai: The third edition of Dubai Canvas 3D Art Festival, would be organized between March 1 and 7, by the creative arm of the GDMO (Government of Dubai Media Office), in partnership with Meraas, one of Dubai’s leading holding companies. The public spaces of the City Walk stretching over 10 million square feet…

Venezuela, Leopaldo Lopez, the US and Guantanamo Bay detention camp

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: President Trump called on Venezuela on February 15 to release opposition leader and political prisoner Leopoldo Lopez. Announcing the US President’s demand for release of Lopez, Mark C. Toner, Deputy US State Department Spokesperson said in a statement that the Venezuelan government continues to arrest and imprison citizens from across Venezuelan society…

Gwadar Military Base a reality: CPEC not Benign

Major General S B Asthana,SM,VSM China’s handing over of two combat ships to Pakistan on January 14, 2017, for ‘safety of Gwadar Port’ (Dawn, 15 January,2017) and later the headline was changed to ‘for Maritime Security’, on clarification from Pakistan Maritime Security Agency. It opens a new line of argument, which China has been avoiding…

Professor Glenn Durland Paige: A true messenger of peace and Nonkilling

Anoop Swarup Professor Glenn Durland Paige will be remembered for his unique vision, mission and enterprise to change tomorrow’s global society by striving to achieve the measurable goal of a killing-free and nonkilling world in reverence to life that has infinite creativity and discovery and the potential to advance the skills and arts, spiritual, and scientific…

Smart pharmacy with the first robot in Dubai

Shaily Kalra Dubai: When you enter the pharmacy at Rashid Hospital here and instead of seeing a cashier or a pharmacist if you come across a robot, don’t get surprised. DHA ( Dubai Health Authority) launched its ‘robot’ pharmacy at Rashid Hospital last week. This is the first smart pharmacy in the Middle East, featuring…