Tag: Exclusive

French Presidential election is unfinished business

Jamsheed Rizwani Centrist Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday. He rode the crest of popular support for his vision of European integration and defeated his far-right nationalisty rival Marine Le Pen who was all for exiting the European Union. In the euphoria of the anti-fascist win of Emmanuel Macron in the French Presidential

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Selection of NBA Chairman: The exercise to fill the post remains under a cloud

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive The absence of a dedicated Head at National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) speaks volumes of the thrust, focus and priority that is being given to the field of biodiversity conservation by Government of India. New Delhi: The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) remains headless for the last one-and-half year as the top seat remains conspicuously unoccupied.

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Mahindra & Mahindra is worried about reputation as counterfeit spares hit the market

Lalit Shastri Mahindra & Mahindra, the Indian auto giant facing the impact of a big drop in the Q4 2015 net profit due to lower sales, also has been rocked by counterfeit, fake and sub-standard automotive components allegedly being passed on as original Mahindra product by some “unknown persons” in Delhi and other parts of the country. The case in point is the

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Dany le Rouge for President….

Jamsheed Rizwani Paris: Justice at last….. Daniel Cohn-Bendit, one of the charismatic (he still is) student leaders of May 1968 in France has at last been granted French citizenship by the French government. Born in France to German parents who had fled the Nazi persecution of Jews, he was brought up in France. In May

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Cyclone Pam: First World problems in a Third World cyclone

Exclusive for Newsroom24x7 by Paula Griffiths from Vanuatu By 9 pm the wind started sounding like a train arriving. We have a mountain behind us and I knew that for the first part of the cyclone this would give us great protection. The noise of the wind as it gained volume and gusted was amazing

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