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Wed, Oct 18 2017. 11 08 AM IST
Millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them. But archaic tools and a lack of investment in infrastructure and techniques are hampering efforts to transform the area into a significant player in the gem industry.
Mon, Oct 16 2017. 02 37 PM IST
Businessman, regulator and author Adair Turner is well known for the role he played as chairman of the UK’s Financial Services Authority during the financial crisis of 2008. He took over the regulator’s job five days after Lehman Brothers Holdings Ltd went bankrupt on 15 September 2008. He is also chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), New York
Fri, Oct 13 2017. 10 40 AM IST
Thu, Oct 12 2017. 11 57 AM IST
Nuclear disarmament campaign group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to consign the atomic bomb to history, firing off a warning that Donald Trump’s presidency showed the true extent of the risk posed by weapons of mass destruction.