Facebook India head admits people in key positions are anti-BJP, claim sources Facebook India head admits people in key positions are anti-BJP, claim sources

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Facebook India head Ajit Mohan was on Wednesday (Sep 2) questioned for about two two hours by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology amid controversy over Facebook’s alleged bias in favour of the BJP. According to sources, Mohan admitted before the Parliamentary Committee that people at key positions in India office […]

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in coma, sister declared de facto second-in-command

By Administrator_India Capital Sands South Korean diplomat Chang Song-min — former aide of South Korean ex-President Kim Dae-Jung – has told the media that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is comatose. He claimed that the North Korean leader’s health is fast deteriorating and his sister Kim Yo-jong has already been declared the de facto […]

Australian PM suspends extradition treaty, extends visas for Hong Kong citizens

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced measures to assist Hong Kong citizens start a new life in Australia, including extending visas by five years, after Beijing imposed a new security law on the Asian financial hub. Morrison also suspended an extradition agreement with Hong Kong. Under the security law […]

After long silence, Mattis denounces Trump and military response to crisis

By Administrator_India Capital Sands After long refusing to explicitly criticize a sitting president, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused President Donald Trump on Wednesday of trying to divide America and roundly denounced a militarization of the U.S. response to civil unrest. The remarks by Mattis, an influential retired Marine general who resigned over policy differences […]

COVID 19: Dismal numbers for China and U.S., China shuts doors to most foreigners

By Administrator_India Capital Sands China reported a sharp drop in industrial profits year-on-year for last month, while the United States digests a whopping 3.28 million jobless claims submitted last week. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to pass a $2.2 trillion stimulus package today. Hong Kong’s leaders rethink social distancing measures as the number […]

Philippines first country to suspend all markets as coronavirus spreads Philippines first country to suspend all markets as coronavirus spreads

By Ritu, Capital Sands The Philippine Stock Exchange closed indefinitely on Tuesday while currency and bond trading were suspended, the first shutdown of markets worldwide in response to the coronavirus, with authorities citing risks to the safety of traders. The move comes after some bourses around the world closed trading floors or paused trade after […]