18
Jun

Trump regime proposes zero aid to Tibetans in 2018

US President Donald Trump has proposed zero Tibetan aid in the year 2018, US policy investment has declined to provide financial assistance to the community to preserve its distinct identity.

Trump administration now wants other countries to enter.

The State Department, which sent a detailed proposal to Congress as part of the first annual budget of M. Trump, described as one of the “difficult decisions” to do so, since the budget itself was reduced by more than 28%.

Leaders of the Tibetan community in the United States abstained from commenting on the issue saying they always read the budget documents. At the same time, it was noted that the majority of assistance to the Tibetan people, including Tibet, which was previously led by Congress. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has expressed concern about the movement.

“Leader Pelosi is very concerned about zeroing aid to the Tibetan community in the Trump budget bill,” said Ms. Pti. Drew Hammill, Pelosi’s spokesman.

Pelosi, who started this month, led a high-level delegation of Congress in Dharamshala to meet the Dalai Lama, was concerned about development.

“As has been said many times, even during this month’s visit to the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, if the United States does not appear to be human rights in China, all moral authority is lost to talk about the whole world,” Mr. Hammill told PTI.

“This includes critical funding through the State Department for meaningful efforts, such as those that support a truly autonomous Tibet, that promote and protect US interests in the world,” said M. Hammill in response to a question.

The State Department, in its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 beginning on October 1, the Fund withdrew decades Tibet and proposed a null against Fellows Ngwang Choephel. The two categories in 2017 and 2016 accounted for more than one million dollars.

However, the State Department, in its footnote, said that special academic exchanges, including budget allocation has been reduced from more than 14.7 million in 2017 to only 7 billion for 2018 include Funding programs such as the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, Mobility (Disability) Scholarships and the Tibetan Fund. “As we work to streamline efforts to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of US taxpayer dollars, we recognize that we must prioritize and make difficult decisions,” said the State Department official in the PTI.

“By focusing our efforts, we will be able to advance our most important policy objectives and national security interests, while ensuring that other donor countries contribute their fair share of global challenges,” said the official, who asked for anonymity.

However, the official did not identify the countries that want to help continue to finance the Tibetan cause.

30
May

Cyclone Mora: North East India, Bangladesh brace for wind-speeds of 117 kmph; all you need to know

Mora cyclone was formed in the eastern and central Bay of Bengal and is expected to move to the northeastern part of India. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, it is expected to intensify in a “severe cyclone storm” over the next 24 hours. According to IMD, the wind speed will be in the range of 100 to 150 kilometres per hour.

The storm landed at the main port of Bangladesh’s Chittagong city at 6 am Tuesday. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department said in a special meteorological bulletin that it would pack winds of up to 117km after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people in low-lying coastal villages. After the landing, the storm will dissipate, be turning into a deep depression that will cross Tripura, Mizoram, Nagaland, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.
According to an Accuweather report, the coastal region of Bangladesh is prone to storms and the densely populated topography has previously given eight of the ten deadliest hurricanes behind the Bay of Bengal. Ganesh Kumar Das, a scientist at the Cyclone Warning Center in the IMD area, Calcutta is quoted in the DNA, which reads: “Under current conditions, cyclone storm can become a severe cyclone storm and move closer to The coast of Bangladesh near Chittagong will not be landing in India.We will not see heavy rain in the range of 70-11 0 mm accordingly and Bengal fishermen were warned not to venture into the sea due to the squalish winds … Just after landing, the model will change and the humidity decreases as it approaches the hills. Usually, when a cyclone makes a landing, the east side of the eye of the storm is the most affected “, May 30, 2017. Precipitation in most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall in some places and torrential rains and TR Licensed strong, probably Assam and Meghalaya. Precipitation in most places
With very heavy rains in isolated locations most likely in Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

May 31, 2017: Precipitation in most places with heavy rains in isolated areas probably Assam and Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

Wind winds of up to 60 km with gusts up to 70 80 km / h will prevail in Mizoram and Tripura on 30 May. Off-speed winds of 45-55 km / h with gusts of up to 65 km / h South will prevail over Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur and along the west coast of Bengal on 30 May.

Damage to Mizoram and Tripura: IMD warns that there will be no damage in thatched huts. Minor damage to the lines of communication and feeding due to the breaking of branches. Major kutcha damages and minor damages on Pucca roads. Some damage to crops of rice, bananas, papayas and orchards.

Sea conditions would be extremely difficult and the West Bengal coast of May 30 and fishermen have been warned not to venture into the sea for the next 24 hours.

Accuweather The report said there could be significant flooding in Guwahati, Jorhat, Dibrugarh.

29
May

Shashi Tharoor defamation case: ‘Bring down the rhetoric’, Delhi HC tells Arnab Goswami

The Delhi High Court Monday issued a notice to journalist Arnab Goswami and her new news channel, the televised Republic, the motive for defaming the head of Congress Shashi Tharoor. “Take the rhetoric.You can make your story, you can activate the facts.You can not call the name.This is not called,” said the judge, Manmohan gives an opinion. The court also requested its responses by August 16, the next hearing date.
Friday, MP Lok Sabha of Thiruvananthapuram had filed a civil lawsuit against the Goswami Defamation and Television Station, Damage and Compensation of Rs 2 Rupees for making defamatory remarks against him demanding during a news broadcast on the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
The lawsuit filed by supporters of Muhammad Ali Khan and Gaurav Gupta said the recordings were released sensational in order to appease the viewers and create a nonexistent controversy over the denunciation of their public life and image. “It is not out of place to say that the accused (Goswami and TV Broadcasting) reports and alleged presentations” aimed at encouraging viewers to believe that the deceased had been killed either by the applicant ( Tharoor) or as the applicant. This problem clearly has the potential to negatively affect the ongoing investigation into the death of the deceased, “the defence said.
Tharoor said Goswami had broadcast similar news stories when he was editor-in-chief of another television news channel, which was restricted by the National Authority for broadcasting standards. He also said that the police were investigating the matter and had also registered a FIR. “It is pertinent to mention that the Delhi Police made statements to several people, including him,” the lawsuit says. He also said that during the probe, the investigating authorities have not been a single indictment against the MP.