Pence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network’s “dishonest” coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center near the U.S.-Mexico border. Pence, along with reporters and a group of GOP lawmakers, flew to McAllen, Texas, where he participated in a roundtable discussion with Border Patrol agents and toured a … Read morePence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Pence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

published 2019-07-13 00:18:44 by Joseph Wulfsohn Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network’s “dishonest” coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center near the U.S.-Mexico border. Pence, along with reporters and a group of GOP lawmakers, flew to McAllen, Texas, where he participated in a roundtable discussion with … Read morePence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Food Resilience Action for Family and Community: Farmers and Markets

If the US has a Grand Master of family farming and marketing strategy, it’s likely Joel Salatin” ~ Catherine Austin Fitts As you take stock of the food resources in your area, farmers and markets can supply what you don’t grow. Have fun with this opportunity. Visiting the local farmers market and taking a friend … Read moreFood Resilience Action for Family and Community: Farmers and Markets

Food Resilience Action for Family and Community: Farmers and Markets

If the US has a Grand Master of family farming and marketing strategy, it’s likely Joel Salatin” ~ Catherine Austin Fitts As you take stock of the food resources in your area, farmers and markets can supply what you don’t grow. Have fun with this opportunity. Visiting the local farmers market and taking a friend … Read moreFood Resilience Action for Family and Community: Farmers and Markets

World Bank Group appoints Anshula Kant Managing Director, CFO

Washington/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) State Bank of India’s Managing Director Anshula Kant has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank Group. The appointment was announced by World Bank Group President David Malpass on Friday. Kant is currently a Managing Director of SBI where she previously also served as Chief … Read moreWorld Bank Group appoints Anshula Kant Managing Director, CFO

Debit cards drop sharply by 10 crore in March-May

Debit cards in circulation dropped by nearly 10%, or 10 crore cards, between March and May, declining from 92.4 crore to 82.4 crore as more banks replaced magnetic stripe-based cards with chip-based versions. However, credit cards in circulation rose by 10 lakh to reach nearly 5 crore in the same period. Please follow and like … Read moreDebit cards drop sharply by 10 crore in March-May

My successor must take charge in 15 days: HDFC Bank chief Aditya Puri

HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri said on Friday that his successor should be able to take over his job with only 15 days of mentorship and should not require an 18-month handholding. The head of the largest private sector lender said his successor, a search for whom will begin soon, should be better than him … Read moreMy successor must take charge in 15 days: HDFC Bank chief Aditya Puri

Banned Chinese Security Cameras Are Almost Impossible to Remove

Editor’s note: Removing the potential for Chinese security cameras to spy inside US government offices. (Bloomberg) — U.S. federal agencies have five weeks to rip out Chinese-made surveillance cameras in order to comply with a ban imposed by Congress last year in an effort to thwart the threat of spying from Beijing. Please follow and like us:

‘This Is Designed to Shape the Electorate to Retain Political Power’ – CounterSpin interview with Steven Rosenfeld on gerrymandering

Janine Jackson interviewed Steven Rosenfeld on the Supreme Court’s gerrymandering decision for the July 5, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Janine Jackson: Partisan gerrymandering, in which one party manipulates voting district maps to increase its power, is “incompatible with democratic principles.” So declared … Read more‘This Is Designed to Shape the Electorate to Retain Political Power’ – CounterSpin interview with Steven Rosenfeld on gerrymandering

Bollywood Gharana: Seamless blend of popular songs and classical raagas

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: The very cozy, elegant Buford Community Center, Town Park & Theater reverberated to a fine blend of Bollywood hits and Indian classical raagas, presented by Abhijit Pohankar’s Bollywood Gharana on June 23rd, 2019. Presented by ARS Capital and Investment in collaboration with Can and Did Life Coach, … Read moreBollywood Gharana: Seamless blend of popular songs and classical raagas

Patel Brothers inaugurates 35,000 sq. ft. store in Suwanee, GA

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEFeatured photo by Krish Photography Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: Patel Brothers, a household name among Indian-Americans, inaugurated it’s 59th location in Suwanee on June 13, 2019, with much pomp and fanfare. The 35,000 sq. ft. store is part of a massive 84,000 sq. ft. one-stop shopping plaza. Despite being a weekday morning, … Read morePatel Brothers inaugurates 35,000 sq. ft. store in Suwanee, GA

Radhika Apte, Omi Vaidya headline HeartNotes HELP our Youth fundraiser

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by Digital Touch Intl Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: Decked in pleasant blue and white, warmth and harmony emanated from the Signature ballroom on June 2, 2019 at the HeartNotes 2019, HELP our Youth fundraiser, hosted by Heartfulness Meditation’s Atlanta center. The event featuring keynote address by Bollywood actress and Netflix fame … Read moreRadhika Apte, Omi Vaidya headline HeartNotes HELP our Youth fundraiser

Axne Praises Committee Passage of Affordable Rural Housing Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03), a member of the House Financial Services Committee, praised unanimous committee passage of legislation that will help ensure Iowans in rural communities have access to affordable rental housing options. The Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act, co-sponsored by Rep. Axne, will strengthen U.S. Department of … Read moreAxne Praises Committee Passage of Affordable Rural Housing Bill

Party City to Pay $39,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit

Party City Corporation has agreed to pay $39,000 in lost wages and damages and to provide other significant relief in order to settle a pregnancy and disability lawsuit filed earlier this year by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Party City a party supply retailer based in Rockaway, N.J., … Read moreParty City to Pay $39,000 To Settle EEOC Pregnancy and Disability Discrimination Suit

Tropical Storm Barry Bears Down on Gulf Coast: Residents Urged to Listen to Local Authorities, Monitor Local Weather Alerts and Avoid Flooded Areas

Tropical Storm Barry Bears Down on Gulf Coast: Residents Urged to Listen to Local Authorities, Monitor Local Weather Alerts and Avoid Flooded Areas July 12, 2019 kcpullen@doc.gov Fri, 07/12/2019 – 14:46 Atmospheric data NOAA Hurricane Hunters host a final briefing aboard WP-3D NOAA42 before the third flight into Tropical Storm Barry.  NOAA Tropical Storm Barry … Read moreTropical Storm Barry Bears Down on Gulf Coast: Residents Urged to Listen to Local Authorities, Monitor Local Weather Alerts and Avoid Flooded Areas

Over 1000 enthusiasts celebrate International Day of Yoga in Atlanta

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by SFA Productions & Magic Dust Photography Atlanta, GA, July 3, 2019: Well over a thousand yoga lovers and 50 organizations joined Consulate General of India and Indian Council for Cultural Relations & International Day of Yoga Committee to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga on Sunday June 23, 2019 at … Read moreOver 1000 enthusiasts celebrate International Day of Yoga in Atlanta

H2H Foundation: ‘It takes a heart to save a heart’

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: When 3-year old Aditya Tiwari’s parents from Bihar admitted him to a local hospital due to complaints of a bad cold, fever and breathing trouble, little did they know that these were mere symptoms of a much serious heart condition. The medical saga continued for over two … Read moreH2H Foundation: ‘It takes a heart to save a heart’

Atlanta women channel Maharanis of history in unique contest

Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: For the first time in Atlanta, a contest channeled the Maharanis of history to present a unique platform for women to showcase their creativity and fashion sense. Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra was the guest of honor at the event held at Gokuldham Haveli on May 25. ‘Maharani of Atlanta 2019’, … Read moreAtlanta women channel Maharanis of history in unique contest

Gig ‘electronically mediated work’ triples: report

The number of American doing electronically mediated work tripled over the past five years, but income from this work still accounts for less than 1% of total income, according to a report released this week by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. NCCI’s report describes “electronically mediated work” as cases where workers are connected to … Read moreGig ‘electronically mediated work’ triples: report

NATA hosts art camp and exhibition; adds over 400 life members

Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2019: North American Telugu Association (NATA), Atlanta team held its first Art Summer Camp and Exhibition recently. The summer camp was held for ages 5 and up between June 1 and 7 at Nataraja Natyanjali Dance School, followed by an exhibition on June 8 at the Shirdi Sai Temple in Suwanee. … Read moreNATA hosts art camp and exhibition; adds over 400 life members

Indeed to buy ClickIQ

Jobs website Indeed struck a deal to acquire ClickIQ, an automated job advertising platform based in the UK. The acquisition is set to close this month. “The team at ClickIQ have built an innovative technology solution for optimizing job advertising spend to reach both active and passive job seekers,” said Maggie Hulce, senior VP, sales … Read moreIndeed to buy ClickIQ

Accenture announces new CEO, other executive changes

Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) appointed Julie Sweet as its new CEO effective Sept. 1. Sweet is presently CEO of Accenture’s business in North America, the global consulting and outsourcing firm’s largest market with revenue of approximately $18 billion in fiscal 2018. The division represents almost 50% of the company’s revenue. “Julie is the right person … Read moreAccenture announces new CEO, other executive changes