Articles by: DFS News Staff Writer

Meet Dolly Parton, the woman who continues to make waves

Meet Dolly Parton, the woman who continues to make waves

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Dolly Parton’s popularity has endured, in large part, because even after five decades of stardom she remains an enigma in plain sight. Call it the Parton Paradox: Hers has been one of the most scrutinised female bodies in the history of modern celebrity, and yet no one can tell you for certain what […]

by November 23, 2019
IT stocks drop as brokerages raise concerns; Nifty IT index falls 2%

IT stocks drop as brokerages raise concerns; Nifty IT index falls 2%

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} Shares of information technology (IT) services companies fell on Friday, after analysts said the industry’s growth momentum faces headwinds in the form of weakening macro indicators. The Nifty IT index fell 2 per cent, the most in a month. In comparison, the benchmark Nifty fell less than half a per cent. All the […]

by November 23, 2019
CHESS #1377

CHESS #1377

Alexander Grischuk beat Jan-Krzysztof Duda in the finals of the Hamburg Grand Prix, winning 2.5-1.5 in Rapid tiebreaks. The Russian GM started with a loss in the Rapids and scored two wins to come from behind and he had an overwhelming position in game 4 when he agreed to draw. Grischuk earned €24,000 and is almost certain to take one […]

by November 23, 2019
China is out of economic ammo

China is out of economic ammo

.story-content span,.story-content p,.story-content div{color:#000!important;font-family:‘open sans‘,Arial!important;font-size:15px!important} span.p-content div[id^=”div-gpt”]{line-height:0;font-size:0} The Chinese government has issued vague but stern-sounding warnings that it will retaliate for a bill passed by Congress that would require the White House to protect human rights and ensure the territory’s autonomy. But China’s options for economic retaliation are limited. And most of these options have already been exercised amid President […]

by November 23, 2019
Shekhar Gupta: Do Indian Muslims matter?

Shekhar Gupta: Do Indian Muslims matter?

The perennial regret of the BJP had always been that Muslims punch way above their deserved political weight in India. It was stated most pithily, in the conversations by Balbir Punj, BJP leader, key intellectual voice, and my former colleague in the Express Group: “Muslims,” he said, “have a veto on who will rule India and who won’t.” The conversation […]

by November 23, 2019