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  • US, India lock horns over Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

    The comments also came against the backdrop of the regulatory action taken against several NGOs, including the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India...

    This is the fourth time the US government is taking up the issue of strictures against NGOs in the past couple of weeks, ever since the ministry froze accounts of environmental NGO Greenpeace and directed Ford Foundation to submit all its funding for clearance...

  • India restricts US charity Ford Foundation's funding

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said Friday...

    The foundation, created in 1936 by Edsel and Henry Ford, has made several grants to Sabrang, run by Teesta Setalvad who has criticised Modi over religious riots in Gujarat in 2002 when he was chief minister... ...

  • Ford to tie up with India's Mahindra, eyes access to huge market

    Ford Motor and India's Mahindra Group have announced they will work together in a fresh partnership as the US giant looks to boost its presence in one of the world's fastest growing auto markets...

    “Ford is committed to India,” said Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president of Global Markets in a statement...

  • Ford hypnotises Venice with ‘Nocturnal Animals’

    VENICE: Ex-fashion designer Tom Ford enthralled the Venice film festival on Friday with a gripping tale of betrayal and revenge, unveiling two films in one with his hotly-anticipated “Nocturnal Animals”...

    The romantic thriller, Ford’s second feature film after “A Single Man” (2009), spooked and stirred in equal part, with arresting performances from US stars Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal as lovers gone awry...

  • Arthur, Ford, two Pakistanis on 15-man PSL coaches list

    LAHORE: Some prominent names are included in a list of 15 coaches, including two Pakistanis, who have signed up for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) roster, enabling them to become part of the coach selection process set to be held immediately after the franchises come on board, said a PCB press release on Saturday...

    The two Pakistan coaches on the list are Mohammad Akram, who recently resigned as bowling coach at the National Cricket...

  • Ford to end manufacturing in India, take $2 billion hit

    Ford Motor Co will stop manufacturing in India and take a hit of about $2 billion as it does not see a path to profitability in the country, becoming the latest automaker to leave a major growth market dominated by Asian rivals...

    The decision by Ford comes after it struggled for years to win over Indian consumers and turn a profit...

  • Ireland coach Graham Ford steps down

    DUBLIN: Graham Ford is stepping down as Ireland coach in December, citing the “challenges and handicaps” of the role, cricket chiefs announced on Wednesday...

    The former South Africa and Sri Lanka coach, who oversaw Ireland’s first-ever Test match, against Pakistan, recently took his side to the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman...

  • What were voters saying in Singapore general election?

    To think that would be to commit the same mistake as some political watchers made after the last general election...

    Yet, when voters went to the polls in 1997, the SDP was routed, with most of its sitting MPs turfed out for their lame and lackadaisical performances in parliament and on the ground...

  • GDA to get registered with ECP, contest general election with full force

    KARACHI: The Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has decided to get their alliance registered with the Election Commission of Pakistan and contest next year’s National Assembly and provincial assembly elections with full force...

    To hold public meeting in Sukkur on Nov 26The meeting also announced that it would hold a public meeting in Sukkur on Nov 26 to apprise the people of the poor governance of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party... ...

  • Ethiopia’s democracy put to the test in general election

    ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia, Africa’s second-most populous country, holds a general election on Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi whose successor Hailemariam Desalegn is seen as all but certain to stay in office...

    Such complaints are dismissed as “baseless” by the National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE)...

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