In the United States, there’s a strong classical tradition in not just the capital but also in the South, where plantation owners were keen to build their mansions in the neoclassical style – and where this architectural tradition is still alive and well. For example, we see it in buildings like the recently completed Federal Building and Courthouse in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Yet it’s difficult to avoid the fact that many of these neoclassical estates – these purported symbols of democracy – featured separate quarters for slaves. … [Read more...] about Was Trump’s draft order on classical buildings really about Obama?
In recent years the controversy surrounding environmental issues has decreased
The offer price for IPO is likely to be fixed between Rs 745-775 per share and with this, SBI Cards is likely to be valued at Rs 69,500-72,000 crore post listing, according to the sources quoted in the report. … [Read more...] about SBI Cards IPO might be launched on March 2, offer price may be Rs 745-775 per share: Report
Currently, State Bank of India holds 74 percent stake in SBI Cards and the rest is held by CA Rover Holdings, an affiliate of Carlyle Asia Partners IV.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about SBI share price gains 2% as SBI Cards IPO likely to open in first week of March
Although a substantial amount of the $16.8 million spent on lobbying by Facebook last year dealt with privacy issues, the company’s top issues also included taxes, homeland security, and immigration. At least 10 reports cited lobbying on House and Senate versions of the Honest Ads Act, legislation that would expand disclosure requirements for political advertising and is supported by Facebook. … [Read more...] about Facebook just beat Google on one important metric, but it probably won’t brag about it
While the government has repeatedly denied all such allegations and reiterated that the law only aims to help persecuted minorities become Indian citizens, the protests continue. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has refused to repeal CAA over “misunderstandings” and launched several counter campaigns to clear misconceptions surrounding the Act. They maintain that the unrest surrounding CAA is a result of fear-mongering by opposition parties.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Karnataka BJP’s open challenge to anti-CAA protesters