Friday, May 26, 2017

From Bhopal encounter to NDTV India ban: Is India heading towards dictatorship?

India to many is a land of paradoxes. This was again on display in the events that occurred last fortnight — ban on NDTV India, Bhopal encounter, the...

Sushma Swaraj moved by Muslim man’s offer, says kidney has no religious labels

New Delhi: Kidney has no religious labels, this is what External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj,undergoing treatment for renal failure, tweeted while thanking a Muslim man who offered her...

ATM chaos, demonetisation scheme: Here are five things the government is doing to help...

The Ministry of Finance reviewed its position regarding the availability and distribution of all denominations of bank notes. According to a the ministry's press release, in the first...

Yemenis held hostage to ‘personal, reckless’ decisions – U.N. envoy | Reuters

By Michelle Nichols| UNITED NATIONSUNITED NATIONS The people of Yemen are being held hostage to "personal and reckless political decisions," the United Nations special envoy said on...

India vs England: Alastair Cook pleased with his team’s character after good show in...

Rajkot: Having come close to taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series, England captain Alastair Cook expressed his disappointment with the the draw in the opening Test but...

CBI probing Ponzi schemes of Rs 85,000 crore, says agency director

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing cases of Ponzi schemes in which over Rs 85,000 crore of over six crore investors are involved and it...

U.S.-China panel says should ban China state firms from buying U.S. companies | Reuters

'); FB.XFBML.parse(); */ }); WASHINGTON/BEIJING A U.S. congressional commission charged with monitoring security and trade links between the United States and China has recommended that CFIUS, the body that vets...

Under fire, Carney to stay extra year at Bank of England | Reuters

By William James and William Schomberg| LONDONLONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday he will stay in his job for an extra year until...

China Open: PV Sindhu registers come-from-behind win to oust Sung Ji Hyun; enters final

Fuzhou: Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu is just one step away from clinching her maiden Super Series Premier title as she reached the finals of the China...

Kerala: Explosion in Hindustan Insecticides Ltd premises injures eight

Kochi: At least eight persons were injured, one of them seriously, when a fire broke out following a gas leak on the premises of Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL)...

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PML-N govt presents fifth budget with Rs5.1 trillion outlay

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) government on Friday presented its fifth and possibly last budget before general elections in 2018,...