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Working with countries like India is good: Trump

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 00:40
"Working with countries, whether it's Russia or China or India, or any of the countries that surround this world and encompass this world, is a very good thing. That's not a bad thing," the US president said. He was responding to criticism of his desire to improve relationship with Moscow.

China's Silk Road hits a $14 billion pothole in Pakistan

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 23:39
From Pakistan to Tanzania to Hungary, projects under President Xi Jinping's signature "Belt and Road Initiative" are being canceled, renegotiated or delayed due to disputes about costs or complaints host countries get too little out of projects built by Chinese companies.

2nd Test: KL Rahul to replace Shikhar Dhawan

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:25
Benching Lokesh Rahul to open with Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay; benching Ajinkya Rahane at No. 5 and opting for Rohit Sharma; and not roping in the tall Ishant Sharma to take advantage of the Newlands wicket still remain a topic of discussion and will continue to, perhaps, until the start of the second Test.

Homes get cheaper due to note ban, GST, RERA

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:23
Residential real estate prices fell across the country in 2017 due to demonetisation, the implementation of the Real Estate Regulation Act (RERA) and goods and services tax (GST).

Mumbai-Delhi world’s 3rd-busiest air route

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:37
With 130 flights daily between India’s political capital and the commercial capital, Mumbai-New Delhi was the third-busiest domestic air route in the world in 2017.

Price Waterhouse gets 2-year ban in Satyam case

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:29
Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday banned global auditing firm Price Waterhouse Network from engaging in audit work with any listed company for two years starting April 2018 for its role in the Rs 8,000-crore Satyam scam that took place in 2009.

Govt mulls ordinance on triple talaq

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:24
Having failed to muster enough support in the Rajya Sabha to pass legislation banning instant “talaq-e-biddat (triple talaq)”, the government is likely to take the ordinance route to criminalise it.

Kamala Mills fire: Sanghvi siblings of 1Above walk into trap, arrested

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:28
Kripesh Sanghvi and his brother Jignesh, absconding partners of 1Above restobar, were arrested in Bandra by the police late on Wednesday night, reports S Ahmed Ali.

Aadhaar adds fresh security layer with ‘Virtual ID’

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:22
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday unveiled a fresh layer of security — a ‘Virtual ID’ to prevent your Aadhaar from being shared — as it sought to address privacy and security concerns.

From national carrier Air India to partially foreign-owned airline?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 08:03
Describing Air India as a lovely airline with awful finances, civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that professional management can help revive the airline. Raju said a preferential treatment that was extended to the national carrier has been removed

India's chance of comeback is around 30%: Viru

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:24
Former opener Virender Sehwag reckons that India now only have around "30 per cent chance" of making a comeback in the three-Test series against South Africa after losing the opening encounter by 72 runs.

SC: How will a homeless person get Aadhaar?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:58
The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised concerns over the homeless people not getting benefits of social welfare schemes and questioned how could they get Aadhaar card made in the absence of a permanent address.

Hafiz Saeed incited jihad in UK in 1990s: BBC report

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:20
A BBC investigation has said that Saeed, one of the world's most wanted terror suspects, who now heads the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) group in Pakistan, had toured British mosques in 1995 and his visit was recorded in a magazine published by the LeT at the time.

UIDAI introduces 'Virtual ID' to address Aadhaar privacy concerns

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 03:06
The UIDAI has introduced a new concept of 'Virtual ID' which Aadhaar-card holder can generate from its website and give for various purposes, including SIM verification, instead of sharing the actual 12-digit biometric ID.

Army kills 138 Pak soldiers in 2017 in tactical ops

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:03
The Indian Army killed 138 Pakistan Army personnel in 2017 in tactical operations and retaliatory cross-border firings along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, government intelligence sources said today.

MH370 hunt to resume, Malaysia to pay US firm $70m if it finds plane

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:53
Malaysia signed a deal to pay a US seabed exploration firm up to $50m if it finds the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft MH370 in a new search area in the Southern Indian ocean. The disappearance of the aircraft in March 2014 with 239 people aboard ranks among the world's greatest aviation mysteries.

Cabinet allows 100% FDI in single brand retail

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:09
The government also allow foreign airlines to invest up to 49 per cent under approval route in Air India. It further gave nod to FIIs/FPIs for investing in power exchanges through primary market.

SC questions 'Hindu' prayer in Kendriya Vidyalayas

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:57
The Supreme Court today sent a notice to the Centre questioning the 'Hindu' school prayer at government-run Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs). The apex court wants the Centre's response on why the school prayer in KVs should be allowed, because government- aided schools aren't supposed to propagate religion