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Apr 06 2017

UK set up joint equity fund for investment in green projects

With gross returns pegged in the 14-16% range, India and the United Kingdom will anchor-invest up to £120 million each in the Fund which will target around £500 million i...

Apr 06 2017

Multiple Scandals Erupt At Fox News

But even so, what President Donald Trump told Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush of The New York Times in an interview released Wednesday nearly defies belief ― except ...

Apr 06 2017

Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

Something else to keep an eye on: whether there was any sympathy for the dissent of Neel Kashkari of the Minneapolis Fed, who favored keeping rates on hold. The minutes s...

Apr 05 2017

Auto comes off road and lands in Tweed River

The child is now being cared for by family members. "One of our own, Matt a chef from Kingscliff Bowling Club, has tragically lost his wife and two children in the floo...

Apr 05 2017

Chelsea Clinton: I'm not the person to defeat Trump

The former Democratic nominee has made a few private appearances but has stayed mum about what, exactly, the future might hold, leading to a flurry of speculation about h...

Apr 04 2017

HRD Ministry releases India Rankings 2017; IIT Madras declared best Engineering College

Bangalore was ranked the best university. While it was a surprise to see many top institutions like Presidency University of Kolkata and St.Stephen's College, Delhi mis...

Apr 04 2017

Texas Senate backs bill that would end most union payroll deductions

Reproductive rights advocates have expressed concern that Texas lawmakers will take bolder steps in the upcoming session to defund abortion providers and dismantle access...

Apr 03 2017

Pence breaks Senate tie on family planning funds

Title X under the Public Health Services Act of 1970 created a grant system for states to finance clinics offering family planning and preventative health services. "I a...

Apr 03 2017

Mike Pence Votes to Block Planned Parenthood Funding

Pence, who has led the fight against reproductive rights for more than half a decade, voted with Republicans to move forward with the resolution. Republicans were fo...

Apr 03 2017

Bastian Schweinsteiger plays two magical passes on Chicago Fire debut

Minnesota United claimed their first MLS triumph as Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his coming to Chicago Fire in style on Saturday . The 32-year-old left United to ...

Apr 02 2017

UK seeks to reassure Gibraltar in Brexit talks

Gibraltar is mostly self-governing, but it's still technically a British territory. The negotiation guidelines set out by European Council president Donald Tusk would ...

Apr 01 2017

Venezuela court takes over National Assembly functions

He told reporters in Berlin that "it is intolerable how President Maduro is making the population of his country hostages to his own power ambitions". Around a dozen oppo...

Mar 31 2017

Nunes, Comey clash on whether FBI chief invited to House Russia investigation

A second source with knowledge of the request told Newsweek, "The op-ed would not have mentioned whether the FBI was investigating Donald Trump's campaign workers or othe...

Mar 31 2017

Trump Handed Germany's Merkel $375 Billion Invoice For NATO Defense

Merkel, at the helm of Europe's biggest economy for nearly 12 years, said she expects a tough campaign even after her Christian Democratic Union kept its hold on the we...

Mar 31 2017

How the OPEC Production Cut Turned Out for Crude Tankers

According to the agency, in 2015, 92 per cent of the USA crude oil exports went to Canada, which was exempt from the United States crude oil export restrictions. A survey...

Mar 31 2017

UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul

The attack came as US-backed forces launched fierce fighting in western Mosul. The fight to retake the city has triggered a number of humanitarian concerns, with more t...

Mar 31 2017

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel, said he was invited to the White House to view the intelligence documents, but in a written reply said...

Mar 30 2017

Feuds and fault-lines loom in UK-EU showdown over Brexit

The UK government says it wants to carry out both separation and trade talks at the same time, but European Union chiefs say the two issues must be handled separately. A ...

Mar 30 2017

Land leasing, renting to attract GST from July 1

India has finally got the biggest tax reform in its history - the Goods and Services Tax (GST) - nearly 15 years after it was conceptualised. Finance Minister Arun Jait...

Mar 30 2017

Canadian ship involved in cocaine bust

The U.S. Coast Guard confiscated almost 16 tons of cocaine in global waters off the eastern Pacific Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard officials conducted a massive drug bust, whi...