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Putin, Macron agree on chances of Ukraine talks

Putin, Macron agree on chances of Ukraine talks

🕔14:32, 20.Aug 2019

Paris, Aug 20  The presidents of France and Russia, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin, agreed on Monday on the “Normandy format” that groups senior representatives of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany to resolve the war in Eastern Ukraine and exchanged

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Trump defends China policy, says US economy is world’s best

Trump defends China policy, says US economy is world’s best

🕔10:41, 19.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 19  President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his strategy versus China, on whose goods Washington has imposed heavy tariffs as the two nations are engaged in high-stakes trade talks, and he called the US economy “the best in

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Despite low demand, research firm G&R bullish on oil prices

Despite low demand, research firm G&R bullish on oil prices

🕔06:24, 19.Aug 2019

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Despite the lack of demand in the global markets owing to worldwide slowdown in economic activity, natural resource research firm Goehring & Rozencwajg (G&R) says that it expects oil prices to rise. Typically, oil prices fall if

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PM Modi seeks Bhutan’s cooperation in new sectors

PM Modi seeks Bhutan’s cooperation in new sectors

🕔20:30, 18.Aug 2019

Thimphu, Aug 18 (IANS) Saying India is home to among the biggest start-up eco-systems in the world and witnessing transformation in many sectors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was a great time to innovate in his country, proposing

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Panama City celebrates 500th anniversary

Panama City celebrates 500th anniversary

🕔07:43, 16.Aug 2019

Panama City, Aug 16  Panama City, the first Spanish settlement on the Pacific coast of North America, celebrated its 500th anniversary with an enormous cake for 4,500 people reminiscent of the ruins of the city that Spaniard Pedro Arias Davila

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Indian expats celebrate I-Day in UAE

Indian expats celebrate I-Day in UAE

🕔19:11, 15.Aug 2019

Dubai, Aug 15  Indian expatriates on Thursday gathered at the consulate here and the embassy in Abu Dhabi to mark the 73rd Independence Day and witnessed the unfurling of the Tricolour. While a special statue of Mahatma Gandhi will be

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Uzbekistan to introduce visa-free travel for 20 countries

Uzbekistan to introduce visa-free travel for 20 countries

🕔18:55, 14.Aug 2019

Tashkent, Aug 14  In a bid to boost tourism, Uzbekistan will introduce 30-day visa-free travel for tourists of 20 countries, mostly Central American ones, from January 1, 2020, according to a presidential decree issued, Xinhua reported. The number of countries

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Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

Trump threatens to pull US out of WTO

🕔18:42, 14.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 14  US President Donald Trump has threatened to pull Washington out of the World Trade Organization (WTO) following “years of mistreatment” at the hands of the organization. Speaking at a campaign rally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, Trump

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China typhoon toll reaches over 49

China typhoon toll reaches over 49

🕔10:15, 13.Aug 2019

Beijing, Aug 13  The death toll due to typhoon Lekima in China has increased to 49, while 21 others were reported missing, authorities said on Tuesday. By Monday, the death toll in Zhejiang province rose to 39 while nine others

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Kashmir an internal matter, does not impact border: Jaishankar to China

Kashmir an internal matter, does not impact border: Jaishankar to China

🕔10:10, 13.Aug 2019

Beijing, Aug 13  India has conveyed to China that the change in status of Kashmir is an internal matter and would have no implication for its boundaries with Beijing. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also sought to reassure his Chinese

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Arab Muslims celebrate Eid

Arab Muslims celebrate Eid

🕔08:20, 12.Aug 2019

Cairo, Aug 12  From Mecca to Baghdad, Arab Muslims celebrated Eid al-Adha by sacrificing animals on Sunday. The ritual honours how Abraham offered to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, Efe news reported. Cairo In the

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Trump expects another meeting with Kim Jong-un

Trump expects another meeting with Kim Jong-un

🕔08:27, 10.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 10  US President Donald Trump said he expects to meet again with Kim Jong-un after he received “a very beautiful letter” from the North Korean leader. “I think we’ll have another meeting,” Efe news quoted the US President

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China issues red alert for typhoon Lekima

China issues red alert for typhoon Lekima

🕔12:24, 9.Aug 2019

Beijing, Aug 9  China ON fRIDAY issued a red alert for typhoon Lekima, as it was expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of Zhejiang province Saturday. At 8 a.m., the centre of Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the

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Netanyahu lays cornerstone for new homes in West Bank

Netanyahu lays cornerstone for new homes in West Bank

🕔17:39, 8.Aug 2019

Jerusalem, Aug 8  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday laid the cornerstone for hundreds of new homes for Jewish settlers in the West Bank and pledged to build more. Netanyahu attended a ceremony to inaugurate the construction of 650

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Pakistan ‘permanently discontinues’ Samjhauta Express

Pakistan ‘permanently discontinues’ Samjhauta Express

🕔16:19, 8.Aug 2019

Islamabad, Aug 8  Pakistan on Thursday announced that it is permanently discontinuing the Samjhauta Express train service with India following New Delhi’s revocation of special status for Jammu and Kashmir. The decision was announced by Pakistan’s Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid

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Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women: Ivanka Trump

Sushma Swaraj was a champion for women: Ivanka Trump

🕔12:30, 8.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 8  Ivanka Trump, the daughter of US President Donald Trump, has condoled the death of former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, describing her as a champion for women in India and across the globe. In a tweet on

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Trump visits US cities shaken by mass shootings

Trump visits US cities shaken by mass shootings

🕔07:58, 8.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 8  US President Donald Trump has visited emergency workers in El Paso, Texas — one of two cities shaken by mass shootings that took 31 lives. Hispanic people were targeted in an apparent hate crime when a gunman

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Swaraj ‘extraordinary woman, leader’: UNGA President

Swaraj ‘extraordinary woman, leader’: UNGA President

🕔10:25, 7.Aug 2019

New York, Aug 7  UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has hailed India’s former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as “an extraordinary woman and leader.” “Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader

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AI augmentation to power $2.9 trillion of business value in 2021

AI augmentation to power $2.9 trillion of business value in 2021

🕔18:58, 6.Aug 2019

San Francisco, Aug 6  Artificial intelligence (AI) augmentation will create $2.9 trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally in 2021, according to a forecast by Gartner. Augmented intelligence refers to a human-centred partnership model of

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Trump accuses China of currency manipulation after yuan’s plunge

Trump accuses China of currency manipulation after yuan’s plunge

🕔11:25, 6.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 6  US President Donald Trump has accused China of engaging in “currency manipulation” after the yuan broke below the level of seven yuan per dollar, a situation that has not occurred since 2008, and he urged the Federal

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