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US senators talk that they are more certain than ever after a private CIA briefing that the Saudi crown prince had a role in the murder of a journalist. In a blistering attack, Senator Lindsey Graham stated that he had “high confidence” Mohammed bin Salman was complicit in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, BBC reported. …

If the US Stops Our Oil, Then No Oil Will Be Exported From The Gul

The United States will not be able to cease Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran and U.S. officials say they focus …

I'm A Warrior, Not A Begga

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who dissolved the assembly in his state to allow polls months before the 2019 national election, says he is firm on forming a federal front without the Congress or the BJP. “India required to change and the beginning will be from Hyderabad,” he told NDTV’s Prannoy Roy on Sunday. …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Taking High objection to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s “Lord Hanuman is Dalit” remark, state minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said it was not right to divide Gods into castes. Pointing a public meeting in Shamli district on Sunday, the backward classes welfare minister criticized his own government for starting a controversy with such statements. …

The US refuses to be partner

After partnering Vibrant Gujarat for two consecutive editions, United States has denied being a partner country for the upcoming edition of the summit that is scheduled to be held from January 18-20, 2019. Ten countries comprising Japan and Canada have already confirmed to be partner countries for the summit. A senior state government official from …

Coal scam case

A Delhi court Friday sentenced former coal secretary H C Gupta and five others guilty of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a case relating to the allocation of coal blocks in West Bengal, PTI reported. The court has fixed December 3 for hearing of arguments on the quantum of punishment. In May last year, Gupta …

Brazil backs out of hosting 2019 climate change meeting

Brazil this week set out of hosting next year’s United Nations global summit meeting on climate change, the latest signal that Latin America’s widest nation no longer aspires to be an influential player in efforts to mitigate the effects of a warming planet. The decision leaves the UN scrambling to find a new place for …

PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet on sidelines of G20 summit in Argentina

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the project of the tenth upcoming G20 meeting in Argentina on November 30, the Ministry of External Affairs said Tuesday. Modi and Xi have met twice after their informal summit in Wuhan this year — at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit held …

Kartarpur corrido

The following is the chronology of events leading up to the foundation laying for the corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur district to helps the visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims: 1522: The first Gurdwara, Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, was set up by the first Sikh …

UN report says fragile climate puts food security at risk

Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and reduction of land and other resources undermine food systems, the U.N. Food, and Agricultural Organization said Wednesday as it renewed appeals for better policies and technologies to reach “zero hunger.” Population growth needs supplies of more nutritious food at affordable prices, but increasing …

Rupee Edges Higher To Close At 70.79 Against Dollar

The rupee recovered marginally by 8 paise to close at 70.79 against the US dollar on Tuesday on grows selling of the greenback by exporters and softening crude oil prices, reported Press Trust of India (PTI). The rupee’s rise was helped by dollar-selling by exporters and banks after the Chinese foreign ministry announced a mutually …

2 Cops Killed In Chhattisgarh Encounter, 8 Maoists Shot Dead

Eight Maoists and two police personnel were murdered in an encounter between the Maoists and security men in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday, police said. The gunbattle took place at a forest in Kistaram area bordering Telangana, around 500 km from Raipur when a team of security personnel was out on an anti-Naxal operation, Sukma’s …