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  • Donald Trump

    Trump returns to White House after first international trip

    US President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after his first international trip, during which he visited Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, the Vatican and Belgium over a period of nine days. The Air Force One presidential aircraft landed at the Andrew Air Force Base on the outskirts of the capital at 8.54 p.m. on Saturday, Efe news reported.  The President and First Lady Melania were then taken by helicopter to the White House, where they arrived

    World | May 28, 2017
  • Nagaland, Centre, PM Narendra Modi

    Nagaland House urges Centre to expedite political dialogue

    Nagaland Assembly on Saturday urged the Centre to expedite political dialogue by involving groups other than the NSCN(IM) to solve the vexed Naga issue before the next state Assembly election, due in 2018. The Assembly at its special session unanimously reiterated its views that an honourable and amicable settlement would be achieved as a result of the ongoing political talks. MLA Dr T M Lotha said the Naga issue has been pending for a very long time with the present dialogue between the

    India | May 27, 2017
  • White House

    Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to US growth: White House

    US compliance with its commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change would be "crippling" to growth, the White House said on Friday. During his election campaign, avowed climate sceptic Donald Trump promised to exit the 2015 UN pact on limiting global warming. But Trump has now said he will make a decision after returning to Washington following the G7 summit in Sicily which starts Friday, at the end of his international tour. "We know that the levels

    World | May 26, 2017
  • AR Rahman, Viceroy\'s House, Huma Qureshi, Hugh Bouneville, Gillian Anderson

    Rahman records song for 'Viceroy's House' Hindi version

    Music maestro AR Rahman is recording the end credits song for Hindi version of Gurinder Chadha's Viceroy's House. The film, set in 1947, revolves around the story of Partition and features Huma Qureshi, Hugh Bouneville, Gillian Anderson and Michael Gambon. Rahman took to Twitter to share a picture of himself along with singer Shreya Ghoshal and captioned it as "Recording the end credits song for Viceroy's house Hindi version."  In the picture, Rahman was in an all-black suit sitting in front of a keyboard

    Music | May 25, 2017
  • Goods and services Tax, Mutual Fund

    GST implementation may increase expense ratio of fund houses

    With three per cent increase in service tax likely after the implementation of Goods and services Tax (GST) from 1 July, the expense ratio of mutual fund houses across the country will also go up by 3 per cent. Expense ratio is the measure of the cost incurred by an investment company to operate its mutual fund. The GST will, however, benefit small MF distributors having an annual income of upto Rs.20 lakh. The government has exempted distributors'

    Business | May 25, 2017
  • Rajinikanth

    Protests near Rajinikanth's house, security beefed up

    Security was stepped up at superstar Rajinikanth's residence here on Monday amid protests by a fringe group over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. Members of the Tamil Munnetra Padai protested around his house in the locality of Poes Garden. "Following reports that members of a fringe group were planning to protest in front of Rajinikanth's house, we requested for police protection. Everything is under control as of now," a source close to Rajinikanth said.

    Cities | May 22, 2017
  • Home

    675 government houses illegally occupied even after employees' death

    As many as 675 government houses in the national capital are being illegally occupied -- and in many cases, months and years after the death of the central government employees who were allotted the accommodations. Besides, 38 houses meant for officers at levels from Senior Section Officer to Joint Secretary are also under illegal occupation. Of the 675 houses, 555 belong to Type 1, 2 and 3 categories -- usually alloted to peons and junior level staff --

    India | May 21, 2017
  • White House

    White House lawyers research impeachment procedures: Report

    White House lawyers have begun researching impeachment procedures to prepare for the possible impeachment of the US President Donald Trump, although officials still believe this is a distant possibility, according to a CNN report. White House officials believe the President has the backing of Republican allies in Congress and that impeachment is not in the cards, according to the people briefed on the legal discussions.  Even Democrats have tried to calm impeachment talk out of concern as it

    World | May 20, 2017
  • White House

    Trump welcomes Colombian president to White House

    US President Donald Trump welcomed his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, to the White House, officials said. This was Trump's first meeting with the South American leader following his government's hard-won peace deal with the the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, (FARC), reports NBC News. Trump called the effort to end the 52-year conflict that left more than 220,000 dead and displaced more than five million a "long process" and a "great thing to watch". "That's not

    World | May 19, 2017
  • Vijay Mallya

    ED confiscates Vijay Mallya's Rs 100-cr farmhouse

    The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday confiscated a Rs 100-crore worth beachside farmhouse in Maharashtra's Alibaug “controlled” by beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya in connection with its money laundering probe against him. The property, spread in 17 acres, was provisionally attached by the agency last year in September under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED had served eviction orders to the occupants in April this year after the owners failed to get any relief from appellate

    India | May 18, 2017


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