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In Davos, the spectre of a tech cold war
At the centre of this cold war 2.0 is Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant rolling out of 5G technology.
India's clear message to Trump: No role for third party on Kashmir issue
India's reiteration on the Kashmir issue came after Trump while addr...
Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on Trump's impeachment
They have all heard the story of Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Only a han...
CCIG asks departments to fill up 7 lakh vacant posts
“The Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth in the meeting held on December 23, 2019 has directed to take time-bound action to fill up the existing vacancies in various ministries/departments,” stated the DoPT circular.
Basmati paddy prices recover on ease in US-Iran tensions
The price of basmati increased to Rs 3,229 per quintal on Friday from Rs 3,157 in the earlier week.
New Islamic State group leader identified: Report
Intelligence services have identified the new leader of the Islamic State (IS) group as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, British newspaper The Guardian reported on Monday.
Trump's impeachment trial underway in Senate as battle lines form
Trump, who was impeached last month by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress, says he has done nothing wrong and describes his impeachment as a partisan hoax to derail his 2020 re-election. With the television cameras rolling, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts convened the proceedings.
Articles of impeachment 'brazen and unlawful' attempt to overturn will of Americans: Trump's lawyers
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
McConnell's rules not for 'a fair trial': Schiff on Trump's impeachment
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding over whether to remove him from office ...
Rupee trips for 4th day, down 10 paise at 71.21
Weaker greenback overseas and easing crude oil prices helped the rupee restrict its losses to some extent.
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
Punjab to replace old three wheelers with electric, CNG three wheelers
He informed that Punjab Pollution Control Board has already banned the registration of new diesel/petrol three wheelers in the District of Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib and Mohali since January 2019.
US charges 5 over illegal exports for Pakistan's nuclear programme; Islamabad says no information
According to the indictment, between September 2014 and October 2019, the five operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organisation (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC). They exported US-made goods to the two Pakistani entities.
Indians rush for US citizenship before Trump can shut doors
Uncertainty over the Donald Trump administration’s immigration policies, coupled with a desire to vote in the upcoming elections this year, have led many immigrants residing in the US to opt for citizenship.
No turning point in sight as IMF predicts sluggish global growth
The IMF trimmed back its global growth forecasts, mostly due to a slowdown in India.
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