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Democrats capture House majority in rebuke to Trump, Republicans retain Senate

Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, giving them the opportunity to block Trump’s agenda and open his administration to intense scrutiny. With a House majority, Democrats will have the power to investigate Trump’s tax returns and possible conflicts of interest, Read More…

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India, China and six others temporary exempted from Iran oil sanctions

The US has told various countries, including India, to cut oil imports from the Persian Gulf nation to “zero” by November 4 or face sanctions. India, which is the second biggest purchaser of Iranian oil after China, is willing to restrict its monthly purchase to 1.25 million tonnes or 15 million tonnes in a year Read More…

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India will soon find out about US sanctions: Trump

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that India “will soon find out” about his decision on the punitive CAATSA sanctions after India signed a $5 billion deal to purchase the much-vaunted S-400 air defence system from Russia. Under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA sanctions, which was amended early this year, only Read More…

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Tunnel with rail and Solar System found in Mexico California border

Officials have found what was described as a “sophisticated” cross-border tunnel likely designed for drug smuggling between the US and Mexico, that included a rail system and a solar system to provide ventilation and lighting. Agents from the US Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and the Drug Enforcement Administration, measured that the tunnel reached 336 Read More…

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Putin – Modi Summit Signed eight Pacts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian president Vladimir Putin met on Friday for the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit and the two sides signed eight pacts after talks between the leaders. Modi said that talks with Putin have given a new direction to the bilateral strategic partnership and Russia has always been a part of India’s growth Read More…

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Indian Origin USA Citizen Gita appointed Chief Economist in IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday appointed Indian-origin Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath as its new chief economist. “International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde appointed Gita Gopinath on Monday as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF’s Research Department,” IMF said in a statement. “Gita is one of the world’s outstanding economists, Read More…

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India will continue to buy oil from Iran

India is committed to buying Iranian oil and continuing the two nations’ economic cooperation, the Iranian foreign minister said after a meeting with his Indian counterpart and ahead of US sanctions aimed at halting Tehran’s oil exports. US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal in May from an international nuclear pact with Iran was followed up with Read More…

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China and America does a tom and jerry game in trading

China announced it will take retaliatory tariff action against $60 billion of US goods, in a reaction sharply escalating trade war as the Trump administration considers imposing duties on virtually all Chinese imports. China’s retaliatory tariffs, ranging from 5 per cent to 10 per cent on more than 5,000 items, will take effect on Sept. Read More…

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Hurricane Florence in Carolina : 8 months of rain in 2 days anticipated

Hurricane Florence crashed into the Carolinas as a giant, slow-moving storm on Friday, threatening catastrophic flooding while leaving scores in need of rescue from rising waters and hundreds of thousands without power. There were no immediate reports of storm-related deaths or serious injuries so far. The center of the hurricane’s eye came ashore at about Read More…

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First sikh retaining his culture inducted in to Security detail of USA president

Ludhiana-born Anshdeep Singh Bhatia has become the first Sikh to have been inducted into the security detail of US President Donald Trump. Anshdeep was inducted last week after he completed his gruelling training in the United States. His grandfather Amreek Singh Bhatia, manager with Punjab and Sind Bank, opted for a transfer to Ludhiana. His Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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Jack Dorsey Twitter CEO to testify before on Sept 5 2018

After concerns raised by American Twitter users about Twitter’s content monitoring ., It was announced by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) that Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, will testify before the committee on the afternoon of September 5, 2018, which falls on Wednesday This year has also seen some Read More…

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Another Florida Shooting 3 killed 11 wounded

Three  people were killed and 11 others wounded Sunday when a video game tournament competitor went on a shooting rampage before turning the gun on himself in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, local police said. Sheriff Mike Williams named the suspect of the shooting at a Madden 19 American football eSports tournament as 24-year-old Read More…