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Texas Indian Origin husband Shot his wife and Killed himself

In the United States’ Texas, an Indian-American couple was found dead in their home in an apparent murder-suicide, said the police.   On Monday, the police officers were called to the house in Sugar Land, around 6 am.   The cops had found the bodies of Sreenivas Nakirekanti, 51, and his wife, 46-year-old Shanti Nakirekanti Read More…

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India seeks consular access to students detained in USA

India seeks consular access to students detained in US said External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar.   India has sought consular access to its students detained by the US authorities and has impressed upon the Trump administration the need to address the situation at the earliest, the external affairs ministry said on Friday.   Asserting that the Read More…

America Environment

Chicago freezes at -20 degrees, midwest cold wave blast to get worse in US

Low temperatures early Thursday morning were expected to reach minus 23 Fahrenheit (minus 31 Celsius) at Chicago Midway International Airport, with wind-chill values as low as minus 39, according to the National Weather Service.   If you thought Wednesday was brutal in the US Midwest, the cold blast that sent demand for power and natural Read More…

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Reciprocal Trade Act : Trump proudly says in 2 minutes he got India to slash Harley-Davidson tariffs by 50%

  President Donald Trump has said he struck a “very fair deal” with India by making it cut the tariffs on the iconic motorcycle Harley-Davidson by half in just about two minutes, but rued the “high” Indian duties on American whisky.   India in February last year slashed the customs duty on imported motorcycles like Read More…

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis resigns over differences with Trump

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis will be “retiring, with distinction,” in February, President Donald Trump has said, a day after he ordered American troops to rapidly withdraw from war-torn Syria in an abrupt decision criticised by many as premature.   In his resignation letter sent on Thursday, Mattis told Trump it was the “right time” Read More…

Politics

Huawei row by detaining two Canadians China Reciprocate

China has confirmed that it has detained two Canadian men in what appears to be retaliation for the arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer.   Entrepreneur Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig were taken into custody on Monday, said foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang.   One of the Canadians detained, Michael Spavor, has longstanding 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…

Asia World

Khashoggi was strangled was then dismembered and destroyed

Saudi Arabia has faced a torrent of international condemnation over the killing of the royal insider-turned-critic. Turkey’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday confirmed for the first time that Khashoggi was strangled as soon as he entered the consulate on October 2 as part of a planned hit, and his body was then dismembered and destroyed. “They Read More…