Day: October 2, 2018

Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

USMCA sends strong signal to China: WH

October 2, 2018 11:50 pm

Washington: The signing of a new trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada sends a strong signal to China that the Trump administration acts, a senior White House official said Tuesday. Known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the new agreement was agreed late Sunday night, after more than a year of tough negotiations […]

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RSS trying to capture institutions: Rahul Gandhi

You tried Modi, now trust Congress to take India forward: Rahul

October 2, 2018 11:43 pm

Wardha (Maha): Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of following divisive politics and making false promises, Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the people “tried” the BJP leader but his government “got punctured” and it was time to trust the Congress to take India forward. The Congress president invoked Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of adherence to truth and […]

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Amazon increases minimum wages for all US employees to USD 15 per hour

Amazon increases minimum wages for all US employees to USD 15 per hour

October 2, 2018 11:38 pm

Washington: Online retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it would increase minimum wageof its all US employees to USD 15 per hour, a move welcomed by the Trump Administration and US lawmakers as a significant step that benefits workers. Effective November 1, the new wage will benefit more than 250,000 Amazonemployees, as well as over 100,000 […]

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No foul play in Gir Sanctuary lion deaths: Guj Forest dept

2 more lions dead in Gir; toll reaches 23

October 2, 2018 11:30 pm

Ahmedabad: Two more lions, shifted to a rescue centre during a screening drive in Gujarat’s Gir Sanctuary, died Tuesday, taking the death toll to 23 since September 12, an official said. “Two lions, rescued earlier, died today morning due to infection,” said Additional Chief Secretary of the Forest Department Rajiv Kumar Gupta. Eleven lions had […]

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Provide copy of Lord Krishna’s birth certificate: RTI applicant to authorities

October 2, 2018 11:25 pm

Mathura: An RTI query requesting the district authorities to provide the applicant a copy of Lord Krishna’s birth certificate has left officials flummoxed. The Public Information Officer, Ramesh Chandra, said it’s difficult to find answers to such questions related to public faith and personal beliefs and therefore, the department is in a dilemma. The RTI […]

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I belong to “Bharatiya Janata” before the party: Shatrughan

October 2, 2018 11:21 pm

Patna: Disgruntled BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday asserted that he belonged to the “Bharatiya Janata” (Indian public) before he owed allegiance to any party. Addressing a function in his Lok Sabha constituency of Patna Sahib, the actor-turned-politician lamented that the party (BJP) had become a “one man show two man army” a jibe aimed […]

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Google CEO faces House grilling on breach, China censorship

WH official praises Sundar Pichai

October 2, 2018 10:52 pm

Washington: A senior White House official on Tuesday praised Google’s Indian-American CEO Sunder Pichai for his commitment to attend a planned summit with technology company leaders later this month. The meeting would be chaired by President Donald Trump. “We had a great meeting, great meeting. I admire him, respect him, very constructive back and forth. […]

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US strike in Somalia killed 60 militants: Pentagon

Parcels sent to Pentagon suspected to contain ricin: official

October 2, 2018 10:46 pm

Washington: Two or more packages delivered to the Pentagon this week were suspected to contain the deadly poison ricin, an official said Tuesday. Defense Department spokesman Chris Sherwood said at least two suspicious packages, addressed to someone in the Pentagon, were intercepted at a nearby screening center on Monday. “As part of the screening process, […]

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Will contest LS polls if kept away from Maha Cong-NCP front:SP

India going through unprecedented crisis: Yogendra Yadav

October 2, 2018 10:40 pm

New Delhi: Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on Tuesday alleged that the country was going through a period of unprecedented crisis where citizenship was being defined on religious lines. Speaking at the Swaraj India’s first national council meet here, Yadav alleged that the Narendra Modi government was trying to impose ‘two-nation theory” on this country […]

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ICC submits women's cricket bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

All eyes on BCCI as upcoming India-West Indies ODI in Indore under cloud

October 2, 2018 10:34 pm

Indore: All eyes are on the BCCI now over hosting of a second one-dayer between India and West Indies in Indore on October 24, as the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) seems backing out due to a tussle with the top cricketing body of the country over complimentary tickets. MPCA secretary Milind Kanmadikar said that […]

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