Day: November 16, 2018

Trade deal with China only if it is good for US: Trump

French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

November 16, 2018 11:55 pm

Paris: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the trade dispute between the United States and China could escalate into a fresh Cold War. Le Maire made the alarm-sounding comments at a Friday conference in Paris on the World Trade Organization’s future. He said there’s a “real risk” that a Cold War between China and the United States could arise out of the trade tensions between the two and that every country in […]

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We chose this place over the whole world: Madhu Chopra after landing in Jodhpur

We chose this place over the whole world: Madhu Chopra after landing in Jodhpur

November 16, 2018 11:49 pm

Jodhpur : Actor Priyanka Chopra’s mother Madhu Chopra on Friday landed here as the wedding of her daughter with American singer Nick Jonas nears. Priyanka had made her relationship official with Nick after a pooja ceremony held at the actor’s residence in Mumbai on August 18, ending months of speculation about their relationship. The wedding will reportedly take place in the city. However, the family has not […]

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Infosys begins construction of US education centre with $35-mn investment

Infosys begins construction of US education centre with $35-mn investment

November 16, 2018 11:40 pm

New Delhi: India’s second largest IT services company Infosys on Friday announced that it has started construction of its US education centre in Indianapolis, entailing an initial investment of $35 million. In a statement, Infosys said that the training campus and residential centre for its staff, as well as employees of select clients aim to […]

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BJP wants Ram temple at earliest, Congress creating hurdles: Shah

Countrymen want grand ram temple in Ayodhya: Ramdev

November 16, 2018 11:15 pm

Varanasi: Calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a ‘Ram bhakt’ and a ‘Rashtra bhakt’, Yoga guru Ramdev said Friday the people of the country want a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya to be built soon and asked the Union government to bring a law in Parliament in this regard. He said neither Hindus nor Muslims are […]

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Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter's access

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter’s access

November 16, 2018 10:57 pm

Washington: A federal judge Friday ordered the White House to reinstate the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, whose pass was revoked after a heated exchange with President Donald Trump. Judge Timothy Kelly issued a temporary restraining order that requires the White House to restore Acosta’s access until a full hearing is held, according […]

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Air traffic significantly heavy over Mumbai region Wednesday night: AAI

Delhi airport: Air fares shoot up by 86 pc on runway closure

November 16, 2018 10:41 pm

Mumbai/New Delhi: The partial runway closure and subsequent cancellation of flights at the Delhi airport have led to a sharp rise in last-minute average fares with rates on some key sectors shooting up to 86 per cent amid high weekend travel demand, industry experts claimed Friday. Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the private aerodrome operator, […]

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Rock-solid support for PM Modi ahead of LS polls: Shah

Congress ignored Bundelkhand: Shah

November 16, 2018 10:12 pm

Tikamgarh/Damoh (MP): BJP president Amit Shah alleged Friday that Congress governments ignored Bundelkhand, an impoverished region which is spread over Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Shah addressed campaign rallies at Tikamgarh, Damoh and Sagar in Bundelkhand ahead of the November 28 Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh. Speaking in Tikamgarh, Shah said, “There was a time when funds received for the development of Bundelkhand disappeared. Neither roads were constructed, nor were the schemes for hospitals […]

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Rain worsens pollution, Delhi's air quality in 'very poor' category

Delhi’s air quality oscillates between ‘poor’, ‘very poor’

November 16, 2018 9:59 pm

New Delhi : After a brief respite, Delhi’s air quality deteriorated to oscillate between ‘poor’ and ‘very poor’ categories on Friday due to increased pollutant holding capacity of air and stubble burning in neighbouring states. The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 339, which comes under ‘very poor’ category, according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality […]

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Killed designer was planning to learn pottery, buy villa in Goa

Killed designer was planning to learn pottery, buy villa in Goa

November 16, 2018 9:33 pm

New Delhi : Bahadur, the domestic help of fashion designer Mala Lakhani, who was killed along with her, would always tell her that “we will die together”, Mala’s elder sister Aarti said while waiting outside the mortuary at Safdarjung Hospital. Family members said Mala, who ran a boutique called Tulsi Creations in Green Park, had been planning to retire from designing to […]

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Delhi govt implements decision to allow students' concessional passes in AC buses

Delhi govt implements decision to allow students’ concessional passes in AC buses

November 16, 2018 9:29 pm

New Delhi: In a good news for students in Delhi, the government has started implementing its decision to allow concessional passes for them in air-conditioned public transport buses. The passes that cost Rs 100 per month were so far allowed only in non-AC buses in the city run by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses of Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal […]

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