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  • US Prez Trump discusses standoff over Iran’s nuclear programme with Emmanuel Macron

    US President Donald Trump has discussed with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron the standoff over Iran’s nuclear programme. In a statement, White House said that the two leaders discussed ongoing efforts to ensure that Iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon and to end Iran’s destabilizing behaviour in the Middle East. Iran breached a uranium […]

    Rain lashes several parts of country disrupting normal life

    Rain lashes several  parts of the country disrupting normal life. Intermittent heavy rain lashed some parts of Mumbai and its suburbs last night. Met department has said that heavy is likely to occur in city and its suburbs in the next 24 hours. AIR correspondent reports that in the wake of IMD’s heavy rain forecast […]

    Gujarat assembly passes Disturbed Area Act (Amendment) bill

    Gujarat Assembly today passed two bills including the Gujarat Disturbed Area Act (Amendment) Bill, 2019. State Revenue Minister Bhupendra Chudasama also presented Gujarat Land Revenue (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the house which passed both the bills. The amendment bill regarding Gujarat Prohibition of Transfer of Immovable Property and Provision for Protection of Tenants from Eviction […]

    UAE reducing troops in war-torn Yemen

    The United Arab Emirates today said it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a military-first strategy to a peace-first plan. A senior UAE official told reporters that they have troop levels that are down for reasons that are strategic in the Red Sea city of Hodeida and reasons that […]

    Sri Lanka: Construction begins for upgradation of Palali airport near Jaffna

    In Sri Lanka, construction work has begun for upgradation of Palali airport near Jaffna in Tamil-majority Northern Province. Speaking at a function to mark the inauguration last week, Minister of Transport and Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga said direct flights would be initially operated to Indian destinations of Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai and Hyderabad through 75-seater aircraft. The […]

    US President Trump warns Iran on Nuclear enrichment

    US President Donald Trump warned Iran over its imminent breach of a uranium enrichment cap. Speaking to reporters in New Jersey, Mr Trump said Iran better be careful because you enrich for one reason. He said he won’t tell Iran what that reason is. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, earlier said Iran will face […]

    Thousands of protestors march towards Hong Kong’s controversial train station

    In Hong Kong, thousands of anti-government protesters began a march today that will end outside a controversial train station linking the territory to the Chinese mainland, as activists try to keep pressure on the city’s pro-Beijing leaders. The rally is the first major large-scale protest since last Monday’s unprecedented storming of parliament by largely young, […]

    Parliament passes Aadhaar amendment bill

    Parliament has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the Rajya Sabha approving it today. The Lok Sabha had already passed the bill. The bill seeks to amend Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and to further amend the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and the […]

    Parliament adopts resolution levying 200% duty on Pakistani goods

    Parliament has adopted a statutory resolution for levying 200 per cent duty on all goods originating in or exported from Pakistan. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha approved the amendment in the first schedule of the Custom Tariff Act in this regard. India had notified the basic custom duty to 200 per cent on all […]

    RBI to discuss issuance of sovereign bonds with govt: Das

    Reserve Bank India Governor Shaktikanta Das has said the Central bank will discuss the issuance of overseas sovereign bonds with the government. Briefing media after the customary post-budget meeting of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with the RBI Central Board this afternoon, he said the system has sufficient liquidity and the Union Budget for 2019-20 has […]