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  • Tuesday, July, 2019| Today's Market | Current Time: 03:32:55
  • 7.1-magnitude quake hit Southern California

    In the United States, Southern California was rattled by its largest earthquake in two decades last evening, a 7.1-magnitude tremor that shook buildings and cut power supplies in parts of Los Angeles but did not cause major damage or deaths. Seismologists said, the shallow quake struck near the small city of Ridgecrest at 8:19 pm […]

    IAEA to hold emergency meeting on Iran

    The UN’s nuclear watchdog, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that it would hold an emergency meeting on Iran’s nuclear programme next week, days after Tehran breached one of the limits set in a 2015 deal with world powers. A spokesman of the agency said in Vienna yesterday that the meeting of the board […]

    US corporate sector welcomes India’s Budget

    American corporate sector has hailed the maiden Budget of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, noting that it is not only inclusive but also attractive for foreign investments. President of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) Mukesh Aghi said the budget opens up the Indian market and encourages US companies to invest more, at the same […]

    UNSC calls for ceasefire in Libya

    The United Nations Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached one thousand. According to a joint statement, the council condemned the attack late Tuesday on the Tajoura detention camp east of Tripoli and stressed the need for all parties to urgently de-escalate […]

    IAEA will hold special session to address concerns of Iran’s nuclear activity: US

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold a special session to address concerns of Iran’s nuclear activity, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said in a statement issued yesterday. Earlier, US Ambassador to International Organizations in Vienna Jackie Wolcott requested the IAEA board convene to discuss concerning reports about Iran’s nuclear program. On last […]

    Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices

    Tunisia’s Premier on Friday banned the Niqab, Muslim face covering for women in government offices, citing security concerns after attacks in the North African country. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed signed a government circular banning access to public administrations and institutions to anyone with the face covered for security reasons, his office said. The ban on […]

    India to train 1800 Bangladeshi Civil Servants at Mussoorie

    Eighteen hundred Bangladeshi mid-career civil servants will be trained at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) in Mussoorie between 2019-2025. The first batch of 30 civil servants leaving for a two-week long training programme in Mussoorie paid a visit to the  Indian High Commission in Dhaka yesterday. The Bangladeshi civil servants are being trained […]

    Afghanistan: At least 32 killed, 30 injured in separate attacks

    In Afghanistan, at least 32 people have been killed including 18 security personnel and 30 others injured in three separate attacks yesterday. An Afghan official said mortars fired by Taliban insurgents slammed into a busy market in country’s northern Faryab province killing at least 14 people and injuring 30 others, including several children. Faryab Provincial […]

    NRIs in UAE give thumbs up to the Budget presented by FM

    A number of Non-Resident Indians in the UAE gave a thumbs up to the maiden Budget presented by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament today. Calling it a well-balanced budget, encouraging new start-ups, the women and Youth of India, Mr BR Shetty, Founder and Chairman of the NMC Healthcare said that it is a […]

    Two dead, two injured in explosion in Turkey

    In Turkey, an explosion inside a vehicle in the border town of Reyhanli today has left two people dead and two others injured. Turkey’s state-run news agency said several ambulances and police vehicles have been sent to the scene. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion. There was no immediate information on the […]