JNU's vice chancellor wants an Army tank installed on campus

He has requested Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and VK Singh to help in "procuring an Army tank" which could be displayed at a "prominent place" on campus. Minister of State, External Affairs, VK Singh called for national unity, saying, "India co... More..

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Not sure if Indians abducted in Mosul are alive: Iraqi foreign minister
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Not sure if Indians abducted in Mosul are alive: Iraqi foreign minister

Ibrahim al-Jaafari, who is on a five day visit to India, arrived in New Delhi today. The Iraqi minister had also stressed that best efforts were being made to get information about the 39 missing Indians. "...More..

Turkey drops terrorism claims against German firms
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Turkey drops terrorism claims against German firms

Germany says the Turkish government has withdrawn a request for information on almost 700 companies that were flagged as having business ties with firms in Turkey that are being investigated on suspicion of ter...More..

United Kingdom to ban internal combustion cars from 2040
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

United Kingdom to ban internal combustion cars from 2040

They wanted taxes to be a last resort, and a government spokesperson pointed to a £3 billion, around $3.9 billion, program to clean dirty air near roadways that will offer funding to advance local efforts, like...More..

Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Trump bans transgender people from U.S. military - blames 'costs and disruption'

Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Michigan, the vice chair of the congressional LGBT caucus, called Trump's decision a "slap in the face to the thousands of transgender Americans already serving in the military" and said it "...More..

The Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Paul Manafort to testify in public
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

The Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Paul Manafort to testify in public

Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and top White House aide, also attended the meeting. "There's a lot we want to know", Adam Schiff, the leading Democrat on the House committee, said Sunday on CBS's "Face ...More..

NSA Ajit Doval to call on Xi Jinping amid Doklam standoff
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

NSA Ajit Doval to call on Xi Jinping amid Doklam standoff

Depsite Doval and Yang being the special representatives of their countries for talks on border disputes, Chinese media has warned that the upcoming visit will not sway China . After the United States formal...More..

Won't declare 39 Indians missing in Mosul as dead: Sushma Swaraj
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Won't declare 39 Indians missing in Mosul as dead: Sushma Swaraj

During his visit to India, Mr.al-Jafari said his country was not sure if the Indians (http://thehindu.com/news/national/iraq-not-sure-of-fate-of-39-indians/article19347089.ece) "are dead or alive". Swaraj confi...More..

ITV keeps investors entertained despite advertising fall
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

ITV keeps investors entertained despite advertising fall

ITV has seen its advertising revenues fall by 8% as Brexit concerns hit the United Kingdom commercial broadcaster, but production income has risen. ITV Studios has experienced a period of change and has re...More..

Dead lizard in railway food: Ministry cancels caterer's contract
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Dead lizard in railway food: Ministry cancels caterer's contract

After getting no initial response from the train staff in spite of repeated complaints, the passengers took to social media to inform Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu. Soon after the tweet, DRM Kanpur di...More..

EU Top Court Confirms Hamas Are Terrorists
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

EU Top Court Confirms Hamas Are Terrorists

This ruling ends a long-running court battle to challenge the group's terror designation, following a previous ruling in 2014 when a lower court annulled the 2001 designation and recommended sanctions on Hamas...More..

North Korea's Nuclear Program Is Progressing Faster Than We Thought
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

North Korea's Nuclear Program Is Progressing Faster Than We Thought

China is preparing for a potential crisis with North Korea by strengthening its defences along its 1400 kilometre border with the secretive state. Last month, Trump tweeted that he wished "we would have a li...More..

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Top Dem's aide under investigation, nabbed trying to leave US

An IT staffer working for the former DNC chairwoman was arrested at Washington D.C.'s Dulles Airport while trying to flee the country, media reported . An affidavit from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent...More..

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Lok Sabha adjourned till 3 pm

Speaker suspended and adjourned the Lok Sabha till 2:30. Roy said no one agreed that throwing papers was right but added that the Speaker is a "kind" person and she should forgive the Congress members. The Co...More..

by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Ryan: Special Counsel Mueller 'Anything But' a 'Biased Partisan'

Republican Senator Susan Collins said President Trump should "step back" and "not comment" on special counsel Robert Mueller who is overseeing the federal investigation into possible collusion between the Trump...More..

Renowned space scientist and academic Yash Pal dies at 90
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Renowned space scientist and academic Yash Pal dies at 90

Yash Pal (who barely used his surname Singh) attended college in Lyallpur (now Faisalabad, Pakistan) and was doing his masters from East Punjab University, when he moved to Delhi during the turbulent days of pa...More..

Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Italy drought: Vatican turns off fountains to save water

The move is in line with the teachings of Pope Francis in his Encyclical on creation Laudate Si. Water supplies are in jeopardy in Rome following an unusually dry summer season, and authorities are considerin...More..

Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar' As He Attacks Spanish Police Officer
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Knife-Wielding Man Shouts 'Allahu Akbar' As He Attacks Spanish Police Officer

Spain's Interior Ministry released CCTV footage showing the man, dressed in blue shirt and beige shorts, walking across the border waving a knife. It is understood he was shouting " Allahu akbar " or "God is ...More..

McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senators
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senators

The senator had been recuperating from surgery in Arizona. "Look forward to returning to Senate tomorrow to continue work on health care reform, defense bill & #RussiaSanctions", McCain tweeted Monday. Sena...More..

Saudi led bloc blacklist Qatar, Yemeni organisations, individuals
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Saudi led bloc blacklist Qatar, Yemeni organisations, individuals

The media outlet added that the individuals and entities added to the list were accused of providing support and funding for the Al-Nusra Front and Al-Qaeda terrorist organizations (both outlawed in Russia), as...More..