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House passes anti-Pak measure, ignores White House objection

Ignoring objections of the White House, the Republican majority House of Representatives has approved the National Defense Authorisation Act which blocks $450 million aid to Pakistan for failing to......

Oregon apologies to Sikh American denied licence

The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, one of the oldest and largest Sikh American civil rights and advocacy organisation, received a formal apology from Lorna Youngs, Administrator,......

4 ways to deal with the Kashmir crisis

'The strategy has to be restoring order in one part and countering the very effective propaganda through a very nimble monitoring and response system,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain, who......

Pak, China, Afghanistan dominated NSA Doval-US Defense Secy meet: Official

Presence of terror safe havens in Pakistan, aggressive Chinese behaviour and the Afghanistan situation dominated last month's meeting between United States Defence Secretary Gen (retd) James Mattis......

'My job is not to represent the world; my job is to represent the United States of America'

The following is the full text of US President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of the Congress on February 28, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House press......

Railway budget: No service charge on e-tickets; new safety fund to be set up

With railways plagued by repeated derailments, government on Wednesday proposed setting up of a special safety fund of Rs 1 lakh crore that will cover upgrade of tracks and signalling besides......

Small investors continue to catch falling knives

In spite of the high number of exits, Reliance group firms of both brothers continue to be darlings of small investors The banking sector’s troubles don’t seem to have put off retail......

Why the Indian economy is like Rohit Sharma

Even a doomsayer like Nouriel Roubini says India is in a sweet spot. If only we'd live up to the promise, says Shekhar Gupta. IMAGE: Rohit Sharma in full flow in an ODI against the Aussies. The......

Budget goodies for GIFT City, markets likely

Ministry considering tax sops for India's first global financial centre, steps to liberalise futures and options markets. Image: Conceived in 2007 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then Gujarat's......

It's the start-up season

  It is widely but wrongly believed that the more inactive the Indian state, the better the chances of a start-up culture flowering, notes Ajit BalakrishnanIt is the start-up season. It looks......

How Iceland's Cinderella story is a model for others...

‘It's pleasant for football to have one or two Cinderella stories’ ‘If you always have the same eight teams qualifying it becomes a little boring’ IMAGE: Iceland players......

How Brazil is planning to guard the Olympics against terror attacks

- 'One person can cause a lot of damage and you need to operate at a micro level to get ahead of it' The attacks that killed 130 people in Paris last November and 32 in Brussels in March forced a......

Sportswomen treated as 'second-class citizens'

'Make gender-neutral travel policies for senior major championships' IMAGE: Katie Hoyle, and Kathryn Gill, in white, compete for the ball during the W-League match between Melbourne Victory and......

Asian chess: Easy for Negi, Sasikiran held

Second seed Krishnan Sasikiran was held to a draw by Oliver Barbosa of the Philippines in the first round of the ongoing Asian Individual Chess Championship in Mashhad, Iran.Fresh from his exploits......
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Pak hikes defence budget by 7 percent, allocates funds for CPEC projects

[Pakistan], May 26(ANI): Pakistan on Friday proposed to increase its defence budget to Rs. 920 billion, a hike of seven percent, during the... ...

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Trump administration proposes budget cuts for social programs

[USA], May 24 (ANI): The Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a budget looking to boost defense spending and seeking cuts in social programs... ...

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Shareholders take Akzo Nobel to court in effort to aid PPG takeover

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Cyber attack's spread slows; security stocks gain

By Guy Faulconbridge and Dustin Volz LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The global WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack spread more slowly on Monday with... ...

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Sensex Opens Flat; Automobile Stocks In Demand

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