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Why abrogation of the Indus Waters Treaty sucks

'Make no mistake, depriving water deliberately to a nation of 190 million people is a repugnant idea.''The world community won't forgive us,' warns Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. Yashwant Sinha,......

PHOTOS: Rajasthan forts, Mt Fuji on the World Heritage List

United Nations' World Heritage Committee, during its 37th session held in Cambodia from 16-17 June, decided to include 19 new cultural and natural properties on the prestigious World Heritage List.......

Indian rescue team's plan of action for Japan

As the nuclear crisis in quake-hit Japan escalates, nations across the world rush to its rescue. Search teams from United States and Britain have been serving in Japan for days now and India will......

World condemns Israel's midsea mayhem

United Nations members and officials came out in strong condemnation of Israel's attack on a humanitarian flotilla headed to the Gaza strip on Monday, with its chief Ban Ki Moon seeking a 'full......

Today, over 1 billion people are hungry: UN chief

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon on Monday said the presence of one billion hungry people in the world was unacceptable and noted that farmers are the 'heart and soul' of food security and poverty......

Meet Christina Ruggiero, first woman CEO of Coke India's bottling co

The American, who moved from US Navy to the corporate world, is considered best suited for this role because of her understanding of both production and distribution. Arnab Dutta and Viveat Susan......

'Nation won't pay very high price for power': Piyush Goyal

‘I do not see any stress coming in the near future even if demand grows in double-digit.’ ‘I am hoping by March next year, we should cross 20,000 Mw, which was a target for......

Make in India: A sleeping lion

Make in India right now is just a slogan. The policy content is missing or not clearly articulated. The lion with cogs and wheels must now show some majestic movement forward, says Rahul Khullar.......

Is it time to end a 150-year-old tradition and move to a Jan-Dec financial year?

The most serious recommendations to change the financial year came in the years preceded by deficient rainfall. The Jha committee was formed after droughts in 1979-80 and 1982-83, reports Rishika......

Mr Gopichand's healthy choice

Brand ambassadors and their lackeys are busy opposing the idea of being held accountable, even though they are ready to take all the money, says Sunita Narain. Pullela Gopichand, bottom, left, is......

Truly, our greatest actor

'It's a joy working there.''It's good work and when you come back it gives you pleasure.''On returning you take a shower and look at the day and say, "Ah! Nice scenes we did!"''Here sometimes you......

'Priyanka convinced me that she is in a very happy place'

'Priyanka is very, very kind-hearted... kind to a fault. She is too kind. That is something people do not know...'Fascinating insights about PeeCee from her mom, Dr Madhu Chopra. Part 1: The......

China's big bucks luring soccer's talent

Carlos Tevez will be paid £615,000 a week at Shanghai Shenhua, making him the world's best paid footballer -- his salary is now more than Cristiano Ronaldo's and Lionel Messi's!China is......

Swiss-based trade union to inspect Qatar 2022 World Cup sites

A global trade union for construction workers that has criticized labour conditions in Qatar will inspect soccer stadiums being built for the 2022 World Cup in the Gulf Arab state. The Geneva-based......

Prince Ali says FIFA needs to speed up reforms

IMAGE: Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein (left), president of the Jordanian Football Association, speaks with Reuters journalist Suleiman al-Khalidi during an interview, in Amman, Jordan, on......

2018 WC qualifiers: Swiss stun Portugal; Otamendi equaliser saves Argentina

IMAGE: Switzerland's Breel Embolo fights for the ball Portugal's William Carvalho and Bernardo Silva. Photograph: Ruben Sprich /Reuters. Switzerland struck twice in quick succession to stun Euro......

'Narsingh would have won the silver if he had competed in Rio'

- 'There is no fault on part of the federation. NADA is the final authority on doping in India, they gave Narsingh clearance.' - 'UWW gave its nod for Narsingh's participation, IOC gave its......
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Victory for Donald Trump as US Supreme Court revives travel ban order

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by allowing his temporary bans on travellers from six Muslim-majority... ...

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Caracas protests flare as Maduro alleges 'coup' plot

Thousands of Venezuelans marched in a new flare-up of protests against Nicolas Maduro, as the embattled president claimed several people had been... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/619151/caracas-protests-flare-maduro-alleges.html
Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic| Reuters

DUBAI Saudi Arabia's crown prince has donated $66.7 million to combat a cholera epidemic in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting in a war... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/saudi-crown-prince-donates-66-million-to-fight-yemen-cholera-epidemic-reuters-3740059.html
Modi ahead of US visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the aim of his upcoming visit to the United States was building of a 'forward-looking vision' for the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/modi-trump-aim-to-build-forward-looking-vision-pm-ahead-of-us-visit/20170623.htm
Global Share Markets End the Week on a Dull Note

Posted by Equitymaster Global financial markets ended the week on a dull note. This was on back of the Federal Reserve's release of its May 2-3... ...

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