Monthly Archives: December 2018

Trump defends Russia deal efforts

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday defended his decision to seek a business deal in Russia in 2016 even as he pursued the Republican presidential nomination, calling it “very legal” and “very cool” to keep running his business while campaigning.In a series of tweets from Buenos Aires, where he is …

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6th phase of panchayat polls in J&K today

The sixth phase of panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be held on Saturday.Polling will be held at 3,174 polling stations — 410 in Kashmir division and 2,764 in Jammu division — from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., officials said. According to the State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra, …

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NGT reiterates urgency in cleaning Ganga

A Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said: “One of the projects to check pollution of the Ganga is installation of STPs at Haridwar with enhanced capacity… According to the compliance affidavit, the work is likely to be completed by February 2020. Having regard to significance and …

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Pakistan must turn secular: Rawat

Pakistan will have to develop as a secular state in order to stay together with India, said the Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Friday.“Pakistan will have to introspect on its internal condition… It has transformed itself into an Islamic state. If they have to stay together …

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SC defers hearing on Rohingya plea

The Supreme Court on Friday deferred its hearing on a plea by Rohingya immigrants against the government’s proposed move to deport their 40,000-strong refugee community back to their native land of Myanmar, where discrimination and possibly summary execution await them.The Rohingya community, which fled to India after violence in the …

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Modi meets Trump, Putin ahead of G20 summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of the G-20 summit .The brief exchange of views took place before the first trilateral meeting between Mr. Modi, Mr. Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe …

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