Monthly Archives: January 2019

Trump insists on steel wall with Mexico

The barrier will stop the shedding of American blood by illegal immigrants, says U.S. President President Donald Trump used a prime-time address to the nation on Tuesday to insist on $5.7 billion for a steel wall along the Mexican border that he said would stop the shedding of “American blood” …

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Free Indo-Pacific not against China: U.S. Admiral

Quad countries evolving a common maritime awareness picture and improving interoperability Acknowledging the rapid expansion of the Chinese Navy in recent years, especially in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), the four countries of the Quad on Wednesday stressed improving interoperability and evolving a “common maritime awareness picture” while not attributing …

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Quota won’t ‘steal’ from Dalits, OBCs: Modi

At Agra public meeting, Prime Minister defends 10% reservation for the poor among the general classes The 10% quota for the poor among the “savarnas” (general classes) was given “without stealing anything” or reducing the share of Dalits, tribal people and OBCs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday. Making …

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‘Farmers are suffering, alliance be damned’

Uddhav visits farmers in Marathwada Talks of an alliance were meaningless at a time when farmers in the State were in the grip of a crisis, said Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday after dismissing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) promises of farm loan waiver as “utterly false”. “I …

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Google Assistant breaks language barriers

Tech giant unveils ‘interpreter mode’ that can translate between two people in real time Dumb charades in hotel lobbies between a concierge and tourists who don’t speak the local language may soon be a thing of the past. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 currently on in Las Vegas, …

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