Trump says Russia helping N.Korea skirt sanctions; Pyongyang getting close on missile

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Jan 17 : U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions and that Pyongyang is getting “closer every day” to being able to deliver a long-range missile to the United States. “Russia is not helping us at all with North […]

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 12, injure 48

By Ahmed Kingimi and Ola Lanre MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 17 : Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 48 others in an attack on Wednesday on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials from the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for Borno said. In recent weeks, Nigeria’s military has embarked on an […]

Koreas to carry single flag in Winter Olympics opening

Seoul, Jan 17 : Bitter cross-border enemies North and South Korea on Wednesday said both countries would march under a single flag during the opening ceremony of the upcoming Winter Olympics. The development comes amid talks aimed at reducing tensions between the two nations still technically engaged in internecine war, Efe news agency reported. The […]

HC quashes aide’s appointment; Amarinder asks AG to examine order

Chandigarh, Jan 17 : In a major blow to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday set aside the appointment of his Chief Principal Secretary Suresh Kumar, holding it ultra vires of the Constitution. Amarinder Singh, in response, directed state Advocate General Atul Nanda to examine the judgment and […]

Israel PM arrives in Mumbai

Mumbai, Jan 17 : Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived here from Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a two-day visit, officials said. He was received at the airport by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and senior officials. On Thursday, Netanyahu will have a packed schedule. He will interact with the best of both the worlds Mumbai […]

Drop GST on Bio-diesel from 18 to 5 percent, demands industry

[New Delhi: Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu meeting Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Wednesday. Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Y.S. Chowdary is also seen. /PTI] New Delhi, Jan 17 : Struggling to survive despite the government ‘s clean energy […]