UN chief sets out disarmament vision, from hand grenades to H-bombs

By Tom Miles GENEVA, May 24 : U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres unveiled a global disarmament strategy on Thursday just as U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled a summit on nuclear disarmament with North Korea’s leader. U.N. officials billed the speech as the first ever push for comprehensive arms control by a leader of the world body […]

Republicans in US Congress slam Trump probe of auto imports

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 24 : Some of President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in the U.S. Congress said on Thursday that his administration’s national security investigation of car and truck imports amid a trade spat with China is being pursued under false pretenses and could hurt U.S. consumers. Trump said on […]

43 degrees was Delhi’s respite, heat wave to return from Friday

New Delhi, May 24 : After two days of a persistent heat wave, the National Capital and surrounding regions on Thursday saw “very slight” respite, as average maximum temperature stood at 43 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average. The heat wave will return from Friday onwards and will continue till at least Monday, […]

IOC’s Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline to be commissioned by 2020

[ Hyderabad: Subodh Dakwale, Executive Director (Corporate Communications and Branding), Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) with Rahul Bharadwaj, Indian Oil Executive Director, State head (Andhra Pradesh & Telangana) address a press conference at The Park Hotel, Somajiguda, in Hyderabad, on Thursday. ( /PTI] Hyderabad, May 24 : The Paradip-Hyderabad pipeline being laid at a cost of […]

‘Assault’ on Delhi CS: Sisodia to be questioned on Friday

[New Delhi: Union Minister for River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari, chairs a review meeting on Yamuna Action Plan and Project, in New Delhi, on Thursday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is also seen. ( /PTI] New Delhi, May 24 : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will be questioned on Friday in connection […]