Trump eyes autumn summit with Putin in Washington

Washington, July 20 : US President Donald Trump is hoping to hold a second summit with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin before the end of this year and would like those talks to take place in Washington, the White House said Thursday. “President Trump asked @Ambjohnbolton to invite President Putin to Washington in the fall and […]

In sign of supply flexibility, Russia wields oil stocks to boost output

By Olesya Astakhova and Gleb Gorodyankin Moscow, July 19 : Russia used stocks held in tanks at its oilfields to help boost crude production in June, three industry sources told Reuters, in a sign of supply flexibility as OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia pushes other major producers to increase spare output capacity. Russian oil production last […]

Student beaten to death in Delhi school

New Delhi, July 19 : A 17-year-old student of a government school here died after he was allegedly beaten up by a group of students in the school compound, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred on at 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday following a scuffle at Jyoti Nagar’s S.K.V school, where the victim has gone […]

Possibility of losing to US on exports subsidies issue: Official

Kolkata, July 19 : India faces the possibility of losing in the trade disputes with the US on its challenge to export subsidies, but the government is working on schemes to make them WTO compliant, an official said here on Thursday. “We have a whole lot of challenges in World Trade Organization (WTO)… we respond […]

Delhi sanctions budget for roads, drains in unauthorised colonies

New Delhi, July 19 : The Delhi government has sanctioned the budget for construction of roads and drains in unauthorised colonies of the national capital at an estimated cost of Rs 1,200 crore, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday. “Good news for those living in hellish conditions in unauthorised colonies. The Delhi government has […]

Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram approved investment beyond his mandate, says CBI

New Delhi, July 19 : The CBI listed on Thursday former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case, alleging that he had power to approve foreign investments only up to Rs 600 crore but he cleared Rs 3,200-crore investment without referring the matter to CCEA. The revelation was made in the […]