CEOs suggest Trump tax cut may lift investors more than jobs

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, Oct 26 : U.S. President Donald Trump is selling tax reform to Americans on the promise it will create extra income for companies to invest in their businesses and create jobs. Some of the biggest companies have very different plans. U.S. corporations are saying they would use a tax reform windfall […]

Tillerson urges Iraq, Kurds to resolve conflict through dialogue

By Jonathan Landay and Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD, Oct 23 : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan region on Monday to resolve their conflict over Kurdish self-determination and disputed territories through dialogue. Tillerson made the call at the start of a meeting in Baghdad with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider […]

‘Laptops could be banned from checked bags on planes’

category Business,Security,Disaster,International,] Ottawa, Oct 21 : The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) might consider a ban on laptops from checked baggage on planes due to a fire risk under a proposal being recommended by a global air safety panel, a media report said. The ICAO, a Canada-based UN organisation, will decide on the move at […]

Shah blames Congress for non-passage of OBC panel bill

Rohtak, Aug 3 : BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday squarely blamed the Congress for the non-passage in the Rajya Sabha of a bill that sought to give constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes. He accused the Congress of harbouring an “anti-OBC mindset” and said the bill was not passed due to […]

US-based group launches tool to track Russian propaganda online

San Francisco, Aug 3 : To keep a tab on Russia’s alleged efforts to influence public opinion in the US, a US-based non-profit organisation has launched a new web tool that provides a near real-time look at Russian propaganda and disinformation efforts online. Named ‘Hamilton 68 dashboard,’ the tool has been launched by the Alliance […]