Brahmos leads Indian charge at Paris defence show

By Ranvir Nayar Paris, June 20 : There was a stark difference in the Indian presence at Eurosatory, the just-concluded biennial defence show here. While the previous edition, held in June 2016, had seen some of the heavyweights of Indian DPSUs, including the Garden Reach Shipyard and the Ordnance Factories Board, as well as the […]

Xi, Oli meet, discuss rail connectivity between China and Nepal

Beijing, June 20 : China and Nepal discussed cross-border railway connectivity on Wednesday as President Xi Jinping met Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli here and said that Beijing is ready to cooperate with the Himalayan nation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Oli, who arrived here on Tuesday on a […]

3 bodies found, 176 missing in Indonesia boat capsize

[Toba: Relatives of victims of a sunken ferry wait for news at the Tigaras port in Toba lake, North Sumatra, Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia’s government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for the people missing since a ferry sank on […]

3 bodies found, 176 missing in Indonesia boat capsize

[Toba: Indonesian rescuers search for a ferry which sank on Monday in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia Wednesday, June, 20, 2018. Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia’s government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for the people missing since a ferry sank on a picturesque Sumatran […]

EU to impose duties on U.S. imports Friday after Trump tariffs

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, June 20 : The European Union will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products on Friday, in response to U.S tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminium early this month, the European Commission said on Wednesday. The move confirms a tit-for-tat dispute that could escalate […]

‘Twitter Media’, a new home for publishers, is here

San Francisco, June 20 : In an apparent attempt to get close to publishers, Twitter has launched “Twitter Media” — a website dedicated to helping small publishers get the most from its platform. Kay Madati, Global Vice President and Head of Content Partnerships officially introduced the new site. “With Facebook disappointing publishers for the last […]