FOREX-Dollar stands tall as German political deadlock pressures euro

By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, Nov 21 : The dollar gave back some of its gains in Asian trading on Tuesday but remained not far from a one-week high against a basket of currencies as German political uncertainty continued to pressure the euro. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six major […]

Libyan army accuses UN-backed government of slave trade

Tripoli, Nov 21 : Libya’s eastern-based army has accused the UN-backed government of migrant slave trade, a media report said. “The army command detected activity of organised crime of transporting and selling illegal immigrants from one gang to another, depending on area of control of each gang,” Xinhua news agency quoted the army as saying […]

India’s Dalveer Bhandari re-elected to world court as Britain bows to UN majority

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 21 : Judge Dalveer Bhandari was re-elected to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday as the General Assembly rallied behind him in a show of strength that made Britain bow to the majority and withdraw its candidate Christopher Greenwood. “I am grateful to all the nations who […]

Khattar directs Empowerment Dept to review old age allowance scheme

DW BUREAU / Sonipat Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has directed the Social Justice and Empowerment Department to review the rules regarding the fixation of age for providing the benefit under the old age allowance scheme so that people do not face any inconvenience. Khattar who was reviewing the progress of various development works […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh presiding over the Cabinet meeting at the CMO, Chandigarh on Friday

DW BUREAU / Chandigarh The Punjab Cabinet on Friday approved replacement of the blue cards under the Atta Dal scheme with new smart cards, while giving the go-ahead to engaging three Government of India PSUs for the computerization of the state’s Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS). The Cabinet which met here on Wednesday under the […]