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20 July, 2017 8:34 PM India, Japan civil nuclear deal comes into force

Tie-up to ensure energy security and clean power The landmark India-Japan civil nuclear agreement came into force on Thursday. Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar exchanged the diplomatic notes with the Japanese envoy to India to formalise the completion of the process. “The India-Japan Agreement for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy entered 17

20 July, 2017 7:23 PM Goa CS pulled up again over ₹51-lakh food scam

Asked to submit probe report by July 28 The Goa State Human Rights Commission has directed that a show cause notice be issued to Goa Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma for failing to launch a probe into ₹51 lakh food scam at last year’s BRICS summit held in Goa. The GSHRC has adjourned the matter to July 28 and has asked the Chief Secretary to submit 17

20 July, 2017 4:27 PM U.S. Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism

USA-TRUMP/SESSIONS (UPDATE 2, PIX, TV):UPDATE 2-U.S. Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism WASHINGTON, July 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday brushed off sharp criticism from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Justice Department's Russia investigation, saying he loved his job and planned to continue 16

20 July, 2017 2:35 PM Rohit Sharma And Ajinkya Rahane Among Top Grossers From BCCI Revenue Share

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently released its payments made above Rs 25 lakh for the month of June 2017. Rohit Sharma obtained Rs 1.12 crore as share of gross revenue 2015-16 international tournaments played in and outside India, while Ajinkya Rahane received Rs 1.10 crore and R Ashwin received Rs 1.01 crore for the same. The list features 6

20 July, 2017 4:44 AM Number of terrorist attacks globally dropped in 2016: US government

The number of terrorist attacks worldwide and deaths from such attacks dropped in 2016 for the second straight year, driven by decreases in Afghanistan, Syria, Nigeria, Pakistan and Yemen, the US State Department said on Wednesday. The total number of terrorist attacks in 2016 dropped 9 percent compared to 2015, while fatalities caused by the attacks 18

20 July, 2017 4:23 AM US Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Aggressive Brain Cancer

The 80-year-old senator, John McCain, has been diagnosed with glioblastoma, which is considered a grade IV tumor. Washington: US Senator John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee known for political independence during more than three decades in the Senate, has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, his office said on Wednesday 19

20 July, 2017 1:10 AM Trump's son, close associates to appear before US Senate

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr, son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before US Senate committees next week to answer questions about the campaign's alleged connections to Russia, officials said on Wednesday. The three men are the closest associates of the president to be called 35

19 July, 2017 6:28 PM US keeping Pakistan on safe haven of terrorists list is extension of Modi-Trump's joint statement

For the first time, the US has directly termed Pakistan a safe haven for terrorists in its annual 'Country Reports on Terrorism' released by the US State Department. The report analysing terror activities in 2016 says various terrorist groups including Afghan Taliban, Haqqani Network, LeT and JeM continue to operate from Pakistan-based safe havens. The line taken 22

19 July, 2017 6:13 PM US listing of Pakistan 'vindication' of India's position on terror: Sources

New Delhi: The US listing of Pakistan among the nations and regions providing safe havens to terrorists is "vindication" of India's long-standing position on the menace of cross-border terrorism in its region, official sources said on Wednesday. The reaction by sources came after the US State Department in its annual 'Country Report on Terrorism' listed 26

19 July, 2017 5:45 PM Air India privatisation is unpatriotic, say former employees

The employees union of Air India representing retired its personnel today termed the government's move to privatise the airline "unpatriotic" and "illogical" in a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju. The employees union of Air India representing retired its personnel today termed the government’s move to privatise the airline “unpatriotic 21