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27 July, 2017 5:54 PM No policy change on transgender ban yet, say top US general

District of Columbia: The US military`s top officer directed military heads on Thursday not to implement any changes to current policy on transgender personnel, a day after President Donald Trump tweeted they would be banned from serving. General Joe Dunford, who is Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in a short memo to service heads and senior enlisted 21

27 July, 2017 6:16 AM Nitish Kumar stumps his friends and foes alike

NEW DELHI: JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar has become the chief minister of Bihar for the sixth time as he jilted an uncomfortable ally in the RJD and joined hands with the BJP after four years, yet again demonstrating his political manoeuvrability. Often referred to as the Chanakya of Bihar politics, Kumar, 66, quit as the CM of the politically crucial state 25

27 July, 2017 1:30 AM Donald Trump To Ban Transgender US Military Personnel, Reversing Obama

The United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military, President Donald Trump tweeted Washington: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the US military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands 38

26 July, 2017 5:35 PM Donald Trump bans transgenders from serving in US military

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a ban on transgenders serving in the U.S military, opening up another political firefight while for the most part pleasing his conservative, Middle American base. "After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender 46

26 July, 2017 2:32 PM Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces

Transgender service members have been able to serve openly in the military since last year, when former Defense Secretary Ash Carter ended the ban. The United States will not “accept or allow” transgender people in the United States military, President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday, reversing a decision taken by the Barack Obama administration last year. The decision 25

26 July, 2017 10:38 AM Opposition seeks clarity on whether government plans to scrap Rs 2,000 notes

NEW DELHI: The Opposition in Rajya Sabha today asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to clarify whether the government has decided to scrap the newly launched Rs 2,000 note and introduce a Rs 1,000 coin. However, Jaitley who was present in the House, did not respond even as the Opposition members insisted for clarification from him on the issue 17

26 July, 2017 8:48 AM Britain will ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040, says minister

Govt, to set aside 200 million pounds for schemes to restrict diesel vehicles' access to polluted roads Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, environment minister Michael Gove said on Wednesday. “The Conservatives had a manifesto promise to ensure 20

25 July, 2017 1:56 AM 'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Asserts

Washington: Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, spent two hours Monday answering questions from Senate investigators about his contacts with Russian officials, as the various probes into Russian interference during the 2016 election entered a new phase involving some of those closest to Trump. After his closed-door 50

24 July, 2017 6:23 PM Manchester United F.C.'s Eric Bailly to miss Super Cup due to three-game ban

Eric Bailly was shown a straight red card during Manchester United's Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford on May 11. Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has been banned for three European matches for violent conduct and will miss next month's UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid, European soccer's governing body said on Monday 28

24 July, 2017 2:15 PM Kushner arrives at Senate for closed-door questioning on Russia

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, walked into Senate offices Monday morning to begin answering questions behind closed doors about his contacts with Russian officials. In written remarks made public prior to his appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Kushner denies any improper contacts or collusion. The 11-page 178