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19 October, 2017 4:02 AM Instant View: China's third quarter GDP grows 6.8 pct y/y, in line with forecasts

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. While China produced forecast-beating growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, many economists and investors had expected momentum 26

18 October, 2017 11:34 PM Suspect in shootings of six in Maryland and Delaware caught, officials say

A shooting suspect who was the focus of a daylong manhunt was arrested late Wednesday, hours after he opened fire on his co-workers in Maryland, killing three and wounding two, then drove 50 miles to his home state, where he gunned down another acquaintance, police said. The deadly mayhem, which unfolded in less than two hours, began shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday 49

18 October, 2017 5:04 PM South Africa vs Bangladesh 2017, 2nd ODI in Paarl, Highlights: As It Happened

Catch all the action of the second ODI between South Africa and Bangladesh through our live blog. Tigers at home but walkovers abroad - this is an image that Bangladesh would like to change and that would be the driving force when they take the field in the next game. They would look to salvage some pride in the final ODI. South Africa have taken an unassailable 21

18 October, 2017 3:55 PM Xi Jinping heralds ‘new era’ of Chinese power

NEW DELHI: The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China opened on Wednesday with President Xi Jinping asserting that the country has entered a “new era” where it should take the “centre stage in the world”, a statement that can be viewed as a clear challenge to the US and an indication of an aggressive foreign policy. The country’s rapid progress 19

18 October, 2017 3:55 PM Other developing nations can adopt China's growth model: President Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping today said China will emerge as a modern and prosperous nation by 2020 and suggested that other developing countries could adopt the same growth model to transform the lives of their people. Unveiling his two-stage plan to make China a "great modern socialist country" by the mid-21st century, Xi, General Secretary of the ruling Communist 33

18 October, 2017 12:06 PM President Xi Jinping unveils road-map to realise “Chinese Dream”

Mr. Xi was unambiguous in declaring that China stood at “new historical juncture,” and would pursue its own path of developing “socialism with Chinese characteristics”. In a sweeping marathon address that lasted over three hours, President Xi Jinping unveiled his vision of China’s future of achieving “moderate” prosperity in the next four years, and emerging 17

18 October, 2017 10:33 AM India can get on UN Security Council if global powers agree 'not to touch the veto', says Haley

India can help America in keeping an eye on Pakistan and ensure that it is held accountable for giving safe havens to terrorists, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. She also stated that for India to become a permanent member of the Security Council, global superpowers will have to agree to reform the structure of the UN body. She said that one of the pillars 32

18 October, 2017 9:53 AM Xi Jinping assures neighbours to resolve disputes through dialogue

BEIJING: President Xi Jinping today assured jittery neighbours that China is ready to resolve its disputes through dialogue but not at the expense of Beijing's strategic interests, as he opened a key meeting of the ruling Communist party elite that will shore up his grip on power with a second term and even an unprecedented third innings at the helm. Xi, the General 16

17 October, 2017 5:39 PM CPI party congress in Kollam

Communist Party of India State unit secretary Kanam Rajendran has said that the 23rd party congress of the party will be held in Kollam from April 25 to 29. He said here on Tuesday that though Kollam was a stronghold of the CPI it was the first time that the party congress was being held here. Representing 6,29,101 party members, more than 750 delegates 26

17 October, 2017 2:43 PM Shah picks on CM over solar probe, political violence

Says Pinarayi must take moral responsibility for the murder of Sangh Parivar workers BJP president Amit Shah has accused Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan of delaying the probe into the solar scam since the launch of Janaraksha Yatra and demanded Mr. Vijayan to clarify whether he has struck a deal with the Congress in this score. Addressing the valedictory 38