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17 August, 2018 3:58 PM United States Sanctions Myanmar Military Commanders Over Rohingya Abuses

The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses". The US government on Friday hit four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses" and "ethnic cleansing" in violently 55

17 August, 2018 2:17 PM Imran Khan defeats Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's new Prime Minister

Imran Khan secured 176 votes while Sharif got 96 votes out of 342-member lower house of Parliament.  ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Friday defeated Shahbaz Sharif in a one-sided contest to become Pakistan's next prime minister after the grand opposition alliance fell apart over the PML-N chief's nomination for the top post. The election 22

17 August, 2018 1:04 PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee made path-breaking contributions to Sino-India ties: China

Vajpayee is an outstanding politician in India and has made path-breaking contributions to the development of Sino-Indian relations. China today paid homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, describing him as an outstanding politician who made path-breaking contributions to the development of bilateral relations. Vajpayee, one of India's 39

17 August, 2018 12:39 PM Imran Khan pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said that by creating peace between India and Pakistan will we truly recognise the service of Vajpayee. ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief and Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan on Thursday paid his tribute to former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, remembering how the latter worked 34

17 August, 2018 8:55 AM Toyota to increase production capacity in China by 20 percent: Report

A person close to the company said Toyota will build capacity at the production hub in the south China city of Guangzhou. Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will build additional capacity at its auto plant in China's Guangzhou, a company source said, in addition to beefing up production at a factory in Tianjin city by 120,000 vehicles a year. A person close to the company 86

17 August, 2018 8:08 AM Delhi Government Announces Scholarships For Advancing Arts Practice

The Delhi government on Thursday increased the number and amount of scholarships for advancing arts practice, a move which will support budding artists and artists with disabilities. 'To make arts policy more inclusive, the Sahitya Kala Parishad of Delhi government has introduced a number of new programmes and broadened the scope of existing ones," a statement 136

17 August, 2018 7:44 AM Sudan wants ONGC Videsh to withdraw arbitration over oil payment dues

OVL, the foreign acquisition unit of Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC), filed an arbitration claim earlier this year against the government of Sudan. Sudan wants India's ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) to withdraw arbitration proceedings against the African nation as it is making efforts to mitigate default on payment of dues, OVL said in a statement on Friday 42

17 August, 2018 6:50 AM West Bengal govt declares half day holiday following Vajpayee's death

All state government undertakings, urban and local bodies, offices, government aided schools and colleges will be closed after 2pm today. The West Bengal government has declared a half-day holiday in its offices and educational institutions today as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away yesterday evening in New Delhi 35

17 August, 2018 5:25 AM PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to receive Atal Bihari Vajpayee's mortal remains at BJP office

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of modern India's tallest leaders and former Prime Minister, will be laid to rest will full state honours at the Smriti Sthal on Friday at 4 pm. NEW DELHI: Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of modern India's tallest leaders and former Prime Minister, will be laid to rest with full state honours at the Smriti Sthal on Friday around 4 pm. The veteran 112

17 August, 2018 3:20 AM Pakistan pays tribute to 'statesman' Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) spokesman said the government and people of Pakistan extend their "heartfelt condolences" to Vajpayee's family and to the government and people of India. Pakistan paid tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee hailing him as a "statesman" after he passed away, aged 93. Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) spokesman 22