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22 June, 2017 10:43 PM US Senate Republicans Release Obamacare Replacement Bill, Fate Uncertain

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senate leaders on Thursday unveiled a draft of legislation to replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs. But the draft bill's fate was immediately thrown into question by a statement from Senator Rand Paul and three other conservative Republicans, who said they are "not ready 17

22 June, 2017 10:20 PM Murder charge slapped on GJM chief and wife

DARJEELING/SILIGURI: The Bengal government on Thursday slapped murder charges on Bimal Gurung and his wife, Asha, stepping up the heat on the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha. The government move came a day before all the GJM's Gorkhaland Territorial Authority sabhasads would be submitting their resignation to Gurung, who is the GTA chief executive officer. Gurung 18

22 June, 2017 9:17 PM Ahead of Trump-Modi meeting, US approves sale of 22 Guardian drones to India

US government sources said the Donald Trump administration has cleared the sale of 22 predator Guardian drones to India. The deal, estimated to be worth USD two to three billion, has been approved by the State Department, the sources said. The US has cleared the sale of 22 predator Guardian drones to India, governmental sources said today, a deal being 46

22 June, 2017 9:15 PM 4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate’s version of the bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, keeps much of the framework of the ACHA, with a few changes 15

22 June, 2017 8:10 PM Pak: Jadhav has sought mercy from army chief

Former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court in Pakistan for espionage and subversive activities, filed a petition before the country’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa for mercy, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Pak army’s media arm, said on Thursday. ISLAMABAD/NEW 14

22 June, 2017 6:52 PM 55 students taken ill after noon meal in Erode govt school

Erode: Fifty-five students were hospitalised here today when they took ill after consuming noon meal served at a government boys school, police said. The students of the school at Sivagiri complained of vomiting and purging about an hour after they had the meal, they said. The school authorities rushed the boys to Sivagiri Government Hospital, from where 18

22 June, 2017 6:44 PM Senate Republicans release Obamacare replacement bill, fate uncertain

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: US Senate leaders on Thursday unveiled a draft of legislation to replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs. But the draft bill's fate was immediately thrown into question by a statement from Senator 18

22 June, 2017 6:23 PM CPI (ML) leader Kanneganti dead

Communist Party of India (ML)-New Democracy leader Kanneganti Narsimha Rao passed away after a brief illness here on Thursday. The 76-year-old leader is survived by wife Vanajakshi, son Ravi and two daughters. Belonging to Rayakur of Kotagiri mandal Narsimha Rao was first associated with CPI, CPI (M) and continued in the CPI (ML)-New Democracy after 21

22 June, 2017 5:15 PM PM Modi's US visit: Officials race against time to seal F-16 deal

Generate Enquiries for your Business by Listing on Economictimes.com WASHINGTON: Officials are working overtime to complete negotiations on moving the assembly line for the F-16 fighter jet to India to enable Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump to jointly make an announcement on the deal. While there are still too many gaps to be filled 28

22 June, 2017 5:11 PM Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan. The foreign ministry statement also came a day after Pakistan said its forces had shot down an Iranian drone near its southwestern border with Iran. Washington 24