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19 June, 2018 7:22 AM Americans own 40% of all firearms globally: Survey

Americans make up only four percent of the global population but they own 40 percent of the world's firearms, a new study said today. There are more than one billion firearms in the world but 85 percent of those are in the hands of civilians, with the remainder held by law enforcement and the military, according to the Small Arms Survey. The survey 20

19 June, 2018 2:22 AM Dozens missing after ferry sinking at Indonesia’s Lake Toba

Dozens of people are missing after a ferry sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba, casting a tragic pall over holidays marking the end of the Muslim holy month. Cellphone video released on Tuesday by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency shows the crew of another ferry attempting to rescue people struggling in the waters shortly after the sinking on Monday 27

18 June, 2018 5:08 PM Exclusion of Indian students from visa reform amounts to self-harm: British think tank

Think tanks, lawmakers condemn discriminatory measure Britain’s decision to exclude India from reform of its international student visa application process has been widely condemned in Britain, including by the Labour Party, with one think tank describing it as an “act of self-harm” that threatened to push even more Indian students away from British 34

18 June, 2018 6:55 AM WhatsApp Business Tipped to Allow Product Showcase Through a Catalogue

WhatsApp Business is reportedly adding a feature to let businesses offer an online catalogue of their products. While WhatsApp is yet to announce the new development, a screenshot showing the online catalogue feature has emerged online to reveal its existence. It could give a boost to the user base of the business-focused app that already has over three 45

16 June, 2018 6:56 AM Indonesian woman swallowed by giant python while tending her garden

The body of Wa Tiba (54) was found on Friday when villagers cut open the 23-foot constrictor on the island of Muna, offshore of Sulawesi. An Indonesian woman has been found in the belly of a giant python after the swollen snake was captured near where she vanished while tending her vegetable garden, police said Saturday. The body of Wa Tiba (54) was found 31

10 June, 2018 4:42 PM Sakshi, Vinesh to lead Indian women wrestlers in Asian Games

Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik and Commonwealth Games gold winner Vinesh Phogat will lead a six-member Indian women wrestling team at the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia later this year. Sakshi, who won bronze medals in this year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as well as 2016 Rio Olympics, and Vinesh were exempted from the trials by the Wrestling 34

10 June, 2018 3:58 PM Rise in India-ASEAN naval games

In the latest, a bilateral exercise will be held with Indonesia in the Java Sea India is instituting a series of bilateral and multilateral naval exercises with Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries as part of the increasing military-to-military cooperation. This is in addition to assisting the countries in capacity-building and sale of military 31

3 June, 2018 3:44 PM When PM Narendra Modi Used SBI Rupay Card In A Bid To Promote Digital India In Singapore

PM Modi, on his visit to Singapore, bought a madhubani painting and made the payment via SBI RuPay card Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his visit to Singapore, visited Indian Heritage Centre. There he bought a madhubani painting. And when the time came to make the payment, he chose SBI RuPay card over any other mode of payment. This was no less than dream 112

1 June, 2018 4:25 AM Indonesia’s Merapi volcano ejects towering column of ash

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi shot a towering plume of ash about 6 km high on Friday in an eruption authorities said lasted two minutes. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said the volcano’s alert status, raised last month from the lowest level, is unchanged and a 3-km no-go zone around the crater remains in force. It said the eruption at 8.20 a.m. caused 44

31 May, 2018 1:40 PM GST, demo to improve tax collection, broaden tax base: Moody's

Reforms such as Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation will improve tax collection and broaden the tax base in India overtime, Moody's Investors Service said today. In a report on broadening tax base in Asia Pacific countries, Moody's said although there are uncertainties surrounding GST implementation and compliance, including the timely provision 46