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20 May, 2018 6:30 AM International tribunal to hear Vodafone challenge to Rs.22,100 crore tax in February 2019

Vodafone has challenged the government’s using a 2012 legislation that gives it powers to retrospectively tax deals like its $11-billion acquisition of 67% stake in Hutchison Whampoa. An international arbitration tribunal will begin hearing British telecom giant Vodafone’s challenge to India using a retrospective legislation to seek Rs.22,100 crore in taxes 33

19 May, 2018 8:33 AM Cambridge Analytica Files for Bankruptcy in US Following Facebook Debacle

Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of Facebook's privacy scandal, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the United States late on Thursday. This past March allegations surfaced that Cambridge Analytica, hired by President Donald Trump's 2016 US election campaign, improperly used data of 87 million Facebook users beginning in 2014. Cambridge 32

10 May, 2018 5:45 AM Centre trying to fulfil Ambedkar’s dreams, says Modi

‘BJP had the maximum number of MPs belonging to minority communities’ Reaching out to Dalits and other backward communities in poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government was trying to fulfil B.R. Ambedkar’s dream of a powerful and prosperous nation. Hitting out at the ruling Congress in Karnataka, he said the party 37

9 May, 2018 5:49 AM Iranian lawmakers set paper U.S. flag ablaze at Parliament

Iranians are worried about what U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision could mean for their country. Iranian lawmakers lit a paper U.S. flag on fire at the Parliament on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s nuclear deal pullout, shouting, “Death to America!” Lawmakers held the impromptu demonstration the day after Mr. Trump’s decision. They also burned 38

3 May, 2018 10:07 PM PM Narendra Modi to embark on two-day visit to Nepal from May 11

This comes barely a month after Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's three-day visit to India in April. New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Nepal for a two-day visit on May 11, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Nepal from 11-12 May," said MEA official spokesperson Raveesh 188

2 May, 2018 7:50 PM Ireland's Indian-Origin PM Thought British Peer's "Typical Indian" Tweet Was Parody

Former senior Ulster Unionist John Taylor (Lord Kilclooney) posted the tweet about Leo Varadkar on Monday night which was criticised as "racist" and "embarrassing". Dublin: Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said that he thought a tweet by a House of Lords peer calling him a "typical Indian" was from a parody account. Former senior 73

2 May, 2018 6:39 PM Vijaya Sai launches padayatra

Says YSRCP’s ‘navaratna’ promises will augur well for State YSR Congress Party general secretary and MP V. Vijaya Sai Reddy has launched his 10-day padayatra from Aganampudi asserting that the ‘navaratna’ promises made by the party will better the lot of the people in the State. Mr. Reddy started in a rally of motorcycles and cars from the city party 27

2 May, 2018 3:41 PM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ views on Jews draw universal disapproval

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct. Jewish groups also condemned Mr. Abbas’ comments, made in a speech on Monday to the Palestinian National Council 44

1 May, 2018 11:50 AM Raj Thackeray makes Twitter debut on Maharashtra Day, remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the state

Raj Thackeray launched his party MNS on March 9, 2006, in Mumbai. Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray made his debut on Twitter on Maharastra Day (May 1, 2018). In his first tweet, he said, "Today is Maharashtra Day. Today Marathi people got their rights and the Marathi language was recognised. Many people sacrificed their lives for this. Today 50

28 April, 2018 2:44 PM Zimbabwe legalizes marijuana for medicinal, scientific uses

Recreational use of marijuana remains illegal A government notice issued by the health minister says individuals and corporations can apply for licenses to grow marijuana, whose production and possession had brought up to 12 years in prison. The decision is a marked shift from the traditionally tough stance on marijuana in the largely conservative country 37