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16 January, 2019 3:55 AM Nitish Kumar Reveal On Party No 2 Prashant Kishor Involves Amit Shah

Bihar JDU: It was Amit Shah who dialed Nitish Kumar twice to recommend that he appoint Prashant Kishor as his deputy, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said. Election strategist Prashant Kishor's political debut as the number two of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal United was BJP president Amit Shah's idea, Nitish Kumar shared at an event on Tuesday. It was Amit Shah who dialed 102

15 January, 2019 12:46 PM Will soon announce seat sharing arrangement of Grand Alliance in Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

Besides the RJD, the other Grand Alliance members include the Congress, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party, Hindustani Awam Morcha and the Vikasshil Insaan Party.   Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that the opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar was united and strong and will soon announce its decision on seat sharing for the upcoming 45

15 January, 2019 10:28 AM Garima Jain to enter 'Vikram Betaal...'

MUMBAI: Actress Garima Jain is all set to appear in the TV show "Vikram Betaal ki Rahasya Gatha". She will essay the mythological role of Lopamudra. "I play this most elegant, pretty and stunning Lopamudra created by Rishi Agasthya (a sage). All the elements of the world were united to create one masterpiece called Lopamudra and I am playing that character 40

15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 86

15 January, 2019 3:30 AM "Felt I Was Reborn," Says Saudi Teen Refugee After Coming To Canada

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun's case has drawn global attention to Saudi Arabia's strict social rules, including a requirement that women have the permission of a male "guardian" in order to travel Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and "live a normal life" in Canada - things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia 103

15 January, 2019 2:35 AM Oil prices edge up on supply cuts, but weakening economic outlook caps gains

Oil prices inched up on Tuesday amid supply cuts by producer club OPEC and Russia, although the darkening economic outlook capped gains. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $50.78 per barrel at 0041 GMT, up 27 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last settlement. "The impact of OPEC+ cuts, Iran sanctions and lower month-on-month growth 36

14 January, 2019 11:48 AM Singapore may tighten adoption law after gay father adopted son

Singapore: Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday. The man, after learning he was unlikely to be able to adopt a child in Singapore as a gay man, paid $200,000 for a woman to carry his child 53

14 January, 2019 11:27 AM Diplomats from 27 nations participate in fellowship programme on disarmament

New Delhi: Young diplomats from 27 countries are participating in a fellowship programme here that aims at equipping them with the knowledge and perspectives on various contemporary disarmament, non-proliferation, arms control and international security affairs. United Nations Under Secretary General and High Representative for Disarmament Izumi Nakamitsu 60

14 January, 2019 8:23 AM Flipkart founder Sachin Bansal takes a $21 million ride in Ola

Sachin Bansal has invested Rs 150 crore in ride hailing firm Ola, a week after it raised $74 million from existing investor Steadview Capital, according to documents filed with the Registrar of Companies (ROC) sourced from data intelligence firm PaperVC. Bansal, who is also setting up a $1 billion fund, has invested here in his individual capacity 51

14 January, 2019 4:28 AM China's global trade surplus fell in 2018: Customs

China's global trade volume rose last year but its surplus fell again as its imports outpaced its exports, official data released Monday showed amid a bruising trade war with the United States. Total trade reached $ 4.62 trillion, a 12.6 percent rise from 2017, according to customs data. But the trade surplus for the world's second largest economy fell 16.2 percent 43