Trump says may take a while for U.S., China to deal with North Korea

Trump says may take a while for U.S., China to deal with North Korea

HAMBURG, July 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said it may take time to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program, but at a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said he was confident Washington and Beijing could eventually reach a successful conclusion.   Trump, who has urged Xi to use China’s economic […]

Not denied visa to India Foundation researchers: Chinese Embassy

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Chinese Embassy on Saturday said that it has not denied visa to two researchers of a seven-member India Foundation delegation for visiting the Fudan University in Shanghai.   Spokesperson of Chinese Embassy in India Counsellor Xie Liyan denied the report and said that all seven members of India Foundation […]

At G20 summit, Trump promises $639 million in food, humanitarian aid

At G20 summit, Trump promises $639 million in food, humanitarian aid

HAMBURG, July 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised $639 million in funding for humanitarian programmes, including $331 million to help feed starving people in four famine-hit countries – Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen.   Trump’s pledge came during a working session of the G20 summit of world leaders in Hamburg, […]

Trump seeks consensus on trade, North Korea at summit

Trump seeks consensus on trade, North Korea at summit

HAMBURG, Germany, July 8 (AP) — Fresh from his lengthy head-to-head encounter with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday dove into discussions on trade and North Korea in a packed agenda with world leaders at an international summit.   Wrapping up his second trip overseas, Trump was meeting later in the […]

Kohli may open as India start favourites despite Gayle factor

Kohli may open as India start favourites despite Gayle factor

Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (PTI) Skipper Virat Kohli might open the innings when India take on the West Indies in a one- off Twenty20, aiming to finish their Caribbean sojourn on a high despite the threat posed by Chris Gayle’s return to the home team.   After winning the five-match ODI series 3-1, India will […]

Jacqueline is never stressed out, I envy that: Sidharth

Jacqueline is never stressed out, I envy that: Sidharth

Mumbai July 8 (PTI) Actor Sidharth Malhotra said his co- star Jacqueline Fernandez never seemed stressed out on sets of “A Gentleman”, even when they shot some real tough scenes for the film.   “It was lovely and easy to work with her. She makes everyone comfortable. The moment you meet Jacqueline there is no […]

Northeast traders embrace GST despite digital challenges

Agartala/Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) Amid confusion and initial reluctance, traders in the northeast seem to have finally accepted the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime and officials are hopeful that teething troubles will be resolved soon.   The Federation of Industry and Commerce of North Eastern Region (FINER), the Northeast Chapter of the Federation […]

Jaitley launches app to help users verify GST rates

New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a mobile app ‘GST Rates Finder’ to help any person who has purchased a footwear or has been billed by a hotel to cross verify the correctness of the rate of GST charged.   “This mobile app helps users to find rates of GST […]

Violence in Darjeeling after youth’s death

Darjeeling, July 8 (IANS) Accusing the police of fatally shooting a pro-Gorkhaland activist, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters went on a rampage, attacking a police outpost and government offices in West Bengal’s northern hills on Saturday.   Tasi Bhutia, 30, died during a sudden flare up of violence at Sonada in Darjeeling district late on […]