Masood Azhar’s nephew among 3 JeM militants killed in Pulwama, US-made M4 carbine recovered

Srinagar/New Delhi, November 7 (IANS) The nephew of Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Masood Azhar was among three militants killed in an overnight gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. A US-made M4 carbine used by NATO forces was recovered from the slain militants, pointing to complicity between militants and the Pakistan army, police said. […]

GST Council likely to remove more items from 28% slab: Jaitley

GST Council likely to remove more items from 28% slab: Jaitley

New Delhi, November 7 (IANS) The GST Council is likely to consider lowering rates on various goods including on many items of daily use at its next meeting later this week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hinted on Tuesday.   He noted that while fixing the Goods and Services Tax slabs initially, the Council had been […]

India successfully test fires subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay

India successfully test fires subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay

Chandipur (Odisha), November 7 (IANS) India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its indigenous subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay, which failed its last test in December 2015, an official statement said.   In a major achievement, the first indigenously-designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile which can be deployed from multiple platforms, was successfully test fired from […]

BJP-led government trying to subvert federal system: Tripura CM

Agartala, November 7 (IANS) The BJP-led government at the Centre is trying to “destabilise” the country’s federal structure by switching over to a presidential form of governance, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Tuesday.   “The government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to form a presidential form of government in the […]

Starc takes second hat-trick in same Sheffield Shield match

Starc takes second hat-trick in same Sheffield Shield match

Britain Cricket – England v Australia – 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Group A – Edgbaston – June 10, 2017 England’s Jason Roy looks dejected after losing his wicket as Australia’s Mitchell Starc appeals Action Images via Reuters / Andrew Boyers Livepic/Files   November 7 (Reuters) – Australia paceman Mitchell Starc claimed his second hat-trick of […]

Profit booking subdues equities; rupee, oil prices hurt sentiments

Profit booking subdues equities; rupee, oil prices hurt sentiments

Brokers trade at their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files   Mumbai, November 7 (IANS) Negative European markets, coupled with a weak rupee and profit booking in healthcare, consumer durables and banking stocks subdued the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday, with the BSE Sensex shedding […]

ICICI Pru Life turns to IT, pharma after risky telecom bet payoff

ICICI Pru Life turns to IT, pharma after risky telecom bet payoff

Passengers wait in front of an ICICI Prudential billboard at a bus stop in Mumbai, India, September 29, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo   MUMBAI, November 7 (Reuters) – Fund managers at India’s largest private sector life insurer, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, are turning their attention to the technology and pharmaceutical sectors following bumper payoffs from […]

Chinese fans prepare to welcome rich, powerful, ‘free-spirit’ Trump

Chinese fans prepare to welcome rich, powerful, ‘free-spirit’ Trump

FILE PHOTO: Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a child dressed as Trump at a campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo   BEIJING, November7 (Reuters) – He may be a divisive figure back home, but U.S. President Donald Trump will be landing in friendly territory when he arrives in […]

At N.Korea’s doorstep, Trump warns of U.S. power while also striking conciliatory note

At N.Korea’s doorstep, Trump warns of U.S. power while also striking conciliatory note

U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in shake hands at a news conference at South Korea’s presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst   SEOUL, November 7 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of U.S. […]

Texas church gunman sent hostile text messages before attack

Texas church gunman sent hostile text messages before attack

Meredith Cooper, of San Antonio, Texas, and her 8-year-old daughter, Heather, visit a memorial of 26 metal crosses near First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Monday Nov. 6, 2017. The gunman of a deadly shooting at the small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, […]

Trump reviews military forces in South Korea amid tensions

Trump reviews military forces in South Korea amid tensions

President Donald Trump, center, and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Trump is on a five country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (Song Kyung-seok/Pool Photo via AP)   CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea, November 7 (AP) — […]