Petrol prices dip below 2018 levels

Petrol prices dip below 2018 levels

New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Petrol prices fell nearly 20 paise to Rs 68.65 a litre in Delhi on Tuesday to touch the lowest levels in over a year across the four metros. Petrol price in the national capital was Rs 68.84 on Monday — lowest for 2018, data on the Indian Oil Corp’s website showed. […]

Kovind, Modi greet nation on New Year

Kovind, Modi greet nation on New Year

New Delhi, January 1 (IANS): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended their greetings to the people on the occasion of New Year 2019. “Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year. May 2019 bring joy, peace and prosperity to our families, to our country, and to our beautiful planet,” […]

Trump calls on Democrats to return from ‘vacation’ to reopen govt

Trump calls on Democrats to return from ‘vacation’ to reopen govt

Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) President Donald Trump called on Democratic lawmakers to return from their holiday break to approve more budget funds for border security and thus reopen the portions of the government that have been shut down for the past 10 days. “I’m in the Oval Office. Democrats, come back from vacation now and give […]

Ready to meet Trump again, says Kim Jong-un

Ready to meet Trump again, says Kim Jong-un

Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un renewed his commitment to denuclearisation on Tuesday and said he was ready to meet US President Donald Trump for a second time. Kim, however, warned he might have to seek a “new path” if the US maintains sanctions and demands unilateral concessions, The Washington Post reported. In […]

Veteran actor-director Kader Khan dead

Veteran actor-director Kader Khan dead

Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor-director-writer-comedian and a Quran scholar, Kader Khan died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Toronto in Canada, a family member said here on Tuesday. Kader, 81, is survived by his wife Hajra, son Sarfaraz, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. According to Ahmed Khan, a close relative, he passed away around […]