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Congress urges PM Narendra Modi to reverse trend of ordinances, send key bills to standing committee for scrutiny
Politics

Congress urges PM Narendra Modi to reverse trend of ordinances, send key bills to standing committee for scrutiny

Alleging that the Narendra Modi government used the Parliament as a 'rubber stamp' during its previous tenure, the Congress on Monday hoped that this trend is reversed and key bills are not pushed without legislative scrutiny

Decks cleared for resuming launch of Dr Reddy’s generic Suboxone after US court rejects rival firm’s patent breach case
Business

Decks cleared for resuming launch of Dr Reddy’s generic Suboxone after US court rejects rival firm’s patent breach case

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that Indivior had not shown that it is likely to succeed on the merits of its infringement case.

Delhi's air turns more toxic; season’s worst pollution recorded today as stubble burning rises in neighbouring states
India

Delhi's air turns more toxic; season’s worst pollution recorded today as stubble burning rises in neighbouring states

The air quality of Delhi was recorded at 397, just three points below the severe level and highest of this season.

Network18 posts 59% jump in operating EBITDA in Q2 on improved performance of regional channels
Business

Network18 posts 59% jump in operating EBITDA in Q2 on improved performance of regional channels

Network18 has narrowed its consolidated net loss to Rs 68 crore in September quarter from a loss of Rs 113 crore in the previous quarter

Angela Merkel in line for a fourth term, ending months of political uncertainty in Germany
World

Angela Merkel in line for a fourth term, ending months of political uncertainty in Germany

Germany ended months of political uncertainty Sunday when Chancellor Angela Merkel gained the support needed to preserve her governing coalition.

Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat: A mission without backing of law makes guinea pigs out of eager votaries
India

Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat: A mission without backing of law makes guinea pigs out of eager votaries

On Saturday, Ravinder, an e-rickshaw driver in Delhi, perhaps inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat initiative, objected to two young men urinating in the open. He requested that they use a public toilet. They responded by returning with a dozen others and bludgeoning him to death.

IAS officer drowns while saving female colleague in Delhi swimming pool
India

IAS officer drowns while saving female colleague in Delhi swimming pool

A 30-year-old Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer drowned while rescuing a woman colleague from drowning in the swimming pool of the Foreign Service Institute in south Delhi's Ber Sarai on early Tuesday.

United Nations warns 2,00,000 Iraqi citizens at risk as forces start final assault on Islamic State held Mosul
World

United Nations warns 2,00,000 Iraqi citizens at risk as forces start final assault on Islamic State held Mosul

Iraqi forces pressed forward with an offensive against jihadist-held areas of Mosul as the United Nations warned of grave danger to civilians in the final stages of the battle.

E-rickshaw driver beaten to death for stopping two men from urinating near Delhi Metro, Naidu condemns assault
India

E-rickshaw driver beaten to death for stopping two men from urinating near Delhi Metro, Naidu condemns assault

Condemning the murder of an e-rickshaw driver by a group of men in Delhi for opposing public urination, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that the victim was “promoting #SwachhBharat while he was murdered”.

White House weighs banning laptops on all international flights, says homeland security secy
World

White House weighs banning laptops on all international flights, says homeland security secy

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid signs of "a real threat."

Compliance with Paris Agreement commitments would cripple US growth, warns Donald Trump's chief economic advisor
World

Compliance with Paris Agreement commitments would cripple US growth, warns Donald Trump's chief economic advisor

US compliance with its commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change would be "crippling" to growth, the White House said on Thursday.

Pyongyang nuclear programme: China tightens border controls with North Korea as part of UN sanctions, says US diplomat
World

Pyongyang nuclear programme: China tightens border controls with North Korea as part of UN sanctions, says US diplomat

Chinese officials have told the US that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of UN sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities, the top US diplomat for East Asia said Friday.

In a bid to improve strained ties, South Korea allows civilian group to get in touch with North over aid programs
World

In a bid to improve strained ties, South Korea allows civilian group to get in touch with North over aid programs

South Korea has approved a civic group to contact North Korea over aid programs, the first such approval since North Korea's nuclear test in January 2016.

US-led airstrikes allegedly kill 35 civilians in Islamic State-held east Syria
World

US-led airstrikes allegedly kill 35 civilians in Islamic State-held east Syria

US-led coalition air strikes killed at least 35 civilians in an eastern Syrian town held by the Islamic State (IS) group, a monitor said on Thursday.

French police arrests two women on suspicion of planning terrorist plot
World

French police arrests two women on suspicion of planning terrorist plot

French anti-terrorism units arrested two women in northern France on alleged suspicions of planning terrorist plot, local media reported.

Manchester Arena attack: Suicide bomber had links with city's Islamic State cell, says report
World

Manchester Arena attack: Suicide bomber had links with city's Islamic State cell, says report

Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi had links to an Islamic State cell which operated in the city, and knew one of the terror group's most prolific recruiters, <em>Sky News </em>claimed on Wednesday.

Hassan Rouhani says Iran will continue missile programme
World

Hassan Rouhani says Iran will continue missile programme

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Iran is "heedless" of what the "enemy" says and will continue its missile programme.

US revives two infra projects to counter China's One Rank One Belt; India to be a vital partner
Business

US revives two infra projects to counter China's One Rank One Belt; India to be a vital partner

The US has revived two major infrastructure projects in South and Southeast Asia in which India would be a vital player, a move that could potentially act as a counter to China's ambitious Belt and Road initiative.

Three men allegedly gang-rape woman after tying her husband to a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun
India

Three men allegedly gang-rape woman after tying her husband to a tree in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun

A 27-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped in front of her husband, who was tied to a tree and gagged, in Sahaswan police station area of the district, police said.