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Death toll rises to 25 in flash flood in China

So far the flood has affected 577 people of 157 households and destroyed 71 houses. Several roads and bridges were also damaged. More than 1,000 people were dispatched to search for the missing people. Related News The death toll on Wednesday rose to 25 in a flash flood which hit […]

by December 20, 2018
‘Make in India aimed at making India global manufacturing hub’

‘Make in India aimed at making India global manufacturing hub’

Noting that there is considerable synergy between the Indian states those in the US midwest, Bhushan said this could be effectively utilised to boost the manufacturing sectors in both countries. Related News The ambitious ‘Make in India’ scheme of the Modi government is aimed at making the country a global […]

by December 20, 2018

Mexico-US free movement key to closing wage gap, minister says

Low wages in Mexico have made the country attractive to US manufacturers under the 1994 trade deal, a major gripe for US President Donald Trump, who says NAFTA has resulted in massive US job losses. (Source: AP) Related News Mexico will not close its wage gap with the United States […]

by December 20, 2018
Thailand sentences man to 18 years in prison for insulting monarchy

Thailand sentences man to 18 years in prison for insulting monarchy

Use of the country’s lese-majeste law has surged under the royalist junta that took power in a 2014 coup d’etat, with more than 100 people charged since the coup, according to legal monitoring group iLaw. (Representational Image) Related News A Thai man was jailed for 18 years on Wednesday for […]

by December 20, 2018

US should keep its diplomacy ready amid Doklam standoff: Bruce Riedel

India and China have been locked in a face-off in Doklam for 50 days after Indian troops stopped the Chinese Army from building a road in the area. Related News The standoff between India and China at the Doklam area of the Sikkim section has enormous consequences for the world, […]

by December 20, 2018
US lawmakers seek missing information in review of Monsanto weedkiller

US lawmakers seek missing information in review of Monsanto weedkiller

Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. walks to a waiting car during a heavy downpour on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday. (AP Photo/File) Related News The chairman of a congressional committee has asked the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explain why its National Cancer […]

by December 20, 2018

French police seek vehicle after soldiers hit and injured in Paris

Police and soldiers secure the scene where French soliders were hit and injured by a vehicle in the western Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, France, August 9, 2017. (Source: REUTERS) Related News French soldiers were hit and injured by a vehicle in the western Paris suburb of Levallois-Perret, Paris police authorities […]

by December 20, 2018
Trump warns ‘fire and fury’ if North Korea threatens U.S

Trump warns ‘fire and fury’ if North Korea threatens U.S

. “North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States. They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen,” Trump told reporters at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (AP Photo/File) Related News President Donald Trump warned North Korea […]

by December 20, 2018

Utah man charged with murder after two more bodies identified

Bullinger, a 60-year-old pilot and outfitter, has been the subject of a nationwide manhunt since the bodies were found in mid-June. (Representational image) Related News Prosecutors have charged a missing Utah man with three counts of first-degree murder after two additional bodies found in a shed near a rural Idaho […]

by December 20, 2018
China: Death toll in Sichuan earthquake mounts to nine

China: Death toll in Sichuan earthquake mounts to nine

Chinese paramilitary police take care of a survivor after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county, Ngawa prefecture, Sichuan province. (CNS/Chen Yunhua via Reuters) Top News At least nine people were killed and 164 other injured after a 7-magnitude earthquake jolted a remote but popular tourist destination in China’s southwest last night, […]

by December 19, 2018