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India-B'desh seek to revive old transport links for trade, connectivity to NE

India, Oct. 23 -- In an effort to boost connectivity and trade, India and Bangladesh are aiming to revitalize old transport links between the neighbours which became affected after both became differe... Read More


Excise dept yet to get FIR lodged in Rs.70-crore fake GST bill scam

Chandigarh, Oct. 23 -- It has been two and a half months since the UT excise and taxation commissioner-cum-deputy commissioner gave directions to lodge an FIR against five bogus dealers in the Rs.70-c... Read More


US to ask NATO to pay more to protect Saudi Arabia from Iran

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- Prince Sultan Air Base, Oct 22 (AP/UNB) - Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that he will urge allies later this week to contribute more to the defense of Saudi Arabia an... Read More


McConnell resolution prods Trump to keep troops in Syria

Washington, Oct. 23 -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced legislation Tuesday denouncing Turkey's invasion of northern Syria and gently prodding President Donald Trump to halt his withd... Read More


Boris Johnson wins key Brexit bill vote but faces another

London, Oct. 23 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cleared one hurdle Tuesday when lawmakers approved his European Union divorce bill in principle in the House of Commons, but he faces another vo... Read More


2 Pak infiltrators nabbed along border in Ferozepur

FEROZEPUR, Oct. 23 -- Two Pakistani nationals were nabbed by the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Tuesday. They were caught by the BSF jawans a... Read More


47 states back antitrust investigation into Facebook

New York, Oct. 23 -- Facebook's latest foes: nearly every U.S. state. New York Attorney General Letitia James said Tuesday that a state-level antitrust investigation into the social network now has t... Read More


Facebook says Libra won't launch without US approval

Bangladesh, Oct. 23 -- San Francisco, Oct 22 (AP/UNB) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to tell Congress Wednesday that the company's planned Libra cryptocurrency won't launch unless all U.S. regul... Read More


HC allows Punjab, Hry, UT to issue fresh licences to cracker sellers

CHANDIGARH, Oct. 23 -- The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday allowed the governments of Punjab and Haryana and the Chandigarh administration to issue fresh permanent licences for sale of cracke... Read More


Congress clueless about Navjot Kaur Sidhu's status

India, Oct. 23 -- Senior Congress leaders have denied receiving any resignation letter from former Punjab MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu after she announced on Tuesday that she no longer belongs to any politic... Read More