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Trump moves closer to ending US war

Washington, Aug. 18 -- President Donald Trump reviewed the Afghanistan peace negotiations with his top national security advisers amid talk of significant cuts in American forces as part of a near-fin... Read More


US FURTHER CUT ASSISTANCE TO PAK BY $440 MN

Islamabad, Aug. 18 -- The US further cut Pakistan's aid by $440 million, bringing down its commitments to $4.1 billion, which is slightly over half of the total amount that Washington had promised to ... Read More


IL&FS case: ED charge sheet says panel of directors failed to discharge duties

Mumbai, Aug. 18 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said the actions taken by a committee of directors (Cods) of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) were merely a sham and di... Read More


WC Svetlana Kuznetsova topples top seed Ashleigh Barty

Cincinnati, Aug. 18 -- Twenty three years old top seed Aussie Ashleigh Barty was stunned by 34-year-old Russian wild card holder Svetlana Kuznetsova who carved out a straight sets 6-2, 6-4 victory in ... Read More


The low-down on those who coached India's cricket teams

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- Ravi Shastri was given a fresh two-year term as India coach on Friday, extending his role at the helm of the national team to six years. The former India all-rounder was team dir... Read More


Cancer Society gets income-tax tribunal relief in rent dispute case

Mumbai, Aug. 18 -- The Income Tax (I-T) tribunal gave relief to the India Cancer Society from the assessment order passed by the I-T department against it for charging less rent that the prevailing ma... Read More


What should be done to revive economic growth?

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- That the Indian economy is caught in a slowdown is beyond doubt. GDP growth rate has declined for four consecutive quarters. Between March 2018 and March 2019, it has come down b... Read More


A NEVER-ENDING LONGING FOR HOME - MINE AND YOURS

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- Ghulam Mir was a stout man. He had a booming voice and a flowing beard. For the pintsized me, he was a towering figure who was also many things: my grandfather's friend; the neig... Read More


ENSURE LEH DOES NOT BECOME ANOTHER SHIMLA

New Delhi, Aug. 18 -- JT Namgyal, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MP from the twodistrict Ladakh Union Territory (UT), must be happy man. Soon after his forceful arguments in the recently concluded... Read More


Many rocks washed ashore parts of the Girgaum Chowpatty

Mumbai, Aug. 18 -- Huge amounts of unidentified rocky debris was found along the isolated stretches of Girgaum Chowpatty on Saturday, just two weeks after tonnes of plastic waste washed ashore owing t... Read More