Modi meets Abe ahead of G20 Summit

Osaka, June 27 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ahead of the two-day G20 Summit slated to take place here on Friday. "Greeting each other as best fr... Read More

US hails India for stopping oil imports from Iran, Venezuela

New Delhi, June 27 -- The US on Wednesday hailed India for cutting off oil imports from sanctions-hit Iran and desisting from buying petroleum products from Venezuela and promised to do "everything" p... Read More

FinMin revamps tax scrutiny procedure to faceless assessment

New Delhi, June 27 -- The Finance Ministry has expanded the scope of direct tax task force to facilitate faceless tax assessment and verification to prevent corruption, harassment and speed up process... Read More

Rajanikant Singh elected Odisha Assembly Deputy Speaker

Bhubaneswar, June 27 -- Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Rajanikant Singh was on Thursday elected as the Deputy Speaker of Odisha Assembly. Singh, a four-time legislator from Angul constituency, was elected... Read More

Delhi University cut-off list to be out on Friday

New Delhi, June 27 -- The first cut-off list of Delhi University for undergraduate courses is expected to be released on Friday. The list - indicating the minimum marks needed to get admission in var... Read More

San Francisco first US city to ban e-cigarettes sale

San Francisco, June 26 -- San Francisco has become the first major city in the US to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, a measure that affects both brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers. T... Read More

US-China trade war causing collateral damage: Australia

Sydney, June 26 -- The Prime Minister of Australia on Wednesday warned that the trade war between the US and China was causing collateral damage by aggravating rising global economic uncertainty. "Th... Read More

WhatsApp to end Android 2.3.7 and iOS 7 OS support in 2020

San Francisco, June 26 -- Facebook-owned mobile Messaging service WhatsApp would no longer support devices using the Android 2.3.7 operating system and iPhones using iOS 7 after February 1, 2020. Wha... Read More

Gunfight rages in J&K's Tral forest area

Srinagar, June 26 -- A gunfight started on Wednesday morning between the security forces and militants in the Tral forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Police sources said security fo... Read More

Modi and French President to meet

New Delhi, June 26 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan later this week, diplomatic sources said ... Read More