UK government loses Brexit case

UK government loses Brexit case

LONDON: The UK government on Tuesday lost a landmark legal challenge after the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May must seek Parliament’s consent to take Britain out of the European Union (EU). The judgement means the British Prime Minister cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to officially begin Brexit negotiations with […]

South China Sea dispute: Trump admin warns China, gets warned back

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: In a stern warning to China, the US has vowed to “protect its interests” in the disputed South China Sea and defend international territories from being taken over by “one country”, evoking an angry response from Beijing which claimed “indisputable sovereignty” over the region. “I think areas in the South China Sea that are […]

Muslim family gets heartwarming letter post Donald Trump inauguration

Muslim family gets heartwarming letter post Donald Trump inauguration

New York: A Muslim family in the US were pleasantly surprised to receive a heartwarming letter from their neigbours, offering support to them to live without discrimination. Abubaker Amry, who has lived in Cincinnati, Ohio for nearly four decades, said he and his neighbours do not interact much beyond a cordial “Hello,” so the note […]

People will not forget Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar riots: Owaisi

People will not forget Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar riots: Owaisi

HYDERABAD: AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday termed a “bunch of contradictions” the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance for Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, and said the two parties got together in a bid to cover up their weaknesses. In the alliance, 20 candidates belong to Samajwadi Party out of the 105 who would contest on Congress symbol, […]

GM puts its 1 billion dollar plan for India on hold

GM puts its 1 billion dollar plan for India on hold

NEW DELHI: Struggling to make a turnaround in India, General Motors has put on hold its investments on new models for the country as the US auto major undertakes a full review of its future product portfolio here. The company, which had in 2015 announced plans to invest USD 1 billion to enhance manufacturing operations […]

T20s will improve death bowling ahead of CT: Kohli

T20s will improve death bowling ahead of CT: Kohli

Kolkata: India may have just played their last ODI before the Champions Trophy, which is still five months away, but skipper Virat Kohli is not unduly concerned and said the more T20s the team plays the better it will get at death bowling in the 50-over format. India missed out on a clean sweep when […]

‘Rahul needs Akhilesh’s carrier to save his career’

‘Rahul needs Akhilesh’s carrier to save his career’

NEW DELHI: Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi over Congress-SP alliance for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the BJP on Monday said the Congress vice-president needed such a tie-up to save his political career. “..this shows that Rahul Gandhi needs Akhilesh’s cycle carrier to save his political career, while junior Yadav (UP CM Akhilesh Yadav) […]

Jats planning fresh quota agitation in Haryana

Jats planning fresh quota agitation in Haryana

GURGAON: Accusing the Manohar Lal Khattar government of not fulfilling their demands for reservation, Jat outfits in Haryana have threatened to launch a fresh agitation in 19 districts of the state that witnessed massive protests over the issue last year. Police have braced up for the protests and also conducted a mock drill for this […]

Now UIDAI registration for all Aadhaar authentication devices

Now UIDAI registration for all Aadhaar authentication devices

New Delhi: UIDAI is expected to make it compulsory, in next 4-5 months, for all biometric devices using Aadhaar authentication to embed Aadhaar encryption key into the device at the time of manufacturing. Today, all such devices are STQC certified but registration by way of embedding the encryption key of UIDAI will add another security […]

GDP may slow down if GST implemented in hurry: Tax officials to FM

GDP may slow down if GST implemented in hurry: Tax officials to FM

New Delhi: Claiming that demonetisation has affected country’s growth, a major central revenue body has asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley not to implement Goods and Services Tax (GST) in a hurry and threatened to take legal recourse in case their concerns are not addressed. It termed as “illegal” certain decisions taken by Jaitley-headed GST Council […]