Govt can not suppress my voice in Parliament, says Chidambaram

The government is wrong. "The finance minister said yesterday that she doesn't eat onions, so what does she eat?" "The economy can be brought out of the slowdown, but this government is incapable of doing that", he said. He also said that there was... More..

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China to sanction U.S. organizations after law passed on Hong Kong
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

China to sanction U.S. organizations after law passed on Hong Kong

Rights groups, pro-democracy politicians and the protest movement have all demanded an independent inquiry into police violence and abuse of power, saying that the current complaints system adds up to the polic...More..

United States indicts 'Evil Corp' hackers with alleged Russian intelligence ties
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

United States indicts 'Evil Corp' hackers with alleged Russian intelligence ties

Both are capable of secretly infecting computers to steal login credentials for bank accounts. Using the malware, the group attempted a theft of about $220 million, with actual losses of about $70 million, a...More..

Four Brexit Party MEPs Resign to Back the Tory Party in Elections
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

Four Brexit Party MEPs Resign to Back the Tory Party in Elections

Four Brexit Party MEPs are set to resign in a move to support Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson , just a week before a snap election in the UK. He added: "They joined the coalition that I put togethe...More..

France pushes back on U.S. tariff threat
by | Friday, December 06, 2019

France pushes back on U.S. tariff threat

He said the potential tariffs were meant to deter other countries from taking similar steps. The federal agency said that its investigation found France's Digital Services Tax to be "burdensome" for the af...More..

Mother Charged After Her Son Was Found Tied Up In Burning House
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Mother Charged After Her Son Was Found Tied Up In Burning House

Firefighters found the little boy with his hands tied and a plastic bag covering his head, according to Fox 59. Authorities said the two were rescued and taken to the Santa Paula Hospital for smoke inhalati...More..

Dublin Named Worst In World For Housing
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Dublin Named Worst In World For Housing

At least 50 respondents had to participate for cities to be part of the ranking - 82 cities made the final ranking. Asian cities rule the top 4, with Taipei retaining its first position from 2018, followed ...More..

France brought to a near-standstill as enormous strike gets underway
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

France brought to a near-standstill as enormous strike gets underway

France's current system has 42 different pension schemes for its private and public sectors, with variations in retirement age and benefits. The Eurostar train service, which connects London to Paris, Brussel...More..

Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump ‘More Shocked than Me’ on Election Night Call
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump ‘More Shocked than Me’ on Election Night Call

Given that she won't be running for office anytime soon, Clinton has been on a press run in promotion of the book she co-authored, The Book Of Gutsy Women with Chelsea Clinton. "Look, the Russians and WikiLea...More..

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘dotard’
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘dotard’

Choe said the foreign ministry "cannot contain its displeasure toward President Trump's remark that was blurted out in an inappropriate manner at a highly sensitive time". Meanwhile, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secre...More..

COP25 Opens in Madrid Amid Dire Warnings about Climate Change
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

COP25 Opens in Madrid Amid Dire Warnings about Climate Change

While recognising the growing agreement "on the need to promote processes of transition", to encourage solidarity, and reinforce the links between climate change and poverty, Pope Francis says there is "much ...More..

Unnao rape survivor set on fire by accused out on bail
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Unnao rape survivor set on fire by accused out on bail

After the FIR, police arrested one of the accused but he managed to get a bail. One of the accused men had been arrested but was later released on bail. The rape survivor was on her way for hearing in her court...More..

Biden Campaign's
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Biden Campaign's "World Is Laughing at Donald Trump" Video Wins Viral Moment

Viewers, however, did appear to largely agree on one thing: Trump would not be pleased. The leaders of NATO's 29 countries are gathering in London this week to honor the 70th anniversary of the military all...More..

Global carbon emissions set to grow more slowly in 2019, experts say
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Global carbon emissions set to grow more slowly in 2019, experts say

The Global Carbon Project's estimate of 2019's carbon emissions were published on Tuesday in Environmental Research Letters , Nature Climate Change , and Earth System Science Data . Natural gas rose by...More..

Kate has taken over this one major role from Queen Elizabeth
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Kate has taken over this one major role from Queen Elizabeth

The event came after she attended the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation reception at Buckingham Palace with The Queen . After finding some festive trees, which families will take to schools run by the charity...More..

Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: I dont eat a lot of onion
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha: I dont eat a lot of onion

After making a brief admission about not consuming much of onion, Sitharaman elaborated on government's policy for the benefit of onion farmers. The minister dismissed opposition charges about fear factor in ...More..

WMO: 2019 rounds off a bleak decade for the climate
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

WMO: 2019 rounds off a bleak decade for the climate

Taalas said this at the United Nations climate summit in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. With the COP25 climate summit underway, the number of falsehoods, manipulations a...More..

NASA satellite finds crashed Indian Moon lander
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

NASA satellite finds crashed Indian Moon lander

The identified site with a debris field 466 miles away was then confirmed by NASA by comparing before and after images of the area. "I sent my findings to Nasa and what they did was to closely search the lu...More..

French trains stop amid nationwide strike over pension reforms
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

French trains stop amid nationwide strike over pension reforms

President Macron wants to simplify France's unwieldy pension system, which comprises more than 40 different plans, many with different retirement ages and benefits. No tickets were available on Eurostar train...More..

UK Liberal Democrats could back Labour to force a second Brexit vote
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

UK Liberal Democrats could back Labour to force a second Brexit vote

The gathering was meant to celebrate the 70th birthday of the 29-member military alliance, but fissures were on display as the leaders met at a luxury country hotel outside London. But the interviewer suggested...More..

Police searching Outback for missing wife finds body
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Police searching Outback for missing wife finds body

Tran was found three days after his friend Tamra McBeath-Riley was found about 1.5 km (0.9 miles) from the vehicle they had been traveling in through Australia's remote north. Her two friends left to try to f...More..

Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate change summit
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Greta Thunberg arrives in Portugal ahead of climate change summit

The 16-year-old climate activist has spent more than 2 weeks crossing the ocean on a catamaran from NY, confirming her commitment to a low-emission lifestyle. She wants senior officials in Madrid to "finally ...More..

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency, five others in Afghanistan
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency, five others in Afghanistan

His three security guards, a driver and one of his colleagues were also killed, said Attuallah Khogyani, a spokesman for Nangarhar's governor. "I was shocked that he had to die this way", Japanese Prime Minis...More..

FBI gives update on a ‘Most Wanted Terrorist’
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

FBI gives update on a ‘Most Wanted Terrorist’

Attorney Robert Brewer said. That's how much the agency is offering for information leading to the arrest of the 37-year-old U.S. citizen, who appears on its " Most Wanted Terrorist List ", CNN reports. Fed...More..

Beijing wants rollback on United States tariffs
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Beijing wants rollback on United States tariffs

But while the week started on a positive note, worries about the trade talks were revived by China's Global Times newspaper saying Beijing wanted all United States tariffs rolled back as part of a mini deal, ...More..

Two Injured In Indonesia Grenade Explosion
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Two Injured In Indonesia Grenade Explosion

Jakarta military chief Major General Eko Margiyono informed that the duo (soldiers) were doing morning exercises when a suspicious object was spotted. A cat is seen next to the evidence of a blast at Nationa...More..

UK's Johnson says he met Trump, avoids answering why no photo together
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

UK's Johnson says he met Trump, avoids answering why no photo together

Trump denied the USA was interested in the National Health Service, saying Tuesday that "If you handed it to us on a silver platter, we want nothing to do with it". Johnson has repeatedly said that is not true....More..

Pearl Harbor on lockdown after reports of active shooter at naval shipyard
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Pearl Harbor on lockdown after reports of active shooter at naval shipyard

KGMB reported that there were multiple injuries. It's not clear whether that includes the shooter, active duty personnel or civilians. The story added that, according to a Hawaii News Now report, a PA syste...More..

Top US career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Top US career diplomat rejects Ukraine meddling theory

Romney's comments underscored a divide among Republicans, some of whom are staunchly defending Trump and others who are persuaded by findings of the US intelligence community that Russian Federation was behind ...More..

Barr Disagrees With IG Horowitz on Key Finding in Russia Report
by | Thursday, December 05, 2019

Barr Disagrees With IG Horowitz on Key Finding in Russia Report

Barr expressed appreciation at the reaction servicemembers receive today. "If the IG comes out and says, yeah, [widespread surveillance] happened, but no big deal, I think people will be livid because they ha...More..

China, Russia Hitch Giant Gas Pipeline as Part of $400 Billion Deal
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

China, Russia Hitch Giant Gas Pipeline as Part of $400 Billion Deal

Russian Federation has 20% of the world's gas reserves and accounts for 17.3% of global gas production, supplying almost 21% of Europe's pipeline gas imports. Xi said the project "serves as a model of... mutu...More..

Trump confirms meeting with Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Trump confirms meeting with Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Macron, who will meet Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan later in the day ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, also said he stood by comments he made last month alleging that North Atlanti...More..

London Bridge attacker's family 'saddened and shocked'
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

London Bridge attacker's family 'saddened and shocked'

Dr Paul Stott of the Henry Jackson Society, a security think-tank, said: 'The murderous terrorist act committed by Usman Khan requires a root and branch re-examination of our counter-extremism programmes. Con...More..

Government open to feedback, criticism, says Sitharaman
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Government open to feedback, criticism, says Sitharaman

Industrialist and Chairperson of the Bajaj Group, Rahul Bajaj posed a question to the panel at the recently concluded Economic Times Awards function in Mumbai. In his short address at The Economic Times' ...More..

TikTok drops ‘blunt’ cyberbullying policy
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

TikTok drops ‘blunt’ cyberbullying policy

Netzpolitik.org reported that videos of LGBTQ and overweight people were also placed on a list of "special users" that limited their reach. Guidelines for users who this might apply to include people with Do...More..