The Lok Sabha today passed four key Goods and Services Tax Bills, rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. Initiating the discussion, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily criticised the government's move and said the GST bill can not be termed as ... More..
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the Chinese had expressed an interest in reducing China's trade surplus as a way of controlling their own inflation. Unlike Syria, North Korea has a means of strikin...More..
Other Syrian allies - notably Russian Federation and Iran - have condemned the USA attack. Pyongyang appeared to up the ante just before the meeting began by test-launching a ballistic missile. Japanese officia...More..
In an address to the US Congress in February this year , Mr Trump spoke of relations with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and indicated he did not want the US to act on behalf of the world's nations. The ...More..
Mr Trump has discussed North Korea during a series talks with Xi Jinping, the Chinese President at his Mar A Lago resort this weekend. The presidents were joined by US First Lady and former model Melania Tr...More..
The agency released its annual list on Thursday. Such attacks rose last year to 6,755, up 206 from the previous year and the highest in three decades. "We will send you a notice saying that because the carrie...More..
Hamilton started from pole position and led from beginning to end to capture the 54 race title of his career and his first of the new Formula One season. "They've had a very, very strong run the last couple o...More..
The over 25,000 electric vehicles that Tesla delivered for the first quarter is composed of about 13,450 units of the Model S electric sedan and about 11,550 units of the Model X electric SUV. Following a 5.7 p...More..
It comes a day after the North fired its own ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan - which analysts dubbed a warning ahead of a China-US summit, at which Pyongyang's accelerating atomic weapons programme is...More..
The United States launched a cruise missile attack on Friday against a Syrian airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack which killed 87 people including 31 children and which Washington says was carr...More..
Some Democrats even applauded the president's move, while others said he needs to consult with Congress on future military actions. "You wasted $100 million on a fruitless attack and inched closer to global war...More..
International Monetary Fund needs euro zone assurance on Greek debt sustainability before joining bailout
Regarding labour issues, Tsakalotos stressed that the Greek positions on mass layoffs were accepted, as well as on allowing lockouts, while collective agreements will be restored in September 2018. "We have wor...More..
According to Jonathan Guerin, a United Airlines spokesperson, yoga trousers or leggings are more than welcome for regular paying customers. "To our regular customers, your leggings are welcome", it said....More..
Many companies that advertise on The O'Reilly Factor have seen intense pressure on social media to stop running ads on the show. Trump defended his longtime friend, calling O'Reilly a "good person", and said...More..
In a mere eight days, the veteran governor went from announcing the bill to assembling the two-thirds supermajority of lawmakers required to enact a tax increase. The plan passed by the Legislature will incre...More..
Even though the company didn't hit its target last year, its vehicle production was still up an impressive 64 percent on the year. Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA ) Model 3 deliveries won't be starting before the en...More..
The suspect was detained on Friday evening after police released a grainy security camera image of a person of interest dressed in a hooded jacket. Anders Thornberg, head of the Swedish Security Service, said "...More..
The original deal had a six-month lifespan, with the possibility of an extension. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih did not arrive in Kuwait but discussed key issues with the meeting participants over the...More..
With all decks virtually cleared for the imminent rollout of the much anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, the Centre and states today sat together to finalise rules and regulations of the ne...More..
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Thane Crime Branch, Mukund Hatote, confirmed to Rediff.com that Thakkar was nabbed by his detectives from Mumbai airport on the intervening night of April 7-8. Thane: An al...More..
Trump said on Thursday he ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from which a deadly chemical attack was launched. "It is in our vital national security interest to prevent the spread and...More..
Southeast. Its parent company, the Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp., reported that Westinghouse had amassed $9.8 billion in liabilities by the end of previous year. They intend to withdraw from the USA nuclear b...More..
Greece has to reach an agreement with creditors in order to make its $7.5 billion debt payment in July. While Greece doesn't face any imminent liquidity trouble, it still has to meet the debt payments in July, ...More..
Brown's executive order continues prohibitions on wasteful water use such as hosing off sidewalks, watering lawns within 48 hours of a rainstorm and irrigating the turf on street medians. Drought conditions ...More..
The volley of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles did more than just pulverise a Syrian airbase - it also served to signal that the United States under the Trump administration is willing and able to use its considerab...More..
While Rose, who is playing in his 12th Masters , is thrilled to be at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds, he knows all too well that no lead is safe. Fowler, who did win the 2015 Players Championshi...More..
It's thrilling to have a Kentucky Derby horse and it's for the same owners (Jerry and Ann Moss) as Giacomo. So Conflated won the ungraded California Derby at Golden Gate Fields on January 21 and is listed...More..
As the world's two largest economies both of which are members of the "Big Five" in the UN Ssytem, a meeting of American and Chinese leaders should attract more than a passing attention across the globe. Trump ...More..
Of all the statements released by companies who've pulled advertising (for the time being) from Bill O'Reilly's eponymous Fox News show, Allstate's might be the most precious. "Killing the Rising Sun", the...More..
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said there was a positive mood and would report the latest progress to the ministers at talks in Valletta, the capital of Malta, which holds the EU's six-month rotating presid...More..
In the talks held in Florida on Friday, Trump and Xi shared the urgency of the threat of North Korea's weapons program, reaffirmed their commitment to a denuclearized Korean Peninsula and committed to fully imp...More..
The plan establishes a framework for long-term efficient water use that reflects the state's diverse climate, landscape and demographic conditions. She added that the water content in the snow is 76 inches, com...More..
On Friday, the company announced a 48-percent increase in estimated operating profits for the first quarter of 2017. Friday's hearing at Seoul's Central District Court coincided with the release of Samsun...More..
Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday . "Over the longer run, we are going to see productivity gains that do result in job losses in manufacturing , and that's been the trend over the last three or fou...More..
Medvedev warns the actions, taken in response to a chemical attack on innocent civilians earlier this week, puts America on a path to a military clash with the Kremlin. This was the first direct United States m...More..
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