Indonesian cleric sentenced to death

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | AFP | Jakarta

A radical Indonesian cleric was sentenced to death on Friday for masterminding a 2016 Islamic State terror attack that saw a suicide bomber blow himself up at a Starbucks cafe. Aman Abdurrahman was found guilty of ordering the attack that killed four in Jakarta, as heavily armed police guarded his sentencing...

Airbus threatens to leave Britain in case of no-deal before Brexit

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | AP | LONDON

Aviation giant Airbus is threatening to leave Britain if the country exits the European Union without an agreement on trade relations, underscoring the concerns of business leaders who say the Government is moving too slowly. Airbus, which employs about 14,000 people at 25 sites in the U.K, said it needs to...

Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time' on immigration

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | AP | Washington

President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after November, dismissing his party's struggle to surmount internal divisions. Trump's tweets come just days after he insisted Congress needed to act to resolve the problems at the U.S.-Mexico border. But...

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Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | Agencies

Man held over London station bomb threat London: A man accused of going on to the tracks at London's Charing Cross tube station on Friday and falsely claiming to have a bomb was arrested by police and detained under the Mental Health Act. "Both the underground and mainline stations were...

Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | AP | McALLEN, Texas

President Donald Trump's order to stop separating migrant children from their parents spread confusion and uncertainty along the border, with no clear plan to reunite families but with growing signs the administration is dialing back its "zero tolerance" policy on those entering the U.S. illegally. Immigrants who remained locked up and...

Melania's ‘I really don't care, do u?' jacket triggers uproar on social media

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018 | PTI | Houston

Melania Trump wanted to show the world that she was a compassionate first lady by visiting a migrant child detention centre in Texas but her insensitive choice of a jacket during the trip has caused an uproar on social media. As she boarded a plane, she wore an olive green jacket,...

Trump ends migrant family separation policy

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 | AP | Washington

President Donald Trump on Thursday reversed his controversial decision on immigration by signing an executive order to end the separation of immigrant families on the US-Mexico border, after images of children in cages and audio of them crying for their parents sparked global outrage. “I did not like the sight of...

Trump’s order sparks confusion, deep concern

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 | AP | Edinburg,Texas

President Donald Trump’s reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don’t go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with their families. “We are pleased...

Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

Friday, 22 Jun 2018 | AP | Wahington

Hours before House showdown votes on immigration, President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that any measure the chamber passes would be doomed in the Senate anyway. His comments could weaken Republicans’ already uphill drive to pass legislation on an issue that’s become politically fraught amid heart-rending images of migrant families being separated...

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Friday, 22 Jun 2018 | PNS

UN, Russia call on US to rethink rights move Moscow: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the United States to rethink its decision to pull out of the world’s top human rights body, calling it a “key tool” in efforts to combat abuse. Majority approve of Trump’s N Korea effort Washington: A majority of...


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24 Jun 2018 | PNS

Book on Renewable Energy Technology Released Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy, Shri RK Singh released a book titled “Renewable Energy Technology” co-authored by Shri IS Jha, CMD (POWERGRID), Shri Subir Sen, COO (CTU Planning &Smart Grid) POWERGRID, Shri Manish Kumar Tiwari, Asst GM (Smart Grid) POWERGRID and Prof DP Kothari in the august presence of CMD, POWERGRID, senior officials of Ministry of....

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Sinha takes IIM-R students from ‘Farms to Frontiers’

24 Jun 2018 | PNS | RANCHI

Taking the vision of ‘New India’ and the challenges ahead among the aspiring business managers, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha discussed elaborately on the concept of ‘Farms to Frontiers’ to accelerate the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate while addressing the students of new batch of Indian Institute of Management-Ranchi (2018-2020) here on Saturday. Sharing his insights, understanding of business ventures and a few examples from his public...

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