US prefers a 'big deal' with China: Trump

US prefers a 'big deal' with China: Trump

Tuesday, 08 October 2019 | AFP | Washington

President Donald Trump said Monday he would prefer to strike a comprehensive trade bargain with China, in comments days before top US and Chinese officials are due to resume trade talks in Washington. But with little sign the two sides have made progress in bridging the distance between them, speculation has...

EU to reach Brexit position by end of next week: Macron

EU to reach Brexit position by end of next week: Macron

Monday, 07 October 2019 | AFP | Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the possibility of a Brexit accord would be evaluated by the end of next week. Johnson, in a telephone conversation with Macron, "presented his latest proposals," the French presidency said in a statement. Macron "indicated that the negotiations should...

UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali

UN peacekeeper killed, four wounded in Mali

Monday, 07 October 2019 | AFP | Bamako

One peacekeeper was killed and four others were wounded Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the UN mission MINUSMA said. The peacekeepers were carrying out a security patrol near the town of Aguelhok when the device detonated, spokesman Olivier Salgado said on Twitter. In January 11 Chadian members...

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in US over Syria 'safe zone'

Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in US over Syria 'safe zone'

Monday, 07 October 2019 | AFP | Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US counterpart Donald Trump agreed during a phone call to meet in Washington next month to discuss creating a "safe zone" in northern Syria, the Turkish presidency said Sunday. Erdogan told Trump of his "frustration over the US military and security bureaucracy's failure to implement...

'Lost in Space' season two to premiere on December 24

'Lost in Space' season two to premiere on December 24

Monday, 07 October 2019 | PTI | Los Angeles

The sophomore season of "Lost in Space" is set to debut on December 24, Netflix has announced. The news came as the cast and crew talked about the upcoming installment of the family adventure series during its panel at New York Comic Con on October 5, reported Variety. It was also announced...

Afghan Taliban releases three Indian hostages: Report

Afghan Taliban releases three Indian hostages: Report

Monday, 07 October 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

The Afghan Taliban said it has freed three Indian engineers held hostage for over a year in an exchange for securing the release of 11 of its members, including some high-ranking officials of the militant group, according to a media report on Monday. The prisoner swap happened on Sunday, The Express...

Pak to engage China on big CPEC projects during PM Imran's visit: minister

Pak to engage China on big CPEC projects during PM Imran's visit: minister

Monday, 07 October 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan will engage China at the highest level for talks on several big projects in the fields of hydropower, oil refinery and steel mills as part of the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during Prime Minister Imran Khan's visit to the country, a senior minister has said. Prime minister...

2 protesters charged in 1st use of Hong Kong's new mask ban

2 protesters charged in 1st use of Hong Kong's new mask ban

Monday, 07 October 2019 | AP | Hong Kong

Two protesters were charged Monday with violating Hong Kong's new ban on wearing masks at rallies, a move likely to add to a backlash that has thrown the semi-autonomous Chinese territory into deeper crisis. An 18-year-old student and a 38-year-old unemployed woman were the first to be prosecuted under the ban,...

State Editions

CM issues instructions for cultural programmes

16 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

24 farmers, 3 officials depart for Israel

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Cabinet OK’s 5% DA hike of State Govt employees

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Need to conserve tribal culture: Das

16 October 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Naveen’s biggest asset is not reacting to his critics

16 October 2019 | BISWARAJ PATNAIK | Bhubaneswar

Lawyers’ frequent strikes irk Orissa HC Full Bench

16 October 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer