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If Donald Trump is going down, he’s going to try to bring down everyone else with him. In a furious tweet storm on Tuesday, Trump ripped House Speaker Paul Ryan for his “weak and ineffective” leadership and accused him of being disloyal for saying on Monday that he was finished def...
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Boeing received a $41 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform software sustainment and enhancement services for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
Railways on Monday announced a new policy for its catering services which shall separate the functioning of its cooking and food distribution onboard.  
President Donald Trump’s first budget will seek a sizable increase in military funding but won’t make changes to the largest future drivers of government spending: Social Security and Medicare.
The Supreme Court today expressed "shock" at the approach of the Hyderabad High Court which had reduced the jail term of a man who threw acid on a girl for rejecting his marriage proposal, saying ther
Been to Britain lately? If you managed to take in the city of Manchester, perhaps you were startled to find that the skyline is now “nothing but mosques.” That, at any rate, is how one of Russia’
Deputy managers at the chain's Express convenience stores will be replaced by "shift leaders".
The long-wheelbase version of the E-Class was unveiled at the 2016 Auto China in April last year.
The new A5 comes with some extra LED lights.
The Congress alleged that the Governor's address during the Haryana Assembly's Budget session today lacked focus, perspective and direction, and "paints the state government as a rudderless ship". "T
Projecting 8 to 8.5 per cent growth rate in the next fiscal, Odisha's finance minister Pradip Kumar Amat today presented the budget for 2017-18 with an outlay of Rs 1,06,911 crore, which is about 13.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will review textbooks of private publishers taught in its affiliated schools, a board official said today. The move comes after a controversy over cont
For the second consecutive day today, Dera Sacha Sauda followers blocked traffic on Ludhiana- Malerkolta road near Jaghera village for several hours, demanding arrest of those who shot dead a father-s
Domestic consumers, commercial users, farmers and a host of other organizations today opposed the distribution companies' proposal to increase electricity tariff during a public hearing before the Bih
An actress, a 21-year-old pass out from Daulat Ram college and a social activist figured in Swaraj India's second list of 30 candidates announced today for the MCD elections. Among the prominent cand
Getting to know an old friend again.
The famous temple of Lord Jagannath in Puri in Odisha is keen to emulate various pilgrim-friendly measures implemented in the hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara. A three-member expert team headed by
Hitting out at the Delhi government's decision to hold Budget session without the "statutory notice" of 14 days, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta has said the Opposition will be deprived of valuabl
The Supreme Court today decided to hear tomorrow a fresh plea of a woman seeking to abort her 23-week old foetus on the ground that it suffered from 'down syndrome' and her life was in danger. A benc
WASHINGTON - Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes last month as rising prices, higher mortgage rates and a dwindling supply of available homes appeared to frustrate many potential buyers
Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance today expanded its online product suit with the launch of iSelect term plan meant for family protection. ISelect term plan provides enhanced prote
In a dramatic incident, a suspected thief today escaped from the court premises in Vasco town after securing bail, leaving another set of police team who were waiting to take him in custody flabbergas
State-run Coal India today said the board of its subsidiary South Eastern Coalfields has approved a share buyback plan worth Rs 1,200 crore. "The board of directors of South Eastern Coalfields Lt
The presiding officer of a polling booth died here today. Malik Ram, 52, the presiding officer of booth 175 in Kolwa area in Balrampur Sadar died in te evening when the polling was about to be over,
BJP MLA Randhir Kapriwas today said a group of legislators in a meeting discussed how to bring improvement in the "system" to benefit Haryana's southern part that has "lagged behind" in development.
Real estate baron Gopal Ansal today moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its February 9 verdict asking him to surrender for serving a year in jail in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy in which 5
At least ten persons, including Patel quota leader Lalji Patel, were today detained by the city police for allegedly trying to attack Rutvij Patel, the Gujarat unit chief of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morc
Welspun Enterprises today said its Rs 27O crore buyback offer will open on March 3. "The buyback offer opens on March 3, 2017 and closes on March 17, 2017," Welspun Enterprises Ltd said in a filing t
A Delhi court today remanded to one-day judicial custody two persons, including the brother of an AAP MLA, in a case of alleged assault on a woman and causing hurt following an argument last night. B
Police have arrested eight persons who are suspected to be members of an interstate gang involved in reselling stolen mobile phones after erasing IMEI numbers. Police have recovered 735 mobile phones
Sebi has been justly "harsh" with those threatening the integrity of capital markets and is not "shy" about it, the outgoing chief U K Sinha said today as he favoured uniform treatment while acting ag
Electronics major Micromax today announced its foray into the accessories segment. In the next few weeks, Micromax will introduce products including sound bars, bluetooth speakers, earphones and powe
Overnight market activity -- between the time the market closes and re-opens the next day -- provides a goldmine of information about investor sentiment at the firm level, or pertaining to specific st
President Donald Trump on Monday said he would propose a budget that would ramp up spending on defense, but seek savings elsewhere to pay for it. “We’re going to do more with less and make
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