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Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Washington

Oct 18, 2019 06:55
The IMF on Tuesday trimmed India’s growth forecast by 90 basic points to 6.1 per cent. This is second downward revision in seven months and in total 120 basis points reduction. 100 basis points is equal to one percentage point. read more
Oct 18, 2019 06:21
Democrats are investigating Trump for possible impeachment over his alleged bid to pressure Ukraine into digging up dirt on election rival Joe Biden. read more
Oct 16, 2019 08:32
The Trump administration in March directed NASA to land humans on the moon by 2024, accelerating a goal to colonize the moon as a staging ground for eventual missions to Mars. read more
Oct 15, 2019 11:12
Russia’s central bank added exposure to underperforming currencies such as the euro and yuan just as it missed out on a 6.5% rally in the greenback read more
Oct 09, 2019 18:35
It needs targeted funding for projects that erase the red line between bureaucrats, think-tanks and the Press read more
Oct 08, 2019 18:25
The US government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this wee... read more
Oct 07, 2019 18:56
With Congress out for another week and many Republicans reticent to speak out, a text from attorney Mark Zaid that a second individual had emerged and could corroborate the original whistleblower’s complaint gripped Washington and potentially heightened... read more
Oct 07, 2019 05:02
There had been expectations in Turkey of a Trump-Erdogan meeting on Syria last month on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, but it did not take place. read more
Oct 06, 2019 19:17
ABC News said lawyer Mark Zaid said the second whistleblower was an intelligence official who “has first-hand knowledge of some of allegations outlined in the original complaint. read more
Oct 06, 2019 11:22
The move follows an announcement last year that at least five of 16 Dead Sea Scroll fragments that had been on display at the museum were found to be apparent fakes. read more
Oct 06, 2019 11:14
There is no better way to spend your holiday than relaxing and chilling out surrounded by twinkling lights of San Francisco. read more
Oct 03, 2019 12:13
The announcement came after the World Trade Organization gave Washington a green light to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion (6.1 billion pounds) worth of EU goods annually in the long-running case, a move that threatens to ignite a tit-for-tat transatlantic... read more
Oct 02, 2019 19:20
Russian President on Wednesday defended Donald Trump over accusations the US leader pressured Kiev to dig up dirt on a rival, saying there was “nothing compromising” in transcripts of the call. read more
Oct 02, 2019 09:13
In 2018, India had agreed to buy five S-400 systems for $5.4 billion from Russia. The US, under a 2017 law, imposes sanctions on countries that involve in “major” arms purchases from Russia. read more
Sep 30, 2019 23:38
S Jaishankar presented a positive view of the India-US ties. “I am overall very confident about both the near-term and long-term future of the relationship,” he said. read more