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Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

She has no credibility in United Kingdom or Europe . The talks about Britain's exit from the 28 member European Union are scheduled for June 19 but the election results have cast doubts about them. Given that Irish republicans Sinn Fein traditionally refuse to take their seven seats in the 650-strong House of Commons, the Tories are just four seats short of a majority; and the 10-strong Northern Irish loyalist Democratic Unionist Party is likely to prop up a minority Tory administration.


Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agriculture Minister

Farmers cannot be given loan waivers: MP Agriculture Minister

The funds in proportion to the amount of loan waiver should be provided to banks soon after the passage of budget for 2017-2018 fiscal and certificates of waiver should be distributed among 86 lakh beneficiaries, he told a high-level meeting for implementing waiver scheme for small and marginal farmers.



Gulf nations may let some Qataris stay amid diplomatic rift

The three countries have allocated hotlines to receive such cases, in order to take the right decision about each case. The United Nations yesterday said it is not bound by Saudi Arabia's "terror list" after the kingdom named several high-profile Qatari charities that carry out life-saving work in war-torn and impoverished countries on it.


UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

UK PM To Seek Queen's Permission To Form Govt

The DUP will not, apparently, join in a formal coalition with the Tories, but will support it on key votes in Commons - its ten MPs along with the Conservatives' 318 creates a bare majority of the 650 members. Many DUP members, including the chair of its Education Committee, Mervyn Story, belong to the Caleb Foundation, the leading creationist lobby group in Northern Ireland.