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Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat

Donald Trump presses China to act on North Korean threat

The US administration thinks China's economic leverage over North Korea is the key to strong-arming Pyongyang into halting its nuclear weapons and missile programmes. The reference to Afghanistan is being regarded significant as the U.S. has been piling pressure on China's all-weather friend Pakistan to destroy terror havens and withdraw support to Taliban.


PM Modi flags off Kolkata-Khulna Bandhan Express with Sheikh Hasina, Mamata

PM Modi flags off Kolkata-Khulna Bandhan Express with Sheikh Hasina, Mamata

Modi added that the most important focus should be on the connectivity among people. On the occasion, Modi said the ties of friendship between India and Bangladesh have further strengthened. "This train service is a dream come true for people on both sides of the border", Sheikh Hasina said. He said development and connectivity are linked with each other and the ties between India and Bangladesh, particularly between West Bengal and Bangladesh, are decades old.


Crore In Demonetised Notes In Terror Funding Case, 9 Arrested

Crore In Demonetised Notes In Terror Funding Case, 9 Arrested

On the eve of the first anniversary of demonetisation, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that the incidents of stone pelting had come down in Jammu and Kashmir after the note ban. The agency had in total seized Rs 36,34,78,500 from their possession. On Wednesday, a special court sent all the nine accused to NIA custody till November 21.


Putin-Trump bilateral in Vietnam 'likely'

Putin-Trump bilateral in Vietnam 'likely'

The U.S. and Russian presidents are set to meet Friday at an global economic summit in Vietnam, a Kremlin aide confirmed Thursday. Putin and Trump first got together at a G20 summit in Hamburg in July when they discussed accusations of Russian interference in the United States election but agreed to focus on better relations rather than litigating the past.


Would be a shock if the Giants retained Ben McAdoo

Would be a shock if the Giants retained Ben McAdoo

Changed our off day. Hes dishing out fines like insane. Suspended two of our stars when we need them the most. Anderson says she got an unsolicited text message from a player last week, on the day the team said it was indefinitely suspending cornerback Janoris Jenkins for violation of team rules .


Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel

Chandy, Congress leaders aided solar scam accused: panel

A division bench of the Kerala high court on Wednesday pulled up the CPI (M)-led LDF government for going soft on transport minister Thomas Chandy over the charges of land grab and reclamation of backwaters against him. Chennithala also said that the report was politically motivated. The scam was probed by a judicial commission. The Commission also recommended a probe into various allegations raised in a letter written by Saritha under CrPC, IPC and other related rules, Vijayan said.