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Here's Why China's Yi Gang Has a 'Very Difficult Job'

Here's Why China's Yi Gang Has a 'Very Difficult Job'

Liu He, a key economic adviser to China's President Xi Jinping, was elected by parliament to be a vice premier, while vice central bank governor Yi Gang was chosen to take over the helm at the People's Bank of China (PBOC). He has become one of four vice-premiers, with special oversight of economic and financial matters. He also has a degree in business administration from Hamline University in Minnesota.


Ek Do Teen From Baaghi 2 Is Out! Watch It Here!

Ek Do Teen From Baaghi 2 Is Out! Watch It Here!

The song is the ideal remedy for our Monday morning blues and with Jacqueline Fernandez dancing like that, now, we know what setting the stage on fire actually is! And while fans waited with bated breath, going by the opinions on social media, Fernandez could not really impress and make the cut.


Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

Russian presidential election sees 51.9% turnout

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a fourth presidential term with almost 77 percent of the vote - his highest score ever and a massive mandate to pursue his nationalist, assertive policies for another six years in power. Western sanctions on Russia imposed over Crimea and Moscow's backing of a pro-Russian separatist uprising in eastern Ukraine remain in place and have damaged the Russian economy, which rebounded only a year ago after a prolonged downturn.


Cong govt in Karna to recommend religious minority tag to Lingayats

Cong govt in Karna to recommend religious minority tag to Lingayats

The issue of granting the Lingayat community a minority status is well-debated for a long time now. The Cabinet while forwarding the report of the expert committee to the Centre recommended that such decision by the Government should not affect the existing benefits and other benefits available to the other religious or linguistic minorities.


Trump's plan for opioid crisis set to include death penalty

Trump's plan for opioid crisis set to include death penalty

The official did not offer greater detail on how the death penalty could be invoked against drug dealers without amending statutes. Trump , who called for the death penalty to drug dealers earlier this month at a rally in Pennsylvania, is expected to focus on sentencing reforms for drug dealers that would stiffen penalties for high-intensity drug dealers while "other people languishing in prison for these low-level drug crimes", the official said.


Local schools targeted with bomb threats

Local schools targeted with bomb threats

We are working with schools to offer reassurance and address any concerns. Constabularies across the country have reported similar hoax threats being received today, Monday March 19. There was a national threat made to lots of schools this morning and KKS went into invacutation to ensure the safety of our site.This was in conjunction with CST and the Metropolitan Police.