Maha spent Rs 4909.50 crore on drought relief in 2018-19: Economic Survey

The Maharashtra government made available Rs 4909.50 crore for drought relief in 2018-19, the state Economic Survey revealed Monday, adding that the total affected area was 85.76 lakh hectare spread over 151 talukas. It...

South Korea gets US exemption on Iranian crude oil imports

JIM WATSON | AFP | Getty Images US President Donald Trump welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in...

Russia wins WTO 'national security' case in potential boost for Trump

Russia won a dispute about "national security" at the World Trade Organization on Friday, in a ruling over a Ukrainian railway dispute that may also lend support to global automobile tariffs that could...

PM Narendra Modi looks to RBI to spur economy before polls

By Anirban Nag Government is increasingly looking to the central bank to help boost a flagging economy before an election that kicks off next week. And new Governor Shaktikanta Das is turning out to...

Chinese company under fire for claiming black hole 'copyright'

A Chinese online image provider has been criticised for claiming copyright over the photo of the black hole by flashing it on their website with their logo, according to a media report. Just after...

Meet the 29-year-old woman behind the first-ever black hole image

Following the release of the image, Bouman has received international plaudit for her years-long work — including from celebrities and politicians. U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a vocal proponent of women...

Trump's long-awaited Middle East peace plan is coming after Ramadan, Jared Kushner says

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner said Tuesday that the Trump administration will put forward its long-awaited plan for peace in the Middle East after the end of the Muslim holy month of...

Kim Jong Un says peace on Korean Peninsula depends on U.S. attitude – KCNA

© Reuters. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vladivostok ...

Asia stocks rise as increased tariffs on China loom

In overnight market action, U.S. stocks declined ahead of the implementation of higher tariffs from Washington on Chinese goods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 138.97 points to close at...

Julian Assange arrested by British police at Ecuadorean embassy

© Reuters. A supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange talks to the media outside the Ecuadorian embassy in...