Former union minister Mullappally Ramachandran appointed new president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee

Former union minister Mullappally Ramachandran appointed new president of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leaders in Kerala on Thursday welcomed the appointment of former Union minister, Mullappally Ramachandran, as the party’s new state President and said it would strengthen it. Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala said Ramachandran’s appointment would...
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Family members of former Delhi HC judge held hostage, robbed; police say servants, accomplices stole cash, jewellery

Family members of former Delhi HC judge held hostage, robbed; police say servants, accomplices stole cash, jewellery

New Delhi: The wife of a former Chief Justice of the Delhi High court was held hostage at her residence allegedly by her servant and accomplices who decamped with cash and valuables worth lakhs of rupees, police said on Wednesday....
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As Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel packs on ’90s nostalgia, a look at what makes the era lucrative to explore

As Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel packs on ’90s nostalgia, a look at what makes the era lucrative to explore

Most superhero films out there today have all chosen a specific time in the world’s history to tell their tale. DC’s Wonder Woman is set in the period from the Cold War to the early 1980s along with Marvel’s Captain America....
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PSU bank mergers: SBI not right candidate to take over more banks, says chairman Rajnish Kumar

PSU bank mergers: SBI not right candidate to take over more banks, says chairman Rajnish Kumar

New Delhi: The country’s largest lender State Bank of India on Thursday said it is not in a position to acquire more banks at the moment as it needs 2-3 years to see gains from the consolidation effected last year....
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China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

China’s Sea Control Is a Done Deal, ‘Short of War With the U.S.’

NEAR MISCHIEF REEF, South China Sea — As the United States Navy reconnaissance plane banked low near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea early this month, a Chinese warning crackled on the radio. “U.S. military aircraft,” came the challenge,...
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What is behind Sudan’s cabinet reshuffle?

What is behind Sudan’s cabinet reshuffle?

Late last week, the Sudanese regime was greatly embarrassed when Dr Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, declined to accept the position of finance minister. Hamdok, a renowned Sudanese economist with...
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South Korea’s leader: Pyongyang seeks second Trump-Kim summit

South Korea’s leader: Pyongyang seeks second Trump-Kim summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has requested a second summit with US President Donald Trump and also wants US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Pyongyang soon, according to South Korea‘s president. Speaking at a news conference upon his...
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Govt eases import norms for motor vehicles of certain categories

Govt eases import norms for motor vehicles of certain categories

The government has eased norms for import of 2,500 motor vehicles of certain categories annually, according to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The decision has been taken by amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 1989 in accordance with...
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Barclays resolves online banking glitch

Barclays resolves online banking glitch

Image copyright Getty Images Barclays says it has resolved a glitch that left frustrated customers locked out of their online accounts for hours on Thursday. The problem began during the morning and hit the Barclays website and telephone banking. Fed-up...
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Donald Tusk: Theresa May’s Brexit trade plan won’t work

Donald Tusk: Theresa May’s Brexit trade plan won’t work

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Tusk: UK’s Chequers Brexit plan ‘won’t work’ Theresa May’s proposed new economic partnership with the EU “will not work”, the head of the European Counci...
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