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US capital under state of emergency for Hurricane Florence

Mayor Muriel Bowser told a news conference the emergency was “effective immediately” and that the measure “ensures that we will have the resources we need to prepare for Florence.” More than a million coastal residents have been ordered to leave their homes ahead of the storm’s projected arrival on Thursday, ... Read More »

US Secretary of State, US Secretary of Defence meet PM Modi

They conveyed greetings of President Trump to the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister fondly recalled his interactions with President Trump and requested Secretaries to convey his greetings to him. The Secretaries briefed the Prime Minister on the fruitful and productive 2+2 dialogue held earlier on Thursday. Prime Minister congratulated both ... Read More »

State governments announce assistance to flood hit Kerala

Maharashtra Chief Minister has announced Rs. 20 crore as immediate assistance to the flood-hit state. While, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced Rs. 10 crore aid and Jharkhand has given a financial help of Rs. Five crore. Uttar Pradesh CM also announced financial assistance of Rs 15 crores for ... Read More »

As Kerala struggles through floods, PM reaches state to take stock

He’ll be doing an ariel survey of the affected areas.  Vast areas of the state are flooded and relief and rescue operations are continuing in all affected regions. A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee was held on Thursday (August 16) to ensure continued and scale up assistance to the ... Read More »

Earth at risk of heading towards ‘hothouse Earth’ state

Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed, according to researchers. An international team of scientists has published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, ... Read More »

Turkey ends state of emergency after two years

Under the state of emergency, tens of thousands of people were arrested or dismissed from their jobs. However, the government has decided against extending it again after seven three-month renewals. The decision comes weeks after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won re-election. During the campaign, opposition candidates said that the first ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc Awarded With State Level 24th Bhamashash Award

udaipur : 4 units of Hindustan Zinc, Rampura Agucha Mine, Rajpura Dariba Mine, Zawar Mines and Zinc Smelter Debari, were honored with 24th Bhamashah Award on 28thJune, 2018, at Birla Auditorium Jaipur, for its contribution in the field of Education during FY 2017-18. The award was presented by the Hon’ble Assembly Speaker ... Read More »

Chinese state-run bank launches India-dedicated investment fund

The fund, named the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) Credit Suisse India Market Fund, will “invest in exchange-traded funds listed on more than 20 exchanges in Europe and the US that are based on the Indian market”. It is China’s first publicly offered fund for investing in India, ... Read More »

PM to embark on a 2-day State visit to Nepal tomorrow

In the first leg of his visit, the Prime Minister will arrive at Janakpur. He will visit historic Janaki temple and offer special prayer. PM will leave for Kathmandu later, where he will be given ceremonial reception.  Prime Minister will call on Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun and President Bidya ... Read More »

Syrian army, Islamic State wage fierce battle in south Damascus

The army had made broad advances, said state television. The monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said it had gained control of several buildings in the densely built-up area. Footage on state TV showed tanks rolling across an open area of fields to the edge of the enclave, which ... Read More »