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  • Nifty drops 60.75 points as geopolitical tensions grip investors
Nifty drops 60.75 points as geopolitical tensions grip investors

Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, even as the Supreme Court made it clear that government formation would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it. So far, the major gainers on the BSE were Coal India, Tata Motors, Wipro, Tata Motors (DVR) and Hindustan Unilever, while Tata Steel, HDFC, Dr Reddy's Lab, Bharti...

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  • Syria's Assad Flies to Russian Federation for Talks With Putin
Syria's Assad Flies to Russian Federation for Talks With Putin

Assad tackled bilateral relations with his Russian counterpart, in addition to the recent developments in the Syrian issue, according to a statement issued by the Syrian Presidency Office on Thursday. "We know that will not be easy since there are countries which do not want stability to return to Syria. But with you and other partners and friends,...

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  • The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm
The White House is also distracted by Yanny/Laurel social media storm

Whoever is recording the video says to Sarah Huckabee Sanders , "Sarah it's been reported that you hear 'Laurel, ' how do you respond?" I heard a very tinny computerized voice saying, "yanny". The disputed mystery audio clip that sounds like different things to different people, Yanny or Laurel has divided the Internet. She fires back, "Clea...

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  • 'Brexit talks could collapse unless May rescues customs plan'
'Brexit talks could collapse unless May rescues customs plan'

Earlier this week, one Cabinet source told ITV , that May's preferred proposal - which Foreign Secretary Johnson described as "crazy"- was being prepared to "die with dignity". What are the government's options? Britain would remain in a full customs partnership with the European Union and strike small services-only trade deals.

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  • Government sets itself up for another fall with 'ambitious' Brexit plans
Government sets itself up for another fall with 'ambitious' Brexit plans

Labour said it was "deeply disturbing" that ministers "still can not agree on the most fundamental Brexit issues". He said the white paper would include "detailed, ambitious and precise explanations" of the government's positions, with less than 11 months to go before Britain is due to quit the EU.

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  • Thandie Newton Wears a Gown Honoring Black Star Wars Characters in Cannes
Thandie Newton Wears a Gown Honoring Black Star Wars Characters in Cannes

Without giving away much, we're treated to all the hits: Han's introduction to Chewbacca, his first run-in with Lando Calrissian (now played by Donald Glover ), his initial trip on the Millennium Falcon, and a few other things that previously had only been hinted at in dialogue.

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  • Anwar walks free from prison and into political limelight
Anwar walks free from prison and into political limelight

He was sentenced to jail for five years after being found guilty of sodomy in 2015 by the Federal Court and was due for release on June 8 this year for good behaviour before being granted a full royal pardon from the King which helps him avoid a five-year ban on political activity.

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  • Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramzan
Millions of Muslims prepare for start of fasting in Ramzan

The first day of the month where the revelation of the Quran started is thus referred to as the blessed month. Google has also announced the roll out of their interactive calligraphy application called Qalam to help create 3D Ramadan messages and an augmented reality tool, the Qibla Finder, which helps Muslims locate where Mecca is before p...

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  • Indonesian police headquarters attacked
Indonesian police headquarters attacked

Police spokesman Muhammad Iqbal said the militants fired rampant shots at the police building located on Sudirman street in Pekanbaru, the Riau provincial capital at 9 am Jakarta time (0200 GMT). Indonesian policemen examine a vehicle used by attackers outside the police headquarter in Pekanbaru, Riau. "We encourage people to take responsibility ...

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  • Iraqi PM orders recount in Kirkuk
Iraqi PM orders recount in Kirkuk

Al-Amiri maintains close ties to Iran. Retired Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill, the man credited with killing Usama Bin Laden, said the Washington Post is painting an Iraqi cleric as a "maverick" because his policies are counter to those of the Trump White House.

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  • Melania Trump undergoes procedure 'to treat a benign kidney condition'
Melania Trump undergoes procedure 'to treat a benign kidney condition'

Trump said the first lady is "doing really well" and that he expected her back at the White House before the end of the week. Will be leaving hospital in 2 or 3 days. Trump also joked that his 48-year-old wife should be the one visiting him in the hospital and not the other way around, a senator said. They're not common but tend to occur in middl...

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  • Apple Has Bigger Autonomous Car Fleet Than Uber, Tesla, Google
Apple Has Bigger Autonomous Car Fleet Than Uber, Tesla, Google

It seems that Apple grows its fleet of self-driving test cars. That gives it the second-largest fleet in the United States of America, ahead of Waymo's 51 cars, but still well behind GM Cruise, which boasts 104. Code-named " Project Titan ", Apple's self-driving programme's fleet is reportedly made up of Lexus RX450h SUVs, each of which is fitted...

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  • Israeli, Palestinian Envoys In Angry Exchanges At UN Security Council
Israeli, Palestinian Envoys In Angry Exchanges At UN Security Council

It is considered to be the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 Israel-Gaza clashes. The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Friday to discuss "the deteriorating human rights situation" in the Palestinian Territories, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians.

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  • Jamestown School Budget Vote, Board Election is Tuesday
Jamestown School Budget Vote, Board Election is Tuesday

Instead, they welcome the challenge of governing districts with budgets in the millions of dollars, or, as they phrase it more modestly, it's a way of giving back. When it comes to prioritizing and implementing plans to address student performance outcomes, the board scored the school chief as "effective", noting that while she's come up with a p...

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  • ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge
ZTE Ceases Operations Due To US Ban, Despite Trump Pledge

President Donald Trump has insisted that the countries reduce the $370 billion trade deficit with China by $200 billion. Today begins three days of trade hearings in which United States corporations will make their case against President Trump's proposed $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports.

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  • At least 6 Afghans killed, 20 injured during Jalalabad gun battle, blasts
At least 6 Afghans killed, 20 injured during Jalalabad gun battle, blasts

The attack took place on Sunday afternoon when a suicide attacker detonated a bomb near a building, the TOLO broadcaster reported. The body of a policeman and eight civilians, including the three finance department employees, along with 36 wounded people had been brought to hospitals in Jalalabad , said Najibullah Kamawal, director of the city ...

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  • First Semi-Final of Eurovision 2018, Armenia performs 16th
First Semi-Final of Eurovision 2018, Armenia performs 16th

In the Portuguese capital - Lisbon hosted the opening ceremony of the global song contest "Eurovision-2018". Michael has released three studio albums and competed in Germany's national song contest Unser Lied für Lissabon (Our Song For Lisbon).

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  • Two British hostages, driver, released in Congo
Two British hostages, driver, released in Congo

Bethan Davies and Robert Jesty were abducted on Friday in Virunga National Park, home to mountain gorillas. "Ranger Baraka was critically injured whilst protecting two passengers and the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in, when it was attacked by armed assailants", a statement from Virunga National Park said.

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