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Trump notes Flynn lied to FBI, says his actions during transition were lawful

Agencies, New York US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that actions by former national security adviser Michael Flynn during the presidential transition were lawful, and that he had had to fire him because Flynn had lied to the FBI and...

Mueller removed FBI agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts – reports

Agencies, Washington The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views,...

Saudi-led coalition provides air support for Yemen’s Saleh

Agencies, Aden Aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi positions in Sanaa overnight on Sunday, residents and local media said, aiming to shore up supporters of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh as they battle the Iran-aligned...

Pentagon evaluating US West Coast missile defense sites – officials

Agencies, Simi Valley The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea’s missile tests raise...

AIBEA urges Jaitley to raise ceiling of IT for salaried persons to Rs 7.5 lakh in next budget

Agencies, Hyderabad All India Bank Employees Association’ (AIBEA) on Saturday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to consider raising the ceiling on Income Tax to Rs 7.5 lakh for salaried persons excluding fringe benefits like housing, medical,...

Bengal Government setting up shankha, shola, jewellery hub in Ashoknagar

Agencies, Kolkata The traditional handicrafts and cottage industry of Bengal are quite well-known, even outside India. The state government has made extensive efforts to promote these arts and crafts, both inside and outside the country, through...

Healthcare market in India may see threefold increase by 2022: Study

Agencies, Kolkata India’s healthcare market may see threefold rise as its size in value terms is likely to reach $372 billion (bn) by 2022 from the level of $110 bn as of 2016 thereby clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22...

Mathews, Chandimal centuries overpowered by Indian bowlers

New Delhi, Former captain Angelo Mathews (111) and skipper Dinesh Chandimal (147 not out) brilliant centuries were overpowered by Indian bowlers in the final session as tourists were reduced to 356/9 at stumps on day 3 of the final Test against...