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Asian Badminton C’ship: Sindhu wins, team India lose but enter quarters

Alor Setar, India managed to enter the quarter-finals of the Asian Badminton Championship despite losing to Japan 4-1, here at Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium here on Thursday, but ace shuttler P V Sindhu beat her opponent. Without much sweat in...

Government attaches great importance to fairness, transparency and accountability in public procurement

Agencies, New Delhi Union Minister of State for Finance & Shipping, Pon Radhakrishnan said on Thursday that the Government has attached great importance to fairness, transparency and accountability in public procurement and it has raised...

CCI imposes Rs 136 cr fine on Google

Agencies, New Delhi The Competition Commission on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs 136 crore on search engine major Google for unfair business practices in the Indian market for online search. Passing the order on complaints that were filed back...

Rescue efforts wind down at quake-hit Taiwan city, seven still missing

Agencies, Taiwan Rescue operations after a devastating 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked Taiwan’s tourist area of Hualien this week started to wind down on Friday, with the death toll at 10 and seven people still missing. The earthquake...

Iran says it can discuss other issues if nuclear deal successful

Agencies, Paris The West must ensure the Iran 2015 nuclear deal succeeds before trying to negotiate other issues, a senior Iranian official said in a rare public suggestion Tehran could discuss matters such as its regional activities or missile...

Trump administration may target immigrants who use food aid, other benefits

Agencies, Washington The Trump administration is considering making it harder for foreigners living in the United States to get permanent residency if they or their American-born children use public benefits such as food assistance, in a move...

US forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants

Agencies, Kabul US forces in Afghanistan have attacked networks of anti-China militants in an action that is likely to please Beijing, which had called for Western cooperation in its fight against a group it says wants to split off its Xinjiang...

On women empowerment, India has to learn a lot from others: Harsimrat

New Delhi, Stressing on women empowerment and child education, Union Minister of Food, Processing and Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday said the country needs to learn a lot from other countries, where women are provided equal rights...