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Nepal's Deputy House Speaker Tumbahangphe resigns

Nepal's Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Shiva Maya Tumbahangphe, announced her resignation from the post on Monday afternoon.Tumbahangphe's resignation came s

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:44 am

Delhi polls: BJP releases second list, Tajinder Pal Bagga to contest from Hari Nagar seat

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday released the second list of 10 candidates for the upcoming Delhi assembly elections in which the BJP has fielded Tajinder Pal Bagga

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:44 am

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill hits last-minute hiccup

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans hit a hurdle Monday when Parliament's upper chamber told the government to give European Union citizens living in the

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:40 am

Several killed in fighting between Nigeria jihadist factions

Intense gunfire between two rival jihadist groups in northeast Nigeria has left several fighters dead, two sources with close knowledge of the incident told AFP on Monday

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:30 am

JNU student thrashed by other students for not allowing them to join 'special dinner' at Narmada hostel

A Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student staying at Narmada hostel in the varsity was on Monday allegedly beaten up by three students, a day after he had purportedly r

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:30 am

Former Tunisian finance minister named PM-designate

Former finance minister Elyes Fakhfakh was named prime minister-designate by Tunisia's president late Monday, and will now face the difficult task of forming a cabinet wi

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:15 am

Three rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad: security sources

Three rockets hit near the US embassy in the Iraqi capital's high-security Green Zone, security sources told AFP, with no immediate reports of casualties. Sirens could be

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 3:15 am

CAA, NRC and NPR against Constitution: Digvijaya Singh after visiting Shaheen Bagh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, who visited Shaheen Bagh area on Monday late night, said that CAA, NRC, and NPR are against the Constitution of India as o one has the r

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 2:52 am

Chandrababu Naidu released in Mangalagiri town after being detained by Andhra Police

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu, who was detained outside the state assembly, was later released in Mangalagiri town.Chandrababu Naidu, along with his

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 2:47 am

New Islamic State group leader confirmed: report

Intelligence services have identified the new leader of the Islamic State (IS) group as Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi, British newspaper The Guardian repor

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 2:45 am

War crimes, not genocide committed against Rohingya: Myanmar probe

A Myanmar-appointed panel concluded Monday that some soldiers likely committed war crimes against its Rohingya Muslim community but the military was not guilty of genocid

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 2:25 am

UPDATE 1-Boeing seeks to borrow $10 billion or more amid 737 MAX crisis -source

Boeing Co is in talks with banks about borrowing $10 billion or more amid rising costs for the U.S. planemaker after two crashes involving its 737 MAX jetliner, a source

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 2:20 am

UPDATE 1-Tesla rebuffs U.S. safety recall petition, says no unintended acceleration in vehicles

Tesla Inc on Monday said there was no unintended acceleration in its vehicles, as it responded to a petition to a U.S. safety regulator to investigate and recall around 5

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 2:05 am

No grudge against Amaravati: Jagan Reddy

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said that he does not hold any grudge against Amaravati and it will be the legislative capital, Visakhapatnam

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 1:50 am

UPDATE 2-Macron and Trump declare a truce in digital tax dispute

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he had a great discussion with U.S. President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 1:49 am

China confirms human-to-human transmission as WHO emergency group meets

A SARS-like virus that has spread across China and reached three other Asian nations is contagious between humans, a government expert said Monday, and the World Health O

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 1:45 am

Nearly half billion people lack decent jobs: UN

More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said on Monday, warning that a lack of access to decent jobs was contributing to

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 1:45 am

Avolon CEO says greener airlines should pay less to lease planes

Airlines with the best environmental scores should pay less for leasing aircraft than more polluting competitors, the head of one of the world's top leasing companies sai

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 1:28 am

Tesla says no unintended acceleration in its vehicles

Tesla Inc said on Monday there is no unintended acceleration in its vehicles, responding to a petition to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 500

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 1:17 am

UPDATE 5-Huawei CFO Meng's lawyer says double criminality at centre of U.S. extradition case

A lawyer for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou argued on Monday that double criminality was at the centre of a trial to decide whether Meng can be extradited to

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 1:14 am

NPR apprehensions: Police say KMC website not hacked, old screenshot spread on social media

A day after the homepage of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation was hacked triggering apprehensions about the NPR exercise, police on Monday said it was a screenshot of an

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 1:05 am

UPDATE 2-Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition, Microsoft disagrees

The EU's proposal for a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology won backing from Alphabet Chief Executive Sundar Pichai on Monday but got a cool response from Micr

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 1:03 am

UPDATE 1-Macron and Trump declare a truce on digital tax dispute

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he had a great discussion with U.S. President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 12:59 am

Lesotho police summon PM for questioning over wife's murder

Lesotho police on Monday summoned Prime Minister Thomas Thabane for questioning over alleged links to the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. The brutal assassination of L

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:55 am

Eight EU nations back naval force to patrol Strait of Hormuz

The French foreign ministry said Monday that eight European Union nations had given their political support for a new naval patrol to help avoid potential conflicts in th

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:55 am

Schoolchildren facing extreme hardships:Delhi Police urges Shaheen Bagh protesters to unblock road

The Delhi Police on Monday appealed to protesters at Shaheen Bagh to unblock the road after parents of schoolchildren expressed deep anxiety in view of forthcoming board

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:45 am

Will never accept imposition of Hindi: CM

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday said that the territorial administration would spare no efforts to protect Tamil language and it would never accept imposition of

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:45 am

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real weakens after minister's comments, Chilean peso up

Brazil's real weakened on Monday after the country's economic minister flagged weakness in the currency as the ew normal, while the Chilean peso firmed on the back of st

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 12:42 am

WHO to hold emergency meeting as SARS-like virus spreads in Asia

The World Health Organization said Monday that a key emergency committee would meet this week to discuss a new SARS-like virus spreading across China after it reached thr

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:40 am

Canada court starts extradition hearing of China Huawei exec

A Canadian court on Monday began hearing the case of a senior Huawei executive who is fighting extradition to the United States, and whose arrest in Vancouver led to a br

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:40 am

UPDATE 2-Guyana's first-ever oil cargo to be refined by Exxon in the U.S.

A vessel carrying Guyana's first-ever shipment of crude set sail on Monday bound for the U.S. Gulf Coast, oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said, marking the tiny South American

Reuters 21 Jan 2020 12:38 am

TDP chief, 17 MLAs taken in police custody

Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu and at least 17 MLAs of his party were taken in police custody late on Monday as they tried to conduct a foot march from

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:35 am

Haryana Home Minister Vij seeks disciplinary action against state CID chief

Amid a tug-of-war with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar over the charge of the Criminal Investigation Department in Haryana, Home Minister Anil Vij has sought disciplin

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:30 am

Sanjiv Chadha appointed MD, CEO Bank of Baroda; Atanu Kumar Das to head Bank of India

Sanjiv Chadha has been appointed as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Bank of Baroda, a Personnel Ministry order issued on Monday said. Chadha,

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:30 am

Under-trial prisoner booked for hoax call about bomb in Raj Nivas, railway station

An under-trial prisoner was booked on Monday for making a bomb hoax call to the police control room here claiming that explosions would take place at the Raj Nivas -- the

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:30 am

DHFL lenders ease bidding criteria for prospective buyers

Eligibility norms pertaining to minimum net worth, AUM and committed funds were lowered for potential bidders.The 4,100 crore claim on DHFL by Prudential International In

Live Mint 21 Jan 2020 12:27 am

Jaishankar in Niger: Meets Foreign Minister, visits Indian embassy

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Niger's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad Kalla Ankourao here on Monday in his

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:20 am

Assets case: HC refuses relief to Karti, wife

The Madras High Court on Monday refused immediate relief to Karti Chidambaram and his wife Srinidi against prosecution proceedings for the alleged non-disclosure of Rs 6.

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:15 am

Delhi polls: Cong releases 2nd list of 7 candidates, Romesh Sabharwal pitted against Kejriwal

The Congress on Monday released a list of seven more candidates for the Delhi Assembly polls, fielding Romesh Sabharwal from New Delhi seat against Chief Minister Arvind

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:10 am

Veteran actor Dipankar Dey discharged from hospital

Veteran actor Dipankar Dey was on Monday night discharged from the hospital after his health condition improved, a senior doctor of the medical establishment said. Mr Dey

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:05 am

Over time, buyout funds will become the new conglomerates: EYs Soni

Overall, 2019 was the best year for the sector, with PE/VC investments exceeding $48 billion

Live Mint 21 Jan 2020 12:01 am

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh accuses ABVP members of beating student

Over a fortnight after the violence on the JNU campus, the university's students union president Aishe Ghosh alleged on Monday that a student has been beaten up by ABVP m

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:00 am

Body of 31-year-old man found in outer Delhi

Days after a 31-year-old man was strangulated to death, his body was recovered from outer Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area, police said on Monday. The deceased was identified a

Business Standard 21 Jan 2020 12:00 am

UPDATE 3-Huawei CFO Meng arrives in Canada court for U.S. extradition trial kick off

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou arrived in a Vancouver courtroom on Monday for the start of a trial to decide whether she can be extradited to the United Stat

Reuters 20 Jan 2020 11:45 pm

Alberta regulator charges Tourmaline, others, for 2018 toxic gas release

The Alberta Energy Regulator has filed charges against Tourmaline Energy Corp and two other oil companies for a 2018 release of hydrogen sulphide that affected human heal

Reuters 20 Jan 2020 11:40 pm

MOVES-JPMorgan targets mid-size companies in Japan expansion

JPMorgan Chase & Co is launching a new effort to be the international bank for mid-sized companies in Japan, the latest Asia market where the U.S. bank seeks to challenge

Reuters 20 Jan 2020 11:35 pm

View: It's time to scrutinise the link between poverty and income inequality

Why does the rise of crorepatis cause poverty to increase? Much of their wealth gains are due to property and stock market booms, which do not translate into greater empl

The Economic Times 20 Jan 2020 11:32 pm

AP Assembly passes Bill to establish three capitals

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly late on Monday night passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 that intended to give shap

Business Standard 20 Jan 2020 11:30 pm

Two Bangladeshi nationals held in Mumbai for illegal stay

Two Bangladeshis were arrested from suburban Andheri on Monday for staying illegally in India, a senior police officer said. The duo, Akbar Usen Rehmatullah Hussain Sheik

Business Standard 20 Jan 2020 11:30 pm

Satwik, Lakshya shine as Chennai Superstarz win PBL opener, Sindhu sizzles

Chennai Superstarz opened their campaign in the fifth season of Premier Badminton League with a dominant 5-2 win over Hyderabad Hunters here on Monday. The home team was

Business Standard 20 Jan 2020 11:30 pm