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Monthly News September 2017

On Arun Jaitley’s ‘Job Appli...

On Arun Jaitley’s ‘Job Applicant At 80’ Jibe, Yashwant Si...

Former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha today attacked Arun Jaitley again, saying that if he were a “job applicant” at 80, then Mr Jaitley would not be the country’s Finance Minister. Mr Sinha also told the media that those who had never won a Lok Sabha election were questioning... read more »

Asia’s largest refugee crisis: Mya...

Asia’s largest refugee crisis: Myanmar tops as 500,000 Rohingya flee.

TEKNAF: He trekked to Bangladesh as part of an exodus of a half million people from Myanmar, the largest refugee crisis to hit Asia in decades. But after climbing out of a boat on a creek on Friday, Mohamed Rafiq could go no further. He collapsed onto a muddy spit of land cradling his wife in his... read more »

India signs MoU to train Afghan police.

India signs MoU to train Afghan police.

India and Afghanistan exchanged a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, which will see Afghan police forces trained in India for the first time. The agreement followed a meeting between Afghanistan Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. “Prime Minister... read more »

Donald Trump to visit Asia in November, ...

Donald Trump to visit Asia in November, North Korea in spotlight.

Washington: Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines on a trip expected to be dominated by the North Korea nuclear threat. Joined by his wife Melania, Trump will travel 3-14... read more »

Tom Alter, Padma Shri actor and writer, dies aged 67

MUMBAI: Veteran film, television and theatre actor and Padma Shri Tom Alter has died aged 67. The renowned actor and one-time sports writer and author had been battling stage four skin... read more »

China says one step forwards, two steps back no good for Japan ties.

China’s foreign minister on Thursday said that ties with Japan should not take two steps back for every step forward, after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a rare appearance at... read more »

Somalia’s al-Shabaab militants kill 17 in attack

Somalia’s al-Shabaab fighters attacked a military base outside the capital Mogadishu using car bombs and guns, killing 17 soldiers and taking control of the base and a nearby town,... read more »

Wrote article disputing father on my own, says Jayant Sinha

NEW DELHI: Union minister Jayant Sinha today rejected suggestions that he wrote an article in an English daily disputing his father and former finance minister Yashwant Sinha’s... read more »

Iraq blocks international flights to Kurdistan in retaliation for...

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – International flights to and from Iraq’s Kurdistan region were set to end from 6:00 p.m. (11.00 a.m. ET) on Friday, after the central government imposed a ban in... read more »