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Trump Junior was informed of Russian interest to help father’s presidential campaign: New York Times

Donald Trump Jr. was told in an email before meeting a Russian lawyer who he thought had material damaging to Hillary Clinton that it was part of a Russian government bid to aid his father’s presidential campaign, the New York Times said on Monday. Citing three people with knowledge of the email, the paper said publicist Rob Goldstone indicated in ... Read More »

Is Trump-Modi bonhomie dividing Indian-Americans?

Prime Minster Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump were effusive in praising each other during their joint media appearance on June 26, and both underscored the similarities between their politics and styles. The bonhomie between the two leaders, however, has put many Indian-Americans, who are critical of Mr. Trump but root for Mr. Modi, in a dilemma, even as ... Read More »

Trump tweets video of him beating ‘CNN’

U.S. President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on the news media on Sunday by tweeting a video — bizarre even by his standards — showing him knocking down and beating a professional wrestling “villain” whose face had been replaced by a CNN logo. The 10-year-old video, hailing back to Mr. Trump’s days as a guest celebrity at pro-wrestling events, ... Read More »

Palaniswami rejects demand to sack Minister

Rejecting the Opposition’s persistent demand to drop Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar from the Cabinet and suspend DGP rank officers T. K. Rajendran and S. George for their alleged role in a suspected gutkha sale scam, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday told the Assembly that the DVAC is probing the charges. Leader of the Opposition and DMK working ... Read More »

China accuses India of disrespecting Bhutan’s sovereignty, blocks Kailash yatra via Nathu La Pass

Amid a standoff in the Sikkim sector of the border, China on Wednesday warned India that future visits of its pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar through the Nathu La pass will depend on whether it will “correct its errors”. Beijing also termed the construction of a road in the Sikkim sector of the Sino-India border as “legitimate”, asserting that it was ... Read More »

PM Modi Invites US CEOs To Invest In India, Says GST A Game-Changer

PM Modi, during his meeting with the CEOs of top 20 American firms, also said that India attracted the largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) as a result of the NDA government’s policies. Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India has now emerged as a business-friendly destination, more so with the upcoming implementation of landmark GST beginning ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley for JVs with Russian defence firms

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Russian defence companies to set up local joint ventures with Indian firms to produce spares and components for use by the Indian military as well as for exports. He is currently on a three-day visit to Russia. “Russian companies may identify some items for which they can set up joint ventures with Indian companies ... Read More »