Speaking a few days after a visit to Panama by US Vice President Mike Pence, the country’s president Juan Carlos Varela said the visa requirement would take effect on Oct.1 and remain in place until “democratic order” was restored in Venezuela.
Great GamingBy: Express News Service |
Updated: July 10, 2015 at 12:00 amFull SCO membership will give New Delhi fresh clout, but it must do a balancing act with Russia and China.NDB holds first meet, sets pathway for formal launchWritten by Anil Sasi
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Updated: July 8, 2015 at 1:29 amAfter India, position at the helm will be transferred to Brazil and then to Russia.
AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC thrash North Korean side April 25 3-0By: PTI |
Updated: August 23, 2017 at 11:37 pmHeavy rains lashed the stadium an hour into the game and both the teams played under reduced visibility.”From Norway to Bengaluru, via Portugal, almost: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu’s journeyWritten by Mihir Vasavda
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Updated: August 18, 2017 at 2:09 amSandhu had been in talks with Boavista for several weeks, but the club management was undecided.
Star striker Sunil Chhetri was among the goal-getters as Bengaluru FC thrased North Korean side April 25 3-0 in first of the two-legged AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal match in Bengaluru on Wednesday.Heavy rains lashed the stadium an hour into the game and both the teams played under reduced visibility.
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Threats and sanctions don’t intimidate me: Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro on US sanctionsBy: AP | Caracas |
Updated: August 1, 2017 at 8:40 amPresident Nicolas Maduro claimed a popular mandate to dramatically recast Venezuela’s political system, dismissing US sanctions imposed on him and condemnations by his domestic opponents and governments around the world.The Latest: Cuba rejects talk of mediation role on VenezuelaBy: AP | Venezuela |
Updated: July 26, 2017 at 10:17 pmHe spoke at a ceremony marking the anniversary of a failed barracks uprising that is considered the beginning of Fidel Castro’s revolution.
“All the preparatory work for the Summit is advancing in an orderly way.We are almost ready,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said when asked if Modi has confirmed his participation in the Summit amid concerns over the standoff between the armies of the two countries in the Doklam area of the Sikkim sector.
Do Indians have a fundamental right to privacy?It will be known Thursday when a nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court answers this question on a reference from a five-judge bench.
Slow redevelopment of stations: Prabhu had proposed redevelopment of 400 stations under PPP mode a year into his tenure.Executive lounges of IRCTC: Prabhu pushed ahead with the plan for modernising major Indian Railway stations and upgrading them with swanky executive lounges was a key part of this project.
It is being touted as the big Opposition gathering, but the rally to be organised by RJD chief Lalu Prasad in Patna next week could be skipped by the Gandhis.If Congress leaders are to be believed, the party would be represented by Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, and the AICC general secretary in charge of Bihar, C P Joshi.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday announced that it will transfer Rs 30,659 crore as surplus to the government for the year ended June 2017, less than half the amount transferred last year.The key source of income for the Central bank is interest arising from its foreign assets and domestic assets.
Taking “full moral responsibility” for the spate of train accidents under his watch, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu met Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday morning and offered to resign.He said he was asked by the Prime Minister to “wait”.
To de-escalate tension prevailing along the Line of Control in Rajouri and Poonch districts, both Indian and Pakistani troops held a commander level meeting at Chakkan Da Bagh on Wednesday and agreed to maintain peace and tranquility along the borders.The resumption of cross LoC travel and trade through Chakkan Da Bagh was also discussed on the occasion, he added.
Understanding context of SC ruling on triple talaq: Divorce rate of Muslim women is thrice that of men
So while the “refined divorce rate”, or rate of divorce per 1,000 marriages, was 1.59 among Muslim men, among Muslim women, it was more than three and a half times higher — 5.
How will Ram Rahim arrive?Verdict on Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh rape case on August 25By: PTI | Chandigarh |
Updated: August 17, 2017 at 8:23 pmThe sexual exploitation case was registered against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in 2002 by the CBI on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court after anonymous letters were circulated about the alleged sexual exploitation of two female followers.
The US has asked India and Pakistan to continue to engage in direct talks aimed at reducing tensions between the two countries.“I think one of the things that we would do is ask or encourage India and Pakistan to sit down together and engage in direct dialogue that is aimed at reducing tensions between both of those countries,” State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters on Wednesday.
The Srijan scam in Bihar looks deeply entrenched, involving government officials, bank employees, business people, and those with political affiliations.Now that the CBI is likely to take over Srijan scam investigation any time, what are the vital leads from the SIT’s investigation so far?
Vishal Sikka gone, Infosys founders set stage for Nandan Nilekani to lead firmWritten by Sandeep Singh
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Updated: August 24, 2017 at 4:39 amSignificantly, Nandan Nilekani had kept himself out of the boardroom battle between co-founder N R Narayana Murthy and the management and board of Infosys that played out over the last six months, often spilling into the public.MFs want Nandan Nilekani back at Infosys in ‘suitable capacity’Written by George Mathew
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Updated: August 24, 2017 at 4:19 amAfter Vishal Sikka’s appointment on the Infosys board, the company has had one extra-ordinary general meeting (in which Sikka was appointed), three annual general meetings and has approached shareholders five times through a postal ballot.
HOW WILL the Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, arrive in Panchkula to go to court when it pronounces the verdict in the rape case against him on August 25?How the Dera head will enter the district court complex and how he will be escorted out is also not clear.
Indian Railways under Suresh Prabhu: Highlights of his tenureBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 23, 2017 at 7:29 pmHere’s a look at his tenure and what all step he took in the last three yearsPM Modi will take a call on whatever request Suresh Prabhu made, says Union Minister Arun JaitleyBy: PTI | New Delhi |
Updated: August 23, 2017 at 7:09 pmSuresh Prabhu tweeted: “I met the Hon’ble Prime Minister @narendramodi taking full moral responsibility.Twitterati react to railways minister Suresh Prabhu’s ‘offer to resign’By: Trends Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: August 23, 2017 at 6:42 pmIn the wake of two back-to-back train derailments in the last four days, Union railways minister Suresh Prabhu offered to quit and wrote a long note on Twitter.
Since July, NIA and ED have carried out a series of raids and arrested several separatist leaders and others over transactions they were allegedly involved in.Officials of the NIA, which arrested him last week, claim that they have evidence of his role in hawala trading and financing of separatist leaders.