• India's Ola takes its Uber rivalry to Australia with launch in Sydney
India's Ola takes its Uber rivalry to Australia with launch in Sydney

The $9 billion business, which claims to have more than one million driver-partner in India, and now Australia, is backed by Chinese internet giant Tencent, as well as Japanese multinational Softbank. The company is yet to begin operating in Melbourne. Interestingly, Uber, the biggest rival of Ola in India, already has a strong presence in Austra...

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  • European Union aims to solve trade
European Union aims to solve trade "mess", not provoke USA - commissioner

Yet the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index .FTEU3 lost 0.14 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe .MIWD00000PUS shed 0.46 percent. "Right at the time we need to work together as the liberal democracies of this world to curb unfair trade practices of China and others, we are divided".

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  • Nobel Prize-winning professor's wife found dead at landfill
Nobel Prize-winning professor's wife found dead at landfill

Nobel Prize victor Ei-ichi Negishi (82) was transported to a local hospital for treatment after he was spotted walking near Rockford in northern IL, at 5am on Tuesday (local time), the Ogle County Sheriff's Department officials said. 13 News has confirmed that Mr. Negishi is a chemistry research at Purdue University. Ei-ichi Negishi was receiving t...

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  • Maran brothers, others discharged in illegal telephone exchange case
Maran brothers, others discharged in illegal telephone exchange case

Special Judge S. Natarajan discharged all the seven accused, including former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his businessman brother Kalanidhi Maran, as there was no prima facie evidence to prove the charges against them. The CBI had maintained that all charges framed against them were supported by material and documentary evidence. The...

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  • Dapchi girls: Omokri attacks Buhari over Chibok comparison
Dapchi girls: Omokri attacks Buhari over Chibok comparison

If lawmakers accept the committee's report it will be sent to Buhari and the new members can be sworn in. After the Jonathan administration held an emergency National Security Council meeting on April 17, 2014, the Nigerian Army and Air force began searching for the Chibok girls with sorties being flown in search of the girls.

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  • Plateau Imposes Curfew On Communities Where 25 People Got Killed
Plateau Imposes Curfew On Communities Where 25 People Got Killed

In the wake of the recent attacks and killings of residents in northern Plateau state in the last two weeks, the state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Bassa local government area where people were recently killed. Taiwo Jebiyesu, deployed to the scene of the crime for an on-the-spot assessment returned from the assignment. "I shall ...

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  • 'A negative impact': Donald Trump's NAFTA threat will backfire, Trudeau warns
'A negative impact': Donald Trump's NAFTA threat will backfire, Trudeau warns

PM Justin Trudeau gave a quick call to President Donald Trump on Monday in the course of his visit to a aluminum manufacturing facilities within Quebéc. Galimberti said the meeting with Trudeau was an "important affirmation" that the government's months-long involvement in the issue would continue. Earlier in the day several politicians joined ...

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  • West Indies to play T20 series in Pakistan
West Indies to play T20 series in Pakistan

This is part of our agreement with the West Indies board", Sethi told reporters, adding PCB was unlikely to make any profit from the series. Pakistan's cricket chief on Sunday confirmed three Twenty20 internationals with the West Indies in Karachi early next month, taking a giant step toward reviving worldwide series amid improved security in the...

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  • Nigeria ranks 91 on United Nations global happiness report
Nigeria ranks 91 on United Nations global happiness report

Europe's Nordic nations, none particularly diverse, have dominated the index since it first was produced in 2012. What is different for 2018 is that the poor United States of America, a country that went from 13th to 14th place last year, tumbled to 18th place this year.

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  • Palestinians Call White House Summit on Gaza Strip a 'Front'
Palestinians Call White House Summit on Gaza Strip a 'Front'

Among the Arab nations that attended the meeting were Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman. The format did not allow for direct discussions between Israel and the Arab states, officials said. U.S. President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy in December, when he made a decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U....

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  • UP bypoll results 2018: Yogi Adityanath Loses His 'Ashram'
UP bypoll results 2018: Yogi Adityanath Loses His 'Ashram'

The polls were necessitated by the resignation of Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath and Phulpur MP Keshav Prasad Maurya after they became the state's chief minister and deputy chief minister, respectively. The SP's electoral understanding with Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party and tie-up with local satraps appeared to have paid dividends, prompti...

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  • US threatens unilateral action to end Syria chemical attacks
US threatens unilateral action to end Syria chemical attacks

With Russian support, Assad forces have retaken almost 60 percent of eastern Ghouta . It would also protect UN-designated terrorists - like the group formerly known as Al-Nusra Front, which Russian Federation says is playing the lead role in this area - and give the militants time to regroup.

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  • Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers
Australia considers fast-track visas for white South African farmers

The South African government has criticised reports that Australia wants to offer special attention to white South African farmers, who apply for visas to travel to that country. South African government spokesman Ndivhuwo Mabaya told BBC that no country should think anyone is being subjected to this kind of danger. "That threat does not exis...

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  • Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm
Thompson defends ex-Liverpool teammate Carragher over spit storm

Jamie Carragher's hopes of avoiding the sack by Sky Sports have received a timely lift after the family he spat at insisted they did not want him to lose his job. I wish she wasn't involved. Murphy believes Carragher - whose own duaghter is of a similar age - when he said he didn't know the girl was in the vehicle, but admits what he did was "de...

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  • 'We will all die' if Trump is re-elected: top New Zealand diplomat
'We will all die' if Trump is re-elected: top New Zealand diplomat

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), a former Democratic presidential candidate, and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) ― Beresford wrote , "No it couldn't". In response to a tweet by U.S. A spokesperson for Winston Peters, New Zealand's Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy Prime Minister, said he had been briefed about the tweets and is confident the ministry...

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  • Trudeau discussed with the trump of duty
Trudeau discussed with the trump of duty

President Trump's decision to levy steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum could well prove disastrous to the auto aftermarket, according to a letter to the president from the Auto Care Association. Trudeau's view has prominent support: A poll of leading economists from the University of Chicago has found rare unanimity on the topic, with a ne...

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  • Catherine Rampell: Trump has been playing right into China's hands
Catherine Rampell: Trump has been playing right into China's hands

But Trump said that his country is willing to negotiate with countries that share security concerns with the USA on a possible exemption before the duty implementation, so there is a possibility that exemptions could be given to more countries, including Korea.

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  • Nidahas T20I tri-series, India vs Bangladesh, 5th game
Nidahas T20I tri-series, India vs Bangladesh, 5th game

Sharma has also failed to hit his stride in the opening slot whereas Dhawan, despite his big scores, is not the most reliable batsman in the world. This is his 13th T20I fifty . But the young squad has done well so far in this series under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma who is in great form. The pressure mounted on the Tigers when Yuzvendra ...

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  • Seth Rich's Parents Sue Fox News Over Retracted Story
Seth Rich's Parents Sue Fox News Over Retracted Story

Since his death, he's been tied to various conspiracy theories , most notably the theory that he had leaked thousands of DNC to WikiLeaks . The report quoted an unnamed federal investigator who claimed to have "seen and read the emails between Seth Rich and Wikileaks" and was heavily promoted on Fox.

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  • Ravens Releasing Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin After One Year
Ravens Releasing Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin After One Year

Pending free agents are free to negotiate with teams as of March 12, but no contracts can be signed until 4 p.m. March 14. More moves by the Ravens are expected. Considered the top wide receiver available at the time, Maclin had averaged 68 catches, 900-plus receiving yards and six touchdowns in the first seven seasons of his National Football ...

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  • New York Jets, Teddy Bridgewater Working On Deal
New York Jets, Teddy Bridgewater Working On Deal

That means the volume Cousins had will go down. New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola is expected to sign with the Miami Dolphins...while Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler and running back Dion Lewis will sign contracts with the Tennessee Titans...

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  • Right-wing parties lead Colombia vote
Right-wing parties lead Colombia vote

Colombian voters turned to right-wing parties critical of the country's peace deal with the main leftist rebels and knocked the current president's party down in congressional elections, raising questions about the future of the accord. The results are likely to lead to a last-minute scramble among presidential candidates to form coalitions to bet...

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  • Free for all in Gujarat Assembly
Free for all in Gujarat Assembly

The Congress MLA from Rajula Amrish Der came into a defence of Madam and made his voice louder to which BJP members countered with hooting in-house. Following this, Congress legislators Ambrish Der and Virji Thumar rushed to the well and raised objection with the Speaker.

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  • New date in the pipeline for signing of Eskom's 27 IPP deals
New date in the pipeline for signing of Eskom's 27 IPP deals

In the ruling, the court says: "The respondents will have circumvented the process which is now pending before court; and the applicants will have no choice but to institute applications to review and set aside the awarding of the contracts".

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  • More troops sent to west Afghanistan as Taliban steps up attacks
More troops sent to west Afghanistan as Taliban steps up attacks

After many failed attempts at peace talks, the government's offer last month came without preconditions. Speaking at a press conference in Beijing, Roland Kobia said the European Union was not in contact with the Taliban and urged those countries that were, including China, to talk to certain Taliban groups and mediate in the conflict, Efe report...

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