• Adequate currency in circulation, temporary shortage to be tackled quickly: FM
Adequate currency in circulation, temporary shortage to be tackled quickly: FM

Mobile wallet companies including Paytm, Mobikwik, and Flipkart-owned PhonePe said on 18 April that they have seen a significant jump in digital transactions amid a recent currency shortage at ATMs and banks in some parts of the country. In his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the "terror of note-ban" has again g...

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  • Bengal panchayat poll nomination extended by a day, voting dates may change
Bengal panchayat poll nomination extended by a day, voting dates may change

The panchayat elections were originally scheduled for May 1, 3 and 5, with the counting of votes slated on May 8. The nomination process for the polls ended on April 9, but the SEC extended it by a day the same evening, following a Supreme Court order.

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  • Koreas connect first-ever leaders' hotline
Koreas connect first-ever leaders' hotline

Kim Dae-jung was quoted as having said in the book. The three Korean- Americans are still under detention on charges of espionage against North Korea . The American studies professor also stressed that the outcome of the upcoming talks is dependent on Kim Jong-un's true intentions. However, in the burgeoning spirit of openness and diplomacy, Moo...

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  • Personally remembering Barbara Bush in Northeast Ohio
Personally remembering Barbara Bush in Northeast Ohio

A daughter, Robin, died in 1953 of leukemia a few weeks before her 4th birthday. The visit went so well, Bush invited La Russa and his wife, Elaine, to a State Dinner in honor of Philippines President Corazon Aquino on November 9, 1989. "I'm glad you spoke your mind; I foolishly didn't know you had one", she said. The foundation says it has helpe...

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  • This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection
This is what happens during a chemical weapons inspection

The U.N.'s chemical weapons watchdog is on the ground in Syria to investigate an attack that reportedly left more than 40 people dead. The UN official, who declined to be named, said the security team would remain in Damascus with the experts from OPCW for the time being.

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  • Naroda Patiya massacre: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction
Naroda Patiya massacre: Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

In 2012, special judge Jyotsna Yagnik sentenced 32 persons including former minister Maya Kodnani and Bajrangi and acquitted 29 others. The Gujarat court cleared 16 other people of involvement in the riots along with Kodnani while 12 were awarded 21 years of imprisonment.

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  • Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X ETF (TECS) Rises 4.0727% for April 19
Direxion Daily Technology Bear 3X ETF (TECS) Rises 4.0727% for April 19

Investors may be looking to buy companies that continue to post beats on the earnings front, and cut ties with ones that are not hitting their marks. Despite the name, CCI can be used on other investment tools such as stocks. In general, a rising ADX line means that an existing trend is gaining strength. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an ofte...

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  • Syria Says Chemical Weapons Experts to Visit Douma Wednesday
Syria Says Chemical Weapons Experts to Visit Douma Wednesday

Department of Safety and Security. Remember the earlier gas attacks in Syria in which the British Parliament refused to authorize an attack on the Syrian government because it was unclear who was responsible-and Obama threw the decision of a USA attack to Congress-which to their credit voted No? If indeed our coordinated attacks were succ...

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  • Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas
Former Spartan Auston Robertson arrested in Kansas

The college says 20-year-old Auston Robertson remains in custody in Finney County. Garden City Community College says Robertson faced a previous arresting charge in MI and received approval from the Ingham County (Mich.) Prosecutor's Office to move out of state to attend school in Garden City.

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  • Trump warns Russian Federation over Syrian crisis
Trump warns Russian Federation over Syrian crisis

These two ships, possibly aided by a U.S. submarine, are likely to play a role in a strike. "We're still assessing the intelligence, ourselves and our allies", Mattis said . Syria joined the pact in 2013 as part of the agreement to destroy its chemical weapons stockpile, negotiated between Russian Federation and the Obama administration.

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  • Miral Sets Warner Bros
Miral Sets Warner Bros

With 29 rides and attractions, Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi will open a $US1 billion indoor Warner Bros amusement park this July. "The park is another great addition to Yas Island's immersive experiences and award-winning attractions", said Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Miral, which is the developer of the park, as well as Ferrari World Abu A...

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  • Ipswich Council backflips on dumping recycling in landfill amid outcry
Ipswich Council backflips on dumping recycling in landfill amid outcry

The Ipswich City Council stated recycling contractors notified council that due to policy changes in China, the current cost would skyrocket if recycling was to continue. "While council can do its part, the community has a vital role to play and there has never been a more important time than now to make sure you are recycling properly", Cr Fisher ...

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  • Supreme Court Orders Centre To Seize Dawood Ibrahim's Properties
Supreme Court Orders Centre To Seize Dawood Ibrahim's Properties

The apex court bench headed by Justice RK Agrawal dismissed the plea filed by Ibrahim's mother and sister, Amina Bi Kaskar and Haseena Parkar, challenging the decision of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and other agencies to attach property owned by them in Mumbai as "proceeds of crime ".

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  • Malindo flight skids off runway in Nepal, no casualties
Malindo flight skids off runway in Nepal, no casualties

Nepal's only worldwide airport has been closed after a Kuala Lumpur-bound flight with 139 people on board skidded off the runway while attempting to take off, officials said. However, the runway has been closed down for all worldwide aircraft. "At around 2:00 am, the flight attendant informed us the other flight had slipped off the runway and was s...

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  • No Indication Assad Preparing New Chemical Attack
No Indication Assad Preparing New Chemical Attack

Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the team of inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ) had not been given access to the site of the alleged attack in the town of Douma on April 7. A government push to the south could bring allied Iranian and Russian forces even closer to the increasingly tense f...

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  • Volcano erupts in Japan, no-go warning issued
Volcano erupts in Japan, no-go warning issued

The agency also warned of the possibility of small pieces of volcanic rock being carried by the wind and falling on the lee side of the volcano, and said that air vibrations from a large explosive eruption could break windows, like during an eruption in 2011.

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  • United Kingdom envoy: Russian Federation and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma
United Kingdom envoy: Russian Federation and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma

Karen Pierce said in an interview with The Associated Press that "it's incumbent upon them more than ever to allow the team in, to escort it, to make sure it's safe, and to make sure it can do its work". When asked if she was concerned Russian Federation had tampered with evidence of the attack which is believed to have killed 75, Ms Pierce said: "...

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  • Michel Barnier: Still 25 percent of work to do on Brexit
Michel Barnier: Still 25 percent of work to do on Brexit

That leaves the second option which would allow the United Kingdom to set its own tariffs on trade while avoiding a hard border, and it is proposals on these solutions that are reported to have been roundly dismissed by the European Union this week.

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  • More than required numbers to entertain impeachment motion against CJI
More than required numbers to entertain impeachment motion against CJI

The opposition parties also raked up an old allegation against the CJI that he acquired public land through forgery of documents, "The fourth charge relates the Chief Justice having acquired land when he was an Advocate by giving an affidavit which was found to be false".

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  • Lagarde joins tech backlash, warning monopolies may be impossible to break up
Lagarde joins tech backlash, warning monopolies may be impossible to break up

The concerted attempts at coalition-building suggest that neither nation believes that a quick resolution of their various disputes is a given. "It will affect the global economy". In developed economies like Germany, Japan and South Korea, a reduced workforce will hinder potential economic growth. The global economy is expected to grow at a soli...

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  • In Syria Strikes, US Blurs Red Line For Intervention
In Syria Strikes, US Blurs Red Line For Intervention

The Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation had urged the OPCW to send a team to Douma to investigate the alleged use of chlorine gas. The lack of access to the town of Douma by investigators from the watchdog group, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), leaves questions about the April 7 attack unanswered...

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  • More than 100 Windrush cases being investigated by Home Office
More than 100 Windrush cases being investigated by Home Office

Named after a ship that brought migrants from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other Caribbean islands in 1948, the Windrush generation enjoyed a special status, but that has been eroded over the years by successive immigration reforms.

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  • Ramaphosa cuts short United Kingdom visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos
Ramaphosa cuts short United Kingdom visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos

Mahumapelo has denied the allegations, and has called the protests "an anti-Supra Mahumapelo political campaign which seeks to intimidate residents of Mahikeng". "We therefore request our public servants to go back to work in order to help our society with the health services they are entitled to as prescribed in our country's Constitution", she sa...

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  • Target offers 20 percent coupon for bringing in old auto seats
Target offers 20 percent coupon for bringing in old auto seats

Target will recycle the old seat through Waste Management . The deal is in honor of Earth Day and begins on Sunday, April 22 and runs through Saturday, May 5. Auto seats aren't eligible for curbside recycling. There are other options for disposing of old or unusable seats (some fire stations will take them).

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  • Barnaby Joyce's new partner Vikki Campion gives birth to baby boy
Barnaby Joyce's new partner Vikki Campion gives birth to baby boy

While Mr Joyce has experienced parenting before, being a father to four children with his wife Natalie, this is the first baby for Ms Campion. Do you have a message for Barnaby Joyce? Known for campaigning on strong family values, Mr Joyce announced he was separating from his wife of 24 years in December 2017.

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