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Doklam standoff not serious issue, says Dalai Lama

Doklam standoff not serious issue, says Dalai Lama One side's retreat and defeat is an old-time thinking. Dalai Lama said,"Eventually, "Hindi-Chini- Bhai Bhai" is the only way; the two big nations, you have to live side by side". It fears the road will allow China to cut off its access to northeastern states. The Dalai Lama's comments come amid the continuing Sino-Indian military stand-off in Bhutan's Doklam area which both India and Bhutan cons... [Full Article...]

SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages

SC asks CBSE to set similar questions for NEET in regional languages While talking about NEET, Javadekar has also replied the question about the West Bengal Education minister recently complaining that this year the students appearing for all medical entrance examination in vernacular languages had faced tougher questions than the ones set in English and Hindi. [Full Article...]

SEBI to link Aadhaar to financial market transactions

SEBI to link Aadhaar to financial market transactions With an eye on curbing practices such as laundering money through the stock market, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to link Aadhaar to all financial market transactions, the Economic Times reported. However, what is not clear at the moment is when the announcement will be made and whether or not Aadhaar will replace PAN to become the sole identification number. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci: New Yorker reporter is the 'Linda Tripp of 2017'

Scaramucci: New Yorker reporter is the 'Linda Tripp of 2017' Tripp is of Monica Lewinsky infamy, having been the intern's confidante about her extramarital affair with then President Bill Clinton and later taping a conversation with Lewinsky. Priebus resigned a week later, and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly replaced him on the job. Just days after the former investor's interaction with Lizzy was published, Trump abruptly fired him. [Full Article...]

South Korea ETFs tumble as geopolitical tensions rise

Park made the remark during a discussion on North Korea and inter-Korean relations amid heightened tensions in the wake of the North's surprise threat to fire missiles into waters around the USA territory of Guam as a warning against Washington. [Full Article...]

Makarfi reveals what he won't tolerate in PDP

Makarfi reveals what he won't tolerate in PDP Makarfi said those targets should "include President, Vice President, governors and former senate president, speaker of House of Representatives and all other former top ranking members in the party". But Okowa, who chairs the party's Special Non-Elective National Convention Committee, said the convention billed to hold on Saturday will signpost the party's readiness to return to power at the cent... [Full Article...]

Are Tax Incentives Worth It to Wisconsin — Foxconn Plant

Are Tax Incentives Worth It to Wisconsin — Foxconn Plant It would take at least 25 years for Wisconsin taxpayers to break even on walker's incentives, according to a fiscal analysis. "Wisconsin is offering $3 billion for a $ 10 billion investment , $10.5 billion in new payroll, and 13,000 direct jobs". [Full Article...]

China's quantum satellite sends unbreakable signals from space

China's quantum satellite sends unbreakable signals from space The satellite achieved transmission rates that were up to 20 orders of magnitude more efficient than optical fibre. In the latest experiment by Chinese scientists, quantum states of photons were transmitted from a ground station (located in Ali Prefecture in Tibet) to Micius satellite . [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister implicated in financial scandal resigns

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister implicated in financial scandal resigns Making a special statement in Parliament, before announcing his resignation, Karunanayake said all the allegations leveled against him were "baseless" and he had resigned to protect the image of his government. The minister admitted his family had dealings with the controversial bond dealer, Arjun Aloysius, but insisted he was not involved in bond dealings. [Full Article...]

Indian EAM Swaraj calling on PM Deuba before BIMSTEC meeting

Indian EAM Swaraj calling on PM Deuba before BIMSTEC meeting Before taking part in the ceremony, Swaraj will call on Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba at 4 p.m. Sushma Swaraj's meeting with Deuba comes ahead of the latter's visit to India from 23 August, his first foreign visit since assuming office in June. [Full Article...]

Protesters dressed as Russian soldiers take over Trump SoHo

Protesters dressed as Russian soldiers take over Trump SoHo The half-dozen protesters wore soldier garb and held a Russian flag as the images were projected on the SoHo hotel. . A second projection, also written across a Russian flag, read "Follow the money", alluding to the USA special counsel's current investigation into money laundering that may have occurred during the Trump Hotel's development . [Full Article...]

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship By evening, the unique delivery had flooded the internet and was shared by ESPN's SportsCenter and other national outlets. Kyle met with the team and shot a t-shirt cannon at Juenemann and gave him a t-shirt that said, "Justin Congrats On Earning A Scholarship". [Full Article...]

China & Malaysia break ground on $13bn railway under Belt and Road Initiative

China & Malaysia break ground on $13bn railway under Belt and Road Initiative Najib said this in his speech during the ECRL groundbreaking ceremony held at the ECRL KotaSas Central Station Project site here today. The Foreign Ministry said Wang is one of five China's State Councilors who is at the highest level of state administration. [Full Article...]

Key facts about Guam, the center of US-North Korea tension

Guam residents are expressing a mix of concern and fear. Bordallo told Cooper she has regularly talked with Defense Secretary James Mattis and Navy Adm. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index lost 4.19 points, or 0.18 percent, to 2,364.20 in the first 15 minutes of trading. The closest USA territory to this remote island is Hawaii, which is nearly 6,500 kilometers away. [Full Article...]

CNN Panel Erupts Over Trump's North Korea Comments

The United States is speaking out with a unified message on North Korea, the US State Department insisted Wednesday, playing down divergent comments from President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Nauert echoed Tillerson's remarks that Trump was using language that Kim would understand. "This pressure campaign with North Korea is something we are all in agreement on", she sai... [Full Article...]

Tale of the Ticker: Tencent Holdings Ltd (TCEHY) Moves on Volume

These trends or patterns might not be exact, but they can be noticeable. This may not come as easily for some as it does for others. The ADX measures the strength or weakness of a particular trend. The RSI, or Relative Strength Index is a popular oscillating indicator among traders and investors. RSI helps measure changes in price movement of a specific equity. [Full Article...]

Comelec chief files criminal cases vs estranged wife

Comelec chief files criminal cases vs estranged wife John Bertiz (ACTS OFW Party-list); Alfredo 'Garbin (Ako Bicol Party-list) and Anthony Bravo (Coop-NATCCO), agreed that the only way Bautista can prove his innocence is to allow probers free access to Comelec records and possible witnesses. [Full Article...]

Slovak food inspectors find contaminated Dutch eggs

Slovak food inspectors find contaminated Dutch eggs The minister told lawmakers that Dutch authorities had been aware of the contamination since last November and failed to alert others. The Food Standards Agency now believes close to 700,000 eggs from affected farms on the continent have entered the United Kingdom, having previously put the figure at just 21,000. [Full Article...]

FIFA Ranking: Ghana Stagnant In 50th Position

FIFA Ranking: Ghana Stagnant In 50th Position Malta has the same points as Liechtenstein, and the only other European nations below are San Marino and Gibraltar. Poland's lowest place was 78th, in 2013. They reached 99 in the world ranking's inaugural year in 1993, before achieving an all-time high of 94 in February 1996. Football governing body FIFA have announced their latest rankings, with Neymar's Brazil climbing above Germany to ... [Full Article...]

Newcastle sign Chelsea outcast Kenedy on loan

Newcastle sign Chelsea outcast Kenedy on loan Given the squad's depth issues, Kenedy may have had an outside shot at earning a first-team spot for the season ahead were it not for his senselessness on social media during the pre-season tour in Asia. Newcastle have reportedly secured Chelsea's Kenedy on loan but would he actually have been more useful for West Brom ? Chelsea Football Club once again solemnly and sincerely apologises. [Full Article...]


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