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Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to decide next 20 years of state, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Prade......

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EU hits back at China over trade limits, taking Lithuania fight global

BRUSSELS : The European Union hit back against China’s targeting of one of the bloc’s smallest......

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US withdraws emergency covid vaccine mandate after Supreme Court blocks rule

The Biden administration is withdrawing an emergency private-sector vaccination mandate against Co......

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Gates foundation adds board members after billionaires’ divorce

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation named four new members to its board of trustees, adding outsid......

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Ground report: Will Uttar Pradesh remain the BJPs fortress?

When Swati Pathak’s haemoglobin dropped a bit during her seventh month of pregnancy, covid-19 was ......

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NITI Aayog plans new index to rank states on competitiveness

Federal policy thinktank NITI Aayog will develop a state competitiveness index that will go beyond......

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Is Railways on track to draw private capital?

NEW DELHI : Back in July 2020, for the first time in its 169-year history, the Indian Railways......

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NATO to send ships, jet fighters to eastern Europe amid standoff with Russia

NATO allies are bolstering the alliance’s eastern flank in response to Russia’s military buildup a......

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How events in the US, Germany and China embolden Putin

Trying to read the mind of Russian President Vladimir Putin is a risky business any time, and so i......

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Russia hatching plot to replace Ukraine government, UK says

The U.K. said it has exposed a plot by Russia to install a friendly government in Ukraine, support......

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US-backed forces struggle to contain Islamic State in battle over Syrian prison

Fighters backed by American airstrikes struggled to retake control of a prison attacked by Islamic......

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Fed launches review of possible central bank digital currency

WASHINGTON : The Federal Reserve on Thursday launched a review of the potential benefits and r......

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Democrats start to sketch out revived build back better package

Democrats began to revive their efforts to pass a major child-care, healthcare and climate package......

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Goa assembly polls: BJP releases list of 34 candidates, Parrikars son kept out

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its first list of candidates with 34 names f......

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US flight disruptions ease as new 5G service goes live

The launch of enhanced 5G services Wednesday had a limited impact on US flights after aviation reg......

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Biden’s first year: The goals he hit and the ones he missed

WASHINGTON : President Biden took office a year ago, promising to tackle the coronavirus pande......

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Former digital editor files discrimination suit against New York Post

A former high-ranking New York Post editor filed a discrimination lawsuit against the publication,......

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Free N95 masks to be made available at pharmacies, White House says

WASHINGTON : Free N95 Masks to Be Made Available at Pharmacies, White House Says BY SABRINA SI......

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5G and flight safety: What to know about new wireless service and aviation

The rollout of a new 5G wireless internet service has gotten hung up because of a tussle about ris......

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Boris Johnson faces rising pressure over lockdown party

LONDON : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced rising political pressure over allegations......

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Offices are leased up, thanks to cash gifts for tenants, months of free rent

Offices Are Leased Up, Thanks to Cash Gifts for Tenants, Months of Free Rent BY KONRAD PUTZIER | U......

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UP Assembly Polls: BJP MP Rita Joshi seeks ticket for her son

Rita Bahuguna Joshi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and a senior leader from Uttar Pradesh, on Tu......

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Deepening debt crisis in Sri Lanka stokes controversy over Chinese lending

A deepening debt crisis has left Sri Lanka struggling to pay for imports and stoked political cont......

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Kazakhstan says Russia to withdraw troops in wake of unrest

MOSCOW : Russia-led forces that entered Kazakhstan to support the embattled government followi......

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India may take a step closer to the global tax deal

NEW DELHI : The Union budget for FY23 is likely to offer guidance on India’s adoption of a glo......

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PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 11 New Government Medical Colleges across Tamil Nadu ......

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Hospitals cut beds as nurses call in sick with covid-19

Rising numbers of nurses and other critical healthcare workers are calling in sick across the U.S.......

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Russia’s Putin seizes on crises to assert control over former Soviet Republics

The flood of Russian troops into Kazakhstan to help shore up the embattled government sends a clea......

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in prison in second verdict

Myanmar’s ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to four years in prison after being found......

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What’s happening in Kazakhstan? How protests started and why they’re escalating

Russian paratroops are in Kazakhstan, providing support to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s auth......

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North Korea says it tested hypersonic missile

SEOUL : North Korea said it hit a target with a hypersonic missile, as the country seeks to pu......

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Dozens killed as Kazakhstan cracks down on protests

Dozens of people were killed in Kazakhstan on Thursday as authorities moved against protesters in ......

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Consumer demand for goods likely drove US import surge during holidays

US consumer demand for goods and an easing of supply-chain constraints likely drove a surge in imp......

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Candidates can spend up to ₹95 lakh in elections; EC raises expenditure limit

Ahead of assembly elections in five states, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has increased t......

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Disapproval of Biden hits new high

President Joe Biden’s popularity in the early months of his term proved to be transitory. Now surg......

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As China tensions smoulder, Japan and Australia move to sign defense treaty

Japan and Australia plan to sign a treaty on Thursday that will allow their militaries to work mor......

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Odisha govt, Gail sign MoU for clean energy projects

BHUBANESWAR : The Odisha government and natural gas firm Gail signed a memorandum of understandi......

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Omicron may press pause on interest rate hike

MUMBAI : India’s central bank may defer policy normalization plans to the next fiscal to avert......

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Why UP sees high-pitch poll campaign on religious lines

Voters in Uttar Pradesh are all set to participate in one of the most significant state elections ......

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Omicron takes a toll on businesses, from airports to bars and supermarkets

The rapid spread of Covid-19’s Omicron variant is weighing on U.S. businesses, keeping more worker......

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China haunted by its 1-child policy as it tries to encourage couples to conceive

The country expands fertility services as decades of birth restrictions mean fewer women of childb......

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Scotland moves to pardon thousands executed as witches—400 years later

NORTH BERWICK (SCOTLAND) : The wind blew hard one fall night here in 1589. So much so that Kin......

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US on sidelines as China and other Asia-Pacific nations launch trade pact

WASHINGTON : China joins U.S. allies including Japan and Australia in a new Asia-Pacific trade......

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Beijing fell short on trade deal promises, creating dilemma for Biden

WASHINGTON : Beijing’s commitment to step up purchases of U.S. goods and services under a 2020......

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Who won in Afghanistan? Private contractors

The US lost its 20-year campaign to transform Afghanistan. Many contractors won big. Those who ben......

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Major fire devastates South Africa’s Parliament

A major fire devastated South Africa’s parliament building, with heavy damage to the historic site......

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Italy’s embattled Berlusconi eyes the presidency, his biggest prize yet

Silvio Berlusconi, the three-time former Italian prime minister, has been convicted of tax fraud,......

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Govt to formulate air sports policy to make it safe, affordable

NEW DELHI : The Modi government is mulling to formulate a national air sports policy as well as ......

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West Bengal: TMC leader Firhad Hakim declared Mayor of Kolkata municipality

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Firhad Hakim was on Thursday named the Mayor of Kolkata Municipal ......

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Air cargo also disrupts supply chain as goods spill out of warehouses

Air Cargo Also Disrupts Supply Chain as Goods Spill Out of Warehouses BY DOUG CAMERON | UPDATED DE......

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Biden says he is more likely to run in 2024 if Trump is his opponent

WASHINGTON : Biden Says He Is More Likely to Run in 2024 if Trump Is His Opponent BY ANDREW RE......

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Tour operators feel the pinch as many nations shut borders

NEW DELHI : India’s battered outbound tourism sector is likely to witness further travel cancell......

politics 2021-12-23 Livemint

Omicron cases up, night curfews in; lockdowns next?

Covid variant Omicron has already infected over 213 people in India. The variant is at least three......

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Omicron spread prompts more interest in booster shots than new vaccinations

A recent rise in Covid-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant is prompting more vaccinated America......

politics 2021-12-22 Livemint

The death business is booming—for now

Plenty of businesses saw surging demand during the pandemic and are bracing for a hangover. So whe......

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How the new warehousing policy will transform Indias logistics

The government has proposed a new warehousing policy that will set the roadmap for development of ......

politics 2021-12-22 Livemint

Biden administration to distribute 500 million at-home Covid-19 test kits

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration will distribute 500 million free at-home Covid-19 testin......

politics 2021-12-21 Livemint

Davos WEF is postponed as Omicron forces more cancellations, travel bans

Israel is set to bar its citizens from traveling to the U.S. and Canada because of the spread of t......

politics 2021-12-21 Livemint

Virus  risk  fails  to  deter  holiday  bookings

India’s hospitality industry is closely tracking the new and highly contagious Omicron variant of ......

politics 2021-12-21 Livemint

India seeks cooperation with Central Asia to help Afghanistan

India seeks to work with Central Asian nations to help provide aid to Afghanistan and ensure a mor......

politics 2021-12-20 Livemint

Uttar Pradesh assembly polls: BJPs Jan Vishwas Yatra to begin today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday will kick off its Jan Vishwas Yatra from six places in ......

politics 2021-12-19 Livemint

Ahead of Punjab polls, farmer leader Gurnam Chaduni floats political party

Farmers leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni on Saturday announced his own political front – Sanyukt Sangha......

politics 2021-12-18 Livemint

Will definitely win Punjab polls: Amarinder Singh announces alliance with BJP

We will definitely win the Punjab polls, says former chief minister Amarinder Singh after announci......

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Giving pledge grows as more of world’s wealthy sign on to give away money

More than a dozen of some of the world’s richest people have joined a pledge to donate a majority ......

politics 2021-12-15 Livemint

Millennials are supercharging the housing market

Alex and Michelle Angert lived the last years of their 20s without a permanent address. They moved......

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Politics was supposed to return to normal in 2021. What happened?

Riots at the Capitol. Searing debates over school closures and vaccine mandates. An attempted reca......

politics 2021-12-15 Livemint

Israeli cyber firm NSO explores sale, closure of spyware unit

TEL AVIV : Israeli cybersecurity company NSO Group is exploring a potential sale of business o......

politics 2021-12-15 Livemint

Air traffic in India is flatlining. Here’s why

The average number of daily domestic air passengers has flattened in the week ended 11 December, a......

politics 2021-12-15 Livemint

As Omicron spreads, vaccine rules stir political resistance for U.K.’s Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced resistance over plans to require vaccinations in certai......

politics 2021-12-15 Livemint

Crisis in Ukraine is a winner for Putin

Vladimir Putin is having a good crisis in Ukraine. True, the Russian army hasn’t entered Kyiv, but......

politics 2021-12-14 Livemint

Fear of Iran, shrinking US role in Middle East push rivals together

The first-ever official meeting Monday between Israel’s prime minister and the United Arab Emirate......

politics 2021-12-14 Livemint

How a $6 Bass Pro Shops hat became a fashion trend

Jesse Alvarado doesn’t fish or hunt, and he wouldn’t describe himself as an outdoorsy person. But ......

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British PM Johnson faces rebellion in parliament over Covid-19 measures

LONDON : British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a large rebellion among his Conservative law......

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For a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, and the rest of the world, a crisis looms

Afghanistan is heading into one of its most difficult years. The new Taliban administration, devoi......

politics 2021-12-14 Livemint

All highway wayside amenities to have EV charging stations

The government has proposed to make all highways fully compliant with green norms, with charging s......

politics 2021-12-14 Livemint

Russia-Ukraine tension: Could what’s happening on the border lead to war?

Alarm bells have been ringing across Europe over a buildup of Russian troops along the border with......

politics 2021-12-13 Livemint

Britain increases scrutiny of foreign takeovers

LONDON : Britain is putting foreign takeovers of its businesses under greater scrutiny, compli......

politics 2021-12-12 Livemint

Karnataka MLC polls on Friday, 90 candidates in the fray

Voting for biennial election to the Karnataka Legislative Councils 25 seats from 20 Local Authorit......

politics 2021-12-09 Livemint

Australia to stage diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

ADELAIDE (AUSTRALIA) : Australia announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in......

politics 2021-12-08 Livemint

Not vaccinated? In Singapore, you’ll pay for your own Covid-19 treatment

SINGAPORE : As countries battle to persuade holdouts to get vaccinated, Singapore has settled ......

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‘Extremely tragic’, Kejriwal terms CDS General Bipin Rawats death in a crash

NEW DELHI : Extending condolences on the demise of CDS Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat ......

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In poll-bound UP, Congress women manifesto promises 40% of 20 lakh jobs

Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vad......

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For poor attendance in Parliament, PM Modi reprimands BJP MPs. Read here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reprimanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs for poor attenda......

politics 2021-12-07 Livemint

Deshmukh case: ED records ex-Maha chief secretary Sitaram Kuntes statement for over 6 hrs

MUMBAI : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday recorded former Maharashtra chief secretary......

politics 2021-12-07 Livemint

What PLFS tells us about India’s labour market

The Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data for January-March 2021, released last week, shows tha......

politics 2021-12-07 Livemint

Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in Myanmar prison

Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to four years imprisonment after......

politics 2021-12-06 Livemint

China seeks 1st military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast, US intelligence finds

BATA (EQUATORIAL GUINEA) : Classified American intelligence reports suggest China intends to e......

politics 2021-12-06 Livemint

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee to visit poll-bound Goa on 13 Dec

Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to visit Goa on 13 December in the run......

politics 2021-12-03 Livemint

Indias potential for growth is unmatched: Lawrence Summers

Lawrence H. Summers, one of America’s leading economists, believes India could be a dominant story......

politics 2021-12-03 Livemint

Eurozone inflation rises at fastest pace in 30 years

The annual rate of inflation in the eurozone accelerated in November at the fastest pace since Jul......

politics 2021-11-30 Livemint

PM Modi advises caution against coronavirus variant omicron

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the start of the Winter session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Omicron variant found on flights reveals gaps in Covid-19 travel rules

The probe into two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands, on which more than a dozen people......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Japan to bar entry of foreigners in response to Omicron variant

The decision comes only a few weeks after the country cautiously reopened its border to business t......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

How Omicron variant rattled the world in one week

JOHANNESBURG : Over coffee at his office on Tuesday, Tulio de Oliveira, director of South Afri......

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PM Modi to chair all-party meet today ahead of Winter Session of Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a all-party meeting today to discuss the agenda for the up......

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Iran’s nuclear advances weigh on renewed talks

As negotiators gather in Vienna for talks aimed at reviving an international nuclear agreement wit......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

What happened in Wuhan?

The first outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the disease that would come to be known as Covid-19......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Israel closes border to foreigners as more countries report Omicron variant

TEL AVIV : Emergence of Omicron poses risk that the new strain will worsen an already severe w......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Face masks compulsory in England shops, transport from Tuesday

Face coverings will become a compulsory requirement in shops and public transport in England from ......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Indian airlines likely to incur losses of up to $4 bn in FY22

Indian airlines are expected to incur losses worth $3.5-4 billion, excluding any adjustments, in t......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

What it means to have more women than men in India

India has 1,020 females per 1,000 males, according to the latest round of National Family Health S......

politics 2021-11-29 Livemint

Europe’s Covid-19 surge presents hard choices as winter approaches

As Covid-19 infections and deaths in the European Union eclipse those in the U.S., the region is c......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

Where US workers are quitting jobs at record rates

Workers in the US resigned from a record 4.4 million jobs in September. Many Americans are leaving......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

Can Biden come back? Many others have

After GOP midterm losses in the House, Reagan’s approval was 35% as 1983 began. The new president ......

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New Zealand to gradually relax border closure from mid-January

WELLINGTON : New Zealand’s border closure, in place since March last year, will gradually be eas......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

Fed picks leave open questions on how central bank will regulate Wall Street

WASHINGTON : President Biden’s decision to reappoint Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

Russia, India, China must work together to ensure aid reaches Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Russia, India and China need to join forces to ensure that humanitarian assistance reac......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

Undernutrition  in villages, obesity in cities: Survey

India’s latest round of family health survey has offered contrasting views on body weight, with ur......

politics 2021-11-26 Livemint

12 of 17 Congress MLAs join Mamata Banerjees TMC in Meghalaya: Reports

In a major blow to Congress in Meghalaya, as many as 12 of its 17 MLAs in the state joined Trinamo......

politics 2021-11-25 Livemint

When will shortages end? Here’s why forecasts are often wrong

Bottlenecks could finally be starting to ease, but investors should remember that individual compa......

politics 2021-11-25 Livemint

US travel hits pandemic high ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

The week leading up to this Thanksgiving has been the busiest for airports since the coronavirus p......

politics 2021-11-25 Livemint

France holds crisis talks after 27 migrants die crossing English Channel

PARIS : French authorities are working to identify the 27 migrants whose bodies were recovered......

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UN nuclear chief leaves Iran without a deal on factory inspection, diplomats say

BERLIN : The head of the United Nations atomic watchdog agency left Iran late Tuesday after fa......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Flush with cash, Saudi prince snubs Biden and sends a message

President Joe Biden sounded deeply frustrated. Inflation was heading toward a 30-year high and Ame......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Noida International Airport to see ₹8,914 cr investment in first phase

NEW DELHI : The first phase of the Noida International Airport at Jewar will entail an investmen......

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Pakistan to allow India to send aid to Afghanistan via its territory

NEW DELHI: Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed to India that it would allow humanitarian aid--food and ......

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OPEC weighs shift in oil policy after crude release

Top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia are considering a move to pause their recent efforts to ......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Ahead of Putin visit, India to finalise ₹5,000 crore worth defence deal

NEW DELHI: The defence ministry is expected to decide on Tuesday the finalisation of a deal worth ......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Congress leader Kirti Azad joins TMC in Delhi

Congress leader Kirti Azad on Tuesday joined the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) in t......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Global licence deal to provide Covid antibody test tech free to poorer countries

GENEVA : A global licence for serological technology that detects COVID-19 antibodies will be pr......

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India and US aim to expand farm trade, resolve market access issues

NEW DELHI : India and the United States agreed in New Delhi on Tuesday to expand farm trade and ......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day visit to the national capital, is......

politics 2021-11-24 Livemint

Punjab assembly polls: Arvind Kejriwal promises ₹1,000 per month to women

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said th......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Australia will reopen to skilled workers, students from December

SYDNEY : Australia will open its international border to fully vaccinated skilled workers and st......

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Minimum tax proposal would create complications for investors, firms:Tax experts

A Democratic proposal to tie taxes for big companies more closely to their financial accounting co......

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Xi says China will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia

BEIJING : Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday said his country will not seek dominance over Sout......

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China is expanding its effort to launch weapons from hypersonic missiles

China is expanding its capacity to develop weapons that can be fired from hypersonic missiles, sug......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Indian economy will face crisis if there is a law on MSP, says Anil Ghanwat

NEW DELHI : Indian economy will face a crisis if a law is made for guaranteeing minimum support ......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Biden will tap Jerome Powell for new term as Fed chairman

President Biden is set to nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to a second term leading......

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EU considers booster doses of J&Js Covid-19 vaccine

AMSTERDAM : The European Medicines Agency says it is evaluating whether to authorise booster dos......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Irresponsible nations coming up with new definitions of UNCLOS: govt

NEW DELHI : In what can be termed as a swipe at China, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday ......

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New covid-19 restrictions spark protests across Europe

Europeans are staging protests against new Covid-19 restrictions intended to stem an upsurge in th......

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US covid-19 deaths in 2021 surpass 2020’s

The number of U.S. Covid-19 deaths recorded in 2021 has surpassed the toll in 2020, according to f......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Uttarakhand polls: AAP will build schools, hospitals, provide jobs if in power

If elected in Uttarakhand, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will build good schools and provide employment to......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Shipping is in crisis, and it will take time to recover

NEW DELHI : These days, even the rare snippet of good news on the economic front ends up getti......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

BJP President JP Nadda to start two-day visit to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh today

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Jagat Prakash Nadda (JP Nadda) is set to visit poll-bound Uttar......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

How Indias farm laws came undone

On 19 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the three farm laws promulgated last y......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi today, may meet PM Modi, Opposition leaders

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive in the national capital Delhi on Monday at ......

politics 2021-11-22 Livemint

Gehlot to hold last meeting of his current council of ministers today: Report

Ahead of the proposed Cabinet reshuffle, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will hold the last meeting of......

politics 2021-11-21 Livemint

All ministers in Ashok Gehlot govt tender their resignations

Rajasthan Cabinet reshuffle: All ministers in Chief Minister Ashok Gehlots government tendered the......

politics 2021-11-21 Livemint

Yemen’s battleground shifts in favor of Iran-backed Houthis

Houthi fighters allied with Iran have gained important new ground in the yearslong war in Yemen, a......

politics 2021-11-21 Livemint

Farmer leaders hail PM Modis decision to repeal farm laws on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Farmer leaders across nation have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modis decision to repeal the th......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

PM Modi dedicates development projects in Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dedicated to the nation a host of development pr......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

How realistic is getting $100 billion FDI every year?

Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal this week expressed confidence in India’s foreign dire......

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An antidote to inflation? ‘Buy nothing’ groups gain popularity

Millions of people are joining groups that help them acquire the things they need—without paying a......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

How Xi Jinping is rewriting China’s history to put himself at the center

China’s Communist Party has issued a rare new accounting of its history that seals Xi Jinping’s pl......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

What’s driving Xi Jinping’s economic revamp? China’s social mobility das stalled

China, Xi Jinping, China economic revamp, social mobility, social inequality, poor, rural families......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

What does inflation mean for American businesses? For some, bigger profits

Companies are paying higher wages, spending more for materials and absorbing record freight costs,......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

Covid-19 created a child-care crisis, and big providers aim to fill the void

The biggest players in U.S. child care see an opening in America’s caregiving crisis. National ope......

politics 2021-11-19 Livemint

More infectious Covid delta sub-variant spreading fast in UK, survey shows

A more infectious new version of Covid-19’s delta variant is spreading fast in the UK, accounting ......

politics 2021-11-18 Livemint

US pushes arms-control talks as China’s nuclear arsenal grows

TAIPEI : Washington is pushing for arms-control talks with China as the country, long an atomic al......

politics 2021-11-18 Livemint

US boosts order for Glaxo’s Covid-19 antibody drug

The US. government has agreed to buy more doses of an antibody drug for the early treatment of Cov......

politics 2021-11-18 Livemint

Biden to face push back on EV rules at first Three Amigos summit in 5 years

WASHINGTON :  Leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico will meet together for the first t......

politics 2021-11-18 Livemint

India seeks duty free access for leather goods under FTAs

NEW DELHI : India is seeking duty free market access for its leather goods in countries, includi......

politics 2021-11-18 Livemint

Debt-cap jitters return to treasuries as Yellen narrows timing

Investors are beginning to demand more yield to hold the US government’s shortest-maturity debt, p......

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Govt doubles November tax devolution amount

NEW DELHI : Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday agreed to transfer tax revenues due to......

politics 2021-11-16 Livemint

Nawab Malik shares WhatsApp chat between Kiran Gosavi, Kashiff Khan

Nawab Malik leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) shared a screenshot of a purported Whatsapp......

politics 2021-11-16 Livemint

Dubai starts issuing 5-year entry permits for foreign workers

Dubai started issuing five-year multi-entry permits for employees of international companies, the ......

politics 2021-11-16 Livemint

Crypto investors want to buy rare copy of US Constitution at Sotheby’s auction

A group of investors is pooling millions of dollars in cryptocurrency in an attempt to purchase a ......

politics 2021-11-16 Livemint

COP26 leaders agree to end deforestation by 2030

GLASGOW : World leaders from more than 100 countries, including the U.S., China and Brazil, ag......

politics 2021-11-03 Livemint

How India can reinvent the goods and services tax

Recently, the goods and services tax (GST) completed a tumultuous four-year journey. Though simple......

politics 2021-11-03 Livemint

IT dept attaches properties worth ₹1,000 cr allegedly belonging to Ajit Pawar

Income Tax Department today has attached properties allegedly belonging to Nationalist Congress Pa......

politics 2021-11-02 Livemint

PM Modi launches initiative for developing small island nations infrastructure

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Initiative for the Resilient Islan......

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Global Covid-19 death toll tops five million

The reported global Covid-19 death toll surpassed five million Monday, according to data compiled ......

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China locks 30,000 visitors inside Shanghai Disneyland after one guest got Covid

HONG KONG : Shanghai Disneyland was temporarily shut down from Sunday after a visitor was foun......

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India aims for net-zero emissions by 2070, Modi tells COP26

NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged to cut India’s net carbon emissions t......

politics 2021-11-02 Livemint

ED arrests ex-Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in......

politics 2021-11-02 Livemint

Can slidin’ Biden regain his footing?

In a way Republicans have already won in Virginia. Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a former governor and......

politics 2021-10-30 Livemint

Mamata Banerjee in Goa: Didi talks fish, football amid Khela Hobe chants

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee, on a visit to Goa where......

politics 2021-10-30 Livemint

Govt seeks details of Facebooks algorithms, processes amid hate speech allegations: Sources

NEW DELHI : Amid allegations of Facebooks system fuelling hate speech and fake news, the governm......

politics 2021-10-29 Livemint

COP26 and the weight of great expectations

Leaders from 120 nations will meet in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November to discuss ways to cu......

politics 2021-10-29 Livemint

Biden turns to taxes on corporations, millionaires to pay for agenda

WASHINGTON : President Biden outlined $1.85 trillion in proposed tax increases and other reven......

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US in talks to pay hundreds of millions to families separated at border

WASHINGTON : The Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separate......

politics 2021-10-29 Livemint

Leander Paes joins Trinamool Congress in Goa, in presence of Mamata Banerjee

Tennis champion and winner of the bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Leander Paes today joi......

politics 2021-10-29 Livemint

For the shipping industry, moves to cut carbon emissions remain a struggle

Ahead of COP26 climate summit, ship operators contend with limited supplies of cleaner fuel choice......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

How the billionaires income tax would work

WASHINGTON : Democrats are poised to consider a plan that would upend tax rules for the wealth......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

US military chief says China’s hypersonic missile test close to ‘Sputnik moment

WASHINGTON : The top U.S. military official described China’s recent test of a hypersonic miss......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

How India Inc. is navigating a nervous return to offices

NEW DELHI : The road to DLF’s Cyber Greens and Gateway Tower in Gurugram is as messy as pre-pa......

politics 2021-10-28 Livemint

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to chair a meeting of Delhi Cabinet today

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a special Cabinet meeting today at 11 am......

politics 2021-10-27 Livemint

Congress to undertake mass membership drive from 1 November

The Indian National Congress (INC) has decided to take up a mass massive membership drive from 1 N......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

China’s energy crisis complicates plans for climate announcements ahead of COP26

Starting in late September, China’s top leadership began holding a series of emergency meetings. A......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

UN finds nations climate plans fall short of Paris accord

The world’s emissions reductions plans would allow far more global warming than targeted in the Pa......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

India lost $87 bn last year due to natural calamities: WMO

Natural disasters, such as cyclones, floods and droughts, have cost India around $87 billion in 20......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

Sudan military coup draws thousands to the streets in protest

Thousands of Sudanese pro-democracy protesters streamed into the streets of the capital on Monday ......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

US to exempt certain foreign air travelers from Covid-19 vaccine rules

Children and those from countries with low supplies of Covid-19 vaccines will be exempt from new r......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

Mamata Banerjee unhappy over delay in disbursement of students’ credit cards

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unhappy over students not getting credit cards as an......

politics 2021-10-26 Livemint

What Mauritius exiting FATF grey list means for India

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization meant to combat money la......

politics 2021-10-25 Livemint

China passes new land border law amid military standoff with India

BEIJING : Asserting that sovereignty and territorial integrity of China are sacred and inviolabl......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

China does not have any right in choosing next Dalai Lama: Head of Tawang monastery

TAWANG (ARUNACHAL PRADESH) : China has no authority at all to get involved in choosing the next ......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Turkey’s Erdogan threatens to expel 10 western ambassadors, including US envoy

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel the U.S. ambassador and the top envoys......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

What Mauritius’ exit from FATF’s ‘grey list’ means

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization meant to combat money la......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Delhi govt impounds more than 250 diesel, petrol-driven vehicles this month

Officials of the Delhi government’s Transport Department has impounded around 270 diesel and petro......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugurate research centre at IIT Jammu today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate two phases of a multi-disciplinary research centre a......

politics 2021-10-24 Livemint

400 city forests to come up across India: Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Centre has conceived a project to develop 400 city forest across the country to increase the green......

politics 2021-10-23 Livemint

Amit Shah on 3-day maiden visit to J-K from today post abrogation of Article 370

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will begin his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir from today for t......

politics 2021-10-23 Livemint

Xi Jinping hasn’t left China in 21 months, keeping diplomacy virtual

Chinese President Xi Jinping sealed himself behind some of the world’s tightest border controls whe......

politics 2021-10-22 Livemint

Chinese warplanes lead Taiwanese to think about what to do in an attack

TAIPEI : Since she was a child, Angela Ou has known to hide under a table and stay near a sourc......

politics 2021-10-22 Livemint

Taliban commander who launched bombings in Kabul is chief in charge of security

KABUL :Mawlawi Zubair Mutmaeen used to run Taliban suicide-bombing squads in Kabul. On a recent day......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

What is COP26 in Glasgow and why does the climate change summit matter?

Climate negotiators from nearly every country will gather for two weeks in early November in Scotla......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

China tests hypersonic missile in military expansion

China tested in August a hypersonic missile that orbited the globe before heading toward its target......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

Amarinder a patriot, open to alliance with those who put national interest first: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday reciprocated warmly to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singhs suggestio......

politics 2021-10-21 Livemint

Mental illness widespread among India’s death row inmates: Study

Over 60% of prisoners on death row interviewed for a major study were found to be suffering from a ......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Is Brexit hurting the UK economy? Trade data flashes a warning

LONDON : The global upswing in trade is leaving the U.K. behind, an early sign of the challenge......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

China flooding exposed risks in Beijing’s plan to launch digital currency

Heavy summer rains knocked out cellphone service, leaving many people who don’t carry cash unable t......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Russia’s move to cut NATO ties complicates Biden’s pivot to China

BRUSSELS : Moscow’s decision to halt its mission to NATO escalates a growing dispute with the a......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Captain Amarinder Singh to launch a new party ahead of Punjab polls

Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh will launch a new political party soon in the ......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

Afghanistan withdrawal to be subject of State Department investigation

WASHINGTON : The State Department’s internal watchdog has informed U.S. lawmakers that it has b......

politics 2021-10-20 Livemint

UP assembly polls: Congress to give 40% tickets to women, says Priyanka Gandhi

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has said that ......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

World Bank mishandled sexual-harassment claims, internal tribunal says

The World Bank failed to protect two young employees who filed sexual-harassment allegations agains......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

China’s Xi flexes power with plan to rewrite Communist Party history

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is preparing to officially stamp his personal imprint on the Communist Pa......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

To strike a climate deal, poor nations say they need trillions from rich ones

Industrialized countries were already struggling to pay earlier commitments to help with clean-ener......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Is our country really as hungry as they say?

India has slid down the Global Hunger Index (GHI) this year, falling behind its South Asian neighbo......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Govt may ease GST norms on re-export of leased aircraft

The government is considering easing goods and services tax (GST) rules for re-export of leased pla......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Coming soon, a UPI moment in healthcare?

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has the potential to be the ‘UPI moment’ for healthcare in I......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Amit Shah to flag off Modi Van under BJPs Seva hi Sangathan today

Union Home Minister Amit Shah will flag off Modi Van on Tuesday under the Seva hi Sangathan program......

politics 2021-10-19 Livemint

Elections for Congress president to be held in September 2022: Report

Elections for appointing a full-time Congress president will be held in September next year, report......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

Foreign minister Jaishankar to visit Israel 17-21 October

NEW DELHI: Indias foreign minister S. Jaishankar will travel to Israel in a visit starting over the......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

At CWC meet, Rahul Gandhi says ‘will consider’ becoming Congress president

Upon the insistence of senior leaders at the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting held on Satur......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

Congress to take up nationwide mass agitations in November over price rise

The Congress Working Committee (CWC) during its meeting on Saturday passed three resolutions on the......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

‘Unburdened myself’: Sasikala visits Jaya mausoleum, hints at political comeback

V K Sasikala, who was eased out of the AIADMK years ago, on Saturday paid homage at the mausoleum o......

politics 2021-10-17 Livemint

CM Uddhav okays proposal to promote police constable directly to sub-inspector

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday has taken a decision that is expected to sp......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi to address the 82nd edition on 24 October

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 82nd episode of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki B......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Congress top body to meet today, likely to decide on new party chief

Congress Working Committee (CWC), the partys supreme body, will meet today at the All India Congres......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

India fears Taliban fallout in Kashmir

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out his Taliban worries to world leaders this week, Indian forc......

politics 2021-10-16 Livemint

Uttar Pradesh assembly polls: SP could win 400 seats, says Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party could win 400 assembly seats in the upcoming 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections,......

politics 2021-10-15 Livemint

There will be no power cuts in Maharashtra: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar assured that there will not be a shortage of coal or a......

politics 2021-10-15 Livemint

There has to be a policy to control population: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said that population policy should ......

politics 2021-10-15 Livemint