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    US President Donald Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

    Washington: President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as today, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.

  • A Happy Soul

    He felt good about himself. Others opinions about him did not matter much to him. He lived life on his principles, and values. He felt good that he kept the trust of others. And that he brought joy to the people around him. There was love, and warmth in his interactions. And above all he was not weighed down by overarching ambitions. He was a happy soul.

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    Daily Horoscope for Friday, June 15, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

  • A gimmicky sit-in in Delhi

    Though nothing can be ruled out when it comes to the Aam Aadmi Party, the latest sit-in at the residence of the Delhi Lt Governor, Anil Baijal, did come as a surprise. But then, Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, can resort to anything gimmicky to stay in the news, and, more importantly, to deflect focus from his own failures. On Thursday, the protest sit-in at the LG House by the Delhi cabinet

  • Decoding Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Nagpur

    The deluge of media reports and commentaries on former president Pranab Mukherjee’s controversial visit to RSS headquarters in Nagpur last week are like the story of three apocryphal blind men who went to see an elephant. Some analysts said the RSS may be trying to position Mukherjee as the next prime minister, some commentators thought it was just a Sangh ploy to legitimise its insular ideology, some said Pranabda himself may be

  • Judges join politics to ensure political justice

    Justice and politics are implacable foes, so when a high court judge joins politics, it creates a sensation. Two judges have done exactly this with the lead being taken by “eccentric” judge Chinnaswamy Swaminathan Karnan who launched a political party soon after he walked out of prison. He changed his name from S Karunanithi to Karnan because of his ardent belief in numerology.

  • Albert Einstein’s private travel diaries from 1920s reveal that he was racist in his early life

    LONDON: Just translated into English, Albert Einstein’s private travel diaries from the 1920s reveal that he was racist in his early life, at least in his biases toward certain populations. As against this, later in life, he was able to project a sharply different public image of a humanitarian icon who even made the profound remark that racism was a “disease of the white people.”

  • Mumbai: Dog crushed to death by a speeding SUV, FIR registered against driver

    Mumbai: A female dog was crushed to death under the wheels of an SUV on June 12 evening in a posh Bhandup society. The eyewitness said children as well as elderly people of the society were taking their evening walk when the SUV, speeding much beyond the acceptable limit of 15 kmph, crushed the female dog’s head, which was reportedly lactating its puppies at the time of the accident.

  • Mumbai: On MNS chief Raj Thackeray’s birthday, party workers offer discount of Rs 9 per litre on petrol

    Mumbai: While celebrating the 50th birthday of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, party workers decided to make the public happy by making a unique offer. They announced that they would reimburse Rs 9 at Sewri petrol pump and Rs 4 across the city at all pumps. The current rate of petrol in Mumbai is Rs 84.26 per litre. A state employee, who is also an MNS worker and lives in

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    India suffering worst water crisis in history, says NITI Aayog report

    New Delhi: India is suffering from the worst water crisis in its history and millions of lives and livelihoods are under threat, the NITI Aayog has said. It also warned that the crisis was only going to get worse and by 2030, the country’s water demand is projected to be twice the available supply, implying severe water scarcity for hundreds of millions of people and an eventual six per cent loss in the

  • Deepika Padukone shoots for a brand commitment in Mumbai

    Bollywood’s leading lady Deepika Padukone is currently busy shooting for her brand commitment in Mumbai. Associated with AXIS bank for quite some time now, Deepika Padukone has been the face of the banking service over the years.