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Sushma, Wang spoke on Doklam standoff: MEA

Two days after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday confirmed that the Doklam issue was discussed at the bilateral meeting on December 11

Indo-Pacific region highlight of trilateral talks with Japan, Australia

India held the trilateral dialogue with Australia and Japan on Wednesday where all three sides highlighted the growing convergence of their interests in the Indo-pacific region and underscored their shared commitment to peace, democracy, economic growth and a rules based order in the region

At fertility rate of 1.9, Bhutan headed for population reduction

Bhutan may have become first country in the region to be headed for a reduction in population

US ready to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with N Korea without preconditions, backing away from a key US demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations.

Alter ties with terror groups, US tells Pak

Pakistan's political leadership would lose control over the country if it does not begin changing its relationship with the Haqqani network and other terror groups hacing safe havens there, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned.

Cabinet nod to Bill against instant triple talaq

The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its nod to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill that would give legal teeth to women of the community to fight talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq.

Meghalaya launches India's first social audit law

Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in India to operationalise a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice.

Capital infusion in banks to help in jobs, credit growth

The Government has decided to recapitalise public sector banks (PSBs) to enhance credit growth and job creation in the country, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

Bitcoin blasted to another all time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9% on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

With reviving homebuyer confidence, 2018 might see higher sales

After the initial hiccups in 2017 due to the impact of demonetization, GST and RERA, the realty sector is likely to witness recovery next year, and the growth will be sustainable backed by stronger market fundamentals than ever before.

Sushma, Wang spoke on Doklam standoff: MEA

Two days after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday confirmed that the Doklam issue was discussed at the bilateral meeting on December 11

Indo-Pacific region highlight of trilateral talks with Japan, Australia

India held the trilateral dialogue with Australia and Japan on Wednesday where all three sides highlighted the growing convergence of their interests in the Indo-pacific region and underscored their shared commitment to peace, democracy, economic growth and a rules based order in the region

At fertility rate of 1.9, Bhutan headed for population reduction

Bhutan may have become first country in the region to be headed for a reduction in population

US ready to talk to N. Korea: Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with N Korea without preconditions, backing away from a key US demand that Pyongyang must first accept that giving up its nuclear arsenal would be part of any negotiations.

Alter ties with terror groups, US tells Pak

Pakistan's political leadership would lose control over the country if it does not begin changing its relationship with the Haqqani network and other terror groups hacing safe havens there, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned.

Cabinet nod to Bill against instant triple talaq

The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its nod to the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill that would give legal teeth to women of the community to fight talaq-e-biddat or instant triple talaq.

Meghalaya launches India's first social audit law

Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in India to operationalise a law that makes social audit of government programmes and schemes a part of government practice.

Capital infusion in banks to help in jobs, credit growth

The Government has decided to recapitalise public sector banks (PSBs) to enhance credit growth and job creation in the country, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

Bitcoin blasted to another all time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9% on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument.

With reviving homebuyer confidence, 2018 might see higher sales

After the initial hiccups in 2017 due to the impact of demonetization, GST and RERA, the realty sector is likely to witness recovery next year, and the growth will be sustainable backed by stronger market fundamentals than ever before.

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