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GST: Relief for Amazon, Flipkart and other E-commerce

GST: Relief for Amazon, Flipkart and other E-commerce

This change would allow businesses to focus on commercial and operational efficiencies, rather than tackling tax efficiencies in the conduct of their operations in India . The government has classi...

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Trump is unpopular in six continents, new poll finds

Trump is unpopular in six continents, new poll finds

Some of the sharpest declines in trust in the United States president came among America's closest allies and neighbors. On a more positive note, 55 per cent perceived him as a strong leader. By 2-1 m...

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Companies worldwide hit by massive cyber attack

Companies worldwide hit by massive cyber attack

The WannaCry virus, which was curiously lax about collecting the surprisingly small ransom for an unprecedented global attack, has been blamed on North Korean hackers. It's easy to see why somethi...

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Washington Senate GOP puts off vote on health bill, imperils repeal

After days of arm-twisting, Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday essentially conceded that they had not secured the votes to move forward on a massive overhaul of the American health care system...

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India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi

India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi

India did not labour the point that it would continue to uphold the spirit of the Paris accord, choosing instead to keep mum on it. Trump tells Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting wi...

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Modi's low-expectation U.S. visit turns out to be profitable for India

Modi's low-expectation U.S. visit turns out to be profitable for India

One day after the Modi-Trump hugs , news about the hugs continues to gain attention online. The report highlights the upward trajectory and expanding and deepening nature of the US-India partners...

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Israeli police arrest 350, bolster security in Jerusalem after deadly attack

Israeli police arrest 350, bolster security in Jerusalem after deadly attack

The Palestinian health ministry said it had been officially informed that three Palestinians had been killed in Friday's incident in nearby locations close to Damascus Gate . According to eyewitnes...

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Plan of suspect in Brussels train station blast revealed

Plan of suspect in Brussels train station blast revealed

Van der Sypt said the man was from the Molenbeek neighborhood, the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to attacks in Brussels and in Paris in November 2015. There was the first explo...

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Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state

Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) is making legalisation of gay marriage a condition for its participation in any coalition government after September's national election, party Secretary Gen...

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UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

UK Confirms It Will Leave EU Single Market Upon Brexit

She said talks would be focussed on guaranteeing the rights of European Union citizens in Britain and British citizens living across the continent. But many in Brussels fear that London has no...

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May orders national inquiry after 100% failure rate in high-rise cladding tests

The borough council has sent cladding from Hatfield's Queensway House for testing as a "precautionary measure" following the Grenfell Tower tragedy earlier this month. Initial investigations by the ...

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Trump says N.Korea threat must be 'dealt with rapidly'

Trump says N.Korea threat must be 'dealt with rapidly'

Since early 2016, North Korea has tested two nuclear devices, defying U.N. Security Council resolutions. The South and the nuclear-armed North are separated by one of the world's most heavily-arme...

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Qatar rejects list of conditions by boycotting countries

Qatar rejects list of conditions by boycotting countries

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that a list of demands from Saudi Arabia , Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates includes major areas that "provide a basis for ongoin...

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McConnell: Trump Attacks Are "Beyond Stupid"

McConnell said health care is "a big complicated subject", and complicated bills are "hard to pull together and hard to pass". "We will not be on the bill this week", the Senate majority leader told r...

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Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman registers as foreign agent

According to The Washington Post , Manafort filed forms showing the firm received $17.1 million over two years from Ukraine's Party of Regions , which dominated the country before its leader fled t...

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Donald Trump slams CNN, shares 'Fake News Network' meme

After the retraction, the network reported that Thomas Frank , the author of the story, Eric Lichtblau , an editor in the CNN investigative unit that ran the story, and Lex Haris , who oversaw ...

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UAE insists Qatar must shutdwon Al Jazeera

UAE insists Qatar must shutdwon Al Jazeera

A top Al-Jazeera official on Friday denounced demands to shut down the network by countries involved in a dispute with its host nation Qatar as an attempt to suppress free expression. Turkey has backe...

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Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

Cuban Ambassador to the US Criticizes President Trump's Policy Rollbacks

President Trump has announced a new executive action restoring restrictions on travel and trade with Cuba , "I am canceling the previous administration's completely one-sided deal", he announc...

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Indian PM returns home from three-nation tour

And he used a new description in the Indo-US discourse - of developing a "mutually beneficial strategic partnership" - different from the previous Obama administration. Trump welcomed Modi's strong su...

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Qatar accused of

Qatar accused of "military escalation" as inter-Arab rift deepens

Tillerson's meeting with Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani at the State Department also comes days after Doha dismissed a list of demands from Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi A...

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Mosul celebrates Eid without Islamic State

The militants implemented an extreme version of Islam which associated toys with a face, like dolls, with idolatry. Youngsters had previously been encouraged to train on weapons and IS even changed ...

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Morganton man with ties to ISIS sentenced to life in prison

Morganton man with ties to ISIS sentenced to life in prison

The Court found that Sullivan's offense was cold and calculating. The Department of Justice says that Sullivan was communicating with an undercover agent and told the agent that he planned "minor as...

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US hopes to see Chinese activist Liu treated for cancer

US hopes to see Chinese activist Liu treated for cancer "elsewhere"

Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times, published by the official People's Daily, said there was a precedent for prisoners on medical parole to be allowed overseas for treatment, but that as a N...

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Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

Iran misses targets in missile attack on Syria

Tensions escalated on Sunday as the US army brought down the jet near Raqqa and Iran launched missiles at Islamic State targets in eastern Syria - the first time each state has carried out such acti...

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Russia: US Warning to Syria Is Unacceptable

Russia: US Warning to Syria Is Unacceptable

The US had recently seen activity at Shayrat airfield, the same base targeted by a unilateral US cruise missile strike on April 6, officials said. August 20, 2012: President Barack Obama says using ...

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Britney Spears Wants You to Know She Sings Live

Britney Spears Wants You to Know She Sings Live

Maybe I'm in the minority here, but I couldn't care less if Spears was lip-syncing at her concerts or not - as long as she puts on an wonderful performance, does it really matter? "I'm glad you'r...

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Confederations Cup : Loew relishes Mexico test

Confederations Cup : Loew relishes Mexico test

By winning their game and seeing Chile draw 1-1 with Australia in Moscow , Germany top Group B on 7 points and will now face Group A runners-up Mexico in the semifinal in Sochi on Thursda...

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Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

A government spokesman last week said Doha was reviewing the list of demands , but did not view them as reasonable or actionable. The United States has described the 13 demands made of Qatar as...

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J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

J&K policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

In recent developments connected with the case, Jammu and Kashmir police has identified 12 persons in connection with the case, out of which 5 have already been arrested. He said Mehbooba and Vohra ...

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Brazilian Pres. Temer Charged with Accepting Bribes, Graft Scheme

Brazilian Pres. Temer Charged with Accepting Bribes, Graft Scheme

Whether or not Temer will stand trial is now up to the lower house of Brazil's Congress, where he is believed to have enough support to thwart the two-thirds majority needed to start legal proce...

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U.S. clears Guardian drone sale to India

They prepared well, read astutely the signals from the White House , especially issues and emotions that move and motivate Trump, and set the right frame for the meeting by making big-ticket business...

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153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire

153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire

Nearby villagers ran toward the overturned tanker with jerry cans to take the leaking fuel , said Naseer. The death toll could rise further as dozens are still in critical condition, said Dr. Firef...

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Europe, Ukraine targeted in massive hack attack

Europe, Ukraine targeted in massive hack attack

Moller-Maersk, and German logistics company Deutsche Post , among others. New Jersey-based Merck , the pharmaceutical giant, confirmed its network was compromised as part of a "global hack" and is ...

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Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

The decision Sunday was condemned by Reform and Conservative Jewish groups worldwide and the Jewish Agency , which one day later canceled a gala event planned for Prime Minister Benjamin Netan...

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Modi gifts shawls, Lincoln stamp to Trump, Melania

Trump affirmed that the United States continues to remove barriers to energy development and investment in the United States and to USA energy exports so that more natural gas, clean coal, and renewab...

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