Day: October 28, 2018

Asia Gold: Price rally takes sheen off India’s festive buying

MUMBAI/BENGALURU- Gold demand in India this week was muted as a recent rally in domestic prices prompted buyers to postpone purchases despite the approaching festival and wedding season. In the Indian market, gold futures were trading around 32,070 rupees per 10 grams on Friday, having touched 32,311 rupees, […]

Wickremesinghe’s arrogance led to his sacking: Sirisena

Colombo, Oct 28:  Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday said that Ranil Wickremesinghe was sacked due to his “arrogant” behaviour, and asserted that former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has been made the new premier in strict accordance with the Constitution.  In his first address to the nation after the […]

BJP doesn’t have experience of running country: Azad

Gonda, Oct 28:  Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks more outside Parliament than inside the House and the BJP does not have the experience of running the country. The former Union minister made the statement while addressing party workers here. “Prime […]

Saudis vow ‘complete’ probe of Khashoggi murder: Mattis

Saudi Arabia has promised a “full” investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday following talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Bahrain. “We discussed it… the need of transparency, full and complete investigation. Full agreement from FM Jubeir, no […]

Three injured as shots fired in Sri Lanka as political crisis escalates

Sri Lanka police said three people were injured Sunday when shots were fired in Colombo, as a constitutional crisis sparked by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s shock sacking turned violent. Bodyguards for Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, a Wickremesinghe loyalist, fired live rounds as a mob allied to the president […]

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