Day: November 1, 2018

AIIMS doctors remove 15-kg tumour from UP woman’s uterus

New Delhi, Nov 1: Doctors at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here removed a 15-kg tumour from the uterus of a 20-year-old woman from Hapur in Uttar Pradesh. Her case posed a challenge for the surgeons at the central government-run premier hospital as the tumour […]


Dissidence in AAP’s Punjab unit an internal matter: Kejriwal

Chandigarh, Nov 1:  Aam Admi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal Thursday played down the dissidence led by the party MLA Sukhpal Khaira in its Punjab unit, terming it as the “party’s internal matter”. The AAP’s MLA from Bholath, Khaira is leading a group of eight dissident legislators who revolted against […]

Towering statue of India’s independence leader unveiled

NEW DELHI : India’s prime minister on Wednesday unveiled a towering bronze statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a key independence leader being promoted as a national icon in the ruling party’s campaign ahead of next year’s general elections. Patel, who hailed from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s native Gujarat […]

Sri Lanka president’s climbdown offers hope of end to political crisis

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena lifted his suspension of parliament and called a meeting for Monday that could end an increasingly bitter power struggle between two rival prime ministers, officials said. The climbdown Thursday by Sirisena, who sparked the crisis by sacking Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister and […]

Japan anti-trust authorities to investigate tech giants

Japan’s anti-trust authorities will probe whether tech giants such as Google and Amazon are using their market-leader positions to exploit contractors or obstruct competition, the country’s fair trade chief said Thursday. In an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the head of Japan’s Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) said […]

Trade war impact deepens across Asia, but ‘real economic shock’ yet to hit

HONG KONG : The economic impact of the intensifying trade war between Washington and Beijing appeared to deepen last month with factory activity and export orders weakening across Asia, but analysts warned the worst was yet to come. In a sign conditions for exporters and factories were deteriorating, […]

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