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Is Trump Gearing up for a Trade war With Increased Tariffs on Metal Imports?

United States President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation that imposes new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, claiming the revised tariff plans have been introduced to stop "assault on our country"

Biplab Deb to be Sworn in as Tripura CM Today

Biplab Kumar Deb will be sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura on Friday, officially ushering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the Left bastion.

Indian Archers win 3 Gold, 2 Bronze Medals in Asia Cup

Indian archers on Wednesday finished with three gold and two bronze medals to end their campaign in the Asia Cup Archery Stage 1 in Bangkok on a high.

Rescue Operation Underway at Maharashtra Factory Fire

The rescue operation is underway at the chemical factory in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Tarapur town of Palghar district that caught fire in the late hours of Thursday.

5 Workers Injured After Fire Breaks out at Chemical Factory in Maharashtra

Five workers sustained burn injuries after a fire broke out at Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in Tarapur town of Palghar district in the late hours of Thursday.

French President to Arrive in India Today

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive for a four-day-visit (March 9 to 12) to India on Friday, on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

AIFF Looking Into Minerva FC’s Accusation Against East Bengal’s Improper Approach

All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday, in a statement, confirmed that they are looking into the matter of improper approach to the members of Minerva Football Club (FC) by a rival team, before the final day of the I-League.

Absconding Businessman ‘Nirav Modi’ Grabs Eyeballs at Mumbai’s Elephant Parade

Mumbai's famous 'Elephant Parade' at Worli Sea face, witnessed a unique elephant structure of absconding diamond businessman Nirav Modi.

Government Claims Arrest of Dawood’s Key Aide From Dubai

India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's key aide and an accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, Farooq Takla was brought back to Mumbai on Thursday after he was deported from United Arab Emirates (UAE).

More about National Rare Disease Policy

Rare diseases, which are often referred to as orphan diseases, are estimated to have impacted 72-96 million people in India. The Indian government has now put a National Rare Disease Policy in place and Rs 100 crore funds have been allocated towards genetic disorders.

Post-surgery Care for Kidney Transplant Patients

Negligence during post-transplant care can lead to organ rejection and transplant failure, experts suggest.

Two BJP Ministers in AP Government Submit Resignation

Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers in Andhra Pradesh Government submitted their resignation in the Chief Ministers office on Thursday, amid the deteriorating relations between Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and BJP.

Rahul Discusses Jobs, Economy in Singapore

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday met Indian-origin CEOs of various companies in Singapore and discussed issues such as jobs, investments, and the prevalent economic condition in India.

A Guide About Urinary Tract Infections During Pregnancy

According to experts, about 10 percent of expectant moms will get a urinary tract infection (UTI) at some point during their pregnancies. However, if a UTI is caught early it should be easy to treat with antibiotics. If left untreated, about 25 percent of asymptomatic UTIs develop into kidney infections, which can be potentially life-threatening for mother and baby.

Congress Moves Notice in RS for Discussion About PNB Scam

The Congress Party on Thursday moved a notice in the Rajya Sabha under rule 168 seeking a discussion on the billion dollars Punjab National Bank fraud case.

Chinese Towns Brazenly Copy Branded Clothing and Accessories

In a desperation to remain active in the business of fashion industry many "copycat" brands of huge original label lines are opening up in different towns of China.

Lo and Behold! Welcome Ghee That Tastes Like Chocolate

Well, these days, ghee is vaporising from our plates, as we are becoming more health conscious and choosing to stay away from fattening foods. But, a California-based company, Fourth & Heart, has just made it difficult to keep our hands from ghee as it has brought 'chocolate' ghee in the market.

BJP Ministers to Resign From AP Cabinet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Andhra Pradesh have announced their resignation from state cabinet, moments after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asked Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers to resign from the Union Cabinet.

“We have Waited Enough” AP IT Minister on Alliance with BJP

Amid the deteriorating relations between Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Andhra Pradesh's IT Minister Nara Lokesh confirmed that the party members in Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led cabinet were going to resign.

US Drone Strike Kills 20 People

U.S. drone strikes killed 20 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants and their trainer in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, according to Pakistan-based news website, the Daily Times.

Women’s Day Plans? These Apps can Ease Your Commute

The safety of women has been accorded the highest priority in the recent past, owing to an increase in the crimes against women.

Snowstorm batters US Northeast

A second Nor'easter storm in less than a week hit New York on Wednesday, causing hundreds of flights to be cancelled during the day.

Britain First leaders jailed after found guilty of hate crimes

Two leaders from Britain's far-right political group, Britain First, have been sentenced to jail after they were found guilty of promoting anti-Muslim sentiments in the country.

Waqf Board’s chief complains against AIMPLB leader over ‘provocative’ speech

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board's Wasim Rizvi has complained against All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani for allegedly giving an inciting speech at an AIMPLB meeting in Hyderabad on February 09.

Fintech Startup BANKIT starts operations to provide banking facilities at doorstep

Inspired by India government's push for financial inclusion and focus on promoting digital transactions, Fintech Startup BANKIT has launched its operations in the country.

Karnataka Lokayukta wrote 20 letters for more security: Justice Hedge

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Santosh Hegde on Wednesday called the attack on Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty as "serious lapse of security" and said the institution had written 20 letters, demanding more security, to the government, which were not acknowledged.

Two students involved in school shooting in Alabama

In another incident of a school shooting in the United States, two students were involved in a firefight at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday, the city school district told the CNN.

Telangana to witness extremely hot summer

Telangana is expected to witness extreme heat this summer season as the local weather office has predicted that temperature could touch 46-47 degree Celsius.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s award rescinded by US Museum

 The US Holocaust Memorial Museum invalidated the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award that was presented to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012.

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad suspended for next two matches

Afghan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Wednesday was suspended for Afghanistan's upcoming two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

Kunwar Bai is Honoured on Women’s Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of International Women's Day, paid tribute to Chhattisgarh's social activist, late Kunwar Bai, who was chosen as a mascot for the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Google Celebrates Womanhood With Doodle

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Google Doodle - or Doodles would be more appropriate - have tried to share the spirit of womanhood with the world.

Regular Exercise Linked With Better Lung Function Among Smokers

Regular physical activity is associated with better lung function among current smokers, according to a study.

RBI Likely to Keep Policy Rates on Hold

In the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, which will be held today in Mumbai, the apex bank is expected to keep policy rates on hold for this week.

State of Emergency in Maldives, Former President, Chief Justice Arrested

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, Supreme Court Justice Ali Hameed and Judicial administrator Hassan Saeed have been arrested, just hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency in the country.