Sugarcane growers likely to get higher prices: Minister

 In the current crushing year 2016-17 its possible to give higher prices to growers due to the shortage of sugarcane crops in state and higher sugar prices.  It was told by H.S.Mahadev Prasad ,Minister for Coooperation and sugar.  He said it is possible to pay Rs.200 to Rs.300 per tonne of sugarcane above the…

Japan PM Shinzo Abe: TPP would be “meaningless” without the US

Japan’s prime minister said on Monday the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would be “meaningless” without U.S. participation, as Donald Trump announced he planned to quit the pact. Abe spoke after attending a weekend meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Peru at which some said they might seek to…

Trump to ‘withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership’ on day one

President-elect Trump released a video laying out actions he would take on his first day in office on January 20, including his announcement of a full withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership by presidential executive order. Mr Trump also said he would issue a rule cutting government…

Tsunami warning issued after 7.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Japan

  A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan this morning, triggering tsunamis along the coast including a one-metre (3.3-foot) wave that crashed ashore at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant. The 5:59 a.m. quake registered lower 5 on the Japanese seismic scale of 7 in the northeastern…

ISIS Claims attack that killed over 30 at Shiite mosque in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck a crowded gathering of Shiite Muslims in the Afghan capital on Monday, officials said, killing at least 30 people in the latest assault against religious minorities here to be claimed by militants loyal to the Islamic State. The attacker was mingling with worshippers inside the Baqirul Olum…

Jammu and Kashmir: One jawan killed, seven injured during cross-border firing in Rajouri

Pakistani Rangers resorted to heavy cross-border firing in Rajouri sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday night one BSF head constable Rai Singh was martyred and seven Indian jawans were injured. This is the third ceasefire violation in less than 24 hours. “Pakistan Army resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling…

Young hero Faraaz to be honoured with Mother Teresa award

Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, the young man who refused to desert his friends during the July 1 terror attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery, will be awarded Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice posthumously at a ceremony in Mumbai yesterday. Faraaz’s parents will receive the award at the JW…

Queen Elizabeth II invites Trump for official state visit to the UK 

 The British government is planning to use Queen Elizabeth II as a “secret weapon” to invite US President-elect Donald Trump to Buckingham Palace in the first half of 2017 to bolster US-UK ties, a news report claimed on Sunday. Ministers believe the Queen is their “secret weapon” and British…

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Argentina, Chile

An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude jolted western part of Argentina and some parts of Chile early on Sunday morning. As per recent reports, no immediate reports of damage were reported.  It is the second quake to hit the region in eight days. The quake’s epicenter was 16 miles (25.75 km) southwest of the Argentine town…

Currency Ban: Income tax Notices for Suspicious Cash Deposits

The Income Tax Department has begun to send notices to those who made deposits at banks that exceeded Rs 2.5 lakh. Hundreds of notices seeking the source of the money were issued after banks reported cases of “unusual or suspicious volumes of cash deposits” since the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and…