Nepal To Elect New Prime Minister On Sunday

Nepal To Elect New Prime Minister On Sunday

KATHMANDU: Following the resignation of Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ after a brief stint of nine months, Nepal is set to elect a new prime minister on Sunday. The Secretariat of the Legislature-Parliament has published the election schedule for the post of prime minister. As per the schedule, any legitimate member of the Legislature-Parliament willing to contest the elections can register […]

UK PM Theresa May Considers Amber Rudd As New Finance Minister: Report

UK PM Theresa May Considers Amber Rudd As New Finance Minister: Report

LONDON: British finance minister Philip Hammond may be replaced by interior minister Amber Rudd if Prime Minister Theresa May wins a landslide victory in next week’s national election, the Telegraph newspaper reported on Friday. Doubts about Hammond’s future have mounted since he had to reverse plans to raise payroll taxes for self-employed workers just days after presenting his first annual […]

Donald Trump’s Decision On Paris Climate Deal Irrational: Indian-American Lawmakers

Donald Trump’s Decision On Paris Climate Deal Irrational: Indian-American Lawmakers

WASHINGTON: Indian-American lawmakers today described US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris climate deal an “irrational” decision that has set the planet on a “catastrophic” course. “This decision, based on falsehoods and the denial of climate change, would be a complete disaster for our cities, Washington state, our country and the entire world. It’s not a hoax – […]

Trump Revives ‘Crooked Hillary’ Nickname. Clinton Fires Back With ‘Covfefe.’

Trump Revives ‘Crooked Hillary’ Nickname. Clinton Fires Back With ‘Covfefe.’

Perhaps attempting to escape the afterglow of his strange tweet that included the now famous combination of letters “covfefe,” President Trump revived his old favorite moniker for Clinton on Wednesday: “Crooked Hillary.” He was responding to comments made by Clinton earlier in the day at the Recode Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., where she was interviewed on stage […]

Japan Launches Rocket Carrying Local Version of American GPS Satellite

Japan Launches Rocket Carrying Local Version of American GPS Satellite

TOKYO: Japan launched a rocket carrying a satellite with a local version of the U.S. global positioning system (GPS) on Thursday, which is expected to increase the precision of location information used in smartphones and car navigation system. Japan launched an H-2A rocket which carries the satellite called “Michibiki No.2” from a space centre in Tanegashima, southern Japan. The nation […]

Trump Signals US Is Likely To Exit Paris Climate Deal

Trump Signals US Is Likely To Exit Paris Climate Deal

WASHINGTON: ┬áPresident Donald Trump is still undecided but leaning toward withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, White House officials said Wednesday, a move that would honor a campaign vow but risk rupturing global alliances and disappointing both environmentalists and corporate titans. Although officials warned that Trump’s thinking could shift before he announces his decision Thursday, a […]

‘My Son Having Hard Time’: Donald Trump On US Comedian Severed Head Photo

‘My Son Having Hard Time’: Donald Trump On US Comedian Severed Head Photo

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: Donald Trump castigated a well-known US comedian on Wednesday after the release of a grisly-looking photo showing her holding up a prop depicting the president’s bloodied severed head. Kathy Griffin apologized for the picture — released on Tuesday by the celebrity photographer Tyler Shields — after a tirade of criticism from conservatives and liberals, saying in a […]