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Global Energy Report: China-US Trade Spat Causes Crude to Weaken In Asia, OPEC Eyed

Global Energy Report: China-US Trade Spat Causes Crude to Weaken In Asia, OPEC Eyed

Crude oil prices fell in Asia on Monday with the addition of tariffs on oil and gas exports from the US to China part of a growing rift on trade that unnerved commodity markets as investors looked ahead to an OPEC-led meeting in Vienna where output could be increased. ICE Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the […]

Trump attacks FBI as his lawyer calls for end to Russia probe

Trump attacks FBI as his lawyer calls for end to Russia probe

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump slammed the FBI as he hailed the firing of a veteran Bureau agent as a “great day for democracy,” a move his attorney said he hoped would bring an end to a probe into alleged collusion between the president‘s campaign and Russia. Critics described the axing of Andrew McCabe- the deputy of former FBI director James Comey- […]

JD(U) says its fight for special category status to continue

JD(U) says its fight for special category status to continue

PATNA: A day after (TDP) parted ways with NDA, another ally of the ruling coalition, JD (U), on Saturday said its demand for special category status (SCS) to Bihar was still alive and that the party would continue its struggle for the cause. “JD (U) has been struggling for SCS to Bihar under the leadership of CM for last several […]

Harbour megablock cancelled due to Gudi Padwa

Harbour megablock cancelled due to Gudi Padwa

MUMBAI: line megablock between Kurla-Mankhurd Up and Dn lines has been cancelled to facilitate unhindered travel plans of commuters during festival This has come as a major relief to those traveling by Harbour line during the festival today. The rail blocks will however be carried out on and main line. “To carry out maintenance work of tracks, signal and overhead […]

RD university students launch stir for second campus

RD university students launch stir for second campus

Bhubaneswar: Students of (RD) Women‘s University on Saturday staged a dharna in front of the university‘s main gate to press for land for a second campus and a rollback of the government‘s decision to abolish teaching posts of . The students also blocked the Janpath (the road between and square) near the university for more than an hour. Vehicular traffic […]