The US House of Representatives, where Democrats now hold a majority, approved legislation on Thursday to end a partial government shutdown that began nearly two weeks ago at several federal agencies and fund the Department of Homeland Security through Feb. 8.
A new bench will be set up to hear the sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit of Ayodhya before January 10, the Supreme Court said on Friday, putting off decisions on requests to fast track the case. Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the appropriate orders on the hearings would be issued by the new bench.
China and the United States will hold vice ministerial-level trade talks in Beijing on Jan. 7-8, as the two sides look to end a dispute that is inflicting increasing pain on both economies and roiling global financial markets.
With less than three months until Britain is to leave the European Union, most members of the country’s Conservative Party prefer leaving with no deal to the plan negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May, a survey of party members released Friday shows.
Beginning his Twitter tirade in New Year, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has criticised Singapore, saying the government there has been “unwelcome” to his electric car plans for the city state.
Pakistan on Thursday abolished the long-standing facility of on-arrival visas for Afghan nationals, authorities said, citing security risks amid a spike in terror attacks
The BSE benchmark Sensex Friday rebounded nearly 200 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 10,700 mark, driven by recovery in auto, metal and banking stocks amid buying by domestic institutional investors.
National Award winning actor Anupam Kher, who plays former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in "The Accidental Prime Minister", says cinema and politics cannot be separated since one reflects the other.
Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle, who have rarely been spotted together in public since the royal wedding in May, had put a rest to the royal family feud speculations on Christmas Day after they aired their grievances with one another.