• Telangana wants drinking water, other schemes out of GST ambit
Telangana wants drinking water, other schemes out of GST ambit

Even as the Goods and Services Tax hailed as a positive impact on the country's economy, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said it will impact government schemes. "By implementing the GST on the projects that started before July 1, the loss will be to the tune of Rs. 19,000 crore". KCR felt that by levying GST on all on-going ...

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  • White House sets 'aggressive schedule' for tax reform
White House sets 'aggressive schedule' for tax reform

It should be noted that Democrats have been in the majority and had ample opportunity to do what the president wants Republicans to do. Last week, Trump tweeted that if the Senate didn't approve health care legislation, "BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies" would end "very soon!" But it's unclear a bipartisan deal can be reach, and Republicans a...

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  • Welcome Boost From China to Global Pressure on North Korea
Welcome Boost From China to Global Pressure on North Korea

According to Fox News , diplomatic sources said Sunday that Washington had hoped the region's countries, including members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), would issue a joint communiqué after their annual gathering in Manila.

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  • Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila
Tillerson to press China and ASEAN states on North Korea in Manila

The president tweeted that he was " very disappointed in China " after the North boasted last week that the entire mainland United States was within range of its intercontinental ballistic missiles. US criticism of Duterte's bloody war on drugs under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama damaged relations between the long-standing allies. "They aren't r...

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  • Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China
Sanctions, talks important for N. Korean nuclear issue: China

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution that significantly strengthened sanctions on North Korea , imposing a ban on exports aimed at depriving Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue. North Korea's nuclear programme is expected to be a major issue but there are no plans for a bilateral meeting between Ti...

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  • Korea foreign ministers say United Nations sanctions on North Korea 'good outcome'
Korea foreign ministers say United Nations sanctions on North Korea 'good outcome'

While South Korea is promoting the need for talks, North Korea is expected to try and justify its nuclear and missile development given the rare chance it has to grandstand in Manila . North Korea pulled out of the talks - which also include South Korea, the U.S., China, Japan and Russian Federation - in 2009 to protest global condemnation of a ...

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  • Tillerson doubles down as China takes new hard line on North Korea
Tillerson doubles down as China takes new hard line on North Korea

The UN resolution proposes a ban on certain exports that could deprive Pyongyang of $1 billion in annual revenue. Tillerson's visit also comes just weeks after the U.S. But Tillerson said the USA does not think productive talks would result if North Korea came with the intention of maintaining their nuclear weapons.

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  • Dilip Kumar not on ventilator, says doctor
Dilip Kumar not on ventilator, says doctor

He is now in the continuous care of Dr. Arun Shah (Nephrologist) and Dr. Nitin Ghokhle (Cardiologist). One of the attending team of doctors told IANS on Friday that the actor's creatinine and potassium levels were rising and haemoglobin was decreasing.

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  • Netanyahu suspect of bribery, fraud, Israeli court says
Netanyahu suspect of bribery, fraud, Israeli court says

Israeli police recently announced that they suspect Netanyahu of being involved in bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a pair of cases. An investigation against Netanyahu's alleged corruption has entered a more intense phase . One investigation, known as Case 1,000, involves Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan , who was allegedly asked to purcha...

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  • Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark
Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark

The video shows three men leaning over the side of a boat after hooking the hammerhead and one of them uses a handgun to fire at least two shots into its gills, instantly drawing a pool of blood. A third video from earlier this year showed a hammerhead shark drowned with beer, according to the Sun Sentinel . Even before the shark shooting came t...

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  • Most Americans Disagree With Trump Over Trans People Serving In The Military
Most Americans Disagree With Trump Over Trans People Serving In The Military

It is now expected to be delivered to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. According to the RAND Corporation, a policy research group, about 4,000 transgender people now serve in the USA military. The House Democrats also echoed a request made by their Senate counterparts asking the Department of Defense to "at a minimum" agree not to separate a...

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  • Hardline Trump aide reportedly in line for White House communications role
Hardline Trump aide reportedly in line for White House communications role

While Miller's associates from the campaign praise him as a Bannon-style nationalist who channels Trump's base, he does have critics. He was responding to a question from CNN reporter Jim Acosta asking if the Trump administration's new merit-based green card proposal was in keeping with U.S.

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  • United Kingdom in £36bn 'Brexit bill' offer to win trade deal
United Kingdom in £36bn 'Brexit bill' offer to win trade deal

However, it falls well short of the 100-billion-euro ($118 billion) sum discussed in Brussels. Extending the Article 50 deadline of March 2019 was suggested as the simplest solution on paper as it would give the United Kingdom government "more time to negotiate a new trading relationship with the European Union as part of its withdrawal agreement...

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  • India to elect new vice president Saturday
India to elect new vice president Saturday

Venkaiah Naidu in the House. Whether Naidu follows in their footsteps will be known in times to come. His links began in childhood when he chanced upon a "shakha" while playing. Radhakrishnan and Giri both became Presidents too. A two-term member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha three times from Karna...

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  • British boxer Amir Khan accuses wife of cheating, announces split on Twitter
British boxer Amir Khan accuses wife of cheating, announces split on Twitter

I won't let YOUR dirty laundry out in public. To this, Makhdoom replied: "Accusing other boxers just because your boxing career is finished". "LOL! He's given me jack s*** - I pay house bills and bills for my daughter myself!" The amount of evidence I have on you.

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  • Google Project Gives Away Thousands Of Total Solar Eclipse Glasses
Google Project Gives Away Thousands Of Total Solar Eclipse Glasses

The sun's brightness is enough that staring at it for even a short period of time it can produce enough light to damage individual retinal cells. Everyone outside the 70-mile wide path of totality , including those of us in the Fredericksburg area, will experience a partial solar eclipse.

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  • China calls for halt to US THAAD deployment in South Korea
China calls for halt to US THAAD deployment in South Korea

Haley noted that Russian Federation was part of the Security Council negotiations, adding that she hoped "their days of meddling in elections are over". "It's going to hit hard but it's going to make a strong point to North Korea that all this ICBM and this nuclear irresponsibility has to stop". The new measures came in response to five nuclear wea...

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  • Hiroshima observes anniversary of atomic bombing
Hiroshima observes anniversary of atomic bombing

It was noted on Sunday that Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary had acquired renewed urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons. Matsui demanded in his speech that the government give more compassionate assistance to aging hibakusha, as well as to "the many others also suffering mentally and physically ...

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  • Appeals court ruling could help preserve Obamacare subsidies
Appeals court ruling could help preserve Obamacare subsidies

Insurers can't count on the money, estimated at $10 billion for next year. According to the data, more than 1,300 counties in the United States will have just one remaining insurer on the ObamaCare exchange in 2018, meaning residents of those counties will be left with little to no options next year when choosing an insurer.

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  • Trump adviser dismisses reference to Statue of Liberty poem
Trump adviser dismisses reference to Statue of Liberty poem

The topic prompted CNN 's Jim Acosta to ask Miller in the White House briefing room if the administration was shifting away from "American tradition when it comes to immigration ". It's all - it reveals your cosmopolitan bias to a shocking degree that in your mind - no, this is an fantastic moment. Inspired by the 1865 U.S. emancipation o...

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