US says it could remove India from currency monitoring list

India for the first time was placed by the US in its currency monitoring list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies in April along with five other countries – China, Germany, Japan, South Korea and Switzerland. By: PTI | Washington | Published: October 18, 2018 8:26:31 am The US could remove India from its currency monitoring […]

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Prince Harry, Meghan expecting their first child in spring

The announcement came as Harry and the former actress Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney at the start of a 16-day visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. Hundreds of people gathered to catch a glimpse of the couple after they landed. By: AP | London | Updated: October 15, 2018 2:10:00 pm Prince Harry and his wife […]

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PM Narendra Modi in Japan for annual summit on October 28

It will be the fifth annual summit meeting between Modi and Abe and their twelfth meeting overall since 2014. By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: October 13, 2018 5:03:54 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay an official visit to Japan on October 28-29 for the annual India-Japan summit with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe that will […]

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Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter princess Eugenie weds at Windsor Castle

The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, attended the wedding, along with other senior royals, including Prince Charles; Prince William and his wife Kate, the duchess of Cambridge; and Prince Harry with Meghan, the duchess of Sussex. By: AP | Windsor | Published: October 12, 2018 9:57:49 pm Britain’s Princess Eugenie married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a […]

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These are the best countries to live and work in and to boost your salary

In HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer, Singapore topped the ranking as best place to live and work for a fourth straight year. By: Bloomberg | Published: October 11, 2018 10:42:55 am Moving abroad boosts the average worker’s income by $21,000, with the best-paid staff found in Switzerland, the US and Hong Kong. That’s the conclusion in a survey showing […]

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Railways suspends two officials over New Farakka Express derailment

The accident took place in early hours of the day at 6.10 am. By: Express Web Desk | Ahmedabad/gandhinagar/new Delhi, New Delhi | Published: October 11, 2018 2:21:19 pm The Northern Railways on Thursday suspended two officials after an initial probe indicated that wrong signalling led to the derailment of New Delhi-bound New Farakka Express in which five […]

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World Bank head says trade tensions could worsen poverty

Kim joined IMF chief Christine Lagarde and others who warned of the risks to world growth and economic development from threats to world trade after the US-China trade war. By: AP | Nusa Dua | Published: October 11, 2018 12:50:37 pm Escalating trade tensions between the US and China could undo global progress in helping end extreme poverty, […]

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Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia’s son sentenced to life in 2004 grenade attack case

The attack at the 2004 Awami League rally killed 24 people and injured 500 others, including the then opposition leader and current PM Sheikh Hasina. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 10, 2018 2:05:13 pm A special court in Dhaka Wednesday handed life sentence to the son of former prime minister and opposition leader […]

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Donald Trump says his daughter Ivanka would be dynamite at UN

Dina Powell served in the first year of the Trump administration as the Deputy National Security Adviser for strategy, and was a key player in diplomatic efforts in the Middle East. By: Reuters | Washington | Published: October 10, 2018 10:52:31 am US President Donald Trump said he is certain that his daughter Ivanka would be “dynamite” as […]

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