India has raised its import duty on wheat to 40 per cent from 30 per cent, the government said late on Friday, as the world’s No.2 producer of the grain tries to support local farmers
India’s central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Thursday, in a widely expected move to boost the economy, while keeping its monetary policy stance “neutral” despite subdued inflation.
More than 1,600 teachers who died from COVID-19 in the weeks after working at the polls, according to the families of eight victims and mortality data supplied by a teachers’ union. Primary Education Minister Satish Chandra Dwivedi told media last week only three teachers died while on polling duty.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has advised President Arif Alvi to dissolve parliament after the deputy speaker blocked a move to remove him.
The voting started in 9 Arab countries in addition to Iran, namely Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. About 31,000 Lebanese citizens in 10 countries have registered to vote in Friday's first phase.
Rosemary DiCarlo told the UN Security Council that during talks in Cairo from June 12-20 the rivals reached "a broad consensus on most of the contentious articles” in the proposed 2017 constitution, which she called "commendable.”
A big win for Venezuela’s fractured opposition in a stronghold of the ruling socialist party on Sunday has given it fresh hope that electoral triumphs are within its grasp if it can both unite and mobilize voters. Sergio Garrido, an opposition
Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s visit to Dar Al-Fatwa and his meeting with the highest Sunni cleric in the country, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel Latif Derian on Saturday, and Aoun’s statement about the role of the Sunni community in
It may be that the NHS will escape being overwhelmed, again, in that it will pass the test set by Sajid Javid, the health secretary, of being able to treat children injured in car crashes. But that is a low bar, and no one can doubt that the health
After failing to form a government after the elections in last October, major political players in Iraq have decided on Monday to go for another round of elections to resolve the political impasse. The meeting was attended by President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, UN Representative Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert,