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Xi: Taiwan to face ‘punishment of history’ over any separatist move

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:20
In his strongest warning yet to Taiwan, China’s President Xi Jinping says the self-ruled island will face the “punishment of history” for any attempt to split the mainland.

M Natarajan – a man who claimed to be kingmaker

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:12
Natarajan, who died in Chennai on Tuesday morning at the age of 74, had played a role, silent nevertheless, in his wife getting closer to Jayalalithaa and emerging stronger and once there, to not only control the AIADMK, but also the state administration from behind the scene.

Uber suspends self-driving tests after car kills woman in Arizona

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 05:09
An Uber self-driving car has hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, marking the first time a self-driving car has killed a pedestrian and dealing a potential blow to technology which is expected to transform transportation.

US, South Korea to resume annual military drills

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 04:54
The United States and South Korea say their annual joint military drills will resume next month, despite a diplomatic thaw with North Korea, a move that risks irking Pyongyang ahead of a planned summit with US President Donald Trump.

Iran, Pakistan to sign MoU for arts, literature cooperation

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 04:42
Iran and Pakistan will formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) soon to enhance cooperation in the fields of literature, arts and culture.

Technology and real estate must blend together, mega mall owner says

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 04:06
Technology and real estate must blend together better today in order to support an evolving retail market, according to one mega mall owner.

Mogherini says EU united in preserving Iran deal

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:45
The European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said that the European Union is united in preserving Iran nuclear deal also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

K'taka gamble: Will Cong reap poll harvest or end up with egg on face?

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:44
The Lingayat community, particularly in North Karnataka, has distanced itself from the Congress ever since the party unceremoniously removed Veerendra Patil, a Lingayat, from the CM’s post in 1990.

Iran, Belarus to promote scientific ties

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:38
Iran's ambassador to Belarus and Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of Belarus on Monday underlined developing scientific and technology cooperation between the two countries.

Can Karthik be utilised as India's new finisher?

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:20
'Calm' Karthik could be Dhoni’s successor when it comes to pulling off tight chases.

US Senate to vote on ending Washington’s role in Saudi war on Yemen

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:06
The US Senate has teed up a vote on ending the US military involvement in the Saudi war on Yemen.

Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan dies aged 74

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/20/2018 - 01:35
M Natarajan, husband of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, died at 1:30am on Tuesday, a release from Gleneagles Global Health here said.

Karnataka clears minority status for Lingayats

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:30
In a political gamble close to the assembly polls, the Siddaramaiah government decided on Monday to declare Lingayats as a religious minority and include the Veerashaivas who follow Basavanna as a group within the community. The move is expected to have a huge impact on the assembly polls.

Bring 4 crore workers under welfare laws, says SC

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:14
In a bid to ensure relief to more than four crore construction workers, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to treat them as formal sector employees by bringing them within the ambit of social welfare laws and provide benefits like paid maternity leave, provident fund and minimum wage.

Indian doctors doubt new global diabetes norms

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 21:04
​Medical practitioners here in India feel the guidelines which recommend relaxing blood sugar targets will, not only lead to serious complications in diabetics, but also confusion in treatment protocol, advising that these should be ignored for Indians.

Kejriwal says sorry to Gadkari, Sibal’s son

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:57
A Delhi court acquitted Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in two defamation cases — one filed by Union minister Nitin Gadkari and the other by advocate Amit Sibal, son of Congress leader Kapil Sibal — after he tendered written apologies. Kejriwal had earlier apologised to Akali leader B S Majithia.

PLA trying to outflank Indian post in Doklam?

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:40
China’s road and other military infrastructure construction in the Doklam area near the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction continues to cause concern in the Indian security establishment, with People’s Liberation Army now trying to circumvent Indian troop positions with an road axis in the region.

Pakistan protests as pilgrims denied visas for Ajmer

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 20:26
Diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan intensified on Monday with Islamabad protesting against the denial of visas to over 500 pilgrims seeking to visit Ajmer Sharif and India saying “prevailing circumstances” and absence of security clearances were the reasons for its decision.

TDP, YSRC gear up for no-trust motion showdown

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 18:18
After opposition parties once again stalled proceedings in the Lok Sabha today, the TDP and YSR Congress have preemptively directed its MPs to be present in the Parliament to ensure that the no-confidence motion against the union government gets tabled tomorrow.

Saudi Crown Prince: Women are 'absolutely' equal

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:54
The powerful crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, 32, arrives in the United States on Monday for an extended visit during which he is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump and tour a number of American cities.

Pak woman admits to meeting cricketer Shami

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:08
After days of speculations, Alishba has now admitted meeting Shami in Dubai when he was returning from South Africa. Alishba also claimed that she has been in touch with Shami ever since India's defeat to Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy final.

UK, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:07
The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a landmark deal on a Brexit transition phase that will last for nearly two years after Britain's departure from the EU next year.

Baghdad resumes paying salaries of Kurds frozen over secession vote

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:00
Iraq's federal government has announced resumption of paying the salaries of Kurdish civil servants and Peshmerga security forces, which had been frozen in the wake of tensions between Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities over a non-binding Kurdish independence vote.

Some militants may accept deals to withdraw from Ghouta: Syrian minister

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:54
Some militants may soon agree to withdraw from the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta as Syrian government troops constantly shrink the militant-held areas of the flashpoint region.

Putin says Russia will decrease military spending

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:49
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will reduce its military spending during his new term as the leader of the country, a day after he was re-elected in a presidential election with a landslide.

Iran president congratulates Merkel on re-election as German chancellor

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:44
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Angela Merkel on her 4th re-election as the German chancellor, calling for further expansion of cooperation in different fields.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi greeted by protesters in Sydney over Rohingya crisis

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:35
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been greeted by street protests in Australia over her response to the Southeast Asian country's ongoing violent campaign against persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest for former president Lee Myung-bak

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:20
Prosecutors in South Korea have called for an arrest warrant for former president Lee Myung-bak over allegations of corruption.

Erdogan vows to expand Syria offensive to eastern regions

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:07
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to further expand military operations against Kurdish militants in Syria to the eastern parts of the Arab country, even threatening to send troops to northern Iraq if Baghdad could not clear the region of the militants.

India police charge former Canara Bank chief for loan fraud

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:50
India's federal police filed charges on Monday against a former chairman of state-run Canara Bank and others over allegations that the officials helped a company defraud the bank of about $10.5 million taken in loans over four years ago.

US whines about Iran's missiles, pours arms into Mideast: Zarif

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:34
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the United States' “sheer hypocrisy” for seeking to stop Iran's defensive missile program while flooding the Middle East region with all kinds of weapons.

Memory for a lifetime: Karthik on last-ball six

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:34
Dinesh Karthik is no Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma but the Indian batsman is not complaining about the "memories of a lifetime" that his last-ball six against Bangladesh created.

World water conference starts in Brazil after UN warning

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:18
Brazilian President Michel Temer has opened an international conference on world water supplies in Brasilia, saying there is "no time to lose" to avoid disaster.

Turkish troops, pro-Turkey militia will not remain in Syria’s Afrin: Ankara

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:05
Turkey says its military troops and pro-Ankara forces do not plan to remain in Syria’s Afrin as occupiers after they ousted Kurdish militants from the northern city, insisting that Ankara will leave the region to its “real owners.”

Most Americans believe 'deep state' manipulates US government: Poll

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:48
A majority of Americans believe a “deep state” that operates outside the democratic system exists within the US government and is secretly controlling national policy, according to a new survey.

Mainly Catholic Philippines takes step to legalize divorce despite Duterte's opposition

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:33
The lower house of Congress in the Philippines has passed a law that would make divorce legal in the mainly Roman Catholic Southeast Asian country.

Iran, China to hold joint symposium on nanomedicine

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:39
Iran will be organizing a joint symposium on nanomedicine and biotechnology together with China at Sahand University of Technology in Tabriz.

Iran, Uzbekistan to hold joint economic commission meeting

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:32
Director General for Europe-US Office of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Behrouz Olfat said on Monday that the 12th Iran-Uzbekistan Joint Economic Commission meeting is to be held in April.

Iran president congratulates Merkel on re-election as German chancellor

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:29
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Angela Merkel on her 4th re-election as the German chancellor, calling for further expansion of cooperation in different fields.

Zarif lashes out at US dual policies in region

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:25
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted on Monday the US double-standards in dealing with Iran’s defensive missile program.

Germany underlines saving JCPOA

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:21
German foreign minister on Monday underlined saving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, the UK, Russia, China and France plus Germany) in 2015.

Mauritanian minister: Iranian health centers enjoying int'l standards

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:17
Iranian treatment and health centers work at the level of international standards, said Mauritanian Health Minister Kane Boubacar, who is in Tehran on an official visit.

Iraqi army forces arrest two senior terrorists near Mosul

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:33
Iraqi army troops have arrested two high-profile members of the Daesh terrorist group near the country’s strategic northern city of Mosul as government forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, continue to hunt for the remnants of the terror network.

Minister: Iran to award $6b Oil Projects to Local Contractors in 2018

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:45
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says over 6 billion dollars worth of oil contracts will be signed with local E&P, EPC and drilling companies next calendar year, beginning on March 21.

Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Nitin Gadkari

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:26
In the letter to Nitin Gadkari, Kejriwal wrote, "I have nothing personal against you. I regret the same. Let us put the incident behind us&bring the court proceedings to a closure."

Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Nitin Gadkari

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:26
In the letter to Nitin Gadkari, Kejriwal wrote, "I have nothing personal against you. I regret the same. Let us put the incident behind us&bring the court proceedings to a closure."

Chinese hackers targeting WhatsApp: Indian Army

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:19
“The Chinese use all kinds of platforms to penetrate your digital world. Whatsapp groups are a new way of hacking into your system. Chinese numbers starting with +86 barge into your groups and start extracting all the data,” a video tweeted by the ADGPI said.

Qatar asks US to probe 'financial warfare' by UAE bank

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:08
Qatar has asked the US to investigate reports that the American subsidiary of the largest bank in the UAE is manipulating the Qatari currency to harm the country's economy amid a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia.

Analyst: US-Saudi policy in Syria has failed

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:16
Saudi Arabia’s extravagant campaign to cause chaos in Syria has failed, says an analyst in London, arguing that the only way for Riyadh to save face is to back peace plans led by Iran and other “genuine allies” of Damascus.

World leaders send congratulatory messages to Putin amid Western silence

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:44
Leaders of Asian and Latin American states have extended congratulations to Vladimir Putin over his landslide re-election as Russian president, while Western leaders are still tight-lipped amid thorny Moscow-West relations.

Iran's 5,000-year-old skeletons on display

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:38
The 5,000 years old skeletons and items found alongside them in the Burnt City, eastern Iran, are displayed in Mashhad, director general of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Razavi Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran.

France for discussing Iran missile program, EU rejects new sanction

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:30
Tehran, March 19, IRNA – The European Union must discuss Iran’s role in Syria and Yemen, as well as its ballistic missiles program, said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday, whereas EU foreign policy chief has refuted reports of a new sanction against Tehran.

Int'l lawyer urges JCPOA signatories to halt US anti-Iran policies

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:24
A prominent law expert from Geneva's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Europe called for JCPOA signatories to stop US anti-Iran policies.

Mogherini rejects new EU sanction on Iran

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:04
The European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has refuted certain media reports suggesting new sanctions against Iran.

Iran MP: US violated JCPOA 19 times

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:58
United States has never been after implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal as it has violated the deal 19 times, an Iranian lawmaker announced here on Monday.

Iranian high-level delegation to visit Pakistan for FTA meet

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:19
A high level Iranian delegation is scheduled to visit Islamabad in April to participate in the fourth round of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iran and Pakistan, local media reported.

Rouhani felicitates Putin on landslide victory in presidential election

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:13
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran send a message to Vladimir Putin to extend congratulations on his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election and underlined that Tehran was ready to further deepen relations with Moscow in bilateral, regional and international fields, president.ir reported.

Iranian judoka Molaei bags bronze at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:44
Iranian judoka Saeed Molaei has displayed acceptable athletic skills at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia and managed to collect a bronze medal at the prestigious sporting event.

US trade groups warn Trump to avoid tariffs on China

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:23
Trade associations representing some of the largest American companies have warned President Donald Trump against imposing tariffs on Chinese products and services, urging him to find another way to fight China’s “protectionism.”

Here's why Rohit didn't watch DK's last ball-six

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:00
With five runs needed off one delivery, the spectators in the crowd and viewers all over the world would have had their eyes set on Soumya Sarkar and Dinesh Karthik in the final of the Nidahas Trophy 2018, but that was not the case for the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who did not watch Karthik hit that sensational six.

Iran set to launch biggest Euro 5 refinery

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:51
Iran is going to complete building the Persian Gulf Star Oil Company to make it the biggest Euro 5 refinery in the world, said Iran's deputy minister of petroleum for refining and distribution.

Iran envoy: Chabahar Port, chance for regional convergence

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:47
Iran's ambassador to Kabul described the southeastern Iranian Port of Chabahar as an opportunity for regional convergence in line with serving the common interests of all countries in the region.

After Cong, SBSP calls ally BJP 'drunk on power'

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:38
A day after the opposition Congress said the BJP is 'drunk on power', it was joined by an ally of the saffron party, the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), which voiced similar sentiments. The SBSP joins another ally, Lok Janshakti Party, in criticising it for "ignoring" the poor, minorities and Dalits.

Saudi crown prince refuses to speak about his wealth

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:22
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has refused to reveal his wealth, saying it is a private matter amid reports of his opulent lifestyle at a time the oil-rich kingdom is introducing austerity measures.

Security advisers from US, South Korea, Japan discuss Trump-Kim summit

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:43
The top national security advisers of the US, South Korea and Japan have met at the weekend to discuss ways to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula ahead of a possible summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

Rory McIlroy claims Arnold Palmer Invitational with stunning last round

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:35
This is not the biggest win of Rory McIlroy’s career but it is without question among the most significant. A day supposedly to confirm Tiger Woods’s status as the returning hero instead belonged to McIlroy, for whom, too, injury frustrations have dogged much of his recent past. McIlroy confirmed his key part in the narrative for the Masters next month.

French Total to apply for waiver if US withdraws from JCPOA

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:21
French oil major Total is committed to the development of an Iranian gas field and will apply for a waiver if US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdraws from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposes sanctions on Tehran, the company’s chief executive said.

Australian bushfire destroys homes, hundreds of people flee

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:14
Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday after at least 70 homes and a school were destroyed when an out of control bushfire tore through a small coastal town.

Live: No-confidence motion likely in LS today

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:43
YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party will push for acceptance of their notices for no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government when Lok Sabha meets today. Stay here for live updates

Karthik’s epic and other last-ball finishes

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:40
Dinesh Karthik’s last-ball six off Soumya Sarkar on Sunday night has found pride of place at the top of the list of best finishes in Twenty20 internationals, because it was delivered against the odds in the final of a T20I tri-series.

I have been practising these shots, says Karthik

TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:36
"I have been practising these shots - having a strong base and then hitting from there. Happy to be where I'm and thanks to the support staff who have kept on supporting me for the last few months," Dinesh Karthik said after the match.

‘Weavers of Imagination’ goes to Ethnografilm Paris festival

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:21
Iranian documentary 'Weavers of Imagination' directed by Mohammad Sadeq Jafari will compete in the 5th Ethnografilm Paris film festival in France.

Palestinians mark 100th day since Trump 'Nakba' move

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:16
Thousands of Palestinian refugees hold a protest rally in southern Lebanon to mark the hundredth day since the US president recognized Jerusalem al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel.

GOPer warns of Trump anti-JCPOA move in gesture to Europe

IRAN DAILY - Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:07
A top Republican senator is warning of US President Donald Trump’s “likely” decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal, suggesting that Europeans are to blame.

YSR Cong, TDP to push for no-trust motion today

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 23:26
YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will push for acceptance of their notices for no-confidence motion against the Narendra Modi government when Lok Sabha meets on Monday amid no signs of a let-up in the Parliament deadlock.

3 directors of Mumbai firm held for Rs 4K cr fraud

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 21:46
Bhawarlal Bhandari, Premal Goragandhi and Kamlesh Kanungo were arrested by the economic offences wing on Friday for cheating, forgery, breach of trust and criminal conspiracy following a complaint by Axis Bank against the firm for cheating it of Rs 250 crore.

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:54
Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory.

India looks to change global ‘naysayer’ image

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:40
As India plays host to commerce ministers of over 40 countries on Monday and Tuesday in New Delhi in a “mini-ministerial”, the primary idea, top government officials said, was to change India’s image — from the “no” country to one that was open to engaging others on old and new issues, becoming a facilitator for discussions leading to a consensus, being a problem solver.

Kejri apology: How Gadkari drove a hard bargain

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:33
Sources said Kejriwal tendered an informal apology to Gadkari last year, but talks for a formal regret began about four months back. Two close aides of the AAP chief had held several rounds of discussion with Gadkari and his associates to arrive at the decision.

Rahul targets PM in most personal attack yet

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:30
With a packed house in rapt attention at his first major presidential address at the AICC plenary session, Rahul picked on absconders Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi to say “the man who carried out the biggest theft in India” and “the most corrupt man in cricket” shared the same name as the PM.

Govt moves on integrated theatre commands

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 20:25
India has finally taken the first step towards eventually having integrated theatre commands, where all the manpower and assets of the Army, Navy and IAF are under the operational control of a single three-star general, by amending command and control rules for joint organisations and establishments.

84% of GST returns filed for July-Dec don't match with final returns

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 16:48
With only 16 per cent of the summary sales returns under GST matching with the final returns, the revenue department has started to analyse major gaps with a view to check any possible tax evasion.

Karthik heroics helps India beat Bangladesh to win Nidahas Trophy

TIMES OF INDIA - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 16:34
Dinesh Karthik smacked a six off the last ball to help India register a thrilling four-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 Tri-Series at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday.

Trade wars will generate no winners: IMF

IRAN DAILY - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:58
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has warned the United States against the adverse consequences of putting up barriers to trade, saying it would generate "no winners."

Putin wins fourth term as Russia's president with 73.9% of vote

IRAN DAILY - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:53
Russian President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide re-election victory for the fourth time with 73.9 percent of votes, according to an exit poll by state-owned pollster, VTsIOM.

North Korean nuclear-tipped missiles can reach Germany: German spy official

IRAN DAILY - Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:29
North Korea’s nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles could now reach Germany and central Europe, a top German intelligence official claims, as Pyongyang is currently under crippling UN and US sanctions for its nuclear and missile programs despite existing rapprochement to expand dialog on the divided Korean Peninsula.