India  /  Published 20.04.21

Weekend shutdown in Odisha

The Odisha government on Monday announced weekend — Saturday and Sunday— shutdown in all the urban areas of the state. The state has already clamped night curfew in all the urban areas of ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 15.01.21

Farm rage takes toll on Reliance, Walmart

Dozens of Reliance Industries’ retail stores and a giant Walmart outlet face revenue losses of millions of dollars after being forced to shut for more than three months over protests against the...
By Reuters in Mohali

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.20

Jute mill shuts, 4,000 jobless

Around 4,000 workers attached to Reliance Jute Mills at Bhatpara in North 24-Parganas became jobless as mill authorities suspended production “indefinitely” from Monday after the workers&r...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Plywood unit shuts, owner blames trade union

The management of a plywood factory in Dhupguri block of Jalpaiguri announced suspension of work on Monday evening, alleging that some local trade union leaders of Inttuc, the workers’ front of ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

World  /  Published 18.12.18

White House pulls back from shutdown threat

By AP in Washington, D.C.


World  /  Published 14.01.19

Trump rejects short-term govt shutdown fix

President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the suggestion that he temporarily reopen government while negotiations continue on his proposed border wall, signaling no speedy resolution to the partial go...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 13.01.19

Trump says he has 'no idea' if deal can be made with Pelosi

As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books, members of Congress had left town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void.The President did n...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 19.10.19

Museum dedicated to newspapers closes its doors

A mile along Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House stands a giant monument to the US Constitution’s defence of freedom of speech and the press.The stone tablet several storeys high bearing the wo...
By New York Times News Service/David Charter in Washington

India  /  Published 13.03.20

States scramble to shut out virus

State governments on Friday scrambled to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, shutting down schools, theatres and swimming pools, cancelling public events including sports meets, and advising ...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Bangalore

World  /  Published 13.02.19

Trump expected to sign border deal

President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but pro...
By AP in Washington, D.C.


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