World  /  Published 05.01.19

Govt shutdown could last for ‘months or even years’: Trump

President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to keep the federal government partly closed for “months or even years” if he did not get $5.6 billion for his wall at the southern border, and he warne...
By Michael Tackett and Sheryl Gay Stolberg/NYTNS in Washington

 /  Published 01.01.70

UP govt extends shutdown till April 2

To contain the coronavirus spread, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday extended the closure of all educational institutions, cinemas, mulitplexes and tourists places in the state till April 2 and ...
By in

India  /  Published 15.12.19

Net curbs, peace initiative in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday suspended Internet services in parts of Bengal to thwart mischief-makers and nudged community leaders to help ensure the protests against the Citizenship Amend...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 12.02.19

Deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

Congressional negotiators reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration en...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 19.01.19

Trump plans to make 'major announcement' on shutdown, border

President Donald Trump said he'll be making a 'major announcement' on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fi...
By AP in Washington


World  /  Published 15.01.19

Dems rebuff Trump invite to discuss border wall

The White House ran quickly into the limits of trying to bypass Speaker Nancy Pelosi in shutdown negotiations when rank-and-file House Democrats declined an invitation to lunch Tuesday with President ...
By AP in Washington, D.C.

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

100 days of shutdown

August 4. Something sinister seems to be brewing in New Delhi. The air has been rife with fearful speculation for days, and social media updates reflect widespread anxiety. “Whatever is coming, let'...
By Majid Maqbool in


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