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Nov 13, 2019, 07.03 AM IST



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  • The 69-year-old Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo agreed on Friday to go to the UK for treatment, heeding doctors' advice and accepting his family's request. He was scheduled to leave for London on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on Sunday morning.

    “We give Pakistan more aid than all but a handful of countries. In 2017 the US gave their military almost USD 1 billion in aid. Pakistan opposes us at the UN a full 76% of the time. What's worse, Pakistan harbours terrorists who go out and try to kill our American soldiers. I brought these findings and others to President Trump and he was outraged,” Haley wrote.

    Unpredictable politics and trade wars would weaken open and commodity-exporting economies.

    The current global economic structure has inherent tendencies towards concentration of wealth in the hands of the few. And when this skew occurs in conjunction with a slowdown, its presence is felt more acutely. So, it is not a coincidence that the rise in protests across the globe is taking place at a time when the IMF warns of a slowdown in 90% of the world.

    With a focus on both affordable and premium housing, the company plans to focus on six states.

    The unlisted entity has brands like Sensodyne toothpaste, Crocin analgesic and Iodex pain balm. The majority of GSK Consumer’s India portfolio, comprising the health drinks, comes under the listed entity and this will now move to Hindustan Unilever.

    This week, the House of Representatives begins public hearings that could lead to the impeachment of a president for only the third time in U.S. history. More than a half-dozen Trump administration officials have called the phone conversation with Volodymyr Zelenskiy and the events surrounding it insidious and shocking. Five officials who dealt with Ukraine have resigned since September.

    Addressing the inaugural session of the 'No Money For Terror' conference, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy expressed India's concern over the tacit support some nations are extending to terror groups. There is a need for a united global effort against all those who support terror or help generate finances for terrorism, he said.

    The Supreme Court has clearly stated that buyers must deposit outstanding dues if they want their homes. However, home buyers are unable to get the remaining amount of their home loans disbursed as banks have stopped lending to Amrapali projects.

    The maker of Kingfisher reported a 7.6% increase in net sales in the second quarter at Rs 3589.6 crore.

    The portal has already integrated the GeM Pool Account with seven public sector banks for timely payments to vendors and is in the process of creating a standardised bid document for various contacts devised by the ministries, in order to shorten the procurement cycle.

    The inauguration of the training programme was held at FSI. Ambassador J.S. Mukul, Dean (FSI) welcoming the participants mentioned that 179 Afghan diplomats have undergone training at FSI, which is the largest number of diplomats from any country.

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