At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as 6.8-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked a sparsely-populated part o...
At least 18 dead, hundreds hurt as quake hits eastern Turkey
Thirteen people were killed in Elazig and five more in the neighbouring province...
Traveller's diary: Turkey's culture taught Moglix CEO business lessons
Rahul Garg shared how last year's Istanbul trip has inspired him.
For backing Pakistan, trade with Turkey under scanner
After Malaysia, Turkey is on the govt’s radar for possible trade curbs for interfering in India’s internal issues. While concrete measures have been decided in case of Malaysia, with a clampdown on palm oil imports, there is no decision on Turkey, which has sided with Pakistan on several issues, including voicing concerns over its proposed blacklisting by FATF.
Have not put or contemplating import curbs on Malaysia, Turkey: Piyush Goyal
"India believes in free play and equal treatment for all," Goyal said at a security conference in New Delhi, adding that the government also was not contemplating any restrictions on the two countries. On Wednesday, Reuters reported that India is planning to cut some imports from Turkey and widen restrictions on Malaysia.
States urged to lift onions imported from Egypt, Turkey
The cabinet secretary has urged states to procure imported onions after a few state governments reported to have withdrawn their demands on arrival of shipments from Turkey and Egypt.
What checked Rupee's loss amid global tensions
“There is a line-up of inflows from external commercial borrowings and share sale expectations, which will keep the rupee under check despite global uncertainties and local deteriorating macros,” said Ashhish Vaidya, treasurer at DBS Bank India.
Northeast's love for Turkeys and the challenges faced by those raising them
There are not all that many turkeys in India – 4,23,374 in the census, compared to 80.78 crore chickens. But this represents a whopping 66.8% increase over 2012, so clearly more people, particularly in Assam, are raising turkeys. Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura also have relatively high numbers of turkeys.
Carlos Ghosn 'fled by bullet train', Japan vows to bolster borders
The 65-year-old executive skipped bail nearly a week ago, fleeing Japan where he was awaiting trial on multiple counts of financial misconduct that he denies. Last week, local media reported Ghosn was caught on security camera leaving his Tokyo home by himself around noon on December 29.
Syria death toll tops 380,000 in almost nine-year war: monitor
The conflict flared after unprecedented anti-government protests in the southern city of Daraa on March 15, 2011. Demonstrations spread across Syria and were brutally suppressed by the regime, triggering a multi-front armed conflict that has drawn in jihadists and foreign powers. The conflict has displaced or sent into exile around 13 million Syrians.
Via discreet airport lounge, Ghosn masterminded mystery escape from Japan
After landing in Turkey, Ghosn switched planes and flew on to his childhood home Lebanon.
Chile-Madrid round of UN sponsored climate talks entered into overtime on Saturday
Countries objected to the lack of ambition in the text as there were no effort to call on countries to step up their efforts to address climate change. Speaking for the alliance of small island states, Belize said, “This was a COP (conference of parties) of ambition, but seems we prefer looking backward rather than forward”.
In balancing act, Pakistan to host Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Feb
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had alleged that Pakistan skipped the Kuala Lumpur Summit under Saudi pressure, will visit Islamabad in February.
Govt to create 1 lakh tonnes of onion buffer stock in 2020
The government had created a buffer stock of 56,000 tonnes for the current year but it was not sufficient.
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