Role of Sikh soldiers in World War I, II exemplary: British Army Brigadier
Speaking at a seminar on the 'epic battle of Saragarhi' at Khalsa College Public School in Amritsar, British Army Brigadier Celia Jane Harvey showered praises on Sikhs and said that the community is respected around the world for its bravery and immense sacrifices. "Sikhs have sacrificed their lives for the protection of the oppressed," she said.
Pakistan-based outfits making intensive efforts online to radicalise Sikh youths: US expert
"There are growing indications that the ISI (of Pakistan) is orchestrating much of this activity as part of a wider campaign to co-join instability in Punjab with unrest in Kashmir," Peter Chalk said while delivering the Second KPS Gill Memorial Lecture on "Digitised Hate: Online Radicalism, Violent Extremism and Terrorism" in Mohali.
Chinese city turns into ghost town after Samsung shifts operation to India, Vietnam
Huizhou city has turned a "ghost town" after Samsung closed its last smartphone factory in China.
Australian shares end firmer in subdued trade; NZ inches down
The S&P/ASX 200 index finished 0.7 per cent, or 45.7 points, higher at 6,752.6.
Oil prices recoil as spectre of trade war, weaker demand haunts market
Brent futures were down 14 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $64.11 per barrel by 0450 GMT.
With few takers for Army, Officers' Training Academy at Gaya to be shut down
The Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun, the main cradle for officers, and the OTA in Chennai will take in more cadets every year because their capacities too are under-utilised. The Sikh Light Infantry regimental centre will shift to the OTA premises in Gaya from its existing location in Fatehgarh in Uttar Pradesh, sources said on Tuesday.
China sees US delaying December 15 tariff hike as talks drag
The two sides, staying in almost daily contact, have also come closer to an agreement on scaling back the tariffs already in place. But rather than removing or rolling back existing levies, the focus has been on reducing the rate of the tariffs already in effect, according to officials and other people familiar with the talks.
Oil prices drop as fears over trade war, weaker demand return to haunt market
Brent futures were down 11 cents, or 0.2 per cent, at $64.14 per barrel by 0738 GMT.
Afghan war can end in few weeks if Pakistan denies safe heaven to Taliban, says US Senator
"As to negotiating with the Taliban, I think we got this wrong. I think what we should do is start negotiating with Pakistan. If Pakistan denied the Taliban safe haven in Pakistan, the war in Afghanistan would end in a matter of weeks," Graham, the senior Senator from South Carolina said in an interview to Fox Channel on Monday.
Oil bulls gearing up for a rally, but Trump may play spoilsport
Oil traders should remain cautious and not get too carried away by the Opec+ saga.
Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact
WTI oil futures were down 30 cents, or 0.5 per cent to $58.90 a barrel.
Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlights trade war impact
WTI oil futures were down 28 cents, or 0.47 per cent to $58.92 a barrel.
China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war
Exports to the United States fell 23% from a year earlier to $35.6 billion, customs data showed Sunday. Imports of American goods were off 2.8% at $11 billion, giving China a surplus with the United States of $24.6 billion.
At $1.6 trillion a day, EM FX trading outpaces major peers
Currency trading grew at a faster pace in emerging markets than developed nations.
China's blue-chips end lower after weak export data
The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.2 per cent to 3,895.45.
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