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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg Announces Run for President

NEW YORK(TIP): Former New York City Mayor and media mogul Michael Bloomberg officially announced today, November 24, 2019 that he was running as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential election. In a statement and a […]

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Maharashtra Government Formation: Sena approaches SC, calls Maharashtra Governor’s action arbitrary, malafide

Dilip Patil replaces rebel Ajit Pawar as leader of NCP legislature party I.S. Saluja MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (TIP): Maharashtra government formation is presenting swift and interesting scenes. After the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari swore in […]

Business & Economics

NPAs continue to bite: Banks have lost Rs 1.76 lakh crore in the last three years

The RTI replies demonstrate a constant surge in the amount written off by the scheduled commercial banks, which include public sector banks and private banks in the country, since 2014-15. While banks claim that the […]

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Little hope for these banks

By Subir Roy What the public sector needs is ‘space’ to overhaul functioning A banking system is an act of faith. It survives only for as long as people believe it will. — Michael Lewis […]

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Israeli PM Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

JERUSALEM(TIP): Israel‘s attorney general, on November 21, formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader’s grip on […]

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India Gets Second Nobel Laureate in Economics

Indian American MIT Economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee Bags the Second Nobel Prize in Economics after Amartya Sen (1998) BOSTON(TIP): India got another Nobel laureate in Economics after Amartya Sen when Indian American MIT economist Abhijit […]

Opinions

Another Chance in Afghanistan

India’s best bet in Afghanistan would be a negotiated withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan, for this would check the Taliban’s proclivity to engage in trouble- making outside Afghan territory. Donald Trump’s calling off Taliban […]

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Trump to Join ‘Howdy Modi’: Delighted for Special Gesture, Says Modi

WASHINGTON(TIP): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed delight at the news of US President Donald. J. Trump  joining the special community program, ‘Howdy Modi’, in Houston, Texas on September 22. Prime Minister said that U.S […]

Opinions

Meaning and Impact of Trump-Modi Axis

The author feels confident that Trump-Modi axis and “Close ally” relationship between US and India  will blossom for the benefit of  both countries and  promote world peace and security. “One wonders why Trump goes out […]