Chuck Hagel, former Republican senator and defense secretary under former President Barack Obama, talks to CNN’s Jim Acosta about former President Donald’s Trump’s scrutiny of President Joe Biden’s timeline for withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan.
President Joe Biden said on Saturday he will raise the cap on the number of refugees admitted this year to the United States, a day after he drew criticism from Democratic lawmakers for agreeing to keep the historically low figure in place. Jayson Albano reports.
Equity benchmark indices traded flat during early hours on April 15 amid an interplay of resurgence in COVID-19 cases and the pace of vaccination. Investors tracked updates on the vaccines approval and prediction of a normal monsoon season across the country despite mixed global cues. At 10:15 am, the BSE S and P Sensex was down by 204 points or 0.42 per cent at 48,340 while the Nifty 50 edged lower by 40 points or 0.28 per cent to 14,465. Nifty metal rose by 1.5 per cent and pharma by 1.1 per cent. But all other sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the red. Among stocks, IT software major Infosys dropped by 3.6 per cent to Rs 1,344.40 per share after reporting a 2.3 per cent sequential decline in consolidated profit at Rs 5,076 crore for the quarter ended March. Traders booked profit even as the company board approved a buyback of equity shares through open market route amounting to Rs 9,200 crore at a price not exceeding Rs 1,750 a share, Grasim lost by 3.2 per cent, Eicher Motors by 3.1 per cent, Mahindra and Mahindra by 2.8 per cent, Maruti Suzuki by 1.7 per cent and Bajaj Finance by 1 per cent. However, pharma major Cipla rose by 3.3 per cent to Rs 914.70 per share. The other prominent gainers were Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy's, Hindalco, Tata Steel, Wipro and Adani Ports. Meanwhile, Asian shares were on the backfoot following mixed cues from Wall Street where a sharp sell-off in the largest bitcoin exchange Coinbase hit tech shares.
Coinbase Global, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, staged a banner stock market debut on Wednesday, in an auspicious moment for the emerging cryptocurrency world. Conway G. Gittens has the details.
The Australian parliament on Thursday passed a new law designed to force Alphabet's Google and Facebook to pay media companies for content used on their platforms in reforms that could be replicated in other countries. Libby Hogan reports.
Bipartisan members of Congress plan to introduce a bill in coming weeks to make it easier for smaller news organizations to negotiate with Big Tech platforms, said Rep. Ken Buck, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Sir Keir Starmer was confronted by an angry landlord who demanded the Labour leader "get out of his pub".
The landlord told Mr Starmer he had "failed him" as a long-time Labour voter after failing to hold the government to account over its handling of the Covid pandemic, Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has urged the government and people to "back the high street" which has suffered throughout the Covid pandemic.
The Labour Party launched its Rebuilding Our High Streets Commission that will bring together retail, leisure and hospitality experts as well as trade unions, who will advise how to revive high streets. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he will look at everything possible to ensure the proposed European Super League does not go ahead as proposed.
He adds it is not "good news for fans or good news for football", and that teams needed to connect with their supporters. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is to postpone his trip to India due to the "shape of the pandemic" in the country.
He stresses the relationship between the UK and India is "of huge importance", adding he would undergo virtual talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Jose Mourinho has been sacked as the Tottenham Hotspur manager. The Portuguese took over from Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019. First-team coaches Ryan Mason and Chris Powell will be in charge until the end of the season. Report by Fullerg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In his first full day in office, President Joe Biden held a news conference in which he layed out his administration's plan for battling COVID-19, and signed several executive orders to implement new..
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