• India faces infrastructure investment gap of $526 bn by 2040: Economic Survey

    India faces infrastructure investment gap of $526 bn by 2040: Economic Survey

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    The survey said the reforms will be strengthened in the coming fiscal year. As per the survey, the downside risks "lie in the rise in oil prices". The Economic Survey 2017-18 has brought out the sharp disparity among states on inter-state and global trade, with just five - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana - accounting for 70 per cent of India's total exports.
  • Apple iPhone X Production Volume Allegedly Slashed In Half For Q1 2018

    Apple iPhone X Production Volume Allegedly Slashed In Half For Q1 2018

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    When the world tuned in to the launch of Apple's glamorous, hi-tech iPhone X , jaws dropped at the price of the device - the first phone to retail at £1000 in Britain. The iPhone X might not be selling anywhere near the level Apple had anticipated. The departure of the original iPhone X is likely to be filled well with the new versions that KGI's Ming-Chi Kuo past year specified as 6.5-inch OLED and 6.1-inch LCD models.
  • Billionaire Saudi Prince released after months in detention

    Billionaire Saudi Prince released after months in detention

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    He was initially thought to have been killed in a firefight while resisting arrest , but Saudi Arabia's Information Ministry later confirmed he was "alive and well". But details of the arrests, and the precise nature of the charges against Saudi Arabia's most prominent figures, have been shrouded in mystery and led to allegations that the purge amounted to a shakedown that has so far netted the government tens of billions of dollars in financial settlements.
  • Grammys: Hillary Clinton Gives Surprise 'Fire and Fury' Spoken Word Treatment

    Grammys: Hillary Clinton Gives Surprise 'Fire and Fury' Spoken Word Treatment

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    Once she was done, host James Corden immediately showed his approval. "We know that our current president does love winning awards and the good news for him is he may just be the subject of next year's victor". "He gets up halfway through meetings with World leaders because he is bored", John Legend read. But there was one surprise reader who stole the show with her reading.
  • Several killed in clashes in Yemen's southern city Aden

    Several killed in clashes in Yemen's southern city Aden

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    The government also ordered its own troops "to return to base", following fierce clashes across Aden . The Saudi-led campaign, which is accompanied by a land, aerial and naval blockade of Yemen , has so far killed more than 13,600 people and led to a humanitarian crisis.
  • Multiples soldiers dead in militant attack near Kabul military academy

    Multiples soldiers dead in militant attack near Kabul military academy

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    Afghan officials said RPGs (Rocket-Propelled Grenade) being used and gunfire still being heard. Afghan police chief spokesman Basir Mujahid confirmed the death toll. Afghanistan has been gripped by a spate of deadly attacks over the past two week. The Saturday's attack came a week later an attack on a Kabul hotel that claimed the lives of 22 people.
  • Man sucked into MRI machine, dies

    Man sucked into MRI machine, dies

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    Solanki said that his mother was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Maru was with him at the hospital. A man in India has died after being sucked into an MRI machine at a hospital while visiting a sick relative. A man died after he was sucked into an MRI machine at a hospital run by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation late on Saturday. The CCTV footage of the incident has been handed over to the police by hospital authorities.
  • Taliban ambulance bomb kills 40 in Kabul

    Taliban ambulance bomb kills 40 in Kabul

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    The attack was claimed by the Taliban, though an interior ministry spokesman blamed the Haqqani network, a militant group affiliated with the Taliban. "At Jamuriat Hospital we were told that y had many dead and injured and y sent us to Emergency". "So far, 18 injured civilians have been transferred to hospitals in Kabul ", a ministry spokesman, Waheed Majroh, told AFP .
  • Trump's attendance at economic forum in doubt due to shutdown

    Trump's attendance at economic forum in doubt due to shutdown

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    Along with leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , Merkel and Macron have sought to rally fellow world leaders behind a collective approach to solving global quandaries, even as Trump has withdrawn, or threatened to withdraw, the United States from a series of trade agreements and diplomatic accords.
  • China signals ambition to create 'Polar Silk Road'

    China signals ambition to create 'Polar Silk Road'

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    In fact, according to Chinese media and the Russian pro-government digital newspaper Sputnik, the Chinese idea of the Polar Silk Road is an original initiative of Moscow and both countries have been working on its design for months. "While pursuing its own interests, China will pay due regard to the interests of other countries and the broader global community", it said. It said "great importance will be placed on navigation security".
  • Jury finds Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in Joe McKnight shooting

    Jury finds Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in Joe McKnight shooting

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    Ronald Gasser , 56, faces up to 40 years for shooting McKnight, who starred at USC before playing three National Football League seasons with the New York Jets and one with the Kansas City Chiefs . Jurors began deliberations Friday afternoon in the case of the 56-year-old Gasser, which involved six days of testimony from state witnesses. Gasser shot McKnight after what prosecutors said was a road rage incident that included aggressive driving along a five mile route.
  • Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental

    Sheriff: Death of 4-year-old Scotland County boy appears accidental

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    Time reports that during a press conference on Saturday, officials said the Scotland County Medical Examiner's office was still working to officially identify the body and the cause of death. Johnson was wearing a white and orange tiger-striped shirt with tiger graphics printed on it and a pair of white trousers with rocket ships printed on them, authorities said.
  • South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze

    South Korea agonises over latest tragedy as it probes hospital blaze

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    The fire started on Friday morning at around 7:30am local time in the emergency room on the first floor of Sejong Hospital, Miryang, some 400km from the capital Seoul. The six-story hospital did not have a sprinkler system and did not require one under the law. Police and forensic investigators dressed in white clothes, masks and helmets examined burned equipment in the blackened emergency room.
  • Penn State's Carr beats buzzer, No. 13 Ohio State

    Penn State's Carr beats buzzer, No. 13 Ohio State

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    Penn State's Tony Carr answered with his own shot. Carr paced Penn State with 28 points and five assists while sophomore forward Lamar Stevens posted 15 points and senior guard Shep Garner added 14. Unexpected things happening in January are less significant, however, what went down on Thursday night in Columbus is about as close as we can get. Deivis Zemgulis, who made his first career start, had a trey and jumper for his five points to keep the offensive momentum going.
  • Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found

    Paris zoo reopens after 50 escaped baboons found

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    It's not yet known how the monkey business got underway, but the Parisian Zoo has been evacuated and the baboons' method of escape is being investigated. According to reports, the baboons congregated around the Grand Rocher, the fake rock centrepiece of the zoo. Speaking to The Parisien , a police source said: 'Our colleagues have them surrounded'.