China criticizes Trump tariffs on solar, washing machines

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US President Donald Trump has approved high tariffs on imports solar cells and washing machines to protect the domestic American market. The presidential action has been taken to protect the domestic American market that is being badly hit by large scale import of washing machines and solar cells...

Netflix crosses $100-bn m-cap as subscribers surge due to content strategy

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Read more about Netflix crosses $100-bn m-cap as subscribers surge due to content strategy on Business Standard. Netflix picked up 6.36 mn subscribers in international markets from Oct through Dec, when it released new seasons of critically acclaimed shows 'Stranger Things' and 'The Crown'

Trump imitates Modi, Indian accent during Afghan talks: report

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US President Donald Trump has reportedly used an Indian accent to imitate Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his conversations about US policy in Afghanistan, according to a report in a leading American daily today. Prime Minister Modi, during his visit to the US last year, held talks with President...

Shah Rukh Khan to be honoured with `Crystal Awards` at World Economic Forum on Monday

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Bolywood Superstar Shah Rukh Khan today said he feels honoured to receive the 24th Crystal Award alongside Elton John and Cate Blanchett. The Annual Crystal Awards ceremony, which opens the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss ski resort, celebrates the achievements of outstanding artists who...

Here’s all you need to know about Malayalam actress Bhavana’s wedding to Naveen

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It’s a big day for Malayalam actress Bhavana as she is all set to tie the knot with long time finance Naveen! It will be safe to say, she will breaking a million hearts today. While celebrations are on in full swing, an unexpected surprise came along her way. A Bollywood now also a Hollywood star...

Republic Day sale: SpiceJet offers domestic tickets at Rs 769

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Low cost airline SpiceJet has announced a four-day long Republic Day sale. SpiceJet is offering an all inclusive one-way fare starting as low as Rs 769. For international flight tickets, the price starts from Rs 2469 for selected destinations, said the airline. "The starting offer of Rs 769 (all ...

World Economic Forum: 20 years after Gowda, PM Modi at Davos — with a ‘new India’ story

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TEN years ago, as chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi had been on course to attend the summit of the global business and political elite at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. The previous year, months before the end of his first term as chief minister, he had be...

Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

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The hotel, located on a hilltop and heavily protected like most public buildings in the city, was previously attacked by Taliban fighters in 2011. (Source: Google Maps) A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday and were exchanging ...

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

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President Donald Trump was faced Friday with the prospect of marking the first anniversary of his inauguration at the head of a broke government after senators failed to pass a stop-gap funding measure. Republicans and Democrats traded blame for the crisis, which came to a head when the Senate fa...