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The US Federal Reserve on Wednesday brought its three-year drive to tighten monetary policy to an abrupt end, abandoning projections for any interest rate hikes this year amid signs of an economic slowdown.

US remains concerned about India-Pakistan tensions: official Mar 21 2019 | 15 hrs ago

The United States remains concerned about India-Pakistan tensions as the nuclear-armed countries’ militaries remain on alert nearly three weeks after their most dangerous confrontation in decades, a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday.

India's policy should be neighbours first: Ex-IAF Chief Arup Raha Mar 20 2019

Stressing that world peace will depend on how India and China manage their relations, former IAF chief Air Chief Marshal (Retired) Arup Raha on Wednesday said both the countries ignore each other but India should focus on a "neighbours first" policy.

The World Climate Summit Is Searching for a Home Mar 20 2019

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera may have bitten off more than he can chew when he offered to host this year's COP25 climate change summit after Brazil backed out. The country has just one large convention center -- and that is booked out in December.

Google Fined $1.7 Billion in Vestager's Last Antitrust Case Mar 20 2019

Alphabet Inc.'s Google was fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) by the European Union for thwarting advertising rivals, a penalty that may be EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager's third and final attack on the U.S. tech giant.

Apple Launches New AirPods With Longer Talk Time, Wireless Charging Mar 20 2019

Apple Inc. on Wednesday announced second-generation AirPods, adding hands-free Siri access, 50 percent longer talk time and optional wireless charging.

Germany initiates move at EU to list Masood Azhar as global terrorist Mar 20 2019

Germany has initiated a move at the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, days after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to ban him, diplomatic sources said.

Indian Firms To Join Grant Making Foundations In Largest Philanthropy Summit Mar 20 2019

More than 50 of the world’s leading grant-making foundations involved in education, including EdelGive Foundation, EkStep Foundation, and Shiv Nadar Foundation from India will meet to discuss some of the most pressing issues in education philanthropy and share their expertise.

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history in Canada's House of Commons Mar 20 2019

The arrival of the turbaned leader into the house on Monday, cheered by all members, coincided with the induction of a senior woman member into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet.