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"India Will Have Chief of Defence Staff," Says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the post of a Chief of Defence Staff to oversee all three defence services, as he addressed the nation on India's 73rd Independence Day....

'India Will Have Chief of Defence Staff,' Says PM Modi

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Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
17:00 2019-06-02

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
05:26 2019-07-10

"Divider-In-Chief" To "Modi Has United India": TIME Magazine's Do-Over The previous article by British-born writer Aatish Taseer had criticised the Modi government as one in which "minorities of every stripe-from liberals and lower castes to Muslims and Christians-have......
14:00 2019-05-29

India's Modi to name ruling party chief Shah as finance minister: media Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to name Amit Shah, the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as the country's new finance minister after taking his oath of office for the second time on Thursday, according to several Indian media reports....
23:26 2019-05-30

PM Modi To Visit France; Defence, Counter-Terrorism To Top Talks Agenda Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day state visit to France from August 22 during which he will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron to strengthen strategic ties in key sectors......
16:13 2019-08-19

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
12:52 2019-06-29

Ex-Wartime Defence Chief To Run For Sri Lanka President Sri Lanka's former defence secretary, who faces trials at home and in the US for alleged corruption and murder, will enter this year's presidential race, loyalists said Thursday....
02:26 2019-08-09

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
04:13 2019-06-01

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US ...
08:39 2019-06-01

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
11:00 2019-06-01

Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested their own chief and the former defense secretary for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, a police spokesman said....
16:13 2019-07-02

Maldivian Top Defence Official Meets Rajnath Singh, IAF Chief BS Dhanoa Maldivian Defence Forces Chief Abdulla Shamaal on Thursday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, and discussed ways to step up military and security cooperation....
19:13 2019-07-04

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:52 2019-08-03

India-US Defence Deals Clear And Transparent, Top US Diplomat Tells NDTV At a time when defence deals with other countries have come under immense scrutiny in India, United States Consul General in Mumbai told NDTV there have been no questions when it comes to defence......
12:52 2019-06-29

US Ready To Offer India Wide Range Of Defence Equipment. Conditions Apply The US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the......
10:52 2019-06-14

Ethiopia PM says army chief of staff attacked Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been attacked, the country's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said in a national television address early Sunday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Here's Trump Freaking Out at His Chief of Staff for Coughing The human body is a fragile, delicate machine. We’re born, we grow, and eventually we die. Along the way, we might even cough a few times, which is evidently an unforgivable sin for President Donald Trump—a man with extremely questionable ideas about physical fitness, who simply will not abide by an...
22:00 2019-06-17

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
08:13 2019-06-04

Indonesian rallies were coordinated to cause chaos, says president's chief of staff Indonesian authorities believe different groups coordinated plans to exploit political rallies last week to cause chaos, which included a bid to create "martyrs" by shooting protesters, President Joko Widodo's chief of staff said....
15:26 2019-05-29

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff is leaving her office The chief of staff to Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York is leaving her congressional office, according to her communications director. The move is effective immediately....
23:39 2019-08-04

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
19:39 2019-05-21

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being a weak leader, moderate Dems of being racists, and took heat for a T-shirt glorifying a ...
03:39 2019-07-14

Mexico minister who resigned had differences with chief of staff -president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that former Finance Minister Carlos Urzua, who resigned on Tuesday, had differences with the president's chief of staff and businessman Alfonso Romo, among other issues....
16:52 2019-07-10

Bevin’s Chief Of Staff Authorized Firing Of Hampton’s Aide FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff says he authorized the firing of a key aide to Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton. Blake Brickman said in a statement on Saturday to The Courier Journal that he authorized the firing of Adrienne Southworth, saying she repeatedly demonstrated...
20:39 2019-06-16

Bed Bath and Beyond to cut 7% of corporate staff, eliminate operating chief role Bed Bath and Beyond announced on Tuesday that as part of its efforts to reduce costs, it will cut its corporate staff by 7% and eliminate the chief operating officer role. The stock was down 1% after the news....
21:26 2019-07-23

Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa Is New Chairman Of Chiefs Of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the new Chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee. He succeeds outgoing Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, who retires on Friday....
12:39 2019-05-29

Dragging out a China trade deal would not help Trump in 2020, says VP's chief of staff "A trade deal with China would boost market significantly," says Marc Short. "It would benefit the president politically" and probably give him "more of a lift."...
22:00 2019-07-31

Order to hide USS John McCain from Trump not 'unreasonable' – chief of staff ‘We all know how the president feels about the former senator’Trump confirms USS John McCain was hidden from his viewAn order to have a ship named for the late Senator John McCain hidden from view during Donald Trump’s recent visit to Japan was “not an unreasonable thing to ask”, the president’s chi...
21:52 2019-06-02

Ocasio-Cortez's embattled chief of staff leaving post after controversies The chief of staff for freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Saikat Chakrabarti, is leaving after a series of controversies that partly led to tensions within the Democratic Party. ...
06:39 2019-08-03

Feds probing AOC’s chief of staff Saikat Chakrabarti after sudden resignation The Feds are looking into possible campaign finance misdeeds by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff and lead rainmaker, who suddenly resigned Friday, federal sources told The Post....
10:52 2019-08-04

Ethiopia's chief of staff killed in coup attempt in Amhara state Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
11:39 2019-06-23

Ocasio-Cortez says her ex-chief of staff's attacks on moderate Dems were 'divisive' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to shun responsibility for heightened tensions among House Democrats, distancing herself from her former chief of staff Saikrat Chakrabarti whose attacks on moderates she called “divisive.”...
14:00 2019-08-09

Trump Punks Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for Coughing During Interview President Donald Trump threatened to donkey kick the fuck out of his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during a taped interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, which aired Sunday....
18:52 2019-06-17

‘His own fiefdom’: Mulvaney builds ‘an empire for the right wing’ as Trump’s chief of staff The former tea party lawmaker has focused his efforts on pushing conservative policies — while mostly steering clear of the Trump-related pitfalls that tripped up his predecessors....
04:26 2019-07-15

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff, spokesman leave her office Saikat Chakrabarti, the controversial chief of staff to high-profile freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, will be leaving her office to work for a non-profit focusing on the Green New Deal.Corbin Trent, Ocasio-Cortez's communications director, will also be leaving the congressional off...
02:13 2019-08-03

Ocasio-Cortez's Indian-American Chief of Staff To Quit Amid Controversies Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff is leaving her office, a departure that comes weeks after his public statements added tinder to an already fiery feud between the Democratic Party's......
15:13 2019-08-04

Donald Trump rages at chief of staff for coughing during interview: ‘Leave the room’ PRESIDENT Donald Trump scolded the White House Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney and kicked him out of the Oval Office for coughing during an all-access interview....
17:00 2019-06-17

Merkel 'in good health' and ready to serve full term: chief of staff Chancellor Angela Merkel is in good health and on track to serve her full term in office through to 2021 in coalition with her Social Democrat (SPD) governing allies, her chief of staff told Reuters on Wednesday....
20:26 2019-07-17

House Dem blasts 'juvenile' Ocasio-Cortez, chief of staff: 'Ignorance is beyond belief' Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., added to the mounting Democratic criticism of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., reportedly calling her, her chief of staff, and the group Justice Democrats "juvenile."...
23:26 2019-07-11

Ex-Bolton chief of staff says Trump 'responded with restraint' after Iran downed US drone President Trump acted responsibly after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over a key Middle East strait, according to a former National Security Council official....
05:00 2019-06-21

House Democrats take aim at AOC's chief of staff for tweet targeting Native American lawmaker The official House Democrats Twitter account tweeted a harsh rebuke of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's chief of staff Friday, responding strongly to a comment he made weeks ago that referenced Rep. Sharice Davids, D-Kansas....
08:26 2019-07-13

Puerto Rico governor's chief of staff quits amid scandal probe The chief of staff for Puerto Rico's governor resigned on Tuesday as prosecutors investigated a scandal in his administration that has sparked 11 days of protests demanding the Caribbean island's leader step down....
05:52 2019-07-24

Border Patrol Chief Says She Joined Controversial Facebook Group to Read What Staff Said About Her (PHOENIX) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol said Wednesday that she joined a Facebook group whose members mocked migrants and lawmakers so she could read what her personnel thought about her, and said she knew little about the group. Chief Carla Provost said during a congressional subcommit...
06:52 2019-07-25

AOC's chief of staff deletes tweet attacking Blue Dog Caucus as 'New Southern Democrats' The chief of staff of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, deleted a tweet accusing moderate House Democrats of being the "new Southern Democrats" following a House vote that approved funding for the border on Thursday....
16:13 2019-06-28

Ethiopia's chief of army staff was killed in Addis Ababa by bodyguard: PM's office Ethiopia's army chief of staff was killed in his home in Addis Ababa by his bodyguard, the prime minister's office said on Sunday, linking the attack to Saturday's coup attempt in the northern state of Amhara....
12:26 2019-06-23

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:26 2019-05-22

Amit Shah, BJP Chief, Joins PM Modi's New Government BJP chief Amit Shah -- the architect of the party's stupendous victory that enabled it to come to power at the Centre for a second term -- became the most prominent newcomer in the government of Prime......
18:39 2019-05-30

India Support Staff Selection Begins, Announcement On Thursday: Report According to a report, the selection process for Team India support staff started on Monday but will be completed only on Thursday with the announcement of all the names....
14:52 2019-08-19

Modi Has a Huge Mandate in India. Now What Will He Do? A mix of hope and fear defined his first five years as prime minister. Both supporters and critics wonder whether a defining victory will tilt him more to one side....
21:39 2019-05-24

Modi's definitive win may mean a more assertive India "Modi's muscular national security approach just received overwhelming approval. We should expect to see more of it in the next five years," said Vipin Narang, associate professor at MIT....
07:39 2019-05-24

India’s Modi just won reelection in a landslide. Here’s what he could do next. Narendra Modi won a landslide victory by appealing to voters’ sense of nationalist pride and casting himself as the only leader who could assure India’s security. Now the hard part begins....
04:13 2019-05-31

India Waits to See Which Modi Will Reign With exit polls indicating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will win a second term, investors and executives are waiting to see which version of Mr. Modi would take charge: the business-friendly leader or the divisive nationalist....
21:13 2019-05-22

Ex-Uttarakhand Chief Minister En Route To Joining New Modi Government BJP parliamentarian Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, who won from Haridwar in the national election, is set to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government....
13:13 2019-05-30

"Anybody Who Left Modi Was Eventually Destroyed": Chief Minister Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who is on a 4,000-km statewide tour, on Friday said at a rally that those who left Prime Minister Narendra Modi were eventually "destroyed"....
21:13 2019-08-02

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Meets PM Modi Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and urged him to resolve at the earliest long pending issues related to 70 lakh tribals and 58 lakh......
18:00 2019-06-15

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen after a tense weekend of protests in the territory.At least two dozen people were ...
17:39 2019-08-18

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump....
12:52 2019-06-29

Trump hails India's Modi for election win U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a big election victory that put his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its parliamentary majority....
19:39 2019-05-23

India's minorities fear return of Modi "It's not even been one year. I really miss him," says Sahila Khan, her head bowed and sitting in a small room that belonged to her father, Rakbar, a Muslim farmer who was lynched by a group of Hindu men in India's Rajasthan state....
05:13 2019-05-23

| What does Modi's return to power mean for India's Muslims? Days after returning to power with a resounding mandate, India's prime minister Narendra Modi has struck a conciliatory tone by saying his party needed to win the trust of Muslims - the country's largest minority....
01:26 2019-05-29

Why India's tycoons welcome a new Narendra Modi term Indian PM Modi needs to grow the Indian economy while building transparent governance of corporations. However, he must first overcome criticism that he is too cozy with India's corporate class. Murali Krishnan reports....
21:39 2019-06-04

5 Takeaways From Modi’s Win in India’s Gigantic Election Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become one of the most powerful politicians in Indian history, and his success has lifted the Hindu right to its greatest power in modern Indian history....
23:52 2019-05-23

Chief Justice Writes To PM Modi, Seeks More Supreme Court Judges Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court as well as raise the retirement age of high court judges......
21:00 2019-06-22

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and labor participation rate fell below 40%....
13:39 2019-06-07

India's Modi stuns opposition with huge election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored a dramatic election victory on Thursday, putting his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of business-friendly policies and a tough stand on national security....
15:52 2019-05-23

Under Modi, the Hindu-Muslim divide worsens in India NAYABANS, India — Muslims in Nayabans, an unremarkable village in northern India, say they remember a time when their children played with Hindu youths and people from either faith chatted when they frequented each other’s shops and went to festivals together. Such interactions no longer happe...
19:00 2019-05-21

With Mandate From India’s Voters, Modi Must Deliver on Economy Problems like high unemployment, largely ignored during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election campaign, are expected to dominate the agenda for his second term....
09:39 2019-06-20

India stripped Kashmir of autonomy to end separatism, Modi says India's prime minister says he hopes to end separatism and remove terrorists by stripping Kashmir of autonomy. Meanwhile, a Pakistani minister has warned of global consequences in the event of war....
03:13 2019-08-09

PM Modi's New Budget Key to Reviving India's Animal Spirits As gross domestic product growth slowed to a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, the Reserve Bank of India this month did its part to support the economy by lowering interest......
19:39 2019-06-27

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
20:13 2019-08-16

India's Modi Defends Decision to Clamp Down on Kashmir Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first public comments since his government’s move to end the autonomy of the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir, dismissed concerns about lasting unrest and said the new status would help the economy and boost the welfare of Kashmiris....
19:52 2019-08-08

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority....
08:39 2019-05-24

PM Modi Leaves For India After Conclusion Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after the conclusion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in which he discussed the global security situation, multilateral......
19:52 2019-06-14

After Modi’s stunning win, a grim future for India’s opposition For the storied Indian National Congress, which governed the country for much of its post-independence history, there were no silver linings to Thursday’s defeat....
22:52 2019-05-24

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
15:13 2019-06-13

India says Modi never asked for Trump to mediate over Kashmir India denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan over the disputed territory of Kashmir, saying there could be no talks until Pakistan ended cross-border terrorism....
08:26 2019-07-23

India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
20:13 2019-06-13

"Not Incremental Progress, India Needs High Jump," Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day address to the nation today, said India does not want to wait too long for incremental progress and called for a "high jump". He also announced......
06:13 2019-08-15

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, two of India’s leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were defeated....
19:39 2019-05-26

India PM Modi's party set to win thumping majority in election Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party was set for a historic victory as India on Thursday counted hundreds of millions of votes from its general election....
10:26 2019-05-23

| India's PM Modi makes major cabinet changes for second term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named his new cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous re-election....
12:52 2019-06-01

Modi promises inclusive India after stunning election win Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised to unite the country on Thursday after a huge election win, with his party on course to increase its majority on a mandate of pursuing business-friendly policies and a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

India's Modi will need to hit the ground running with economy, Pakistan From a shortage of job opportunities and a stuttering economy to tense ties with old foe Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will face a host of challenges after winning a big majority on Thursday....
14:13 2019-05-23

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....
00:39 2019-05-23

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
13:00 2019-05-24

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his BJP party, have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, says DW's Mahesh Jha....
15:26 2019-05-23

PM Modi Is 2019's Most Admired Man In India, Survey Shows Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most admired man in India and sixth most admired in the world, according to a survey conducted by UK-based market research firm....
05:00 2019-07-20

The Latest: Trump speaks with India’s Modi about Pakistan President Donald Trump has spoken with India’s prime minister about the importance of reducing tensions between India and Pakistan amid growing tensions in the region...
22:00 2019-08-19

India To Help In Conservation Of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque, a unique place of worship made of coral stones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced....
12:00 2019-06-09

India's Narendra Modi sworn in for second term as prime minister Narendra Modi was sworn in for his second term as India's prime minister Thursday after a landslide victory last week for his Bharatiya Janata Party....
22:00 2019-05-30

"India's Voter Never Respects Those Hungry For Power": Top PM Modi Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led his party to a massive win in the Lok Sabha elections, on Saturday addressed the newly elected parliamentarians of the National Democratic Alliance. Many senior......
16:13 2019-05-25

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
17:39 2019-05-25

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
00:13 2019-05-24

"Nara": PM Modi's New Slogan To Take India Ahead After Massive Poll Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today coined a new slogan "Nara" -- short for "national ambition" and "regional aspiration" -- to describe the political strategy that the National Democratic Alliance......
19:52 2019-05-25

Trump embraces Modi, despite disputes with India, in message to China President Trump lavished praise on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 summit in Japan, turning an expected confrontation over trade into a show of unity at China’s expense....
00:52 2019-06-29

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuman.’ (Glory to Lord Ram and Lord Hanuman.) Th...
03:52 2019-06-29

India To See "Big-Bang" Reforms In PM Modi's Second Term: NITI Aayog In the first 100 days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at......
11:39 2019-05-31

India's Modi Feels More U.S. Pressure to Open Nation's Markets The removal of New Delhi from a privileged-trading program will force the prime minister to walk a careful line as he balances a fresh mandate for his nationalist policies against New Delhi’s efforts to build closer ties with the U.S....
21:13 2019-06-02

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
12:26 2019-05-24

India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate? Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufactu...
21:39 2019-05-25

India Steadfast On Path Of Progress Under PM Modi: Arun Jaitley Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley, who opted out of the new government at the Centre, on Thursday congratulated PM Narendra Modi for taking oath as Prime Minister for a second consecutive term....
06:13 2019-05-31

India's Modi made the election a referendum on his leadership -- and it paid off In purely electoral terms, it is an extraordinary achievement. Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have won a clear victory in India's national elections....
10:39 2019-05-24

Early Results From India’s Elections Point to a Modi Victory. Here’s What to Know After an elaborate seven-phase election set over five-and-a-half weeks, India’s marathon polls finally came to a close on Sunday. Counting to determine the winner in the world’s largest democratic election began at 8 a.m. local time on Thursday morning, with the official results rolling ...
06:52 2019-05-23

Ravi Shankar Prasad: PM Modi's Digital India Minder From a counsel holding the brief for the deity ''Ram Lalla'' in the Ayodhya title suit to a moderniser spearheading the ''Digital India'' initiative and clamping down on contentious practices like......
00:00 2019-05-31

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
21:52 2019-05-25

"Digital India Has Empowered People, Reduced Corruption": PM Modi On the fourth anniversary of his government's flagship programme ''Digital India'', Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the initiative has empowered people, reduced corruption and improved......
09:26 2019-07-01

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of his second term when key aide and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opted out of the next government....
10:26 2019-05-30

Analysis: India's Modi faces foreign pressures in 2nd term Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a second term with a muscular response to a suicide attack on Indian paramilitary forces in troubled Kashmir that gave him an opportunity to turn voters' attention away from the country's highest unemployment rate in decades....
08:39 2019-05-28

India's Narendra Modi Wins Re-Election With Strong Mandate The election sets the state for the nationalist leader who has dominated the political debate in the world’s largest democracy for the past five years to pursue more ambitious policies both at home and abroad....
11:52 2019-05-23

India elections: Narendra Modi's BJP set to sweep back to power Indian officials have begun counting hundreds of millions of votes in the world's largest democratic exercise. After an election staggered over six weeks, final results are expected in the evening....
09:52 2019-05-23

"Old Wine In New Bottle": Congress Slams Modi 2.0 Budget For "New India" The BJP on Friday hailed the Union Budget as one for a "new India" which laid the foundation for an inclusive and progressive nation, while the Congress panned it as "old wine in new bottle"....
14:13 2019-07-05

Modi needs to make India a 'highly competitive manufacturing hub,' says top businessman Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to make sure that India becomes a highly competitive manufacturing hub where global investors will look to invest, the chairman of India automaker Maruti Suzuki, R.C. Bhargava, told CNBC....
07:39 2019-05-27

| WATCH: India's Modi sworn in ahead of unveiling new government India's prime minister Narendra Modi has launched his historic second term at a solemn ceremony in front of cheering supporters, as he prepared to unveil a drastically revamped Hindu nationalist government....
18:52 2019-05-30

Modi Government Changed India, Brought ''Achhe Din'': JP Nadda BJP working president J P Nadda on Sunday said the country has changed under the Narendra Modi-led government which has brought "good days" in the last five years....
15:39 2019-07-21

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
19:52 2019-05-23

Israel's Netanyahu To Visit India In September To Meet PM Modi Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on a day-long visit on September 9 to meet his counterpart Narendra Modi, just eight days before an unprecedented repeat polls in the......
15:39 2019-07-21

Pakistan PM Khan speaks with India's Modi to congratulate him on election win Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday spoke to Narendra Modi and congratulated the Indian leader on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), both countries said on Sunday....
14:52 2019-05-26

India’s Muslims quiver in the new dawn of an emboldened Narendra Modi The Hindu nationalist BJP’s election victory will change the culture of the nation, the prime minister’s critics fearJust after 1.30pm on Friday, the loudspeaker outside Sarai Alawardi mosque crackled to life, and more than a thousand foreheads were touched to the hessian mats that lined the ground....
09:26 2019-05-26

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says govt think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
17:26 2019-05-31

India’s Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist party has declared victory in parliamentary elections, has carefully cultivated his image as a pious man of the people. Like President Donald Trump, to whom he is often compared, Modi is a big fan of Twitter and use...
14:39 2019-05-23

Voters endorse Modi’s vision of a muscular, stridently Hindu India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician....
00:00 2019-05-24

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
22:26 2019-06-17

India election: counting to begin with Narendra Modi poised for victory The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader expected to have brushed aside economic woes to claim another term More than 600 million Indians will learn the outcome of the country’s six-week elections on Thursday, as results are released progressively throughout the day.This year’s polls, held ov...
04:00 2019-05-23

India Election: PM Modi commands strong lead in early count As the counting of votes continues in the world's biggest election, an early tally showed that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was soaring to a second term as his Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in 292 of 543 seat...
18:00 2019-05-23

In Kashmir Move, Critics Say, Modi Is Trying to Make India a Hindu Nation The prime minister says that eliminating Kashmir’s autonomy was just a reorganization. Other see an attack on India’s secular identity and a historic blow to its democracy....
23:00 2019-08-06

India started counting votes for its massive election. Modi is expected to win After holding parliamentary elections over seven phases, India started counting the votes on Thursday — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led coalition is widely expected to return to power....
08:13 2019-05-23

Rs 100 Lakh Crore Spending Push In India Tops Agenda Of Modi 2.0 With revenues under strain, the government is borrowing more and seeking to extract additional capital from the central bank. Any further widening in the fiscal deficit would jeopardize the nation's......
10:13 2019-05-24

How Narendra Modi is remaking Hinduism’s holiest city — and India in the process The reelected prime minister’s bid to transform the heart of age-old Varanasi reflects his ambitions for India. Often dubbed his “dream project,” it combines devotion to Hinduism and modern infrastructure in a showpiece meant to enhance the country’s stature in the eyes of the world....
00:52 2019-05-26

Modi’s Hindu vision of India sees smooth passage on Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of a Hindu India has taken a leap forward with his government’s decision to subsume Muslim-majority Kashmir into the federal government by eliminating its special status...
14:13 2019-08-08

India, Maldives Ink 6 Pacts As PM Modi, President Solih Hold Talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held wide-ranging talks on Saturday as the two countries signed six agreements to strengthen bilateral ties in a number of......
22:39 2019-06-08

China's Xi Jinping Ready To Visit India This Year After PM Modi's Invite Chinese president Xi Jinping has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to visit India later this year for an informal summit, the foreign ministry said today....
15:13 2019-06-13

Pompeo likely to calm tension with India before expected Trump-Modi talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will try to soothe increasing friction with India over trade, data flows and arms from Russia during a visit next week and instead focus on strategic ties between the two big democracies, officials said....
20:13 2019-06-21

Modi surprises markets by naming Sitharaman as India's finance minister Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday surprised markets by naming Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister at a time when Asia's third-largest economy is stuttering....
13:26 2019-05-31

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing economy....
17:13 2019-06-06

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
17:39 2019-05-21

"India, Bhutan Expanding Satellite Cooperation," Says PM Modi: Live Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed parliamentarians and students at the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimphu this morning and spoke on the bond between India and Bhutan....
09:52 2019-08-18

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "fighting spirit" of the team which put up a tough......
22:52 2019-07-10

Exclusive: India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says government think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, a slew of 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at the government's main think tank....
13:26 2019-05-31

Five more years of Narendra Modi will take India to a dark place | Kapil Komireddi If the Indian prime minister is returned to office, his sectarian politics will make bigotry the defining ideal of the republicIndian elections are a marvel to behold. The rules stipulate that no citizen should have to travel more than 2km to vote. So the state goes to the voters. Carrying oxygen ta...
15:26 2019-05-21

India's Modi says one-sided decisions drive development of global economy The development of the global economy is largely driven by one-sided decisions and disputes felt by the entire system, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday....
05:26 2019-06-28

Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives....
15:26 2019-06-09

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "the Squad" of freshman congresswomen that includes O...
03:52 2019-07-08

Instant View: India PM Modi's party storms to thumping majority in election Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday swept to a huge election victory, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national security....
12:39 2019-05-23

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
17:52 2019-05-21

Narendra Modi to Begin Second Term as India’s Prime Minister in Grand Ceremony As the world watches to see how Mr. Modi uses his electoral landslide, a huge swearing-in ceremony, featuring about 8,000 guests, gives a first look....
12:13 2019-05-30

India's Modi visits bombed Sri Lanka church, vows support after attacks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday honored those killed by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, vowing support for the island nation as Delhi seeks to counter the rise of China in the region....
13:39 2019-06-09

Modi's ruling alliance may win key India upper house majority next year: projection Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance could achieve a crucial majority in the upper house of parliament next year if some small regional parties join the bloc that recently won a massive mandate in the lower house, according to a projection by an independent research firm....
07:39 2019-06-08

Modi says India's minorities are living in world of imaginary fear. Muslims disagree Narendra Modi will be sworn in for a second term as India's Prime Minister on Thursday after winning a landslide in elections and many Muslims are fearful of what another five years of BJP rule will mean for them...
05:13 2019-05-30

India's Modi shows confidence as opposition dismisses ominous exit polls Political allies swathed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a victory garland on Tuesday, seeking to project confidence he would win a second straight term in a general election, but the opposition Congress party dismissed predictions it would lose....
17:39 2019-05-21

India’s Narendra Modi Appears Headed for Re-election, Exit Polls Show Mr. Modi, one of India’s most powerful and divisive leaders in decades, seems to have emerged relatively unscathed from complaints about joblessness and distress on farms....
17:52 2019-05-21

Humiliating Kashmir is part of Modi’s plan to remake India | Kapil Komireddi The brutal abolition of the region’s special status is another stage in the prime minister’s Hindu nationalist projectOn Valentine’s Day this year, Narendra Modi went on a date with Bear Grylls. As the two men set off on an “adventure of a lifetime” in India’s Corbett national park, 500 miles to the...
21:26 2019-08-06

| WATCH | India denies Modi asked Trump to mediate Kashmir dispute India has denied that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked US President Donald Trump to mediate the decades-long Kashmir conflict with Pakistan.WATCH NOW....
00:52 2019-07-24

India PM Modi to host Chinese president Xi for an informal summit: Indian government Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host the Chinese President Xi Jinping later this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement on Wednesday....
09:01 2019-05-29

Modi’s Problems at Home Overshadow Trump’s Latest Trade Threat to India President Trump ended India’s special trade status, hoping to jolt stalled trade talks. But the prime minister is focused on India’s sluggish economy....
00:39 2019-06-02

"Miss Life In India": Polish Girl Asks PM Modi To Help Her, Mother Return The daughter of a Polish woman, earlier separated due to visa-related discrepancies from her mother, has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and newly-appointed External Affairs Minister......
17:00 2019-06-02

Pakistan PM Khan congratulates India's Modi on election victory, calls for peace Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated India's Narendra Modi on the runaway election victory of his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)....
15:26 2019-05-23

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in the past year....
14:13 2019-05-24

S-400 Missile Deal With Russia Didn't Figure In PM Modi-Trump Meet: India India said today that its decision to purchase the advanced S-400 missile defence system from Russia did not figure during the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump,......
11:26 2019-06-28

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
00:00 2019-05-31

Cricket diplomacy: India's Modi comes bearing gifts on first post-election foreign trip From ferry services and port terminals to a new national cricket stadium, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to come bearing gifts on his visit to neighbors Sri Lanka and the Maldives this weekend....
18:26 2019-06-06

Terror-accused Hindu hardliner from Modi's party wins seat in India election A Hindu ascetic accused of plotting a bomb attack on Muslims in India defeated an opposition strongman by a big margin on Thursday as her ruling Hindu nationalist party won a massive victory in the country's general election....
15:26 2019-05-23

Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep. The post Indian opposition Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi concedes loss of his parliamentary seat in Modi’s BJP election sweep appeared first on L...
14:39 2019-05-23

Modi's party promises to boost India's economy; Congress calls exit polls fake India's ruling coalition has promised to rev up growth, double farmers' income and boost infrastructure spending in the next five years after exit polls showed it would retain power when general election votes are counted on Thursday....
12:26 2019-05-22

'You just can't cough': Trump kicks chief of staff out of Oval Office for coughing During an ABC News interview, President Donald Trump told his chief of staff to leave the Oval Office because he was coughing.        ...
21:00 2019-06-17

Won't Beg India For Resumption Of Bilateral Ties, Says PCB Chief India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral series since January 2013. Both the teams have, however, met several times in the multilateral events....
09:39 2019-06-14

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal Coin,” by offering short-term returns of 5,000 pe...
11:00 2019-06-04

"No Space" For Shooting, Says CWG Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games....
11:13 2019-08-13

U.N. chief urges restraint by India, Pakistan over Kashmir United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan to exercise restraint, his spokesman said on Monday, after India revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with neighboring Pakistan....
20:39 2019-08-05

CAC's Decision On India Coach Will Be Final, Says CoA Chief Vinod Rai Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai said that the interview of shortlisted candidates will happen in the middle of August and the CAC's decision will be final....
16:26 2019-08-05

Man Arrested From Udaipur For Allegedly Duping Ex-Chief Justice Of India A man has been arrested for allegedly duping former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha of Rs 1 lakh after hacking the e-mail account of his colleague, police said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-06-11

UN Chief's Report On Children Caught In Violence "Selective", Says India India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international......
11:26 2019-08-03

India Election 2019: Voting begins in world's largest ever poll to decide Narendra Modi's fate The world's largest ever election is under way in India as voters begin casting their votes in the first phase of the country's marathon six-week poll....
12:39 2019-05-23

Ex-Chief Justice Of India RM Lodha Duped Of Rs 1 Lakh In Online Scam Former Chief Justice of India RM Lodha was cheated of Rs 1 lakh in an online scam after the email account of his friend, a retired judge, was hacked, a police officer said on Sunday....
23:52 2019-06-02

India Planning To Launch Own Space Station By 2030, Says ISRO Chief In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said today....
15:13 2019-06-13

Exclusive: India's monsoon rains to make up early shortfall - weather chief Monsoon rains in the coming weeks are likely to make up for a shortfall in the first two months of the season that began in June, the head of India's state-run weather office said on Wednesday, boosting prospects for the agricultural sector....
17:52 2019-07-31

Davis Cup: Pakistan Tennis Chief Promises India Full-Proof Security Pakistan Tennis Federation President Salim Saifullah Khan assured that the contest will be held in safe and secure environment, promising "impressive hospitality" to India....
20:00 2019-08-04

Economy In Bad State But "Modi Modi" Everywhere, Says Siddaramaiah Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah said on Thursday that he was unable to understand the "Modi mania" despite the bad state of the economy under the previous BJP regime led by him....
06:39 2019-06-14

In defence of chick lit It's dismissed as fluffy and frivolous, but female fiction is home to some of literature's most life-changing works, says chick lit cheerleader Ali Pantony...
20:13 2019-08-08

Don't look now: in defence of trigger warnings at the movies Calls for audiences to be alerted to potentially distressing scenes of sex, violence or drug use are under fire – but everyone has the right not to be upset at the cinemaRocketman, the Elton John biopic, has been applauded for its raw portrayal of the singer’s heavy drug use and its surreal renderin...
16:39 2019-06-18

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
17:39 2019-06-04

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
23:00 2019-06-27

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence minister in an unexpected and potentially risky move after Ursula von der Leyen’s confirmation as E...
14:26 2019-07-17

Defence Sector Allocation Must Be Raised By At Least One-Third: Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development of new indigenous technology....
10:39 2019-07-02

| Sundowns get title defence off to winning start Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns got their title defence off to a perfect start with victory over SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium....
20:00 2019-08-03

Mark Esper sworn in as new U.S. secretary of defence Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote of 90-8 and was sworn in at the White House by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito....
01:39 2019-07-24

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
12:39 2019-08-16

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....
13:52 2019-06-12

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington....
02:13 2019-06-13

Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO "very difficult" The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
18:00 2019-05-27

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
09:26 2019-06-02

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
09:26 2019-06-02

Renault F1 driver Ricciardo's defence against £10m claim revealed Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo's representatives have laid out an emphatic defence against a claim of more than £10million from his former advisor, Autosport can reveal...
10:39 2019-08-02

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanctions over the controversial deal....
16:13 2019-07-12

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
14:26 2019-07-18

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
21:52 2019-05-31

Arsenal’s Champions League dream unravels like their defence "The repercussions of losing the Europa League final to Chelsea are much greater than just missing out on the Champions League, writes Michael Hincks."...
00:39 2019-05-30

Man Utd transfer plans for defence: Maguire, Koulibaly, Lascelles and more - what we know so far Harry Maguire was the priority central defensive target from a high-calibre shortlist of three for Manchester United, which also included Matthijs de Ligt and Kalidou Koulibaly....
18:01 2019-07-31

Defence Budget Remains Unchanged At Rs 3.18 Lakh Crore The defence budget remained unchanged at Rs 3.18 lakh crore, the amount set aside in the interim budget in February, notwithstanding expectations of steep hike in resources to modernise the armed......
18:52 2019-07-05

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
06:26 2019-07-08

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, was done at......
09:52 2019-07-15

Real Madrid defence under the spotlight after worst pre-season in 39 years Real Madrid finally won a game of football on Wednesday. Zinedine Zidane's side beat Fenerbahce 5-3 in the Audi Cup in Munich and on July 31 had their first victory across 90 minutes this summer....
09:00 2019-08-02

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” given to rape complainants (Victims’ commissioner warns of intrusive CPS demands in rape cases, 8 July...
02:13 2019-07-16

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
22:26 2019-06-06

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over......
06:39 2019-06-02

| Bayern launch cup defence amid scandals in German football Bayern Munich will launch their 2019/20 season as German Cup title holders but the season start will be overshadowed by a string of scandals rocking football in Germany....
10:52 2019-08-09

Rajnath Singh To Visit Siachen Tomorrow, His First As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to review the security situation along the borders......
11:39 2019-06-02

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

Warrington questions Galahad's defence of failed drugs test Josh Warrington has said he does not believe Kid Galahad's explanation for failing a drugs test earlier in his career as the pair prepare for their world title fight on Saturday....
14:39 2019-06-10

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi....
00:13 2019-05-30

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the......
20:52 2019-06-29

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
15:52 2019-05-21

Elbit Systems wins $73 mln defence contract from Germany's Diehl Israel's Elbit Systems said on Wednesday it won an approximately $73 million contract from Diehl Defence GmbH & Co to provide directed infrared counter measure systems for the German Air Forces' Airbus A400M aircraft....
10:00 2019-06-19

REFILE-Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defence bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
07:26 2019-05-29

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister....
08:00 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

John Stones’ failure to grow up has Gareth Southgate in defence mode Even at the age of 25 the England centre-back’s tendency to overelaborate and endanger his team is still worrying managersThere was a time, early in Gareth Southgate’s reign as England manager, when he made a point of telling his players that if they were not appearing for their club sides they coul...
23:52 2019-06-07

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people at churches and hotels.The former def...
00:39 2019-07-03

Arsenal make enquiries for Upamecano and Rugani in attempt to boost defence • RB Leipzig want around £70m for Upamecano• Laurent Koscielny wanted by Bordeaux and RennesArsenal have been informed that they must pay around £70m to sign Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig as they step up attempts to recruit defensive reinforcements before Thursday’s transfer deadline.After complet...
20:39 2019-08-05

Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed In Submarine Fire: Defence Ministry Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on......
02:52 2019-07-03

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terrorists should violent episodes occur," they wrote....
11:26 2019-07-17

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives of more than 150 people, including some 50 childr...
15:39 2019-05-21

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
11:00 2019-06-16

Angelique Kerber’s title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies • Defending champion loses 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to Lauren Davis• Serena Williams wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Kaja JuvanIt is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams successfully defended the women’s title at Wimbledon. Angelique Kerber, who won here in such style ...
22:39 2019-07-04

Imran Khan Lauds Pak Militarys "Voluntary" Move To Cut Defence Spending In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
10:39 2019-06-05

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
01:39 2019-05-25

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergency services on the scene....
00:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
14:39 2019-05-29

Court Grants Bail To Alleged Defence Dealer In VVIP Chopper Case A Delhi court today granted bail to Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam case....
16:01 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
06:39 2019-07-15

Piers Morgan leaps to Ivanka Trump's defence over awkward video of G20 chat PIERS Morgan has defended Ivanka Trump after a video showing her awkwardly trying to enter a conversation with Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron went viral....
13:52 2019-07-01

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and personal information of employees, was discovered on...
11:00 2019-08-14

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
06:52 2019-07-18

Tory leadership debate: Fellow broadcasters and viewers leap to defence of Emily Maitlis as BBC presenter is accused of losing control of candidates Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
09:26 2019-06-19

Honda Two-Wheeler India Sales Cross 11 Million Mark In Western India Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) announced that the company has added 11 milion customers in Western India. The manufacturer crossed the milestone with sales from the states of Maharashtra,......
21:39 2019-07-22

No meeting planned between India, Pakistan PMs at regional summit: India foreign ministry There is no bilateral meeting planned between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan at a regional summit next week, India's foreign ministry spokesman Rajeev Kumar said on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-06

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
16:26 2019-07-02

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a company spokesman said on Wednesday....
09:26 2019-07-24

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
09:26 2019-06-05

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
10:13 2019-06-22

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
09:39 2019-06-04

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
09:39 2019-06-04

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
10:00 2019-06-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last day....
03:00 2019-08-01

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former diplomat to signal the government's focus on foreign...
13:52 2019-05-31

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
00:26 2019-06-08

We're The Staff of Jalopnik, Let's Chat We made it past Memorial Day, and that means one thing: from now until Labor Day (maybe a bit after that, honestly) summer Fridays are in full effect. That means you aren’t really doing any work on afternoons like these. I know we sure as hell aren’t! Instead of pretending to work, let’s chat....
23:52 2019-05-31

What the Hell Is Going on With Ron DeSantis' Staff? Politico reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had up to seven aides quit in the last day. Some of these aides have been on DeSantis’ staff since his 2018 campaign. This is very strange!...
01:52 2019-06-07

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell violently ill, the government said.The Swiss defence ...
09:00 2019-07-05

UAW headquarters staff relocated after fire It is unclear when employees will return to UAW headquarters after a fire broke out Saturday on the third floor of Solidarity House. Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, said the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing....
17:52 2019-07-17

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:26 2019-06-13

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to select the support staff....
23:52 2019-08-16

U.N. says to move some staff out of Sudan temporarily the United Nations said on Wednesday it is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, where security forces on Monday carried out a deadly raid on a protest camp....
02:26 2019-06-06

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
22:13 2019-05-21

Martelli, Eisley part of new staff at Michigan ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former Saint Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli is joining Juwan Howard’s new coaching staff at Michigan. Michigan announced Friday that Martelli, Howard Eisley and Saddi Washington will be assistant coaches for Howard, who was hired after John Beilein left to become co...
23:01 2019-06-07

AT&T Cuts Ad Sales Staff at WarnerMedia Unit AT&T’s WarnerMedia began making significant job cuts in its ad sales division, as it continues to reshape the businesses it bought in as part of the Time Warner Inc. deal last year....
02:13 2019-07-11

PCB To End Contracts With Mickey Arthur, Support Staff Pakistan were knocked out in the league stage of World Cup 2019. They had finished fifth in the points table at equal points (11) with New Zealand after the round-robin stage....
18:26 2019-08-07

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
14:33 2019-05-21

'It has transformed my life': the restaurant where all staff have a disability Universo Santi in the southern Spanish city of Jerez is dedicated to helping people with disabilities join the mainstream workforceThe first thing that strikes you is the calm, the light, the modern art on the walls – and then of course the food.It’s only later that you realise there is something di...
07:52 2019-06-10

Bed Bath & Beyond cuts 7 percent of corporate staff Bed Bath & Beyond’s turnaround effort continues to draw yawns from Wall Street. The home goods retailer Tuesday said it slashed 7 percent of its corporate staff and eliminated the combined roles of president and chief operating officer, which had been held by Eugene Castagna. The cost-cutting moves ...
01:39 2019-07-24

Ryanair to cut hundreds of jobs because it has 'more staff than needed' Ryanair has told its staff it is preparing to announce hundreds of job losses in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently needs....
23:39 2019-07-31

Todd McShay isn’t joining the Jets staff, after all Joe Douglas’ Jets staff won’t have Todd McShay on it. The ESPN NFL draft analyst decided to remain with the network, compatriot Chris Mortenson tweeted on Thursday, taking himself out of the running for a potential personnel role with the Jets and his former Richmond teammate-turned-GM. ...
06:13 2019-06-14

He Was Dining Alone At A Mumbai Hotel, So Staff Did Something Sweet... On Wednesday, Prakash Mallya, an MD at Intel India, took to Twitter to talk about what the staff at a Mumbai hotel did when they saw him dining alone....
23:52 2019-08-08

Amnesty International to make almost 100 staff redundant ‘Overspending by organisation’s senior leadership team’ blamed for £17m budget deficitAmnesty International is to cut almost 100 jobs as part of urgent restructuring to tackle a “serious budget deficit”, the human rights organisation has confirmed.Amnesty, labelled a “toxic” workplace in a February ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Joe Biden's Campaign Staff Is at the End of Their Damn Rope It’s not often that you should feel bad for people who willingly sign up to help Joe “Son” Biden reach the White House, but today might just be one of those days....
17:52 2019-06-20

IBM CIO Focuses on User Experience to Keep Staff Happy Fletcher Previn, IBM’s chief information officer, is prioritizing design thinking and the user experience in the development of internal applications and systems, in an effort to attract and retain employees....
18:26 2019-06-20

Wizards planning to reshuffle their coaching staff Washington is in the preliminary stages of a shift that would promote Jarell Christian to a Wizards assistant coach and have Ryan Richman take over the head coaching duties with the G League's Capital City Go-Go....
17:39 2019-07-18

The Engadget staff on that 'Game of Thrones' finale For this month's video IRL, we couldn't miss talking about the conclusion of one of the biggest TV series ever, HBO's Game of Thrones. After years of speculation about how the epic story would end, we finally have (some of) our answers. But is that e......
15:13 2019-05-21

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning....
16:39 2019-08-16

Blind date: ‘She was escorted in by the staff as if she was famous’ Georgie, 21, a dancer, meets Matt, 27, a police officerWhat were you hoping for?I had checked out the restaurant beforehand and was hoping for an amazing meal… with a side of banter from Matt thrown in. Continue reading......
17:39 2019-06-08

Man Utd backroom staff member hospitalised in Australia "A member of Manchester United\u0027s backroom staff has been rushed to hospital during the club\u0027s pre-season tour of Australia, with reports claiming he had taken an overdose."...
14:00 2019-07-12

Five, including UN staff, killed in Benghazi car bombing Explosion shattered Libyan conflict ceasefire agreed during Muslim holiday of Eid al-AdhaA car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed three UN staff members and two other mission members on Saturday, the United Nations said.The UN is trying to broker a truce in the capital Trip...
01:52 2019-08-11

Car Bomb Kills 2 U.N. Staff in Benghazi: Officials BENGHAZI, Libya — A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff, health officials said. The attack came even as the country’s warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire proposed by the...
04:39 2019-08-11

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
20:13 2019-08-16

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly seems to deserve the red carpet treatment. But Neon......
14:26 2019-06-14

Yankees’ pitching staff could be revamped in many ways In addition to Luis Severino facing batters for the first time before Sunday’s 8-4 loss to Cleveland as he comes back from the lat strain that has sidetracked his season, Dellin Betances threw a bullpen session, as he attempts to come back from a lat strain of his own. Severino and Betances will go ...
07:13 2019-08-19

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
10:39 2019-08-18

‘Newsweek’ staff replacements continue at full force There’s more upheaval at Newsweek, as full-timers are being gradually replaced by a slate of well-credentialed journalists — who are being hired on a part-time basis....
05:00 2019-05-29

Man charged with bribing AT&T staff to illegally unlock phones There's no question that there's a market for unlocked phones, but one man may have been too eager to profit from that demand. The US has charged Pakistani citizen Muhammad Fahd with bribing staff at AT&T's call center in Bothell, Washington to......
12:26 2019-08-07

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

Pay raise approved for TUSD teachers, support staff TUCSON — When educators head back to work in Southern Arizona’s largest school district, they’ll be making more money. The Tucson Unified School District has approved a budget that includes salary raises for teachers and non-teaching personnel. “I think that it instills a sense of pride and a ...
06:13 2019-07-11

MPs' staff face 'unacceptable risk of bullying and harassment' Staff working for MPs are subject to an "unacceptable risk" of bullying and harassment, a report has found, with "urgent" action needed to tackle the problem....
12:00 2019-07-11

Cavaliers hire Cal women's coach Gottlieb to staff Lindsay Gottlieb has become the first women's collegiate head coach to join an NBA team, leaving Cal-Berkeley to join John Beilein's staff with the Cleveland Cavaliers....
22:26 2019-06-12

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack Before a giant data breach, Capital One employees raised concerns within the company about what they saw as high turnover in its cybersecurity unit and a failure to promptly install some software to spot and defend against hacks....
13:52 2019-08-16

Ebony and Jet magazines laying off remaining editorial staff Ebony and Jet magazines have been laying off their remaining editorial staff en masse after failing to make payroll last month — the latest in a long line of slights suffered by workers at the hands of the company’s private-equity owners. Axed employees say they are “rubbing pennies together” to mak...
03:13 2019-06-21

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
23:52 2019-07-10

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at 602-598-7327. Click HERE to find upcoming Mobile O...
00:26 2019-05-23

Amazon staff will strike during Prime Day over working conditions While Amazon is busy hyping up this year's Prime Day extravaganza, its workers will be drawing attention to more serious issues than price cuts. Staff at a warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota will hold six hours of strikes on July 15th (the start of Pri......
20:00 2019-07-08

3 UN staff members killed in Libya car bomb attack A bomb-laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least three U.N. staff members, a spokesman for the United Nations secretary-general said....
05:26 2019-08-11

Rangers add Gord Murphy to AHL Hartford coaching staff The Rangers made another addition to the coaching staff for their AHL affiliate, the Wolf Pack, on Friday with the hiring of Gord Murphy as associate head coach. Earlier in the week, Kris Knoblauch was announced as the seventh head coach in the history of the Wolf Pack. The two hires highlight Range...
22:39 2019-08-02

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Watch says the campaign started after it released a report earlier this week accusing Egyptian security forces of widespread human rights violations whil...
12:01 2019-05-31

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Media’s unfortunate situation which was then c...
07:00 2019-06-08

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio placed the blame on his staff Friday after the presidential hopeful failed to appear a memorial event held for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9/11. A spokeswoman for de Blasio said Friday that the mayor was missing from the ceremony for the unveiling of the 9...
01:13 2019-06-01

Ex-midfielder Makelele joins Chelsea's coaching staff "Former Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele has joined the club in a coaching capacity to work with the academy players, the Premier League side said on Friday."...
22:52 2019-08-02

John Delaney shakes up presidential campaign staff Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney announced a shakeup in his campaign staff Tuesday while he fights to qualify for the third round of primary debates in Houston in September....
17:00 2019-08-20

Warren recognizes 2020 campaign staff union Elizabeth Warren acknowledged Thursday that her presidential campaign staff had unionized, meaning that she will not contest the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 claim, announced two days ago, to become the workers' exclusive representative....
03:39 2019-06-07

Ex-Top Court Staff Tampers With Information To Get Job For Daughter: Cops The desire to see his daughter working at the BSES prompted a former Supreme Court staffer to allegedly post wrong information related to a case involving Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani......
19:52 2019-06-02

UN Relocates Staff From Sudan Amid Crackdown On Protesters The United Nations is moving some of its staff from Sudan, a spokeswoman said Wednesday, as the number of dead from a crackdown on protesters soared to more than 100....
05:13 2019-06-06

Fundamental move: Duncan joins Spurs' staff "It is only fitting, that after I served loyally for 19 years as Tim Duncan's assistant, that he returns the favor," Gregg Popovich said in a statement....
00:00 2019-07-23

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over contract concerns. The reason for his absence reportedly shifted to a medical-based issue by Wednesday’s second day of minicamp. Williams’ no-...
01:52 2019-06-06

Gawker postpones relaunch, lays off entire staff A planned relaunch of snarky news and gossip website Gawker is on hold indefinitely, The Post has learned. Bustle Digital Group, which owns Gawker, laid off the website’s entire staff Tuesday and called off its planned September relaunch, the company has confirmed. “We can confirm that we are postpo...
19:52 2019-07-31

Ryanair tells staff it has 900 more pilots and crew than needed Ryanair has 500 more pilots and 400 more cabin crew than needed, and job losses will be announced in the coming weeks, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told staff in a video message https://vimeo.com/350780012/5abde31242....
19:39 2019-07-31

| Khan announces Dolphins coaching support staff Dolphins coach Imraan Khan has announced that Quinton Friend will fill the role of bowling coach while Mduduzi Mbatha will take up the role of fielding coach....
23:52 2019-08-16

Australian MasterChef judge apologises for £4.5m staff underpayment A judge on the Australian version of TV show MasterChef has apologised after a probe found he had underpaid hundreds of restaurant staff by nearly AU$8 million (£4.5 million) over six years....
16:52 2019-07-18

Congressional Staff Members Visiting Fort Knox FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — Congressional staff members for lawmakers from across the country are touring the Fort Knox Army post in Kentucky this week. Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give the staff members a better understanding of Army and Fort Knox missions and priorities. Officials sa...
15:00 2019-05-29

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
08:00 2019-07-10

Officials: Car bomb kills 2 UN staff outside mall in Libya Health officials say a bomb-laden vehicle has exploded outside a shopping mall in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, killing at least two U.N. security staff...
23:26 2019-08-10

U.S. government staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
07:13 2019-07-03

Louvre reopens after staff go on strike amid overcrowding PARIS — The Louvre museum in Paris reopened to the public Wednesday after being shut down for a day when workers complained about overcrowding and walked out Monday. Union representatives met Wednesday to discuss plans from the museum’s management on how to ease the traffic flow at the world’s most ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Deutsche Bank to layoff 126 New York staff as part of restructuring Deutsche Bank AG plans to lay off 126 employees in New York in the coming months, according to a filing the bank made with New York state that was made public on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Casillas to join Porto staff during heart attack recovery FC Porto says that goalkeeper Iker Casillas will join its staff while he continues his recovery from a heart attack       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

UK Parliamentary Staff Face Unwanted Sexual Advances: Report People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a......
15:39 2019-07-11

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
22:52 2019-05-28

Trump admin booting 81% of land agency's staff out of DC next year The Trump administration is shifting most of the Bureau of Land Management's personnel in its Washington, D.C. headquarters out west by the end of next year....
01:52 2019-07-17

"His Dog Doesn't Like Black People", US Priest's Staff Told Housekeeper The home of a Catholic priest was the last place LaShundra Allen ever would have expected to be denied work because of her skin color, she said. Allen, who is black, arrived with her white co-worker......
05:39 2019-08-20

UK parliamentary staff face unwanted sexual advances, report says People working for lawmakers in Britain's lower house of parliament face an unacceptable risk of sexual harassment and bullying, which has been hidden because staff fear reprisals, according to a official report released on Thursday....
12:39 2019-07-11

AI is key for business success, but lack of skilled staff remains a barrier Other challenges to AI adoption are a lack of compelling return on investment and a lack of management understanding, according to a new report from EY....
15:26 2019-08-16

Brain scans of US embassy staff to Cuba may show abnormalities Diplomats had reported falling ill after what was thought to be ‘acoustic attack’Brain scans of US embassy staff who became ill in mysterious circumstances while serving in Cuba have found potential abnormalities that may be related to their symptoms.The scans taken from 40 US government workers who...
19:00 2019-07-23

Waymo hires former Anki staff to lead its self-driving trucks Anki's robotic toy business is no more, but the expertise behind it might live on. Waymo has hired 13 of Anki's robotics experts to head its self-driving truck efforts. The recruits include Anki co-founder Boris Sofman as well as five engineers wit......
23:26 2019-06-27

Trent Yawney joins McLellan’s coaching staff with LA Kings EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Trent Yawney has joined Todd McLellan’s staff as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings announced the hiring Tuesday. Yawney was an assistant coach with the Edmonton Oilers last season. The former Chicago Blackhawks head coach spent 2014-18 on the st...
04:26 2019-06-19

DCCC faces mass staff upheaval after uproar over diversity The top echelon of staffers at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee left their jobs Monday, a shakeup following a pair of Politico stories detailing deep unease with the party’s campaign apparatus over a lack of diversity.On Monday morning, Allison Jaslow, DCCC executive director and a cl...
18:26 2019-07-31

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served notice of her resignation Friday from the State Jour...
14:33 2019-05-21

'It's a crisis': Facebook kitchen staff work multiple jobs to get by Workers have spent months negotiating with the food services contractor employed by Facebook over wages and hoursNate Percastre makes $23 an hour working as a line cook at the cafeteria of Facebook’s San Francisco office, a job he loves and looks forward to every day.Almost anywhere else in the coun...
14:52 2019-07-22

Vandy’s Jerry Stackhouse adds Faragi Phillips to his staff NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his staff. Stackhouse announced Tuesday he has hired Phillips as an assistant coach. Phillips has posted a 75-30 record the last four seasons at Whitehaven High School. Before coming ...
21:01 2019-05-21

Venomous snake missing at Bronx Zoo — but staff insists there’s no danger Don’t worry, this guy doesn’t bite — much. A venomous, tree-climbing 3-foot mangrove snake is on the loose after it escaped its enclosure at the Bronx Zoo Tuesday night — but officials there have kept the area open with just one little sign downplaying the danger. A letter-sized sign pla...
08:39 2019-08-08

How Solskjær is shaking up Manchester United’s staff in push for success The summer has been dominated by the Pogba saga but quietly the manager has reordered the first-team and under-23 set-upsAs Ole Gunnar Solskjær grapples with the formidable challenge of overhauling his Manchester United squad, the manager is being granted unequivocal backing regarding his backroom s...
17:26 2019-07-14

Jaguar's Castle Bromwich staff face move to four-day week Imminent departure of current XJ prompts JLR to reconsider shift patterns at one of its main production facilities Jaguar Land Rover’s Castle Bromwich plant could be moved to a four-day working week, according to reports. The 2500 workers at the factory, where production of the XJ saloon is soon to...
18:26 2019-06-12

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
06:39 2019-06-10

Trump appointee says personnel staff likely won’t be furloughed, but doesn’t rule it out The announcement comes a week after The Post reported the White House's threat to furlough — and possibly lay off — 150 employees at the Office of Personnel Management over a dispute with Congress....
10:52 2019-06-29

NGO says staff member, five others, missing after deadly Nigeria convoy attack One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria in which one driver was killed, the aid organization said in a statement on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-19

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
19:13 2019-06-12

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United States....
10:52 2019-05-31

Trent Williams’ Redskins holdout due to issues with training staff Trent Williams’ time with the Redskins appears to be done. The 31-year-old tackle has not reported to Washington since the conclusion of the 2018 regular season. He has missed OTAs, mandatory minicamp, as well as two weeks of training camp heading into the 2019 preseason. “He’s not coming back...
02:26 2019-08-09

Hardaway adds ex-Suns assistant Toppert to Memphis’ staff MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added more NBA experience to his staff by hiring former Phoenix Suns assistant Cody Toppert. Toppert spent the 2018-19 season as an assistant coach and director of player development on a Suns staff headed by Igor Kokoskov. The staff was fired a...
03:26 2019-06-11

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that creditors are owed a total of $2.78 million. Staff a...
20:00 2019-05-31

Jet Asks Staff To Extract Data From Servers Before System Blackout The airline has written to its engineering staff that effective June 1, 2019 both Jet Airways and JetLite AMOS Production Environment will not be available for use...
18:26 2019-05-29

Braves' Snitker selected to NL All-Star coaching staff Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has selected Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker to the National League's All-Star coaching staff       ...
04:00 2019-06-08

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
06:13 2019-07-19

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like......
16:13 2019-06-10

Warren supports campaign staff decision to join union Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Thursday endorsed her campaign staff's decision to unionize, an expected move from the U.S. Senator from Massachusetts who has made workers' rights a major part of her 2020 platform....
20:13 2019-06-06

White House staff reviewing possible Blagojevich commutation: Trump The White House is reviewing whether or not President Trump should commute the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich because his 14-year sentence is “severe,” Trump said Thursday. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Thursday evening, a day after he told reporters he was ...
06:52 2019-08-09

Patrick Staff: The Prince of Homburg review – escape to dreamland Dundee Contemporary Arts Inspired by a 19th-century play, Staff examines ideas of freedom, dissidence and the queer body through sculpture, installation and filmIf Trump, Brexit and Boris Johnson – to name a few culprits – leave you feeling extremely tired, you’re not alone. London and LA-based arti...
21:13 2019-06-27

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
15:52 2019-06-19

RPT-U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
15:13 2019-07-03

Russian Co.'s botched rocket test kills 5 staff, injures 3 Five employees of Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom have died and three have been treated for burns after a liquid-propellant engine exploded during a test....
22:39 2019-08-10

Lt. Gov. Hampton Hits Back At Bevin Team Over Staff Firings FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The intra-party fight at the top of the Kentucky executive branch continued Tuesday with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton releasing a statement decrying the firing of her staffers and defending her office’s work. “I am perplexed by the vacuous decision to deprive a...
16:39 2019-06-18

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturbance moves across the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said....
03:00 2019-07-10

Estonia questioned 3 Aripank staff in new money laundering probe Estonian police said they held three employees of local bank Tallinna Aripank for questioning this week for 48 hours as part of an investigation into suspected money laundering and bribery....
16:39 2019-06-15

No 10 cancels staff leave, hinting at likelihood of snap election Boris Johnson’s chief of staff tells advisers not to book holidays before 31 OctoberBoris Johnson’s chief of staff cancelled all leave for government advisers until 31 October in a missive on Thursday night, raising further speculation the government is planning for a forced snap election in the aft...
22:26 2019-08-09

Jets’ Douglas fills out staff with Hogan, Savage, Alexander NEW YORK (AP) — Jets general manager Joe Douglas has filled out his front office staff with four hires, including Rex Hogan as the team’s assistant GM. The team also announced Wednesday that Douglas hired Chad Alexander as director of player personnel, Phil Savage as senior football advisor an...
02:26 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on sales to the firm....
07:52 2019-07-03

Alarms in emergency rooms rarely important, which can desensitize staff Walk into any emergency room in the U.S. and you'll hear a regular din of beeping alarms going off from machines connected to patients. But a new study found only a tiny fraction of the alarms signals a condition important enough to require a change in the patient's care....
04:52 2019-08-13

BuzzFeed staff stages walkout over stalled union contract Angry journalists at BuzzFeed staged a walkout in four cities on Monday to protest what they say is management’s stonewalling of their efforts to hammer out a first-ever union contract. The union for the website known for cat videos and listicles says the company has been stalling over contract nego...
08:13 2019-06-18

New York Times Staff Seems Pretty Fed Up With Dean Baquet's Explanations If The New York Times was a person, I would say that they were going through it. On Tuesday, a top editor in the Washington bureau was demoted after he couldn’t stop posting racist tweets. A print headline on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s statements on a weekend of mass shootings was criticized, as t...
12:39 2019-08-16

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion with a vow to ease a ban on selling to the firm....
05:13 2019-07-03

Democratic presidential hopefuls spend heavily on digital ads, staff The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls spent heavily on digital advertising, investing early in ads that can bring more name recognition and help raise money, according to disclosures filed late on Monday....
10:00 2019-07-16

After reportedly laying off 20% of its staff amid dwindling downloads, HQ Trivia is about to try something new HQ Trivia HQ Trivia has reportedly laid off about 20% of its staff, leaving the live game show startup with less than 30 employees. Downloads of the HQ Trivia app were down 92% in June when compared to last year, according to data analyst firm SensorTower. HQ will test a new subscription-based mode...
12:39 2019-07-06

| Russia nuclear accident: Force of the blast threw staff into the sea The city where Russia's main nuclear research facility is based announced a day of mourning for five staff killed during a missile test that caused elevated radiation levels....
16:39 2019-08-12

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to Chairwoman Christy McCormick....
00:26 2019-05-23

Factbox: Deutsche Bank staff react to 18,000 global job cuts Whole teams at Deutsche Bank were told on Monday their jobs had been axed as it began 18,000 job cuts globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
17:00 2019-07-08

Pelosi calls on Trump family, staff to stage an intervention WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump’s inner circle to stage an intervention with him after he abruptly ended an Oval Office meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday to protest their continuing investigations of him. “I wish that his family or his administration or h...
21:13 2019-05-23

BBC pay list: Theresa May says corporation must explain why staff costs are up despite TV licences cut Downing Street has called on the BBC to explain why staffing costs are increasing despite the corporation saying it cannot afford to fund TV licences for the over-75s....
19:39 2019-07-02

Pelosi says she wishes for family, staff intervention after Trump 'tantrum' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct "an intervention" with Trump for the good of the country....
18:26 2019-05-23

House Speaker Pelosi says Trump's family or staff should do an 'intervention' "This time, another temper tantrum, again. I pray for the president of the United States," Pelosi said. "I wish that his family or his administration or his staff would have an intervention for the good of the country."...
19:13 2019-05-23

Brain Scans Of "Injured" US Embassy Staff Show Clinical Abnormalities Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences, according to a new study published on Tuesday that does little to......
06:26 2019-07-24

Michigan adds Jay Smith to Juwan Howard's basketball staff Michigan has hired Jay Smith to be on Juwan Howard's basketball staff as director of player personnel and development       ...
03:39 2019-07-16

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class. The address has since gone viral. ...
07:00 2019-06-13

Deutsche Bank staff 'sent home' as 18,000 job cuts begin - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Germany’s Deutsche Bank begins a deep restructuring that will cost thousands of jobs worldwideIntroduction: Dark day for Deutsche staffBank employs thousands in the CityReuters: Whole teams let go in AsiaFull story: Deutsche Bank to axe ...
09:52 2019-07-08

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues British socialite and staff members A woman who accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct has sued his estate, former associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed staff members who worked for the financier, according to a court filing....
19:00 2019-08-14

Kidd, Hollins top Frank Vogel's coaching staff with Lakers Former NBA head coaches Jason Kidd and Lionel Hollins have joined new coach Frank Vogel's staff with the Los Angeles Lakers       ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Chinese Smartphone Maker Rewards Staff With Stock After Fortune 500 Ranking Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi doled out stock awards to its more than 20,000 employees to commemorate its first-time inclusion in the Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies by revenue....
15:39 2019-07-23

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards’ staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise’s all-time wins leader with 131. He led C...
22:52 2019-05-28

Emails show Trump EPA overruled career staff on Wisconsin air pollution Politically appointed U.S. environmental officials last year overruled concerns of career scientists about air pollution in a Wisconsin county where U.S. President Donald Trump has pushed for a factory to be built by Foxconn Technology Co, newly released internal emails show....
23:00 2019-05-28

Celtics make Kara Lawson the fourth woman on an NBA coaching staff Before 2014, no NBA team had ever employed a full-time, paid female coach on its staff. Before long, an NBA coaching staff without a woman will look out of place. The Boston Celtics became the latest team to hire a female assistant coach, bringing Kara Lawson to their bench, according to ESPN. Lawso...
01:26 2019-06-28

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money-laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and Jared Kushner. Bank managers said no....
23:13 2019-05-21

Australia's Domino's Pizza says it will defend itself against staff underpayment class action Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises said on Friday it did not mislead franchisees over payments to their employees and that it had not formally received court documents about a class action....
02:26 2019-06-28

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues his estate, 3 staff, Ghislaine Maxwell A woman who has accused disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual abuse including rape when she was a teenager sued his estate, his longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed female staffers....
08:13 2019-08-15

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion deal. The recommendation came before the two companies offered a set of concessions this week....
22:26 2019-05-22

Redskins have faced a business staff exodus since the firing of Brian Lafemina Many of the roughly 40 employees — a quarter of the team’s non-football staff — who left said they felt hopeless after the ouster of Lafemina, who ran Washington’s business operations for eight months....
21:52 2019-07-31

Private prison staff accused of spying on inmates in toilets and showers Former detainee Corey Donaldson claims CoreCivic staff at McRae correctional facility in Georgia peered at and made video recordings of immigrant inmates A former detainee at a prison for immigrants in rural Georgia alleges he and other detainees were the victims of sexual harassment and voyeurism b...
13:52 2019-05-29

Trump’s nominee for Joint Chiefs of Staff accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — A senior military officer has accused the Air Force general tapped to be the next vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of sexual misconduct, potentially jeopardizing his nomination. Members of Congress have raised questions about the allegations and the military investigation that...
04:13 2019-07-11

Grindr's owner gave staff access to sensitive user data When the US pushed Grindr's owner to sell the app over national security concerns, it made only vague allusions to what might have prompted the decision. Now, however, the situation is clearer. Reuters sources have claimed that Beijing Kunlun trigg......
22:13 2019-05-26

Chattanooga staff adds ex-Louisville interim head coach Ward CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Former Louisville interim head coach Lorenzo Ward is heading to the Football Championship Subdivision ranks this season as Chattanooga’s defensive coordinator. New Chattanooga coach Rusty Wright announced Monday that he was adding Ward to his staff. Ward posted an 0-2...
20:13 2019-06-04

Principal ousted from out-of-control high school where kids threatened staff “Everyone is so relieved,” said a teacher at ITAVA. “There are tears of joy, literally, among the remaining staff. A lot of good people have left because of her.”...
11:00 2019-08-11

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian reporting, the agency’s watchdog has opened an investi...
05:39 2019-05-22

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
01:39 2019-06-17

Development-focused Knicks add ex-Westchester coach Mike Miller to staff The Knicks have rounded out their coaching staff for next season with former Westchester coach Mike Miller. Miller — not to be confused with the sharpshooting former NBA champ with the Heat — won G League Coach of the Year in 2017-18. Now he gets a promotion to the NBA, filling the last ...
22:52 2019-08-19

Dad of Georgia Bulldogs QB D'Wan Mathis says college medical staff 'saved my son's life' The father of Georgia Bulldogs quarterback D’Wan Mathis is praising the school medical staff for sending him to the hospital immediately after his son started showing signs of a cyst on his brain....
04:52 2019-07-04

Trump Physically Can't Stop Himself From Chatting Up El Paso Hospital Staff About His Rally During President Donald Trump’s trip to El Paso, TX that local officials didn’t want him to take, the president made some time to connect with hospital staff who responded to the shooting that killed 22 people and injured 24 others....
05:13 2019-08-09

Reports: Uber Freezes Tech Staff Hiring in U.S. as Cash Hemorrhage Continues Ridesharing giant Uber, which has been burning through money faster than the Joker ($5.2 billion in the last quarter alone!), has suddenly frozen its hiring of technical and engineering staff in the U.S., according to reports on Friday by Bloomberg and Yahoo News.Read more......
22:26 2019-08-11

'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan studio mourns bright, young staff Many victims of an arson attack on a Japanese animation studio were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the shaken company president said on Saturday, as the death toll climbed to 34....
10:13 2019-07-20

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales force....
04:52 2019-07-17

Paul Pressey joins St. John’s staff as special assistant to Mike Anderson NEW YORK — Longtime NBA player and assistant coach Paul Pressey will be a special assistant to St. John’s basketball coach Mike Anderson, his former teammate at Tulsa. The school also said Friday it has hired Steve DeMeo as an assistant coach. He spent the past six years as coach of Northwest ...
01:00 2019-06-01

Firms give staff terror training after London Bridge response delays Increasing numbers of businesses are training their staff in how to help in the aftermath of a terrorist attack following concerns about how long it could take emergency services to reach victims....
22:39 2019-06-16

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
17:39 2019-07-18

Ex-Bengals coach Marvin Lewis joins Arizona State football staff Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis will join Herm Edwards' staff as a special advisor to the Sun Devils.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

NBC News contributor raises suspicions over Trump's order to fly US flags half-staff until Aug. 8 NBC News contributor Frank Figliuzzi said Tuesday that President Trump’s decision to fly American flags half-staff until Aug. 8-- in response to the El Paso and Dayton mass shootings-- could be seen by white supremacists as a nod to Adolf Hitler....
12:26 2019-08-07

UniCredit says no evidence of any customer data breach after Capital One case-memo to staff UniCredit has found no evidence so far of any customer data having been accessed or compromised in relation to a major data breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank said in a memo to staff on Thursday....
20:13 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about receiving “poverty wages.”...
12:39 2019-07-20

Governor: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff To Honor Virginia Beach Victims FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin’s Office announced Sunday morning that American and state flags at public office buildings will be lowered to half-staff until sunset on June 4 to honor the victims of the Virginia Beach shooting. The announcement said this is in accordance wi...
18:39 2019-06-02

Terry Bowden joining Clemson football coaching staff as unpaid intern Former Auburn and Akron head coach Terry Bowden will join Clemson as a unpaid intern. Bowden is the brother of former Tigers coach Tommy Bowden.       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Goldman CEO to staff: People would be 'throwing money' at Marcus if it was a Silicon Valley start-up David Solomon told staffers at a meeting that "we're getting absolutely no credit from anybody else in the investing community" on the firm's digital banking efforts....
18:13 2019-06-06

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
01:00 2019-08-15

Mark Zuckerberg's Head of Security Accused of Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct by Two Former Staff Two employees who previously worked as personal staff for Mark Zuckerberg have leveled alarming allegations of misconduct against the head of Zuckerberg’s security detail, including sexual harassment and racist, transphobic, and homophobic comments.Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

Shell evacuates staff on U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of approaching storm Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Tuesday evacuated non-essential staff from four oil and gas platforms in the eastern U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of an approaching storm....
01:13 2019-07-10

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
14:39 2019-05-21

Japan studio boss at loss for words as he mourns bright, young staff Many victims of an arson attack on an animation studio in the western Japanese city of Kyoto were young with bright futures, some joining only in April, the company president said on Saturday, as the death told climbed to 34....
08:39 2019-07-20

Mike Anderson finishes St. John’s staff with Queens native Steve DeMeo Mike Anderson’s staff is now complete, and it is heavy on experience. The new St. John’s coach made his last assistant coach hire by bringing aboard Steve DeMeo on Thursday, sources told The Post. DeMeo, a Queens native who attended Cardozo High school, has spent the last six years coaching JUCO pow...
23:13 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — known as the bottom-rung “field organizers” — say they work a minimum of 60 hours of a week, which drop...
19:52 2019-07-19

Reports: Mets general manager blows up at staff, throws chair in frustration Tempers flared for Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen in a post-game meeting Friday that saw him erupt at staff and throw chair, according to reports.       ...
18:39 2019-07-07

Celebrated horse trainer skimping Belmont Park staff, lawsuit claims Asmussen’s workers at Belmont would allegedly get a measly $25 extra for working a race day, rather than be paid time and a half once they reached the 40-hour a week mark, the feds charged....
04:26 2019-06-23

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.Employees in South Korea have traditionally been expected to turn a blind eye to abus...
08:52 2019-07-16

California mayor orders flags be kept at half-staff until Congress acts on gun legislation As a result of the wave of mass shootings, a Northern California mayor ordered flags in the small town of San Rafael to be kept at half-staff until Congress acts to stop gun violence.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
22:00 2019-08-09

Mexico's deputy foreign minister Seade met Lighthizer over tariffs: staff member Mexico's Deputy Foreign Minister Jesus Seade met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue over a tariff and immigration dispute, a member of Seade's staff said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-04

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:52 2019-05-22

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new concessions this week meant to appease regulators, including pledges to divest certain lines of business and cap prices for consumers....
00:26 2019-05-23

Pelosi snaps at Conway after tense White House meeting: 'I don't talk to staff' The interaction, witnessed by a senior administration official, followed President Donald Trump's abrupt exit from a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders....
04:00 2019-05-23

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
03:26 2019-07-13

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, killing all 157 passengers and crew....
22:13 2019-05-21