The long-awaited GST has been hailed as India’s biggest tax overhaul since independence and will replace a slew of federal and state levies.
The changing environment is invariably linked to human rights with over 62,000 people being displaced every day due to climate change.
The UK police has said it could still arrest Assange if he leaves the Ecuador embassy over his failure to surrender in 2012.
Hanan Odah, a Palestine refugee is living proof that as large businesses collapse, small-scale enterprises can survive and even thrive in the grassroots markets.
The force is part of the UN peacekeeping mission known as UNMISS, which has been in South Sudan since its independence from Sudan in 2011.
Efforts to isolate North Korea affected as tourist ferry with Russia builds economic ties. However, Russia denies connection between business and politics.
The newly constructed bridge is expected to be the icon of a new era of unity, though doubts about its efficiency and benefits are still rife.
Nilam Parikh, one of the four co-conspirators in a widespread call centre scam, admitted to her crime of posing as an immigration officer to US citizens.
South Africa has one of the world’s highest rates of violent crime but a string of grisly murders of women and children has sparked widespread outrage.
President Macron’s election as president smashed decades-old left-right grip on politics with the conservative Republicans (LR) and Socialists in shock.
“In a few day, you will be in Italy, in Europe. Libya is over,” each group of migrants on the boats was told in English or French.
The judge also said the law should be broadly construed to give people with disabilities recourse to pursue discrimination claims.
For Trump’s supporters the crisis in the White House is the latest egregious example of mainstream media bias and of Washington insiders desperate to preserve their status.
Citizens came out in large numbers to protest against the government’s corruption and the increasing gaps between the rich and poor.
Media critic Jeff Cohen and Paul Jay discuss the critical role Roger Ailes played in creating Fox News, who died yesterday at age 77.
These new austerity measures will be adopted in 2019 and 2020 to convince the IMF to participate financially in its latest 86 billion euro bailout.
Navin Shankar Subramaniam Xavier was the former chief executive officer of Essex Holdings, the company through which he carried out two fraud schemes.
The White House hopes the trip will shift focus away from domestic controversies and on to Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda.
Relations between Beijing and Seoul had been strained by disagreement over South Korea’s hosting of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system.
Marshall Bouton said in a new paper on US-India relations that the Trump administration should “expand intelligence sharing and seek ways to defuse tensions (with Pakistan).”
Macron undertakes his first trip as president to Mali where the security situation has worsened despite French intervention four years ago.
Navy records show he spent two months in a military prison in Charleston, South Carolina, in the summer of 2013 but do not specify why.
Atul Kumar Babubhai Patel was taken into custody by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Atlanta City Detention Centre for two days.
Colombia’s Constitutional Court has struck down two provisions meant to speed approval of laws on the government’s peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels.
Three other Indians employed on World Cup sites have died of heart attacks in the last 18 months.
The court will pronounce the order on quantum of sentence on May 22.
Iraqi authorities and aid agencies are already struggling to cope with a surge in displacement since security forces opened a new front against the militants in Mosul earlier this month.
Manning was recently released from a US military prison seven years after being arrested for passing secrets to WikiLeaks in the largest breach of classified information in US history.
The investigation raised the possibility of Brazil seeing a second president fall in less than a year, with Brazilian financial markets tumbling on doubts.
Trump’s denial came after reports by media about a memo written by Comey alleging that Trump requested the probe into Michael Flynn and Russia be closed.
The research will focus on glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer, which has a five-year survival rate of barely 5%.
Is the taboo of drugs holding us back from using them for medical purposes to aid serious conditions like depression and anxiety?
An event named “Tear Down This Wall” has been organised by Germany’s Dresden Symphonic Orchestra to protest against Donald Trump’s wall.
Ladaiti Devi is a self-assured and wise warrior who found her calling in weaving ‘durries’ – and now her fingers weave a magic that is locally renowned.
A witness said at least ten people were being treated for injuries on the ground after the collision.
“Capital investments from foreign countries are not going to make us a great nation.”
If the river islands are bombed away and if the riverscape is engineered into something more like a large artificial canal, then endangered species face extinction.
The nodal ministries deciding India’s role at the UN lack the skill for negotiations in international forums. Consequently, India lags behind in holding top positions like director general of the UN.
The car giant plans to sell its Gujarat plant to Chinese joint venture partner SAIC Motor Corp.
Mexico is one of the deadliest countries in the world to be a journalist, and five reporters have been killed since March, making press freedom an issue.