Confident that Hathras rape trial will be fast; hope they hang soon: Smriti Irani


Minister for women and children and textiles, Smriti Irani, in an interview with ET, took on the Congress leadership for “not showing any remorse on the opposition’s treatment” of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Singh, and for urging Congress-ruled states to bypass the Centre’s bills on agriculture reforms. She said women issues are “not political … Read more

Govt to impose 5% customs duty on open cell television panel imports from October 1


The government will impose a basic customs duty of 5% on open cell television panel imports from October 1, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified late Wednesday evening. The levy has been implemented despite repeated requests from the industry to defer it. The government aims to foster domestic manufacturing of open … Read more

Honda H’ness CB350: Price, variants, features, specifications, all other details you should know

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Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has announced its entry into the mid-size motorcycle segment with the new H’ness CB350. Unveiled earlier during the day, the Honda H’ness CB350 is the two-wheeler manufacturer’s answer to the likes of the Royal Enfield Classic 350, the Jawa and the Benelli Imperiale 400. Being a premium offering from Honda … Read more

Comey knocks Barr’s attacks on the Russia probe: ‘I have no idea what on Earth he is talking about’

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“I have no idea what on Earth he is talking about,” Comey said when asked to respond Barr’s comments that the FBI’s Russia investigation was “abhorrent.” “This was an investigation, it was appropriately predicated and opened that had to be opened and it was in the main conducted in the right way, picked up by … Read more

Eight die in hospital outbreak and cases reach 60

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Two wards at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital were closed last week because of a coronavirus outbreak Eight patients have died with coronavirus at a hospital where 60 cases have been linked to an outbreak on the site. Planned surgeries have been temporarily stopped at Royal Glamorgan Hospital in … Read more

White supremacy row flares after chaotic US debate

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Proud Boys, stand back and stand by’ – Trump President Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn a key far-right group has sparked outrage among opponents after a fierce and chaotic US election debate. In the TV debate with rival Joe Biden, he instead called on the Proud Boys … Read more