Government shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers hurt by the Trump-China trade war

Dan Koeck | Reuters Corn and soybean farmer William Hejl checks one of his soybean fields in Amenia, North Dakota, July 6, 2018 The U.S. government’s payments to farmers as part of trade aid relief will temporarily stop next week if the federal shutdown continues, according to the Department of Agriculture. The federal government went … Read more Government shutdown could delay aid payments to farmers hurt by the Trump-China trade war

Remembering India’s fallen in World War I

World leaders gathered in Belgium on Friday to mark the 98th anniversary of the end of World War I in which 1.5 lakh Indian soldiers participated as part of the largest volunteer Army in the world. On November 11, 1918 — at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — the … Read more Remembering India’s fallen in World War I

War on black money: Jewellers asked to surrender CCTV footage to govt

Indians who have been visiting local jewellers in the past two days have good reason to worry. Post the Prime Minister’s declaration on Tuesday that Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes will be taken out of circulation, officials have been training guns on the jewellery trade. Sources in the Finance ministry have told DNA that … Read more War on black money: Jewellers asked to surrender CCTV footage to govt