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US stocks rise as Disney advances
Sarah Sanders to quit as White House Press Secy
US blames Iran for oil tanker attack in Gulf of Oman
  • US blames Iran for oil tanker attack in Gulf of Oman(03:56)
    Washington, June 14 (IANS) U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Iran is responsible for the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Whereas, Tehran called the incident "suspicious".
Trump picks Ueland to lead White House legislative affairs
Doctors' strike: Kolkata Mayor's daughter 'ashamed' at Mamata's inaction
  • Doctors' strike: Kolkata Mayor's daughter 'ashamed' at Mamata's inaction(02:24)
    Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Kolkata Mayor and West Bengal minister Firhad Hakim's daughter, a doctor, has come up with strong criticism of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's handling of the onging doctors' strike and said medicos have the right to "peaceful protest" and "safety at work.
Mueller probe: US House panel subpoenas Trump's ex-advisors
  • Mueller probe: US House panel subpoenas Trump's ex-advisors(01:34)
    Washington, June 14 (IANS) The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed two witnesses of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry as part of its own investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the panel announced.
'Game Over' takes Tapsee to level next
Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%
  • Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%(00:08)
    New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The government has decided to reduce the rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5 per cent to 4 per cent wth employers contribution being reduced from 4.75 to 3.25 per cent and that of employees from 1.75 to 0.75 per cent.
Strategic communication has improved, Modi tells Xi (Lead)
  • Strategic communication has improved, Modi tells Xi (Lead)(00:02)
    Bishkek (Kyrgzstan), June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday that strategic communication had improved between India and China which has led to resolution of some long-pending issues including declaring JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. He also hoped that there will be a significant uptake in India's exports to China due to ease in regulatory processes.