• Paytm to launch messaging app to rival WhatsApp
Paytm to launch messaging app to rival WhatsApp

By introducing the messaging feature, PayTm could be zooming in to create a one-stop-shop kind of platform where one can chat, transfer money, pay bills, book tickets, shop, make investments and do a lot more. Paytm is one of the most popular digital payment services with the word "Paytm" becoming nearly synonymous with app-based transaction after ...

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  • Trump Signs Sweeping Sanctions Bill Targeting Russia, Others
Trump Signs Sweeping Sanctions Bill Targeting Russia, Others

According to the statement, Congress encroached on presidential authority and the sanctions will hurt U.S. ability to work with allies. The White House had made clear for weeks that the President was not interested in signing the bill, but he had few options, given the level of support in both parties for the move.

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  • Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'
Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

This will also be an opportunity to make further progress on the long list of priorities that were initially set out in the U.S. -ASEAN strategic partnership inked under the Obama administration back in 2015, some of which have continued to be discussed under Trump , including at the Special US-ASEAN Meeting in May (See: " The Real Challenge for...

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  • U.S. tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile
U.S. tests unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

Tests at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California are typically scheduled weeks or even months in advance, but this one came at a time of soaring tensions with North Korea over its trial of an ICBM last week. In February, a test missile was launched in February from the base. The US claimed the test was "not a response to recent North Korean a...

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  • Web Companies Lobby Against Human Trafficking Bill
Web Companies Lobby Against Human Trafficking Bill

Hawley said during a press conference at his office in downtown St. Louis. Backpage.com fired back with a lawsuit in an attempt to block Hawley's investigation. "The internet industry is committed to working with Congress to provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to prosecute criminals, including through our criminal laws, and in...

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  • Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement
Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement

I asked Jared and Paul to stop by. "That's a legal term, and its meaning depends on what Congress thinks of the significance - the constitutional significance - of any particular presidential act". The Associated Press has reported previously that Trump approved of the statement, which was crafted on the flight back from the Group of 20 summit in...

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  • Lionel Messi wishes Neymar luck ahead of rumoured Paris Saint Germain move
Lionel Messi wishes Neymar luck ahead of rumoured Paris Saint Germain move

Germain. Neymar's release clause is reportedly set at $333 million AUD, a clause which somehow PSG can meet whilst still abiding by the rules of Finanacial Fair Play... According to RMC , Neymar will undertake a medical with PSG on Thursday before the club officialise his signing that evening or Friday morning. His move to PSG has been hea...

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  • Trump Reportedly Described White House as a 'Real Dump'
Trump Reportedly Described White House as a 'Real Dump'

President Donald Trump explained his frequent weekend visits to his own properties by disparaging the White House in no uncertain terms, according to a report published Tuesday by Sports Illustrated. Trump has spent almost every weekend of his presidency visiting various properties he owns and leases, including Bedminster. He has visited Be...

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  • UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by Venezuela opposition arrests
UN rights chief 'deeply concerned' by Venezuela opposition arrests

The US along with other South American nations and the European Union (EU) have said they will not recognise the assembly established from the vote. The court said in a statement that Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma - who were taken from their homes at dawn, causing an worldwide outcry - had been planning to escape.

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  • Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China
Trump Administration Planning Trade Action Against China

According to an official speaking with Reuters, Trump is encouraging U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lightizer to enact an investigation into Chinese trade under the 1974 Trade Act section 301, which allows the President of the U.S.to apply various restrictions against alleged "unfair trade practices" of other countries, or against countries that ...

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  • Have you experienced delays on arrival at European airports?
Have you experienced delays on arrival at European airports?

Irish passengers face delays overseas because their details must be run through new databases at passport control booths at airports and sea ports, to see if they pose a threat. Thomas Reynaert, A4E's managing director, said: "Travellers face long lines and can't get on their flights". Pictures on social media in recent days have shown long lines...

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  • Globally, more people see United States power and influence as a major threat
Globally, more people see United States power and influence as a major threat

Climate change was the top concern in 13 countries, mostly in Latin America and Africa, where conflict is being fuelled by a fight for diminishing resources as a result of global warming. Cybesecurity also comes in second in Germany and the United Kingdom, which were also recent victims of high-profile attacks. In Japan, people see China and the...

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  • Second Body Cam Video Emerges Showing Baltimore Cops Allegedly Faking Evidence
Second Body Cam Video Emerges Showing Baltimore Cops Allegedly Faking Evidence

The credibility of three Baltimore officers has been called into question, prompting city officials to dismiss more than 30 criminal cases as an investigation into alleged evidence planting continues. However, turns out those body cam videos are extremely useful in solving a plethora of cases other than instances of police brutality. Protests e...

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  • Trump once again in hot seat over Russian Federation
Trump once again in hot seat over Russian Federation

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders referred CNN to Trump's outside counsel for a response to the report. "The statement issued was true and there were no inaccuracies", Ms Sanders said, despite emails later released by Donald Trump Jr showing the subject of the meeting was to be possible damaging information about Mr Trump's riv...

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  • White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill
White House says Trump yet to sign Russian Federation sanctions bill

The Washington Post said Trump advisers discussed the new disclosure and agreed that Trump Jr. should issue a truthful account of the episode so that it "couldn't be repudiated later if the full details emerged". To build a criminal obstruction of justice case, federal law requires prosecutors to show that a person acted with "corrupt" intent. "...

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  • Democrats Just Made an Unprecedented Move That Could Seriously Alienate Women
Democrats Just Made an Unprecedented Move That Could Seriously Alienate Women

Ben Ray Luján told the Hill that "there is not a litmus test for Democratic candidates" as the party seeks to take back the House majority. That is why I will be convening women leaders from across the country in the next week on how we can make sure our Democratic candidates and elected leaders are living up to these fundamental values.

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  • India's 'China threat' is to cover up internal failings, says Daily
India's 'China threat' is to cover up internal failings, says Daily

The fact sheet said that no such attempt would be tolerated by any sovereign state. The statement, which is accompanied by a map of the area, two pictures and the text of the 1890 agreement, ends by asking India to " immediately withdraw its trespassing border troops to the Indian side of the boundary and conduct a thorough investigation into the...

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attacked in southern Afghanistan
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attacked in southern Afghanistan

The Islamic State group had warned Shiites in Afghanistan that they would be targets after its attack on the Iraq Embassy in Kabul , the Afghan capital, on Monday, The Associated Press reported. "At around noon a auto bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in (the) Daman area of Kandahar", said provincial police spokesman Zia Durrani . The ...

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  • Occupied Kashmir shut-down as protest against killing of Kashmiri youth
Occupied Kashmir shut-down as protest against killing of Kashmiri youth

Public transportation is also off the roads, the Greater Kashmir reported, adding that security forces had been deployed to maintain peace. Pulwama and neighbouring districts of Shopian, Kulgam and Anantnag are "very tense" but no fresh incident of violence has taken place in the area, the officials said.

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  • Support For Two-State Solution Down Among Israelis; Up Among Gazans
Support For Two-State Solution Down Among Israelis; Up Among Gazans

The age limit was lifted on July 29 and metal detectors removed on July 30 but Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to push ahead with other security measures throughout the Old City of Jerusalem. "Netanyahu will try again to impose his status quo and we should prepare for the next round which could come very soon and be very nasty", h...

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