India calls off talks with Pakistan
Nearly 24 hours after agreeing to it, the government on Friday called off a meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in New York, citing the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps "glorifying" Kashmiri militant Burhan Wani. During the 2010 and 2014 elections, the voter turnout was high in Kashmir. The Indian...Read More
The Sensex trimmed initial gains and fell for a third consecutive session today as banks and property stocks fell ahead of inflation data that could change expectations about whether the RBI cuts rates later this month.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold a summit next week as fears grow in Tokyo that Washington could demand a curb in Japanese car exports to the US.
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