IMF forecasts India’s GDP to grow at 7.3% in current fiscal

Khabarindiaonline:    The International Monetary Fund says India’s GDP is poised to grow by 7.3 per cent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 per cent in 2019-20 on strengthening of investment and robust private consumption. IMF, in its latest projection, said the near-term macroeconomic outlook for India is broadly favourable. It said, headline inflation is […]

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Flights cancelled but no major damage as typhoon hits Japan

Khabarindiaonline:    Airlines cancelled dozens of flights to and from Tokyo and other affected areas today as the offshore typhoon is bringing rain and high winds to Japan’s northeast coast. No major damage has been reported. Japanese media said five people have been injured. Typhoon Shanshan had weakened somewhat by midday. It has not made […]

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Strong aftershock rattles survivors of deadly Indonesian quake

Khabarindiaonline:   A strong aftershock struck Indonesia’s Lombok today, causing panic among evacuees sheltering after a devastating earthquake killed more than 164 and seriously injuring 1400 on the holiday island four days earlier. US Geological Survey said the 5.9-magnitude quake struck at a shallow depth in the northwest of the island. National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo […]

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22 people dead and thousands left homeless in Niger after torrential rains cause heavy flooding

Khabarindiaonline:    Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding. Niger’s minister for humanitarian action, Laouan Magadji said, the floods have destroyed more than 3,000 homes and nearly 4,000 hectares of crops. Livestock has also been lost and drinking water supplies have been affected. He […]

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Three people killed in air strike by Israel’s military on the Gaza border : Gaza Health Minist

Khabarindiaonline:   Gaza Health Ministry said an air strike by Israel’s military on the Gaza border have killed three people including a woman and her toddler. Israel launched strikes yesterday after dozens of rockets were fired into Israeli territory by Hamas. A Hamas militant was also killed in one of the strikes and at least 12 […]

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Japan observes 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of city of Nagasaki today

Khabarindiaonline:    Japan is observing the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of its southwestern city of Nagasaki today. A ceremony has been planned at the Peace Park this morning to mark the day. Antonio Guterres will take part in the event, becoming the first United Nations Chief to participate. He will be joined by […]

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US-China trade war deepens; Beijing announces 25 per cent import duties on US goods worth 16 billion dollars

Khabarindiaonline:    The trade war between the US and China has deepened following Beijing’s announcement that it will impose 25 per cent import duties targeting about 16 billion worth of US goods. The Chinese Commerce Ministry yesterday said, the latest move is part of its response against the Trump administration’s decision to impose the same […]

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UN chief asks Zimbabwe’s leaders to resolve election crisis

Khabarindiaonline:    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a telephone conversation that he must rein in his security forces after six people were killed in election violence, a UN spokesperson said on Tuesday. Guterres also spoke by phone with opposition leader Nelson Chamisa to urge him to turn to the […]

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Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with more corruption counts

Khabarindiaonline:   Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been charged with three counts of money laundering related to the alleged multi-billion dollar looting of a state investment fund, adding to his troubles just three months after his stunning electoral defeat. Najib stood calmly in the dock as the charges were read to him. Last month […]

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