60,000 Indian youth detained along US-Mexico border: Manish Tewari

Jul 21 2018

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Manish Tewari today claimed that 60,000 Indian youth, a substantial number of them from Punjab, were detained at the detention camps along the US-Mexico border.

Trump not trying to intervene in currency markets: Mnuchin

Jul 21 2018

Donald Trump is not trying to influence currency markets, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday, reiterating that a strong U.S. dollar reflects a strong U.S. economy and is in the United States’ long-term interest.

U.S. tariffs to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros this year: Report

Jul 21 2018

Trump’s tariffs will lead to a drop in prosperity in Germany this year and are likely to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros ($23.44 billion), the head of German think-tank IMK said.

Trump and the US dollar: Actions speak louder than words

Jul 21 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump may not be happy about the strength of the U.S. dollar, but the greenback’s recent rally may partly be a product of his own making.

U.S. open to lifting sanctions off aluminum giant Rusal: Mnuchin

Jul 21 2018

The US Treasury is open to removing Russian aluminum producer Rusal from a US sanctions list, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

Speculators lift net long USD bets to highest since March 2017: CFTC, Reuters

Jul 21 2018

Speculators raised bullish bets on the U.S. dollar to the largest position since March 2017, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released.

CAG puts spanner on GE's diesel loco manufacturing unit in Bihar

Jul 21 2018

Putting a spanner on US giant General Electric's diesel locomotives manufacturing unit in Bihar's Marhowra, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)has said that the project was not "in sync with the overall strategic vision of railways.

Parachutes for NASA's Orion spacecraft passes key flight simulation test

Jul 21 2018

The parachutes for NASA's next crew vehicle, the Orion capsule, intended to carry humans to deep space, has successfully passed a drop test, the US space agency said.

Concern in White House over intelligence chief's Russian summit surprise

Jul 21 2018

Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, aides said on Friday there is some frustration that the U.S. intelligence chief did not know about plans for a second summit and they hope that meeting will follow a more traditional pattern.

Mattis seeks waivers from sanctions for some countries

Jul 21 2018

Mattis has sought waivers from sanctions on some countries making a transition from their military dependence on Russia.

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