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'Inspector Raj' is back, says Mamata on GST

'Inspector Raj' is back, says Mamata on GST

Calling the event "another epic blunder by the Centre", the TMC chief said in a Facebook post that her party was "worried" about the way the Centre was implementing the GST, and that the government had ignored its suggestions to postpone the launch.


Pakistan PM Sharif slams 'silence' on Kashmir

Pakistan PM Sharif slams 'silence' on Kashmir

After the Nawaz Sharif Government criticized the growing India-U.S. relations following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington, the Pakistan media is also striking the same tone as it seems upset with Syed Salahuddin, a Pakistan-based Kashmiri separatist leader, being declared a specially designated global terrorist by the U.S.


Smoky conditions again possible in Flagstaff as fire near Prescott Valley grows

Smoky conditions again possible in Flagstaff as fire near Prescott Valley grows

The blaze that began Saturday is in the area where 19 elite firefighters died four years ago battling another wildfire. A firefighter suffered a minor injury. Closure: Highway 69 remains closed from I-17 to Hwy 169. On Friday, Gov. Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency to free up more funds to combat wildfires.


UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity

UK's fragile government faces challenge over austerity

Britain's opposition Labour Party will try to force Theresa May to end restrictive public sector pay rises on Wednesday, adding pressure on the prime minister as a lost election gamble forces her to reshape her political agenda. Party heavyweight Oliver Letwin, a former adviser to David Cameron renowned for not spinning any issue, said in blunt terms that "a large number of people will have to pay a little more tax" to achieve deficit reduction and higher spending on "crucial" public services.


John's shy-er on Katy sex rating

John's shy-er on Katy sex rating

John Mayer knows what it's like to let slip about sex with another celebrity (" sexual napalm " comes to mind), but now he's had to respond to claims about his performance in the bedroom. "They're all unbelievable lovers and I would have sex with all of them after I get out of this place!" Will Katy Perry succumb to Niall Horan's flirting? Which story do you choose to believe? As for Bloom , the 40-year-old actor wanted to have a moment of freedom and did not know that he would ...


Euro hits 14-month high in third day of gains

Euro hits 14-month high in third day of gains

However, on Wednesday ECB sources told Reuters that markets may have misinterpreted Draghi's intentions. As predictions are now for month-on-month personal consumption to weaken from 0.2% to 0.1% and year-on-year consumption growth to slow from 1.5% to 1.4% during May, the chances are that the odds of a hike are heading lower .