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Visually impaired weave life with bamboo

Nagpur, Mar 23 (ANI): Students of Blind Relief Association in Nagpur have been turning the tide of fortune by learning bamboo craft skills in order to become self reliant. The visually impaired under the guidance of in-charge of Bamboo Crafts Association and other supporting staff are creating magnificent art works allowing them to earn a decent living and make for themselves a suitable name in the society. However, careful supervision is required while teaching the sightless. An iron cutting tool has to be used to polish the rough ends of the bamboo sticks. Hence, only the partially impaired are given the permission to deal with such supplements.

23-Mar-2018
Trump ousts McMaster, taps Bolton as nat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday chose as his new national security adviser John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against Iran and North Korea and has taken a hard line against Russia. Jonah Green reports.

23-Mar-2018
Bolivian coca growers clashes with polic

Bolivian coca growers clashed with authorities in La Paz on Thursday after the government decided to replace the senior leadership of their governing board. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

23-Mar-2018
Dow tumbles 724 points on trade war fear

Wall Street fell sharply Thursday as President Trump unveiled new tariffs aimed at Chinese goods and investment, sparking fear of a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.  Conway G. Gittens reports.

23-Mar-2018
Trump signs order to impose tariffs agai

US President Donald Trump signs off on tariffs against China that "could" hit imports worth as much as $60 billion, put in place to retaliate against what Trump says is a "tremendous intellectual property theft situation". Despite the tariff, Trump insists China is still "a friend".

23-Mar-2018
Medellin's youth find gang salvation in

Gang violence is a persistent scourge in the Colombian city of Medellin but many gang members have found a way out through a boxing program run by a man who's been there and done that. Nathan Frandino reports.

23-Mar-2018
'We'll vote you out': Marjory Stoneman s

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School joined Democratic senators on Capitol Hill to push for legislation supported by the Brady Campaign, which would include temporarily remove guns from someon in crisis and enact an assault weapon and high capacity magazine bans. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

23-Mar-2018
Our candidate will win, no doubt about i

Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Mar 22 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, on Thursday, expressed confidence on his candidate's victory in Rajya Sabha elections. While speaking to media the CM said, "Our candidate will win with majority support and there is no doubt about it." Meanwhile, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda appreciated CM Raman Singh for his guidance and efforts. "The state is growing rapidly under CM Raman Singh's governance," he said.

23-Mar-2018
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Mar 22: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visited Dashashwamedh Ghat to witness Ganga Aarti on Thursday. The President was accompanied by a delegation of media, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and indologists. The German President's wife Elke Büdenbender visited Taj Mahal earlier in the day. The visit is seen as an effort to strengthen strategic relationship between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited Germany in May last year. 

23-Mar-2018
"Sacre bleu!" New post-Brexit British pa

The new blue British passports that Prime Minister Theresa May hailed as "an expression of our independence and sovereignty" after Brexit is to be made by a Franco-Dutch firm.

23-Mar-2018
Trump to slap more tariffs on China desp

President Donald Trump announced preparations for new tariffs on China, this time focusing on the technology sector, as he looks to make good on his campaign pledge to shake up the global trading system.  Justin Mitchell reports.

23-Mar-2018
Reedie "consistently confident" that Rus

Russia making slow progress on anti-doping measures

23-Mar-2018
Root happy about the return of Ben Stoke

England captain Joe Root says he's looking forward to welcoming Ben Stokes back to the test team as the side prepares to face New Zealand in Auckland

23-Mar-2018
World Anti-doping body slams Russia for

Reedie criticises Russia's slow response to doping reforms

23-Mar-2018
McLaren car is '100 percent' ready, says

Alonso happy with the reliability of the new McLaren

23-Mar-2018
Fumic and Avancini continue Cape Epic do

The pairing of Germany's Manuel Fumic and Brazilian Henrique Avancini was too good again in the Cape Epic mountain biking, with another win in stage two

23-Mar-2018
Sanyas has always had a vital place in I

Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Mar 22 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Balakrishna on Wednesday spread the message of unity and equality through the four-day-long "Deeksha' festival being held here in Uttarakhand. Yoga guru Balakrishna on the occasion also focused on the importance of 'initiation' in the Indian society and said "Sanyas has always had a vital place in the Indian culture. While there is a decrease in 'initiation' culture in today's time, we have been trying to revitalise and inculcate it in people."

22-Mar-2018
Arizona police release video of fatal se

Police in Arizona on Wednesday release a short video showing the moments leading up to a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving car and a homeless woman who was killed. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

22-Mar-2018
Chinese are here to loot our recourses:

Geneva (Switzerland), Mar 22 (ANI): Commenting on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s statement that, Beijing is ready to fight the bloody battle against its enemies in its determination for its position in the world, Baloch political activist Munir Mengal said it is clear from the formers remark that Chinese are here to loot our recourses. He further said that the Chinese only believe in manipulating people.

22-Mar-2018
'Pakistan-India can't share good relatio

Washington DC (USA), Mar 22 (ANI): A spokesperson for Free Karachi Campaign Nadeem Nusrat said "The Pakistan Army's existence is based on continuous hostility with India and it will be difficult for the army to justify its existence, once the equation between the two nations changes."

22-Mar-2018
'Pakistan Army supports jihadis, uses th

Washington DC (USA), Mar 22 (ANI): A Spokesperson for Free Karachi Campaign Nadeem Nusrat said that the Pakistan Army in the last few years has become radical and begun supporting jihadist groups, which are being used to kill minorities and rights activists in the Islamic nation. He added that the Pakistan judiciary is unable to exercise its due role.

22-Mar-2018
Messi joins Argentina ahead of Italy fri

Lionel Messi joined his Argentina team mates for training ahead of a friendly against Italy

22-Mar-2018
Amazon pushes to sell abroad

Amazon is pushing merchants on its website to sell into other countries to better compete with rival marketplaces run by eBay and Alibaba. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

20-Mar-2018
UK fishing caught by Brexit transition d

Hailed as a breakthrough by negotiators, Monday's Brexit transitional deal has been condemned as a betrayal by many in Britain's fishing industry for failing to deliver full control over fishing rights.  As David Pollard reports, UK politicians have also joined in the criticism.

20-Mar-2018
On board: Ryanair to buy major stake in

Ryanair has agreed to buy a majority stake in the new Austrian leisure airline founded by former motor racing champion Niki Lauda in a major push on the German and Austrian markets dominated by Lufthansa. Kate King reports.

20-Mar-2018
UK investigates Facebook over data breac

Britain is investigating whether Facebook did enough to protect data after a whistleblower said a London-based political consultancy hired by Donald Trump improperly accessed information on 50 million Facebook users to sway public opinion.  Sonia Legg reports.

20-Mar-2018
Mobile subscribers base in India nearly

New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the apex industry association representing the country's major telecom, Internet, technology and digital services companies, recently released the latest telecom subscriber numbers, for the month ending January 2018. As per the data, India's private telecom service providers have a total of 999.33 million subscribers. Amongst the individual companies, Bharti Airtel Ltd. continues to hold the top position, with 29.50 percent market share, adding another 41,73,908 subscribers during January, to take its total subscriber base to 295.79 million subscribers. Airtel is closely followed by Vodafone India Ltd., which ended January with 217.06 million subscribers. This past month, Idea Cellular had the maximum number of subscriber additions, adding 4.42 million to bring its total subscribers to 202.06 million. The report, which also provides mobile subscriber numbers for individual circles, showed that the UP (East) circle remained at the top with a total of 86.74million subscribers, while Maharashtra remained at second position with a total of 81.56 million mobile subscribers. Mobile connectivity and data services are imperative with the goal to bridge the digital divide in India.

20-Mar-2018
UK: inflation data bolsters Brexit cheer

British inflation was weaker than expected in February as the impact of the 2016 Brexit vote faded from the figures, easing some of the squeeze on consumers who have seen their pay rise more slowly than prices. As David Pollard reports, the data comes a day after Britain and the EU agreed to a transition period to avoid a "cliff-edge" Brexit next year.

20-Mar-2018
G20 weighed down by free trade negotiati

World financial leaders gathered at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires are searching for an endorsement of free trade amid worries about U.S. metals tariffs and looming trade sanctions on China, but Trump administration officials said they won't sacrifice U.S. national interests. Kate King reports.

20-Mar-2018
Facebook and the Fed put Asian markets o

Asian shares fell on Tuesday after investors dumped U.S. technology shares in the wake of a scandal surrounding Facebook. The retreat came ahead of new Fed chairman Jerome Powell's first policy meeting, which could offer more clues on the health of the U.S. economy. Sara Hemrajani reports.

20-Mar-2018
Trump set to levy $60 bln in China tarif

Sources tell Reuters the Trump administration is expected to unveil up to $60 billion in new tariffs on Chinese imports by Friday, targeting tech and intellectual property. Ryan Brooks reports.

20-Mar-2018
Google to turn searches into cash

New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Alphabet's Google wants to take a cut of each purchase of Target, Walmart, and Costco products listed on Google Search, Google Express and Google Assistant.  Google is teaming up with stores like Target, Walmart, and Costco. It lets them list their products on Google Search, Google Express and Google Assistant. In return, it gets a cut of each purchase. For consumers, it means one shopping cart and an instant check-out. Google says its new program, called Shopping Actions, helps retailers sell more on desktops, cell phones and smart home devices with voice search, the next frontier for e-commerce. Google also says, it gives retailers a leg-up in competition with Amazon. Retailers that use Shopping Actions say they've already seen a jump in an average order value.

20-Mar-2018
U.S. safety agencies probing fatal self-

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday they are sending teams to Tempe, Arizona, to investigate an accident involving a self-driving Uber vehicle that killed a pedestrian. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

20-Mar-2018
Retailers urge Trump against China tarif

Several large retail companies, including Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, and Macy's, are making a direct appeal to President Donald Trump not to impose tariffs on goods imported from China. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

20-Mar-2018
Wall Street drops on Facebook data misus

U.S. stocks fell as concerns over increased regulation for large tech companies was spearheaded by a plunge in Facebook shares. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

20-Mar-2018
Uber self-driving car hits and kills a w

Uber slammed the breaks on its self-driving car program on Monday after one of its vehicles struck and killed a woman in Arizona. Jane Lanhee Lee reports

20-Mar-2018
UK wins Brexit transition deal in return

Britain and the European Union have agreed to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year - though only after London accepted a potential solution for Northern Ireland's land border that may face stiff opposition at home. As Rosanna Philpott reports, the pound surged on confirmation that Britain would remain effectively a non-voting EU member for 21 months until the end of 2020.

20-Mar-2018
Google to turn searches into cash

Alphabet's Google wants to take a cut of each purchase of Target, Walmart, and Costco products listed on Google Search, Google Express and Google Assistant. Aleksandra Michalska reports.

20-Mar-2018
Economy in focus for re-elected Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a softer tone towards the West on Monday after winning his biggest ever election victory, saying he had no desire for an arms race and would do everything he could to resolve differences with other countries.  As Kate King reports, he also vowed to focus on a domestic economy damaged by years of sanctions.

20-Mar-2018
Thousands flock to vehicle auction of Sa

Hundreds of vehicles are sold at an auction in Saudi Arabia to settle the debt of billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company, one of the kingdom's longest-running debt disputes.

20-Mar-2018
Facebook shares slide after reports of d

Facebook shares have fallen around five per cent after media reports that a political consultancy that worked on President Trump's campaign gained inappropriate access to data on 50 million Facebook users.  Sonia Legg reports

20-Mar-2018
Trade tensions set to dominate G20

Worries about the potential for a U.S.-China trade war and frustration over U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs are threatening to dominate at the G20 gathering of finance leaders in Buenos Aires this week. Kate King reports.

20-Mar-2018
Apple's Asia suppliers hit by MicroLED s

Apple is developing its own MicroLED device displays and has made small numbers of the screens for testing, according to media reports sending shares in its Asian suppliers lower.  Ciara Lee reports

20-Mar-2018
China's new economic team faces debt & t

China elevated a key confidante of President Xi Jinping to one of the top positions in government on Monday as Beijing cracks down on riskier financing and a debt build-up that may pose systemic risks to the world's second-largest economy. Ciara Lee reports on the challenges ahead for China's new economic team.

20-Mar-2018
Ford tries to improve China ties

After 20-odd years of "marriage" in China, Ford Motor Co is having relationship issues. As Sara Hemrajani reports, the U.S. automaker, losing ground in the world's largest car market, is reportedly struggling to maintain trust and respect with its mainland Chinese partners.

20-Mar-2018
Hyundai Motor shares slide as U.S. probe

Shares in Hyundai Motor tumbled on Monday on news of a U.S. probe into why air bags failed to deploy in some of its Sonata sedans, with investors fretting about potential recall costs for the once popular cars. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.

20-Mar-2018
Brazil’s Neymar goes to Sao Paulo nigh

Brazilian talisman Neymar goes to a Sao Paulo nightclub on crutches to attend his sister's birthday party

20-Mar-2018
Mercedes' Bottas hoping for strong finis

Mercedes' driver Valtteri Bottas targeting an improvement on last year's third place finish in Melbourne

20-Mar-2018
Embassy staff and children leave Russian

Staff and their families were seen leaving the Russian embassy in London on Tuesday, days after UK Prime Minister Theresa May expelled 23 diplomats following a toxin attack in Salisbury. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

20-Mar-2018
Package bound for Austin explodes at Fed

One employee was injured when a package containing nails and shrapnel that was bound for Austin exploded at a Texas FedEx facility. Lisa Bernhard reports

20-Mar-2018
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