Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had sought to move up a 1:00 am Monday vote to 10:00 pm Sunday night, but top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer objected. Photograph:( AFP )
According to an international study published by the Oxfam group, close to 73% of India's wealth was cornered by India's richest 1%.
The Supreme Court will today hear pleas filed by three petitioners seeking probe by a Special Investigation Tribunal (SIT) into the alleged mysterious death of CBI judge Justice BH Loya in 2014.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today leave for Davos, Switzerland for the 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.
Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rockets hit border towns in apparent retaliation and the United States urged Ankara to show restraint.
The US Senate adjourned late Sunday without reaching a deal on re-opening government, as the Republican leadership postponed a vote on ending the shutdown until noon on Monday.