Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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Amid tensions in France, Macron promises minimum wage hike

PARIS: In the aftermath of the violent ‘yellow vest’ protests that rocked France lately, President Emmanuel Macron assured the people of the country that the minimum wage would be raised and new taxes on pensions would be abolished. In a televised address to the nation, Macron condemned the anti-government demonstrations ...

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Charli promises new album if 1999 hits top 10

LONDON: Charli XCX has vowed to release a new album in 2019 – if her latest single ‘1999’ makes it into the top 10. The 26-year-old pop star has been so blown away by how well the song, which features Troye Sivan, has been performing in the charts, that she ...

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Modi promises to ease cash crunch

NEW DELHI: PM Modi urged Indians to give him more time to resolve a cash crunch that followed the withdrawal of high-value banknotes from circulation, as rival politicians lashed out at his handling of the crisis. His comments came as the government said it was increasing a weekly cash withdrawal ...

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Trump’s victory

THE American voter has demanded change – radical, wrenching and searing change. In electing Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, change is what the American voter, and the world at large, is on the threshold of getting. It is impossible to know at this stage what ...

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