India has promised to shave a third off the rate at which it emits greenhouse gases over the next 15 years, in a long-awaited contribution towards reaching a deal to slow global warming at a U.N. climate summit in December.
BAGHDAD - Suicide car bomb attacks targeting two mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad killed at least 18 people on Saturday, police and medical sources said.
Flanked by interest rate decisions in Britain, Japan and Australia, the IMF's annual meeting in Lima takes centre stage in the calendar next week, with policymakers focussing on China's economic slide and its impact on the rest of the world. Activity in China's vast factory sector shrank again in September fuelling fears that the economy there may be cooling more rapidly than thought. Full Article
Gold prices in India continued to trade at a discount for a fourth straight week, while premiums in China fell before it went on a week-long national holiday, in signs of sluggish demand. Persistent weakness in India and China, which together account for about half of global demand, could add more pressure on gold prices, already reeling from a looming U.S. interest rate hike. Full Article
An airstrike hit a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, killing at least 16 people in what the U.S. military called possible "collateral damage" in the battle to oust Taliban insurgents. Full Article | Video
“Singh is Bliing” might make a few minor tweaks to the model, but for the most part, it is the prototype of the Bollywood formula film and Akshay Kumar repurposes the same role he’s done in millions of other films. Read