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U.S. says holds Myanmar military leaders accountable in Rohingya crisis

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WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States held Myanmar's military leadership responsible for its harsh crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority.

India tightens gold import norms for export houses

MUMBAI India tightened gold import norms for export houses by restricting them from importing the yellow metal only for export purposes and not for selling in the domestic market, the government said in a circular on Wednesday.

Budget 2017, Business 9:25pm IST

Blaze in firecracker workshop kills six in Odisha

BHUBANESWAR, India Flames swept through an illegal firecracker workshop in Odisha on Wednesday, killing at least six people, police said.

8:39pm IST

Pakistan, Afghanistan in angry tangle over chicken-wire border fence to keep out militants

Angoor Adda, PAKISTAN Pakistan is betting that a pair of nine-foot chicken wire fences topped with barbed wire will stop incursions by Islamist militants from Afghanistan, which opposes Islamabad's plans for a barrier along the disputed frontier.

Top News, World, South Asia 8:20pm IST

China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist Party

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity, income inequality and pollution. | Video

World, Top News 9:02pm IST

India's bonds, FX markets closed Thurs-Fri; share trading limited

MUMBAI India's bonds and currency markets will be closed on Thursday and Friday for a public holiday. Share markets will open for a one-hour special trading session on Thursday evening to mark Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, and close on Friday.

Budget 2017, Business 6:59pm IST

RBI worried about rise in inflation - minutes

MUMBAI Worry that rising consumer prices will threaten the Indian central bank's inflation target of 4 percent led the majority of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee to vote to keep rates steady, according to minutes issued on Wednesday.

Budget 2017, Business 5:38pm IST

UltraTech Cement September-quarter profit falls 28 percent

RUETERS - UltraTech Cement Ltd posted a 28 percent fall in second-quarter profit, but beat street estimates, hurt by higher expenses.

Analysis: Vote may have put independence out of reach for Iraqi Kurds

ERBIL The Kurdish independence vote championed by their leader Masoud Barzani was a gamble that may have made his quest for a homeland more elusive than ever.

5:41pm IST

Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment - report

Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired late on Tuesday.

Top News, Tech 7:19pm IST

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