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California issues business licenses for legal pot market

One of an assortment of marijuana strains on display during the High Times Harvest Cup in San Bernardino, California. (AP/File) Related News California’s legal marijuana market is finally, fitfully, taking shape. The state on Thursday issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use pot, just 18 days before legal sales will begin on January 1. The […]

US: Indian-origin man killed by armed robbers in Ohio

Police said that Karengle died of his injuries on Friday. Related News An Indian-origin man has been killed during a robbery by two hooded attackers in Ohio, becoming one of the the latest victims of gun violence in the US, news agency PTI reported on Friday. Karunakar Karengle, 53, was working last Monday at the Jiffy Convenience Mart on Camelot […]

Malaysia’s ex-PM Mahathir Mohamad calls Donald Trump ‘villain’ for Jerusalem plan

Former Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad gives his speech in front of the U.S. Embassy during a protest in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo)  Top News Muslim-majority Malaysia’s former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called US President Donald Trump an “international bully” and a “villain” for his move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump […]

More than 40 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan authorities: Official

The spokesman said the Indian fishermen were arrested as the Pakistan maritime security forces were conducting exercises near Pakistan’s Maritime border in the Arabian Sea. Related News Forty-three Indian fishermen have been arrested and seven of their boats seized by Pakistani authorities for allegedly fishing illegally in the country’s territorial waters in the Arabian Sea, officials said today. The fishermen […]

Rich will get still richer unless policies change: report on global inequality

The World Inequality Report 2018 released Friday is based on a massive collection of data compiled by an international team of researchers. The share of global income going to the bottom 50 per cent rose slightly, to just under 10 per cent, thanks to gains in populous, fast-growing China and India. (AP Photo/File) Related News Global inequality has stabilized at […]