Video PlayerClose BEIRUT, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese president said here Tuesday that he was informed by the United States that Israel does not have any aggressive intentions in the operation it has launched to block tunnels, National News Agency reported. "We do not have an aggressive intentions, so there will be no danger on peace along the border," Michel Aoun said at a joint press conference held at Baabda Palace with Austrian President, Alexander Van der Bellen, who arrived a day earlier to Lebanon on an official visit. Aoun said he discussed with Austrian officials the Israeli repetitive violations of Lebanon's sovereignty which have increased in a remarkable way. They also emphasized the importance of joining international efforts in a bid to fight against terrorism between the two countrie. … [Read more...] about U.S. says Israel has no aggressive intention with border operation: Lebanese president
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Federal Bank’s September quarter numbers are expected to get a lift from the tax bounty the government announced last month. Excluding that, the lender is projected to report a 50-60 per cent jump in quarterly profit on a YoY basis. Fresh slippages and an update on corporate loan growth and fee income will be keenly watched. Brokerage Motilal Oswal expects the bank to report Rs 440 crore profit compared with Rs 380 crore reported for June quarter and Rs 260 crore reported for the year-ago quarter. It expects slippages to come in at 1.3 per cent on an annualised basis with gross NPA at 2.9 per cent and net NPA at 1.4 per cent. “We expect the bank to report 18 per cent YoY loan growth, aided by the renewed focus on corporate growth. Traction in SME and retail loans would be maintained. We expect NIM to be 3.1 per cent for the quarter. Other incomes (up 23 per cent YoY) are likely to grow at a healthy rate, aided by strong fee income,” the brokerage said. ICICI … [Read more...] about Federal Bank Q2 results: 50-60% jump in profit likely; all eyes on slippages
The unbelievable story went viral after shots of the bride’s ridiculous rant were posted to Reddit, showing her slamming guests for refusing to give her $C1500 ($A1570) to attend the wedding. The bride, Susan, took to Facebook to announce the cancellation of her wedding four days before the event, blaming guests for not funding her Kardashian-style event. READ: Bridezilla tries on 50 dresses, hates them all The post is very lengthy so here is a quick rundown if you don’t feel like reading the whole thing — but I really recommend you do as it is totally worth it. Strap in, it’s going to be a long read. Picture: RedditSource:Reddit Yes you read that right, they got the more expensive venue because a psychic told them to. Picture: RedditSource:Reddit It starts with Susan announcing the cancellation of the wedding and that her and her partner have split due to “recent and irreparable problems”. “Before I begin this mini novel, I invite all … [Read more...] about Bride’s foul-mouthed rant against wedding guests for not donating money
The Chinese air force is now a 400,000 person force that flies some 2,000 combat aircraft -- more than thrice the size of the Indian Air Force. IMAGE: Chinese air force J-11B fighter jets fly in formation during a training session on the outskirts of Beijing. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters When Mao Zedong declared the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on October 1, 1949, the country had just 17 military aircraft. Legend has it that this little fleet -- nine fighters, two bombers, three carriers, one communication plane and two trainers -- overflew Tiananmen Square twice each to give the jubilant masses the impression they had an air force. The next month, on November 11, 1949, Mao proclaimed the People's Liberation Army (Air Force) as a separate service. How things have changed! The PLA (AF) is now a 400,000 person force that flies some 2,000 combat aircraft -- more than thrice the size of the Indian Air Force. On November 11, a PLA (AF) video, released to celebrate … [Read more...] about Is India ready to meet Chinese air force threat?
NEW DELHI: US’s Department of State in its latest annual ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2018’ (CRT), has accused Pakistan that on the one hand, it voices support for political reconciliation in Afghanistan, but on the contrary, Pakistani establishment did not restrict the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani Network (HQN) from operating in Pakistan-based safe havens, and threatened the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan. The report further took note of India’s long stand on terrorist groups like Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), which are located in Pakistan, and often conduct terrorist attacks on India, with the support of Pak agencies. The report claimed that the Pak government has failed to significantly limit these terrorist groups from raising money, recruiting, and training in Pakistan but also allowed their candidates overtly to contest the July 2018 general elections. The US Report also found that Pakistan does not mend its ways; even though … [Read more...] about Pakistan’s double speak on Afghanistan: US State Dept