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1:12 AM, 16 Dec

Excise and Prohibition Dept Officials Seized 150 KG of Cannabis in Andhra Pradesh

Excise and Prohibition department officials seized 150 kg of Cannabis in Anakapalle area of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Further investigation underway.

(Source: ANI)

3:43 AM, 16 Dec

Boeing Could Suspend or Cut 737 Max Output: Report

Boeing could on Monday announce whether to further cut or suspend production of its grounded 737 MAX plane, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Citing people familiar with the matter, the Journal said the US firm's management increasingly sees a production pause as the most viable option.

Boeing had already decided to reduce its production pace from 52 to 42 planes per month after two crashes led authorities around the world to ground the entire 737 MAX fleet in mid-March.

(Source: AFP)

4:15 AM, 16 Dec

EC Seeks Rahul's Response on Smriti Irani's Complaint Against 'Rape in India' Remark

The Election Commission of India has sought Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's response on Union Minister Smriti Irani's complaint against him for his 'rape in India' remark.

(Source: News18)

5:05 AM, 16 Dec

China Sees Strong Industrial, Retail Growth in November

China posted better-than-expected economic data for November on Monday, giving further breathing space to Beijing after the country agreed a partial trade deal with the US last week.

A truce in the lingering US-China trade war resulted in a pared-down "phase one" deal announced on Friday, although it has yet to be signed.

China's industrial production increased by 6.2 percent in November year-on-year, up from 4.7 percent last month and the highest level in six months.

There was also positive news for the country's retailers, with total retail sales up by 8.0 percent in November, a boost from 7.2 percent growth in October.

(Source: AFP)

Published: 16 Dec 2019, 06:42 AM IST
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