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New Zealand volcano: Five dead in White Island eruption

Five people have been killed after a volcano erupted in New Zealand on an island popular with visitors.  About 50 tourists were believed to be in the immediate ares of the volcano when it exploded, sending massive plumes of steam and debris into the air.  On Monday morning, local police confirmed the death tol...

Monday morning news briefing: New Zealand volcano erupts on tourists

If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here . For two-minute audio updates, try The Briefing - on podcasts, smart speakers and WhatsApp. Volcano erupts: At least one killed, with more missing At least one person has been killed and mo...

Governor of China's Xinjiang province accuses US of hypocrisy over Uighur bill

A Chinese governor has accused the United States of hypocrisy over its counter-terrorism policies after the House of Representatives passed a bill that criticised China's treatment of Uighur Muslims. The bill called for a tougher response by the US to Beijing's internment of up to 1 million U...

Landslides leave 1,000 tourists stranded in New Zealand town of Franz Josef

Nearly 1,000 tourists are stranded in the small New Zealand town of Franz Josef after stormy weekend weather triggered landslides and flooding along the town's main road. While there were no reported injuries, authorities said that access to the town is unlikely to be restored until Friday. Th...

Thieves target 900-year old church and steal charity pot containing less than £200

Thieves have targeted a 900-year old church before making off with a charity pot containing less than £200. Vicar Nathan Ward said the break-in at St Margaret’s church in Rainham “won’t dampen spirits” ahead of the church’s busy Christmas Season. Mr Ward said he found the 900-year-old building had b...
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Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK - “RBI’s unanimously delivered 25bps hike has been balanced with a neutral stance, reinforcing MPC’s alacrity to retain inflation within its 4.0% target amidst hitherto buildup in price pressures led by crude prices. The rate action comes at a time when economic recovery now appears to be on a firmer footing. This stance allows RBI the choice to act in accordance with evolving macro and financial conditions, in both global and domestic economy in the coming months. Amidst many moving parts, this will entail a careful balancing of global headwinds from elevated crude prices, geopolitical tensions, and domestic policies of MSPs, state pay commissions on growth-inflation dynamics.” #RBIPolicy