The US Department of Defense is considering a US military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two US officials told Reuters on Wednesday.
Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled calls for her to quit.
The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes staged a gap up opening and surged to record highs after the counting trends showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leading on over 300 seats.
A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks.
In a pre-dawn launch on Wednesday, Indian Space Research Organisation successfully launched RISAT-2B, a radar imaging earth observation satellite, using PSLV-CA from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota.