U.S.-Taliban Deal Comes Under Pressure Amid Military Action

Jannie Delucca

BEIRUT—The Trump administration is struggling with an uphill struggle to retain a landmark settlement with the Taliban on keep track of immediately after a resurgence of violence and rising diplomatic pressure between Washington and Kabul.

President Ashraf Ghani declined Wednesday to meet up with with President Trump’s particular envoy, who arrived in Kabul in an work to salvage a four-working day old settlement calling for the U.S. military to withdraw from Afghanistan by next tumble, an Afghan govt formal said. The U.S. envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, is expected to in its place meet up with Mr. Ghani’s vice president, Amrullah Saleh.

Mr. Ghani’s issues with the U.S. have been rising in modern months. The U.S. hasn’t identified his re-election pursuing a disputed presidential contest from Mr. Ghani’s rival, Abdullah Abdullah, past 12 months. And Mr. Ghani has refused to cooperate with the Trump administration on its pledge to the Taliban to

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Pidilite Industries hits fresh high ahead of board meet; up 26% in 3 months

Jannie Delucca

Shares of Pidilite Industries hit a history high of Rs one,645, up four for each cent, on the BSE on Thursday ahead of its scheduled board conference nowadays to take into account interim dividend for the monetary yr 2019-2020. The inventory surpassed its preceding high of Rs one,609 touched on February 14, 2020.

The company has mounted March 16, 2020 as the history day to decide /determine the members entitled to the acquire interim dividend. The inventory will switch ex-dividend on March 13, BSE information demonstrates.

A single of the primary companies of adhesives, sealants, development substances, customer adhesive, and specialty substances, Pidilite outperformed the industry through the previous a few months by surging 26 for each cent, as in opposition to a five for each cent drop in the S&P BSE Sensex.

Very last month, Pidilite Industries had entered into a definitive agreement with Tenax SPA (Tenax Italy) for

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