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Parties agree to retain 272 NA seats Parties agree to retain 272 NA seats
- November 01, 2017

PPP and MQM-P raised their concerns during the meeting and said that if their reservations regarding the provisional census results were not addressed, they would approach the courts for legal recourse. Similarly, the general seats from Balochistan will be swelled from 14 to 16 and reserved seats for women from 3 to 4 while Islamabad's general seats will also rise from 2 to 3. (more...)
Oil Search expands to Alaska Oil Search expands to Alaska
- November 01, 2017

Repsol S.A., which holds the balance of the interests in the Pikka Unit, exploration acreage and Horseshoe leases, now estimates the discovered resource to be up to 1.2 billion barrels. In what was described as its most groundbreaking acquisition, Australian energy company Oil Search Ltd. said it was taking a big step into Alaskan oil. (more...)
NTPC plant explosion kills at least ten, another 100 injured NTPC plant explosion kills at least ten, another 100 injured
- November 01, 2017

The Raebareli District magistrate subsequently confirmed to news agency ANI: "An ash-pipe exploded due to pressure at the NTPC plant in Raebareli ". Yogi Adityanath has announces an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 for critically injured and Rs 25,000 for injured. The thermal power plant is named after Feroze Gandhi, husband of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) Analytical Analysis
- November 01, 2017

The stock declined 1.10% or $0.45 reaching $40.5 on the news. Asset Management Advisors LLC boosted its position in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, October 24. On Friday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Neutral". Piper Jaffray upgraded Carter's, Inc. (more...)
World of Final Fantasy Heads to PC
- November 01, 2017

They even have different evolutions they can grow into the more you level them, so yes, it is precisely like Pokémon in concept. Let's not beat around the bush. It contains places, characters, enemies and creatures from all Final Fantasy titles from I all the way up to XIII, so the sheer amount of fan service means it's aimed squarely at lovers of the franchise. (more...)
Everybody knows the reality of 'Ease of Doing Business': Rahul Everybody knows the reality of 'Ease of Doing Business': Rahul
- November 01, 2017

Jaitley's tweet came hours after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi attacked his statements on recent ease of business report . Rahul Gandhi at a public rally in Jambusar town of Bharuch district. Gandhi ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise to unearth black money in Swiss banks, saying Modi did not understand that not all money was black and that a very small per cent of it was in cash. (more...)
General's slip spotlights U.S. troop numbers in Syria
- November 01, 2017

Moments later, Jarrard corrected himself and stated there were only 503 U.S. service members in Syria. Adrian Rankine-Galloway, public affairs officer at the Office for the Secretary of Defense, confirmed to Sputnik News on Tuesday. "I'm sorry. I misspoke there. There are approximately 500 troops in Syria", he said. His Pentagon colleague, who was hosting the briefing, had to clarify the numbers, confirming that that there are some 503 troops in Syria and 5,262 in Iraq. (more...)
Social Media Companies Prepare To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee Social Media Companies Prepare To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee
- November 01, 2017

Sergey Ryabkov emphasized that any attempts to force Russian Federation into changing its policies were doomed to failure and only complicate global relations. Its statement came a day before Facebook, Twitter and Google are scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing on Russian interference. Ryabkov surprised that the original Internet structure claimed expenses in the amount of $ 5,000 for certain political advertising, and further stated that Russian Federation somehow has affected the ... (more...)
MNS, Congress workers clash in Dadar over hawkers' issue MNS, Congress workers clash in Dadar over hawkers' issue
- November 01, 2017

In the last few weeks, MNS workers have been allegedly attacking hawkers including at Malad and Vashi railway stations in Navi Mumbai , in a bid to evict them from the station premises. Similar action was taken by MNS in other parts of the city. Nirupam said, "Congress party leaders and workers, mainly Maharashtrians, had organised this morcha to felicitate the Marathi hawkers". (more...)
Fiery Crash Closes Hwy. 400 North Of Toronto Fiery Crash Closes Hwy. 400 North Of Toronto
- November 01, 2017

Schmidt said that both fuel trucks were "consumed by fire" following the crash. "At some point, traffic was slowing, and the last vehicle in the line appeared to have smashed through all these vehicles and set off a chain reaction, fireball explosions with multiple fatalities". (more...)
Growth Analysis of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- November 01, 2017

The Tdam Usa Inc holds 31,117 shares with $2.42 million value, down from 102,915 last quarter. William Blair also issued estimates for Marsh & McLennan Companies' Q4 2017 earnings at $0.92 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.18 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.06 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.82 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.98 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.04 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $4.36 EPS. (more...)
Prince William's lifesaving lesson for Prince George Prince William's lifesaving lesson for Prince George
- November 01, 2017

Prince William met some the UK's most courageous men, women and children at the 2017 Pride of Britain Awards in London on Monday night. Among those the Prince chatted with in a pre-party reception was five-year-old Suzie McCash, who saved her mother's life by phoning 999 and describing her symptoms to emergency responders when she collapsed and her breathing stopped. (more...)
Appointment of representative is time-buying tactic: Kashmiri separatist leaders Appointment of representative is time-buying tactic: Kashmiri separatist leaders
- November 01, 2017

The Centre appointed Sharma as its representative for a "sustained dialogue with all stakeholders" to find a political solution to the Kashmir issue. It entails all participants to acknowledge that there is a dispute. While the repressive state militaristic approach continues in Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders said that the talk of peace and dialogue is also a ploy by the GOI to strike a hard bargain, which people of the state and leadership will never succumb to. (more...)
Search ongoing for crew of Turkish vessel in Black Sea Search ongoing for crew of Turkish vessel in Black Sea
- November 01, 2017

The ministry said that there were 10 people on board the vessel. "Search and rescue efforts are ongoing jointly by the Coast Guard Command, Directorate General of Coastal Safety and Naval Forces Command", it added. The 78-meter Turkish-flagged vessel named Bilal Bal set sail from the Gemlik district of the northwestern province of Bursa on October 27 to the Karadeniz Ereğli district of the Black Sea province of Zonguldak carrying iron powder. (more...)
Turkey's Istanbul, Hatay and Kutahya to join UNESCO's Creative Cities Network Turkey's Istanbul, Hatay and Kutahya to join UNESCO's Creative Cities Network
- November 01, 2017

A total of 180 cities in 72 countries are involved. "The city is now home to 200 authors and over 100 organizations, publishers, and booksellers that are driving the literary revival in Québec". The UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy status is set to bring an array of new opportunities to promote Macau's unique gastronomic culture and develop a sustainable tourism industry, as the city works to transform itself into a world centre of tourism and leisure. (more...)
People going insane over Justin Trudeau's Halloween costume
- November 01, 2017

After descending the stairs on his way to question period, he reportedly said in both official languages of the country that it was a big shock to see the prime minister dressed as a journalist, but "you know, gotta do it". Trudeau, who has a penchant for wearing vibrant ties and socks, also has a history of celebrating Halloween, donning a Star Wars' Han Solo costume during his first year in office. (more...)
Mother's Remains Found in Storage Unit, Family Say; Father Imprisoned Mother's Remains Found in Storage Unit, Family Say; Father Imprisoned
- November 01, 2017

After Lenexa police discovered human remains at this storage facility last Tuesday, they called Kansas City police for help. "I can say they were remains. Investigators are requesting the surveillance footage from the hotel. Authorities haven't said anything about the case or responded to questions from WDAF, but Jessica's family said police told her parents, who live in California - in person and on the phone - that the remains belong to their daughter. (more...)
Indonesian Maute fighter arrested in Marawi Indonesian Maute fighter arrested in Marawi
- November 01, 2017

The military engaged in a gunfight with one of the suspected remaining gunmen in the main battle area, after foiling his bid to escape, army spokesman Colonel Romeo Brawner said. The Indonesian fighter, from Medan, said his group was involved in a 2016 suicide attack that killed eight people in the Indonesian capital Jakarta and was claimed by IS, Guyguyon added. (more...)
Man jailed for 27 years for ex-Navy officer's auto death Man jailed for 27 years for ex-Navy officer's auto death
- November 01, 2017

Mike Samwell was killed after attempting to stop Gibbons stealing his Audi S3 sports auto, sustaining "catastrophic" injuries to his chest and heart when he was mowed down by the 29-year-old. He pleaded guilty to burglary at an earlier hearing. Gibbons admitted breaking into the house and stealing the vehicle but denied deliberately driving over Mr Samwell. (more...)
Liberia's Supreme Court holds run-off election to hear fraud claims Liberia's Supreme Court holds run-off election to hear fraud claims
- November 01, 2017

Last month's election was the country's first independently run vote following the end of civil war in 2003. In a writ issued late on Tuesday, the court instructed Liberty Party and the National Elections Commission to file briefs by Thursday at the latest. (more...)
Argentinians, 1 Belgian killed in NYC truck attack Argentinians, 1 Belgian killed in NYC truck attack
- November 01, 2017

The man then exited the vehicle and brandished imitation firearms before he was shot in the abdomen by police and transported to a local hospital. Six of those victims were confirmed late Tuesday to be foreign nationals, five from Argentina and one from Belgium, according to their countries' foreign ministries. (more...)
NYC terrorism suspect once lived in Cuyahoga Falls, records show NYC terrorism suspect once lived in Cuyahoga Falls, records show
- November 01, 2017

Investigators said he rented a truck from Home Depot and plowed through cyclists and pedestrians for several blocks, killing eight and injuring nearly a dozen others, before crashing into a school bus in downtown Manhattan. Police said they shot and wounded the attacker, but he is expected to survive. Sources tell ABC News that in addition to an address in Tampa, he also lived in OH and most recently, in Paterson, New Jersey, where he lived with his wife and three children, according to a law ... (more...)
Lawmakers To Push Bill That Would Limit Utilities Raising Rates After Disasters Lawmakers To Push Bill That Would Limit Utilities Raising Rates After Disasters
- November 01, 2017

CAL FIRE encourages all Californians to be prepared and make sure that they take actions to prevent sparking a new wildfire. "It's time to stop allowing utilities to push the burden of their negligence onto the backs of customers". Similarly, PG&E has attempted to lobby the California Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike to pay for costs related to the 2015 Butte Fire, which killed two, burned 70,000 acres and destroyed 921 structures in Calaveras and Amador counties. (more...)
Google Doodle celebrates birthday of Abdul Qavi Desnavi - Know about him Google Doodle celebrates birthday of Abdul Qavi Desnavi - Know about him
- November 01, 2017

Google has today dedicated a doodle on its homepage to eminent Urdu writer Abdul Qavi Desnavi. After completing his study he joined Urdu department in Saifia Post Graduate College in February 1961. Even after retiring, he held various important positions in different organizations. He was the Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy, Elected Member Majlis E Aam Anjuman Taraqqui Urdu, Member of All India Anjuman Taraqui Urdu Board, New Delhi, Member of Program Advisory Committee, All India ... (more...)
Tamil Nadu Battered By Rain, Minister Says Better Prepared Than US, UK Tamil Nadu Battered By Rain, Minister Says Better Prepared Than US, UK
- November 01, 2017

On Monday, one person was killed when the mud wall of a house collapsed due to heavy rains . The upper air cyclonic circulation over Southwest Bay of Bengal near Sri Lanka moved westward and was now positioned over Gulf of Munnar, Director of the Area Cyclone Warning Centre, S Balachandran told reporters. (more...)
White House confirms Trump-Duterte bilateral talks on November 13
- November 01, 2017

In a telephone conference with global media, one senior White House official said the bilateral meeting will take place on November 13. Phelim Kine, the deputy Asia director of Human Rights Watch, said that this announcement suggested a "stunning apathy" toward the "human rights calamity" that Duterte had been inflicting on the Philippines since he assumed the presidency a year ago. (more...)
Pregnant US teenager moved to Iraq from Syria Pregnant US teenager moved to Iraq from Syria
- November 01, 2017

The Pentagon said on Tuesday that US forces had moved a person who is under 18 years old to Iraq from Syria and two USA officials said she was a pregnant American teenager. Eric Pahon, a Pentagon spokesman facilitating the briefing, interjected moments later, insisting the number is just 503. It has always been an open secret that the Pentagon has far more personnel involved in the campaign against the Islamic State than its publicly disclosed figures suggest. (more...)
Rakesh Singh expelled from JD(U) Rakesh Singh expelled from JD(U)
- November 01, 2017

The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has expelled party leader and main accused in Ara hooch tragedy of 2012 Rakesh Singh. Two days ago, JD-U state President Vashistha Narain Singh said Rakesh Singh accompanied one Harinder Kumar Singh, father of a groom of Bhojpur, who returned Rs 4 lakh dowry to bride's family, to meet Nitish Kumar and took a selfie with him and later uploaded it in social media. (more...)
Utah nurse gets $500000 following blood-taking controversy Utah nurse gets $500000 following blood-taking controversy
- November 01, 2017

Nurse Alex Wubbels and her lawyer, Karra Porter, announced the move almost two months after they released police body-camera video showing Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing Ms Wubbels . Lt James Tracy, a watch commander, then instructed Det Payne to arrest Ms Wubbels and he proceeded to shove the screaming nurse out of the emergency room before holding her against a wall to handcuff her. (more...)
Egyptian dons Saudi robot Halloween costume Egyptian dons Saudi robot Halloween costume
- November 01, 2017

After Sophia's appearance, hundreds of Twitter posts began to appear with an ironic hashtag in Arabic, which translates to "Sophia calls for dropping guardianship". What does Sophia have to say about it? Sherine Arafa wore the outfit on Tuesday, mimicking the advanced lifelike humanoid robot that spoke at a panel on robotics and artificial intelligence at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh on October 25. (more...)

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