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China angry over Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal China angry over Sitharaman's visit to Arunachal
- November 06, 2017

Expectedly, the Union defence minister's visit to areas in Arunachal that share a border with China has not gone down well with Beijing. The Defence minister arrived here in an IAF chopper from Tezpur in Assam's Sonitpur district accompanied by Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and other officials of the ministry. (more...)
Puigdemont, ex-Catalan officials freed from jail in Belgium Puigdemont, ex-Catalan officials freed from jail in Belgium
- November 06, 2017

Carles Puigdemont said in a tweet: "We are prepared to fully cooperate with Belgian justice following the European arrest warrant issued by Spain". They are accused by the Spanish government, like the other eight former members of the "cabinet", of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement of public funds, plus disobedience and prevarication, following the unilateral declaration of independence of the region on October 1. (more...)
Congress dares Narendra Modi to put 'Paradise Papers' suspects in dock Congress dares Narendra Modi to put 'Paradise Papers' suspects in dock
- November 06, 2017

The Paradise Papers leak , dubbed as the second largest data leak in history after Panama Papers, has 714 Indian names that have offshore accounts in tax havens. I have no direct interest in these companies except to the extent of my shareholding in Security and Intelligence Services (India) Limited. "Does it not compromise the position of Jayant Sinha as the MoS?" the Congress leader said. (more...)
Pakistan must take decisive action against terrorists: United States ambassador Pakistan must take decisive action against terrorists: United States ambassador
- November 06, 2017

While speaking to the media at a session under Track 2-1.5 dialogue Monday, Hale said U.S. wants Pakistan to deal with all the [terrorist] groups in the same way. In line with the same efforts, Pakistan has also reached out to regional countries and forums like South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc). (more...)
Chinese tourists robbed and sprayed with tear gas in Paris Chinese tourists robbed and sprayed with tear gas in Paris
- November 06, 2017

Attacks on Chinese, Japanese and Korean tourists are relatively frequent in the French capital, as robbers believe they carry large sums in cash and their luggage is stuffed with expensive products. "We will continue to follow the developments of this case and urge the French police to put these lawbreakers to justice and take measures to ensure the security of Chinese nationals in France". (more...)
Syria: Truck bomb kills dozens fleeing fighting against IS Syria: Truck bomb kills dozens fleeing fighting against IS
- November 06, 2017

Abdel Rahman said "a new convoy of displaced people joined the gathering at the time of the attack". Te Syrian government declared victory over Islamic State in Deir al-Zor, the biggest city in eastern Syria , on Friday after two months of battle. (more...)
Near record warmth, morning fog, and scattered rain Near record warmth, morning fog, and scattered rain
- November 06, 2017

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. for the whole viewing area, and Gardner says the fog will be "patchy". "The fog is mainly around the Triangle area", said Gardner. The greatest chance of rain appears to occur Thursday . Another wave of showers and thundershowers will arrive for Tuesday , affecting more of our area. (more...)
Manmohan Singh to campaign against GST, Noteban in Gujarat on Tuesday Manmohan Singh to campaign against GST, Noteban in Gujarat on Tuesday
- November 06, 2017

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remarks on GST and Gujarat model have invited sharp reaction from the ruling party with two top leaders, party President Amit Shah and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dismissing Mr. While Kshatriya Thakor Sena leader Alpesh Thakor joined the Congress last month, Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti held the first round of talks with the Congress over 20% Economically Backward Class quota. (more...)
Police arrest wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute Police arrest wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute
- November 06, 2017

The Philippine government declared in late October that the five-month siege which killed more than 1,100 people was over. National police spokesman Setyo Wasisto said Minhati Madrais was captured with her six children - four girls and two boys - in Iligan city north of Marawi on Sunday. (more...)
Ittefaq 3rd Day Collection, Crosses 14 Crores In The First Weekend Ittefaq 3rd Day Collection, Crosses 14 Crores In The First Weekend
- November 06, 2017

The film opened to shockingly low collections: Rs 4 crores on the first day whereas the big Hollywood comicbook franchise Thor: Ragnarok collected as much as Rs 9 crores on the first day. The decision to go slow with Ittefaq was wise in view of the fact that its hero, Sidharth Malhotra , has not had a good run at the box-office with his recent releases (A Gentleman and Baar Baar Dekho). (more...)
Jacinda Ardern side-steps question about meeting Vladimir Putin at APEC Jacinda Ardern side-steps question about meeting Vladimir Putin at APEC
- November 06, 2017

Speaking at a joint press conference after meeting NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on Sunday, Mr Turnbull left the door open to accepting her offer to resettle 150 refugees in the future, but only after Australia's arrangement with the Trump administration has concluded. (more...)
Over 9 lakh write NET exam Over 9 lakh write NET exam
- November 06, 2017

The candidates will be required to answer multiple choice questions on the OMR Sheet as the CBSE UGC NET 2017 paper will be objective type. The e-certificates to qualified candidates are issued by UGC-NET Bureau. Candidates can check solutions for Paper 1, 2, 3 here. A huge number of eligible and interested candidates applied and appeared for the exam. Candidates who had written the exam can check the answer key which is solved by various private coaching institutions. (more...)
GST:Great Selfish Tax-Mamata GST:Great Selfish Tax-Mamata
- November 06, 2017

She described demonetisation as the move to ban high currency notes as the disaster . West Bengal Chief Minister also vented her anger over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said it was implemented to harass people. Just a two days before the anti-black money day which is going to be observed on the day of demonetisation first anniversary. "GoI totally failed to tackle #GST". (more...)
Disgraced congressman set to begin jail sentence Disgraced congressman set to begin jail sentence
- November 06, 2017

The lockup - on a former Army base about 40 miles northwest of Boston - is just one of two sites that offer residential treatment for sex offenders, who share a common housing unit and undergo therapy five days a week. In 2015, Weiner notoriously sexted a picture of his bulging underwear - while his son slept next to him. At the time, he told a judge that he has been "a very sick man for a very long time", according to ABC 7 . (more...)
Chennai rains: Schools to remain closed on Monday Chennai rains: Schools to remain closed on Monday
- November 06, 2017

While the core residential areas in the city breathed easy on Saturday due to the let up in rain, many suburban areas are still battling inundation and staring at a potential public health hazard. The weathermen have predicted that heavy rainfall is expected to continue over Chennai and its adjoining areas for at least two to three days. Meanwhile, residents of Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur had some respite from the rains, as the sun shone bright on ... (more...)
Trump is ready to meet with Kim Jong Inom Trump is ready to meet with Kim Jong Inom
- November 06, 2017

Even though two women, Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong, could face the gallows as the only defendants, a trial in Malaysia over the assassination of the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is being dominated by prosecutors' increasing focus on several men at large they say masterminded and played crucial roles in the attack. (more...)
Russia-funded firms invested heavily in social media: ICIJ Russia-funded firms invested heavily in social media: ICIJ
- November 06, 2017

The companies at the center of the storm have distanced themselves, too: Facebook said it sold the Gazprom investment 5 years ago, while Twitter said it reviewed all investors before it went public "as a matter of policy". The financial backing of the social media companies by Milner, who counts among his investments a real estate project founded by Kushner, will likely be of interest to the ongoing probe into Russia's alleged interference in the USA election, which has looked into the ... (more...)
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Announces Plan To Address Dual Citizenship In Parliament Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Announces Plan To Address Dual Citizenship In Parliament
- November 06, 2017

Turnbull hopes the Senate will pass the measures next week. Malcolm Turnbull told reporters on Monday the resolution is 'not an audit'. If the politicians had citizenship of another country they will also be required to detail when and how they renounced it. (more...)
Trump given friendly welcome to Japan Trump given friendly welcome to Japan
- November 06, 2017

We dominate the sea. "For the last many decades, Japan has been winning. We like each other and our countries like each other", Trump said before dinner with Abe, who for this meal did show Trump traditional cuisine with a teppanyaki dinner. (more...)
Feinstein: Sessions Should Return To Senate Judiciary Panel To Testify Again Feinstein: Sessions Should Return To Senate Judiciary Panel To Testify Again
- November 06, 2017

Her comments come after The New York Times reported that unsealed court documents revealed that Trump and Sessions were aware of correspondence between members of the campaign and Russian actors, despite saying earlier this year they were unaware of such communications . (more...)
Catalogna, Puigdemont: Catalogna, Puigdemont: "Pronti a cooperare con giustizia belga"
- November 06, 2017

Destinatari del mandato anche quattro assessori del suo governo, Clara Ponsatì, Antoni Comin, Lluis Puig e Meritxell Serret, anche loro in Belgio dopo che il ministro fiammingo (e indipendentista) dell'Asilo e della Migrazione Theo Francken ha suggerito loro di riparare nel suo paese, l'unico dei Ventotto disposto a dare asilo ai cittadini provenienti da altri paesi dell'Unione Europea, anche perché non presente nell'ordinamento giuridico del Regno il reato di sedizione . (more...)
North Korea tells USA to forget about denuclearization talks North Korea tells USA to forget about denuclearization talks
- November 06, 2017

The regime has been responsible for several famines resulting in millions of deaths. "The latest action is expected to block the sources of illegal North Korean funds and help alert the domestic and worldwide community about the danger of doing business with the blacklisted individuals". (more...)
Toronto FC loses 1-0 to Red Bulls, advances on away goals Toronto FC loses 1-0 to Red Bulls, advances on away goals
- November 06, 2017

Toronto is in a great position to advance in the playoffs if it can avoid a lopsided loss at home in the second leg of the series. The embarrassing Jozy Altidore flop came in the 33rd minute after tensions boiled over following a foul committed by Sebastian Giovinco on New York Red Bulls' Tyler Adams . (more...)
Rosie O'Donnell Is Crushing Hard On Donald Trump's Nemesis Rosie O'Donnell Is Crushing Hard On Donald Trump's Nemesis
- November 06, 2017

US President Donald Trump said he fired Paul Manafort as his campaign chairman to avoid "potential conflicts" with "certain nations", according to excerpts of an interview. The charges against Manafort and Gates were the first criminal charges stemming from Mueller's six-month probe of potential ties between Russian operatives and the Trump campaign. (more...)
Man dies after exchanging gunfire with three Parker cops Man dies after exchanging gunfire with three Parker cops
- November 06, 2017

Michael Wayne Marin, 35 of Montrose, was initially injured in the incident and taken to a hospital, where he died. Running a check of the suspect's plates revealed his auto had been reported stolen out of Mesa County. According to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office, Marin was wanted for robbing an Arby's, a Sonic Drive-in and a Jimmy Johns in a two-week period in October. (more...)
Hang culprits to death in public: MP's rape victim Hang culprits to death in public: MP's rape victim
- November 06, 2017

The action was taken after it was reported in the media that it took almost 24 hours for the survivor to file a complaint, after three police stations refused to lodge an FIR citing jurisdiction issues, a senior police official said. The Madhya Pradesh government has also formed a Special Investigation Team to probe the case. Later, she reached the Railway Protection Force station and contacted her father, where he works as a RPF sub-inspector. (more...)
Bihar: 9 dead while trying to save drowning child in Ganga Bihar: 9 dead while trying to save drowning child in Ganga
- November 06, 2017

The Samastipur incident, in which three women died, happened around 9am at Madhurapur near Dharmapur Ghat in Shivaji Nagar block when several people were crossing the Kareh, a branch of the Bagmati river, on a boat. In case of the Samastipur incident, locals jumped into the river and fished out the bodies of the three women, aged between 20 and 30 years. The Nitish Kumar-led government announced an ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh for each deceased. (more...)
PM Modi accuses Congress of Rs 57000 crore subsidy scam PM Modi accuses Congress of Rs 57000 crore subsidy scam
- November 05, 2017

The panel's head Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said that it has recommended that the Council should implement a new tax rate under the composition scheme, which would be 1 per cent for traders, manufacturers and restaurants, Himanta Biswa Sarma, the convener of the ministerial panel, told reporters after the meeting. (more...)
Trump granted visas to hire 70 foreign workers at Mar-a-Lago
- November 05, 2017

Mr Trump has previously stated his intention to "stand up for our companies and maybe most importantly for our workers", adding that " it's time for a new policy, one defined by two simple rules - we will buy American and we will hire American". (more...)
Autumn Tests: Fit-again Elliot Daly rejoins England squad Autumn Tests: Fit-again Elliot Daly rejoins England squad
- November 05, 2017

The versatile British and Irish Lion has been included in a squad of 33 for England's opening autumn global against the Pumas at Twickenham on Saturday. In-form Leicester Tigers winger Jonny May is also in the squad despite suffering a hamstring injury. Jones has made a decision to take 15 players for the session, which will focus on scrums and lineout drills in live conditions that replicate the intensity of a Test match, although hooker Tom Dunn, lock Nick Isiekwe and back-rows Zach Mercer ... (more...)

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