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All learners will be placed in schools before January 17 All learners will be placed in schools before January 17
- January 09, 2018

Such applicants will be placed where there is space . The department asked Hoërskool Overvaal to take in 55 additional pupils for the 2018 academic year and its refusal, arguing it can only cater for Afrikaans speaking pupils, has now prompted legal action. (more...)
No extra Australian Open pressure for Federer No extra Australian Open pressure for Federer
- January 09, 2018

Nadal, 31, will make his debut at the event on Tuesday, with formerly top-ranked Serbian Novak Djokovic also confirmed to play two matches at Kooyong. The three-time Grand Slam victor has previously confirmed to take part in the 2018 Australian Open , but after his withdrawal from the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in late December, there were still some doubts. (more...)
Indian Diplomatic Officials Banned in 96 Gurudwaras in United States Indian Diplomatic Officials Banned in 96 Gurudwaras in United States
- January 09, 2018

Earlier, 14 gurdwaras in Canada's Ontario province have barred officials from the Indian government, consular officials and members of organisations 'who seek to undermine the Sikh nation and Sikh institutions'. Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said: "Sikhs in the diaspora are fed up with Indian Government officials and their agents increasingly interfere in our institutions and Sikh affairs, undermining of Sikh campaigns for greater rights and internal matters for the ... (more...)
China against USA 'finger pointing' at Pak on terror China against USA 'finger pointing' at Pak on terror
- January 09, 2018

He also added that it could be a backup plan in response to the Indo-Pacific strategy of the U.S. and its allies and that if the USA and its allies push their Indo-Pacific strategy to the extreme, China will surely carry out a plan with Pakistan to ensure the security of sea routes. (more...)
Weight Watchers stock jumped more than 13% after Oprah's Golden Globes speech Weight Watchers stock jumped more than 13% after Oprah's Golden Globes speech
- January 09, 2018

Singer Mariah Carey, a presenter at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, called Winfrey "an incredible role model". Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, a fierce critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. (more...)
3 injured in NY Trump Tower heating system fire 3 injured in NY Trump Tower heating system fire
- January 09, 2018

According to sources the fire department said although local media initially reported there were no injuries, one person sustained a serious, possibly life-threatening injury, and another had a minor injury. The fire started around 7 a.m.at the Manhattan building that contains President Donald Trump's home and business offices. As firefighters battled the blaze, a plume of smoke spewed from the roof of the 68-story structure. (more...)
Marsha Blackburn - Border Wall 'Not Just Important,' But 'Imperative,' for DACA Deal Marsha Blackburn - Border Wall 'Not Just Important,' But 'Imperative,' for DACA Deal
- January 09, 2018

Politics, too, is on the agenda, GOP officials say, with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., slated to lead a discussion on the political landscape for House Republicans, who are at risk of losing the majority they've held since 2011. (more...)
Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas :PM Modi to induct first PIO Parliamentary Conference today Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas :PM Modi to induct first PIO Parliamentary Conference today
- January 09, 2018

India's humanity even in grave situations like these is a part of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam . He added that today India stands first in row when it comes to United Nations peacekeeping. "While ideological differences are dividing world community, you can spread India's message of Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas, " Modi told the PIO (People of Indian Origin) Parliamentarians and Mayors, who assembled in New Delhi from around the world to attend the conference. (more...)
Bangladesh records lowest temperature at 2.6 degree Celsius Bangladesh records lowest temperature at 2.6 degree Celsius
- January 09, 2018

Bangladesh Monday recorded the lowest temperature in five decades as mercury dipped to a chilling 2.6 degrees centigrade. Temperature in Nilphamari's Syedpur was second at 2.9 degrees Celsius, while it was 3 degrees Celsius in Dimla, 3.1 degrees Celsius in Kurigram's Rajarhat and 3.2 in Dinajpur. (more...)
The Met Will Start Charging $25 For Out-Of-State Residents The Met Will Start Charging $25 For Out-Of-State Residents
- January 09, 2018

The number of people willing to pay a suggested donation of $25 has declined substantially in recent years. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is partially abandoning its "pay-what-you-wish" admissions policy for a new approach that favors. (more...)
Pro-government rallies in Iran as United States imposes fresh sanctions Pro-government rallies in Iran as United States imposes fresh sanctions
- January 09, 2018

Iran has also seen three days of large pro-government demonstrations. In her remarks, Ms Haley said the United States would remain steadfastly behind the Iranian protesters. "The Iranian regime is now on notice: The world will be watching what you do". Iranian officials blamed a plot by the CIA, Israel and Saudi Arabia for the unrest that convulsed much of the country for five days - part of the increasing tensions playing out between Iran and its neighbors since President Donald ... (more...)
Bo Scarbrough Yells Bo Scarbrough Yells "F- Trump" Before National Championship Game
- January 09, 2018

Ahead of the game, Sporting News recorded video of Alabama walking out to the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium ahead of tonight's national championship game. I'll just be over here trying to survive the Snowmageddon that's supposed to hit on Friday. Trump is expected to watch the game from a skybox overlooking the field. (more...)
SL Green Realty Corp. (SLG) EPS Estimated At $1.59
- January 09, 2018

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $99.53. About 2.73M shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp. Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE) has risen 24.81% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Among 17 analysts covering Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 8 Hold. Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $866,100 activity. (more...)
Altice USA Plans Separation From European Parent Altice USA Plans Separation From European Parent
- January 09, 2018

Altice N.V. said its Board approved the spin-off of its interest in Altice USA and the renaming of Altice N.V.as Altice Europe. "The biggest overhang on Altice USA shares", he added, "has been the nagging concern that US shareholders might somehow be called upon to backstop weakness in Europe". (more...)
Liverpool want Naby Keita in January after Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona Liverpool want Naby Keita in January after Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona
- January 09, 2018

Supporters are dumbfounded by Liverpool's decision to let Coutinho leave this month with it blatantly clear that a replacement isn't ready to arrive anytime soon. In your opinion, should Liverpool splash the cash to lure Keita this month. Keita, who has already been secured by Liverpool following a deal worth around £57 million, is on loan for the season at RB Leipzig. (more...)
Ice, Ice, Gator? Alligators poke nose through ice to survive Ice, Ice, Gator? Alligators poke nose through ice to survive
- January 09, 2018

Look at those teeth. "(It's) just an absolute wonderful survival technique and these guys were built tough millions of years ago and they remain tough today". "No, they will not respond", the park said in a Facebook post. Alligators prefer the coastal creeks, ponds, wetlands and rivers that provide vast, interconnected habitats, experts said. (more...)
Mark Thompson arrested in drug probe Mark Thompson arrested in drug probe
- January 09, 2018

Detective attended the Rouse Street address at 9.30am on Friday. "Detectives from Southern Metro Divisional Response Unit and Geelong Divisional Response Unit are executing a warrant at Port Melbourne", the statement said on The Age . Thompson's decorated AFL career includes winning three premierships playing for Essendon, where he played 202 games. As an assistant coach, Thompson was embroiled in the 2013 supplement controversy that rocked the club. (more...)
Arab League to Lobby UN to Recognize Palestinian State Arab League to Lobby UN to Recognize Palestinian State
- January 09, 2018

On Friday, in a report denied by a State Department official, the Axios news site said Washington had frozen $125 million in funding for UNRWA. " I fully agree with President Trump's strong criticism of UNRWA ", Netanyahu said at the start of Sunday's cabinet meeting. (more...)
Pence to Visit Israel, Egypt, Jordan Pence to Visit Israel, Egypt, Jordan
- January 09, 2018

He will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said in a statement. The White House said Pence will address the need to combat terrorism and help persecuted religious minorities. Pence postponed his visit to Israel and Egypt in mid-December because of a Senate vote on Trump's tax overhaul. (more...)
Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal Huge relief for Indians as Trump govt drops H-1B visa proposal
- January 09, 2018

Jonathan Withington, Chief of Media Relations at the USCIS, in a statement, said: "The USCIS is not considering a regulatory change that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the United States by changing interpretation of section certain language in Section 104 C of the American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act (AC21) statute that states that USCIS may grant the extensions". (more...)
Fire breaks out on Bill and Hillary Clinton's Chappaqua property Fire breaks out on Bill and Hillary Clinton's Chappaqua property
- January 09, 2018

The New Castle, New York, police confirmed to USA Today that a small bedroom fire had been extinguished. Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill tweeted that the fire occurred in a building used by the Secret Service on the property. An ambulance left the scene without transporting anyone, New Castle police said. Agents were able to use fire extinguishers to put the blaze out. the fire department came to inspect and ensure everything was safe. (more...)
Registration Opens for Canadians to Receive $25 Loblaw Gift Card Registration Opens for Canadians to Receive $25 Loblaw Gift Card
- January 09, 2018

Anyone who purchased any of those products at any Loblaws store - which includes brands like No Frills, Superstore, Provigo, Zehrs and many others - between 2002 and March of 2015 is entitled to participate, and no proof of purchase is required. (more...)
Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Kabul (6 Jan 2018) Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attacks in Kabul (6 Jan 2018)
- January 09, 2018

Ambulances rushed to the scene to transfer the wounded to hospitals from the area close to the USA embassy and other foreign missions. As security forces arrived, a Reuters reporter saw four police vehicles carrying dead or wounded security personnel from the scene. (more...)
Trump could be interviewed within weeks in Russian Federation probe
- January 09, 2018

When asked whether he still feels the same way about Trump , Graham clarified that he called him "a xenophobic, race-baiting religious bigot" during the campaign but does not believe he has been that as president. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE . While Graham acknowledged that he has always said the president has a "blind spot" to Russian Federation, things are changing "for the better", he said, pointing to the administration's decision to ... (more...)
Trial of Vietnam oil executive allegedly kidnapped in Germany begins in Hanoi Trial of Vietnam oil executive allegedly kidnapped in Germany begins in Hanoi
- January 09, 2018

Also on trial is Dinh La Thang , a former Politburo member and one of the most senior Communist Party officials to go on trial in decades. He allegedly also advanced USD67 million to PVC, which did not use the funds for the right goal, causing losses of $5.5 million to the state. (more...)
Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway Pro-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki shot at on German motorway
- January 09, 2018

Naki, who has been a well-known critic of the Turkish government in the past, said he was driving near Duren when bullets were fired at his vehicle from a different auto. Naki said he assumed the Turkish MIT secret service had conducted the attack "or somebody else who doesn't like my politics". The player was given an 18-month suspended sentence a year ago in Turkey on accusations of terrorist propaganda for the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, Die Welt reported. (more...)
Panchkula violence: Arrest warrant issued against missing Dera Sacha Sauda chief Vipassana Panchkula violence: Arrest warrant issued against missing Dera Sacha Sauda chief Vipassana
- January 09, 2018

Vipassana, who was among the top contenders for succeeding Ram Rahim as Dera chief is now facing arrest. SIT head ACP Mukesh Malhotra, whose team arrested Mahender, said he could be a crucial link which may lead to arrest of Aditya Insan . (more...)
'You Are Important,' Rahul Gandhi Tells NRIs in Bahrain 'You Are Important,' Rahul Gandhi Tells NRIs in Bahrain
- January 09, 2018

Gandhi said. Sources said that the date would be finalized when Gandhi returns from Bahrain. "The government, on the other hand, is busy converting the fear into hatred between communities". "Congress President Rahul Gandhi has taken a decision that the presidents of all Pradesh Congress Committees, Regional Congress Committees and Territorial Congress Committees will continue in their posts after the organisational election also unless some decision is taken to replace them", the release ... (more...)
Fodder scam: CBI Judge asks Lalu Yadav to stay in open jail Fodder scam: CBI Judge asks Lalu Yadav to stay in open jail
- January 09, 2018

JD (U), which ruled Bihar in alliance with RJD and Congress for 20 months till parting ways to ally again with BJP in July 2017, promptly used Sahay's meeting with Yadav as a handle to beat Congress. For JD (U), the day was loaded with positive political vibes as the party's national president and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was presented the first Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Award for Probity in Public Life by the Jammu and Kashmir government in Jammu. (more...)
Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kashmir Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kashmir
- January 09, 2018

The officer said that the operation is still underway in the area. With militancy, especially home grown, on rise, security forces have launched a massive operation to flush out the ultras. (more...)

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