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Congress MLA brandishes grenade, stuns Kerala assembly Congress MLA brandishes grenade, stuns Kerala assembly
- March 07, 2018

As the commotion continued, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that if Mr. Radhakrishnan had indeed brought a real grenade into the House, it was a risky and serious issue and that he should hand it over to the Speaker. Meanwhile, speaker P Sree Ramakrishnnan has assured LDF legislators that he will look into the issue to determine if Thiruvanchoor has breached the code of conduct inside the assembly. (more...)
Complaint against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple Complaint against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple
- March 07, 2018

The police even did not frisk me nor checked my handbag while I was entering the temple", she said, adding "I have full respect for rules of all temples. While replying to a twiterrati, Raveena said everyone including security guards and servitors in the temple were taking selfies, recording videos and she was not aware of phone ban. (more...)
Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court Aadhar not mandatory for NEET 2018 says Supreme Court
- March 07, 2018

The Central government on Tuesday said to the Supreme Court that the final date to link the Aadhaar number to bank accounts, mobile phones and government schemes may be extended beyond March 31, 2018. At the end of the hearing then, Venugopal appeared before the bench and made the statement about the possibility of extension of the deadline. In last few days, only three lawyers from the petitioner's side have completed their arguments. (more...)
7th Pay Commission: Should government employees prepare for the worst? 7th Pay Commission: Should government employees prepare for the worst?
- March 07, 2018

While dearness allowance may get a hike, there are conflicting reports over whether the government will increase the minimum pay and fitment factor beyond the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission (7th CPC) or not. Apart from the DA hike which would benefit almost 47 lakh central government employees, over 50 lakh pensioners would also be benefited with a similar 2 per cent increase in the Dearness Relief provided to them. (more...)
USA trade deficit hits nine-year high on falling exports USA trade deficit hits nine-year high on falling exports
- March 07, 2018

Since he took over power, Trump has been pressuring China to step up measures to reduce trade deficit and expand United States exports and investments. Australia warned that a trade conflict could put the brakes on global economic growth. "Net exports likely will exert another significant drag on overall GDP growth in the first quarter". (more...)
Air India denies 'any confirmation' for flights to Israel using Saudi Airspace Air India denies 'any confirmation' for flights to Israel using Saudi Airspace
- March 07, 2018

Tickets for the new route went on sale shortly after the announcement Wednesday, reported the Times of Israel . But Air India said on Tuesday that while it had issued such a request, the regulator had yet to give it a positive answer. Israeli airline El Al is the only airline to operate direct flights from Israel to India. "We have applied for the route with (India's) directorate general of civil aviation", a spokesman told AFP . (more...)
Abhaya case: CBI courtacquits Fr Poothrukayil Abhaya case: CBI courtacquits Fr Poothrukayil
- March 07, 2018

Sister Abhaya, a plus-two student, was found dead in a well on the premises of the Pius X Convent in Kottayam in 1992. However, the discharge petitions of Fr Thomas M Kottoor and Sister Sefi were dismissed. At around 4.45am, Sister Abhaya found them in a compromising position in the cellar following which the two accused attacked her with an axe. In 2009, the CBI submitted the charge sheet in the case, claiming that strong evidence was available against the two priests and the nun. (more...)
CBI moves Delhi court seeking permission for narco test on Karti CBI moves Delhi court seeking permission for narco test on Karti
- March 07, 2018

He further stated that it was not true to suggest that Chidambaram was not co-operating with the investigation. Karti contended that his arrest was "illegal and arbitrary" but the central investigating agency opposed his bail plea, saying the investigation was at a crucial stage and his custodial interrogation was necessary to unearth the entire conspiracy in the INX Media corruption case. (more...)
Nor'easter leads to delays, cancellations at Bradley International Airport Nor'easter leads to delays, cancellations at Bradley International Airport
- March 07, 2018

More than 50 million people from Philadelphia to Boston are under winter storm warnings and watches. So far, the total number of cancellations involving US flights is 1,944. Newark Liberty International Airport, meanwhile, had the highest number of cancellations with 555. Travelers are urged to contact their airline to check the status of their flight before going to the airport. (more...)
Trump set to take questions alongside Swedish prime minister Trump set to take questions alongside Swedish prime minister
- March 07, 2018

Löfven insisted that free trade is important for the European Union, but Trump appeared unwavering in his decision and said the European Union had been unfair and tough towards the US. Called paper. Not highly complex computers. I hope they are honest. President Donald Trump stepped in front of the camera twice Wednesday with the prime minister of Sweden amid major news on North Korea and other fronts. (more...)
Begumpet to become all-women station Begumpet to become all-women station
- March 07, 2018

Asia's first woman loco-pilot Surekha Yadav will motor the train along with assistant loco-pilot Trushna Joshi. The division spokesperson said that the women will be totally in-charge of the Ajni station. "The commercial department has deployed 13 clerks and three tickchecking staff, 11 operating staff (station master and pointsperson) and four RPF personnel". (more...)
SC takes notice of not extending tenure of judge hearing NAB references SC takes notice of not extending tenure of judge hearing NAB references
- March 07, 2018

On July 28 previous year, the Supreme Court had disqualified Nawaz and given a six-month deadline to the accountability court to complete the trial against the Sharif family. Therefore, the right to contest to elections is also stripped away. "Did the judge not know that Ishaq Dar is absconding form the court?" Three cases were registered on September 8 against Sharif, 68, and his family and one case against Dar. (more...)
Theresa May given fresh warning over European Union deal for the financial sector Theresa May given fresh warning over European Union deal for the financial sector
- March 07, 2018

A draft joint position from the remaining 27 European Union members, seen by Reuters ahead of its official publication later on Wednesday, said the bloc was determined to foster a close partnership with Britain . Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted in a key Brexit speech on March 2, 2018 that the government is exploring terms by which the United Kingdom could remain part of European Union agencies, including the European Medicines Agency, after its departure from the EU. (more...)
Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto
- March 07, 2018

Kushner was stripped of his top security clearance recently, according to multiple sources. On Monday, Trump reiterated that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bad for the United States, accusing Mexico of doing enough to stop drugs making its way across the US border. (more...)
Guatemala to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem in May
- March 07, 2018

Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem in May, President of the Republic of Guatemala Jimmy Morales said Sunday in a speech at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual conference in Washington D.C., The Times of Israel reported . (more...)
Sensible gun laws are indeed possible Sensible gun laws are indeed possible
- March 07, 2018

According to a 2017 Pew Research Survey there are major disagreements between gun owners and non-gun owners when it comes to gun legislation. Groups like the NRA know that their most prominent base tends to live within the heartland of the country and are typically living in states that heavily favor Republican representatives. (more...)
Gigaba on Gupta naturalisation Gigaba on Gupta naturalisation
- March 07, 2018

Tshwete has now backtracked and has told SowetanLIVE that it is possible that Atul Gupta was granted citizenship. Gigaba on the status of the Gupta's South African citizenship has only inspired more confusion and the matter is now as clear as mud. (more...)
Saudi crown prince urged to ease Qatar blockade ahead of United Kingdom visit Saudi crown prince urged to ease Qatar blockade ahead of United Kingdom visit
- March 07, 2018

Human rights charity Reprieve says the number of executions in Saudi Arabia has doubled since the crown prince took charge. Mrs May told the Commons everyone was "concerned" about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen . The British Prime Minister Theresa May also confirmed that Gulf security ensures the security of Britain and the prosperity of the Gulf means Britain's prosperity. (more...)
Now, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust defaced in Kolkata Now, Syama Prasad Mookerjee bust defaced in Kolkata
- March 07, 2018

Mookerjee founded Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the predecessor of BJP, in the early 1950s. BJP condemned barbaric act of vandalizing statue of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh Bharat Keshri's founder Dr. " We demand very strong action against the culprits", BJP general secretary Sayantan Basu said.BJP president Dilip Ghosh said the bust would be restored there with a new look. (more...)
Karnataka Lokayukta PV Shetty stabbed; BJP blames Congress: 10 developments Karnataka Lokayukta PV Shetty stabbed; BJP blames Congress: 10 developments
- March 07, 2018

Sharma entered the chamber at around 1.45pm when Shetty was having his lunch, a police officer with the lokayukta's office said on condition of anonymity. The potential attempt to murder was carried out even while the security arrangements are bang in place. Linga went on to say, it is yet to be discovered whether the accused had taken prior appointment with the Lokayukta or simply broke into the chambers of the big gun. (more...)
The Shell Midstream Partners LP (SHLX) Shares Sold by Edge Advisors LLC
- March 07, 2018

Compton Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Amgen Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $135.36B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $57.35. Wells Fargo & Company had 131 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:SMLP) rating on Sunday, October 15. (more...)
Navarro says 'no exclusions' on steel and aluminum tariffs Navarro says 'no exclusions' on steel and aluminum tariffs
- March 07, 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in January revised up the global growth forecast for 2018 and 2019 by 0.2 percentage point to 3.9 percent for each year. House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Trump administration could have been "smarter" in how it went about protecting United States steelmakers, imposing "more surgical, more targeted" tariffs on countries like China that are accused of dumping. (more...)
Schools may close if teachers don't get raise Schools may close if teachers don't get raise
- March 07, 2018

To make a point on the teacher shortage and lack of funding for education, Danks stood at an intersection last summer to raise money for her classroom. Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere . Alicia Priest, president of the association, said in the release that the group is honored to take the lead as the voice of the movement to improve education in the state. (more...)
Nick Offerman is a Warlock daddy for Amazon's Good Omens Nick Offerman is a Warlock daddy for Amazon's Good Omens
- March 07, 2018

Author Neil Gaiman is serving as showrunner for the series, adapting his jointly-authored novel into six episodes to air on Amazon in the USA and the BBC in the UK. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, and tempers are flaring. Similar to the book, the series follows the angel Aziraphale (Sheen) and the demon Crowley (Tennant) as the apocalypse and Final Judgement draws near. (more...)
Research Analysts Set Expectations for Tenet Healthcare Corp's Q1 2018 Earnings (THC)
- March 07, 2018

The stock increased 2.10% or $6.07 during the last trading session, reaching $294.78. Tenet Healthcare Corp (Call) now has $2.16B valuation. The stock had a trading volume of 2,519,833 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,670,000. Hap Trading, New York-based fund reported 48,606 shares. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America. About 637,839 shares traded. (more...)
Trump Jokes About Becoming 'President For Life' In Private Dinner Trump Jokes About Becoming 'President For Life' In Private Dinner
- March 07, 2018

While Trump's fundraising weekend was closed to the press, he was apparently in fine form, complaining yet again that his own government isn't investigating past election opponent Hillary Clinton enough while expressing jovial admiration for, again, authoritarian-minded world leaders . (more...)
Restrictions in parts of Srinagar, Shopian Restrictions in parts of Srinagar, Shopian
- March 07, 2018

The demand for revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has grown louder after four civilians and two militants by security forces in Shopian district of South Kashmir on March 4, with the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry joining the demand the removal of AFSPA which gives license to the security forces to kill without any accountability. (more...)
Northeast bracing for another nor'easter days after deadly storm Northeast bracing for another nor'easter days after deadly storm
- March 07, 2018

Saturday and a coastal flood warning up through 3 a.m. Sunday. The strong winds and dry air in its wake has also raised the chances of wildfires throughout Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma, the weather service said. "I think the big challenge that we're all going to have is, once we get done with recovery, once people get the electricity back on, we've gotta make sure we work with our local colleagues and federal colleagues to collect the data that needs to be collected as quickly as we possibly ... (more...)
Conrad Sangma heads non-Congress coalition 10 years after father stitched one Conrad Sangma heads non-Congress coalition 10 years after father stitched one
- March 07, 2018

The swearing-in ceremony was attended by BJP national president Amit Shah and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh . In the months before the elections, Conrad Sangma projected his party as an attractive local alternative to both the Congress and the BJP - many in Meghalaya found the saffron party to be too communal. (more...)
United States considers new military action against Syrian regime United States considers new military action against Syrian regime
- March 07, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rebels regained control of at least one town and fighting continued. The convoy was supposed to enter Ghouta on Sunday, but was held up by Syrian government forces. "You mention 550 victims killed in Eastern Ghouta, including more than 130 children". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said barrel bombs - crude, improvised munitions that cause indiscriminate damage - were used, including on the town of Hammuriyeh, where 10 people ... (more...)

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