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Maharashtra: Indian Coast Guard helicopter makes an emergency landing in Nandgaon Maharashtra: Indian Coast Guard helicopter makes an emergency landing in Nandgaon
- March 10, 2018

All four crew members of the helicopter are reported safe. A probe is underway into the reason behind the mishap. Thankfully, no one was hurt too bad and all were rescued from the site, and taken to the Naval Hospital at INHS Asvini in Mumbai . (more...)
Trump's ex-aide Bannon to address National Front congress in France Trump's ex-aide Bannon to address National Front congress in France
- March 10, 2018

The upcoming speech will be the second in Europe for former senior adviser to US President Donald Trump Stephen Bannon who recently gave an hour-long address to a fullly-packed arena in Zurich, Switzerland, saying that the rise of populist parties was a positive development. (more...)
One officer killed, another wounded during California SWAT situation One officer killed, another wounded during California SWAT situation
- March 10, 2018

One of the officers died and the other is undergoing surgery. The officer's condition was unknown, according to Supervisor Jeremy Stafford with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. As of Saturday morning, the situation was still active with a SWAT team assisting. He says crisis negotiators were speaking with the suspect throughout the night. (more...)
London police arrest 4 for scaling Iran embassy London police arrest 4 for scaling Iran embassy
- March 10, 2018

In a video publicized on social media, one of the men can be seen standing on the Embass's porch and holding a blue-and-white flag with Arabic-language writing on it. Qassemi said that the British ambassador to Tehran expressed his government's apology for the incident. The son of Shirazi, a religious figure and fierce critic of Iran's regime , was recently imprisoned for insulting Ayatollah Khamenei . (more...)
PM Modi takes charge of Aviation Ministry after Ashok Gajapati Raju resigns PM Modi takes charge of Aviation Ministry after Ashok Gajapati Raju resigns
- March 10, 2018

Raju belonged to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), the ruling party in Andhra Pradesh which has Chandrababu Naidu as its chief-minister. The TDP, however, has not quit the NDA entirely. The decision has come amid the process of disinvestment of Air India and its subsidiaries. TDP, however, continues to be a part of the NDA. However, he admitted that clock can't be reversed back and hence in order to move forward, he demanded the Union Government to fulfill its promises made to Andhra Pradesh ... (more...)
Mushfiqur leads Bangladesh to record chase in T20 tri-series Mushfiqur leads Bangladesh to record chase in T20 tri-series
- March 10, 2018

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Mushfiqur weighed in, and Bangladesh required nine runs off the last over bowled by Thisara Perera . Perera, however, was dismissed only in the penultimate over who scored 74 off just 48 cherries and merry of the bowling during his stay in the middle. (more...)
Narayan Rane To File Nomination For Rajya Sabha Polls From BJP Quota Narayan Rane To File Nomination For Rajya Sabha Polls From BJP Quota
- March 10, 2018

The deal between the Congress and the JMMwas sealed after JMM leader Hemant Soren met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi last week. In the house of 224 members, Congress with 120 MLAs can win two seats on its own and there are excess votes left, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP ) with 41 legislators can win one seat on its own and there is bleak chance for JD (S) candidate to get elected to Upper House in Parliament without support from Congress or independents. (more...)
Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Earns "Overweight" Rating from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
- March 10, 2018

The stock increased 1.91% or $3.21 during the last trading session, reaching $170.89. About 3.68 million shares traded. Pioneer Natural Resources (NYSE: PXD ) Director Scott D. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 29th will be issued a dividend of $0.16 per share. Moreover, 1St Source Natl Bank has 0.17% invested in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). (more...)
Utah lawmaker shelves bill to name highway after Trump Utah lawmaker shelves bill to name highway after Trump
- March 10, 2018

Utah Republican state Rep. Mike Noel said late Wednesday that he was dropping his proposal because he was worn out after receiving heavy criticism about the measure. The original proposal included a 600-mile stretch of scenic highway in southern Utah connecting numerous state's national parks. "And no one knows better how to use it". (more...)
Barack Obama in talks with Netflix for 'production' deal Barack Obama in talks with Netflix for 'production' deal
- March 10, 2018

On the other hand, the partnership will provide the Obamas with a new platform to reach massive audiences worldwide, following their departure from the White House, where they spent eight years as President and First Lady. One show idea could see the 56-year-old politician moderate discussions on a number of topics, such as health care and voting rights, which he worked on at length during his presidency, and Michelle could do the same with subjects such as nutrition. (more...)
ISA, IEA Ink Joint Declarations Of Partnership For Renewable Energy ISA, IEA Ink Joint Declarations Of Partnership For Renewable Energy
- March 10, 2018

The ISA and the ADB would also cooperate on knowledge sharing and developing technology roadmaps for the promotion of solar energy, the multilateral lending agency said in a statement. The solar alliance is working for deployment of over 1,000 GW of solar energy and would mobilise more than $1,000 billion into solar energy by 2030, according to the statement. (more...)
Democratic turnout could signal blue wave -- but not in Texas Democratic turnout could signal blue wave -- but not in Texas
- March 10, 2018

Senate and House of Representatives in midterm elections in November. Almost a million Democrats voted, doubling the turnout for that party from the 2014 midterm primary. All of this, of course, depends on how indicative primary turnout is for the general election. He will take on incumbent Ted Cruz , who easily won the Republican primary. (more...)
Delhi Court Extends Karti Chidamabaram's CBI Custody For Fourth Time Delhi Court Extends Karti Chidamabaram's CBI Custody For Fourth Time
- March 10, 2018

In a related development, the Delhi High Court gave a major relief to Karti Chidambaram , directing the Enforcement Directorate (ED ), which is separately probing the allegations, not to arrest him till till the next hearing of the case on March 20. (more...)
Sealing row: Kejriwal writes to PM, Cong Prez Sealing row: Kejriwal writes to PM, Cong Prez
- March 10, 2018

AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal , who hogged the headlines during his first stint as the chief minister of Delhi in 2013 by sitting on a hunger strike outside the Rail Bhavan, has once again threatened to repeat his act if the ongoing sealing issue is not solved before March 31. (more...)
China warns of 'justified and necessary response' to trade war China warns of 'justified and necessary response' to trade war
- March 10, 2018

China on Thursday lauded Indian and Chinese leaders for demonstrating a "strategic vision" which had helped defuse last year's Doklam crisis, and acknowledged that ties between the two countries were poised for a rapid transition. "Some people in the United States believe that China therefore wants to replace the role of the USA in the global arena". On Wednesday, Trump hinted that his restrictions on trade could run even deeper, citing China's alleged theft of intellectual property. (more...)
Mamata backs Cong.'s Singhvi for Rajya Sabha Mamata backs Cong.'s Singhvi for Rajya Sabha
- March 10, 2018

But, Banerjee has made a decision to extend support to Congress itself and back Singhvi, This is surprising as Congress have been contesting Bengal polls as allies of the Left, which are the biggest political rivals for TMC. The Congress is short of seven votes and the TMC has 17 superfluous votes, which, sources said, are set to be cast in favour of Singhvi. With Congress fielding Singhvi, Trinamool has not fielded a candidate for the fifth seat. (more...)
Political will and gender equality Political will and gender equality
- March 10, 2018

The theme of this year's campaign is #PressforProgress . It also serves as a call for equality between the genders. The dynamic illustrations featured on their site - that depict these women's power so beautifully - were created by designer Candice Massaria . (more...)
30000 farmers march to Mumbai, want Maharashtra govt to waive off loans 30000 farmers march to Mumbai, want Maharashtra govt to waive off loans
- March 10, 2018

In Mumbai, the farmers will protest the BJP-led Maharashtra government's failure in fulfilling its assurances and recognising the agrarian crisis. They in large numbers are marching towards Mumbai to press their demands. The 180-kilometre-long march will reach Mumbai on March 12 with the farmers staging a protest outside the state legislative assembly. Speaking to mid-day, state general secretary of ABKS, Ajit Nawale, said, "In the past, we have given several memorandums to the government, ... (more...)
Funeral of Congress leader Dr Patangrao Kadam today Funeral of Congress leader Dr Patangrao Kadam today
- March 10, 2018

He was suffering from renal dysfunction and had been placed on ventilator support. He held important portfolios in the Congress-NCP government including Ministry of Cooperation and Ministry of Forests. Patangrao was an influential and powerful leader in Maharashtra politics and was known as a staunch Congressman. "With the sudden demise of Dr. Patangrao Kadam ji, we have lost a great educationalist, social and political leader!" The last rites of Kadam will be performed in Pune at Sonhira ... (more...)
Bayern Munich extends Joshua Kimmich contract to 2023 Bayern Munich extends Joshua Kimmich contract to 2023
- March 10, 2018

That makes me proud. The versatile 23-year-old joined Bayern in 2015 and quickly rose to the worldwide team and now has 25 caps. Kimmich has also cemented his place as a Germany worldwide and will be one of the first names Joachim Löw lists on his team sheet in Russian Federation next summer, having recently broken a record held by Berti Vogts by making 23 consecutive appearances for his country. (more...)
Rafael 'Ted' Cruz accuses opponent of changing name to win votes
- March 10, 2018

The margin has shrunk significantly from 2010 and 2014, when the margin between votes cast in the Republican and Democratic primaries ran closer to 40 percentage points. O'Rourke did allow one jab at Cruz, noting that Texans have a choice in November between a challenger who has been holding town halls throughout the state for almost a year and an incumbent who spent a chunk of his first term running for president. (more...)
White House Expresses Optimism About Trump California Visit White House Expresses Optimism About Trump California Visit
- March 10, 2018

In the event he exempted Canada and Mexico. But in particular, the administration's correct decision to exempt Canada and Mexico from the new tariffs nearly assures that the policies will fail to meet the Department of Commerce's capacity targets for the steel and aluminum industries. (more...)
Chew on the New Santa Clarita Diet Season 2 Trailer Chew on the New Santa Clarita Diet Season 2 Trailer
- March 10, 2018

Set against the sunny, sanguine backdrop of suburbia, Sheila's energetic undead rebirth - boosted by macabre protein shakes - forces the family (including their teen daughter, ) to make some decidedly dubious moral reasoning for the ghastly fate they deliver to the human victims who satiate her cravings. (more...)
IShares MSCI UAE Capped (UAE) Rises 1.75% for Mar 9 IShares MSCI UAE Capped (UAE) Rises 1.75% for Mar 9
- March 10, 2018

This year's performance is 11.72% while this quarter's performance is 5.08%. Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 854.4% during the fourth quarter. now owns 1,438,060 shares of the company's stock valued at $104,950,000 after buying an additional 85,192 shares during the period. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 9,083 shares of the company's stock valued at $308,000 after purchasing an additional 742 shares during the period. (more...)
Imran says Senate chairman, deputy chairman should be from Balochistan, FATA Imran says Senate chairman, deputy chairman should be from Balochistan, FATA
- March 10, 2018

He said the sense of deprivation in both the regions was developed under the governments of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N). "PTI will never support PPP and PML-N in any circumstances", Imran affirmed. Dr Nafisa Shah said PML-N was suffering from "Zardari phobia" while its allies were also leaving the ruling party. (more...)
Trump vows 'great flexibility' toward 'real friends' in tariff showdown Trump vows 'great flexibility' toward 'real friends' in tariff showdown
- March 10, 2018

Trump says a 25 percent tariff will be added to steel and a 10 percent tariff will apply to aluminum. Yves-Thomas Dorval, President of the CPQ, wants the government to do everything in its power to ensure tariffs don't hit Quebec's steel and aluminum industries. (more...)
United States offers $5mn reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah United States offers $5mn reward for information on Mullah Fazlullah
- March 10, 2018

The US today announced a United States dollars 5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of Afghanistan-based Maulana Fazlullah, leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an outfit which carries out terrorist attacks inside Pakistan. (more...)
Trump set to sign tariffs order amid Republican dissent
- March 10, 2018

Joe Manchin, who is running for reelection this year from West Virginia, where Trump won overwhelmingly in 2016, said it was "past time to defend our interests, our security and our workers in the global economy and that is exactly what the President is proposing with these tariffs". (more...)
Putin on U.S. election interference: 'I couldn't care less' Putin on U.S. election interference: 'I couldn't care less'
- March 10, 2018

I do think - I did glean that perhaps he has something on Donald Trump . The investigation of that meddling is part of several inquiries being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller and congressional committees. politics are continuing unabated - and pose a threat to mid-term congressional elections in November. On Friday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Hardball", NBC anchor Megyn Kelly previewed her forthcoming NBC special " Confronting Putin " and stated that she thinks "there's a ... (more...)
Trump imposes new steel, aluminum tariffs via proclamation
- March 10, 2018

Trump drew on rarely used national security grounds to place a 25 percent tax on steel imports and 10 percent tax on imported aluminum. But a lobbiest for the U.S. Kevin Brady, the Texas chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, signed a letter [text, pdf] in opposition Wednesday, arguing "tariffs are taxes that make USA businesses less competitive and US consumers poorer" and urging the president to reconsider the idea of such broad tariffs to avoid unintended consequences. (more...)

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