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I would have thrown note ban file in dustbin: Rahul I would have thrown note ban file in dustbin: Rahul
- March 10, 2018

She also referred to dynasties in the USA such as that of the Bush family and the Clintons and also to dynasties in several States of India. Amplifying what appeared a message for potential allies as well party workers, Sonia Gandhi said, "We are going to come back". (more...)
U.S. talks on trade tariffs 'frank' but bring no immediate clarity U.S. talks on trade tariffs 'frank' but bring no immediate clarity
- March 10, 2018

European steel and aluminium associations have warned that the USA tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. With Japan a major trade partner and global investor, Suga said that, on the contrary, they contributed greatly to employment and industry in the United States . (more...)
Vegas Play of the Day: New Mexico vs. San Diego State Vegas Play of the Day: New Mexico vs. San Diego State
- March 10, 2018

Utah State (17-17) went without a field goal for more than eight minutes and was scoreless for almost seven as New Mexico used a 24-2 run to take a 14-point lead late in the first half. Wyoming fell to New Mexico 85-75 on Thursday night in the quarter-finals of the Mountain West Championships. Both teams had some highs and lows throughout the game. (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates National Legislators Conference on 'We For Development' PM Modi inaugurates National Legislators Conference on 'We For Development'
- March 10, 2018

Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the two day National Legislators Conference at the Central Hall of Parliament today, Mr Modi said, the government has identified 115 such districts which were weaker on various parameters of development. (more...)
Donald Trump says Chinese leader 'helpful' on Kim Jong Un meeting Donald Trump says Chinese leader 'helpful' on Kim Jong Un meeting
- March 10, 2018

His comments came after the White House said talks would only take place once the secretive regime takes "concrete and verifiable actions", that went beyond promises to halt nuclear testing and denuclearise. The first is that Mr Kim succeeds in charming the impetuous and inexperienced Mr Trump to such an extent that he makes foolish concessions that his opposite number has no intention of earning. (more...)
'A Wrinkle in Time' is a big leap for its teenage star 'A Wrinkle in Time' is a big leap for its teenage star
- March 10, 2018

Perhaps someone should have taken that as a sign that L'Engle's tale of good triumphing over evil might not be meant for a cinematic interpretation. In the film, as in the book, Meg Murry ( Storm Reid ) and her precocious brother Charles Wallace ( Deric McCabe ) are struggling socially and academically after the disappearance of their father ( Chris Pine ), a brilliant scientist. (more...)
China accuses Trump of damaging global trade with tariffs
- March 10, 2018

The South Korean official said the tariffs would impact the renegotiation of the bilateral free trade deal with the United States that is now underway. And that uncertainty was exacerbated by reports this morning that White House economic adviser Gary Cohn had resigned due to a difference of opinion with President Trump on trade . (more...)
US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks
- March 10, 2018

Bump stocks use the recoil of the semi-automatic rifle to allow the weapon to fire at a higher rate, effectively turning a semi-automatic into a machine gun. The National Rifle Association is against an all out ban but the organization says "devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". (more...)
Judge denies bond a second time for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz Judge denies bond a second time for Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz
- March 10, 2018

FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich made the comments in a closed briefing Tuesday with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees. Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is formally charged with 17 counts of murder after Valentine's Day attack. (more...)
European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by U.S. tariffs
- March 10, 2018

Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono said the tariffs "could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the USA, who are allies". Having overcome the opposition, Trump relished Thursday's signing ceremony, where he was flanked by steelworkers - some carrying their hard hats - who lavished praise on his decision. (more...)
European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from USA on trade tariffs European Union says no 'immediate' clarity from USA on trade tariffs
- March 10, 2018

The tariffs come into force in two weeks. "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption however, so discussions will continue next week". "The EU is a close ally of the U.S. and we continue to be of the view that the EU should be excluded from these measures", EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem wrote on Twitter. (more...)
South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth
- March 10, 2018

Amla and Elgar added just 43 runs in 26 overs in the middle session of the day, but he maintains it was more important at that stage to preserve their wickets. The stand was largely chanceless as well. The poor decision would later play a part in Dharmasena's request for the famous St George's Park band to stop playing, with the umpires concerned about being able to hear edges above the music. (more...)
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...)

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