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Intermediate student in Hyderabad stabbed to death on his way to exams Intermediate student in Hyderabad stabbed to death on his way to exams
- March 13, 2018

E Sudheer , 19, studying at Pratibha Junior College , Kukatpally, in Moosapet, (a suburb in Hyderabad ) was going to the examination centre, along with his two friends, Meghanath and Sai Krishna, on a motorcycle when he was attacked by a gang of four men around 8.30am. (more...)
U'khand: Bus falls into a gorge; claims 13 lives U'khand: Bus falls into a gorge; claims 13 lives
- March 13, 2018

As per reports, the bus that fell into the gorge was going from Almora's Deoghat to Nainital's Ramnagar. Almost total 24 people were on board the bus. Meanwhile, staff at Bhatrojkhan police station said the postmortem was being conducted at Bhatrojkhan. The injured were rushed to Ramnagar hospital, where condition of few was stated to be critical. (more...)
CBSE Class 12th Chemistry Board Exam 2018 | Check Today's Paper Analysis & Review CBSE Class 12th Chemistry Board Exam 2018 | Check Today's Paper Analysis & Review
- March 13, 2018

After holding the Physics exam on March 7, 2018, the Chemistry test was held after a gap of 6 days. However, students now pursuing these subjects in class 9 have been allowed to continue it. "Most of the students completed the questions before time". "Mass Media Studies was one of the subjects which helped students with the learning disabilities, however, now they do not have much choice". (more...)
Defence budget inadequate: Army tells Parliamentary panel Defence budget inadequate: Army tells Parliamentary panel
- March 13, 2018

In its strongest take on the Modi govt, Army tells parliamentary panel that 68% of its equipment is vintage, and Make in India is stillborn. It had also started purchases of equipment after the Dokolam standoff past year with Chinese troops. (more...)
Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Hamilton steel mill Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Hamilton steel mill
- March 13, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday kicked off a tour of the nation's steel and aluminum regions to reassure workers anxious that the United States could still introduce tariffs on the imports of the metals. Canada produces some of the cleanest steel and aluminum in the world thanks to our focus on new technology and cleaner sources of energy. Trudeau says he will keep the pressure on Trump during the tariff negotiations, as well as on negotiations for the North American Free ... (more...)
CBS says work needed on before Stormy Daniels interview airs CBS says work needed on before Stormy Daniels interview airs
- March 13, 2018

The possibility of Daniels owning any pre-existing images/videos of Trump engaged in any lewd acts would definitely be a presidential first; however, he hasn't exactly fit the diplomatic politician mould throughout his short tenure in office. (more...)
Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire Nine trekkers dead in India Tamil Nadu forest fire
- March 13, 2018

On their way back on Sunday, the groups became trapped on the hills, surrounded by the fire. The fire situation looked very serious but could be controlled, an official told PTI on condition of anonymity. "We have not got all the details yet, since we were all busy with rescue work", he said. A 36-member team-24 people from Chennai and 12 from Tiruppur and Erode districts-on a trekking expedition reached the Kurangani hills on March 10. (more...)
Proposed Eastern Ohio Petrochemical Plant Adds South Korean Partner Proposed Eastern Ohio Petrochemical Plant Adds South Korean Partner
- March 13, 2018

PTT Global is working with Daelim Industrial of South Korea on plans to build what's called an " ethane cracker " on an existing fracking facility in Belmont County. "We will go through an assessment process to determine if there are any violations", Butler said. "Today is a pivotal step", Kasich said. Cera, D-Bellaire, said he hopes the new partnership and additional investment will "close that circle" of debate about the project and create some forward momentum. (more...)
Islamic State claims responsibility for Yemen military kitchen bomb attack Islamic State claims responsibility for Yemen military kitchen bomb attack
- March 13, 2018

According to initial reports , the attacker drove a vehicle bomb into kitchens that make meals for soldiers of the UAE-trained troops in the city's Mansoura district. The rebels are in control of the capital Sanaa and most of northern Yemen . The Saudi-led coalition forces, which is backed by the United States, has interfered in the conflict upon Hadi's request since then, and are carrying out regular airstrikes against the Houthi rebels. (more...)
National Geographic addresses 'appalling' racist past National Geographic addresses 'appalling' racist past
- March 13, 2018

Writing as the first woman and Jewish person to helm the magazine, Ms. Goldberg introduced the April issue which focuses on race by stating "when we made a decision to devote our April magazine to the topic of race, we thought we should examine our own history before turning our reportorial gaze to others". (more...)
Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs
- March 13, 2018

It will be pretty interesting if Flake ends up introducing legislation to counter Trump's tariffs, potentially setting up yet another clash between the two politicians. "Put simply, the proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports threaten to undermine that success", Hatch wrote. Business leaders continued to sound the alarm about the tariffs, with the CEO of the U.S. (more...)
Ofo raises $866 mn funding from Alibaba Ofo raises $866 mn funding from Alibaba
- March 13, 2018

Last year, the company raised $700 million from a group of investors, including Alibaba Group , in a bid to fuel its competition with Tencent-backed MoBike . But in other European cities, local authorities are clamping down on unregulated bike-sharing schemes. "Our mission is to solve the last-mile transportation problem in India's urban areas, and we see vast potential in Pune for ofo's convenient, affordable and low carbon way of travel", says Rajarshi Sahai, Director of Public Policy ... (more...)
Houston Texans making 'strong run' at New England Patriots tackle, per report
- March 13, 2018

According to the Boston Globe's Ben Volin , the Cleveland Browns have joined the mix and are making a "big run" at Solder. The Browns are still waiting on Thomas to decide if he will return for another season or retire and start the wait to his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (more...)
EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision
- March 13, 2018

Britain would be free to impose some new sanctions, for example denying entry to Russian individuals, but would be very limited in its ability to, say, bar more Russian imports as European Union trade policy is centralised in Brussels and will remain so, probably, for a couple years after Brexit in March 2019. (more...)
Blues have the answers for Ducks in 4-2 victory Blues have the answers for Ducks in 4-2 victory
- March 13, 2018

I'm not sure what the pinpoint was for elevating our play, but we have done it. A win tonight and with their game in hand would put the Blues above the Flames and the Ducks and give the Kings the inside track of taking over the Ducks, something that would move the Blues two spots closer to a wild card position. (more...)
Death penalty to be sought for Nikolas Cruz Death penalty to be sought for Nikolas Cruz
- March 13, 2018

Borges' family has filed notice that they will sue Florida authorities to seek money to cover the cost of his recovery. The State filed notice in the Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial District on Tuesday, according to WSVN-TV. Cruz is scheduled for a formal arraignment on Wednesday on a 34-count indictment. The action by prosecutors Tuesday does not necessarily mean a plea deal will not be reached in the case. (more...)
Video captures Labour summer camp party Video captures Labour summer camp party
- March 13, 2018

If the woman wanted to offer any help to the review the Labour Party is undertaking of its processes around dealing with sexual misconduct, she would be welcome to do that, Kirton said. He says he was contacted that day by someone who told him there had been an incident at this event similar to what is alleged to have taken place at a Young Labour summer camp in February. (more...)
Bills Could Change Pa. Abortion Law Bills Could Change Pa. Abortion Law
- March 13, 2018

There are new bills on the table that could change Pennsylvania's abortion law. A rally at the state Capitol on Monday called on lawmakers to support legislation that would ban abortions sought because a fetus has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. (more...)
Former Cuomo aide Percoco, COR's Aiello found guilty in corruption case Former Cuomo aide Percoco, COR's Aiello found guilty in corruption case
- March 13, 2018

For six weeks, jurors had mostly been listening to evidence the government presented to prove its claim that Percoco, a longtime confidante and top aide to New York's Democratic governor, had accepted more than $300,000 in bribes from the businessmen who needed his help with state business. (more...)
Budget session: Opposition angry as Finance Bill passed without discussion Budget session: Opposition angry as Finance Bill passed without discussion
- March 13, 2018

Question Hour and Zero Hour were washed out after members from the TDP, Congress , AIADMK, TRS, etc. trooped into the Well. While the upper house has been adjourned till 2 PM, the proceedings in lower house has been adjourned for the day. (more...)
Russian exile and Putin critic found dead in Britain Russian exile and Putin critic found dead in Britain
- March 13, 2018

They remain in a critical but stable condition. Nikolai Glushkov was found dead by family and friends at his home in London on Monday, The Guardian reported . The 68-year-old Glushkov was a businessman in Russian Federation after the fall of Communism and had been a close associate of oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who was forced to flee Moscow after falling out with Vladimir Putin. (more...)
ICE Spokesman Resigns Because Trump Administration Spreads Falsehoods ICE Spokesman Resigns Because Trump Administration Spreads Falsehoods
- March 13, 2018

ICE, he said, never arrests 100 percent of the people it targets for operation. ICE San Diego also arrested and detained almost 640 illegal aliens with a criminal history in that same time period. "I asked them to change the information", he said. "Then I took some time and I quit", Schwab said. After Homan said, "I have to believe that some of them were able to elude us", he went further, saying on February 28, "There's 800 that we are unable to locate because of that warning, so that ... (more...)
Ireland entered into Super Six stage after destroyed UAE Ireland entered into Super Six stage after destroyed UAE
- March 13, 2018

Ireland's progress to the Super Six stage of the World Cup qualifying tournament in Zimbabwe was even easier than expected as UAE again proved canon fodder for William Porterfield's side. Once Chirag Suri and Ashfaq Ahmed fell, Boyd Rankin broke through the UAE middle order with a four-wicket burst that left them reeling at 67 runs for 6 wickets. (more...)
2019 election timetable: Senate blows hot, warns INEC 2019 election timetable: Senate blows hot, warns INEC
- March 13, 2018

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today directed the Senate Committee on Banking and Finance, chaired by Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, to begin the process of screening the 2 nominees for Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria. (more...)
Egypt's foreign minister in South Sudan to boost relations Egypt's foreign minister in South Sudan to boost relations
- March 13, 2018

Also on Monday, the foreign minister met with South Sudanese Health Minister Riek Gai on the sidelines of the inauguration of a new kidney center donated by Egypt to a Juba hospital. Egypt, according to the minister for the presidency, is now hosts over 50,000 South Sudanese who are afforded all freedoms like citizens of Egypt. Earlier this year the United States imposed a unilateral arms embargo on South Sudan to encourage an end to the fighting and there is now a draft resolution for an ... (more...)
China to merge banking, insurance regulators in biggest ministry shake-up China to merge banking, insurance regulators in biggest ministry shake-up
- March 13, 2018

China's central bank will take over the functions of drafting important laws and regulations for the banking and insurance industries, which are now assumed by CIRC and CBRC. The ministry shake-up also includes the creation of a new immigration management bureau and the restructuring of the national intellectual property rights bureau. (more...)
Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend Wintry conditions set to return by the weekend
- March 13, 2018

However there is a bit of uncertainty about how quickly that cold wind will come in from the east. "By the weekend temperatures will be struggling to get much above freezing, and there will be a significant windchill". "There will be temperatures of 4C to 5C during the day, at night time it will be -1 to -2C and -3 in the countryside". Forecasters are predicting that The Beast From The East will make an unwelcome reappearance this weekend - and there could be snow coming with it. (more...)
Charter bus carrying plunges into Alabama ravine; injuries reported Charter bus carrying plunges into Alabama ravine; injuries reported
- March 13, 2018

Channelview Independent School District, which is located east of Houston , has confirmed band students from Channelview High School were on the bus to Houston after a spring break trip. He could not provide information about the extent of their injuries or conditions. The interstate was closed down in both directions as the injured were flown to hospitals including emergency rooms in Mobile and Pensacola, Florida, plus a free-standing emergency room in rural Baldwin County, said Chris ... (more...)
Trump's Personal Assistant Fired Over Security Issue Trump's Personal Assistant Fired Over Security Issue
- March 13, 2018

The charges are not related to the President, the source said. Aide John McEntee, whose slight public profile belies his relatively long service with Trump going back to the early days of the original campaign, told colleagues that he had had trouble gaining necessary security clearances, according to the Wall Street Journal , which broke the news. (more...)
Trump says 'disagreed on things' with Rex Tillerson Trump says 'disagreed on things' with Rex Tillerson
- March 13, 2018

Trump specifically cited differences over the Iran deal Tuesday. The Washington Post first reported news of Tillerson's firing, shortly before the president's tweet. The top U.S. diplomat's team said he was feeling unwell on Saturday and later in the weekend the state department said he would cut short his tour by a day. (more...)

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