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Google Doodle marks Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's 115th birth anniversary
- April 03, 2018

Also Read: Google Doodle today: Did you know that a crater on Venus is named after India's Dr Anandibai Joshi? When she was seven year old, her father passed away without leaving a will and as per the property laws of the times, the entire property went to her step brother and thereafter her struggle started. (more...)
Supreme Court says it's not against Act, observes that innocent shouldn't be Supreme Court says it's not against Act, observes that innocent shouldn't be
- April 03, 2018

Clashes turned deadly in Madhya Pradesh where five persons were killed and dozens injured, forcing officials to impose curfew in Morena, Gwalior and Bhind districts. At present posted at training directorate of UP Police, Ashok evaded a direct answer when asked whether his letter to the President, a dalit from Uttar Pradesh , was deliberate as only IPS officers, either promoted or regular recruits, can write resignation directly to the President. (more...)
Armed men shoot dead four members of Christian family in Quetta Armed men shoot dead four members of Christian family in Quetta
- April 03, 2018

The Christians on Sunday had celebrated Easter in Pakistan and the family had come to celebrate with their relatives from Lahore. Around 2% of Pakistan's population are Christians. In December a year ago, two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a Quetta church, which was packed with worshippers, killing nine people and wounding over a dozen. (more...)
April 4 events to mark 50th anniversary of MLK assassination April 4 events to mark 50th anniversary of MLK assassination
- April 03, 2018

The initiative's key learnings will include effective organizing, community activism and leveraging strategic partnerships, and I AM 2018 will work to show the correlation of the legacy of the strikers and the late Dr. But the civil rights struggle was far from over. Before he could answer Young, a shot rang out. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. (more...)
USA immigration judges under pressure USA immigration judges under pressure
- April 03, 2018

The Trump administration has introduced production quotas for immigration judges in an effort to reduce enormous court backlogs, raising concern among judges and attorneys that decisions may be unfairly rushed. The Justice Department announced in a memo to immigration judges Friday that it is instituting quotas to "encourage efficient and effective case management" of deportation proceedings, the Wall Street Journal first reported Monday . (more...)
Netanyahu Suspends Israel-UN Deal Resettling African Migrants Netanyahu Suspends Israel-UN Deal Resettling African Migrants
- April 03, 2018

The agreement "will allow for a larger number of immigrants to leave Israel than the previous plan, and [this will be done] under the auspices of the United Nations and the global community", according to an announcement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office, cited by Haaretz . (more...)
Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case
- April 03, 2018

Hughes didn't comply with commands from officers to drop the knife and continued to move toward her roommate. In an unsigned opinion , the court said the officer, Andrew Kisela, was entitled to qualified immunity in the shooting of Amy Hughes. (more...)
United States declares MML, TAK terrorist outfits United States declares MML, TAK terrorist outfits
- April 03, 2018

Moreover, the US Treasury Department also updated its list of individual terrorists, identifying seven members of the MML leadership as LeT activists who were acting in MML on behalf of LeT. Controlled by Islamist leader Hafiz Saeed , who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head, the Milli Muslim League shot to prominence after fielding a candidate in a September 2017 by-election to fill a seat vacated by deposed Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif. (more...)
A family's SUV plunges off coastal cliff: tragic accident or intentional?
- April 03, 2018

A helicopter hovers over the Northern California site where the Hart family's SUV was discovered Monday afternoon. The couple's three other children are missing and presumed dead. Both Sarah and Jennifer Hart as well as three of their six children - 19-year-old Markis, 14-year-old Jeremiah and 14-year-old Abigail - were confirmed dead Wednesday. (more...)
Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks
- April 03, 2018

Students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Monday for the first time since they organized one of the largest youth-led protests in U.S. Eight highway patrol troopers were added after a student brought a knife to school, another made online threats and the brother of suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz was found skateboarding on campus. (more...)
Local Events For Sexual Assault Awareness Month Local Events For Sexual Assault Awareness Month
- April 03, 2018

The 24-hour Hotline at TWC received 2,600 calls for domestic violence and sexual assault. Both former president Barack Obama and Trump previously used presidential proclamations to raise awareness for the issue in April. In Duluth, the Program for Aid to Victims of Sexual Assault (PAVSA) will also be hosting some events. The accusations range from assault, groping, nonconsensual kissing, sexual harassment, and purposefully walking in on women changing. (more...)
Left unattended in health centre, woman delivers in an auto in Chhattisgarh Left unattended in health centre, woman delivers in an auto in Chhattisgarh
- April 03, 2018

The teen college student had initially gone to Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, around 3:30 a.m. on February 10 after slipping on some ice. "In this particular case it is very obvious that this person was causing a ruckus, was causing a disturbance, he should have been the one placed under arrest until the police arrived", her attorneys told CBS News . (more...)
Mueller Team Probing Ex-Trump Aide's Alleged Meeting With Assange Mueller Team Probing Ex-Trump Aide's Alleged Meeting With Assange
- April 03, 2018

Stone and Assange were apparently thousands of miles apart at the time. "I dined with Julian Assange last night", according to a copy of an email dated August 4, 2016, and sent to former President Donald Trump adviser Sam Nunberg , the Journal reported. (more...)
Elephant killed as circus lorry overturns in Spain Elephant killed as circus lorry overturns in Spain
- April 03, 2018

Local police also posted photos from the scene. Gregorio Serrano, the general traffic director of the Ministry of the Interior, tweeted video of one of the elephants being winched from the road in a crane. One of the elephants died from injuries sustained in the accident while two others were injured. One video showed an elephant being lifted as firefighters stabilised it by holding its big feet, one of which appeared to be wrapped in a bandage. (more...)
Legalizing medical marijuana could help curb the opioid epidemic Legalizing medical marijuana could help curb the opioid epidemic
- April 03, 2018

Opioid death rates are not lower in states that do not have protection for the use of marijuana, showing a clear link between the two . Medical marijuana could help quell the ongoing opioid epidemic, a pair of new studies contends. Most people, including teenagers , with an opioid-use disorder start out with a legitimate prescription for the drugs from health care providers for pain management. (more...)
Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship Daesh's 'Jihadi Beatles' Fear Unfair Trial After Losing UK Citizenship
- April 03, 2018

They are accused of being members of the Beatles cell, nicknamed due to their British accents, who US officials say executed 27 western hostages and tortured many more. "As for my position, I didn't see any benefit". Among the captives thought to have been killed by the cell were British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, who were beheaded. (more...)
Body cameras, cruiser Global Positioning System ordered for scandal-plagued Mass. State Police Body cameras, cruiser Global Positioning System ordered for scandal-plagued Mass. State Police
- April 03, 2018

Numerous troopers linked to questionable overtime reporting were identified as members of Troop E. Its members will be absorbed into regional barracks along the Pike under the new policy changes, allowing for an increase in the number of field supervisors between Troops B, C and H to oversee policing of the highway. (more...)
Karnataka Assembly Elections: CM Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari constituency
- April 03, 2018

Supporting the protest by the Dalits , the Congress state unit urged Shah to answer their legitimate questions on Hegde "insulting" the community. First, a survey by C-Fore, said that not only will the Congress party be back in the government on 15 May, but also improve its tally compared to 2013 assembly polls. (more...)
McCabe to Close Legal Defense Campaign on GoFundMe Later This Evening McCabe to Close Legal Defense Campaign on GoFundMe Later This Evening
- April 03, 2018

According to the GoFundMe page , the donations will be transferred "to a more formal legal defense trust". McCabe spokeswoman Melissa Schwartz said that his GoFundMe campaign would stop accepting donations Monday night after more than tripling the original goal of US$150,000 (RM580,320). (more...)
4 dead in MP, SC declines hearing on SC/ST Ruling 4 dead in MP, SC declines hearing on SC/ST Ruling
- April 03, 2018

Following the SC order, in which Apex Court had banned automatic arrests in the said Act, the protests today have hit life in several states. On March 20, the apex court ruled that public servants accused of hate crimes are to be prosecuted only after approval from the appointing authority and civilian delinquents can be arrested only after a legal inquiry, to be conducted by the Deputy Superintendent of Police to ensure that the allegations are not frivolous. (more...)
Punjab orders clampdown ahead of Scheduled Castes protest Punjab orders clampdown ahead of Scheduled Castes protest
- April 03, 2018

Mobile internet services in the state were suspended from 5 p.m. on Sunday till Monday evening in a bid to check rumour mongering on the social media, while all public and private transport will remain suspended during the bandh to prevent any untoward incident, an official spokesperson said here. (more...)
Trump's Tweet Against Mexico Contradicts Staffer's Praise Trump's Tweet Against Mexico Contradicts Staffer's Praise
- April 03, 2018

Police were trying to transport a group of "highly dangerous" prisoners from the La Toma prison in Veracruz state when inmates attacked the six officers, locked them in an enclosed space and set it on fire, the state government said. On Monday, they were passing through the mountainous southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. " Honduras , Mexico and many other countries that the USA is very generous to, sends many of their people to our country through our WEAK IMMIGRATION POLICIES". (more...)
China, Tariffs, And The Hogs Of War China, Tariffs, And The Hogs Of War
- April 03, 2018

TRADE FEARS: China raised import duties on a $3 billion list of US goods in response to USA tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. US stocks are tumbling Monday shortly after noon EST after China raised import duties on USA pork, apples and other products. (more...)
US Sues California Over Law Interfering With Federal Land Sale US Sues California Over Law Interfering With Federal Land Sale
- April 03, 2018

The law , enacted in October, gives the State Lands Commission a first right of refusal to the sale or lease of federal public lands in the state. "This is another example of California ignoring federal laws", he added. California and the Trump administration have been engaged in a series of legal fights over federal policies, and last month Sessions came to Sacramento to announce the filing of a suit seeking to kill three state laws created to protect undocumented immigrants from ... (more...)
Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service Two-day strike by French workers to disrupt train service
- April 03, 2018

It is often pointed out that railway strikes affect commuting and a strike longer than two weeks could unsettle the government. Only a slim majority, 51 percent, thought the government "should complete the reform as it has been announced". (more...)
Russian Federation expels Montenegro diplomat
- April 03, 2018

His claims were in reaction to the recent expulsion of Russian diplomats over the attack, albeit with the Kremlin apparently unable to explain the misuse of a Soviet-developed nerve agent. He said he hoped Sergei Skripal would "also follow this example" and get better. On Saturday, Russia ordered 50 more British diplomats to leave the country, further escalating a diplomatic crisis between the two countries. (more...)
Santos target of $13.5bn takeover bid Santos target of $13.5bn takeover bid
- April 03, 2018

Santos has granted due diligence to Harbour but warned shareholders the proposal may still not result in an acceptable offer. A Santos Board committee has been formed to consider the approach from Harbour. Harbour's initial proposal of $4.55 per share put forth in August a year ago was rejected by the board on the grounds that the bid was inadequate and the sources of funds were uncertain. (more...)
Justin Smoak: Drives in six runs Sunday Justin Smoak: Drives in six runs Sunday
- April 03, 2018

Gurriel close to returning • Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday, a day after more batting practice at the Astros' spring training facility in Florida. When he's on and locating, Gray is as nasty as any starter could get. The Blue Jays' bullpen recorded an ERA of 4.36 against the Yankees a year ago. (more...)
Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far
- April 03, 2018

The Kremlin has vehemently denied the accusations that it was behind the nerve agent attack and ordered Britain and its allies to recall some of their envoys from Russian Federation. "It may be beneficial to the British government, which found itself in an uncomfortable situation after not fulfilling promises to its electors over Brexit", he added. (more...)
Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land
- April 03, 2018

Israel's conflict with the Palestinians had long proved an obstacle to a full rapprochement, as Riyadh voiced support for their right to sovereignty. "I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation". Atlantic editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg then asked whether he had any "religious-based objection" to Israel's existence, and he said his only concern is the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem and the rights of Palestinians. (more...)

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