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Centre Submits Draft Cauvery Management Scheme in Supreme Court Centre Submits Draft Cauvery Management Scheme in Supreme Court
- May 14, 2018

The draft scheme on Cauvery to be submitted by the Centre tomorrow in the Supreme Court will provide justice to Tamil Nadu , Ganesan expressed hope, while talking to reporters here. "Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has said the Cauvery dispute would be resolved after the Karnataka elections. I second his statement", he said. (more...)
Russian Federation and Iran to continue cooperation on JCPOA Russian Federation and Iran to continue cooperation on JCPOA
- May 14, 2018

On May 8, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw his country from the Iran nuclear deal, saying "it was defective at its core" . European countries have 45 to 60 days to provide the necessary safeguards for the protection of Iran's interests and compensation of losses caused as a result of the United States withdrawal from the deal, said Araqchi. (more...)
North Korean Waitresses Who 'Escaped' Say They Were Actually Kidnapped By South North Korean Waitresses Who 'Escaped' Say They Were Actually Kidnapped By South
- May 14, 2018

South Korea, which had a conservative president in power in 2016, said the women escaped from North Korea on their own free will . "In mid-March our restaurant manager gathered us together and told us that our restaurant would be moved to somewhere in Southeast Asia", head waitress Choe Hye Yong, one of seven North Korean workers who spoke with CNN at the Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang shortly after the defection, revealed . (more...)
All Blacks prop Joe Moody banned for striking Kurtley Beale All Blacks prop Joe Moody banned for striking Kurtley Beale
- May 14, 2018

The Foul Play Review Committee willconsider it at a hearing on Sunday at 5pm AEST. He had a delayed start following a serious shoulder injury suffered in the All Blacks match against Argentina in New Plymouth last September and he then suffered a finger injury in a club game early last month. (more...)
Virginia Amber Alert: Deidra Davis abducted from Roanoke Virginia Amber Alert: Deidra Davis abducted from Roanoke
- May 14, 2018

Deidra Davis was last seen in Roanoke at 6 p.m. on Sunday. In the release, police said they have reason to believe Davis is in danger. Child was last seen wearing a White Tank top shirt, Dark blue Long jean shorts trousers, Gray/Pink/White Nike Flavs shoes. (more...)
Chinese 70-year-old double amputee climber scales Qomolangma Chinese 70-year-old double amputee climber scales Qomolangma
- May 14, 2018

The ruling was overturned by Nepal's top court in March, which branded it as discriminatory towards people with disabilities. He had lost both his legs in 1975 during his first attempt to reach the summit due to frostbite. I have to realise it. The only other double amputee to summit Everest is New Zealander Mark Inglis, who achieved the feat in 2006. Since the weather is clear, scores of climbers are expected to follow in the next couple of days. (more...)
No SC summons received by PM: Spokesperson No SC summons received by PM: Spokesperson
- May 14, 2018

In January, the CJ had directed the director general (DG), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Karachi to produce the record of movement of private aircraft on all airports during the last 15 days. When the Managing Director of Air Blue, Junaid Khan appeared on behalf of its chief executive officer Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Chief Justice remarked that contempt of court proceedings would be initiated against the MD if the airline did not verify degrees of its pilots. (more...)
In yet another canine attack, dogs maul 10-year-old to death In yet another canine attack, dogs maul 10-year-old to death
- May 14, 2018

In Machhreta, a six-year-old boy was injured, whereas in Khairabad an eight-year-old girl was attacked by dogs when she went to answer nature's call. She is the thirteenth child to be killed in such an attack in the same city since November previous year, and the seventh to die this month. (more...)
Fine if Congress picks a dalit CM, says Siddaramaiah Fine if Congress picks a dalit CM, says Siddaramaiah
- May 14, 2018

Ballari MP B Sreeramulu, who is contesting from two seats, is likely to be made deputy CM with the party keen on consolidating support among scheduled tribes with an eye on the 2019 elections. Various exit polls have given mixed predictions. Mr Siddaramaiah's comment come in the context of conflicting projections by exit polls that the state is heading towards a hung Assembly. (more...)
Change AMU's name to Raja Mahendra Pratap Vishwavidyalaya: Haryana minister Change AMU's name to Raja Mahendra Pratap Vishwavidyalaya: Haryana minister
- May 14, 2018

He said "The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University's campus, but there is no picture of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh". "The peaceful protest by the students against this transgression is commendable". "I have told the leaders of the AMU Students Union that they should not make such baseless allegations", he said. (more...)
What to watch as U.S. moves its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem What to watch as U.S. moves its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem
- May 14, 2018

Of the 86 national diplomatic corps that were extended an invitation to the embassy opening, 40 have responded that they will attend, including the ambassadors from Hungary, Czech Republic, Austria and Romania. Rick Scott. Trump is expected to speak on video during the inauguration ceremony, the USA ambassador to the United States said Friday. The U.S. presidential delegation for the Embassy dedication ceremony in Jerusalem arrived Sunday afternoon in Israel, touching down on the tarmac at ... (more...)
New Italy PM could be independent figure, top 5-star member says New Italy PM could be independent figure, top 5-star member says
- May 14, 2018

The 5 Star leader, Luigi Di Maio, said the government would maintain budget discipline and stay within European Union rules. The two aim to forge a government with their forces, who together account for roughly half of the lawmakers elected in the March 4 parliamentary election. (more...)
Fire At Soldier Field Autism Speaks Event Fire At Soldier Field Autism Speaks Event
- May 14, 2018

According to the fire department, the tent belonged to a sponsor of an Autism Speaks Walk event, NBC Chicago reported . The fire was quickly put out. Then, that's when the propane tank apparently exploded. No word what caused the tent to catch fire. Other details about the incident were not revealed in media reports published online. (more...)
Partial Results Put Sadr's Alliance Ahead In Iraq Vote; Abadi Trails Partial Results Put Sadr's Alliance Ahead In Iraq Vote; Abadi Trails
- May 14, 2018

Polls opened across Iraq on Saturday in the first national election since the declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. The ballot Saturday saw a record low turnout, as only 44.5 percent of eligible voters headed to the polls in the lowest participation rate since the 2003 US-led ouster of Saddam Hussein . (more...)
Nawaz Sharif says media 'misinterpreted' his remarks on Mumbai attack Nawaz Sharif says media 'misinterpreted' his remarks on Mumbai attack
- May 14, 2018

Sharif's admission during an interview to a leading Pakistani daily on Friday, May 11, has opened a Pandora's Box and criticism has started flying in at him thick and fast within Pakistan for making such a remark. In a recent setback to the trial was last month, the Pakistan interior ministry removed the chief prosecutor for "not taking the government line". During his third term as prime minister, there had been differences between Sharif and the army over various issues, especially on ... (more...)
Hope, anger for South Korean abductees' kin Hope, anger for South Korean abductees' kin
- May 14, 2018

The United Nations human rights investigator on North Korea called on Thursday for six South Korean nationals in custody there to be freed, voicing concern over conditions of their detention. North Korea often makes extreme claims about defectors, accusing the South of kidnapping them or describing them as fleeing after committing freaky crimes. (more...)
Karnataka polls over, petrol, diesel prices rise after 19 day freeze Karnataka polls over, petrol, diesel prices rise after 19 day freeze
- May 14, 2018

In the National Capital, the price of petrol was hiked by 17 paise, now costing Rs 74.80 per liter, while diesel increased by 21 paise touching Rs 66.14 liter per liter, market sources said. 2 per litre since April 26. The finance ministry has maintained a tough stance on excise duty cut to rein in rising price of petrol and diesel often passing the buck to states to cut higher duties. (more...)
Trump stumps for Republicans and debuts new campaign slogan in Indiana Trump stumps for Republicans and debuts new campaign slogan in Indiana
- May 14, 2018

President Donald Trump addresses the crowd inside North Side Gym during his campaign rally in Elkhart on Thursday May 10, 2018 . At one point, Trump even handed the mic to Braun, who said: "You can count on me being a true reinforcement and the guy that is going to retire Joe Donnelly ". (more...)
Jerusalem mufti calls for protests against US embassy relocation Jerusalem mufti calls for protests against US embassy relocation
- May 14, 2018

Monday's inauguration ceremony at 4:00 pm (1300 GMT) will include some 800 guests-though Trump himself will not attend-at what until now had been a U.S. President Trump's decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem affirms a great and simple truth: Jerusalem has been the capital of the Jewish people for the past three thousand years. (more...)
Huddersfield manager David Wagner says the club will honour Arsene Wenger Huddersfield manager David Wagner says the club will honour Arsene Wenger
- May 14, 2018

Wenger was given a tremendous reception by Huddersfield and travelling Arsenal fans here at the John Smith's Stadium before, during and after his final, farewell match. David Wagner , in particular, will be looking to heap more misery on Arsenal's away form in the final game. The Terriers last hosted Arsenal in September 1993 - a 5-0 defeat in the League Cup second round in which Ian Wright scored a hat-trick. (more...)
Kluber, Gomes lead Indians past Royals 11-2 Kluber, Gomes lead Indians past Royals 11-2
- May 14, 2018

Miller (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day disabled list prior to Friday's game against the Royals. In his only start against Cleveland this year, the Royals' righty tossed six shutout innings and allowed just three hits against the Tribe. (more...)
Secretary of State says 'hopeful' US, Europe can strike deal over Iran Secretary of State says 'hopeful' US, Europe can strike deal over Iran
- May 14, 2018

The Iran nuclear deal was signed between six countries in 2015 - Iran, US, Britain, Germany, Russia, France and China for lifting economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for limitations to the country's nuclear programme. And in 2016, Bolton called for regime change while he was reportedly under consideration to be Secretary of State. "That's not the policy of the administration". (more...)
Brewers To Place Chase Anderson On DL Brewers To Place Chase Anderson On DL
- May 14, 2018

Milwaukee was shut out for the eighth time this season, falling to 5-5 against left-handers. "His family was in Colorado Springs, had never seen him pitch professionally", Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. He struck out two and walked one. "We did not believe Chase was going to be able to pitch tomorrow", Counsell said. Freeland was relieved by Bryan Shaw after issuing successive one-out walks in the seventh but Shaw and Mike Dunn retired the next two batters to end the threat. (more...)
Monica Lewinsky gets apology after event snub over Bill Clinton Monica Lewinsky gets apology after event snub over Bill Clinton
- May 14, 2018

Lewinsky and regret the way the situation was handled". In an op-ed for Vanity Fair , the former White House intern said that event organizers "wanted to put me in a position that made the event so unappealing that I would decline-and their social problem would be solved". (more...)
Indigo staffer arrested for making hoax bomb call to IGI airport Indigo staffer arrested for making hoax bomb call to IGI airport
- May 14, 2018

An Indigo staff member has been arrested for allegedly making a hoax bomb call at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, reports news agency ANI. "Having obtained his diploma in 2013, he (Madhav) began working in the aviation sector and his last employer was Indigo Airlines", said the DCP. The security officers then declared the call as a "hoax" and investigations were started. (more...)

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