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Forced by Sasikala, we all lied Amma was fine, divulges TN Minister Forced by Sasikala, we all lied Amma was fine, divulges TN Minister
- September 24, 2017

He said that it is center's responsibility to ascertain the truth behind Jayalalithaa's death. But, in truth, none of us saw her after being admitted at Apollo Hospitals. "The Union Government should order a CBI probe to solve the issue", he added. The AIADMK was split into two factions owning allegiance to Paneerselvam and Sasikala respectively. (more...)
Colbert defends 'our president' Trump from Kim Jong Colbert defends 'our president' Trump from Kim Jong
- September 24, 2017

His comments come as the war of words between Trump and Kim appears to be headed toward a boiling point. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho , now in NY for a United Nations meeting, warned on Thursday that Kim could consider a hydrogen bomb test of an unprecedented scale over the Pacific. (more...)
PKK captures major gas plant in Syria's Deir ez-Zor PKK captures major gas plant in Syria's Deir ez-Zor
- September 24, 2017

The outlet reported that the meeting came after Russian warplanes attacked positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces, a group that is backed by the U.S. Russia's Defence Ministry subsequently said the waters of the Euphrates had risen as soon as the Syrian army began crossing it, suggesting this could only have happened if upstream dams held by the US -backed opposition had been opened. (more...)
Rohingya in Bangladesh need massive assistance Rohingya in Bangladesh need massive assistance
- September 24, 2017

Without disputing the Centre's stand that terror elements among Rohingya Muslims posed a security threat to India , two petitioners from the community told the Supreme Court that the government should take action against rogue elements but must not deport innocent Rohingya who fled Myanmar to escape death and persecution. (more...)
Jaguars, Ravens Massive Kneeling At London Game Jaguars, Ravens Massive Kneeling At London Game
- September 24, 2017

If the NFL would follow Trump's advice and fire or suspend players for protesting, the lawsuit against the league by the players would be epic. "NFL attendance and ratings are WAY DOWN", he added. Jaguars owner Shad Khan , the only minority owner in the National Football League, also made a definitive statement, locking arms with his players during the anthem. (more...)
China limits oil exports to N. Korea, bans textile imports
- September 24, 2017

South Korea's weather agency, however, said it was examining the quake and took the view that it was a naturally occurring phenomenon. "The quake is presumed to have occurred naturally, a sound wave, which is usually generated in the event of an artificial natural disaster, was not detected, " said an agency official. (more...)
North korea: The natural disaster was ultimately not due to a nuclear test
- September 24, 2017

The natural disaster, which South Korea's Meteorological Agency put at magnitude 3.0, was detected 49 km from Kilju in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggye-ri nuclear site is located, the official said. North Korea, which says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself against the threat of a USA invasion, responded on Friday with a rare personal rebuke from Kim, who called Trump "mentally deranged" and threatened the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in ... (more...)
Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake Death toll reaches 305 in central Mexico quake
- September 24, 2017

The television station continued to give accounts, which it said were verified by officials, in an effort to rescue the girl leading up to Thursday's report by the navy, shocking many Mexicans who had followed the news, BuzzFeed said. For 17 hours, Martin Mendez was trapped under the wreckage of a Mexico City building, praying to see his 3-year-old daughter again. Meet the four-legged hero of Mexico's deadly quake. (more...)
Two more arrests in London Tube attack inquiry Two more arrests in London Tube attack inquiry
- September 24, 2017

A time limit on Mr Farroukh's detention is expected to expire today, while detectives have been given until Saturday to continue questioning the 18-year-old suspect. The attack sparked a huge hunt for the perpetrators and prompted officials to briefly raise the national terrorism threat to the highest level, " critical ". (more...)
North Korea tremors not a nuclear test, says China experts
- September 24, 2017

Washington announced tougher restrictions Friday aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programme, building on new tough United Nations sanctions aimed to choke Pyongyang of cash. The country conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test - purportedly of a thermonuclear, or hydrogen, bomb - on September 3 and has launched dozens of missiles this year as it moves closer to mastering the technology needed to reliably target the United States with a nuclear-tipped missile. (more...)
Healthcare Stocks Spike After McCain Announces 'No' Vote On Graham-Cassidy Proposal Healthcare Stocks Spike After McCain Announces 'No' Vote On Graham-Cassidy Proposal
- September 24, 2017

How would this impact Texas health insurance consumers? Cassidy, in turn, said the comedian was misinformed and did not understand the bill's components. Following the Republicans' failure to dismantle Barack Obama's signature healthcare law this summer, stronger bipartisan efforts began to "stabilise and strengthen" the individual markets. (more...)
India seeks probe into nuclear proliferation links between Pak, N Korea India seeks probe into nuclear proliferation links between Pak, N Korea
- September 24, 2017

However, the discussions on CCIT have yielded three separate protocols that aim to tackle terrorism: International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings, adopted on December 15, 1997; International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, adopted on December 9, 1999; and International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism, adopted on April 13, 2005. (more...)
Trump condemns Iran deal as country test-fires missile
- September 24, 2017

The range of Khorramshahr missile indicates that it could easily reach Saudi Arabia and Israel. Irans's President Hassan Rouhani is determined to strengthen Iran's missile capabilities, brushing aside criticism from the US. The Khoramshahr missile is a new ballistic weapon with a range of 2,000km (1,200 miles). "The ballistic missile that was sacked by Iran is not only a a provocation and a slap in the face for the United States and its allies - and an attempt to test them - but also ... (more...)
'Not much' of a nuclear deal after Iran tests missile 'Not much' of a nuclear deal after Iran tests missile
- September 24, 2017

Q: Donald Trump addressed Iran and the nuclear deal in his speech . "We've taken a holistic look at this", McMaster said. "He's instructed his national security adviser and secretary of state to find a way to see if they cannot recertify but not formally pull out of the deal so Congress would still kind of stick with it". (more...)
'Terroristan' Pak calls for United Nations probe into India's 'war crime' in Kashmir 'Terroristan' Pak calls for United Nations probe into India's 'war crime' in Kashmir
- September 24, 2017

During her stay so far, Swaraj has held meetings with her counterparts from five countries on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session to discuss bilateral cooperation and push for India's development agenda. India has sponsored and perpetrated terrorism and aggression against all its neighbours; creating terror groups; destabilising and blockading neighbours to do its strategic bidding and sponsoring subversion, sabotage and terrorism in various parts of Pakistan. (more...)
Aides warned Trump not to attack Kim Jong Un in UN speech Aides warned Trump not to attack Kim Jong Un in UN speech
- September 24, 2017

Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service. Kim, who has traded ever-more heightened rhetoric with Trump, did not specify what his response would be. Tillerson won't say what the USA response would be if Kim's government tested a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. (more...)
Collins tunes out health care vote pressure Collins tunes out health care vote pressure
- September 24, 2017

LePage is a strong supporter of congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and his visit to Washington comes as the U.S. Senate debates a major health care system overhaul bill that could come to a vote next week. Senator Susan Collins was honored Thursday by the Home Care and Hospice Alliance of Maine. She said she has not seen anything "to contradict" analysis showing cliffs in Graham-Cassidy funding that would kick in after 2026, and that changing the funding formula for ... (more...)
China warns of 'grave' situation on Korean Peninsula China warns of 'grave' situation on Korean Peninsula
- September 24, 2017

Kim, however, characterised Trump's speech to the world body as "mentally deranged behaviour". Trump said the measure would also disrupt other trade avenues for North Korea in efforts to halt its nuclear weapons program. Kono and Wang also agreed to coordinate on holding a trilateral summit with South Korea in Japan by the end of the year, according to the official. (more...)
One country can't scrap Iranian nuclear deal: President Rouhani to Trump One country can't scrap Iranian nuclear deal: President Rouhani to Trump
- September 24, 2017

Trump, a "blunt instrument who understands he can occasionally use his bluntness to make real change", as put by The Resurgent's Erik Erikson , creates an unsettling gray space between his words and the lack of a plan behind them. A reporter quickly corrected Tillerson: Trump actually had said publicly just hours earlier that he had made up his mind. The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the United States should experience "painful responses" following President ... (more...)
BHU protest turns violent with lathicharge on students and girls too BHU protest turns violent with lathicharge on students and girls too
- September 24, 2017

The students alleged that the police thrashed them. Hours after he left his constituency, a large number of Banaras Hindu University students protested against the alleged sexual harassment of a female student. But students got more agitated and started pelting petrol bombs on police team. By Saturday a heavy police forced was deployed on the campus to ensure there was no deterioration in law and order situation. (more...)
Sushma gives miss to Kashmir in her speech Sushma gives miss to Kashmir in her speech
- September 24, 2017

Swaraj, responding to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's accusation of state-sponsored terrorism in India and violation of human rights , said that if Pakistan used its resources to exterminate the terrorists in its territory then the would would be rid of the scourge of terrorism. (more...)
Mann Ki Baat made government realise people's sensitivities: Modi Mann Ki Baat made government realise people's sensitivities: Modi
- September 24, 2017

I too tried to keep the people of this country at the centre of " Mann Ki Baat " programme. "(Through the programme) I got a unique opportunity of connecting with the people and knowing their feelings, wishes, aspirations and even complaints and I never said that this is my " Mann Ki Baat " (my voice)", the prime minister said. (more...)
China to ban some petroleum exports to North Korea China to ban some petroleum exports to North Korea
- September 24, 2017

The area isn't where natural earthquakes normally occur. The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization, a watchdog group that works to end nuclear testing worldwide, said there were two seismic events Saturday in North Korea, neither of very large magnitude. (more...)
Iran tests new missile after USA criticises arms programme
- September 24, 2017

Trump's withering critique Tuesday included an accusation that Iran's government "masks a corrupt dictatorship behind the false guise of a democracy", while ruthlessly repressing its people and exploiting the limits of the nuclear deal. President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit to be heard at the United Nations. "They negotiated a limited nuclear deal, they're receiving benefits for that, while their other problematic activities are not addressed in the ... (more...)
Oil Spills From Pipeline After Syria Army Retakes Oil Field From ISIS Oil Spills From Pipeline After Syria Army Retakes Oil Field From ISIS
- September 24, 2017

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurd-led coalition allied with the U.S., seized the Koniko field in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . Russian Federation said on Thursday that if US-backed forces like the SDF threatened Syrian government troops, it would not hesitate to target them. (more...)