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Swachh Bharat Mission is about both Vyavastha and Vichar: PM Swachh Bharat Mission is about both Vyavastha and Vichar: PM
- October 02, 2017

Modi said the issue of cleanliness should be looked at from the prism of women, who face difficulties due to lack of toilets, and lauded children for being ambassadors of the key programme. Modi said that everyone wants to live in a clean place, but no one bothers to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. I congratulate all those who supported and took part in the #SwachhataHiSeva movement. (more...)
San Juan mayor says Trump is 'looking for an excuse' San Juan mayor says Trump is 'looking for an excuse'
- October 02, 2017

President Donald Trump went after San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz on Twitter criticizing her leadership and also complained that people in Puerto Rico " want everything to be done for them ". "I am not going to be distracted by small comments, by politics, by petty issues". Trump's comments drew swift condemnation on the mainland. While President Trump is planning to be on the island, the congressman said he doesn't believe he'll get a warm welcome. (more...)
US, Bangladesh Officials to Meet, Focus on Rohingya Crisis US, Bangladesh Officials to Meet, Focus on Rohingya Crisis
- October 02, 2017

Bangladesh is to move to a camp at least 15,000 Rohingya refugees who have settled in a restive hill district near the border with Myanmar, a local official said Sunday. In Bangladesh, the uncontrollable flood of refugees has overwhelmed aid agencies. Ever since the latest flare-up of violence against the community in Myanmar this year, almost 4 lakh Rohingyas have fled the state, pouring into nearby countries like Bangladesh seeking refuge. (more...)
Paul police officers no longer headed to Puerto Rico Paul police officers no longer headed to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Cruz said she continued to hear from mayors of other Puerto Rican cities who needed supplies, many of which have arrived on the island but have not been distributed . She said she couldn't give her name because she works for Puerto Rico's police department. "We're going to move them quickly to 11 points in Puerto Rico where mayors can go get food, water for their communities", Rossello said. (more...)
Donald Trump: Puerto Rico wants 'everything to be done for them' Donald Trump: Puerto Rico wants 'everything to be done for them'
- October 02, 2017

We are citizens. We pay taxes. "It is a humanity effort". Comedian Rob Delaney, meanwhile, tweeted , "You literally sent this from a golf course you fat bigot". I can not fathom the thought that the greatest nation in the world can not figure out the logistics for a small island of 100 miles by 35 miles. Puerto Ricans have defended Cruz. (more...)
United States diplomatic channels with N Korea not 'open forever' United States diplomatic channels with N Korea not 'open forever'
- October 02, 2017

Rex Tillerson answers to the elliptical: "We ask (our contacts), so stay tuned ". The Korean Peninsula remains in a technical state of war, and the Demilitarized Zone divides North and South Korea. "We're not in a dark situation, a blackout", Tillerson said. The u.s. secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits China on September 30, 2018. With regards to the "track two" talks between the two countries, the North Korean officials showed no interest in serious negotiations so far. (more...)
New Jersey to send 1100 to help Puerto Rico with Maria New Jersey to send 1100 to help Puerto Rico with Maria
- October 02, 2017

Despite his claims that aid workers on the island are doing a "fantastic job", Carmen Yulin Cruz , the mayor of San Juan , said his administration are "killing us with inefficiency". Since Hurricane Maria's landfall, FEMA delivered more than 1.5 million meals and 1.1 million litres of water to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico , as of September 25th. (more...)
Trump's visit in November to strengthen PHL-US ties Trump's visit in November to strengthen PHL-US ties
- October 02, 2017

Donald Trump may be making a meal of the US Presidency according to his liberal critics stateside, but at least in so far as India and US policy towards the subcontinent is concerned, New Delhi has every reason to be pleased. "We will fully cooperate and work with you on a rationale, open, fair dialogue on our campaign against crime and illegal drugs", said Cayetano. "The president's engagements will strengthen the worldwide resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, ... (more...)
Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says Puerto Rico is getting a surge of aid, governor says
- October 02, 2017

The federal relief efforts in Puerto Rico , which is a US territory and home to 3.4 million Americans, have become a point of contention between President Trump and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz . "Yesterday we saw a mayor who said people were drinking out of the river because they need water", Mr. Jackson said. "The goal is one: saving lives". (more...)
Erdogan flays Kurdish referendum terming it illegitimate, against Iraqi constitution Erdogan flays Kurdish referendum terming it illegitimate, against Iraqi constitution
- October 02, 2017

A referendum on independence for the Kurdistan region of Iraq was held on Monday. "Oil prices took a breather on Tuesday after Brent crude earlier rose to a 26-month high, supported by Turkey's threat to cut crude flows from Iraq's Kurdistan region to the outside world", Reuters reported on Tuesday. (more...)
Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit Sharad Yadav slams UP administration for postponing Rahul's Amethi visit
- October 02, 2017

He pointed out that Gandhi had been handling "a lot of work" as the vice president but the party believed "this (Gandhi's elevation) should happen in due course". The officials have reportedly cited the administration's inability to provide adequate security during the festive season as the reason. "It is something that has been in the pipeline for a long time", he said. (more...)
Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to win Malaysian GP Max Verstappen beats Lewis Hamilton to win Malaysian GP
- October 02, 2017

My engineer kept telling me he was catching me and I was like 'alright, thanks, I know, '" Ricciardo said. Vettel was lapping almost one second faster than Hamilton and overtook Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas , even though Bottas started fifth. (more...)
Trump's tax plan could disrupt New York's taxation system Trump's tax plan could disrupt New York's taxation system
- October 02, 2017

Furthermore, although the reduced individual income tax rates would slightly diminish the value of the municipal bond subsidy, the repeal of the AMT could offset the diminution in value (as could an increased demand for municipal bonds if they remain one of the few tax-advantaged investments after the enactment of tax reform). (more...)
'Waste of time' talking to North Korea 'Waste of time' talking to North Korea
- October 02, 2017

While in Beijing Saturday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA has back channels for communicating with Pyongyang and is using them to gauge the North's willingness to talk. "We're moving to a place where we're going to end up with a binary choice soon", Corker told NBC's "Meet the Press" in an interview before Trump had tweeted. (more...)
Twitter Slams Trump Over Comments On San Juan Mayor's 'Poor Leadership'
- October 02, 2017

Add Kim Kardashian to the chorus of celebrities, politicians, and regular citizens condemning President Donald Trump for his numerous tweets about Puerto Rico. " We are dying , and you are killing us with inefficiency", said Cruz, who is living in a shelter after her own home was destroyed. She aligned herself with Puerto Rico's large and long-marginalized Dominican minority. (more...)
Amit Shah Blows Gujarat Assembly Elections Bugle, Says BJP is Invincible Amit Shah Blows Gujarat Assembly Elections Bugle, Says BJP is Invincible
- October 02, 2017

BJP's poll campaign began after Rahul Gandhi had recently campaigned in the state. Mr. Shah cited instances of "injustice", like Jawaharlal Nehru "sidelining" Sardar Patel, and Morarji Desai being denied the prime ministerial post during Indira Gandhi's regime. (more...)
Vanuatu evacuating entire island ahead of volcano eruption Vanuatu evacuating entire island ahead of volcano eruption
- October 02, 2017

But he said government ministers would need to meet and agree to lift the evacuation order before the exodus would be stopped or reversed. It will reach Vanuatu in the middle of the week and join a fleet of ships including ferries and commercial vessels that have begun moving 11,000 people to nearby islands. (more...)
Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Nawaz Sharif children Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Nawaz Sharif children
- October 02, 2017

The accountability court may issue non-bailable arrest warrants for the suspects for skipping the proceedings for the third consecutive time. An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday postponed the indictment of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on charges of corruption in the Panama Papers scandal. (more...)
AUSTRIA: Ban on full-face veil goes into effect AUSTRIA: Ban on full-face veil goes into effect
- October 02, 2017

According to reports, the law - pending senate's approval - outlaws face veils, ski masks and helmets in some public places, like government buildings, hospitals, schools and on public transportation but not the streets. "Acceptance and respect of Austrian values are basic conditions for successful cohabitation between the majority Austrian population and people from third countries living in Austria", Vienna says. (more...)
Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico Cuomo sending another round of help to Puerto Rico
- October 02, 2017

Cell towers being down also makes it near impossible to contact drivers and workers about the containers being ready for delivery. In the Tri-State Area, people are answering the call for help and donating desperately needed supplies to the island. (more...)
Las Vegas police investigating active shooter situation at Mandalay Bay Casino Las Vegas police investigating active shooter situation at Mandalay Bay Casino
- October 02, 2017

The conditions of the victims were not immediately available. Dan Bilzerian, the professional poker player and businessman, posted a video running from the concert saying, "a girl just got shot in the f*cking head". Reports on the scene say the police presence is heavy and the area has been cordoned off. There are multiple reports that there are two separate shooting locations. (more...)
U.S. defense personnel numbers rise, refugee numbers drop in Puerto Rico: governor U.S. defense personnel numbers rise, refugee numbers drop in Puerto Rico: governor
- October 02, 2017

Destruction from Hurricane Maria in Loiza, Puerto Rico. Unlike a week ago, when the President spent much of his weekend tweeting about whether players in the NFL and other major sports should stand for the National Anthem, Mr. After a deadly terror attack in London in June, for instance, Trump singled out London Mayor Sadiq Khan, suggesting he wasn't taking the attacks seriously enough. (more...)
Celebrities hit out at Trump's Puerto Rico tweets Celebrities hit out at Trump's Puerto Rico tweets
- October 02, 2017

Singer-songwriter John Legend retweeted one of Mr Trump's tweets and wrote: " Trump continues to dominate the shittiest president ever competition". When Villasenor's Cruz asked to confirm that he knows that Puerto Rico is a USA territory, " Trump " looked shocked and later hangs up on her, while she pleads for aid, "Wow, that woman is so nasty". (more...)
9-year-old boy killed, 5 injured in Pak firing 9-year-old boy killed, 5 injured in Pak firing
- October 02, 2017

Indian troops too fired in retaliation. The official said the heavy cross-border firing started around 06:50 hours, triggering panic among border residents. The Pakistani troops violated ceasefire in Shahpur, Kirni and Qasba sectors. Last year, Indian and Pakistani soldiers engaged in some of the worst fighting along the Line of Control , a de-facto frontier dividing Kashmir, since the two countries agreed to the cease-fire accord. (more...)
Catalan leader accuses Spain of 'unjustified violence' in referendum crackdown Catalan leader accuses Spain of 'unjustified violence' in referendum crackdown
- October 02, 2017

Clashes broke out less than an hour after polls opened, and not long before Puigdemont, the Catalan regional president, was expected to turn up to vote at the sports center. The plastic ballot boxes, bearing the seal of the Catalan regional government, were placed on tables, prompting cheers from hopeful voters who had gathered in the schools before dawn. (more...)