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PM Modi lashes out at critics who spread 'feeling of pessimism' PM Modi lashes out at critics who spread 'feeling of pessimism'
- October 04, 2017

Coir Board Chairman C P Radhakrishnan today urged the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and its stakeholders to dedicate themselves to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "New India" vision a reality. "Before November 8, 2016, when the demonetisation drive was announced, it was 12 percent", PM Modi said. He said, "I have told the GST council to review the problems being faced by traders & we are willing to make changes as per the suggestions". (more...)
Senators: Tech firms didn't take election meddling 'seriously' Senators: Tech firms didn't take election meddling 'seriously'
- October 04, 2017

The committee had "interviewed everybody who had a hand" in an intelligence assessment that concluded Russian Federation meddled in the election, he said. Facebook turned the ads over to the committee earlier this month as part of the panel's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. But, these people said, the ads also targeted non-battleground states like California, Maryland and NY - solid Democratic states that are normally not decisive in presidential elections - and ... (more...)
Why this year's Harvest Moon will be unique Why this year's Harvest Moon will be unique
- October 04, 2017

According to Space.com, the Harvest Moon, which is the full moon closest to the autumn equinox, will actually be 100 percent full at 2:40 p.m. EDT, meaning if you live in the continental United States you'll unfortunately miss its totality - however, it will still be almost full as it rises in the sky at night. (more...)
Match North Korea overture with Iran offer, Germany tells US Match North Korea overture with Iran offer, Germany tells US
- October 04, 2017

The post Pentagon chief says U.S. admin backs Tillerson's North Korea effort appeared first on The Independent Uganda :. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday played down any split between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson over his outreach to North Korea . (more...)
OPEC+ oil cut deal may be extended - Puitn OPEC+ oil cut deal may be extended - Puitn
- October 04, 2017

Putin said Russia had more reason than most to be concerned by Pyongyang's missile program, saying that North Korea's nuclear testing range was located just 200 kilometers (124.27 miles) from the Russian border. "Nobody knows with 100 percent certainty as it's a closed country". Putin added that the intensity of the rhetoric regarding the Korean peninsula issue should be reduced by all sides, it is important to look for ways to conduct direct dialogue between North Korea and the United States. (more...)
Why Arun Shourie's speech worries the government Why Arun Shourie's speech worries the government
- October 04, 2017

Terrorism? Terrorists are still coming into India. "But at the end of the day, it's our responsibility as the government to make sure that these decisions work, work well, and remove whatever glitches come in the way of these decisions", Arun Jaitley added. (more...)
Iowa City Mayor proclaims October 9 Indigenous People's Day Iowa City Mayor proclaims October 9 Indigenous People's Day
- October 04, 2017

The second Monday of October marks Columbus Day, a USA holiday that commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the New World. Tuesday night's unanimous vote came after advocates for the resolution gathered around a drum circle in front of City Hall, then turned east toward the Wasatch Mountains to join in prayer. (more...)
How to keep your kids safe on National Walk to School Day How to keep your kids safe on National Walk to School Day
- October 04, 2017

Local school children will join schools around the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day . National Walk to School Day is a way to get kids outdoors while the weather is nice, get their blood pumping and brain working before the school day starts. (more...)
Video, photos show rifles inside Las Vegas shooter's hotel room Video, photos show rifles inside Las Vegas shooter's hotel room
- October 04, 2017

It is higher than the death toll in last year's shooting at an Orlando nighclub , in which 49 people died. Paddock had been stockpiling guns since 1982 and bought 33 of them, mostly rifles, over the past year alone, right up until three days before the attack, Jill Snyder, an agent with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, told CBS on Wednesday. (more...)
Suspect In Suspect In "Killer Clown" Murder Back In South Florida
- October 04, 2017

Warren answered her front door to find a person dressed as a clown, handing her carnations and foil balloons. The Wellington woman, who had been eating breakfast with her then-22-year-old son and several of his friends, was surprised and commented, "How nice". (more...)
Rahul Gandhi In Amethi After 6 Months, Just Before BJP Mega Event Rahul Gandhi In Amethi After 6 Months, Just Before BJP Mega Event
- October 04, 2017

After the news of Congress party getting a new President and there will be a major change in the leadership of the party the leaders of the party from different states extended their support to Rahul as their new president. Rahul Gandhi said that but now after few months, PM Modi had said that it is a useful scheme. Rahul's Amethi visit has already created lot of controversies after the district authorities asked the Congress VP to reschedule his visit. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list Las Vegas gunman's father was on FBI's Most Wanted list
- October 04, 2017

His estranged father, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, was a notorious bank robber who spent years as one of the country's most wanted fugitives. According to news accounts, he was not captured until 1978, when he was nabbed while running a bingo parlor in Oregon. (more...)
OSC reprimands UN Ambassador Haley for Hatch Act violation OSC reprimands UN Ambassador Haley for Hatch Act violation
- October 04, 2017

A Haley spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to a text message seeking comment. According to reports from the federal Office of Special Counsel, Haley violated the Hatch Act , which forbids federal employees from using their status to promote candidates, Politico reports . (more...)
Revenue Estimates for Brokers: Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS) Revenue Estimates for Brokers: Precision Drilling Corporation (PDS)
- October 04, 2017

Energy Opportunities Capital Management, LLC cut its investment by selling 984,416 shares a decrease of 57.9% in the quarter. The Completion and Production Services segment provides completion and workover services and ancillary services to oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in Canada and the United States. (more...)
Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Vegas
- October 04, 2017

House Republicans have held off voting this week on a bill that would make it easier to buy a silencer. Despite hundreds of mass shootings in the previous year alone, Congress still hasn't closed the loophole on background checks when guns are purchased at gun shows and over the internet . (more...)
Prankster who handed Theresa May P45 during keynote speech has been arrested Prankster who handed Theresa May P45 during keynote speech has been arrested
- October 04, 2017

The run up to May's speech, however, was overshadowed by Johnson who once again dominated the airwaves after he stunned some party members at the conference by saying Libya could become a new Dubai if it could "clear the dead bodies away". But she also wants to engage with younger voters who have flocked to the policies championed by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, a veteran leftist who has promised to renationalise the railways and end tuition fees that leave graduates in debt. (more...)
Prakash Raj booked over controversial remarks against PM Narendra Modi Prakash Raj booked over controversial remarks against PM Narendra Modi
- October 04, 2017

He had also said that the prime minister's continued silence is worrying and that he does not mind returning his National Awards if the PM remains silent on the issue, added the report. When I see such talented actors, I feel like giving them all five National Awards that were given to me. "I'm bigger actor than you, don't try to act in front of me, please respect me as an actor". (more...)
Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire
- October 04, 2017

Ryan said Tuesday the bill is "not scheduled right now". Our thoughts are with their families & everyone enduring another senseless tragedy, ' the ex-president tweeted . Neither lawmaker mentioned gun legislation. "Heartbreaking news out of Las Vegas this morning", Gillespie said on Twitter on Monday morning. Though he didn't answer the question directly, he characterized the shooter as "a sick man, a demented man" and added that "we're looking into him very, very seriously". (more...)
Citigroup Boosts Rating On Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) To Citigroup Boosts Rating On Trinity Industries, Inc. (TRN) To "Buy"
- October 04, 2017

Goldman Sachs maintained JCDecaux SA (EPA:DEC) on Saturday, September 24 with "Neutral" rating. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to "Hold" on Tuesday, April 19. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Friday, September 4 to "Neutral". It has outperformed by 42.06% the S&P500. Trinity Industries , Inc., launched on August 4, 1986, is a diversified industrial company that owns businesses providing products and services to the energy, chemical, agriculture, transportation ... (more...)
Father of suspected Las Vegas gunman has criminal history in Oregon Father of suspected Las Vegas gunman has criminal history in Oregon
- October 04, 2017

The New York Times reported Danley has a daughter who lives in Los Angeles. Mr Comerford said Maddy had coped well with the ordeal. "My father and Marilou have been separated since April 2013 and divorced since 2014". Kevin Comerford, Nicole Shipman and her daughter Maddy Aspinall, 14, from Grafton in NSW, were in Las Vegas for one night only after a dance academy tour in the United States had finished. (more...)
Threats reported at more school districts, 1 closes Wednesday Threats reported at more school districts, 1 closes Wednesday
- October 04, 2017

McDaniel said his department is working on the case with other law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and they've contacted private cyber security experts. Administrators were notified of the threat by local law enforcement late Tuesday evening. "We take these threats very seriously, " a statement on the district's website said. (more...)
Kansas Supreme Court's school finance ruling offers few instructions for fixing law Kansas Supreme Court's school finance ruling offers few instructions for fixing law
- October 04, 2017

Sam Brownback. In a unanimous and stinging decision Monday , the court said the state had failed to meet its own burden of proof to show that the funding included in the new law, almost $200 million above previous funding levels, would be enough to ensure all students have access to a proper education. (more...)
Turnbull gov't wants Australians' drivers licence details to toughen national security Turnbull gov't wants Australians' drivers licence details to toughen national security
- October 04, 2017

Flanked by Justice Minister Michael Keenan and Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin, Mr Turnbull on Wednesday said the new laws were vital for keeping Australians safe. Cyber security experts, however, have warned that creating such a database would encourage hackers. Possessing material that could be used by someone to prepare or carry out a terrorist attack would also be illegal under the measures. (more...)
Tech alumna, United Blood Services react to Las Vegas Shooting Tech alumna, United Blood Services react to Las Vegas Shooting
- October 04, 2017

When the unthinkable happened Sunday night, Gibbs was caught in the line of fire. "She's hilarious", Hannah said . "I was looking at her Snapchat and I saw she was at the concert", said Danae's cousin, Hannah Gibbs. "This is a family a family wound for us", he said. We're told other family members will be arriving Tuesday. When she started to hear of what was happening, she said she went to the strip. (more...)
Pique In Tears As He Offers Spain Retirement Pique In Tears As He Offers Spain Retirement
- October 04, 2017

Barcelona's league game against Las Palmas was played behind closed doors at the 11 hour at the weekend as the Catalan referendum dispute spilled over into football. Numerous club's players are away on worldwide duty, and Gerard Pique , who trained with Spain on Monday, was subject to abuse from spectators watching the open session. (more...)