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Sushma Swaraj helps citizen of 'time tested friend' Russian Federation Sushma Swaraj helps citizen of 'time tested friend' Russian Federation
- October 11, 2017

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is well known for helping the Indian diaspora and also for assisting tourists who are in trouble. The Chennai cops questioned the Russian and found out that 32-year-old Evangelin was a research student who had exhausted all of his money. (more...)
South Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans South Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans
- October 11, 2017

A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber, flanked by South Korean F-15K Slam Eagle fighters, drops a 2,000-pound live munition at Pilsung Training Range, South Korea , as a part of a show of force mission in response to North Korean unsanctioned intercontinental ballistic missile tests, September 17, 2017. (more...)
Panel to probe delay in tender for Mumbai rail bridge
- October 11, 2017

The committee, as reported by TOI, said that to protect themselves from the heavy rains passengers standing at the ticket counter at Elphinstone Road station rushed to the foot over bridge that was already overcrowded. The inquiry team also recommended a quick mode of communication apart from mobile phones to ensure shorter reaction time, including wireless handsets, for station and security staff. (more...)
Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018 Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018
- October 11, 2017

Being a guest of the queen has historically been reserved for a president's second term. The London Evening Standard said the visit - said by sources to be set for early 2018 - is expected to be less controversial than if he was welcomed formally by the Queen, and it was likely he would stay at the United States ambassador's residence rather than Buckingham Palace. (more...)
Trump to Unveil 'Overall Iran Strategy' This Week Trump to Unveil 'Overall Iran Strategy' This Week
- October 11, 2017

Tuesday's visit from the NHL champions will likely give the President a platform with which to air his grievances with other leagues. He also rescinded a White House invitation to National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry after the two-time MVP expressed reservations about going. (more...)
Turkish PM hopes relations with USA will normalize soon Turkish PM hopes relations with USA will normalize soon
- October 11, 2017

The United States has suspended non-immigrant visa services in all USA diplomatic missions in Turkey to minimize number of visitors to embassies and consulates. "I hope the USA will revise its decision in this light", Abdulhamit Gul told A Haber television, as quoted by Reuters . On Thursday, the US Embassy in Turkey said that the charges against Topuz were baseless and undermined partnership between Washington and Ankara . (more...)
Couple find hidden camera in their Florida Airbnb Couple find hidden camera in their Florida Airbnb
- October 11, 2017

Derek Starnes , who was visiting form IN, was IN the home one night when he saw a pinhole IN the smoke detector. Starnes instantly called the police. Starnes said the camera definitely caught him walking around the room naked. "He says that everybody videoed had learning he was videoing them", Bourque said. John Jordan, manager of Spook Tech Spy Shop on Atlantic Boulevard in Jacksonville said cameras can be installed in a variety of every day items like photo frames, surge protectors, ... (more...)
China lodges representations with USA over destroyer's trespass on territorial waters China lodges representations with USA over destroyer's trespass on territorial waters
- October 11, 2017

A USA official said the destroyer Chafee sailed near the Paracel Islands on Tuesday, coming within 16 nautical miles of land. China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, and has heavily militarized some islands in the region and expanded other territories with major land reclamation work, turning sandbars into islands and equipping them with airfields, ports and weapons systems. (more...)
Pinarayi Vijayan Orders Probe Against Oommen Chandy In Solar Scam Case Pinarayi Vijayan Orders Probe Against Oommen Chandy In Solar Scam Case
- October 11, 2017

Asked about the allegations of sexual exploitation against him, which also will be probed, the veteran Congress leader said his name had been mentioned in a "fake" letter written by Saritha. Sivarajan in September. They had got the contracts by claiming proximity to Mr Chandy. However, Chandy said the case was politically motivated. To add fuel to fire, more names started tumbling out of the UDF closet, with Saritha Nair's call records showing that she was in touch with over 30 odd UDF ... (more...)
UH email on nuclear preparation attracts worldwide attention UH email on nuclear preparation attracts worldwide attention
- October 11, 2017

Students at the Aloha State school received an email Monday with the subject line "in the event of a nuclear attack ". But as word got out of the reportedly "secret meeting" on September 19, members of the meeting started informing the public. (more...)
Sydney woman picks up shark from rockpool Sydney woman picks up shark from rockpool
- October 11, 2017

The video was uploaded to Facebook and viewed nearly 20,000 times in 24 hours. Hatheier has become an internet sensation after the fearless act. If you saw a shark in a beach-side rock pool, what would you do? I was just thinking he was trapped in this rock pool and I needed to help him out. (more...)
Indian Navy dismisses sailor for undergoing irreversible gender re-assignment Indian Navy dismisses sailor for undergoing irreversible gender re-assignment
- October 11, 2017

Manish Kumar Giri a.k.a Sabi - Born male, Sabi underwent sex reassignment surgery in Delhi and this was without notifying the forces, while he was on leave. After the surgery, I was forced to stay away from the ship and work from the base. Sabi, who was diagnosed with gender identity disorder, said she sought help from the naval doctors but was turned away. (more...)
Maharashtra, Gujarat cut Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel Maharashtra, Gujarat cut Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel
- October 11, 2017

The Central government had earlier instructed the state governments to bring down the taxes to help the consumers. The move follows the Central government's move to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs2 last week, the first tax cut on fuel by the current government, to tame rising inflation. (more...)
Sex With Wife Aged Under 18 Years To Be Considered Rape: SC Sex With Wife Aged Under 18 Years To Be Considered Rape: SC
- October 11, 2017

The petition by NGO Independent Thought had challenged the exception clause (2) in Section 375 IPC (which deals with rape ) that says intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape. It is also estimated that there are 23 million child brides in the country. In India, legally, marital rape does not exist. However, the age of consent is 18 years. (more...)
United Nations pulls staff from Malawi after vampire scare United Nations pulls staff from Malawi after vampire scare
- October 11, 2017

The UN isn't alone in withdrawing staff from the area, as the U.S. Embassy in the country has also withdrawn a team of Peace Corps volunteers temporarily and has advised U.S. They have also continued to send armed mobs out into the streets to search for the alleged vampires . His office said: 'This development has been of grave concern to the President and the entire Government'. (more...)
Child left behind at Utah corn maze Child left behind at Utah corn maze
- October 11, 2017

Monday night. "The staff at the corn maze started announcing that a child had been found". Police say they received a call from the boy's mother saying she couldn't find her 3-year-old. The mother of a three-year-old boy who was left behind in a Utah corn maze claims it was all an accident. Police on Tuesday praised the actions of the person who found the boy. (more...)
Eight alleged Taliban militants 'killed' in drone strike in Afghanistan
- October 11, 2017

According to the command's report, there was a 50 percent increase in bombings in September when compared to August. "This increase can be attributed to the president's strategy to more proactively target extremist groups that threaten the stability and security of the Afghan people", the US Air Forces Central Command's report said. (more...)
Superstars Who Could Still Miss 2018 World Cup Superstars Who Could Still Miss 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

While fans from all over the world have a unique opportunity to secure tickets for all matches, some fixtures traditionally produce greater demand, with around 90,000 tickets having already been requested for the Opening Game and more than 132,000 for the Final. (more...)
U.S. sacks top navy commanders after deadly warship collision
- October 11, 2017

The Navy's strict adherence to customs and traditions dictate that commanders be relieved of duty when superiors lose confidence in their leadership. The USS Fitzgerald slammed into a Japanese merchant ship in June resulting in seven sailors deaths, and the McCain struck a 30,000-ton tanker in August, killing 10 and injuring five. (more...)
Assam BJP tells party workers to prepare for panchayat polls Assam BJP tells party workers to prepare for panchayat polls
- October 11, 2017

For the BJP, the results could not have come at more opportune time as the Fadnavis government was at the receiving end of a fierce unrest over farm loan waiver and remunerative prices. He also congratulated Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state unit president Raosaheb Patil Danve for the impressive performance in Gram Panchayat polls ."Wonderful victory of BJP in rural areas shows the unwavering support of the farmers, youth and poor for BJP's development agenda", PM Modi ... (more...)
Chinese women detained at South Korea immigration after plastic surgery Chinese women detained at South Korea immigration after plastic surgery
- October 11, 2017

The photo was first posted on Weibo by Chinese TV presenter Jian Hua Hua on Sunday (Oct 8). It is not known what proportion is for plastic surgery. But three women, said to be Chinese, got into a spot of bother this week after travelling to South Korea to have plastic surgery. (more...)
Terror plot by ISIS sympathisers thwarted at concert venues in NY Terror plot by ISIS sympathisers thwarted at concert venues in NY
- October 11, 2017

All three men were already in some form of government custody either in the USA or overseas, officials disclosed. Charges against a USA citizen based in Pakistan, and two co-conspirators were unsealed in a US court October 6, accusing the three of plotting attacks in 2016 in support of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham ( ISIS ), on New York City . (more...)
California wine country engulfed by deadly wildfires California wine country engulfed by deadly wildfires
- October 11, 2017

Diablo. The winds warm up and dry out as they travel downward. Late Sunday night (Oct. 8), these winds reached hurricane levels, traveling at 70 miles per hour (110 km/h). Brown also asked President Donald Trump - who spent his morning tweeting insults at ESPN host Jemele Hill and the National Football League - to issue a disaster declaration. (more...)
Baghdad reviews options to export oil north through Turkey Baghdad reviews options to export oil north through Turkey
- October 11, 2017

President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, said yesterday that he was ready to engage in open dialogue with the central government in Baghdad but without preconditions. His statement comes after his meeting with KRG president Masoud Barzani on October 7, The National reported. We are not opposing the Kurdish people, but we are against the irresponsible actions of the government of Northern Iraq. (more...)
Detroit rapper Doughboy Roc shot and killed in vehicle Detroit rapper Doughboy Roc shot and killed in vehicle
- October 11, 2017

He was just 29 years old. Doughboy Roc, whose real name is Rodney Yeargin, was found in a white Hyundai and appeared to have been shot in the head and shoulder, Detroit Police Second Precinct Capt. "He can't be replaced". "I grew up with him", Huey said, a fellow musician. In 2013 he released Ghetto Testimony , in 2014 there was Beastmode , 2016 there was Loyalty is Everything , and in September, Roc released the solo album Roc Vs Balboa . (more...)

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