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Ahead of 'Mersal' release, Vijay meets with TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami Ahead of 'Mersal' release, Vijay meets with TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami
- October 16, 2017

When it comes to a Vijay film, looks like it will have to face a lot of roadblocks before its release . The government has increased the base price of movie tickets for the first time in 10 years even as it has announced 8 percent and 20 percent local body entertainment tax on Tamil and Non-Tamil films, respectively. (more...)
UK PM travels to Brussels to reactivate Brexit negotiations UK PM travels to Brussels to reactivate Brexit negotiations
- October 16, 2017

As well as her flurry of phone calls, May is travelling to Brussels this afternoon for a dinner with Barnier and Jean-Claude Juncker . May's office said the 1630 GMT meeting had been planned for weeks. "It is time to get on with these negotiations", Johnson said as he arrived for a meeting with his European Union counterparts in Luxembourg on Monday. (more...)
Will gouge eyes of attackers: BJP leader on RSS killings in Kerala Will gouge eyes of attackers: BJP leader on RSS killings in Kerala
- October 16, 2017

Recently in October 2017 when Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) President Amit Shah visited Kerala, he voiced his concern over the increasing deaths of party members across the state and criticized the Pinarayi Vijayan led government for failing to protect the Sangh Parivar workers in the state. (more...)
Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River
- October 16, 2017

More than 500,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state since August. Police said on Monday that eight people drowned when a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized in a river they were attempting to cross to reach Bangladesh. (more...)
Israeli jets 'hit Syrian anti-aircraft battery' after alleged attack - IDF
- October 16, 2017

Syrian anti-aircraft missiles last targeted Israeli warplanes over Syria in March. "No hits confirmed", the Israeli Defense Force spokesperson tweeted. It has also occasionally carried out limited reprisals along its frontier with Syria in the Golan Heights, after spillover of Syria's fighting. Monday's incident was additionally unusual given its publication by Israel, which rarely gives details on its air force activities over Lebanon and Syria to foil suspected arms transfers to ... (more...)
Fires in Portugal and Northern Spain Kill at Least 30 People Fires in Portugal and Northern Spain Kill at Least 30 People
- October 16, 2017

More than 4,000 firefighters are battling 20 of the blazes, which are described as "major". She also said that an unknown number of people were still missing. "We have never deployed so many means at this time of the year", he said. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he's going to visit the area, which is his native region. (more...)
Calian Group Ltd (CGY) EPS Estimated At $0.44
- October 16, 2017

The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, August 9. The stock of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS) earned "Sell" rating by Citigroup on Friday, March 17. Lord Abbett And Ltd Liability Co holds 0.16% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) for 650,214 shares. Wells Fargo & Company Mn reported 22,385 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (more...)
Shakib, De Villiers return for one-day series
- October 16, 2017

South Africa were dominant in the two recent Tests between the sides and will be hoping to display similar control in the three-match one-day series. Du Plessis said he was comfortable about bowling first. Du Plessis did not feel the pitch was overly good for batting, but rather that his bowlers used cunning plans to restrict the Bangladeshi batsmen during their innings. (more...)
Ontario college strike begins Monday morning as employer rejects faculty offer Ontario college strike begins Monday morning as employer rejects faculty offer
- October 16, 2017

But the college will remain open with facilities including the computer lab, library, food services and athletic centre in full operation. The site will be updated regularly throughout the strike. "This leaves us with no choice but to withdraw our services until such time as our employer is ready to negotiate seriously". "Our union has a track record of getting deals done without work stoppages", he said. (more...)
Catalonia refuses to make clear if it will declare independence from Spain Catalonia refuses to make clear if it will declare independence from Spain
- October 16, 2017

As NPR's Lauren Frayer wrote on Friday, the answer "has huge implications for what the Spanish government does next and how the country's relatively young democracy - indeed, possibly even the whole European Union - might stay intact". In order to clarify position of Puigdemont on Monday (today), he gave local time until 10.00 and insisted on independence until Tuesday (tomorrow) to change his mind. (more...)
Sangeet Som terms Mughal emperors traitors; questions Taj Sangeet Som terms Mughal emperors traitors; questions Taj
- October 16, 2017

Meerut: BJP MLA, Sangeet Singh Som, who is known for making controversial statements, has said that Taj Mahal, Akbar, Babar are blots to the Indian Culture. Most recently, in October, a video surfaced of the Station House Officer (SHO) in Sardhana touching Som's feet during a programme in town, sparking a row over the police officer's conduct, according to the Hindustan Times . (more...)
Bengaluru: Govt to adopt rescued girl whose parents died in building collapse Bengaluru: Govt to adopt rescued girl whose parents died in building collapse
- October 16, 2017

Built on a small congested lane, the building had six houses.Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy visited the spot. "An LPG cylinder exploded on the ground floor of a two-storeyed building sometime between 6 and 7 a.m.in Ejipura area". Meanwhile, George announced that the government will adopt a minor girl who was rescued from the debris as she has lost both her parents in the building collapse incident. (more...)
PM 'bows' to people of Gujarat ahead of visit PM 'bows' to people of Gujarat ahead of visit
- October 16, 2017

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his Poll bound home state Gujarat and address a mega rally of party workers gathering from across the state. The yatra covered total 149 constituencies of the state and traveled more than 4000-km. Last week, the Prime Minister had visited Gujarat to inaugurate and lay foundation stones of various projects in Rajkot, Vadnagar, Gandhinagar and Bharuch. (more...)
Vietnam flood and landslide toll jumps to 54
- October 16, 2017

Landslides and floods caused by torrential rain this week in Vietnam's northern and central regions have killed 60, left 37 missing and injured 31 others, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Sunday. (more...)
Aarushi murder case: Patients line up on Talwars' last jail day Aarushi murder case: Patients line up on Talwars' last jail day
- October 16, 2017

The couple was supposed to be released from the prison on Friday but jail authorities did not receive the order on time for their release last week. The dentist couple is expected to be released later in the day, after a certified copy of the high court order is sent to the special CBI Court in Ghaziabad , which had convicted them in 2013. (more...)
Decades-old murder mystery has been solved Decades-old murder mystery has been solved
- October 16, 2017

Right after his death, an investigation included interviews and gathering evidence , but witnesses were too afraid to talk. Coggins' body was found somewhere along this road. Dix added that the murder was racially motivated, and the accused would have been charged with hate crimes if the murder had occurred in the present time. (more...)
Neighbours know that India is no longer weak: Home Minister Neighbours know that India is no longer weak: Home Minister
- October 16, 2017

Singh also observed that India has become a powerful nation and its prestige at the worldwide level has been boosted considerably under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Home Minister added that the conflict with China over the stand-off at the Doklam plateau was also resolved because of India's image of a strong nation. (more...)
Philippines Army says Islamists making 'last stand' in Marawi Philippines Army says Islamists making 'last stand' in Marawi
- October 16, 2017

Because of this, the military immediately conducted an operation in the area which led to the death of the two terrorist leaders. Military troops yesterday bombed Islamic State (IS)-inspired terrorists who have held out for over four months in Marawi City as the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said the conflict would be over "very soon". (more...)
No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah
- October 16, 2017

This is a high-volume low-profit business. "If a company's turnover becomes Rs. 1 crore, its profit does not become Rs. 1 crore.It is unfair to say there was an over 16,000 times jump in profit.say what the turnover was.It makes it seem like the turnover was huge but it wasn't". (more...)
Oil rig explosion near New Orleans injures at least 6 Oil rig explosion near New Orleans injures at least 6
- October 16, 2017

CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports that the Coast Guard New Orleans Division has a small boat and helicopter responding to the scene. One person remains missing. It's unclear which energy company owns the oil rig and city officials declined to speculate. An explosion in the structure near St. Charles Parish and north Kenner rocked homes in the area shortly after 7 p.m., according to Kenner Police Department spokesman Sgt. (more...)
Charlo KOs Lubin in 1st round, Hurd stops Trout after 10 Charlo KOs Lubin in 1st round, Hurd stops Trout after 10
- October 16, 2017

Where Beckham, when healthy, is adept at catching bombs, his barbershop lookalike, Hurd (pictured in the blue trunks), is more likely to deliver them. I'm more adaptive. I'm sharp. The 22 year old has very good footwork and likes to move in and out of firing range while using a good mixture of jabs to set up his vaunted right hook, straight left hand combination. (more...)
AirAsia apologises after mid-air emergency
- October 16, 2017

A passenger named Tracy, who was travelling with son Jayden, was quoted as saying: "My son said he didn't want to get on another flight but I've assured him it can't happen twice in a row". Terrified passengers were given oxygen masks. In a statement, AirAsia said it was "fully committed" to the safety of passengers. The flight took off from Perth - Bali bound at 11.15am this morning. (more...)
Ivana And Melania Trumps' Public Feud Continues Ivana And Melania Trumps' Public Feud Continues
- October 16, 2017

She loves living in Washington, DC and is honored by her role as First Lady of the United States. In the book, out this week, Ivana writes about her marriage to Trump and the prominent role at the Trump Organization. "I [don't] really want to call [Trump's White House] because Melania is there", Ivana said earlier this week. "She's the mother of three of his children, and he doesn't want to cause any embarrassment, but it's not true", the insider reportedly told the New York Post . (more...)
Kyrgyzstan's winning presidential candidate pledges to continue Atambayev's reforms Kyrgyzstan's winning presidential candidate pledges to continue Atambayev's reforms
- October 16, 2017

AKIpress reports that 2,375 polling stations are open from 8 am to 8 pm local time. The central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan will choose a new president on Sunday in elections that are unusual in the region for being unpredictable. The first two leaders since the fall of the Soviet Union 25 years ago were removed following riots in 2005 and 2010, but the mainly Muslim nation has since changed its parliamentary system. (more...)
6 soldiers, 24 militants killed in Egypt's Sinai attacks 6 soldiers, 24 militants killed in Egypt's Sinai attacks
- October 16, 2017

Six Egyptian soldiers were killed in a "terrorist" attack in restive North Sinai, where jihadists are active, the army's spokesman said on Friday. In July, Islamic State militants killed 23 soldiers in a remote checkpoint in northeastern Sinai — the deadliest assault on the military in the turbulent region in two years. (more...)

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