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After days of uncertainty, Nagaland heads for polls After days of uncertainty, Nagaland heads for polls
- February 03, 2018

We used to contest assembly elections separately but we had a post-poll alliance. The BJP is part of the current ruling coalition in the state that is led by the NPF . "The general secretary is authorised by the BJP high command to discuss and sort the matters pertaining to the Nagaland state BJP election affairs", he said, adding that the state team has apprised the central leaders about the present political situations in Nagaland. (more...)
Washington takes aim at Kenyan opposition, government Washington takes aim at Kenyan opposition, government
- February 03, 2018

A court ordered the government Thursday to restore all transmissions immediately pending a February 14 court hearing challenging the government's media blackout. The police had promised to use force against Mr. Odinga and his supporters, but the event proceeded peacefully, without police interference. The government has responded by declaring the opposition movement a criminal organization and investigating "conspirators" in Tuesday's ceremony. (more...)
Conor McGregor Comments On Ronda Rousey's WWE Singing Conor McGregor Comments On Ronda Rousey's WWE Singing
- February 03, 2018

I would argue that this is the last time and the worst time for Vince McMahon to be talking about starting another side project that draws even 10% of his time away from the WWE and let's face it I am sure it will be far more than 10% of his time. (more...)
Mitt Romney says he'll announce February 15 on the Senate race Mitt Romney says he'll announce February 15 on the Senate race
- February 03, 2018

The former governor of MA said he'll make an announcement "about the Utah senate race" on February 15. "Looking forward to making an announcement on February 15th about the Utah Senate race", the 70-year-old businessman and former MA governor said in a Twitter post. (more...)
One held after four injured in drive-by shooting in Italy One held after four injured in drive-by shooting in Italy
- February 03, 2018

Local reports are linking the possibly racist attack with the murder of an 18-year-old girl whose body parts were found in two suitcases on Wednesday. Carancini confirmed that all of the victims in Saturday's shootings were black. Macerata was the scene of the gruesome killing of a young white Italian woman this week, whose dismembered remains were found in two suitcases. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi Launches 1st Khelo India School Games PM Narendra Modi Launches 1st Khelo India School Games
- February 03, 2018

India will boost farmers' returns by increasing purchase prices for crops by more than 50 percent of the output cost, a move aimed at fulfilling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's promise of doubling farm incomes by 2022. Gross domestic product is expected to grow 6.5 percent to 6.75 percent in 2017/18 - its slowest pace in three years. There are 5 sports complex booked for these events, these are as below: 1) Jawahar Lal Nehru Sports Complex- it will host competitions in archery, athletics, ... (more...)
PM Modi To Open Assam's First Global Investors Summit Today PM Modi To Open Assam's First Global Investors Summit Today
- February 03, 2018

Highlighting "path breaking" economic reforms undertaken by his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India's growth story will further pick up speed when there is an all-round development of the Northeast . It has been learnt that in the evening, in presence of Chief Minister Sonowal, around 60 MoUs will be signed between the government of Assam and different parties participating in the summit for investment of rupees 60,000 crore in the state. (more...)
Best refuses to comment on decision to attend rape trial in Belfast Best refuses to comment on decision to attend rape trial in Belfast
- February 03, 2018

Ulster players Mr Jackson and Mr Olding both deny raping a woman in Belfast in June 2016. All four men have denied all the charges against them. Also yesterday afternoon, footage of her police interview was played to the court. McIlroy, from Royal Lodge Road in Belfast, has been charged with exposing his genitals, while Harrison (25) from Manse Road, has been charged with perverting the course of justice, and withholding information. (more...)
Republicans Divided on Minimum Needed for Immigration Deal Republicans Divided on Minimum Needed for Immigration Deal
- February 03, 2018

Capitol in the background, and an American flag and books behind her, she noted that Trump talked about medicine costs in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, and that Democrats have introduced proposals to push the prices down. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, who boycotted the address, also ridiculed Trump's rhetoric on immigrants and called it "outrageous". Diego Rios, 23, of Rockville, Md., rallies in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA, ... (more...)
Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration Trump urges compromise as Republicans wrestle with immigration
- February 03, 2018

And that is why we are excited to have the president here today to work on this shared agenda". "This upcoming midterm is going to be a referendum on the president of the United States and his conduct in office, more than anything else". After the rollback of DACA was announced, undocumented immigrants whose permits were set to expire on or before March 5 were allowed to submit renewals by October 5, 2017. (more...)
Are the Super Bowl ads worth the marketing cost?
- February 03, 2018

While the players are huddling to call a play, football fans making their way to the enclosed US Bank Stadium are likely to be huddling together for warmth. The high today is expected to reach 5 degrees, and temperatures aren't expected to reach the 20s until Saturday. In recent years CBS and Fox have refrained from announcing when they sold out of commercial time in the Super Bowl. (more...)
Treasury Department Sanctions Individuals for Acting on Hezbollah Financier's Behalf Treasury Department Sanctions Individuals for Acting on Hezbollah Financier's Behalf
- February 03, 2018

One senior USA official, speaking to reporters on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized publicly, described the new measures as a blow to the Revolutionary Guard Corps and its elite Quds Force, "which uses Lebanese Hezbollah as really its main means of projecting destabilizing power in conflict zones", including Syria, Iraq and Yemen. (more...)
Microsoft (MSFT) Earns Outperform Rating from Sanford C. Bernstein
- February 03, 2018

About 40.35 million shares traded or 68.26% up from the average. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) saw some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Investors of record on Thursday, August 17th will be given a $0.39 dividend. Its up 0.01, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 40 investors sold Microsoft Corporation shares while 952 reduced holdings. (more...)
Rihanna presses leaders to fund global education Rihanna presses leaders to fund global education
- February 03, 2018

At the conference that she's scheduled to attend, Senegalese president Macky Sall will also be hosting with the Barbadian bad gal and Macron. The pair have been working together since 2016 to boost educational opportunities for children in the world's poorest countries, and particularly girls. (more...)
Joe Kennedy III Says That Wasn't Drool, It was Chapstick Joe Kennedy III Says That Wasn't Drool, It was Chapstick
- February 03, 2018

Democratic leaders chose wisely to pass last night's torch to a new generation - and to a Kennedy , no less. He also advocated for some of the same policies Trump highlighted in his own speech, including trade agreements "that are fair" and infrastructure improvements. (more...)
Brexit minister makes Commons apology but keeps job over 'conspiracy theory' row Brexit minister makes Commons apology but keeps job over 'conspiracy theory' row
- February 03, 2018

I did not in any way seek to confirm the truth of it but what I would say is that we need to proceed with great caution because it is essential that we continue to uphold and support the impartiality of the civil service. Baker's comments come just two days after the minister - who a year ago proposed emergency legislation to allow civil servants seen to be obstructing Brexit to be sacked - said Whitehall economic forecasts were "always wrong". (more...)
Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul
- February 03, 2018

The meeting comes in the backdrop of a series of deadly attacks that rattled Kabul, after which a high-level delegation from Afghanistan comprising the Interior Minister and spy chief had visited Pakistan earlier this week with a "personal message" from President Ashraf Ghani . (more...)
Deutsche Bank in the red for third year running Deutsche Bank in the red for third year running
- February 03, 2018

Deutsche's shares dropped 6% in Frankfurt. And we won't even go into what these results mean for the traders that dumb Deutsche executives promised would be looking at fat bonus checks in 2018 after getting stiffed previous year so the bank could pay the US DoJ for shit that happened before nearly anyone getting stiffed even worked at Deutsche. (more...)
ICE Audits 77 Northern California Companies, Searching for Unlawful Staff ICE Audits 77 Northern California Companies, Searching for Unlawful Staff
- February 03, 2018

This time, ICE agents searched 77 businesses in the San Francisco and Sacramento areas in what was believed to be the largest localized raid since President Donald Trump took office, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Pratheepan Gulasekaram, a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, added that this week's raids appeared to be a "retributive move by ICE to punish California and the Bay Area for their decision to not cooperate with other federal enforcement efforts". (more...)
90 feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya 90 feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya
- February 03, 2018

The FO spokesperson confirmed that up to 11 Pakistani nationals drowned in the incident. Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal told The Associated Press that Pakistani diplomats reached Libya's coastal area to collect more details and begin the process of repatriating the bodies of the deceased. (more...)
Kerala govt presents annual budget, focuses on fiscal discipline Kerala govt presents annual budget, focuses on fiscal discipline
- February 03, 2018

The finance minister likened the GST rollout to the recent attack of cyclone Ockhi, which claimed 77 lives after hitting Kerala shores on 30 November. "Instead of purchasing new vehicles, they can be hired on rent which would save costs by at least one-third", he said. The government has also stressed the need for reducing travel expenses. (more...)
Malayalam actress molested on train, says 'no one cared' Malayalam actress molested on train, says 'no one cared'
- February 03, 2018

Meanwhile the actress has alleged that while her friends and Co passengers, scriptwriter Unni R and one Ranjith supported her, the rest of the passengers did not. "There were many women in the train, but nobody helped". "I was screaming. It's sad how the others behaved", the actress further said. The incident happened at the Vadakkancherry railway station. (more...)
Trans Mountain expansion will be built, Trudeau says Trans Mountain expansion will be built, Trudeau says
- February 03, 2018

Will the federal government step in on the B.C. - Alberta pipeline feud? Over the summer, she asked officials here to start polishing the tools in Alberta's toolbox in preparation. ruling that talks, in great detail, about what they claim to be concerned about, about the risk of bitumen spills". Two Fort St. John companies have joint venture projects that have been selected as contractors to build segments of the pipeline in the province's interior. (more...)
University Of Pennsylvania Removes Wynn's Name From Campus, Revokes Honorary Degree University Of Pennsylvania Removes Wynn's Name From Campus, Revokes Honorary Degree
- February 03, 2018

The University of Pennsylvania has announced plans to distance itself from casino mogul Steve Wynn and comedian Cosby in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against both men. University leadership announced that school will be removing Wynn's name from the Institute for Vision Research , the first time it has stripped a donor's name from a building. (more...)
Bucks' Brogdon to be sidelined up to 8 weeks with injury Bucks' Brogdon to be sidelined up to 8 weeks with injury
- February 03, 2018

He is the first player not drafted in the first round to win Rookie of the Year since 1966. The Bucks said in a statement Friday they learned the extent of Brogdon's injury after he underwent an MRI and an examination by the team's doctor. (more...)

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