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Amit Shah attacks Congress in his maiden Rajya Sabha speech Amit Shah attacks Congress in his maiden Rajya Sabha speech
- February 06, 2018

We have been in power for only seven to eight years. "For 70 years this country was run just by one family". "Hear me out. You will have to listen to me for six years", Shah told the Congress benches on Monday when they sought to interrupt a feisty speech that saw him take on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over his " Gabbar Singh Tax " jibe about GST during the Gujarat campaign. (more...)
Will take up AP's case with PM', Rajnath assures TDP Will take up AP's case with PM', Rajnath assures TDP
- February 06, 2018

Commenting upon Chandrababu Naidu's political career, Thackeray said thatTelugu Desam party under Naidu's leadership has availed benefits from being an alliance partner of Congress as well as that of BJP. It is undeniable that PM Narendra Modi and his colleagues in the BJP had vowed speedy implementation of sops assured in the AP Reorganisation Act and more, but nearly four years on, their U-turn on special category status to the state coupled with a bureaucratic approach to settle pending ... (more...)
How you can help bring Dundee back Down Under How you can help bring Dundee back Down Under
- February 06, 2018

Tourism Australia's global tourism ambassador Chris Hemsworth said working on the campaign was a huge honor and also a lot of fun. The 60-second trailer, filmed by original Crocodile Dundee and Oscar-winning cinematographer Russell Boyd, aired in a prime spot just before halftime and was part of Tourism Australia's $36 million, three-year campaign to push our land Down Under to Americans. (more...)
Dubai keeps rank as world's busiest worldwide airport Dubai keeps rank as world's busiest worldwide airport
- February 06, 2018

India remained the single largest destination country, recording 12,060,435 pax (+5.4%) in 2017, while the United Kingdom ranked second with 6,466,406 pax (+6.7%) ahead of Saudi Arabia at 6,364,598 pax (+4.6%). He added that in the long term there is unlikely to be continuous double-digit growth because of capacity constraints, with the airport expected to reach a limit of 118 million passengers a year by 2023. (more...)
5-year-old kidnapped child rescued from housing society near Delhi 5-year-old kidnapped child rescued from housing society near Delhi
- February 06, 2018

The incident of kidnapping in Shreshtha Vihar in east Delhi had come at a time when security had been tightened in and around Delhi ahead of Republic Day celebration on January 26. On January 25, the boy was kidnapped from his school bus, which was carrying around 14 other children. A police officer said, "Minutes after the bus halted, two men parked their black-coloured bike nearby and entered the bus". (more...)
China: Trade probe of USA sorghum a 'normal' investigation China: Trade probe of USA sorghum a 'normal' investigation
- February 06, 2018

Wang Hejun of China's Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement that there is preliminary evidence that the USA government has "provided subsidies to sorghum". That was a sliver of the $14 billion in United States soybean imports. Texas and Kansas, major Republican strongholds or "red states", produce most of the USA sorghum crop. (more...)
Singapore Airlines plans blockchain tech for frequent flyer spending Singapore Airlines plans blockchain tech for frequent flyer spending
- February 06, 2018

In about six months, passengers will be able to use a digital wallet application to monetize their accumulated miles. It will allow the extensive KrisFlyer membership base to use "digital KrisFlyer miles" for point-of-sale transactions at participating retail merchants. (more...)
Shubhankar Sharma wins Malaysia title after stunning final round Shubhankar Sharma wins Malaysia title after stunning final round
- February 06, 2018

His 66 in the third put him within four shots of the lead and he charged into contention on the final round when he got off to a hot front nine with five birdies in a span of six holes from fourth to ninth. I kept pushing the whole day. "I played pretty solid and it wasn't easy because it was windy". Obviously, I love the course. For the second straight day, Campillo opened his round with an eagle at the par-five first hole. (more...)
Ex-US gymnastics doc sentenced to another 40-125 years Ex-US gymnastics doc sentenced to another 40-125 years
- February 06, 2018

The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Larry Nassar's victims were able to confront him face to face in a MI courtroom. "We have so many athletes who were affected". The hearing resumed after a short break, with the judge addressing what she called a "scary" scene. (more...)
Caleb Ekuban's Leeds United Sack Manager Thomas Christiansen After Poor Run Caleb Ekuban's Leeds United Sack Manager Thomas Christiansen After Poor Run
- February 06, 2018

The Mirror are reporting that former England, Newcastle United, and Derby County manager Steve McClaren is in the frame to takeover at Elland Road. Andrea Radrizzani moved to sack Christiansen last night , with Leeds announcing the 44-year-old's departure on the club's official website. The Dane is one of only three managers to have performed better than the overall average since Leeds returned to the Championship in 2010. (more...)
North Korea to send parliment head to Pyeongchang Olympics North Korea to send parliment head to Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 06, 2018

The North's ruling Workers' Party's newspaper the Rodong Sinmun made the rebuke to criticism of the anticipated event from other countries in an op-ed. "Otto was systematically tortured and intentionally injured by Kim Jong [Un]". North Korean figure skaters and short track speed skaters heading to an indoor ice rink for training at Gangneung Olympic Village, the host for ice events for the Winter Olympics, in Gangneung, South Korea, today. (more...)
Frigid Minneapolis temps could bring record cold for Super Bowl Sunday Frigid Minneapolis temps could bring record cold for Super Bowl Sunday
- February 06, 2018

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Syria war: Turkey suffers deadliest day in Afrin offensive Syria war: Turkey suffers deadliest day in Afrin offensive
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'Little Adam Schiff' Illegally Leaks Confidential Information, 'Must Be Stopped' 'Little Adam Schiff' Illegally Leaks Confidential Information, 'Must Be Stopped'
- February 06, 2018

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Turkish president to meet Pope Francis in historic visit to the Vatican Turkish president to meet Pope Francis in historic visit to the Vatican
- February 05, 2018

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Robert Wagner a 'person of interest' in Natalie Wood's death Robert Wagner a 'person of interest' in Natalie Wood's death
- February 05, 2018

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Iranian Foreign Minister Warns on Trump's Dangerous Nuclear Strategy Iranian Foreign Minister Warns on Trump's Dangerous Nuclear Strategy
- February 05, 2018

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the foreign minister of Iran , slammed the Trump administration in a Sunday tweet in response to the Pentagon's recent announcement of a new nuclear policy. unsafe imprudence". Zarif said the new policy was "in violation" of the worldwide Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). The document said the USA will develop for deployment a "low-yield" nuclear warhead for submarine-launched ballistic missiles. (more...)
Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam goes on trial in Belgium Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam goes on trial in Belgium
- February 05, 2018

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Senator says Nunes memo 'could precipitate a constitutional crisis' Senator says Nunes memo 'could precipitate a constitutional crisis'
- February 05, 2018

Or when the president seemed much more concerned about what Rosenstein would say before the committee than in the deputy attorney general's plea for help to protect the Justice Department? "Of course, we're all on your team, Mr. Attorney in Alexandria, Virginia, and as the acting head of DOJ's National Security Division. The theory goes that Trump could then install a crony in Rosenstein's place, who could fire Mueller or quash in the Trump-Russia investigation. (more...)
All Set To Observe Kashmir Solidarity Day On Feb 5
- February 05, 2018

He also sought world community's role to force India to fulfill the promises it made with the people of Jammu and Kashmir as well as the global community 70 years ago. Meanwhile, arrangements are being given final touches to observe Kashmir Solidarity Day throughout Pakistan and AJK to reiterate support with the Kashmiris in the Indian occupied state in their just struggle for the freedom of their homeland. (more...)
Merkel Enters Final Stretch in Coalition-building Marathon Merkel Enters Final Stretch in Coalition-building Marathon
- February 05, 2018

After an all-day session, the parties agreed to resume talks Monday, according to the Social Democrats' general secretary, Lars Klingbeil. Failure to reach an agreement, or a deal's rejection by Social Democrat members, would leave a minority government under Merkel or a new election as the only viable governing options. (more...)
Tulsan prepares for Super Bowl LII, piloting new SkyCam angle Tulsan prepares for Super Bowl LII, piloting new SkyCam angle
- February 05, 2018

Demand is said to be so high, Minnesota Super Bowl ticket prices could set a record. Super Bowl Live is more than a week of non-stop entertainment, leading up to Sunday's National Football League championship between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots . (more...)
Father of Otto Warmbier will attend Olympic opening ceremonies with Pence Father of Otto Warmbier will attend Olympic opening ceremonies with Pence
- February 05, 2018

President Donald Trump's State of the Union address last week, which slammed the regime's "reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons" and its rampant human rights abuses. "Despite these overtures to improve relations with the South, North Korea has yet to show any intention to fulfill its global obligations regarding denuclearization", said South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha last month. (more...)
Cyprus President Anastasiades Beats Leftist Challenger, Wins Another 5-Year Term Cyprus President Anastasiades Beats Leftist Challenger, Wins Another 5-Year Term
- February 05, 2018

Anastasiades got 35.51 and Malas 30.24 percent of the vote in the first round of elections on January 28, with the remaining cast among candidates who had taken a harder line than either in peace talks with the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). (more...)
Amber Rudd warns Brexiteers to back off ahead of crucial week Amber Rudd warns Brexiteers to back off ahead of crucial week
- February 05, 2018

Asked directly if any customs union would be a possibility, he said: 'No I don't think we will be in any form - at least conceived in global trade practice - of customs union. To silence its detractors, the cabinet will have to demonstrate this week it is neither "vague" nor "divided" - but whatever approach it comes up with is likely to lead to divisions with those who think they are going too far or not far enough. (more...)

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