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Railways Mulls Rewards, Incentives, Bonuses To Boost Employee Morale Railways Mulls Rewards, Incentives, Bonuses To Boost Employee Morale
- February 10, 2018

In a bid to boost the morale of Indian Railways employees, a Committee has recommened introduction of a new appraisal system for the staff, bonuses, incentives, and badges, Ministry officials said. Over 13 lakh employees work for the railways across 68 divisions and 17 zones. It further said that the Indian Railways has initiated "disciplinary action" to terminate the services of such absentees. (more...)
Renuka moves privilege notice against Rijiju in RS Renuka moves privilege notice against Rijiju in RS
- February 10, 2018

Rijiju had posted a video of Prime Minister Narendra Modi giving the Ramayana reference while she laughed in Rajya Sabha. February 7 (ANI): Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury's inappropriate remarks called for a sarcastic reply from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (more...)
Read the White House letter denying release of Democratic memo Read the White House letter denying release of Democratic memo
- February 10, 2018

But Democrats said it's a deeply misleading document, twisting and cherry-picking classified intelligence to support the president. It isn't clear yet how much of the Democrats' countermemo might become public or when, but Kelly said that he expected an answer by the end of the day on Thursday. (more...)
Ryan Offers Immigration Commitment But Not One Pelosi Wants
- February 10, 2018

Government funding will lapse for the second time in less than a month if Congress can not pass a funding bill by midnight Thursday. Several Democrats, and some Republicans , are pushing for a narrow deal that addresses DACA and border security, but little else. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi tells US House immigrant stories for eight hours Nancy Pelosi tells US House immigrant stories for eight hours
- February 10, 2018

And two, according to the New York Times , such a long speech is unheard of in the House, "which has no equivalent to the Senate filibuster". For more than eight hours, she stood in four-inch heels , reading the stories of people brought to the country illegally as children, known as " Dreamers ". (more...)
Erdogan: Turkey has nothing to talk about with Bashar Assad Erdogan: Turkey has nothing to talk about with Bashar Assad
- February 10, 2018

SANA labeled it an "aggression" and a "new massacre". What is happening in eastern Ghouta is not simply a humanitarian crisis because aid is denied, these sieges involve the global crimes of indiscriminate bombardment and deliberate starvation of the civilian population. (more...)
Major Security Operation Against Terrorism in Sinai, Nile Delta Major Security Operation Against Terrorism in Sinai, Nile Delta
- February 10, 2018

The strikes began on Friday and went on until the early hours of Saturday morning during which many weapons stores and logistic support zones belonging to the militants were destroyed. The armed forces "call on all Egyptians in all parts of the republic to closely cooperate with the forces of law enforcement to confront terrorism and weed out its roots, and to promptly report any elements that threaten the security and stability of the homeland", the statement ended. (more...)
Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Kratos Defense & Security Solutions
- February 10, 2018

About 22.53 million shares traded. (NASDAQ: KTOS ) to report earnings on February, 26. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Peregrine Capital Management LLC owned approximately 1.60% of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions worth $17,509,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Erdoğan says Turkish military helicopter shot down during Afrin operation in Syria Erdoğan says Turkish military helicopter shot down during Afrin operation in Syria
- February 10, 2018

A punishing campaign by the Syrian government and Russian Federation has battered the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus and the northwestern province of Idlib as President Bashar Assad's government tries to bring them under control. The UN and USA have called for an immediate cessation of hostilities. Macron asked Putin to "do everything" so that Syria's government stops "intolerable degradation of the humanitarian situation" in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib province. (more...)
Activist Ravi Ragbir Thwarts ICE's Try To Deport Him, For Now Activist Ravi Ragbir Thwarts ICE's Try To Deport Him, For Now
- February 10, 2018

The stay was granted by a federal court in the Southern District of NY as Ragbir and his supporters pursue a lawsuit asserting that he and other immigrant leaders have been targeted for deportation due to their 1st Amendment-protected political speech. (more...)
PODCAST: Men's basketball in turmoil, National Signing Day offensive coach quotes PODCAST: Men's basketball in turmoil, National Signing Day offensive coach quotes
- February 10, 2018

The results of Colorado State's investigation into Eustachy's treatment of players in 2014 included Eustachy admitting that he "crossed the line" and "went way over the line", agreeing to six anger management courses and a zero-tolerance policy in regards to his behavior and vulgar language. (more...)
North's 'army Of Beauties' Seduces As Koreans Suffer Hockey Rout
- February 10, 2018

But Warmbier insisted his attendance in South Korea was "not political". Pence was asked if South Korean President Moon Jae-in requested in their meeting Thursday that the US withdraw any considerations of a military strike on the North. North and South Korea may be bitterly divided, but at the Olympics, they are anything but. Following the meeting, Pence press secretary Alyssa Farah said in a statement, "The Vice President is grateful that President Moon reaffirmed his strong commitment ... (more...)
Jim Carrey Deletes Facebook Page Because of Russian Federation Jim Carrey Deletes Facebook Page Because of Russian Federation
- February 10, 2018

In a statement to CNBC , Carrey said "what the world needs right now is capitalism with a conscience". Facebook has admitted that up to 126 million people saw ads paid for by Russian organisations whose aim was to influence the presidential race. (more...)
Russian President Putin earned only $673.000 for six years Russian President Putin earned only $673.000 for six years
- February 10, 2018

His declared sources of income are presidential salary, military pension and incomes from bank deposits. Many estimates are generally in the billions - in 2015, Bill Browder, a former fund manager in Russian Federation and major critic of Putin, estimated the president's net worth at $200 billion, a figure that would likely make him the richest person on Earth. (more...)
New budget barrier: Pelosi opposes pact if no 'Dreamer' help New budget barrier: Pelosi opposes pact if no 'Dreamer' help
- February 10, 2018

And she kept speaking. Pelosi comfortably eclipse both even though she struggled just after the five-hour mark, sniffing repeatedly from what she suggested was an allergic reaction to the dust from the House carpeting. "I believe we do". Instead, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell will allow an open debate on possible immigration solutions on the Senate floor, beginning as early as next week - a promise he made to end a three-day shutdown last month. (more...)
ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms ANC bosses clear diaries as Zuma exit looms
- February 10, 2018

Kusazoshuba ungalwi nomuntu engalwi nawe #southafrica #biggerthanmattersofthestomach". First Lady Madiba-Zuma, however, who clearly supports her husband's stance to remain in power until next year will have none of these antics to remove her from the stately home as well and cautioned against "picking a fight with someone who is not fighting you". (more...)
Farooq Sattar issues last warning to Rabita Committee members Farooq Sattar issues last warning to Rabita Committee members
- February 10, 2018

The letter sent by the Rabita Committee stated that according to Section 19 (a) of the party's constitution, the authority to nominate candidates for election rests with the Rabita Committee. MQM-Pakistan is registered with the name of Dr Farooq Sattar and commission will only accept the senate tickets which carries the signature of Dr Farooq Sattar. (more...)
North Korea art troupe performs song on isle row with Japan North Korea art troupe performs song on isle row with Japan
- February 10, 2018

A Moon-Kim summit would mark the first time leaders of two countries have met in 11 years. "We haven't requested a meeting with North Korea , but if I have any contact with them - in any context - over the next two days, my message will be the same as it was here today: North Korea needs to once and for all abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions", Pence said. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 finally receives Android 8.0 Oreo update Samsung Galaxy S8 finally receives Android 8.0 Oreo update
- February 10, 2018

But what's really set tongues wagging is the name of Samsung's Android Oreo update - it's officially called CRAP (G955XXU1CRAP). This mode will allow users to begin recording a normal video, then tap on a secondary button to initiate slow-motion capture at specific points during the recording. (more...)
A look inside the DMZ between North and South Korea
- February 10, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence is trying to counter North Korean "propaganda" around the Winter Olympics with his own symbolism and rhetoric, shining a spotlight on the North's nuclear weapons program and human rights abuses. Moon, on the other hand, has repeatedly stressed the need to keep the inter-Korean dialogue moving forward, so they may lead to a resumption of worldwide negotiations on ending the North's nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for meeting in the North
- February 10, 2018

At the same time, the vice president has deliberately left the door open to a possible encounter with North Korean officials expected to be in attendance. South Korea has 144 athletes in total, its largest delegation for a Winter Olympics, while North Korea also brought in its Winter Games' record of 22 athletes. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Saturday, Feb Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Saturday, Feb
- February 10, 2018

Speaking to NBC's "Nightly News" on Thursday, the vice president continued to stress that the U.S. would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland". As for sharing Moon's box with the North Koreans, the officials said they knew in advance who was going to be in Moon's box to watch the opening ceremony. (more...)
B-52 drops record number of smart bombs on Taliban B-52 drops record number of smart bombs on Taliban
- February 10, 2018

Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, which the military said is "the most guided munitions ever dropped from a B-52". Taliban militants in the camps were plotting attacks inside Afghanistan as well as aiding the militants of the East Turkestan Islamic Movement operating along the border with China and Tajikistan, the statement said. (more...)
Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada Philippines president orders cancelation of $233mn helicopter take care of Canada
- February 10, 2018

Trump visited the Philippine capital, Manila, in November to meet Duterte and attend an annual summit with Asian and Western leaders, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "U.S., because of its too much imposition, but I assure you, I am supporting Trump", Duterte said. "To the Kuwaiti government and all others where our OFWs work, we seek and expect your assistance in this regard", he said. (more...)
Rodney Hood's Optimistic Reaction to Joining Cleveland Cavaliers Rodney Hood's Optimistic Reaction to Joining Cleveland Cavaliers
- February 10, 2018

Cleveland also received former Jazz point guard George Hill in the deal, and the Kings picked up Iman Shumpert and a 2022 second round draft pick from the Cavaliers . Hood can provide dynamic scoring and floor spacing on the wing for the Cavs. Hood is a 6-foot-7 shooting guard in his fourth National Basketball Association season. (more...)

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