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This Bihar Minister claims rats have caused devastating floods in the state

This Bihar Minister claims rats have caused devastating floods in the state As per reports, several big rivers such as Kamla Balan, Kosi, Gandak and Bagmati broke their mud embankments this time, displacing over 1.70 crore population and causing floods in half of the state. There is a lot of corruption in the water resources departments. "So, since rats are so powerful, why are they (government) not making space for these rodent to occupy the seat of power?" questioned Si... [Full Article...]

RK Singh: The man who once arrested LK Advani

RK Singh: The man who once arrested LK Advani The other entrants are Shiv Pratap Shukla from UP, Ashwini Choubey and R.K. Singh from Bihar, Virendra Kumar from Madhya Pradesh, Anantkumar Hegde from Karnataka, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat from Rajasthan and former IAS officer K.J. It is believed that then home minister P. Chidambaram was very impressed by Singh's efficiency and believed he was the man for the job. He had also criticised the proc... [Full Article...]

North Korea threat: Britain, Japan agree on closer security ties

The spokesman said by holding the joint drills, the United States "had denied the DPRK's proactive measures to defuse the extreme tension and acted with imprudence". Early today, May visited a USA naval base on the outskirts of Tokyo with Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera before attending a business forum. [Full Article...]

Labor Day Weekend Weather Outlook - Hot and Dry

Labor Day Weekend Weather Outlook - Hot and Dry Initially, these showers will be scattered during the late afternoon and evening. NIGHT: Clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Some of the rain could be quite heavy, especially early in the day. There may be a shower, but it's looking mainly dry for the last half of the holiday weekend. And Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high near 72. [Full Article...]

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first independent woman Defence Minister

Cabinet reshuffle: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first independent woman Defence Minister Gandhi was the prime minister when she kept the defence portfolio with herself - from December 1 to 21, 1975 and January 14, 1980 to January 15, 1982. When Sitharaman was give the commerce ministry, as an independent charge, it was a role she grew into after an initial period when her direct manner was markedly different from what officials were used to. [Full Article...]

Japan Princess engaged to college love; wedding next year

Japan Princess engaged to college love; wedding next year They happened to sit nearby at a briefing session on the university's student exchange program, and subsequently began dating. The princess studied at a graduate school in Britain from September 2014. The Emperor was quoted as saying, "It's good because the weather is fine today". In the evening Komuro along with his mother will arrive at a gala dinner at the residence of Prince Akishino. [Full Article...]

JJ Watt Increases Hurricane Harvey Fundraising Goal to $10 Million

JJ Watt Increases Hurricane Harvey Fundraising Goal to $10 Million Harvey lost strength over western Louisiana on Wednesday afternoon, prompting the National Hurricane Center to downgrade the storm to a tropical depression. In the latest chapter of his ad lib, crisis management presidency , Donald Trump had to do something he's not used to: act like a human being while interacting with normal people facing unfathomable suffering. [Full Article...]

South Korea to 'strengthen missiles capabilities'

South Korea to 'strengthen missiles capabilities' He has complained about an increasing trade deficit with South Korea. South Korea on Saturday announced plans to strengthen its missile deterrence capabilities, as part of its response to North Korea's recent missile launches. And White House advisers cautioning against the withdrawal say the move could isolate Seoul at a time when North Korea is increasing its military aspirations. [Full Article...]

Houston Mayor: City Drying Out, Needs FEMA Funds Immediately

Houston Mayor: City Drying Out, Needs FEMA Funds Immediately Abbott said that more than 440,000 people have registered for emergency assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which has approved $79 million to help victims of the storm . "So word to the wise: Don't come to Houston ", Acevado said on Tuesday, "because you're going to be caught". In their updates on the storm's progress Sunday, the Hurricane Center underscored in capital l... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration could ask Congress to fund the victims for Hurricane harvey

Trump Administration could ask Congress to fund the victims for Hurricane harvey The House is likely to pass the Harvey aid as a stand-alone bill, but GOP leaders are signalling that the Senate may add the debt increase to it. The White House has prepared a request to Congress for an initial $5.9 billion package in Harvey recovery aid, a first down payment to make sure recovery efforts over the next few weeks are adequately funded. [Full Article...]

White House preparing $5.9B request for Harvey recovery aid

White House preparing $5.9B request for Harvey recovery aid And as the Washington Post's David Fahrenthold reminded people on Twitter , Trump held a January 2016 fundraiser for veterans' groups and said that he personally donated $1 million. With the president eager to posture as a boon companion to hard-pressed emergency-response personnel, and Texas's huge conservative GOP congressional delegation taking a lot of the wind out of the usual right-wi... [Full Article...]

North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb

North Korea: Kim Jong Un observes missile-ready hydrogen bomb Therefore, the leader of the Russian Federation is calling for America to begin talks with North Korea in order to reduce tensions and focus on ways to alter the negative dynamics. North Korea last carried out a nuclear test in September 2016. Nuclear weapons so close to North Korea's border would be a game-changer in the increasingly volatile Korean Peninsula. [Full Article...]

North Korea claim: Inspecting hydrogen bomb

North Korea claim: Inspecting hydrogen bomb The North conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone. A meeting of Seoul's National Security Council has been convened, national news agency Yonhap reported. "It's a deliberate gesture of non-respect". Trump's administration has sought to pressure China into cutting off food and fuel to North Korea, while warning that all options are on the table to stop Kim. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom could stay in single market PERMANENTLY, says Labour deputy Tom Watson

United Kingdom could stay in single market PERMANENTLY, says Labour deputy Tom Watson Jeremy Corbyn went even further on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on 23 July, insisting that being in the single market was "inextricably linked" with being a member of the EU. Jeremy Corbyn's party would scoop up 43% of the vote if a fresh election were held, ahead of the Conservatives on 38% - a lead that would see Mr Corbyn become Prime Minister by a slender margin. [Full Article...]

Trump faces aftermath of Harvey — Sunday shows preview

Trump faces aftermath of Harvey — Sunday shows preview As tough as this was, it's been a wonderful thing, I think even for the country to watch it, for the world to watch. With floodwaters still present, Trump had stayed clear of the Houston area on that trip, saying he did not want to hamper rescue efforts. [Full Article...]

Tremor strikes in North Korea: USGS

Tremor strikes in North Korea: USGS South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says a magnitude 5.6 quake in North Korea was artificial and it's analyzing whether the North conducted a nuclear test . Dr. Koh Yu Hwan, a professor of North Korea studies at Dongguk University in Seoul told NBC News on Sunday that given the North's statement on a hydrogen bomb earlier in the day, the test would likely have involved such a bomb. [Full Article...]

Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy

Cambodian opposition leader arrested for alleged conspiracy Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested early Sunday and accused of treason, the latest in a flurry of prosecutions brought against critics and rivals of strongman premier Hun Sen. If Kem Sokha is found guilty of any offense, it could allow the government to shut the party under a new law that forbids parties from having a leader who has been convicted. [Full Article...]

China expresses resolute opposition towards North Korea's nuclear test today

China expresses resolute opposition towards North Korea's nuclear test today The North Korean leadership says a credible nuclear deterrent is critical to the nation's survival, claiming it is under constant threat from an aggressive United States. US officials have told Reuters that while North Korea has had parts in place for a nuclear detonation going back several months, no new activity has been seen recently at its known nuclear test site in Punggye-ri in its northeast... [Full Article...]

From LDF MLA to NDA Minister, Alphons Kannanthanam's journey to power

From LDF MLA to NDA Minister, Alphons Kannanthanam's journey to power Mr Kannanthanam completed his masters in Economics, and was one of the toppers of the Civil Services Examination in the year 1979.He played an important role in the literacy movement when he was the Kottayam district collector. It also seems to be an attempt by the BJP to make inroads into Kerala. And O Rajagopal opened the account for the BJP in the 2016 Assembly elections from the Nemom constitu... [Full Article...]

Longtime Aide to President Trump May Leave White House Next Month

Longtime Aide to President Trump May Leave White House Next Month Schiller now earns 165-thousand dollars per year, a major pay-cut compared to what he earned while head of security for the Trump Organization. The aide has played mostly a quiet role in the White House during the administration's first seven months. [Full Article...]


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