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Gorkhaland protests: GJM leaders to meet Home Minister on Sunday

Gorkhaland protests: GJM leaders to meet Home Minister on Sunday Thapa's comments came after meeting Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in which the latter asked the various stakeholders to find a way out to resolve the issue and, in the mean time, to lift the hunger strike. As per Thapa, Rajnath said he was well aware that the demand for a separate state has been there for a long time, adding that, at the same time, he was mindful of the Constitutional provisio... [Full Article...]

NGO scam: Bihar seeks monthly updates on funds

NGO scam: Bihar seeks monthly updates on funds The pace and intensity of the investigation reveal that the fraud involves a laundering of government funds on a large scale. While Sushil Modi said the probe had revealed siphoning of Rs 302 crore, investigators from the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) said the amount might go up substantially as they were tracing bank accounts of the NGO - Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti. [Full Article...]

West Bengal hit by flood, over 1 lakh evacuated

West Bengal hit by flood, over 1 lakh evacuated Several areas in the district witnessed landslides due to incessant rain since Friday. At least two persons died while more than one lakh people have been evacuated. The statement said that 12343 Up Darjeeling Mail & 12377 Up Padatik Express were detained at Murarai and Chatra stations respectively. According to the Newspaper, Railway tracks and highways were inundated. [Full Article...]

Syrian Army Secures Islamic State-Held Town In Homs Province

Syrian Army Secures Islamic State-Held Town In Homs Province The army finished combing the city and dismantling explosive devices left by the IS militants, said the report, adding that tens of the extremists were killed and many of their weaponry had been destroyed. "Colleagues came in the morning for the change of shift and found them dead", its director, Rami Abdel Rahman, said. "Two minibuses, some white helmets and walkie-talkies were stolen". [Full Article...]

Tillerson Holds Talks on Security, Economic Issues at ASEAN Summit

Tillerson Holds Talks on Security, Economic Issues at ASEAN Summit With 27 foreign ministers from around the world attending, including the US, Russia and China , all eyes were on North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong. The ministers reaffirmed their commitment to the counter-terrorism-specific trilateral strategic dialogue to enhance coordination and programming. They chose to continue implementing the Hanoi Plan of Action and the ARF Vision Statement and pa... [Full Article...]

Scaramucci: Trump 'Needed to Have Been Much Harsher' in Initial Charlottesville Statements

Scaramucci reiterated that he felt the interview with Lizza was "off the record" and it was a "very deceitful thing" that Lizza did. "Here's the thing: Whether I was the White House communications director or not, I don't think you're gonna change the president". [Full Article...]

CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war

CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war President Donald Trump has offered fiery warnings for North Korea, saying that the USA military was "locked and loaded". "When I served in Korea many years ago as the director of intelligence USA forces in Korea, what I was anxious about was an incendiary event getting out of hand", Clapper added. [Full Article...]

Ireland 24-14 Japan

Ireland 24-14 Japan Paula Fitzpatrick (St. Mary's College RFC/Leinster), 20. "They're very fit, they like to move the ball wide and they are very quick to the breakdown". Fitzpatrick added her second touchdown from the final attack of the match, with Stapleton again on target - albeit off a post - to lend the scoreline an unexpected sheen. [Full Article...]

Two police officers dead after helicopter crash in Charlottesville

Two police officers dead after helicopter crash in Charlottesville Jay has flown us across the Commonwealth for more than three and a half years. The horrific helicopter crash occurred a few hours after a speeding Dodge Challenger accelerated and slammed into two other cars that hit dozens of counter-protesters. [Full Article...]

Panthers' Cam Newton (shoulder) throws in individual drills

Panthers' Cam Newton (shoulder) throws in individual drills Cam Newton has been dealing with some soreness in his surgically-repaired shoulder, but the Carolina Panthers quarterback took an important step forward on Sunday. Carolina is wisely being cautious with Newton, who's coming off surgery in late March to fix a partially torn rotator cuff. Our models project Newton for 3,693 passing yards, 24.48 touchdowns, and 13.46 interceptions on 526 passi... [Full Article...]

Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea

Japan prepares to intercept stray missiles from N. Korea The fact sheets didn't seem to cause any widespread anxiety or affect day-to-day Guam life. Calvo said Wednesday that "there is no change in the threat level resulting from North Korea events" and that "there are several levels of defense, all strategically placed to protect our island and our nation". [Full Article...]

Scaramucci: Trump 'needed to be much harsher' on white supremacists

Scaramucci: Trump 'needed to be much harsher' on white supremacists The president himself has still not addressed the omission directly. Trump gave a statement Saturday pointing to " many sides" as being responsible for the violence; but while he denounced bigotry, he did not condemn white supremacy. "He missed an opportunity to be very explicit here", the South Carolina Republican told Fox News host Chris Wallace. Trump came under bipartisan fire for not d... [Full Article...]

Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un

Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un The letter was sent hours after President Trump declared on Twitter that "military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". Beijing has also called on the U.S.to not take steps to further escalate the tensions in the region. "There can be no question of blind loyalty to the erratic and belligerent Trump administration". [Full Article...]

30 children die in UP hospital in 48 hours

30 children die in UP hospital in 48 hours The disturbance in the oxygen supply in an entire night which was connected to children caused the death of innocuous children . The incident where alleged discontinuation of oxygen supply from a private firm because of non payment of dues has lead to as many as 33 deaths of children has been drawing flak from across the nation and opposition parties calling the event a "gross cri... [Full Article...]

United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea - Newspaper

United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea - Newspaper In July Vietnam shut down drilling for oil and gas 400 kilometres off its coast after China threatened to attack its bases in disputed waters. The Philippines had wanted no mention of reclamation because there had been no change on the subject since the previous Asean meeting. [Full Article...]

Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea

Trump praises new United Nations sanctions on North Korea It also added that the Council's labeling of DPRK activity as a threat to worldwide peace and security was "an illegal act of abusing the authority (sic)". The regime threatened "strategic" and "physical" actions against the USA, which spearheaded the sanctions. Malaysia, however, downgraded bilateral ties in February following the assassination on Malaysian soil of the half-brother of North Korea... [Full Article...]

Search under way for diver off Donegal coast

Search under way for diver off Donegal coast The Lough Swilly lifeboat, Portrush lifeboat and coastguard helicopter are involved in the search. Gardai and emergency personnel have also been called in to help locate the missing person, along with a massive local effort from fishermen. [Full Article...]

Keith Ellison says Donald Trump acting more dangerously than North Korean leader

McCaskill, who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that while she's anxious about Trump's performance in high stakes negotiations with North Korea, she is confident in the missile defence systems that protect Guam and America's western coast. [Full Article...]

Lexington Mayor Announces Plans To Relocate Confederate Statues Amid Charlottesville Violence

Lexington Mayor Announces Plans To Relocate Confederate Statues Amid Charlottesville Violence Gray's announcement to move the statues the same day as multiple people were killed and injured in Virginia after a vehicle drove into counter-protesters who had clashed with white nationalists around a Confederate-era statue in Charlottesville. [Full Article...]

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea During the call, both said they would boost efforts to enforce new sanctions and denuclearize the Korean Peninsula. The statement came just hours after Chinese leader Xi Jinping urged Trump in a separate phone call to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions with Pyongyang. [Full Article...]


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