Friday September 21-st, 2018

Budget provides just Rs 2000 cr for healthcare scheme Budget provides just Rs 2000 cr for healthcare scheme

It will offer reimbursements of up to Rs5 lakh ($7,845) per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalisation for up to 500 million beneficiaries. "I am confident that this historic decision will prove an important step towards doubling...

US Warns: Syria's Assad Developing New Chemical Weapons, We May Take Action US Warns: Syria's Assad Developing New Chemical Weapons, We May Take Action

If left unchecked, the United States officials added, Assad could use small chemical attacks in the hopes to redress the power imbalance in rebel-held areas as an "instrument of terror". Former US president Barack Obama had called the use of chemical...

Machil sector: Three soldiers killed in avalanche Machil sector: Three soldiers killed in avalanche

However, one died on the spot and two others succumbed while being shifted to 92 Base Hospital Badamibagh, he said. Reports also said that another soldier was injured in the incident. The government had issued an avalanche warning besides a level-2...

Sonia Gandhi To Convene Opposition Meet Today Sonia Gandhi To Convene Opposition Meet Today

Sources hinted at elaborate discussions on the turmoil in the Supreme Court and the Judge B.H. Loya case, but added that it was decided the leaders would not talk about these in the media. Those present at the meeting included former Prime Minister a...

Well, Wiarton Willie says six more weeks of winter Well, Wiarton Willie says six more weeks of winter

Groundhog forecasting is based on a German legend surrounding Candlemas. The Weather Network says that according to folklore, if a groundhog sees its shadow, it will return to its burrow, indicating six more weeks of winter . Thousands of people g...

Bahrain attends Arab League meeting Bahrain attends Arab League meeting

The U.S. officials say the administration won't impose on the Israelis or Palestinians to accept the plan, but may release it so the parties and worldwide community can judge it at face value. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will addres...

Kinder Pipeline Battle Spirals as Alberta Halts Power-Deal Talks Kinder Pipeline Battle Spirals as Alberta Halts Power-Deal Talks

Alberta oil transported on the Trans Mountain pipeline supplies much of B.C.'s fuel, including aviation fuel for Vancouver International Airport. He dismissed the war clouds gathering between Alberta and B.C.as a mere "disagreement" between two pre...

Israel stalling visit by Polish national security head, cites new Holocaust law Israel stalling visit by Polish national security head, cites new Holocaust law

Israel set up a team to conduct a dialogue with the Polish government in hope of amending or delaying the bill, but the Polish upper house approved it early on Thursday. "They introduced a bill on Thursday that would toughen Israel's Holocaust deni...

Supreme Court judges roster made public Supreme Court judges roster made public

However, they said the substance of the solution proposed has done little to assuage the concerns of the judges. The sources also pointed out that the roster only named the presiding judge and not the entire composition of the benches. Justice Chela...

TDP unhappy over 'raw deal' to Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget TDP unhappy over 'raw deal' to Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget

The Union Budget 2018-19 has caused utter disappointment to all the political parties, including the ruling TDP and the main opposition YSR Congress, but they are unwilling to give vent to their feelings in the open. There was also another view sa...

Fort Valley State University celebrates Black History Month Fort Valley State University celebrates Black History Month

Members of the Unified Black Student Society helped raise the flag on one of the center flag poles in front of the university's Arts and Sciences building. "If you've never seen Dr. Perry give a lecture, you're in for a treat". For additional infor...

Wisconsin girl, 15, sentenced in Slender Man stabbing case Wisconsin girl, 15, sentenced in Slender Man stabbing case

Leutner survived and was saved by a passing cyclist. Prosecutors had asked that 15-year-old Morgan Geyser spend the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for savagely stabbing classmate Payton Leutner in suburban Waukesh, Wisc., and a judge g...

Larry Nance, Jr. to participate in 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Larry Nance, Jr. to participate in 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest

The evening begins with the Taco Bell Skills Challenge , followed by the JBL Three-Point Contest and culminating with the Verizon Slam Dunk . A first-time All-Star this season, Oladipo ranks 13th in the National Basketball Association in scoring ...

Tillerson embraces Latin America before visit Tillerson embraces Latin America before visit

Tillerson said the Trump administration would pursue "three pillars" of engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean for 2018 and beyond: economic prosperity, security and democratic governance. Speaking at the University of Texas, where he gradua...

What's The Story Behind Groundhog Day? What's The Story Behind Groundhog Day?

Records dating to 1887 show Phil predicting more winter 102 times while forecasting an early spring just 18 times. His prognostications have provided little insight on what is to come in the following weeks, but at least Phil has confirmed that i...

China's Li: Ties with Britain to stay unchanged through Brexit China's Li: Ties with Britain to stay unchanged through Brexit

Trade Secretary Liam Fox said Thursday that he wished the people of Britain could see Theresa May as the rest of the world sees her. "When I've been talking to Chinese leaders, the Theresa May they see is the prime minister of a country with ...

Central Valley congressmen uninjured in deadly train crash Central Valley congressmen uninjured in deadly train crash

Again, Fitzpatrick was not injured. Board Member Earl Weener confirmed the NTSB was treating the incident as an "accident", responding to reporter questions about whether it could have been an intentional act targeting GOP lawmakers. "We're fine, but...

Trump Mulls National Trump Mulls National "5G" Cell Phone System

The federal government is looking at taking over part of nation's mobile network, according to a published report , which the FCC head today opposed . Perhaps the most obvious problem is that the government would probably have to contract or at...

Man convicted of murder in van attack near London's Finsbury Park Mosque Man convicted of murder in van attack near London's Finsbury Park Mosque

Commander Dean Haydon, Head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command , said: "Osborne's evil and cowardly actions meant a family has tragically lost a husband, father and grandfather". He killed one person and injured many others . Those at the scene ...

Disregarding FBI, White House to release Republican memo Disregarding FBI, White House to release Republican memo

The White House was not convinced that release would compromise national security but agreed to redactions to protect sensitive law enforcement methods, according to the officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberati...

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed back at work after detention: company Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed back at work after detention: company

Over 100 detainees are believed to have been released. Dozens of princes, senior officials and top businessmen were detained and confined in the opulent Ritz-Carlton Riyadh as the government launched the purge in early November. Alwaleed ranked a...

Meghan Markle Wears Chic Pantsuit for Night Out with Prince Harry Meghan Markle Wears Chic Pantsuit for Night Out with Prince Harry

Despite a rainy evening in London, all eyes were on former Suits actress Meghan who stunned in a smart Alexander McQueen tuxe shirt and suit. Chopra says Markle and Prince Harry "look great together". "I don't think anybody else would be ...

Catalonia: Torrent says Puigdemont to remain candidate Catalonia: Torrent says Puigdemont to remain candidate

The messages say: 'We are seeing the last days of republican Catalonia. "This is now over and I have to dedicate my life to defend myself". I have been damaged by slandered, rumors, lies, I have endured them for a common goal. "I am also the Presiden...

Butler and wife die in vehicle crash Butler and wife die in vehicle crash

In it he hailed his "beautiful" daughter and spoke of his pride at having raised her. Keri Hilson saw a video of LaBelle singing on her YouTube page in 2009, and the "Knock You Down" singer asked LaBelle to be her backup. Fellow singer JoJo also reme...

Donald Trump Casually Referenced an Aflac Commercial Starring Melania with Webbed Feet Donald Trump Casually Referenced an Aflac Commercial Starring Melania with Webbed Feet

It's the one where Trump swaps voices with the iconic Aflac duck. Melania ends up quacking "Aflac" and looking in horror at her webbed feet. 'He actually, a long time ago, hired my wife to do a big commercial. She's not known for saying anything. ...

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