Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Eddie Pepperell holds on in Qatar to win first European Tour title Eddie Pepperell holds on in Qatar to win first European Tour title

Pepperell, who began working with a new coach recently, held a three-shot lead after his second birdie of the day on the 10th, but enjoyed a major stroke of luck when his approach to the 12th bounced off the rocks short of the green and allowed him t...

Fix accountability within 60 days in bank frauds: Congress to PM Modi Fix accountability within 60 days in bank frauds: Congress to PM Modi

On the occasion of Auroville's 50th anniversary celebrations, Modi paid floral tributes at the memorial of the spiritual leader, and meditated for a few minutes. " Puducherry has been governed by the Congress most of the time and successive govern...

Navy Kills a Palestinian Fisherman, Injures Two Others Navy Kills a Palestinian Fisherman, Injures Two Others

Israel also barred the passage of naval vessels to and from the Strip, out of concern that Hamas could import heavy weapons from its allies overseas, principally Iran. Meanwhile, Zakareya Bakker, the coordinator of the fishermen committees in Gaza sa...

Companies cut ties with NRA following Florida school shooting Companies cut ties with NRA following Florida school shooting

First National Bank of Omaha, which backs the card, said it would not renew its contract. Each company released its statement dozens of times on Twitter in response to calls to sever ties with the NRA. "Much like AARP or AAA, the organization ...

Two policemen shot dead by militants in Kashmir Two policemen shot dead by militants in Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, a policeman was killed in an attack on a police post outside at Char-e-Shareef in central Kashmir's Badgam district, today. Earlier, a policeman guarding the Chrar-e-Sharief shrine in Budgam was sacked upon by militants.

7.5 magnitude natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea 7.5 magnitude natural disaster strikes Papua New Guinea

ExxonMobil and Oil Search have shut down their liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations and facilities in Papua New Guinea after an quake hit the country's Highlands this morning. A USGS statement said some casualties and damage were possible and recen...

Russian Federation deploys advanced stealth jets in Syria with warning aimed at Israel Russian Federation deploys advanced stealth jets in Syria with warning aimed at Israel

Russian Federation first deployed forces and aircraft to Syria in 2015, changing the dynamic as USA and coalition troops began their air campaign against ISIS. "Today we can say with full confidence that Russia's security is guaranteed", Putin s...

Police report explosion in English city as major incident Police report explosion in English city as major incident

The city's fire and rescue squad said it received a call "after reports of a large explosion and a building collapse", Reuters reported . Eyewitnesses said there was thick smoke in the area. "I couldn't believe it, it was like a Hollywood movie". ...

Kohli, Dhoni rested for upcoming T20I tri-series Kohli, Dhoni rested for upcoming T20I tri-series

This is a developing story . "We've kept in mind the workload and upcoming schedule while finalising the team for Nidahas Trophy", MSK Prasad, the chief selector, said in a statement on Sunday (February 25). Rishabh Pant, who last featured in the o...

American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7 American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

With a heroes welcome surely a foregone conclusion for the gold medal winners, a cheeky tweet from the USA Curling Twitter account did not have quite the response the athletes might have expected. By the fifth round, Sweden was up 4-1. The Swedes...

Campaigning In Meghalaya, Nagaland Ends, Voting On February 27 Campaigning In Meghalaya, Nagaland Ends, Voting On February 27

Tharoor in his address to the people of the state countered both Bhartiya Janata Party and National People's Party and called NPP a mask of BJP in Meghalaya. Tharoor had in a press conference said that the NPP claims to be independent, but in Meghala...

White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican leader visit

After the Mexican president laid out his plans to make a trip to Washington either in February or March, he "shelves" the trip due to a "testy" phone conversation with the United States president on Tuesday. The reproduction of the story/photograph i...

Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit Labour backs staying in customs union after Brexit

In a keynote speech early next week, the UK's Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to urge the party to support Britain's permanent membership of a customs union with the EU. The move to abandon a customs union sets up a clash in the Common...

Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library Woman stabbed to death, man wounded at MA library

A motive for the stabbing has not yet been determined. Jeffrey Yao allegedly stabbed a woman to death at a public library in MA on Saturday. The woman, a resident of Winchester, a Boston suburb, was slashed and stabbed in the upper torso and head...

NRA says it NRA says it " won't be intimidated" by sponsors leaving

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and killed at a CT school in 2012, sent letters to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc, Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google and Roku Inc on Friday, asking them to drop NRATV from their p...

Aruna Budda Reddy creates history, clinches bronze in women's vault Aruna Budda Reddy creates history, clinches bronze in women's vault

In 2005, Reddy won her first National medal which convinced her to take up the sport. Aruna Budda Reddy, on Saturday, won the women's vault bronze medal at the Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne . Aruna Reddy finished behind gold medallist Tjasa...

Police Standing Guard at Ex-Florida School Deputy's Home Police Standing Guard at Ex-Florida School Deputy's Home

Mr Trump told reporters earlier in the day that "you have to have a certain amount of offensive power" within schools. Mr Peterson, the school resource officer at the campus, never went inside to engage the gunman and is under investigation, Brow...

Dapchi girls unaccounted for ―FG Dapchi girls unaccounted for ―FG

Members of the Bring Back Our Girls movement march to press for the release of the missing schoolgirls kidnapped in 2014 from their school in Chibok by Islamist group Boko Haram, during a rally in Abuja in January 2016. "On behalf of the 19 Northern ...

PSL 2018: Match 4 - Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi PSL 2018: Match 4 - Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi

Tamim Iqbal led from the front with a stroke-laden 39 as Peshawar Zalmi defeated Islamabad United by 34 runs in their Pakistan Super League match in Dubai. It was combined effort by Imran Tahir and Junaid Khan, who claimed 6 wickets betwee...

House Intelligence Committee releases Democrat response to Nunes Memo House Intelligence Committee releases Democrat response to Nunes Memo

On Saturday, the redacted memo was approved by the White House and released by the committee. The Democratic memo was released after days of negotiations between committee Democrats and the Justice Department over redactions of classified materia...

Sheriff's deputy stood outside school while Nikolas Cruz was inside shooting Sheriff's deputy stood outside school while Nikolas Cruz was inside shooting

President Donald Trump will host a listening session Wednesday with people affected by some of the nation's highest-profile deadly school shootings , including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre ...

Three responding officers stayed outside school during Parkland shooting Three responding officers stayed outside school during Parkland shooting

The governor stopped short, however, of endorsing a ban on assault weapons - a demand of numerous teenagers who survived the shooting at Stoneman Douglas that left 14 of their classmates and three staff dead. Trump also said this week that he is push...

Church Leaders Shut Holy Sepulcher in Protest of Bill Protecting Jewish Homeowners Church Leaders Shut Holy Sepulcher in Protest of Bill Protecting Jewish Homeowners

Al-Qawasmi commended the stance of all churches, stressing that Christians in Palestine along with their churches, are an integral part of the Palestinian identity. Jerusalem's municipality already cancelled a tax exemption granted to church-owned co...

Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague Saleh Muslim: Syrian Kurdish leader arrested in Prague

Turkey considers the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria and its armed wing, the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), to be "terrorist groups" with ties to the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ). According to Turkish media reports,...

Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses Canada Has Best-Ever Winter Olympics Performance, Despite Unexpected Losses

No German team had reached the Olympic podium since West Germany claimed bronze at the Innsbruck Games in 1976. Francesco Friedrich and his team of Candy Bauer, Martin Grothkopp and Thorsten Margis finished their four runs in 3 minutes, 15.85 sec...

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