Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Manohar Parrikar might travel overseas for further treatment Manohar Parrikar might travel overseas for further treatment

Parrikar was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 where he received treatment for a pancreatic ailment. "For now, a three-member committee - Bharatiya Janata Party's Francis D Souza, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party's Sudin Dhav...

PTI to challenge PML-N senator's election PTI to challenge PML-N senator's election

Pakistan's ruling party appears to have regained control of parliament's upper house - the Senate - after a day of secret voting by members of the federal parliament and representatives from four provincial assemblies, according to local media rep...

Florida votes to arm teachers, rejects ban on assault weapons Florida votes to arm teachers, rejects ban on assault weapons

For one brief, hopeful moment, Florida's Republican-controlled Senate summoned the courage to take meaningful action to curb gun violence in the state, two weeks after the deadliest school shooting in state history at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...

Another coastal storm could bring significant snow midweek Another coastal storm could bring significant snow midweek

This is courtesy of a strong low pressure system around Nebraska Sunday which will slowly move east. That will be followed by another dry day on Tuesday , the calm before our next storm, as sunshine gives way to increasing clouds as the day progre...

Bennett, Guy, Wilkins lead UVa's long list of ACC honors Bennett, Guy, Wilkins lead UVa's long list of ACC honors

Highly touted as the nation's top recruit entering the season, the 6-11, 234-pound Bagley lived up to his billing by keying the fifth-ranked Blue Devils to a 25-6 overall record and the No. "To get a regular-season conference championship, that's ove...

Car-ramming attack in northern Israel injures 3 Car-ramming attack in northern Israel injures 3

Earlier reports suggested the attack was an incident of road rage, after the driver received a hefty parking ticket. "The identity of the driver is known and we are also looking into that". The three were lightly injured and are being treated by MDA ...

Two New York State Troopers Injured At Crash Site Two New York State Troopers Injured At Crash Site

New York State Police say two troopers are in serious but stable condition at Albany Medical Center after being hit by a vehicle on I-90 eastbound early Sunday morning. North Greenbush police were first on the scene, and were joined soon after by sta...

Trump praises Chinese president extending tenure 'for life' Trump praises Chinese president extending tenure 'for life'

China today set its economy growth rate for 2018 at around 6.5 per cent, which is the same as previous year, as the country started its annual parliament session. Most analysts had expected the 2018 target would be largely maintained or come in slig...

All those killed in Shopian gunfight linked to militancy, says Army All those killed in Shopian gunfight linked to militancy, says Army

Three more dead bodies were found in the vehicle during the search. Bodies of the others were handed over to their legal heirs, a police spokesperson had said. Educational institutions, which were scheduled to open today after winter vacations, have ...

School District removes teacher over alleged racist podcast School District removes teacher over alleged racist podcast

The district was made aware of the "concerning podcast" Friday and Human Resources launched an investigation immediately, according to the school district. "Pursuant to Florida Statute an open investigation and materials related to it are exempt ...

SP pact only for bypolls, not 2019 election: Mayawati SP pact only for bypolls, not 2019 election: Mayawati

Earlier in the day on Sunday, the BSP's Gorakhpur zonal coordinator Ghanshyam Kharwar in a press conference at Gorakhpur declared support to Samajwadi party candidate Pravin Nishad for upcoming by poll in Gorakhpur. "At both places where by-electio...

Merkel secures fourth term in government as SPD backs coalition deal Merkel secures fourth term in government as SPD backs coalition deal

Ms Merkel will be formally voted in on March 14, but is expected to begin forming a new government immediately. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel expressed hope that the end of Germany's six-month political limbo would allow the European Union ...

PSL 2018 - Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Preview PSL 2018 - Multan Sultans vs Quetta Gladiators Preview

The Sultans have not played in nearly a week while the Gladiators have played twice already in Sharjah so the Quetta outfit may be the sharper of the two teams. The Gladiators looked on course to win the close game against Peshawar Zalmi before Dar...

Indian officials told to avoid Tibetan exile events Indian officials told to avoid Tibetan exile events

China calls Dalai Lama a "splitist" and has been very sensitive about his stay in India and his visits overseas. Recently, the Chinese government has named Dalai Lama as a risky separatist. In August, Beijing and New Delhi both agreed to pull back ...

US carrier visit: Hanoi seeks to pacify Beijing US carrier visit: Hanoi seeks to pacify Beijing

The visit includes a number of cultural and community events, such as basketball and soccer matches between USA sailors and locals, an orphanage visit and naval band concerts. While the American War, as the Vietnamese call the conflict, lingers in U....

Midweek storm could bring heavy snow Midweek storm could bring heavy snow

Up to a foot of snow is possible in some parts of the region, though the path of the storm was still unclear as of Monday . The most likely areas to find accumulating snow are away from the coast. Light snow will fall across MA on Sunday , but a st...

Class XII exams begin today Class XII exams begin today

There will be no need for students to secure 33 per cent separately in board exams and internal assessments. March 4 (ANI): On the eve of the first day of Class 10 and 12 board examinations, President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended his wishes t...

North Korea Says it's Ready For War with US North Korea Says it's Ready For War with US

The South Korean presidential office did not comment on the details of the trip, including the time of the expected meeting with Kim Jong-un. Monday's delegation included spy chief Suh Hoon, who is a veteran in dealings with the North. USA official...

China keeps growth target of around 6.5 percent this year China keeps growth target of around 6.5 percent this year

The UK and China are warning US President Donald Trump against declaring a trade war starting with steel and aluminium. His administration has said the United States mistakenly supported China's membership in the World Trade Organization in 2001 on...

UK's Labour Party sets out Brexit strategy UK's Labour Party sets out Brexit strategy

In his words this comes with no new impediments to trade and no reduction in rights, standards and protections. "There's no bilateral trade deals in a customs union " - no Germany-China deals or Britain-U.S. The Labour leader also said that rema...

China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc China to increase 2018 defense budget by 8.1pc

Chinas budget announcement comes as President Xi Jinping, the commander in chief of the countrys armed forces, focuses on increasing both the sophistication and reach of the countrys military. At the same time, Beijing has imposed increasingly assert...

All Black Sevens consigned to fifth place playoff All Black Sevens consigned to fifth place playoff

After the Las Vegas round the series moves to Vancouver, Canada next weekend. On Sunday it seized its "moment" to claim its first title since London in 2015. To drop to 5th place semi, Kenya had lost 17-12 to Argentina in cup quarters after finis...

China Ready To Hit Back At US China Ready To Hit Back At US

The adviser, Liu He, said he will take charge of reform efforts this month and wants a list of USA demands for what China could do to ease tensions, according to the person, who requested anonymity to discuss a confidential meeting. "What concerns ...

Alastair Campbell: Corbyn customs union proposal 'significant' Alastair Campbell: Corbyn customs union proposal 'significant'

European Union leaders have been pushing May to provide more details about how she sees the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland operating, how long a transition period should last to help ease Britain out from next year, and to explain her go...

Trump Suggests Executing Drug Dealers to Solve Opioid Crisis Trump Suggests Executing Drug Dealers to Solve Opioid Crisis

I mean they kill hundreds and hundreds of people, and majority don't even go to jail. "If you shoot one person, they give you life". "These people can kill 2,000, 3,000 people, and nothing happens to them". While law enforcement must remain engaged...

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