Wednesday January 17-th, 2018

Aiyar calls Modi Aiyar calls Modi "neech aadmi", Rahul demands apology

But if neech also means "low born" then I apologize that I used a word which can be interpreted in many ways, and in the way Modiji is interpreting it, I have nothing to do with that. In response, Aiyar said Jawaharlal Nehru had helped Ambedkar rea...

Derrick Rose back with Cavaliers after apologizing to teammates Derrick Rose back with Cavaliers after apologizing to teammates

Rose, who has an extensive injury history that includes a torn ACL and multiple meniscus surgeries, has not appeared in a game since November 7 due to a sprained ankle. Even though the team has been on a serious roll of late, a healthy Rose will be a...

Baghdad Summons US Ambassador over Trump's Decision on Jerusalem Baghdad Summons US Ambassador over Trump's Decision on Jerusalem

An Iranian-backed militia in Iraq threatened on Thursday to attack USA forces in the country in retaliation for President Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The group, established in 2013 and supported by Iran's Revoluti...

Former Catalan leader says to stay in Belgium 'for the moment' Former Catalan leader says to stay in Belgium 'for the moment'

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Wednesday said he and four of his ex-cabinet members plan to remain in Belgium "for the moment" after Spain dropped an worldwide warrant for his arrest on Tuesday. A sea of almost 50,000 pro-Catalonia protes...

SPD's Martin Schulz wants United States of Europe by 2025 SPD's Martin Schulz wants United States of Europe by 2025

Schulz lost out in his bid to become Germany's next chancellor when he was beaten by Angela Merkel in September, but he could still become a senior figure in government if coalition talks go his way. Pressure has been placed on Schulz, who had ru...

Senior UN official meets North Korea's deputy foreign minister Senior UN official meets North Korea's deputy foreign minister

According to North Korea's state-run media, Feltman discussed United Nations assistance and operations in North Korea in a meeting with the vice foreign minister on Wednesday. President Donald Trump, meanwhile, have traded insults and engaged in esca...

What colleagues think about Matt Lauer after sexual assault allegations What colleagues think about Matt Lauer after sexual assault allegations

Vanity Fair reports that New Zealand's Overseas Investment Office has said that it is considering whether Lauer can keep the 27,180-acre sheep and cattle ranch, Hunter Valley Station, in New Zealand's South Island that he and his wife, Annette Roque...

Police Officer Saves 29-Day-Old Baby Police Officer Saves 29-Day-Old Baby

On December 1st, officers were called to the 700 block of West 57th Street for a call of an unresponsive newborn baby. "I didn't know if it was a seizure, if she was throwing up or what was going on". "I just took a deep breath and did what I was t...

Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning ahead of the weekend Met Éireann issue snow and ice warning ahead of the weekend

Northwest winds will stay strong and gusty. "Wintry showers will be widespread overnight and frequent in the north with accumulations of snow over inland parts of Ulster and other northern areas". Accumulations of up to three centimetres are poss...

Mutko, Putin make vow of support for Russian 'neutrals' in PyeongChang Mutko, Putin make vow of support for Russian 'neutrals' in PyeongChang

Putin said Wednesday his government will allow Russians to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming games in South Korea. South Korea's sports ministry said on Thursday that the ban on Russia participation is "regrettable", and urged Russian a...

Pentagon quadruples troop levels in Syria to 'stabilize' liberated areas Pentagon quadruples troop levels in Syria to 'stabilize' liberated areas

As part of that effort, the Pentagon announced in August it had about 3,000 more troops in Afghanistan than acknowledged under then-President Barack Obama. "Important work remains to ensure lasting defeat" of ISIS, he said. ISIL's self-proclaimed...

John Oliver argues with Dustin Hoffman over abuse claims John Oliver argues with Dustin Hoffman over abuse claims

Last month, in an article written for The Hollywood Reporter , Hunter opened up about the episode, along with the notes she took as a teenager detailing what transpired on the sets in the fives weeks she was there. Oliver asked Hoffman, according t...

Thursday forecast: Coldest day of the season so far Thursday forecast: Coldest day of the season so far

This will bring light snow in here Saturday into Saturday night. Good news for shoppers and partygoers at least! We could see a few flakes mix in the with rain early on Friday and again Friday night. Overnight lows in the week ahead will ...

BC releases first decisions on cannabis regulation after public engagement BC releases first decisions on cannabis regulation after public engagement

This age minimum is consistent with B.C.'s age for alcohol and tobacco. As well, similar to Alberta and Manitoba , wholesale distribution of cannabis will be handled by the government's liquor control board, the B.C. Feedback was solicited throu...

London Mayor calls for apology to people of Amritsar for Jallianwala Bagh

The memorial was inaugurated in 1961 and serves as a way to remember those who died and were injured in the massacre. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust was founded in 1920 to build the memorial at the site. Colonial era records had put ...

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga tells United States to back off Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga tells United States to back off

Odinga's controversial move followed the official swearing-in of incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta on November 28 for his second term in office. National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga has told off western countries that are against his...

President Kovind, VP Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Dr Ambedkar President Kovind, VP Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Dr Ambedkar

He had laid the foundation stone of this Institute in April 2015. He will also launch the Dr Ambedkar International Centre for Socio-Economic Transformation (DAICSET). The Congress is more interested in "Baba Bhole" than DRBRAmbedkar these days, ...

Rajasthan: Man burnt alive in Rajsamand over alleged case of love jihad Rajasthan: Man burnt alive in Rajsamand over alleged case of love jihad

The district administration has suspended the internet to prevent its circulation further. When the migrant worker became silent, the accused - believed to be aged between 35 and 40 - set him on fire. The video went viral when the police were con...

Dozens Of House Republicans Call For DACA Amnesty Before End Of Year Dozens Of House Republicans Call For DACA Amnesty Before End Of Year

They are making real contributions to the only country they have ever known to be home. Carlos CurbeloCarlos Luis Curbelo34 House Republicans demand DACA action this year House conservatives cast doubt on GOP leaders' shutdown strategy 12 House ...

Flynn told a business associate Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up' Flynn told a business associate Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up'

The witness's account, made public Wednesday by the ranking Democrat on the House oversight committee, raises new concerns about the extent to which Flynn may have blurred his private and public interests during his brief stint inside the White House...

Aadhaar linking deadline will be extended to March 31, Centre tells SC Aadhaar linking deadline will be extended to March 31, Centre tells SC

For mobile phone numbers, the last date was and remains February 6, 2018, one year from the Lokniti Foundation judgement. Aadhaar is a 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on their biometric and demographic data.

China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed China says Indian drone entered its airspace, crashed

Zhang said his country would defend its national sovereignty against such intrusions. "China's border forces acted professionally and responsibly, and examined the equipment". Any possibility of China being able to sever that "neck" unnerves India....

Love Wins: Marriage Equality Just Passed Parliament! Love Wins: Marriage Equality Just Passed Parliament!

Media captionWill you marry me? If any changes are made to the bill then Parliament will be forced to stay until tomorrow, when it can then be passed. Turnbull told Parliament that while nothing in the bill threatened religious freedoms , he wante...

Corey Feldman's 1993 audio file naming alleged sexual predators found by police Corey Feldman's 1993 audio file naming alleged sexual predators found by police

Feldman's interview was located", a sheriff's spokesperson told Fox News via email Wednesday. A tape featuring actor Corey Feldman naming his past sex abusers has been unearthed by authorities in Santa Barbara, California. Feldman has been tell...

European Union sounds alarm over United States embassy decision European Union sounds alarm over United States embassy decision

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed "serious concern" about U.S. president Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying it could have " repercussions " for the prospect of peace in the Mi...

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