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by | December 14, 2016 | 07:35

After the discussion started, the Opposition realised that they "don't have anything to say" and suddenly started demanding that Prime Minister be present in the House. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has reiterated that the government is ready for debate on the issue asking the Congress to rise above slogans and see advantage of the decision.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:19

He claimed that Pakistan had four wars with India only to get defeated every time. "Being the Home Minister of India and on the basis of my understanding of the feelings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, I can assure that we will take everybody along, " he said, adding that he does not want to blame any of the previous governments for indulging in discrimination on basis of religion.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:21

The White House rushed in Monday to reassure China that the US will uphold the "one China" policy and will not use Taiwan as leverage for negotiations, even as the incoming administration seems increasingly likely to put the skids on that policy.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:12

It isn't unheard of for a studio to plan a sequel to a film that hasn't been released yet. Meanwhile, Holland previously shared he found out he got the part of Spider-Man via a post on Instagram. Unlike the previous Spider-Man movies in the past three decades, this new addition is surprisingly centered to Parker's high school and teenage life.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:12

The police said the security feature in his office-cum-residence allowed Tandon to receive a notification even if anyone switches on electrical appliance. The raid was conducted on Saturday night following a specific input. "The raiding team has recovered Rs.8 crore, out of which at least Rs.2 crore is in new currency", Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, Ravindra Yadavsaid, adding that the Income Tax department has been informed.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:06

The airport said in a statement that it and Delta "worked together to safely deplane the passengers". The incident occurred upon landing, according to a passenger aboard the flight. The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for parts of the Great Lakes and North East, as the storm forces schools to close. The snow and ice has already caused headaches for travelers.

by | December 12, 2016 | 00:33

The National Disaster Management Authority today announced evacuation of total 2168 tourists who were stranded in Neil and Havelock Islands. However, due to extreme weather conditions, the tourists could not reach the jetty to board the ships.

by | December 11, 2016 | 01:14

One of the explosions hit directly outside the stadium, while the suspected suicide bomber struck in the adjacent Macka park, he told reporters. He spoke of two possible explosions and cited the possibility of auto bombings, saying a riot police bus was targeted.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:37

John Fortunato , a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office told The Times-Picayune. Joe McKnight is only 28 years old and the guy who shot McKnight is now in custody. FILE - In this November 17, 2011, file photo, New York Jets running back Joe McKnight (25) runs during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:33

Incumbent telco Vodafone is now rumoured to finally join the "free voice calls offering " bandwagon in the same way as that of counterparts Airtel and Idea Cellular. The announcement comes a day after Airtel offered similar plans to its over 260 million subscribers. The company said these plans are available for all 2G, 3G and 4g customers with a validity of 28 days.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:32

The 68-year-old AIADMK chief passed away on Monday night at a private hospital in Chennai after battling illness for over 70 days. Her condition soon worsened and she was treated for a serious lung ailment. All the shops along the route of the funeral procession were shut. By 4 PM in the evening military personnel move Jayalalithaa's body to a gun carriage.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:30

Syrian state news agency SANA on Wednesday said that eight civilians including two children had been killed in rebel rocket fire on the west of the city. Troops and militiamen have retaken more than a third of the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo since the weekend. He urged the U.N.to quickly provide humanitarian aid to them, noting that the Castello road, a key highway leading to the city, is now safe for humanitarian convoys.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:26

Earlier this year, then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump invited Russian Federation to commit cyberwarfare against the United States, and to do damage to its democracy, by hacking into Hillary Clinton's emails. The government on October 7 officially accused Russian Federation of hacking emails and documents from the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:26

Earlier this year, then-GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump invited Russian Federation to commit cyberwarfare against the United States, and to do damage to its democracy, by hacking into Hillary Clinton's emails. The move comes after Democrats in Congress pressed the White House to reveal details, to Congress or to the public, of Russian hacking and disinformation in the election.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:25

A light supper will follow the Saturday evening service. BELLVILLE - Dr. Walter Kania will serve as guest speaker for the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church of Bellville, 25 Church St. The Chancel Choir at First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ will present its annual Christmas Cantata during the 9 a.m. worship service Sunday, Dec.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:25

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebels retreated from the Old City after a regime offensive captured the Bab al-Hadid and Aqyul districts. Leaders of the U.S., Britain, Germany, Italy, France, and Canada also called for an immediate cease-fire for the city to allow the U.N.to deliver aid to the remaining besieged opposition districts.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:24

In what appears to be the final days of the rebellion in Aleppo, the rebels, including groups that have received USA support to fight Assad, say they have been abandoned to their fate by states that have backed the opposition to Assad. Smokes rise in a east Aleppo neighborhood during a battle between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and rebels in Aleppo, Syria , Tuesday, Dec.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:21

South Korean President Park Geun-hye will stay "composed" if she is put up for impeachment this week, as she suggested in a meeting with ruling party chiefs Tuesday that she will not quit any time soon over an ongoing power abuse scandal. The National Assembly ballot transfers Park's authority to the prime minister, pending a decision by the Constitutional Court on whether to ratify the decision and permanently remove the president from office.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:18

The warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. Parts of St. Lawrence County may see only 1 to 2 inches by Friday, while Lewis County could be hit with 6 to 9 inches. Temperatures could plunge into the single digits late next week as that Arctic air descends into NY, according to Accuweather's 15-day forecast. In central NY, residents are bracing for up to a foot of snow expected over the weekend and possible whiteout conditions caused by Arctic air moving across the Great Lakes.

by | December 09, 2016 | 16:16

Mercedes has shifted its focus to securing a replacement for world champion Rosberg, who announced his retirement five days after winning the title. "Well, let's just say he is a world champion", he said during the interview. "There is a contract and we will respect it". Well, not really. I can't only drive because of the team. "If I had to make a Christmas wishlist, then I would wish for him to stay in a mid-tier team for another year or two".

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:53

According to a metro official the affected train was withdrawn from service as a precautionary measure and and sent for further investigation. Fire broke out in a Delhi Metro train at Patel Nagar Metro station in a stationary Metro that had passengers inside.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:48

That formally starts a two-year process over Britain's exit from the EU. He says an agreement may have to be secured by October 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that sort of deal is off limits. A spokesman for May said the prime minister was not expecting the negotiations to take longer. "It's clear that the period of actual negotiations will be shorter than two years", he said.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:48

In an interview with The Africa Report last month, Osei said that final results for the presidential and parliamentary elections would be released 72 hours after voting ended. Joy FM's website showed Akufo-Addo winning with 53% of the vote with incumbent, Mahama on 45.15%. Ghana's presidential elections are being held even as the country struggles to come to terms with the effect of falling commodity prices in the global market, rising unemployment, and spiraling inflation that has ...

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:46

Meanwhile, a section of party loyalists are keen on fielding Ms. Sasikala in the R.K. Nagar constituency that has fallen vacant upon Jayalalithaa's death. Names of others doing rounds for the general secretary post include O Panneerselvam, M Thambidurai and K A Sengottaiyan. Earlier DMK Patriarch Kalaignar M.Karunanidhi who is admitted in Kaveri Hospital has sent a statement condoling Jayalalitha's death.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:47

The hushed courtroom during the presentation of the crime scene evidence stood in contrast to the emotional testimony a day earlier by a survivor of the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. State prosecutors also are seeking the death penalty. The morning began with Roof's attorneys filing for a mistrial after surviving victim Felicia Sanders called Roof "evil" in her testimony Wednesday.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:40

Creators of the hit mobile game Pokémon Go are hoping a new wave of characters will bring more players back. The makers of the game are partnering with Sprint on a new campaign where players can earn in-game characters and items by visiting a Sprint store.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:35

Gulen, a former Erdogan ally in self-imposed exile in the US state of Pennsylvania since 1999, has denied involvement in the coup attempt. On Tuesday, judges on the panel of the Athens Council of Appeals rejected Ankara's claim that they took part in the assassination attempt, but approved their extradition after accepting the charges that they participated in the coup and that, with their alleged actions, impeded a session of the Turkish Parliament and seized a military chopper.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:36

In addition to the launch video, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is kicking off the event globally and using the same tutorial to create a hockey game Monday. Hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students and many at colleges and universities across MA are taking part in classroom and after-school activities this week to observe Computer Science Education Week , Dec.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:32

The party will back Labour's motion in the House but will oppose the Government's amendment, which would have committed the party to supporting the timetable for leaving. However, government sources would not confirm any specific form of document on any specific timetable to fit with the commitment to publish a Brexit plan, apart from saying that it would be before Article 50.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:22

The House and Senate yesterday both approved a ban on abortion at the point at which a fetal heartbeat can be detected - which can be in as little as six weeks into pregnancy. The Senate already has passed it, and the House may vote on it this week. "I think it's a great opportunity for the senators to save face and do what's right, and I think it's going to protect every one of their political careers in the future if they do", Janet Porter, a supporter of the group backing the bill, ...