LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan calls meeting of House leaders

To a question about the demands of various parties during the last session that the Bill be referred to a select committee, he said it was now the property of the Rajya Sabha. Besides the triple talaq legislation, which criminalises instant talaq ... More..

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Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Kabul: Gunfire, explosions heard near a military academy, one militant arrested

Afghan security forces responding to the incident have reportedly blocked off all roads in the area. He said two insurgents were killed in the gun battle and one was arrested by soldiers. The assault, which lef...More..

Indian Army personnel booked by J&K police for deaths in Shopian firing
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Indian Army personnel booked by J&K police for deaths in Shopian firing

He claimed that the locals tried to "snatch weapons from army jawans" and they "took the preventive measure". Two civilians, identified as Javed Bhat and Suhail Lone in their 20s, were killed when the army fi...More..

I sometimes tweet from bed
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

I sometimes tweet from bed

Downing Street refused to comment on suggestions Donald Trump would visit the United Kingdom in July and October, amid expectations it would spark widespread protests. Trump went on: "I know, but I believe t...More..

Hospital visit turns fatal as MRI machine sucks man in
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Hospital visit turns fatal as MRI machine sucks man in

Maru's hand was wedged between the MRI machine and the cylinder, with the magnetic field making it impossible to pull away. Maru, who was working as a salesman at a garment shop, had gone to Nair hospital t...More..

Starbucks (SBUX) Revenue Misses, Stock Heading Lower
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Starbucks (SBUX) Revenue Misses, Stock Heading Lower

The stock closed the most recent session at $57.99 after seeing 51786890 shares trade hands. That compares with $751.8 million, or 51 cents per share, in the same period a year ago. Therefore 67% are positive...More..

Body could be missing 4-year-old
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Body could be missing 4-year-old

Raul Gonzalez Johnson was reported missing Wednesday after the young boy's grandfather lost track of the child. An FBI spokeswoman said in an email that authorities would begin draining the pond Saturday. "...More..

by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Almost 100 killed by bomb hidden in ambulance

Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh said at least 40 people were killed and 140 wounded in the blast, which tore through a crowded street in a busy part of Kabul at lunchtime on Saturday, a working day in ...More..

Pope sends condolences on hospital fire
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Pope sends condolences on hospital fire

Sejong Hospital in the southeastern city of Miryang had a total of 194 patients before the fire at its general medical ward and its nursing ward for the elderly. South Korean President Moon Jae In expressed reg...More..

Grassley: Chances of getting voluntary interview with Kushner 'have been shot'
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Grassley: Chances of getting voluntary interview with Kushner 'have been shot'

He then called for the full public release of all of the testimony provided to the committee during the course of its investigation. "Let's get them out there for everyone to see", he wrote . Strzok was reas...More..

Karnataka Bandh today over Mahadayi river dispute; Schools, Offices remain shut
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Karnataka Bandh today over Mahadayi river dispute; Schools, Offices remain shut

Similar reports came in from Mysuru, Gadag, Dharwad and Hassan. Schools and colleges in most parts of the state also declared a holiday, with several examinations being rescheduled in some cases. "We have dep...More..

SpaceX s rocket Falcon Heavy completes hold down firing test
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

SpaceX s rocket Falcon Heavy completes hold down firing test

Now that the rocket has successfully completed its tests, the first launch is within sight. "Generated quite a thunderhead of steam", SpaceX chief executive officer Elon Musk wrote on Twitter . That's ...More..

Canadian billionaire couple were victims of a 'targeted murder', police say
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Canadian billionaire couple were victims of a 'targeted murder', police say

Police refused to discuss any information about possible suspects or motives, but said they have collected more than 120 witness statements and scoured through more than 2,000 hours of video surveillance from t...More..

Vienna Hosts New Inter-Syria Talks Under UN Auspices
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Vienna Hosts New Inter-Syria Talks Under UN Auspices

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, "Rebels in the area have set the condition that humanitarian aid should enter the area in the coming 48 hours or else the agreem...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent kills kidnapping victim during Houston raid, reports say
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent kills kidnapping victim during Houston raid, reports say

During a raid, the man was accidentally shot and he died at LBJ Hospital. The incident began when two men with handguns forced their way into a residence while a 12-year-old boy and his father were home. The ...More..

Paris on high alert as rising Seine waters cause evacuations
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Paris on high alert as rising Seine waters cause evacuations

That's under the 6.2 meters the Seine reached two years ago, and far below the levels reached during the 1910 Great Flood, when the Seine water rose to 8.62 meters (more than 28 feet). Paris authorities activa...More..

Solar power industry faces obstacles with Pres. Trump's plans for tariff
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Solar power industry faces obstacles with Pres. Trump's plans for tariff

It is reassuring, to an extent, that Tesla seems unworried about the tariff the Trump administration slapped on imported solar panels and cells this week. Above that the tariff will go to 50 percent. A sudden p...More..

Kurds call on Syrian regime to help fight Turkey
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Kurds call on Syrian regime to help fight Turkey

Speaking to reporters, Cavusoglu also said Turkey wanted to see concrete steps by the United States to end its support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia. Regarding casualties, the SDF claims to have killed...More..

US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate

Vernon Madison, 67, has spent over three decades on death row for killing Corporal Julius Schulte, a police officer in the city of Mobile. Madison suffers from vascular dementia, "encephalomacia (dead brain t...More..

Officer fatally shot in Colorado; manhunt underway for suspects, reports say
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Officer fatally shot in Colorado; manhunt underway for suspects, reports say

Overton confirmed the Sheriff's Office was responding to an assault in progress, and added the wounded police officer was declared dead when he was brought to Denver Health medical center, the Denver Post ...More..