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Naresh Agarwal's remark create storm in RS; Jaitley, Anant lead the charge

Naresh Agarwal's remark create storm in RS; Jaitley, Anant lead the charge Agrawal made the blasphemous comment during a short duration debate on "rising incidents of lynching and atrocities on minorities and Dalits across the country". "Do you have the audacity to speak in similar language about other gods of other religions?" He further said, "It is a punishment imposed on an MP for some crime.This can not be done". [Full Article...]

Wray cleared by Senate Judiciary Committee for floor vote

Wray cleared by Senate Judiciary Committee for floor vote The committee approved the nomination in a 20-0 vote. He served as assistant attorney general to Attorney General John Ashcroft under President George W. Wray's testimony during his confirmation hearing drew bipartisan praise. He will replace former FBI Director James Comey , who was sacked by the President in May. [Full Article...]

Wipro rallies 8% on Rs. 11000-cr share buyback

Wipro rallies 8% on Rs. 11000-cr share buyback So you should not see uniformly every four quarter, but rather see over a period of three years and we will meet the number of payout that we have talked about, both the dividend and buyback in combination, Neemuchwala added. "We delivered revenues above the upper end of the guidance range". On the hiring front, the IT services division added 1,309 techies during the quarter, taking the headcoun... [Full Article...]

Democrats preferred in 2018, but without anti-Trump motivation

Democrats preferred in 2018, but without anti-Trump motivation Moreover, 51 percent of registered voters say Trump won't be a factor in their vote for Congress. In comparison, around 60% voted in the 2016 presidential election and around 61% in the 2012 presidential election. Republicans now control both the House and the Senate. While 38 percent of respondents say they prefer Republican control of Congress after 2018, to help enact President Donald Tr... [Full Article...]

The obvious, and only, solution to our health care dilemma

The obvious, and only, solution to our health care dilemma On July 18, Sister Keehan stated Congress can "now turn a page and open a new chapter" stressing that the country deserves a health care bill that gives quality and affordable health care to everyone. "But Cassidy also wouldn't say he would support McConnell's effort either in an interview Tuesday". They are traveling to Milwaukee, to meet with people dealing with healthcare issues. [Full Article...]

Singaporean woman rescued after kidnap in the Philippines

Singaporean woman rescued after kidnap in the Philippines Wu Yan was forcibly taken by three men and a woman at Solaire Resort and Casino in Pasay City. But instead of heading to the casino, they took her to the Bayview International Condominium in neighbouring Paranaque City where they demanded US$180,000 (S$246,000) in exchange for releasing her. [Full Article...]

U.S. says 180 airlines implement boosted security measures

U.S. says 180 airlines implement boosted security measures Illustrative photo of a Saudia airliner. As NPR's Greg Myre explained in March, the countries on the laptop ban list were generally stable nations allied with the U.S. Travellers are being warned that stricter screening may result in long delays. It said that passengers flagged randomly for additional screening will be asked to remove electronic devices from protective cases for inspection, ... [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson Granted Parole

OJ Simpson Granted Parole He was sentenced to 33 years. The same four commissioners already granted OJ parole on the lesser charges of kidnapping, robbery and burglary at a hearing in July 2013, leaving him with a minimum nine years of his 33-year sentence. Believe it or not I do have real friends. It's amusing the seemingly nice woman on the parole board just told O.J. that his parole hearing is like everyone else's... [Full Article...]

Lawmakers Continue to Defend Mueller After He Ignores Trump Threat

Lawmakers Continue to Defend Mueller After He Ignores Trump Threat Special Counsel Robert Mueller is now investigating President Donald Trump's business dealings as part of the Justice Department's probe into connections between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, according to a Thursday Bloomberg report . [Full Article...]

Thai Court Convicts 62 on Human Trafficking Charges

Thai Court Convicts 62 on Human Trafficking Charges Every year thousands of impoverished Bangladeshis and Muslim Rohingya from Buddhist-majority Myanmar fearless perilous land and sea routes in rickety traffickers' boats similar to this one in a desperate attempt to reach Malaysia and Indonesia. [Full Article...]

North Korea snubs South's proposal for military talks

North Korea snubs South's proposal for military talks Hours before proposed military talks between South and North Korea, Pyongyang yesterday still refused to confirm its participation, officials said. This was followed by US forces releasing spy footage of Kim, and his exact location during the July 4 launch, indicating to Kim that the USA could kill him at any moment. [Full Article...]

Irfan Pathan trolled for posting 'un-islamic' photo with wife

Irfan Pathan trolled for posting 'un-islamic' photo with wife Pathan's fears emanated from the trolling of the Indian fast bowler, Mohammad Shami, who was condemned by fundamentalists for posting an "inappropriate" photo with his wife. This picture has trigged many people across all major social platforms and Irfan is being called as "un-Islamic" for clicking such a picture. Twitter Reactions :After backlash, there were a lot of fans who were happy to see... [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi congratulates President-Elect of Ram Nath Kovind

BJP rebel legislator Nalin Kotadiya claimed he did not vote for the NDA candidate. This forced the opposition to follow suit and put up Kumar, a diplomat- turned-politician, in a Dalit vs Dalit fight. In NDA-ruled states like Andhra Pradesh , Assam , Arunachal Pradesh , Chhattisgarh , Goa , Gujarat and Jharkhand, Kovind was able to beat Kumar convincingly. [Full Article...]

Trump Jr., Kushner to appear before US Senate

Trump Jr., Kushner to appear before US Senate Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said Manafort received the request Wednesday afternoon and is reading it over. Kushner, now a senior White House official, originally failed to note the meeting in paperwork submitted when he took his government job, which was illegal. [Full Article...]

Did the Japanese PM's wife fake not speaking English to avoid Trump?

Did the Japanese PM's wife fake not speaking English to avoid Trump? Trump brought up the first lady in a rambling interview with The New York Times since he was seated next to her at a dinner at the G20, but later left his seat for a discussion with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The only issue with this statement is that Akie Abe has been recorded while speaking English. "You worked at the world's largest ad agency". Another said: "Well played Akie Ab... [Full Article...]

Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service

Hearing set for man who drove into graveside service James Kester, a Columbia, South Carolina man is accused of driving into a crowd at a grave site burial in a cemetery. At James Kester's bond hearing Thursday, he told a judge he was mad because the Department of Mental Health kept him from seeing his daughter for 600 days. [Full Article...]

Marcel Kittel crashes out of Tour de France

Marcel Kittel crashes out of Tour de France Colombian Rigoberto Uran took second place for six bonus seconds while Froome pipped French rival Romain Bardet to the line for the final four. Froome outsprinted Bardet to the finish line , securing four bonus seconds for placing third on the stage. [Full Article...]

Ekiti APC Accuses Fayose Of Brainwashing Workers On Paris Club Refund

Ekiti APC Accuses Fayose Of Brainwashing Workers On Paris Club Refund NAIJ.com previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the release of about N522.74 billion to all 36 states in the first tranche of the Paris Club refund in December 2016 . He said the state government also restated its commitment to keep to its promise to meet its obligations to concerned stakeholders in the state. The state government, in the statement by the Director of Bu... [Full Article...]

Natural disaster kills two, injures many in Turkey, Greek islands

Natural disaster kills two, injures many in Turkey, Greek islands There were no immediate reports of damage or deaths. It struck at 1:31 am (local time), with an epicentre approximately 10.3 kilometers south of Bodrum, Turkey and 16.2 kilometers east of Kos. Esengul Civelek , governor of Mugla province, said there were no casualties according to initial assessments. The quake was situated at a shallow 6.2 miles below the seabed. [Full Article...]

Uruguay Becomes First Country to Implement Legal Cannabis Sales

Uruguay Becomes First Country to Implement Legal Cannabis Sales Citizens in Uruguay will be allowed to purchase five-gram bags of weed for around $6.50 (5.60 euros), or the equivalent of about 1.12 euros per gram. According to Hetzer, the Uruguayan model allows four forms of access to marijuana: medical marijuana through the Ministry of Public Health; domestic cultivation of up to six plants per household; membership clubs where up to 45 members can collecti... [Full Article...]


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