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Roll out Rs 50k-crore infra funds, Kerala urges Sharjah Sultan

Roll out Rs 50k-crore infra funds, Kerala urges Sharjah Sultan Among the projects which Kerala has put forward was Sharjah Family City, which envisages construction of 10 high rise apartment towers in the gulf nation in a 10 acre land for expatriates, and an worldwide educational complex housing public schools, engineering college, medical college, skill development centre and centre of excellence. [Full Article...]

Army conducts 'surgical strike' at Myanmar border, targets Naga Insurgent Camps

Army conducts 'surgical strike' at Myanmar border, targets Naga Insurgent Camps It further said that heavy casualties were inflicted on the Naga insurgents. The Eastern Command of the Indian Army tweeted that heavy casualties have reportedly been inflicted on the National Socialist Council of Nagaland - Khaplang (NSCN-K) militants but there have been no casualty on the Indian forces. [Full Article...]

NKorea lacks ability, intent to attack U.S. planes

Despite the increased tension, the United States has not detected any change in North Korea's military posture reflecting an increased threat, the top US military officer said on Tuesday. "Frankly, the suggestion of that is absurd", she said on Monday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S.is targeting those "across the globe" who facilitate financial transactions for North Korea. [Full Article...]

Ex-Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced to five years in jail

Ex-Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra sentenced to five years in jail As former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra's lawyers arrived at the Bangkok court, several hundred supporters gathered outside chanted "we love" Yingluck, followed by "Dubai!" Her government was overthrown in a military coup in 2014, and she has said the charges are politically motivated. [Full Article...]

Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter

Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter It's because he's the president. "We hold all accounts to the same rules, and consider a number of factors when assessing whether Tweets violate our Rules", the company said . Just heard the Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U. N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won't be around much longer! "We need to do better on this, and will". [Full Article...]

Congresswoman Kneels in Protest of Trump NFL Remarks

Congresswoman Kneels in Protest of Trump NFL Remarks After kneeling, Jackson Lee continued, "The dishonoring of their mothers by calling for the firing of the son of a B -You tell which of those children's mothers is a son of a B? That is racism. On Twitter and in a rally in Alabama Friday night, he suggested that the protesting players should be "fired". Jackson Lee flatly called the president's controversial statement 'racism'. [Full Article...]

Singapore is 5th most visited city globally

Singapore is 5th most visited city globally In addition to being the most popular destination in 2016, Bangkok is forecast to become the most visited city in the world by year's end for global travel. Thailand's capital attracted 19.41 million visitors, followed by London (19.06 million), Paris (15.45 million) and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, (14.87 million). [Full Article...]

John Mann criticises lack of debate at Labour Party conference

John Mann criticises lack of debate at Labour Party conference But the divisions have not hindered the star of this show - Mr Corbyn. "It's a result, which has put the Tories on notice and Labour on the threshold of power", he will declare. So, essentially PFI is costing the British public £250bn in interest on badly thought through private loans. The CBI warned the Soviet style power grab would see investors "running for the hills". [Full Article...]

Military option for N.Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating'

Military option for N.Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating' Even though China has supported a series of tough United Nations resolutions targeting North Korea's economy, many experts are skeptical that Chinese officials and companies are fully complying with the sanctions. Trump also used the derisive reference to Kim in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly on September 19. Although China is a major trading partner for North Korea, the national ba... [Full Article...]

Ishaq Dar's indictment in illegal assets reference today

Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to owning assets beyond his means, an official from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz said, amid a corruption investigation into former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. According to evidence submitted by the National Accountability Bureau, Dar's assets increased 90-fold since 1991, far outstripping his declared income. [Full Article...]

North Korean Diplomat Says Trump Has 'Declared War'

North Korean Diplomat Says Trump Has 'Declared War' The North's foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, spoke before the general assembly Saturday and said Trump's "Rocket Man" nickname made it "inevitable" that North Korean rockets would strike the USA mainland. The Pentagon responded with its own threat, saying that if North Korea did not stop its provocative actions, it would make sure the "President is provided with options to deal with Pyongyang". [Full Article...]

Sean's Scout: Offense Finds Stride, Pass Rush Flourishes In Win Over Cardinals

Sean's Scout: Offense Finds Stride, Pass Rush Flourishes In Win Over Cardinals Many fans praised the Cowboys for the way they handled the pregame. On Tuesday, Trump once again took aim at the NFL's ratings, claiming they "are way down except before the game starts, when people tune in to see whether or not our country will be disrespected", he tweeted . [Full Article...]

Cowboys try building on win after anthem display, slow start

Cowboys try building on win after anthem display, slow start Trump tweeted that when the Cowboys knelt before the anthem , it resulted in the loudest booing he had ever heard - "great anger". While he continued to slammed the National Football League and its ratings, he commended the Cowboys for standing up for the anthem saying, "Big progress being made-we all love our country!" They then stood in unision, unlocked arms and returned to the sideline w... [Full Article...]

James Mattis meets PM Modi, discusses enhanced India-US cooperation

James Mattis meets PM Modi, discusses enhanced India-US cooperation Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah will be on a three-day visit to India , starting tomorrow, the Ministry of External Affairs said today. She said both sides recognize the importance of holding accountable those who use terrorism as an instrument of state policy and dismantling the infrastructure that supports terrorism. [Full Article...]

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts

Inquiry blames BHU, pressure on VC mounts The UP government finally intervened in the BHU incident a day after both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah asked Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath about the unsavoury incident. They should keep away from holding agitations on campuses", he said. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found lapses on the part of the university authorities including the security guard... [Full Article...]

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean A player can be dismissed from the field of play for the rest of a Test, one-day or T20 worldwide matches for serious misconduct under the new rules introduced by the global Cricket Council. There will be no more top-up of reviews after 80 overs in an innings, meaning teams have only two unsuccessful reviews per innings, and the DRS will be allowed in T20s. [Full Article...]

US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals

US Imposes Sanctions on Nine North Korean Banks, 26 Individuals The US Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on nine North Korean banks and 26 individuals over alleged links to the DPRK regime, according to US Treasury's website. North Korea's global financial representatives based in China, Russia, Libya and the United Arab Emirates are also included on the sanctions list. This action might particularly affect Chinese banks, since they... [Full Article...]

Klobuchar, Sanders Face Off Against Graham, Cassidy At Health Care Debate

Klobuchar, Sanders Face Off Against Graham, Cassidy At Health Care Debate Collins had said she was not likely to support the measure but came out as an official "no" following the late-Monday afternoon release of a preliminary Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that estimated the legislation would strip millions of their health insurance. [Full Article...]

London Mayor claims Trump's rhetoric much like ISIS

Mr Khan also used his conference appearance to say it would be "wrong" for Britain to host President Donald Trump on a state visit, describing some of the U.S. He added, "I'm a westerner, but also a very proud Muslim". "I sometimes think people are ignorant", he said. He also spoke about Labour's performance in the June general election , when the party secured 40% of the vote and strip... [Full Article...]

Top US,Cuban diplomats meet over incidents in embassy

Top US,Cuban diplomats meet over incidents in embassy Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called for Tuesday's meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington to discuss the case, which has been threatening the already-fragile detente between the two former Cold War foes. "We've brought some of those people home". He said the government has found "no evidence whatsoever" that could confirm the causes or the origin of the health pr... [Full Article...]


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