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PM's two-day visit begins; several development projects to be inaugurated

It augurs well for BJP that this has come about before Modi's visit to the state. We are modernising marine security apparatus. # When Madhavsinh Solanki ws CM, I recall front page ad for water tank inauguration by him. Next, he would lay foundation stone of a Rs 2,500-crore Rajkot International Airport. The foundation stone for the greenfield airport was laid at Hirasar in Rajkot district. [Full Article...]

Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir

Braid chopping: Mobile Internet services restored in Kashmir They demanded action against braid choppers and blamed Indian Agencies for it. On Thursday, the police registered an FIR against one such mob that was harassing non-local labourers in Pattan area of Baramulla district. Rumours of braid chopping that began from Kulgam in south Kashmira, observers said, could now provide an opportunity to anti-social elements to give a political dimension to the... [Full Article...]

Syria regime forces enter IS-held Mayadeen: monitor

Syria regime forces enter IS-held Mayadeen: monitor The Observatory said on Thursday that the Syrian army and its allies were only six kilometres from Mayadeen. As many as a thousand people fled fighting and airstrikes in Deir Ezzor, heading north on October 5 toward areas occupied by Syrian Democratic Forces. [Full Article...]

Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist

Danish police find decapitated head of Swedish journalist Madsen has told the court in past hearings Wall died accidentally, saying she was hit by a heavy hatch cover on his UC3 Nautilus submarine. The bags were found on Friday near where her naked torso was found on 22 August, near the coast of Copenhagen . [Full Article...]

CIA: Kim Jong Un a 'Rational Actor,' not a Trump 'Madman'

CIA: Kim Jong Un a 'Rational Actor,' not a Trump 'Madman' Testifying in the trial at the Shah Alam High Court of Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 29, who are accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam in the departure hall of the budget airline terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 , the head of the pathology department at Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Mohamad Shah Mahmood, said he first viewed the deceased's body on February 14 but did ... [Full Article...]

A wonderful day to thank our teachers

A wonderful day to thank our teachers Held annually on October 5 since 1994, WTD commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the 1966 Unesco/International Labor Organization recommendation concerning the status of teachers, which celebrated its 50th anniversary a year ago. The conference that will be held in Paris will bring together teachers, policy-makers, as well as researchers and education stakeholders to celebrate teaching. [Full Article...]

U.S. Plans To Expel Cuban Diplomats Following Mystery Attacks | HuffPost

U.S. Plans To Expel Cuban Diplomats Following Mystery Attacks | HuffPost A "handful" of private U.S. citizens who traveled to Cuba say they have experienced symptoms similar to those suffered by American diplomats in mysterious health "attacks" in Havana, the U.S. Cuba, the United States and Canada have investigated the attacks, but the probe has not yielded any answers about how they were carried out or who was responsible for them. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting victim: James 'Sonny' Melton, Paris, Tenn

Las Vegas shooting victim: James 'Sonny' Melton, Paris, Tenn The Bakersfield Police Department reported that Officer Aaron Mundhenke was struck by gunfire at the event but was "expected to make a full recovery". It's unclear what sparked the crime. Sonny Melton "was just a good guy, doing what good guys do", his father said. But even as police worked to sort out Paddock's possible motive, the shooting kicked off discussion of tougher gun laws. [Full Article...]

OPEC Hopeful Of Rebalanced Oil Markets

OPEC Hopeful Of Rebalanced Oil Markets With Russia's 100 percent commitment to the oil cut deal , and through a team effort, the oil industry can recover and the market can be made secure, he said. Hamm blames the agency for being overoptimistic about domestic oil production and causing a distortion in WTI prices ("Continental CEO says EIA forecast caps WTI", Argus, Sept. [Full Article...]

Protesting Bundelkhand farmers beaten, 'forced to strip' by MP police

Protesting Bundelkhand farmers beaten, 'forced to strip' by MP police The allegation is that the two tractor-trolleys full of farmers returning from the protest were stopped by the countryside police. The incident took place on Tuesday, when dozens of farmers in MP gathered in front of the collectorate in Bundelkhand's Tikamgarh to present a list of demands to the district administration. [Full Article...]

Rep. John Katko among 18 House Republicans to break ranks on budget

Rep. John Katko among 18 House Republicans to break ranks on budget Across the Capitol, meanwhile, Senate Republicans cleared their own version of the 2018 blueprint through the Budget Committee, setting up a floor fight later this month and an eventual meeting to work out differences with the House. "The goal of this legislation is to enable subsequent tax reform that can restore the economic growth we've been waiting so long to enjoy", said Sen. [Full Article...]

Trump Says 'Puerto Rico' With Spanish Accent Three Times In A Row

Trump Says 'Puerto Rico' With Spanish Accent Three Times In A Row President Trump offered his and the prayer of a nation to the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico , and of the devastating natural disaster in Mexico. He moved from behind the microphone Friday to hug a Medal of Honor recipient in the crowd, and said that 60 Latinos in the Armed Forces have been awarded the Medal of Honor. [Full Article...]

Sleazy profit behind lax gun laws (Letters)

Sleazy profit behind lax gun laws (Letters) A bump stock lets a semi-automatic rifle mimic a fully automatic rifle, meaning it can fire a barrage of bullets in a matter of seconds. The bump stock has a "support step" that covers the trigger opening. The NRA said Thursday that "additional regulations" should be imposed on devices used to convert the Las Vegas shooter's rifles into rapid-fire weapons, breaking with its usual outright oppositi... [Full Article...]

NRA, White House support review of 'bump stock' regulations

NRA, White House support review of 'bump stock' regulations The National Rifle Association also blamed the Obama administration, but also called for a review of the devices. According to published reports, Paddock modified a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle with a bump stock, which allows the popular and widely used weapon to behave like an automatic weapon. [Full Article...]

Chicago Police Investigating Reports That Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Over Lollapalooza

Chicago Police Investigating Reports That Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Over Lollapalooza More than 500 people were also injured in the rampage, some by gunfire, some during the chaotic escape. ABC News reports that a total of 42 weapons were found between the hotel room and Paddock's Mesquite and Reno properties, two being modified from semi-automatic to fully automatic. [Full Article...]

Deceased law student lay on tracks for 30 minutes

Deceased law student lay on tracks for 30 minutes Her parents registered a missing person's complaint with MRA Marg police station, under whose jurisdiction her workplace falls. "Since Pallavi's description matched that of the victim, we informed her family members and they identified her", said Sukhlal Varpe, Senior Police Inspector, MRA Marg police station. [Full Article...]

Celebrities Around The World React To The Las Vegas Shooting

Celebrities Around The World React To The Las Vegas Shooting They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners. Family members say they are still working on arrangements to have his body brought back to Tennessee before making funeral arrangements. I've lived here all of my life. "While this appears to be an isolated incident with no apparent threat to Los Angeles, we ask the public to stay vigilant and awa... [Full Article...]

New Zealand still deadlocked after postal, overseas votes counted

New Zealand still deadlocked after postal, overseas votes counted Although neither English nor the charismatic Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern have revealed what they are prepared to concede in talks with Peters, English said he was "determined" to lead the next government. "Today's result lifts Labour's final vote to 37 per cent, and the left block of seats to 54". The final results have the Green Party with eight seats picking up 6.3 percent of the party ... [Full Article...]

Yankees Hammer Their Way to ALDS

Yankees Hammer Their Way to ALDS Cleveland won game one by a count of 4-0 as Trevor Bauer carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning. The game has a scheduled start time of 7.38 p.m. They started Judge with curveballs in the strike zone, fed him fastballs at or above the numbers and finished him off by enticing him to chase breaking pitches in the dirt. [Full Article...]

ICE director signals 'at-large arrests' over new California sanctuary law

ICE director signals 'at-large arrests' over new California sanctuary law Of course, unless California just seceded from the Union that's not really true. Until then, California must protect the people who live within our state's borders. "The acting ICE director's inaccurate statement exemplifies the fearmongering and lies that guide this administration". "They are free to use their own considerable resources to enforce federal immigration law in California". [Full Article...]


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