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Mughals chopped off hands of Taj Mahal artisans, says Shahnawaz Hussain

Mughals chopped off hands of Taj Mahal artisans, says Shahnawaz Hussain Reportedly, he went to the extent of demanding that Taj Mahal should be renamed as Taj Mandir. The Supreme Court pronounced the verdict today said that the lawyer appearing for the Archaeological Survey of India observed that Taj Mahal areas are facing environmental hazard. [Full Article...]

Trump allows resumption of refugee program with 90-day review for some

President Donald Trump issued his new order on refugee screening Tuesday as the administration's four-month ban on refugee admissions expired. The 120 days are up on Tuesday. The official said the conclusion of the review "will be made publicly available soon". Starting Wednesday, all refugees will face more extensive background checks. [Full Article...]

The legendary Thumri queen Girija Devi passes away at 88

The legendary Thumri queen Girija Devi passes away at 88 Her pioneering efforts to popularise Indian classical music will always be remembered". When brought in, she was "quite critical" and was put on life support, but passed away around 8:45 pm. I feel blessed to know her personally and in my many interactions with she shared her experiences of life which is like a treasure to cherish and absorb. [Full Article...]

What is Chhath Puja and why is it celebrated?

What is Chhath Puja and why is it celebrated? The toughest and third day of Chhath has devotees-mostly women-observe a rigid fast where they neither consume water nor food. During their prayer to the sun god, people pray for the well-being of their families. Chhath Puja , one of the most sacred festivals celebrated in the state, will begin on Tuesday with "nahay-khay", the first day of the four-day festival.Festive fervour gripped the city ... [Full Article...]

Kids Count: Immigrants and Their Children Face Challenges on Path to Opportunity

Kids Count: Immigrants and Their Children Face Challenges on Path to Opportunity SC is one of 19 states that does not afford immigrant children Medicaid coverage, according to Pew Charitable Trusts. It also highlights the harder-to-measure impacts of persistent stress on children affected by government policies that result in the profiling, deportation and detention of immigrants. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez rules out move for €250m Harry Kane

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez rules out move for €250m Harry Kane However, Perez has now rubbished such suggestions and believes that it would take a world-record fee to extract him from Spurs. Though he has struggled with injury over the last couple of campaigns, the Welshman's influence during his first two seasons at the Bernabeu was absolutely monumental in helping Real to their milestone 10th Champions League crown, as well as countless other titles. [Full Article...]

Corker shows how Republicans can dump President Trump

Corker shows how Republicans can dump President Trump Republicans comfortably control the U.S. House of Representatives, but can afford to lose only two votes within their own party in the Senate to win passage. It was not clear how the conflict would end, if at all. When Trump addresses the luncheon the Republican senators attend each Tuesday afternoon in a room near the Senate chamber, "it's important for him to convey to us the things that he th... [Full Article...]

Nissan gears up to electrify the Formula E series

Nissan gears up to electrify the Formula E series This also lowers the centre of gravity to deliver "sharp handling that promises to redefine the crossover segment". It also features distinctive vermillion accents over its pearl white paintjob to further stand out. Intriguingly, artificial intelligence also enables the driver to control the instrument panel with eye movements and hand gestures. The IMx looks futuristic somewhat similar to the 2... [Full Article...]

Lecturers accuse Tory MP of Brexit 'McCarthyism'

Lecturers accuse Tory MP of Brexit 'McCarthyism' Was this the beginnings of a very British McCarthyism? A group of students studying for master's degrees in Politics and the Political Economy of Europe at the London School of Economics (LSE) have written to the MP accusing him of violating the European Charter of Fundamental Rights, which includes statements on academic freedom. [Full Article...]

Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho tells Paulinho he wants Barcelona move in January

Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho tells Paulinho he wants Barcelona move in January The Merseyside outfit are already 12 points behind leaders Manchester City after just nine games of the new Premier League season. "The goals were goals that could have been prevented", he told ESPN Brasil. They have the funds to table a persuasive offer for the former Inter Milan man-see the £200 million they splashed out on Neymar in the summer. The Brazil worldwide handed in a transfer re... [Full Article...]

Clinton campaign, DNC helped fund research that led to salacious Trump dossier

Clinton campaign, DNC helped fund research that led to salacious Trump dossier The source said the law firm Perkins Coie, as part of its representation of the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained the intelligence firm Fusion GPS and entered "into an engagement for research services that began in April 2016 and concluded before the election in early November". [Full Article...]

Spire rejects offer from shareholder Mediclinic

Spire rejects offer from shareholder Mediclinic The group said in a stock market announcement that the cash and shares deal tabled by Mediclinic "significantly undervalues Spire and its prospects". It strongly advised shareholders to take no action in relation to the proposal. Monday's rise carried the shares to their highest since before September 14, when a 75 percent slump in first-half profit and lower than anticipated revenues in July an... [Full Article...]

Robert Guillaume, Emmy-Winning Star of 'Benson,' Dies at 89

Robert Guillaume, Emmy-Winning Star of 'Benson,' Dies at 89 He was wo the supporting actor Emmy for Soap in 1979 and the lead actor Emmy for Benson in 1985. He then played the title role in Soap's comedy spinoff " Benson ". On the big screen, Guillaume voiced Rafiki in The Lion King and won a spoken word Grammy for playing the role on record. In 1999, Guillaume had a mild stroke while in his dressing room on the Sports Night set. [Full Article...]

Massive fire breaks out at Aishwarya Rai's residence

Previously this year, Krishnaraj Rai, father papa of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, expired in Mumbai as a result of health-related issues. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her husband, actor Abhishek Bachchan visited the site soon after the news surfaced. [Full Article...]

Surveillance video shows man in deadly California shooting rampage

Surveillance video shows man in deadly California shooting rampage Sixty-one-year-old Alan Ashmore was arrested Monday at a roadblock after he allegedly opened fire at homes, a auto, two gas stations and a winery in his hometown of Clearlake Oaks, northwest of Sacramento. Residents nearby were advised to stay indoors and out of sight until further notice. The Sheriff also confirmed that the suspect was in custody. Ashmore was known around town, Martin said. [Full Article...]

Protester throws Russian flags at Trump while screaming 'treason'

Protester throws Russian flags at Trump while screaming 'treason' On Tuesday, reporters yelled questions at Trump as he walked by with McConnell, but as they quieted down after he passed, the protester continued to yell. A furious Trump lashed back, calling Corker "incompetent, " saying he "doesn't have a clue" and claiming the two-term lawmaker "couldn't get elected dog catcher in Tennessee". [Full Article...]

Foo Fighters returning to Fenway Park for 2 summer shows

Foo Fighters returning to Fenway Park for 2 summer shows Go to www.foofighters.com/capitalone for more details on the pre-sale. Foo Fighters curated their CalJam17 festival back on October 7. On Monday, the band, which is led by Dave Grohl , announced that they are officially adding dates to their North American leg of the Concrete and Gold Tour. [Full Article...]

Gold Star family receives $25000 personal check from Trump

Gold Star family receives $25000 personal check from Trump The Baldridge's son, Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, was killed in Afghanistan back in June. In a letter accompanying the check, Trump said he was "glad my legal counsel has been able to finally approve this contribution to you". "The check has been in the pipeline since the President's initial call with the father". Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband U.S. Army Sgt. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probe adds Obama-era uranium deal

Russian Federation probe adds Obama-era uranium deal Also on Tuesday, Gowdy and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte announced a separate probe into the FBI's handling of its investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server. Nunes said that he has not spoken to the White House about the matter. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton. [Full Article...]

Iditarod names four-time champ Dallas Seavey in dog doping scandal

Iditarod names four-time champ Dallas Seavey in dog doping scandal Now, seven months after the race, organisers of the Iditarod have revealed that the four dogs belonged to Dallas Seavey , a four-time victor. Seavey placed second in the 2017 event behind his father, Mitch Seavey. Scores of mushers are demanding organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race identify a musher with several dogs that tested positive for a prohibited drug in this year's race. [Full Article...]


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