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Thomas Chandy, Kerala Transport Minister, resigns over land grab charges

Thomas Chandy, Kerala Transport Minister, resigns over land grab charges Chandy was alleged to have got a road constructed through government-owned land and levelled water bodies to facilitate easier access to his Lake Palace Resort located near the Punamada Lake in Kerala. As per the plea filed by Chandy, the government is the first party, the HC said. The NCP executive meet in Kochi on Tuesday discussed the matter and chose to inform the national leadership about its... [Full Article...]

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts In an address at the annual gathering of leaders of the grouping in Manila , the Prime Minister said India was looking forward to a greater role by the East Asia Summit in the region. Tusk is also scheduled to attend the ASEAN-EU Summit on Tuesday. "We are committed to curtailing the threat of terrorism and violent extremism through information sharing and law enforcement cooperation , includ... [Full Article...]

Texas State University suspends Greek life following fraternity pledge's death

Texas State University suspends Greek life following fraternity pledge's death The news comes at the end of a year that has seen two high-profile deaths of students at fraternities, raising doubts among students and educators about the value of Greek life on campus. According to the University, EMS was called Monday to an off campus apartment where Phi Kappa Psi pledge Matthew Ellis, 20, was found unresponsive. "My thoughts are with his family, friends, and the Texas State... [Full Article...]

US Department of Justice to probe Clinton Foundation

US Department of Justice to probe Clinton Foundation It also follows interviews in which Mr Trump said he was "very frustrated" that he couldn't get the department of Justice or FBI to investigate what he believed was wrongdoing under his predecessor. Republicans have suggested that the deal, which required US approval from a multiagency board that included Clinton's State Department, should have been blocked because of a separate corruption probe ... [Full Article...]

SBUT bags three Dawood properties for Rs 11.5 crore

SBUT bags three Dawood properties for Rs 11.5 crore This is the second time in two years the ministry auctioned Dawood's properties which include Hotel Raunaq Afroz-also known as Delhi Zaika- Shabnam Guest House and six rooms in Damarwala building, on Pakmodia Street. The Reserve price kept for present auction is Rs 1 crore 23 lakh, 43 thousand. While the earnest money for Damarwala had been kept at Rs 62.30 lakh, that of Hotel Raunaq had been pegg... [Full Article...]

Cards Against Humanity buys land along Mexican border to block wall

Cards Against Humanity buys land along Mexican border to block wall Cards Against Humanity - the raunchy game you probably don't want to play with your parents - is taking down President Trump's border wall one vacant lot at a time. The company said it has spoken to a law firm specializing in eminent domain and promised to make it hard for Trump to construct the wall. WHY DON'T YOU JUST STICK TO CARD GAMES?A: Why don't you stick to seeing how many Hot Wheel... [Full Article...]

Trump Asks China's President To Help Resolve UCLA Shoplifting Case

News of the arrests was widespread not only in the United States but also in China, breaking just a day before Trump arrived in the country. The team stayed in Hangzhou before leaving for Shanghai on Tuesday. There was no immediate word on the trio's status for the team's home opener Wednesday night against Central Arkansas. The players were released on bail Wednesday morning in Hangzhou, Ch... [Full Article...]

Islamic Jihad Raises Combat Preparedness to Highest Level, Monitors Israelis

Islamic Jihad Raises Combat Preparedness to Highest Level, Monitors Israelis The terror group is also purportedly closely monitoring the movements of Israeli citizens in the communities bordering Gaza, the London-based Arabic daily newspaper Al-Hayat reported on Tuesday. A war of words broke out between Israel and PIJ shortly after the destruction of the tunnel, which was detected using advanced technology and neutralized inside Israeli territory using a controlled explo... [Full Article...]

Forgo waistband agony, buy Stove Top Stuffing trousers this Thanksgiving

Forgo waistband agony, buy Stove Top Stuffing trousers this Thanksgiving The super-stretchy trousers let you eat as much as you like without the constraint of jeans, khakis or dress trousers. They can stretch to almost two times their original size, so you can feel free to go for that second helping of mashed potatoes, or turkey , or the whole table really. [Full Article...]

Vizag IndiGo Plane Hits Wild Boar During Takeoff , Airline issues statement

Vizag IndiGo Plane Hits Wild Boar During Takeoff , Airline issues statement It is likely to come up for hearing tomorrow. IndiGo officials said the pilots saw the boar straying on to the runway but could not abort the take-off at that stage, The Times of India reported. "We are still working out a common ground. otherwise the matter is in court". IndiGo confirmed the incident. T1 handled 24 million passengers in 2016-17 whereas its rated capacity is 20 million... [Full Article...]

Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo wins NL Manager of Year

Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo wins NL Manager of Year Hired by Arizona following a 69-93 season under Chip Hale in 2016, Lovullo led the team to a 93-69 record and the first NL wild card in his first season on the bench. The Twins entered the season with paltry expectations and were sellers at the trade deadline, yet played well down the stretch to earn the AL's second Wild Card spot. [Full Article...]

Gigi Hadid Has Bella By Her Side at Glamour Awards!

Gigi Hadid Has Bella By Her Side at Glamour Awards! The Zuhair Murad FW/16 couture champagne-lace gown flattered her perfectly and she teamed it with cascading curls, bronze make-up and stiletto heels. The dress, originally modeled by Gigi Hadid at Milan fashion week in September, is a part of Donatella Versace's tribute collection to her brother Gianni, in honor of the 20th anniversary of his death this year. [Full Article...]

FBI Statistics Show Hate Crimes Rise in Minnesota in 2016

FBI Statistics Show Hate Crimes Rise in Minnesota in 2016 Anti-Jewish hate crimes alone made up 54.2 percent of religious hate crimes , compared to 51.3 percent in 2015. The report points to a wide range of hate crimes , motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation , disability, gender, or gender identity. [Full Article...]

Hill Sexual Harassment Cases Revealed

Hill Sexual Harassment Cases Revealed Since then, Speier said her office has received calls from a multitude of current and former Capitol Hill staffers sharing their experiences of sexual harassment. She is also crafting another bill to overhaul the process available for staff to file harassment complaints with Office of Compliance, which she says discourages victims from coming forward. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation posts video game screenshot as 'irrefutable evidence' of USA helping ISIS

Russian Federation posts video game screenshot as 'irrefutable evidence' of USA helping ISIS The photographs have been deleted after the fact-checking organisation Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT) accused the ministry of using a video game screenshot and old conflict photographs. This is a work in progress. Part of the message can still be seen in the final cut. Russia's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday an employee had attached the wrong photos to a statement accusing the United State... [Full Article...]

U.S. security team in Israel to discuss Syrian border deal

U.S. security team in Israel to discuss Syrian border deal A U.S. national security delegation arrived in Israel on Tuesday for high-level meetings with Israeli counterparts to discuss the Syria ceasefire deal that Washington has struck with Moscow, despite reservations from the Israeli side on not going far enough in tackling Iran's presence in southern Syria. [Full Article...]

Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly

Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly The magnitude 7.3 quake struck Sunday night Iran time, just as people were going to bed. The headline of a state newspaper read "Iran cries with Kermanshah", referring to the Kurdish-majority province. Today, Iran marked a day of mourning, with a black banner adorning the corner of images of the disaster broadcast by state television to the tune of "Sad Lisa" by British singer Yusuf Islam, f... [Full Article...]

Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out

Hours after forces killed two militants in Kashmir, fresh encounters break out Earlier in the day, the Special Operations Group (SOG) Kulgam and 9 Rashtriya Rifles (RR ) of the Army cordoned off Nowbug Kund, Qazigund area of Kulgam following specific information about presence of militants. The operation was going on when last reports came in. On Monday, an encounter in Handwara had left two militants dead. Officials said the militants could be foreigners. [Full Article...]

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger gets $76K in donations

Woman fired for giving Trump motorcade the finger gets $76K in donations All proceeds of the $100,000 goal fund are expected to go to Briskman in an effort to alleviate any financial woes she may have. Since Briskman is now without a job, her friends started a " Thank You Juli Briskman " GoFundMe, which will benefit Briskman directly. [Full Article...]

At least 3 dead after shooting at California elementary school

All remaining students have been relocated to a secure location, he said. "I am told the suspected shooter is deceased from law enforcement bullets,". Officers are investigating at least five scenes in and around the school. There are also reports of several people injured. Reports indicate the incident began at a home and moved to the school around 8 a.m. [Full Article...]


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