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Bhima Koregaon Violence: Dalit groups, Left Front call for Maharashtra bandh tomorrow

Bhima Koregaon Violence: Dalit groups, Left Front call for Maharashtra bandh tomorrow What the battle of Bhima Koregaon is about? "During the violence, vehicles and a house in the vicinity was damaged", a police officer deployed for bandobast at Bhima Koregaon said without elaborating. People assembled to pay their respects to the martyrs of Bhima Koregaon in Koregaon, 30 kms away from Pune , were taken aback as they found themselves confronting a sudden stream of stones raining d... [Full Article...]

More snow, bitter cold on way for Hudson Valley

More snow, bitter cold on way for Hudson Valley The National Weather Service continues the Wind Chill Advisory for the entire region through noon today. As Chicago ushers into the New Year's Day of 2018, the US third largest city is also embracing the coldest day this winter, with high at minus 15 Celsius degrees and low expected to be minus 20 Celsius degrees. [Full Article...]

Germany calls for calm in Iran, urges respect for right to protest

Germany calls for calm in Iran, urges respect for right to protest Four hundred and fifty protesters have been arrested in Tehran in the past three days, the Ilna news agency reported, citing local officials. About 100 people were detained overnight in the region where most of the unrest was occurring, near the central city of Isfahan, according to state TV. [Full Article...]

Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success'

Israeli minister wishes Iranian protesters 'success' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said: " People are absolutely free to criticize the government ", adding that protests should be geared towards improving the situation in the country, and not the other way around. Trump's remarks came shortly after he made outrageous and insulting comments about Iranians. Before his speech, Trump had called Iran a "terrorist nation". [Full Article...]

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches

Flood Warning For Clare As Storm Eleanor Approaches The State forecaster has a status orange warning (the highest warning that it can issue), which is in place for Donegal and all of Ireland until 9pm tonight (Tuesday). Tuesday night will continue windy with strong southwest to west winds, reaching gale force along western coasts. A second alert has been issued until late on Wednesday evening with much of England and Wales braced for some very tu... [Full Article...]

New Year's revellers build sandcastle in Coromandel estuary to avoid liquor ban

New Year's revellers build sandcastle in Coromandel estuary to avoid liquor ban They then installed a picnic table and ice box for drink and told locals they were in " international waters ", so usual liquor laws didn't apply to them. Around eight or nine residents were said to be drinking through New Year's Eve and even enjoyed a local fireworks display - and the booze island was still there today. [Full Article...]

Jessica Alba, Cash Warren welcome new son, Hayes, on New Year's Eve

Jessica Alba, Cash Warren welcome new son, Hayes, on New Year's Eve The 36-year-old previously revealed that she and Cash were struggling to think of a name as it has to follow certain rules. Her husband, Cash, also took to his Instgaram account to share a photo of him looking adoringly at his son. He stated that Jessica was the strongest woman he knew and told Hayes he was very lucky to have her by his side. He continued: "You have two incredible sisters who ... [Full Article...]

Iran death toll rises after police officer shot during protest

Iran death toll rises after police officer shot during protest More than twenty people have died after another bloody night of protests in Iran added nine people to the death toll . The protests began Thursday in Mashhad, Iran's second-largest city, and quickly spread across the nation, with some protesters chanting against the government and the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. [Full Article...]

USA must realise nuclear button is always on my table: Kim Jong

USA must realise nuclear button is always on my table: Kim Jong The tensions around North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons program persist due to the repeated nuclear tests and missile launches carried out by Pyongyang in violation of the UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. The Peace House is a building in Panmunjom controlled by South Korea. North Korea's state-run news agency KCNA released a report Saturday promising that the country would rem... [Full Article...]

IMA to protest against NMC Bill

IMA to protest against NMC Bill Protests against the central government's National Medical Commission Bill are gaining strength. Government doctors in Tamil Nadu will boycott outpatient services in hospitals across the state for an hour tomorrow to protest the Centre's National Medical Commission Bill. [Full Article...]

Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death

Police looking for two missing juveniles in relation to a suspicious death Terry Miles , 45, is wanted in connection to the girls disappearance. Terry Miles could be driving this gray 2017 Hyundai Accent four-door hatchback with Texas license plate JGH9845 with a white sticker on the back window. Miles was described as a 6-foot-2-inch, 200-pound, white man with brown hair and hazel eyes. Officers said he wears glasses and has a beard. She has light brown hair, brown ey... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un says North Korea completed its nuclear force in 2017

Kim Jong Un says North Korea completed its nuclear force in 2017 After North Korea tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in November, which it said was capable of delivering a warhead to anywhere in the United States, Kim declared his nuclear force complete. Revere said Kim Jong Un's speech contained the strongest defense of North Korea's status as a permanently nuclear-armed country he had seen. A senior South Korean Air Forc... [Full Article...]

WIND CHILL ADVISORY: Below-zero temperatures all week

WIND CHILL ADVISORY: Below-zero temperatures all week In Hiawatha, Kansas a new record low was also set with -16 degrees, breaking the old record of 2 degrees that was sent back in 2010. A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect for the entire area from 10PM Sunday to 12PM Monday. Temperatures will be in the teens at midnight, including in the city, with a wind chill in the low single digits. As far as actual temperatures, lows tonight will drop ... [Full Article...]

Lorde accused of antisemitism in newspaper ad after cancelling Israel concert

Lorde accused of antisemitism in newspaper ad after cancelling Israel concert The ad features Lorde's photo over the picture of men running through ruins with babies and Israeli flags streaming in the wind. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital last month, and said his administration will eventually move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. [Full Article...]

Polar Plunge 2018: Hundreds gather to dash and splash in Lake Michigan

Polar Plunge 2018: Hundreds gather to dash and splash in Lake Michigan With temperatures in the single digits, crews had to break up the ice in the river before the jumpers could take the plunge. The P.E.I. Polar Bear Dip in Charlottetown will go ahead as planned despite some very chilly temperatures. The Polar Bear Plunge scheduled for New Year's Day at Easton's Beach has been postponed, organizers indicate that a new date for the event will be announced soon. [Full Article...]

Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails

Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails He was awarded death sentence by a military court on April 10 this year for reportedly working for India's external intelligence agency, Research and Analytical Wing or RAW, and being involved with espionage and sabotage in Pakistan. A differently abled minor, Hasnain, was repatriated to Pakistan through the Wagah border. "We also await consular access to those Indian nationals in Pakistan's cus... [Full Article...]

Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say

Teen killed parents, sister, family friend with assault rifle, cops say The prosecutor's office said it appears the teen used a semi-automatic rifle to kill his victims. Those with information about the case are asked to call Detective Andrea Tozzi, of the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office at 800-533-7443, or Detective Michael Verdadiero of the Long Branch Police Department at 732-222-1000. [Full Article...]

Likud to Annex Settlements, Impose Israeli Law

Likud to Annex Settlements, Impose Israeli Law By enacting civilian law over settlements, the move may streamline procedures for their construction and expansion. "We are here to say the obvious - the Land of Israel is ours and we will apply sovereignty over all the parts of the country", Tourism Minister Yariv Levin (Likud) told his fellow party members. [Full Article...]

First baby of the year born in Limerick

First baby of the year born in Limerick The first baby born at University Hospital Waterford arrived at 23 minutes past midnight, while the first newborn arrived at Cork University Maternity Hospital after 3am. A spokesperson for the hospital told Independent.ie: "We've had a good year, we had the New Year and the Christmas baby". In Edinburgh, baby boy Travis (8lb 12oz) was born to parents Stacey Glancy and Colin Graham, both 29, fro... [Full Article...]

No More Aid to Deceitful Pakistan

An announcement from Trump was around the corner as reports emerged a couple of days ago saying the administration was strongly considering to withhold the $255 million in aid to Pakistan, reflecting dissatisfaction with Islamabad's inaction against terror networks. [Full Article...]


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