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Union Budget 2018 May See Boost In Investments By Modi Government

Union Budget 2018 May See Boost In Investments By Modi Government Going by Prime Minister Modi's recent interview in which he stressed on his track record of being fiscally prudent, we can not rule out the possibility of the government sticking to its mandate of fiscal deficit of 3 per cent of GDP with significantly higher disinvestment target and optimistic tax revenues. [Full Article...]

Cousin 'rapes' eight-month-old baby girl in India

Cousin 'rapes' eight-month-old baby girl in India At the time of incident her parents were out for work. He was tracked down and arrested, and confessed to his crime during the interrogation. Maliwal later tweeted, saying, "Her heartrending cries could be heard in the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital". [Full Article...]

Sealing drive: BJP alleges Kejriwal insulted party members in meeting

Sealing drive: BJP alleges Kejriwal insulted party members in meeting Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has dared AAP to face the electorate after 20 of its MLAs were disqualified, and asserted that the Congress would make gains if bypolls took place as there was an "absence of credibility" with the Kejriwal government. [Full Article...]

Syrian Kurds boycott Russian-sponsored Sochi talks following Turkey assault on Afrin

Syrian Kurds boycott Russian-sponsored Sochi talks following Turkey assault on Afrin The TTB ended its statement on Wednesday with the words: "No to war, peace right now". "They are the servants of imperialism", he told AK Party members in the northern province of Amasya. He said Turkish soldiers and the FSA were jointly fighting against the PKK terrorist organization's Syrian offshoot People's Protection Units (YPG). [Full Article...]

Yemen Deadlock: PM Reportedly Plans to Flee as Palace Seized

Yemen Deadlock: PM Reportedly Plans to Flee as Palace Seized Last week, the STC gave President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's government an ultimatum - either dismiss the prime minister, Ahmed bin Daghr, and his cabinet or face being overthrown. The separatists joined forces with HadiĀ“s government to oust the rebels from southern provinces in 2015, but tensions have soared since a secessionist governorĀ“s sacking a year ago. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady got absolutely mobbed by reporters on Super Bowl Opening Night

Tom Brady got absolutely mobbed by reporters on Super Bowl Opening Night If the Birds can bother quarterback Tom Brady and clog running lanes, they'll be in good position to deliver a Vince Lombardi Trophy to a championship-starved fanbase. He stops short of calling the negativity "hatred". He bought it, sent it to me framed and said, 'Hang this on your wall so you'll never forget the day they cut you.' I have it hanging. [Full Article...]

Seconds from catastrophe: Pilot makes emergency touchdown on LA freeway

Seconds from catastrophe: Pilot makes emergency touchdown on LA freeway Chris Coates. Both the pilot and the passenger escaped without injuries and the aircraft did not hit any cars, nor did it cause any incidents. The two men were heading to John Wayne Airport, with Slod in the pilot's seat. "It's insane. I mean we landed in the middle of the freeway. You have maybe a minute, maybe two minutes max to figure something out and make decisions and I went with my gut on... [Full Article...]

We Are Not Biased, Says Karnataka Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Controversial Circular

We Are Not Biased, Says Karnataka Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Controversial Circular Instead of seeing cases registered against innocent persons from humanitarian angle, the BJP was giving communal colour to the issue, Chief Minister said. The government was under fire from the Opposition BJP for issuing such an order. The BJP had criticised the earlier circular by terming it as "minority appeasement" by the government ahead of elections, and this forced the Home Department to iss... [Full Article...]

Buyers Outraged as Shopping Carts Carry Raw Meat Delivery to US Store

Buyers Outraged as Shopping Carts Carry Raw Meat Delivery to US Store Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service is committed to protecting public health by ensuring the safety of the nation's meat supply". Bay Area reports the meat was being taken into the store through the front entrance, and says the store has identified the vendor as Winton-based Jim's Farm Meat. [Full Article...]

U.S. issues 'Putin list' of Russian politicians, oligarchs

U.S. issues 'Putin list' of Russian politicians, oligarchs After the first missed deadline on October 1, Tillerson came under sharp criticism from lawmakers from both parties who questioned why the Trump administration was nearly a month late in meeting the deadline and whether the delay reflected reluctance from the White House to further sanction Moscow. [Full Article...]

China rejects 'preposterous' African Union headquarters spying report

China rejects 'preposterous' African Union headquarters spying report The African Union's headquarter in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, was built as a gift by China to Africa at a cost of more than $200 million. "But, in any case, I don't think there is anything done here that we would not like people to know", he told reporters after a meeting of African heads of state. [Full Article...]

High school teacher rips United States military in profane classroom rant (AUDIO)

High school teacher rips United States military in profane classroom rant (AUDIO) In the videos, which were stealthily recorded in class by a student at El Rancho High in Pico Rivera, California , history teacher Gregory Salcido , 49, can be heard making a variety of unflattering remarks about service people, at one point calling them the 'lowest of the low'. [Full Article...]

Chilly start to the week; flakes on Super Bowl weekend?

Chilly start to the week; flakes on Super Bowl weekend? Safety Patrick Chung was asked if he likes the media hype that leads up to the big game, and responded, "Absolutely not". Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski remains in concussion protocol, but took a step forward on Saturday by participating in a portion of the Patriots' practice. [Full Article...]

Neville defends his appointment

Neville defends his appointment Do I know everything about it? 'I've worked at elite level, I've worked with the best players, I've worked in Spanish football. PHIL NEVILLE has selected his ideal England side for World Cup 2018. So anyone who says I have is wrong. "He wasn't just doing this to be the England manager". Promising a "relentless pursuit of excellence", he said he was committed to working with everyone invo... [Full Article...]

King's Lynn remembers the victims of the Holocaust

King's Lynn remembers the victims of the Holocaust However, it marks a dramatic step by the country's current nationalist government to target anyone who tries to undermine its official stance that Poles only were heroes during the war, not Nazi collaborators who committed heinous crimes. "One can not change history and the Holocaust can not be denied", said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a statement. In interviews with Israel News Compa... [Full Article...]

Do You Support President Trump's Immigration Plan?

Do You Support President Trump's Immigration Plan? NPR's congressional correspondent Scott Detrow is closely following the immigration debate. And we should not go out of our way to accommodate those who play it safe - and then have the gall to come around and expect a share of the bounty. They - like, all the rhetoric coming from President Trump, from aids like Stephen Miller. If we are to have restrictions on immigration, they ought to be reas... [Full Article...]

Trump fumed about Justice Department efforts to quash GOP memo release

Trump fumed about Justice Department efforts to quash GOP memo release Mueller now". Two Republican senators said Sunday that President Trump should keep quiet about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. It's the private actions Trump has taken, which he is saying are a response to the Russian Federation investigation. Trump, while visiting Switzerland last week, called the repor... [Full Article...]

Trump says 'no' to Taliban talks after wave of attacks

Trump says 'no' to Taliban talks after wave of attacks Speaking at a lunch with members of the U.N. Security Council, he said he doesn't see any talking taking place with the Afghan militant group amid "killing all over" the country. The US government has supported peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. This month's spate of bombings and Trump's comments indicate that end game may further away than the White House would like. [Full Article...]

Top political parties in Nagaland declare to boycott Assembly election

Top political parties in Nagaland declare to boycott Assembly election The CCNTHCO expressed its "sincere appreciation" to all political parties, namely, NPF, BJP , Congress , NPP, NDPP, NCP, Nagaland Congress, JD (U) and AAP for "showing their magnanimity in whole heartedly" supporting the popular wishes of the people on "solution before election" as per the consultative meetings held between the political parties and CCNTHCO. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan bypolls: Manda villagers boycott voting

Rajasthan bypolls: Manda villagers boycott voting In 2014 elections, Ajmer had registered 68.65 per cent voting, Alwar 65.50 per cent, while Mandalgarh had witnessed 82 per cent voting in 2013 Assembly elections. Results will be declared on February 1. Mandalgarh MLA Kirti Kumari died in August, of swine flu, while Alwar MP Mahant Chand Nath died in September. [Full Article...]


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