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List of MoUs & Agreements signed & exchanged during visit of PM to Stockholm

List of MoUs & Agreements signed & exchanged during visit of PM to Stockholm The Nordic countries and India reaffirmed the need for reform of the UN Security Council, including its expansion in both permanent and non-permanent seats to make it more representative, accountable, effective and responsive to the realities of the 21st century. [Full Article...]

Minor raped, killed in UP; NSA invoked

Minor raped, killed in UP; NSA invoked Uttar Pradesh, ruled by Yogi Adityanath, has been in the news for wrong reasons after rape allegations were levelled against BJP's Bangarmau MLA Kuldip Singh Sengar by a teen girl from Unnao. A rope was found tied around the neck of the girl. The girl was rushed to the district hospital where she was declared brought dead. A recent five-state study by Centre for Child and Law at National Law Sch... [Full Article...]

Trump says he doesn't like TPP deal for U.S., citing restrictions

Trump says he doesn't like TPP deal for U.S., citing restrictions President donald-trump tweeted against the US after asking trade officers to reexamine re-joining that the transpacific Partnership. "While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don't like the deal for the United States ", Mr Trump wrote . [Full Article...]

Trump, Abe discuss N.Korean issues

Trump, Abe discuss N.Korean issues CIA Director Mike Pompeo traveled to North Korea over Easter weekend for a meeting with leader Kim Jong Un , sources confirmed to CNN on Tuesday. "Let's leave it a little bit short of that". Abe expressed relief that Trump had pledged to address with Kim issues of concern to Tokyo, including abductions of Japanese citizens over the decades. [Full Article...]

Limerick motorists urged to excercise caution as weather warnings remain in place

Limerick motorists urged to excercise caution as weather warnings remain in place Tonight is expected to be wet and windy, with heavy rain leading to a continued risk of local flooding. Meteorologist Deirdre Lowe says temperatures could be set to rise. Temperatures are expected to between 17 and 18 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday. Drier elsewhere, with bright or sunny spells developing more widely. [Full Article...]

President Macron Pledges Over $60 Million for Humanitarian Aid in Syria

President Macron Pledges Over $60 Million for Humanitarian Aid in Syria Janis A. Emmanouilidis, a senior policy analyst and director of studies for the Brussels-based think tank European Policy Centre (EPC), told Xinhua: "The tone and content of Emmanuel Macron's speech in the European Parliament shows that he does not think that the window of opportunity for EU reform has closed". [Full Article...]

Theresa May to Buhari, others: Allow homosexuality in your countries

Theresa May to Buhari, others: Allow homosexuality in your countries Nigeria is one of the Commonwealth nation's that have promulgated laws against same-sex marriage. A majority of countries in the Commonwealth of Nations now have discriminatory laws against same-sex sexual acts, and other discriminatory laws regarding gender expression and sexual orientation, with punishments that include imprisonment and the death penalty. [Full Article...]

Google, smart card companies don't want Aadhaar to succeed, UIDAI tells SC

Google, smart card companies don't want Aadhaar to succeed, UIDAI tells SC The petitioners contended that individual human beings are numbered with the use of Aadhaar as Hitler did and he had to face the consequences. We don't have the kind of data Google or Facebook has. Justice Chandrachud told the counsel "one area of concern is the potential interface of the data which is available outside the world". Dwivedi told the court that contrary to apprehensions, it wo... [Full Article...]

Biplab Deb says internet belonged to the age of Mahabharata

Biplab Deb says internet belonged to the age of Mahabharata While speaking at a public function in Agartala , Deb asserted that it is wrong to say that it was Americans and Europeans who invented the Internet . He said since the era of the Mahabharata , India was top in technology but somehow in the middle, it got lost. Similarly, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in reference to Lord Ganesha, said in 2014 that "there must have been some plastic su... [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley tells White House

Nikki Haley tells White House Haley had announced on Meet the Press Sunday that the sanctions, which were meant to punish Russian companies for supporting Syria's chemical-weapons program, would be officially rolled out the next day. But that plan was re-evaluated and then put on hold over the weekend as it became clear that Russia's response was less robust than anticipated. "Additional sanctions are under discussion bu... [Full Article...]

Mogherini: The EU recommends the opening of negotiations with Albania

Mogherini: The EU recommends the opening of negotiations with Albania The European Commission will likely recommend opening accession negotiations for two Balkan, ex-Communist countries, Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Accession to the bloc has been a powerful driver of political and democratic reform in countries like Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina , Macedonia, Montenegro - which recently joined NATO - Serbia and its former terr... [Full Article...]

Colorado facing extreme fire danger Tuesday amid strong winds, warmer temperatures

Colorado facing extreme fire danger Tuesday amid strong winds, warmer temperatures Montezuma County's fire ban is in effect on Monday. The Storm Prediction Center says gusty winds and low humidity in drought-stricken areas will create unsafe fire conditions in parts of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Along U.S. Highway 550 from Red Mountain Pass to Ouray, snow stations show 6 to 9 inches of new snow. High winds combined with warm temperatures and extremely lo... [Full Article...]

Following Airstrike in Syria, Iranian Officials Continue to Threaten Israel

Following Airstrike in Syria, Iranian Officials Continue to Threaten Israel Assad has denied using chemical weapons . Russian Federation is trying to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad stay in power, and Israeli, US and other Western air strikes have primarily targeted forces loyal to his regime and those of his Iranian and Hezbollah allies. [Full Article...]

Jordan Peele Teams With BuzzFeed for Obama Fake-News Awareness Video

Jordan Peele Teams With BuzzFeed for Obama Fake-News Awareness Video The PSA ends with Peele urging people to "stay woke" by being vigilant to media sources. "Moving forward, we need to be more vigilant with what we trust from the internet", Peele as Obama said. Peretti said he wanted to use BuzzFeed as a platform for the PSA because of BuzzFeed News' extensive past reporting on fake news. "And now we're starting to see tech that allows people to put wo... [Full Article...]

Missile attack report was a 'false alarm'

Missile attack report was a 'false alarm' It didn't say who carried out the overnight airstrikes . The Syrian government regained full control of Douma on Saturday, following a surrender deal with the rebels who had controlled the town just east of Damascus. Journalists were allowed access to the suspected attack sites on Monday, but the OPCW said Syrian and Russian authorities blocked the inspectors. Western diplomats charged Monday... [Full Article...]

As Trump Attacks, More Americans Are Losing Confidence in Mueller Probe

As Trump Attacks, More Americans Are Losing Confidence in Mueller Probe Despite that, McConnell has said he does not believe the president will fire Mueller. The bills were originally inspired by hints last summer that President Donald Trump might dismiss Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with someone who might force Mueller to end his probe of alleged ties between Trump's inner circle and Russian officials. [Full Article...]

Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Secure Trust Bank (LON:STB)

Shore Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Secure Trust Bank (LON:STB) FinnCap maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 58 target in Tuesday, November 21 report. Therefore 25% are positive. Shire has a 12-month low of GBX 2,940.50 ($42.10) and a 12-month high of GBX 5,021 ($71.89). FLYB underperformed the S&P500 by 11.55%. Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. designs, makes, and markets residential wood furniture products worldwide. [Full Article...]

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for 'DAMN'

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer Prize for 'DAMN' Executive Editor Beryl Love called the ambitious project "a huge accomplishment" that explained thoroughly heroin's impact and showed "this is why journalism matters". For exposing decades-old allegations of sexual harassment of teenage girls against Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. Andrew Sean Greer, a former instructor in the Iowa Writers' Workshop, took home the Pulitzer Prize in fictio... [Full Article...]

Harper breaks bat, muscles out 406-foot HR

Harper breaks bat, muscles out 406-foot HR We're sure you heard that the Washington Nationals star pulled off an incredible feat Monday when he blasted a home run while breaking his bat against the New York Mets . Mets right fielder Brandon Nimmo headed toward the wall and quickly ran out of room. "Yeah, that was pretty shocking", deGrom said. Harper held what was left of his bat as he made his way up the first-base line. [Full Article...]

Churn in J&K BJP after Ministers' exit

Churn in J&K BJP after Ministers' exit Sources said Mr. Khanna also conveyed the party high command's directions to the BJP leaders, especially on how to tackle the situation in the wake of the Kathua rape controversy. "We resigned because the perception created by the national media was not good. It was portrayed that the entire Jammu region was siding with rapists". [Full Article...]


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