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by | October 14, 2017 | 00:05

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar will be released from Dasna Jail after spending four years behind bars. The court also found no reason "to fasten the appellants with the guilt of double murder merely on the proof of the deceased being last seen alive with the appellants in their flat on the night of May 15, 2008 specially in view of the alternative hypothesis of the double murder covenanted in the prosecution case itself, " it said.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:03

The decision was taken days after the Finance Ministry asked state chief ministers to cut retail Value-Added Tax rate on petrol and diesel by as much as 5 pe cent, following an excise duty cut of Rs 2 per litre on both. The revised rates will be applicable from Friday midnight, he said. The uptick in petrol and diesel prices weighed heavy on consumer inflation in September, contributing to 5.56 per cent of the index.

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:01

The signs, "happy" and "hope", could refer to the elimination of circumstances leading to domestic violence. In a 24-hour survey, NNEDV found that US domestic violence programs served almost 65,321 victims and answered more than 23,045 crisis hotline calls in one day alone.

by | October 13, 2017 | 23:58

State Street Corp raised its holdings in Marathon Oil Corporation by 2.8% during the second quarter. MYR Group Inc (MYRG) has risen 24.13% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. The insider Kelley Thomas M. sold $1.36M. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q2. It worsened, as 53 investors sold MPC shares while 274 reduced holdings.

by | October 13, 2017 | 23:48

Pranab Mukherjee was thought to be the natural choice for the post after Sonia recused herself from the job after the principal opposition, BJP, created ruckus at her being from Italy. He is the greatest politician living in the country. Singh described Mukherjee and NCP chief Sharad Pawar as respected senior members of his government both of whom were of great calibre.

by | October 13, 2017 | 23:40

One of the bodies was found by a resident in their back garden after the accident when he fell to the ground. Two other bodies were then found in a nearby tree. "I was just watching him in free fall until he went behind the trees, and that was the last I saw". 'It wasn't good to watch. Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach , a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns .

by | October 13, 2017 | 22:43

Based on the Supreme Court's decision, Mr Kenyatta can not run alone on the ballot or be sworn in automatically, said Ndungu Wainaina, executive director of the International Centre for Policy and Conflict. Two people were shot dead as a crowd of protesters clashed with police on Friday in the hometown of opposition leader Raila Odinga in western Kenya, witnesses told AFP.

by | October 13, 2017 | 21:06

However, last year, the trend began to move in the opposite direction. Missouri properties that will be closed on Thanksgiving include Mid Rivers Mall in St. Macy's will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, JC Penney at 3 p.m. and Sears at 6 p.m. However, BestBlackFriday.com now has its 2017 Thanksgiving Closures List, a roll call of 75-plus retailers that won't be open on November 23.

by | October 13, 2017 | 21:03

He said the manager would call him racial slurs, and threaten to "stomp" his throat and beat him "until people would not recognize him". "[The victim] was kept from his family and forced to live in sub-human conditions in a cockroach-infested apartment directly behind the Cafeteria which was owned by Defendants", a 2014 statement from the law firm read.

by | October 13, 2017 | 20:21

One police officer was killed and four others were injured on Friday in a gunfight with suspected separatists in Darjeeling , the famous tea-growing region of eastern India that has been roiled by protests in recent months. The GJM cadres retaliated after police opened fire, sources said. However, Gurung has reportedly escaped from the spot. They have also recovered explosives such as crude bombs and local pistols.

by | October 13, 2017 | 20:15

Race for the post of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has tightened following the announcement of the results of the third round of elections held yesterday evening. In 2014, country had contributed $10 million to Unesco World Heritage Fund. Arab countries have long wanted to lead the organization, but the Palestine issue has complicated the election.

by | October 13, 2017 | 19:40

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MoFAIC, has stated that the measures include stopping the issuance of entry visas for North Korean citizens and ceasing new business licenses for North Korean companies wishing to operate in the UAE.

by | October 13, 2017 | 19:20

There are five oil wells in the Kirkuk region, two of which are controlled by the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG). The dispute has escalated since the Kurds voted for independence in a non-binding referendum last month. "We will not allow anyone to attack (Kirkuk)", Arass Faqih, another civilian holding a Kalashnikov assault rifle, told AFP. The peshmerga's Kirkuk commander, Jaafar Sheikh Mustafa, said his forces had withdrawn from areas they had recently entered during fighting against ...

by | October 13, 2017 | 18:53

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and he's courting it again after it emerged he'll become the first US President to attend a highly controversial conference run by an anti-LGBT hate group. Trump spoke about the importance of religious liberty and said that's why he signed an executive order last week stating that no religious group would be targeted under any administration.

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:23

Bringing the major political scandal during Congress rule, he pointed that his son didn't "received kickbacks like in the case of Bofors". Jay Shah's company has allegedly recorded a turnover of Rs 80.5 crore in 2015-16. If a company's turnover becomes Rs 1 crore, its profit does not become Rs 1 crore.It is unfair to say there was an over 16,000 times jump in profit.say what the turnover was.It makes it seem like the turnover was huge but it wasn't".

by | October 13, 2017 | 17:04

Rahul Gandhi is Vive President of AICC. "I congratulate Gujarat for giving the country an impressive and competent Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is taking country forward on the path of development". He exhorted the people to make Gujarat "Congress mukt" (free from Congress). Out of 403 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh, there are only seven with the Congress.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:40

Iran were next on board in June, with Japan securing their place from Asia in late August. Indeed, Murdoch-owned broadcaster Fox, whose news arm have courted controversy after a string of sexual harassment cases, paid a staggering $400m for the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:12

The request was what reportedly led Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to call Trump a "moron". Either force him out of office, or wait till we get enough evidence and go ahead with impeachment proceedings, because this behavior that he is exhibiting here, threatening media outlets, pretending that he's some sort of authoritarian dictator, this is not acceptable in the United States and something has to be done to remove this man from power.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:03

The deployment of USA strategic military assets to South Korea came amid the heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula following the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's ( DPRK ) sixth nuclear test in September. Pacific island territory of Guam. Washington has in recent days attempted to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang by deploying strategic military assets to the Korean peninsula.

by | October 13, 2017 | 16:01

Ms. Collins, a Republican who was first elected to the Senate in 1996, has become a thorn in the side of President Trump, for whom she did not vote. "This decision has not been any easy one". Some of her supporters were anxious that leaving the Senate would have left Maine's pugnacious governor to appoint her replacement. Three Republican candidates are now in the race.

by | October 13, 2017 | 15:48

Mindful of the centre's concern, the court told the petitioner that they were free to straightaway approach the top SC if any contingency situation arose. A group of 51 personalities from various fields have written an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi opposing the deportation of Rohingyas arguing that the move would be against India's humanitarian principles and traditions as well as its obligations under global law.

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:57

Uber's appeal is expected to take place on December 11. Mayor Sadiq Khan support TfL's decision and said: "All companies in London must play by the rules, if you do play by the rules, you're welcome in London. Uber has also been criticised over its treatment of drivers, and is awaiting a separate tribunal ruling over the employment status of what it terms "partners".

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:45

A total of 14 "observation posts " will be set up by the Turkish army, according to local media, while some 500 Turkish soldiers could be deployed to Idlib. Russia, Syria and Turkey have been discussing a deal for the Turkish involvement. "It remains to be seen what happens to the fighters who control Idlib province".

by | October 13, 2017 | 14:37

The rescue, prompted by a tip from US intelligence officers tracking the family, was announced in a statement Thursday from Pakistan's army. Canadian Joshua Boyle and his American wife Caitlan Coleman were kidnapped by the Afghan Taliban during a backpacking trip in Afghanistan 2012, and are believed to have had at least two children while in captivity.

by | October 13, 2017 | 13:37

Harrison said he has met with the officer's family and that "they're in our prayers". Chief Michael Harrison says the officer was one of four patrolling the area. New Orleans SWAT surrounded the building and were able to get the suspect to peacefully surrender, Harrison said. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported that the shooting occurred at about 12:14 a.m.