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by | December 15, 2017 | 18:56

The focus was also given to accelerating multiple processes towards Universal Health Coverage agenda in India.it was also decided that they would also promote the proposal of the National Health Policy 2017 and the major worldwide health benefits in this area.

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:20

CPJ decried that the USA and other Western powers have failed to pressure the three countries to improve "the bleak climate for press freedom". An advocacy group for journalists said Wednesday that 262 people are imprisoned around the world for their work gathering and reporting the news, a record high.

by | December 15, 2017 | 18:06

He further said that Prime Minister Modi's remarks show that the BJP has realised it was going to lose the Gujarat elections. The second salvo by Singh in three days serves to ensure that there is no let up in Congress' charge against Modi ahead of tomorrow's polls in 93 constituencies of Gujarat.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:33

Patrick, a junior from Atlanta , was facing dismissal from the team as it was his third related drug arrest. He was arrested in October on misdemeanor marijuana charges and served a four-game suspension. A DUI charge was also dropped against Stanley after he agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana and speeding. The No. 3 Bulldogs (12-1) are expected to start on-campus practices this weekend for their national semifinal date against Oklahoma (12-1) in the Rose Bowl on ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:10

She was held in the Lake County Jail on a $500 bond and has been there since Tuesday. However, when she tries to pick Fitzgerald up, the elderly woman begins screaming. The affidavit states officers were able to safely escort her out of the building into the rear of a patrol auto. According to that report, officers say that they were able to safely and successfully remove her from the home.

by | December 15, 2017 | 17:07

Ullah told police interviewers after the blast that "I did it for the Islamic State", according to court papers filed by federal prosecutors. Bangladesh Police arrested the wife, mother-in-law and father-in-law of Manhattan blast suspect Akayed Ullah .

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:50

Russia's former economics minister was handed an eight-year prison sentence Friday after being convicted of accepting a $2 million bribe from President Vladimir Putin's top associate. Ulyukayev's lawyers said they would appeal the verdict. Ulyukayev had been under house arrest since his detention in November a year ago, and was taken into custody after the verdict Friday.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:49

The report called for a National Office for Child Safety and national child safety standards, child abuse reporting and record keeping, which would cover all institutions engaged in child-related work. It heard from more than 1300 witnesses in public hearings and was contacted by more than 15,000 survivors or their relatives. However, the final report is expected to field further recommendations.

by | December 15, 2017 | 16:26

A draft law which seeks to make the practice of instant triple talaq "illegal and void" and provides for a jail term for the husband was today cleared by the union cabinet . Under the law, triple talaq in any form - spoken, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS or WhatsApp - would be banned. The West Bengal subcommittee of the Muslim Personal Law Board met in Kolkata yesterday and has said that the proposed bill has been drafted without consulting any Islamic scholars and ...

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:51

The two-word dismissal, originating from the 1995 movie "Friday", was in reference to Newman promising a tell-all from inside the Trump White House. Manigault Newman says she resigned after speaking with White House chief of staff John Kelly about some of her concerns.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:22

The police is now interrogating him. However, it is still not known who was driving the vehicle. The accident reportedly took place on the national highway near Kagal bus station and Rahane's father Madhukar Baburao Rahane , his mother and sister were traveling towards Konkan for a holiday.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:19

The number of weapons goes "far beyond those that would have been available through battle capture alone", according to the study by arms-monitoring group Conflict Armament Research (CAR) published on Thursday. According to the coalition fighting IS in Syria and Iraq, a vetted Syrian opposition group known as the Maghawir al-Thawra detected the fighters early Thursday in an area controlled by pro-Syrian regime forces in southern Syria, in the Al-Tanf border region.

by | December 15, 2017 | 15:20

Bill Gates, Richard Branson and other energy executives and investment fund leaders announced a dozen global projects emerging from the summit that will inject money into efforts to curb climate change. The meeting in Paris seemed to cement Macron's role as a key leader on climate change, now that the US has shunned the global effort; he co-hosted the summit with the U.N.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:30

The Chief Justice declared the petition filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hanif Abbas against Jahangir Tareen maintainable, and noted that the PTI Secretary General confessed to be involved in House Trading, and eventually remained disqualified in light of article 62 (1)(f) of the Constitution.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:24

In a major shift, Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he was open to that plan. If it is enacted, the bill would be the first major legislative achievement for Trump and the Republicans since he took office in January. "This is for very, very special people, the great people of America". In remarks at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, surrounded by families from across the country, Trump promised a bill featuring "massive tax relief" within days.

by | December 15, 2017 | 14:21

The amendment will give MPs the right have the final say on whether to accept or not the final deal reached with Brussels. May had promised lawmakers a "meaningful vote" on the departure agreement, but political opponents said her assurance was not enough of a guarantee.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:52

Pimlott did not provide any details about the death but said it was under investigation by an accident review team. The board's action comes as fire officials look for the causes of wildfires now burning in Southern California , including a 380-square-mile fire that has become the fourth-largest in state history.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:51

The term, which is defined as "a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people", follows previous winners - omnishambles, post-truth and selfie. "In the United Kingdom, where it rose to prominence as a descriptor of the impact of the country's young people on its general election, calls it out as a word on the move", he said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:46

However, it is not clear whether the White House is fully behind the proposal. Beijing is anxious about the short-term fallout from the North Korean crisis as President Donald Trump is untested in the region, Hill said. The press statement that the Blue House released after the meeting quoted Xi as saying, "When you overcome frustration, it takes a long time to recover, but now bilateral relations are improving at a rapid speed".

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:46

The new policy asks NASA to lead an innovative and sustainable programme of exploration with commercial and worldwide partners to enable human expansion across the solar system and to bring back to Earth new knowledge and opportunities. Monday's announcement was held on the 44th anniversary of American astronauts' last moon landing. It will foster a thriving new space economy that will create jobs and drive innovation here on Earth.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:41

The wedding news , of two glamour powerhouses - Virat and Anushka - elated many on and off social media and emerged as a festivity in the nation. The proceeds and the profits made out of the same would go for charity. While their parents are already back in the country, the newly married couple is too expected to be back soon. Anushka shared the selfie and had a caption that would take the breath away of many.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:12

The sanctions , which target Russia's financial, energy and defense industries and limit the country's access to European Union markets, would have expired at the end of January 2018. "The European Union is united to renew the economic sanctions against Russian Federation", says a Polish politician in a post published on Twitter.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:06

Officials on Tuesday also announced Canada intends to buy 88 new fighter jets, and is taking bids from aerospace companies worldwide. Instead, Canada will buy used, older model F/A-18s from Australia, Canadian officials announced Tuesday.

by | December 15, 2017 | 13:07

About 630,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar into Bangladesh to escape what the United Nations has called "ethnic cleansing". The Rohingya are unlikely to want to "voluntarily return to an area where people have been killed in large scales in the most horrific ways imaginable", she said.

by | December 15, 2017 | 12:47

Voting in the 93 seats of North and Central Gujarat was otherwise proceeding peacefully, the officials said on Thursday morning. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. A total of 851 candidates are in fray for the second phase. The security has been beefed up in various parts of the state in the wake of the elections.