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by | December 16, 2017 | 15:31

Its completion under the present government is a reflection of the committment of this government to complete ongoing projects, Modi said. Setting up of a venture capital fund worth Rs 100 crore for start-ups in the region, 100% central funding for development project in NE and rail connectivity to all state capitals in the region were other issues covered by Modi in his 38-minute speech.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:09

If Smith is indeed appointed, Minnesota will join California, New Hampshire, and Washington as states that have two women in the Senate. Sen. The 59-year-old Smith is a former General Mills executive who in the 1990 started her own marketing and political consulting firm.

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:18

The percentage of Americans who see Christmas as a religious holiday continues to slide across almost all demographic lines. "And half say they plan to attend church on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day", it said. When asked to select which greeting they used between Merry Christmas , Happy Holidays, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanza, or no holiday greeting at all, 67 percent said " Merry Christmas ", and 25 percent responded "Happy Holidays".

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:12

The winter session of Rajya Sabha began on a stormy note on Friday with the opposition demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "conspiracy with Pakistan " remarks against his predecessor Manmohan Singh , creating an uproar and repeatedly disrupting proceedings.

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:09

He consults a small crew of family, friends and staff for career advice, and is always cautious not to telegraph his political maneuvers. "The Speaker assured the President that those were not accurate reports and that they looked forward to working together for a long time to come".

by | December 16, 2017 | 14:00

Mr Biden is familiar with family tragedy, having lost his wife and daughter in a 1972 vehicle crash, while his son Beau died of brain cancer in 2015. There are no words I have to convey my huge gratitude to @ JoeBiden and his family - your strength, hope and fortitude are an inspiration to me and so many others daily.

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:50

According to ESPNCricInfo , Jadeja hit Nilam Vamja for 36 runs in the 15th over of the match. The 29-year-old lofted his six deliveries out of the park to achieve the intelligent feat besides the likes of Sir Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri , Herschelle Gibbs , Yuvraj Singh and Alex Hales.

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:47

The research came to its findings that although some weapons were looted from the Iraqi and Syrian armies, majority were originally supplied by other countries involved in the conflict to Syrian opposition groups fighting against President Bashar al-Assad.

by | December 16, 2017 | 12:28

The government has extended the deadline to link Aadhaar with bank accounts from December 31, 2017 to March 31, 2018. The bench comprising Chief Justice Misra, justice DY Chandrachud, justice AK Sikri, justice AM Khanwilkar and justice Ashok Bhushan was constituted on December 13 after repeated attempts by the petitioners for an early hearing on the issue of mandatory Aadhaar linking .

by | December 16, 2017 | 11:35

Ironically, during the OIC summit held upon President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's call, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz invited Mohammad bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, to Jerusalem by stating that Saudi Arabia is the leader of the Arab world.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:09

To view the full article, register now. Del Nero has been under pressure to stand down since being charged by United States authorities with money laundering and racketeering in December 2015, a month after quitting his position on FIFA's executive committee.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:12

Ms Idan posted the selfie on Instagram with the caption: "Peace and Love from Miss Iraq and Miss Israel". Miss Iraq, Sarah Idan, and her family had to flee their homeland after receiving death threats over a photo she posted online last month.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:11

The spokesperson, who was not authorized to be quoted by name and requested anonymity, said that given North Korea's most recent missile test, now was not the time for talks. On Wednesday, a National Security Council spokesperson said North Korea must not only first refrain from provocations but take "sincere and meaningful actions toward denuclearization" for talks to happen.

by | December 16, 2017 | 08:43

Actually, Tillerson's offer included one condition, which the White House echoed in its statement: the absence of further provocative missile launches or nuclear tests. "Denuclearization is the only viable objective and if we all focus on that, we have a strong chance for success", he added. Attacking North Korea in an attempt to take down its government carries massive risks, however, as it is a nuclear state that could easily launch a devastating attack on the South Korean capital of ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:41

The toddler took off with baby Jesus mid-song and danced with him on stage, but was soon cut off when the 3-year-old girl playing Mary took Jesus back and returned the doll to his bed. The video, at the time of this writing, has received over 6 million views. Later she told Today.com : "She just really wanted that baby Jesus". She said she has been overwhelmed by the response to the video - receiving messages from as far away as England.

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:30

The heightened enforcement period will end January 1. If you are feeling "buzzed", you likely are over the 0.08 BAC limit and should not drive. Troopers will participate in DUI patrols and checkpoints, and certified drug recognition experts will be on the lookout for impaired drivers, according to police.

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:12

Indonesia's constitutional Court on Thursday ruled against petitioners seeking to make gay sex and sex outside marriage illegal in an unexpected victory for the country's besieged LGBT minority. But today the Constitutional Court struck down their petition. Homosexuality isn't illegal in Indonesia, so a majority of the men were later released.

by | December 16, 2017 | 07:00

The world inequality study's authors concluded: "If in the coming decades all countries follow the moderate inequality trajectory of Europe over the past decades, global income inequality can be reduced - in which case there can also be substantial progress in eradicating global poverty".

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:45

It also requires Manafort to use four of his properties to secure a $10 million bond he would lose if he fails to return for court appearances - financial arrangements that need to be finalized with the court before he can go to Florida. With travel for court excepted, he will be required to stay away from transportation facilities, including public and private airports, train stations and bus stations.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:26

Laced with 11 tracks in total, the follow up to 2010's Nothing features guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar , Future , Andre 3000 , Ed Sheeran , Gucci Mane , Wale , Rihanna , and more. I'm so much better at working with other people and producing and writing songs for other people because they inspire me. Kendrick Lamar , Pharrell adds, was the ideal choice for this track, saying, "Who better to enlist to help us communicate that feeling and that notion than Kendrick Lamar ?" ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:16

Aminu continued his solid long-range shooting Friday night, making 3 of 5 three-pointers, including 2 of 3 in the first quarter. "I don't know the reason for that". Both teams were short-handed. Aminu was 3 of 4 from 3-point range and was complemented by balanced scoring that helped Portland turn an early six-point deficit into a double-figure lead.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:59

TRITON, according to the company, is a member of a very limited family of malware that can cause physical damage through cyberspace. Although the hackers were likely seeking the ability to cause physical damage inside the facility, the November shutdown was likely not deliberate.

by | December 16, 2017 | 04:35

Centre County DA Stacy Parks Miller said the self-governance by Penn State's interfraternity council is at fault and the university allows it. The grand jury's report calls on lawmakers to pass stronger laws to deter hazing and underage drinking.

by | December 16, 2017 | 04:33

Ramsey was one of several Democrats running to contest the House seat held by Rep. Kevin Yoder in next year's midterm elections. In its rush to claim the high ground in our roiling national conversation about harassment, the Democratic Party has implemented a zero tolerance standard.

by | December 16, 2017 | 03:28

Republicans have said text messages sent between two FBI agents who later joined a special counsel team investigating Mr Trump's campaign show that investigation is biased. Despite Flynn's and former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos' guilty pleas and the felony charges filed against former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and campaign associate Rick Gates - all of which stem from Mueller's investigation - during Friday's scrum, Trump dismissed the Russian Federation investigation as "a ...