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by | January 10, 2018 | 09:38

Following the meeting, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the "revolutionary, pro-poor and pilgrim-friendly" decision of sending devotees through sea route will help cut down travel expenses "significantly". The Minister pointed out that about 3,55,000 applications have been received for Haj 2018. More more than 1300 women have applied to go for Haj without male "Mehram" and all of these women will be exempted from lottery system and allowed to proceed to Haj.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:34

Fire officials say one person was treated for serious injuries and a firefighter was treated for minor injuries. The U.S. Secret Service used to maintain a command post within Trump Tower, but the post was relocated after disagreements over the terms of the lease.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:30

Akash comes to hug Shilpa. He then tried to hug Shilpa, which she resisted. She tells Akash that it can not be on his terms all the time. Akash claims that Shilpa was sexually harassing him when she slapped his butt the previous day when they made up.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:15

Italian restaurants in Germany were apparently forced to import wine, olive oil and other goods from a clan-controlled Italian association. The operation resulted from a probe by Italy's District Anti-Mafia Directorate (DDA) targeting the Farao and Marincola families of the 'Ndrangheta crime group, the German and Italian authorities announced on Tuesday.

by | January 10, 2018 | 08:51

Washington agreed with Seoul last week to postpone joint military exercises that Pyongyang denounces as rehearsals for invasion until after the Olympics , but the North-South thaw has not altered the U.S. North Korea, along with a handful of other allies of the USSR, also boycotted the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in response to the United States boycott of the 1980 Olympics.

by | January 10, 2018 | 08:39

Here's a list of the top five ranked passports by the Henley Passport Index . In 2008 and 2009, South Africa reached its highest ranking over the last 10 years when it ranked 35th on the index. Its visa-free scoring is 177 countries. The biggest movers on this year's index were Georgia and Ukraine, having completed the visa-liberalization process with the European Union in 2017, gaining access to an additional 30 and 32 new countries, respectively.

by | January 10, 2018 | 08:11

Around 13,000 people were left stranded in the Swiss ski village of Zermatt after heavy snow and a power cut saw mountain lifts, ski runs, walking paths and train services all closed. In the Italian Alpine resort of Sestrieres, where more than two meters of snow fell in 48 hours, an avalanche struck a five-storey building late on Monday, sending a mass of snow and broken branches into its corridors and even into several apartments, media reports said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 08:08

Palestinians want the West Bank for a future state, along with East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. The settlements are considered illegal by the worldwide community and are a sticking point in efforts to reignite Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

by | January 10, 2018 | 07:31

Other US officials said suspended assistance includes $ 900 million in Coalition Support Funds (CSF) authorized for 2017, in addition to the $ 255 million in foreign military sales assistance from 2016 that already stands frozen. In fact, the USA did not announce suspension of a further $ 255 million in military assistance allotted for fiscal 2017. "People have long asked, why don't you do more about Pakistan, and I think this sort of answers that question", she said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 06:02

Mr. Rizvi suggested that madrasas be registered under various State education boards, CBSE or ICSE with a common education policy. "Some organizations and fundamentalist mullahs are keeping Muslim children away from mainstream education through these madrasas", he said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 05:52

No tsunami warning was immediately issued. Based on the preliminary quake parameters, hazardous tsunami waves are possible for coasts located within 1000 kilometers of the earthquake's epicenter. So far, there have been no immediate reports of damage or any tsunami warnings. The country witnessed a similar natural disaster in 2009 when a 7.3 magnitude quake killed at least seven people, caused 40 injuries, and destroyed and damaged at least 130 buildings across the northern part of the ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 05:24

Many among Hindus consume beef. "When BJP government was in power in Karnataka we introduced a bill to impose a complete ban on killing of cow but Congress didn't allow to pass it", he added. What moral rights Yogi Adityanath has got to criticise me? Assembly elections in Karnataka is expected to be held in the first half of 2018. Not letting Siddramiah's "welcome barb" go in waste, UP CM Yogi Adityanath soon made a comeback and highlighted the miseries faced by the Congress ruling ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:49

North Korea agreed to official talks with the South this week, the first in more than two years. "I don't think they know what the United States is going to do at any given time". While there aren't any guarantees of Ryom and Kim being sent across the border to compete in South Korea, Marcotte said he would love if the pair could attend the Olympics.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:27

The incident in Calgary took place December 22. Patrol and tactical unit officers were dispatched to a home in the 2300 block of 17B Street SW after the call came in from a man who said he shot his dad and was holding his mom and younger brother hostage, police said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:21

After living five years behind the safety of Ecuador's London embassy, Julian Assange may be in for a change of scene. WikiLeaks in 2010 released troves of classified military documents about the war in Afghanistan and tens of thousands of leaked USA diplomatic cables, many of which were highly classified.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:19

On Dec. 28, people in the northeastern city of Mashhad took to the streets to express their anger at the government for failing to control the cost of living. Iran's top leadership believes that the recent violent protests in Iran were the result of the coordinated efforts of a "triangle" having US-Israel at one side, Saudi Arabia and Mujahideen-e-Khalq Organisation (MKO), the designated terror group holding the other two sides.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:16

Local fishermen described the tiger shark being as big "as a pickup truck". "We know these creatures are altruistic..." While Hauser credited the whale for protecting her, she acknowledged she can't know what the whale was thinking. Lurking near her and the the huge mammal was a 15-foot tiger shark, Nan said, and though the animal is only visible in the distance in the footage, Nan's team also filmed the diver from aboard a nearby boat, capturing her coming to the surface and shouting ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:04

Local media initially reported there were no injuries but one person sustained a serious, possibly life-threatening injury, and another had a minor injury, FDNY said. The fire was first discovered when Secret Service members noticed smoke on the roof and reported it to the building's fire safety director, WPIX reports.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:43

NBC removed a tweet sent from the network's main account that appeared to endorse the idea of an Oprah Winfrey candidacy in 2020 . Prior to Winfrey being awarded the Cecil B. In fact, Harvey was so close to Oprah , victims claimed he used the relationship to seduce young actresses, taking them to parties where he could demonstrate his power by charming the daytime talk show host.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:32

US President Donald Trump was greeted with a mixed reception from a college football crowd in Atlanta as he took to the field for the national anthem. Trump insists that the protesting footballers are "disrespecting" the flag and the anthem. President Trump came onto the field around 8:10 PM, flanked by a number of ROTC officers.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:21

The Italian coast guard, which coordinates rescues in worldwide waters off Libya's coast, said an aircraft on patrol for a European anti-smuggling operation had spotted the dinghy, which was in difficulty Saturday. The first six days of 2018 saw 400 people rescued and taken to Italy, compared to 729 over the same period in 2017, it said. "The boat was small and in a bad condition - it capsized in worldwide waters".

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:15

Gophers men's basketball center Reggie Lynch was recommended for expulsion by the University's Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action office on Tuesday after an investigation from a April 7, 2016 sexual misconduct case, the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press reported.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:05

Tharpe's attorneys looked into having the District Court's ruling reopened and reconsidered, but the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit rejected it. Freeman, the murder victim, came from a family of "nice black folks", Gattie said. "My feeling is, what would be the difference?" "Gattie's remarkable affidavit ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:04

January 17. The 6th annual edition of BottleRock , Napa's premiere music, wine, craft beer, and food festival, is a little over four months away, but hype is already building. Last year's festival featured headlining sets by Maroon 5 , Foo Fighters and one of the final shows from Tom Petty, who passed away in 2017. More than 80 acts have been booked so far, with performances scheduled on five music stages, the VIP Acoustic Stage and the BottleRock Culinary Stage, showcasing team-ups of ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:44

Herdman was responding to questions about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision on Thursday to rescind the Cole memo and several other policies enacted during President Barack Obama's administration that together allowed regulated marijuana industries and state regulators to operate under state law.