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by | January 13, 2018 | 00:52

Three Indian Army soldiers fell off a helicopter after the rope slipped off during a practice drill ahead of Army Day parade. The accident happened when the army men were descending from the chopper by means of a rope; the rope broke down abruptly and the soldiers plummeted to the ground.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:37

The Madras High Court appointing an arbitrator today to settle their wage dispute with the government "shows there is something more than the 2.44 factor", he said, indicating at their demand for a 2.57 time revision. As ticket reservation counters remain closed, passengers had to look for other options as a mode of travel; particularly private buses whose fares have increased substantially in the wake of the bus strike.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:17

Before the interview was ended by Tapper, Miller told CNN's " State of the Union " that the " Fire and Fury " book is, in his words,"nothing but a pile of trash through and through". Tapper accused Miller of being a "factotum" for Trump , and further insulted Miller by saying that he - Miller - only cared about impressing Trump .

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:18

The continuum of care grants provided will give support to individuals and families across the state. The awards consider the cost of funding current programs, how well projects perform and housing costs. According to a HUD report, homelessness declined in MA in 2017 compared to 2016. In addition, homelessness among families with children declined 14.2 percent across the state since 2016.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:16

The participants expressed their views on macro-economy, agriculture, rural development, employment, health, education, manufacturing, exports, urban development, infrastructure and connectivity. It further said that the emphasis is on sharing the views of the experts from all over the country on the road ahead for the economic policy to steer the nation towards a New India envisioned by the prime minister.

by | January 13, 2018 | 00:10

The reports that sex trafficking victims in the United States have been found working in residential brothels, escort services, massage parlors, strip clubs and on the streets. The 40-year-old Lehigh Valley woman was passed from trafficker to trafficker on and off throughout her life, and she suspects that it all began with her mother, who was a drug addict.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:45

In 2015-2016, 43 percent of the state's more than 2 million community college students qualified for free tuition as low-income students through a fee waiver now called the California College Promise Grant. In his final year in office, California Gov. Mr. Brown has been preaching frugality for years - he kicked off one past budget talk with Aesop's fable about the thrifty ant and the lazy grasshopper.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:40

Authorities in China demolished a large church in the city of Linfen, Shanxi province on January 9, despite efforts by worshippers to halt the demolition and who were then pressured to remain silent, according to witnesses. This is not the first time Golden Lampstand Church has come face to face with Chinese government officials. Patrol wagons guarded the church. Several of the church's leaders, including the pastors and their relatives, were arrested.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:37

Speaking at the University of Calcutta after being decorated with a higher doctorate degree during its convocation ceremony, Banerjee said: "Intolerance is rising in the country". "The same people have chose to honour the chief minister with the honorary D.Litt", Ahmed claimed. The honour by the State university to the Chief Minister has not come without controversy, with the matter being challenged before the Calcutta High Court.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:31

Labour has started the new year attacking her government's handling of the crisis-hit health service and railways. It is understood that May does not intend to appoint a first secretary of state in what has been billed as her biggest reshuffle since taking office in 2016.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:31

What we probably wouldn't do, however, is steal a snow-covered tank from a military training organisation and then ram-raid it into the side of a supermarket in order to steal said bottle. The drunken driver even pokes his head out of the top hatch at one point in the clip for a look around before backing up the APC. Nothing was said about stealing a vehicle, but the unidentified man was arrested for being "in possession of a stolen bottle of wine".

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:22

The legal opinion was issued after an American man, Clai Hamilton, was denied residency in Romania with Adrian Coman, his Romanian husband, because gay marriage is illegal in that country. "This is fantastic news and a landmark opinion for rainbow families", Sophie in 't Veld, the Dutch member of the European Parliament, told The Guardian .

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:18

The border between Iran and Iraq was rattled by three magnitude-5 earthquakes , striking Baghdad on Thursday, AP said, citing the US Geological Survey. "It's ongoing activity there", Randy Baldwin, a geophysicist with the USGS told The Associated Press. More than 530 people died in that quake in Iran .

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:11

Paul Vrbka. The deputy asked the driver, 42-year-old Mariah Jiron, to sit in his cruiser, the report said . They were pulled over for following another vehicle too closely, and after a police K9 smelled narcotics, their pickup truck was searched and a duffel bag with $18,000 in cash and notes consistent with marijuana sales was found.

by | January 12, 2018 | 23:10

Hundreds of people have been treated for injuries and heatstroke in a massive procession of a statue of Christ in the Philippine capital of Manila . "The procession will not pass through Lagusnilad overpass to ensure the safety of the devotees", Coronel said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:55

His salary is greater than Randle's cap hold and Nance's salary combined, by a lot, so he most affects the Lakers' chances of being able to sign multiple stars. Walton did what he could to let the story die and Lakers management, to this point, has decided not to comment. "And in exchange for that, [ESPN] should back up the coaches".

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:55

An unidentified BJP MP said India would have to pay Rs 40 crore to the United Nations make Hindi one of the official languages. In response to this, Swaraj countered that it wasn't just Indians, but significant portions of the populations in nations such as Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Mauritius, the Maldives, Fiji, as well as NRIs living overseas, who spoke the language.

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:50

Mueller's office have admitted that the Special Counsel's investigation of Mr. Manafort concerns conduct that has nothing to do with the charges in the Appointment Order's original jurisdiction clause", it states. Rosenstein has been publicly supportive of the special counsel's work. The complaint claims that the independent counsel law gave those in situations similar to Mueller's (like Ken Starr in the Bill Clinton investigation) "almost unbridled prosecutorial authority", which is ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:36

The confirmation is significant as the MEA had maintained silence on the talks between Indian NSA Ajit Doval and his Pakistani counterpart Lt. Gen. Nasir Jannjua that were reported in the Pakistani and the Indian media last month. He said India has been maintaining that terror and talks cannot go together, but talks on terror can definitely go ahead. "Some of these meetings are pre-determined".

by | January 12, 2018 | 22:28

Meanwhile, during the hearing, Lalu requested the court to provide chuda-dahi in the jail on Makar Sankranti on which the court assured him that it will be arranged. He further complained to the judge saying that the jailor allows only three people in a week to meet him. "This shows that Lalu's commitment to social justice is a sham and he cares only for himself and his family members", Kumar, a JD (U) MLC, said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:53

Contacts aimed at finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis will continue at various levels, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists commenting on reports about the Russian and Iranian ambassadors being summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry over ceasefire violations in the Idlib de-escalation zone allegedly committed by Damascus' forces.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:40

And more are coming. Rep. Ed Royce of California said he will not seek reelection . The lack of a 17-year incumbent will now make it easier for Democrats to win the district as they seek to win back the House this year. Educated, affluent districts in the suburbs will be the battle zones of 2018. Royce, R-California, first elected in 1992, is one of eight House Republican chairmen who have announced they will forego a re-election campaign for the House ahead of the midterm ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:32

Across the border in Portlaoise Hospital, 25 patients are awaiting a bed, while there are 31 in a similar situation in Mullingar. Other hospitals with bad overcrowding included St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny, where 46 people were left waiting on trolleys.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:34

OR has that at every position, and that plus a slow pace was what swung the game in favor of the Ducks in a 76-72 upset loss for the Sun Devils on Thursday. Kodi Justice had 21 points, Shannon Evans II 19 and Tra Holder finished with 14 for the Sun Devils. "The best offense is good defense", Alkins said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 21:31

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., who publicly cast doubt on the "sonic attack" theory over the weekend, was present at the hearing but left for an immigration meeting at the White House before it was his time to question officials. Flake said classified briefings support Cuba's denials of involvement in the incidents. Those symptoms included hearing loss, dizziness and cognitive issues.