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by | February 22, 2018 | 18:10

Nirav was out as he had to run his "global operations", contended Aggarwal, who had defended numerous accused in the 2G case, told Times of India . "Nirav Modi's employees told us that many people, including politicians, actresses and foreigners, used to attend the fashion shows at the farmhouse organised regularly".

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:51

Late-night viewers had to choose between the women's Alpine combined, where Vonn was the leader after the downhill portion, and the women's gold-medal hockey game. It was the third gold for Klaebo, who tied French biathlete Martin Fourcade for the most so far at Pyeongchang Games. She took gold in the women's 4×5-kilometer relay, silver in the 15-kilometer skiathlon and bronze in the 10-kilometer freestyle.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:39

The Bench led by Chief Justice Dipak Misra defined the limits of the court's jurisdiction in Hadiya case. Hadiya is now with her parents, who have alleged that her marriage to a Shafin is a case of so-called "love jihad". "This is a case exactly in which marriage is being used as a device to keep her [Hadiya] outside the reaches of the court", Divan submitted. The Court would restrict itself to the question of whether the High Court has the power to nullify the marriage.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:40

It is pertinent to mention here that MiG-21 Bison has the highest landing and take-off speed in the world-340kmph. Avani grew up in a small town named Deolond near Rewa in Madhya Pradesh. "My hobbies are playing the violin, table tennis and painting". This successful solo trip of Avani has put India on the map with countries in which women fly fighter jets, namely, Britain, Israel, The United States of America and Pakistan.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:27

Centrica's group chief executive Iain Conn described the firm's financial results in the second half of past year as "weak", and said that political intervention in the United Kingdom energy market was a major factor. Centrica said that the total number of customer accounts at British Gas fell by 1,376,000, or 10%, during 2017, although it said 70% of those accounts were loss-making.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:58

Mr Corbyn also accused the Government of having "abandoned" its position on post-Brexit trade with the European Union, claiming the PM had "downgraded" an ambition of "tariff-free trade with Europe" to "as tariff-free as possible". "Their readers, you, all of us, deserve so much better". The MP has been called on to apologise on Twitter and donate to charity. "This is not ok".

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:47

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and made a decision to bat first and it looked like another huge total was on the cards with Colin Munro (29) and Martin Guptill (21) toying around the Australian new ball attack. David Warner believes a score in the vicinity of 270 is entirely feasible at pocket-sized Eden Park when Australia face New Zealand in the Twenty20 tri-series final.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:29

A viral social media post from the midwest has caused concern for some parents at Sheldon High School. There will be an audio message delivered to parents this evening. Our director of security, along with district and school administrators, met with police officials overnight. "The girl responded back with a question mark, and then this boy responded back again saying "I'm on my way", says Scott McKee, spokesman for the Springfield Police".

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:25

Tej Pratap Yadav, the son of RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav , came up with a rather odd reason for vacating his government bungalow in Patna last week, according to various media reports. Sources close to him have revealed that in June previous year, a " dushman maaran jaap " (chanting of hymns to eliminate enemies) had been organised at his bungalow while central agencies were busy investigating corruption charges against his family members.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:26

During a series of public hearings on the application, Greyhound said it is losing $35,000 per day, which works out to a loss of almost $13 million per year. Greyhound Canada Transportation has operated between B.C. cities since 1929. After years of calls from missing and murdered Indigenous women's advocates, the province started a public bus service along Highway 16 last summer three times a week, in addition to Greyhound's existing schedule.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:18

Tokyo informed a UN Security Council sanctions committee that a transfer of goods may have been conducted between the ships, in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. The ship of unknown nationality had Chinese characters meaning "Fujian Province, Ningde City, oil tanker" painted on the body, officials said. "The spokesman added that, as for the alleged violation of the UNSC resolutions by Chinese individuals and legal entities", Beijing intends to seriously consider these cases in ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:15

He says: "I will be strongly pushing Comprehensive Background Checks with an emphasis on Mental Health". During a powerful and heart-breaking session, survivors and family members stood up and called on U.S. We will not stop. My daughter - I'm not going to see again! "We need to arm our teachers with more money in their pocket". Hockley said: "After Sandy Hook , they said we wouldn't let this happen again, yet it has continued to happen for five years".

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:58

The SPLC's Year in Hate and Extremism report identifies 954 hate groups - an increase of 4 percent from 2016. Anti-Muslim groups tripled from 2015 to 2016 and continued that growth a year ago, surging to 114 organizations, compared to 101 in 2016.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:38

The Government has been ordered by the High Court to take stronger action to improve air quality in areas not compelled to introduce clean air zones (CAZs) or submit local action plans. Government lawyers lobbied for the case to be dropped and argued that work was being undertaken to improve air quality in each of the five cities named as having persistently unsafe levels of pollution, and 45 local authority areas.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:31

The third edition will see Multan Sultans making their PSL debut and Karachi will also get to host a PSL game for the first time. For cricket fans in Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore and Karachi , the PSL promises to be a rare treat of high-quality action.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:57

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat who submitted a bill previous year in the Senate that would ban bump stocks, welcomed Trump's support for a ban but cautioned that new agency rules could fail because of the ATF's past stance on the devices.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:33

Why did Trump bring in proven Russian sympathizer Paul Manafort as campaign manager? "If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama administration, right up to January 20, why aren't they the subject of investigation?" Sanders said during her Tuesday afternoon media briefing that the indictments Friday of 13 Russian individuals and three Russian agencies were long preceded by the president's frequent denouncements of illegal hacking behavior during the 2016 presidential ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:20

He is currently at home now. The 62-year-old was admitted to hospital on February 15 after he complained of food poisoning. Senior Minister in the Parrikar-led regime, Vijai Sardesai, said there is no threat to the government's stability in Parrikar's absence.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:44

Some members also attended the 1973 crusade in Raleigh. In 1959 Graham travelled to Australia attracting over 143,000 people to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) as well as 150,000 people at the Sydney Showground and Cricket Ground. "I'm counting totally and completely on the Lord Jesus Christ, and not on Billy Graham". In a 60-year career, he is estimated to have personally preached to 210 million people and prayed with every US President since Harry Truman.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:29

Half of students (50%) blamed the university employers for the dispute that is leading to strike action. As university staff across the country walkout this morning protesting proposed changes to their pensions, they can take heart from the fact that they're supported by their students.

by | February 22, 2018 | 12:15

That's the message from Needville ISD Superintendent Curtis Rhodes Tuesday in response to a call by political groups for students to walk out of class to protest gun issues in the wake of the Florida school shooting. "All will be suspended for 3 days and parent notes will not alleviate the discipline". For example, Jacquelin Collins, superintendent of Florida's Cape Coral charter school system said, "I support it 100%" after 200 students at Oasis High School walked out demanding greater ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:34

In a speech in Jerusalem on Wednesday, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu credited his nation's intelligence agencies with preventing "an unimaginable slaughter". Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Thursday said the federal government was grateful for information provided by Israel to ASIO, which in turn worked with other global partners.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:24

Yesterday Heather Nauert, the spokesperson for the State Department, said officials were "disappointed" by Rajab's convictions and said the USA is continuing "conversations with the government of Bahrain about our very serious concerns". "We are appalled by the way the Bahraini authorities are persecuting a man whose only crime has been to use his right to free speech to draw attention to human rights violations", RSF said.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:41

Students said they're sending a message to legislators that change needs to happen. "I can't imagine what they're going through and those families and those children". "In Florida they probably felt safe too and everyone wants to say it won't happen here but it's just.no one can tell", said Howard. Some people who were not students came out to support their march, including Missoula retiree Anne Bertsche.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:44

Shouting started early in the discussion when Loesch tried to compliment the Stoneman Douglas students, who have spoken out about gun control since the shooting last week. The crowd continued to loudly jeer as Loesch tried to explain her position on the age requirement, arguing that if one is old enough to drive a vehicle or serve in the military they should also be able to buy a weapon.