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by | March 07, 2018 | 14:22

Amid unruly scenes and slogan-shouting by the Opposition and TDP members, who were holding placards, Ms Mahajan adjourned the House at 11.08 am till noon. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram. The AIADMK demanded creation of Cauvery Water Management Board whereas the TRS raised slogans demanding a hike in Telangana's quota in reservation.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:36

The CBI had detained Chitalia at Mumbai airport for questioning today. In her petition, Kavita Mankikar claimed she was arrested on February 20 at 8 p.m.by CBI officers, but the law lays it down that a woman cannot be arrested after sunset.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:27

The U.N. Children's Fund says progress in India helped reduced the risk of a girl in South Asia marrying before her 18th birthday to about 30 percent from almost 50 percent. The agency says that unless further progress is made, more than 150 million additional girls will marry before their 18th birthday by 2030. The main advisor on gender and development at the United Nations agency, Anju Malhotra, also warned about the consequences of child marriage: lower chances of finishing school, ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:21

The father said, "We're gonna make sure that one way or another his teachers are gonna be able to enjoy his company at school, he's not disrupting his classmates and everything else". He finished the video with 'Teach your kids, don't be a friend, be a parent. "Wow I just watched this video and can not agree with this form of punishment for a child on this day".

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:05

The initiative for displaced people around Idlib, in territory Turkish forces entered previous year, is separate from an offensive Turkey launched six weeks ago in Afrin, another part of northern Syria held by Kurdish YPG militia. The operation in Afrin - bordering Turkey's Hatay and Kilis provinces - was widely expected in the wake of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria, which cleared Daesh terrorists from Turkey's border between August 24, 2016, and March 2017.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:02

Kim Rice, R-Hudson. "It means that we are making progress", she said. "I don't want to hear from you, 'Oh give it up, Sam.' I want to hear a message saying, 'Please make it one more day.' It's so hard for us", said Rep. State officials said almost 800 marriages have included at least one minor since 1989. "I'll vote for as much as we can find but feel a responsibility to taxpayers too", he said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:57

I want to tell you that you can not remove the Periyar who lives in our hearts with any position, power, or army. DMK working president MK Stalin had demanded the arrest of H Raja following his controversial post. This morning, Raja tendered an apology for the post but blamed it on the person who manages his FB account for without his consent. Petrol bomb was thrown at Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) office in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, and a TDPK worker has surrenderd before the police ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:58

Evidence of preserved tigers burned for destruction at the Office of Natural Resources Conservation in Palembang, Indonesia, February 7, 2018. Some followed the animal to its jungle lair where it attacked the group on Sunday, leaving two people with serious injuries.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:48

East Timor achieving its ambition of a border midway between the two countries could encourage Indonesia to renegotiate its own much longer maritime boundary with Australia, agreed in 1971 under outdated worldwide law. He said the treaty signed on Tuesday was "a good treaty". "The Australia-Indonesia treaty will remain and it does open the way for Timor Leste and Indonesia to negotiate the changing boundaries", Ms Bishop said.

by | March 07, 2018 | 11:05

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg . Why is it news that Sam Nunberg has been drinking? "If Mr. Mueller wants to send me to jail, he can send me to jail". Whatever the reason, two outcomes are certain, according to New York Times political reporter Maggie Haberman: "aggravate Mueller and infuriate Trump".

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:59

The shooter is believed to be barricaded inside of a home. One officer has died, Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed around midnight Wednesday. Police say Ian McCarthy gunned down Officer Gary Michael . The shooter remained inside the home. A Clinton, Mo. police officer was killed in a shooting Tuesday. Officer Gary Michael was killed on August 6, 2017 after he was shot during a traffic stop.

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:45

A 52-year-old former United States navy veteran charged with killing Indian software engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a bar in Kansas last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday to murder in the shooting that was linked to a surge in ethnic, racial and anti-immigrant tensions after President Donald Trump's election.

by | March 07, 2018 | 10:17

Australia and New Zealand said on Wednesday they would increase aid to Papua New Guinea. The affected region is roughly 600 kilometres north-west of the capital Port Moresby. The International Red Cross warned the situation could deteriorate if heavy rains hit the region. "A big downpour could bring landslides in hillsides already destabilized by the quake, cause floods and contaminate water", said Udaya Regmi, Director the International Red Cross in Papua New Guinea.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:50

CNN recently moved the Texas Senate race from Solid Republican to Likely Republican. You've probably never heard of him, but Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke (D) is the large favorite to win the Texas Democratic primary today, in advance of November's Senate election.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:45

The day has been observed since 1908, and falls on March 8 each year. Campaigns have been launched in London, New York and other major cities to emphasise the occasion. Thousands of demonstrators attend a rally for International Women's Day on March 8 , 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. The idea to make the day an worldwide event came from Clara Zetkin at an global Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen in 1910.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:29

Meantime, the President declared America ready for any Russian Federation plot that might further disrupt USA elections: "We'll counteract whatever they do", citing a current "deep study". "Hopefully we'll go on the very lovely, peaceful path". 'You look at what's happening last night in Sweden, ' Trump said back in 2017, leading many to speculate the president was confused, as no terror attack had occurred.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:27

Trump said on Twitter that his administration will be "making a decision soon" on the appointment of a new chief economic adviser. " Many , many people want every single job", Trump responded. the trade war hurts them". Canada and Mexico can agree to a "new & fair" Nafta deal, Trump has tweeted. In a statement released by the White House, Mr Cohn said it had been an honour to "enact pro-growth economic policies to benefit the American people" such as tax reform.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:26

Trump said last week he would impose import tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum, a move criticized by a number of prominent Republican lawmakers. "You know, I read where, 'Oh, gee, maybe people don't want to work for Trump.' Believe me, everybody wants to work in the White House". Business lobbyists frequently cited Cohn as their strongest ally in the White House.

by | March 07, 2018 | 07:21

Severe Weather Awareness Week is an annual effort by the National Weather Service , SEMA and Missouri's local emergency managers to help citizens prepare for tornadoes, other types of severe storms, lightning and flooding. SC officials plan to conduct their tornado drill at 9 a.m. This week is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in IL and Franklin County officials are helping make sure residents are prepared.

by | March 07, 2018 | 07:12

Daylight Saving Time will be in effect until Sunday, November 4th, 2018, at which point clocks will "fall back" one hour. Ah, the time of Spring is nearly upon us, which means longer days, more sunlight, and a lost hour of sleep. Under federal law, the U.S. Department of Transportation is charged with setting time zones but allows states to exempt themselves from daylight saving time, if Congress approves.

by | March 07, 2018 | 07:00

Coats said intelligence agencies have been providing intelligence on the matter continuously to the administration. "It's highly likely that they will be doing something, we just don't know how much and where and when". Affirming that assessment last month, 13 Russian individuals and three Russian organizations were indicted last month for illegally plotting to sow political discord and sway the election in Trump's favor.

by | March 07, 2018 | 06:58

He is scheduled to speak at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel - the new hotel next to the Golden 1 Center in downtown Sacramento - at 8:05 a.m. Politico reported Tuesday that the suit will focus on three laws passed within the California state legislature past year in opposition to President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on undocumented immigration.

by | March 07, 2018 | 07:00

About half of the students at Tyrone Middle did not show up to school Friday . The FPD said, "This case is an important reminder that threats are taken seriously and investigated". All students and staff are safe. There was no foundation to the threat made against the school and an arrest was made. "Detectives and School Resource Officers will be interviewing individuals, and the Bethlehem Police Computer Crimes Unit will be conducting searches of social media sites to ascertain the ...

by | March 07, 2018 | 06:50

The Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference open play Wednesday along with the Big East; the American Athletic Conference Tournament starts Thursday. The Big Ten Tournament took place over the weekend. That included the two teams ahead of WVU, top-seeded Syracuse and second-seeded Pitt, who both lost in the quarterfinals to eighth-seeded Georgetown and seventh-seeded Notre Dame, respectively.

by | March 07, 2018 | 06:29

If the tariffs are imposed, the justification will be an obscure 1962 piece of Cold War legislation called the Trade Expansion Act, which allows the president to do so if reliance on foreign steel and aluminum is perceived as a danger to national security.