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by | March 14, 2018 | 11:20

According to sources, a auto carrying unaccompanied underage children of a diplomat was made to stop on a busy main road in the Indian capital Tuesday; the children were harassed by unknown individuals for over an hour. That evening, the First Secretary was aggressively followed when he left work for his residence. However, a source here said Indian diplomats in Islamabad were being regularly tailed and intimidated.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:22

Basically what the White House has said is that there are existing state and local programs to allow some school personnel to carry guns within the schools, to carve out exceptions under federal law to allow them to do that. Trump shifted his position on age limits because they don't have "much political support (to put it mildly)", he tweeted Monday. The findings also hint at a stark difference between gun polling today and polling during the Obama administration: Republicans are no ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:19

The president and his fellow Republicans in Congress strongly support Americans' constitutional right to own guns. What the proposal doesn't give is support for raising the age limit to purchase certain firearms, something President Donald Trump earlier indicated he was in favor of.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:17

The departing secretary did not take issue with the decision, but suggested it was made possible by the hard work of his State Department and allies in building sanctions and diplomatic pressure. The president said he was nominating the CIA's deputy director, Gina Haspel , to take over for Pompeo at the intelligence agency. But when Trump fired Tillerson Tuesday, that was also evidence the president was too weak on Russian Federation.

by | March 14, 2018 | 11:10

However, Trump emphatically rejected talk of chaos in his year-old administration as he nears a pivotal moment on the global stage with his planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . He stood by as his department was eviscerated as the White House chopped its budget by a third. In a statement he said: "Unfortunately, because of the fast pace of events, I inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 10:42

Chand also said that the defence budget "has dashed our hopes" and the marginal increase in it barely accounts for inflation and doesn't cater for taxes. 63 per cent of Army budget goes into paying salaries, 14 per cent for modernization. In contrast to the requirement of the armed forces to have one-third of its equipment in the vintage category, one-third in the current category and one-third in the state-of-the-art category, the report states that "the current position in the Indian ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:38

Phulpur bypoll: Samajwadi Party's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel leading by 14,239 with 111668 votes, BJP's Kaushlendra Singh Patel second with 97369 votes after ten rounds of counting. In Gorakhpur, the former parliamentary constituency of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the SP's Pravin Nishad managed 44,979 votes against BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla's 43,456 votes around 11 a.m.

by | March 14, 2018 | 08:08

The veterans affairs post was among the slots Trump eyed for him before picking him for the Energy Department - one of three that Perry vowed to abolish during his 2012 presidential run, and the one whose name eluded him during an "oops" moment at a 2011 debate.

by | March 14, 2018 | 07:15

We knew a decision would come". The Trump administration may have already answered the second. Trump ordered a probe into whether steel imports threaten US national security last April. "Unfortunately, the real problem, Chinese overcapacity, will remain unresolved", he added. "Their excess capacity alone exceeds the total USA steel-making capacity".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:58

Ahead of the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections, the BJP has added an element of unpredictability to the otherwise tiresome and predictable polls by fielding a fourth candidate from the state. The JD-S also fears cross-voting by some of its members in favour of the ruling Congress' third nominee. The Congress which has seven MLAs has also chose to support the BSP candidate.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:41

The Madras High court had said that foreign lawyers can fly in and fly out for tendering legal advice on foreign laws. The court also said that foreign lawyers could not be barred from coming to India to conduct arbitration proceedings in disputes involving worldwide commercial arbitration but they would be subject to the code of conduct applicable to the legal profession in India.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:40

Murphy wants to raise the sales tax from 6.625 percent to 7 percent and include ride-sharing services and accommodations like Airbnb. He also says he will make a "major" statement on New Jersey Transit. Sales tax is back up to 7 percent, tied for the second-highest rate among states and up from the current 6.625 percent. "We need to spend more resources in recovery and less on wasteful television ads", Armato said.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:38

A day after Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) sacked Finance Minister, Haseeb A Drabu from the council of ministers, National Conference patron and Member of Parliament, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday termed the ruling party's decision as "right decision".

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:34

Elm Ridge Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $333.95B market cap company. Norman Fields Gottscho Cap Limited Liability holds 1.33% or 16,770 shares in its portfolio. Icon Advisers Co holds 1.6% or 897,690 shares in its portfolio.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:28

Though the Congress party saying that the dinner should not be looked through a prism of politics, it could be guessed that inviting opposition party leaders for dinner is a first step forward towards building a united opposition to break the winning streak of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:24

Parliament remained deadlocked for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday as the Opposition parties, NDA constituent TDP and some others stuck to their various demands even as the ruling BJP and main opposition Congress traded charges, accusing each other for the logjam.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:22

High Risk (yellow) areas will be under a recommended evacuation warning. The move came as the National Weather Service cancelled flash-flood watches for communities near wildfire burn scars. The incoming storm also prompted voluntary evacuations for neighborhoods in Matilija Canyon and the North Fork area, north of Ojai in Ventura County.

by | March 14, 2018 | 06:21

Bown also points out that, although China is the main target of Trump's tariffs, the amount of steel and aluminum it exports to the U.S.is small, compared with Canada , South Korea , the EU, Mexico and others. Additionally, the president criticized several European countries of engaging in unfair trade deals with the U.S. "Although the Chinese economy was growing by 8.7 percent, the Chinese government managed to shrink Chinese imports of American goods and services".

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:33

However, they rekindled the romance every so often and, according to Tom , know that they're ultimately the loves of each other's lives. Jackson picked out a pretty sparkler for his fiancée and shared a picture of the engagement ring on Twitter.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:30

Mizoram understudies' bodies requested that Assam Police work force leave the debated zone by tomorrow. Members of the meeting chaired by Lal Thanhawla, who is also the CLP leader, felt that the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) or Mizo Students Federation should be allowed to build a guest house on the land belonging to the first chief minister of Mizoram Ch Chhunga, the Congress leader said.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:15

TheJasmineBrand reported that Big Sean was on a "secret date" with Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger at an Oscar Awards After-Party on March 4. The pair's responses came a day after the entertainment blog The Jasmine Brand claimed the "Bounce Back" rapper and the former Pussycat Dolls member, 39, were "cozied up together" and "all over each other" at their VIP table at a 2018 Oscars afterparty.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:13

Police declared her death a homicide after an autopsy was conducted at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton on Saturday. Tercero flew to Nicaragua before police found Anderson's body on Friday at a home on Oak Street in Binghamton. The 22-year-old, who was expected to graduate in May, was described by friends as a "very good girl". "We knew he had some fixation on her for sure", Mishela Topalli told TIME .

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:27

An idea that the Pentagon has long opposed - creating a separate military service dedicated to space warfare - suddenly is back in the headlines after President Trump endorsed it in a speech on Tuesday. "Maybe we'll have to do that.' That could happen". Many in the military are resistant to the idea of a new space arm, with chief of US Strategic Command, Air Force General John Hyten, suggesting last November that while reform to eliminate bureaucracy is necessary to stay ahead of the ...

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:21

Tropical Cyclone Linda is expected to batter the Queensland coastline on Wednesday bringing unsafe surf. Authorities are also warning of very high tides on Thursday morning. A severe weather warning remains in place for coastal areas in the Wide Bay, Burnett and the south-east. Despite that, lifeguards have closed all Gold Coast beaches due to hazardous conditions.

by | March 14, 2018 | 04:10

The decision follows widespread discontent with the proposal agreed upon from various branches of the UCU, including that of Cambridge. President of the Oxford UCU branch, Garrick Taylor, told Cherwell: "The overwhelming feedback from members (over 250 emails) was that we should reject the deal".