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by | May 07, 2018 | 07:44

The chief minister visited several villages in Khairagarh tehsil here, the worst affected in the dust storm that left a trail of death and destruction, disrupting power lines, uprooting trees and claiming the lives of over 40 people in Agra alone.

by | May 07, 2018 | 07:44

Mrs May today insisted she is "determined to deliver Brexit " as she sided with Leave voters and shrugged off Remoaners. A number of ministers spoke out against Mrs May's preferred option, which would see Britain collect tariffs on behalf of the European Union for goods destined for the bloc, with companies potentially claiming back a rebate if products remained in the United Kingdom on a lower tariff regime.

by | May 07, 2018 | 07:38

Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma has directed all government and private schools to remain closed on Monday and Tuesday (May 7 and 8, 2018) in view of rain and thunderstorm warning by India Meteorological Department. On the other hand, heavy rains are likely on Monday at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, a Home Ministry official said on Sunday quoting an IMD advisory.

by | May 07, 2018 | 07:27

Reacting to the outcome of the election in Ifaki-Ekiti on Sunday, Oni, who was also former APC national deputy chairman (South), wondered how Mogaji Aliyu, said to be an ally of Fayemi could be made a secretary of the committee organising the election.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:33

A British watchdog ordered Cambridge Analytica's data controller to turn over all information it's collected on American voters or face criminal prosecution. As political consultants, Cambridge Analytica was hired by campaigns to analyze voters and target them with ads . Carroll's test case opens the door for 240 million other USA voters to request their data from the British-based data mining firm under British laws for data protection, the Guardian reported, since the company has ...

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:27

As of now I can say that 70 per cent of Dalits in Bihar are with the RJD. The father of our Constitution Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar was against caste system so those who follow him should not use caste for political purposes. "While people think that they are eating food cooked by Dalits, the reality is that it is prepared by upper castes in their own homes", she had claimed after Yogi Adityanaths Pratapgarh visit.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:26

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the government viewed the incident "seriously". The police has registered case against 10 RSS activists who chased and thrashed Chandrika daily photographer Fuad Saneen and reporter Shahbas Vellila inside Press Club.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:23

The Mets offense has been shutout in three of their last five games, including last night, and the other performance they scored in was a mere two-run showing against the Atlanta Braves . The Mets are struggling offensively and they are now averaging 4.53 runs, placing them 13th in the Majors. 0-4 in Freeland's last 4 starts against a team with a winning record.

by | May 07, 2018 | 06:03

Mardon said that despite the many steps that had been taken to ensure mine safety and a constant decline in mining fatalities and mine injuries that had been achieved up to 2016‚ the trade union remained concerned about the increase in fatalities at mines since 2017.

by | May 07, 2018 | 05:55

Trump pledged a strong stand on trade to achieve "a level playing field", saying that "other countries, they put themselves first". "We'll be taking care of our people", he added. President Donald Trump is calling on OH voters to elect Republican lawmaker Jim Renacci to the Senate, saying "we need his vote very badly". He said Brown "does not think the way we think" on immigration, health care and other issues.

by | May 07, 2018 | 04:25

He said the political parties had begun making electoral alliances and that one should wear some "special" glasses to analyse when the general elections would be held. "We will launch a new housing project for homeless people". He promised the people of Mansehra a railway line along with six motorways completed till Abottabad.

by | May 07, 2018 | 03:49

Haspel has come under criticism over her involvement in the CIA's used of "enhanced interrogation techniques" - which included waterboarding. "Haspel told the White House she was interested in stepping aside if it avoided the spectacle of a brutal confirmation hearing on Wednesday and potential damage to the CIA's reputation and her own, the officials said".

by | May 07, 2018 | 03:46

Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, warned distressed residents at a community meeting late Friday that eruptions could last longer than the ones from last week, and earthquakes and aftershocks could continue for days, even weeks.

by | May 07, 2018 | 03:23

Yemeni security sources said Yemen's own forces arrested the Qatari man on the border with Oman late last month, on suspicion he was an intelligence officer working with the Houthis. The Houthis, who hail from northern Yemen, control Sanaa and much of the country's north - which borders Saudi Arabia - and the key Hodeida port, on the Red Sea coast.

by | May 07, 2018 | 03:16

The security media centre later published a video showing an explosion in the building apparently targeted by the planes, in the middle of an avenue of trees. The target "was completely destroyed and all the officials there were killed", he said, without giving a death toll. Iraq says it's taken out an air strike in neighboring Syria focusing on the Islamic State State group.

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:59

Rex Harbour told authorities that he was inspired by Nikolas Cruz whose actions gave him the courage to follow suit. Authorities identified Rex Harbour as the gunman who shot automobiles on a highway in northern Georgia Friday prior to shooting his very own life.

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:58

Blankenship filed for the Senate seat after serving prison time for violating federal mine safety standards at Upper Big Branch Mine in southern West Virginia, where an explosion in 2010 killed 29 men. So I'm gonna go out on a limb here and ask the people of West Virginia to make a wise decision and reject Blankenship! "I will beat Joe Manchin and ditch cocaine Mitch for he sake of the kids".

by | May 07, 2018 | 00:38

He then signed a new executive order giving greater freedom to faith-based community organizations. Simply put, religious conscience should be safeguarded and no one should be forced to violate his or her religious beliefs. "We are not alone, you're not facing a life alone". Here's everything you need to know about the push for even more - Christian - religious power in the US government.

by | May 06, 2018 | 23:56

Should he win the June 24 election, Erdogan would be Turkey's first leader under the presidential system, doing away with the prime minister's post, among other changes. forces there. "We have absolutely not given up our objective of full membership of the European Union even if we have not seen the same determination and desire recently from our interlocutors", he insisted.

by | May 06, 2018 | 23:38

North wind around 5 miles per hour. Evening showers and a few storms, then mostly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid-60s. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this afternoon. Highs will be in the mid-80s with northeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. The best chance for rain this week arrives on Wednesday . Lows will be in the lower 60s.

by | May 06, 2018 | 22:24

To contain the situation, Mr El-Rufai said the military will station a permanent army battalion in Birnin-Gwari. One of the vigilantes said: "The tensed atmosphere and untidy nature of the village environment necessitated the evacuation of 45 bodies discovered for burial rites in Birnin-Gwari town".

by | May 06, 2018 | 20:42

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is in touch with the Afghanistan authorities to locate the whereabouts of the six Indians who were abducted by unknown armed men in war-torn country's Baghlan province. Meanwhile, officials in nearby northern Badakhshan province confirmed Sunday that Afghan security forces, backed by airpower, have retaken a district from the Taliban.

by | May 06, 2018 | 19:25

The strategic assets appear to refer to eight U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighters that were mobilized for a recent joint air defense drill with South Korea . But following an outreach campaign by North Korea earlier this year, Trump walked back some of his brash claims. One of President Trump's attorneys, Rudy Giuliani, told reporters Saturday he didn't know the status of three Americans imprisoned in North Korea and backtracked on comments he'd made that they were being released Thursday.

by | May 06, 2018 | 19:22

More than 3.6 million people are eligible to vote in the one-day election. The parliament was given the task of changing the voting system, reducing the number of districts, and allowing expatriate voting for the first time. Analysts are closely watching the performance of Sunni Muslim Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri's Future Movement party and that of the Iran-backed, Shi'ite Hezbollah group and its allies.

by | May 06, 2018 | 18:36

The notebook has been distributed in all schools in the area, as reported by the Times of India . As per the report, the photograph was used by UNICEF in Pakistan to spread awareness about the education of the girl child. Sources said children in several schools were still using those notebooks. "It is a grave error, and it was not spotted earlier". A senior official of the district, who has been supervising the distribution, said about 4,000 such booklets were printed.