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Table tennis player Soumyajit Ghosh suspended after rape charges

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Following the recent developments of him being alleged with sexual assault and rape charges, nothing has been easy for Ghosh. After the matter came into the light by the media TTFI secretary MP Singh called an emergency EB meeting on Friday, where they chose to hand him the suspension after consulting with legal experts. Read More »

Not afraid of trade war but this is not our objective

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Despite threats of retaliation from China over United States plans to impose tariffs on up to US$60 billion (S$79 billion) in Chinese goods, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday (March 25) said President Donald Trump had no intention of backing down and was not anxious about a trade war. Read More »

One killed during missile attack by Yemen rebels, Saudi Arabia says

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On November 4 a year ago, Saudi Arabia thwarted a rebel missile attack on Riyadh global airport that Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman said "may amount to an act of war" involving Iran. Al Masirah, a Houthi-run satellite news channel, identified some of the missiles fired as the Burkan, or Volcano, missile. The ballistic missile attack comes on the third anniversary of the launch of a Saudi-led war on the Houthis and their allies, who hold Yemen's capital, Sanaa. Read More »

Aadhaar biometric information not breached: UIDAI

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Even if the claim purported in the story were taken as true, it would raise security concerns on database of that Utility Company and has nothing to do with security of UIDAI's Aadhaar database. "The answer would obviously be in negative", it added. The report explained that the utility provider, which the did not name due to security reasons has access to the Aadhaar database through an Application Programing Interface (API), which the company relies on to check a customer's status ... Read More »

New cyclone warning for the NT

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Bruce Gunn from the Bureau of Meteorology explained that TC Nora is no longer expected to develop into a category 4 system, but will still bring plenty of severe condition. As well as closely watching developments with the weather authorities are also wary of crocodiles, which usually go out to sea ahead of extreme weather, but could come into areas they usually don't. Read More »

UP: Gangster with Rs 1 lakh bounty gunned down in encounter

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He also said there were no fake encounters. This year, there were 15 encounters in the first two days of February alone. Commenting on the Noida encounter, the DGP headquarters said that while investigating the spot, the police officials recovered heavy arms and ammunition from the criminal. Read More »

First Warning Forecast: Dry overnight, rain and snow chances late Saturday

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Unfortunately in some places that precip will come in the form of snow. A few counties, including Hamilton County, will be under a Winter Storm Warning until 2 a.m. Silverman said residents there may see about 3 to 5 inches. Locations along the Hi-Line, including Havre and Glasgow, are under a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY until later today . Read More »

37 dead, scores missing in Siberia shopping mall fire

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According to updated data by a source in the local emergency services, 69 people are missing, including 40 children. Video posted on social media showed smoke billowing from windows as fire crews worked to evacuate the property. The shopping centre is a very complex construction. The report also says that an additional 43 people have been injured in the blaze. Speaking to the relatives of the missing, Vladimir Chernov, a deputy governor of the Kemerovo region, said the fire had started in ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to youth: Start a 'Fit India Movement'

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Stressing on the need to link the farmer to the marketplace, Modi said that a system is being set up wherein farms in any part of the country will have a market-connect. Mr Modi said, the campaign of Make in India is progressing successfully in consonance with Dr. Ambedkar's dream of India as an industrial super power. Read More »

Iowa family suffocated after inhaling toxic gasses, officials say

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Peterson was the first to report, via her Facebook page, that the Sharp family had been found deceased, and said in that post that foul play was not suspected. "Nobody's cell phones are on and they didn't land in St. Louis last night", Hoyt said prior to the discovery of the family's bodies. We extend our honest condolences to friends and family. Read More »

Thousands March for Our Lives in Parkland

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CBS News journalists were also embedded with parent Andrew Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was one of the 17 people who died during the shooting. "We openly recognize that we are privileged individuals that would not have received as much attention if it not were the affluence of our city". Read More »

Man Dies During Attempted Attack on Travis Air Force Base

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There were no reports of any other casualties. A minivan that burst into flames as it breached the main gate of Travis Air Force Base in northern California earlier this week was carrying several propane tanks and gasoline cans that the driver apparently ignited himself, law enforcement officials said on Friday. Read More »

Deadly Car Bomb Blast Rocks Somalia's Capital Mogadishu

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Nur Mohamed, a Mogadishu police officer, told Reuters the bomb had gone off at the heavily guarded Sayidka checkpoint. The auto bomb went off after security personnel stopped a suspicious vehicle at one of several checkpoints erected along a road leading to the parliament and presidential palace, senior police captain Mohamed Hussein told the AP news agency. Read More »

'Many don't mind stripping for U.S. visa'

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Mr Kannanthanam said Indians did not have any issue with standing "nude" before "white people" for the United States visa but the same people were creating a huge ruckus when asked about personal details by the Indian Government. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Trivandrum, the minister said, "You think Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to give your data to a private company!" According to a recent report in the business technology website ZDNet , a Delhi-based private ... Read More »

Security forces destroy PKK explosives in east Turkey

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Iraq has accepted Turkish military operations on the common border against the anti-Ankara Kurds, it was reported here today. Turkey regularly targets the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, in northern Iraq, where they maintain bases. Read More »

Trump Signs USD1.3 Trillion Spending Bill After Veto Threat

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Kaine said Trump's professed concern about DACA recipients is not honest because he walked away from an offer from Democrats weeks ago to protect them in exchange for more border security funding. Mr Trump complained that the legislation does not fully fund his plans for a border wall with Mexico and does not address some 800,000 "Dreamer" immigrants who are now protected from deportation under a programme that he has moved to eliminate. Read More »

Trump threatens to veto spending bill, risking shutdown

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Trump urged the Senate to "get rid of the filibuster rule", which requires a supermajority of 60 votes to end debate and move to an up-or-down vote on a bill . The Senate's Democratic leader, Charles Schumer of NY, touted key Democratic priorities and said the deal was the result of hard-fought negotiations. Read More »

Chinese Ambassador Warns of 'Trade War' Over Trump Tariffs

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The next smartphone, tablet or laptop you buy could cost more because of President Trump's planned tariffs on goods imported from China. After years of much talk and little action, Trump officials say Beijing hasn't lived up to promises to deliver economic reforms, making it necessary a more forceful approach. Read More »

League player collapses on court in middle of game

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Zeke Upshaw was immediately taken to hospital after collapsing with a minute to go in the fourth quarter in the final game of the regular season, being taken off the court on a stretcher. The team didn't provide additional details on Upshaw's condition. It will be the first time the franchise makes an appearance in the G League playoffs. Read More »

Protest over shooting of unarmed man overtakes freeway

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After the shooting, the footage shows the officers taking turns reloading and keeping their guns trained on the man from a distance while they await backup. "Let us channel our anguish into healing and to justice". As several officers approach, the man is seen lying face down with a cellphone near his head. Read More »

Gov't Welcomes UN Resolution on N. Korean Human Rights

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The Jerusalem Post reports that the arms embargo resolution asserted that Israel was in violation of worldwide law for their supposed occupation of East Jerusalem, therefore the global community should follow worldwide law and "end users known or likely to use the arms in the commission of serious violations of global humanitarian and/or human rights law". Read More »

Trump says 'many lawyers' want to represent him over Russian Federation claims

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The announcement came just hours after Trump used Twitter to push back against reports that he's having difficulty adding to his legal team, saying he was "very happy" with his current attorneys. Sunday morning of the husband and wife team. Trump attorney Jay Sekulow said in a statement that Washington lawyers Joseph diGenova and Victoria Toensing have conflicts that won't allow them to represent the president regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Read More »

PM Abbasi says PSL to portray positive image of Karachi

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Both of them have fallen out of their national teams' radars but when it comes to PSL 3, they are easily the most valuable players. Sethi stated that Pakistan was ready to host worldwide fixtures. "I know it is hard that they will come as they only play in the Indian Premier League". The security measures are also high to ensure to untoward incident takes place during the match. Read More »

Tomorrow is Palm Sunday

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From now till Easter Sunday on April 1, there will daily masses and a special one on Good Friday (March 30 ). Here in the Archdiocese of Lagos, the Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace Alfred Adewale Martins is expected to lead thousands of the faithful in Palm Sunday procession through the streets of Lagos Island and environs. Read More »

Donald Trump will sign US$1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat

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This Congress is coming off two government shutdowns in the past three months. Twenty-three Senate Republicans voted againstt it , while 39 Democrats voted for the measure that totaled more than 2,300 pages. "With $1.6 billion included in the spending bill that arrives on President Trump's desk tomorrow, we're going to start to build that wall", he said to applause. Read More »

Trump says he has signed $1.3 trln spending bill into law

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As for DACA, however, Trump should probably direct his frustration at his own party. This time, Democrats complied with their demands. President Trump threatens to veto the spending bill. A senior House aide said there were no plans to call lawmakers back for a special session, all but guaranteeing there would be a shutdown unless Trump backed down from his threat. Read More »

China wants peaceful resolution with U.S. to settle trade issues

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President Trump signed a memorandum Thursday directing the U.S. Trade Representative to impose an estimated $ 50 billion in tariffs on China, which will go into effect in at least 45 days. It is the largest USA exporter, and China is its biggest customer. On Friday, Beijing said it may target 128 U.S. products worth $3 billion in retaliation to new tariffs. Read More »

Akash Ambani proposes to Shloka Mehta, to tie knot later this year

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According to various reports , Akash proposed Shloka at sunset Saturday during a get-together. Earlier, it was reported that the wedding was being planned for early December . Nirav's brother is married to Mukesh Ambani's niece. According to reports, Akash (27) and Shloka studied together in Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai. Read More »

UK: Investigators allowed to search Cambridge Analytica

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Enforcement officers from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office early Saturday finished searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica , the political consultancy company accused of manipulating Facebook data during the 2016 United States election , an ICO spokesman told CNN. Read More »

666 days of freedom: Kiev court arrests Hero of Ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko

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After the Prosecutor General indicted Savchenko, she said that she had intentionally provoked the arrest because she was not planning a coup d'état but instead wanted to "scare the authorities". But things changed for the former hero after she become a fierce critic of President Petro Poroshenko, talked about running for president, and acted on her own in an effort to make a deal with self-proclaimed independent republics in the East. Read More »

Finland receives request for Catalan Puigdemont arrest

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Finland received an extradition request on Friday from Spain, which also delivered additional documents to support an arrest, Kai Mykkanen, the minister, said by phone on Saturday. The judge ordered worldwide arrest warrants for the six Catalan officials who are fugitives, including Puigdemont . "For now we have no reason to stop him at this point", he said. Read More »

Thousands march in Tennessee cities in push for gun control

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School freshman Samara Barrack, left, is comforted by cousin Daria Lapidus during the march in Washington. At a rally near New York's Central Park, a moment of silence was held for the Parkland victims. "We don't need teachers carrying guns now. No gun-related legislation has been passed in this country since 2008 - 10 years ago". "My generation has spent our entire lives seeing mass shooting after mass shooting", added Kasky. Read More »

Signs at Philly's March for Our Lives decry gun violence, demand change

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In Cincinnati, Young Feminists Coalition leader Rasleen Krupp, 17, told a crowd of thousands of people that "our voices are being stifled", The Cincinnati Enquirer reported. "This march is purely the Parkland students", she said in an interview earlier this week. Abubucker added that it's easy to think that this is politics, this is us raging against the 2nd Amendment trying to take away people rights but it's anything but that. Read More »

Shutdown Looming as President Trump Threatens to Veto Budget

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Mr Trump has been increasingly frustrated with the media coverage of the bill, as conservative politicians and other critics have railed against it on cable news and in private calls. "Is it flawless?" Mulvaney asked, rhetorically. "No. Not exactly what we wanted where we wanted", budget director Mick Mulvaney said Thursday. "But we think that we got many of our priorities funded". Read More »

ISIS recruitment case: Seven years' jail for Bihar native Yasmin

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Read Also: Sushma Swaraj denies harassment of lone survivor Harjit Masih from Iraq Yasmeen was intercepted at New Delhi International Airport on July 30, 2016 while she was heading for Kabul with the intention of joining her husband Abdul Rashid in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, which they consider as part of the Khorasan Wilayat of the Islamic State . Read More »

US President Donald Trump sets China tariff plan

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Trump was due to unveil the sanctions later Thursday. Stock markets in Asia took a dive on Friday, with Tokyo's Nikkei closing down 4.5 percent and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong falling 2.5 percent. The president has frequently taken aim at China's huge surplus in goods trade with the United States, which reached $375 billion previous year. - Pain for USA consumers? The administration is expected to impose trade sanctions on China later Thursday. Read More »

Still unclear what Trump wants from Europe — EU trade chief

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The White House granted a temporary reprieve for Canada, Mexico, the European Union, Australia, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil. " President Trump's use of national security as a way to tackle the global steel overcapacity is the wrong approach and an affront to the worldwide rules-based system of the World Trade Organisation", he said. Read More »

Firefighter killed in building collapse

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Michaels said Assistant Chief Greg Altland, 52, and firefighter Erik Swanson, 50, are recovering and will be key in the healing process. Anthony joined the York City Fire Department in August 2010. "These were the guys you wanted in the fire truck". He suggested people keep an eye on social media where he expected some fundraising efforts to be launched soon. Read More »

Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter gives rousing speech at anti-gun rally

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She then brought out the 9-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King, Jr . and Coretta Scott King: Yolanda Renae King. Others from the area traveled to Washington, D.C., where the main " March for Our Lives " event is being held. Yolanda then led the thousands in attendance in a stirring chant in unison, not once, not twice - but 3 times. and the crowd ate it up. Dozens of protesters are rallying outside the U.S. Read More »

Facebook election meddling: UK regulators probe Cambridge Analytica offices

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A full explanation of the legal ruling by Judge Anthony James Leonard will be issued on Tuesday, according to the court. "As you will expect, we will now need to collect, assess and consider the evidence before coming to any conclusions". "We are now undertaking an independent third-party audit to verify that we do not hold any GSR data", Taylor adds. The footage also showed Nix saying Cambridge Analytica played a major role in securing Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 USA presidential ... Read More »

New 'Deadpool 2' Trailer Pumps Up the Jams

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The expletive-filled clip for the Marvel film shows Deadpool assembling a team of new recruits for a superhero team called X-Force, including new cast-members Terry Crews and Zazie Beetz . He even throws in a Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants joke in there, which is extra amusing as Reynolds is married to Blake Lively , one of the stars of the coming-of-age film. Read More »

Trump replaces McMaster, names hawk Bolton as NSA

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A second former White House official bluntly warned that "everyone who was there during Obama years should start packing their shit". Bolton's pick rounds out a team that in Trump's second year will compromise nearly entirely hawks whose public views on national security veer decidedly to the right. Read More »

President Kovind, PM Modi ask India to eliminate TB by 2025

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The Lok Sabha MPs had regularly been given specific tasks to carry out in their respective constituencies. This was the first BJP Parliamentary Party meeting at its new headquarters at the Deendayal Upadhyay Marg here. Javadekar said more than the pep talk, the Prime Minister interacted with the MPs and exchanged views. PM Modi told the MPs to use technology to present facts and reach out to people as the opposition was spreading lies against the government out of frustration. Read More »