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Stars show up religiously for Met Gala

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The reality star posted a few shots of her at the Met Gala , reminding everybody of her flawless figure by accentuating every part of her unbelievable hourglass body. In 2017, for the theme Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between, Rihanna embraced the avant-garde in the memorable petal-covered Comme des Garçons number, with thigh-high strappy sandals. Read More »

Quiz: How much do you know about Karnataka Elections?

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He said in the May 12 Assembly election in Karnataka, Congress was ready to challenge the supremacy of BJP and win in Karnataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The Congress hit back with a vengeance, claiming BJP was making such allegations because it was aware of its imminent defeat. Predicting Congress' loss in the upcoming assembly elections, Shah said, "Congress has read the writing on the wall". Read More »

United Kingdom lawmakers vote to strike Brexit date from bill

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On the final day of the Bill's report stage in the Lords, peers voted by 298 to 227, a majority of 71, to allow Britain to continue to take part in European Union agencies after Brexit. This is the 12th time in recent weeks that the government has been defeated in the House of Lords on the draft legislation that will formally terminate Britain's European Union membership. Read More »

Storm alert: Dos and don'ts for residents, travel advisory for commuters

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More than 120 people have been killed and more than 300 injured across five states in the northern region in dust storms , thunderstorms and lightning strikes over the past. At the same time, the Delhi Traffic Police has advised commuters to plan their journey after checking the weather conditions. In an advisory, it said thunderstorms with gusty winds are likely in parts of Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. Read More »

Give Donald Trump Nobel Peace Prize

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Certainly one of Mr. Moon's mesmerized, Kim Dae-jung, was awarded the 2000 prize in a part for his job "for reconciliation and peace with North Korea in particular", but his counterpart, " Mr. The Foreign Secretary will travel to Washington on Sunday for two days of talks with senior administration officials including Vice President Mike Pence, as well as national security adviser John Bolton and key foreign policy leaders in Congress. Read More »

Europeans scramble to save Iran deal after Trump reneges

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Iran said it would enrich uranium " more than before.in the next weeks" if negotiations failed over the deal. "The global reach of US sanctions makes the USA the economic policeman of the planet, and that is not acceptable", French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Wednesday in an interview on France Culture radio. Read More »

Police IG snubs Senate's summon for third consecutive time

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The IGP was first invited a fortnight ago, but failed to show up. He declined. For the last time, the Senate invited him to appear today. After it was established that he was not present in the upper chamber on Wednesday, Senate President Bukola Saraki said the next line of action needs to be decided. Read More »

Wanted filmmaker Roman Polanski calls #MeToo 'collective hysteria'

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French-Polish film director Roman Polanski dismissed the #MeToo movement as "mass hysteria" in an interview shortly before he was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences , it has emerged. "I think this is the kind of mass hysteria that occurs in society from time to time", Polanski, who holds dual Polish and French citizenship, told the weekly when asked what he thinks of the movie industry's recent reckoning with sexual misconduct. Read More »

Paraguay confirms it is moving embassy to Jerusalem

Paraguay's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said this issue is under discussion and Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga will talk about it when there is something tangible. The area will be called "United States Square - in honour of President Donald Trump", Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced on Tuesday. The embassy will initially occupy part of the consular work space pending planning and construction of a purpose-built embassy, a long-term project according to the U.S. Read More »

Keep calm and carry on if you receive an emergency text alert

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The Manitoba test is expected to be sent to compatible cellphones and smartphones at 1:55 p.m. Wednesday, as part of National Emergency Preparedness Week, Ron Schuler, the minister responsible for emergency measures, said Tuesday. "This is ONLY a TEST , no action is required". The RCMP asked the public not to call 911 to get more information, as all additional details will be provided through the media. Read More »

Will The Ex-Con Win? Polls Closed In Key Primary States

Primary elections typically serve for party members to nominate candidates to represent their parties in the general election. November's General Election could prove a bit livelier, with Democrats lined up to run in all county school board and commission races for the first time in several election cycles. Read More »

Minnesota Team Diarrhea Weighs in on Romaine Lettuce E. coli Outbreak

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Pritzker Hageman law firm, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota , helps people sickened by food contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and other pathogenic bacteria get answers, compensation and justice. Symptoms of E. coli infection typically include stomach cramps, diarrhea and a low-grade fever, the MDH said. The number of people who are sick might go up further because it takes an average of two to three weeks between when a person becomes sick with E. Read More »

China says Taiwan not invited to United Nations health meeting

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Beijing unilaterally suspended official contact between the two sides after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen of the DPP took office in May 2016. They sought the cooperation of Japan, the USA and other countries, but the registration deadline passed on Monday Geneva time without an invitation from the WHO. Read More »

Japan, China agree on 'conflict communication mechanism' over East China Sea

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Japan has by far the hardest line of the three countries on North Korea, and has found itself largely watching from the sidelines as the diplomatic frenzy unfolds. Kim's unannounced trip to the northeastern port city of Dalian was his second visit to China since March, highlighting efforts by the Cold War-era allies to mend relations that cooled as Beijing supported United Nations sanctions over Pyongyang's rogue nuclear weapon program. Read More »

Saudi air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh

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A spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition said Saudi air defenses hours earlier had also intercepted a ballistic missile originating from Yemen and targeting Saudi Arabia's southern city of Jizan. Saudi Arabia and other United States allies queued up on Wednesday to praise Trump's decision, as did Yemen's internationally-recognised government, which has been forced into exile by Houthi advances. Read More »

Google to ban ads related to referendum on Eighth Amendment

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Facebook announced on Tuesday it would block foreign campaign material on its platform after fears were raised over outsider influence. "Following our update around election integrity efforts globally, we have chose to pause all ads related to the Irish referendum on the Eighth Amendment", a Google spokesperson confirmed. Read More »

Probe against Nawaz on basis of media reports, NAB clarifies

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The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) yesterday announced an inquiry on the basis of media reports that United States dollars 4.9 billion was laundered from Pakistan to India by Sharif in 2016. A report in The Express Tribune said that speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, Dastgir questioned NAB's actions and said that it is clear they were targeting Nawaz. Read More »

Iran threatens to fire up its nuclear programme again

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On Tuesday, President Trump announced his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the deal and reimpose sanctions, prompting criticism from around the world. "That's why the (Danish) government also supports extra pressure being placed on the Iranians in these areas". "Walking away from the JCPOA turns our back on America's closest allies, and an agreement that our country's leading diplomats, scientists, and intelligence professionals negotiated", he said. Read More »

Crocodile bites off woman's arm 5 days before her wedding

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The former tennis player Zanele Ndlovu married her fiance, Jamie Fox in the hospital where she was receiving treatment five days after the awful incident. Not wanting to postpone their wedding, the couple changed their venue so they could tie the knot in the chapel of the hospital where Ndlovu was recovering. Read More »

Planned Parenthood pushes back on Kellyanne Conway's criticism of Eric Schneiderman

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Conway quoted a tweet from Mr. Schneiderman affirming his commitment to upholding the rule of law against the Trump administration. On Twitter, Donald Trump Jr . Ms. Singas is the former head of the Special Victims' Bureau at the Nassau County District Attorney's Office and the founding member of the Domestic Violence Bureau at the Queens County District Attorney's Office, so she has specific and extensive expertise in this area. Read More »

UAE, Saudi support Trump's decision on Iran nuclear deal

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At a press briefing, the diplomats countered criticism that Macron had been ineffective in lobbying Trump to respect the accord during a state visit to Washington at the end of April. Two weeks ago Trump's new national security advisor John Bolton said "We have very much in mind the Libya model", for the denuclearisation of North Korea. Read More »

E-commerce Giant Alibaba Expands Into South Asia

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Daraz was founded in Pakistan in 2012 and was incubated by Germany's Rocket Internet . The operations will continue under the Daraz brand name. A version of this article appears in print on May 09, 2018 of The Himalayan Times. She said: "From now on, Daraz Bangladesh will be a part of Alibaba". "Leading technology and a strong logistics network have helped creating one of the fastest growing companies in the region". Read More »

Election Commission seizes thousands of voter ID cards in Bengaluru

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The Congress scion also attacked the Prime Minister for being unspoken on the heated subject of alleged Dalit atrocities. Prime Minister Modi today addressed a public meeting in Bangarapet and he is also scheduled to address three more election rallies in Chikmagaluru, Belgavi and Bidar today. Read More »

People will reject PM Modi, BJP: Cong Prez Rahul Gandhi

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BJP president Amit Shah in a series of tweet lambasted against the Congress party, saying the party "is using fake voter IDs to create fictitious voters and rig the 2018 Karnataka polls". His only accomplishment in the last four years was to have undone the good work of the previous Congress governments, she said. "Manjula is a former BJP corporator from Jalahalli", he said, citing newspaper reports. Read More »

Apple and oil lead Wall Street higher

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Citigroup rose 1.8 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported that ValueAct Capital Partners built a $1.2 billion stake in the ban. Among stocks, Comcast CMCSA.O fell 2.3 percent after Reuters reported the cable operator is preparing to make an all-cash offer for media assets that Twenty-First Century Fox FOXA.O has agreed to sell to Disney DIS.N for $52 billion. Read More »

Maryland deputy shoots groundhog crossing street in viral video

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The Baltimore Sun reports the first shot didn't stop the animal from moving, so the deputy fired a second one and then returned to his vehicle. "Like I can not believe I just witnessed this", Olkowska wrote on her Facebook post. The statement added: "Believing the groundhog to be either sick or injured, the deputy then put the animal down for the public's safety". Light said. Read More »

Trump threatens credentials of 'fake news' networks over negative coverage

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Trump said Owens "is having a big impact on politics", joining rapper Kanye West, who also recently praised the conservative commentator. The president's comments came in an early morning tweet on Wednesday. A Harvard study of the mainstream USA media's coverage of his first 100 days in office found that, while Trump was the subject of 41 percent of all news stories in that period, 80 percent of that coverage was negative. Read More »

5.5-magnitude natural disaster hits parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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At least nine children were injured in Bannu's Government Model School near Tankhi Bazaar. The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. The channel also reported that tremors were also felt in Swat along Malakand division along with Manshera, Dera Ismail Khan, Swat, Abbottabad, and Mardan. Read More »

Mormon Church Severs Century-Old Ties With Boy Scouts

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Approximately 470,000 boys in the Mormon faith participate in scouting from 8-18 in the United States and Canada. The Mormon church said in a statement that the move is about creating its own youth program that it can use for its increasingly global membership, but the two organizations' values clearly have been diverging in recent years. Read More »

Ontario party leaders square off in 1st debate ahead of election campaign

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Last night in North Etobicoke- the heart of "Ford Nation"- PC leader Doug Ford officially kicked off his campaign for premier saying "were going to conduct a full audit of the government from top to bottom". The promise is in keeping with the central theme of the Liberal campaign, which is "care, not cuts". Doug Ford claims that he had no idea that this was happening, "that's the first I've heard of it", he said today. Read More »

Europe Cannot Save Iran Nuclear Deal: IRGC Chief

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Meanwhile, the three European sides to the deal - Britain, France and Germany, in a joint statement stressed their full support for Iran's nuclear deal and called on Iran to continue abiding by its commitment in the absence of United States participation. Read More »

6 killed in Indonesia prison riot

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The police are attempting to conduct a negotiation with the militants and threatened to take a stern legal action should they reject, he said. But a recent spate of low-level attacks inspired by Islamic State (IS) prompted authorities to more than double its force to 1,300 late previous year. Read More »

Palghar by-poll further strains BJP-Sena ties

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Shrinivas Wanga submitted his nomination papers today. "Rajendra Gavit was in our touch since 2014 and he has played a major role in the formation of Plaghar district". He had alleged that the decision was conveyed to Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who had then said his party won't field a candidate. "When they (Chintaman Wanga's family) joined the Shiv Sena, they did so not only as mark of support to our Hindutva agenda, but also to the development plank on which the Sena is fighting ... Read More »

Trump's Iran move piles pressure on MTN

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The joint-statement followed remarks from EU High Representative Federica Mogherini , who said that is was not within Trump's power to end the accord. On Saturday, former defense minister Moshe Ya'alon said the Israel Air Force came close to shooting down a Russian Air Force jet that was headed toward Israeli airspace in 2015. Read More »

Several huge explosions rock Kabul

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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the second of the attacks that come just over a week after twin blasts in Kabul killed 25 people, including AFP chief photographer Shah Marai and eight other journalists. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Karim Yuresh said the fighting is still under way and that government forces still hold the compound. He said the Taliban also captured several villages nearby. Read More »

School voters say yes in Howland but no in Niles

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Voters there passed a levy for the Newark School District emergency requirements. With 16 of 16 precincts reporting the results showed 1,812 votes against the levy request and 1,500 for it. 11 in Ohio by U.S. News and World Report. They succeeded in that the district was still collecting $4.9 million in TPP funds this year, although that amount was still expected to be phased out over the next few years. Read More »

Fayose's Deputy Wins Ekiti PDP Governorship Primary Election

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Olujimi announced this shortly before the commencement of voting at Dove Hall, Ado Ekiti, venue of the primary election. A copy of the delegates showed that only serving and former elected officials still in the camp of Fayose will have the right to vote at the shadow election. Read More »

Fmr. Police Officer Charged In Damond Shooting Makes 1st Court Appearance

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Mohamed Noor, 32, will enter his plea in Hennepin County District Court in Minneapolis and court documents filed last month show he intends to argue he used "reasonable force" last July when he fatally shot 40-year-old Justine Damond. Mr Noor fired his service revolver once across his partner's chest, shooting Damond in the stomach. Prosecutors state Noor had been in a group vehicle's passenger seat when he captured Damond through the open driver's side once she approached the vehicle. Read More »

Cate Blanchett recycles 2014 Golden Globes gown for Cannes

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This year's jury president chose to wear the lacy black Armani Privé dress she showed off at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards, when she won best actress for Blue Jasmine . Absolutely. Do I expect and hope that's going to happen in the future? Now the first night is over, Blanchett will get to work with fellow jury members, like Kristen Stewart and filmmakers Denis Villeneuve and Ava DuVernay, to pick the victor of the prestigious Palme D'Or prize at the end of the festival next week (beg14May18). Read More »

Damascus-Area Air Strike Targeted Missiles Trained on Israel

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The Israeli attack against Syria coincided with the announcement of the President of the United States Donald trump on withdrawal from the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program. In the Golan heights deployed air defense system . The IDF said it is ready and prepared for a range of scenarios and warned that any action against Israel would be met with a fierce response. Read More »

Tremors In Delhi, Jammu And Kashmir After Earthquake In Afghanistan

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Tremors were felt in Delhi and neighbouring Gurgaon this afternoon after a 6.2 magnitude natural disaster struck Afghanistan. Natural disaster tremors were felt in parts of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and Delhi-NCR. The panic-stricken children rushed out of the three-story building. At least nine children were injured in Bannu's Government Model School near Tankhi Bazaar, said media reports. Read More »

Karnataka Elections: EC seizes almost 10000 voter IDs from a Bengaluru flat

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The BJP, on the other hand, is demanding countermanding of polls in the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency after thousands of "fake" voter identity cards were recovered from a flat there. It is being investigated and monitored directly by the Election Commission . "Election to Rajarajeshwari Nagar Constituency should be withheld immediately", he added. Read More »

Duterte one of Forbes' 100 most powerful

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Taking the top spot this year is Duterte's "good friend" Chinese President Xi Jinping . The magazine cited Modi government's November 2016 decision to eliminate India's two largest banknotes in a bid to reduce money laundering and corruption. Read More »

President of Jewish Seminary Killed in Airplane Crash in Hudson Valley

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Panken was elected as the 12th president in the seminary's 143-year history by the Board of Governors on July 31, 2013, and led the four-campus global institution of higher learning and seminary for Reform Judaism. on Tuesday at the Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, New York. "Rabbi Panken was a distinguished rabbi and scholar, dedicated teacher, and exemplary leader of the Reform Movement for almost three decades", a college statement read. Read More »