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Are Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone getting engaged?

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Her father is the badminton player Prakash Padukone and she has also played at the national level during her teenage years. Another role that Deepika played was that of Leela in Ramleela where she looked sizzling and her emotions and pain were portrayed so accurately by the actress. Read More »

NJ resident is first to lose citizenship under new initiative

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In a landmark decision past year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that U.S. authorities could not revoke the citizenship of naturalized citizens for minor reasons. Meanwhile, the next month, Singh allegedly filed a request for asylum under a different name - Baljinder Singh . Singh abandoned his asylum application and married a USA citizen who filed a visa petition on his behalf, the joint statement read. Read More »

Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav likely to be sentenced on Thursday

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In May 2017 , the Supreme Court ruled that Lalu Yadav will have to stand trial in all the fodder scam cases, setting aside the high court order that dropped cases charges against the former Bihar chief minister. He was immediately taken into custody after the conviction. On December 23, a special CBI court in Jharkhand convicted him and others in a second fodder scam case. Read More »

Cops deny permission to Jignesh Mevani-Umar Khalid's event in Mumbai

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However, the Maharashtra government has denied any dalit was killed in Bhima-Koregaon where clashes broke out between two groups on Monday during an event to mark 200 years of Bhima Koregaon battle near Pune . The exploitation will end when we will fight battles on the streets. It is believed that his call for action and revolution may have inspired thousands of Dalit activists who took to the streets in across different cities of Maharashtra on Wednesday, disrupted public ... Read More »

Another JNU student Mukul Jain goes missing, police begin Probe

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According to his friends, Mukul left his wallet and mobile phone which was later found in laboratory number 408 of SLS. "I was told by his supervisor that the student was working at the lab in JNU". "We have registered a missing complaint and initiated a probe", said Milind Dunbere, DCP, South West. Jain was not a regular student of JNU and it is unlikely that he had a problem with someone, said a senior police officer. Read More »

President ties border wall to DACA deal

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In interviews, volunteers and lawyers along the border say that migrants and smugglers have stopped lying low, deciding that trying to get a foothold in a well-off and safe country was no riskier than in the past. Trump has previously said there will be no DACA without funding for the border wall he promised during his campaign as well as changes to tighten the immigration system. Read More »

Two new Senate Democrats sworn in as sexual misconduct stays in spotlight

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With Smith's induction, there are now a record 22 women serving in the Senate. She passed previous year on a chance to succeed retiring Democratic Governor Mark Dayton , who appointed her to the Senate. He formally submitted his letter to Democratic Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday. This Senate seat is Jones' first foray into electoral politics, though he has also been active in Democratic politics for some time. Read More »

Weather and climate disasters made 2017 costliest year for US

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The U.S. endured 16 separate weather and climate disasters with losses that each exceeded $1 billion a year ago, with total costs of about $ 306 billion , a new record for the country. Five states ― Arizona, Georgia, New Mexico , North Carolina and SC ― experienced their warmest year on record. Whereas there were 16 weather events in the U.S. Read More »

India's vote on J'salem will not impact Indo-Israel ties: Envoy

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Netanyahu will be in India on a six-day visit from January 14, during which he will hold comprehensive talks with Modi. According to the Indian Express news outlet, the decision to cancel the Spike deal was made in order to protect Delhi's Defense Research and Development Organization, which is working on creating its own anti-tank guided missile. Read More »

New Details About Princess Charlotte's Education Show How Smart She Is

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At the time, the Duchess of Cambridge confessed she was trying to teach Charlotte Spanish too, so the young Princess has caught up quickly in less than a year. and a good command of Spanish! And a source tells the magazine that she really is as cute as she looks. "They chose that nursery because they thought it would be an ideal first step for Charlotte's education, and they were impressed by the team who work there." Princess Charlotte joins her big brother Prince George in ... Read More »

Why is Ripple So Different to Bitcoin?

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Briefly climbing over to almost $20,000 Dollars per coin during Christmas week 2017, a couple thousand Bitcoins can now buy you a yacht . Founded in 2011 by ex-Google employee Charlie Lee, Litecoin is often referred to as the silver to Bitcoin's gold. Read More »

Bon Jovi set to make up canceled concert in Denver

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Paul date . But here's an even better Bon Jovi story. The tour begins in Denver in March and wraps up May 14 in Washington D.C. The tickets for his show will go on sale Friday, Jan. Also, two new tracks, When We Were US and Walls , have been added to the hit This House Is Not for Sale album for a February 23 re-release. The band has had several no. Read More »

Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern area

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The regime hopes to seize control of southeast parts of Idlib province to secure a main road between the capital Damascus and the northern city of Aleppo . The International Rescue Committee said it had received hundreds of people newly displaced from the latest fighting in Idlib, many of them housed in makeshift tents. Read More »

Downed Power Lines Close Interstate 80/94 In Gary

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Wheeles said crews responding to the cleanup faced an "explosion risk". The crash occurred along a rural stretch of the highway surrounded by farm fields and a horse farm, but authorities evacuated homes within a half mile as a precaution. Read More »

DHS election unit has no plans for probing voter fraud

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Many states protested the commission's data request because it included sensitive identifying information, like Social Security numbers, and cited state privacy laws that barred them from complying. The Commission was headed by Vice President Mike Pence (chair of the commission) and Vice Chairman Kris Kobach , the highly partisan Secretary of State of Kansas known for initiating dubious prosecutions , and promoting highly restrictive voting laws. Read More »

No casualties reported following huge fire near Dublin airport in Ireland

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Dublin Fire Brigade released video footage showing huge columns of black smoke billowing out of the scrapyard. After burning for several hours the fire was brought under control at around 1pm local time. Residents living in the area were told to close their windows to prevent smoke entering their homes. Aerial ladders, foam spray and additional water supplies from Fingal County Council were all used in the operation. Read More »

Dolly Everett farewelled by hundreds of mourners in Katherine

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The family shared a drawing by Dolly of a skinny figure bent over backwards with the words, "speak even if your voice shakes" in bold, which she'd completed before taking her own life on January 3. Dolly's parents expressed gratitude for the "overwhelming response" they received to their grief and asked for time to celebrate the life of their handsome daughter. Read More »

Gang dropped jewels after Ritz robbery

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Another put the figure at 4.5 million euros ($6.86 million), but said that a bag had been recovered possibly containing some of the stolen goods. Three of the robbers were arrested at the hotel after being trapped inside when security staff locked the doors electronically, it emerged. Read More »

Germany coalition talks: Merkel aides see breakthrough

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Michael Grosse-Broemer, head of the conservative group in parliament, told reporters he expected hard talks on the most sensitive issues on Thursday, but remained upbeat that a deal could be reached. Merkel's conservatives and the SPD also agreed to raise the threshold for the top income tax rate of 42 percent to 60,000 euros ($72,000) a year from a current 53,700 euros, another source said. Read More »

Kasur returns to normalcy after days of chaos over Zainab's killing

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The girl, Zainab Ansari, disappeared last week while going to a nearby home for Quranic studies and her body was found in a Kasur waste-yard on Tuesday. 'They have thrown stones on the buildings of the government hospital, police and deputy commissioner's office... Sajid said that up to 20 suspects had been apprehended "but the investigators have been unable to find any clue so far". Read More »

50 firefighters tackle blaze at Nottingham train station

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Video posted to social media shows smoke billowing from a building in the early hours. A huge fire which is causing significant travel disruption across Nottingham broke out in a station toilet block. "It's quite an old building - we believe it's a listed building - and we have fire in hidden voids there so the crews are now working to expose those voids but there is significant damage to the walkways which go across the railway station". Read More »

Mexico Will Leave NAFTA Talks if Trump Triggers Withdraw

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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday that Canada is hoping for the best when NAFTA talks resume later this month in Montreal, but is also preparing for the worst. Freeland said the WTO filing is about the "unfair and unjustified" tariffs imposed, and is "on a quite separate track from the NAFTA negotiations". Read More »

Theresa May criticised over rise in privately-educated Cabinet members following reshuffle

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The premier had begun the new year in a position of relative strength, having concluded a problematic first phase of talks over Brexit - still the issue that will define her political legacy and will only get more complicated this year. He replaces state educated Patrick McLoughlin, who stood down, and he attends cabinet as minister without portfolio. Theresa May concluded a cabinet reshuffle by sacking an MP at the centre of a sex toy storm and promoting younger colleagues to the ... Read More »

SC admn sometimes not in order, less than desirable things

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It is with no pleasure that we have been compelled to do this. "That is what we believe and many more things happened". "Democracy in danger is not for them to say, we have parliament, courts, police functioning", he added. Replying a question , Justice Chelameswar said they were speaking only on their behalf. However, the Modi government refused to clear the transfer, instead choosing to keep the Chief Justice's post vacant. Read More »

Julian Assange granted citizenship by Ecuador

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Ecuador, under then president Rafael Correa, granted Assange political asylum at its embassy in August 2012, after the activist argued he was the target of political persecution. In October 2016, Ecuador's government cut off Assange's Internet access following WikiLeaks' publication of Clinton staffers' emails, accusing the organization of meddling with the U.S. Read More »

Suspect in fatal shooting killed, officer injured

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The officer's injuries are not life threatening, police said. Charlotte Police said Bennett should be considered armed and unsafe. Bennett had been wanted since Thursday afternoon for the shooting death of 24-year-old Brittany White. Investigators told the TV station that Bennett died at the hospital. Records from the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office showed he was arrested twice a year ago, once on March 30 for assaulting a female and misdemeanor larceny and for the second time on April ... Read More »

Tunisia arrests 237 after clashes and protests

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Tebourba, where one protester died earlier this week, saw new clashes Wednesday as dozens of people protested to demand the release of people arrested earlier in the week. This policy, along with the cooperation of the Islamic Ennahdha [Renaissance] Party, a partner in the coalition, has made Tunisia the only success story of the "Arab Spring", and it appears that despite the difficulties it will continue to show stability despite the internal protest . Read More »

California mudslides kill at least 15 people and wreck wealthy suburbs

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California's main north-south coastal highway will remain closed until at least Monday after a storm caused deadly mudslides in fire-scarred areas of Montecito and adjacent Santa Barbara County. "We think somewhere in the debris field". Just weeks ago, the rain was desperately needed as wildfires ravaged millions of acres across California . Read More »

European Union urges United States not to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

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Trump had vowed to rip up the agreement during his election campaign and has repeatedly referred to it as "the worst deal ever", accusing Iran of violating the "spirit" of the pact. Vice President Mike Pence, made a similar assertion in a recent op-ed, arguing that "the last administration's refusal to act ultimately emboldened Iran's tyrannical rulers to crack down on dissent". Read More »

Donald Trump's visit to London is scrapped amid fears of mass protests

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President Donald Trump has reportedly canceled plans to visit Britain next month. "I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for 'peanuts, ' only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars", Trump wrote on Twitter . Read More »

Lavalin case: SC issues notice to Pinarayi, 2 others

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Realizing that more skeletons would tumble out of the cupboard, the CPM state secretariat on Thursday chose to validate the alleged misuse of public funds by chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan who opted to travel in a chartered helicopter for a party function, by citing precedents. Read More »

Russia meddling: Moscow dismisses Democratic US Senate report as unfounded

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It documents Russian offensive efforts in 19 different countries. By contrast, Europe, as the report notes, has begun to push back. The US has the muscle power to lead a global fight against Russian Federation, but has so far ignored the "international threat" and instead proposed cuts to dedicated strategic operations, the report said . Read More »

Chatham House: Nuclear weapons are vulnerable to cyber attacks

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According to the Guardian , the new review would add scenarios where the USA would be justified in using nuclear weapons to include responding to attacks with mass casualties and targeting the nuclear facilities of other countries. A nuclear attack would also be authorised if an attack is made on critical infrastructure or nuclear command and control sites. "This unknown could have implications for military decision-making, particularly for decisions affecting nuclear weapons deterrence ... Read More »

Salvadorans say going home not an option after United States axes protection

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As Temporary Protected Status (TPS) ends for about 200,000 Salvadorans living in the US, some may venture to Quebec, following other groups who have also lost protections under the Trump administration. Meanwhile, would-be refugees continue to flock online seeking advice on how best to get to Canada from the USA via unofficial channels. El Salvador is the second most unsafe country in the world and there are few immigrants more deserving of this essential protection. Read More »

Trump decries immigrants from 's-hole countries' coming to US

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This week the Trump administration announced that it was ending temporary legal protective status for 200,000 immigrants from El Salvador who have lived in the United States for almost two decades. When asked about the president's reference to an excremental aperture, a State Department spokesperson referred BuzzFeed News to the White House. Trump reportedly made the comments while lawmakers were discussing restoring temporary protection status for immigrants, such as those from El ... Read More »

The single most important line from Trump's Tuesday talk-a-thon

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It was Kim's first reported public appearance since he delivered his New Year address where he offered to join the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and talk to South Korea over the participation. arms sales. Meanwhile, South Korea has already made headway to ensure it hosts the Winter Olympics without any diplomatic hiccups. In her new book, North Korea: The Country We Love to Hate , political analyst Loretta Napoleoni described the isolated nation's ruling "juche" philosophy that ... Read More »

Brexit Could Cost UK £50 Billion, 500000 Jobs Warns London Mayor

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He said walking away from Europe without a deal would lead to a "lost decade of lower growth ". The report, which models five possible scenarios for leaving the European Union ranging from a near-status quo situation to leaving on World Trade Organisation terms without any transition agreement, warns that the worst option could be a "lost decade" of economic slump. Read More »

Norwegian PM says Europe on alert about Russian interference

After the USA withdrew from the Paris climate agreement, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg made clear her disagreement . "So we could conceivably go back in", Trump said, stressing his administration's commitment to environmental issues, "clean water, clean air", but added "we also want businesses that can compete". Read More »

Myanmar Army Admits its Responsibility for Rohingya Deaths

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The U.N. and US have described the military operation as "ethnic cleansing" of the Muslim minority, but have not released specific death tolls. Rohingya refugee children smile to the camera as they carry firewood at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on Jan 9, 2018. Read More »

Tax law implementation to cost IRS almost $500 million

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Those changes, the senior IRS official said, will require most , but not all employees, to file new W4 forms later this year. In the meantime, on Thursday, a senior IRS official speaking on background during a phone call press conference explained that the new withholding table is the first installment in a three-step process created to ensure wage earners have the correct amount of taxes withheld, preventing under or over paying. Read More »

Stock market gains don't mean what Trump says

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That's a ridiculous characterization, ' she said , when asked if the cell phone ban was a response to the book. Many White House aides have been notified that they need to decide as soon as possible if they will leave the administration or stay through November midterms, a White House source confirms to CBS News. Read More »

Dutch reporters confront Hoekstra on Islam comments

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He told reporters that Ambassador Pete Hoekstra had apologized for the 2015 remarks in a statement on Twitter in December and also said he regretted telling a Dutch television reporter he never made the comments. 'Dutch media roasts new USA ambassador Peter Hoekstra for dodging questions about past anti-Islam comments, ' was the headline in the Chicago Tribune . Read More »

Trump won't commit to Mueller interview

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USA intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation tried to sway the election in favour of Mr Trump and a special counsel - that's Robert Mueller - is looking into whether anyone from his campaign colluded in the effort. Panel heads Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) continue to cooperate as they interview witnesses. The online moniker "Guccifer 2.0" was given to the "individual" who leaked damaging Democratic Party emails ahead of the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Trump Gleeful on Poll's Record-High Numbers for Economic Optimism

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The January 10 Quinnipiac poll does show that 66 percent of voters feel the economy is "excellent or good" - but that's where the good news ends for Trump. Trump's policies are helping the nation's economy, 37 percent of voters say, as 29 percent say his policies are hurting the economy and 30 percent say these policies are not making much difference. Read More »

Koala found screwed to a pole

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The animal welfare charity will now perform an autopsy on the animal to find out how it died. Mr Chambers said the koala may have been struck by a vehicle. "I've had some bad incidents in the past", he said. RSPCA spokesman Michael Beatty said investigators were approaching the Gympie Regional Council to see if they could retrieve the koala's body. Read More »