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Author: 0 Oppn parties to meet EC over issue of 'EVM tampering'

Moily further criticised the Congress for joining the "chorus started by regional parties" blaming the EVMs for their recent electoral defeats. The move comes days after the Opposition parties met the Election Commission (EC) and requested to replace EVMs with paper ballots, as people had "lost trust" in the efficacy of the machines.

Global Media Oppn raises EVM tampering with EC, seeks use of paper ballots
Author: 0 Oppn raises EVM tampering with EC, seeks use of paper ballots

The Election Commission has recently announced that it would replace more than 9 lakh EVMs with the advanced M3 machines ahead of the 2019 General Elections. "The delegation will have representatives from the Congress, Samajwadi Party (SP), Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP), Trinamool Congress, Nationalist Congress Party, RJD, JD (U) and Left parties", confirmed a senior Congress leader.

Author: 0 USA playing terrorism game in Syria, Russian foreign minister tells Tillerson

Johnson added, "We deplore Russia's continued defense of the [Syrian President Bashar al-] Assad regime even after the chemical-weapons attack on innocent civilians". "So either Russian Federation has been complicit, or Russian Federation has been simply incompetent in its ability to deliver on its end of that agreement", he said Thursday night.

Author: 0 Come, try hack our EVMs: EC challenge to parties, experts

Moily's reaction came a day after the Congress joined the bloc of 16 opposition parties to petition the Election Commission (EC) against the EVMs. He also claimed that a few machines, used during the by-poll in Rajasthan's Dholpur, may have been tampered with.

Author: 0 Pope condemns Egypt church blast, appeals for end to terror

Two years ago the Vatican opened a shower and barber service next to St Peter's Basilica. The appointment comes as part a broad restructuring of the media operations of the Vatican."I am extremely humbled and honored by the Holy Father's appointment", said Warsaw.

Author: 0 Donald Trump administration open to more strikes on Syria

The G-7 wants to deliver a united message to Russian Federation through U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who heads to Moscow after Tuesday's meeting. He also said he had heard that the United States was planning more missile strikes. The report does not come to a conclusion about whether Russian Federation bears culpability in the attack itself - that is, whether Russian Federation had advance knowledge of the attack or cooperated in it.

Author: 0 United States is planning new missile strikes on Damascus, claims Putin

Mr Johnson also defended his decision to pull out of talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, saying it was important Mr Tillerson had the "clearest possible mandate" when he went to Moscow to deliver the response of the G7. The two leaders spoke about the crisis by telephone as the USA president thanked the PM for her backing of his military strikes against Syrian government forces last week.

Author: 0 Malaysia, North Korea reach agreement in Kim's killing row

Malaysia allowed the three men to leave and gave up Kim's body as nine Malaysians in North Korea - diplomats and their families - were allowed to return home after being blocked from leaving for weeks. He said the coroner approved release of Kim's body after completion of the autopsy and receipt of a letter from his family requesting the remains be returned to North Korea.

Global Media Macron favorite in French election, Le Monde poll says
Author: 0 Macron favorite in French election, Le Monde poll says

Both polls had Fillon lagging well behind in third place. "There's so much liquidity in the world that they are not going to pull their chips out of France , above all when France will once again be back on the road of economic growth", said the leader of the anti-immigrant, anti-European Union and anti-euro National Front party.

Global Media Trump hails 'tremendous progress' in talks with Xi
Author: 0 Trump hails 'tremendous progress' in talks with Xi

US security concerns with China also focus on Beijing's expansive territorial claims in the strategic South China Sea. Both the US and China were keen to understand the other's positions at the first meeting of their leaders, and they had modest success, reaffirming the importance of keeping lines of communication open.

Global Media Metro Ride For PM Modi, Australian Premier (With Selfie); Then, A Temple
Author: 0 Metro Ride For PM Modi, Australian Premier (With Selfie); Then, A Temple

It will advance India-Australia cooperation in four areas - athlete and coach training and development, sport science, sport governance and integrity, and grassroots participation. The conference was organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Education and Training, Government of Australia, under the ambit of the Australia-India Education Council, on Tuesday.

Global Media Congress Weighs in on Internet Privacy Law
Author: 0 Congress Weighs in on Internet Privacy Law

The Senate has now voted to undo the rule which would have protected personal privacy on internet. The tech industry, which has been relatively quiet on issues like net neutrality under the new administration, also expressed dismay at the vote.

Author: 0 Republicans survive election scare, narrowly win Kansas seat

Estes held off Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney, to claim the 4th congressional district seat occupied by Republicans for more than two decades. "A wonderful guy, I need his help on Healthcare & Tax Cuts (Reform)", Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. Estes' victory came after national Republicans scrambled in the final week of the campaign to deny Thompson a shocking upset victory.

Global Media Syria airstrikes: Trump bombing HASN'T stopped Assad
Author: 0 Syria airstrikes: Trump bombing HASN'T stopped Assad

She also said it was time to press on with diplomatic efforts to achieve a political solution to end the war. He challenged Russian Federation publicly in a way Trump appeared scrupulously to avoid and said of Assad early Thursday: "It would seem that there would be no role for him to govern the Syrian people".

Author: 0 US not getting involved with Syria

While the Kremlin had welcomed Trump's campaign promises to improve relations with Russian Federation, the prospects for ending a deep-freeze between the two countries have faded as the US takes a tougher line on issues including Syria. He added: "It is clear to all of us that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end". "But the question is, where do we go in Syria?" Moscow said it was hoping to avoid confrontation and engage in "constructive cooperation" with Washington , as ...

Global Media Trump on Gorsuch's confirmation: 'You think that's easy?'
Author: 0 Trump on Gorsuch's confirmation: 'You think that's easy?'

Kennedy administered the oath to Gorsuch, who served as his law clerk in the 1993-94 term. Mr Trump said Neil Gorsuch would be "truly great", as the Colorado judge took the oath. It was the fulfillment of a vital campaign promise made by Trump to make the appointment of a strict conservative to the Supreme Court a top priority.

Global Media Complaint: Wisconsin fugitive wrote apology to gun shop owner
Author: 0 Complaint: Wisconsin fugitive wrote apology to gun shop owner

A criminal complaint filed against Jakubowski on Tuesday said that detectives had spoken with the his sister, who lived with the him but was not named, two days after the gun store robbery. Surveillance video shows Jakubowski using a hammer to break the window of a door. His sister said she found what appeared to be a draft of an apology letter to a gun shop owner.

Author: 0 Russia-US relations have 'worsened' under Trump: Putin

The U.S. increased the pressure Monday when a senior official said the U.S. has made a preliminary conclusion that Russian Federation knew in advance of Syria's chemical weapons attack last week. Erdogan has previously called on Russian Federation to abandon its support for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and cooperate with the United States in Syria.

Author: 0 Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria: White House

Jabbing at US credibility, the Russian leader reminded reporters about unfounded USA claims of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, used to justify America's 2003 invasion. Tillerson conceded the two world powers had "sharp differences" that have obstructed cooperation but voiced optimism that their talks could narrow those differences.

Global Media Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson
Author: 0 Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson

He said Moscow has lots of questions about the "very ambiguous" and "contradictory" ideas emanating from Washington . "We believe it is fundamentally important not to let these actions happen again". Putin repeated those suggestions in an interview on Wednesday with the state-run MIR television station, in which he said the chemical attack last week had been staged and implied that he knew who was planning the alleged future attacks.

Author: 0 India, Bangladesh ink 22 agreements

Modi reassured Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina that his government was working with all stakeholders in India for an early conclusion of the Teesta water sharing agreement after she requested him for an early conclusion of the accord as was agreed upon between the countries in January 2011, a joint statement issued by the two sides said.

Author: 0 Critics of Turkey's president across Europe tell of threats

Turks living overseas are turning out in greater numbers to vote in a referendum on changing the constitution to create an executive presidency, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, a development that pollsters say could benefit him.

Global Media Jadhav won't be executed soon; can appeal to army chief, Prez: Pak
Author: 0 Jadhav won't be executed soon; can appeal to army chief, Prez: Pak

Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan province on March 3 past year after he reportedly entered from Iran. Captured by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) personnel who illegally entered Indian waters, Indian fishermen did not dither in saving their tormentors after one of the Pakistani boats capsized off the Gujarat coast in Arabian Sea on Sunday.

Global Media Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt kill 49
Author: 0 Palm Sunday bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt kill 49

The first explosion occurred near the altar of the church in Tanta, and the other blast took place in Alexandria when a suicide bomber blew himself up after security stopped him from entering the church. "What happened is a risky indicator that shows how easy it is to attack a large gathering of people in different places", said researcher Ishaq Ibrahim with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights.

Author: 0 Venezuela's Supreme Court reverses ruling on congress powers

The United States and governments across Latin America condemned the ruling, which the head of the Organization of American States likened to a "self-inflicted coup" by the leftist Maduro. Opposition members shout slogans against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during a protest, in Caracas , Venezuela, Friday, March 31, 2017. "This is a decisive hour for the region", said Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles, who met Friday with Almagro in Washington.

Author: 0 Guitarist and J. Geils Band leader John Geils dead at 71

He met band mates Danny Klein and "Magic Dick" Salwitz at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he was studying mechanical engineering. Geils attended college in MA before he formed the J. "Thinking of all the times we kicked it high and rocked down the house!" he captioned a throwback photo of the group on Facebook. The album, which followed the comical hit " Love Stinks ", also included the title track and " Centerfold ", which was No.

Global Media Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis
Author: 0 Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis

Venezuelan protesters clash with police in fourth anti-government demo in a week #Capriles- AFP news agency (@AFP) 9 avril 2017 A week of unrest was sparked by the Supreme Court's decision to assume control of the opposition-led congress.

Author: 0 Trump explained USA position on THAAD to Xi - S.Korea

Although few specifics were given, the U.S. leader accepted Xi's return invitation to make a state visit to China, which stands second only to the USA in the rankings of the world's biggest national economies. Chinese media could portray Xi as an equal with Trump, and the Chinese leader got a boost to his stature and popularity at home. Trump and Xi are spending part of Friday in talks at Trump's estate in Florida.

Global Media Hundreds in Syria capital protest US strike
Author: 0 Hundreds in Syria capital protest US strike

Assad's regime is accused of regularly using barrel bombs against civilians, making Spicer's comments potentially a bold new line in the sand for the Trump administration. "Getting Assad out is not the only priority". "Number two, we have to stop ISIS". "But if I see them using gas.we have to do something". "Thirdly, get the Iranian influence out, and then finally move towards a political solution, because, at the end of the day, this is a complicated situation".

Global Media China says Dalai Lama
Author: 0 China says Dalai Lama "provokes" with visit to disputed border with India

China is opposed to the Dalai Lama, whom it regard as a unsafe separatist, visiting Arunachal Pradesh, particularly Tawang, as it considers the region as Southern Tibet. The article said the Dalai Lama has "betrayed regional peace". The Dalai Lama has also accused China of sending wrong information about his visit to Arunachal Pradesh.

Global Media Allies Of Syria's Assad Say U.S. Attack Crosses 'Red Lines'
Author: 0 Allies Of Syria's Assad Say U.S. Attack Crosses 'Red Lines'

Mr Tillerson is expected in Moscow for talks with Russian officials next week. Russian Federation had its own military personnel at the Syrian military airport that the USA struck with cruise missiles. However, just days before the deadly gas attacks took place in Syria Haley had said that the US-led coalition wanted to focus on fighting Isis in Syria.

Author: 0 N. Korea Condemns US Strikes on Syria

The two leaders were joined Thursday evening by US First Lady Melania Trump, a former model, and Peng Liyuan - a celebrated folk singer Trump hailed as a "great, great celebrity". The Republican president's blue-collar supporters will hope he can translate his China-bashing election rhetoric into concrete gains for American manufacturing workers.

Global Media Charleston shooter back to jail, then to prison
Author: 0 Charleston shooter back to jail, then to prison

Authorities will likely transfer Roof to a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana, to await execution. With Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof getting nine life sentences in state court on top of a federal death sentence , his prosecutions are finally over - and some relatives of the nine parishioners he killed at a historically black church say they can finally begin to heal.

Global Media Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad, US
Author: 0 Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad, US

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a joint news conference with Italian President Sergio Mattarella after their talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, April 11, 2017. Ahead of his arrival in Moscow, Tillerson also placed the blame for the attack squarely on Russian Federation. Russia's ready for dialogue with the USA on an "equal footing", he said.

Author: 0 Trump jokes he's 'gotten nothing' from Xi so far

JOHN YANG: The plush setting of Mr. Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort didn't mask the urgency of their discussions, especially the US hope that China will exert more economic pressure on North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile testing programs.

Global Media Australia set to supply uranium to India
Author: 0 Australia set to supply uranium to India

India has collaborated with the Australian government, universities and vocational education trainers following a two-day mission that has delivered key advancements on educational issues. "We are also aware that in this globalised world, challenges like terrorism and cyber security extend beyond the boundaries of our region", he said.

Global Media Exxon Mobil urges Donald Trump to stay in Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Exxon Mobil urges Donald Trump to stay in Paris climate accord

This isn't the first time the billionaire businessman has made a controversial move with climate change, having previously called global warming a "hoax" and repeatedly criticising President Obama's actions. Environmental groups have been preparing for months to fight the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks, including by hiring more lawyers and raising money.

Global Media San Bernardino school shooter fired 10 shots, reloaded once
Author: 0 San Bernardino school shooter fired 10 shots, reloaded once

The other student, a 9-year-old boy, remains hospitalized. Jonathan Martinez, 8, was killed in the San Bernardino elementary school shooting on Monday. "It appears that he had been making efforts to contact her and to have her come back home and she was resistant to that", Burguan said. A 9-year-old student also behind Smith was hit in the upper body, police said, and he is expected to survive.

Global Media Jadhav death sentence: Uddhav seeks stern action against Pak
Author: 0 Jadhav death sentence: Uddhav seeks stern action against Pak

Jadhav, 46, was tried though Field General Court Martial (FGCM) under section 59 of Pakistan Army Act (PAA) 1952 and Section 3 of official Secret Act of 1923 and awarded death sentence. She added that there was no evidence of wrongdoing by Jadhav. "Indian Government will do whatever possible for Kulbhushan Jadhav. want to assure all that justice will be done with him", Singh said.

Global Media President Trump Downplays Steve Bannon's Campaign Role: 'I'm My Own Strategist'
Author: 0 President Trump Downplays Steve Bannon's Campaign Role: 'I'm My Own Strategist'

Trump tweeted his anger at the claims and said: "I call my own shots, largely based on an accumulation of data, and everyone knows it". And she and Raffel reportedly remained friends. A running theme of the attacks is that Kushner was responsible for President Trump's decision to fire Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield following a chemical weapons attack in a rebel area that hit men, women, and children.

Author: 0 Devin Nunes Steps Down From Trump/Russia Probe After Ethics Complaints

Democrats want to tie this as close as they can between the Trump team and the Russian meddling from past year. Questions about his impartiality and conduct has seen California House Representative Devin Nunes to step down from the House intelligence committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the USA election.

Author: 0 Police investigating 'in all directions' after Dortmund blasts

The investigation is focused on two suspects from the "Islamist spectrum", spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said . The federal public prosecutor also confirmed that the explosives used contained metal shards. "I was deeply disturbed by the explosions which occurred in Dortmund ", he said in a statement . The explosives were not created to cause maximum damage in a crowd, as in other attacks - or to target the stadium itself, which is several kilometres away from the site.

Author: 0 Trump told Xi of Syria strikes over 'beautiful piece of chocolate cake'

And we had the most handsome piece of chocolate cake that you've ever seen and President Xi was enjoying it. "And President Xi was enjoying it". Trump didn't say he specifically chose dessert in order to sweeten the bitter news, although he referenced the cake multiple times.

Global Media We want peace but we aren't weak: Sharif
Author: 0 We want peace but we aren't weak: Sharif

On Monday, BOI chairman Miftah Ismail had announced that the ban on new industrial gas connections was expected to be lifted as the investment board has sent a summary in this regard for approval of the prime minister. role in resolving Indo-Pak issues. He further warned Pakistan to be cautious of their act and said, "I would caution Pakistan government to consider the consequences for our bilateral relationship if they proceed on this matter".

Author: 0 USA accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syria chemical attack

But Tillerson also said that the top US priority in the region remains the defeat of Islamic State militants. As Tillerson landed in Moscow, senior White House officials briefed reporters on declassified US intelligence they said disproved Russia's claim that rebels were responsible for the chemical weapons.

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