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Global Media Oppo named Team India sponsor
Author: 0 Oppo named Team India sponsor

Star had been the team jersey sponsor for the last 4 years and their contract with the team is ending in March 2017. Even at the base price, BCCI will earn at least Rs 523.6 crore from bilateral matches and Rs 14.7 crore from ICC properties, lapping Rs 538.3 crore.

Global Media Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul Police Department From Daesh
Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul Police Department From Daesh

However, the western part of Mosul, with its narrow streets and a population of between 750,000 and 800,000, appears to be a bigger challenge to the Iraqi forces. Uribe said IS retains control of that city. Their advance in western Mosul paused over the past 48 hours because of bad weather. "There's significant numbers that are still able to defend that city", he said.

Global Media Iraqi forces seize gov't buildings from IS militants in Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi forces seize gov't buildings from IS militants in Mosul

Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, from the Joint Operations Command said in a statement . US -led airstrikes disabled all of Mosul's five bridges previous year in a bid to isolate the militants. On Saturday, a senior Iraqi government official publicly criticised UN-led efforts to aid those displaced by the west Mosul fighting, while the United Nations said that such assistance is the "top priority".

Global Media 6 injured in explosion on passenger train in central India
Author: 0 6 injured in explosion on passenger train in central India

In Bhopal , Madhya Pradesh home minister Bhupendra Singh said that special medical teams have been sent and an investigation would be conducted. The two seriously-injured people were referred to a hospital in Bhopal .The others were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kalapipal town, which is close to the accident site - located around 81 km from the Madhya Pradesh capital.

Global Media Kerala: 6 minor girls raped for over two months in orphanage
Author: 0 Kerala: 6 minor girls raped for over two months in orphanage

Police filed the complaint after the administrator of the institution approached the police seeking action against the youngsters. When she was interrogated the girl revealed that as many as six girls were also sexually exploited. The youngsters taken into custody were being questioned till late night on Monday. Eleven cases were registered against the accused under various sections including under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) act.

Global Media UK Lawmakers Debate Mandatory High Heels For Women In The Workplace
Author: 0 UK Lawmakers Debate Mandatory High Heels For Women In The Workplace

A BID to make it illegal for companies to require women to wear high heels at work will be debated by MPs in Parliament today. This Parliament debate over forcing women to wear high heels to work in the United Kingdom began after Nicola Thorp took a temporary job with a London finance firm called PwC, but was told by the agency she was working with, Portico, that there was a decidedly firm dress code in place that required her to wear high heels that were between two to four inches high.

Global Media Tens of thousands flee Mosul as Iraq renews offensive against IS
Author: 0 Tens of thousands flee Mosul as Iraq renews offensive against IS

The fighting is now moving closer to the city's historic center and to the mosque where ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi preached in July 2014 - declaring himself the leader of a so-called Islamic State . Col. Abdel Amir al-Mohammadawi told Reuters . The advance could pave the way for an attack on the heavily populated old city, where the militants are still entrenched.

Global Media Zoo where nearly 500 animals died loses its licence
Author: 0 Zoo where nearly 500 animals died loses its licence

Councils are now responsible for zoos in their area, with a compulsory inspection carried out every three to four years. It was the subject of controversy in 2013 when a member of staff, Sarah McClay, was mauled to death by a tiger. Inspectors, who visited the zoo in January, had urged Barrow council not to renew David Gill's licence, and pressed for his prosecution under the Animal Welfare Act.

Global Media Iraqi troops in 'heaviest clashes yet with Isis' since Mosul push began
Author: 0 Iraqi troops in 'heaviest clashes yet with Isis' since Mosul push began

Iraqi troops have encountered the heaviest clashes yet with Islamic State fighters in western Mosul since the new push began more than two weeks ago, according to a senior commander. "Reaching here is a message to the people of Mosul that the enemy that used to suffocate them is officially finished", said Brig. The Islamic State's "defenses are buckling under the pressure", said Iraqi Air Force Cmdr.

Global Media USA airstrike against al-Qaeda in Yemen kills former Guantanamo Bay inmate
Author: 0 USA airstrike against al-Qaeda in Yemen kills former Guantanamo Bay inmate

One of the opening moves of that campaign was a controversial January 29 raid that killed one Navy SEAL and, according to Yemeni accounts, scores of civilians. He said the latest round of airstrikes were meant to deny AQAP operatives "freedom of movement". In Dec. 2009, the Obama administration repatriated Silmi, making him one of the very last transfers the US government has carried out to Yemen, long struggling with insecurity and now locked in an extended civil conflict.

Global Media Kildee calls new Trump travel ban discriminatory, 'terrible'
Author: 0 Kildee calls new Trump travel ban discriminatory, 'terrible'

National security and diplomatic experts credit the Trump administration for changes, but some continue to question the target of the order - foreign nationals from countries already deemed terror threats by the Obama administration and Congress - at a time when recent terrorist attacks against the USA have been perpetrated by American citizens or legal residents.

Author: 0 Republicans lawmakers release plan to repeal Obamacare

Instead of facing a tax penalty for not having insurance coverage, the Republican proposal allows insurers to charge you more for health care . It would not repeal the popular provision barring insurance companies from denying covering to people with pre-existing health problems.

Global Media John Oliver Delivers Epic Trump Takedown by Analyzing 'Stupid Watergate' Wiretap Claim
Author: 0 John Oliver Delivers Epic Trump Takedown by Analyzing 'Stupid Watergate' Wiretap Claim

Less than 24 hours later, however, disaster struck in the form of revelations that Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and lied about it during his confirmation hearing . Other Trump surrogates have also come under fire, including former Trump campaign operative Carter Page . What all of this amounts to, Oliver argued, is one of the most incompetent cover-ups - if there is really a cover-up - in the history of presidential scandals.

Global Media Sessions Defends His Testimony About Russian Contacts
Author: 0 Sessions Defends His Testimony About Russian Contacts

But Sessions did meet with the Russian ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, in September at his Senate office - a meeting he confirmed only after it was reported in the media last week. At a news conference on Thursday, Sessions said he should have said during the confirmation hearing that he had met with the ambassador in his role as a senator.

Global Media Andrew Bogut leaves Cavaliers debut with left leg injury
Author: 0 Andrew Bogut leaves Cavaliers debut with left leg injury

Bogut was expected to help fill the role of big man behind Tristan Thompson, particularly in the ongoing absence of Kevin Love, who is out with a knee injury. Mike Conley led Memphis with 32 points and Marc Gasol added 18 as Memphis lost its third straight and fifth in the last seven. No one will remember this game.

Global Media Iraq commander: Troops approach Mosul government complex
Author: 0 Iraq commander: Troops approach Mosul government complex

Al-Maturi, of the federal police, said his troops are now some 500 meters away from the government complex. The total number of Iraqis displaced from eastern and western Mosul since October reached 206,520 individuals, but nearly 64,000 of them returned to their homes in the liberated areas, the IOM said.

Global Media Trump signs revised temporary travel ban
Author: 0 Trump signs revised temporary travel ban

The new ban removes Iraq from the list. The nations on the list include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. According to the administration, the Iraqi government agreed to increase cooperation with the USA government with regard to vetting travelers to the U.S.

Author: 0 Brexit: Lower net migration may not be the outcome

But a Labour amendment tabled in the House of Lords, backed by leading crossbench peers, would require the explicit approval of Parliament before Mrs May could conclude any deal on leaving the European Union or establishing a new relationship.

Global Media 'New travel ban will be orderly and just,' says Trump's team
Author: 0 'New travel ban will be orderly and just,' says Trump's team

The new order addresses numerous concerns that followed Trump's announcement of the original directive five weeks ago. It also pauses for 120 days resettlement to the USA of refugees from anywhere in the world. "We may end up having to extend a suspension of travel or a suspension of visa issuances for certain countries depending on what they find". "When you look at the six countries subject to the travel ban, they are either amidst a civil war or a state sponsor of terrorism", Jonathan ...

Global Media Sinn Fein surge creates new Northern Ireland landscape
Author: 0 Sinn Fein surge creates new Northern Ireland landscape

The DUP emerged with 28 seats despite suffering a backlash over allegations of financial mismanagement, while Sinn Fein got 27 of 90 seats available at the Stormont Assembly, becoming once more the second-largest party. Sinn Fein's election mantra was that there should be no return to the status quo. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). Election workers begin counting for the Mid Ulster area at the count centre in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, Friday, March 3, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Revised Executive Order on Immigration

The new order has no special provisions for Syrian refugees after 120 days. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the objective of the executive order is to strengthen national security and that it is important for the country to continually look for ways to improve safety measures.

Global Media NZ's gender pay gap hasn't improved in 14 years
Author: 0 NZ's gender pay gap hasn't improved in 14 years

Women in India earn 25 per cent less than men, with men earning a median gross hourly salary of Rs 345.80, while for women it is only Rs 259.8, says a Monster India report. "The pay gap that is unexplained becomes larger and more significant as we move up the wage distribution", the report says. ANZ Bank is an example of a business that has put in a number of measures to ensure that women are supported and empowered, including targeted recruitment policies, 50/50 gender split talent ...

Author: 0 PSA Group Buys Opel/Vauxhall, Becomes No 2 Carmaker in Europe

He added that the German government will put pressure on the French to protect plants belonging to Vauxhall's sister company, Opel. A joint press statement by PSA and GM says that the takeover will result in an annual savings of 1.7 billion Euros by 2026.

Global Media Chelsea edges closer to EPL title with tight win over West Ham
Author: 0 Chelsea edges closer to EPL title with tight win over West Ham

Chelsea are too good for most teams this season but it's frustrating when a team gives them golden opportunities as the Hammers did in this game. The ball was played back to David Luiz who launched an nearly flawless pass to Pedro who was just unable to take control of the ball inside the West Ham box.

Global Media Germany urges calm in 'Nazi' row with Turkey
Author: 0 Germany urges calm in 'Nazi' row with Turkey

Justice minister Heiko Maas labelled his comments as " absurd, disgraceful and outlandish ". The address would have been part of efforts to garner support among Germany's 1.5 million Turkish citizens for an April referendum on expanding Erdogan's presidential powers.

Global Media Aguero strikes as Man City sink Sunderland 2-0 in PL clash
Author: 0 Aguero strikes as Man City sink Sunderland 2-0 in PL clash

Pep Guardiola's side can close to within eight points of league leaders Chelsea , albeit temporarily, by taking all three points against David Moyes' men. But aside for a Jermain Defoe shot that rocketed against the post in the first half, Sunderland never looked like threatening Willy Caballero in the City goal.

Global Media Azerbaijan further cuts oil output
Author: 0 Azerbaijan further cuts oil output

Speaking at a press conference at IHS CERAWeek in Houston, IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol emphasized the importance of increasing upstream investment while also taking demand-side measures to cushion against the looming market crunch.

Global Media Sinn Fein gains on DUP in Northern Ireland Assembly vote
Author: 0 Sinn Fein gains on DUP in Northern Ireland Assembly vote

Although the DUP is still the biggest party, the results mean completely new ground for Northern Ireland and could offer hope for the LGBT community here. Sinn Fein, the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army, has for weeks insisted that it will not support the nomination of Foster as first minister while months of investigations get underway into the abuse of the heating subsidy she established as a minister.

Global Media Erdogan's Nazi claim 'unacceptable' says German government
Author: 0 Erdogan's Nazi claim 'unacceptable' says German government

The faithful at Erdogan's Istanbul rally registered their support for Erdogan's blustering speech with familiar chants of "Stand up straight!" President Erdogan can never just be displeased with something without going off on a tirade, of course, which led him to also claim recently detained reported Deniz Yucel, a German citizen, is a "German agent" as well as a terrorist working for the Kurdish PKK .

Author: 0 Trump Accuses Obama of Tapping His Phone: 'Sick'

Trump, who is spending the weekend at his private club in Palm Beach, Fla., was referring to a March 2012 incident when Obama told Russian President Dmitry Medvedev that the United States would have more "more flexibility" in talks about a missile defense treaty after the November elections.

Author: 0 EC notice to Akhilesh for abetting 'bribery'

Akhilesh has been asked to reply latest by Tuesday evening. "Now, you can understand where this money has gone and why Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav started his campaign from the constituency of that tainted Minister", he said. "I (have) heard that voters are being given money". The EC's communication pointed out that "bribing or abetting of bribery of electors is an offence" under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and a corrupt practice under the Representation of the People's ...

Global Media Trump supporters gather in Davenport Saturday
Author: 0 Trump supporters gather in Davenport Saturday

The station said the demonstrators are accused of assaulting a police officer. "It's one of those things where we monitor the situation and take action as necessary". In Nashville, two people were arrested at a pro-Trump event that drew a crowd of more than 1,000, according to the Tennesseean. Trump supporters held rallies across the nation as part of the "March 4 Trump" movement .

Global Media Eight killed in Zambian food aid stampede
Author: 0 Eight killed in Zambian food aid stampede

Five people died on the spot while three died from hospitals where they were rushed for medical attention, she added. Eight people are dead and 28 injured after a stampede during food handouts at a youth centre in Zambia's capital, Lusaka.

Author: 0 Ben Carson Makes Baffling Claim About Slaves Brought To America

Near the end of the town hall event, during a question and answer session, one HUD staffer took the microphone and thanked Carson for addressing the staff, noting that many in attendance had been anxious about how the Trump administration would approach HUD and its work.

Global Media How Much Weight Did Mama June Lose?
Author: 0 How Much Weight Did Mama June Lose?

In the newest episode of the transformation programme, Mama June drops an impressive 60 POUNDS as she meets her personal trainer for the first time - who doesn't waste a minute in putting her through her paces. "This is for Sugar Bear's wedding", Amber explained as she pulled out the size 4, skin-tight "revenge dress" for June to wear to her ex's upcoming ceremony.

Author: 0 Border crossing at Torkham, Chaman to be opened: FO

Many of these fled Pakistan after the army stepped up its efforts to fight terrorism . "[This attack] emphasises need for required physical presence on Afghan side of the border for matching and effective border security", the statement said.

Global Media SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea over depositing old notes
Author: 0 SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea over depositing old notes

A Bench of Chief Justice J.S. Khehar and Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and Sanjay Kish-an Kaul issued notices returnable on Friday after hearing senior counsel Dhruv Mehta and others challenging the ordinance which makes retaining old notes beyond a limit as a punishable offence.

Global Media Pakistan to Open Chaman, Torkham Crossings For Two Days
Author: 0 Pakistan to Open Chaman, Torkham Crossings For Two Days

The Minister said Pakistan has closed the border because the killers of our sons are hiding in Afghanistan. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. At least 10 terrorists were also killed in the resulting fighting, according to the Army. The US on Monday issued a travel warning for its citizens visiting Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, and said extremist elements are also "active" in India.

Author: 0 Five Pakistani soldiers killed, Afghan diplomat summoned

The crossing points, the statement added, would also be open on these two days to Pakistanis who went to Afghanistan on valid visas and now wish to return. At least five Pakistani soldiers and ten militants have died in terrorist attacks along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the Pakistan army says. Zakaria stated that Pakistani soldiers sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its people from terrorist attacks in Mohmand Agency from across the border on Sunday night.

Global Media Trump Tweet Calls For Probe Into Democrats' 'Ties' With Putin
Author: 0 Trump Tweet Calls For Probe Into Democrats' 'Ties' With Putin

Now Attorney General Jeff Sessions is under fire for his conversations with Kislyak that he failed to disclose during confirmation hearings before the Senate Judicial Committee. Apparently, for many politicians and journalists, meeting a Russian ambassador is suspicious at best, and treasonous at worst – regardless of circumstances.

Author: 0 General Motors sells Opel/Vauxhall to PSA Group

PSA will now become Europe's second largest carmaker, behind Volkswagen. Reuters quoted sources as saying that PSA expected to make savings of up to 2 billion euros (£1.7bn) as a result of the takeover of Opel. Labour MP Gavin Shuker, whose Luton constituency covers Vauxhall's Luton plant, said: "Glad to see the uncertainty over the PSA/GM deal is now over".

Author: 0 Trump Will Announce Watered Down Immigration Order Today

The new order will pause all refugee admissions for 120 days. Tillerson said his department had worked with Iraq to identify "multiple new security measures" that would be imposed to ensure that extremists are weeded out during the United States visa process.

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