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Global Media Truck falls into drain in Gujarat; 26 killed
Author: 0 Truck falls into drain in Gujarat; 26 killed

Reports are coming that the truck was carrying almost 60 people. Bhavnagar district collector Harshad Patel said the injured had been rushed to hospitals in nearby Timbi village and Bhavnagar city. Meanwhile, Gujarat govt has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the families of the deceased and a probe has also been ordered into the incident.

Global Media Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu
Author: 0 Air India to overfly Saudi Arabia to reach Israel, says Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday Saudi Arabia had granted permission to an Indian airline to fly through Saudi airspace en route to Israel. The new Israel-India route was announced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel in July. There was no confirmation from either Riyadh or Air India.

Global Media World's oldest message in a bottle found washed up on WA beach
Author: 0 World's oldest message in a bottle found washed up on WA beach

Mr Illman said his wife passed the bottle "to our son's girlfriend, who saw what she thought was a rolled-up cigarette, and tipped it out with the sand". Previously, the Guinness world record for the oldest message in a bottle was 108 years , between it being sent and found. The last bottle and note to be found was on 7 January, 1934 in Denmark.

Global Media Senate votes to name gun program for slain coach
Author: 0 Senate votes to name gun program for slain coach

The measure was attached to a contentious education bill that includes a new private school voucher program for bullied students. The measure in its entirety still must pass the Florida House. Rick Scott proposed to assign to every school at a cost of $500 million) failed to do his duty. Scott also opposes arming teachers. "It is a huge step in the right direction".

Global Media Chidu's gold scheme aided Choksi, Nirav: Ravi Shankar
Author: 0 Chidu's gold scheme aided Choksi, Nirav: Ravi Shankar

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad , in a press conference on Monday, said it was during the "so-called economist Prime Minister Manmohan Singh " that the banking system was derailed and that former finance minister P Chidambaram helped Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali Group through the UPA government's 80:20 Gold Import Scheme.

Global Media Biplab Kumar Deb set to be next Tripura chief minister
Author: 0 Biplab Kumar Deb set to be next Tripura chief minister

BJP's permanent "Prabhari" (central observer) in Tripura Sunil Deodhar, another architect in the BJP's electoral success in Tripura, along with deputy chief minister-designate Debbarma and BJP MLA Ratan Lal Nath among others accompanied Deb during his meeting with the Governor .

Global Media Iran's Zarif calls on European Union to play constructive role on nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran's Zarif calls on European Union to play constructive role on nuclear deal

Iran's ballistic missile capacity and position "worries us enormously", Le Drian said last week at a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 agreement, and a year ago refused to confirm to Congress that it is in America's national security interest.

Global Media Philando Castile Charity Eliminates School District's Lunch Debt
Author: 0 Philando Castile Charity Eliminates School District's Lunch Debt

This is especially significant because without the debt being paid, a student's caregiver can not submit the necessary paperwork needed to apply for free and reduced/need-based lunches resulting in a continuous cycle. That's how Philando Castile , who was killed by a police officer during a 2016 traffic stop, used to help kids who couldn't afford lunch. Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was in the auto with her then 4-year-old daughter, recorded the aftermath of the shooting on ...

Global Media Anti-Muslim violence in Kandy, district on lockdown
Author: 0 Anti-Muslim violence in Kandy, district on lockdown

Sri Lanka was under a state of emergency for almost three decades to deal with Tamil rebels who were eventually crushed in 2009. Fresh curfew was imposed today and heavily-armed police commandos of special task force were deployed in Theldeniya and Pallekele areas of Kandy district where riots have left two dead and homes and businesses of the minority community in ruins.

Global Media No sanity for 'crazy' Rajkummar, Kangana in 'Mental Hai Kya's' second poster
Author: 0 No sanity for 'crazy' Rajkummar, Kangana in 'Mental Hai Kya's' second poster

On working with Kangana, Rajkummar revealed, "I had such a great time shooting with her, I'm a great admirer of her work, be it Tanu Weds Manu or its sequel". "I was her fan since I saw a tubelight ad of hers as a child and wanted to break the TV screen to bring her into our home". What do you think about her look? He immediately said yes to the film, even Kangana put on hold her directorial film for this film.

Global Media NPP's Conrad Sangma meets Meghalaya governor, stakes claim to form govt
Author: 0 NPP's Conrad Sangma meets Meghalaya governor, stakes claim to form govt

Even though it had a pre-poll alliance with NPP and JD (U), the latter, which won one seat, finally chose to go with the NDPP-BJP alliance government. All other parties have backed the leadership of NPP, which has 19 seats. The voting was a test for Rahul Gandhi , the 47-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who took over as the main opposition Congress party's president from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, in December.

Global Media As Trump Champions 'Trade War,' EU Threatens Retaliation
Author: 0 As Trump Champions 'Trade War,' EU Threatens Retaliation

US President Donald Trump says he will impose a tax on European auto imports if the EU raises tariffs on incoming American goods, accusing his predecessors of leaving the US hostage to "very stupid" trade deals. "I just think that the United States is not taking an advisable course in threatening a trade war", Lidington said. He said: "We must protect our country and our workers".

Global Media NAFTA negotiators conclude talks on food safety
Author: 0 NAFTA negotiators conclude talks on food safety

Although Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said that there would be a process to spare some businesses from the metals tariffs. Smith recently returned from the latest round of negotiations in Mexico City. The lead U.S. Nafta negotiator on the issue was recalled to Washington last week at the start of talks.

Global Media Crown Prince meets Azhar chief, Coptic Pope in Cairo
Author: 0 Crown Prince meets Azhar chief, Coptic Pope in Cairo

He met Pope Tawadros II, the head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, at St Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Cairo on Monday evening, in what was the first visit by a Saudi crown prince to the headquarters of the largest Christian denomination in the Middle East.

Global Media Gun activists alarmed despite Trump cave-in on gun control
Author: 0 Gun activists alarmed despite Trump cave-in on gun control

This is a completely abnormal White House that is not going by the book on anything. "At the same time, the NRA was one of his earliest supporters ..." Murphy (D-Conn.) and other supporters of stronger rules appealed to Trump Sunday to take the lead on the gun violence issue, after a week where he broke with many in his party and expressed support for expanding background checks and taking guns away from potentially unsafe people.

Global Media Trump Is About To Seriously Screw Over Canada
Author: 0 Trump Is About To Seriously Screw Over Canada

The rest of the world has not reacted kindly to President Donald Trump's desire for a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum. China has urged the United States to remain restrained on trade protection, obey multilateral trade rules and make positive contribution to maintaining global trade order.

Global Media Nicole Kidman Surprised Hollywood Sightseers With A Casual Pre-Oscars G'day
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman Surprised Hollywood Sightseers With A Casual Pre-Oscars G'day

Taking to Instagram Stories on Monday, the 50-year-old beauty gave fans a behind-the-scenes look at the army it took to create one of her most iconic looks. Kidman said that she still "loves" Practical Magic , and that she "showed that movie to my kids". The Aussie Oscar victor just so happened to pull up alongside a tourist bus and chose to roll down the window and give 'em all a little thrill a bit earlier today, capturing the whole shebang on film for all of us stuck halfway around ...

Global Media 2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway
Author: 0 2 state troopers struck, injured on NY highway

When they got to the scene, the two troopers set out flares and emergency lighting to allow a tow truck to remove the vehicle, police said. "This case has one subject on his phone who crashes who we have to go help, and then another subject under the influence of alcohol who crashes into our troopers and a tow truck driver", said State Police Troop G Commander Major Robert Patnaude at a press conference Sunday.

Global Media Officials, voters prepare for the March Primary Elections
Author: 0 Officials, voters prepare for the March Primary Elections

Early signs of such a swell in a bulwark red state could be an even more ominous sign for Republicans nationally this fall if it's borne out by Tuesday's results. He's a Dallas native and a graduate of the University of North Texas. Though it is hard to say for certain what caused this rise in Democratic turnout, there may be several influencing factors such as swelling populations, increased number of viable candidates and changes in campaign strategies, County Elections Administrator John ...

Global Media Will Xi rule for life?
Author: 0 Will Xi rule for life?

China calls for trade disputes to be settled through discussion as equals, opposes trade protectionism, and will resolutely safeguard its lawful rights". It also comes amid increased tension with the US, as Washington beefs up its naval presence in the South China Sea and Beijing has shown an increasing willingness to flex its muscles there, much to the chagrin of many of its maritime neighbors .

Global Media Sen. Thad Cochran to retire in April
Author: 0 Sen. Thad Cochran to retire in April

In a statement , Cochran said he intends to complete the appropriations cycle before retiring. Cochran, 80, is chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, which drafts bills allocating about one-third of all federal spending each year.

Global Media ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger
Author: 0 ISIS propaganda video raises questions about deadly mission in Niger

The alleged helmet-camera footage appears to show USA soldiers taking fire, returning fire, running and then the viewpoint of the camera falls and remains still as militants fire shots at point blank range. "We honor these men by watching their last stand, not by turning away; they were true warriors to the end". Fox News viewed the video and reached out to the Pentagon early Monday.

Global Media 8th death reported following powerful Nor'easter
Author: 0 8th death reported following powerful Nor'easter

Kennedy airports, according to the FlightAware .com. The wind gusts sometimes reach 150 km per hour. While the winds don't look quite as strong as this most recent storm , this next one is forecast to be more of a classic nor'easter, with heavy snow possible for the major metropolitan areas.

Global Media Manohar Parrikar, Back In Hospital, Tasks 3-Minister Team To Run Goa
Author: 0 Manohar Parrikar, Back In Hospital, Tasks 3-Minister Team To Run Goa

Sardesai said the reason for forming a ministerial panel and entrusting it with financial powers was to ensure that the government machinery did not come to a standstill over financial approvals. "It will have Francis D Souza (BJP), and allies Sudin Dhavalikar (MGP) and Vijai Sardesai (Goa Forward) taking crucial decisions, where funds need to be allocated", confirmed a official from CMO.

Global Media China raises 2018 defence budget by 8.1 pct
Author: 0 China raises 2018 defence budget by 8.1 pct

It was unveiled at the start of the National People's Congress, an annual gathering of Chinese lawmakers in Beijing . China will "advance all aspects of military training and war preparedness, and firmly and resolvedly safeguard national sovereignty, security, and development interests", Premier Li Keqiang told the opening session in an address.

Author: 0 United Kingdom leader tries to ease concerns of banks in Brexit talks

Czech secretary of state for EU affairs Ales Chmelar said it was "not completely clear" how to achieve some of her objectives, and suggested it would be easier for Britain to remain in the single market and customs union. In a much-anticipated major speech , just weeks before trade talks are due to start in Brussels, May will argue Britain must forge its own path free from the bloc's current rules.

Global Media Trump staff reportedly evicted as Panama hotel debacle comes to an end
Author: 0 Trump staff reportedly evicted as Panama hotel debacle comes to an end

Fintiklis had been conspiring with others to remove Trump Hotels as manager and fire most, if not all, of its loyal and dedicated employees", the Trump Organization said in a statement. Monday's development is the latest blow against Trump and the business ventures with which he continues to surround himself. In about a minute the entire Trump name was removed.

Global Media Trump's tariffs set to dominate final day of NAFTA talks
Author: 0 Trump's tariffs set to dominate final day of NAFTA talks

President Donald Trump says "we're not backing down" on his push to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum despite criticism from fellow Republicans. "Big price effects? Negligible price effects", he told Fox News. While his rhetoric has been focused on China, the duties will also cover significant imports from Canada , Mexico, South Korea, Japan and the European Union.

Global Media Alt-right supporter of Richard Spencer charged after pointing gun at protesters
Author: 0 Alt-right supporter of Richard Spencer charged after pointing gun at protesters

Against the backdrop of drumming and chanting, one protester was asked about being arrested as she was led to a police van. "You're outnumbered, motherf***er", a protester said back. Spencer, who is president of the National Policy Institute, originally requested to speak at Michigan State last August, but former university President Lou Ann Simon denied him due to security concerns.

Global Media HISD superintendent's next move in New York City
Author: 0 HISD superintendent's next move in New York City

The mayor championed Carranza for leading the Houston Independent School District through Hurricane Harvey and opening the city's school just two weeks after the hurricane. But on Monday, de Blasio shrugged off the superintendent that wasn't. Carranza was actually Blasio's second choice for the job. As he plans to depart Houston , Carranzahas proposed closing and immediately reopening several historically low-performing schools to avoid a potential state takeover.

Global Media FACT CHECK: Trump on the Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 FACT CHECK: Trump on the Russian Federation probe

Over two months before the 2016 presidential election, the head of British intelligence flew to Washington to brief then-CIA Director John Brennan on intercepted communications between the Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian government, according to a report from the New Yorker .

Global Media 'Russia blocked Mitt Romney's appointment as secretary of state'
Author: 0 'Russia blocked Mitt Romney's appointment as secretary of state'

Fusion GPS officials have testified that Steele had his own Federal Bureau of Investigation contacts, although the New Yorker did not report on to whom he sent the material, if to anyone. If what the source heard was true, then a foreign power was exercising pivotal influence over USA foreign policy - and an incoming President. As fantastical as the memo sounds, subsequent events could be said to support it.

Author: 0 Theresa May Says UK Has to Face 'Hard Facts' on Brexit

He said: "While of course we will explore..." The head of a hardline group of pro-Brexit lawmakers on Saturday gave a cautious welcome to Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for Britain's future ties with Europe, saying now was not the time to nitpick.

Global Media IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears
Author: 0 IL day care workers allegedly gave kids melatonin-laced gummy bears

The use of the substance had not been approved by parents. The Chicago Tribune reported the workers said they thought they didn't do anything wrong because melatonin can be purchased over-the-counter. The parents of each child at the day care were contacted by police about the situation. Managers of Kiddie Junction did not immediately return a request for comment.

Global Media Aid charities to be told to take action against sex abuse
Author: 0 Aid charities to be told to take action against sex abuse

Those attending the summit on Monday were tasked with introducing new standards for vetting and referencing across the sector as well as ensuring survivors and whistle-blowers are given the support they need. "It must do all it can to win back the trust of the British public", said Mordaunt. ~ On 12 February, the International Development Secretary announced a series of actions to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector.

Global Media Florida gun debate will soon shift to campaign trail
Author: 0 Florida gun debate will soon shift to campaign trail

On Friday, following a meeting with NRA officials, the White House emphasized that Trump was committed to defending the 2nd Amendment. White House spokespeople didn't respond Friday to inquiries about Trump's Wednesday remarks or Cox's statement.

Global Media BJP's conquest of India's Northeast
Author: 0 BJP's conquest of India's Northeast

The saffron splash in Northeast swept the red bastion of Tripura , apart from putting BJP in place to stitch non-Congress governments in Nagaland and Meghalaya . The Communist Party of India (Marxist) was in power in Tripura since 1993 and the BJP's win sees the end of Manik Sarkar's nearly 20-year reign as chief minister, during which time he has been called "the poorest chief minister of India".

Global Media Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state
Author: 0 Tripura: BJP ally seeks separate tribal state

All the six elected members of BJP from Gomati District said today that they would give priority to the development of education, health and drinking water as committed by BJP, to ensure availability of the basic facilities to all people which they have been deprived for the last 25 years in Tripura .

Global Media Army kills JeM mastermind behind Sunjwan attack
Author: 0 Army kills JeM mastermind behind Sunjwan attack

Waqas, a Pakistani national, was working as the outfit's "Operational Commander" in the Valley. "This has resulted in a major dent to the designs of the Jaish-e-Mohammad because after the elimination of their earlier operational commander, Noor Mohd Tantrey, in the same area in December past year, his successor too has been killed", the army spokesman said.

Global Media Immigration advocates want DACA replacement ASAP
Author: 0 Immigration advocates want DACA replacement ASAP

President Donald Trump's March 5 deadline to Congress to come up with a permanent solution for DACA recipients will come and go without effect after a recent Supreme Court decision. In January, the president proposed a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young immigrants as part of an immigration package that included $25 billion for a wall and other border enforcement measures and sharp cuts to legal immigration.

Global Media Special Students can use Laptop in CBSE board exams 2018
Author: 0 Special Students can use Laptop in CBSE board exams 2018

Sowmya, a Class 12 student from the city who wrote the English Core paper. The best thing about the English paper was that most of the questions in the Literature section were thoroughly revised by the students. Class X students who had opted for Information and Communication Technology, Dynamics of Retailing, Food Production, Beauty and Wellness and other vocational courses appeared for writing their papers.

Global Media Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of Tariffs
Author: 0 Paul Ryan and Other Republicans Try to Talk Trump Out of Tariffs

The US president announced last week that he plans to introduce 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% tariffs on aluminum imports. "This is going to be a scenario that turns quickly, and the harm that can be done to the domestic industry is significant in a very short period of time", said Joseph Galimberti, president of the Canadian Steel Producers Association.

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