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Rajnath asks States to prevent incidents of toppling statues & vandalism

Rajnath asks States to prevent incidents of toppling statues & vandalism Official sources here said that the prime minister has strongly disapproved incidents of vandalism reported from certain parts of the country. A statue of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin was razed to the ground by a bulldozer in Tripura on Tuesday, soon after the BJP secured a historic win in the state, ending the 25-year Left rule. [Full Article...]

Saudi Crown Prince Committed To Interfaith Dialogue As He Meets Canterbury's Archbishop

Saudi Crown Prince Committed To Interfaith Dialogue As He Meets Canterbury's Archbishop As part of its Vision 2030 program, Saudi is modernizing its armed forces. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to London will turn to defense and security on Friday as he meets British defense minister Gavin Williamson, touching on the most contentious element of his trip: arms sales. [Full Article...]

Spring your clocks ahead Sunday, change your smoke alarm batteries

Spring your clocks ahead Sunday, change your smoke alarm batteries Thomasville Fire Rescue said this weekend is the ideal time to change batteries and test your smoke detectors. The association says that three of every five deaths attributed to a fire occur in homes without working smoke alarms. Ohioans shouldn't just move their clocks forward one hour this Sunday. Second homeowners, for example, could choose to test on the Fourth of July and Christmas if... [Full Article...]

Germany backs European Union decision to respond to U.S. steel tariffs-spokesman

Germany backs European Union decision to respond to U.S. steel tariffs-spokesman European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said she's still in the dark about whether the bloc will be let off the hook from planned USA tariffs after "frank" but ultimately fruitless talks with her American counterpart in Brussels on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Video of undocumented mother arrested in front of children goes viral

Video of undocumented mother arrested in front of children goes viral Morales-Luna, 36, is a single mother who came to the USA from Mexico when she was 15 years old, Moreno said. Morales-Luna's lawyer, Andrés Moreno II, said that Morales-Luna had no history of criminal behavior, and is the single parent to three daughters who are USA citizens. [Full Article...]

Ireland win Six Nations: How Joe Schmidt's side claimed the title

Ireland win Six Nations: How Joe Schmidt's side claimed the title By the time winger Blair Kinghorn claimed Scotland's sole try, Ireland had three, two to wing Jacob Stockdale . Wales lost for the second time, but the vagaries of the bonus point system leave them with an outside chance of the championship if other results go the right way for them. [Full Article...]

Putin denies allegations of Kremlin-directed Russian meddling in USA election

Putin denies allegations of Kremlin-directed Russian meddling in USA election The president has called the investigation a "witch hunt", although aides have clarified he means the probe of any collusion has no merit. "They do not represent the interests of the Russian state". "Could anyone really believe that Russian Federation, thousands of miles away, influenced the outcome of the election?" Give us an official request. [Full Article...]

Chemical warfare teams sent to Salisbury to help in spy poison case

Chemical warfare teams sent to Salisbury to help in spy poison case Russian Federation was not involved in the attempted murder of an ex-spy and is willing to help with a United Kingdom inquiry, the country's foreign minister has said. Acting Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Kier Pritchard, said he had been to visit DS Bailey. With police also hurt in the attack, pressure is intensifying on Prime Minister Theresa May to find and punish the culprits. [Full Article...]

Syrian rebels in eastern Ghouta agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters

Syrian rebels in eastern Ghouta agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters The Syrian government army has made a significant advance in Eastern Ghouta which is the last remaining major rebel-held area near the capital, Damascus. In a statement published on Twitter on Friday, the group said the decision had been made in consultation with the United Nations, a number of worldwide parties and civil society representatives from eastern Ghouta. [Full Article...]

Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul

Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul Boucher's felony conviction is punishable by up to ten years in prison. Matthew Baker , an attorney for Boucher, said his client was looking forward to having the case resolved. Some residents of the gated neighborhood in Bowling Green had speculated the attack was motivated by a dispute over yard debris. Boucher and federal prosecutors reached a plea deal in January over the incident, whic... [Full Article...]

Turkey Wants Afrin Offensive to End by May, Takes Control of Jinderes

Turkey Wants Afrin Offensive to End by May, Takes Control of Jinderes According to him, deployment of YPG militants to north-western Syria is being held under control of the United States military in the region. "The operations in Afrin will continue until this swamp of terror is dried", he warned. The foreign minister said " Operation Olive Branch " in Syria's Afrin against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) group may end by May. Erdogan noted th... [Full Article...]

Some like Daylight Saving Time, others prefer not to lose sleep

Some like Daylight Saving Time, others prefer not to lose sleep Daylight Savings 2018 is almost upon us. We're springing forward this weekend as Daylight Saving Time begins which means losing an hour of precious sleep! Moving clocks forward will likely result in the loss of an hour of sleep, making it more hard to get out of bed for work or school for a while. [Full Article...]

High-wind warning issued for Nantucket Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday

High-wind warning issued for Nantucket Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday The snow has moved in and is piling up quickly in many places. A weaker secondary low may form over the Maritimes Saturday and circulate moisture across the Valley Saturday into Sunday , producing snow showers across the region. TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. Wind: SW 15-25 miles per hour. This will keep snow, heavy at times in the forecast for Wednesday and snow showers f... [Full Article...]

Design world celebrates International Women's Day

Design world celebrates International Women's Day The Centre, therefore, recommended that government applies the appropriate policies and measures to accelerate the realization of gender equality in Ghana. CDD-Ghana also noted that Ghanaian women, both in the rural and urban settings are confronted with peculiar challenges which threaten their socio-economic and political development. [Full Article...]

Russian Embassy Twitter Account Snarks About Alleged Poisoning of MI6 Double Agent

Russian Embassy Twitter Account Snarks About Alleged Poisoning of MI6 Double Agent The personnel includes the Royal Marines and military personnel who have specialist training in chemical warfare and decontamination, . Britain's Ministry of Defense and the police said some 180 troops, including some chemical experts, have been sent to Salisbury to remove ambulances and other vehicles involved in the incident as well as other objects. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince meets banking bosses in London

Saudi crown prince meets banking bosses in London Organised by Stop The War Coalition and Hands Off Yemen, hundreds of demonstrators stood outside Downing Street holding placards that read "Crown Prince not welcome". And because we know that Saudi Arabia isn't big on feminism, it is notable that young women there are going big on technology and are keen to embrace online shopping. [Full Article...]

EU doesn't want a 'wall' with Britain: bloc's president

EU doesn't want a 'wall' with Britain: bloc's president In his keynote speech , Hammond will "address the sceptics who say a trade deal including financial services can not be done", according to excerpts of the address released by his office on Tuesday. However, he also said there could be "no winners" on Brexit, and that any agreement would be the first one to "loosen economic ties instead of strengthening them". [Full Article...]

Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya's 12th Chief Minister

Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya's 12th Chief Minister Of the eleven ministers who took oath, four are from then Mukul Sangma-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA-II) government. "Each member has the democratic right to express an opinion". However, in the 59-seater assembly, this means a no clear majority for any party to form a government. Admits running coalition govt a challenging task. [Full Article...]

Health officials report mumps at cheer competition Sharks attended

Health officials report mumps at cheer competition Sharks attended More than 23,000 athletes and 2,600 coaches participated in the competition from February 23 to 25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas , according to the organization's website. People with mumps are contagious three days before to five days after swollen glands appear. Most children receive a measles , mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR) shot at 12 to 15 months and anot... [Full Article...]

Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala's Taliparamba vandalised

Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala's Taliparamba vandalised The police have arrested one man in connection with the incident. Another disturbing instance of vandals overstepping their bounds was when some of them smeared red pain on the statue of BR Ambedkar , Wednesday night. There have been multiple incidents of statues being vandalised in various parts of the country. Other statues that have been vandalized since Monday have been, Periyar and Syama Pr... [Full Article...]


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