Tripura: Most favoured candidate, BJP Leader Biplab Deb to be CM now

Biplab Deb had on Sunday said he was ready for the top job. The swearing-in ceremony is likely to be held on Friday at the Swami Vivekananada Maidan in the of Agartala . Mr Deb's wife Niti is an officer at State Bank of India and they have a son ... More..

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Ex-Trump aide Nunberg swipes back at 'fat slob' Sarah Huckabee Sanders
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Ex-Trump aide Nunberg swipes back at 'fat slob' Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders totally silenced CNN correspondent Jim Acosta during her daily briefing Monday; prompting the liberal reporter to complain on camera over his networks trea...More..

Ajit Singh's RLD too extends support to SP in UP bypolls
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Ajit Singh's RLD too extends support to SP in UP bypolls

This could make the by-polls an even contest between the popularity of Yogi versus the caste arithmetic of SP-BSP. "This move will push Dalits away from the party", said a senior party MLA. "Decision in this re...More..

Carroll breaks trap world record at ISSF World Cup
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Carroll breaks trap world record at ISSF World Cup

Women's Day in India celebrations have arrived early, and the reason is a 16-year-old girl, or shall we say Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker . It was Mehuli's second medal of the competition after havin...More..

Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected United States policy
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected United States policy

And the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal , long favorable to Kushner , suggested he step aside. The FBI has contacted officials in Turkey and Qatar about meetings with Kushner, with Qatar d...More..

Air India gets nod to fly Tel Aviv via Saudi Arabian airspace
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Air India gets nod to fly Tel Aviv via Saudi Arabian airspace

Air India is due to launch its new Tel Aviv - Delhi route later this month. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the announcement during a briefing Monday at Blair House in Washington DC. There w...More..

Iran's Zarif calls on European Union to play constructive role on nuclear deal
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Iran's Zarif calls on European Union to play constructive role on nuclear deal

During his meeting with the French FM, Rouhani described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a test for all negotiating parties, underscoring that the collapse of the nuclear deal will bring "re...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Important Analyst Opinions: Amgen Inc. (AMGN), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

The stock decreased 1.06% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $14.04. About 2.05 million shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has risen 1.68% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. Nuveen...More..

Buhari's visit to Taraba is afterthought - PDP
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Buhari's visit to Taraba is afterthought - PDP

On the same note, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared his intention to visit Taraba, Benue, Yobe, Rivers, and Zamfara states, where same insurgent crisis occurred, this was disclosed in a statement signed...More..

Renzi Quits as Democratic Party Chief After Italian Election Defeat
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Renzi Quits as Democratic Party Chief After Italian Election Defeat

Founded by comedian Beppe Grillo, 5-Star has sought to allay fears in European Union capitals over its policies, dropping some of its more radical proposals, like leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation,...More..

Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency over riots
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency over riots

Police had been placed on alert in Kandy , home to famous tea plantations and Buddhist relics, to ensure that the "situation does not spiral into inter-communal conflagration", the government said. "The damage...More..

Storm uncovers Revolutionary War era ship in Maine
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Storm uncovers Revolutionary War era ship in Maine

Since it was first rediscovered in 1950s, the 51 foot vessel has reappeared a number of times following major storms. The most recent sightings of the shipwreck came after a 2007 Patriots Day weekend blizzard...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Irish PM rules out formal three-way talks over Brexit

Mrs McDonald said Mr Barnier understood the importance of resolving the border problem. But tensions over the Irish border issue remain and could hold up agreement. Before Mrs May's statement, the Varadkar sa...More..

After Northeast debacle, Rahul Gandhi vows to win back trust of people
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

After Northeast debacle, Rahul Gandhi vows to win back trust of people

Traditional jackets and stoles from northeastern states were given to all Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to celebrate the party's impressive show in the North east. The UDP's decision to run with the NPP-led ...More..

Hiccups ahead of Conrad Sangma taking oath as Meghalaya CM on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Hiccups ahead of Conrad Sangma taking oath as Meghalaya CM on Tuesday

Traditional jackets and stoles from northeastern states were given to all Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to celebrate the party's impressive show in the North east. Another Congress leader felt the BJP would ...More..

First aircraft carrier sunk in WWII found near Australia
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

First aircraft carrier sunk in WWII found near Australia

A gun from the USS Lexington wreck, found by Paul Allen. Allen, who began searching for the vessel six months ago with his crew from the Research Vessel Petrel, said the ship was found more than 3,000 met...More..

Philippines government moves to oust Supreme Court's chief justice
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Philippines government moves to oust Supreme Court's chief justice

Sereno went on an indefinite leave starting on March 1 at the urgings of 13 members of the SC to enable her to prepare for her defense at the projected impeachment trial before the Senate. But Sereno's camp lam...More..

Irish Water customers encouraged to conserve water as restrictions put into place
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Irish Water customers encouraged to conserve water as restrictions put into place

It's been confirmed that a total of 1.2 million people will see their water supply badly affected over the coming days as Irish Water struggle to get water pressure back up to its normal level. Families could b...More..

World hits back against Trump's tariff plan
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

World hits back against Trump's tariff plan

President Donald Trump's recent decision to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum products. China's Zhang Yesui said it was natural that "some friction will exist" between the United State...More..

Tutor, 80, charged after young girl sexually assaulted
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Tutor, 80, charged after young girl sexually assaulted

Police have not released any details surrounding the circumstances of the shooting. The black Infiniti was towed at the scene. On Monday March 5, 2018 at 5 a.m. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The vic...More..

9 killed as deadly Nor'easter pounds East Coast
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

9 killed as deadly Nor'easter pounds East Coast

The storm also snarled transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights in and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport canceled on Friday, tr...More..

Natural disaster reported in Oklahoma
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Natural disaster reported in Oklahoma

So far damage has been reported. The quakes were felt over a large section of Oklahoma, including here in Tulsa. At least one home in Breckinridge was damaged by the first natural disaster. More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Home Minister speaks to Tripura Guv & DGP; asks to check violence

According to the eye-witnesses, the bulldozers were brought allegedly by BJP workers mowed down a statue of Lenin in Belonia town in South Tripura. BJP and Indigenous People Front of Tripura (IPFT) won a majori...More..

Firing at EU, Trump threatens auto tariff
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Firing at EU, Trump threatens auto tariff

After two weeks of shifting musings on gun measures, President Trump is expected to miss a self-imposed deadline to produce specific proposals on Friday, according to aides - in the latest sign of how chaos i...More..

Saudi Arabia hosts first marathon for women
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Saudi Arabia hosts first marathon for women

Alongside posters urging people to vote for Sisi, large banners were put up in central Cairo on Monday with images of the Egyptian president, Prince Mohammed and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz. Saudi Arabia ...More..

Italy election: EU's nightmare scenario still possible
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Italy election: EU's nightmare scenario still possible

The biggest individual victor was the populist Five Star Movement , which took around 32 percent in both houses of parliament. There is no denying it has achieved an unbelievable result, especially given that ...More..

Bangladesh's leading science writer Zafar Iqbal stabbed
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Bangladesh's leading science writer Zafar Iqbal stabbed

He was detained at the scene after the attack on Iqbal at a university in the city of Sylhet on Saturday. Hasina earlier urged Bangladeshis to remain alert to the threat of extremism, saying "blindness grippe...More..

Pakistan PM Abbasi arrives in Capital
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Pakistan PM Abbasi arrives in Capital

The visit of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to Nepal is part of Pakistan's pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional Countries. The last visit to Nepal by a Pakistani prime minister was i...More..

Best and worst states for women in 2018
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Best and worst states for women in 2018

This portion of the score was based on factors such as the quality of women's health care, depression rates, life expectancy, and obesity. (St. Paul MN-) Minnesota comes out on top in a recent report ranking ...More..

Reynolds: modernize NAFTA, not withdraw
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Reynolds: modernize NAFTA, not withdraw

In a bid to bring negotiations to the table, the president has offered to forgo the steep tariffs proposed on steel and aluminum exports if a fair deal on NAFTA can be reached. He later added, when asked abou...More..

'Ex-Russian spy' critical after exposure to unknown substance in UK
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

'Ex-Russian spy' critical after exposure to unknown substance in UK

Skripal, 66, and a woman were found unconscious on a bench near a shopping area and were taken to a nearby hospital where they were treated. Police have closed a restaurant in Salisbury City Centre , in conn...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Trump threatens tax on European Union cars

These are the opening salvos in what may be an ugly global trade war . US President Donald Trump escalated threats of a trade war, saying he would slap a new tax on European cars if the EU retaliated again...More..

China to increase military spending by 8.1% in 2018
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

China to increase military spending by 8.1% in 2018

Last year, military spending was budgeted to increase by just 7 percent, to 1.044 trillion yuan ($164.60 billion) about one-quarter of the proposed USA defence spending for the year. He also said China will a...More..

Storm Riley: Five dead as violent weather smashes U.S. leaving widespread flooding
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Storm Riley: Five dead as violent weather smashes U.S. leaving widespread flooding

Extreme weather events may always cause power outages , particularly in areas with strung wires, but the utility sector tries to be prepared in order to speed restoration times. Around 4,000 domestic flights h...More..

Phantom Thread costume designer wins Oscars jet-ski
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Phantom Thread costume designer wins Oscars jet-ski

Jordan Peele's Get Out has placed him in the Oscar history books. At first glance a magical-realist fairy tale, " The Shape of Water " is perhaps the most overtly political of all the best picture nomi...More..