BK Deb to be next CM of Tripura

A presentation on Union Budget was also made in the meeting during which several infographics were presented to highlight the state of economy in 2014 and its progress since then under the Modi government. "BJP-IPFT wants to use their newly acqui... More..

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Jared Kushner to visit Mexico, meet country's president
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Jared Kushner to visit Mexico, meet country's president

Kushner's travel to Mexico also marks his second meeting with a world leader after his access to top secret materials was restricted following a White House crackdown on interim security clearances. Tentative p...More..

ICICI's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB scam
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

ICICI's Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma summoned in PNB scam

A slew of agencies, including the CBI and ministerial arms like the Enforcement Directorate as well as the SFIO are probing the scam. On February 14, Punjab National Bank ( PNB ) in a regulatory filing, said ...More..

More than 1400 New York-area flight cancellations
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

More than 1400 New York-area flight cancellations

Wednesday's nor'easter is just beginning and Bradley International Airport is experiencing some cancellations and delays . A day ago, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency ahead of ...More..

MS governor won't name himself to replace Cochran
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

MS governor won't name himself to replace Cochran

The victor of that race will then serve out the remainder of Cochran's term through January 2021, MS election law dictates. Bryant said he will choose someone who will run in the special election, which could...More..

Congressman applauds students' gun violence protest
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Congressman applauds students' gun violence protest

Administrators say they support the students' First Amendment rights to peaceful assembly and free expression, they just prefer students did the walkout after school hours. "These young people are going to be...More..

Brexit: EU Parliament sets out stance on future UK relations
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Brexit: EU Parliament sets out stance on future UK relations

Tusk warned last week that Britain's self-imposed conditions for leaving the EU - that it must quit the single market and customs union - made "frictionless" trade impossible. The bloc has also recently outl...More..

Irish court rules on rights of 'unborn'
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Irish court rules on rights of 'unborn'

Ireland's highest court is expected to deliver judgment on a landmark case on the rights of the unborn later today. Lawyers for the family at the centre of the case - a Nigerian man, his Irish citizen partn...More..

Trump admin to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case' basis
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump admin to allow elephant trophy imports on 'case-by-case' basis

Their argument was that allowing big game hunters to kill elephants could help raise money for conservation efforts. The March 1 announcement comes a bit more than three months after President Trump pause...More..

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

Trump has said talks between the USA and North Korea must only begin after Pyongyang agrees to denuclearization, but on Tuesday said he believes North Korea is being honest in its attempts to broker peace wit...More..

Congress Govt Set a New Benchmark for Development: Mukul Sangma
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Congress Govt Set a New Benchmark for Development: Mukul Sangma

On being asked what he thought of the outgoing Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's opinion that his government is a "bundle of contradiction" he said that "coalition governments are always hard to manage and the best...More..

Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue vandalised in Kolkata, 6 students detained
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Syama Prasad Mukherjee's statue vandalised in Kolkata, 6 students detained

According to Jadavpur University students, the group was led by Abhisekh Mukherjee, a former student of the institution. Mookerjee was founder of Jan Sangh, predecessor of Bharatiya Janata party. A senior dis...More..

Royal welcome and noisy protests await Saudi crown prince on United Kingdom trip
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Royal welcome and noisy protests await Saudi crown prince on United Kingdom trip

He also met Egypt's top Islamic official, Ahmad al-Tayyeb, and saw a performance at the Cairo Opera. He will head for Britain and the United States later this month. The two countries on Sunday set up a $10bn...More..

Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Shetty stabbed in office
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Shetty stabbed in office

Justice Shetty has been admitted to Bengaluru's Mallya hospital and is said to be in a stable condition. They added that the home minister wished Justice Shetty a speedy recovery. Soon after the attack, he ar...More..

Turkey claims plot to attack United States consulate thwarted
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Turkey claims plot to attack United States consulate thwarted

In its website, it mentioned to avoid the embassy and "large crowds" at places that witnesses high footfall and said that the embassy would open soon, Anadolu news agency reported. The Ankara chief prosecutor...More..

Ex-Russian spy found ill, suspected of poisoning in UK
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Ex-Russian spy found ill, suspected of poisoning in UK

If those suspicions prove to be well founded, this government will take whatever measures we deem necessary to protect the lives of the people in this country, our values and our freedoms. "We believe that the ...More..

Putin: Russia May Use Nukes Only as a Response Strike
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Putin: Russia May Use Nukes Only as a Response Strike

As with China and Iran, Russia's aim in developing and perfecting its hybrid warfare capabilities is to weaken and undermine the United States and its allies without sparking all-out war. "This success is esp...More..

#ICRC: Syria - first batch of essential aid reaches people trapped in #EasternGhouta
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

#ICRC: Syria - first batch of essential aid reaches people trapped in #EasternGhouta

The Trump administration has considered new military action against the Syrian government in response to reports of ongoing chemical weapons use, officials said, raising the prospect of a second US strike o...More..

China's legislature meets to rubberstamp the removal of presidential term limits
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

China's legislature meets to rubberstamp the removal of presidential term limits

Behind closed doors, President Donald Trump congratulated and praised China's President, Xi Jinping , for moving to end term limits. In the audio, supporters could be heard laughing as Trump suggested overturn...More..

Trump admin sues California to block sanctuary city laws
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Trump admin sues California to block sanctuary city laws

In the new lawsuit , the Justice Department wants to nullify Assembly Bill 450 , which prohibits private companies from voluntarily cooperating with federal immigration agencies; Senate Bill 54 , which res...More..

Disruptions In Rajya Sabha For Second Consecutive Day Over PNB Fraud
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Disruptions In Rajya Sabha For Second Consecutive Day Over PNB Fraud

As the upper House was reconvened at 2 pm after two earlier adjournments, the Opposition MPs were on their feet and many of them trooped to the space near the Chair's podium, shouting slogans " Nirav Modi ko...More..

Meet Vipul Chitalia, Brain Behind Alleged Rs 12600 Crore PNB Fraud
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Meet Vipul Chitalia, Brain Behind Alleged Rs 12600 Crore PNB Fraud

Mr. Chitalia was produced before a Mumbai court that granted his custody to the CBI till March 17. During his remand hearing before the special CBI court later in the day, the investigating agency dubbed the ...More..

India's child marriage numbers plunge driving down global rate
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

India's child marriage numbers plunge driving down global rate

South Asia witnessed the largest decline in child marriage worldwide in the last 10 years as a girl's risk of marrying before turning 18 dropped by more than a third, from almost 50% to 30%, in large part du...More..

Ross Taylor's Epic 181* Stuns England, New Zealand Level 5-Match Series
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Ross Taylor's Epic 181* Stuns England, New Zealand Level 5-Match Series

England will take heart from their victory in the previous match and not just because it has put them ahead in the series. All-rounder Mitchell Santner, who missed a T20 match with a right-knee injury last m...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Backed Syrian militia quits Daesh fight to face-off against Turkey

This comes after weeks of fierce fighting between Turkish forces, backed by some Syrian rebels, and Kurdish troops in Northern Syria . While it doesn't appear likely to change anything about the USA plan ...More..

TN government should take action against H. Raja, says Dravidar Kazhagam's Veeramani
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

TN government should take action against H. Raja, says Dravidar Kazhagam's Veeramani

Violence erupted in various parts of the country, including Tripura and West Bengal, after two statues of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin were razed by the BJP activists in southern Tripura. Th...More..

Endangered tiger falls victim to brutal killing spree
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Endangered tiger falls victim to brutal killing spree

The tiger had been spotted roaming around the village since February and the villagers initially thought it was a supernatural creature. The tiger, which has been seen around the village since last month, a...More..

Secret Footage Of Turpin 'House Of Horrors' Emerges
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Secret Footage Of Turpin 'House Of Horrors' Emerges

During the clip, viewers can briefly see dirt smudges on one of the door, as well as a huge pile of clothes dumped in the corner of the room. Louise Anna Turpin, far left, with attorney Jeff Moore, center, an...More..

Russia: Ex-aide refuses to co-operate with Mueller probe
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Russia: Ex-aide refuses to co-operate with Mueller probe

He also said he planned to appear Friday before a grand jury, as Mueller had requested. Beginning at around 2:30 p.m. with MSNBC's Katy Tur , Nunberg swept the news cycle. As a demonstration of everythin...More..

Police involved in shooting situation in community of Clinton, Mo
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Police involved in shooting situation in community of Clinton, Mo

This makes the second Clinton officer shot and killed in the line of duty in the past year. Update 12:30 p.m. The two injured officers are undergoing treatment following the shooting in Clinton, the Missour...More..

Purinton pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder in Austin's bar shooting
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Purinton pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder in Austin's bar shooting

Purinton is also accused of shooting two others, Alok Madasani, a co-worker of Kuchibhotla at Garmin and Ian Grillot, who chased Purinton after he fled the bar. She will hold a walk to Austin Grill and Bar in O...More..

East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

East Timor and Australia sign maritime boundary treaty in NY

Dili had taken the long-running maritime border dispute to the Permanent Court of Arbitration, an intergovernmental organization based at The Hague, which ordered compulsory arbitration between the two parties....More..

Papua New Guinea aftershocks prompt fears earthquake toll could exceed 100
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Papua New Guinea aftershocks prompt fears earthquake toll could exceed 100

Aid workers are struggling to reach remote areas of Papua New Guinea's rugged highlands as aftershocks rattle the region, more than a week after a powerful 7.5 magnitude quake killed dozens of people. The Inter...More..

Denton County Republicans, Democrats heading to polls Tuesday for party primaries
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Denton County Republicans, Democrats heading to polls Tuesday for party primaries

As member station KUT's Ben Philpott reported , the last Bush now holding office in the country - George P. Bush, the grandson of former President George H.W. Were the judge to rule in the GOP's favor, however...More..

Many events for International Women's Day
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Many events for International Women's Day

In TT, organisations such as the InterClub of TT and Women Everywhere have a week of activities in observance of the day. We have seen many women in power addressing this inequality such as Catt Sadler , a r...More..