Tuesday January 23-rd, 2018

Pakistan allows mother, wife to meet Kulbhushan but only through glass wall Pakistan allows mother, wife to meet Kulbhushan but only through glass wall

The interaction started around 2.18 p.m. Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammed Faisal tweeted images showing Jadhav speaking to his mother and wife in a specially prepared room. India says Jadhav is a former naval officer but rejects the char...

Karnataka assembly polls: BJP's Mahadayi card backfires, massive protests erupt Karnataka assembly polls: BJP's Mahadayi card backfires, massive protests erupt

The farmers, who started their indefinite protest on Saturday, said they would not stop protests until BJP State president B S Yeddyurappa discussed the issue with the farmers. A bandh would be observed in north Karnataka districts tomorrow over th...

J&K: JeM terrorist Tantray killed J&K: JeM terrorist Tantray killed

Two of his accomplices, believed to be foreign terrorists, managed to escape under the cover of darkness when the encounter broke out at Samboora village in Pulwama district in South Kashmir, they said, adding that the two would be tracked down soon....

Footballer Harry Kane Excited to Be Compared to Messi and Ronaldo Footballer Harry Kane Excited to Be Compared to Messi and Ronaldo

The England worldwide overtook Shearer's 22-year record for Premier League goals in a calendar year, while also usurping Messi as Europe's top scorer for club and country in 2017. They offer more pace and penetration than Trippier and Ben Davies an...

Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference Trump Wishes Troops Merry Christmas Via Video Conference

Trump also revisited a common refrain during the brief portion of the call open to members of the media: He bragged that Americans, under him, are now proudly saying Merry Christmas. Trump's daughter, Tiffany Trump, was seen getting off of Air Force ...

1-year old found safe in Texas 1-year old found safe in Texas

Authorities believe the two are in the Houston Texas area, after the father's mobile phone was pinged around 1 pm Christmas Eve. He was driving a white 2008 Scion TC with Arkansas license plates 940-MNT. The suspect was also said to have brown hair a...

Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban for third time Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban for third time

The ruling (PDF) late Friday said that the travel ban should not prevent individuals from Iran, Libya, Chad, Syria, Somalia and Yemen with "bona fide" ties to the United States from traveling here. The court faulted the president for failing to m...

Dozens dead in Rajasthan bus crash after vehicle plunged into river Dozens dead in Rajasthan bus crash after vehicle plunged into river

The bus was being driven by a 16-year-old conductor who was speeding and lost control over the vehicle which fell off the bridge near Dubi. Police did not release any information on what caused the accident. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ha...

Himachal Pradesh: BJP in dilemma after internal fight intensifies over CM suspense Himachal Pradesh: BJP in dilemma after internal fight intensifies over CM suspense

If Jairam (52) becomes the chief minister, he will have a long span as leader of the BJP in the state, which is not in Dhumal's interest. When news agency ANI approached Thakur on Tuesday, a day after BJP won the HP Assembly election, he said that ...

Kansas City sees its first snow of the winter Kansas City sees its first snow of the winter

Colder air settles in today with temperatures dropping into the low teens by late afternoon and wind chills near zero. A wind advisory has been issued for the Lehigh Valley, among other areas, and that is in effect from 5 a.m.to 6 p.m. The National...

Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified

A pitbull that ran away Sunday morning after a fatal attack in the Wiser Branch area of Bell County, Kentucky was put down Monday afternoon. Authorities said 42-year-old Johnny Dale Lankford was already behind bars at the Bell County Detention Cent...

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

Amid the gripping festive fervour, churches in the city held midnight mass and members of the Christian community merrily welcomed Christmas on Monday. Then, everyone will welcome the New Year with warmth and boundless energy. The Bishop conveyed...

Firefighter's home damaged in Christmas Eve fire Firefighter's home damaged in Christmas Eve fire

She said she knew the man who died in the afternoon fire. Officials say the fire was accidental due to an electrical problem. They have opened a shelter at the First Baptist Church on East Main Street in Spartanburg for those residents. Firefighter...

Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense' Politicians dismiss return of blue passports as 'insular nonsense'

An EEC resolution drawn up in the 1970s hoped the move would "strengthen the feeling among nationals of the member states that they belong to the same community" and facilitate their movement. Officials said that the new passport will be one of the m...

Trump's travel ban exceeds presidential authority, court rules Trump's travel ban exceeds presidential authority, court rules

The latest version restricts nationals from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen from traveling to the U.S. Unlike the previous versions, the latest installment of the travel ban has no definitive expiration date.

Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race Jairam Thakur Named Next Himachal CM After Dhumal Withdraws From Race

Having an RSS lineage, Mr Thakur is a Rajput, a numerically dominant caste in the state. Addressing the media, Mr Thakur thanked all BJP leaders. We waited for Congress Mukt Himachal, now our dreams have come true. The doors were apparently shut ...

Prem Kumar Dhumal opts out of Himachal CM race Prem Kumar Dhumal opts out of Himachal CM race

Unlike in Gujarat, the Bhartiya Janta Party won the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections with a greater majority. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah all members of Parliament from Himachal Pradesh , and all Union Ca...

It Seems Like Julian Assange Deleted His Twitter

It's still unclear what exactly happened to Assange's Twitter account, and it's absence prompted some to speculate that he was being silenced by the social media platform. The mysterious disappearance - and re-appearance - of the account proved even ...

BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies BPD offers thoughts, prayers after Hayward CHP officer dies

A driver in a red Cadillac drifted off the road and slammed into their SUV at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, authorities said. Sanchez said the name of the alleged driver of the Cadillac, a 22-year-old Hayward man, is not being released now. KNTV reports that...

Israel thanks Guatemala for pledge to move its embassy to Jerusalem Israel thanks Guatemala for pledge to move its embassy to Jerusalem

US officials have said that move could take at least two years. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wished Christians around the world a "Merry Christmas". General Assembly resolution denouncing President Donald Trump's recent recognition...

Johnson to Russia: Stop interfering in elections Johnson to Russia: Stop interfering in elections

Asked by The Sun last night whether the United Kingdom is ready to hit back to punish Russia , Boris said: "You can take it that in the last 18 months or so, we have certainly taken on that argument". Last year, Johnson announced his visits to Mo...

Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations Royal Philharmonic cuts ties with Charles Dutoit over assault allegations

The women said they never filed formal complaints because they were young and Dutoit was the maestro, but felt inspired to come forward now by all the women speaking out about sexual misconduct by powerful men in other industries and by the Metropol...

Gujarat Results: Rahul Gandhi to Attend Congress Review Meeting in Ahmedabad Gujarat Results: Rahul Gandhi to Attend Congress Review Meeting in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also likely to campaign in the state once poll dates are announced. Modi fondly recalled how Vajpayee congratulated him in person when the party fared well in a Lok Sabha election from Gujarat , noting that he, ...

Pro-independence parties take control of Catalan parliament Pro-independence parties take control of Catalan parliament

The results of Thursday's regional vote exposed the divide between the region's citizens concerning the issue of independence. FILE PHOTO: People react to results in Catalonia's regional elections at a gathering of the Catalan National Assembly (...

United Kingdom minister: Damian Green was sacked because he lied United Kingdom minister: Damian Green was sacked because he lied

In her letter to Green, Prime Minister May said that his behaviour had been in breach of the Ministerial Code. London's Metropolitan Police had told Green about the pornography found, the Cabinet Office noted, without drawing conclusions on wheth...

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is still playing as he serves jail sentence Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is still playing as he serves jail sentence

He pleaded guilty at a later date to a lesser charge, which was a misdemeanor, of allowing a person to drive while under the influence. As part of the work-release program, Caldwell-Pope isn't allowed to leave the state and must return after practi...

Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet Wife And Mother Today Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet Wife And Mother Today

Pakistan on December 20 issued visas to Jadhav's wife and mother to visit Islamabad to meet him. His mother spoke to his friend, Tulshidas Pawar, a few days ago. Mr Jadhav has been in a Pakistan prison since March past year and has been sentenced t...

Some snow makes for a white Christmas Some snow makes for a white Christmas

Be sure to allow some extra time for any evening/overnight travel. The highest snowfall totals will be in northern in, with decreasing amounts as you head south. Travel will be very hard in lake effect snow, including the evening commute on Tuesda...

Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve Up to 20 cm of snow expected across GTA on Christmas Eve

If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, just like the ones you used to know - you're in luck! Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel hard over some locations. A ridge of high pressure will remain over the B.C. Interior, spilling arctic a...

North Korea: Trump praises latest United Nations sanctions over missiles North Korea: Trump praises latest United Nations sanctions over missiles

The document further restricts supplies of crude oil and oil products and insists all countries expel North Korean workers in a span of 24 months. Britain's UN ambassador Matthew Rycroft said the Security Council is sending "a very strong united ...

Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM Jairam Thakur to be new Himachal CM

Thakur, known as a "gentle leader" who has always shunned the limelight, was thrust into the frontrunner slot after the surprise loss of BJP chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal in the Assembly elections, which were otherwise swept by the ...

Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur

Seven people were injured. The exact cause of the accident will be ascertained after an inquiry. "One of the passers-by - an ambulance driver - immediately informed the police control room", said an official. "We are still carrying out searches in ...

India wins toss, opts to field vs Sri Lanka in 3rd T20 India wins toss, opts to field vs Sri Lanka in 3rd T20

Sri Lanka were soon in trouble at 18 for three and needed 36 from Asela Gunaratne and Dasun Shanaka's unbeaten 24-ball 29 to post a total that could challenge India . "We have learnt a lot in this series because India is a big team at the moment"...

RK Nagar bypoll: TTVDhinakaran surges ahead with significant lead, claims victory RK Nagar bypoll: TTVDhinakaran surges ahead with significant lead, claims victory

Dinakaran, who contested as an independent candidate on the pressure cooker symbol polled 89,013 votes to route AIADMK's E Madhusudhanan by a margin of over 40,000 votes. Dhinakaran's election to J Jayalalithaa's former assembly seat in northern C...

Thomas Fire Close To Becoming The Biggest Wildfire In California History Thomas Fire Close To Becoming The Biggest Wildfire In California History

That blaze, the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego, killed 15 people. The property manager spoke with deputies and confirmed that the suspect was not known to the property owners. The massive fire has burned more than 270,000 acres. They also cleared the...

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