Wednesday March 29-th, 2017

Suresh Prabhu's action plan for freight sector More sops on track Suresh Prabhu's action plan for freight sector More sops on track

The app aims to become a one-stop solution for various travel-related services such as booking tickets, retiring rooms, tour packages, ordering food from a restaurant and finding hotel rooms. Similarly, the decline in traffic has started not now but ...

Election turnout up as Northern Ireland faces uncertain future Election turnout up as Northern Ireland faces uncertain future

Northern Ireland uses an electoral system of single transferable vote, which means that votes are transferred between candidates until they reach a stipulated quota for election . During a televised debate on Tuesday, Michelle O'Neill, who replaced ...

Mexican Lawmaker Scales Border Fence to Prove Trump's 'Great Wall' Won't Work Mexican Lawmaker Scales Border Fence to Prove Trump's 'Great Wall' Won't Work

He also called Trump's proposed wall between the USA and Mexico "unnecessary and totally absurd", the News said. During the 2016 election, the former president of Mexico Vicente Fox famously declared, "I'm not going to pay for that fucking wall !" ...

US House Probe of Russian Campaign Meddling to Look at Leaks

Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, explained the scope of the panel's probe of Russian influence operations during the 2016 campaign. The top Democrat on the House committee investigating Russian...

Raymond Kopa: Real Madrid and France legend dies at 85 Raymond Kopa: Real Madrid and France legend dies at 85

Kopa joined Real in 1956, after losing to them with French side Reims in the European Cup final. Raymond Kopaszewski was born in Noeud-les-Mines, northern France in October 1931, and in 1958 became the first French player to win the Ballon d'Or.

Third Jewish cemetery vandalized in two weeks - this one in NY

Governor Cuomo has announced he's visiting Israel this coming weekend to pursue economic development projects and to bring a "message of solidarity". "I want to say to the people of Israel and I want to say to the Jewish community: In New York, you...

More than 200 companies express interest in border wall construction

According to the new document, $20 million would pay for contracts for prototypes; it's not enough to start any sort of building. As a candidate, Trump frequently promised that Mexico would fund the wall's construction, although Mexican officials...

Syrian opposition scents progress at Geneva talks

Syrian peace talks in Geneva edged forwards on Wednesday, for the first time in six days of United Nations -led talks, as both sides saw hope of shaping the agenda to their liking and opposition negotiators met a senior diplomat from powerbroker Russ...

Wave of USA airstrikes target al-Qaida in Yemen Wave of USA airstrikes target al-Qaida in Yemen

Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the strikes were aimed at degrading the group's ability to "coordinate external terror attacks" and to limit its use of Yemen as a "safe space for terror plotting". A third investigation on civilian casualties f...

Pinarayi Vijayan laughs off RSS threat to behead him

CPM politburo condemned the threats being issued by RSS leaders against the Kerala Chief Minister. The leader allegedly made the remarks in presence of MP Chintamani Malviya and MLA Mohan Yadav in Ujjain. The RSS, however, distanced itself from Chand...

'Debatable' evidence: Widow of Orlando shooter granted $500k bail by California judge

Orlando Police Chief John Mina was swift to react to Wednesday's news of Salman's potential release. Prosecutors say Ms Salman "knowingly misled" Federal Bureau of Investigation interrogators in the hours after the attack, in which her husband pled...

Mexican Company Offers Cement for Border Wall, Sparks Outrage

The agency's document said that the $20 million would be enough for prototype contracts, but not to begin building the structure. President Donald Trump launched his 2016 campaign with a huge goal: to build a "big, lovely wall" spanning across th...

Senators question if Dan Coats is tough enough to be intelligence director Senators question if Dan Coats is tough enough to be intelligence director

He said: "We are full of patience and are waiting for some kind of actions to follow these statements that will allow us to understand.the perspectives for bilateral relations". Several leaks from anonymous government sources have revealed detail...

Sweden institutes gender-neutral military draft as security environment worsens

The decision will affect people born from 1999 onward. The main draft will include people applying voluntarily for military training. The reason it has chosen conscription for those efforts is because "all-volunteer recruitment hasn't provided th...

In final ruling, Egypt court finds Mubarak innocent in killing of protesters

But an appeals court ordered a retrial that culminated in 2014 in the case against the ageing former president and his senior officials being dropped. The ailing 88-year-old Mubarak was flown by helicopter to the courtroom from the Cairo military hos...

European Union takes step closer to allowing Ukrainians visa-free entry

The vote, by show of hands, was in response to the USA not allowing nationals from five European countries to travel to the States visa-free - Croatia, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. Back in April of 2014, the European Union put the United St...

Walker applauds Zinke confirmation to Interior

Washington D.C. [United States], Mar. 2 (ANI): New United States Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rode a horse to work on his first day in office. Ryan Zinke was confirmed as the 52nd secretary of the interior. Nine park police also on horseback acco...

Time running out for winning Hamilton lotto ticket

Mr O'Toole said they sell thousands of lottery tickets and it could be anyone. The ticket was sold in the Supervalu in Knocklyon, Co Dublin. with the shop celebrating their second lotto win and selling a multimillion euro lottery ticket before.

Rory McIlroy: 'Tiger Woods is in a good place' Rory McIlroy: 'Tiger Woods is in a good place'

If it had been President Obama I would have gone to play. The 27-old received a fierce backlash on social media for the appearance with the hugely divisive 45th president, claiming he was later labeled a "fascist" and a "bigot". "I know if I play wel...

Bill Cosby Is Back in Court Today Bill Cosby Is Back in Court Today

But the trial will remain in Norristown. The longtime comedian is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple employee Andrea Constand at his home in Cheltenham in 2004. Assistant District Attorney Stewart Ryan balked at what he descr...

Fundraising drive for mother deported after 30 years in Britain reaches £27000 Fundraising drive for mother deported after 30 years in Britain reaches £27000

She added that her brother, Clennell's husband, was seriously ill. Irene is now living in Singapore with her sister. "Four people are taking me to Singapore" she told Buzzfeed from a runway in Edinburgh, Scotland. "It is a bloody disgrace, they t...

Four million without water in deadly Chile floods

The storms started Saturday, sending mudslides and rubble surging into the Maipo river, which supplies most homes in the capital of 6.5 million people. "Bottles of water are selling fast in shops and supermarkets, and some businesses and restaurant...

'Bright' Netflix movie release date, cast, plot and more 'Bright' Netflix movie release date, cast, plot and more

Instead, he's a cop named Scott Ward who discovers orcs, fairies and elves have been living among humans. The movie is set for a December release. Rounding out the cast are actors Noomi Rapace , Lucy Fry , Edgar Ramirez , Margaret Cho and Ike...

Tourists reportedly kill Bahamas swimming pigs with alcohol Tourists reportedly kill Bahamas swimming pigs with alcohol

The majority of the pigs - believed to be around 15 - are still alive, although some reports said the figure was just seven or eight. But Wayde Nixon of the Bahamas claims he let loose four sows and one bore on the island in the 1990s to create a...

Small Airplane Crashes at Gabreski Airport Small Airplane Crashes at Gabreski Airport

No identifying information has been released for the three individuals. The aircraft was a Navion F single-engine plane, made after World War II and one of the few examples of the model still flying. The pane was a Ryan Navion plane. The plane'...

China angrily reacts with threats after South Korean missile defense decision

The Defense Ministry said that the two sides plan to sign the contract as early as February 28, and that details will be disclosed once the contract is signed. China's foreign ministry on Monday reiterated its strong opposition to the planned install...

Fire breaks out at Times of India building in Delhi Fire breaks out at Times of India building in Delhi

A year ago in May, a major fire had engulfed parts of the building's top floor but there were no casualties. According to Times of India reports, the fire broke out at in the server room on the first floor of the Delhi headquarters of TOI at ar...

Iranian Navy Successfully Test-Fires New Homegrown Torpedo

Navy destroyer fired warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels when they came in at high speed. The Nasr was successfully launched and hit the predetermined targets, the minister added, according to Mehr news agency. The missile system ha...

Brothers with 'IS links' remanded in Rajkot

Both of the arrested suspects had conspired to carry out terror activities in the country and were planning to collect chemical explosives from cracker manufacturers in the state. His younger brother Naeem (27) was also picked up from his residence i...

Philippines police to resume anti-drug operations as dealers rebound Philippines police to resume anti-drug operations as dealers rebound

Last month, Duterte suspended the PNP operation in the anti-illegal drug campaign after some members of the PNP Anti-Illegal Drugs Group were implicated in the abduction and killing of Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo. "Kaya klaruhin natin na ang mainv...

Brisk polling reported in 5th phase of UP polls

These districts include Gonda, Balrampur, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar (earlier Mau), Bahraich, Shravasti, Basti, Siddharth Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, Amethi and Sultanpur. The SP and Congress are also locked in a friendly fight in Gauriganj. The Electio...

Philippine extremist group releases video of German hostage's beheading Philippine extremist group releases video of German hostage's beheading

The military operation has been going on for some time already but we have failed. President Duterte last August said he wants the Abu Sayyaf destroyed. German government spokesman Steffen Seibert later condemned "the abhorrent act". He express...

Army exam paper leak a serious matter: Goa Congress Army exam paper leak a serious matter: Goa Congress

Now the number of people arrested in the question paper leak case has increased to 18. Sanjay Sable, Maharashtra Crime Branch official, said, "We conducted raids at different lodges and hotels on Saturday night". Those arrested in Anjuna have been ...

Western Sahara: Morocco to pull out of United Nations buffer zone

The flag of Morocco. Morocco's immediate withdrawal from the area of Guerguerat, lauded by a number of counties as a sign of Morocco's commitment to find reasonable solutions to the conflict in the Moroccan Sahara, was not matched by a similar with...

United Nations envoy appeals to Syrian groups to take opportunity for peace

Jaafari also said that the date of the new meeting with Staffan de Mistura will be agreed through diplomatic channels. But his government has rejected any suggestion that it could be on the table, and at previous peace talks in Geneva his negotia...

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