Rape case against SP minister Gayatri Prajapati: Two more arrested from Noida

Prajapati has been on the run ever since an FIR was lodged against him in the case last month. Prajapati is accused of raping a woman and molesting her minor daughter in 2014. The apex court asked Prajapati to approach the concerned court. On Monda... More..

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Council leader told how he secured 'gentleman's agreement' to avoid tax hike
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Council leader told how he secured 'gentleman's agreement' to avoid tax hike

In the recording obtained by BBC Surrey, Councillor David Hodge said he had obtained written and verbal assurances from ministers, including from Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid. "This happens every ...More..

Dozens Of Schools Will Close For The Women's Strike On Wednesday
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Dozens Of Schools Will Close For The Women's Strike On Wednesday

It is a matter of principle, and a matter of common sense: everybody has a stake in promoting equality between men and women, at all levels of society: in farmland and on the benches of parliamentary assembli...More..

Chinese exports miss forecasts in February, but imports jump
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Chinese exports miss forecasts in February, but imports jump

Still, economists say the upbeat readings reinforced a growing view that economic activity in China and globally picked up in the first two months of the year. In the 2000s there was some fretting about the con...More..

Perrie Edwards defends Louis Tomlinson following arrest
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Perrie Edwards defends Louis Tomlinson following arrest

Stars including Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan, and Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin , who urged Louis to employ a bodyguard. "And I think you come into an environment like that and it's quite frenzied a...More..

Refugees Under Counter-Terrorism Investigation
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Refugees Under Counter-Terrorism Investigation

The ban gave preference to accept Christian refugees from the Middle East over Muslim asylum seekers, and there was confusion among Homeland Security officials about how the ban affected citizens from the seven...More..

Jayalalithaa death row: OPS staged a hunger strike , demands probe
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Jayalalithaa death row: OPS staged a hunger strike , demands probe

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the State wing of Indian Medical Association and Tamil Nadu Medical Council held separate press meets and said there was no negligence or misconduct on the part of doctors who treated Jay...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Israel DM: Trump Warned Us Against Annexing West Bank

Trump Administration officials refused to issue any public comments related to Lieberman's, saying they don't want to discuss "private communications" with Israel, but that they do expect Israel to " act reason...More..

South Africa's ICC withdrawal revoked after court ruling
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

South Africa's ICC withdrawal revoked after court ruling

South Africa's decision to stay comes on the back of a similar position by Gambia. Following last month's ruling by the North Gauteng High Court which found the country's withdrawal from the worldwide tribuna...More..

Arnold Schwarzenegger Suspects Donald Trump Is In Love With Him
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger Suspects Donald Trump Is In Love With Him

When asked why the president continues to berate him online, Schwarzenegger said simply, "I think he's in love with me". Trump also had stated earlier, "When I ran for president, I had to leave the show". He ...More..

One Dutch snowboarder killed, two missing in French Alps
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

One Dutch snowboarder killed, two missing in French Alps

A rescue effort was launched for the "Le Seuil" zone of the skiing area soon after, but the snowy conditions and danger of more avalanches made it very hard and unsafe, Chaboissier said. "It's quite awesome wha...More..

Handscombe admits fault: Told Smith to check with Australian dug-out
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Handscombe admits fault: Told Smith to check with Australian dug-out

Very surprised to hear that, but it's their opinion", said Lehmann when the Australian media asked him about Kohli's controversial claims post India's series levelling win in Bengaluru . But if something is go...More..

Onoway apologizes for 'alarming' pink tap water
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Onoway apologizes for 'alarming' pink tap water

Still, although it looked toxic, it made for some pretty wonderful photos on social media. A Canadian town has apologised after a water treatment plan turned the water supply pink. "Potassium permanganate is ...More..

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected Mumbai mayor
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar elected Mumbai mayor

According to a report in The Indian Express , the vote was conducted by show of hands, with Sena getting the support of the BJP. Fadnavis had said his BJP is ready to offer support to the Shiv Sena but wou...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

WikiLeaks Releases Docs Detailing Mass CIA Hacking

Although not confirmed to be authentic, a former intelligence officer told the New York Times that certain code names, organizational charts, and descriptions within the leak appear to be genuine . The age...More..

Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step': German FM
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step': German FM

Despite the differences on both sides, "there is no alternative to dialogue because that is the only way we can return step by step to a normal and friendly relationship", he said. The European Union, including...More..

Video of man claiming to be Kim Jong Nam's son appears online
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Video of man claiming to be Kim Jong Nam's son appears online

Malaysian police have identified eight North Koreans wanted for questioning in the case, but the only people charged with the murder so far are an Indonesian woman and a Vietnamese woman who police say wiped th...More..

North Korea Launches Projectile From Its Long-Range Missile Facility
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

North Korea Launches Projectile From Its Long-Range Missile Facility

On Monday, North Korea test-fired four ballistic missiles , which Seoul's military said are upgraded versions of Scud missiles, into the waters near Japan's exclusive economic zone. The launcher trucks c...More..

2 security personnel martyred, 5 terrorists killed in Swabi
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

2 security personnel martyred, 5 terrorists killed in Swabi

According to ISPR, three terrorists among the five who were involved in Swabi attack have been identified. Armies Captain, including two soldiers were killed in the operation. The operation seeks to eliminate...More..

IISc ranked among top 10 small universities globally
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

IISc ranked among top 10 small universities globally

This is for the first time, an Indian university has featured in the list of top 10 universities of the world. IISc has been ranked eighth in the Times Higher Education or THE Rankings, 2017 in the "best smal...More..

Saint Laurent told to tweak ads deemed 'degrading' to women
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Saint Laurent told to tweak ads deemed 'degrading' to women

In the other, a woman-also in roller skates-is featured wearing a fur coat and fishnet stockings from a between-the-legs angle. One of the posters shows a model in a leotard and stiletto roller skates bent ov...More..

Kohli slams Smith over DRS
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Kohli slams Smith over DRS

Umpire Nigel Llong quickly realised what was going on and stepped in, ordering Smith from the field and intervening to stop a furious Kohli confronting his opposite number. I shouldn't have done that. "I refe...More..

Islamic State attack on Saudi royals foiled, Malaysian police say
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Islamic State attack on Saudi royals foiled, Malaysian police say

The other two were reportedly unemployed. Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that militants targeted Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his entourage when they visited Kuala Lumpur on February 26...More..

Explosion, gunfire reported at hospital in Afghanistan capital Kabul
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Explosion, gunfire reported at hospital in Afghanistan capital Kabul

Abdul Qadir, a worker at the hospital, told Reuters that a number of gunmen appeared to be inside the hospital. Reports said that armed militants entered the compound of the Charsad Military hospital and soun...More..

North Korea supreme leader supervised missile tests: KCNA
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

North Korea supreme leader supervised missile tests: KCNA

Three fell into Japan's exclusive economic zone, with one dropping about 350 kilometers west of the nation's northern coast. The United States and Japan on Monday requested an emergency meeting of the U.N. ...More..

Fritz the Polar Bear Cub Dies Suddenly at Tierpark Zoo
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Fritz the Polar Bear Cub Dies Suddenly at Tierpark Zoo

Fritz, the adorable polar bear cub, has passed away from liver immflamuation. However, despite the efforts of vet Dr Andreas Pauly and keeper Jeane Falkenberg he was declared dead at 8pm. "It's astonishing ho...More..

Trump stands by his unfounded wiretapping claims
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Trump stands by his unfounded wiretapping claims

Trump made his allegation in a string of tweets early Saturday morning, at one point calling former president Obama a "Bad (or sick) guy!" "A cardinal rule of the Obama administration was that no White House ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

PH embassy blasts portrayal of 'Filipino president' in TV series

In a statement posted on its website, the embassy said it had written to CBS Corp.to complain that the upcoming episode of its TV series Madam Secretary showed the character portraying the Philippine President ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

What to Expect During 'Day Without a Woman'

The goal is to show how indispensable women are in society, especially from a financial standpoint. "We need to show, especially in the times that we are living in today, where women strive every day, that we...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Why Even Russia Is Turning on Trump

Amid allegations that Russian authorities had interfered in the US election campaign in an effort to get Trump elected, the elation over Trump in Moscow seems to be waning, observers say, adding that it is also...More..

Winter storm forces closures across Manitoba
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Winter storm forces closures across Manitoba

Environment Canada said there was still some uncertainty about the exact track and intensity of the storm system, overall snowfall amounts and the type of precipitation it will bring. In the northern part of th...More..

House Republicans to introduce health care legislation this week
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

House Republicans to introduce health care legislation this week

Four Republican senators have said that they do not think the new plan provides adequate protections for low-income Americans - and at least two of their votes are needed to get the new legislation passed....More..

Last phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh today
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Last phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh today

The last ballot in this edition of polls will be cast on March 9, as polls to two constituencies in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh were postponed due to the death of candidates. The last time the BJP had launche...More..

by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

John Ross the NFL's new king of combine speed

After star and glamour positions such as quarterbacks and wide receivers on day two, fans will be treated to the defensive lineman and linebacker prospects on day three. Ross ran fast at Washington. Ross accept...More..

Ex-British spy Christopher Steele breaks silence over Donald Trump Russia dossier
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Ex-British spy Christopher Steele breaks silence over Donald Trump Russia dossier

It contains unproven allegations of coordination between Trump's advisers and Russians on hacking the emails of prominent Democrats and claims about sexual activities. One of Mr Trump's earliest and most vocal ...More..