Amarinder Singh refuses to speculate on Sidhu's role

Speaking to media on Sunday, victor and state's next chief minister Amarinder Singh thanked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and PM Narendra Modi for congratulations on his win. The third gender candidate, Mumtaj of Bahujan Samaj Party (BJP) mana... More..

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BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government

The newly-formed Goa Forward Party dealt a double blow to the BJP as its candidates unseated two senior ministers in the outgoing cabinet. BJP has put up 36 aspirants, Congress 37 and AAP is contesting on 39 ...More..

White House Refuses to Disclose Information Related to Sending Arms to Ukraine
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

White House Refuses to Disclose Information Related to Sending Arms to Ukraine

It was not clear how WikiLeaks meant to cooperate with the companies. One of the officials with knowledge of the investigation said companies that are contractors for the Central Intelligence Agency have been...More..

House Intel Committee Gives Trump Monday Deadline for Wiretapping Proof
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

House Intel Committee Gives Trump Monday Deadline for Wiretapping Proof

But so far, the president has provided no proof to back up his accusation. Schiff also said that he was "surprised" that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper this week appeared to categorica...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli & Co. 'Aggressive' Bengaluru Win Surprised Australia

Pat Cummins has been rushed over to India as Mitchell Starc's replacement, with the express paceman's long wait in Test wilderness set to end on Thursday. "The fact that (Nathan) Lyon took eight in the first in...More..

Your congressman's take on the Republican healthcare plan: 'damaging'
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Your congressman's take on the Republican healthcare plan: 'damaging'

Nurses on healthcare's front lines are the latest to join the parade of medical care providers opposing the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives' American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare ....More..

ACA Replacement Plan Is 'Disaster' in the Making, CA Experts Say
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

ACA Replacement Plan Is 'Disaster' in the Making, CA Experts Say

Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas, who has become one of the party's most outspoken critics of the bill, said it "would have adverse consequences for millions of Americans" and had no chance of being passed by t...More..

How Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike affects the 'gig economy'
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

How Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike affects the 'gig economy'

Cabinet ministers revealed that Philip Hammond had failed to warn them that one of the budget's most significant tax raising proposals could be viewed as a breach of a manifesto pledge. Some 2.2 million peopl...More..

Medical, Hospital Groups Oppose GOP Health Care Plan
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Medical, Hospital Groups Oppose GOP Health Care Plan

But this plan falls so far short that it's unclear what it set out to fix. Hardline conservatives argue that the proposed tax credits system may as well be an "entitlement plan". Conversely, people who are youn...More..

Varnado leads Troy past Texas State 59-53 for Sun Belt title
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Varnado leads Troy past Texas State 59-53 for Sun Belt title

Varnado was also a flawless 6-6 from the free throw line, highlighting an 84 percent team performance on free throws to seal the game late. "Guys were feeling it and, unfortunately for us, when we do that, we t...More..

Turkey Shells Syrian Army Posts in Manbij
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Turkey Shells Syrian Army Posts in Manbij

But the spokeswoman's remarks are likely to anger Turkey, which has insisted that Syrian opposition fighters backed by Ankara should lead the offensive on Raqqa rather than the SDF, which is dominated by th...More..

John McCain Tells Trump To Retract His Baseless Wiretap Allegation Against Obama
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

John McCain Tells Trump To Retract His Baseless Wiretap Allegation Against Obama

The Arizona senator also dismissed Trump's unfounded claim last weekend that former President Barack Obama personally ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower phones because of his suspected ties to Russian Feder...More..

Malaysia now says only 315 North Koreans left in the country
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Malaysia now says only 315 North Koreans left in the country

Mr Kim Jong Nam died after he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) on Feb 13 and Mr Khalid said police have fulfilled all the requirements in identifying the body, reported the Star. Mal...More..

With 32 MLAs' support, BJP to elect Manipur leader tomorrow
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

With 32 MLAs' support, BJP to elect Manipur leader tomorrow

BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav, who has been camping in Imphal for almost a month and campaigned extensively throughout the state, pipped the Congress in showing off the numbers , holding a press co...More..

Andhra MLA Bhuma Nagi dies of heart attack, budget session postponed
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Andhra MLA Bhuma Nagi dies of heart attack, budget session postponed

After suffering a stroke, his family members immediately shifted him to Allagadda Hospital for initial treatment. The 53 years old Nagi Reddy is MLA of Nandyal legislator, the senior politician in Rayalaseema...More..

Hammond slammed for
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Hammond slammed for "rookie error" over national insurance contributions

That means a £240-a-year hit on 2.5 million self-employed workers. Slashing the dividend allowance was one of the biggest revenue-raisers in the Chancellor's announcement, with the government saying it will...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Iraqi forces retake third of west Mosul from 'weakened' ISIL

Paramilitary forces have discovered dozens of mass graves containing hundreds of bodies as they battle Isis militants to retake the city from their control. The offensive comes as part of a wider campaign launc...More..

Love it or hate it, it's Daylight Saving Time again
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Love it or hate it, it's Daylight Saving Time again

The adjustment can be very stressful to the body since for most people this means losing at most , an hour of sleep at night. The daylight saving time discussion - the annual annoyance or optimism that c...More..

BJP Confident of Forming Manipur Govt After NPP, NPF Lend Support
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

BJP Confident of Forming Manipur Govt After NPP, NPF Lend Support

Earlier, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that Defense Minister and former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will be the next CM of Goa. It is to be seen whether he will support the Congress or support the BJP b...More..

Over 100000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Over 100000 civilians flee homes in western Mosul in clashes against IS

A statement released by the Iraqi forces did not say whether they found anyone who was being detained by IS. An Iraqi Shi'ite paramilitary group made the discovery after driving the militants from the Badush ...More..

President poll cheer for BJP
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

President poll cheer for BJP

It wouldn't have worked anyway for most forward caste Hindus, upper crust Muslims, unemployed Jatavs and the lot that political parties, with the help of a hyper-theorising media, love to sort and play with. He...More..

Congress needs to promote strong regional leaders, not Rahul Gandhi
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Congress needs to promote strong regional leaders, not Rahul Gandhi

Uttar Pradesh sends 80 MPs to parliament and the Congress has been reduced to a lowly fourth position with only seven assembly seats and 6.2 percent vote share. "Once hailed as "Amethi Ki Danka, Priyanka", Cong...More..

Haitian officials say bus runs into crowd, killing at least 34 people
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Haitian officials say bus runs into crowd, killing at least 34 people

Sunday when a passenger bus first hit two people at a bus stop and then continued into a crowd of people attending a music festival. He rammed the bus into a band of street musicians, leaving dozens dead, acc...More..

Donald Trump invites Mahmoud Abbas to White House
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Donald Trump invites Mahmoud Abbas to White House

The president vowed such a pact must be directly negotiated between Israel and Palestine, the White House noted, adding the USA would work closely with each party on reaching that goal. The White House is tryin...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Two more Mosul districts recaptured from Daesh, Iraqi army says

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC) announced that forces from the Rapid Response Division and the federal police were attacking the Bab al-Toub area on the edge of Mosul's Old City. Iraq launc...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Top US Attorney Fired Abruptly by Trump, Prompting Concern

On Friday afternoon , attorney general Jeff Sessions told the prosecutors, almost all appointed by Barack Obama, that they should resign from their posts. attorneys has once again caused chaos in the federal g...More..

Cops: Man Starts Fire at Store He Thought Was Muslim-Owned
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cops: Man Starts Fire at Store He Thought Was Muslim-Owned

Lucie . Lloyd told investigators that he chose to try and burn down the Met Mart because he was angry about what followers of Islam 'are doing in the Middle East , ' adding he thought the store owners we...More..

BJP stakes claim in Goa; Congress calls it murder of democracy
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

BJP stakes claim in Goa; Congress calls it murder of democracy

And that ensured Parrikar could stake the claim to form a government, which he did around 8 pm today at the governor's house. Meanwhile, the Congress which was expected to stake claim to forming the governmen...More..

US Marines deploy artillery battery to Syria
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

US Marines deploy artillery battery to Syria

Turkey views the YPG as a threat to its national security. Given the recent history of the United States' adventurism in both of these nations, this surge of troops is not a light matter. Army Gen. Joseph V...More..

Donald Trump Did Not Make the Jobs Report Great Again
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Donald Trump Did Not Make the Jobs Report Great Again

Questioned about attributing the first month's figure to Trump economic policy, White House press secretary Sean Spicer acknowledged "numbers are going to go up and down". And the February jobs report probabl...More..

Jordan releases soldier who killed 7 Israeli girls
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Jordan releases soldier who killed 7 Israeli girls

He has never shown any remorse for his actions and said during his trial he had killed them because they disturbed and mocked him as he prayed. The soldier, Ahmad Daqamseh, is reportedly now with his family i...More..

'Escaped' bear shot dead at German zoo
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

'Escaped' bear shot dead at German zoo

In explaining zoo officials' decision not to use a tranquilliser, Boer said that the anaesthesia would have taken too long - 20 minutes - to take effect, and that the safety of the people in the zoo had to take...More..

Turkish minister expelled from Rotterdam to Germany: mayor
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Turkish minister expelled from Rotterdam to Germany: mayor

Although VVD enjoys a slim lead in most polls with about 17 per cent, the race is extremely tight with a large minority of Dutch voters still undecided, perhaps making the sight of a large number of Muslim resi...More..

Iraq paramilitaries say mass grave of hundreds found
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Iraq paramilitaries say mass grave of hundreds found

Iraqi forces on Tuesday recaptured the main government building in Mosul, the central bank branch and the museum where three years ago the militants filmed themselves destroying priceless statues, reports Reut...More..

Donald Trump's new travel ban suffers first legal setback
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Donald Trump's new travel ban suffers first legal setback

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday he was asking a federal judge to find that his order last month halting the old travel ban applies to the new one, too. Attorney General Ellen Rosen...More..