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by | December 21, 2017 | 19:33

With the Navy already holding that the naval variant of the Tejas does not meet its requirements for aircraft carrier-borne fighters, the IAF too has expressed its reluctance to go in for Tejas Mark-II jets. HAL has so far supplied five of the first 20 LCAs ordered by the IAF under an Initial Operation Clearance (IOC) configuration. The Indian Air Force - now has 40 Tejas MK1 LCA aircraft to equip the first two squadrons.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:30

Memphis has become the latest United States city to remove Confederate monuments, taking down two of the statues overnight. Confederate General Forrest was a slave trader and a Ku Klux Klan leader. Earlier this month, the city filed a petition asking for judicial review of the Tennessee Historical Commission's denial of a request to remove the Forrest statue.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:09

Uber uses a smartphone application the objective of which is to connect "non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys". Neil McGonigle, head of cities for the north of England for Uber , told councillors there were 28,000 people who regularly use the app in the city.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:51

Didi said it plans to use the funds to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence in areas such as big data analysis, to expand its overseas operations and to build a transportation network with "new energy vehicles", as electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are called in China .

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:05

While Sonia Gandhi continues to be the CPP leader, there are mixed views among leaders on whether she should soon hand over the leadership of the parliamentary wing of the party as well. Frankly, Modiji has a credibility problem and he will find it very hard... Along with the BJP family, the family of Prime Minister Narendra Modi too is ecstatic over the poll victories.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:21

Britain has also accused North Korea of being behind WannaCry . White House Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert said US President Donald Trump had rallied allies and responsible tech companies around the world to increase the security and resilience of the Internet.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:00

The new national secretariat of the faction is in Asokoro, Abuja . The group, which called itself Fresh PDP , declared that the newly elected National Working Committe (NWC) chaired by Prince Uche Secondus would not stand. That habitual impunity was also in full display at its national convention last weekend. While receiving former chairmen of the party, led by Ahmadu Ali, Secondus restated that he and members of the NWC would not be intimidated, adding that they would have zero ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:55

Tasnim news agency quoted Minister of Sports Masud Soltanifar as saying sport centers in the cities of Karaj in Alborz Province and Eslamshahr in southern Tehran were open to the public to spend the night. In parts of Tehran residents flooded into streets and parks, fearing a stronger aftershock. The quake comes five weeks after a 7.2 magnitude natural disaster hit the country and became the deadliest of 2017 killing over 620 people.

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:28

According to the reports, there were at least a hundred people present at the Sasa Musa Sugar Mill when a blast in one of its boilers took place. Among the deceased are Arjun Kushwaha, Kripa Yadav and Md. Harool, Parasnath, Bikram Yadav, Ravindra Yadav, Md. Following the mishap, the owner of the mill was arrested by the police. The report into the November 1 boiler blast incident revealed "violation of safety norms" and the "tearing hurry" key reasons for the blast in the NTPC power plant.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:06

The vice president had been scheduled to be in Cairo on Wednesday for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and was expected to arrive in Israel later Wednesday for a visit to the Western Wall. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah faction had called for a massive demonstration to coincide with Pence's visit and ruled out meeting him in Ramallah or Bethlehem.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:01

A window glass beside a door knob on the lower level of the residence was broken and the alarm was activated, according to the sheriff's office. Per the report, there's no evidence Childress shot any of the men. The incident was captured on security video of the Childress residence. Richard Childress Racing fields teams for Austin Dillon and Ryan Newman. Although none of the suspects were injured, the Davidson County Sheriff's Office noted that the state Castle Doctrine gives individuals ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 18:25

Passengers ran to the side just before it tipped over", student Donel Mendiola told DZMM radio. The dead consisted of two women and two men, Quezon officials said. The Philippines, an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands, is plagued by poor sea transport, with its badly regulated boats and ships prone to overcrowding and accidents.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:11

Before his intervention, the foreign secretary was forced to apologise after he said Zaghari-Ratcliffe was "teaching journalists" in Iran, which she also denies. Her family have always maintained she was on holiday with her daughter. An online petition for her release has collected nearly 1.5 million signatures.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:19

In addition to the emails, CNN reported , Mueller's team was also able to secure access to "transition laptops, cell phones and at least one iPad" without a subpoena. The GSA had provided the Trump transition team with office space and hosted its email servers during the transition between Obama's administration and Trump's incoming team.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:29

Prior to his sentence, Rubashkin and his father ran the Agriprocessors plant, a kosher meat-packing plant and slaughterhouse that faced "serious allegations of mistreatment of animals and employees at the plant", as reported by The Forward .

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:01

Another North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Thursday - and the latter country's military fired warning shots as northern soldiers approached the border, a South Korean military official said. "Our military secured his safety, and a questioning will be conducted by related agencies to find out the background of his defection and motive, etc", he said.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:00

Public libraries: Both libraries in Albany will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Bin and box collections in North Lincolnshire will change from 18 December 2017 for four weeks over the Christmas period. The municipal offices are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Georgina Civic Centre is open December 22 from 8:30 a.m.to noon. and closed December 25 to January 1.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:26

Earlier media reports said up to 19 people had been injured. The 32-year-old driver was arrested by an off duty police officer at the scene and was taken to hospital after resisting arrest. A man who witnessed the auto that hit pedestrians in Melbourne talks about what he saw. Both the man and the police officer were injured in the scuffle.

by | December 21, 2017 | 03:14

Speaking for several minutes, Pence said he was "deeply humbled, as your vice president, to be able to be here", and thanked Trump "for speaking on behalf of and fighting every day for the forgotten men and women of America". President Donald Trump kicked off an important Cabinet meeting Wednesday by asking Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to say a prayer, earning praise from his supporters.

by | December 21, 2017 | 02:18

The Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona PR campaign is well and truly underway ahead of the January transfer window as Paulinho becomes the latest player to talk up a move for the Liverpool playmaker. " We are prepared to sign Coutinho or other players but the proposal has to come from the technical staff ". He's a great player, who has been making a difference in his team, the Brazilian team.

by | December 21, 2017 | 02:02

Thrush, who has reportedly been undergoing counseling and attending a substance-abuse rehabilitation program, has stayed under the public radar and declined to comment on the matter on multiple occasions. Thrush is scheduled to return to the paper in one month. The alleged misconduct took place when Thrush was employed by Politico and The New York Times .

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:29

The move came after Home Minister Rajnath Singh requested Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to do the needful to withdraw cases against those who were accused of pelting stones for the first time. Terror-related incidents in the State till December 10 this year were also the highest at 335 as compared to 322 in calendar year 2016, 208 in 2015 and 222 in 2014, he added.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:51

TV personality Rosie O'Donnell offered $2 million to two Republican Senators to vote against the new tax bill - potentially opening herself up to federal bribery charges. Plus, everyone knows if you want to buy politicians legally all you have to do is set up a Super PAC. He included a screenshot image of a portion of laws related to bribery.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:20

He reiterated his claim that he did not download or view any pornography on his office computer. On November 4 of this year Mr Green says the suggestion that porn was found on his computer were "completely untrue". The government, so the joke in Westminster goes, has become "weak and stable", with number 10 taking back some control of the agenda in recent weeks.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:48

Citing an unnamed person with ties to South Korean intelligence, the paper reports that North Korea is working with these types of weapons to test the feasibility of putting Anthrax in the regime's intercontinental ballistic missiles. "But I think we ignore their chemical and biological programs truly at our own peril". A troubling report from Japan on North Korean missile pursuits and plans says that Kim Jong-un does not just want an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:43

Ante el anuncio del presidente de Estados Unidos , Donald Trump , de reconocer a Jerusalén como capital de Israel y trasladar la embajada de su país a Jerusalén , la comunidad Palestina Mexicana representada por la Federación Palestino mexicana, miembros de la Confederación Palestina Latinoamericana y del Caribe lo rechazaron.

by | December 21, 2017 | 01:03

The 80-year-old, also a Kerala media baron, submitted his resignation to Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday morning, Arun Kumar Shrivastava, also a rebel JD-U leader, told IANS . Later the SJ (D) merged with the JD (U), whose main agenda then was to fight the politics of the Sangh Parivar. He was disqualified from the Rajya Sabha along with Ali Anwar on December 4.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:34

Susan Collins is calling media coverage of her support for a tax overhaul "unbelievably sexist". Dems push for more money to fight opioids Study: ObamaCare bills backed by Collins would lower premiums Right scrambles GOP budget strategy MORE (R-Maine), in the face of staunch GOP opposition, is letting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat McConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Brent Budowsky: A plea to ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:24

Vikas Sachdeva , the Mumbai businessman who was accused of molesting Bollywood actress Zaira Wasim on a Vistara flight, was granted bail by Dindoshi Sessions Court on Wednesday. She was allegedly harassed by a frequent flyer when the cabin lights were dimmed in preparation for landing. He was accused of placing his foot on her arm rest and rubbing a foot on her shoulder back and neck.

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:07

Officials with the Westwood-based Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization raised concerns about the potential impacts of the GOP tax plan, which cleared Congress and was sent to President Donald Trump Wednesday. Without this provision, gender-nonconforming or transgender individuals are more at risk of being denied coverage for transition-related care, such as hormones or gender confirmation surgery, which insurers, historically, have been only to happy to classify as "cosmetic" or ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:03

He is presently Director of Institute of Management in Government (IMG), an apex state-run training body of government staff. The rise and fall of Thomas is phenomenal by the state's bureaucratic standards. The suspension comes almost a fortnight after he criticised the Pinarayi Vijayan government's response to Cyclone Ockhi, and over a month after a probe panel found him guilty of breaking rules binding civil servants.

by | December 20, 2017 | 23:48

Within hours of Monday's vote, Mansour - the Palestinian Ambassador to the U.N. - and a dozen representatives of the Arab Group of U.N. ambassadors, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the Non-Aligned Movement were meeting in the U.N.

by | December 20, 2017 | 23:10

A tour guide was the 12th fatality. A child is feared to be among the dead. The cruise line is in contact with local authorities, Torres said. "We have been informed by Mexican authorities that one Canadian citizen was killed as a result of this accident, and three others injured".

by | December 21, 2017 | 00:33

Following the Court of Justice's ruiling that the European Union can not have a say on private divorces settled under sharia law, the case will now be taken back to the Munich court yet again. The court, in the southern German city of Munich, referred the issue to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for help in interpreting EU legislation.

by | December 20, 2017 | 23:30

So he made a decision to call 911 to report the green Dr. Seuss character's naughty intentions. Police Officer Lauren Develle heard about the call and wanted to give Tylon a visit. 'So what are you going to do if he tries to steal your Christmas?' Develle asked TyLon. The Byram Police Department allowed the kid to arrest someone in a Grinch costume and take him to jail.