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by | January 02, 2018 | 16:05

BJP MLA from Rajasthan's Alwar, Banwari Lal Singhal has courted a controversy by alleging that Muslims are giving birth to more children to takeover India from Hindus. Asserting that most Hindu families are restricted to a child or two, Singhal said, "A Hindu family is anxious about making its child an IAS or IPS officer, a chartered accountant or a doctor or engineer.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:05

Iran's state television reported the 10 deaths on Sunday, saying six took place in the western town of Tuyserkan, about 200 miles southwest of Tehran . Their "approach should be strong", he said. The other arrests were reported in the cities of Arak, Isfahan and Robat Karim and West Azerbaijan province.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:32

The weather alert says to plan on hard travel conditions, including during Thursday's morning commute. There is an increasing confidence in a winter storm producing accumulating snow and sleet across the eastern Carolinas, expected to develop late Wednesday morning, and persist through Wednesday night.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:51

The uniquely timed birth was even a first for the long time doctor who helped deliver the new year's twins. And at 12:16 A.M., Flores had the second of the twins. 'It was definitely a surprise! The family said they felt "humbled and blessed". While such an incident is rare, a year ago, four such twin births had been reported in the United States in Georgia, Arizona, Utah, and San Diego in California.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:34

An estimated 500,000 to 750,000 Indian H-1B visa holders could be sent home if the U.S. administration decides to go ahead with the proposal, said the report. The Indian government is reportedly watching the development with mounting alarm as it had the administration's previously announced plans and decisions to tighten H-1B rules and regulations with the objective of preventing its abuse to replace American workers with lower-paid foreigners.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:56

Videos on social media showed an intense clash in the central town of Qahderijan between security forces and protesters who were trying to occupy a police station, which was partially set ablaze. "Oppressive regimes can not endure forever, and the day will come when the Iranian people will face a choice", he tweeted, quoting from the speech.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:17

Altogether, 168 firefighters are now battling a massive blaze in the Bronx, New York. - A heroic U.S. Army Soldier is among the dead in Thursday's tragic apartment fire in New York City. Of the 12 people injured, only one had a serious but not life-threatening injury. The fire is believed to have started on a furniture store on the first floor.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:11

The Weiss family members were among 10 USA citizens and two Costa Rican crewmembers who died Sunday when their plane crashed shortly after takeoff. The other US citizens who died in the plane crash were part of a tour organized by Backroads.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:00

He nevertheless couched the message in more familiar bellicose language, warning the United States that North Korea's nuclear ambitions were now complete and the launch button was "always on the desk in my office". "The improvement of relations between North and South Korea can not go separately with resolving North Korea's nuclear programme, so the foreign ministry should coordinate closely with allies and the worldwide community regarding this", Moon said in opening remarks at a cabinet ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:27

Police believe one of the stabbings , in Tulse Hill, South London, may have been sparked by an altercation on the local number 68 bus, which resulted in a 17-year-old male dying from a single stab wound. Commander Neil Jerome , of the Metropolitan Police's Territorial Policing Command, said specialist officers were supporting the four grieving families.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:16

It can even reach 9.0. Scientists have said that starting 2018 we could see as many as 20 severe earthquakes a year - meaning one severe natural disaster every 18 days. Now, it can assume that if several earthquakes with 9.0 magnitude strike the planet then what will be the consciousness. Countries like Western USA, southern Europe, the Middle East, South America will be affected more by this.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:28

Varadkar told reporters he had read Trump's 1987 book "The art of the deal" but when asked if he would seek tips from the USA president, the prime minister said Trump's ideas on securing agreements as described in the book was "not the kind of deal that is going to work" in Northern Ireland, the Irish Times reported.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:05

Firefighters had been on the roof but they were evacuated. A stairwell acted like a chimney, carrying the flames through the entire building within minutes and blocking the main escape route. On the frigid morning, firefighters were battling not only the flames but the cold as well. Temperatures were in the lower teens. The blaze comes several days after another fire in the borough killed 12 people, leaving another dozen without a home.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:41

The reports on Tuesday bring the death toll to at least 20 as the protests continue into a sixth day. Nine people were killed as fresh unrest hit Iran overnight, state television said today, with protesters trying to storm a police station despite attempts to crack down on the biggest demonstrations in years.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:31

In his tweets in recent days, the United States president has voiced support for violent riots in Iran , saying Iranians "are hungry for food and for freedom". "Iranian government should respect their people's rights, including right to express themselves", he had tweeted. Up to 13 people have reportedly been killed in nationwide demonstrations in the Islamic republic in the biggest unrest since protests against alleged election rigging in 2009.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:16

The company has a market cap of $6,293.98, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.28 and a beta of 1.45. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 39,034 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,171,800.68.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:28

Late Monday, Iran's semi-official Mehr news agency said an assailant using a hunting rifle killed a policeman and wounded three other officers during a demonstration in the central city of Najafabad, about 200 miles south of Tehran . While some have shared Trump's tweets, many in Iran distrust him because he has refused to re-certify the nuclear deal and his travel bans have blocked Iranians from getting U.S.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:21

Beatrix von Storch, deputy leader of the party's parliamentary faction, had criticised Cologne police for sending out information in Arabic on Twitter. When von Storch regained access to her social media account she posted that she had been "censored", adding that 'This is the end of the constitutional state'.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:47

Here's what happened: A Bombay-Delhi flight that Vinod Moorjani, an Indian-origin US-based CEO of an IT firm was supposed to take, was delayed because of the cold and fog. She declined to divulge any more details. Moorjani was arrested at around 6.30pm on Sunday and produced before the Andheri Metropolitan Court on Monday where he was released on Rs15,000 bail.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:31

The opposition also gave a memorandum listing charges against the government to support their demand. Governor Vohra patiently listened to him for some time and asked him to submit the memorandum so that he can begin his speech. Highest number of security forces have been killed. Referring to the suicide attack on a CRPF camp in Pulwama district of south Kashmir which left five jawans dead, he said the bloodshed is continuing and "the fatal casualty among the security personnel has broken ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:17

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's suggestion of conducting a postal survey in deciding how best to become an Australian republic has been jumped on by the country's republican movement. Turnball's comments suggest that the Queen stepping down as Monarch would trigger Australia's move to become a republic. It offered no direct election and gave the Prime Minister the power to fire the Head of State without notice or grounds.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:38

Kim said in his televised New Year's address that the two Koreas should have "immediate talks" on the matter, Yonhap reported. "If the PyeongChang Olympics can be successfully held as peace Olympics, it will make contributions to the peace and harmony of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia, as well as to the world", Park said.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:05

State TV reported that six people were killed during an attack on a police station in the town of Qahdarijan. The demonstrations, the largest to strike Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election, have seen six days of unrest across the country and a death toll of at least 20.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:38

The strike had been launched to protest against the government decision to increase the pension age of doctors in health services and medical colleges. The agitators had demanded more PG seats, though the number was increased significantly past year. The office-bearers of the Medicos Joint Action Council, a community representing the medical students in Kerala, had on Sunday informed that the issues have been resolved and the stir has been withdrawn.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:12

In a bid to ensure transparency and openness and to avoid any speculations, the Foreign Office has made special arrangements for the media coverage of the event for which passes will be issued to the related journalists. The announcement came late on Saturday night after Pakistan gave India a deadline to share the relevant information about arrival of the family members of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:49

About 458,611 shares traded. It has outperformed by 117.05% the S&P500. Iguana Healthcare Management LLC now owns 150,000 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $7,518,000 after purchasing an additional 50,000 shares in the last quarter.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:10

There was a 300 percent increase around the search term "gym" and a significant increase around fitness-related searches, which shows just how important people are taking physical fitness. With it being the new year, people are planning their New Year's resolutions, many include hitting the gym. To kick off the new year, Kaia FIT Sierra is starting their 6-week BRIK, tomorrow.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:48

Documents show a search was authorized for Duncan's home in Sterling on December 19, and was executed on December 29 by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents. The FBI also said an undercover employee posed as an Islamic State recruit and Duncan gave her advice on vetting questions. They included Islamic State-related materials, terrorist attacks, searches for hidden cameras, body-worn cameras, military-style combat gear, bulletproof armor, M-4 rifle magazines, an AR-15 rifle, a YouTube video ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:50

Makayla Tritton died at the scene and Karin Tritton died later in hospital. A heartless thief is accused of snatching two mobile phones from the bedside of Laurie Tritton, who tragically lost his wife Karin and his 18-year-old daughter Makayla in a horrific crash in the suburb of Manly West on December 25.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:32

Sale of power from the solar plant has been tied up under a 25-year power purchase agreement with NTPC Ltd at a tariff of Rs 4.84/ unit. Construction has begun at one of India's largest solar power parks, located in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:44

The shooting did not take place on hospital property, the statement said. Reports on social media indicated that the shooting happened at a nearby pharmacy at around 5:30 p.m. Yellow police tape cordoned off the emergency room Monday evening in images shared from the scene. "The Brantford police do not believe that there is any risk to the public as a result of this incident", police said in a news release late Monday.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:09

The BBC reports hefty fines of up to €50m could be issued to firms that don't act fast to remove hate speech , fake news and material that can be described as "obviously illegal". Concerned citizens can now use forms made available by the German justice ministry to report content that violates the new law, as well as material that has remained online for longer than the 24 hour period given in which networks can act.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:52

Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials said that Pence's exclusion from the visitors list stemmed from "timing difficulties" and that no new date had been set for the Vice President's visit to Israel. However, it was moved to January 14 due to the Senate tax vote. The Palestinians, who seek Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, canceled a planned pre-Christmas meeting with Pence in the biblical town of Bethlehem to protest Trump's decision.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:15

The round button-sized seal was found in a building in Jerusalem's Old City near the Western Wall and dates back to the 7th century BC, from the time of the First Jewish Temple, said the Israel Antiquities Authority. The archaeologists presented the ancient artifact to the current mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat. The Bible references governors of Jerusalem on multiple occasions in the Old Testament.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:01

A team of 30 spent 12 hours on an "extremely hard rescue" on a Table Mountain rock face‚ Wilderness Search and Rescue said on Tuesday. Their bodies were secured to the side of the mountain for the duration of the night. Everyone was brought back to the base by 02:00 and the cable auto was then used to extricate the bodies. They were declared dead at the scene. He said the exact circumstances of the accident, which took place on Monday afternoon, were not yet clear.