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by | February 21, 2018 | 06:47

The Chief Ministers of all southern states -Kerala, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh- were all "Dravidians, ' and there was no need to stake the claim that only Tamilian was 'Dravidian". Arvind Kejriwal , Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party leader, will be attending actor-politician Kamal Haasan's party launch in Madurai on Wednesday, sources confirmed.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:27

There was drama on Monday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) when Siaya Senator James Orengo and businessman Jimi Wanjigi were blocked by immigration officials from leaving the country. "Mr Orengo and Mr. Wanjigi are still at the airport trying to retrieve their unlawfully confiscated passports". Kihalangwa denied he had seen the orders regarding their passports.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:38

He has brown hair and brown eyes, and was last seen wearing white socks, black trousers, and a grey shirt with a teddy bear on the front. Although police appreciate offers to help them search, they have adequate resources for the job, Davidson said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:42

Russia, itself, was banned from the games because of systemic doping at the previous Winter Olympics in Sochi, which Russia hosted. The IOC suspended Russian Federation from the Winter Olympics in December following allegations of state-sponsored doping, though a contingent of competitors were granted permission to compete under a neutral banner.

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:50

In October, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) praised Trump's executive order as "the biggest free-market reform of health care in a generation", adding that it will allow Americans to purchase health insurance across state lines. The difference in premiums between these short-term plans and exchange plans would be significant, Azar noted. That means consumers with such plans would legally be considered uninsured, putting them at risk of fines.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:07

Police have charged an Edmonton man who they allege used social media posts to threaten the Canadian government and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . Canada, meanwhile, will invest $750 million in India. "Trudeau cultivates the wider Sikh constituency in Canada but in particular the extremist Sikh constituency who control the gurudwaras in Canada". Some of India's biggest companies will invest major money in everything from pulp mills to pharmaceuticals to the IT sector.

by | February 21, 2018 | 01:08

Among those present were President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Moeletsi Mbeki, the younger brother to former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga and globally-renowned Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi. The two leaders who have been long time friends, first met in 1993 when Odinga led an International Republican Institute team to train political parties and civil society in Zimbabwe for the multi-party elections that were approaching.

by | February 20, 2018 | 23:52

It relies on state and federal officials to provide reports concerning criminal convictions and mental illnesses that would legally prohibit individuals from buying firearms. The FBI has acknowledged it failed to act on a tip flagging concerns about the suspect, Nikolas Cruz. Trump called it "very sad" that the Federal Bureau of Investigation missed the signs that Cruz was unstable and planning a bloody school massacre.

by | February 20, 2018 | 23:51

Reports emerged over the weekend that Oxfam mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti, where they were working in the aftermath of the huge quake that devastated the country in 2010. The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into Oxfam over concerns that the aid charity did not fully disclose details to the regulator over sexual misconduct by its staff in Haiti.

by | February 20, 2018 | 23:27

DA leader Mmusi Maimane said in a statement on Tuesday that the "reduced consumption that continues to be sustained by Capetonians" was the main reason behind the decision to move Day Zero back. A range of activities over the weekend include talks; exhibits on water technology, composting toilets and DIY; workshops on water saving, harvesting and grey water treatment; the 25-litre challenge; family-friendly kid's activities; and community engagements with a panel of experts about Day Zero.

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:00

The battle over logging in the Bialowieza forest is one of a number of flashpoints between Warsaw and Brussels, and dates back to a 2016 decision by the ruling Law and Justice party to triple logging quotas in part of the primeval forest.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:36

They're real and the world saw their faces. "If the USA wins gold, you're going to have little girls in every National Hockey League market wanting to play", he said. It's sort of like the shuffleboard I play at the beach. At that distance, North Korea was more than capable of majorly disturbing the Olympics. In an interview with Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch published Monday, NBC Sports chairman Mark Lazarus acknowledged that Olympic hockey's viewership is down significantly from ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:15

The United Nations on Tuesday said its officials "no longer have the words" to express outrage at the killing and suffering of children in the Damascus suburb of opposition-held Eastern Ghouta , where dozens of children were killed in strikes during the past few days.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:43

A petition on whitehouse.gov is seeking signatures to allow Wang to receive a full honors military burial . "He died a gentleman holding the door for other students", his classmate Kelsey Friend told CNN after the shooting. He always liked to cheer people up. "He is like the big brother everyone wished they had". It's a way to note Wang's efforts to serve and protect and would include a special ceremony with a flag presentation.

by | February 20, 2018 | 23:51

The ruling party BJP is leading in the civic polls in Gujarat in the morning as 75 municipalities votes have been counted. Voting for the 75 municipalities was held on last Saturday and the results were declared today. After snatching all three seats from BJP in Rajasthan, Congress party seems to be leaving no-stone-unturned in order to maintain their "winning" league.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:46

So there you have it, folks: Sylvester Stallone is still alive. This marks at least the second time that false rumors of Stallone's death circulated online. "Please ignore the stupidity ", Mr. Stallone , who is gearing up for " Creed II " with actor Michael B. Jordan , tweeted. Stallone, 71, and his brother Frank took to social media confirming the beloved actor known for his iconic portrayal of " Rocky Balboa" is alive and well.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:04

Perhaps Americans have finally had enough needless terror and bloodshed to finally demand change. What would additional gun laws do to stop this evil? Addressing that problem is not easy, but it is also not impossible or impractical. But unsafe people can carry out risky actions only if they have access to risky weapons. Let's clarify the Second Amendment to require that all guns must be registered, no assault rifles sold for "hunting", and no more excuses.

by | February 20, 2018 | 23:11

Hite Hedge Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Enable Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.22 billion market cap company. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $28 target. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, July 14. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, December 22 by Robert W.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:46

Vice-chancellors have proposed changes meaning that academics could lose up to half their retirement income, according to analysis. Staff at Edinburgh , as well as 60 other universities across the United Kingdom, are expected to walk out on Thursday in a row over pension scheme changes led by the University and Colleges Union (UCU).

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:53

Schools are institutions of learning where students and teachers should feel safe . Officers found a note that said, "shoot up school", and "school shoot animae dead", along with a list of names of students. Cardon said the district sent a newsletter out to parents with tips on safety and how to properly talk to children about mass shootings. The sheriff's office said that students reported the threat.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:32

Crooks, who is one of several women who have said Trump engaged in various forms of sexual harassment with them in the past, said he kissed her without her consent in 2006 when she was working for a company that had offices in Trump Tower.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:41

After Mr Gove spoke at the Oxford Farming Conference in January, we expressed our disappointment that his vision for post-Brexit agriculture policy didn't include animal welfare as a public good . To use a farming analogy, those three cornerstones outlined in our vision are three legs of a milking stool. "This review is not only long-required but also very timely as we guide our future approach and maximise the opportunities of leaving the EU".

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:02

I just don't-I don't have any confidence in them. The former GOP presidential candidate's campaign page that used to be titled "Defending the Second Amendment" has been renamed " Common Sense on the Second Amendment ". Kasich criticized his party colleagues for refusing to consider measures to tighten gun controls, stressing that there were "reasonable" steps that could be taken to prevent further shootings.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:13

The number is a marked increase on the figure reported by the charity five days ago, when its local branch disclosed it had lost 480 monthly donors from the city since allegations surfaced in Britain on February 9 that aid workers had used prostitutes in Haiti in 2010.

by | February 20, 2018 | 22:22

On Sunday, a Kurdish official said there was a deal with Assad's government for the army to enter Afrin and deploy along the border, but that the agreement did not extend to political relations between Damascus and the YPG. The Turkish government considers the YPG, its Female Protection Units, known as the YPJ, and its Democratic Union Party, PYD, as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which has led an armed insurgency in their fight for autonomy in southeast Turkey ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:51

Critics of the so-called Holocaust bill, which also outlaws the term "Polish death camps" in reference to the notorious extermination camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau, operated by the Nazis during their occupation of Poland, have denounced it as a bid to whitewash history.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:38

The dating site for Trump supporters sparked controversy after reporter Tim Mak shared it on Twitter . "We're wrecking the dating game and giving like-minded Americans a chance to meet without the awkwardness that comes with the first conversation about politics", the website reads.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:04

Thomas's 14-page dissent comes as gun control has again dominated the national conversation following the mass shooting at a Florida high school, in which 17 people were killed. and The Second Amendment Foundation Inc. The justices summarily - that is, without briefing or oral argument - reversed the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in CNH Industrial N.V.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:16

Caraway is just the latest public official to call out the NRA, and the conservative politicians the organization supports, following the shooting at a Florida high school last Wednesday that left 17 people dead. "I am certain that we need to reconsider them coming here, even if we lose money" Caraway said. "We should not allow people to possess assault rifles and weapons".

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:12

The UNICEF representative in India, Dr Yasmin Ali Haque, told Hindustan Times the country has fared better than others in the world in terms of reducing reducing under-five mortality, "but progress has been slower in saving babies during the neonatal period when they are the most vulnerable".

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:32

The police said those injured are being taken to hospital. "Our troops responded with retaliatory fire in equal measure", said Lt Colonel Anand. Till last reports came in, Indian Army jawans were combing the area after repulsing an infiltration bid by a group of heavily armed infiltrators.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:17

According to police sources, the complaint has been registered under sections that include assault on public servant, voluntarily causing hurt, obstructing a public servant from performing his duty and others. Criticising him, AAP's Atishi Marlena said that the Singh had time to meet IAS association despite no proof of the assault, but did not have the time to meet the minister whose assault by govt officials was captured by the cameras.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:04

The plan is created to replace the central role that the United States has played as mediator in the peace process. "Initially (after Trump's recognition of Jerusalem ) they said the U.S. These deep ties to the settlements have helped fuel Palestinian suspicions of the White House. In a statement ahead of the visit, Abbas's spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeina told state media a "new phase of struggle has started" as they seek to protect their claim to Jerusalem.

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:31

Joyce has faced widespread calls for his resignation, even from members of the Liberal National Party (LNP) governing coalition , but on Tuesday reaffirmed that "the leader of the Nationals is decided by Nationals Members of Parliament (MPs)".

by | February 20, 2018 | 21:36

Shigeta won custody Tuesday after taking the Thai government to court for the paternal rights to the children. Shigeta, who did not attend the trial in person, was deemed the "sole parent" of the children after the Thai surrogates had signed away their rights, the court said.