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Trudeau, family visit Taj Mahal

Trudeau, family visit Taj Mahal He visited the Taj Mahal at around 11 am, following which the Canadian prime minister will return to Delhi by 3:30 pm. Allison said Trudeau needs to explain what he plans to do to fight these duties when he isn't bringing his agriculture minister to the table, given that India is an important export market for Canadian pulse producers. [Full Article...]

Putin Wins Another 6-year Term

Putin Wins Another 6-year Term A greater number of Russian citizens overseas cast their ballots in the 2018 presidential election than in the previous election in 2012 and the 2016 parliamentary vote, TASS correspondents report . Five other candidates gained substantially less support. Chinese President Xi Jinping was among the first to offer his congratulations to Putin, but Heiko Maas, Germany's new foreign minister, quest... [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: Mitchell McClenaghan replaces injured Jason Behrendorff in MI squad

IPL 2018: Mitchell McClenaghan replaces injured Jason Behrendorff in MI squad Confirming the news, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said that Behrendorff is suffering from a back problem and, therefore, he has been ruled out of the upcoming IPL. In the 40 IPL matches he has played so far, McClenaghan has picked up 54 wickets at a strike rate of 17.15. Mumbai Indians begin their title defence hosting two-time winners Chennai Super Kings at the Wankhede St... [Full Article...]

Putin wins six more years as Russian President

The election was such a foregone conclusion that Putin gave only a perfunctory victory speech and said nothing about what he will do for his country. Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with 76.67 percent of the vote but rejected the possibility of staying in power indefinitely. [Full Article...]

MS boy shoots, kills sister in video game dispute

MS boy shoots, kills sister in video game dispute Deputies responded to a home in Monroe County around 1 p.m. Saturday and learned that the boy shot the girl in the back of the head after she wouldn't give him the controller. White was a student at Tupelo Middle School, the station reported . The children's mother was in another room feeding other children lunch at the time of the incident, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Special Status Does Not Matter - Pawan Kalyan

Special Status Does Not Matter - Pawan Kalyan The alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) does not mean anything to us, as we are with the NDA simply to ensure that funds meant for AP are not blocked. Claiming that he went to Delhi 29 times to get the promised special status, Naidu has charged the Prime Minister of being unresponsive. Nadi said, " We thought as an NDA member, BJP will do justice to the state, but nothing happened. [Full Article...]

Bangla plane crash: Bodies of 23 Bangladeshis flown back home

Bangla plane crash: Bodies of 23 Bangladeshis flown back home They are- Alifuzzaman (BQ0626689), Pias Roy (BC0759899) and Mohammad Nazrul Islam (BH0461552). Sohel Mahmud, who is part of the Bangladeshi doctors' team that is now in Nepal, earlier said DNA tests would be required for identifying the three other victims, if all other methods fail. [Full Article...]

Sergei Skripal exposed to nerve agent through auto ventilation system - United States media

Sergei Skripal exposed to nerve agent through auto ventilation system - United States media Moscow also announced it was revoking its agreement on the opening and operation of the UK Consulate General in St. Petersburg, due to a " disparity in the number of consulate facilities of the two countries ". London announced it would expel 23 Russian diplomats after Moscow failed to meet a United Kingdom deadline to give a "credible response". Scotland Yard has released a photo of the bu... [Full Article...]

Tillerson-Pompeo Transition Likely to Sway US Foreign Policy — Ex-EU Consultant

Tillerson-Pompeo Transition Likely to Sway US Foreign Policy — Ex-EU Consultant Pompeo is not the first CIA official to be in discussions with North Korea, as in 2014, then-CIA Director James Clapper visited there secretly to work on the release of Americans being held prisoner, notes The Hill . Pompeo had infuriated the regime after suggesting in July that the North Korean people "would love to see Kim go" and that Kim's character was even more risky than his nuclear weapon... [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin Wins Election, According To Early Results

Vladimir Putin Wins Election, According To Early Results Heads of schools and state enterprises have put pressure on their employees to vote, as in previous elections, in some cases telling workers they should bring in a list of names of friends or relatives who were also going to the polls. Yevgeny, a 43-year-old mechanic voting in central Moscow, said he briefly wondered whether it was worth voting. In Moscow, first-time voters were being given free... [Full Article...]

Fodder Scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav pronounced guilty

Fodder Scam case: Lalu Prasad Yadav pronounced guilty The court fixed March 21, 22 and 23 to decide the quantum of punishment for Prasad, who came to court directly from hospital where he was admitted two days ago after complaining of chest pain, and 18 others. Soon after the conviction of Lalu on Monday, cries of vendetta politics on the part of BJP and JD (U) against Lalu grew louder among the RJD chief's supporters. [Full Article...]

Karnataka Assembly Elections: Lingayat seers meet CM Siddaramaiah, ask for religious status

Karnataka Assembly Elections: Lingayat seers meet CM Siddaramaiah, ask for religious status The Karnataka Cabinet after okaying the move will now write to the Union government seeking separate religion status for Lingayat . State Cabinet has given nod to the recommendation, now the proposal will be sent to the Centre for the final approval. [Full Article...]

Moscow had 'no programmes' to develop Novichok nerve agent: top diplomat

Moscow had 'no programmes' to develop Novichok nerve agent: top diplomat Despite the tensions, Putin said Moscow was ready to cooperate with London. Mr Johnson also backed a suggestion that Russian Federation had told a "direct lie" about its chemical weapons stores. President Vladimir Putin would make a final decision and "won't take long" to respond, his spokesman said. "We continue to believe it is not in our national interest to break off all dialogue between... [Full Article...]

Signatories to Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna amid Trump's threat

Signatories to Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna amid Trump's threat The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Sunday that he believes President Donald Trump will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal in May. The Trump administration hit the ground running, re-imposing sanctions against Iran in its first weeks in office and also instating restrictions against those who are complicit with Tehran. [Full Article...]

30000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta

30000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta Over the past week, Syrian troops and allied fighters divided the sprawling eastern Ghouta region into three parts, isolating residential areas and facilitating the military advance. For the first time, residents began running in their thousands out of the southern pocket, around the town of Hammouriyeh, this week. More than 150,000 people have left the town in the last few days, a senior Kurdish ... [Full Article...]

Trey Gowdy to Trump Lawyer: 'If POTUS Is Innocent, Act Like It'

Gowdy (R-S.C.) was reacting to remarks from John Dowd, who called the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe "courageous" and said the Justice Department should follow up by terminating the Russian Federation investigation. Framed in that way, Gowdy again said if there is no collusion, Trump should embrace an investigation. White House lawyer Ty Cobb released a statement late Sunda... [Full Article...]

Li Keqiang gets second term as China's Prime Minister

Li Keqiang gets second term as China's Prime Minister According to Reuters, Xi's face dominated the front pages of major Sunday newspapers, many carrying the same editorial from the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily using language once more associated with Mao Zedong to say he was a "leader loved and respected by the people" and "helmsman of the country". [Full Article...]

Student Walkouts Take Place Around the State

Student Walkouts Take Place Around the State And while we were encouraged by America's youth standing up to make their voices heard on gun violence and school safety , there's another message we think they should embrace as well. One of those was Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) who praised the protesters as "the future". Some students at Appomattox County High School in Appomattox County, Virginia took part in Wednesday's National School walk... [Full Article...]

Delhi CM Arvind's second apology letter adressed to Union Minsiter Gadkari

Delhi CM Arvind's second apology letter adressed to Union Minsiter Gadkari The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also apologised to senior lawyer and son of Kapil Sibal. Tangled up in defamation cases , the Delhi Chief Minister is already in trouble with a section of his party for apologising to Bikram Majithia , an Akali Dal leader. [Full Article...]

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers target Gujarati signboards at shops in Thane

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers target Gujarati signboards at shops in Thane His statement came amidst two parties from Andhra Pradesh, the TDP and the YSR Congress, bringing in a no-confidence motion against the central government. "If the government changes and inquiry is initiated against the demonetisations, then it would emerge as the biggest scam since independence", he added. [Full Article...]


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