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Polling for remaining 25 Rajya Sabha seats today

Karnataka has four seats and voting for those began at the Assembly. His clarification comes after reports said that he would not cast his vote in the Rajya Sabha elections in order to ensure that he doesn't unintentionally end up helping the BSP . [Full Article...]

Meet Stijn Van Prys, the Belgian who's cycling across Africa for fun

Meet Stijn Van Prys, the Belgian who's cycling across Africa for fun But, he explained, 'Increasing intra-African trade does not mean doing less business with the rest of the world'. For the South African president, the deal will create a more conducive environment for trade and investments for the continent as a whole. [Full Article...]

Petrol bomb thrown at BJP leader's vehicle in Coimbatore

Petrol bomb thrown at BJP leader's vehicle in Coimbatore The miscreants who were on a two-wheeler flung a petrol bomb at Nandakumar's house at around 3 am Wednesday, March 21 but luckily none of the family members were injured during the attack. Speaking to journalists after meeting with the BJP district president CR Nandakumar, BJP State president Tamilisai Soundarrajan said that Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami should give special attention into t... [Full Article...]

Most of over 150 stranded whales die on Australian beach

Most of over 150 stranded whales die on Australian beach While providing the information Incident controller Jeremy Chick said , "Most of the whales beached themselves on dry land overnight and have not survived". In 2009, more than 80 whales and dolphins died on a beach in the same bay. Only six whales have survived a mass stranding of pilot whales on the coast of Western Australia . [Full Article...]

Totem Infra promoter, director arrested for cheating UBI

Totem Infra promoter, director arrested for cheating UBI The firm's promoter director Tottempudi Salalith and his wife and director Tottempudi Kavita have been named in the FIR apart from several bank officials. Syndicate Bank fell 6.8%, Bank of India 5%, Oriental Bank of Commerce 5%, IDBI Bank 5%, Corporation Bank 4.2%, Uco Bank 4%, State Bank of India 3%, Axis Bank 3.7% and Canara Bank was down 3.7%. [Full Article...]

Lakeshore Man Facing Impaired Driving Charges

Lakeshore Man Facing Impaired Driving Charges A 38-year-old Glanbrook man was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, impaired operation over 80 mg and stunt driving. Police said they arrested Cardenas, and that during the booking process at the police station, Cardenas refused to take a Breathalyzer test. [Full Article...]

Trump Upgrades Taiwan Relations, Angering China

Trump Upgrades Taiwan Relations, Angering China Starting with Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Trump's Mar-a-Lago Florida retreat last spring, USA and Chinese officials met for talks aimed at resolving lingering trade differences. The Mainland Affairs Council said it had noted that Chinese officials have been using the term "severe" of late to refer to relations across the Taiwan Strait. [Full Article...]

Craigslist personals, some subreddits disappear after FOSTA passage

Craigslist personals, some subreddits disappear after FOSTA passage The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Wednesday aimed at penalizing website operators that facilitate online sex trafficking , chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry. Back before matching algorithms and swiping left and right were the only ways to find love (or lust) online, there was a thing called Craigslist . [Full Article...]

Shaggy, Sting to perform at Queen Elizabeth's birthday party

Shaggy, Sting to perform at Queen Elizabeth's birthday party Canadian heartthrob Shawn has had a lot on plate recently! Shaggy will be preforming alongside Sting as the unlikely duo are releasing an album together. Hopefully, Queen Elizabeth joins in on the "It Wasn't Me" chorus for a good time. The Queen's private life is a mystery and followers of the Royal Family are always curious about the monarch's taste in music, among other things. [Full Article...]

Chinese space station expected to crash to Earth any day now

Chinese space station expected to crash to Earth any day now The latest estimate from the ESA indicates the station will enter Earth's atmosphere between March 30 and April 3, at which time most of the station will burn up. As with any event with this level of uncertainty, experts are naturally arranging a pool to see who can get closest to the correct date and time for Tiangong-1's demise. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to veto $1.3 trillion spending bill, setting stage for shutdown

Trump threatens to veto $1.3 trillion spending bill, setting stage for shutdown The White House has insisted that Trump still supported the bill, even though they could only grant $1.6 million of the $25 billion he'd been asking for in order to build his protective wall. The last-minute drama only fueled a sense of chaos emanating from a White House that seems to lurch from crisis to crisis. "Because it funds his priorities". [Full Article...]

Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot

Ukraine detains war hero Savchenko over suspected coup plot Members of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (parliament) Regulatory Committee have voted for the possibility of prosecuting MP Nadezhda Savchenko and putting her in police custody. In March 2016, Ukrainian retired officer Nadezhda Savchenko was sentenced to 22 years in prison for involvement in the murder of two Russian journalists and illegal border crossing. [Full Article...]

Authorities: Brother of Florida shooting suspect arrested at same school

Authorities: Brother of Florida shooting suspect arrested at same school A defense lawyer for Zachary Cruz said he was not risky. Zachary Cruz is being held at the Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale. Following the February 14 massacre carried out by Nikolas Cruz , a former student, one teacher said an email had circulated among staff letting them know Cruz should not be permitted to wear a backpack on school grounds. [Full Article...]

Tillerson calls Washington a 'mean-spirited town' in farewell speech

Tillerson calls Washington a 'mean-spirited town' in farewell speech After his firing, the Daily Beast reported that Chief of Staff John Kelly had told Tillerson about Trump's tweet while the Secretary of State was on the toilet, a story that for many seemed to represent the devolving relationship between Tillerson and the White House. [Full Article...]

China will respond to United States tariffs, resist protectionism - Beijing's WTO envoy

China will respond to United States tariffs, resist protectionism - Beijing's WTO envoy The technology dispute stems from complaints Beijing unfairly compels foreign companies to hand over technology in exchange for market access and supports cyber-spying to steal industrial secrets. The Chinese government said it will defend itself, and investors are anxious that trade tensions will wreak havoc on the world economy. Beijing was infuriated after US President Donald Trump on Fri... [Full Article...]

Search, rescue ongoing after sand dredging ship capsizes off Malaysia

Search, rescue ongoing after sand dredging ship capsizes off Malaysia There were 18 crew members on the vessel, including one Malaysian, one Indonesian and 16 Chinese citizens. The three rescued are in good condition. Three Chinese crew members were rescued safely after authorities received reports that the JBB Rong Chang 8 had overturned at 8.50am, the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Bishops Issue Statement Of Joy As Pope Francis Set For Dublin

Bishops Issue Statement Of Joy As Pope Francis Set For Dublin He made no mention of an oft-rumoured stop in Northern Ireland. He will arrive in Dublin as the city hosts the World Meeting of Families, an global Catholic event which is staged every three years. The 81-year-old announced on Wednesday that he will make the first papal trip to Ireland in almost 40 years when he comes to Dublin on 25 and 26 August for a Church meeting on families. [Full Article...]

School board cuts six staff positions

School board cuts six staff positions School board Chairman Alan Duncan thanked Williams for his invitation and later asked staff to determine if using High Point's council chambers would be feasible. When asked about their opinion on placing Educational Resource Officers in schools, both Burke and Reyes said they support them, while making sure the officers are ultimately supporting students and keeping them safe. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica behind Rahul Gandhi's 'Gabbar Singh Tax' phrase: Ravi Shankar Prasad

According to reports, Law and IT minister's stern message to Facebook CEO has come after Britain's Channel 4 alleged NY based data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica (CA) harvested private data of Facebook users in 2014 to influence elections in several countries in 2014. [Full Article...]

Puppy love? Send us your favorite photos

Puppy love? Send us your favorite photos You be the judge, as we found five celebs and their puppies that are worth celebrating this adorable holiday wtih. The report, by natural pet food maker Forthglade , has revealed the shocking number of Brits who have admitted to being totally unprepared when taking on a dog. [Full Article...]


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