Calcutta HC to hear PIL challenging doctorate for Mamata Banerjee today

In last two times, Banerjee did not attend the convocation ceremony despite being invited by the university. History should not be distorted. "We have filed a PIL challenging the decision of the university on several grounds of her (Mamata's) ineli... More..

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Failed Cabinet reshuffle leaves Theresa May looking weak as ever
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Failed Cabinet reshuffle leaves Theresa May looking weak as ever

The new Tory team is a "recognition that the party and the government needs to reflect modern Britain and needs to be more diverse and cosmopolitan", said Giles Kenningham, former director of communications a...More..

Russian man smashes stolen tank into supermarket By
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Russian man smashes stolen tank into supermarket By

According to Reuters , the suspect stole the armored vehicle from a private training ground, drove it through a forest and smashed into the storefront in the small town of Apatity. Witnesses believed the man wa...More..

'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

'Femen' Attacks Czech President With Breasts As He Votes

Prof Drahos, a chemical engineer and former president of the Czech academy of sciences, pledges to restore the dignity and honour to the presidency that he says Mr Zeman has squandered since entering Prague Cas...More..

Internet firms are ruthless profiteers says Home Office Minister
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Internet firms are ruthless profiteers says Home Office Minister

In an interview with The Sunday Times newspaper , Wallace said that law enforcement and security services were being forced to spend hundreds of millions of pounds extra to keep Britain safe because of what he...More..

Elderly couple caught with 60 pounds of marijuana arrested again
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Elderly couple caught with 60 pounds of marijuana arrested again

The black Toyota Tacoma truck was stopped by an officer at 9:42 a.m. on Interstate 80 westbound in Lancaster County, in the area of Lincoln, Nebraska. The elderly husband and wife caught with 60 pounds of marij...More..

by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) Earns Buy Rating from Oppenheimer

The stock decreased 1.02% or $1.9174 during the last trading session, reaching $186.5626. About 647,173 shares traded. It has outperformed by 8.44% the S&P500. Its down 0.17, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. Several anal...More..

Manila churchmen appeal for clean Black Nazarene feast
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Manila churchmen appeal for clean Black Nazarene feast

Manila is hosting the International Pilgrimage of the Black Nazarene. Police spokeswoman, Superintendent Lucille Faycho, said the number of people attending this year's celebration is expected to be more tha...More..

Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack inside Banda jail
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Mukhtar Ansari suffers heart attack inside Banda jail

After their condition slightly improved, doctors referred the couple to Lucknow but they were admitted to Medical College in Kanpur. "I have spoken to SSP and DM of Banda and they told me about the heart at...More..

Pakistan suspends military and intel cooperation with US
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pakistan suspends military and intel cooperation with US

Pakistan has suspended its military and intelligence cooperation with the United States according to Pakistan media reports. "We have suspended the full-scale cooperation of our defense ministries and intel...More..

What Zuma wants if he is to quit the presidency
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

What Zuma wants if he is to quit the presidency

Ramaphosa and other leaders of the ruling party paid tribute on January 8 to several missing leaders of the African National Congress in the province of KwaZulu Natal as John Langalibelele Dube, who was its f...More..

Language wars: Sushma Swaraj's fluency in Kannada will surprise you!
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Language wars: Sushma Swaraj's fluency in Kannada will surprise you!

An unidentified BJP MP said India would have to pay Rs 40 crore to the United Nations make Hindi one of the official languages. We are working on it, we are making attempts to get support of countries like Fiji...More..

Trump to announce CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump to announce CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR

Trump however loves the right-leaning FOX News Channel (StarSat 261 / Cell C black 502) and watches the opinion-skewed morning show FOX & Friends - which means that sadly FOX News will clearly be shut out of a...More..

Cabinet chaos: Theresa May's failed reshuffle shows her weakness as a leader
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Cabinet chaos: Theresa May's failed reshuffle shows her weakness as a leader

The Times' Sam Coates reports that Conservative Party staff tweeted the false news about Grayling and sent a Whatsapp message to MPs announcing the news on the basis of media speculation. "I don't mean to b...More..

'Insider' Attack Wounds US Soldier in E. Afghanistan
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

'Insider' Attack Wounds US Soldier in E. Afghanistan

An affiliate of the Islamic State group has been active there. Mohammed Ismail Shinwari, district governor of Achin, said 13 to 15 militiamen were killed in the confrontation. The US has recently relaxed thos...More..

NZ in talks with Britain for TPP inclusion
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

NZ in talks with Britain for TPP inclusion

It has held informal talks over the feasibility of the United Kingdom signing up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership ( TPP ), which includes Australia , Canada , Japan , Mexico and seven other countries. A De...More..

United States working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

United States working to ensure India is in NSG: Envoy

Suggesting a radical idea to upscale cooperation, Juster said in future, India and the USA could have liaison offices in their respective combatant commands. He said, "On of the areas of collaboration (between ...More..

Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade practices
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Canada files WTO complaint over U.S. trade practices

Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRobert (Bob) Emmet LighthizerMORE in a statement. Canada's complaint comes as its efforts continue to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The com...More..

Attorney: Reggie Lynch has requested panel hearing
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Attorney: Reggie Lynch has requested panel hearing

The university's investigator recommended Lynch be suspended from campus until August 1, 2020, in that matter. "I think each allegation ought to stand on its own". "That's why I'm afraid for Reggie Lynch, and t...More..

Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook a healthy scratch for Tuesday
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook a healthy scratch for Tuesday

Both teams are tied with 48 points in the Western Conference standings. It was Seabrook's first goal since the Blackhawks' opening-night 10-1 rout of Pittsburgh last October 5. Housley says it was "good to se...More..

Exiled Mugabe Ally Says Mnangagwa's Government Is 'Illegitimate'
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Exiled Mugabe Ally Says Mnangagwa's Government Is 'Illegitimate'

Moyo said Mnangagwa and his deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, had "seized power through the bullet and not the ballot", and called for a return to constitutionalism. Moyo said the army acted unconstitutionally when...More..

Copa del Rey round-up: Atletico Madrid and Valencia progress
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Copa del Rey round-up: Atletico Madrid and Valencia progress

Since his eligibility to play, the Spain global striker has scored two goals and assisted one. He joined the club from Chelsea in September but could only be registered at the start of the month. Vitolo was ...More..

Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Turkey Summons US Charge d'Affaires over Washington Support to YPG

Both the USA and Turkish interventions in Syria, however, have been dwarfed by that of Assad supporters Russian Federation and Iran. The US charges d'affaires in Ankara has been summoned to the Turkish foreig...More..

Trump Just Made Immigration Deal He Wants Harder to Reach
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump Just Made Immigration Deal He Wants Harder to Reach

He added: "I want a merit based system of immigration and people who will help take our country to the next level". "Listen, I'm sure the fact that the counties he described as "shitholes" are mostly populat...More..

AS US BUDGET FIGHT LOOMS: Republicans flip their fiscal script
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

AS US BUDGET FIGHT LOOMS: Republicans flip their fiscal script

No matter how moderate or conservative GOP candidates are, the Democrats will seek to tie them to Trump , who received just a third of the vote in NY in 2016 and polls show continues to have extremely lo...More..

Trump advisor refuses to leave CNN set
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump advisor refuses to leave CNN set

He said that he told Trump that he wanted to write a book , and seemed to give it his approval. Sanders says: "I worry about him being a pathological liar". The White House did not respond to Business I...More..

NAACP to protest Trump at national championship
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

NAACP to protest Trump at national championship

The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP is encouraging fans to bring white towels to Monday's national championship game and wave them at any mention of President Donald Trump , who is expected to be in attendance....More..

Modi to host BJP office-bearers
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Modi to host BJP office-bearers

Interestingly, the leaders of powerful countries like the United States, Russia, China, Britain, etc all were placed below Indian Prime Minister. The group was also expected to discuss the means of increasing...More..

Upcoming LG ThinQ TVs will support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Upcoming LG ThinQ TVs will support Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa

The TVs will likely still run webOS underneath these new ThinQ features. This is done much in the same way as new Fire TV devices - using the TV remote, which has a microphone built-in. LG collaborated with ...More..

Malaysian party puts up former PM aged 92
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Malaysian party puts up former PM aged 92

Anwar was sacked by Mahathir in 1998 when serving as deputy prime minister and later became opposition leader. However, even if the opposition wins the elections against the UMNO-led ruling coalition, which h...More..

Months After Sexual Harassment Allegations, Kentucky House Speaker Resigns
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Months After Sexual Harassment Allegations, Kentucky House Speaker Resigns

Hoover is under investigation over a sexual harassment settlement that ultimately led to his formal resignation Monday. House Speaker Pro Tem David Osborne will continue duties of speaker of the House without...More..

The family is at the heart of passing on faith, urges Pope
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

The family is at the heart of passing on faith, urges Pope

Pope Francis' words were addressed to ambassadors and other members of the Diplomatic Corp in a message for the start of the new year. He didn't refer to the USA decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, bu...More..

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum

According to Independent.ie , the Taoiseach said that this question "went further than many people would have anticipated". "It certainly went further than I would have anticipated a year or two ago", he sai...More..

Rubio disputes Flake's account that diplomats weren't attacked in Havana
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Rubio disputes Flake's account that diplomats weren't attacked in Havana

Marco Rubio pushed back against claims that nearly two dozen USA diplomats in Havana were victims of an illness, not an attack by the Cuban government. The officials told senators the US government knew of n...More..

Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Satyam scam: Pricewaterhouse gets 2-year audit-ban from SEBI

The audit firm stands a better chance of getting a stay if it approaches the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) instead of a court, said Sandeep Parekh, founder, Finsec Law Advisors and a former SEBI law offic...More..

Pope: 2017 was marred by war and lies
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Pope: 2017 was marred by war and lies

In his written message for today's World Day of Peace , Francis asked the world "to embrace all those fleeing from war or hunger, or forced by discrimination, persecution, poverty and environmental degradati...More..

Airbus Appoints New Execs in China
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Airbus Appoints New Execs in China

Economic, cultural and strategic breakthroughs have been made in the relationship between Beijing and Paris following French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to China, which concluded Wednesday, a French spe...More..

Soon no need to share Aadhaar ID for verification: UIDAI
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Soon no need to share Aadhaar ID for verification: UIDAI

All the remaining AUAs will be branded as Local AUAs and will neither get access to full KYC, nor can they store the Aadhaar number on their systems. The CPI-M has urged the government to stop making Aadha...More..

NY subway bombing: Akayed Ullah pleads not guilty
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

NY subway bombing: Akayed Ullah pleads not guilty

The accused Port Authority bomber told a Manhattan federal judge Thursday that he was pleading not guilty in the case - at least for now. "Ullah's lawyer, Amy Gallichio, told Sullivan that Ullah - who took ...More..

Iranian oil tanker burns for third day after collision off China coast
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Iranian oil tanker burns for third day after collision off China coast

Iranian oil tanker " Sanchi " which collided with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea on Saturday is still on fire after several days. The collision has also raised fears of oil contamination, althou...More..

In the Swiss Alps have stranded thousands of tourists
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

In the Swiss Alps have stranded thousands of tourists

Around 100 people at the resort's converted Olympic village complex, which housed athletes during the 2006 Turin Games, were also evacuated over fears the weight of snow could cause the roof to collapse. "We ha...More..

Saudi Air Defense Unit Intercepts Another Houthi Ballistic Missile
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Saudi Air Defense Unit Intercepts Another Houthi Ballistic Missile

On Dec. 19, 2017, the Houthi movement fired a ballistic missile toward the royal palace in the Saudi capital of Riyadh. The Shiite Huthi rebels control the main port of Hodeida among a string of Red Sea ports...More..

Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Forecast: Expect snow, then more cold weather

Southwest wind 20 to 25 miles per hour. At times winds could be gusting near 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. No major accumulations are expected. Blustery, with a north northwest wind ...More..

YouTube Star Releases Second Apology After Posting Video Of Dead Body
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

YouTube Star Releases Second Apology After Posting Video Of Dead Body

It says ... well, it doesn't say much. Another person tweeted at Jake , "you have little kids watching your videos, why not make a good impact instead of turning YouTube into pornhub". YouTube is removing...More..

3 takeaways from Titans win that could earn them trip to Foxboro
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

3 takeaways from Titans win that could earn them trip to Foxboro

Tennessee appeared to come into the game at a disadvantage because its starting running back, DeMarco Murray , was out with a knee injury. Kelce caught four passes for 66 yards and a touchdown before he...More..

ME2 Construction Again Halted by Pennsylvania Regulators
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

ME2 Construction Again Halted by Pennsylvania Regulators

Wednesday's order cites a series of violations regarding the Mariner East 2 pipeline, including violations at three construction sites in the Harrisburg area. Energy Transfer started working on Mariner 2 in 2...More..

Democrats looking for deal with Trump on social cuts, increased military spending
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Democrats looking for deal with Trump on social cuts, increased military spending

When members are itching to get home for end-of-year festivities, leaders can stock an omnibus government spending bill with all of the junk they couldn't pass the rest of the year, put it on the floor, and dar...More..

Unregistered Independent Church's Building Demolished by Chinese Communist Government
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Unregistered Independent Church's Building Demolished by Chinese Communist Government

On Tuesday, officers of the People's Armed Police, a state paramilitary organization, detonated explosives in the church's underground sanctuary and destroyed the rest of the building, according to ChinaAid , ...More..

'Give 3 Good Reasons For Slavery': Outrage at Fourth-Grade Homework Assignment
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

'Give 3 Good Reasons For Slavery': Outrage at Fourth-Grade Homework Assignment

She shared the picture of the homework on her Facebook profile asking fellow users if they too found it offensive. "For it to be a Christian school, they could have said something like, 'What are three go...More..

Examination dates of ICSE and CBSE are released
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Examination dates of ICSE and CBSE are released

According to the 2018 Time Table released by the CICSE, the ISC 2018 exams begin on February 07 with Physics Paper 2 Pracical exam. However it is said that there are chances that the ISC 2018 exam dates c...More..