Chappa Chappa, Bhajapa: Party celebrates storming of Left bastion

The CPI-M which headed the ruling Left Front was reduced to just 15 seats - down from 50 in the last elections. The saffron party inflicted a humiliating defeat on the Left Front, which had never faced such a situation, even when it had lost powe... More..

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Russian Federation completes trials of miniaturized nuclear reactor for missiles, underwater drones
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Russian Federation completes trials of miniaturized nuclear reactor for missiles, underwater drones

The United States has long said that its missile defenses are not meant to undermine Russia's nuclear deterrent, and the limited size and poor accuracy of current missile-defense systems should reassure...More..

Moon's special envoys to visit Pyongyang from Monday
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Moon's special envoys to visit Pyongyang from Monday

On 23 February, the U.S. said it was imposing its largest package of sanctions to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear and missile programmes. Suh, who was deeply involved in the coordination and neg...More..

Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Three men charged following Leicester explosion that killed five people

Leicestershire Police said Wednesday that "police investigating the cause of the explosion and fire in Leicester . have arrested three men on suspicion of manslaughter". Ali, Hassan and Kurd will appear before...More..

No missile talks unless West gives up its nukes: Iran
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

No missile talks unless West gives up its nukes: Iran

European powers and Iran have started talks over Tehran's role in the Middle East and will meet again this month in Italy as part of efforts to prove to Trump that they are meeting his concerns over the 2015 ...More..

2 killed in shooting at Central Michigan University dormitory
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

2 killed in shooting at Central Michigan University dormitory

Two people were shot dead Friday on the campus of a university in the U.S. state of MI, setting off a manhunt for the suspected gunman. James Davis Sr. He is considered armed and unsafe. As for Friday's sho...More..

Why Republicans Will Keep Control of Congress in the Midterm Elections
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Why Republicans Will Keep Control of Congress in the Midterm Elections

Lawmakers are trying to coalesce around some sort of gun-related legislation that can pass Congress in the wake of the February 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting in Florida that claimed the lives of...More..

Reagan column: Gun control starts at home
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Reagan column: Gun control starts at home

He openly told Republicans they are "afraid" of the NRA and appeared to be open to a universal background check bill. Florida is so tied to the gun lobby that there is a law there stating that a pedia...More..

Roberto Bautista qualifies for Dubai tennis championship semis
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Roberto Bautista qualifies for Dubai tennis championship semis

So while Pouille will enter next week at a career-high No12, the hoped-for break into the top 10 will have to wait. The two faced each other for the second time in as many weeks, following Pouille's tough thr...More..

Sandbags and warnings as northeast U.S. braces for storm-driven flood
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Sandbags and warnings as northeast U.S. braces for storm-driven flood

High tides powered coastal flooding in major cities including Boston , leaving streets awash for the second time since a massive nor'easter in early January. The storm submerged cars and toppled tractor-traile...More..

Saudi Crown Prince On First Official Trip To Egypt
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince On First Official Trip To Egypt

Saudi Arabia's crown prince lands in Egypt on Sunday on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as heir to the throne, a diplomatic charm offensive that follows his stunning rise to power. The Egyptian officia...More..

Almost half of Bozeman High School students participate in gun control protest
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Almost half of Bozeman High School students participate in gun control protest

The 16-year-old student was charged with marijuana possession on school property and possession of a weapon on school property. According to a press release, the police department was notified by school admin...More..

Xi Jinping proposes more autonomy, demands more allegiance
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Xi Jinping proposes more autonomy, demands more allegiance

If Xi Jinping succeeds in relieving himself of term limits and framing authoritarianism as a viable alternative to liberal democracy, "he will not only have secured his own future and extended the future of ...More..

Forecast: Strong Nor'easter Will Batter Southern New England - Especially Along Coast
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Forecast: Strong Nor'easter Will Batter Southern New England - Especially Along Coast

Editor's note: Ad blockers can cause photos and captions to appear out of order or show information unrelated to the photo displayed . Michelle Shaffer, 45, of the coastal MA town of Hull, lost her appliances...More..

North Korea slams latest U.S. sanctions as 'act of war
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

North Korea slams latest U.S. sanctions as 'act of war

She was the centre of a frenzy of attention, especially when she appeared at the opening ceremony and stood only a few feet from U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Earlier a statement released by North Korean stat...More..

Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

Airlines, including Delta, United and Southwest, are offering fee waivers for flight cancellations or changes involving affected airports. On Thursday, the Boston National Weather Service warned people to...More..

Two Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Two Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Rann, a farming and herding community, is located175 kilometres north of Maiduguri, the state capital. He stated that the soldiers were carrying out clearance operation when they encountered the terrorists ad...More..

Shubhankar Sharma continues to blaze a trail for India in Mexico
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Shubhankar Sharma continues to blaze a trail for India in Mexico

The 21-year-old Asian Tour Order of Merit leader, who has won twice in the past three months, has outclassed a world-class field for 36 holes at Club de Golf Chapultepec near Mexico City . "I've definitely pro...More..

Modi's policies, Amit Shah's strategies led to NE win: Adityanath
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Modi's policies, Amit Shah's strategies led to NE win: Adityanath

According to vastu shastra, North-East is the most auspicious side. The reason: a win in Tripura is - if not in numbers, in terms of ideology - one of the biggest victories for the Sangh Parivar. He said hi...More..

Police confirm 2 fatalities from Central Michigan University shooting
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Police confirm 2 fatalities from Central Michigan University shooting

Bellwood Police Officer James Davis Sr. and his wife, Diva Jennen Davis, were the victims in the shooting, according to the university. The Mount Pleasant police and Isabella County Sheriff's Department wer...More..

Just get back to love: Amitabh Bachchan's emotional message after Sridevi's death
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Just get back to love: Amitabh Bachchan's emotional message after Sridevi's death

The last rites of the Bollywood actress will not only bring rest to Sridevi but also to her death's news circus hosted by Indian media houses over the past few days. English Vinglish (2012): After a long hiatu...More..

by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Opioid Summit: US PresidentTrump advocates death penalty for drug dealers

In the past, he's also praised Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte for his handling of drug dealers, despite the fact that the worldwide community has accused the Filipino strongman of extrajudicial killings o...More..

Authorities Respond To Reports Of Shots Fired Near White House
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Authorities Respond To Reports Of Shots Fired Near White House

White House reporters were put on lockdown following reports of the shooting, according to Fox News. President Donald Trump is in Florida on Saturday and not in the White House at the time of the shooting. Tr...More..

Olympics Diplomacy | Trump sees talks with North Korea only under 'right conditions'
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Olympics Diplomacy | Trump sees talks with North Korea only under 'right conditions'

Kim Jong-un has tried to reassure Seoul by saying his missiles are not pointing at South Koreans, they're pointing instead at the "US aggressors", and that they could be used to protect all of Korea. "We will...More..

Police arrest suspect in double homicide at Central Michigan University
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Police arrest suspect in double homicide at Central Michigan University

Police said in a press conference at 4:00 p.m. that they have not had any sightings of Davis, nor have they received any reports of sightings. Davis returned to his fourth floor dorm room where his parents were...More..

Major storm whips US East Coast
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Major storm whips US East Coast

The National Weather Service warned that the next high tide around noon EST (1700 GMT) would bring renewed flooding , with a surge of up to 3 feet (0.9 m) and waves of up to 25 feet, and a warning was in effec...More..

Lakhs take part in Attukal Pongala amid row over Kuthiyottam
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Lakhs take part in Attukal Pongala amid row over Kuthiyottam

They scream. Blood comes out. After piercing is done, a small thread is knotted through it and removed. Undeterred by the commission move and the widespread criticism, the temple authorities are going ahead w...More..

Fiancee of slain Slovak journalist buried in wedding gown
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Fiancee of slain Slovak journalist buried in wedding gown

In Bratislava, marchers carried pictures of the dead couple along with a banner reading: "An attack on journalists is an attack on all of us". The journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner, Martina Kušnírová, wer...More..

Katarina Johnson-Thompson in pentathlon contention
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Katarina Johnson-Thompson in pentathlon contention

A time of 2:16.63 saw the 25-year-old finish the 800m in first, while nearest rival Dadic came third, 1.19 seconds behind Johnson-Thompson. And Johnson-Thompson's winning score of 4,750 was also 250 points belo...More..

Winter Storm Slams East Coast with Heavy Rain, Snow, and Winds
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Winter Storm Slams East Coast with Heavy Rain, Snow, and Winds

At least five have died in the storm. The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency predicted the storm will affect the state through Saturday. Many states across the Northeast were experiencing massive p...More..

by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

The White House opioid summit provides optimism

Last year, Trump also praised Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte for the "incredible job" he has done in fighting illegal drugs there, despite the controversy surrounding his policy of extrajudicially executi...More..

'Secret vote' begins for Pakistan senate elections
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

'Secret vote' begins for Pakistan senate elections

Those candidates, who will be running as "independents", are expected to pledge their allegiance to PML-N if they are elected to the senate, PML-N party officials say. While PML-N has not spoken to amending the...More..

India has not changed its position on the Dalai Lama
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

India has not changed its position on the Dalai Lama

However, the MEA steered clear of commenting on the advisory sent out by the Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha on February 26 at the Foreign Secretary's behest - as reported by daily Indian Express on Friday - in wh...More..

Turkey rejects US, French calls for Afrin ceasefire in Syria
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Turkey rejects US, French calls for Afrin ceasefire in Syria

The intense fighting had broken out in the afternoon between Turkish special forces units recently deployed in Afrin and the YPG, who mounted an ambush with the help of tunnels. A Turkish helicopter sent to r...More..

India, Vietnam sign pacts on trade, agriculture and nuclear energy
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

India, Vietnam sign pacts on trade, agriculture and nuclear energy

Vietnam is an important partner in southeast Asia under New Delhi's Act East Policy and is now the country coordinator for India with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) regional bloc, a role t...More..

Macron's state visit to US set for April 23-25
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Macron's state visit to US set for April 23-25

This month the White House said Trump is seeking a similar military parade, an unconventional move that would showcase American muscle and underscore his role as commander-in-chief. The first lady said that in ...More..

Tajani becomes PM choice for Berlusconi
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Tajani becomes PM choice for Berlusconi

The Italian national election has the potential to send a wave through Europe not seen since the Brexit vote in 2016. In written comments this week, she referred to a rise in xenophobia and nationalism in p...More..

'Beast From The East' Sends Europe Mercury Plummeting
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

'Beast From The East' Sends Europe Mercury Plummeting

The icy weather is in stark contrast to conditions in the Arctic itself, which is experiencing an "off-the-charts" heatwave this week, according to the European Geosciences Institute. Public Health England...More..

2 bills killed to duck vote on guns, but may return
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

2 bills killed to duck vote on guns, but may return

The Senate passed a bill past year that would give school districts the power to allow teachers or staff to carry a gun on school property. Gun experts say the proposed plan has more training and requirements t...More..

Attack on French embassy, army in Burkina Faso kills eight
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Attack on French embassy, army in Burkina Faso kills eight

The violence, which the government labeled a terrorist attack , marked a further deterioration in Ouagadougou's perilous security situation. But there are numerous other Islamist groups based in the region...More..

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brings out can of soup to explain tariffs

House Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted the story of a "secretary at a public high school in Lancaster, PA, said she was pleasantly surprised her pay went up $1.50 a week. On Friday, Trump tweeted that " trade wars a...More..

Armed gardaí called and nine arrested after Lidl store ransacked
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Armed gardaí called and nine arrested after Lidl store ransacked

Gardai said they were investigating reports of vehicle thefts. Dramatic footage appears to show the vehicle tearing down the store's roof while another shows a mob attempt to break open a safe in the snow. "T...More..

UCLA Basketball: What's on the line versus the USC Trojans
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

UCLA Basketball: What's on the line versus the USC Trojans

OR did not waste much time against Colorado in the Pac-12 Women's Basketball Tournament. What It Means: The Ducks have advanced to the Pac-12 Tournament final for the fourth time overall and the second consec...More..

by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Meghalaya Election 2018 updates: Congress leading on 7 seats

The BJP is leading in five seats; the NPP had declared that it was no averse to tying up with the BJP. In these three states, there are 60-60 seats in the Assembly, but for any reason, in all the three st...More..

White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA

Seventeen people were killed last month at a high school in Florida, which sparked renewed calls on legislators for action on gun reform. The president has previously supported a more modest proposal written ...More..

President Trump and Pence meet with NRA leader at White House
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

President Trump and Pence meet with NRA leader at White House

And he backs more controversial ideas, including increasing the minimum age for the purchase of assault weapons from 18 to 21, which is opposed by the NRA , and arming certain teachers, which the gun lobby sup...More..

Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Met Éireann issue fresh Status Red level weather warning for 5 counties

This could of course change as things develop tomorrow, and Bus Éireann will keep people updated on their social media accounts and their website . Luas services are operating in the capital but on a limite...More..

Dow falls 1 percent as trade war fears hurt industrials
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Dow falls 1 percent as trade war fears hurt industrials

Juncker said the commission will soon propose countermeasures compatible with World Trade Organization policies "to rebalance the situation". "But, those are the kind of things you start to see with trad...More..

Putin's nuclear boast escalates a global 'cold war of nerves'
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Putin's nuclear boast escalates a global 'cold war of nerves'

The two-hour state-of-the-nation speech included a video depicting animated graphics of a missile breaking into many warheads heading toward Florida. He emphasized that Russian Federation is concerned about...More..

State senators face off over move to force vote on gun control
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

State senators face off over move to force vote on gun control

The Senate is exploring passing Fix NICS as a standalone measure as soon as this week, but Ryan would not say Tuesday whether he would bring that or a bump-stock ban up for a vote. He has also agreed to poo...More..