Who was Anandi Gopal Joshi? Google Doodle honours India's first female doctor

The catchy illustration, created by Bengaluru-based artist Kashmira Sarode , is made entirely in shades of green and white, and depicts her in a saree, with a medical degree in her hand, a stethoscope around her neck in place of the traditional " ma... More..

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Slight chance Chinese space station impacts South Dakota
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Slight chance Chinese space station impacts South Dakota

The station's mass is now expected to be "significantly" lower, comparable with other end-of-life satellites, of which ESA said between three and four uncontrollably re-enter the Earth's atmosphere each month...More..

Open your heart to Christ this Easter
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Open your heart to Christ this Easter

The ongoing killings, kidnappings, corruption and poverty ravaging the country have been attributed to the inability of the political leaders to allow Jesus Christ use them in their political and business lif...More..

Cambridge Analytica worked extensively in India, claims Christopher Wylie
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Cambridge Analytica worked extensively in India, claims Christopher Wylie

Lawmakers in the United States and Europe are demanding to know more about Facebook's privacy practices after a whistleblower said Cambridge Analytica improperly accessed data to target USA and British vote...More..

Communal tension grips another Bihar town
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Communal tension grips another Bihar town

The mob also set a hotel on fire, the DM said. An official of the Nawada district administration said the tension commenced when an idol of Lord Hanuman was found damaged on NH 31. Leader of Opposition in the...More..

EPA chief's $50-a-night rental said to raise White House angst
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

EPA chief's $50-a-night rental said to raise White House angst

Steven Hart, for the damage. It was not immediately clear how much Pruitt was paying for the home. In order to figure out if her initial assessment about the gifts still rang true, she'd need more informat...More..

'I Failed To Protect Her': Congresswoman Apologizes For Alleged Abuse Within Office
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

'I Failed To Protect Her': Congresswoman Apologizes For Alleged Abuse Within Office

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty has been outspoken about ending sexual harassment, especially within the confines of Congress , and yet she conceded on Thursday that she failed to protect her own staff and provi...More..

Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Russian Federation test-launches new 'Satan 2' ballistic missile

Russian news agency Sputnik said it was the second successful test of the Sarmat missile, with the first one being in December. It will replace the Soviet-era Satan missile, which is approaching the end o...More..

Siddaramaiah to contest Karnataka assembly poll from Chamundeshwari constituency
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Siddaramaiah to contest Karnataka assembly poll from Chamundeshwari constituency

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said he expected Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and the JD (S ) to get the "biggest shock of their lives" from the old Mysuru region in the May 12 assembly polls,...More..

Netanyahu hospitalized briefly in Jerusalem, out in time to celebrate Passover
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Netanyahu hospitalized briefly in Jerusalem, out in time to celebrate Passover

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu coughs as he addresses a health conference in Tel Aviv, March 27, 2018. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was taken to a hospital on Tuesday where he was di...More..

Canyon Man Sentence to Over 11 Years for Possession of Child Pornography
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Canyon Man Sentence to Over 11 Years for Possession of Child Pornography

Daniel B. Fleischer, 36, 1665 Weston Ave., appeared before Magistrate Judge Kathleen Burke Thursday in the U.S. District Court Northern District of OH after being charged with one count of receipt and distribut...More..

'Just' getting started: ODU's Justin Verlander dazzles in Opening Day win
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

'Just' getting started: ODU's Justin Verlander dazzles in Opening Day win

The Houston Astros, the reigning World Series champions, debuted a four-man outfield on Opening Day day. "To hop on the board and get the first one out of the way for us, it's a good day to be an Astro". ORIO...More..

BJP leader files case against Rahul Gandhi for remark against PM Modi
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

BJP leader files case against Rahul Gandhi for remark against PM Modi

CBSE Xth and XIIth class paper leak has road hit the aspirations and hard work of lakhs of toiling students. "The Centre is answerable for this", she added. The 'chowkidar ' is weak'. No one is saying sorry...More..

Students meet with board of trustees after Howard U. financial aid scandal
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Students meet with board of trustees after Howard U. financial aid scandal

But the students only found out about the theft this week when a whistleblower blogged about it - and as you'd imagine they were super pissed off. Rihanna , 30, retweeted a video of the students singing ...More..

Black Woman Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Voting
by | Saturday, March 31, 2018

Black Woman Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For Illegally Voting

Crystal Mason of Tarrant County, Texas, was on supervised release for tax fraud when her mother insisted she cast her vote, the Star-Telegram reported . Mason previously served almost three years in prison ...More..

Passover: 5 Things To Know About The Jewish Spring Holiday
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Passover: 5 Things To Know About The Jewish Spring Holiday

I could probably fill a book (or at least, hopefully, a column) with the various practices I've picked up and dropped over the years. Haley Stav, 15, a resident of Parkland and sophomore at Stoneman Douglas, ...More..

Mega Millions frenzy across the borough
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Mega Millions frenzy across the borough

The next Mega Millions drawing will happen Friday at 10pm Central. This is the fourth time in the game's history that the jackpot has exceeded $500 million. If someone wins and opts for a cash payout, they wo...More..

Postcard News editor arrested for fake news
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Postcard News editor arrested for fake news

The complainant has alleged insult to cultural sentiments as the Postcard News had allegedly made offensive remarks about Kittur Rani Chennamma and Onake Obava, two historical figures from Karnataka. The webs...More..

Moscow: London given a month to cut number of diplomats in Russian Federation
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Moscow: London given a month to cut number of diplomats in Russian Federation

Moscow said on Thursday it was expelling 60 US diplomats and would eject scores from other countries that had joined London and Washington in censuring Moscow over the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daug...More..

Wet, slushy snow left behind from spring storm
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Wet, slushy snow left behind from spring storm

Snow is expected to fall to lower levels across Scotland, except on the coasts generally 1 or 2cm, up to 8cm over the Cairngorms. BBC Weather forecaster Ben Rich also warned of travel disruption on Easter ...More..

Shooting of biopic on NT Rama Rao begins, release likely in October
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Shooting of biopic on NT Rama Rao begins, release likely in October

The film is titled as NTR and actor Nandamuri Balakrishna is playing the role of NTR . The film, featuring Balayya aka Balakrishna, will be shot in Telugu and Hindi simultaneously. Today, his son Balakrish...More..

BJP accuses Congress' Kapil Sibal of shady dealings
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

BJP accuses Congress' Kapil Sibal of shady dealings

Irani, in her press conference, had quoted from an OpIndia report, alleging that Sibal had acquired a piece of land valued at 89 crore rupees in the New Delhi municipal area during his tenure, by paying muc...More..

MIT sends operatives to Kosovo to transfer 6 FETO members to Turkey
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

MIT sends operatives to Kosovo to transfer 6 FETO members to Turkey

Ankara considers the Kurdish YPG, which forms the strongest force in the SDF, to be a terrorist group. President Erdogan was commenting on the French president's statement that Paris may act as a mediator bet...More..

Trump may hold up S.Korea trade deal
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Trump may hold up S.Korea trade deal

Mr Kim will become the first North Korean leader to travel to the South when he meets Mr Moon in Panmunjom on April 27 at the site in the demilitarised zone where the armistice that halted the Korean War was si...More..

Good Friday: Why day of Jesus's crucifixion is called 'good'
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Good Friday: Why day of Jesus's crucifixion is called 'good'

On Good Friday , churches around the world will sit in darkness as they remember the death of Christ. In the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus, He has conquered the power of sin and death. Other eve...More..

Women To Keep Vigilance, Operate 450 Polling Booths In Karnataka Elections
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Women To Keep Vigilance, Operate 450 Polling Booths In Karnataka Elections

On Tuesday, the Election Commission announced the Karnataka Assembly election dates, with polling scheduled to take place on May 12 and counting on May 15. A spokesperson of the poll body told news agency PT...More..

Six Turkish troops killed by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Six Turkish troops killed by Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) militants

Earlier this month, Turkey captured Afrin in northern Syria, after a two-month offensive against the YPG, a Syrian Kurdish militia that the Turkish government views as an extension of the PKK. If that was not...More..

ICE Ends Policy Of Presuming Release For Pregnant Detainees
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

ICE Ends Policy Of Presuming Release For Pregnant Detainees

Immigration officials will abandon efforts to spare most pregnant women from detention, according to new guidance issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) Acting Director Thomas Homan. Immigrants...More..

Saudi Crown Prince meets with UN Security Council's Big Five
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince meets with UN Security Council's Big Five

During his visit to the USA this month, Mohammed attended dinners with Kushner and other members of the Trump administration, a White House spokesman told Newsweek . Bin Salman then talked about the prospects ...More..

Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians during Land Day protests
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians during Land Day protests

Five Palestinians were shot, the Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said, after protesters approached the border in several places. It said it is aware of reports of a killed Palestinian . Palestinians have ...More..

Vijay Mallya to marry girlfriend Pinky Lalwani
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Vijay Mallya to marry girlfriend Pinky Lalwani

He married Rekha Mallya in 1993 and they have two daughters, Leanna and Tanya. Vijay Mallya first married Sameera Tyabji . Lalwani and Mallya met when he hired her as a flight attendant for Kingfisher Ai...More..

ICC to review code of conduct post ball-tampering scandal
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

ICC to review code of conduct post ball-tampering scandal

Cricket's governing body, the ICC , has snubbed CARICOM's Prime Ministerial Sub-committee's request for a meeting in London next month but says it was open to discussions in the future once Cricket West Indies...More..

Presidency clears the air on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family Controversy
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Presidency clears the air on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family Controversy

Leaders NG also commented that the award "was part of the ongoing PR stunt to launder president Buhari's image was not on official portals that was opened strictly to promote the 50th anniversary of Martin Luth...More..

FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays For Easter Celebration
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays For Easter Celebration

The last time Easter Sunday fell on April 1 was in 1998, and the next time will be in 2029. From pub owners to punters banished from the bar stool for one day, we all loved a good moan about the Good F...More..

Mattis jokes that he's heard Bolton is the 'devil incarnate'
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Mattis jokes that he's heard Bolton is the 'devil incarnate'

Mattis has called for a diplomatic strategy in dealing with North Korea, but Bolton recently wrote an op-ed making a case for launching a preemptive strike on North Korea. And while there was some speculation...More..

Kentucky pension bill heads to governor's desk
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Kentucky pension bill heads to governor's desk

Eleven Republicans joined 35 Democrats in opposing the measure. Current and retired teachers, who are not eligible for Social Security benefits, would still get annual raises of 1.5 percent in their retirement ...More..

Stormy for President's testimony on claims
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Stormy for President's testimony on claims

Cohen's lawyer, Brent Blakely, wrote in a letter to Daniels' attorney that she had made false and defamatory comments, "namely that he [Cohen] was responsible for an alleged thug who supposedly visited" and t...More..

Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

He added, "Overturning that decision via a constitutional amendment to get rid of the Second Amendment would be simple and would do more to weaken the NRA's ability to stymie legislative debate and block constr...More..

President Trump Friendly Send-off for 'Hopie' Hicks
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

President Trump Friendly Send-off for 'Hopie' Hicks

But the option of running his White House without a chief of staff has been planted in Trump's mind, and he's not rejected it outright, the person said. They then smiled for the press and Trump pointed Hicks ou...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

2017-18 Boys Basketball Player of the Year

But as every NA3HL team does, their scouts have been scouting and in the process of signing players to tenders for next season. She added that both coaches were very humble, supportive and passionate and even...More..

Israel to restrict Gaza Christians from entering for Easter celebrations
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Israel to restrict Gaza Christians from entering for Easter celebrations

The ministry identified the victim as 27-year-old Omar Samour. The Palestinian Health Ministry said he was struck by an Israeli tank shell in the southeastern corner of Gaza . The six weeks of protest will i...More..

Mother says guards would not let children out of burning mall
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Mother says guards would not let children out of burning mall

There were earlier reports of people jumping out of windows as they tried to escape the flames as fire crews evacuated hundreds of people. Earlier on Monday, people had posted appeals on social media seeking ...More..

DMK plans to launch protests across Tamil Nadu over CMB
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

DMK plans to launch protests across Tamil Nadu over CMB

Panneerselvam further assured that the Tamil Nadu government will never let the state down. A day after the Cauvery verdict, Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah said his government would oppose constitution...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

British Labour Party's Discipline Chief Steps Down Amid 'Holocaust Hoax' Case

Shawcroft claimed the suspension was politically motivated, and was not about the anti-Semitism . As I told the Labour Party conference in 2016, anti-Semitism is an evil that led to the worst crimes of the 2...More..

Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Trump lawyer discussed presidential pardons for Flynn and Manafort

Flynn pleaded guilty in December, and Manafort has pleaded not guilty to dozens of charges against him as part of the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Current Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow and Whit...More..

Safari tourist's close encounter with a cheetah
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Safari tourist's close encounter with a cheetah

Incredible footage shows the cheetah inspecting the backseat of the vehicle while Britton Hayes, of Seattle, sits frozen in fear. Other than a few bite and claw marks on the seat, the men escaped unharmed. ...More..

Speaker Ryan's office says he's 'not resigning'
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Speaker Ryan's office says he's 'not resigning'

About 50 Wisconsin students started walking Sunday from Madison to Janesville, the hometown of House Speaker Paul Ryan , to raise awareness about school safety and push for action on gun laws . "If that isn't...More..

Australia sevens captain Stannard hospitalised after 'one-punch' attack
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Australia sevens captain Stannard hospitalised after 'one-punch' attack

Stannard, who was believed to be with teammates, was allegedly punched in the head outside a Coogee kebab shop on Coogee Bay Rd at 3:10am on Friday morning, in what police are saying was an unprovoked assault. ...More..

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92pct of vote: State media
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Egypt's Sisi wins second term with 92pct of vote: State media

In Egypt's second city of Alexandria, El-Sisi received around 88 percent of the vote, with a turnout of about 39 percent, Egypt's state news agency MENA said. In Daqahliya, one of the country's most populated g...More..

Assault Suspect Arrested After Barricaded in Eureka Home
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Assault Suspect Arrested After Barricaded in Eureka Home

Police spokeswoman Susan Danielsen said the officer's name will be released Wednesday. The Stillwater Police Department has requested the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation investigate the shooting. Based...More..