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India gets first AC local train: History of Mumbai's lifeline

The first and twelfth coaches from Churchgate end have been earmarked as ladies coaches, seven seats in the second and eleventh coach from Churchgate have been reserved for senior citizens while ten seats in the fourth and seventh coaches from Church...

United Nations imposes fresh sanctions on North Korea over ballistic missile tests

If approved, the resolution would cut deliveries of petroleum products, including diesel and kerosene, by nearly 90 percent, to the equivalent of 500,000 barrels. On Friday (22 December) the US-drafted resolution was voted for by North Korea's main...

North Korea says United Nations sanctions are an 'act of war'

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea on Friday in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says can reach anywhere on the US mainland. The North Korean Foreign Minister ha...

Russia's Election Commission Says Navalny Ineligible to Run for President

Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny has called on Russians to boycott next year's presidential election, even as he vows to appeal a government ruling barring him from the campaign, according to DW. He could have run if he was given ...

Julian Assange's Twitter account is back, but the mystery remains

However, a source who works closely with WikiLeaks told the Gateway Pundit that they were not aware of any plans for Assange to deactivate his account. Assange can nearly certainly avail himself of several other social media accounts: @WikiLeaks,...

Firefighter's home damaged in Christmas Eve fire

Three families were displaced from their Far South side homes Christmas morning after an extra-alarm fire broke out at a Fernwood neighborhood. Authorities said the electrical fire began above the stove, but firefighters contained it in the attic.

Four dead after bus ploughs into pedestrian underpass in Moscow

There were also unconfirmed reports that some 15 people had been injured. The bus driver operating the vehicle told investigators that the bus started moving suddenly and that he applied the brakes, but they did not work. Interfax news agency rep...

Odisha Celebrates Christmas with Joy and Fervour

The church is decorated with balloons, lanterns. In the Holy Family Catholic Church on MA Road Srinagar, the day began with carol singing in the prayer hall, followed by a message of peace and love by Father Roy who addressed the gathering.

'We say Christmas again very proudly'

It doesn't seem to matter to the group, or Trump, that Merry Christmas was constantly said under President Obama as anyone can see for themselves if they did a quick search of social media or even Google. "I predict that Santa will bring you buildi...

Israel Welcomes Guatemala's Announcement on Future Embassy Move

No other country has their embassy for Israel in Jerusalem, though the Czech Republic has said it is considering such a move. Netanyahu said on Twitter, "It is just the beginning and it is important". Last Thursday, the UN General Assembly overwh...

Catalonia election: Spain's Mariano Rajoy rules out new national vote

HEDGECOE: The deposed president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont , fled to Belgium when direct rule by Spain was introduced. By risking a parliamentary election in the region, Rajoy appears to have made the same mistake that leaders including Gre...

People Have Elected Amma's Successor, Says Dinakaran After Big Win

The seat was earlier represented by the former Chief Minister of Chennai J Jayalalithaa. Exit polls had given Dhinakaran a solid edge with prospects of a comfortable win, but the AIADMK was hopeful of romping home in view of getting back the part...

North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

South Korea's foreign ministry told Reuters it is aware of the North Korean statement on the new sanctions, again highlighting its position that they are a "grave warning by the worldwide community that the region has no option but to immediately cea...

Someone Sent Steve Mnchuin A Box Of Poop For Christmas

Pictures from the scene show the package was wrapped with Christmas paper. According to the the Los Angles Police Department, the box was accidentally delivered to Mnuchin's neighbor in Bel Aire on Saturday. The LAPD said the Secret Service took ...

Withdraw triple talaq Bill: AIMPLB

The bill is being introduced in Parliament as the practice still continued despite the top court striking down "talaq-e-biddat" (instant triple talaq ). AIMPLB has called an emergency meeting on the matter. Jafaryab Zilani, the convener of the boa...

Palestinians die of wounds from Israel clashes in Gaza

The Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza said Zakaria al-Kafarneh, 24, died after being shot in the chest in clashes near Jabalia, in northern Gaza. A Palestinian youth has died from wounds sustained in clashes with Israeli forces, along the border be...

CPI(M) welcomes Lalu verdict; BJP has double standards on corruption — Sitaram Yechury

Lalu Prasad was sent to Birsa Munda Central Jail. Angry RJD workers tried to stop the police vehicle when Lalu Prasad was being taken to jail. The sentence will be pronounced on January 3. "This is a game being played by Narendra Modi". Speaking ...

Lorde axes Israel shows amid tensions over Jerusalem recognition

In the letter, the two women said they worked together with others for "peace and justice in the Middle East and an end to Israeli apartheid". Lorde , 21, previously said she was considering what to do after two fans wrote her an open letter ...

Goa willing to consider amicable solution: Parrikar

Parrikar further says: "The discussion shall be without prejudice to our rights and contentions before the Honourable Tribunal, none of which are touched by this letter". He also clarified that Karnataka has claimed 14.98 tmcft of water out of the de...

Woman Dies After Being Stabbed In Aldi

The suspect was initially detained by courageous members of staff and shoppers. Wilf Beattie, 68, a grandad-of-eight, floored him before wrapping him in clingfilm. You were one of a kind, and you will definitely be the brightest star shining in the...

Flash flood, mudslides kill 133 people as tropical storm lashes Phil

Lanao del Norte suffered the most number of deaths at 62, including two deaths in Iligan City, followed by Zamboanga del Norte at 46. Vinta struck Mindanao, the archipelago nation's second-largest island on Friday, unleashing flash floods and mudsl...

Army personnel martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan along LoC

The casualties took place when Pakistani troops opened fire at the Indian Army patrol in Keri sector. The soldiers belonged to 2 Sikh Regment under 120 Infantry Brigade Battalion. Officials said maj Ambadas, 32, was from Bhandara district of Maha...

MISSILE ACTIVITIES: New & tougher sanctions underway for defiant North Korea

Reuters said on Thursday that the vote will be held as early as Friday local time. The U.N. Security Council is due to vote on Friday on a US -drafted resolution that seeks, yet again, to toughen sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest...

UPS orders 125 Tesla electric trucks

The new vehicles will be part of the company's alternative-fuel fleet of trucks. Last month, German logistics company DHL reserved 10 trucks. It intends to deliver a 70% savings in fuel costs per mile, as well as 60% lower maintenance costs, with...

Translator accused of spying for Russian Federation accompanied Ukraine PM on Ottawa visit

Ukraine's main security agency has arrested a senior government translator and accused him of being a Russian spy. A TRANSLATOR welcomed into Downing Street and photographed behind Prime Minister Theresa May is being held on suspicion of being ...

US backs re-election of Honduran president despite dispute

The controversial election came eight years after a military coup sparked by a previous president's flirtation with a second term, which was barred by the constitution at the time. He said that he would continue his efforts until an OAS meeting in ea...

Sportscaster Dick Enberg found dead at home at age 82

He leaves behind a wife, Barbara, and a daughter, Nicole. He worked for WSAM 1410 AM in Saginaw and eventually went on to Indiana University where he earned a master's and doctorate degree in health sciences. He was the radio play-by-play broadcaster...

North Korea 'preparing to load anthrax and VX onto ICBMs'

The report comes on the heels of a White House National Security Strategy that points at similar concerns. China has in the past proposed a "freeze for freeze" arrangement under which North Korea would stop its nuclear and missile tests in exc...

Raul Castro to step down as Cuba's president April 2018

According to an official release, the term extension is due to the damages provoked by Hurricane Irma that caused the modification of the initial electoral timetable. So far there is no candidate announced for the presidential succession but most for...

Two in Five Americans Favor Trump Impeachment Hearings

The survey, conducted among 1,001 adults nationwide via home and cell phones from December 14 to 17, is also in line with other polls that have been released recently and suggest a fracturing of Trump's support base with 76 percent of Republicans a...

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USA disinvites China from Pacific military exercises: Pentagon

Several countries participate, and China has been involved since 2014. The world's largest worldwide naval exercise, it is held biennially in the summer months of even-numbered ...

Kelly sues him for sexual assault and herpes infection

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they decide to make their names public, which Rodgers has done. The campai...

In HSLC Result 2018 Declared at 9:30, Tamilnadu 10th Result 2018

Students can check their result using their registration number and date of birth. But they don't need to wait more as today on 23 May 2018 the Tamil Nadu Board is going to decla...

Congressional leaders to review information on Russian Federation probe

The Justice Department has in the past offered classified briefings to Nunes, though they have so far refused to turn over documents. The comments come as Trump is escalating h...

Afghanistan: Car bomb kills 3 in Kandahar

Earlier, three people were killed and 25 others were injured in the auto bomb blast, officials said. Nematullah Barak, head of Mirwais hospital in Kandahar , said the latest fi...

White House confirms Trump's meeting with Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray

He said that under "the potential deal", China "will purchase from our Great American Farmers practically as much as our Farmers can produce". "What did they learn from it?" In t...

Man's condition in fatal cougar attack upgraded

Ryan Abbott said . Instead, face the cougar , speak firmly and slowly back away - appearing as large as possible, such as by standing on a rock or stump or opening a sweatshirt ...

Solo: A Star Wars Story in IMAX - What's Your Story?

Last year, an R2-D2 droid used in the making of several " Star Wars" films sold for $2.76 million at auction in Los Angeles. He flies into an asteroid belt, barking at that droid,...

Venezuela's Maduro faces overseas condemnation following election win

Many governments around the world rejected the election even before ballots were cast as several key rivals of Maduro were barred from running. "We do not recognize the legi...

Elliott Walden wants to go from spoiler to Triple Crown champion

At 1 3/16 miles, the Preakness is slightly shorter than the Kentucky Derby , and Bravazo and Tenfold, both of which skipped the race two weeks ago, nearly caught Justify at the...

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Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Mangaluru is the best city in solid waste management

Similarly, Ranchi has been adjudged the best capital and Kota in Rajasthan has been adjudged the best city in the citizen feedback category. This year, the survey has covered 4,2...

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

Collegium meeting on KM Joseph, other judges remains inconclusive

The collegium meeting was scheduled to discuss in detail the High Court probables for the Supreme Court . Sources told The Telegraph that the five-member collegium of Chief J...

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

Prison where Josh Holt is being held captive reportedly under attack

They are saying that they want me as their guarantee". We need the people to help us.' He was flanked by three other men. Please, my fellow Americans, don't allow me to continue su...

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

School Bus Crash in New Jersey Kills At Least 2, Reports Say

The New Jersey-based company has a higher than average out-of-service rate - 37.9 percent compared to the national average of 20.7 percent. Officials say they're investigating the ...

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Israel Hits Back at Hamas Terrorist Targets in Gaza

Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum dismissed Katz' claims saying, "there is no mediation". Israel said many of those killed were members of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad terror gr...

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Bucks hire former Atlanta head coach Mike Budenholzer as new head coach

Milwaukee made the right choice by hiring Budenholzer. Sampson was an National Basketball Association assistant with the Bucks and Rockets before joining the Cougars 2014.Portla...

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Arab League fails to agree on United States envoy recalls

Many critics have called it an excessive use of force and a Google search reveals wide-ranging criticism of Israel for its actions. These new needs are in addition to a pre-exi...

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding Party

Thousands of journalists from across the world are descending on the genteel town of Windsor for the wedding , and Mr. Markle told TMZ earlier this week that the media atten...

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

U.S. sanctions Hezbollah chief in joint action with Gulf allies

The deputy chief of Hezbollah, Sheik Naim Qassem, casts his ballot during Lebanon's parliamentary elections in Beirut, Lebanon, May 6, 2018. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jav...