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by | March 19, 2018 | 17:51

There's a small chance of travel delays because of the weather which may cause some vehicles to become stranded. Patchy snow flurries will briefly greet south Londoners at some point today, while those in the north battle bitter northeasterly winds.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:42

The NIA has named 10 other Kashmiri separatists including Hurriyat leader Syed Shah Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah. Hurriyat sources claim that Geelani has stepped down from the post of Chairman due to his continuous health concerns.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:32

There seems to be trouble in store for BJP after its unexpected defeat in recently held Lok Sabha by-polls in Gorakhpur and Phulpur constituency with a sulking ally keeping its cards close to the chest for 10 seats from Uttar Pradesh .

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:04

Harsha had said in a text response to a query from ET on Friday: "Neither I nor my dad are in social media". Read Also: Congress will drop 15-20 MLAs, wants age cap for ticketsWhat got the tweet posted on Thursday night further attention was Karnataka BJP president BS Yedurappa's response on it.

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:05

Former head of the State Department Rex Tillerson was sacked by Donald Trump , with whom he reportedly disagreed on some issues, including Tillerson's choice of diplomatic engagement over other tactics. Whitehouse said Tillerson's abrupt termination sends a poor message to people who might consider serving in the administration. At his confirmation hearing in February a year ago, Tillerson said that the USA was committed to the "six assurances" and during his tenure he supported arms ...

by | March 19, 2018 | 17:03

According to the expert panel, Lingayats and Veerashaivas are those who believe in the philosophy of Basaveshwara, 12th century social reformer, he said . While a group of Lingayat ministers in the Congress government has been at the forefront of the movement to seek a separate religion tag, another group from the Veerashaiva faction are opposed to giving the tag to Lingayats alone.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:49

The Blue Demons' only previous appearance in Reed Arena was December 12, 2015, when they upset the Aggies 80-66. Lumpkin also had 10 rebounds. DePaul, a team that likes to run the floor and shoot quickly, will provide Texas A&M a different test.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:27

Putin has promised to use his new term to beef up Russia's defences against the West and to raise living standards. His nearest rival, Communist Party candidate Pavel Grudinin, won 11.8% while nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky got 5.6%. The only candidate to openly criticise Putin during the campaign, the liberal TV star Ksenia Sobchak, won 1.6%. "People came together. No other country in the world has such open and transparent elections".

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:22

He was already the country's longest serving leader since Joseph Stalin , dictator of his time . Speaking to reporters after his win, he laughed off a question about running again in another six years. JEREMY Corbyn sparked uproar this week with his repeated failure to condemn Vladimir Putin for the Sergei Skripal poisoning - but it should be no surprise given the Labour leader and his top team's close links to Russian Federation.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:19

The 32-year-old heir to the Saudi throne has already curried favour with the Trump administration, winning over the president and his family, and played a key role in restoring the desert kingdom to favoured-ally status after years of tension under President Obama.

by | March 19, 2018 | 16:21

The backlash forced Facebook to once again defend the way it protects user data. Information developers already had could still be passed on to third-party developers despite violating the new rules. Companies offer us free applications that are convenient, useful and fun in exchange for perpetual rights to the data they can harvest from our actions online (and sometimes offline).

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:47

Trudeau, his wife Sophie and their three children toured the famed monument, built by order of Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631 and 1653 in homage to his favorite wife, Arjumand Bano Begum, and located in the city of Agra, about 200 kilometers from this capital.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:36

Putin, 65, won a record fourth term to extend his 18-year-rule until 2024 with nearly 77 percent of the vote, the highest ever score in a Russian presidential election, according to near-final results. "People came together. No other country in the world has such open and transparent elections". With more than 56 million votes, it was Putin's biggest ever win and the largest by any post-Soviet Russian leader.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:20

Brown Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Quanta Svcs Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.45 billion market cap company. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Cowen & Co. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating in Thursday, July 6 report.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:19

The boy grabbed a gun when the girl, Dijonae White, would not give up the video game controller when her brother wanted it on Saturday, Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said. A 9-year-old boy from MS allegedly fatally shot his own sister over a video game controller dispute. "He's just 9. I assume he's seen this on video games or TV", Cantrell tells the Clarion Ledger .

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:19

Witness Jake Spencer told The Sun the Saturday Night Takeaway presenter rowed with officers as they tried to put him in a police vehicle after he failed a breath test at the crash scene. 'I couldn't believe it when I saw who it was'. "The woman was trying to arrest him and get him in the police vehicle but he clearly wasn't having it".

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:19

Naidu has given a call to the community to support TDP and asked everyone to spread the message that the Centre has cheated the state. It is not about pulling down the government; the intention is to discuss in Parliament the injustice meted to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

by | March 19, 2018 | 15:14

Observers say Li will have less influence than his predecessors as Xi's close ally, Wang Qishan, has been appointed vice president. Xi is expected to expand his yearslong campaign against corruption within the party to include all state employees through the creation of a new National Supervisory Commission, while continuing to pursue a muscular foreign policy and policies to upgrade the slowing economy.

by | March 19, 2018 | 14:16

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the allegations were unacceptable and that British diplomats would be expelled, Russia's RIA news agency reported Thursday. "But Russia's response doesn't change the facts of the matter - the attempted assassination of two people on British soil, for which there is no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian State was culpable".

by | March 19, 2018 | 14:01

Some examples: ballot boxes being stuffed with extra ballots in multiple regions; an election official assaulting an observer; CCTV cameras obscured by flags or nets from watching ballot boxes; discrepancies in ballot numbers; last-minute voter registration changes likely created to boost turnout and a huge pro-Putin board inside one polling station.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:50

Meanwhile, people from Karnataka , Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana celebrate Ugadi , which marks the New Year for the Hindus. "All these festivals mark the beginning of traditional New Year and reflect the composite culture and rich heritage of our country".

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:48

Prasad has been lodged in the Birsa Munda jail at Ranchi since December 23 previous year after being convicted in the second case pertaining to illegal withdrawal of money from the Deogarh treasury. Besides Lalu, the court also convicted politicians including R K Rana, Jagdish Sharma, Dhruv Bhagat and Vidyasagr Nishad. He has been already kept in Birsa Munda jail, serving 13.5 years term for the previous three fodder scams.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:28

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain announced the following week that the poison used in the attack was Novichok , a military-grade nerve agent developed by Soviet scientists for use on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops. The Skripals are reported to be in critical condition, but British authorities have provided no further information about their status. Asked whether he was saying that Porton Down was responsible, Chizhov replied: "I don't know".

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:21

That agreement was portrayed as stopping Iran from gaining nuclear weapons. A State Department cable obtained by Reuters last month, however, outlined a path under which the three key European allies would simply commit to try to improve the deal over time in return for Trump keeping the pact alive by renewing USA sanctions relief in May.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:21

Meanwhile, violence has escalated across other parts of Syria , he said. Eastern Ghouta, a 105-square-km agricultural region consisting of several towns and farmlands, poses the last threat to the capital due to its proximity to government-controlled neighbourhoods east of Damascus and ongoing mortar attacks that target residential areas in the capital, pushing people over the edge.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:12

Check back with Gazette.com for updates. An Amber Alert that he might have been abducted was canceled about two hours after it was issued. Details about where the boy was found, or how he sustained those injuries, were not immediately provided by investigators.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:07

Flores of Harvest Collegiate said school shootings have become all too common in the US. "We can't keep having this repetitive cycle of death with nothing being done". "We are the generation of tomorrow", a girl later added. "My teacher was talking about how the walkout was odd that we would congregate in a big group in front of the school because it would make us a target", said Corrine Nedeau, senior class vice president and event organizer.

by | March 19, 2018 | 13:03

After Kejriwal retracted his statement against Majithia, the former Punjab cabinet minister chose to drop his defamation suit, The Financial Express reported. On a previous occasion, the court sked the two leaders to "bury the hatchet" and find an amicable solution but Kejriwal had refused to retract his statement, saying he had documents to back him up.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:43

Officials of Australia and the ASEAN member states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on strengthening co-operation to counter global terrorism within the framework of the ASEAN - Australia Special Summit in Sydney , Australia on Saturday.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:44

While likening the now situation to Emergency, Raj Thackeray said, "There is attempt to silence the voice of media, judiciary which is detrimental for democracy". "Stories are being conveniently shown to divert the attention of the media, while Television Channels were showing Nirav Modi running away with the Rs 11,000 crore scam, suddenly we had this news about Sridevi's death and that occupied the news space and everyone forgot about Nirav Modi".

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:20

Choe Kang-il, deputy director-general for North American affairs at the North Korean foreign ministry, was spotted in Beijing Sunday on his way to Finland. The top diplomats of South Korea and France have exchanged views on ways to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear issue and expressed hope for in-depth discussion on the matter in the upcoming South Korean and USA summits with the North, the foreign ministry here said Monday.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:16

They added "the Trump administration should not respond to unfair Chinese practices and policies by imposing tariffs or other measures that will harm U.S. The delegation, comprising economic and trade officials, will seek negotiations with USA foreign trade agencies during its one-week visit on tariffs to be implemented on steel and aluminum imports into the US, in a bid to protect the interests of Taiwanese exporters, Minister of Economic Affairs Shen Jong-chin (沈榮津) said that day.

by | March 19, 2018 | 12:13

P.J. Savoy knocked down the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:08 left. For the first time in almost seven years, the 'Noles are dancing in the Sweet 16. FSU will face fourth-seeded Gonzaga, who defeated No. Though the Seminoles weren't out of it. Florida State cranked out a 7-0 run to bring it back within just two points ahead of the final media timeout.

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:51

He said he asked the officers what the procedure was for such a situation and they replied it was to shoot down hijacked aircraft that threatened the event. Magen said he did not know for sure what Putin meant by the statements. Maybe it was the Americans who paid them for this work. For all those allegations, there is one origin: "Jew-hatred", stated Svetlova, demanding that the government "come out strongly against these serious remarks made by the Russian president".

by | March 19, 2018 | 10:48

Asked by a reporter why they voted, one said, "To be honest, we were forced to". The Kremlin needs a high turnout to give greater legitimacy to a new mandate for Putin, who is already Russia's longest-serving leader since Joseph Stalin.