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by | October 18, 2017 | 02:28

LUDHIANA Two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead a senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader in the Kailash Nagar locality of Ludhiana on Tuesday, the police said. The police have registered a case and an investigation is underway. According to RSS, 65 of their cadres and BJP workers have been killed between 2000 and 2017 in Kerala.

by | October 18, 2017 | 02:01

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. The other 13, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Exxon Mobil Corporation versus those who think you should sell it. Waldron Lp holds 0.39% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) or 15,092 shares. UBS downgraded the shares of XOM in report on Thursday, January 19 to "Sell" rating.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:57

According to the TEA, more than 42,000 school buses transport about 1.5 million Texas children every school day. Troopers will also ride in school buses to watch for violators and talk with children about school bus safety. Atlanta Public Schools transport 26,000 students on almost 300 routes daily, including a variety of field trips seven days a week. The eight-city Tour wraps up during National School Bus Safety Week with a stop in Springfield, Illinois on October 17.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:49

The Tax Foundation, in its annual review of tax policy , ranked NY 49th among the 50 states because of high taxes on personal income, property and purchases. New Jersey remained dead last at 50th, followed by New York, California, Vermont and Minnesota. It was previously one of only eight states to levy a "death tax", which was unnecessarily burdening family-owned farms and businesses.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:41

In the aftermath of the October 1 shooting, President Donald Trump and Las Vegas police praised Campos for his actions, as he initially was reported to have taken a bullet to the leg before helping authorities locate the shooter, Stephen Paddock.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:35

The BJP has, however, distanced itself from Som's remarks and Adityanath has also acknowledged the contributions of local labourers in the Taj Mahal's construction. On July 11, the Adityanath government did not mention the Taj Mahal in "Hamari Sanskritik Virasat" (Our Cultural Heritage), a part of the annual budget presented in the state assembly by the minister for finance Rajesh Agarwal.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:24

Following the non-appearance of Nnamdi Kanu , in court on Tuesday as his treason trial resumed, there have been several questions raised on the fate [ legal implications ] of Senator Eyninnaya Abaribe, and two others who are standing as his sureties.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:26

Tottenham are also well placed make it to the knock-out phase as Borussia Dortmund could only draw 1-1 at Apoel Nicosia, as both sides picked up their first point of the campaign. Liverpool earned their first win after back-to-back draws in Group E by dismantling Maribor 7-0 in Slovenia, falling just short of equalling the record for the biggest Champions League win they set back in 2007.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:24

The gold biscuits, each of 13 grams, are to cost Rs 3 crore, according to estimates. Built in a "Neo-Dravidian" style of architecture, Vidhana Soudha is spread over 60 acres and houses the Legislative Assembly and Council chambers, along with the offices of chief minister, prominent ministers, and senior government officers.

by | October 18, 2017 | 01:10

AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes, who got married over the weekend, has taken to Twitter to defend the actions of the crew on board the airline's flight from Perth to Denpasar which was forced to turn back after losing cabin pressure .

by | October 18, 2017 | 00:25

On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined top executives from Alphabet , including executive chairman Eric Schmidt, to announce the deal, which includes a $50 million commitment from Sidewalk Labs for the installation and testing of the company's smart city technology.

by | October 17, 2017 | 23:33

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Callista Gingrich , wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican. Her husband, Newt Gingrich , was raised as a Lutheran who became Southern Baptist during graduate school and ultimately a Catholic in 2009.

by | October 17, 2017 | 23:20

An estimated 10,000 to 15,000 have entered Bangladesh through the Anjuman Para border crossing point since Sunday night, many of whom described walking for about a week to reach the border, he said. In recent weeks, more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh. He said many of them had chosen to remain in their homes in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state despite repeated threats to leave or be killed.

by | October 17, 2017 | 23:08

On the same dig, they unearthed eight stone courses of the Western Wall. The Western Wall courses, much like the Roman theater remains, were revealed during a press conference held underneath the Western Wall tunnel's Wilson Arch, which is the only whole remaining structure visible from the Temple Mount compound of the Second Temple period.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:47

Luckily, the wind has been light and not a factor in the fire, Sherman said. The fire outbreak in the Santa Cruz area comes after massive wildfires have been burnt in Northern California for over a week. CBS 5 reports that 30 fire crews have responded to the area already, but Assistant Cal Fire Chief Rob Sherman tells the station that they are having "access issues" to some very rugged and steep terrain.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:39

The ban was scheduled to go into affect at midnight and targeted eight nations, six of which have populations that are majority Muslim. A federal judge in Maryland will rule later on three lawsuits requesting preliminary injunctions to block the most recent Trump administration travel restrictions.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:34

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative did not respond to a request for comment. The U.S. proposed raising that threshold to 85%, according to the Canadian government source. Then, in early April, as the "globalist" faction in the White House gained power, reports circulated that the president would just renegotiate the deal with Mexico and Canada instead.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:28

Nvidia (NVDA) last week unveiled a new AI-driven computer for fully autonomous vehicles and will partner with a German logistics giant to test a fleet of self-driving delivery trucks next year. Several other states including California and Arizona have similar programs, where automakers and tech giants are testing autonomous vehicles on the road.

by | October 17, 2017 | 22:25

The Palestinian Hamas faction and its rival Fatah signed an agreement in Cairo Thursday, sealing a political reconciliation deal which has eluded the parties during multiple rounds of talks since a 2007 split. Analysts said the current deal is more likely to stick, given Hamas's growing isolation from erstwhile donor states and realization of how hard it would be to govern and rebuild Gaza.

by | October 17, 2017 | 21:16

New York City police have been pursuing an unusual suspect - a cow on a Brooklyn soccer field. The child was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, and it wasn't immediately clear how serious the injuries were. Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video , and analysis from ABC News. Investigators said they believe the cow ran away from a slaughterhouse on Fourth Ave.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:53

Nonetheless, the school's administrative building has been evacuated as a precautionary measure. Update Tuesday October 17, 1:21 PM: Police are still sweeping Howard's campus to verify reports of an active shooter. Metropolitan Police said they are on the scene for a report of an active shooter, but nothing has been confirmed at this point. The DC Police Department shortly tweeted a prompt to all students and faculty to seek shelter as they launch an investigation.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:54

The suspects also include two residents of Florida and a resident of New Jersey who, like the Canadians, were indicted in connection with Zhang's case. Federal authorities are increasingly warning of the dangers of fentanyl, which can be lethal even in small amounts and is often laced with other risky drugs.

by | October 17, 2017 | 20:23

The president later told his 40.6 million Twitter followers that, " Network news has become so partisan, distorted and fake that licenses must be challenged and, if appropriate, revoked. The Comcast-owned NBC owns and operates numerous stations in major markets, but NBC content also airs on many affiliate stations that are not owned by NBC.

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:50

The former Trump aide kicked off his ambiguous project with partner Lance Leifer, who like Scaramucci is a hedge fund manager. GQ profiled him past year, crediting him for managing a Twitter account for Broadway and TV actor Taye Diggs. And it was Leifer who took the blame for posting the Holocaust exercise. Scaramucci's poll is asking people if they really think Nazis killed fewer Jews than that, advancing a form of Holocaust denialism.

by | October 17, 2017 | 19:42

During the attack, a scuffle ensued between the militants and the family of the ex-panchayat member, in which one militant was killed. Sources said that the people were angry over the killing of the militant and they set the house on fire on Tuesday afternoon.

by | October 17, 2017 | 18:32

The ministry said the pilot died in the accident which happened during a landing maneuver. Television pictures showed a large black plume of smoke rising from the Torrejon de Ardoz base, 12 miles east of the Spanish capital. The Defense Ministry later identified the pilot as Lt. Fernando Pérez Serrano, 26, from Murcia. It added in a second message: 'The Air Force is investigating the causes of the accident, which at the moment are unknown'.

by | October 17, 2017 | 18:00

Crude oil prices soared during the Monday session as tensions boiled over in the northern provinces of Iraq. Iraqi Kurdistan briefly shut down some 350,000 barrels per day (bpd) of production from the major Bai Hassan and Avana oilfields due to security concerns.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:33

On the occasion of Dhanteras , it is considered auspicious that a person buys gold but instead of gold ornaments, one may also go for diamond and silver ornaments to make this occasion even more memorable and auspicious. While Khandelwal expects the positive sentiments to continue post-Diwali and into the wedding season, Patel says a lot would also depend on the emerging global security scenario though spiralling worldwide prices in gold may not sustain.

by | October 17, 2017 | 17:28

Qualcomm filed lawsuits in China seeking to ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the country, as the latest step in its patent and licensing battle with Apple . They cover power management and a touch-screen technology called Force Touch that Apple uses in current iPhones. As such, Qualcomm had no obligations to license these patents.

by | October 17, 2017 | 16:14

Speaking on this occasion he congratulated the gathering on the celebration of Dhanvantari Jayanti as Ayurveda Divas and complimented the Ministry of AYUSH for the establishment of the All India Institute of Ayurveda . "It advocates preventive healthcare methods of treatment; it is not a system of medicine, but a science of life and longevity", added the Minister. He urged the government to make it possible for qualified physicians to practice exclusive Ayurveda and health insurance ...

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:57

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador Kim In Ryong claimed no country other than north Korea had been the victim of "such an extreme and direct nuclear threat from the US". He called the North Korean leader a "rocket man" who is on a "suicide mission for himself and his regime". The European Union has announced new sanctions against the country after it emerged they'd been developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:50

D-6th Dist., the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over health care . Alice Thompson of Milwaukee County is among the 215,000 Wisconsin residents who buy their coverage through the exchange, and she said the news this week had her waking up "in horror".

by | October 17, 2017 | 15:26

A man in his early 30s has died after being injured by a chainsaw while clearing a fallen tree brought down by Storm Ophelia in Co. Sadly, in County Waterford, one woman has died after a tree fell on a vehicle. It said the gale-force storm had caused power cuts for customers predominantly in Northumberland, County Durham and North Yorkshire. He said: 'The strong winds will continue but should moderate a little bit compared to what we have seen.

by | October 17, 2017 | 13:57

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday that regime forces had brought the entire area stretching between Deir Ezzor and Mayadeen under their control following a major military offensive. "The battle will continue until the whole city is clean", said a statement by the Syrian Democratic Forces said, the ABC reported. "22 foreign mercenaries were killed", the SDF said.

by | October 17, 2017 | 13:22

Last year, the Taliban refused to carry on talks after their leader Mullah Akhtar Mansur was killed during a strike by U.S. drone in Pakistan's premises. The new South Asia policy that he announced also downplayed the importance of immediate talks with Taliban , insisting instead on weakening the militants in the battlefield before resuming talks with them.