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India celebrates Vivekananda's birthday, Prez, PM pay tributes

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In his address, the Chief Secretary said, the birthday of Swami Vivekananda is celebrated as National Youth Day since 1985 and in Islands this day is celebrated from 2001 on a regular basis by organizing various activities. But, we have the opportunity to fulfil the dreams of the great men and women who devoted their lives for our freedom", he said. Vivekananda was born on this day in 1863 in Kolkata and passed away on July 4, 1902, at the age of 39. Read More »

Missing Haryana Class 10 Student Raped, Murdered; Liver, Lungs Ruptured

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Her body was later mutilated after being dumped by her attackers. The horrific gang rape of a 15-year-old girl has shocked India after it was revealed she suffered a ruptured liver and lungs as her aggressors took turns mutilating her. Her statement before the magistrate has also been recorded. Deputy SP Kaptan Singh said an FIR has been registered under section 302 IPC and 2 SITs have been constituted for investigation in the case. Read More »

Snow possible as cold front moves into NC mountains

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We'll start out with clear skies tonight but clouds will roll in late as a strong cold front moves in from the north. As of right now, we are looking at a dusting to one inch of snow for the whole area. Some guidance shows this system mainly during the day Tuesday , while other guidance has the storm as more of a second half event, lingering into early Wednesday morning. Read More »

President Trump denies making 's---hole' comments, says he's 'not a racist'

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The AU representative said they were alarmed by Trump's "very racist " comments. "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview". "Then the influencer said you also need to call the telephone company, tie up the lines and call the telephone company talking about 'I need to have my global phone plan include S-hole'". Read More »

Australia's Toby Price moves up to fourth in Dakar Rally

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He finished the stage at 38th position, which took him to 42nd in the overall rankings at the end of stage 8. "The excitement of the day itself, the rush of adrenaline and the disappointment at the same time. Heavy rains have impacted the rally since it arrived in Bolivia late last week, with the weather turning areas of the overnight bivouac at Tupiza to mud. Read More »

Trump's racist 'S-hole' state of mind: Darcy cartoon

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US President Donald Trump tweeted a denial Friday after he was quoted as describing African and other states as "shithole countries", amid an global furor over the remarks. Mathilde Wilson and her family moved to Portland four years ago, and she never thought she'd hear the president say what he is accused of saying about Haiti. Read More »

Iraq PM to lead diverse coalition in May election

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Maliki, the leader of the main ruling party and Abadi's own party, the Shia Dawa Party, declared his candidacy on Saturday as well. Iraq's Cabinet has proposed elections for May 12, a date that awaits final parliamentary approval. Abadi's government has insisted the elections be held on time. The elections are expected to take place in May. He mentioned that members of the Dawa Party are free to support his State of Law Coalition or Abadi's Victory for Iraq Alliance. Read More »

UAE accuses Qatari fighter jets of intercepting civilian aircraft

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It comes after a controversial member of Qatar's royal family said he was being detained in the UAE, a claim quickly denial by Emirati officials on Sunday. WAM did not identify the carrier involved, nor did it elaborate on details of the purported encounter. Four UAE-based airlines-Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia-operate flights to Bahrain. Read More »

Palestinian president blasts Trump in defiant speech

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He asked: "How can they view us as partners in peace and the war on terrorism, but also see us as terrorists at the same time?" He said he also invited President Abbas to visit Ireland, and assured him that he would receive a warm welcome from the Irish people. Read More »

Iranian parliament says won't accept any change to nuclear deal

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Netanyahu also told Macron the free world should "strongly condemn the five crimes of the Iranian regime", listing "efforts to obtain nuclear weapons". "This is a last chance". Mr. Rouhani in a speech broadcast live on state TV claimed , "The American administration has failed to undermine the nuclear deal ... Read More »

Cyrille Regis: Pioneering former West Brom and England footballer dies at 59

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He famously won the FA Cup with the Sky Blues in 1987. During his time at The Hawthorns, he would also begin his global career, eventually winning five senior caps after coming through the U21 set-up. Regis joined West Brom in 1977 after the club's chief scout, Ronnie Allen offered to pay part of his signing fee from his own pocket because he was so certain the then 20 year old would make it to the top tier of English football. Read More »

'I'm Not a Racist,' Trump Says in Denying Vulgar Comment

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To no surprise, the president started tweeting this morning, denying that he used those words. The president, according to the reports, also said the United States should accept more immigrants from places like Norway . "You can't have an immigration compromise if everybody's out there calling the president a racist ", Paul said during an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday. Read More »

Cable News Weighs "Racist" Label for Trump

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On immigration, although Trump disputes the reported wording, he has not disavowed the underlying argument that the United States accepts too many people from poor nations . As of October, nearly 12,000 people were suffering from cholera, and more than, according to the United Nations . "No, No. I'm not a racist", Trump said Sunday, after reporters asked him to respond to those who think he is. Read More »

Flooding, ice issues continue into Saturday

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Flood warnings were in effect for the Hoosic, Mettawee and Sacandaga rivers. Glen Gosnell, Washington County public safety director, was headed to the Buskirk area on Saturday afternoon to check on the situation, Hardy said in an interview on Saturday afternoon. Read More »

Third day's morning session important for us, says Ishant

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One of the Wanderers' magnificent seven was a slow poisoner - Hugh Tayfield - and all of six of Newlands' ideal 10. "If I am able to take responsibility and take those important wickets for the team, I am always up for it". Hashim Amla looked cool and calm in that manner of his, Faf du Plessis was keeping the ball out and nudging the odd single and India's bowlers were showing signs of tiredness, perfectly understandable in the baking heat in which they had to work all day. Read More »

Barca Fight Back To End Anoeta Curse Against Real Sociedad

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Martinez's omission allowed Kevin Rodrigues to start, while Juanmi replaced Mikel Oyarzabal in a wide position. Willian Jose and Juanmi scored two very well-worked goals, however, Ernesto Valverde's side fought back, with Paulinho scoring shortly before the break, taking his season tally to eight for the season in the league - four more than Cristiano Ronaldo. Read More »

Crisis talks to save Carillion - and thousands of jobs

One possibility is the government offering guarantees to the banks to cover Carillion's debts or taking some key projects back into the public sector. Carillion reported a first-half pre-tax loss of £1.15bn in September, while it announced just before Christmas that its lenders had agreed to defer a test of its borrowing agreements from 31 December to 30 April. Read More »

Rahul to visit Amethi today: After Gujarat, Cong to focus on UP

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Aimed at the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the message on the poster reads: "Rahul roop mein bhagwan Ram ka avatar, 2019 mein ayega Rahul Raj". The other poster depicting Rahul as Lord Krishna was titled, "Sangharsh se Vijay ki or chal diye maharathi.(the warrior has begun the journey)". Read More »

Floor of Indonesia Stock Exchange reportedly collapses

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The scene after a structure collapsed in the Indonesian Stock Exchange on Monday (Jan 15). Dozens of people have been seen running from the multi-storey building, Metro TV showed. Director of the stock exchange Alpino Kianjaya declined to comment on the incident. According to the police, they were working to get more information. Read More »

Baghdad blasts toll rises to 38, 105 hurt

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The two bombers detonated their deadly suicide vests in a square in central Baghdad , Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. TRT World spoke to journalist Ammar Karim from the Iraqi capital. Militant attacks have decreased significantly in Baghdad and other parts of Iraq since the country's security forces retook almost all territory once held by IS. Read More »

Federal Agency Returns to Accepting Requests Under DACA

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Conservatives are watching with a wary eye, fearing Trump will strike a soft compromise that could infuriate their - and his - political base heading into this year's elections. At the same time, Trump called on Congress to come up with a legislative solution to keep the program in place. Trump has been calling for the merit-based immigration system, of which people from countries like India could be a major beneficiary, to reduce overall immigration to the US. Read More »

Iran says 25 people killed in protests

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Iranian authorities say the protests have been waning in recent days. Protests had spread across Iran after residents of the northeastern city of Mashhad took to the streets on December 28 over unemployment and rising prices. Thousands of government supporters have staged rallies in a backlash against the protests, which posed the boldest challenge to the Islamic establishment since widespread unrest in 2009 over alleged election fraud. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey talk about deadly mudslides

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Emergency workers on the ground have doubled since Thursday, with about 1,250 trying to find and rescue those still trapped, Santa Barbara County spokeswoman Amber Anderson said. "Search and rescue remains the highest priority". He and his parents put belongings in three cars in case they chose to leave before the storm. "He is in an out-of-area hospital being treated". Read More »