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Deep-rooted conspiracy behind Darjeeling violence: Mamata Banerjee

There is absolutely no sight of any security personnel in the region. "Media persons are in danger, they are being blackmailed and threatened", she said. The government has signalled it won't bow down before the GJM but is facing an unprecedented crisis just weeks after the Trinamool Congress made history by registering its first victory in a hill municipality when it won Mirik. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Ind vs Pak - Turning Point - Mohammad Amir's Spell


There is no doubt about it. I prepare the best way I can. Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi on Saturday urged the Indian government to "soften their stance" and resume bilateral cricket series with the neighbouring country. Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur: "They've [his team] been outstanding, the way they've prepared, the way they dragged themselves off the canvas after the beating at Edgbaston [against India], was unbelievable". Read More »

Pres. Trump Proposes Privatizing Air Traffic Control


The plan is part of the White House's goal to transform US infrastructure. Among the complaints: The nonprofit would be given the air-traffic control assets at no cost, though no company would buy the equipment in this scrapyard. "This is hugely controversial", said Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), He believes there are democrats and republicans on the House Transportation Committee, who are opposed to the plan. Read More »

Search for 7 Navy sailors ends after bodies found on ship

Aucoin told reporters that the families were being notified and said, "Their loved ones are what makes this Navy great, so this loss is something we all do feel". These parts of the ship were flooded, said the leadership of the fleet. The other two sailors suffered lacerations and bruises. Desperate damage control efforts by the crew managed to save the ship, he said. Read More »

Pakistan outclass India to win ICC Champions Trophy


I said when we arrived here, we have nothing to lose and we have nothing to lose today too. "I think a final match is taking place between both nations after 10 years". Some teams start confidently and then they fade. Yet it was at the Oval where India suffered their only defeat of this tournament so far when Sri Lanka chased down a target of 322 to win by seven wickets-and Pakistan's preference is to bat second. Read More »

Civil services preliminary examination conducted in over 40 centres in Dehradun


UPSC stands for Union public service commission . Stay tuned for more updates on Preliminary Examination of UPSC and its results on this site. The Constitution of India grants the commission. The examination for the selection of candidates for the UPSC Main Examination, will be objective type. Candidates who have registered for the exam has appeared for the exam at various centers. Read More »

Man detained outside the Palace of Westminster on suspicion of knife possession


A man with a knife has been arrested outside the British parliament on Friday, police said , adding that there were no reports of any casualties. Less than three months ago, 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove a auto through a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge and stabbed a London police officer to death outside Parliament in an attack claimed by ISIS. Read More »

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1


That's the central question to this series right now. They are getting production from everyone who hits the ice, with 19 different players scoring at least one goal - two shy of the National Hockey League record of 21 held by the 1987 Philadelphia Flyers. Read More »

US Senate passes Russian sanctions amendment

It also would require President Donald Trump to seek congressional permission to relax the current regime of sanctions against Russian Federation, possibly limiting his leeway to improve relations between Washington and Moscow. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the plan left him with no good choice. However, the legislation also restricts the White House from easing sanctions without congressional approval, reports the Guardian. Read More »

Palestinians to stop paying attacker families: Tillerson

Joaquin Castro (D-TX) in response to questioning on Tuesday morning before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on Capitol. "The amendment to the underlying Iran sanctions bill maintains and substantially expands sanctions against the government of Russian Federation in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea, its brazen cyberattacks and interference in elections, and its continuing aggression ... Read More »

Trump is not under investigation for obstruction, his lawyer says

I would just ask everybody this: Can this country afford to have a president under investigation by the FBI? Trump fired Comey in early May. Thomas' reporting confirms those interview will take place, though he cautions Mueller has not yet made a decision to conduct a full-scale investigation and describes this stage of this inquiry as "preliminary". Read More »

Wounded congressman improves after shooting


The game raised more than a $1 million for charity Thursday night. President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington , Thursday, June 15, 2017, during an event on Apprenticeship and Workforce of Tomorrow initiatives. Read More »

People Missing In London Tower Fire Presumed Dead

After a botched snap election that lost her party its majority in parliament, the prime minister is facing criticism for her response to the blaze that engulfed the 24-storey apartment block of social housing on Wednesday. "Grenfell is where they shove all the people who don't have any choice", said a resident as he watched his home burn. Anger boiled over on Friday as people stormed Kensington & Chelsea Town Hall. Read More »

USA congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital


In a statement released on behalf of the House majority whip's family, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Scalise is now in serious condition. Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Read More »

GOP shooter's list included names of 6 other republican reps


According to The Daily Caller , who first reported on the list, names included Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). Investigators say they've checked Hodgkinson's laptop, cell phone, and a camera found in his van but have found no manifesto, no intent to commit violence, and nothing to indicate he was scouting potential targets. Read More »

NYT, CNN sue FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

Under department policy, it would normally be the attorney general who oversees the special counsel. The President tweeted Friday that he was under "investigation", which he called a "witch hunt" in another tweet. Questions about his recusal come after this unusual statement late Thursday, in which Rosenstein himself referred to recent media reports about whether Trump was being investigated, saying, "Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations". Read More »

Mali tourist resort under attack from gunmen

Local residents have reported hearing gunfire and seeing smoke rising over the resort. There was no information immediately available on any casualties. At least 20 people were killed in 2015 when gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu in Bamako, taking hostages. It is not the first suspected terror attack to hit Mali. Read More »

Navalny 'detained' before Moscow protest


The demonstrations were a follow-up to large-scale protests that swept Russian Federation in late March. " This is a very powerful idea, and that is why there are so many people ". Back then, eight lone protesters dared to go on Moscow's Red Square to protest the invasion. Why was Alexey Navalny arrested? Navalny was fined and jailed for 15 days for his role in those protests. Read More »

G7 meeting on environment confirms split on climate between USA, allies


As the aftershocks of the Trump administration's June 1 rejection of the Paris Agreement continue to rumble, groups across the United States have rebelled against the decision to withdraw from the the global climate pact. In a statement to Reuters , Pruitt stressed the need to move forward on environmental action following the announcement. Officials from 10 states and the District of Columbia pledged to follow the Paris Agreement but have not formally joined the alliance (Blue States). Read More »

Russia criticizes US for 'anti-Cuban' approach, says it sides with Cuba

Emmer, who's been one of Trump's most enthusiastic backers on Capitol Hill, echoed Crawford's criticism, saying Trump's Cuba directive appears to be in violation of his promise to keep the American homeland safe. Senior White House officials who briefed reporters on Thursday on the coming announcement said Obama's overtures had enriched Cuba's military while repression increased on the island. Read More »