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Indian passports to be bilingual: Sushma


Now, all the passports will be issued both in Hindi and English and not only in English like before. Swaraj unveiled, together with Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha, a commemorative postage stamp to mark the completion of 50 years of the Passport Act, which was enacted on June 24, 1967. Read More »

Bodies Found after Landslide Buries Scores in China


The paper also said a family of three, including a month-old baby, managed to escape just as the landslide started to hit their house. More than 100 people living close to the landslide were being evacuated, Xinhua reported. Reports of the landslide remained largely absent from wider Chinese media apart from Xinhua, CCTV and party mouthpiece People's Daily. Most of the residents are of the Qiang ethnic minority. Read More »

It's an un-Islamic act: Mirwaiz on lynching

The separatist leader, however, denied being present there at the time of the incident. Official sources and witnesses said the officer, dressed in civvies, was seen clicking pictures by devotees coming out of the historic mosque where the moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq delivered night-long sermon. Read More »

Qatar Airways Seeks 10-Percent Stake In American Airlines

Department of Justice antitrust division . The company's certificate of incorporation "prohibits anyone from acquiring 4.75% or more of the company's outstanding stock without advance approval from the board following a written request", American pointed out. Read More »

Hello summer: Flights canceled as heat wave smothers Phoenix


The cancellations to Phoenix include three flights departing from Palm Springs International Airport, one flight from Ontario California International airport and one flight from Los Angeles International Airport. Phoenix and Las Vegas are expected stay in the triple digits throughout the week, though Tuesday was supposed to be the hottest day of the week. High temperatures also are deadly. Read More »

The Russia investigation now in the Oval Office

The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, seeking a court's help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . Trump has disputed both claims, saying flatly that he never asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe. "I think, frankly, our story shows that the president is by no means out of the woods as far as the investigation goes", the Post's Barrett told NPR. Read More »

Top Trump advisor Kushner met Netanyahu, Abbas in peace push

A statement issued by the White House said that the two sides had a " productive meeting and reaffirmed their commitment to advancing President Trump's goal of a genuine and lasting peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians that enhances stability in the region". Read More »

Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon


Although the SNP's manifesto suggested that winning a majority of seats in Scotland would reinforce its mandate for another referendum, the scale of the party's losses may force strategists to think again to avoid alienating voters. The final Scottish seat to declare was Fife North East, where there were three recounts before Stephen Gethins of the SNP was declared the victor after finishing just two votes ahead of the Lib Dem candidate. Read More »

Confederations Cup: Plucky All Whites thumped by Portugal, Mexico knocks out Russian Federation


Goals from Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Wales were dispatched 2-0 in Lyon before a goalless final against hosts France went into an additional period, where substitute Eder was the unlikely hero. Mexico captain Andres Guardado picked up an early booking that will rule him out of the semi-final, while the video assistant referee was summoned to reject Russian penalty claims after Fyodor Smolov went to ground in the area. Read More »

Ed Rogers: Trump's 'yuge' win in Georgia

Throughout the campaign, Republicans ran attack ads against Pelosi, prompting some Democrats to say it is time for her to step aside, Politico reported. "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as a test of whether the resistance by Democrats was going to overpower the Republicans or whether the Trump vote would hold". Read More »

Tragedy as over 120 burnt alive near Bahawalpur

The oil tanker caught fire and exploded in the Pul Paka area located near the national highway on which the tragedy occurred. Medical staff fears more deaths, as victims suffered burns to over 70 percent of their bodies. Rescue operation is underway and the injured are being shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital. Survivors were taken to nearby hospitals with a lot of them sustaining over 70 per cent burn injuries. Read More »

Trump notes 'election meddling by Russia' while criticizing Obama

But it went further. Friday's report also said that intelligence captured Putin's specific objective that the operation defeat or at least damage Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and help her Republican rival Donald Trump . Overall, the report more or less puts light on the how the Obama administration was wracked with worry over just how it ought to address Russia's actions. Read More »

Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU

The three other people also shot in Wednesday's attack are Congressional aide Zach Barth, lobbyist Matt Mika and U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent Crystal Griner . Steve Scalise, the House majority whip, was gravely wounded in the shooting last week. Scalise, 51, who represents Louisiana and is the third-ranking Republican in the House, was standing at second base when the shooting started. Read More »

Donald Trump says hola to solar to keep the Mexicans out


Putting up a wall along the US-Mexico border was part of Trump's campaign agendas, following which he issued an executive order in January for the beginning of construction. According to the same source, who asked to be anonymous, the president, in response, said that he simply wants to see a more "comprehensive" immigration reform and urged those in the meeting to help him push for it. Read More »

Government ethics office releases President Trump's financial disclosure form

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released the 98-page document Friday, and it shows that the current president carries at least $ 315 million in liabilities , including $130 million to Deutsche Bank alone, as NBC News reports. The Mar-a-Lago income figure was $7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing, in May 2016. It is different from a federal tax return, which Trump has refused to make public and which would reveal much more about his business ... Read More »

Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

Fred Warmbier wore the jacket Otto wore during his coerced confession broadcast all over the world during his conviction a year ago. While they would not discuss his prognosis, University of Cincinnati Medical Center doctors described stated that Otto suffered extensive brain damage and that there were no current signs of botulism . Read More »

North Korea accuses USA of 'smear campaign' over Warmbier death

Warmbier's release and, "in consideration of his bad health, sent him back home on humanitarian grounds". Thousands of family members, friends and supporters of Otto Warmbier have gathered in Cincinnati to say goodbye to the American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea . Read More »

Thousands gather for funeral for student detained in N.Korea

The death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, after his release from 17 months of imprisonment in Pyongyang, further complicated Trump's approach to North Korea. It claimed that his sudden death is a "mystery" to North Korea as his health indicators were "normal" when he was brought home. A crowd of some 2,000 people filled a high school auditorium in Otto Warmbier's hometown of OH to celebrate his life. Read More »

See Jeremy Corbyn Introduce Run the Jewels at Glastonbury

In an interview from the site with The Guardian newspaper, Corbyn was asked what the naughtiest thing he'd ever done at a festival. Referring to the election he said: "The commentariat got it wrong, the elites got it wrong". With an introduction by the festival's founder, Michael Eavis, the atmosphere heightens, with the crowd easily matching the attendance of last night's headliner Radiohead. Read More »

South Korea President invites North Korea


North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a USA official told Reuters. The news of another rocket engine test by Pyongyang comes as an U.S. official said on Wednesday there were signs of increased activity at North Korea's lone nuclear test site. Read More »

Those Moderates Are Screwing Up Health-Care Reform

He said governors have been left out of discussions when they'll have to "deal with the terrifying reality of deep cuts to Medicaid ", which he said would force Pennsylvania to scale back the low-income health care program that added 700,000 Pennsylvanians under the Obamacare expansion or make cuts to other state programs. Read More »