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India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Congratulating the people on the occasion of Ramzan, Modi said that Eid-ul-Fitr is the festival of happiness and more we share happiness on this occasion, the more it increases. Encouraging the concept of gifting Khadi handkerchieves, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Queen Elizabeth II has preserved the one presented to her by Mahatma Gandhi many decades ago. Read More »

Modi First Indian PM to Visit Israel

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Sunny Ghai, president MGMT Service Inc., said, "Both Prime Minister Modi and President Donald Trump need to talk about dual taxation to ease our situation, so that we can invest in India and don't have to end up paying taxes on both sides". Read More »

Health care is lifeline for many

Medicaid is a health insurance program for low-income children and adults, pregnant women, seniors in nursing homes and people with disabilities. "People aren't out here because it's super fun to be in the spitting rain, protesting for hours, people are out here because it's literally life or death", Vashti Bandi of South Philadelphia said. Read More »

Modi Meets with Top US Executives

Implementation of the GST shows India can take big decisions and implement them swiftly, the prime minister said at the interaction with the group of CEOs that included Tim Cook of Apple , Sunder Pichai from Google , John Chambers from Cisco and Jeff Bezos of Amazon . Read More »

Surgical strikes prove India can defend itself: Modi

The other India-born CEOs who took part in the meeting with Modi were Shantanu Narayen of Adobe, Punit Renjen of Delloitte, Ajay Banga of Mastercard and USIBC president Mukesh Aghi. "In concluding remarks, PM stresses imp of coopn 4 startup, innovation &tapping huge intellectual, edu & vocational training potential in India", Baglay tweeted . Read More »

Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for preserving democracy

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Democracy, he said, is not only a system but also our ethos and one needs to move forward keeping in mind what harms democracy. It is our culture. He said the former government took away people's liberty and freedom, and did not spare any section of society, be it political, economic, media, students, communities, or even the judiciary. Read More »

10 bodies found, 93 missing in China landslide

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Rescuers had retrieved 15 bodies from the debris by 10pm Saturday, the rescue headquarters said . Rescuers found three members of one family five hours after the landslide at the village. Rubble slid half a mile down a steep slope to block a 3-mile stretch of river and 1 mile of road, official state news agency Xinhua said. The area is also prone to earthquakes, with the lack of mountainside trees meaning excess water does not get absorbed as easily. Read More »

Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts

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US President Donald Trump is seeking to restart peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians - stalled since talks collapsed in 2014. Peace Now, a settlement watchdog group, has said that the rise in construction in the West Bank correlates to a drop in new buildings within Israel of 2.5%. Read More »

United States health-insurance bill faces stiff opposition

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GOP Senator Susan Collins of ME, who has not yet said she will vote against the bill, expressed reservations towards it to news outlets today. Trump also continued his attacks on Congressional Democrats on Twitter Monday, saying: "The Democrats have become nothing but OBSTRUCTIONISTS, they have no policies or ideas". Read More »

Karnataka reserves 50% of NLSIU seats for locals

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Students of Karnataka may soon get 50% reservation in Bengaluru's premier legal education institution National Law School of India University (NLSIU). "If 50 per cent of the seats are limited to just the state-level ranking, it will change the dynamics of the institution and its quality". State higher education minister Basavaraj Rayaraddi presented the bill to amend the National School of India Act 1986 (Karnataka Act 22 of 1986) on behalf of the law minister in the assembly on ... Read More »

Karnataka CET Mock Allotment Results 2017 Out | Check Yours @kea

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The Common Entrance Test (KCET) was hung on May 2 and 3 and the KEA had announced the outcomes on May 30. The KEA KCET Mock Allotment Results are available on the official site kea.kar.nic.in. This KEA KCET Mock Allotment Results will enable the students to amend, update, to include or erase as of now entered options. Earlier, KEA successfully conducted KCET 2017 in the month of May 2017 and the results of the same were also declared on 14th June 2017. Read More »

More refugees than ever forcibly displaced in 2016

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The U.N. refugee agency said the number of people forcibly displaced from their homes hit a new record high in 2016, reaching 65.6 million. The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees, asylum-seekers and internally displaced people) has continued to rise in 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide. Read More »

Ten flee under fire amid Marawi fighting

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A U.S. P-3 Orion surveillance plane has been spotted over Marawi, and US forces have been photographed flying surveillance drones over the city. The aircraft flew above rocket-firing Philippine helicopters that struck militant positions, causing plumes of smoke to billow skyward. Read More »

Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

The statement, which Macron has made before, is also used as a hashtag and title of an upcoming project. For the duration of the video , a banner across it reads , "With President Macron, a great leader!" French President Emmanuel Macron has been outspoken in his criticism of Trump's move, encouraging those anxious about climate change to emigrate to France and deploying the slogan "Make the planet great again" - a riff on Trump's famous presidential campaign slogan. Read More »

Arlene Foster´s DUP leadership could scupper powersharing talks, Sinn Fein warns

Gerry Adams of Sinn Fein told May specifically of his opposition to the coalition during a meeting with her at Downing Street: "We have just finished a meeting with the British prime minister and her secretary of state". Adams said that Sinn Féin would oppose any such deal between the two parties. The DUP founded by the Rev. Ian Paisley is a staunchly Unionist party with a deep Protestant Christian ethos which governs some if not of all of their policies. Read More »

Fire destroys multiple units at Tampa apartment complex

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Fire crews were able to save two people from a two-alarm fire Sunday morning. "They were also able to contain it to the suite and the attic space above the suite". According to officials, one woman was assessed by paramedics and released on the scene as a result of the fire, there were no other injuries. A cause of the fire is not yet known, and a damage cost had not yet been determined. Read More »

Five arrested in foiled attack on Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia

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Five security force members and six other people were injured, the report said. Security forces also raided another terrorist site in Jeddah , near the Red Sea. Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, says the fabricated attack on Mecca's Grand Mosque was part of an evil plan by Saudis. Read More »

Donald Trump Breaks 'Age-Old Tradition' Of Hosting Iftar Dinner At White House

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For the first time in over two decades, the White House did not host an Iftar or Eid celebration dinner to mark the month of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month when Muslims fast during daylight hours. A host of clubs also shared good wishes, with Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool sending messages to their Muslim supporters. Nigerians, especially Muslims in positions of authority as leaders need to re-orient their character and daily deeds to be in tune with God. Read More »

Gov. Snyder won't suspend officials charged in Flint water crisis

They are: Darnell Earley , who was Flint's emergency manager when the city used the river; Howard Croft , who ran Flint's public works department; Liane Shekter Smith; and Stephen Busch . Prosecutors say the switch also created the conditions that led to the Legionnaires' outbreak. March 23, 2016: A governor-appointed panel concludes that the state of MI is "fundamentally accountable" for the crisis because of decisions made by environmental regulators. Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind to meet MPs, MLAs in Kashmir on Wednesday

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Sena leaders are among the proposers of Kovind's nomination. Mehbooba, who was not present when Kovind filed his nomination papers, will convene a meeting of MPS and MLAs from the state at her residence, which will be addressed by the former Bihar governor and Dalit activist, BJP sources said. Read More »

Panic as 'terrifying' eight-foot shark spotted in Magaluf sea

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Lifeguards ordered people out of the water, before hoisting up the red flag and alerting police, following a new scare at a third beach. A blue shark that was spotted in shallow waters at a beach off the coast of Mallorca in Palma, in the Balearic Islands in Spain, was captured Sunday after it caused panic over the weekend that led to the evacuation of a huge number of British holiday-makers. Read More »

Ivanka Trump: 'I leave the politics to other people'

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Amidst congressional and FBI investigations into links between Trump aides and Russian Federation and the reported investigation of her father for possible obstruction of justice related to those probes, she said then: "It is hard and there's a level of viciousness that I was not expecting. Read More »

Zille damaged race relations in SA: Maimane

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Maimane said the decision was a hard one but reconciliation remained a critical and continuing imperative in the SA he hoped to build. Zille also expressed regret for undermining Maimane's leadership. Duvenhage said the DA found itself "in a Catch-22 situation where it had to continue building its support in black communities while having to consolidate its white constituency". Read More »

Philippine Army Respects Ceasefire during End of Ramadan

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Abella, however, said the ceasefire may be lifted if the terrorists pose danger to government soldiers and civilians. The chief of the Philippine General Staff, General Eduardo Ano, noted that operations were suspended to show the government's respect for Muslim faith. Read More »