World

Cauvery row: Technical committee likely to file report in SC today

Cauvery row: Technical committee likely to file report in SC today

Mr. Mutharasan urged the state government to convene all party meet to mount pressure on Centre to form Cauvery Management Board. Protesters have said that the Centre has betrayed the interests of Tamil Nadu. Stalin led a procession at Perambur at Chennai even as scores of political workers belonging to DMK, the Left parties and MDMK among others staged a rail roko at Thanjavur and Cuddalore, and were detained. Read More

Continue Reading »

Korea say latest N. Korea missile launch fails

North Korea has not shown the capability yet of arming its missiles with nuclear weapons , nor does the pariah nation have a missile capable of reaching the continental United States. China and South Korea are betting for the economic collapse of North Korea since many North Korean officials have defected from the regime over the course of 2016. Read More

Continue Reading »

Global deal reached to limit powerful greenhouse gases

By the late 2040s all countries are expected to consume no more than 15%-20% of their baseline levels, in a move that it is hoped will prevent up to 0.5C of global warming by the end of the century. The U.N. says the next meeting in 2017 will determine how much of the billions of dollars needed to finance the reduction of HFCs will be provided by countries. Read More

Continue Reading »

European Union chief vows no compromise as United Kingdom heads for hard exit

Satisfactory answers to all these questions "might give some confidence that the government is entering the Article 50 negotiations with a clear plan", they say in a letter to Mr Davis. The pound rallied slightly when news of May's agreement to the parliament Brexit debate came out. THERESA May sparked fresh Tory civil war last night by refusing MPs a vote on her Brexit plan. Read More

Continue Reading »

Email: Clinton campaign sought to cancel Wall Street speech

The email , from Clinton's future campaign manager Robby Mook to Podesta, said Obama administration officials should use their connections in the president's home state to try to push back the March 15 IL primary by at least a month. Earlier leaked emails suggested that Clinton knew Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) received " clandestine " support from Saudi Arabia and Qatar - both major allies of the U.S. Read More

Continue Reading »

Former Auburn, NFL linebacker Quentin Groves dies

Former Auburn, NFL linebacker Quentin Groves dies

He played 100 games over seven National Football League seasons with Jacksonville, Oakland, Arizona, Cleveland and Tennessee. Our thoughts and prayers are with Groves' family and friends. The Jacksonville Jaguars, who drafted Groves in the second round out of Auburn in 2008, and the Auburn football program confirmed the news with statements on Saturday. Read More

Continue Reading »

Civilians risk getting caught in crossfire as Mosul offensive intensifies - Oxfam

They were injured by a drone that landed and then exploded", he told reporters. Images of the drone's remnants show "it appears to be a cheap Chinese drone, easily available on the market", CNN's Ben Wedeman said from Irbil, Iraq. "There's a growing threat that the terrorists are going to be lethal from the sky and this is a natural evolution of where we are headed technologically in the world", Abrahms said. Read More

Continue Reading »

Indian FS admits surgical strike was a bluff

India has blamed the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed for the attack. New Delhi's objective was to divert attention of the world from gross human rights violations in IoK, he added. United States spokespersons are quick in rendering unsolicited advice to Pakistan but they have closed their eyes to Indian brutalities against defenceless people in Occupied Kashmir. Read More

Continue Reading »

Some millennials in the mix at Desert Trip fest

Young joined the former Beatle to perform " A Day in the Life ", which morphed into John Lennon's " Give Peace a Chance ". When Neil Young cracked a few Trump jokes ("Come back tomorrow, Roger [Waters] is gonna build a Wall and make Mexico great again", and later describing " Welfare Mothers " as "Trump's new campaign song"), they got laughs, but you still had to wonder how many Trump supporters there were in the crowd. Read More

Continue Reading »

Ahead of Kejriwal's rally, banners show him as 'Pak hero'

Mr Kejriwal has drawn strong criticism for asking the government to provide evidence of the Indian Army's surgical strikes across the Line of Control against terrorist launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir earlier this month. "We are taking all precautionary measures to ensure that the examination is held without use of unfair means", Vora said, adding that as many as 7.67 lakh aspirants will sit for the examination at various centres located in district headquarters across the state for ... Read More

Continue Reading »

High winds, plenty of rain predicted 2 to 10 pm today

High winds, plenty of rain predicted 2 to 10 pm today

According to the National Weather Service, "Friday will be rainy and windy... but it will serve as a relative lull before a more potentially damaging storm on Saturday". "Forecasts advised residents to prepare for widespread damage and power outages, stocking up on flashlights and batteries, bottled water and canned foods". Read More

Continue Reading »

Xi Jinping to visit India, Bangladesh, Cambodia this week

As a formal grouping, BRIC started after the meeting of the Leaders of Russia, India and China in St. Petersburg on the margins of G-8 Outreach Summit in 2006. There have been several stories cropping up on India buying S-400, but nothing has been concrete. That was the main talking point of the first summit, along with a note of discontent in existing worldwide financial institutions for not focusing enough on developing countries also being expressed. Read More

Continue Reading »

Zuma halts Madonsela's state capture report

Zuma halts Madonsela's state capture report

EWN's Gia Nicolaides reports that Madonsela's office has refused to confirm if she will be presenting a report-back on this particular investigation. Madonsela insisted that Zuma had to respond to all the questions she sent to him in March. He said the signs were there last week when he tried to block Madonsela from
releasing the report and hand everything to Mkhwebane. Read More

Continue Reading »

China confirms Duterte visit amid strained ties with USA ally

In this context, Duterte's simultaneous spurning of the USA and embrace of China is "doubly concerning from a more practical standpoint, because if ... Despite the unsettling rhetoric over the South China Sea disputes, the new leader has hinted that he wants to attract infrastructure investment from the world's second largest economy during his stay in Beijing from October 18-21, before heading to Japan. Read More

Continue Reading »

German officials demand answers after suspect kills self

Rolf Jacob, the head of the prison where 22-year-old bomb suspect Jaber Albakr was held, told reporters in Dresden that a trainee guard checked on the prisoner at 7:30 p.m. The top-selling Bild daily described the trio as "the Syrian heroes from Leipzig ", while calls have grown to honour and reward them. He was taken into custody on Monday on suspicion he was planning an imminent terrorist attack, EFE news reported . Read More

Continue Reading »