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Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today took a pot-shot at RJD supremo Lalu Prasad for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modifor the latter's rejection of according Central University status to Patna University. In Mokama, he laid the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange programme and four National Highway projects. "All these universities have to do is to demonstrate their potential to become world class", he said. Read More

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26 take ill after meal on Goa-Mum train, 3 in ICU

26 take ill after meal on Goa-Mum train, 3 in ICU

The incident of passengers' illness comes three months after the Comptroller and Auditor General said in an audit report that the Indian Railways served food on trains and stations that is "unfit for human consumption". An IRCTC spokesperson said, "First, a group of seven passengers complained and were attended to by the on-board supervisor". Ambulances were requisitioned and they were admitted to a local hospital and are under observation, IRCTC stated. Read More

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Detective wrangles 9-foot anaconda

Detective wrangles 9-foot anaconda

Fortunately, she was prepared - she has experience handling exotic snakes . They believe that it was someone's pet that was either released or escaped. The detective ended her heroic efforts with a simple "Ta-da!" It's no surprise Shaw was the first detective the Florida based Sheriff department called upon as she actually has her own fundraiser benefiting the Leon County Humane Society. Read More

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Ireland, UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia

Ireland, UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia

Farther to the east, Ireland and the United Kingdom are also watching Ophelia's track, which could bring hurricane conditions to some areas there early next week. It's unlikely it will be a threat to US, although it could possibly be a threat to Ireland, the NHC said Wednesday. Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened to a hurricane overnight and is now heading towards the United Kingdom, forecasters warn. Read More

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Mexico readies for worst as 4th round of NAFTA talks open

Mexico readies for worst as 4th round of NAFTA talks open

He and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland are expected to make a joint appearance. The hard issue of rules of origin will be addressed mostly at the end of the current talks, according to a schedule obtained by Reuters. The auto parts study was conducted before these targets were revealed. Read More

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Iran Warns of Response to New US Sanctions

Iran Warns of Response to New US Sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday defended the landmark nuclear deal agreed with Western powers in 2015, insisting that Trump could not undermine it. Revolutionary Guard forces are now fighting "Islamic State" (IS) militants in Syria and Iraq, and have suffered significant casualties as a result. Read More

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Pink Slams Dr. Luke Amid Abuse Allegations: 'He's Not A Kind Person'

Pink Slams Dr. Luke Amid Abuse Allegations: 'He's Not A Kind Person'

Luke and Kesha in regards to the allegations made, which Gottwald has vehemently denied . Pink is the latest singer to speak up about Dr. Luke . Clarkson said she only worked with Luke "because literally I got blackmailed by my label. That's not what holds weight in my life", she said. "I get along with everyone I work with, but he's just not a good guy for me", she continued. Read More

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Oil prices waver narrowly ahead of U.S. inventory data

Oil prices waver narrowly ahead of U.S. inventory data

Saudi Arabia, OPEC's biggest producer, boosted production by 60,000 barrels a day to 10.06 million barrels, while Gulf neighbor Kuwait lifted output by 50,000 barrels to 2.76 million barrels a day. Supplies stored at sea are dwindling too, traders say. A stronger US currency reduces the appeal of dollar-denominated raw materials as an investment. Read More

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