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Sudeep in CM Siddaramaiah's house, star supporting Congress? [Pictures, VIDEO] Sudeep in CM Siddaramaiah's house, star supporting Congress? [Pictures, VIDEO]
- April 05, 2018

Meanwhile, a Twitter war of sorts has escalated between the parties, each mocking the other with parodies, memes and GIFs, accompanied by barbed words. That this is not superstition is known to all Kannadigas. The Gokak leader, the younger brother of district in-charge Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, had caused a flutter by saying he would join the BJP to take on his brother and former Minister Satish Jarkiholi in Yamakanamaradi constituency. (more...)
The Best School District in Every State The Best School District in Every State
- April 05, 2018

The report further noted that the overall rating on students' progress improved by 21 percentage points since the first cycle of inspections, with more schools rated satisfactory and above; the overall rating on curriculum and enhancement programmes improved by five percentage points since the previous inspection cycle, with a few more schools rated satisfactory and above; and more students are performing at or above the national proficiency levels in grades four and six. (more...)
Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence Sheriff open to reviewing mansion death evidence
- April 05, 2018

The attorney for the plaintiffs, Keith Greer, alleged that Adam Shacknai delivered four blows to the head of Zahau, rendering her partially or fully unconscious. "This has always been about getting the sheriff to reopen this", Greer said. Adam Shacknai's attorney, Dan Webb, countered that there was no evidence that his client - who has lived and worked in Memphis for 30 years - had anything to do with Zahau's death. (more...)
Philippines approves six-month closure of Boracay from April Philippines approves six-month closure of Boracay from April
- April 05, 2018

Duterte first threatened to close Boracay last February after lamenting that the top tourist destination has turned into a " cesspool " for its poor sewerage system. Guevarra also said that calamity funds would be activated for the workers affected by the closure. "We're a bit depressed right now in the industry", Jose Clemente III, president of the Tourism Congress of the Philippines, told ABS-CBN . (more...)
Cauvery row: Tamil Nadu goes into shutdown mode Cauvery row: Tamil Nadu goes into shutdown mode
- April 05, 2018

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu has approached Supreme alleging contempt of court against the Centre for not setting up the Cauvery Management Board, as the lack of action violates the Court's order. With the traders' body in the state backing the shutdown and protest, many places witnessed closure of retail shops, grocery outlets, and other establishments, including in Chennai and Cauvery delta districts Thiruchirapalli and Thanjavur. (more...)
Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal Australian Boxer Taylah Robertson Guaranteed To Win Medal
- April 05, 2018

As per the rule in the Games, both losing semi-finalists will win a bronze medal, but the teenager doesn't want to sit quietly and want to strike gold for the country. With all the training I've done, I want to earn it. The 19-year-old has already competed all over the world competing in boxing tournaments in Ireland and India and is a three-time Australian champion. (more...)
Democrats unite in New York State Senate Democrats unite in New York State Senate
- April 05, 2018

Andrew Cuomo being challenged by actress Cynthia Nixon, a champion of public schools and a variety of liberal causes. Members of the IDC, meanwhile, face primary challengers who say the IDC has enabled the party of President Donald Trump. But one of those senators, Simcha Felder of Brooklyn, has continued to caucus with the Republicans separately from Klein's alliance with the party. (more...)
McMaster Rips Russia on His Way Out of the White House McMaster Rips Russia on His Way Out of the White House
- April 05, 2018

The last time McMaster spoke out about Russian meddling in the 2016 election, saying there was "incontrovertible" evidence of it, Trump took to Twitter to rebuke him. McMaster offered the examples of the use of a nerve agent to poison a former spy in Britain, allegedly carried out by Russian Federation, and cyber attacks on the U.S. (more...)
Coalition Welcomes Worldwide Condemnation of Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Tanker Coalition Welcomes Worldwide Condemnation of Houthi Missile Attack on Saudi Tanker
- April 05, 2018

He said that the missile was sacked towards Jazan city and was deliberately launched to target civilian populated areas where the missile was intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces resulted in scattering the shrapnel and debris on residential neighborhoods and there were no reports of any casualties or damage until the time of preparing this statement. (more...)
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies Aged 81 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies Aged 81
- April 05, 2018

In 1991, she was convicted over the kidnapping and assault of Stompie Moeketsi, a teenage activist who was murdered by a member of her controversial bodyguards, known as the Mandela United Football Club. Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee for Women and Youth Affairs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga confirmed the memorial service which she said would be held after the burial. (more...)
Trump's Easter Morning Tweets Affirm His 'Anti-Immigrant Agenda,' Say Rights Groups Trump's Easter Morning Tweets Affirm His 'Anti-Immigrant Agenda,' Say Rights Groups
- April 05, 2018

Kersti Kaljulaid of Estonia, Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania , and Raimonds Vejonis of Latvia are anxious about the prospect of Russian Federation seeking to spread its influence throughout the region, and went to the White House as a group to seek more military assistance from the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. (more...)
Thousands protest against court's ruling on Lula prison Thousands protest against court's ruling on Lula prison
- April 05, 2018

Brazil's Supreme Court rejected 6 to 5 votes in favor of the former president's request not to be deprived of his liberty while appealing a 12-year prison sentence. "Nelson Mandela, Gandhi and Lula, three leaders, one fact in common, they were all persecuted for defending the people", countered supporters of Lula da Silva's Workers' Party, or PT, on Twitter. (more...)
Google hit 100% renewable energy goal in 2017 Google hit 100% renewable energy goal in 2017
- April 05, 2018

To be clear, Google has not powered its operations exclusively with 100 percent renewable energy: Such a feat, it says, is impossible. That's in line with the company's previously stated goal, helping it increase its environmental friendliness while ensuring its facilities aren't an energy burden. (more...)
Trump pledges strong action on immigration Trump pledges strong action on immigration
- April 05, 2018

Trump has been annoyed by the lack of progress on building what was the signature promise of his campaign: a "big, attractive wall" along the Mexican border. Nielsen asked rhetorically. "Today is the day we want to start this process", she explained, without really explaining at all why the deployment had been so swiftly unveiled. (more...)
Pipe-wielding man fatally shot by NY police officers in Brooklyn Pipe-wielding man fatally shot by NY police officers in Brooklyn
- April 05, 2018

NY police officers yesterday shot to death a black man who pointed a metal pipe at them, after responding to emergency callers who said the man was aiming a firearm at pedestrians, a police official said. The officers involved in the shooting were not wearing body cameras, Monahan said. Dozens were still gathered at the scene late Wednesday and tempers flared hours after the shooting. (more...)
Liverpool vs City: What we learned Liverpool vs City: What we learned
- April 05, 2018

It is only half-time. Pep Guardiola's side were outclassed in every department in the first half. "If you want to see games like this, then the Premier League have to think about it. "I'm not really over the moon at the moment - I'm really angry about a few people who make decisions in this league". Sadio Mane added a third on the half-hour mark with the only blight for Liverpool an injury scare for Salah. (more...)
U.S. military on border would have limited role U.S. military on border would have limited role
- April 05, 2018

I've been speaking with [Defense Secretary] Gen. Mattis. "Until we can have a wall and proper security we're going to be guarding our border with the military". "Throughout the journey, the Caravan will meet with border communities and learn firsthand about the unique challenges facing the southern border region". (more...)
No other govt honoured BR Ambedkar as we did: Narendra Modi No other govt honoured BR Ambedkar as we did: Narendra Modi
- April 05, 2018

The opposition and Dalit organisations have accused the Modi government of not doing enough after SC verdict on the SC/ST act, which diluted certain provisions. "No regime has honoured the Dalit icon like our government has done". He, however, did not make any direct reference to the Bharat Bandh protests that saw violence in north India on Monday. (more...)
Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to Russian troll factory Facebook removes hundreds of accounts linked to Russian troll factory
- April 05, 2018

Facebook announced Tuesday that it removed a number of accounts and pages on its platform connected to a foreign organization charged with helping coordinate interference in the 2016 election. Facebook revealed that just over 1m users were following at least one of the IRA's Facebook Pages. In February, Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the election, indicted 13 Russians associated with the IRA, including Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian businessman ... (more...)
Now, Babas attain MoS status in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh Now, Babas attain MoS status in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh
- April 05, 2018

As members of the committee, they were being given the MoS status , an official of the General Administration Department had said yesterday. Even two years ago, he locked horns with the BJP government , when he led a group of "religious leaders" to the police station to lodge a complaint and register cases against state ministers for putting up posters of another "religious leader", Swami Nithyananda, who was accused of rape. (more...)

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