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U.S. diplomats in Pakistan to face restrictions U.S. diplomats in Pakistan to face restrictions
- May 11, 2018

In a tit-for-tat move, the Foreign Office has announced that all the U.S. diplomats in Pakistan would be facing restrictions from Friday under which they won't be able to roam around without seeking permission from the authorities concerned, a report of The News International said. (more...)
Himanshu Roy, former Maharashtra ATS chief, shoots himself Himanshu Roy, former Maharashtra ATS chief, shoots himself
- May 11, 2018

The 1988 batch IPS officer also once led the Maharashtra Anti-Terror Squad. Reports suggest that the officer killed himself at his own residence using a service revolver. Though he got a sideposting - Additional Director General of Police (housing) -in the last reshuffle of Mumbai police's top deck, for almost ten years before that Roy handled two of the force's most important offices. (more...)
Delhi University to begin admission registration from May 15 Delhi University to begin admission registration from May 15
- May 11, 2018

The dates of commencement for under graduate and post graduate programmes will be May 15 and May 18 respectively, and for M.Phil and Ph.D. courses, it will be from May 20. For PhD and MPhil admission, the registrations will commence on May 20. Till a year ago, the registration process for entrance-based admissions was separate. (more...)
Pokhran Anniversary: Why Pokhran-II Tests Were Different From Pokhran-I Pokhran Anniversary: Why Pokhran-II Tests Were Different From Pokhran-I
- May 11, 2018

India on Friday (May 11, 2018) is observing the 20th anniversary of the Pokhran-II nuclear bomb tests which were conducted at the Pokhran Test Range in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer district in May 1998. How was Pokhran-II different from Pokhran-I? May 11 is also observed as the 'National Technology Day, ' after India tested its nuclear bombs on that day. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi Rides A Bicycle In Karnataka To Protest Rising Fuel Prices Rahul Gandhi Rides A Bicycle In Karnataka To Protest Rising Fuel Prices
- May 11, 2018

S. Yeddyurappa. Speaking at a gathering of prominent personalities in Bengaluru , when Rahul Gandhi was asked if he will become the Prime Minister , the Congress chief said that it depends on how well the Congress party does in the general election. (more...)
University student strips down to underwear in thesis presentation University student strips down to underwear in thesis presentation
- May 11, 2018

Cornell University senior Letitia Chai removed her clothes in front of teachers and students on Saturday during her honor thesis presentation at the Ivy League school . "Honestly, I'm floored by your support", she told the audience. I am a human being, and I ask you to take this leap of faith, to take this next step - or rather this next strip - in our movement and to join me in revealing to each other and seeing each other for who we truly are: "members of the human race", she said as ... (more...)
'Sexuality expert' claims parents need baby's consent when changing nappies 'Sexuality expert' claims parents need baby's consent when changing nappies
- May 11, 2018

Deanne Carson said in an ABC News segment that families could set up "a culture of consent" in the home by asking babies "I'm going to change your nappy now, is that OK?" "I'd love to have my nappy changed, '" Carson continued. She explained it's not about getting permission from a three day old or a three month old. One in twelve girls will be sexually abused before their sixth birthday. (more...)
Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Days Away Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Days Away
- May 11, 2018

Speaking at a press conference in Ramallah, Alyan said the planned activities were meant to send the message that "the Palestinian people will continue their struggle and will not abandon their right to an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital". (more...)
6 hurt when auto jumps curb, crashes into storefront in Chelsea 6 hurt when auto jumps curb, crashes into storefront in Chelsea
- May 11, 2018

At least six people were hurt, including the woman who was behind the wheel of the sedan. The injured were all taken to Bellevue Hospital. The FDNY says three people were seriously hurt, but none of the injuries are considered to be life threatening. (more...)
How Much Iranian Oil Can Trump Disrupt? How Much Iranian Oil Can Trump Disrupt?
- May 11, 2018

The market has come a long way since then. That's up from $2.49 a gallon a year ago, a gain of 19 percent. The session high of $77.43 U.S. a barrel was the highest since November 2014. And it remains to be seen just how much impact the USA sanctions will have in keeping Iranian crude oil off the global market. Regardless of their magnitude, any loss of oil supply in today's market would be bullish. (more...)
Fortis Healthcare falls 4% as board opts for Munjal-Burman offer Fortis Healthcare falls 4% as board opts for Munjal-Burman offer
- May 11, 2018

Fortis Healthcare on Thursday said that its Board will recommend the binding offer of the Hero and Burman consortium for shareholders' approval. The winning joint proposal from Sunil Kant Munjal's Hero Enterprise Investment Office and the Burman Family Office will see Fortis get an 8 billion rupee ($119 million) infusion of new equity, priced at 167 rupees per share, according to a filing late Thursday. (more...)
Brexit 'pushing food prices up' Brexit 'pushing food prices up'
- May 11, 2018

The Committee found that even in the "best case scenario", with no tariffs and few customs barriers, worldwide rules would oblige the United Kingdom to conduct more customs and borders checks than is now the case. And the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) have calculated how retail prices could change in Britain's grocery shops post-Brexit, as well as the foods that could soon become a luxury. (more...)
Trump Aide Dismisses McCain's Objection to CIA Nominee: 'He's Dying' Trump Aide Dismisses McCain's Objection to CIA Nominee: 'He's Dying'
- May 11, 2018

Sadler's comment was reportedly made during a discussion about McCain's opposition to President Trump's nominee for Central Intelligence Agency director, Gina Haspel, and were relayed to the Hill by a source familiar with remarks made at the meeting. (more...)
At Least 47 Killed After Kenya Dam Bursts At Least 47 Killed After Kenya Dam Bursts
- May 11, 2018

Deputy William Ruto on his part said contractors must follow the law when building dams to avert tragedies such as the one caused by Patel Dam. "It is a disaster", Joseph Kioko, chief of police in the town of Rongai, was quoted as saying by the Guardian. (more...)
2500 residents ordered to evacuate due to imminent flooding danger 2500 residents ordered to evacuate due to imminent flooding danger
- May 11, 2018

Jessica Mace of the Kettle River Watershed Authority said volunteers arrived in downtown Grand Forks from across the area to help business owners and residents as waters rise there, too. Emergency responders and volunteers continue to assist on the front lines helping save people and homes as well as staff at the EOC juggling an impossibly complex and stressful situation so well. (more...)
Boeing Set To Lose $20 Billion Thanks To Trump's Decision On Iran Boeing Set To Lose $20 Billion Thanks To Trump's Decision On Iran
- May 11, 2018

Airbus signed a December 2016 deal to supply Iran Air with 100 airplanes for around $19 billion. The Iran nuclear deal is a pact between major global powers including China, the U.K., France, Germany, and Russian Federation, who agree that harsh economic sanctions on Iran will be lifted in return for the cessation of the country's nuclear program. (more...)
Indonesia evacuates residents, shuts airport after Java volcano erupts Indonesia evacuates residents, shuts airport after Java volcano erupts
- May 11, 2018

The 2,968-meter (9,737-foot) mountain between Yogyakarta and Central Java provinces is the most active of 500 Indonesian volcanoes. The Research and Development Center for Geological Disaster Technology said there was a noticeable increase in the crater rate at 6.00am - about two hours before the eruption. (more...)
Hornets Hire James Borrego As New Head Coach Hornets Hire James Borrego As New Head Coach
- May 11, 2018

Borrego has spent the past three seasons as an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs , also spending time in Orlando and New Orleans. The Hornets have set an introductory news conference for Saturday (AEST). "I'm confident in the coaching foundation I've had the opportunity to develop during my time in San Antonio, Orlando and New Orleans, and I can not wait to get to work in Charlotte", Borrego said. (more...)
Leave.EU fined £70000 for overspending during EU referendum Leave.EU fined £70000 for overspending during EU referendum
- May 11, 2018

It said services the group received from the United States campaign strategists Goddard Gunster were not included in the spending return "despite a proportion of them having been used during Leave.EU's referendum campaign". It handed out the same level of punishment to the Tories in March previous year for offences during the 2015 general election campaign and 2016 by-elections. (more...)
Fuel prices increased in line with International Monetary Fund expectations Fuel prices increased in line with International Monetary Fund expectations
- May 11, 2018

The new fuel pricing mechanism was approved by the Cabinet. Minister of Science, Technology and Research Sarath Amunugama speaking to the media at around 10.30am stated expressly that there could be a price hike due to instability in the middle east region following the announcement that the U.S. (more...)

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