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Bhagwat escapes unhurt in road accident Bhagwat escapes unhurt in road accident
- October 07, 2017

Mohan Bhagwat and all other people of his cavalcade escaped the major incident without any injuries. Bhagwat has resumed his journey and will attend events as scheduled. In past the, Yamuna Expressway has witnessed tons of tyre bursts leading to death of thousands of commuters. The Rs 13,000 crore, 165-km long Yamuna Expressway has seen 4,054 accidents since the Expressway opened in August 2012 and has led to 548 deaths in 5 years. (more...)
A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks
- October 07, 2017

While the "bump stocks" issue may be new to many, Feinstein had a bill back in 2013 that would have done away with them; that measure - like most plans from Democrats on gun controls in the last 20 years - did not get through the Senate. (more...)
Banwarilal Purohit sworn-in as Governor of Tamil Nadu Banwarilal Purohit sworn-in as Governor of Tamil Nadu
- October 07, 2017

The first full-time Governor to be appointed since the completion of term of K. Rosaiah in August 2016. "Purely all the decisions will be on merit". 18 MLAs of the assembly have been disqualified and the same has been challenged in court. I argued that if that was so, ministers should have greeted the Governor only after the judges. Rao had a turbulent tenure in the wake of the political developments in the state. (more...)
Telangana: TRS wins coal mine workers polls Telangana: TRS wins coal mine workers polls
- October 07, 2017

It was a battle of prestige for both sides as their top leaders campaigned in the bitterly fought elections. Singareni coal mines are spread in 12 Assembly constituencies in five Telangana districts. Stating that the TRS government has taken several historic steps to make Telangana a golden state, he advised the opposition parties to at least now mend their ways and play a constructive role. (more...)
Sasikala granted five-day parole to meet husband Sasikala granted five-day parole to meet husband
- October 07, 2017

Mr. Natarajan, who had been admitted at the liver intensive care unit of the hospital under a team of doctors headed by Professor Mohamed Rela with worsening liver failure, kidney failure and lung congestion, underwent liver and kidney transplantation on October 4. (more...)
Two Fuel Storage Tanks on Butcher Island Ablaze, Firefighting Operation Continue Two Fuel Storage Tanks on Butcher Island Ablaze, Firefighting Operation Continue
- October 07, 2017

Teams of Mumbai Fire Brigade and Mumbai Port Trust are continuing operations. "Officials are busy transferring high speed diesel from the affected tank to another tank". It has jetties for tankers and other infrastructure for offloading crude oil and for loading refined petroleum products.The island is restricted to port employees, and not open to public. (more...)
Pulisic central midfield vs Panama; Besler, Gonzalez in back
- October 07, 2017

The Americans now hold down the third and final automatic berth from CONCACAF and can clinch a trip to Russian Federation next summer with a win Tuesday night at last-place Trinidad and Tobago . Chants of "U-S-A" drowned out a sizable Panamanian contingent in attendance and the supporters section of the stadium remained standing the entire match despite being converted into a seated area for the night. (more...)
Trump Hints at 'Calm Before Storm' at Meeting With Military Leaders Trump Hints at 'Calm Before Storm' at Meeting With Military Leaders
- October 07, 2017

Trump said after journalists gathered in the White House state dining room to photograph him and first lady Melania Trump with the uniformed military leaders and their spouses, Reuters reported. One of the reporters again asked: "What storm , Mr. President?" Defense Secretary James Mattis, among others, has said decertifying the deal is not in US security interests. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting reinforces underlying issues in the country Las Vegas shooting reinforces underlying issues in the country
- October 07, 2017

The National Rifle Association is calling for federal officials to review regulations that allow people to buy devices which can make semi-automatic guns fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons in the wake of a mass shooting that left almost 60 people dead and hundreds injured. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi kick starts his 2-day tour to Gujarat PM Narendra Modi kick starts his 2-day tour to Gujarat
- October 07, 2017

Also, he would lay the foundation stone of a sea-link bridge between coastal town of Okha and Bet Dwarka Island, following his prayers at Dwarkadheesh . This will be his first visit to his native place after becoming the Prime Minister. This visit began with a visit to Dwarkadheesh Temple on Saturday morning. (more...)
Govt removes gems, jewellery dealers from PMLA reporting requirement Govt removes gems, jewellery dealers from PMLA reporting requirement
- October 07, 2017

Government on Friday revoked GST notification on gems and jewellery stating that PAN card will no longer be mandatory on the purchase of jewellery for over Rs 50,000. In a slew of measures to provide relief to exporter hit hard by the implementation of Goods and Services Tax, the GST Council today made a decision to bring in an e-wallet facility after six months to speed up their refund claims, council member and Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said. (more...)
Three Dozen Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attempted Erdogan Assassination Three Dozen Sentenced to Life in Prison for Attempted Erdogan Assassination
- October 07, 2017

The coup was beaten back, but 250 people were killed, more than 2,000 injured and the country's parliament was bombed in a traumatic episode that Turkey has yet to come to terms with. The defendants denied the charges against them during the trial and some complained of an unfair trial while making their final statements before the verdicts were delivered, according to state-run Anadolu Agency. (more...)
Hotel security guard who approached shooter's room hailed for bravery Hotel security guard who approached shooter's room hailed for bravery
- October 07, 2017

In a new disclosure, authorities said two bullets Paddock fired struck a large jet fuel storage tank at the edge of the city's main airport, about a block from the concert grounds, indicating an apparent attempt by the gunman to create even greater havoc. (more...)
BJP government re-inaugurating Congress projects: Rahul Gandhi BJP government re-inaugurating Congress projects: Rahul Gandhi
- October 07, 2017

He also demanded relief for small businesses, and MSMEs. "Time to correct the "One Nation, Seven Tax", multiple form filing and draconian power of taxman". "The GPD has come down, lakhs of people have lost their jobs, but the PM says the country is on the right track", he told party workers from Amethi, Rae Bareli and Sultanpur on Thursday. (more...)
John Lewis to revive gun control push after Las Vegas shooting John Lewis to revive gun control push after Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Mr Kelly responded by asking: "how many times can we say that over and over again, 'Now is not the time?' Well, today is the time". "This is just bad". "Thank God our colleagues on the other side of the aisle have pulled back on this bill". Mike Thompson of California and Robin Kelly of IL attended the event , along with other House Democrats. (more...)
Trump visits Puerto Rico with a puzzling message Trump visits Puerto Rico with a puzzling message
- October 07, 2017

Thousands of homes - a lot of them made of wood - have been destroyed, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Jeb Bush, a rival to Trump for the 2015 GOP presidential nomination, became the first senior Republican to break ranks and criticize the administration's response Wednesday. (more...)
14 civilians killed in Russian strikes in eastern Syria 14 civilians killed in Russian strikes in eastern Syria
- October 07, 2017

Both attacks took place on Thursday night. "He was born [in] 1978 in the Domodedovo area", he added, presumably identifying the man sitting beside him. The DeirEzzor 24 monitoring group said the missile hit near a school Thursday evening in the Qusour neighborhood. At least 79 civilians have been killed within the last 48 hours as a result of ongoing airstrikes in Syria's Deir ez-Zour, a local activist said Friday. (more...)
Thousands at funeral of ex-Iraqi president Thousands at funeral of ex-Iraqi president
- October 07, 2017

Talabani, considered one of the main defenders of the Kurdish cause, died on Tuesday at the age of 83 in a hospital in Berlin. Talabani was later buried near his office and his home. Talabani's son and the Kurdish region's deputy prime minister, Qubad Talabani, spoke at the funeral ceremony, saying that his family received condolences from across the Kurdish region. (more...)
Democrats Introduce Bump Stock Ban Bill Democrats Introduce Bump Stock Ban Bill
- October 07, 2017

Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., whose district includes the site of Sunday night's rampage, said: "The victims and families in Las Vegas don't need an explanation about the difference between machine guns and firearms with bump stocks ". Ryan, R-Wis., made similar comments Wednesday in a radio interview on WISN in Milwaukee. "I have no problem in banning those", he said. Some 33,000 people die from guns each year in the USA, which has the highest gun ownership rate on the planet. (more...)
Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones
- October 07, 2017

Digital surveys have uncovered an untouched shrine containing a grave site in St. Nicholas Church in Antalya's Demre district, where Santa Claus is believed to have been born. The whereabouts of St Nicholas has always been a mystery, as historical records have suggested that he was buried in Myra but his bones were stolen and taken to the portside town of Bari, the capital of Puglia, where St Nicholas was the patron saint. (more...)

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