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Heavy rain responsible for Elphinstone bridge stampede, says probe panel
- October 11, 2017

Mumbai: An enquiry committee constituted by the Indian Railways to look into the causes of Elphinstone Road station stampede on September 29 has said that heavy rains and rumours caused the stampede . The probe panel made recommendations that passengers should avoid carrying heavy luggage during peak hours. Among the major suggestions to avoid any such situation in the future are restricting the movement of commuters, mainly vendors, carrying baskets stuffed with goods during peak hours. (more...)
Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018 Trump to Make Working Visit to United Kingdom in Early 2018
- October 11, 2017

Donald Trump will not sleep at Buckingham Palace as the guest of the Queen. Sources have told the Evening Standard that no date has yet been fixed but the working visit is planned for early in 2018. It was created in response to Mr Trump's executive order to enforce a Muslim ban, which led thousands of people to protest in London. Trump reportedly informed May in June that he wanted to delay the visit due to the risk of protests. (more...)
USA still seeking explanation for arrest of staff in Turkey: ambassador USA still seeking explanation for arrest of staff in Turkey: ambassador
- October 11, 2017

Nauert said the US was "very disappointed" by the Turkish government's arrest of two of their local staff, including Metin Topuz. Hours later, Turkey followed suit and issued a near identical statement - suspending ITS processing of visas. Ankara has issued a detention warrant for a second U.S. consulate worker, according to media reports . "We would not be able to do our jobs at the State Department without all these folks who are citizens of other countries who assist the State Department ... (more...)
Couple finds spy camera in Florida Airbnb room Couple finds spy camera in Florida Airbnb room
- October 11, 2017

The man noticed a black dot on the smoke detector that he thought looked a little odd and sure enough, his instinct was right. Derek Starnes told ABC Action News over the phone he and his wife are freaked out by what happened. Some of the recovered videos from Natt's unit date back to 2008. "[Natt] says that everyone videoed had knowledge he was videoing them". Bourque said Natt's record has been dynamic on Airbnb for a long time. (more...)
Solar case: Vigilance probe against Chandy, others Solar case: Vigilance probe against Chandy, others
- October 11, 2017

The government has also ordered that cases be filed against more than 10 lawmakers and former Union ministers of the Congress , who have been named in a letter released by Saritha Nair, the main accused in Solar Scam, in August 2017. bribes were given". The case will be based on a letter written by Saritha Nair in July 2013 containing serious allegation of rape and sexual assault. (more...)
China protests over US Navy patrol in contested South China Sea waters China protests over US Navy patrol in contested South China Sea waters
- October 11, 2017

A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday, three U.S. officials told Reuters, prompting anger in Beijing, even as President Donald Trump's administration seeks Chinese cooperation in reining in North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. (more...)
Tusk says European Union not working on 'no deal' scenario for Brexit Tusk says European Union not working on 'no deal' scenario for Brexit
- October 11, 2017

The shift in the tone is confirmed today by Michel Barnier who after lunch outside the residence of UK's Permanent Representative in Brussels , told reporters: " Brexit is not a game". She also outlined proposals for new laws to set tariffs and quotas - including options if Britain ends the talks with no agreement in place. May said on Monday that the "ball" was in the EU's court to make concessions and the European Commission retorted that it was in Britain's. (more...)
Depression in Bay of Bengal, more rains to drench Odisha Depression in Bay of Bengal, more rains to drench Odisha
- October 11, 2017

State of Sea is very likely to be rough to very rough along and off north Odisha and West Bengal coasts. IMD expects heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal and heavy rains over Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa, Telangana, Rayalaseema and North Interior Karnataka today. (more...)
Portugal vs Switzerland plus Netherlands vs Sweden and the rest of Europe
- October 11, 2017

Portugal beat Switzerland 2-0 in Lisbon thanks to a Johan Djourou own goal and an Andre Silva strike. They also reached the last four with a team featuring Benfica icon Eusebio in 1966. But for a brilliant Yann Sommer save late in Tuesday's match in Lisbon , Ronaldo would have joined Poland's Robert Lewandowski on a record-breaking 16 goals in qualifying. (more...)
Berenberg Bank Reiterates Hold Rating for Carnival plc (CCL) Berenberg Bank Reiterates Hold Rating for Carnival plc (CCL)
- October 11, 2017

Similarly, the Value Composite Two (VC2) is calculated with the same ratios, but adds the Shareholder Yield. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Current price places the company's stock -4.73% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 2.83%, away from the 50-day average and also 6.59% away from 20-day average. (more...)
Guj, M'rashtra, HP cut Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel Guj, M'rashtra, HP cut Value-Added Tax on petrol, diesel
- October 11, 2017

The government wants to continue with the tax incentives so as to prevent a possible exodus of industrial investors from the state. " Dealers" strike on Oct 13 Meanwhile, although several petrol dealers in the country are threatening to go on strike on October 13 and start an indefinite strike from October 27, the oil companies still have not approached the state government to invoke provisions of Maharashtra Maintenance of Essential Services Act which provides for action against petrol pump ... (more...)
Shark-costumed man fined Rs 11500 under anti-burqa law Shark-costumed man fined Rs 11500 under anti-burqa law
- October 11, 2017

An Austrian law that forbids any kind of full-face covering including Islamic veils has claimed an unusual victim — a man wearing a shark suit. According to a post by the company Warda Network on their Facebook page on Friday, the employee was wearing a shark mask to promote their new McShark shop when the police arrived and ordered him to remove the face covering . (more...)
SC Gives Its Verdict On Exception To Rape Law SC Gives Its Verdict On Exception To Rape Law
- October 11, 2017

The top court gave its verdict on a petition by an NGO, Independent Thought , challenging the validity of an exception clause (2) in Section 375 of the IPC that states that intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape. (more...)
Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack' Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'
- October 11, 2017

The U.S.is sending a nuclear-powered submarine and aircraft carrier striker group to waters near the Korean Peninsula amid ever-increasing tensions with North Korea , according to a source on Monday. Over the course of the escalating crisis, North Korea has been trading threats with Washington . General James "Mad dog" Mattis warned it is impossible to tell what the future holds for the crisis, but urged U.S. (more...)
Cayman E-volution Previews Porsche's Electric Future
- October 11, 2017

Capable of sprinting from 0 - 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and having a maximum range of 200 km, the Cayman e-volution concept brings together zero emissions driving along with quick recharging solutions. It's a 800-volt system, compared to a Tesla Supercharger's current 480-volt system that can provide up to 120 kW of power per vehicle. Porsche says the E-volution is also "a hint of what is to come in 2019", when the production version of the Porsche Mission E sedan will arrive. (more...)
United Nations pulls staff from Malawi after vampire scare United Nations pulls staff from Malawi after vampire scare
- October 11, 2017

The Acting U.N. Resident Coordinator, Florence Rolle, told Reuters in an email "some U.N. staff have relocated while others are still in the districts depending on locations of their operations", but Rolle did not provide specific numbers of relocated workers. (more...)
After Farhan Akhtar, Yami Gautam writes open letter on Hrithik-Kangana row After Farhan Akhtar, Yami Gautam writes open letter on Hrithik-Kangana row
- October 11, 2017

Let's not forget, Farhan had recently also penned down a heartfelt open letter defending Hrithik Roshan in the ongoing Kangana fiasco. In a bare-all interview in September, Kangana revealed that she and Hrithik had a steamy affair during the filming of Krrish 3 , and he had promised to marry her, after separating from his wife, Sussanne Khan . (more...)
Video Of This Aussie Woman Wrestling A Shark Is Going Viral Video Of This Aussie Woman Wrestling A Shark Is Going Viral
- October 11, 2017

Hatheier told the Today Show that her mother called her from Sydney's Cronulla beach, telling her there was a shark in the Oak Park Rock Pool and that she had already called the Police. This is definitely the kind of stuff that tends to do the rounds overseas but she even joked that it was really all just part of her job. The Sydney real estate agent has been dubbed the "shark-wrangler". (more...)
Trump's New Strategy? US Drastically Ramps Up Afghanistan Airstrikes Trump's New Strategy? US Drastically Ramps Up Afghanistan Airstrikes
- October 11, 2017

The Air Force is attributing the success to President Trump's new strategy in Afghanistan , which more actively targets extremist groups in the region. In a clear U-turn from his campaign pledges to end the now 16-year occupation of Afghanistan, Trump said in August that his views had changed since entering the White House and that he would continue the military intervention "as long as we see determination and progress" in the South Asian country. (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Receives Hold Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
- October 11, 2017

The stock of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) has "Sector Perform" rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by RBC Capital Markets. It closed at $118.63 lastly. Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $1.25 million activity. Trust Of Toledo Na Oh owns 35,942 shares. Its down 0.03, from 0.98 in 2017Q1. (more...)

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