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Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha Rasgulla belongs to West Bengal, not Odisha
- November 14, 2017

The GI authorities in Chennai ruled that West Bengal is the origin of the sweet. One of the most popular Bengali candies, Rosogolla, has been the bone of contention between West Bengal and Odisha, as the two states have been involved in a legal battle over its origins. (more...)
Australia holds its breath for same-sex marriage survey result Australia holds its breath for same-sex marriage survey result
- November 14, 2017

The debate on the Smith bill is expected to start on Thursday and carry through to the next parliamentary sitting week, beginning in late November. "But the fact is that assuming there is a "yes" vote tomorrow ... "That's why it is necessary to extend the same principle applied in other same-sex marriage bills beyond ministers of religion to anyone else directly connected to a wedding". (more...)
New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday
- November 14, 2017

JPSS-1, which will be known as NOAA-20 when it reaches polar orbit, will join the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP), a joint NOAA-NASA weather satellite, giving the USA the benefit of two, sophisticated polar satellites in the same orbit. (more...)
Iran continues to comply with nuclear deal: IAEA Iran continues to comply with nuclear deal: IAEA
- November 14, 2017

The 3.67 percent enrichment and 202-kg stockpile limit on uranium, and the 130-tonne cap on heavy water, aim to ensure that Iran does not amass enough material of sufficient fissile purity to produce a nuclear bomb. The high-profile agreement, however, has come under the typically overblown attacks of US President Donald Trump as "the worst deal ever" and "an embarrassment". (more...)
Befuddled by group handshake, Trump strains, grimaces and finally succeeds Befuddled by group handshake, Trump strains, grimaces and finally succeeds
- November 14, 2017

He is also expected to meet with the leaders of Vietnam and New Zealand, and the Sultan of Brunei before attending the 12h East Asia summit. Trade and concern about possible protectionism under Trump's "America First" agenda have come up during his visit to the region, which included stops in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam before concluding in the Philippines. (more...)
Robbers dig tunnel, decamp with Rs 40L worth valuables
- November 14, 2017

In June this year, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and other public sector banks, in a reply to a RTI said that banks have no liability for loss of valuables in locker, the reason being "the relationship they have with customers with regard to lockers is that of lessee (landlord) and lessor (tenant)". (more...)
Watch The Glittering New Trailer For 'The Greatest Showman' Watch The Glittering New Trailer For 'The Greatest Showman'
- November 14, 2017

Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum, the founder of the famous traveling circus and self-ascribed "Greatest Show on Earth", as he risks his career and reputation to create the beloved Barnum & Bailey Circus. Towards the end of 2017, Jackman is back stronger than ever with his latest offering The Greatest Showman . 20th Century Fox has released the new full-length trailer for The Greatest Showman , the exciting new musical telling the story of showman P.T. (more...)
Man shoots doctor outside hospital, kills himself Man shoots doctor outside hospital, kills himself
- November 14, 2017

Wood confronted Seese about the matter before shooting him. He says the shooter had parked next to the doctor's vehicle and that he died from a gunshot wound to the head. Police Chief Keith Moser said the shooting is being investigated as an attempted murder-suicide, the Canton Repository reported. His medical office was located in Perry Township. (more...)
Ranked Feng Shanshan aims to inspire China golf generation Ranked Feng Shanshan aims to inspire China golf generation
- November 14, 2017

Park Sung-hyun's reign at the top of women's golf has ended after just one week. The winless Jutanugarn failed to keep her hot play going on the back nine, however, arriving at the 72 hole at eight under fresh off a bogey at the penultimate hole that was matched by Feng, who added birdies at the 11 and 13 to stand on the 18 tee leading by one on nine-under-par. (more...)
SoftBank: Considering Uber but "no final agreement" yet
- November 14, 2017

SoftBank plans to buy about US$1 billion (S$1.36 billion) of fresh stock at Uber's current valuation of about US$68.5 billion, but the bulk of the deal will be purchasing existing Uber shares from investors. A spokeswoman for Benchmark did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment, while a spokesman for Kalanick declined to comment. SoftBank will review the number of shares and share price before investing in Uber . (more...)
Google Doodle marks 131st anniversary of the hole puncher Google Doodle marks 131st anniversary of the hole puncher
- November 14, 2017

Google on Tuesday marked its 131st anniversary by paying tribute to the hole puncher or stapler with its animated doodle. The series of crisp, identical holes it produces, creating a calming sense of unity among an otherwise unbound pile of loose leaf. (more...)
Iranian light crude breaks $60 mark
- November 14, 2017

He was speaking to reporters in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of an energy conference. He added while he had not heard any OPEC members discussing the possibility of not extending the deal, the time and duration of an extension was still to be decided, Kallanish Energy learns. (more...)
Two gunfights erupt in south Kashmir Two gunfights erupt in south Kashmir
- November 14, 2017

One soldier was critically injured in the gunbattle with militants at Nowbug Kund in Kulgam district, Army sources said. As the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter, he said. The slain militants were identified as local cadres of the Hizbul Mujahideen group. Authorities have suspended internet service in Baramulla district fearing it would mobilize crowds. (more...)
Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect
- November 14, 2017

The court order allows the federal government to bar people with no connections to the USA from entering the country, Reuters reported. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. "I'm pleased that family ties to the US, including grandparents, will be respected", Chin added. Trump signed his newest travel ban September 24 to indefinitely halt travel from most citizens of the six countries, but Hawaii and Maryland-based federal judges issued orders stopping it just as it was about to go into ... (more...)
Semi-truck driver almost hits boy in Norway Semi-truck driver almost hits boy in Norway
- November 14, 2017

In the beginning of the footage, a group of children can be seen getting off a school bus. A truck driver traveling behind the bus caught the event on video. The truck driver slammed on the brakes and missed the child by mere inches. Bus company Brakar said their driver had dropped the children off at an approved stop but confirmed it would launch an investigation to avoid "similar unfortunate episodes in future". (more...)
U.S. soldiers wounded after an IED attack in Afghanistan
- November 14, 2017

After an army attack on the Taliban two months ago in the Bala Baoluk district of Farah Province, he said, night-vision goggles were found on the bodies of some of the insurgents. The insurgents often exaggerate battlefield casualties. Casualties leapt by 35 percent in 2016, with 6,800 soldiers and police killed, according to USA watchdog SIGAR. (more...)
Trump 'must challenge Duterte's horrifying human rights abuses' Trump 'must challenge Duterte's horrifying human rights abuses'
- November 14, 2017

The 72-year-old president said he still held same attitude as he did in his youth - "even more so as president" of the country. "During the campaign, I was asked, how would you deal with terrorists and drugs?" Despite activists having long criticised the USA for what they see as an unrelenting American control over the Philippines , Duterte changed his stance toward the USA after Trump's inauguration a year ago. (more...)
Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song Trump arrives in the Philippines, Duterte sings him a love song
- November 14, 2017

The protesters shouted for Trump to leave and accused the US government, a former Philippine colonizer of about 50 years, of looking for overseas wars. But tremendous talent, musical talent, dance talent. It is unclear whether Trump raised the issue of human rights when he saw Duterte. "This is not the press statement", he told the gathered reporters. (more...)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions considering special counsel to investigate Clinton Foundation
- November 14, 2017

In a letter to the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd said the Justice Department lawyers would make recommendations to Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about whether an investigation should be opened or expanded, or whether a special counsel should be appointed, related to a host of issues of concern to Republicans. (more...)
European Union says Hariri must return to Lebanon, warns against Saudi interference European Union says Hariri must return to Lebanon, warns against Saudi interference
- November 14, 2017

Hariri's resignation has provoked global fears that Lebanon could be sucked into a proxy conflict between Saudi Arabia and its regional rival Iran. "We pursue our general policy of non-interference in others' internal affairs". Meanwhile, the Arabic-language al-Joumhouria (The Republic) daily newspaper quoted Aoun as saying on Saturday that Beirut would refer Hariri's case to the UN Security Council within a week if his destiny remains unclear. (more...)

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