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Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel Saudi Arabia grants India approval for flights to Israel
- February 07, 2018

This is the first time the Saudis are allowing flights to Israel to use their airspace. The inaugural Air India New Delhi-Tel Aviv flight is slated for March 18. Israeli daily Haaretz , while commenting on the development, say that Air India's New Delhi-Tel Aviv route is the first concrete and public piece of "evidence to the warming of ties between Israel and the Saudi leadership". (more...)
National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway National Football League linebacker killed by suspected drunk driver on highway
- February 07, 2018

Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man in Indiana. Orrego-Savala is a Guatemalan citizen who's in the US illegally. "It's an insult to those who do it the right way". He is now in the Marion County, Indiana jail awaiting charges. (more...)
Russian Federation begins deportation of N. Korean staff - ambassador Russian Federation begins deportation of N. Korean staff - ambassador
- February 07, 2018

In this photo, North Korean workers at a construction site in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, Oct. 6, 2017. Russian Federation has begun deporting North Korean migrant workers to comply with United Nations sanctions despite "severe" repercussions for the economy. (more...)
VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics VP Mike Pence won't rule out meeting with North Korea at Olympics
- February 07, 2018

In comments to CNA, Sánchez de Toca said the Holy See received the invitation from Thomas Bach, president of the IOC, and that the invite, particularly to attend the Olympic Session, "is important", especially since the Holy See has no Olympic committee of its own. (more...)
Woman catches neighbor's dog riding her pony Woman catches neighbor's dog riding her pony
- February 07, 2018

This is not our dog! But. The video already has 5.3 million views as of Tuesday afternoon. It has also been shared 90,000 times as of this writing. "I'm stealing the dog, new circus act!" However, she insists she did not put the Corgi, a neighbor's dog, on Cricket, and that it isn't the first time she spotted the unique friendship. (more...)
Former Pope Benedict XVI writes that he is 'on a pilgrimage Home' Former Pope Benedict XVI writes that he is 'on a pilgrimage Home'
- February 07, 2018

He said that "it's a great grace for me to be to be surrounded in this last piece of the road, which is at times a bit tiring, by a love and goodness that I could never have imagined". In the letter, reported by the Catholic Herald , the 90-year-old wrote: 'I was moved that so many readers of your newspaper want to know how I am spending this last period of my life. (more...)
Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad' Trump blasts Democrats for pushing universal healthcare, which he calls 'really bad'
- February 07, 2018

Trump made a campaign pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act - the Obama-era legislation which expanded access to health insurance - but it failed to get through Congress past year. But UK health minister Jeremy Hunt sprung to the defence of the country's much-venerated health service, highlighting that it was better than the USA where millions were without any cover. (more...)
Cavium Inc's (NASDAQ:CAVM) Sentiment is 0.98
- February 07, 2018

Access National Corporation (NASDAQ:ANCX) shares ended at $29.51 with 0.05 mln shares exchanging hands. (NASDAQ: CAVM ) or 1.94 million shares. Needham maintained Cavium, Inc. The stock of Cavium, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, November 2. Cavium, Inc is a provider of integrated semiconductor processors that enable intelligent processing for wired and wireless infrastructure and cloud for networking, communications, storage and security applications. (more...)
De Villiers returns to global rugby to lead Zimbabwe De Villiers returns to global rugby to lead Zimbabwe
- February 07, 2018

De Villiers coached the Boks from 2008 and 2011 and did have the honour of beating the All Blacks five times during that period, twice in New Zealand. If they are successful, they will be in the "group of death" with tournament favourites the All Blacks, South Africa and Italy. Under his belt of achievements, De Villiers boasts wins in the under-21 World Cup, the Tri-Nations and was the only coach to beat the British Lions in the last 12 years. (more...)
Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi star as Afghanistan win series vs Zimbabwe Rashid Khan, Mohammad Nabi star as Afghanistan win series vs Zimbabwe
- February 07, 2018

Choosing to bowl first, Zimbabwe got an early breakthrough as Blessing Muzarabani dismissed the unsafe Mohammad Shahzad for 17. Tendai Chatara was the pick of the bowlers with three wickets, while Muzarabani, Cremer and Kyle Jarvis chipped in with two wickets apiece. (more...)
Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils Denmark considering ban on Muslim face veils
- February 07, 2018

Anyone caught wearing the burqa or niqab is fined €150 (Dhs749). The proposal will be assessed by non-governmental human rights organisations and possibly rewritten to take their remarks into consideration. A 2010 report estimated that up to 200 women in the country of 5.7 million used full-face veils. "I don't think there are many who wear the burqa here in Denmark ". (more...)
Canada PM Trudeau faces PC backlash over 'peoplekind' remark Canada PM Trudeau faces PC backlash over 'peoplekind' remark
- February 07, 2018

But the short clip of the exchange went viral, becoming fodder for conservative media and personalities who took the prime minister to task for, in the words of prominent British TV personality Piers Morgan, "the worst kind of hectoring, and bully pulpit smart-ass". (more...)
Men's Basketball: Wildcats pick up first ranked win over MI Men's Basketball: Wildcats pick up first ranked win over MI
- February 07, 2018

Northwestern coach Chris Collins said he knows what everyone thinks. "And it's a lot of fun". "But I'm not quite sure I'm seeing that". Unlike the first meeting where MI settled for 3-pointers and struggled to knock down any open shots early on, the Wolverines got off to a solid start and built a 13-3 lead with 15:26 left in the first half following a Duncan Robinson 3-pointer. (more...)
Haze engulfs Mumbai as air quality worsens Haze engulfs Mumbai as air quality worsens
- February 07, 2018

Meanwhile, Malad, Andheri and Colaba recorded "poor" levels of PM2.5. A quick glance at the AQI showed that Borivali, Bhandup, BKC, Mazagaon and Navi Mumbai recorded "very poor" air quality with PM2.5 levels at 329, 317, 317, 331 and 322, respectively. (more...)
Nuclear capable Agni-I test a success Nuclear capable Agni-I test a success
- February 07, 2018

After the successful trial of Agni-I, the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) is all set to conduct a fresh user trial of Prithvi-II missile on Wednesday. The Agni-I was sacked at 8:30 a.m. Less than 75 launchers are deployed. The game-changer Agni-V having a strike range of over 5,000 km was test-fired on January 18. India is estimated to possess 120-130 nuclear warheads. (more...)
Weather forecast predicts more snow for Paris on Friday Weather forecast predicts more snow for Paris on Friday
- February 07, 2018

Hundreds were also sheltered at train stations and airports. But some Parisians braved the snow, with at least a few skiers and snowboarders taking to one of the slopes in the city - Montmartre hill near Paris' iconic church, the Sacre Coeur. (more...)
Supreme Court annuls all iron ore mining and fishing leases in Goa Supreme Court annuls all iron ore mining and fishing leases in Goa
- February 07, 2018

Following a Public Interest Litigation filed by Goa Foundation, a local NGO working on environment, in 2011, the Supreme Court had imposed a ban on all mining activities, which was subsequently lifted in April 2014. There should be probe into how the leases were renewed. The mines ordinance approved on January 12, 2015 did not conceive of a renewal process, Bhushan said. (more...)
CBSE admit card released for Class 10 and Class 12 at cbse CBSE admit card released for Class 10 and Class 12 at cbse
- February 07, 2018

It is compulsory for the candidates to carry the admit cards to the exam centres. The students can log in to the official website of the board and download their respective admit cards. The school can direct the link from which they can provide the admit card to the students. Candidates must keep a printed copy of the admit card for the safety of giving examination. (more...)
Photos of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis Photos of Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis
- February 07, 2018

Bank Stadium dome. Super Bowl 52 may have delivered one of the most thrilling finishes in recent years, but many Americans missed out, as it was the least watched National Football League championship game since 2009. "No game action or commercial time were missed", an NBC spokesperson said in a statement. "I've never been in a completely empty stadium, let alone the Super Bowl stadium", Courey said, per The Associated Press . (more...)
UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018 Notification at upsc UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2018 Notification at upsc
- February 07, 2018

Aspirants can keep a tab on the official website for the UPSC Prelims 2018 official notification. No candidate will be allowed to fill the form after the deadline. The exam pattern for this exam is that there will be negative marking for wrong answers. So it is advised that the candidate must not appear for the ones there are no sure of. (more...)

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