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Aadhaar, PAN linking deadline is near

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Further, if you want the process to be done on your finger tips, I-T department in May issued an advertisement on a leading national dailies guiding the tax payers that an Aadhaar can now be linked with their PAN through SMS-based facility. Read More »

Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators up to $38000

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The new regulations call for a fine of $19,000 to $38,000 or a four-year jail term for those manufacturing or importing plastic bags in Kenya . But manufacturers of the bags have argued that 80,000 jobs could be lost. The BBC's Anne Soy in Nairobi says that supermarkets appear to have adjusted - they are selling fabric bags for 10 Kenyan shillings (10 U.S. cents; 7 British pence). Read More »

Taoiseach expresses 'disappointment' to Egyptian President at delay in Ibrahim Halawa verdict

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The government expects Mr Halawa to be sent back to Ireland, regardless of the verdict in his trial which is due to be delivered today. Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan says it's time says it's time the Government harden's its stance. "As Ibrahim's local TD I remain in continuous contact with the family, his legal team as well as Government colleagues". But Somaia Halawa, who has jointly led the campaign for her brother's release, said it was "time to see a result" from Government pledges to win ... Read More »

Keep kids safe as they head back to school

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When it comes to the buses dropping off or picking up students, there's one thing to remember if your sharing the road with them. School buses are among the most visible reminders that kids are back in school and school buses are back on the street in local neighborhoods. Read More »

Hillary Clinton to sign books at Larkin Square

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The news release emphasizes "no other books or memorabilia, personalizing, or posing for photos". To attend the book signing, you will need to purchase a ticket to the event. The book also will look at the mistakes made during Clinton's campaign and how she "has coped with a shocking and devastating loss", and what Americans can learn moving forward. Read More »

Swamy defends conviction of Dera Chief Ram Rahim

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CBI judge Jagdeep Singh flew to Rohtak's Sunaria jail via chopper to pronounce the quantum of sentence on Monday morning. The Dera Sacha Sauda chief was convicted of raping two female followers, after which his followers turned violent and 32 people died. Read More »

Because of the hurricane in Texas was introduced a state of emergency

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The Arizona National Guard said it had sent four helicopters and crews. More Guardsmen are on standby and will join operations when they are requested by the Texas Department of Emergency Operations. Approximately 3,000 Texas Guard personnel had already been deployed to assist in rescue and recovery efforts. "The men and women of the Texas National Guard are working around the clock to support all relief efforts from Hurricane Harvey", said Maj. Read More »

'Flexibility and imagination' needed for new Brexit talks, says David Davis

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He said a final deal must address the "need for more effective management of migration". Some 51% said they would like to hear a clear commitment from their employers that they want them to stay. In return for remaining a member of the single market, Britain would have to agree to abide by the EU's four freedoms, including the freedom of movement within the bloc. Read More »

NYPD Forced to Trash 36000 'Useless' Cell Phones

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Now that Windows Phone 8.1 is nearing its end, the police department has essentially been forced to buy new smartphones. On July 11th, Microsoft ended support for Windows Phone 8.1. Despite the poor shelf life of Microsoft's phones, they have been hailed for giving officers the ability to receive alerts, search law enforcement databases, file reports and even watch in real time as 911 dispatchers type up emergency calls. Read More »

North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles

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Not only did they demonstrate military resolve by holding joint military drills , they furthermore leveraged their diplomatic power to persuade China to approve a punitive United Nations resolution pressuring Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear weapons program. Read More »

Area Red Cross Volunteers Head For Texas

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Emergency officials in the coastal town of Rockport, Texas, say they consider it nearly miraculous the death toll from Harvey's landfall hasn't been higher. She expected the worst from Hurricane Harvey . Bobalik said the vehicle is scheduled to leave Monday and will be filled with food, water, and cleaning supplies. Read More »

Bomb blasts kill civilians in Baghdad, Islamic State suspected

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The attack was committed a day after two auto bombs exploded in southern Baghdad, leaving five people dead and six others injured. The explosion wounded 15 other people and the death toll is expected to rise, he added. The blast comes as Iraqi forces, backed by Hashd al-Sha'abi volunteer fighters, continue to make gains against Daesh in northern Iraq, pushing the terrorist to the verge of collapse in the country. Read More »

German killer nurse suspected of killing 84

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In past hearings, Hoegel admitted to injecting patients with a drug that can cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them, French news agency AFP reported. In June 2016, police and prosecutors concluded that the man had killed 33 patients at the clinic in Oldenburg and that he had done so out of a desire to win approval by taking heroic measures trying to resuscitate them. Read More »

'Life-threatening' flooding continues in southeast Texas

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Nationally, repeat federal flood relief payouts averaged about $3,000 per square mile (2.5 square kilometres). People who live inland but are close to rivers received notice for voluntary evacuations, including those who live in the Greater Houston area. Read More »

Korea's new missiles could be aimed at S. Korea's THAAD system

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As Axios adds, " Trump is getting more and more fed up with Tillerson, who has still yet to staff his agency ". David Benham said in an emailed statement. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has instructed the country's Armed Forces to prepare an offensive strategy in the event of a North Korean attack on Seoul , local media reported Monday. Read More »

Trump wanted Arpaio case dropped ahead of pardon

The pardon comes just hours after it was reported that the Trump Administration may end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and signed a directive to ban transgender military recruits - all while a Category 4 Hurricane was making landfall in Texas and putting millions of lives at risk, he said . Read More »

US Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban

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According to the suit , Trump's new order gives Mattis wide discretion in determining how to implement the ban, but he does not have the discretion to allow transgender individuals already in the military to continue serving indefinitely. Transgender people have been allowed to serve openly in the military since June 2016. As Sen. John McCain pointed out, the heart of Department of Defense personnel policy should be whether an individual is medically fit and meets readiness standards, not ... Read More »

Mumbai University TYBcom Result 2017 declared at mu

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A varsity official said this was because the results were still being uploaded. And in the 5th semesters around three students have achieved outstanding grade, 119 achieved A grade and almost 5, 359 students have failed in the exam. Once the results are displayed, make sure to take a print of the page for future reference. Another petition was filed by final year law college students Sachin Pawar, Abhishek Bhat and Ravishekhar Pandey who have demanded that the results be declared within three ... Read More »

Dunedin keen to celebrate Black Ferns' World Cup win

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It was an epic performance, capping off a sensational tournament for the Black Ferns. WELLINGTON has put its hand up to welcome the world champion Black Ferns rugby team home with a celebratory street parade. "They arranged for players from the old England and Ireland Squads , to come together and have a bit of fun", she said ahead of Friday night's contest. Read More »

Max Verstappen: Red Bull's reliability unacceptable

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Max Verstappen is set to take "a bunch of penalties" at Monza after his Renault engine failed again and forced him to retire from Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix , his Red Bull boss Christian Horner predicted. He's not over-revving it or anything silly". "It's a good motivation because next to the track is all orange", he said. "Frustrated, disappointed, and really not happy", Verstappen said after the race. Read More »

Cadence Capital Management LLC Sells 2339 Shares of Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL)

The stock rose 0.27% or $0.14 reaching $49.49 per share. Equities research analysts anticipate that Xcel Energy Inc . will post $2.20 earnings per share for the current year. Among 14 analysts covering Xcel Energy Inc. Zacks Investment Research cut Xcel Energy from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Read More »

North Korea fires three missiles, all fail

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The US Pacific Command said the missiles appeared to be short-range. A barrage of what the South Korean joint chiefs of staff described as "unidentified projectiles" blasted off from a site in the eastern Gangwon province at around 6:49 a.m local time (21:49GMT Friday). Read More »

Collins: 'Too Difficult to Say' If Trump Will Be 2020 GOP Nominee

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However, considering the last incumbent president to face a primary was almost 30 years ago, I'd say it's likely Trump will be the Republican nominee. Speaking to MSNBC , Collins also admitted that she did not vote for Trump in 2016, but rather wrote-in Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. He is already running for re-election. Read More »

Asaram Bapu rape case: Supreme Court questions Gujarat govt. for slow trial

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The Supreme Court today pulled up the BJP government in Gujarat for the slow trial in a rape case involving self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is already in jail in a number of cases. The Court has asked the state government to file an affidavit in this regard and posted the matter for further hearing after Diwali. He was booked under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, after a complaint of sexual assault by a teenage girl at his ashram in 2013. Read More »

JGBs gain slightly after North Korea launches missile test again

Pacific Command said that the missiles did not pose a threat to the U.S. mainland or the Pacific territory of Guam , despite North Korea's recent threats to lob some of their missiles in the direction of Guam . If North Korea were to carry out a nuclear attack toward Britain , the missile would have to fly across China, south Asia, and Europe, as can be seen above. Read More »

Xi-Moon Concerted Efforts To Properly Address China, S Korea Differences

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Since normalizing ties on August 24, 1992, the two neighbors, previously Korean War enemies, have rapidly developed relations in diplomacy, economy, culture and citizen exchanges. "On Tuesday the USA commander of the Pacific Command, the US strategic commander and the head of the US missile defense agency stated they would deploy USA assets such as strategic bombers to curb North Korea's nuclear threats". Read More »

1 local firefighter already in Texas, others on standby to help

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By Saturday morning, 10 people in Rockport were treated for injuries stemming from Hurricane Harvey . "And we assist with feeding and disaster mental health". "Whenever we're out, we're in an area that's just been devastated and you know, everybody's doing the same thing - looking for help. Our disaster volunteers will help ensure evacuees receive meals, water, hygiene items, health services and comfort during this hard time", said Gary Strong, Regional CEO. Read More »

Wenger and Arsenal footballers both to blame for Liverpool loss

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After being brutally outclassed by Liverpool at Anfield today, the Arsenal stars have been at the center of heavy criticism by numerous pundits and fans for their disastrous performance. "It's not easy to play Everton and today the team did a good job". With just four days to go until the transfer window closes, Arsenal's fans are bracing themselves for another season of gloom. Read More »

Ruling TDP leading in Nandyal Bypoll

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YSRCP has nominated Shilpa Chandra Mohan Reddy for the Nandyal Bypoll elections. This victory of the TDP comes as a major jolt for the YSRCP. Nagi Reddy's daughter Akhila Priya, who was elected on YSRCP ticket from the neighbouring Allagadda constituency, also defected to the TDP. Read More »

U.S. revises assessment on North Korea missile launches

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The U.S. Pacific Command issued a statement shortly after the launch, saying that one of the missiles blew up within moments of launch. In South Korea , the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missiles were launched at 6:49am on Saturday (local time ) and flew more than 250 kilometres northeast, the Yonhap news agency reported . Read More »

USA says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch

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North Korea has alarmed South Korean defense officials before with tests of its 300-millimeter rockets and displays of an eight-tube version of the system during military parades. Pacific Command, the military wing responsible for armed forces in the region. They say the North may limit its reactions to low-level provocations like artillery and short-range missile launches. Read More »

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

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South Korea's military said several short-range missiles flew more than 155 miles before landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan. South Korea's presidential office says North Korea has likely tested its 300-millimeter artillery rocket system in the latest launch detected off its eastern coast. Read More »