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Sukma Maoists attack: Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meeting

Mr Singh briefed the Prime Minister last night explaining him the possible circumstances that led to the dastardly Maoists' strike. Awasthi further stated, "The CRPF's were attacked while they were eating". "Otherwise such violence would have been avoided", the CPI observed. "As soon as the (local) population develops a permanent stake in the state, the Maoists will find it very hard to recruit and mobilize", he said. Read More »

Ivanka Trump Clothing Being Sold Under Different Label After Uproar

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The factory produced clothes for G-III Apparell group, which had created clothing for Ivanka Trump's brand since 2012, apart from Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, according to the report . When she spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to rousing applause, Ivanka Trump made sure she was wearing something from her own fashion line. Read More »

Easter egg hunts on tap

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The Easter Bunny pauses for photos and hugs with children participating in the annual Brainerd Easter egg hunt. The zoo scattered thousands of eggs in four age defining stations throughout the park. The event coordinators divided the kids into three different age groups, which had their own scheduled egg drops, according to the event's website . Read More »

Chinese media warn N. Korea against nuke test

At the same time, the spokesman said that US and South Korean naval forces were kept under alert in Pyongyang nuclear test. Earlier this month, it was diverted while en route to Australia and ordered to sail to a station in the Western Pacific Ocean in closer proximity to North Korea, according to Navy officials. Read More »

Ivanka Trump jeered in Berlin after defending her father

Ivanka was in Germany as a US representative for the W20 summit on female business leaders. Ivanka Trump's visit to Germany came at the invitation of Merkel, and it was her first global trip as a White House adviser. It's not a surprise President Donald Trump would be an unpopular figure at a women's conference. The German leader thanked Trump's daughter for proposing a global fund to promote women entrepreneurs in poorer countries and said she'll "spare no effort" to persuade fellow ... Read More »

United States missile submarine arrives in S.Korea

Pak Yong Sik said at a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. The moves to set up THAAD within this year have angered not only North Korea, but also China, the country that the Trump administration hopes to work with to rid the North of nuclear weapons. Read More »

Ivanka Trump booed at women's summit

She drew some groans and hisses when she described her father, United States president Donald Trump, as " a tremendous champion of supporting families ". Trump insulted the appearance of opponent Carly Fiorina and Ted Cruz's wife on the campaign trail, and was caught in a scandal after an old tape surfaced of him bragging about grabbing women's genitals without their consent. Read More »

Australia announces tougher new exams for citizenship

The Australian government has announced changes to its current visa programs, with plans to axe the four-year 457 visa for highly skilled workers and replace it with two temporary skills visas. Australia's decision to stop the inflow of skilled foreign workers comes after both USA and United Kingdom chose to adopt protectionism for their local talent, and ensuring they get the job first, rather than any other person from any other country. Read More »

China Launches First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier

A launch ceremony was held at 9 a.m.at the Dalian yard of China Shipbuilding Industry, the agency reported . China is expected to make aircraft carriers a core aspect of its naval strategy, and analysts expect that Beijing will continue building carriers, likely with iterative improvements in terms of design and systems with each successive ship. Read More »

Gignac: I will 'rather die' than play for PSG

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Collectively, we are going to be increasingly more ambitious in the forthcoming seasons". Cavani, 30, has scored 125 goals in 192 appearances for PSG while in the Champions Trophy, he scored 20 goals, a club record. The Uruguayan has won three titles, two French Cups and four League Cups since moving to Paris . While Monaco still has sights on a league and Champions League double, PSG can still entertain thoughts of another domestic treble after winning the Coupe de La Ligue at ... Read More »

Congress moves closer to deal to avert USA government shutdown

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday on his show that he's "very, very troubled" to see President Donald Trump appearing to back down from initial demands for funding the proposed wall along the US-Mexico border. Even though Trump's fellow Republicans control both chambers of Congress, they only have 52 seats in the Senate. However, Republicans also insisted on increases in border security and defense spending , including money to fix existing fencing and new ... Read More »

Trump Sees No Role for USA in Stabilizing Libya

Gentiloni warned that "a divided country and in conflict would make civility worse". Gentiloni pointed out that Italy has been a staunch ally in fighting Islamic extremism in Iraq and Afghanistan. We're being very effective in that regard. Gentiloni reaffirmed his country's pledge to reach 2 percent support for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, but also pointed to Italy's military presence in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere as proof of his country's security commitment. Read More »

Governor Directs State Help For Possible Lake Ontario Flooding

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The IJC says extensive studies show plan 2014 will revitalize endangered eco-systems. "Although ensuring that communities are not disproportionately impacted by any decision is a guiding principal of the IJC, they do not have a plan to compensate shoreline property owners who are harmed by the drastic changes in water levels. Read More »

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

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In Washington, top Trump administration officials are due to brief the entire US Senate on Wednesday. The North on Tuesday conducted large-scale, live-fire artillery drills, witnessed by national leader Kim Jong Un, as a reminder of its conventional threat to USA -allied South Korea. Read More »

Texas Senate passes bill requiring school bus seat belts

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Fifty-five people died on school buses between 2003 and 2012, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , and two children - neither wearing seat belts - died in 2015 when a crash sent a Houston school bus plummeting from an overpass. Read More »

Convicted murderer Bruno ordered to return to prison

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Brazilian website UOL reported Samudio's mother Sonia Moura was relieves at the court's decision, while being critical of the club for its actions, including allowing children as old as her seven-year-old grandson, to hold Bruno's hand at the beginning of each game he played. Read More »

Adityanath govt cancels 15 public holidays in schools, colleges

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More so, since it is a holiday in most other states, including nearly all BJP-ruled states, as is Ram Navmi and Janamashtami.UP Muslim clerics took a dim view of the Yogi Adityanath government's decision to cancel holidays on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi as well as on the occasion of "Alvida" - the last Friday of the month of Ramzan before Eid.Sunni cleric Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahal said, "It's unfortunate that the UP government has cancelled these holidays on days that are of special significance ... Read More »

MCD Elections 2017: BJP sweeps municipal polls

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Basking in MCD poll victory, Tiwari, who took over the reins of the city unit in November a year ago, stressed that voters have rejected Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwals "politics of negativity" and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modis policies for BJPs "historic" win in the civic polls. Read More »

Korea envoys discuss N. Korea

The Michigan's visit to Busan comes after North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson , which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. North Korea separately fired what USA officials said were a Scud-type missile and a midrange missile earlier this month, but the launches were analyzed as failures. Read More »

Local student reacts to contentious French presidential election

Current French President, Francois Hollande , came out to urge voters to support Macron in the May 7 runoff to keep out Le Pen. The morning after the election-night parties, the far-right National Front was eager to underscore the differences between long-time opposition politician Le Pen and political newcomer Macron, a former investment banker and economy minister. Read More »

Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

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The new appointments are seen as a glimpse into the team of Rahul Gandhi, who is tipped to be elevated as Congress President later this year. Gehlot is a very experienced leader and the top leadership is confident that he will prepare the party well for the crucial polls. Read More »

5 questions Trump needs to answer in his new tax plan

Separately cutting the top tax rate for pass-through businesses, which account for most US companies, could benefit Trump himself, said Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness, a Democratic activist group. There is a chance that President Trump may simply declare his plan "revenue neutral", meaning it doesn't add to the deficit, no matter what the number are - as he and his surrogates have done in the past. Read More »

Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000

Jones admitted the murder and rape of Mary Phillips, a 34-year-old bookkeeper in 1995. In Jones' last words he said , "I can't believe I did something to her". The lawsuit went to the US Supreme Court, which ultimately denied their motion for a stay. "If there was one execution and witnesses had these observations there would have been time for the lawyers and experts to evaluate it and time for the court to consider it", said Dale Baich, an assistant federal public defender who ... Read More »

Far-right contender Le Pen advocates French food

In 2015, Marine Le Pen pushed him out of the party because he refused to desist from anti-Semitic provocations that were undermining both her bid to become French president and her bid to make the National Front an acceptable political alternative. Read More »

Police converge on gunman after trooper shot

A man shot a DE state trooper outside a convenience store on Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said. "There has been some establishment of communication between the suspect and police agencies". "Still huge police presence". A school district south of where a DE state trooper was shot is on lockdown because of what school officials "an armed individual in the vicinity". Read More »

Higher prices help sales as PepsiCo works to adapt brands

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State Street Corp now owns 63,651,479 shares of the company's stock worth $6,663,170,000 after buying an additional 1,115,697 shares during the period. Thanks to an increase of nearly 1.48% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 12.69% so far on the year - still in strong zone. Read More »

President Trump Proposes Cutting Corporate Tax Rate to 15%

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Mr Trump has directed aides to cut the income tax rate paid by public corporations to 15 per cent from 35 per cent, another administration official said . More than half of the country believes Russian Federation tried to influence the results of the 2016 presidential election, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll that found 56 percent of USA adults willing to sign on to the theory. Read More »

Why Ranchers and Farmers Are Cheering for Sonny Perdue

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway commended the confirmation and said that Perdue is a friend to the U.S.ag industry. The order also establishes a task force that will review policies, legislation and regulations that potentially hurt agricultural and economic growth. Read More »

Why Marine Le Pen Has Resigned as National Front Leader

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Global markets reacted with relief to Sunday's vote, which broke the dominance of established parties of the centre-left and centre-right but still left the most market-friendly and internationally-minded of the remaining contenders in pole position to become France's next leader. Read More »

BJP to sweep Delhi civic polls, wins 6 wards

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Lack of leadership: There is no strong leadership both in the All India Congress Committee and Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee. ■ Congress blame game: Losing elections is becoming the new normal for the Congress with the party being relegated to the third position as the BJP swept the polls and AAP at a distant second. Read More »