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by | January 09, 2018 | 13:15

Mentioning the case before a bench headed by Justice S A Bobde, Sharan said claims regarding existence of British special intelligence unit by the name Force 136 and its alleged role in the assassination was not substantiated. That material, asserts the amicus, has no evidentiary value in the court of law after sixty years, especially as Dr Nene had the opportunity to appear before the Kapur Commission (made to investigate the assassination) in 1965 and then when a similar petition came up ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:10

Oprah Winfrey would "absolutely" launch a bid for the White House if she felt the support of the people, according to her longtime boyfriend Stedman Graham . Granted we don't know a lot about her political views apart from being Barack Obama's most prominent supporter. " Oprah Winfrey just fired a warning flare in the sky for anyone who still doesn't get that the parties no longer control their own nominations".

by | January 09, 2018 | 12:10

Six small-size air targets were intercepted and taken under control by the Russian EW units. It added that during the attacks on Friday night "no casualties or damage of property were reported by Russian military facilities". The Pentagon said it is "concerned" about weapons falling into terrorists' hands after Moscow said the drones used in the attacks on Russian bases in Syria could have only been supplied by a " technologically advanced state ".

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:53

The reports had said it was mulling ending extensions for H-1B holders. "... USCIS is not considering a regulatory change that would force H-1B visa holders to leave the United States by changing our interpretation of section 104 (c) of AC-21, which provides for H-1B extensions beyond the 6 year limit".

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:53

Speaking at the concluding day of the annual conference of the DGPs and IGPs here at the BSF Academy at Tekanpur in Gwalior , the Prime Minister said that there was an emerging global consensus towards greater information sharing on illicit financial dealings and India could play a key role in achieving this.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:50

He criticised the top court's verdict saying such decisions make escalate the tensions inside the country. "The travel time between Chakwal and Islamabad has been halved - earlier it would take three hours while now it takes an hour and a half", he said.

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:50

He said that till reports last came in, two of the hiding terrorists were neutralised by the security forces. This is the second encounter in Jammu and Kashmir in as many days. Three militants were also killed in the attack. He identified the slain as Mohd Furhan Wani son of Ghulam Mohd Wani r/o Wangund, Khudwani and Mohd Farnham Wani son of Ghulam Mohidin Wani r/o Wangund Kaimuh .

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:29

See PA story FIRE Paint. At least "15 fire engines & 90 firefighters & officers" are now engaged in trying to douse the flames, which can be seen from miles across, the London Fire Brigade said. The fire service said its control room had taken 45 emergency calls about the blaze after receiving its first call at 9:20pm. "Factory workers left before the brigade arrived".

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:26

Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , later told reporters the administration would cut off aid if the Palestinians refused to take part in peace talks with Israel. The worldwide community does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the full city. "It should be determined in a negotiated settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and Jerusalem should ultimately be the shared capital of the Israeli and Palestinian states".

by | January 09, 2018 | 11:11

This is the second time that accused has failed to get a bail from the court. The court also directed the media to, henceforth, use the imaginary names used in the judgment to refer to the persons or the facts of the case. Earlier, the Gurgaon police had claimed that Ashok Kumar tried to sexually assault the Grade 2 student of the school and slit his throat when he resisted.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:59

The teaching of English usually starts in middle school in Iran, around the ages of 12 to 14, but some primary schools, below that age, also have English classes. The state's High Education Council decreed that English lessons were "against laws and regulations". The Revolutionary Guards, Iran's security backbone since the 1979 revolution that created the Islamic republic, said on Sunday it ended the protests which it claims were stirred up by "foreign enemies" such as the Central ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:29

US health officials believe romaine lettuce could be the biggest culprit because the vegetable was behind a similar outbreak in Canada. The consumer advocacy group is now calling on the Food and Drug Administration and CDC to do more to warn the public about the dangers of the outbreak.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:25

As Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United look to sign more players in the January transfer window, it seems that they have now been given a boost in the hunt to do so. At this stage in time, Sandro is set to remain in Italy unless Juventus are willing to relax their asking price for the player. Manchester United and Manchester City, along with Paris St-Germain, are all admirers of the left-back, and Conte will be dismayed if he ends up signing for a rival.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:26

Trump has praised himself on his toughness in dealing with the North Korean nuclear question, but noted he is " absolutely " willing to speak with Kim if the upcoming North-South Korean talks on Tuesday produce positive results. Moon's government wants to resume temporary reunions of families separated by war and work out measures to reduce threats in frontline areas. South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed Kim's overture and proposed the talks.

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:22

The group expressed disappointment in the government through its chairman, Mr. Emmanuel Agbakor, who spoke to newsmen in Makurdi . "The most unfortunate thing is that these things are happening when we have a retired military general as the President of the country and he can not do anything".

by | January 09, 2018 | 10:06

Pence will land in Israel as part of his first trip to the Middle East in this official capacity. Palestinian leaders were enraged with Trump's decision and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is refusing to meet with Pence. Originally, Pence had planned to focus heavily on the persecution of Christians and religious minorities during his visit. "In some ways, this trip could now become the moment where the Trump administration finally walks away from the notion of a serious ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:56

China's foreign exchange reserves rose to their highest in more than a year in December, blowing past economists' estimates, as tight regulations and a strong yuan continued to discourage capital outflows, central bank data showed on Sunday.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:52

In return, South Korean President Moon Jae-In and his U.S. counterpart agreed late on Thursday to delay joint military drills until after the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, which begin on February 9. "The entire area of the USA mainland is within our nuclear strike range. This is reality, not a threat", Kim boasted. We can only hope that Trump's advisers will talk him back from this latest outburst.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:45

For his part, Schulz said he hoped for "constructive and open" talks, calling for speedy progress of the government formation. The far-right anti-immigration AfD had capitalized on growing misgivings in Germany over the new arrivals, winning more than 90 parliamentary seats in the watershed election.

by | January 09, 2018 | 09:36

The group said it would also continue to push for legislation to restore "strong, enforceable net neutrality protections through a legislative solution". In the final order , released Thursday, the FCC said it was not swayed by public comments to delay revision of the rules. "In 2018, the Internet is united in defense of #NetNeutrality ", retweeted the Netflix account.