by | March 08, 2018 | 12:42

He was sworn-in as chief minister for the first time on March 6, 2003 as the leader of the NPF which he along with other veterans formed, by reviving the then NPC after leaving the Congress. Apart from the BJP top brass, regional heavyweights, Assam's chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his counterparts in Manipur Biren Singh, Arunachal Pradesh's Pema Khandu, and Conrad Sangma of Meghalaya were also present at the Local Ground.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:41

The nor'easter closed schools, businesses and government offices , grounded thousands of flights and raised fears of another round of fallen trees and electrical outages as it made its way up the East Coast. It wasn't much better on the ground, with Pennsylvania and NY banning big rigs from some major highways and transit agencies reducing or canceling service on trains and buses.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:39

On Monday, Nunberg publicly declared that he would refuse to appear before a federal grand jury in Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling and its possible ties to Trump and his campaign officials, according to multiple reports .

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:36

However, GOP primary voters turned out in high numbers on Tuesday, returning balance to the partisan turnout comparison. Incumbent Republican Lt. The Vermont senator said it's "appalling" that the party's congressional campaign arm targeted Laura Moser ahead of Tuesday's primary election.

by | March 08, 2018 | 12:30

Nearly 31 banks are a part of a consortium which had given Rs 5,280 crore working capital facility extended to Choksi's companies of which ICICI Bank is the lead lender. Mr. Mehta and PNB's executive director K.V. Brahmaji Rao were last month called by the CBI in connection with the alleged fraud. Meanwhile, senior officials from Axis Bank Tuesday appeared before the SFIO, which has started seeking details from lenders with exposure to the firms promoted by Nirav Modi and Mehul ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:51

The extra rest, particularly for Chiellini, who played less than two minutes, should help benefit Juventus against Tottenham . Tottenham , meanwhile, have earned a trio of wins themselves, staying with the same sort of hard-nosed, never-quit style that got them this far in the Champions League.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:47

Sentencing the pair, the judge said the crimes were "deliberately planned against targeted victims". It was a campaign to draw attention to the race, religion and immigrant background of the defendants, ' he added. The three clips were previously tweeted by Fransen, who was previously convicted in November 2016 of religiously aggravated harassment. Fransen was sentenced to 36 weeks of hard time, while her right-hand man was handed an 18 week sentence.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:30

Backed by Russian Federation, the council unanimously adopted on February 24 a resolution demanding the 30-day cessation of hostilities to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and evacuations of the sick and wounded. At least 800 civilians have been killed since February 18, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. That resolution called for a 30-day nationwide ceasefire and was passed by all 15 members of the Security Council on February 24.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:24

UDF sources here say that the High Court order would not have been an embarrassment for the CPI (M) if the demand for the CBI probe had not been opposed by the government. The manner in which the brutal killing was planned and executed showed that there was a larger conspiracy which needed to be probed by an independent agency, without which it would be impossible to book the actual culprits, they had added.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:16

Hank Idsinga, lead investigator in the case. "I think you should take a look at this because we're accountable for what we do", he said he told the internal investigators. Earlier this week, police released an image of a deceased man that they believe could also be a victim of McArthur. Police have since charged McArthur with murder in the deaths of Kinsman, Esen, Kayhan, Navaratnam, Dean Lisowick and Soroush Mahmudi.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:12

Kannur: Amid reports about vandalism of statues in parts of the country, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was reportedly defaced by an unidentified person at Taliparamba in Kannur district. There has been a rash of attacks on statues of political figures in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh after a Communist icon Vladimir Lenin statue in Tripura was toppled on Monday.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:08

The US federal space agency announced on Tuesday that after people submit their names online, they would be placed on a microchip aboard the spacecraft which would be on a tour through the Sun's atmosphere to probe its outer corona. In May, the spacecraft was renamed from the Solar Probe Plus to the Parker Solar Probe in honor of living astrophysicist Eugene Parker. This state-of-the-art heat shield will protect instruments created to study magnetic fields, plasma and energetic ...

by | March 08, 2018 | 10:03

The Senate voted to amend the proposal on the grounds that it was unconstitutional because the bill covered more than the topic included in its title. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), at a news conference, said "thoughts and prayers are not enough" to halt the steady stream of mass shootings in the United States.

by | March 08, 2018 | 09:30

DeVos at a press briefing afterward. "Where in your bill does it prevent a school guardian from possessing an AR-15?" asked Representative Kionee McGee (D - Miami ). Upon learning that DeVos at the last minute had chose to visit her school, student survivor Sarah Chadwick posted a tweet Tuesday evening saying, " Literally no one asked for this ".

by | March 08, 2018 | 09:28

Senior divisional security commissioner of RPF was unavailable for comments.For the second consecutive year, an all-women crew will work on Bengaluru-Sanghamitra Express between the KSR Bengaluru and Chennai Central railway stations. Neelam Jatav became Gandhi Nagar's first woman station superintendent (SS). Maninagar Station will also be the first station of Gujarat to be manned by an all-women staff.

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:01

Tonight should be partly cloudy, with a low around 52 and a calm wind becoming north northeast around five miles per hour. Low around 28. Northeast wind around 7 miles per hour becoming northwest after midnight. Wednesday to 1 a.m. Thursday . SUNDAY: Partly cloudy and cooler. South wind around 15 miles per hour. West southwest wind 6 to 8 miles per hour.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:49

Hassan set a crude timing device and got off the train at Putney Bridge station, the stop before Parsons Green. Officials said there would have been many more injuries and probably deaths if the device had fully exploded. "The prosecution therefore alleges that the defendant intended that this should be a lethal attack". When he was arrested at the Kent port, he had £2,320 in cash and told police he was responsible for the device, the court was told.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:42

Tens of thousands are still without power as the coastal storm develops off the Carolinas and tracks along the coast. The snow will intensify starting around 9 a.m. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning into Thursday morning - stretching from the Philadelphia area through most of New England.

by | March 08, 2018 | 06:11

Footage from inside the Bandung Zoo and posted on Facebook shows a visitor flicking his cigarette towards the primate's pen. The zoo sparked controversy past year after videos of skeletal bears begging for food from visitors went viral. "Nearly all zoos are in poor condition. from the cages and feeding needs to the animals' health". Eventually, she and a male companion were moved to a separate location in a small island to help her quit the habit, according to the BBC .

by | March 08, 2018 | 05:37

As Xi looked on from a stage dominated by mostly male party leaders in dark suits, a constitutional amendment to scrap the two-term limit for the presidency was read out to the chamber, prompting fervent applause. Even when Xi makes a wrong decision, it would be hard to modify the course of action. According to the World Bank, China has lifted more than 800 million people out of poverty in the past few decades but many challenges remain.