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by | December 24, 2017 | 12:34

Addressing a press conference after accepting his new position, Thakur thanked his party's leaders, and promised to leave "no stone unturned" to meet the expectations of the state's people. Thakur, is turning 53 on January 6, belongs to the Rajput community that has a significant presence in the state. Seraj MLA Jai Ram Thakur , 52, is the real representative of the young generation, maintain many party leaders in Madhya Pradesh.

by | December 24, 2017 | 12:24

Google , on Sunday, paid tribute to the legendary playback singer and Padma Shri awardee Mohammed Rafi with a doodle on the occasion of his 93rd birthday. Besides this honour, he has also won six Filmfare Awards. Apart from Indian languages, he also sang songs in English, Farsi, Arabic, Sinhalese, Creole and Dutch.

by | December 24, 2017 | 12:12

Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife Barbara, 83, were driving from California to Boston, Mass. and Vermont when they were pulled over Tuesday by sheriff deputies in York County, the outlet said, citing the York News-Times. When, what to the deputies' wondering eyes should appear but bags and bags of marijuana - 60 pounds of the green stuff, the paper said. Vrbka said they told deputies "they didn't know it was illegal to transport marijuana in Nebraska".

by | December 24, 2017 | 11:56

Earlier this month, Zuma was ordered to pay the costs of his unsuccessful court challenge to Madonsela's state of capture remedial action out of his own pocket. Last Wednesday, December 13, a full Bench of the Gauteng High Court, delivered by Judge Dunstan Mlambo, found that Zuma's review application of former public Protector Thuli Madonsela's recommendations on alleged state capture was ill advised and reckless.

by | December 24, 2017 | 08:44

Pakistan on December 20 issued visa to Mr Jadhav's wife and mother to visit Islamabad and meet him. Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal confirmed this in a tweet late last evening. The two countries are contesting the Jadhav case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague. Pakistan had repeatedly denied India consular access to Mr Jadhav in the past on the ground that it was not applicable in cases related to espionage.

by | December 24, 2017 | 07:34

The Cavaliers and Warriors will tipoff at 3 pm Eastern Time on Christmas day on ABC. Injuries or not, the Warriors are going to get each team's best shot each night but going by how the team is now playing, they seem to have learned how to respond to the adversity of having multiple players injured, including 2-time league MVP Stephen Curry .

by | December 24, 2017 | 07:32

Tamil Nadu and Central Armed Police Forces personnel have been deployed to provide multi-layered security at the counting centre. Around 100 officials will be involved in the counting process which will take place in 19 rounds. The election is speculated to be a litmus test for the leadership of E Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami who took over the reins of AIADMK after her.

by | December 24, 2017 | 06:43

PA (Palestinian Authority) residents on Wednesday, 2 Teves, observed another "Day of Rage", engaging in law-breaking violent activities and attacks against Israeli law enforcement forces and civilians. "The Palestinian Authority is requested to take a clear position regarding the Oslo Peace Accords and security coordination with Israel", Haniyeh said according to an official statement released by Hamas on Saturday.

by | December 24, 2017 | 06:36

The mall is in Maa town in Davao City. His 25-year-old son Jim Benedict worked at the call centre and had not been in contact since the fire broke out. Fire investigators said at least 20 people are still missing after six hours of the fire. Taken to hospital were Reggen Ombain, aged 20, Jireh Duterte, 28, Ednard Gumela, 21, Dexter Gonzaga, 27, Ereneo Sabas Jr, 23, and Jose Banilad, 46.

by | December 24, 2017 | 05:21

Whereas Vice Presidents Pence, Biden, and former President Obama had simple coins bearing their titles and a classic image of an eagle, Trump manages to fit in his own name not one, but three times, on the coin. Another anonymous White House aide told the paper that the coins may be handed out to donors and at campaign events, saying "they're going to be used in ways that they haven't been in the past".

by | December 24, 2017 | 05:09

President Rodrigo Duterte, who was mayor of Davao for about two decades, was also at the scene of the fire on Saturday. Police spokeswoman Senior Inspector Maria Teresita Gaspan said the fire broke out just as the Davao City mall opened to Christmas shoppers.

by | December 24, 2017 | 04:31

In sealing Mr Trump's first major legislative victory since he took office in January, Republicans steamrolled opposition from Democrats to pass a bill that slashes taxes for corporations and the wealthy while giving mixed, temporary tax relief to middle-class Americans.

by | December 24, 2017 | 04:13

The Ravens made the playoffs in 2014 despite a Week 16 loss to the Houston Texans leaving them needing to beat the Cleveland Browns in the regular-season finale and get help, which the Kansas City Chiefs provided with a victory over the San Diego Chargers.

by | December 24, 2017 | 04:00

Plumlee has fulfilled his role of second fiddle to Nuggets leading scorer Nikola Jokic , as Plumlee has averaged nine points and 7.8 rebounds over his last ten contests. "He was relentless in his pursuit". The Nuggets led 52-41 at halftime as Jokic scored 18 first-half points. They dominated Portland down low and created an early advantage on the glass to jump out to 28-22 lead after one quarter of play.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:58

Pakistan , she asserted, has long proposed this as the most viable course to end decades of conflict and suffering in Afghanistan. Ghani expressed gratitude to the USA government and said Afghanistan's partnership with the United States was cemented in sacrifice.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:47

The clouds will likely through the morning, but rain should come to an end near sunrise or sooner. Any clear spells will be brief. Wind chills may dip below 30°, inland, before 9 a.m. South wind at 5-10 miles per hour. Christmas Day night will be our coldest over the next 8 days, with lows falling into the upper 20s. There will be heavy rain in places too with some spot flooding.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:39

Under a 1950 resolution, an emergency special session can be called for the General Assembly to consider a matter "with a view to making appropriate recommendations to members for collective measures " if the Security Council fails to act.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:25

Around 20 typhoons and storms, mostly from the Pacific, strike the Philippines each year. But Mindanao , home to 20 million people, is rarely hit. In the two provinces of Lanao, at least 22 bodies have been pulled out while over 40 are still missing as landslides buried houses along a national road, said Mujiv Hataman, governor for the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao.

by | December 24, 2017 | 00:03

Saturday . The advisory for southern Vermont will be in effect from 3 a.m. today until noon Saturday , according to the service. "The combination of freezing rain and snow will result in very slippery travel at times", the National Weather Service warns.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:43

Texas Tech is 2-5 against the spread in its last seven games overall, is 2-7 against the number in its last nine bowl games and is 1-4 at the betting window in its last five games versus a team with a winning record. Texas Tech's defense allowed Flowers to lead the South Florida offense down the field for a go-ahead touchdown with 16 seconds left. On the last play of the game, Shimonek throws up a Hail Mary but it's 15-yards short of the end zone.