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by | February 04, 2018 | 03:39

Jacob Rees-Mogg has stepped up his attack on the Treasury, accusing civil servants in the department of producing a Brexit report that is "fundamentally wrong". Mr Rees-Mogg was scheduled to talk Bristol University's Politics and International Relations Society. Mr Rees-Mogg has said that any deal that keeps the United Kingdom in a common customs area with the European Union would be unacceptable and that this would prevent the United Kingdom from striking free trade deals with other ...

by | February 04, 2018 | 03:30

The tomb dates back over 4,300 years, to a time after the Giza Pyramids had been constructed. The tomb unveiled on Saturday likely belonged to a high ranking official known as Hetpet during the 5th Dynasty of pharaohs in ancient Egypt, the country's Antiquities Ministry announced.

by | February 04, 2018 | 03:24

He committed an expenditure of Rs 1.38 lakh crore on health, education and social protection. - In Budget 2018 , the government may reportedly also tweak income tax slabs and rates. The Union Budget 2018-19 was the last full budget before the general elections next year, when a vote on account would be presented. "We welcome government's move to walk the talk on "Make in India" by increasing customs duty (to 20%) on the imported mobile phones and in PCBAs of accessories like ...

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:45

A reduction in food supplies for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, whose border points are tightly controlled by Israeli and Egyptian authorities, would have catastrophic effects, Schmale said. In addresses to Arab and African leaders over the last month, the PA president said he will only accept an internationally-backed panel to broker any peace talks with Israel.

by | February 04, 2018 | 01:23

Trump's strategy, NBC's Howard Fineman reports, "is to discredit the investigation and the FBI without officially removing the leadership". Graham, a South Carolina Republican , appeared on ABC's This Week on Sunday and was asked by co-anchor Martha Raddatz if he still believed that firing Mueller, who's in charge of the Russian Federation probe, would be a 'red line'.

by | February 04, 2018 | 00:17

Whether Trump's meeting with North Korean defectors is just a honest effort on his part to express sympathy with that regime's victims, or if it is a signal to the regime that they need to quit their nuclear weapons and missile program, or some combination thereof, he also just happened to speak to South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday to wish him well with the Winter Olympics, which are taking place in South Korea.

by | February 03, 2018 | 21:50

As per the reports of Newstrack, DG is raising slogans of "Jai Shree Ram" in an event, where many other people were also seen pledging the same along with him. A video of Shukla's participating in the event went viral online. In his clarifications, Mr Shukla has underlined that "there is misinterpretation" of what he said.

by | February 03, 2018 | 21:48

Following his death, shops and buses were torched after by a mob. So far, at least 118 people have been arrested in connection with the violence. Stoking a potential controversy, Uttar Pradesh minister Satyadev Pachauri today termed the violence in Kasganj a "minor incident".

by | February 03, 2018 | 20:45

The police responded by resorting to lathi-charge and lobbing tear gas shells to quell the mob. Locals accused the police of lax vigil in the accident-prone crossing. "They want a subway to cross the busy road". "I have spoken to the locals", Bose said. Local MLA Sujit Basu reached the spot and stated that "outsiders" were behind the violence and promised help to the families of the deceased.

by | February 03, 2018 | 20:47

The idea of the book is said to have been put up with the positive and encouraging response that Prime Minister Modi's monthly radio programme ' Mann ki Baat' , which encouraged the PM to pile up those thoughts, complementing them with some exclusive new imminent and anecdote, in the form of a book.

by | February 03, 2018 | 19:59

The attack happened when soldiers were playing volleyball. All the injured were shifted to Combined Military Hospital Saidu Sharif. Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack in a region that has also increasingly become an important part of the country's domestic tourism industry, with ski resorts popping up along the hills of the Swat Valley.

by | February 03, 2018 | 20:00

A hunting party fired at a flock of geese flying overhead and one of the birds was shot from the sky. The man was knocked unconscious and may have lost two teeth. Natural resources officers, along with members of the Talbot County Sheriff's Office and local EMS, responded to the 25000 block of Voit Road where the hunters were located shortly before 5 p.m.

by | February 03, 2018 | 19:58

According to the fire officials, the fire started at a toy shop inside the thousand-pillar hall near the east tower of the temple at around 10 pm at night. "Power supply to the area was immediately cut". The devotees alleged that the temple was prone to an incident like this as no fire safety measures were taken to prevent it.

by | February 03, 2018 | 19:53

Syrian forces on Friday made gains in their fight against al-Nusra militants on the outskirts of Aleppo in south and recaptured the areas of Kafr Haddad, Ziyaret al-Matakh, Warida, Zamar, and Warida hill, SANA news agency reported. The different Syrian sectors should shape that commission: the Government, the opposition, the civil society, the different ethnic and religious groups, women, experts on the Syrian issue and others, he said.

by | February 03, 2018 | 19:23

These " Generation 1.5 " immigrants are at risk of being lost amid the broader debate: Will the United States be hospitable, extending a helping hand to the "tired, poor, and huddled masses" or will it close its doors to the rest of the world? "No visa can be issued unless all concerns raised by the screening are fully resolved".

by | February 03, 2018 | 19:05

Nick Kyrgios will take on Jan-Lennard Struff in the second singles. Kyrgios put away German No. 2 Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 to leave the tie poised at 1-all with his latest powerhouse display at Pat Rafter Arena, holding all his service games and clouting 21 aces.

by | February 03, 2018 | 18:20

For more on the royal couple, as well as the latest on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's upcoming nuptials , watch ET's royal wedding countdown video below. Inside the museum they were shown an exhibit about the Roald Amundsen Expedition to the South Pole and were reminded that the Norwegians beat their British rivals in the race to reach the pole first.

by | February 03, 2018 | 18:18

The stock decreased 3.55% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $18.77. About 3.26 million shares traded or 39.33% up from the average. Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR) has declined 15.15% since February 2, 2017 and is downtrending.

by | February 03, 2018 | 18:12

Mr Solntsev said the next generation of space tourists could expect to pay $100m (£70m) for the opportunity to "go out on a spacewalk and make a film, (or) a video clip". He said the cost of such a trip could be around £70 million, but "possibly less for the first tourist". Six further space tourists have visited the station, the most recent being Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté in 2009, each paying between $20m-$40m (£14m-£28m).

by | February 03, 2018 | 18:01

An examining magistrate will now compile a case, and determine whether Mr Ramadan will stand trial for rape and assault. Ramadan is a grandson of Egyptian politician Hassan al-Banna, who founded the Muslim Brotherhood - an organization aimed at instilling the Quran and the Sunnah as "the sole reference point for ordering the life of the Muslim community".

by | February 03, 2018 | 17:55

Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.

by | February 03, 2018 | 17:16

Last April, the US military fired a barrage of missiles into Syria's Shayrat Airfield in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that killed about 100 civilians. However, Syria and Russian Federation had rejected the United States claims, suggesting that militants might have detonated the chemical weapons on the ground.

by | February 03, 2018 | 17:03

The usual vice-captain credits his mental approach for his success in the first ODI. The selectors have included Farhaan Behardien as Du Plessis' replacement, with Multiply Titans wicket-keeper batsman, Heinrich Klaasen, earning his maiden ODI call-up as a reserve wicket-keeper in the squad.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:56

The minister said , "Together we will get absolute majority". The BJP is part of the current ruling coalition in the state that is led by the NPF . Accepting that the BJP tried to forge a pre-poll understanding with the Naga People's Front (NPF) - its ally of 15 years - but "seat sharing could not be finalised", the BJP said that the electoral understanding with the NDPP does not mean its ties with the NDF are over.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:55

NTV, KTN News and Citizen televisions remain off air since Tuesday, despite a court order issued Thursday to have their signals restored. The interior minister condemned the move as an effort to "overthrow" the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who won re-election a year ago in a re-run vote boycotted by Odinga.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:55

I've said I'm her biggest critic, and after hearing her thoughts on the business and signing a full-time deal, my tune has changed. Wrestling and mixed martial arts journalist Dave Meltzer says the UFC made little effort to discourage former world bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey from signing a contract with the WWE.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:48

The protests continue even now, and some states have even banned it. While Maharawal Ratan Singh aka Shahid Kapoor called the letter awkward, Deepika Padukone, who played the character of Rani Padmavati, said that they have not endorsed Jauhar in their film.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:38

With another fiscal deadline looming, Republican leaders said Thursday the House and Senate would vote on a fifth short-term spending bill next week to keep the government open past February 8, when current federal funding runs out. Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas described the speech as "very strong" in an interview with Fox News, while lashing out at the Democrats for their stone-faced reactions.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:37

The now-fired, still unidentified warning officer said he could not hear the drill message fully because someone in the office picked up the receiver instead of hitting the speaker. 'There was no requirement in place for a warning officer to double check with a colleague or get sign off from a supervisor before sending such an alert, ' the report said.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:23

Delivering the government's last full annual budget before a general election to be held by May next year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also announced plans for "the world's largest government funded health care program", saying it would cover some 500 million of the country's poorest people.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:21

The prosperity of people living in Northeast is key to India's growth story gathering speed, he said. Talking about the 'Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit 2018′, the Minister informed that top corporate honchos - Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Dilip Sanghvi and Anand Burman, physician Naresh Trehan and filmmaker Subhash Ghai will participate in the summit.

by | February 03, 2018 | 16:08

Mayor Romano Carancini told Sky TG24 that the victims were five men and one woman. Macerata was the scene of the gruesome killing of a young white Italian woman this week, whose dismembered remains were found in two suitcases. The suspect is reportedly a 28-year-old Italian and he was arrested about two hours after the shooting rampage began. The ANSA news agency reported four victims have been wounded while Sky TG24 put the number of wounded at two.

by | February 03, 2018 | 15:51

The UN monitors investigated 16 coal shipments between January and 5 August to ports in Russia, China, Malaysia and Vietnam. Myanmar UN Ambassador Hau Do Suan said the Myanmar government "has no ongoing arms relationship, whatsoever, with North Korea" and is abiding by the UN Security Council resolutions.

by | February 03, 2018 | 15:43

TOI had reported in its February 1 edition that the army had filed a counter-FIR on January 28, detailing how four of its vehicles that had got separated from the convoy were attacked by stone-pelters. The state police had on Sunday filed an FIR under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the personnel of 10-Garhwal unit of the Army.

by | February 03, 2018 | 15:43

Alex Ekwueme, was yesterday laid to rest in his country home, Oko in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State. President Muhammadu Buhari stated that renaming the university was the country's "little way of showing appreciation to Ekwueme", whom he said distinguished himself in service both in and out of government.