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by | March 06, 2018 | 00:05

President Biplab Kumar Deb, who is likely to be the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in the northeastern state, on Sunday met outgoing Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and took his blessings. The Centre, he said, had, in fact, created an "economic blockade" against the government by reducing the central allocations in MGNREGA and housing schemes, among others.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:46

During the subsequent six-year rule of the UPA till March 2014, it rose to Rs. 52.15 lakh crore. Prasad said it was because of the advances given during the UPA government that the non-performing assets (NPAs) have risen up to 82 per cent.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:43

It collided into the victims before the driver allegedly tried to flee in his vehicle, dragging the children's buggy halfway down the road. The children were pronounced dead at the scene while their pregnant mother was taken to the hospital in critical condition, bleeding from the head.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:20

Acharya said he has asked Rio to submit signatures of all the 32 MLAs supporting him by Monday. Sarma was in state in the early part of afternoon to meet NDPP supremo Neiphiu Rio to work out the final architecture of the NDPP-BJP coalition government in Nagaland .

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:00

But, immigration activists are still marking the date as a symbol of their struggle to hold on to the program to give protections to immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. The Department of Justice tried to avert the federal ruling by asking the Supreme Court to immediately review its appeal the normal avenue of the 9th circuit court.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:42

The money was received on October 27, 2016, 12 days before the presidential election, another person familiar with the matter said . The Journal reported on Monday that First Republic marked the transaction as suspicious and reported it to the Treasury Department.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:40

The magazine reported that former British intelligence officer and author of the now-infamous Trump-Russia dossier Christopher Steele authored a memo after the end of his contract with Fusion GPS, the private research firm that hired him to compile the dossier.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:10

Neighbours at Skripal's home in Salisbury say police arrived around 5pm GMT on Sunday and have been there ever since. Russian Federation said Col Skripal had been paid $US100,000 ($NZ138,000) for the information, which he had been supplying from the 1990s.

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:42

LGA issued a statement on Porter's behalf, noting that in the a year ago councils and their communities had granted almost twice as many planning permissions 0 321,000 - as the number of new homes that were completed - 183,000. Bonus payments to big developers are based not on how many homes they build but profits or share price, she will say. John Healey, Labour's shadow housing secretary, has also blasted today's announcement and claimed the government still remains without a coherent plan ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 21:31

As per the reports, Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) commander Mufti Waqas who was recently involved in the attack at Sunjuwan Army Station in Jammu was killed in a brief fight. According to The Times of India , Jammu and Kashmir IG SP Pani said weapons and incriminating materials like IED preparation material have been recovered.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:54

Police told Fox News they received a call about an individual with a gun on campus. The threat comes as the country still reels from last month's school massacre in Florida that left 17 people dead. "Please remain where you are and lock doors until further notice", the tweet said. At about the same time, WIBX received word that Central Valley Academy's Jarvis Middle School had received a threat which forced its administration to place the school on lockdown.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:33

So-called serial killer Bruce McArthur hasn't been trailed for the seventh case of murder yet, according to an official. McArthur is facing six counts of first-degree murder. The victims now known to police are Andrew Kinsman, 49 , who had a long-term sexual relationship with McArthur; Skandaraj Navaratnam, 40, who went missing in 2010; and Soroush Mahmudi, 50, whose disappearance was reported nearly three years ago.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:01

The North has also offered to hold talks with the US, but Pyongyang and Washington have yet to come to any agreement about how or when such talks should occur and whether or not they should come with preconditions. "The U.S. attitude shown after we clarified our intention for dialogue compels us to only think that the U.S.is not interested in resuming... dialogue", said the foreign ministry in a statement reported by state media.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:53

Trump's announcement that he will impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum includes Australia. Navarro, who also advises Trump on trade and industrial policy, dismissed those worries, however, and emphasized that Trump defeated his political opponents in the 2016 presidential election because of his "America First" policies.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:42

The 2018 defence budget will be 1.11 trillion yuan ($175 billion), according to a report issued at the opening of China's annual meeting of parliament. "The pace and scale of this build-up are really dramatic". Erickson said China has the world's second largest defense budget after the United States, enabling it to achieve the largest and fastest shipbuilding expansion in modern history, the world's largest navy, coast guard and maritime militia by number of ships, and the world's largest ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:42

The wide-ranging subpoena shows that Mueller is interested in what Trump knew about the goings-on of his campaign, and that the special counsel team is still digging through evidence for its Russian Federation investigation. Notably, numerous names listed in the subpoena are no longer involved with the Trump White House . The demand goes all the way back to November 1, 2015, just a few months after Trump announced his run.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:31

In Tripura, the Congress leader said, BJP has aligned with the IPFT, a party with division of the state as its election plank which is now demanding a tribal chief minister. Considered the champion of the Hindi-speaking region and the religious ideology of Hindutva, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party has won many state polls since it came to power following the national election in 2014.

by | March 05, 2018 | 19:18

But with no one party or coalition appearing to win enough support to form a government, the election offered up an outcome familiar in Italy: a muddle. More than 46 million people were eligible to vote, including Italians overseas who mailed in their ballots. A prolonged political stalemate could make heavily indebted Italy the focus of market concern in Europe, now that the threat of German instability has receded after the revival on Sunday of a grand coalition under Chancellor Angela ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:46

Meanwhile, Nagaland BJP president Visasolie Lhoungu has sent a letter to the Nagaland governor and said that BJP extends its support to pre-poll alliance partner NDPP in the formation of new government in Nagaland. After meeting Zeliang, Acharya told that Rio and Zeliang have claimed to have majority support, but "I have not invited anyone to form the Government as of now".

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:46

Within next two days, Mr. Parrikar was admitted to the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital near Panaji after he complained of dehydration and low blood pressure, according to an official statement. Parrikar would continue as the chief minister and the committee will be functioning in his absence from the state, Sardesai said. "The three-member team will have the power to sanction works up to Rs 5 crore, while each individual minister has been empowered to sanction work contracts up ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:29

Pakistani lawmakers on Saturday began casting votes in secret for new senators in parliament's upper house in an election that looks set to boost the ruling party, as it tries to revive the political fortunes of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif .

by | March 05, 2018 | 18:25

The Senate rejected almost four dozen Democratic amendments to the bill that was introduced by conservative Republicans . The school immediately responded to parents and students by posting "important notice" on school website, declaring that such threat was fabricated words.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:39

Skies over Madison should be mostly sunny Wednesday and Thursday , and partly sunny Friday through Sunday , with highs near 29, 30, 35, 39 and 39, and lows Wednesday night through Saturday night around 16, 14, 21 and 24. As this feature moves slowly southeast on Monday , it will develop a pool of colder air, changing rain to snow over a large portion of the Plains and upper Midwest.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:30

Isaiah Wilkins of Virginia was named Defensive Player of the Year and the Cavaliers' De'Andre Hunter was named Sixth Man of the Year. Hunter, who also made the ACC all-rookie team, has come off the bench in all 30 of Virginia's games this season, averaging 9.1 points and 3.5 rebounds.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:03

At 4:21 a.m. they called out to dispatch that they were on scene and shortly thereafter requested a tow truck to remove a 2011 Subaru from the median along the highway. He was arraigned in the town of North Greenbush court. About 5:15 a.m., while still on the scene, Karow and Swartz were struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound, troopers said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:55

This was mentioned by Li while delivering the work report at the Great Hall where almost 3,000 Chinese lawmakers had gathered. The party said last Sunday it would remove the two-term limit clause, setting the stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely should he wish, prompting accusations from some in the country that China is set to become another North Korea.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:20

According to the Army, two vehicles were asked to stop by a mobile checking squad of the force in this militancy-affected area near Pohan. An Army spokesman said on Sunday that three civilians were accompanying a Lashkar militant Amir Malik and all were killed in a brief shootout at Pahnoo, Shopian.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:19

The district was made aware of the "concerning podcast" Friday and Human Resources launched an investigation immediately, according to the school district. " She believed me and backed off ", Volitich said of the principal. In her most recent podcast on February 26, Volitich sided with a caller who spoke out against diversity in schools and challenged the idea that "a kid from Nigeria and a kid who came from Sweden are supposed to learn exactly the same " and are equally intelligent.

by | March 05, 2018 | 16:11

Merkel had to rely on her centre-left rivals' support after failing to clinch a coalition agreement with two smaller parties last year.Parliament is expected to elect her to a fourth term as chancellor next week. With the SPD in control of the finance, foreign and employment ministries, it is likely to be different from her previous administrations. Many members still oppose it and the internal schism has worsened what were already dismal approval ratings.

by | March 05, 2018 | 15:58

Calling the SP and BSP "unnatural allies", the Chief Minister said, "Today we are hearing that an alliance is being formed between the SP and the BSP". "The results of Gorakhpur will be astonishing and the SP will demolish BJP's", he said adding that BJP has "reached its peak and now its the time for its decline".

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:53

In 2016, an global tribunal ruled overwhelmingly in favour of the Philippines in a case that questioned China's vast claims in the South China Sea. As it seeks to enforce its claims to much of the South China Sea, China's navy and coastguard now routinely patrol vast swathes of the area through which some $3 trillion in trade passes annually.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:40

Originally, it was thought snow would begin late Monday morning. There is a winter storm watch for counties west and north of Madison that include Crawford, Richland, Juneau and Adams, with some areas of the state seeing 8 inches or more.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:35

Such arrangements have been made in association with the state authorities and local police. As per the notification, a candidate has to secure a total of 33 percent (includes the internal assessment and board exam marks) in 2018. This year even the students who are suffering for diabetes are allowed to eat food and other stuff in the examination hall. The CBSE has set up 230 examination centres in the region where students of 927 schools will appear for the exams.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:09

Kim Yo-jong delivered an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit Pyongyang at an early date for what would be a third inter-Korean summit. Pyongyang's statement also said it "depends entirely on the attitude of the US" whether "a situation that no one desires is developed in the vicious cycle of confrontation" or "whether peace desired by our nation and the rest of the world settles on the Korean peninsula".

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:07

The constitutional amendment, which is nearly certain to be approved by China's rubber-stamp parliament in its annual session starting Monday, would effectively pave the way for Xi to stay in power indefinitely. "With a defense policy that is defensive in nature, the development of China will pose no threat to any other country", he said. China on Sunday claimed that terming the grand Belt and Road Initiative a geo-strategic tool is a misinterpretation.