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by | March 06, 2018 | 10:44

Gowda said the country was seeing a "revival and resurgence" of the Congress starting with Gujarat and the bypolls in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, and "the cutting to size of the BJP due to its corruption and non-performance". With the victory in Tripura, and the ouster of Congress from Meghalaya and Nagaland, the BJP is now in power in nearly the entire Northeast, apart from Mizoram which goes to polls later this year.

by | March 06, 2018 | 10:20

The five-year-old statue in Belonia town was removed with the help of an excavator as supporters cheered. But they retreated after they faced "resistance", and toppled the Lenin statue instead, Dutta said. During the telephonic calls, Governor Tathagata Roy and DGP AK Shukla apprised Rajnath of the prevailing situation in Tripura and steps taken to control the violence.

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:47

Wind gusts of more than 145 km/h (90 mph) downed trees and power lines a day earlier. And "this whole storm is progressing towards the north and the east", said Ari Sarsalari, a meteorologist for The Weather Channel, adding: "The good news with this one is it's not going to be quite as bad".

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:45

I apologize for any inconvenience. The legendary actor shrugged off the comparisons with the former Tamil Nadu CM saying, "It would be foolish for one to assume that he can become like MGR ". "People ask if I am coming to politics now because there is a vacuum". He further added that he has learnt a lot about politics following his close relationship with M Karunanidhi, Congress leader GK Moopanar and Cho Ramasamy.

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:28

But he said China would take "necessary measures" if its interests were hurt. They can raise prices for consumers and businesses because companies pass on at least some of the higher costs of imported materials to their customers. industries from foreign interlopers acting unfairly. Politicians aren't the only ones worries about what these tariffs could mean for Canada's economy.

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:25

When Nicole Kidman hits a red carpet, everything stops for a moment-including, it seems, Sandra Bullock's own red carpet interview at the 2018 Academy Awards . "I love that movie", Kidman said. "I showed it to my kids.we are really good sisters". "And we're really good drinkers too!" And what resulted was practically magic: a nostalgic Practical Magic reunion almost 20 years after the campy film's debut to be exact.

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:04

A surge for populist and far-right parties in Italy's weekend election could result in a hung parliament with a right-wing alliance likely to win the most votes but no majority, AFP reports. Italy has entered its "Third Republic" thanks to the 5-Star Movement's success and the M5S has "tripled" its MPs, Di Maio said. But Italian voters abandoned him because they felt he made little progress with their concerns over institutional corruption, economic hardship and immigration.

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:00

Li, on Monday, said China did not support protectionism but supported negotiation to settle trade disputes. China will reduce the poor rural population by over 10 million in 2018, including 2.8 million people to be relocated from inhospitable areas, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.

by | March 06, 2018 | 08:37

Wiltshire Police said tests to identify the substance to which Mr Skripal and his companion had been exposed were continuing and it was not established whether a "crime" had taken place. A detailed United Kingdom inquiry later concluded that President Vladimir Putin probably approved the operation by Russian agents to kill Litvinenko.

by | March 06, 2018 | 07:08

Bates, who owns Eagle Sign and Design , told ProPublica while declining to identify the customer. Trump International Golf Courses owns three golf courses in the U.S. Using the seal or "any facsimile thereof" outside of official business is a crime punishable with a fine and up to six months of jail time. The Department of Justice declined to comment on whether it was aware the seal had been used by entities outside the government.

by | March 06, 2018 | 07:05

Gov. Kim Reynolds expressed concern Monday that President Donald Trump's tough talk on imposing trade tariffs could stunt Iowa's economic potential if other countries take retaliatory measures against USA farm exports. President Donald Trump's plans to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. We're not backing down, Mexico is, uh, we've had a very bad deal with Mexico, a very bad deal with Canada, it's called NAFTA.

by | March 06, 2018 | 07:06

In 2014, the party only had 4,034 votes in early and mail voting. Early voting ended last Friday, and voters that did not get to vote then will have to cast their ballots in their local precincts on that day. In Texas, voters can switch parties and vote in the primary of their choice for strategic reasons. In Travis County, almost three times as many Democrats voted as Republicans.

by | March 06, 2018 | 07:04

Good news for women across Pakistan, especially those belonging to the minority communities in the Muslim-dominated country. "I feel delighted, this was unthinkable for me to reach the senate", Kumari told The Associated Press . Krishna Kohli had joined the PPP as a social activist and actively worked for the rights of the marginalised communities of Thar. She was born to a low-income poverty-stricken family in Nagarparkar, Tharparkar, where women have limited access to education and other ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 06:16

The storm knocked out Amtrak service between Washington D.C. and NY before it was restored Saturday morning. Wind speeds reached 80 to 90 miles per hour on Cape Cod, while OH and upstate NY were blanketed by more than a foot of snow. Airplanes are seen parked through a rain soaked window at their gates during a winter nor'easter at LaGuardia Airport in NY, U.S., March 2, 2018 .

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:18

While China is the world's largest steel producer, it accounts for less than 1% of USA imports and sells only 10% of its wrought aluminium overseas. 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.

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:15

Italy's national election produced no outright victor on Sunday (March 4), according to exit polls that pointed to possible political gridlock, with voters backing anti-establishment and far-right parties in record numbers. It now has about 32.5% of the vote, and somewhere between 216 and 236 seats. Afterwards, Forza Italia said it was open to welcoming in other parties to create a centre-right government, but it was not clear where such support might come from, with the bloc seen some ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:10

The speech was as much about tone as it was about laying out Britain's negotiating position. May highlighted the role of technology in reducing the need for border checks to a minimum, saying the government would seek to help traders by "streamlining processes" and "drawing on the most advanced IT solutions so that vehicles do not need to stop at the border".

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:36

Donald Trump's hotel executives have been ousted by police officers from Panama's Trump Hotel, as officials stepped in to resolve a standoff between the USA president's company and the property owners. "We apologize", the site said. There have been reports of physical confrontations between the new owner and his team, and the Trump administration staff.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:29

MS voters will also vote in November for the state's other Senate seat, which is now held by Sen. McDaniel announced last week he is challenging the state's other US senator, Republican Roger Wicker of Tupelo, who is up for re-election this year.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:29

It is modernizing its military by producing aircraft carriers and advanced fighter jets. China aims to expand its economy by around 6.5 percent this year, the same as in 2017, Premier Li Keqiang said in remarks prepared for delivery at the opening of the annual meeting of parliament on Monday.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:25

This compares with the national average that has increased 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.52/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. However, they are still 22 cents more expensive than this time past year. Consumers can expect prices to increase throughout April, May and into the start of summer, Jenkins said.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:00

The PLA has stocked up on stealth fighter jets, warships and high-tech weaponry over the years. At that twice-a-decade event, Xi established himself as China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong and has since been steering the country's entire ruling apparatus - including the State Council, or cabinet, which comes under Li's direct supervision - in the direction of his goal of a fairer, greener and more sustainable growth model under the "New Era".

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:00

The story was flagged by Facebook users as being potentially fabricated, as part of the social media website's efforts to combat online hoaxes. The report centered on Kushner and said that the Kushner family's real estate firm had received $500 million in total loans previous year from two financial institutions with top executives who had met with Kushner at the White House.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:52

Canada and Mexico had prepared a series of compromise proposals on the key autos issue for the seventh round of NAFTA, but were unable to present them after the U.S.'s lead negotiator on the file, Jason Bernstein, was called back to Washington for hasty consultations with the US auto industry.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:38

The roughly 40-person U.S. -Nigerien patrol, which included 12 U.S. soldiers, came under attack on the morning of October 4 by about 50 Islamic State fighters as the unit was returning to its camp. The video shows one of the Americans falling down apparently shot. The site says that the video should be viewed to "honor these men by watching their last stand, not by turning away; they were true warriors to the end".

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:23

Common , however, has been fortunate enough to have walked on Hollywood turf before, and received an Oscar in 2015 for the song "Glory" with John Legend from the Best Picture nominee Selma . Common and Andra Day encouraged people to stand up for what they believe in last night at the 2018 Academy Awards . During their performance, Common and Day were surrounded by activists representing a wide range of issues, including child activist Bana Alabed , a Syrian refugee; Planned ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:12

Students are preparing to protest gun violence across the southwest metro, following a mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida last month that killed 17 people. Newark Charter as an institution isn't endorsing the activity, but is allowing students to participate, Ramadan said. Payne said he is not "totally opposed" to the march but does not think the board should be making a decision.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:43

Certainly technically the HMRC (HM Revenue and Customs) and the European Union themselves say that they have technical reports saying that in respect to the outcome of the negotiations in terms of free trade, it's possible to implement the checks that are needed without having the physical infrastructure at the border, so I think to some extent the problem itself is really a smokescreen for something else.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:33

The report presented by Li said that the government had to take effective measures aimed at supporting the military reform. The report says defense spending this year will amount to 1.11 trillion yuan, or 175 billion dollars. While expected, the spending increase will further unnerve China's regional rivals. "This shows that Xi's grand strategy to "Make China Great Again" includes not only a "China dream" generally but also a "strong military dream" specifically", he said.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:19

A fierce nor'easter that flooded streets, snapped trees in pieces and knocked out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses continued to lash the Atlantic coast, but the winds were expected to slowly let up as the storm moved offshore.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:15

President Trump slammed the Obama administration Monday for failing to investigate Russian Federation meddling while it was happening. And you call Obama's actions of trying to protect America "bigger than Watergate!" No, Mr. Meanwhile, the investigations into the Trump campaign have raised significant questions about whether they were politically motivated. That was weeks before the Federal Bureau of Investigation was presented with a dossier of raw intelligence compiled by former ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:11

Forces who supported and opposed white supremacist Richard Spencer squared off outside the building where he spoke, some throwing punches and others throwing rocks. "These people are scum", David Sherman, a 25-year-old who was there protesting Spencer's speech, told Reuters . The University of Cincinnati last October agreed to allow Spencer to speak, with its board of trustees publicly condemning hate while citing the fundamental right to free speech at a public university.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:59

This shortlist of actions includes immediate short term measures, and longer term initiatives to be developed in the coming weeks and months. The Cabinet minister also asked if the Oxfam scandal - or claims women in Syrian refugee camps were forced to offer sexual favours in return for United Nations aid - would have persisted if victims' voices were listened to.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:12

Congress, which has been the main opposition party since 1993, is down to zero, from 10 seats and 44% votes in 2013. With BJP aggressively expanding in state after state in every region, Congress seems to have worked out the opposite strategy of putting all their eggs in one basket and concentrating on a single state at a time like regional outfits.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:57

The statement read: "The crew on board has followed the standard operating procedure in restraining the passenger from causing further disruption onboard the flight". Images of the man sitting naked and also later when he was tied up circulated on social media and in Whatsapp groups. Following the unusual incident, the flight continued on its journey to Dhaka where the man was "accompanied by Dhaka security team" and handed over to the authorities there, where he has now been placed in ...