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68 per cent arms 'vintage': Army official says Budget 2018 'dashed' hopes

68 per cent arms 'vintage': Army official says Budget 2018 'dashed' hopes Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant general Sarath Chand deposing to the Parliamentary Panel on Defence on Tuesday said that the allocation for defence in the Union Budget 2018-2019 had "dashed our hopes" of adequate modernisation of the force. [Full Article...]

Counting for Uttar Pradesh's Lok Sabha bypolls: Highlights

Counting for Uttar Pradesh's Lok Sabha bypolls: Highlights In Phulpur , a seat formerly held by deputy CM Keshav Maurya, SP candidate Nagendra Singh Patel was leading by 3,607 votes in the fourth round of the counting. The BJP had fielded Kaushlendra Singh Patel from Phulpur and Upendra Dutt Shukla from Gorakhpur against the SP's Pravin Nishad and Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel, respectively. [Full Article...]

Police name person of interest in Binghamton student's homicide

Police name person of interest in Binghamton student's homicide Nicaraguan authorities told WABC-TV that Tercero had been detained and transferred to a prison in El Chipote, 40 miles southwest of the capitol, Managua. "This incident and the circumstances of the death [were] not a random act or involving the conduct of a stranger", the statement read. According to local shelter, Rise, the period of time when a victim tries to leave a relationship is often t... [Full Article...]

Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary

Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary In the midst of the controversies, Shulkin has complained that he is the victim of "subversion" from within the VA and at the White House organized by Trump administration political appointees who see him as an obstacle to expansion of the choice program allowing veterans to opt for private health care. [Full Article...]

Warkentin hoping for "carve-out" on steel tariffs

Warkentin hoping for It should not come as much of a surprise that Trump would raise tariffs . He said the tariffs would also hurt the US auto industry and result in higher costs for consumers on both sides of the border. Commerce Department began investigating potential steel and aluminum tariffs a year ago. It will probably be challenged in the WTO, as it should, because what's to stop others from parro... [Full Article...]

Narayan Rane files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Narayan Rane files nomination for Rajya Sabha Agarwal joined the BJP on Monday. Senior BJP leaders Thawar Chand Gehlot, Dharmendra Pradhan, Ajay Pratap Singh and Kailash Soni along with Congress's Rajmani Patel filed their nominations from Madhya Pradesh . State president of RJD Ram Chandra Purvey announced the names of candidates before media persons at party office. The other distinguishing features of the Rajya Sabha nominations f... [Full Article...]

GOP lawmakers criticize Murphy's tax hike plan

GOP lawmakers criticize Murphy's tax hike plan New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that the state will triple spending on New Jersey Transit and infrastructure. Sen. Tom Kean (R-Westfield) said he believes that surplus will be between $800 million to $1.5 billion, and should be refunded to taxpayers in the form of property tax relief, or put towards funding the state's pensions . [Full Article...]

Dr Farooq hails PDP's decision of sacking Dr Drabu

Dr Farooq hails PDP's decision of sacking Dr Drabu While I understand and accept the decision of the party, to take to the media before talking to me was painful. "I was not accorded the opportunity to explain the context and the content of my speech", he said in a statement. There were reports that the coterie led by Mehbooba's maternal uncle and vice-president of PDP Sartaj Madni was unhappy with Drabu who was an authority in financial sector an... [Full Article...]

Bank of America Corp (BAC) Shares Bought by Atria Investments LLC

Bluemar Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $333.13B market cap company. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) rating on Monday, June 12. The rating was downgraded by BMO Capital Markets to "Market Perform" on Tuesday, July 26. [Full Article...]

Trump envisions space force someday in military

Trump envisions space force someday in military It says the Air Force has to move toward creating a space defense unit within itself called the Space Corps. How about the Space Force instead? While visiting California on Tuesday for the first time since he was elected president, Donald Trump made a comment about the need for a new military arm: the " Space Force ". [Full Article...]

Tremendous positive energy, warmth & genuine affection at Sonia Gandhi dinner: Rahul

Tremendous positive energy, warmth & genuine affection at Sonia Gandhi dinner: Rahul Apart from Sonia, the Congress was represented by party president Rahul Gandhi , former prime minister Manmohan Singh , leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad , and other senior leaders including AK Antony, Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and Randeep Singh Surjewala. [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha deadlock continues as TRS seeks justice

Lok Sabha deadlock continues as TRS seeks justice They alleged the government had "stagemanaged" Parliament deadlock to skirt a debate on Nirav Modi-PNB fraud and Rafale fighter jet deal and was "planning to bulldoze" the Finance Bill and Appropriation Bill without proper discussion. If the government is trying to reach out to the opposition parties in any manner, they are neither talking about it nor is any move visible. Let the House func... [Full Article...]

How Trump is right and wrong on trade and tariffs

How Trump is right and wrong on trade and tariffs Yet most trade spats end up without that kind of damage, and most in the survey were hopeful. Trump signed proclamations last week imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum. "If they block our ability to import (slabs), or make it economically unfeasible, we are in bad luck", Rodrigues said. Rodrigues stopped short of saying CSI would have to close if the ... [Full Article...]

Southern California Evacuations Lifted After Mudslide Threat Wanes

Southern California Evacuations Lifted After Mudslide Threat Wanes Stuart Seto, weather specialist with the National Weather Service , indicated that the weather service may issue flash flood watches in the county depending on the conditions leading up the storms. Evacuations have been ordered or recommended in two Southern California counties due to an approaching storm that could bring enough rain to trigger debris flows. [Full Article...]

Bruins beat Blackhawks for perfect homestand

Bruins beat Blackhawks for perfect homestand Kane scored on a screened shot from just inside the left point to put Chicago ahead 2-1 with Boston's Zdeno Chara off for high-sticking Brandon Saad , getting a double-minor for drawing blood. Gionta, the captain of the US team at the Pyeongchang Olympics, scored the go-ahead goal 8:02 into the third by tapping in a rebound at the edge of the crease. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Says Trump Missed Settlement Offer Deadline

Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Says Trump Missed Settlement Offer Deadline A lawyer for US President Donald Trump ignored a suggested Tuesday noon (March 13) deadline on an adult-film star's offer to return US$130,000 (S$170,000) in hush money so that she can speak freely about an alleged affair with Trump , her attorney said. [Full Article...]

Drama over Rathwa's Rajya Sabha nomination ends with acceptance

Drama over Rathwa's Rajya Sabha nomination ends with acceptance Tribal leader Rathwa was found wanting in certain documents needed for filing nomination at the Gujarat Assembly premises on Monday. All this while the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party party was raising objection to his nomination. Find us on Facebook too! The BJP has fielded Union ministers Purshottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia, apart from former MLA Kiritsinh Rana. Vaghani said: "We ... [Full Article...]

Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal

Canada: Trump speaks to Trudeau over phone, stresses on fast NAFTA deal Canada, the top supplier of steel and aluminium to the USA market, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs, along with Mexico. "We are alert to that, we are working with partners in industry, with our American partners, to ensure that does not happen", Trudeau said of so-called transshipment. [Full Article...]

Shaked: Both PM Netanyahu And DM Lieberman Can Prevent Elections

Shaked: Both PM Netanyahu And DM Lieberman Can Prevent Elections It also removes the possibility that Netanyahu will need to sack any members of his government, a move that would have been seen as making Parliament's dissolution all but inevitable. Meanwhile, new polls released Monday showed that if elections were held today, Likud would remain in power with the same amount of seats, the centrist Yesh Atid would come in second and main opposition party the ... [Full Article...]

Children's shoes at Capitol represent those killed in last 5 years

Children's shoes at Capitol represent those killed in last 5 years Donors to the shoe monument include actresses Susan Sarandon and Bette Midler, and talk show host Chelsea Handler. Some of the shoes being placed on the lawn are from some of the victims, according to Avaaz. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, including Cameron Kasky, Alex Wind, Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg, began promoting the demonstration days after surviving the F... [Full Article...]


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