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Bengal is new investment hub now: Mamata Banerjee

Bengal is new investment hub now: Mamata Banerjee But the state is exhausted and I invite industrialists to come to Bengal and invest here. The opposition parties in the state - the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) - had on Tuesday demanded a white paper from the government on the number of proposals the state had received in the earlier summits and those that had fructified. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness In Chile

Pope Francis Asks For Forgiveness In Chile Along with growing secularization, the scandal has hurt the standing of a Church that defended human rights during the 1973-1990 dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The women, many of whose children live in the prison with them, cheered when the pope told them that their dignity could never be taken away from them. [Full Article...]

PM Modi, Netanyahu inaugurate iCreate centre in Ahmedabad

PM Modi, Netanyahu inaugurate iCreate centre in Ahmedabad India, he says, today takes balanced positions between Israeli and Palestinian interests, and always takes care to assert its "political independence" on matters of global importance. The resolution, which came as an embarrassment to Washington and Tel Aviv, created some tension between India and Israel ahead of Netanyahu's India visit. [Full Article...]

Nicola Sturgeon: I'll shout louder to stay in single market

Nicola Sturgeon: I'll shout louder to stay in single market These include staying in the single market and customs union, a preferential trade agreement or reverting to WTO (World Trade Organisation) terms. Under this scenario, GDP would fall 2.7% by 2030 - the equivalent to £4 billion or just under £700 per head of population - according to the research. [Full Article...]

TAKING A STAND: Celebs get political at the NAACP Image Awards

TAKING A STAND: Celebs get political at the NAACP Image Awards Jordan Peele , SZA , Idris Elba , and Tiffany Haddish were also awarded during a pretelecast ceremony on Sunday evening . Danny Glover , the legendary actor will receive the President's award for his professional successes as an actor and film director, and for his philanthropic efforts as a political activist. [Full Article...]

Mose, boy who survived 26/11, returns to a 'safer Mumbai'

Mose, boy who survived 26/11, returns to a 'safer Mumbai' Moshe left Mumbai , where he was born, soon after the attacks and now lives with his maternal grandparents in the Israeli city of Afula, studying in a yeshivah (a religious school for the Jews). Organisers say it is "designed to educate and inspire people of all backgrounds to act for the betterment of themselves, their communities and the world". [Full Article...]

Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag

Delhi's Teen Murti Chowk gets a Haifa tag He was met on the tarmac by Modi who engulfed him in his trademark bear hug and later hosted Netanyahu and his wife at a private dinner. Last year Modi visited Israel, becoming the first Indian prime minister to do so. "It is a very great blessing to the state of Israel". Netanyahu and Modi are expected to discuss a variety of subjects related to bilateral relations and the global situation. [Full Article...]

Sydney Train workers announce they'll be striking for 24 hours

Sydney Train workers announce they'll be striking for 24 hours Trains on the T7 Olympic Park Line between Olympic Park and Lidcombe will be running every 20 minutes instead of every 10 minutes, but buses will be used to supplement the frequency of the service. In addition to the 24-hour strike, rail workers will wear campaign clothing and badges from Friday before implementing an indefinite ban on overtime that would begin on 25 January, the day before the ... [Full Article...]

Hope for Poppi Worthington justice as Coroner asks CPS to reconsider case

Hope for Poppi Worthington justice as Coroner asks CPS to reconsider case The CPS has already reviewed the case of Poppi Worthington on two occasions since her sudden death on December 12 2012. The coroner concluded that Poppi did not die immediately afterwards and that the assault did not cause her death. Poppi's mother, who is not named for legal reasons, left the coroners court in tears as the coroner continued with his narrative conclusion. Medics noted the chil... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid

Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed in police raid Members of Mr Maduro's government scoffed at Mr Perez on Monday. CNN has not been able to independently confirm Perez's death. Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro labeled him a terrorist for the attack and made it a priority to capture him. [Full Article...]

'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview'

'I am the Least Racist Person You Will Ever Interview' He also defended himself Sunday night, telling reporters he is "not a racist ". Reports later emerged in United States media that Trump had asked during the meeting: "Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?" Trump said: "We want 'em to come in from everywhere, everywhere". [Full Article...]

Freedom House: Bulgaria is a Free Country, but the Media - Not Quite

Freedom House: Bulgaria is a Free Country, but the Media - Not Quite Georgia's rating in both political rights and civil liberties categories remained unchanged at 3 and the country was again listed among "partly free" countries. The report warned that it was important to keep the foothold of democracy "in a repressive and unstable region". In the sphere of civil liberties, political pressure and attacks on journalists have threatened freedom of the press. [Full Article...]

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer has insisted on attaching a Dreamers compromise to the spending bill, saying it's the only viable path to getting it done. A fight over how to pay for an extension had held up the provision for months until a revised score of the bill estimated that it would now pay for itself. [Full Article...]

MI family torn apart as husband deported to Mexico

MI family torn apart as husband deported to Mexico Garcia was illegally brought to the U.S.by his parents when he was 10-years-old, CNN's Chris Cuomo reported . In the year since President Donald Trump took office, it's become abundantly clear that his war on immigrants is blind, cruel, and without any sort of rhyme or reason. [Full Article...]

Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Three spectators attacked, killed by bulls during Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu Tamers were allowed inside the arena in batches of 100. But it said no animal cruelty should take place during the festival. Accordingly, Jallikattu was held in some places during the third week of January and in the first week of February elsewhere, including Palamedu, last year. [Full Article...]

Senators who didn't recall Trump using vulgarity backtrack

Trump said , according to people familiar with the meeting. The individuals spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. It turns out that the statement Sens. "If confirmed these are shocking and shameful comments from the President of the United States . Ask anyone who's dealt with both". [Full Article...]

Navy files criminal charges against commanders in deadly collisions

Navy files criminal charges against commanders in deadly collisions Prior to the fatal collisions involving the McCain and Fitzgerald , the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Lake Champlain collided with a South Korean fishing vessel off the country's eastern coast last May, a month before the incident involving the Fitzgerald . [Full Article...]

Liverpool Beat Manchester City 4-3 To End Their Unbeaten Run

Liverpool Beat Manchester City 4-3 To End Their Unbeaten Run Egyptian star Mohamed Salah then appeared to have given Liverpool a comfortable lead in the 68th minute when he sent a shot from far outside the penalty box over the head of Ederson, who was way out of position. "You have to live this kind of situation during the season because in football you can lose one goal but you have to be stable". "I can't think of too many others who have made the i... [Full Article...]

Russia Accuses US Of Destabilizing Peace Efforts In Iran, North Korea

Russia Accuses US Of Destabilizing Peace Efforts In Iran, North Korea A statement by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia has not allegedly violated the Budapest Memorandum is absurd, and Lavrov understands this perfectly. "When we heard about this meeting, we asked: "What is it for, why such participants?'", Lavrov said, adding that the participant list particularly included Greece, Belgium, Colombia and Luxembourg". [Full Article...]

Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts

Pakistan Briefs US Envoy On Counterterrorism Efforts Alice Wells, principal deputy assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, met with Pakistani Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, the Foreign Ministry and U.S. officials to the death of Pakistani soldiers last night in Indian attack on the Line of Control and urged the United States side to advise India not to escalate the situation and maintain restraint. [Full Article...]


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