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Ahead of polls Siddaramaiah unveils proposed Karnataka flag

Ahead of polls Siddaramaiah unveils proposed Karnataka flag An ANI Report further highlights that, post this, it will be sent to central government for approval, after that it will be announced as the state flag. They stated that the BJP always fought for one nation, one flag. Siddaramaiah , however, defended the flag and said there was nothing unconstitutional in it. [Full Article...]

New York State Senate Passes School Safety Measures

New York State Senate Passes School Safety Measures Another bill would require that the New York City Police Department provide a specially trained, armed police officer to be stationed at the entrance of every school in New York City. Democrats in the Senate for a second time proposed gun control bills, including banning teachers form carrying firearms at school, but the amendments were voted down, mostly along party lines. [Full Article...]

China to US: Don't blame us for Africa's accumulated debt

China to US: Don't blame us for Africa's accumulated debt Tillerson has said USA policy toward Africa is based on promoting security, development and good governance. "I did not know that Rex Tillerson was a specialist in China-Africa ties. "The goal of my trip is to listen to what the priorities of the countries here on the continent are and see where there is good alignment", said Tillerson. [Full Article...]

John Lewis Partnership Reports Sharp Drop In Annual Earnings

John Lewis Partnership Reports Sharp Drop In Annual Earnings Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership , said: "As we anticipated, 2017 was a challenging year". He also cautioned that the group expects "further pressure on profits" over the year ahead amid volatile trading. Gross sales were up 2.2% to £4.84bn, with like-for-like sales growth of 0.4%. "The remaining operating profit shortfall in the year was from a combination of differen... [Full Article...]

Six Nations: Ringrose replaces injured Farrell in Ireland team

Six Nations: Ringrose replaces injured Farrell in Ireland team Tadhg Furlong and Iain Henderson look set to return to the pack, having recovered from hamstring injuries. However, with momentum well and truly behind this Scottish outfit, there is a belief that Gregor Townsend's side can leave with a victory and Ireland head coach, Joe Schmidt , knows how unsafe Scotland can be, especially if given time and space. [Full Article...]

Eleven countries to sign landmark Trans-Pacific trade pact without US

Eleven countries to sign landmark Trans-Pacific trade pact without US But the revamped deal, now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTPP ), is still a significant achievement that sends a message of openness, its supporters said ahead of the signing ceremony in Santiago, Chile . [Full Article...]

Pakistan Taliban chief's son among 20 killed in 'US drone strike'

Pakistan Taliban chief's son among 20 killed in 'US drone strike' Fazlullah is the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan said to be responsible for numerous terrorist acts against Pakistani and USA interests including a failed attempt to detonate an explosive device in New York's Times Square in 2010. Relations between Washington and Islamabad have become increasingly strained over the issue and the United States this year suspended about $2 billion in assistance ... [Full Article...]

European Union warns no "pick and mix" Brexit deal

European Union warns no But Mr Hammond warned the "real beneficiaries" of any loss of market share in London would not be financial centres on the continent, but the likes of New York, Singapore and Hong Kong. May used her speech last week to call for an EU-UK deal that worked "more fully than any free-trade agreement anywhere in the world today", while acknowledging it was time to face "hard facts" about the econo... [Full Article...]

Israel PM takes aim at Iran, thanks US for support

Israel PM takes aim at Iran, thanks US for support And right after meeting President Carlos he sat down with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan where they discussed, "The strengthening of economic cooperation with emphasis on-inter alia-cyber and the opening of direct air links". "He has impressive knowledge of the details". Vice President Pence said the USA was continuing to prepare a plan for Middle East peace. "He was very interested in my es... [Full Article...]

All About Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland's Chief Minister For Fourth Term

All About Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland's Chief Minister For Fourth Term As the Khuochiezie (local ground in Kohima ) here prepares for the grand oath-taking ceremony of the People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) government, which will take place for the first time outside the Raj Bhavan on Thursday, an atmosphere of festivity prevails in the area. [Full Article...]

Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power

Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out power Thousands still without power following last week's storm are in path to get the worst of the latest storm, according to Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services in Nashua, New Hampshire. Utility workers took advantage of milder temperatures and sunshine Tuesday in their scramble to restore power to thousands of customers around the Northeast, as another snowy, blowy nor'east... [Full Article...]

Reports Trump spoke to witnesses over Russia investigation

Nunberg , apparently beleaguered by the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, seemed to get more agitated as the day progressed, vowing not to cooperate with Robert Mueller's investigation and even at one point telling Josh Dawsey, "let him arrest me". [Full Article...]

International Women's Day being observed

International Women's Day being observed So we're interesting in how women can gain more prominence as speakers at events, and what needs to change for women to occupy more leadership roles in the workplace. It was done with the hope that this work would benefit not only Victoria Police, both its employees and its capability as an organisation, but the whole Victorian community. [Full Article...]

Florida lawmakers pass gun bill that allows arming 'some' school staff

Florida lawmakers pass gun bill that allows arming 'some' school staff The Florida House of Representatives on Wednesday approved by a 67-50 vote a gun-safety package that would raise the legal age for buying rifles, impose a three-day waiting period on all gun sales and allow some public school personnel to be armed. [Full Article...]

PNB fraud amount likely to swell beyond USD 2 bn mark

His questioning comes a day after SFIO summoned senior executives of ICICI Bank and Axis Bank seeking details regarding their exposure to firms related to Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi, the alleged masterminds behind the scam. Axis Bank and ICICI Bank officials had appeared before the SFIO on March 6 to record their statement in the case, as well. "The RBI has imposed, on February 27, 201... [Full Article...]

PSL 2018: Quetta Gladiators to clash with Multan Sultans

PSL 2018: Quetta Gladiators to clash with Multan Sultans With their fourth win Multan moved to the top of the table with 9 points while Zalmi remain in third spot on 6 points. Quetta Gladiators' captain Sarfraz had won the toss and opted to take field first. They will not make any kneejerk reactions to that loss to United however, and there is every chance that they will name the same set of players for this game and rack up another win over the... [Full Article...]

Pak court allows 'unwell' Sharif to leave hearing

Pak court allows 'unwell' Sharif to leave hearing Judge Mohammad Bashir will take up the case filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar regarding properties in London. Hearing a case regarding the dispensation of corruption references against Sharif family within six month, the apex court granted two more months to the Accountability Court for the goal. [Full Article...]

Texas primary: Support for Democrats and women surges

Texas primary: Support for Democrats and women surges Early voting for the primary runoffs will take place from May 14 through May 18. Partisans support Trump at expected levels, with 79 percent of Republicans prepared to vote for four more years and 82 percent of Democrats preferring any candidate from their party over Trump. [Full Article...]

Italian populists say center-right parties ready to form nation's next government

Italian populists say center-right parties ready to form nation's next government Still, the absence of an overall majority for any one group or coalition means Italy is left in limbo as these groups look to form new alliances capable of getting them over the 40% threshold to form a government. In Veneto, where it won 11 percent in 2013, it captured around 48 percent this time around. The anti-EU issue and anti-immigrant issues are now the focal point of the recent electi... [Full Article...]

Dwyane Wade Makes Emotional Surprise Visit to Stoneman Douglas High School

Dwyane Wade Makes Emotional Surprise Visit to Stoneman Douglas High School With the Florida House poised to send a controversial gun bill to his desk, Gov. Rick Scott remained noncommittal Wednesday about whether he will sign the legislation into law if it reaches him. Cruz's public defender has said that the teen will plead guilty to the charges if prosecutors agree to not seek the death penalty. James and Kimberly Snead, the couple who gave Cruz a home after ... [Full Article...]


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