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MCD polls 2017: Voting begins for Delhi municipal elections

In terms of MCD, the national capital has been divided into three zones, namely east, north and south. Counting will take place on April 26. Pandey said the BJP has converted the MCDs into Most Corrupt Departments in the world and he challenged the BJP to point out a single achievement of the MCDs during last 10 years. [Full Article...]

Federal judges in Hawaii count, too

Sessions comments got blowback from people like Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz - who represent Hawaii in the Senate. Sessions shared his opinion about the decision with radio host Mark Levin during an Tuesday interview that was posted to the public on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Macron leads Le Pen slightly in tightening French election - Harris poll

Macron leads Le Pen slightly in tightening French election - Harris poll With one in three French voters still undecided, there is a chance of a first-round surprise. Predictions of a "nightmare" Le Pen presidency abound in bookstores and the media. Asked about a slight fall in support according to surveys, he replied: "They show exactly what I feel: that nothing is decided yet. Personally, I don't know how you create jobs without companies". [Full Article...]

Students clash with security forces in Kashmir

Students clash with security forces in Kashmir Following the day-long clashes, the authorities ordered the closure of schools, colleges and other educational institutions on Tuesday "as a precautionary measure", and all university and other examinations scheduled for the day have been postponed. [Full Article...]

Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games

Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games In Thursday night's blowout, at no point did the Raptors ever take an advantage. He appeared in only 11 regular-season games before being named a starter for the team's playoff opener. Granted, that's a small sample size, but clearly the Raptors have committed to stopping Giannis in that regard. This also marked the Grizzlies' first win over the Spurs in the playoffs since April 2011, when Mem... [Full Article...]

AIADMK forms committee to talk on merger

The AIADMK Amma faction leaders - barring a few - also distanced themselves from TTV Dinakaran, who had been left in charge of the party by Sasikala before she was sent to the Parappana Agrahara jail in Bengaluru in a disproportionate assets case. [Full Article...]

US city is wiped out in North Korean video simulation

US city is wiped out in North Korean video simulation U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, left, speaks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, not in picture, during the Japan-U.S. Pence called the US commitment to Japan unwavering, adding that its agreement to defend Japanese territory will continue to include the Senkaku Islands, which China also claims as its own. [Full Article...]

Japan and US stage drills neat Korean waters

Amid rising tensions between North Korea and the United States, the North Korean government has warned U.S. that it is ready to sink an USA aircraft carrier. MSDF destroyers held joint drills with the Vinson twice last month in the East China Sea, but tensions with nuclear-armed Pyongyang have hit a fever pitch as the isolate country prepares to mark the 85th anniversary of the founding of the... [Full Article...]

Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O'Reilly Ouster

Fox News Channel announced Wednesday that host Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the network. The network's most popular personality was sacked after a New York Time report earlier this month that said five women had been paid $13 million in settlements after they alleged sexual harassment and mistreatment. [Full Article...]

U.S. considers restoring Pyongyang to terror sponsor list: Tillerson

U.S. considers restoring Pyongyang to terror sponsor list: Tillerson Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute there to a peaceful resolution. Pence's Asia tour came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has always been a threat to the US and its Asian allies South Korea and Japan. [Full Article...]

H-1B visa: Donald Trump signs 'buy American, hire American' order

Senior officials gave few details on the implementation of the order , but Trump aides have expressed concern that most H-1B visas are awarded for lower-paid jobs at outsourcing firms, many based in India , which they say takes work away from Americans. [Full Article...]

Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack Citing information from army officials, Mr. Khairandish said 60 soldiers had also been wounded in the attack. The attack starkly highlighted the difficulty of the long struggle by the Afghan government and its global backers to defeat the Taliban insurgency. [Full Article...]

ISIS death toll from 'mother of all bombs' strike rises to 94

ISIS death toll from 'mother of all bombs' strike rises to 94 White House Press secretary Sean Spicer said that the strike targeted a "system of tunnels and caves that ISIS fighters used to move around freely". "I don't see why the bomb was dropped". The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, unleashes 11 tons of explosives and detonates in the air, about 1.8 metres above the ground. [Full Article...]

Opposition wants Sharif to resign

Opposition wants Sharif to resign The nation's benchmark stock index extended gains after the ruling, advancing 3.9 per cent, the largest jump in more than two years. Is it the judiciary's desire to use these institutions as a barrier against being perceived as "pro-Sharif"? They ordered the formation of a multi-agency investigation to probe allegations of corruption and money laundering against the Pakistani prime minister and ... [Full Article...]

Turkey: Opposition Appeals Against Referendum on Erdogan's Powers

Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking the referendum to be annulled because of the voting irregularities. "We are opening a case at the Council of State calling for the cancellation of YSK's decision to allow unsealed ballots", the Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy leader Bulent Tezcan said in a statement, quoted by CNN Turk broadcaster. [Full Article...]

Le Pen's Campaign Office Before Announcement of French Vote Preliminary Results

Le Pen's Campaign Office Before Announcement of French Vote Preliminary Results The outcome will be anxiously monitored around the world as a sign of whether the populist tide that saw Britain vote to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's election in the United States is still rising, or starting to ebb. "Whatever the outcome on May 7, it will mean a redrawing of France's political landscape, which has been dominated for 60 years by mainstream groupings from the center-... [Full Article...]

The Pentagon Unleashes A Devastating Weapon On North Korea: Mike Pence's Face

The Pentagon Unleashes A Devastating Weapon On North Korea: Mike Pence's Face Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the US rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a USA withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region. A ship bell signaled his arrival Wednesday morning on the USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo . As a candidate, President Donald... [Full Article...]

Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left

Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left Pence's first engagement was morning tea at the presidential palace with Jokowi. At least 90 people were killed and more than 500 others affected, according to monitoring groups and doctors. According to the sources, the planes were transferred in order to protect them from another American attack and to deter the United States from attacking the Syrian regime. [Full Article...]

When Venezuela witnessed the 'mother of all marches'

When Venezuela witnessed the 'mother of all marches' According to Olivares, 9 of those admitted died from injuries caused by electrocution and gunfire. Residents said looters saw an opportunity as protests in El Valle, an impoverished neighborhood in southwest Caracas , grew stronger and more chaotic. [Full Article...]

Sheer horsepower: Cars displayed at 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

The decision to make its first electric auto in China highlights the significant role China will play in Volvo's electrified future and underlines China's growing sophistication as a manufacturing centre for the automotive industry. Total vehicle sales in China topped 24.3 million previous year. It has chosen two unusual means to do that, via China exports and a major foray into the electric auto ... [Full Article...]


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