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Srinagar: Militants attack SMHS hospital; LeT terrorist escapes

Srinagar: Militants attack SMHS hospital; LeT terrorist escapes The Pakistani terrorist escaped after he succeeded in snatching a rifle from the security personnel who was taking him to the hospital. The other five prisoners remain in police custody. Head constable Mushtaq Ahmad was killed while another policeman later succumbed to his injuries in Srinagar's main hospital. Naved is reportedly a Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist who was arrested in 2014 for killi... [Full Article...]

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-1

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-1 It was 18th version of Agni-I, which could achieve all parameters within the stipulated time period, said defence sources. The Agni-I missile has a specialised navigation system which ensures it reaches the target with a high degree of accuracy and precision. [Full Article...]

Ex-president urges India to intervene to end Maldives crisis

Ex-president urges India to intervene to end Maldives crisis The starting point of the turmoil was when the atoll nation's Supreme Court pronounced a judgement releasing key political prisoners, including Yameen's opponent and former president , Mohamed Nasheed, who is now in exile in Sri Lanka. Yameen refused to comply and fired the country's police commissioner who said he would follow the court order. The agency was "closely watching how the situation... [Full Article...]

Authorities: Rail switch misdirected Amtrak train

Authorities: Rail switch misdirected Amtrak train Others were treated at other surrounding hospitals and at the scene. Most of the injuries were minor. Of the over 100 people injured, two remained in critical condition overnight. One of the victims of today's collision is 54-year-old engineer Michael Kempf of Savannah Georgia. Adam Myrick with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department says injuries to passengers range from small scratches t... [Full Article...]

More Russian athletes appeal Pyeongchang ban to CAS

More Russian athletes appeal Pyeongchang ban to CAS The athletes, two of whom had gone on to coaching after the bans. Medvedev said the "purpose of this decision is very far away from sports", aimed to cause "political harm" to Russian Federation. At the same the court ruled that 11 athletes did violate anti-doping rule regulation but changed the punishment: instead of being banned for life the sportsmen were prohibited only from participating in... [Full Article...]

Murphy signs executive order for net neutrality

Murphy signs executive order for net neutrality Hawai'i House Speaker Scott K. Saiki is pleased that Gov. David Ige agreed with House lawmakers by signing an Executive Order today requiring internet service providers with State contracts to abide by net neutrality rules. It's also expected to increase costs to both consumers and businesses alike, if countries without net neutrality rules are a guide. Republican members of the FCC argued t... [Full Article...]

Josh McDaniels Could Be Staying With Patriots

Josh McDaniels Could Be Staying With Patriots Both were reluctant to talk after the game about their respective futures. "Right now it's all about the game and Philly and my disappointment in the outcome of the game tonight", Patricia said when asked about the Lions' job. According to Florio, McDaniels has yet to the tell the Patriots that he's officially leaving. "I'm sure neither one of them has finished out their staff, but they're well ... [Full Article...]

Bucks acquire C Zeller from Nets

Bucks acquire C Zeller from Nets After floating around the National Basketball Association in his first few seasons, Zeller is once again headed to a new destination. The Milwaukee Bucks are adding depth at the center position. The other element of the deal is a little more complicated due to the season's previously complicated Bucks trade. He was originally a first-round pick of the Dallas Mavericks in 2012. [Full Article...]

Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in EU

Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in EU In 2012 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on eliminating FGM. "The fight to eradicate FGM must be addressed as a national crusade that would lead to sustainable development", Ms. There is growing evidence it exists in many more Asian and Middle Eastern countries than previously thought. Fatou Ceesay, Community Outreach Director for Oxford Against Cutting said "FGM is a... [Full Article...]

Poland Cancels Bennett's Planned Visit, Bennett Says 'I'm Honored'

Poland Cancels Bennett's Planned Visit, Bennett Says 'I'm Honored' They attributed the voicing of anti-Semitic remarks to lawmakers' passage of legislation seeking to outlaw statements blaming Poles as a nation for World War II crimes committed by Nazi Germany. More than three million of Poland's 3.2 million Jews were murdered by the Nazis, accounting for about half of the Jews killed in the Holocaust . [Full Article...]

Leading ivory-trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin stabbed to death in Africa

Leading ivory-trade investigator Esmond Bradley Martin stabbed to death in Africa No doubt he had made many enemies, writing report after report that exposed the depth of the ivory and rhino horn trade across the world that has killed tens of thousands of endangered animals. "With the end of the legal ivory trade in China , the survival chances for elephants have distinctly improved". "In Kenya, there were around 20,000 rhinos in 1970, but by the 1990s, most of the rhino... [Full Article...]

Netherlands Officially Recalls Ambassador To Turkey

Netherlands Officially Recalls Ambassador To Turkey Diplomatic sources reiterated that the Turkish government had conveyed its unwillingness over the return of Dutch envoy Cornelis Van Rij to Ankara who has been now out of the country. Back then, the two sides had fallen out due to a decision the Dutch government had made, according to which, Turkish officials were not allowed to campaign together with the "Turkish diaspora in the Netherlands in fa... [Full Article...]

Palestinian stabs Israeli man to death near West Bank

Palestinian stabs Israeli man to death near West Bank Itamar Ben Gal, 29, was pronounced dead in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in the chest. Since then, the Israeli army carried out at least three raids in Palestinian villages near the West Bank city of Nablus. The person who allegedly killed the settler was identified by Israeli forces as 19-year old Abdul-Hakim Asi. "All settlements in the West Bank, including in Jerusalem , are ... [Full Article...]

In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't hear Pennsylvania gerrymandering case

In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't hear Pennsylvania gerrymandering case The Supreme Court on Monday denied Republican requests to delay a Pennsylvania state court ruling requiring that the state's congressional map be redrawn, increasing the likelihood that the map will be redrawn ahead of November's midterms. [Full Article...]

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Secret Ending Mysteriously Triggered

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Secret Ending Mysteriously Triggered The studio only knows that the cinematic triggered before every person's nuclear weapons had been disarmed. Since there is an extremely small chance that every PC player of the game suddenly made a decision to flip a switch, Konami is now looking for answers. [Full Article...]

PM Modi's West Asia Visit: Faith And Diplomacy To Go Hand-In-Hand

PM Modi's West Asia Visit: Faith And Diplomacy To Go Hand-In-Hand Prime Minister Narendra Modi has undertaken his first historic visit to Palestine. The event will be part of a three-nation tour from February 9 to 12, starting in Palestine, where Mr. In Dubai, Prime Minister would be addressing the Sixth World Government Summit being at which India has been extended "Guest of Honour" status. India says it has "de-hyphenated" its relationship with both. [Full Article...]

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM The development budget for the PaK had been doubled. Special videos were also played at railway stations from February 1-5 to highlight the issue of Kashmir and Indian atrocities against innocent Kashmiri people. Maryam addressing the crowd. He also criticised ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif for not playing his role on the issue of Kashmir. The venue and nearby areas were decorated with w... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin and other crypto coins fall to new lows

Bitcoin and other crypto coins fall to new lows The cryptocurrency market has lost $340 billion of value since the start of January, and many speculate it has much to do with a regulatory crackdown in Asia. Two weeks ago, the PBOC ordered financial institutions to stop providing funding to any activity related to cryptocurrencies, further tightening the noose. [Full Article...]

Ben Youngs ruled out of NatWest 6 Nations

Ben Youngs ruled out of NatWest 6 Nations Youngs was injured in the early stages of England's game against Italy in Rome yesterday. Wigglesworth is yet to make an appearance under Eddie Jones, who has relied on Youngs and Harlequins' Danny Care in the scrum-half role, and last played global rugby in England's dead rubber with Uruguay at the 2015 World Cup. [Full Article...]

Colorado deputy killed, 4 others injured shootout

Colorado deputy killed, 4 others injured shootout One deputy is dead and two other officers were injured in a "critical incident" involving Colorado Springs officers and deputies from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office Monday afternoon, law enforcement sources tell Scripps station KMGH in Denver. [Full Article...]


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