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Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras

Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras The objective of this partnership is to extend passport related services on a larger scale and to ensure a wider coverage area. "When I started at the Ministry, we had only 77 PSKs to cater to the whole nation". The POPSK program is a joint initiative by the MEA and the Department of Post. "To fulfil our goal of establishing PSKs within every 50 km radius, we will continue to work to recognise p... [Full Article...]

Ultras target Army convoy in Kashmir, no casualties

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday offered condolences to the families of six policemen killed by militants near Achabal in south Kashmir on Friday, terming the attack as a "cowardice act". "Due to widespread support for militants these days, it is hard to make out who is a ultras and who is not", a police officer said. After the encounter, two civilians were also killed after security ... [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM questioned before anti-graft probe

Pakistan PM questioned before anti-graft probe Shehbaz, the 65-year-old Punjab chief minister, made the remarks while talking to media after appearing before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which grilled him for almost four hours in connection with the high-profile Panamagate graft case against Sharifs. [Full Article...]

Police attend incident at Manchester service station

The attacker, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, reportedly met with members of the Katibat al-Battar al-Libi, during trips to Tripoli and Sabratha, Libya. Police said officers were examining the link between the 24-year-old suspect and the Micra. [Full Article...]

Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home

Gunman's Widow Hadn't Spoken With Him Before He left Home When asked why he left and why he went to the Washington D.C. area specifically, Hodgkinson said her husband wanted to "work on taxes" with government officials, with a goal of changing the tax brackets. Schaumleffel never actually knew Hodgkinson said now he'd never forget the day he was out there shooting. The Hodgkinsons had been married nearly 30 years. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup

Russian Federation wins 2-0 in Confed Cup Sanchez was one of the most goal-scoring forwards of the English Premier League with a total of 24 goals for his team's games. Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at St Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA president Gianni Infantino , who addressed the crowd before kick-off. [Full Article...]

President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote

President Macron's party dominates French parliamentary vote With its allies from MoDem centrist party, it is represented by 360 lawmakers, sparing the need to rely on other movements to pass legislation on labor codes, cut public expenditure by billions of euros, raise taxes on consumption and wealthy pensioners and invest more in training and innovative sectors. [Full Article...]

North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month

North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month Moon had also promised to review the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea. Ongoing activity and a large number of people have been spotted at North Korea's nuclear test site, the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Facility, amid lingering concerns that the regime of leader Kim Jong-un could carry out its sixth nuclear test . [Full Article...]

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran Although the interference was a "brazen attack on our democracy", Sen. Then it will be brought before US President Donald Trump , who will have to either sign or vetoit. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., of the Foreign Relations panel. Jeanne Shaheen, a New Hampshire Democrat. The sanctions targeted Russian energy products as well as "mining, metals, shipping and railways and". [Full Article...]

Mayor of London again calls on Trump to cancel state visit

Mrs May had faced calls to distance herself Mr Trump for his incendiary remarks but for two days failed to directly address them. The Republican president took comments made by Mr Khan out of context to accuse him of being too relaxed in the face of terror. [Full Article...]

President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: "He's in some trouble"

President Trump on Rep. Scalise's condition: Scott Applewhite, File). House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting . Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) walked back comments blaming Democratic rhetoric for partly inspiring a shooting at a Republican Congressional baseball practice. [Full Article...]

Pakistan beat India by 180 runs to win ICC CT 2017 finals

Fast bowler Amir ripped out India's top three batsmen before the defending champions subsided to 158 all out with 19.3 overs to spare. June 18 will go down the Pakistan cricket history as the day they won their maiden ICC Champions Trophy . [Full Article...]

Local Governments Band Together to Fight Climate Change

By GCR Staff0 CommentsStriking a posture of defiance against US President Donald Trump , the governor of the state of California has used a visit to China to pledge his commitment to the Paris Accord on climate change and to sign a cooperation deal with China on developing low-carbon cities and green technology. [Full Article...]

Fakhar, Amir sparkle as Pakistan stun India

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match . A section of Indian cricket fans reacted to Pakistan's convincing victory over India in the final of the Champions Trophy on Sunday by smashing television sets in protest but the Indian captain was sporting in defeat, congratulating the Pakist... [Full Article...]

Rise Up! Rally Planned in Support of Public Theater's JULIUS CAESAR

Rise Up! Rally Planned in Support of Public Theater's JULIUS CAESAR The Public Theater is where recent Tony Award winning shows Hamilton and Fun Home were developed. The play at the Public, which has garnered much negative criticism, also features Caesar's wife Calpurnia speaking with a Slavic accent much like First Lady Melania Trump's. [Full Article...]

USA lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

USA lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. Mr Scalise was shot in the hip when a lone gunman descended on the baseball practice in a Washington, DC suburb on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Uber boss takes leave of absence: "I need to work on myself"

Uber boss takes leave of absence: The former Uber engineer whose shocking account of her experience of sexism and harassment at the company has a message for other would-be whistleblowers. Holder's report focused on the company's culture and structure, making recommendations at a macro level. The investigation produced a lengthy report with recommendations for Uber to improve. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says no one has any proof on Russian Federation

FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by the president on May 9, and Mueller was appointed special counsel by the Justice Department to continue an independent investigation. The media have focused intently on Trump's tweets , accusing him of damaging the " new tone" of civility in Washington after the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice. [Full Article...]

Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case

Cosby jury hunkers down for 3rd day in sex assault case Constand testified that she was mistaken and prosecutors called a psychologist who told jurors that victims of sexual violence sometimes have trouble remembering details and engage in seemingly irrational behavior in response to the trauma. [Full Article...]

Cosby prosecutor undeterred by mistrial, vows to try again

It's likely that Cosby's defense team will try to block a new trial, but legal experts say they are unlikely to prevail. He is accused of assaulting Andrea Constand without her consent, assaulting her when she was unconscious and assaulting her using drugs to substantially impair her ability to consent in his home outside of Philadelphia , in Elkins Park, in early 2004. [Full Article...]


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