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JD(U) in Kerala not to back Kovind in presidential poll

Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi, virtually the entire council of Union ministers, NDA chief ministers and MPs and MLAs from across the country will be among proposers and seconders of his candidature. We have a meeting tomorrow. Sources said that on May 29, he went to see Siyog, Shimla's famous catchment area forest. "There could not have been a better candidate than Meira Kumar for the p... [Full Article...]

Mumbai University 1st Cut Off Released On Thursday 22nd June 2017

Earlier the university was due to announce the cut off on June 20 but postponed the announcement to June 23 . Last year DU revealed the first Cut off list on 28 June with the maximum cut-off of 99.25% by Ramjas College for BCom. English (Honours) at SGTB Khalsa college was 98.75 per cent while B.Sc. Electronics was 99 per cent. Every year lakhs of students apply for the admission in Universit... [Full Article...]

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

Those thoughts - expressed this morning in a tweet from the president - aren't an endorsement of Pelosi, however. This allegation comes following the loss by the Democratic candidate John Ossoff in the special election for Georgia's Sixth District after Trump nominated Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services. [Full Article...]

Pelosi is living in her own little Democratic bubble

Handel won about 52 percent of the vote to quell the upstart phenomenon of Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat who raised more than $23 million and became a symbol of opposition to Trump. That likely helped him, but it was not enough. "The San Francisco ads were really impactful", Bliss said. The California Democrat has always been a bogeywoman Republicans have used to motivate their base... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray amid tension between alliance partners

Amit Shah meets Uddhav Thackeray amid tension between alliance partners Telangana Chief Minister and TRS Chief K Chandrasekhar Rao extended his support to NDA's presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind after speaking to PM Modi. After Shiv Sena endorsed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's name for presidential nominee, the right-wing organization on Saturday said the former had dialed a wrong number. [Full Article...]

Ghana assures public of security of ex-Guantanamo detainees

Ghana assures public of security of ex-Guantanamo detainees The decision had six justices approving it, with Justice Wiliam Atuguba dissenting. The two men, Mahmud Umar Muhammad Bin Atef and Khalid Muhammad Salih Al-Dhuby, arrived in Ghana in January past year to a huge outcry by a section of civil society. [Full Article...]

Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian who tried to stab them - army

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, and Jason Greenblatt, his lead global negotiator, will meet with leaders from both sides after accompanying Trump on his visit to the region last month. That plan also alluded to the "right to return" to Israel of millions of Palestinians and their descendants, a demand rejected across the Israeli political spectrum. [Full Article...]

US student freed from North Korea has 'severe' neurological injury

US student freed from North Korea has 'severe' neurological injury North Korea reportedly told a US official that Otto contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill. In the few days since the 22-year old has been back in the US his parents have been at his bedside. Warmbier also accused North Korea of luring Americans to the country with a Chinese tour company making the false promise they will never be detained. [Full Article...]

UAE minister says Qatar's isolation could last 'years'

He said that matters which relate to the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council are subject to negotiation, referring to the body comprising Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Bahrain , Kuwait, and Oman. Erdogan added that he had previously raised the possibility of a Turkish base in Saudi Arabia and said the Saudi king agreed to consider the offer. Likewise, Qatar's support t... [Full Article...]

Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

But in the end Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a race to replace the vacancy left by President Trump's Health and Human Services appointee Tom Price . Those thoughts - expressed this morning in a tweet from the president - aren't an endorsement of Pelosi, however. Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California says in a letter to colleagues Wednesday that when President Donald... [Full Article...]

US Says Iranian-Made Drone Shot Down in Syria

US Says Iranian-Made Drone Shot Down in Syria A US warplane shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that threatens to escalate the conflict there. [Full Article...]

President Obama rips "meanness" of GOP health repeal in blistering Facebook post

Democrats attacked the Republican proposal and all 48 senators in the caucus have pledged to vote against it. At the same time, I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not flawless, nor could it be the end of our efforts - and that if Republicans could put together a plan that is demonstrably bette... [Full Article...]

US confirms killing of top Islamic State cleric

He pointed out that it was the first time that Iranian missile power showed itself to the world on the ground, and stressed that the enemies of the Islamic Republic should know that "in the event of an invasion or violation of worldwide law, they will be confronted with an overwhelming response". [Full Article...]

Scalise shooter acted alone, had 6 Congress members on list, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Scalise shooter acted alone, had 6 Congress members on list, Federal Bureau of Investigation says House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Scalise "is on the road to recovery " but it will take some time. He has undergone several surgeries and remains hospitalized in Washington. For months before the shooting , he had been living out of his van in the Washington area, with more than 200 rounds of ammunition among the belongings he kept in a storage unit, Slater said. [Full Article...]

Sushma Swaraj: Passports to be in both English and Hindi

Sushma Swaraj: Passports to be in both English and Hindi All Arab countries have their passport in Arabic, Germany makes it in German and Russia makes it in Russian. The Committee of Parliament on the Official Language in its 9th report recommended "Hindi" language entries in passports. Now, Sadhus and sanyasis can now mention the names of their spiritual gurus instead of biological parents, while Separated or divorced applicants will not have to ment... [Full Article...]

Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader

Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader Fox News host Melissa Francis pointed out that Vela was using "softer language" than in his Wednesday comments to Politico . Ryan added, "I don't think it's fair". "I don't know how many 'moral victories' the Democrats are going to be able to stomach before they realize it's time to actually start winning". Despite losing a total of four elections this year-Kansas, Montana, Georgia, and S... [Full Article...]

UK seeks to reassure EU citizens they can stay after Brexit

Those arriving after the cut-off date but before the date of Brexit will have a "grace period" - expected to be two years - within which to regularise their immigration status with a view to later seeking settled status. At a European Council summit in Brussels on Thursday, Mrs May laid out her plans to guarantee the rights of the 3.2 EU expats in Britain. Whether or not individuals with set... [Full Article...]

A record number of refugees were displaced in 2016

Data show that the Syrian conflict has generated the largest numbers of displaced people worldwide, with 12 million people , or almost two-thirds of the population, either internally displaced or living as refugees , mainly in five neighboring countries - Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Egypt. [Full Article...]

Saudi and allies send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, says official

Qatari officials had already ruled out that set of demands, insisting they wouldn't sacrifice their national sovereignty over the blockade . Turkey passed a resolution to send troops to Qatar in a show of support. They accused the tiny Gulf state of supporting terrorism , based on its ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas and the Taliban. Qatar's government did not have any immediate react... [Full Article...]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investigators

Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investigators Donald Trump could face an immediate impeachment process if he were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , Democrats have warned as rumors intensify that Trump wants to bring an end to the Russian Federation investigation. Some of Sekulow's exchanges with Wallace were tense and confusing, leading Wallace to say, "Oh boy, this is weird". Instead of focusing on Mueller's friendship with Comey,... [Full Article...]


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