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Bullet train: BHEL to produce rolling stock Bullet train: BHEL to produce rolling stock
- September 16, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe yesterday launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. "Most of the stops are in Gujarat and there are stops in places which have a population of just 36,000", said Congress spokesperson R.P.N. Singh. "(Former Prime Minister) Pandit (Jawaharlal) Nehru laid the foundation of several projects, from Bhakra Nangal to Bhaba Atomic Research Centre, to ensure the country advances in technology and ... (more...)
Cuomo signs executive order barring state agencies from asking about immigration status
- September 16, 2017

Thomas in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma hit the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6, leaving St. Thomas and St. John heavily damaged after powerful winds at speeds greater than 150 miles per hour. "New York became the Empire State due to the contributions of immigrants from every corner of the globe and we will not let the politics of fear and intimidation divide us", Cuomo said. (more...)
Jose a hurricane again, track brings storm close to New England
- September 16, 2017

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and was about 655 miles west of the Cabo Verde Islands. The swells can create life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. But the window for intensification looks to last the weekend only. The system has an 80 percent chance of developing into a named storm by next week. (more...)
Dade lifts Hurricane Irma curfew, but some cities still have one Dade lifts Hurricane Irma curfew, but some cities still have one
- September 16, 2017

Broward County lifted its curfew Monday, less than 48 hours after it was imposed and despite criticism from some city mayors. For example, Miami Fire Chief Joseph Zahralban confirmed Sunday afternoon that Irma blew the roof off a house and it crashed into a building next door. (more...)
Trump's Message For His 1st UN General Assembly: Strength, 'Reform' Trump's Message For His 1st UN General Assembly: Strength, 'Reform'
- September 16, 2017

On Friday, the U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's "highly provocative" test of an intermediate-range missile, which hurtled over USA ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean. Trump's remarks came in response to the latest ballistic missile test conducted by North Korea. "We try and push through as many diplomatic options as we have", Haley said. (more...)
Trump busca un pacto con los demócratas para proteger a los Trump busca un pacto con los demócratas para proteger a los "Dreamers"
- September 16, 2017

De concretarse, el acuerdo entre Trump y la cúpula demócrata en el Congreso abriría la puerta para brindar el primer alivio migratorio masivo a través de una ley desde la presidencia de Ronald Reagan. "Creo que estamos bastante cerca, pero tenemos que lograr una gran seguridad fronteriza ", declaró a periodistas Trump , quien la noche del miércoles cenó con los principales legisladores demócratas , el senador Chuck Schumer y la representante Nancy Pelosi . (more...)
Trump Tweets His Opposition To Chain Migration - But What Is It?
- September 16, 2017

But President Trump indicated he may have changed his mind on DACA. Sanders suggested that if President Donald Trump were to sign a bill allowing DACA recipients to stay in the United States , it would not include permanent residency. (more...)
UK raises terror threat level to critical UK raises terror threat level to critical
- September 16, 2017

Although we are pleased with the progress made , this investigation continues and the threat level remains at critical . Dover , which lies about 80 miles southeast of London , is a port town with regular ferry services to France. British police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the London subway attack. British Police stated they had already interviewed 45 witnesses regarding Friday's terror incident . (more...)
Harvard Education Dean Named University of Virginia President Harvard Education Dean Named University of Virginia President
- September 16, 2017

Sullivan, who in 2010 became the University's first woman president and guided UVA to new heights with the development and implementation of a new strategic plan, the completion of a $3 billion capital campaign and the continued strengthening of the University's academic and research enterprises. (more...)
Dr Manmohan Singh-led congress group to arrive in Kashmir on Saturday Dr Manmohan Singh-led congress group to arrive in Kashmir on Saturday
- September 16, 2017

A Congress delegation led by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Srinagar on Saturday for a series of meetings on the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir. "However, during their rule many such incidents have taken place but they have remained silent". Also, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has been speaking of a dialogue with all stakeholders to solve the Kashmir problem. (more...)
Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams
- September 16, 2017

It also shattered the climate-controlled bubbles that enable people to live here despite the state's heat , humidity and insects. - The Division of Animal Industry is coordinating with neighboring states and federal officials to have veterinary teams on standby for after the storm. (more...)
ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Subway Attack ISIS Claims Responsibility for London Subway Attack
- September 16, 2017

Police announced the arrest in the Port-city of Dover Saturday; following an urgent manhunt for suspects connected to the terror attack . An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the London attack that injured almost 30 on a packed subway train, police said on Saturday. (more...)
Congolese troops shoot dozens of Burundian refugees in DRC Congolese troops shoot dozens of Burundian refugees in DRC
- September 16, 2017

The refugees were protesting against the decision of DRC officials to extradite two other refugees arrested recently for allegedly making weapons. The group are said to have overrun a prison where a number of Burundians were being held for deportation. (more...)
Search for missing Vancouver Island woman ends tragically Search for missing Vancouver Island woman ends tragically
- September 16, 2017

There were no further details. She left Sointula on September 6 travelling alone toward Campbell River. She had last been seen on the morning of September 6, when she left Sointula for medical treatment. Roscovich had worked with biologist Alexandra Morton on Salmon Confidential, a documentary following the government cover-up of viruses in B.C. wild salmon. (more...)
Outrage over Irma interpreter who signed 'pizza,' 'monster,' 'bear' during evacuation Outrage over Irma interpreter who signed 'pizza,' 'monster,' 'bear' during evacuation
- September 16, 2017

So, why wasn't someone called in who was qualified? Officials in Manatee County, Florida, recruited local lifeguard Marshall Greene to sign during a September 8 news conference, during which they issued an emergency evacuation order, the Palm Beach Post reports via WFLA . (more...)
'At least' four killed in M5 motorway crash 'At least' four killed in M5 motorway crash
- September 16, 2017

The motorway is now closed in both directions between J16 and J14 and emergency services are working at the scene. 'Sadly, at least four people have died. Motorists are expected to face tailbacks for hours as police and ambulance are on scene deaing with the incident. Another person wrote the lorry had crashed through the central reservation and drove off the road. (more...)
Catalan mayors defy Spanish courts ahead of independence vote Catalan mayors defy Spanish courts ahead of independence vote
- September 16, 2017

Madrid has vowed to block the vote, saying it is unconstitutional. Catalonia's wealth and the substantial support for secession has led the central government toward increasingly desperate measures to stop the vote, including imposing direct control over most public services in Catalonia to prevent local government officials cooperating with the vote using any official funds. (more...)
During Irma visit, Trump lauds Fla. governor During Irma visit, Trump lauds Fla. governor
- September 16, 2017

Older people can be more susceptible to heat because their bodies do not adjust to temperatures as well as young people. Workers scrambled to keep patients cool with emergency stocks of ice and Popsicles. But Cristina Bichachi, a former business development director there, said the air conditioner broke down "many, many times" during her three years and owner Jack Michel never replaced it. (more...)
Residents Dead In Florida Nursing Home That Lost Power After Irma Residents Dead In Florida Nursing Home That Lost Power After Irma
- September 16, 2017

According to the latest from CBS News , 8 senior residents of the Rehabilitation Center in Hollywood Hills, have been confirmed dead. Let's be clear - this facility is located across the street from one of Florida's largest hospitals (Memorial Regional Hospital), which never lost power and had fully operating facilities. (more...)
N Korea unnerves US, Japan
- September 16, 2017

The launch yesterday, from near Pyongyang, came after the United Nations ( UN) Security Council imposed an eighth set of sanctions on the country. "America and our allies will never be intimidated", Trump said. Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told reporters after meeting that Russia planned to "earnestly implement" Security Council resolutions, but called the provocation-sanctions pattern "a vicious circle". (more...)
Fire breaks out at famous RK Studio in Chembur, no casualties reported Fire breaks out at famous RK Studio in Chembur, no casualties reported
- September 16, 2017

The major fire seems to have left the studio with extensive damages . The news agency also reported that there was no crew in the studio today being Saturday. Here you can have a look at the picture how the fire broke out at RK Studios Mumbai. The first film under the banner and that was shot here was Aag , in which Raj Kapoor played the lead role besides directing and producing it. (more...)
PM Modi to inaugurate Sardar Sarovar Dam on his b'day tomorrow PM Modi to inaugurate Sardar Sarovar Dam on his b'day tomorrow
- September 16, 2017

Around 30 women led by activist Medha Patkar continued their sit-in on Saturday, demanding rehabilitation of the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. Post that, PM Modi will attend the closing ceremony of the Narmada Mahotsav and address a gathering at Dabhoi. The official said the 1.2-kmlong dam which is 163 metres deep has till date produced 4,141 crore units of electricity from its two power houses - river bed powerhouse ... (more...)
Amidst reports of Arjan Singh's death, govt says he is critical Amidst reports of Arjan Singh's death, govt says he is critical
- September 16, 2017

He was reportedly admitted to the hospital after he complained of uneasiness. Singh, 98 India's oldest, five-star ranked air force officer, was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral hospital this morning. However, an IAF statement issued a few minutes ago said: "Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh is critically ill". In 1965, Operation Grand Slam that was launched by Pakistan, with a force targeted at the town of Akhnoor, Arjan Singh led the Indian Air Force with determination ... (more...)
Commander says Iraq launches operation near Syrian border Commander says Iraq launches operation near Syrian border
- September 16, 2017

The statement added that pro-government volunteer fighters were engaged in an operation to secure the Iraqi-Syrian border and purge it of Daesh Takfiris. Iraqi forces captured the whole of the IS-held city of Mosul in July, which was seized by jihadis in their 2014 campaign in Syria and Iraq. Iraqi forces on Saturday attacked an ISIL desert outpost in Akashat, a town in mainly Sunni Arab Anbar province that lies about 100 kilometres south of the extremists' border bastion of Al Qaim. (more...)
IRMA AFTERMATH | Nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly IRMA AFTERMATH | Nursing home deaths spur efforts to protect elderly
- September 16, 2017

John Tupps, Scott's communications director, alleged that, "Every call made to the governor from facility management was referred to the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health and quickly returned". "Most of the patients have been treated for respiratory distress, dehydration and heat-related issues", Dr. "People are just absolutely shocked that someone in a staff would not know enough that a frail elderly person is dying of heat exhaustion and would at ... (more...)
Anti-doping leaders want Russian Federation excluded from Winter Games
- September 16, 2017

In a statement issued at the end of a two-day meeting in Denver, Colorado, officials charged the International Olympic Committee had failed to hold Russian Federation accountable despite evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping over a wide array of sports . (more...)
Trump Supporters Burn MAGA Caps Over DACA Amnesty Trump Supporters Burn MAGA Caps Over DACA Amnesty
- September 16, 2017

The president denied their statement in a tweet Thursday morning saying, "No deal was made last night on DACA". And House Speaker Paul Ryan announced "There is no agreement". "We need to look at the whole picture and ensure that we are not creating piecemeal solutions that are going to continue to divide families", said CASA director of organizing Elizabth Alex. (more...)
Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic Hurricane Jose to turn a half-loop in Atlantic
- September 16, 2017

Meteorologists say Jose could produce direct impacts next week from North Carolina northward to New England. AccuWeather hurricane expert Dan Kottlowski said on Thursday that Jose was expected to fluctuate between a minimal hurricane and tropical storm over the next several days. (more...)
Koala survives 16km drive hidden in wheel arch Koala survives 16km drive hidden in wheel arch
- September 16, 2017

The driver had driven from his home in the Adelaide Hills district to the city, a trip he estimated to be almost 16 kilometres, according to Brister. 'I've done hundreds of rescues but nothing like that, ' Ms Brister said. "I suspect the fireys may have used some very subtle engineering, but anyhow, the wheel came off", Mr Bigham said. (more...)
Egypt condemns 7 to death over Daesh links, Copt beheading Egypt condemns 7 to death over Daesh links, Copt beheading
- September 16, 2017

It also upheld the death sentences against three prominent figures of Muslim Brotherhood over the same charges. The ruling came after lawyers appealed the initial 2016 sentencing. But his death sentence verdict was overturned. Egypt listed the IS groups and their affiliates as "terrorist organizations" per a court ruling in November 2014. (more...)