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Zimbabwe Vice President is fired, says information minister
- November 06, 2017

Mr Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief, had been a leading candidate to succeed President Mugabe. Mnangagwa's removal provides a boost for Mugabe's wife, Grace, who has been a vocal critic of the vice president and is also seen as a potential successor to her husband. (more...)
Rand Paul was tackled from behind by neighbor while mowing lawn Rand Paul was tackled from behind by neighbor while mowing lawn
- November 06, 2017

According to a criminal complaint, Paul told the police that he was tackled from behind after the neighbor entered his property, NBC News has reported. "They were as far left and right as you can be", Skaggs said. Kentucky state police said on Saturday that Paul and Boucher were acquaintances. The Washington Post reported that Paul lived in the same neighborhood. (more...)
UN Climate Talks Open in Germany UN Climate Talks Open in Germany
- November 06, 2017

Governments will try to bolster a 2015 pact to combat climate change at annual talks in Germany from Monday strained by President Donald Trump's plan to pull out and instead promote the U.S. Fiji and other Pacific island nations are particularly vulnerable to rising seas and changing weather and want the world to understand their plight. (more...)
United Kingdom firms near decision time on Brexit contingency plans
- November 06, 2017

One in 10 businesses said they had already implemented - or were in the process of implementing - contingency plans. "The clock is ticking". "Making progress, remaining flexible and, first of all, sorting out transitional arrangements". Research conducted by the CBI suggests 60% of firms will trigger contingency plans by the end of March 2018, if no transition deal is agreed by then. (more...)
Ex-Catalan leader, freed in Belgium, blasts Spain Ex-Catalan leader, freed in Belgium, blasts Spain
- November 06, 2017

He has previously stated its willingness to cooperate with the Belgian authorities. A Spanish judge in Madrid had on Thursday put Puigdemont's deputy and seven other deposed regional ministers behind bars because of a risk they would flee. (more...)
Paradise Papers: No transactions done for 'personal purpose': Jayant Sinha Paradise Papers: No transactions done for 'personal purpose': Jayant Sinha
- November 06, 2017

Most of the records investigated are from Appleby, which is based in Bermuda. Among its reports on Paradise Pappers, the Express published one about Jayant Sinha , the minister of state for civil aviation, and his links to two companies whose financial transactions are revealed in the Paradise Papers leak . (more...)
Pakistan welcomes USA mediation in easing tension with India: Khawaja Asif Pakistan welcomes USA mediation in easing tension with India: Khawaja Asif
- November 06, 2017

Speaking at a strategic affairs conference, the Pakistan foreign minister said the U.S. had assured him that India's role in Afghanistan would be limited to providing economic assistance, the Dawn quoted Radio Pakistan . Also present on the occasion, Kugelman acknowledged that bilateral ties between Pakistan and the United States are passing through tough times but stressed on collaboration between the two countries until the USA is present in Afghanistan. (more...)
China unveils massive island-building vessel China unveils massive island-building vessel
- November 06, 2017

During the past five years, China has used similar vessels to create a string of strategic islands to support its claims to 85 per cent of the sea. Take for instance what China did when it reclaimed its seven reefs in 2013 to 2016. The subject could come up when Trump visits Beijing next week as part of his 12-day Asia trip and meets with Chinese President Xi Jianping, though North Korea's recent nuclear and missile tests are expected to feature more prominently in talks. (more...)
Chinese tourists tear gassed and robbed at hotel near Paris Chinese tourists tear gassed and robbed at hotel near Paris
- November 06, 2017

At around 8.20pm, four assailants went into the area and started spraying tear gas at the tourists. France has been faced with grim public security recently and Paris region has reported a series of muggings and attacks against Chinese tourists and Chinese French, Xinhua news agency quoted the embassy as saying in a statement posted on its website. (more...)
IS vehicle bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor IS vehicle bomb attack kills at least 75 in Deir Ezzor
- November 06, 2017

Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's military has retaken the eastern city of Deir el-Zour where its troops and tens of thousands of civilians have been besieged by IS militants for almost three years. ISIS fighters have been fleeing Qaim , in western Anbar, en masse, on their way to al-BuKamal in Syria , after several of their chiefs have either escaped or been killed in airstrikes by the US-led Coalition. (more...)
An Indian's tsunami prediction makes Pakistan press the panic button An Indian's tsunami prediction makes Pakistan press the panic button
- November 06, 2017

According to the letter sent in September, Babu Kalayil warned a devastating quake could shake the Indian Ocean in December and trigger a massive tsunami which could affect seven Asian countries, including Pakistan and India. On Saturday, a document from Pakistan's Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA) quoted an "Information Report" from the country's intelligence agency, ISI, predicting the likelihood of a high-intensity earthquake in the Asian continental region. (more...)
Tropical depression forms, expected to become Tropical Storm Rina soon Tropical depression forms, expected to become Tropical Storm Rina soon
- November 06, 2017

TD 19 had maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. This storm is no threat to you or to the United States mainland, but it could be the second tropical system this year to affect Great Britain or even Iceland. The last time a hurricane season saw an "R"-named storm was in 2012 when Hurricane Raphael was followed by Hurricane Sandy". Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center, said storm names are derived from names common in the basin where they form. (more...)
Dense Fog Advisory in effect, First Alert Day declared for Tuesday Dense Fog Advisory in effect, First Alert Day declared for Tuesday
- November 06, 2017

Dense fog will redevelop later Sunday evening; expanding inland overnight. Elsewhere patchy fog will occur.During the morning commute.motorists may wish to leave a little earlier allowing extra time to drive at slower speeds. The weather service says rain is likely Tuesday and Tuesday night. Most of the rain for this week will hold off until Wednesday , and this will be in association with a cold front. (more...)
ANOTHER MP Might Be A Dual Citizen ANOTHER MP Might Be A Dual Citizen
- November 06, 2017

A search of British records found no trace of Gilbert Alexander, who died in 1987, having formally renounced his British citizenship before his son, John Alexander, was born in 1951. The bombshell comes less than a week after Tasmanian-born Stephen Parry quit as Senate president and as a member of parliament after the British Home Office confirmed he was a dual United Kingdom citizen through his father. (more...)
Congress is spreading venom of castism: Arun Jaitley Congress is spreading venom of castism: Arun Jaitley
- November 06, 2017

Surat: The massive gathering at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's first public meeting in Patidar-dominated Varachha in the city on Friday has shaken the ruling BJP and boosted the confidence of Congress workers ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat.This is first time that Congress has been able to gather such a huge crowd in Varachha, a traditional stronghold of BJP since 1995, despite the fact that the diamond industry is still shut for Diwali vacation. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull Rejects Jacinda Ardern's Offer to Resettle 150 Asylum-Seekers Malcolm Turnbull Rejects Jacinda Ardern's Offer to Resettle 150 Asylum-Seekers
- November 06, 2017

In her first overseas trip since becoming leader, Ardern reiterated New Zealand's offer from 2013 to take 150 asylum seekers and refugees from Australian offshore detention centres. Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton. He called the United States offer a fake deal to waste time. United Nations' human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein has described the situation on Manus Island as an "unfolding humanitarian emergency", criticising the Turnbull government and ... (more...)
Virender Sehwag has the last laugh against Ross Taylor in Hindi banter Virender Sehwag has the last laugh against Ross Taylor in Hindi banter
- November 06, 2017

Here are the tweets the two had exchanged. Aadhaar is, of course, the unique identification number issued to Indian citizens. After Sehwag trolled Ross Taylor a fortnight ago, the New Zealand batsman also upped his banter game, replying to the former India cricketer in Hindi on Twitter. (more...)
BRO will fast track upgradation of Balipara-Tawang road: Sitharaman in Arunachal BRO will fast track upgradation of Balipara-Tawang road: Sitharaman in Arunachal
- November 06, 2017

Sitharaman, who was inaugurating the second edition of Buddha Mahotsava at Bomdila in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh , said it was necessary to prioritise peace for development and the Centre would definitely respond to any need of the State and its borders. (more...)
CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for November Exam Released Soon @ cbsenet CBSE UGC NET 2017 Answer Key for November Exam Released Soon @ cbsenet
- November 06, 2017

The e-certificates to qualified candidates are issued by UGC-NET Bureau. Its headquarters is in New Delhi, and six regional centers in Pune, Bhopal, Kolkata, Hyderabad , Guwahati and Bangalore. After the release, candidates will be given time to raise the objections, if any. Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) on behalf of The University Grants Commission (UGC) released notification and invited online applications for the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2017. (more...)
Mamata Banerjee's creative expansion of GST: 'Great Selfish Tax' Mamata Banerjee's creative expansion of GST: 'Great Selfish Tax'
- November 06, 2017

Last month, Congress vice president Rahul mocked the tax, calling it the " Gabbar Singh Tax ", referencing Hindi cinema's iconic villain. Mamata today also tweeted against demonetization and demanded that November 8 be observed as " Black Day". (more...)
Heavy rains cripple life in Chennai Heavy rains cripple life in Chennai
- November 06, 2017

Chennai: Several parts of Chennai went without electricity on Thursday night as heavy rains pounded the metropolis and its suburbs inundating several low-lying areas. After November 7 rain intensity will reduce significantly", added skymetweather.com. Tamil Nadu government continued to maintain there was no reason to panic. (more...)
North Korean 'masterminds' behind Kim Jong Nam killing a mystery North Korean 'masterminds' behind Kim Jong Nam killing a mystery
- November 06, 2017

They were known to the women by pseudonyms, he said. They regularly arrange concerts, where they perform the songs of the North Korean band Moranbong - favorite pop group of Kim Jong-un. "Based on my investigation, the suspects used assumed names and there were no identifying details such as passport numbers or telephone numbers", Wan Azirul told the court. (more...)
Defending champion Shanshan Feng fires 68 to win Japan Classic Defending champion Shanshan Feng fires 68 to win Japan Classic
- November 06, 2017

Feng defended her title by shooting a final round 68 to finish at 19-under, two shots clear of Japan's Ai Suzuki. Previously, Ko had reeled off three birdies in her first four holes to shoot up the leaderboard, and added two more on the 11th and 12th to briefly move into third place. (more...)
PM Modi in Chennai, to attend multiple events PM Modi in Chennai, to attend multiple events
- November 06, 2017

Speaking at the 75th anniversary of a newspaper, Modi said, "Editorial freedom must be used wisely in public interest". Calling media the fourth pillar of democracy, Modi said, "Today, newspapers do not just give news ". He asked the media to have a healthy competition and urged them to take extra effort to maintain credibility. While addressing the gathering at the event the Prime Minister said, "A lot of the media discourse today revolves around politics". (more...)
Morristown man arrested after allegedly striking officer in stolen vehicle Morristown man arrested after allegedly striking officer in stolen vehicle
- November 06, 2017

Hamblen County Sheriff Esco Jarnagin reported that two Hamblen County deputies responded to information regarding a stolen vehicle at a grocery store on Lakeshore Road. The deputy who was hit by the vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. The vehicle was located a short time later in Cocke County. (more...)
Police arrest wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute Police arrest wife of terrorist leader Omar Maute
- November 06, 2017

Omar Maute was killed in a military operation in war-torn Marawi City last October 16. The authorities are now determining Madarais' participation in the five-month-long Marawi City crisis. 1 for alleged rebellion, pursuant to Proclamation 216 dated May 23 which placed Mindanao's 27 provinces and 33 cities under martial law. With her were her 4 daughters and two sons. (more...)
Duterte, Trump to meet in Vietnam Duterte, Trump to meet in Vietnam
- November 06, 2017

Duterte earlier said he and Trump were alike since they both love to swear. "Meaning, the United States will seek out our President to even have, at best, a meeting on the sidelines of Apec", he added. However, APEC economies are facing a number of challenges, so it is necessary for them to take actions to create new dynamism for APEC cooperation to accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth, bolster regional economic integration, and fully tap the enormous potential of the business sectors, ... (more...)
Russian Federation funded Yuri Milner's huge investments in Twitter and Facebook Russian Federation funded Yuri Milner's huge investments in Twitter and Facebook
- November 06, 2017

Two Kremlin-owned companies plowed hundreds of millions of dollars into Facebook and Twitter with the help of a billionaire business associate of Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Also, it is worth remembering that Russia-U.S. relations were much better in 2009 and 2011 when these investments were made following Secretary of State Clinton pressing the "Reset Button" in Moscow in 2009. (more...)
Turnbull's Cracking Down On Dual Citizenship In The Least Impressive Way Turnbull's Cracking Down On Dual Citizenship In The Least Impressive Way
- November 06, 2017

Unveiling the plan in Canberra on Monday, Turnbull acknowledged the public's "legitimate concern" that there is a lack of transparency over whether parliamentarians retain foreign citizenship, but said the cabinet had opted for this transparency measure instead of an audit. (more...)
Trump given friendly welcome to Japan Trump given friendly welcome to Japan
- November 06, 2017

Ivanka Trump looked stunning Friday in a pretty pink floral dress when she was welcomed to Japan by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a dinner in Tokyo . "It's a big problem for our country and the world, and we want to get it solved", he told reporters aboard Air Force One on his way to Japan. Abe said he and Trump were able to "carry out in depth discussion, at times touching on various hard issues". (more...)

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