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Koike resigns as leader of Hope party to focus on being governor Koike resigns as leader of Hope party to focus on being governor
- November 14, 2017

Expectations for the new party were high. Governor Yuriko Koike, a former ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker sometimes mentioned as a possible first female Japanese premier, launched the party to great fanfare ahead of the October 22 lower house election and absorbed a big chunk of the failed opposition Democratic Party. (more...)
India's export drops; trade deficit widened to $14 billion in October India's export drops; trade deficit widened to $14 billion in October
- November 14, 2017

India's trade deficit widened to its highest in almost three years in October, government data showed on Tuesday, as export growth contracted for the first time after more than a year. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-October 2017-18 stood at $256.43 billion (Rs1,653,435.01 crore) against $209.83 billion (Rs1,403,911.51 crore), showing a growth of 22.21 per cent in dollar terms and 17.77 per cent growth in rupee terms over the same period a year ago. (more...)
USA directly supports IS terrorists in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry USA directly supports IS terrorists in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry
- November 14, 2017

Russian military also reportedly asked the Americans why the jihadists were "regrouping in the zone controlled by the global coalition to conduct new attacks against the Syrian army in Abu Kamal ", but received no response. To this aim, the coalition's attack aircraft entered the airspace over the 15-km zone around the city to hamper the Russian aircraft' mission, it said. (more...)
The Trump-Xi Meeting in Beijing, Very Briefly The Trump-Xi Meeting in Beijing, Very Briefly
- November 14, 2017

The players are LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill . "Instead of speaking sternly and truthfully to the Chinese leaders about the realities of our imbalanced and unfair trade system, where we play by the rules, and they do not - we lose jobs , they gain them - President Trump tried to appease the Chinese and their leader", he said. (more...)
Telangana ASI suspended over getting massage done by woman home guard Telangana ASI suspended over getting massage done by woman home guard
- November 14, 2017

Earlier, on November 4, a video clip of a police inspector receiving a massage from a male home guard went viral. She had apparently obliged willingly. It may be mentioned that recently, Police Inspector of Saroor Nagar, S. Lingaiah engaged his home guard, Saida Nayak for massaging his body. The police officer later claimed that the massage was necessary as he had a bad backache. (more...)
Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family Prisoner alleges Ram Rahim being given extra time to meet family
- November 14, 2017

He, however, said neither he nor any other inmate has ever seen Ram Rahim in jail and only heard about him from officials. On Tuesday, an inmate of Rohtak jail who is now out on bail alleged that he had never seen Gurmeet Ram Rahim doing any work that regular prisoners are required to do. (more...)
Land Encroachment Case: Kerala HC rejects Thomas Chandy's plea Land Encroachment Case: Kerala HC rejects Thomas Chandy's plea
- November 14, 2017

The court asked how a minister could file a petition against the government, and suggested that resigning from the Cabinet was the ideal option for him, Mathrubhumi reported. The decision on NCP leader and Transport Minister Thomas Chandy will be taken at an appropriate time, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Earlier today morning NCP state president T P Peethambaran Master had said in Kochi that the party is not in the defensive with regards to the issue of Thomas Chandy's ... (more...)
BrahMos Supersonic Missile to be Fired From Sukhoi-30MKI This Week BrahMos Supersonic Missile to be Fired From Sukhoi-30MKI This Week
- November 14, 2017

The expeditious deadly striking weapon will be test-fired from a Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jet for the first time ever. The IAF has signed a contract for the delivery of air-launched BrahMos cruise missiles from January 2018. The name BrahMos is a portmanteau formed from the names of two rivers, the Brahmaputra of India and the Moskva of Russian Federation. According to sources, the air-to-ground sleek BrahMos missiles can be used for pinpoint strikes on terror camps located deep inside ... (more...)
Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed Another Body Found in Tampa Neighborhood Where 3 Were Killed
- November 14, 2017

No further details were immediately released, including whether the person was shot. Tuesday, police asked residents to stay in their homes, according to Bay News 9. All three victims, 22-year-old Benjamin Mitchell, 32-year-old Monica Hoffa and 20-year-old Anthony Naiboa were found within one mile of each other. Anthony Naiboa, 20, was shot to death October 19 after he accidentally got on the wrong bus after leaving work and ended up in the neighborhood by mistake, police said. (more...)
The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump The President Of The Philippines Sang A Love Song For Donald Trump
- November 14, 2017

Trump is slated to attend a pair of global summits and meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte . The two leaders did talk about the country's brutal war on drugs, which has left thousands of people dead. "The conversation focused on ISIS (Islamic State), illegal drugs, and trade". Ms Ardern said she would urge Mr Duterte to carry out an enquiry into the high numbers of death. (more...)
Resilient Rice Field Laboratory Named After PM Modi — ASEAN Resilient Rice Field Laboratory Named After PM Modi — ASEAN
- November 14, 2017

The prime minister also undertook a symbolic groundbreaking for a new plot for submergence tolerant rice varieties. Los Banos, Nov 13 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today contributed two Indian rice seed varieties to the gene bank of the worldwide rice research centre in the Philippines which he said is working towards mitigating global poverty and hunger by improving the cultivation of the key grain. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition wants Yemen weapons checks strengthened before main port reopens Saudi-led coalition wants Yemen weapons checks strengthened before main port reopens
- November 14, 2017

The coalition reopened the al Wadea border crossing linking Saudi Arabia with territory in eastern Yemen on Thursday. "There is no embargo", he said. The decision followed the interception of a missile launched towards the Saudi capital Riyadh, an act described by the alliance as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia - which controls large segments of Yemen. (more...)
West Bengal gets GI tag for Rasagola West Bengal gets GI tag for Rasagola
- November 14, 2017

The West Bengal claim was on the basis of historical facts that Bengal is the father of Rosgulla. One of the most popular Bengali candies, Rosogolla, has been the bone of contention between West Bengal and Odisha, as the two states have been involved in a legal battle over its origins. (more...)
Aramark (ARMK) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
- November 14, 2017

Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. raised its position in Aramark Holdings Corp.by 31,373.9% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now controls 44,718 shares valued at $1,816,000. Aramark (NYSE:ARMK) now has a Montier C-score of 2. Stifel has 12,034 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.07% or 81,585 shares. Insight Rech And Mgmt reported 0.12% in Aramark (NYSE:ARMK). (more...)
ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts ASEAN Summit: PM Modi holds talks with Japan, Australia and Vietnam counterparts
- November 14, 2017

The cross-body exercise sees each leader extend their right arm over their left to shake the opposite hands of those next to them. "Give us your brightest smile", an emcee intoned, as the leaders lined up onstage for their star turn. French President Emmanuel Macron's knuckles famously turned white after he shook Trump's hand at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May and in July the pair had a lengthy 25-second handshake as they marked the end of Trump's trip to France. (more...)
VS's son gets clean chit in IHRD appointment case
- November 14, 2017

Arun Kumar was appointed as assistant director of IHRD during the term of Nayanar Government's period. The allegation was that Mr. Arunkumar, who is now serving as additional director in IHRD, was appointed there flouting norms as he lacked the necessary experience and the experience certificate he submitted were fake ones. (more...)
Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores Dawood Ibrahim's properties auctioned for Rs 11.58 crores
- November 14, 2017

However, past auctions of the gangster's properties drew a cold response from bidders, apparently due to "fear factor". As per reports , 10-12 persons were turned up for the auction. Damarwala building was home to Dawood Ibrahim and his family members in late eighties. The Reserve price kept for present auction is Rs 1 crore 23 lakh, 43 thousand. (more...)
Trump to make statement on N Trump to make statement on N
- November 14, 2017

Trump, by contrast, blasted the World Trade Organization and multilateral trade deals during his tour. According to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, President Trump told Xi that, "You're a strong man" and "You can, I'm sure, solve this for me". (more...)
Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar Non-bailable arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar
- November 14, 2017

It is worth mentioning here that the accountability court had turned down Ishaq Dar's plea to get exemption from appearance on medical grounds during the previous hearing. The case will now be heard on November 21. His counsel, Khawaja Harris, had subsequently informed the judges that the finance minister had been admitted to a private hospital in London. (more...)
Yogi Adityanath government Uttar Pradesh's 'worst': Congress Yogi Adityanath government Uttar Pradesh's 'worst': Congress
- November 14, 2017

Adityanath on Monday was at a function organized by Dainik Jagran group in Raipur , where he further said: "distorting history was no less a crime than sedition". The country is still paying the price (for its policies)", the BJP leader said. Targeting the BJP's "Sankalp Patra" (election manifesto), the former Chief Minister said the party has been promising so many things but is yet to give a report card of the past seven months since they have been in power in Uttar Pradesh. (more...)
Sharif challenges accountability court's decision Sharif challenges accountability court's decision
- November 14, 2017

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday challenged the accountability court's Nov 08 verdict, rejecting his request to conduct a single trial on all three references against him, in the Islamabad High Court ( IHC ). Notifications to appear before the court had been sent to Nawaz's sons at their houses and were put up on the judicial notice board. Subsequently, the court hearing was adjourned until Wednesday. (more...)
Soldier, militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district Soldier, militant killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district
- November 14, 2017

Another soldier was injured in the fighting and was shifted to a hospital, the sources said here. A guerilla war is going on between militants and Indian troops stationed in Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989. According to IANS , as soon as the security forces cordoned off Nowbug village in Qazigund area following information about the presence of the militants, they were fired at, triggering the fighting. (more...)
Khawaja Asif challenges formation of IHC larger bench in 'Iqama case' Khawaja Asif challenges formation of IHC larger bench in 'Iqama case'
- November 14, 2017

A petition was filed with the IHC by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Usman Dar praying for disqualification of the foreign minister upon which the court constituted a three-member bench headed by Justice Aamir Farooq on September 23. (more...)
Saugus police looking for man who carjacked a taxi cab
- November 14, 2017

He added that the man tried to get into a taxi to make his escape. The man approached a taxi, "broke the driver's side window and then removed the driver before getting in the vehicle and driving off in the direction of Essex Street", police said. (more...)
Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors Inc. Purchases 889 Shares of Stryker Corporation (SYK)
- November 14, 2017

Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Speaks on Homosexuality, Anti-Nationalism at JNU Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Speaks on Homosexuality, Anti-Nationalism at JNU
- November 14, 2017

The Muslim Personal Law Board has rejected the Art of Living Founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's offer to mediate in the long-pending Ayodhya dispute. "Only dialogue can solve this issue", he said, adding,"the conflict is driven by greed". The Art of Living Foundation, headed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, said last week that the guru had been in touch with several imams and swamis, including Acharya Ram Das of Nirmohi Akhara. (more...)
Rashford reveals Ronaldo inspiration as England prepare for Brazil clash Rashford reveals Ronaldo inspiration as England prepare for Brazil clash
- November 14, 2017

Last year, the former Brazil worldwide heaped praise on Rashford, describing the 20-year-old as "courageous" and "very good with the ball". "We wanted to look after him last summer as we see him as a big part of our future. And Rashford has revealed he spent hours watching highlights of Ronaldo on YouTube, and tried to base his game around his. "I will always remember it". (more...)
Wellington diver missing for 24 hours Wellington diver missing for 24 hours
- November 14, 2017

The search today was unable to locate the man but recovered his spear gun, flotation buoy and his catch bag. A helicopter and a search and rescue team combed the area between Wharehou Bay and Pipinui Point on Monday evening. The weather is calm, which is providing good search conditions. Police are asking anyone who saw the diver to come forward. The man was wearing a black camouflage wetsuit and is described as tall and athletic, with medium-length blonde hair. (more...)
China's Xi calls on South Korea to resume dialogue with North China's Xi calls on South Korea to resume dialogue with North
- November 14, 2017

The leaders also agreed to continue their discussions next month when the South Korean president will make a trip to China for their third bilateral summit, according to Cheong Wa Dae. "I believe our meeting today will be a great opportunity for the development of the relationship between the two countries and their cooperation and leadership on issues regarding the Korean Peninsula", he said through his interpreter. (more...)
Russian Federation interested in peaceful settlement of Korean issue - PM Medvedev Russian Federation interested in peaceful settlement of Korean issue - PM Medvedev
- November 14, 2017

Moon was the second leader Xi held bilateral talks with that day, following Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, and followed by the leaders of Japan and the Philippines. Moon also said that South Korea's accumulated experiences in the construction and operation of high-speed railway systems would be available to interested Asean countries. (more...)

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