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Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao bats for non-BJP, non-Congress front Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao bats for non-BJP, non-Congress front
- March 04, 2018

People are vexed now. "In 70 years, Congress and BJP ruled for the majority of time but still people are suffering, Do they have any answer?", asked KCR. The TRS chief did not attach any significance to Saturday's results in three northeastern states, where BJP has done well. I am his (Modi's) best friend too. (more...)
Yechury accuses BJP of foul play in Manik Sarkar's constituency
- March 04, 2018

All three states have 60-member assemblies, but polling was held for 59 seats each due to various reasons. Targeting the Left and the Congress , Modi said the election results in the northeast have proved that the best reply to those spreading rumours and lies was given by people in democracy through their votes. (more...)
Popular science fiction writer Dr. Zafar Iqbal stabbed Popular science fiction writer Dr. Zafar Iqbal stabbed
- March 04, 2018

The attack was swiftly condemned by protesters in Dhaka and Sylhet, who staged torchlit marches demanding justice, as well as by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. A case has not been filed over the incident because police have not completed preparations, said local police OC Shafiqul Islam. Iqbal, a renowned science fiction writer, had recently criticised ragging on campus and said that five students punished for ragging had gotten off easy and should have been handed over to police, the ... (more...)
Top political advisory body starts annual session Top political advisory body starts annual session
- March 04, 2018

He said he was seeking to "mobilise all the sons and daughters of [ethnic Chinese] to work together for the greater national interests and the realisation of the Chinese Dream", referring to Mr Xi's nationalist vision of China as the pre-eminent global power. (more...)
INX media: CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai, to face Indrani Mukherjea INX media: CBI takes Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai, to face Indrani Mukherjea
- March 04, 2018

Karti left for Mumbai at around 8 AM, in an Air India flight, said a CBI official. According to officials he would be confronted with the Mukherjeas, who are now lodged in a Mumbai jail. She and her husband Peter Mukerjea told the ED that they had met P Chidambaram in the North Block when he was the finance minister, to seek government approval to foreign investment proposals worth around Rs 300 crore in their company INX Media. (more...)
After northeast, goal is Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Bengal: Modi, Shah After northeast, goal is Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha, Bengal: Modi, Shah
- March 04, 2018

It helps them make the Union government loosen its purse strings-for both the right (development) and wrong (embezzlement) reasons. Shillong: With the Meghalaya assembly elections throwing up a fractured mandate, BJP's key strategist for the Northeast Himanta Biswa Sarma has said regional parties should join hands and form a "non-Congress" government. (more...)
NATO rejects Putin's 'unacceptable' threats to target allies NATO rejects Putin's 'unacceptable' threats to target allies
- March 04, 2018

USA intelligence agencies have not made it known whether they knew about those tests before Putin's speech , or if the tests themselves are real. Putin, who has dominated his country's political landscape for the last 18 years and often used anti-Western rhetoric to mobilize support, said the technological advances meant that NATO's build-up on Russia's borders and the roll-out of a USA anti-missile system would be rendered useless. (more...)
Alec Baldwin gets slammed by Donald Trump over impersonation act Alec Baldwin gets slammed by Donald Trump over impersonation act
- March 04, 2018

Baldwin quickly shot back, CNN reported. Baldwin hit all of Trump's talking points, from the paper for gun control victims to trade wars with Wakanda, Jared Kushner's Top Secret access being lowered, the stock market, and the hasty exit of Hope Hicks - everything was touched on. (more...)
India lose to Argentina in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup opener India lose to Argentina in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup opener
- March 04, 2018

He had failed to convert the first PC awarded to Argentina in the opening quarter but didn't miss the target when he was gifted an opportunity again. Argentina earned another penalty corner midway into the second session which Peillat duly converted. (more...)
Japan's foreign minister to visit USA this month to discuss N. Korea Japan's foreign minister to visit USA this month to discuss N. Korea
- March 04, 2018

While a senior North Korean official said the door for dialogue with Washington is open, during his trip to Seoul last week, state media reports have recently asserted the regime is "not begging for talks", rejecting Washington's precondition of committing to denuclearization. (more...)
Rugby rape case: Accuser branded a 'silly girl' in group message Rugby rape case: Accuser branded a 'silly girl' in group message
- March 04, 2018

The court also heard that Olding told police Jackson was "sitting on the bed" watching the woman "give" him oral sex. Mr Jackson denies a further count of sexual assault. She said: "You have been a wonderful jury". A JURY PRESIDING over a trial in Belfast heard denials today from two men accused of involvement in a sexual assault of a student. (more...)
Met Eireann Extends Status Orange Warning For Snow & Ice Met Eireann Extends Status Orange Warning For Snow & Ice
- March 04, 2018

The forecaster added: "Most places will be dry and cloudy on Sunday but scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle will mainly affect the south and east of the country". Blizzard-like conditions will develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds on Thursday evening and will continue into Thursday night and Friday morning giving significant snow drifts in many areas. (more...)
Victims in Central Michigan University shooting may have been suspect's parents Victims in Central Michigan University shooting may have been suspect's parents
- March 04, 2018

Police said cameras located in the common area and exits of the dorm captured Davis leaving the dorm, headed north and running along train tracks. MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich . "That's all we're releasing at this time", Klaus said. By mid-afternoon, police were working to evacuate all buildings on campus while it remained on lockdown. (more...)
Trump Made No Promises to NRA, Sanders Says Trump Made No Promises to NRA, Sanders Says
- March 04, 2018

Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of CT, who had attended Wednesday's meeting, reacted on Twitter late Thursday to Trump's tweet on the NRA meeting. Then at a Wednesday meeting with lawmakers, Trump veered onto ground that even Democrats don't typically wander into, calling for expanded background checks, suggesting that some people should have their guns seized without any due process, criticizing a Republican legislator for fearing the NRA, and even entertaining a full assault ... (more...)
I&B fund block: Prasar Bharati chief takes it up with 'higher levels' I&B fund block: Prasar Bharati chief takes it up with 'higher levels'
- March 04, 2018

According to a report in The Wire , Irani is miffed with Prasar Bharati for turning down the suggestion of hiring Siddharth Zarabi and Abhijit Majumder as head TV News for DD News and as chief editor for Prasar Bharati News Service respectively. (more...)
Bautista Agut ends Malek Jaziri's fairytale run at Dubai Championships semi-final Bautista Agut ends Malek Jaziri's fairytale run at Dubai Championships semi-final
- March 04, 2018

Bautista Agut enjoys a boost to No16 as the tour heads to Indian Wells-a very useful cut-off point in a tournament of 32 seeds. "I played very good tennis tonight". I gave everything on the court. Jaziri threatened in the second set with a 4-1 lead before Bautista Agut hauled the number 117 back in, levelling for 4-4 and breaking for 5-4. (more...)
Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm
- March 04, 2018

Heavy snow fell from OH to upstate NY and on eastward. At least five people have died, according to authorities: a 77-year-old woman in Kingsville, Maryland; an 11-year-old boy in Putnam County, New York; a 44-year-old man in James City County, Virginia; a juvenile in Chesterfield County, Virginia; and a Newport, Rhode Island, man who was in his 70s. (more...)
Iran to US: Surrender your nukes and then we'll talk missiles Iran to US: Surrender your nukes and then we'll talk missiles
- March 04, 2018

Iran's Deputy Chief of Staff said on Saturday that Tehran will not discuss its missile program with the West until the USA and others dismantle their nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. He added Iran will not let interference in its affairs. Under the United States pressures, Europe has stepped up pressures on Iran to start negotiations on the country's developing missile programme. (more...)
Capital Fund Management SA Cuts Stake in PTC Inc (PTC)
- March 04, 2018

It has outperformed by 78.88% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $3.40B company. Continental Advisors Llc increased its stake in Davita Inc (DVA) by 80.31% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
1st Lawsuit Filed In Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash — APNewsBreak 1st Lawsuit Filed In Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash — APNewsBreak
- March 04, 2018

Two of the passengers, Udall and his wife, Ellie Milward , died of their injuries in the weeks since. The parents of a newlywed groom who was among the five who died after a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon are suing the tour operator of the flight. (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah inaugurates world's 'largest' solar plant in Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah inaugurates world's 'largest' solar plant in Karnataka
- March 04, 2018

Describing it as a historical day, Mr. Siddaramaiah said setting up the world's largest solar park is an important milestone in the history of Karnataka . "Shakti Sthala is creating new job opportunities and economic growth leading to the prosperity of the people of Pavagada", he said. He said with the commissioning of the solar park, the fortunes of Pavagada taluk now change. (more...)
Less guns more laws Less guns more laws
- March 04, 2018

While logically a nonpartisan (or, at least, bipartisan) problem, the conversation about gun violence in schools has ossified into a party-line, gridlock-inducing issue. But after the ban lapsed in 2004, the numbers shot up [again] - an astonishing 183%' - an 'increase in massacres and a 239% increase in massacre deaths.' An assault weapons ban won't stop all the shootings, I don't kid myself, but if we can decrease the death count, we're saving life, and that's - that means it's really ... (more...)
(MCD) Shares Bought by Cambria Investment Management LP
- March 04, 2018

The hedge fund run by Marc Majzner held 16,067 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $466,000, down from 165,978 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Since October 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $7.57 million activity. Also, VP Catherine A. Hoovel sold 1,398 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 31st. (more...)
Alleged Russian 'Cocaine' Smuggler Detained in Germany Alleged Russian 'Cocaine' Smuggler Detained in Germany
- March 04, 2018

The Russian diplomatic mission to Uruguay says the embassy had nothing to do with the Argentinian "drug smuggling case". It sounds like a thriller: almost half a ton of cocaine was hidden in bags at the Russian Embassy's school in Buenos Aires before being loaded on a Russian government plane bound for Moscow. (more...)
Europe will hit back at 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs: French minister Europe will hit back at 'unacceptable' U.S. tariffs: French minister
- March 04, 2018

The European Commission has taken note of the announcement by the President of the United States of the imposition of restrictions in the form of an import surcharge on EU exports to the USA of steel and aluminium. He spoke after Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland said "Canada will take responsive measures to defend its trade interests and workers". Trade wars "aren't good for anyone", he said in Paris. (more...)
Oklahoma State basketball finishes season sweep of Kansas Oklahoma State basketball finishes season sweep of Kansas
- March 04, 2018

Kansas (12-18), the 9 seed, held the lead for the first three quarters of play and half of the fourth quarter until Goth and Page wrapped 3-pointers around a Kansas miss for a 59-all tie. With the regular season now complete, Kansas will turn its attention to the Big 12 Tournament, which is scheduled to begin next week at the Sprint Center. (more...)
Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP Artists BTS Rapper J-Hope Needs To Collaborate With ASAP
- March 04, 2018

The South Korean rapper has overtaken fellow idol rapper G-Dragon of Big Bang, who held the record for 8 months after the release of his EP " Kwon Jiyong ". Congratulations are in order for J-Hope on his incredible achievement. The completion of the mixtape took more than a year. His mixtape secured the top spot in 63 countries, including the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Australia upon its release. (more...)
Great potential in India-Jordan bilateral trade: Kovind Great potential in India-Jordan bilateral trade: Kovind
- March 04, 2018

Asserting that no religion preached hatred or violence, Jehangir said all faiths taught tolerance and Jammu and Kashmir was always an abode of tolerance. This has been possible because of the stellar and visionary leadership of King Abdullah II. "India would like to walk together with you in the work done by you in the area of de-radicalisation", the prime minister said. (more...)
Ashley Westwood steps down Ashley Westwood steps down
- March 04, 2018

Westwood had replaced Manchester United legend Teddy Sheringham, who had quit in the last week of January. Westwood however, can only manage the club for three matches as he does not meet the criteria of a 'marquee coach, ' according to Indian Super League (ISL) rules. (more...)
Monett police issue warrant to arrest teen after making threats to school Monett police issue warrant to arrest teen after making threats to school
- March 04, 2018

An unidentified student was removed from the school and police started their investigation with assistance from school officials, Coady said. About 30 students have already said they're going to walkout and that number is expected to rise. (more...)

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