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Primary election balloting takes place Tuesday across Arlington Primary election balloting takes place Tuesday across Arlington
- March 07, 2018

That's especially true of some Democrats who've skipped elections for years because they didn't think they could win in a red enclave like Texas. Although young Latino voters have not been reliable when it comes to turning out at the polls , Maria Teresa Kumar, co-founding president of Voto Latino , said she is seeing energy among younger Latinos. (more...)
PNB scam: SFIO calls top private bankers PNB scam: SFIO calls top private bankers
- March 07, 2018

Indian authorities including the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate have conducted extensive searches and questioned people in connection with the PNB fraud. A day after PNB's filings, Axis Bank informed the regulators that it is an active participant in the secondary market for transactions against LoUs and it "sold down" certain such dealings with PNB. (more...)
Man fleeing police run over by his own vehicle Man fleeing police run over by his own vehicle
- March 07, 2018

Dashboard video from the incident released Tuesday shows the 30-year-old man leave his auto on a residential street in Alexandria, Virginia, a Washington suburb. The video shows the driver at one point attempting to get out of his vehicle and run from officers on foot. Police say they caught him after a brief foot chase , the Associated Press reported . (more...)
Ghana, Nigeria must fight corruption together - President Buhari Ghana, Nigeria must fight corruption together - President Buhari
- March 07, 2018

The 61st Independence Anniversary Parade, was reviewed by President Akufo-Addo accompanied by his two aide de camps; the Chief of the Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Obed Boamah Akwa, and the Inspector General of Police Mr David Asante-Appeatu. (more...)
Cape Town may avoid Day Zero this year - Maimane Cape Town may avoid Day Zero this year - Maimane
- March 07, 2018

Mmusi Maimane , leader of South Africa's main opposition party Democratic Alliance, said during a press conference Wednesday that the city's water consumption now fluctuates between 510 and 520 million liters per day, less than half of the amount Capetonians normally use. (more...)
House to debate bill to reduce violence in schools House to debate bill to reduce violence in schools
- March 07, 2018

The news comes just weeks after 14 students and three staff were shot dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott will also have to give the laws the go-ahead, and he had made clear he was opposed to arming teachers. (more...)
Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico Spring Break! Jared Kushner Plans Trip to Mexico
- March 07, 2018

President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is scheduled to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City on Wednesday-despite last week's White House announcement that he had his security clearance downgraded . Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said earlier this week that Mexico and Canada could be exempt from Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. (more...)
Saudi crown prince greeted in Britain with protests
- March 07, 2018

Opponents say Britain has been slow to condemn abuses by Saudi Arabia, a major purchaser of United Kingdom -made weapons. Many people are protesting his visit, however . It is noteworthy that Britain ranks second after the United States in terms of foreign investments in the Kingdom, whereas the volume of its direct and joint investments amounts to about SR 72 billion including its contribution to 200 joint projects, while Saudi investments in Britain are estimated at SR 21.6 billion. (more...)
What's Changed, What Hasn't In Wake Of School Shooting What's Changed, What Hasn't In Wake Of School Shooting
- March 07, 2018

Myself and many other students are passionate about the issue of gun violence, because it is our generation that faces the fatal repercussions when this crisis is overlooked". Last week, organizers said they weren't sure if they would be punished for the demonstration. In an earlier statement provided to DE 105.9, the district said various staff members and administrators would be with students during the protest and that they viewed this as an opportunity to "participate in the ... (more...)
Razing statues: PM Modi speaks to Rajnath, MHA issues advisory Razing statues: PM Modi speaks to Rajnath, MHA issues advisory
- March 07, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said transparency and accountability are necessary for a democratic and participative governance, as they help build trust and improve impact of schemes. On Monday, in a video doing rounds on social media, a group of alleged BJP supporters were seen toppling the statue of the Communist revolutionary leader in Belonia town in the state of Tripura. (more...)
IEC confirms Atul Gupta is registered to vote IEC confirms Atul Gupta is registered to vote
- March 07, 2018

Ajay Gupta is not on the run using a South African passport , said Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. They are accused of state capture - the looting of state resources in South Africa, making billions of rands off contracts with government and state-owned enterprises. (more...)
Goa CM leaving for United States of America for further treatment Goa CM leaving for United States of America for further treatment
- March 07, 2018

A state government official too confirmed the development. "I will separately instruct the Chief Secretary in such an exigent", he said in a three-page letter to Sinha. Earlier, he was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 when he complained of stomach ache. Mr Parrikar has been in and out of hospitals since February. (more...)
Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress MLA enters with Grenade Chaos in Kerala Assembly after Congress MLA enters with Grenade
- March 07, 2018

As the commotion continued, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that if Mr. Radhakrishnan had indeed brought a real grenade into the House, it was a risky and serious issue and that he should hand it over to the Speaker. He pointed out that had it been a live grenade, it would have posed a huge threat to the security of the assembly. On February 26, police fired tear gas shells after protesters who had gathered outside the Kerala secretariat threw stones and bottles at the cops. (more...)
Case against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple Case against Raveena Tandon for shooting inside Lingaraj Temple
- March 07, 2018

Rajiv Lochan Parida, the management-in-charge of the temple administration said, "The temple administration has filed a complaint against Tandon at Lingaraj Police Station for shooting an advertisement film in the no camera zone". It was all the locals and members of the temple's trust, along with the media, who were filming on their mobile phones and were taking selfies". We are investigating how she was able to shoot the video without anybody objecting. (more...)
Kashmir observes shutdown over army firing in Shopian; separatist leaders detained Kashmir observes shutdown over army firing in Shopian; separatist leaders detained
- March 07, 2018

Train services have also been suspended in Kashmir while internet services in south Kashmir areas continued to remain suspended for the third consecutive day. "Given the recent past context and the weak response of the Jammu and Kashmir government vis-a-vis crimes perpetrated by armed forces, it is hard to imagine that anything leading to justice will be undertaken by the present dispensation", a statement made by the organisation said. (more...)
Deadline to link Aadhaar likely to be extended Deadline to link Aadhaar likely to be extended
- March 07, 2018

On December 15 previous year, the apex court had directed the extension of deadline till March 31 for the linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile phones. "This will have all India ramification as various institutions would have to adjust themselves accordingly", said Divan. Justice Chandrachud, pointed out that even if the Supreme Court reserved its verdict on March 20, the banks and other institutions would have only 10 days left to complete the linkages. (more...)
China leads charge against USA tariffs at WTO meeting China leads charge against USA tariffs at WTO meeting
- March 07, 2018

However, US allies such as Canada and South Korea account for a larger share of American steel imports than China. In that case, Ottawa was forced to abandon some retaliatory targets - such as US motorboats - because of push-back from Canadian industry. (more...)
Air India cleared to use Saudi airspace for flights to Israel Air India cleared to use Saudi airspace for flights to Israel
- March 07, 2018

Tickets went on sale Wednesday. India's flagship airline said Tuesday it had not received approval for direct flights to Israel over Saudi airspace, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters an agreement for such a route had been reached. (more...)
Ready to do Narco test of Karti Chidambaram: Guj Govt Ready to do Narco test of Karti Chidambaram: Guj Govt
- March 07, 2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking permission to put Karti Chidambaram through narco analysis test on in the alleged INX media bribery case. The ASG said Karti was not entitled for bail as the investigation in the case was at a crucial stage and "during the course of investigation, names of a few more companies have surfaced yesterday only and for this goal, further custody remand of the accused is required as he has to be ... (more...)
Bradley International Airport busy as storm arrives Bradley International Airport busy as storm arrives
- March 07, 2018

At least 1,950 flights within, into, or out of the United States have been canceled, FlightAware reports. The National Weather Service urged people to stay off the roads to allow emergency and road crews to do their jobs. Airports suffering the biggest impact thus far include Philadelphia International, Boston Logan International, Newark Liberty International and New York City's LaGuardia and John F Kennedy International. (more...)
More warnings come in response to Trump's tariff plans More warnings come in response to Trump's tariff plans
- March 07, 2018

The president said trade wars "aren't so bad" when the USA has deficits with other countries. The Aluminum Association, a trade group representing 114 member companies with more than 700,000 U.S.jobs, told Trump in a letter Tuesday that it was "deeply concerned" about the effects of the planned tariffs and urged him to seek alternatives such as targeting China and other countries with a history of circumventing trade rules. (more...)
NPP's Conrad Sangma sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya NPP's Conrad Sangma sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya
- March 07, 2018

The president of National People's Party, Conrad Sangma sworn in as new Meghalaya CM On Tuesday, at a ceremony held in Shillong . The Congress emerged as the single largest party with 21 seats in Meghalaya but drew a blank in Nagaland and Tripura . (more...)
Chelsea Unleashes on Friend Ivanka: She Is 'Fair Game' Chelsea Unleashes on Friend Ivanka: She Is 'Fair Game'
- March 07, 2018

Despite both insisting that they had remained friends on the campaign trail, with Ivanka explaining "our friendship has never been about politics", it seems like Chelsea Clinton has finally called time of death on their relationship. She went on to say that whatever issue it is, she would prefer Trump lead the nation on that. "I mean, you are friends". And her husband, Jared Kushner, had his security clearance downgraded from top clearance levels while investigator Robert Mueller looks ... (more...)
Brexit deal on citizens' rights close: EU's Verhofstadt Brexit deal on citizens' rights close: EU's Verhofstadt
- March 07, 2018

But many of her ideas were met with scepticism, with Verhofstadt saying Britain had added a "few extra cherries on the cake". "The EU must now consider whether they want to put rigid doctrine ahead of the mutual interests of their people and those of the UK", David Jones, a Conservative lawmaker and former junior Brexit minister, told Reuters. (more...)
On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff On Women's Day, Matunga Rd station gets all-women staff
- March 07, 2018

Asia's first woman loco-pilot Surekha Yadav will motor the train along with assistant loco-pilot Trushna Joshi. Jain also said that from tomorrow, train No. "The commercial department has deployed 13 clerks and three tickchecking staff, 11 operating staff (station master and pointsperson) and four RPF personnel". (more...)
President: Guatemala to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds
- March 07, 2018

On Monday , Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization, said Morales had "partnered with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump in violating worldwide law and undermining the chances of peace". (more...)
Mhlengi Gwala, South African triathlete, attacked with chainsaw to legs Mhlengi Gwala, South African triathlete, attacked with chainsaw to legs
- March 07, 2018

De la Porte said she spent the whole day with Gwala at Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital. "Our sports doctor has spoken to him. But they didn't say anything else and just pulled me into the bushes where they started doing what they did to me", he said. (more...)
Women's Marathon for the First Time in Saudi Arabia Women's Marathon for the First Time in Saudi Arabia
- March 07, 2018

The Crown Prince also met a number of journalists and editors of the Egyptian media. "We're bullish about Britain" he told Sky News. Thornberry said recently that British voters will wonder why "the architect of Saudi Arabia's disastrous war in Yemen should be given the red carpet treatment in Britain". (more...)
Kolkata: Six people detained for defacing Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust Kolkata: Six people detained for defacing Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust
- March 07, 2018

They shouted slogans against the demolition of Lenin's statues in Tripura, where BJP on March 3 won a historical election to end 25-years of Communist rule. The incident took place at around 8 am near Keoratolla crematorium. Miscreants used a hammer and a chisel to damage parts of bust. A poster was also placed signed "RADICAL", an ultra-Left student outfit. (more...)
Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty Stabbed Multiple Times in Office, Attacker Arrested Karnataka Lokayukta Vishwanatha Shetty Stabbed Multiple Times in Office, Attacker Arrested
- March 07, 2018

The motive behind the stabbing of Lokayukta of Karnataka Justice P Vishwanath Shetty has been ascertained following initial investigations by the police. The commissioner added that a metal detector in the lobby of the building was not functioning and the gunman provided to the lokayukta was waiting outside the cabin. (more...)

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