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Court reserves order in meat exporter Moin Qureshi's money laundering case

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Singhvi was responding to questions from journalists about the Congress party's reaction to Qureshi's arrest when he also said: "I don't think it's right or fair for a political party to comment on an ongoing investigation". The proof of some of these transactions was obtained from the premises of a south Delhi hawala operator raided by the agency. It claimed to have direct evidence against Qureshi and submitted a witness statement that says that he had extorted Rs. Read More »

Ram Rahim guilty of rape, sentencing on Monday

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He is the spiritual leader of Dera Sacha Sauda , a controversial spiritual sect founded in 1948. The police were heavily outnumbered as they tried to control the crowd using teargas and batons, and by 5:00pm the army had to be called in to control the situation. Read More »

The Public Pulse: GOP needs to get on the Trump train

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The New York Times reported this week that Trump and McConnell haven't spoken in weeks, after a contentious phone call that devolved into a profanity-laced shouting match. You can tread the whole report - including details about Trump's deteriorating relationship with Senate Majority leader - here. Congress will take up the debt ceiling legislation when lawmakers return next month from August recess. Read More »

Trump faults top Republicans for debt ceiling 'mess'

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He later added: There is zero chance we won't raise the debt ceiling. He contended that raising the United States' borrowing limit "could have been so easy" but is "now a mess!" He tweeted out yesterday, regarding [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell [(R-KY)], "The only problem I have with Mitch McConnell is that, after hearing Repeal & Replace for 7 years, he failed!" Privately, McConnell has expressed frustration with Trump, The New York Times reported Tuesday . Read More »

Somalian Army Confirms Civilian Casualties in Friday Raid

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Somali and USA military officials are investigating the results of an operation conducted in southern Somalia early Friday, amid confusion about whether the attack killed civilians or al-Shabab militants. The dead children were eight, nine, and 10 years old, said clan elder Abukar Osman Sheikh. The U.S. Africa Command confirmed in an email message to VOA Somali that American forces had played a "supporting role" during the operation at the farm near Bariire. Read More »

Iran warns against USA "intervention" in IAEA affairs

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Iran , the European Union, Germany and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - the United States, Britain, France , China and Russian Federation - finalized the text of the nuclear agreement on July 14, 2015. The IAEA has consistently verified that Iran is in compliance since the deal started being implemented in January 2016. Iran had given up its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium under the nuclear deal . Read More »

US Experts: Strike on North Korea Would Not Need Seoul's OK

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Experts believe the North's new intercontinental ballistic missiles can strike deep into US territory, delivering nuclear payloads to targets across the continental U.S. Trump has reportedly grown frustrated with Chinese President Xi Jinping's unwillingness to increase pressure on the North, which has close historical ties with China. Read More »

Damage reports coming in as Hurricane Harvey hits Texas

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Harvey made landfall in Texas on Friday night as the strongest hurricane to hit the U.S.in more than a decade. Rockport City Manager Kevin Carruth told ABC News that multiple buildings have been damaged in the coastal community, including the courthouse and the public high school. Read More »

Modi announces Rs 500 cr flood relief package for Bihar

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After a 50-minute aerial survey, Modi discussed flood relief schemes with the chief minister and Bihar government officers at the Chunapur airbase conference hall. Center will also provide all possible assistance to the state for early restoration of the power infrastructure affected by the flood. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Purnea at 11 am then he went for the aerial survey along with CM and Deputy CM. Read More »

How Trump's wall could shut down the U.S. government

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Shortly before Trump's Thursday morning Tweets , McConnell at a Kentucky fair, praised the president for his leadership. She tweeted that the email's objective was to provide reporters with "research on Trump's lies" and noted that DNC chair Tom Perez earlier this month said a massive border wall along the southern border of the U.S. Read More »

Eight people killed in minibus, lorry crash in Britain

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Four people have been taken to hospital, including a child, according to Police. Believed minibus had travelled frm Nottingham area. Two men, one aged 31 and the other aged 53, have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by risky driving. Read More »

Afghanistan - The end is not in sight

Such statement might come from Trump to blame someone to cover up its failure in Afghanistan , he further added that they had already conveyed their viewpoint to power corridors in Washington . In the president's new strategy, he said we won't give Afghanistan a blank check in our support. Senators called for developing a national narrative against terrorism with the consultation of all stakeholders and the parliament, besides emphasising on reviewing the Pakistan's foreign ... Read More »

3 security personnel, one terrorist killed in fidayeen attack in J&K

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In a statement to local newspapers, Islamist group Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility for the attack. The building has been cordoned off by the security personnel. The terror strike took place at the crack of dawn when the militants, believed to be foreign mercenaries, entered the police complex in the worst-hit Pulwama district, 25 km from here. Read More »

In Phoenix, Trump Lets the Real World Go Away

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Baker said he doesn't support anyone who wants to go out and show hate in the world today. The remark was a surprise: When asked on Air Force One earlier Tuesday about a would-be Arpaio pardon, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said no news would be made Tuesday. Read More »

USA military helicopter crashes off coast of Yemen

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Central Command said Saturday. A service member is missing after a U.S. The helicopter crashed while the crew was training about 20 miles off the southern coast of the country, according to a statement released late Friday by U.S. Yemen is in the midst of major humanitarian crisis fueled by civil war. A search is ongoing for the missing service member, and the USA military said it will investigate the incident. Read More »

White House dodges questions over Mexico funding border wall

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US President Donald Trump praised his chief of staff, John Kelly, in response to press reports about the controls the retired general has established in the White House to stop the rivalries. "Ryan stressed further, 'The never-ending drama actually helps us concentrate our minds and focus on getting this done, especially because of the acrimony that's in America and the distraction". Read More »

Former Thai leader faces arrest after failing to appear for verdict

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Yingluck Shinawatra's whereabouts were not immediately known, but local media cited anonymous officials as saying she travelled by land to Cambodia, then flew to Dubai to join her brother, former Manchester City FC owner Thaksin Shinawatra - another exiled former premier whose government, like hers, was toppled in a military coup. Read More »

Daria Gavrilova sends Agnieszka Radwanska packing in CT

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World number 11 Cibulkova has won eight career titles, including four in a stellar 2016, but is still seeking a breakthrough this year. "I didn't win three matches in a row the whole season this year", Cibulkova said. The 28-year-old was far too good for Mertens. After nervously netting a forehand groundstroke to squander her first match point, Gavrilova made no mistake on her next chance to advance to her third career final. Read More »

S&P 500 Futures Sink as Trump Threatens to Shut Down Government

Congressional leaders and the president haven't really begun negotiations on the continuing resolution ― or, for that matter, the debt limit, which the US government is due to hit some time in October ― but Democrats have been emphatic for months that they would not vote for a spending bill that funds new construction on a wall. Read More »

The end of the 'Summer of Hell' is right on schedule

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Regular train service is expected to return on September 5 to New York's Pennsylvania Station, Amtrak said on Thursday, after emergency track replacements upended schedules across the region and lengthened daily trips into Manhattan from its suburbs. Read More »

More Than 15000 Aboard Cruise Ships Face Delays Due to Harvey

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Two carnival ships due into Galveston, Texas , Saturday are now headed to New Orleans to pick up more food, fuel and supplies. Even if the ships make it to port, some passengers may not be able to make it to Galveston if roads are flooded in the low-lying areas leading to the port city. Read More »

White House adviser Sebastian Gorka resigns

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His resignation comes exactly one week after former chief strategist Steve Bannon left his White House post. Before joining the White House , Gorka was a contributor to Breitbart News . The Jewish monthly magazine, Forward , accused him of having ties to a far right Hungarian group allied with the Nazis. He said the medal was his father's. Read More »

Michael Hayden: I Understand Clapper's Concerns About Trump

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He has served every president, Democratic and Republican, from John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama. "I think it would have a profound impact on the country, if he can, in an unguarded moment, convey sincerely his scripted appeals for unity, so that the body language matches the words". Read More »

AIADMK wants 19 rebel MLAs disqualified

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The Opposition parties said the government lacked the support and that the Governor shoulddirect the CM to prove his majority immediately. The MLAs said they came to the resort to "rest and relax", the TOI reported. This is anti-party (activity). The Speaker has asked them to reply within a week. "Since such an act implies voluntary relinquishing of membership, they are liable to be disqualified under Tenth Schedule of the Constitution", Rajendran said. Read More »

North Korea fires "unidentified projectiles" to sea: Seoul

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One of the three missiles was said to have blown up during its launch, while the other two failed in-flight. After the North fired four Scud missiles into the sea in March, the Korean People's Army announced that it was training for strikes on USA bases in Japan. Read More »

Pakistan fighting terror in own interest: Bajwa

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Bajwa made the remarks during a meeting with USA ambassador David Hale, who called on the army chief at the general headquarters in Rawalpindi to brief him about the new USA policy for Afghanistan and South Asia . "There are no safe havens for terrorists in Pakistan", he said. "We have been paying Pakistan billions and billions of dollars, at the same time they are housing the very terrorists that we are fighting", President Trump said. Read More »