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Party to probe Kodiyeri's controversial auto ride

Hence he had to travel in a auto arranged by the local unit. IUML and BJP leaders had on Wednesday alleged that the use of the vehicle belonging to Karat Faisal, who was arrested by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence ( DRI ) in 2014 in connection with a gold smuggling case, exposed the CPM's "hawala" links. Read More »

Analysts Consensus For Lloyds Banking Group (LON:LLOY)


UBS Group AG set a GBX 85 ($1.12) price target on Lloyds Banking Group PLC and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. 28/07/2017 - Lloyds Banking Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche. Read More »

Chhattisgarh Police arrested Journalist Vinod Verma from Ghaziabad


Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh state Congress president, Bhupesh Baghel criticizes the arrest of the journalist and said, "The alleged sex scandal involving a sitting state minister surfaced last week". Sources said Verma was trying to extort money from the Minister. After arrest Verma was taken to Ghaziabad Police Station, where he was quizzed for several hours. Read More »

Amid NATO's Worries, Russia Launches 4 Ballistic Missiles in Military Exercise


Submarine based projectiles were launched among other missiles during the military exercises which also involved long-range bombers. "The exercises involved practical drills of the personnel of command-and-control centers of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, crews of nuclear-powered submarines in service with the Northern and Pacific fleets, as well strategic and long-range bombers", the ministry said in a statement. Read More »

Karnataka: Congress minister booked by CBI in deputy SP's death


Hours before taking the extreme step, in an interview to a local news channel in Madikeri, Ganapathy had said, "I am disappointed with transfers happening in police department, which is done on caste consideration". "CID already gave him a clean chit", he said. The Odia IPS officer Mohanty who now serves as Inspector General of Police (IGP), Likayukta, Bengaluru fell in trouble after a television interview video cropped up days after Gantapathi's death in which the later was seen ... Read More »

Suspect arrested in deadly Grambling State shootings


During that fight, Sutton says an unknown person shot Earl Andrews, 23, and Monquiarius Caldwell, 23, and then fled the scene. Williams said the shooting followed an altercation that started inside a dorm room and spilled out into a courtyard about midnight Tuesday. Read More »

Kerala Love Jihad Case


Meanwhile the SC had also said that the parents of the 24-year old Hadiya can not hold her in house arrest. I may be killed within two or three days. My father is getting angry, I can make out. NDTV quoting Eashwar wrote, "I am a Hindu activist, I believe Hadiya's voice must also be heard". "Is this my life?" Hadiya's husband has appealed against High Court's verdict in the Supreme Court which initially roped in the anti-terror agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe the ... Read More »

Final Countdown: Iraqi Army Advances on Daesh's Last Strongholds


The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State has confirmed another 51 "unintentional civilian deaths" caused by its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria , raising the number of civilians it has acknowledged killing since 2014 to at least 786. After Mosul, Iraqi forces quickly routed ISIS from Tal Afar in August. Abadi said earlier this month that Daesh terrorists will be totally defeated in the country by the end of the year. Read More »

Warriors survive against Raptors, Heat lose at home to Spurs


Kevin Durant was also ejected from the game. This led to the Memphis fan base getting extremely excited and cheering up a storm within their home arena . The injury was gruesome and hard to look at. This changed the energy of the game, the pace was slowed, one could see how this affected the players on both teams. Read More »

Golmaal Again Day 7 in overseas

While it was expected that the business of the film will subside over the weekdays, the movie proved the assumptions wrong with a splendid performance on Monday as well. On Wednesday, the movie has earned a sum of Rs 10.05 crore and which is collecting a total of Rs 126.94 crore. The film collected Rs 9 crore (approximately) nett on its seventh day, taking its worldwide collection to over Rs 200 crore by the end of its first week. Read More »

Pence Heading To Middle East In Bid To End Christian Persecution


Pence also announced during the dinner that he would be traveling to the Middle East in December, per request of the President. "One of the messages that I will bring on the president's behalf to leaders across the region is that now is the time to bring an end to the persecution of Christians and all religious minorities", he declared in a Wednesday night speech. Read More »

What Will Drive Duke Energy's 3Q17 Earnings?

The opening price of $87.65, led it to gain 0.51% to reach $87.99 upon the closing bell. It's now trading about -0.46% below its 52-week high. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500. The firm has "Buy" rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 7. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, January 25 by Credit Suisse. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $80.23. Read More »

Californian Spartans react to the wildfires


The fires have destroyed over 5,500 homes , and displaced 100,000 people. They're hoping that the slowdown won't last long, that the crowds will return. "The communities of Napa and Sonoma are strong and tight knit and will recover to their full strength by pulling together", said a spokesperson for the winery. Read More »

Woman jailed for luring sister home and stabbing her to death


The brutal murder of Saima Khan, 34, at her home in Overstone Road on May 23 past year sent shockwaves in the community and was reported widely in the national press. Investigations found that Sabah Khan had purchased the knife from a local Tesco Extra store shortly before the incident and searched the internet for information about how to kill someone. Read More »

Oklahoma Senate GOP says OK to oil and gas tax hike


All they have to do is pass the revenue package of items they repeatedly said they want - healthcare funding, a teacher pay raise, a state employee pay raise and restoring the Earned Income Tax Credit for low income Oklahomans. Treat said the proposed hike would generate $15.2 million in new revenue, which is not a lot of money. Rep. Eric Proctor, D-Tulsa, said this is good news. Read More »

House rejects gun 'bump stock' ban as too broad


Todd Vandermyde of the National Rifle Association says it would make criminals of legal gun owners who use after-market devices to make guns shoot faster. Rep. Margo McDermed, R-Mokena, says wage disparity was a big issue when she entered the workforce in 1978 - and still is today. "That would mean that we are making many of our own constituents felons", he said. Read More »

KC attorney shot to death after walking kids to school


Pickert was an attorney for the firm Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger LLC in Kansas City. A police report for that shooting shows that when an officer arrived and asked Jungerman if he was the shooter, the officer said, "Jungerman looked at me with a slight smirk, shrugged his shoulders and walked away". Read More »

Trump coming but may miss East Asia simmit


Another US delegation will attend the meeting, which will include more than a dozen Asian nations, as well as Australia, New Zealand and Russian Federation. It could also raise doubts about America's credibility and influence in the Asia-Pacific, at a time when China has been drawing more of its neighbours under its wings in a challenge to U.S. Read More »

Barnaby's blunder … High Court decision threatens Turnbull majority


The court's decision means the government loses its one-seat majority in the lower House of Representatives as it awaits a by-election for Mr Joyce's seat in December. Since the 2016 election, Mr Turnbull has held onto power with a one-seat majority. The Greens Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam had already resigned from the Senate, while Nick Xenophon had stated he would leave to contest the South Australian state election regardless of the result. Read More »

Singaporean Passport Is World's Best Based on New Report


While Singapore quietly climbed the ranks, the United States passport has fallen down since President Donald Trump took office. The index ranks the power of passports by assigning a "visa-free score" or the number of countries a passport holder can visit without a visa or with visa on arrival. Read More »

Boy, 10, takes family auto, leads police on a high-speed chase


Troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol became involved after the chase entered the Ohio Turnpike, police said. The boy was led to the back of one of the cruisers in handcuffs. She chased her son, who drove about 96 miles per hour, on I-90 through Cuyahoga, Lake and Erie counties, police and state troopers said. The chase ended at 9:49 a.m., about one hour after he took off. Read More »

Magnitude-4.3 Earthquake Hits Close to Southern California Coast


Geological Survey. Initial measurements indicated the magnitude at 4.6 before it was downgraded. The latest quake hit at 3:18 PM local time at a depth of 8 kilometers, between the mainland and Catalina Island. The students were reportedly sent onto a field away from the buildings and wires. The National Weather Service Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, issued no tsunami warning as a result of the quake. Read More »

Woman found living in Lowell after vanishing 42 years ago


Officials said they've been unable to figure out details of what happened to her between the time she disappeared in August 1975 and when she was finally found. It was during the search for Stevens relatives that Detective Rich Morgan found that Steven's SocialSecurity number was still active , and being used by someone in MA, during a random record search . Read More »

TDP Telangana's Revanth Reddy told to clear rumours he met Cong leaders


Meanwhile, other leaders demanded that he should be stripped of all his titles, before he is forced to quit. The TDP leader however made a decision to stay away from the meeting. As per reports, all the stuff in the office has immediately been shifted to Revanth Reddy's residence. He said the party would hold the MLAs' meeting at Hotel Golconda at 1 pm on Thursday and Revanth could attend the meeting in the capacity of an MLA. Read More »

Al-Khelaifi claims to be "relaxed" after grilling by Swiss Attorney General

Al-Khelaifi was not seen arriving for questioning, which began at 9:45 a.m. (0745 GMT). "I am calm and I am leaving calmly". "I have nothing to hide". The attorney general's office announced on 12 October that criminal proceedings had been opened, in effect a formal investigation, into Khelaifi and Valcke for suspected bribery, fraud, criminal mismanagement and forgery of a document. Read More »

Iranian President Reiterates Support for Iraq's Territorial Integrity


Meanwhile, Tillerson also called on other countries to sever business ties with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), which the USA itself recently designated as a terrorist organization. Stay "cautious about the Americans' deceptions, and never trust them", he said while expressing support for Iraqi attempts to strengthen historical ties in the region, according to PressTV. Read More »

Yogi Adityanath arrives in Agra to visit Taj Mahal


While Adityanath spent considerable time at a rally later in the day to emphasise the importance of Agra as a city housing five World Heritage Sites - the Taj, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra and Itimad-ud-Daulah's tomb - he largely remained quiet within the Taj Complex. Read More »

Syrian regime responsible for sarin attack

On 7 April, three days after the attack, the United States even launched 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat Air Base, which USA intelligence claimed was the source of the attack. Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013 under a deal brokered by Russian Federation and the United States. The attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun killed or sickened scores of civilians and led to a US airstrike three days later on the Syrian military base that Washington said the regime used to ... Read More »

Iraq launches offensive against last IS stronghold in Anbar


The estimate for Saudi Arabia-second on the list-is now 3,244 foreign fighters, an increase compared with the 2015 estimate of 2,500. It's likely that the numbers will not increase from current levels due to the heavy military presence and increased security around Iraq and Syria. Read More »