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Archaeologists uncover 4000-year-old tomb in Egypt

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The tomb was found as archeologists were excavating the area near the Great Pyramid of Giza . Scenes of music and dancing performances, as well as monkeys featured as domestic animals were also depicted. In December, Egyptian archaeologists unveiled two ancient tombs in the southern city of Luxor. Egypt hopes the inauguration of the new museum, along with the recent discoveries, will draw back visitors to the country where tourism has been hit hard by extremist attacks and political ... Read More »

Mobile Phones Prices Hiked, Customs Duty increased to encourage Make In India

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This accounts for 12.10 percent of the total Central government expenditure for the financial year 2018-19. Commending the government for its announcement to unveil the "Ayushman Bharat" scheme, which aims at ensuring health protection through an insurance scheme covering almost 50 crore Indians, providing them up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year, Advani said: "This is the world's largest health insurance initiative". Read More »

Mitt Romney says he'll announce February 15 on the Senate race

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On Thursday afternoon, Gardner placed a call to a GOP donor, and said that he and Senate leadership "liked Romney" for the NRSC post. Romney has two possible paths to Utah's primary ballot: he can collect 28,000 signatures from registered Republicans statewide, or he can seek the nomination at the Republican Party's convention in April. Read More »

Global Geopolitical Series: Saudi Arabia denounces Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

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They also asked for an worldwide conference to be held to re-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and the global recognition of a Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital. No Council member opposed his presence, he said , adding that there was no information so far as to whether Israel would participate. "By continuing to act against the United States and seeking unilateral action against Israel, Abbas is completely misreading today's reality and harming the ... Read More »

Insider STRETCH LESLIE sold 15354 Shares Of Callidus Software Inc. (CALD)

Legal & General Group Plc now owns 15,496 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $373,000 after buying an additional 914 shares during the period. Ftb Advsr Inc, Tennessee-based fund reported 635 shares. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Delhi:PM Modi to launch Khelo India School Games today

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As India's government gets set to unveil its 2018-19 budget on Thursday, all eyes will be on whether the authorities stay the course on containing the fiscal deficit , or whether they throw caution to the wind with a populist set of spending priorities. Read More »

Chacha Modi's book for children

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The idea of the book is said to have been put up with the positive and encouraging response that Prime Minister Modi's monthly radio programme ' Mann ki Baat' , which encouraged the PM to pile up those thoughts, complementing them with some exclusive new imminent and anecdote, in the form of a book. Read More »

Another White House Official Denies Trump Wanted To Axe Mueller

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Suddenly, lawmakers have gone from giving Trump the benefit of the doubt, to wondering if they need to take real steps to avoid a messy legal battle with the president. Demanded loyalty from then-FBI Director James Comey, urged him to go easy on Flynn and then fired Comey. Separately, a person familiar with the conversation said this week that Trump in a meeting previous year with Deputy Director Andrew McCabe brought up McCabe's wife's political background following the revelation that ... Read More »

Spelling bee champ, 1st runner-up going to states

Placing second was Christine Awo Addo, a seventh-grader at Dakota Valley Middle School in North Sioux City, and third was Carson Weiner, a seventh-grader at Sioux Falls Christian School. Students competed and won spots from their school bees in order to compete at the district bee. She said she had practiced some of the words the night before, and was happy when she successfully spelled "spumoni", a word she had missed while practicing. Read More »

Tracking snow Sunday after a cloudy Saturday

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A few light snow showers will be possible this morning and afternoon with snow increasing across Metro Detroit tonight . Snow develops after midnight and remains scattered through mid morning Sunday . Farther away from the influence of the lake, snowfall totals will be more on the order of 1 to 3-inches. Temperature highs warm into the mid- to upper-30s Saturday as a rain-snow system begins to move in. Read More »

Playing With Fire and Fury on North Korea

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Hyeonseo Lee, another defector who met with Trump, said escaping from North Korea is not like leaving another country. "The total assets of public servants at the level of deputy secretary and above of the current administration are worth $14 billion", the paper said. Read More »

TDP to put pressure on BJP over injustice in Union Budget

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However, Naidu is said to have expressed that there remains no scope to lobby for the state, if the TDP pulls out of the NDA . A day after Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu threatened to reconsider ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he called Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday. Read More »

Trump insists DACA is 'much different than dreamers'

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CHC members have pushed for a bill from caucus Whip Pete Aguilar, a California Democrat, and Republican Rep. Once we have re-established the rule of law we can have mercy on Dreamers who desire to assimilate into American culture, and have no criminal record. Read More »

BJP seals Nagaland poll deal with new regional party

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Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Saturday announced a new electoral alliance with Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party ( NDPP ) ahead of Nagaland assembly polls on February 27. Rio before he joined the NDPP a year ago. In a statement, Rijiju, who is also the BJP's election in-charge of Nagaland said: "The union government is sensitive to the popular sentiments of the Naga people and is committed to an early solution to the issue". Read More »

Possible 5G Network Owned By US Government Sparks Outrage

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To view the full article, register now. Government control of 5G infrastructure would be unprecedented and highly controversial, as the industry has traditionally been privately controlled. Interestingly enough, even the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Ajit Pai weighed in on the issue. Industry standards have been set, trials have been underway since 2016, and later this year AT&T is set to be the first to launch mobile 5G service in 12 USA locations. Read More »

Jaitley proved healthcare scheme is a 'jumla': Chidambaram

Arun Jaitley says that the government does not propose any changes in tax slabs for the salaried class this year. However, the federation said that the benefit of reduced corporate income tax will be available to only companies and not proprietorship/ partnership firms which constitute 97% of MSME sector. Read More »

Woman murdered heavily pregnant neighbor and 'cut her unborn baby from womb'

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Crews later pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit kidnapping and providing false information to police. Prosecutor Leah Viste said the cause of LaFontaine-Greywind's death was bleeding from the crude operation done by Crews, although she declined to offer more details about the death, citing the upcoming trial of Crews' boyrfriend, William Henry Hoehn. Read More »

Hawaii worker who sent false missile alert is "devastated"

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However, the former state worker said those two previous incidents were essentially "paperwork" issues, not errant alerts. In an interview with multiple news outlets for the first time, the man who accidentally triggered widespread panic said he's been made a scapegoat by Hawaii Emergency Management and the state. Read More »

Oxford theologian Tariq Ramadan to be charged over rape accusations in Paris

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The first was made by Ayari, a feminist activist who previously practised a conservative strain of Islam. She described the alleged assault in her 2016 book I Chose to be Free. She said: "The University is keeping the situation under review and I will keep you updated as and when more information becomes available". How did the allegations emerge? Four Swiss women have also accused the scholar of making sexual advances while they were students in Geneva. Read More »

90 migrants feared dead in boat accident in Libya

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Pakisan Foreign Office spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal confirmed that up to 11 Pakistanis were among those who drowned. Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal told The Associated Press that Pakistani diplomats reached Libya's coastal area to collect more details and begin the process of repatriating the bodies of the deceased. Read More »

Pentagon Chief: No Evidence of Recent Sarin Gas Use by Syria

Mattis says it is clear that Assad's government has weaponized and used chlorine gas in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army and government have consistently denied using chlorine or other chemical weapons during the war and has said it cooperates with worldwide investigations. Read More »

PM Modi to inaugurate Advantage Assam's maiden global investment summit 2018 tomorrow

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Thong Khon, Minister of Tourism, Cambodia, Ounethoang Khaophanh, Vice Minister of Information Culture and Tourism, Government of Laos, Dr. "The present government doesn't want to only "develop", but "transform" the state". The official said the Medanta Group proposed Rs 500 crore investment in the healthcare sector, while Dalmia Bharat Cement announced an investment to the tune of Rs 1,100 crore. Read More »

Lady Gaga halts world tour due to 'severe pain'

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Lady Gaga previously postponed her European shows in September after being hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro suffering from "severe physical pain". Gaga lives with fibromyalgia , which The Mayo Clinic states is "characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues". Read More »

The Newest: Italian mayor: 6 wounded in shootings

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A Nigerian migrant has been arrested in connection with the death. The suspect, Luca Traini, had an Italian flag wrapped around his neck when he was apprehended. The Nigerian suspect, who was denied asylum a year ago but has remained in Italy, has refused to talk to police. The news agency ANSA said two of the injured were black, and that witnesses reported that the auto was seen in the area where the woman's body was found. Read More »

MLA asks why Ulster gamers attended rugby rape trial

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She told one friend "9 out of 10 rape cases don't get the guy done" and she told another she believed Ulster Rugby would vouch for their character and she'd just look like a stupid little girl. The alleged victim in the case had said she was anxious if she came forward, she would be faced with the influence of the team against her. After leaving the nightclub the woman went to an after-party at Mr Jackson's home, where the alleged rape occurred. Read More »

Debate over size of DACA deal takes over immigration fight

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But he appeared to be changing his tune on the Dreamers ahead of the March 5 DACA deadline and as Republicans are deeply divided over a solution. They Resist, Blame, Complain and Obstruct - and do nothing. "They're called DREAMers because the distinction that's marked their lives is that they learned too late that they wouldn't have the same opportunity as other Americans to pursue those dreams: to get college scholarships, launch careers, live fearlessly", writes Vox immigration ... Read More »

Pakistan, Afghanistan joint working groups to meet in Kabul

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During each of these meetings, Afghanistan's leadership made it clear to me that despite the recent tragic events, the Afghan government will continue to work to create the necessary conditions to bring the Taliban to the negotiating table and establish an environment for a sustained peace. Read More »