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Punjab AAP MLAs meet Kejriwal

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Bikram majithia was playing a significant role in the drug rackert by providing official vehicles, house and gunmen to the drug paddlers", she said. The MLA's are upset with the party following Arvind Kejriwal's apology to former Punjab Chief Minister Bikram Majithia. Read More »

YSR Congress, TDP to move no-confidence motion against Modi govt

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However, the Chair may not take up the matter if the opposition protests continue in the House. Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu adjourned the Rajya Sabha right up to 2.30pm and then for the day, anguished at the way proceedings have been paralysed in the second half of the budget session since March 5. Read More »

Aretha Franklin cancels concerts due to medical concerns

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Unfortunately, Franklin's will be unable to perform at a number of other previously scheduled concerts as well due to doctor's orders. Organizers of the event announced that Stewart will take over her slot on Saturday night. There will also be a tribute to Fats Domino, performed by an assortment of artists. Aretha Franklin attends the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 25th Anniversary Gala in NY in November 2017. Read More »

Russian Federation says it will expel British diplomats in spy crisis retaliation

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Relations between Moscow and London deteriorated in early March after former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious in a shopping center in Salisbury. Alexander Yakovenko said that Britain had put its weight behind an "anti-Russian campaign" as it tried to establish a new place for itself within Western society after European Union withdrawal. Read More »

Putin far ahead in fraud-tainted Russian vote

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Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for nearly two decades, recorded his best ever election performance with more than 76 percent of the vote, but the opposition cried foul. Ahead of the vote, a new crisis broke out with the West as Britain implicated Putin in the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal with a Soviet-designed nerve agent. Read More »

Greig Laidlaw scores late penalty to help Scotland beat Italy

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But it was a nervous performance, clinched in the 78th minute by a Greig Laidlaw penalty. O'Shea was devastated his players were unable to convert their dominant performance into a victory. "It's massively positive that we now have more than just one way to win", the half-back said. Yes, at times you could say we didn't game manage. Today we weren't playing a top-five team in the world but it was a team that played really well and asked us a lot of questions, they put us on the back foot. Read More »

More than 70 Heathrow flights cancelled as snow causes havoc in UK

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Lufthansa, TAP Air Portugal and KLM were among the other airlines with Heathrow flights cancelled. "We've already seen a couple of diversions, one flight from Edinburgh is in Southend but we've got long delays there as well". Wintry weather has meant a small number of cancellations. People all over the United Kingdom have been warned to be cautious about icing conditions on the road. Read More »

Britain's top diplomat says Russia's Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy's poisoning

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Britain accused Russian Federation of involvement in the nerve agent poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal at a time when London's ties with European partners have been badly strained by Brexit. "We will consider any further response once the investigation has been concluded". Russian Federation must cooperate with the world's chemical weapons body and disclose a "Novichok" nerve agent program after a former spy was attacked with military-grade toxin in an English city, the ... Read More »

North Korea's top diplomat due in Sweden for talks

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Sweden acts as diplomatic representative in North Korea for the United States, which has no embassy there, and has helped with the release of US citizens held by the reclusive state. The same has happened with the USA and North Korea. Global media have speculated that Sweden could be a potential location if the summit were to be confirmed. Read More »

Salisbury spy scandal will not affect Russian presidential election

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Putin's remarks came during a long and occasionally surreal interview with NBC News on Saturday, in which he speculated that almost anyone other than the Russian government could have been behind a program to disrupt the election. Meanwhile, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (Democrat-Connecticut) called on world leaders to denounce "soundly and promptly" what he called Putin's "repulsive" remarks. Read More »

Putin set for fourth term with 74% vote

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Putin's thumping victory will extend his total time in office to almost a quarter of a century, until 2024, by which time he will be 71. To foes, however, Putin has dragged his homeland further from democracy, has presided over a seizure of the state by a new elite of former secret police cronies and has stoked nationalism in a bid to restore Moscow's lost empire. Read More »

Putin ordered passenger plane to be downed in 2014

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The Democrats' letter also sounds an alarm about this year's midterm elections, warning that despite Putin's claims, Russian efforts are ongoing and must be taken seriously before November. Trump has frequently questioned a January 2017 finding by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign using hacking and propaganda in an effort eventually aimed at tilting the race in Trump's favor. Read More »

Atmosphere in J&K deteriorating day by day: Manmohan Singh

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Former congress President Sonia Gandhi had also criticised the Modi government and alleged that the present government didn't spare any effort to destroy the Congress but the party has never bowed down to the government's pressure. "It is a challenge for the Congress to take lead once again and tackle problems of poverty, disease and unemployment", he stated. The BJP, however, advocates use of force to suppress negative sentiment against the Indian government. Read More »

Six Nations: Ireland's Grand Slam homecoming cancelled

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I have to decide whether I have got time to get them ready for the World Cup. No lack of effort by the team. We were off last week and we're just not good enough at the moment. I don't think we have. "We knew we had to change and sometimes that hurts". There is nothing that stands out that we massively need to fix. "We're going to keep training and working as hard as we can". Read More »

Romanian referee oversees match that sends countrymen to World Cup

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Spain, which last made the Rugby World Cup in 1999, has a harder road to qualify. But FER also said it will file a complaint to tournament organizer Rugby Europe about the refereeing, and request video of the match be analyzed to check if decisions were "deliberately partial to favor the interests of Romania". Read More »

Russia expels 23 UK envoys in tit for tat

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British Prime Minister Theresa May moved on Wednesday to expel 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom after Moscow blew past a United Kingdom -imposed deadline to explain the poisoning of the Skripals. May has said the Russian state is responsible for the attack on Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Both of them, and a police officer who first responded to them, are said to be in serious condition in hospital. Read More »

Two injured in shooting outside North York bowling alley

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She apparently was not acquainted with Ngo. Police and paramedics told Global News they were called to PlayTime Bowl and Entertainment, located on Samor Road near Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West, at around 10:10 p.m. Choe said police are also looking to speaking with any witnesses they haven't yet interviewed. Choe said Amar has no prior history with police, but wouldn't comment on whether Ngo was known to officers. Read More »

Dem Rep Crowley: GOP Attacking Pelosi in Congressional Races Is 'Sexist'

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Pelosi talked about the tens of millions of dollars in ads coming in from outside groups including the Koch brothers, "demonizing me as the leader of the Democratic party". That's why he was successful", the lawmaker added. "This was a very big win", she said. "And I think quite frankly it's sexist", said the New York Congressman. Read More »

'Nonsense' Russia would poison spy: Putin

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Russian Federation has complained that Britain has failed to provide any evidence of its involvement in the Salisbury attack and has said it is shocked and bemused by the allegations. She added: "I repeat today that we have no disagreement with the Russian people". Britain has said the toxin used was one of a series of nerve agents that were developed in the late Soviet era and are known by the collective name Novichok. Read More »

US And North Korean Representatives Set To Meet In Finland

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Moon's visit to Vietnam will be his second official visit to an ASEAN country as part of his "New Southern Policy", which aims to elevate South Korea's relations with ASEAN to the same level as its relations with the U.S., Japan, China and the European Union. Read More »

As Russia Votes, Reports of Ballot Stuffing, a Hack

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Russian voters began casting their votes in a presidential election today that Vladimir Putin is guaranteed to win. About 107 million Russians are eligible to cast ballots and turnout were almost 60 percent an hour before polls closed in Moscow at 1700 GMT, according to figures displayed in the central electoral commission information centre. Read More »