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Former PM Manmohan blames BJP's economic policies for destroying jobs in India

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Whereas, he said, under the BJP's rule, the economy is moving at the pace of a tortoise. "For that, a growth rate of 12% p.a.is necessary which is unthinkable in the current scenario". "Hostile behaviour will not help. We should warn Pakistan that their actions are detrimental to peace and prosperity". Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram also questioned the government's track record on the economy, saying "the Indian economy is decoupled from the world economy" even though the Bharatiya ... Read More »

Abbrea Capital LLC Sells 2434 Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

Risk Paradigm Group LLC now owns 2,256 shares of the company's stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 1,990 shares in the last quarter. About 21.00 million shares traded or 65.40% up from the average. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in MRK. Korea Corp holds 2.57 million shares or 0.76% of its portfolio. Read More »

British woman Anna Campbell killed fighting with Kurdish militia in Syria

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Sunday the capture of the town of Afrin , previously controlled by the Kurdish militia known as the People's Defense Units, or YPG. It is feared she was killed by Turkish airstrikes . Azad Mohamed, an Afrin resident who arrived Sunday in a region to the east after two days on the road, said looting was underway in villages near Afrin even before the Turkish forces entered the town. Read More »

SC notice to Talwar couple on plea against acquittal

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A bench of Justices BK Narayana and AK Mishra of the high court had overruled the trial court judgment in the twin murder case. On 16, May 2008, on her birthday Aarushi Talwar was found dead inside her room. During its previous judgement, the Allahabad High Court while slamming the CBI had said there were numerous loopholes in the CBI's submissions to the court which weakened the case further. Read More »

WTO chief calls on PM Modi

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A senior Indian government official said all trade related issues, including the USA decision to hike tariffs on steel and aluminium, would be discussed at the informal two-day WTO meeting. When asked about the issues being raised by the United States about the WTO, he said America is supporting the negotiations but they have some "concerns" on the way the global trade body functions. Read More »

Kajol, Karan Johar celebrate Hirroo Johar's birthday

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Apparently, the head-turner guest was Kajol whose presence at the bash put an end to the talks around where her friendship with Karan Johar was headed. On the menu were Hiroo's favorite Chinese and Indian dishes. That's not all the party also had ace singer Sonu Nigam singing the popular song Baar Baar Dekho Hazaar Dekho at the party. Read More »

Liverpool Goal Machine Mo Salah Closing In On Another Premier League Record

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That record is now shared between Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez who both managed 31 goals in 2007-08 and 2013-14 respectively. "Of course, when you are compared with a big player like that it's very good", he said. "There is no one who speaks about that because the front three, or the players up front, score the goals and we win". You have someone like Mo who does the hardest part of the game, which is putting the ball in the back of the net. Read More »

Putin urges high voter turnout ahead of Russian election

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Mr Putin will now begin his fourth six-year term as president of Russian Federation, at the end of which he will have officially led the country for 24 years, a feat beaten only by former Soviet leader Josef Stalin. Russia-UK relations plunged into turmoil over the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy , his daughter and a police officer on British soil earlier this month. Read More »

John Oliver Writes Picture Book About Mike Pence's Gay Pet Rabbit

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So good, in fact, that Oliver made a decision to create his own kids' book about Marlon, titled A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo . But on Sunday's Last Week Tonight, Oliver beat the Pences to the punch by presenting-and immediately publishing-his own book, A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo , which pours a considerable amount of scorn on the VP, who has faced accusations of being anti-gay. Read More »

Kushner Companies Filed Dozens Of False NYC Housing Permits

At the time, a majority of the tenants in the buildings were happily protected by prevention rules so developers could not raise their rent and force them out of their homes. "I know it's pretty awful, but we can help you get out", Siwek recalls the man saying. But real estate experts say it is often flouted with little to no consequences. Read More »

WashPost: Trump Made Senior Staff Sign Nondisclosure Agreements

The report cites an anonymous source inside the White House who says that discussions about bringing McEntee back were brought up by chief of staff John Kelly during a staff meeting on Friday morning. The agreement blocked the sharing of confidential information in any form, including "the publication of works of fiction that contain any mention of the operations of the White House, federal agencies, foreign governments, or other entities interacting with the United States Government that is ... Read More »

Putin casts ballot in Russia's election

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According to Russian news agency Tass, Mr Peskov said: "We hope that common sense will prevail and that other countries will at least stop to think if there is any proof or there is none, and if reproaches against Moscow have grounds to rely on". Read More »

'Beast from the East 2.0' hits northern and eastern Europe

The Met Office issued the warning for between 12:05am and 10:00am on Monday, March 19, when there is expected to be ice on roads, pavements and cycle paths when melted snow refreezes. Actual temperatures may plummet to -6C (21F) and there could be transport chaos as two inches of snow gathers in some parts and up to eight inches on higher ground, he added. Read More »

Geelani quits Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, to remain head of Hurriyat Conference faction

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In a significant development, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Monday resigned as chairman of his party Tehreek-e-Hurriyat but would continue to head the faction of Hurriyat Conference, a conglomerate of separatist groups. Sehrai and (Syed Ali) Geelani's release was part of "goodwill gesture" after Rajiv-Farooq accord paved way for elections. While addressing advisory body meeting of the party, Geelani said from last 8 years of continuous house arrest and restrictions by ... Read More »

Bengaluru: Congress high command closes Moily controversial tweet issue

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There was also much speculation that Moily may go the way of his former cabinet colleague and rival S M Krishna, who spoke out against the Congress' national leadership and joined the BJP. "Moily has said this tweet is not his, but we have issued a show cause notice to Harsha, just to get clarity and to send out a strong message", he added. Read More »

Putin Projected to Win Reelection in Russia

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Russian President and Presidential candidate Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with supporters at his campaign headquarters in Moscow, Russia March 18, 2018. In Crimea, the territory Russian Federation says it has annexed from Ukraine, a few European politicians who are friendly with Putin are acting as election observers. Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince, in his own words: Women are 'absolutely' equal

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Salman defended the recent jailing of more than 380 princes, businessmen and former government ministers in the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh as part of a campaign to stamp out corruption. The United States and Saudi Arabia are historic allies. "He is supported by Iran". Even before setting foot on American soil, Prince Mohammed struck a scathing tone toward Iran in an interview with CBS, comparing the territorial ambitions of that country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to those of ... Read More »

(NYSE:DLR) Shares Bought by Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc

The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $178.02. About 4.60 million shares traded or 23.42% up from the average. It is down 0.00% since March 17, 2017 and is. Among 4 analysts covering Caledonia Mining Corp ( LON:CMCL ), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. See Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Finally, Robert W. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica: Millions of Facebook profiles 'mined illegally'

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Facebook Inc said on Friday it was suspending consulting firm Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) and its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica after it found they had violated its policies. Paul Grewal, a vice president and deputy general counsel at Facebook, said in a statement that the company was looking into whether the data in question still existed. Read More »

Police reassure parents after hoax bomb threat sent to schools in Cambridgeshire

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At 11.10am the Metropolitan Police tweeted: 'Police are investigating reports of communications made to a number of schools across London today, Monday, 19 March. A spokesman said: "We have had a number of reports this morning about a bomb hoax at many of our schools across the county". "We are carrying out extensive enquiries to understand the full circumstances and although there is not now believed to be any direct threat, as with any report of this nature, they are all being thoroughly ... Read More »

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau begins weeklong India visit

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Amarinder Singh , sources said, wished to discuss issues related to the Sikh diaspora in Canada supporting the creation of Khalistan, a separate Sikh nation, by dividing India. The two prime ministers will meet on Feb 23 for wide-ranging talks, prior to which there will be a formal ceremony for Trudeau . As per media reports, the objective of Trudeau's visit to India is to expand overall ties between the two countries with a focus on defence and security, counter-terror cooperation, trade ... Read More »

Vladimir Putin retains grip on Russian Federation, exit polls show

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The main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, was barred from the race. Incumbent Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures to people at an occasion in Moscow , Russia , on March 18, 2018. "The longer he stays in power, the harder it will be to exit", said Andrei Kolesnikov, senior fellow at the Carnegie Moscow Center, a think tank. Read More »

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

Putin's victory will take his political dominance of Russian Federation to almost a quarter of a century until 2024, the longest rule since Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, by which time Putin will be 71. Putin has promised to use his new term to beef up Russia's defences against the West and to raise living standards. Mr Putin's campaign team said it was an "incredible victory". Read More »

Boy Fatally Shoots 13-Year-Old Sister After Argument Over Video Game

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Sheriff Cecil Cantrell confirmed the girl died at the hospital from her injuries. Officers say the boy grabbed a.25 calibre handgun at about 1pm on Saturday when his sister would not give up the controller . Their mother was in another room at the time, and it wasn't clear how the boy got access to the gun or whether he knew the full consequences of his actions, police said. Read More »

Ant McPartlin arrested on drink driving charge after crash in Richmond

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The Sun have also reported that Ant swerved into the wrong lane, and allegedly crashed his Mini into two other vehicles, with his mum Christine also said to be in the auto at the time. The I'm A Celebrity host reportedly smashed into two cars, and a young girl was taken to hospital. Amy added: "The police took him to the back of the police auto to remove him from the situation". Read More »

'I don't want to make someone a hero': Balayya On Pawan Kalyan

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Not only has the TDP pulled out of the NDA, it has also moved a no-confidence motion against the Modi government in the Lok Sabha. Earlier last week, Pawan Kalyan had charged the Chandrababu Naidu government with converting the state into a "corrupt Andhra Pradesh" and warned it of repercussions in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Read More »