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Who is Rajiv Gauba, India's new Home Secretary?

Who is Rajiv Gauba, India's new Home Secretary? Before taking charge as a new Union Home Secretary, Senior IAS officer Rajiv Gauba was Secretary in the Urban Development Ministry. Mehrishi, who was to retire on August 31, 2015 as Finance Secretary, was given two-year extension by the Centre and was appointed as the Home Secretary. [Full Article...]

Legal Heavyweights Join Forces In The Paul Manafort Investigation

Legal Heavyweights Join Forces In The Paul Manafort Investigation Also Monday, The Washington Post revealed that Cohen emailed Dmitry Peskov, Putin's personal spokesman, in January 2016 to ask for help moving forward the stalled project. Paul Manafort has emerged as a key figure in the Russian Federation investigation, with the FBI reportedly conducting a pre-dawn raid of Manafort's home in July. [Full Article...]

Bishop not giving up deterring North Korea

Bishop not giving up deterring North Korea Lavrov and Tillerson spoke by phone late Wednesday, several hours after President Donald Trump said on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" when it comes to dealing with North Korea. Only last week Tillerson had praised the North for not conducting a test since the latest sanctions were put in place. The United States and Russian Federation agreed Pyongyang's missile launch represented ano... [Full Article...]

Missing Mumbai doctor's body found in drain near seashore

Missing Mumbai doctor's body found in drain near seashore On Thursday, a body was located off the Worli Koliwada, which was fished out by locals and firemen. Dr. Amarapurkar is survived by his wife Anjali, who is a senior pathologist in civic run Nair Hospital. The doctor had abandoned his vehicle and chose to walk a stretch of 10 minutes from near the Elphinstone Road railway station, while returning home, sources said. [Full Article...]

Iran adhering to nuclear deal with world powers, United Nations watchdog says

Iran adhering to nuclear deal with world powers, United Nations watchdog says The Iranian president referred to the Friday statements by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who urged the IAEA to request access to Iranian military sites, in what is regarded as an attempt by the US to undermine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). [Full Article...]

United Nations renews UNIFIL mandate, with small changes

United Nations renews UNIFIL mandate, with small changes It also requests that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres look at ways to increase Unifil's visible presence, through patrols and inspections, but within its existing mandate. The Security Council unanimously approved the plan for the mission, extending it another year after a flurry of negotiations over United States and Israeli desires to do more to keep Hezbollah from gathering illegitimate w... [Full Article...]

AIADMK crisis: Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President

AIADMK crisis: Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President Last Saturday, DMK Principal Secretary Durai Murugan, who led a delegation of opposition parties, submitted a memorandum to Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao urging that Palaniswami prove his majority in the 234-member House. The Election Commission (EC) had recognised only these two factions at the time of R.K. Nagar constituency by-polls. On August 22, in separate letters to the Governor, 19 MLAs... [Full Article...]

Pakistani Police Officers Sentenced in Bhutto Murder Trial

Pakistani Police Officers Sentenced in Bhutto Murder Trial Bhutto survived that attack, which killed 149 people, but in another rally two months later, on 27 December in Rawalpindi , her auto came under fire, before a suicide bomber detonated nearby. Pakistan's former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto , center, shouts "freedom freedom" slogans at a protest camp arranged by journalists against the media crackdown, Saturday, Nov. [Full Article...]

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump

San Francisco Audience Boos Dianne Feinstein For Defending Trump Feinstein did not make this far left question into a Sister Souljah moment but, to her credit, she also didn't show any enthusiasm for the prospect. Yes, if Trump were a completely different person, he could be a good president, I suppose. [Full Article...]

Analysts See $1.33 EPS for Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD)

Analysts See $1.33 EPS for Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Two analysts have issued estimates for Toronto Dominion Bank (The)'s earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $7.11 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $6.25 billion. This dividend will be payable on November 1, 2017 to holders of record of common shares on September 25, 2017. 613,414 were accumulated by Korea. Culbertson A N And holds 17,410 shares or 0.11% of its portf... [Full Article...]

United States awards contracts for Mexico border wall prototypes

United States awards contracts for Mexico border wall prototypes Yates & Sons Construction Co. of Philadelphia, Mississippi, agency officials said Thursday. Through the prototyping process, CBP may identify new designs or influences for new designs that will expand the current border barrier toolkit that CBP could use to construct a border wall system. [Full Article...]

Harvey produces so much rain, NWS adds new colour to maps

Harvey produces so much rain, NWS adds new colour to maps The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a flash flood watch from Thursday at 7 a.m. until Friday at 7 p.m. for Trousdale County. Any number of Texans along the middle Texas coast and inland areas are living through this extraordinary event and the disheartening news on Monday night is that the region can expect an additional 25 inches of rain in the next day or so. [Full Article...]

Princeton University president urges White House to continue DACA 'dreamer' program

Princeton University president urges White House to continue DACA 'dreamer' program We brought our questions to Yova Borovska, an immigration attorney who consults with companies on human resource management. From day one, the Trump administration has been steadily working to roll back a number of Obama-era policies, including the Affordable Care Act, trans participation in the military, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ). [Full Article...]

Kangana Ranaut stirs up controversy with Hrithik Roshan again; demands apology

Kangana Ranaut stirs up controversy with Hrithik Roshan again; demands apology In an interview to CNN-News18's Rajeev Masand, the Queen star argued that the matter had not "died down" and Hrithik and his father Rakesh Roshan owed her an apology. She also elaborated on her allegations of him having hacked her email account and about Rakesh Roshan's involvement. She said, "I have tolerated humiliation. [Full Article...]

Trump urges GCC to find diplomatic solution to crisis

Trump urges GCC to find diplomatic solution to crisis In a brief statement, she expressed her "profound gratitude to King Salman for his generous hospitality and special care and attention" she has been receiving. The Saudi minister of Islamic Affairs, Saleh al-Sheikh, told his country's official news agency SPA that the kingdom serves all pilgrims without discrimination or exclusion on the basis of nationality, tribe or sect. [Full Article...]

French PM defends labour reforms as `ambitious, balanced, fair`

French PM defends labour reforms as `ambitious, balanced, fair` The aim is to "make up for lost years, missed occasions", Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Thursday. Speaking to the magazine Le Point , Mr Macron said his reforms would be transformative. The Union of Local Businesses (U2P), which represents artisans and craftsmen, also said it is "fully satisfied" by the plan, which it perceives as a "strong message of hope" in favor of small ateliers and... [Full Article...]

Nigerian Army Killed 82 Boko Haram Terrorists in August

Nigerian Army Killed 82 Boko Haram Terrorists in August Patel and Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson , have visited Nigeria to see how the United Kingdom is leading the worldwide response to the humanitarian crisi, helping to avert starvation and build stability and security after the destruction caused by militant Islamist group Boko Haram. [Full Article...]

No Decision Yet on US Troop Numbers for Trump's Afghanistan Surge - Pentagon

No Decision Yet on US Troop Numbers for Trump's Afghanistan Surge - Pentagon Mattis has said that he would wait for a complete count of USA troops in Afghanistan before making a decision on how many additional troops to send, calling the accounting system unusual. Overlapping forces will continue to not be counted in the new accounting procedures. The 8,400 number did not include troops on temporary assignment, according to the Pentagon. [Full Article...]

Animals From Hurricane-Ravaged Texas Towns Arrive for Adoption in Seattle

Animals From Hurricane-Ravaged Texas Towns Arrive for Adoption in Seattle News reports of abandoned and frightened animals are terrifying, but here is a bit of good news: We can help these lost and scared animals. "I've noticed the boats in Houston are letting the animals in and people are carrying their animals around which was very different from Katrina ", she said. [Full Article...]

Pence: Trump Wants You To Know 'We Love Texas'

Pence: Trump Wants You To Know 'We Love Texas' Greg Abbott, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence and Rev. Franklin Graham in Rockport, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017, declares Sunday a day of prayer in his state (Screenshot Fox Business Network). While Pence's visit, which also included a helicopter tour of the area, was all about making personal connections with storm victims and volunteers helping on the recovery effort, Trump focused on meeting... [Full Article...]


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