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Narendra Modi congratulates skier Aanchal Thakur

Narendra Modi congratulates skier Aanchal Thakur Skiing runs in her blood but it has not been an easy ride thus far for the the 21-year-old, who is a student of DAV College in Chandigarh. She is now being hailed as another breakthrough sports talent from the country, along with PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and others who became overnight sensations when they achieved medals in their respective sports competitions. [Full Article...]

Japan confirms sub spotted near Senkakus was Chinese

Japan confirms sub spotted near Senkakus was Chinese A foreign submarine was also detected in the contiguous waters near Japanese territory on Wednesday and Thursday, said the country's Defence Ministry, which believes that the submarine is also from China, as reported by local news agency Kyodo. [Full Article...]

Czechs: to pick between Zeman, pro-western challengers in presidential vote

Czechs: to pick between Zeman, pro-western challengers in presidential vote They are also pivotal in forming governments - which the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member country are now trying to do. Nine candidates are in the running, including current president Miloš Zeman, who is seeking another five year term. [Full Article...]

Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000

Lottery ticket bought at Rio Kroger worth $100000 Tickets for the Millionaire Raffle went on sale on October 24, 2017 and were sold out on December 12, 2017. The 22-year-old was named the victor on Tuesday morning after validating his ticket at a supermarket in Castlebridge in the Republic of Ireland and he is believed to have collected his winnings from the National Lottery's headquarters in Dublin on Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

PM Modi congratulates ISRO over launch of 100th satellite

PM Modi congratulates ISRO over launch of 100th satellite The flight on Friday is the first since a rare mission failure on August 31 previous year when a PSLV rocket did not release a protective heat shield that cocoons a rocket's satellite payloads from the high temperatures during the journey into space. [Full Article...]

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War

British Crown jewels were hidden in biscuits during Second World War The documentary has also revealed some of the most valuable gemstones of the British crown jewels were kept hidden underground in a biscuit tin during World War II. The crown features a gem known as the Black Prince's Ruby which is believed to have been worn by Henry V in his helmet at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415. [Full Article...]

30 killed as Russian jets bomb besieged town

30 killed as Russian jets bomb besieged town Suspected Russian jets have killed at least 30 people, including 11 women and a child, and wounded dozens more in bombing raids on a besieged rebel enclave east of the Syrian capital, residents and a war monitor said . STRATFOR published satellite imagery last May that revealed an ISIS attack at the T4 air base in central Syria had resulted in the destruction of four Russian Mi-24 attack he... [Full Article...]

French league suspends goalline technology after two cock-ups in cup

French league suspends goalline technology after two cock-ups in cup France's Ligue 1 has suspended the use of goal-line technology after it failed to detect legitimate goals during the Coupe de la Ligue quarter-finals. The first blunder was caused by GoalControl during League Cup's match between PSG and Amiens, where the technology did not alert the referees for PSG's second goal and Video Assistant Referee (VAR) instead awarded the goal. [Full Article...]

Protests urged for Trump Atlanta visit

Protests urged for Trump Atlanta visit In recent months, Trump has repeatedly criticized professional football players in the NFL for kneeling during the anthem to protest racial injustice. Trump, who stood on the field of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta , was joined by members of the ROTC units of the two colleges in the national title game. [Full Article...]

Scale Of Local Hospital Overcrowding Largely Unchanged

Scale Of Local Hospital Overcrowding Largely Unchanged Mr Harris said: "No effort or resource is being spared to improve this situation". A public briefing is also expected later in light of trolley numbers hitting record levels - yesterday 677 patients were waiting for a bed at hospitals around the country, 53 of those at University Hospital Limerick . [Full Article...]

Property assessments up more than 35% for some BC homeowners

Property assessments up more than 35% for some BC homeowners Last year Osoyoos saw a 9.6-per-cent increase. The most valuable assessed strata unit is 2101-83 Saghalie Rd., which was assessed at $8.1 million as of July 1, 2017. Across the Fraser Valley , residential strata units have seen between 10 per cent and 40 per cent increases in value over the past year. The values posted this week reflect market value as of July 1, 2017. [Full Article...]

North Korea celebrates Kim Jong-un's sixth year in power

North Korea celebrates Kim Jong-un's sixth year in power North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency reported on Saturday that the country's military might and firm willingness will help Kim persevere in turbulent times where nuclear states flaunt their prowess and amid sanctions on the regime. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort sues Robert Mueller, asks judge to limit Russian Federation probe

Paul Manafort sues Robert Mueller, asks judge to limit Russian Federation probe Trump's associates and Russian election interference. But while Manafort is correct that the charges against him are largely unrelated to the Trump-Russia investigation, that doesn't mean Mueller isn't allowed to investigate and prosecute him for those things. [Full Article...]

England FA Set To Confirm Nigeria, Costa Rica Friendlies

England FA Set To Confirm Nigeria, Costa Rica Friendlies England faced Costa Rica at the last World Cup , playing out a 0-0 draw in Belo Horizonte, while England's last game against Nigeria also finished goalless at the 2002 World Cup finals in Japan. Southgate had initially planned for three games in June prior to the squad's departure for Russian Federation, but sources have told ESPN FC that he has now settled on two fixtures in order to spend more ... [Full Article...]

USA wants 'decisive action' against terrorism, Pentagon says of Pakistan

USA wants 'decisive action' against terrorism, Pentagon says of Pakistan After much criticism from the Trump administration, the government of Pakistan has chose to cease all military and intelligence cooperation with the United States, according to Pakistani defence minister Khurram Dastgir Khan. The already tense relations between the USA and Pakistan further deteriorated after Donald Trump wrote on Twitter on January 1, that Pakistan "gives safe haven to the te... [Full Article...]

Pulp and paper industry in NL braces for Trump administration newsprint duties

Pulp and paper industry in NL braces for Trump administration newsprint duties A fresh round of unfair tariffs coming out of the U.S. Commerce Department-this time on Canadian-made newsprint-will only hurt workers in an industry already reeling from softwood duties. "We've seen papers like La Presse move to full digital, and if the cost of newsprint goes up, it's one of those factors that's going to accelerate a move to digital", said John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada. [Full Article...]

Three Soldiers fall from Helicopter during Practice Drill

Three Soldiers fall from Helicopter during Practice Drill The incident is said to have taken place due to the malfunctioning of a slithering boom attached to the helicopter. "Material failure" appears to be the reason behind the incident, in which three personnel were injured, official sources said. [Full Article...]

Martin Explains The Process Of Landing Brian Bowen

Martin Explains The Process Of Landing Brian Bowen Bowen was identified as "Player-10" in the Federal Bureau of Investigation report. Bowen says he knew nothing about the payment, but Louisville suspended him indefinitely, and gave him the opportunity to transfer. Meanwhile, both Bowen and SC officials expressed happiness with his new situation. The FBI eventually cleared him . He is a strong, athletic small forward, who can really shoot the ... [Full Article...]

'Canada's WTO complaint against United States could scuttle NAFTA'

'Canada's WTO complaint against United States could scuttle NAFTA' To view the full article, register now. The filing also complained about USA treatment of export controls as well as the imposition of retroactive tariffs. "Canada is acting against its own workers' and businesses' interests", he said . Even if Canada succeeded with their claims, other countries would primarily benefit, not Canada, Lighthizer argued. [Full Article...]

Burning oil tanker firm hopeful of survivors

Burning oil tanker firm hopeful of survivors Chinese reports say firefighting vessels have resumed attempts to put out a blaze aboard an oil tanker in the East China Sea. The Sanchi tanker, carrying 136,000 tonnes of Iranian oil worth $60m (£44m), caught fire after the crash and has been burning for almost 24 hours. [Full Article...]


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