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Pac-12 men's basketball tournament should be plenty mad this March

Pac-12 men's basketball tournament should be plenty mad this March No. 2 USC (21-10, 12-6): Guard Jordan McLaughlin and forward Chimezie Metu earned first-team All-Pac-12 honors. If Ayton can find a rhythm, he might be able to lead the Wildcats to a championship on sheer force of will. Five players are averaging at least 9.5 points per game for OR, they are Pritchard (14.6), Elijah Brown (13.5), Troy Brown (11.9), MiKyle McIntosh (10.8) and Paul White (9.5). [Full Article...]

Hours after BJP leader's FB post, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu

Hours after BJP leader's FB post, Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu The BJP demolished the Left citadel in Tripura, winning a two-third majority with its ally, the IPFT. Superintendent of Police of South Tripura district, Monchak Ipper said the driver of the JCB excavator machine was arrested and later released on bail. [Full Article...]

ICICI Bank stock dips 3% on SFIO probe

ICICI Bank stock dips 3% on SFIO probe It is alleged that firms colluded with officials at a city branch of state-run Punjab National Bank to clear letters of undertakings without proper diligence, resulting in the scam. The SFIO also said that PNB MD and CEO Sunil Mehta has been summoned for questioning. For its part, Axis Bank said it has Rs 200 crore exposure to the Modi and Gitanjali groups. [Full Article...]

#DayZero "The taps will stay open in 2018" says Mmusi Maimane

#DayZero The shortages follow three years of low rainfall. Maimane said less than two months ago, the City of Cape Town was in a dire position, with Day Zero expected to arrive on April 12. "This 60% reduction in consumption is an incredible achievement and outperforms many other cities across the world which faced severe droughts, including Sao Paulo, Melbourne, and the State of California", he adde... [Full Article...]

Video shows man fleeing Virginia police get hit by own vehicle

Video shows man fleeing Virginia police get hit by own vehicle Police said an officer attempted to pull over Bonsu, but he kept driving, WJLA reported . In the video, 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu is seen jumping out of his auto and starting to run off. Officers took him into custody after a brief chase on foot. Bonsu also faces charges of felony hit and run, two counts of misdemeanor hit and run, disregarding an officer's signal to stop, driving while revoked -... [Full Article...]

Ghana, Nigeria must fight corruption together - President Buhari

Ghana, Nigeria must fight corruption together - President Buhari Commenting on peace and security in West Africa, the President lauded Akufo-Addo's contribution to ensuring peace in neighbouring Togo. He acknowledged Ghana's efforts towards stamping out corruption which, he noted, had eaten deep into the society. [Full Article...]

Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto

Mexico: Embattled Kushner to Meet With Pena Nieto Reuters , citing statements from Mexico's foreign ministry and a senior administration official, reports that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out "subversion" at VA MORE's son-in-law will discuss immigration, trade and secu... [Full Article...]

Matanzas student charged with felony after making threat toward school

Matanzas student charged with felony after making threat toward school March 14 marks one month since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , which left 14 students and 3 staff members killed and many others wounded. "We immediately do not see that as a negative mark", Giblin said. And on Saturday, they met with students fighting gun violence in Chicago . "We want this to be a teachable experience", Crocker told the Mountai... [Full Article...]

Queen hosts crown prince Salman amid condemnation of Saudi Arabia

Queen hosts crown prince Salman amid condemnation of Saudi Arabia But when Prince Mohammed meets May later on Wednesday, demonstrators will be outside protesting against both countries' roles in Yemen where war has killed an estimated 10,000 people and where 8.3 million people depend on food aid and 400,000 children have life-threatening levels of malnutrition. [Full Article...]

India's Modi warns against statue vandalism after crowds topple Lenin figures

India's Modi warns against statue vandalism after crowds topple Lenin figures Shukla, and asked them to take all possible steps to check violence and restore peace. The incident comes against the backdrop of a row over comments made by BJP leader H Raja indicating that statues of " Periyar " could be the next to be pulled down after a Lenin statue was razed in Tripura. [Full Article...]

Gigaba on Gupta naturalisation

Gigaba on Gupta naturalisation Gigaba and the minister of global relations Lindiwe Sisulu did not attend the plenary where the Peace and Security cluster of ministers were expected to respond to questions in the National Assembly. The Democratic Alliance's (DA) Haniff Hoosen, Shadow Minister of Home Affairs, said Atul Gupta , Arti Gupta, Shivani Gupta, and Rajesh Gupta are all registered voters. [Full Article...]

Goa: CM Parikar leaves for States for his medical condition

Goa: CM Parikar leaves for States for his medical condition Parrikar was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on February 15 and discharged on February 22. Panaji: Suffering ill health for the past few days, Goa CM Manohar Parikar has left for U.S. He has also informed about the three-minister team of Ramkrishna Dhavalikar, Vijai Sardesai and Francisco D'Souza that will function as CAC. If that is not feasible for any reason or as I may decide at... [Full Article...]

Kashmir observes shutdown over army firing in Shopian; separatist leaders detained

Kashmir observes shutdown over army firing in Shopian; separatist leaders detained They identified the four civilians as Suhail Ahmad Wagay (22) son of Khalid Ahmad Wagay of Pinjora, Shahid Khan (21) son of Bashir Khan of Malik Gund and Shahnawaz Wagay (23) son of Ali Mohammad of Moolu, Trenz and Gowhar Ahmad Lone (24) of Trenz. [Full Article...]

Not aware of mobile ban in Lingaraj temple: Raveena Tandon

Not aware of mobile ban in Lingaraj temple: Raveena Tandon The police even did not frisk me nor checked my handbag while I was entering the temple", she said, adding "I have full respect for rules of all temples. Since everyone around me was carrying cell phones, they clicked selfies with me. Speaking on the matter, Bhubaneswar DCP Satybrat Bhoi confirmed the news and called the incident "a clear case of violation of security norms". [Full Article...]

Kerala MLA Thiruvanchoor brings grenade to assembly, sets off row

Kerala MLA Thiruvanchoor brings grenade to assembly, sets off row The tear gas shells were reportedly used by the police against Congress workers last week who were protesting the murder of Shuhaib, a youth Congress worker. Thiruvanchoor later handed over the grenade to Assembly officials. He pointed out that had it been a live grenade, it would have posed a huge threat to the security of the assembly. [Full Article...]

Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing

Maersk Container ship catches fire, 4 missing The Indian Navy Boeing P8i was launched on Wednesday from Tamil Nadu's Arakkonam to look for the four missing crew members of Maersk Container . The cause of the fire is now unknown with Maersk Line stating it will investigate the matter thoroughly in cooperation with all relevant authorities. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar for NEET 2018: Challenge reaches Supreme Court

Aadhaar for NEET 2018: Challenge reaches Supreme Court Earlier in the day, UIDAI had told the apex court that it has not authorised CBSE to mandatorily take the Aadhaar number of students to get themselves enrolled for appearing in the NEET 2018 examination. Justice Chandrachud said even if the court reserved its verdict on 20 March, banks and other institutions would have only 10 days left to implement Aadhaar verification, which might be hard. [Full Article...]

Trump sticks with tariff plan, warns European Union on trade

Trump sticks with tariff plan, warns European Union on trade Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Washington is not seeking a trade war and the decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports was "thought through". "Unfortunately, the real problem, Chinese overcapacity, will remain unresolved", he added. The EU has already warned it plans to target key Republican leaders with import taxes on items such as Kentucky bourbon - a product from t... [Full Article...]

Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia to open airspace to India-Israel flights

Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia to open airspace to India-Israel flights Air India confirmed Wednesday that it has received permission to fly over Saudi Arabia during flights between Tel Aviv and New Delhi . The permission marks a historic turn by the Gulf state, which has not previously allowed flights to or from Israel over its airspace, like many other Middle Eastern countries that do not have relations with Israel. [Full Article...]

CBI moves court seeking to conduct narco analysis test on Karti Chidambaram

CBI moves court seeking to conduct narco analysis test on Karti Chidambaram Karti, son of former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram , was sent to CBI custody by a Delhi court till March 9 in the INX Media case . The top court asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file their responses on a fresh plea by Karti against the probe done in the money laundering case. [Full Article...]


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