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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...]

Winter weather causing flight cancellations, delays across US

Winter weather causing flight cancellations, delays across US The National Weather Service warned of "heavy wet snow, coastal flooding and gusty winds" in the region. Where it's going next: You can the storm here. The airport's next status update was set for around 11 a.m. That number included 545 cancellations at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is 45 percent of the airport's normal schedule. [Full Article...]

President Trump comments on N. Korea-S. Korea talks

President Trump comments on N. Korea-S. Korea talks Mr. Trump is right that the US relationship goes back a long way - Sweden recognized USA independence in 1783, and the first Swedish immigrants landed in DE in 1638, the State Department also points out. "They make it nearly impossible for us to do business with them". But Trump did hint that he was open to negotiating if the European Union removed some of its "horrible barriers", though he ... [Full Article...]

NPP president Conrad Sangma: Governor invited me to form government

NPP president Conrad Sangma: Governor invited me to form government The UDP, PDF, HSPDP, and BJP have six, four, two and two seats individually. The HSPDP chief also said that UDP did not consult with his party before proposing Conrad K Sangma's name as the Chief Minister. Eleven other ministers were also sworn in the same day. "HSPDP says "no" to be in the Regional Democratic Alliance if BJP is part of the Alliance". [Full Article...]

Chelsea Clinton Dodges Question About Friendship With Ivanka Trump

Chelsea Clinton Dodges Question About Friendship With Ivanka Trump Clinton did, however, say that Ivanka should "expect" to be criticized for not only her own actions, or lack thereof, but also the actions of her father. While promoting "She Persisted", Chelsea said: "I wrote this book for everyone who's ever wanted to speak up but has been told to quiet down". The reason is not because she works in the White House, but because she presents herself as an advo... [Full Article...]

Hammond calls for finance trade deal

Hammond calls for finance trade deal A government source said the speech was aimed at showing more pragmatism in the Brexit talks, which are now even struggling over the relatively easier part of agreeing a transition period after Britain leaves in March next year. The European Parliament has stressed that its preferred option is for the United Kingdom to continue to be a member of the single market and customs union after Brexi... [Full Article...]

Triathlete in surgery after attempt to saw off his legs

Triathlete in surgery after attempt to saw off his legs A crowdfunding campaign has been started with the aim of raising funds for the Durban triathlete who nearly had both his legs cut off with a chainsaw on Tuesday. Gwala, who has been part of the national programme for four years, has represented his country twice and would now miss the South African Triathlon Champ in two weeks. [Full Article...]

Karnataka lokayukta stabbed inside Bengaluru office, attacker arrested

Karnataka lokayukta stabbed inside Bengaluru office, attacker arrested Authorities were clueless as to how a man carrying a knife managed to enter the office of the Lokayukta. By now, you are certainly versed about the news on the attempt to assassination of Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty. He said Sharma went alone inside the Lokayukta's chamber. "It looks like he has attempted to murder", he said. The Lokayukta collapsed after assailant Tejaraj ... [Full Article...]

Radical group of Jadavpur University desecrate Syama Prasad Mookerjee's statue in Kolkata

Radical group of Jadavpur University desecrate Syama Prasad Mookerjee's statue in Kolkata Persons indulging in such acts must be sternly dealt with & booked under relevant provisions of law", it added. Another statue of Lenin was brought down on Tuesday. Condemning the incident, the state BJP leadership demanded strong action against the offenders and claimed that Mukherjee's contribution to Bengal politics can not be erased thus. [Full Article...]

Crown Prince visits Egypt Opera House

Crown Prince visits Egypt Opera House Britain's planned exit from the European Union has not reduced its attractiveness as an investment destination, the minister told reporters. Saudi Arabia's central bank said that it would stop all but one repurchase agreements amid an improvement of liquidity in the banking sector. [Full Article...]


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