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Kerala love jihad: SC restores Hadiya's marriage which HC annulled a year ago

Kerala love jihad: SC restores Hadiya's marriage which HC annulled a year ago Ashokan later filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the Kerala High Court . The case was heard by a bench comprising of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra . Despite this, Asokan in his latest counter affidavit filed at the court last week came up with a new "theory" behind Hadiya's conversion to Islam. "The court's status in the case is also that of third party's". [Full Article...]

Texas Republicans outvoted Democrats in the 2018 primaries - again

Texas Republicans outvoted Democrats in the 2018 primaries - again What happened in Texas on Tuesday gives us some clues about trends that may play out in other states. Or maybe even two. Abbott already has a war chest of about $43 million, more than the combined funds at this point of every Democratic candidate running in the state for governor, lieutenant governor and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Miscreant attempts to damage Gandhi statue in Kerala, flees on seeing crowd

Miscreant attempts to damage Gandhi statue in Kerala, flees on seeing crowd An investigation is on. The incident occurred around 8:30 am inside the compound of Taluk office at Thaliparamba in Kannur . The attack was noticed on Thursday morning. In another incident, Sangh ideologue Syama Prasad Mookerjee's bust was also vandalised in Kolkata. The state from the Home Ministry also noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh ... [Full Article...]

Travel snarled, power outages as storm bears down on Northeast

Travel snarled, power outages as storm bears down on Northeast Interstate 95 is likely to serve as a key dividing line, with areas to its east mainly getting rain and points west due to get as much as 2 feet of snow, Hennen said. Meteorologists had earlier forecast that New York City would be hit with from 6 to 10 inches of snow. Ahead of the storm, Montgomery County officials declared a disaster emergency and asked residents to prepare for the possibilit... [Full Article...]

Neymar advised to stay with PSG despite Real Madrid links

Neymar advised to stay with PSG despite Real Madrid links I was surprised and angry. Last year's Champions League and La Liga double winners had a hard first half of the 2017-18 season, falling well behind runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona, exiting the Copa del Rey to humble neighbours Leganes, and also stumbling in the group stage when losing 3-1 at Tottenham Hotspur in November. [Full Article...]

Sharif family appears in NAB court as Avenfield reference enters final phase

Sharif family appears in NAB court as Avenfield reference enters final phase The court had ordered proceedings against Dar with the same deadline . The apex court had given six-month deadline to the NAB court to complete the trial which will expire on March 13. But Sharif's sons never appeared in the court and were declared absconders. Bashir was appointed to the accountability court in 2012. Sharif along with his sons-Hussain and Hassan - has been named in three re... [Full Article...]

Van Hulzen Asset Management LLC Reduces Holdings in Accenture Plc

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.86 Million. The Bragg Financial Advisors Inc holds 13,035 shares with $1.76 million value, up from 7,970 last quarter. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of ACN. [Full Article...]

Oscars: Alexandre Desplat Wins Best Original Score for 'The Shape of Water'

Oscars: Alexandre Desplat Wins Best Original Score for 'The Shape of Water' Dale was able to briefly salute del Toro's work on the film, saying: "this is his heart and it's everything". That was also an interesting year for Desplat because he was also nominated for The Imitation Game , and rather than cancel himself out as many Oscar pundits would guess, the composer actually won. [Full Article...]

Syria: Govt forces capture half of Ghouta enclave

Syria: Govt forces capture half of Ghouta enclave Over 800 civilians are said to have been killed in the course of this offensive. Government forces besieged the enclave four years ago but the last 18 days have seen intense bombing that has killed some 850 people and displaced more than 10,000 of the area's 400,000 residents. [Full Article...]

HUD looks to remove anti-discrimination language from mission statement

HUD looks to remove anti-discrimination language from mission statement The agency's new statement reads: " HUD's mission is to ensure Americans have access to fair, affordable housing and opportunities to achieve self-sufficiency, thereby strengthening our communities and nation ". In a letter to Carson on Wednesday, the president of the National Urban League called the change "drastic" and warned Carson that the move "should not be made lightly". [Full Article...]

Rohr Fulfils Promise, Invites New Players For Friendlies

Rohr Fulfils Promise, Invites New Players For Friendlies Joel Obi has been recalled to the Nigeria squad for the first time in nearly four years after being named on Wednesday, along with three uncapped players, for World Cup warm-up friendlies against Poland and Serbia this month. Russia-based Brian Idowu, who scored against Argentina on his debut in a friendly in Krasnodar in November, has also got another call-up. Others invited are defenders Abd... [Full Article...]

Fugitive Dawood's aide Farooq Takla arrested, deported from Dubai

Fugitive Dawood's aide Farooq Takla arrested, deported from Dubai Takla, against whom a Red Corner Notice was issued in 1995, fled the country soon after 13 blasts rocked the Mumbai city in 1993. Takla, who has been managing the operation of Dawood's worldwide crime syndicate in Dubai, is wanted in several cases, including murder, extortion and kidnapping for ransom. [Full Article...]

Indian Drone Shot Down: Pakistan Army

Indian Drone Shot Down: Pakistan Army He said the Indian Army effectively retaliated. "So far no injury or damage was reported in exchange of firing", said the police sources. Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing in the Sunderbani sector along the Line of. [Full Article...]

NYC's nightlife mayor, the first ever, is Ariel Palitz

NYC's nightlife mayor, the first ever, is Ariel Palitz The position is created to facilitate communication and provide a point of contact between city agencies, communities, and New York's vibrant nightlife industry. Soon she was producing the "Soulution Spontaneous Groove Open Jam" - a night of hip-hop, spoken word, gospel, rock and drag - at clubs like Nation, SOB's and the Tunnel. [Full Article...]

Amended child marriage bill approved in committee

Amended child marriage bill approved in committee It did so despite a roomful of teachers crying "Shame on you!" and "Vote them out!" while other teachers, retirees and state employees lined the hallways outside and packed an overflow room in the Capitol Annex. A bill died in committee Monday that would've allowed courts to temporarily take away firearms from people who post an extreme risk - legislation introduced just after the Parkland , Fl... [Full Article...]

Sunny, breezy start to workweek in store, snow coming Tuesday night

Sunny, breezy start to workweek in store, snow coming Tuesday night Thursday: Mostly sunny with a high near 63. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 15 miles per hour. Sunny, with a high near 42. About two dozen school districts and individual schools, mostly in southwestern Wisconsin are closing early Monday afternoon, in a... [Full Article...]

Democrats hoping strong turnout spurs them in deep-red Texas

Democrats hoping strong turnout spurs them in deep-red Texas Cruz easily won 85% of the Republican vote, while O'Rourke secured his party's nomination with about 62% of the Democratic vote . Adrienne Bell (TX-14), an educator and longtime Democratic campaigner, and Linsey Fagan (TX-26), a single mother and entrepreneur, both won with more than 50 percent and face no run-off. [Full Article...]

México y Canadá podrían exentar aranceles de Trump

México y Canadá podrían exentar aranceles de Trump Republicanos en el Congreso y grupos industriales están pidiendo al presidente que se retracte de su plan, pero Trump parece no retractarse. En tanto, el secretario del Tesoro, Steven Mnuchin, expresó que el gobierno definitivamente va a recurrir a los aranceles parejos que Trump busca, de 25 por ciento a las importaciones de acero y de 10 por ciento al aluminio . [Full Article...]

Florida legislators split on whether to allow armed teachers in schools

Florida legislators split on whether to allow armed teachers in schools Education Secretary Betsy DeVos visited Stoneman Douglas on the first full day of classes since the shooting , while the accused gunman, Nikolas Cruz, was indicted on 17 counts of murder. The House vote came after almost seven hours of debate, during which the Republican majority defeated each Democratic-sponsored amendment to the bill. [Full Article...]

Treacherous conditions expected this evening as nor'easter pummels Northeast

Treacherous conditions expected this evening as nor'easter pummels Northeast It started brewing last week, and brought heavy snow to the Mountain West , pounding the northern Plains and Upper Midwest on Monday . "While lower snow totals and a mix of rain are forecast for Eastern Massachusetts, folks still need to travel carefully, utilize public transportation, and plan ahead for a slow and hard evening commute", Baker said. [Full Article...]


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