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Big jolt to Congress: Meghalaya governor reportedly invites NPP to form govt

Big jolt to Congress: Meghalaya governor reportedly invites NPP to form govt The party had emerged as the single largest party in Goa and Manipur in the Assembly elections held a year ago, but it was late off the blocks in the race to put together the necessary numbers, and was pipped to the post by the BJP. Later, talking to reporters, Mr Sangma said, his focus will be to provide good governance to the people of the state and to implement various central government scheme... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Jordan Bell (ankle) diagnosed with mild sprain

Warriors' Jordan Bell (ankle) diagnosed with mild sprain With the much-needed win, San Antonio improved to 37-27 overall and 23-8 at home. Golden State forward Kevin Durant , who scored 19 points, is defended tightly by Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson during the first half in the Nets' 114-101 loss Tuesday night, March 6, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. [Full Article...]

Anthony Davis turns ankle versus Kings, doesn't return; x-rays negative

Anthony Davis turns ankle versus Kings, doesn't return; x-rays negative Hield had 20 points while Zach Randolph added 19 points and five rebounds for Sacramento. Cousins asking Davis for his Achilles is amusing yet sad, as it is a reminder that the former Sacramento Kings star will miss the remainder of the campaign (and potentially part of the 2018-2019 season) with a tear in his own Achilles. [Full Article...]

Florida House passes gun control, school safety bill

Florida House passes gun control, school safety bill Scott, who has consistently opposed arming teachers but agrees with most of the bill's provisions, told reporters at the Capitol that he would review the bill and consult with parents before he made a decision. Earlier on Wednesday, a grand jury in Broward County charged Cruz with 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder. The indictment of Mr. [Full Article...]

Traffic inspector intercepts bike; woman pillion rider dies in fall

Traffic inspector intercepts bike; woman pillion rider dies in fall The law and order have come to a standstill in Tiruchy, Tamil Nadu, as a police constable, Kamraj, who was chasing a bike for breaking the safety rule, ended up committing the biggest crime. During the lathi charge the protesters and police had an altercation, in which around 15 police personnel were said to have injured. The errant traffic cop has been arrested following protest by locals for the... [Full Article...]

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempt from US tariffs

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempt from US tariffs The trade gap has continued to rise since Trump entered the White House partly because the USA economy is strong and American consumers have an appetite for imported products and the confidence to buy them. Broad tariffs, they said, could have " unintended negative consequences to the US economy and its workers", especially when lower corporate tax rates were making American companies more comp... [Full Article...]

To Infinity & Beyond! Watch SpaceX Launch Its 50th Falcon 9 Rocket

To Infinity & Beyond! Watch SpaceX Launch Its 50th Falcon 9 Rocket The company on March 6, SpaceX successfully launched a carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the Spanish telecommunications satellite Hispasat 30W-6. Celebrating the success, hours later, SpaceX shares some spectacular pictures of the event which show a bus-sized Spanish satellite strapped to the rocket as it lights up the morning sky over its launch pad on its journey out of the atmosphere. [Full Article...]

Ready Player One Challenge Coming To Los Angeles

Ready Player One Challenge Coming To Los Angeles Spielberg directed Ready Player One from a screenplay by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline, based on the book by Cline. It also stars Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T. Given SXSW's intersection of film and technology, Ready Player One would be hitting a key male demo for the pic, and an opportunity to generate excellent buzz before the pic's four-day Easter weekend opening on March 29. [Full Article...]

Heroic Taylor desperate to play in series decider

Heroic Taylor desperate to play in series decider Blackcaps batsman Ross Taylor still hopes to play in the series-deciding fifth ODI after his heroic match-winning knock against England in Dunedin. The tourists promptly lost their next six wickets for 21 on the way to 335-9, and then had no answer to Ross Taylor's brilliance after New Zealand initially faltered in reply. [Full Article...]

Pak court says 'no' to arresting Hafiz

Pak court says 'no' to arresting Hafiz Hearing Saeed's petition against his possible arrest, Justice Ameenuddin Khan asked the counsel of both governments to file reply in the court by April 4. In 2012, the U.S. had offered $10 million for information leading to Saeed's arrest and conviction and had called his charities as fronts for Lashkar-e-Taiba, the terrorist organisation. [Full Article...]

Mumbai clinches 47th spot in global wealth index report

Mumbai clinches 47th spot in global wealth index report North America retained its spot as the area with the highest resident population of individuals worth $50m or more, with some 44,000 ultra-wealthy individuals based there, representing 34 per cent of the world's total. For these Malaysian investors, Australia was the most preferred overseas market for property purchases, followed by Singapore, the United Kingdom, the U.S. [Full Article...]

Statue vandalism Row: Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar's statue vandalized in Meerut

Statue vandalism Row: Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar's statue vandalized in Meerut Initially, the felling of two statues of communist ideologue Vladimir Lenin in Tripura , allegedly by celebrating BJP workers, had opened a can of worms in the war of political ideologies. Further, petrol bombs were also hurled at the BJP office in Coimbatore by members of the Thanthai Periyar Dravida Kazhagam (TPDK) in Coimbatore. Police in the northern state rushed a team to the spot to a... [Full Article...]

Trump spoke to witnesses about discussions they had with special counsel

Trump spoke to witnesses about discussions they had with special counsel Mueller is probing Russian election meddling, along with any ties to Trump associates. James Comey, who was then the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said Trump asked him for his loyalty and to end the investigation into his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. [Full Article...]

Election projections point to euroskeptic shift in Italy

Election projections point to euroskeptic shift in Italy The League also achieved an important upset victory over coalition partner Forza Italia , meaning that Salvini-and not Silvio Berlusconi-has won the right to name the coalition's candidate for prime minister, none other than Salvini himself. [Full Article...]

Chancellor to push post-Brexit financial services free trade deal

Chancellor to push post-Brexit financial services free trade deal It's simply not in our interest. The leaders of the remaining 27 European Union states must then approve the plans at a Brussels summit on March 22, setting the template for European Union negotiator Michel Barnier in trade talks that could start as soon as April. [Full Article...]

Weather bureau staff investigated for alleged cryptocurrency mining on work computers

Weather bureau staff investigated for alleged cryptocurrency mining on work computers The ABC reports two IT employees at Australia's national weather agency, the Bureau of Meteorology, have been questioned by Australian Federal Police. There's no word yet on whether the workers were using the bureau's supercomputer or just more regular machines, but it wouldn't be the first time if they had. [Full Article...]

TTP Leader's Son Killed in Kunar Drone Strike

TTP Leader's Son Killed in Kunar Drone Strike A son of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah was killed with around two dozen other militants in a suspected USA drone strike this week in Afghanistan , officials said on Thursday. Pakistani security officials have confirmed that a US pilotless aircraft fired missile on a camp of Pakistani militants in Afghanistan's border region and killed 21 militants. [Full Article...]

Karnataka's historic decission to have seperate 'Tricolour' flag, awaiting for centre's approval

Karnataka's historic decission to have seperate 'Tricolour' flag, awaiting for centre's approval Karnataka government, on Thursday, took a historic decision to have separate State flag. The then government had told the court that it had not accepted suggestions to declare the red-and-yellow Kannada flag the official state flag, as that would go against the "unity and integrity of the country". [Full Article...]

Coincheck Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims From Next Week

Coincheck Exchange to Compensate Hack Victims From Next Week The Financial Services Agency said Coincheck would announce details of how to reimburse the stolen digital money, called NEM, later on Thursday. Authorities also ordered five other exchanges, including Coincheck, to improve their business practices. [Full Article...]

Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations

Trump asked witnesses about special counsel conversations Trump also reportedly asked former chief of staff Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusPriebus on chaos in Trump White House: "Take everything you've heard and multiply it by 50" Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy's future Priebus claims he helped stop Trump from firing Sessions MORE during a December meeting how his interview with Mueller's team had gone and if the investigat... [Full Article...]


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