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European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by United States tariffs

European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by United States tariffs He said Canada and Mexico are exempt for now, and other countries could be spared if they can convince the administration that their steel and aluminum exports don't threaten American industry. Brussels has already drawn up a hitlist of flagship American products to target for countermeasures if its exports are affected by the tariffs signed off by US President Donald Trump on Thursday. [Full Article...]

South Africa consolidate advantage the day the music died

South Africa consolidate advantage the day the music died The home side have a narrow advantage of 20 runs with the brilliant De Villiers on 74 from 81 balls and all-rounder Vernon Philander to resume on 14 in the search for what could be crucial first innings runs in an engrossing contest. Amla was bowled by an excellent delivery from Mitchell Starc (1-78) that cannoned into his off-stump, before Elgar edged Josh Hazlewood (1-73) to wicketkeeper Tim Pai... [Full Article...]

Indian Coast Guard helicopter crash lands in Maharashtra's Nandgaon

Indian Coast Guard helicopter crash lands in Maharashtra's Nandgaon The crew members have been identified as - Deputy Commandant Balwinder Singh, Assitant commandant Penny Choudhary , Sandeep, P/Nvk and Baljeet, Nvk. As per the media reports, the chopper crashed during landing. Indian Navy launched two Chetak helicopters and a Seaking "C" for the search operation of the missing helicopter. [Full Article...]

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation The man crashed during the chase and fled into an apartment complex. The Pomona officer is the 16th law enforcement officer who was shot and killed this year, according to The Officer Down Memorial Page, which tracks such deaths. Gunfire can be heard in an ABC video taken from the scene, which also showed officers performing CPR on one of the victims. "We expect him to be fine", Bergner said. [Full Article...]

Four Arrested After Climbing Balcony At Iranian Embassy In London

Four Arrested After Climbing Balcony At Iranian Embassy In London Footage posted online shows the men on the balcony of the embassy building. No one was reported harmed. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi harshly condemned the incident, and demanded British authorities take immediate action to arrest the perpetrators. [Full Article...]

Australian Governor General to attend solar conference

Australian Governor General to attend solar conference The major objective of the International Solar Alliance is to enable better harnessing of solar energy as an alternative energy source and to address the specific solar technology deployment needs, of solar resource-rich countries, located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. [Full Article...]

Weak Congress trying for RS seat in Telangana!

Weak Congress trying for RS seat in Telangana! Interestingly, while clinching the "give and take" deal with Samajwadi Party, BSP chief Mayawati had offered a quid pro quo to the Congress as well. With its two allies (324), the BJP will still have about 28 extra votes after ensuring victory of its eight candidates. The SP has 47 votes in which they have 10 additional votes. [Full Article...]

Nidahas Trophy, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I in Colombo

Nidahas Trophy, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 3rd T20I in Colombo Nuwan Pradeep trapped Das lbw to earn a breakthrough for Sri Lanka but Mushfiqur, who hit four sixes and five fours, batted with goal to force an outcome which meant all three teams in the tournament have one win each. Upul Tharanga also played a useful cameo during his unbeaten 15-ball 32. Mahmudullah Riyad has been leading the charge in his absence. His experience came to the fore in the... [Full Article...]

Commerce Min Prabhu to hold addl charge of Civil Aviation Ministry

Commerce Min Prabhu to hold addl charge of Civil Aviation Ministry On this development, Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted, "As advised by the Prime Minister, #PresidentKovind has directed that Shri Suresh Prabhu , Cabinet Minister, shall be assigned charge of the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, in addition to his existing portfolio". [Full Article...]

The Obamas' shows coming on Netflix

The Obamas' shows coming on Netflix Former President Obama is in advanced negotiations with Netflix to produce content for the streaming service. It wouldn't be the first time Obama has appeared on a big TV show after he previously starred in an episode of NBC programme "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" alongside the adventurer. [Full Article...]

Democratic surge in Texas primaries gives Republicans reason to worry

Democratic surge in Texas primaries gives Republicans reason to worry To field a fall candidate, the GOP probably needs one more of its hopefuls to drop out, the survivor presumably netting virtually all Republican votes and possibly pulling more now undecided voters than any Democrat. "They still have a long way to go", said Matt Mackowiak, a Republican consultant in Austin, Texas, who contended that without Trump on the ballot in November, Democrats may yet ha... [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi visits Patangrao Kadam in hospital

Sonia Gandhi visits Patangrao Kadam in hospital Kadam was elected to Assembly four times from Palus-Kadegaon constituency in Sangli district and held important portfolios in Maharashtra. The founder of Bharati Vidyapeeth deemed university and several other institutions, Kadam was known to be a staunch Congressman who had come from a poor background. [Full Article...]

Custody extended by three more days

Custody extended by three more days Since February 28, Karti has been in CBI custody. The agency still has the liberty to take three more days of police custody of Karti under the law which mandates 15 days of police remand. "The application reeks of lack of bonafide", Singhvi said. They claim to have found the address of Advantage Strategic Pvt Ltd only two days ago. The ASG said the matter was at a crucial stage of probe, and a ... [Full Article...]

Arvind Kejriwal seeks audience with PM Modi over Delhi sealing drive

Arvind Kejriwal seeks audience with PM Modi over Delhi sealing drive While interacting with the traders of Amar Colony market on Friday, Kejriwal threatened to launch a hunger strike if the issue is not resolved until the month's end. Meanwhile, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has announced a day-long "Delhi Trade Bandh" to be held on 13 March to protest against the sealing drive across the national capital. [Full Article...]

China February trade surplus surprises sharply to the upside

China February trade surplus surprises sharply to the upside China on Thursday lauded Indian and Chinese leaders for demonstrating a "strategic vision" which had helped defuse last year's Doklam crisis, and acknowledged that ties between the two countries were poised for a rapid transition. China's outbound shipments have increased at the fastest pace in three years. The latest trade threat to China follows Mr Trump's announcement that the United States w... [Full Article...]

TMC to back Abhishek Singhvi in RS polls: Mamata Banerjee

TMC to back Abhishek Singhvi in RS polls: Mamata Banerjee Congress is yet to declare the name of Singvi as its candidate from West Bengal. "We are supporting him because he had fought several (legal) cases on behalf of the state government. Former Railway Minister Mukul Roy has also resigned from the Rajya Sabha. After an hour-long meeting with the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) members at the Assembly premises here, Singhvi told reporters that he ... [Full Article...]

Jeff Flake threatens bill to nullify Trump's tariffs

There was some praise from Democrats for the Republican President. Sen. Sen. Orrin Hatch told reporters he thought Congress could stop the tariffs from being implemented. Even though tariffs on Mexico and Canada were excluded from President's Trump's announcement, he says he has no problem with them. Trump said the levies will take effect in about 15 days, adding that Canada and Mexico could... [Full Article...]

UN Women head: The time is now for gender equality

UN Women head: The time is now for gender equality In addition to providing more support for all aspects of the Games - including coaches and officials, the International Olympic Committee is strongly recommending that organisations such as NOCs and IFs provide funding (including evening out prize money disparities) to promote gender equality and reflect diversity in gender within their management and membership. [Full Article...]

Maha farmers march throwing traffic out of gear in Bhiwandi

Maha farmers march throwing traffic out of gear in Bhiwandi On Saturday, the farmers reached Bhiwandi in Thane district. Even though the march now has a strength of over 3,000 people, the numbers are expected to swell up to 50, -60,000 by Monday, TOI reported. Last year, the Maharashtra government had announced a loan waiver of Rs 4,000 crores under the first phase of the farm loan waiver scheme. The demands of the farmers include, implementing a complete ... [Full Article...]

As general election begins, Cruz escalates battle against O'Rourke

With a quick photo response that leaned more cute than cutting, Mr. O'Rourke may be able to defuse any lasting effect of Mr. Cruz's approach. For the first time since 2002, Democratic turnout topped one million in a midterm primary, but it still lagged well behind the over 1.5 million votes cast in the GOP primary, with over 99% of precincts counted. [Full Article...]


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