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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...]

New Tariffs Ordered by Trump on Aluminum, Steel Imports

New Tariffs Ordered by Trump on Aluminum, Steel Imports The contentious tariffs will go into effect in 15 days. Major Asian nations reacted sharply to Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, warning of damage to close relations amid industry calls for retaliation. Trump would visit prototypes for his proposed border wall near San Diego and attend a Republican fundraiser in Los Angeles. In conclusion, many countries such as C... [Full Article...]

Santa Clarita Diet Season 2 Trailer: Drew Barrymore Is Hungry for More

Santa Clarita Diet Season 2 Trailer: Drew Barrymore Is Hungry for More Drew Barrymore's ravenously undead Sheila may start the clip ignominiously chained in basement, lest she get a hold of the people in the world she hasn't killed ("literally everyone in the world - except three people"). Santa Clarita Diet's second sees Joel McHale , Maggie Lawson , Gerald McRaney and Zachary Knighton guest starring in a few episodes. While Netflix don't exactly divul... [Full Article...]

Candriam Luxembourg SCA Takes Position in Ishares MSCI India ETF (BATS:INDA)

The ETF's YTD performance is 0%, the 1 year is 0% and the 3 year is 0%. This year's performance is 11.72% while this quarter's performance is 5.08%. Truepoint Inc. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,588,922 shares of the company's stock worth $93,383,000 after buying an additional 418,947 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Who will be Senate Chairman? Consultations to secure votes continue

Who will be Senate Chairman? Consultations to secure votes continue Now the battle is between democrats and horse traders and we are thankful to the MQM-P legislators for their supports in the Senate Election, said Senator Mushahidullah Khan. "PTI will never support PPP and PML-N in any circumstances", Imran affirmed. Among others who accompanied Sindh governor include: Mushahid Ullah Khan, Asad Junejo and Salim Zia. [Full Article...]

European Union says talks 'the prime option' in U.S. tariffs row

European Union says talks 'the prime option' in U.S. tariffs row The European Union says it is not clear whether the bloc will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs . The stated tariffs are set at 25 percent for steel imports and 10 percent for aluminum. [Full Article...]

U.S. announces $5M reward for information on Pak Taliban leader

U.S. announces $5M reward for information on Pak Taliban leader The attacker set off his explosives before passing through a police screening post, suggesting that he may have triggered the bomb after a policeman spotted it. Well-placed sources said that the USA drone carried out attack in Sultankhel area of Kunar province adjacent to Bajaur Agency. Daesh claimed responsibility of the attack in a statement on its Amaq website. [Full Article...]

Putin 'couldn't care less' about Russia's interference in U.S. elections

Putin 'couldn't care less' about Russia's interference in U.S. elections So in her one-hour special Confronting Putin , Kelly confronted Putin about it. Mueller is investigating whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin . Trump has also hinted that he gives Putin the benefit of the doubt when he denies that Moscow interfered. "President Trump has also defended the Russian president, telling reporters in November, "[Putin] said he absolutely did not m... [Full Article...]

Cauvery water: Centre seeks states' views

Cauvery water: Centre seeks states' views However, there was no clarity on whether the dispute resolution mechanism meant constituting a Cauvery Water Management Board, he said. However, Modi had suggested the Tamil Nadu delegation to meet the Union Minister for Water Resources first, which all the political parties in Tamil Nadu - barring the ruling AIADMK - said was an insult to the people of the state. [Full Article...]

Record 412 terrorism-related arrests made in United Kingdom past year

Record 412 terrorism-related arrests made in United Kingdom past year Seven people were arrested following the Parsons Green attack in West London just three months later. Police arrested 412 people in 2017, an increase of 58 per cent on the previous 12 months, which the government described as testament to the work of the police and security services. [Full Article...]

Turkish court orders opposition journalists be released for duration of trial

Turkish court orders opposition journalists be released for duration of trial They also remain charged, including cartoonist Musa Kart and columnist Kadri Gursel. However, Cumhuriyet said that its attorney, Akin Atalay , was remanded in custody until the next hearing, on 16 March. Dundar has since left Turkey and is now being tried in absentia. Supporters say the charges are absurd, noting that the outlawed groups cited in the indictment are themselves at odds with eac... [Full Article...]


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