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by | December 19, 2017 | 13:11

Panaji, Dec 18 Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today congratulated his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani for winning his assembly seat. Despite a a tough challenge from the Congress led by Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party is all set to win Gujarat riding on the charisma of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and form the government in the western state for the sixth consecutive time.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:43

The reports, quoting BJP sources, had said that the government tried to halt Modi's visit and it was due to their intervention that the visit was held as per schedule. In his first letter as the Congress chief to the Prime Minister, he requested PM Modi to help put in place adequate measures for strengthening the weather update system and advance cyclone warning communication mechanism in the coastal areas.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:22

The Hornets led 29-23 after one quarter, 60-42 at halftime, and 88-64 after three quarters. Beyond the damage that did to the top of New York's lineup, it robbed the Knicks of any real depth: The Hornets outscored NY 31-19 in the second quarter, essentially putting this one away.

by | December 19, 2017 | 11:05

Last month, the communist regime fired a powerful intercontinental ballistic missile toward northern Japan that experts believed is capable of targeting the USA mainland. The two systems, which will be deployed at the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force facilities in northern Akita and southwestern Yamaguchi prefectures, will be capable of covering the entire country, according to the broadcaster.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:36

The army also resorted to aerial firing, according to locals. Pertinently an encounter is going on in the area where two militants have been killed so far. A gunfight broke out between militants and troops during Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at BatmuranWanpora area of Shopian district on Monday evening.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:12

Duterte announced on Sunday that he was open to changing the law to allow same-sex marriage in the country. "I don't have any problem with that", said Duterte, according to the Philippine Star . In the same talk, Duterte said he wanted to add a representative from the LGBT community to his commission on urban poor. He fired the PCUP chairman and threatened to do the same to all commissioners, accusing them of going on junkets overseas.

by | December 19, 2017 | 10:13

The candidate said he was headed to Washington to meet with Almagro, as well as officials of the U.S. State Department. Incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez won last month's contested election by 1.53 percentage points over center-left opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla, Honduras' electoral court said Sunday.

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:59

In the continuous attack on the BJP party, today Hardik Patel came out from the Patidar agitation and extended his congratulation to BJP. The EC had chose to match the tally in select polling stations amid allegations that the EVMs were compromised to help the BJP.

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:48

Although the government ceased funding the program in 2012, it still remains operational. The Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was started in 2007, ceased to be funded in 2012, but is still operation today. "If you've talked to Harry Reid for 60 seconds then it's the least surprising thing ever that he loves UFOs and got an earmark to study them", former Reid spokeswoman Kristen Orthman said in a message on Twitter.

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:45

Frank Montoya , a recently-retired FBI counterintelligence agent and supervisor, said to NBC that Trump would have been told, "If you see these kinds of contacts please let us know about them so we can keep you updated on the threat picture".

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:35

Reportedly, more than 23 lakh customers have reportedly received about Rs 47 crore in their Airtel bank accounts, which they did not know had been opened. UIDAI also gave a strong answer to allegations which suggested that payments bank accounts are linked to receive LPG subsidy. We are also undertaking to complete the said actions on priority and have commenced thorough checks of our process flows.

by | December 19, 2017 | 09:12

Branson joined the Virgin Hyperloop One board of directors in October 2017 after Virgin Group invested in the company and formed a global strategic partnership. This investment brings the total financing raised by Virgin Hyperloop One to $295 million since its founding in 2014. Building a working hyperloop is obviously a cash-intensive process, and one that's still likely at least a few years away from being a revenue-generating operation, so it's natural to expect it to require a steady ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:51

She said she was "surprised and delighted" to be named the 133rd Bishop of London. "I am often asked what it has been like to have had two careers, first in the NHS and now in the church". Libby Lane was consecrated the church's first female bishop in 2015. The acting Bishop of London, Pete Broadbent said: 'I welcome the announcement of Bishop Sarah's appointment and look forward with excitement to working under her leadership as our diocesan bishop.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:38

Police allege he has broken both United Nations and Australian sanctions. "We'll be alleging in court this man was brokering the sale of missile componentry and technical expertise from North Korea to other worldwide entities - we believe this man participated in discussions about the sale of missile componentry from North Korea to other entities overseas as another attempt to raise revenue for the government of North Korea".

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:18

Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire, which gutted the workshop area and the shop itself. They were trapped in the 60*30 feet structure due to the heat and smoke. The fire affected the electric wiring and installation, stocks, furniture and sheets. The victims were admitted to Rajawadi hospital in Ghatkopar where 12 were declared dead on arrival.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:18

The Prime Minister hit back after Michel Barnier said the United Kingdom would not be allowed to "cherry-pick" from elements of various deals offered to other countries as both parties prepare to begin Brexit trade talks. Mr Hammond has separately clashed with Brexit Secretary David Davis over his support for a Canada-style trade agreement, which the Chancellor thinks is "bonkers" because it would not align Britain closely enough to the EU.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:13

US Ambassador Nikki Haley signalled during a council meeting held ahead of the vote that the United States was ready to use its veto by recalling that the former US administration had abstained in a vote condemning Israeli settlements past year.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:09

Both staff members spoke under the condition of anonymity. " I want to assure you there are no banned words at CDC ", said Fitzgerald in her first tweet . HHS also strongly encourages the use of outcome and evidence data in program evaluations and budget decisions, ' the statement continued. An HHS official did not respond to any additional questions.

by | December 19, 2017 | 08:00

The EC had issued the notice to Gandhi on December 13 for violating the provisions of the election law and the model code, giving him time till December 18 to respond. "The Commission will deliberate... and will consult political parties, media, National Basketball Association and other stakeholders to seek suggestions for necessary modification in the extant provisions".

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:40

Under the prior Liberal government, B.C. had become the world's grizzly-bear-hunting hub, with trophy hunters killing 250 of the great bears a year there, even within renowned provincial parks and protected areas and, most brazenly, in the Great Bear Rainforest , where Coastal First Nations have vehemently opposed trophy hunting of bears .

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:13

The fire only needs to consume a couple thousand more acres to dethrone the 2003 Cedar fire that maintains top spot on the list. A mix of lighter winds, rising humidity and cooler air temperatures prevailed for a second day on Monday, affording crews the greatest weather break they have seen yet, said Lynne Tolmachoff, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire).

by | December 19, 2017 | 06:08

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Bethany Lynn Stephens' body was found by Goochland County deputies around 8:18 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area. Authorities said the dogs were euthanized shortly after the attack. The bloody scene was littered with her shredded clothing, and police bagged 60 items of evidence. We learned Friday of the sad news that Stephens had been mauled to death by her two pit bulls after taking them for a walk, but one friend of the deceased said there's no way ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:11

His comments came days after Paris accused the Damascus regime of obstructing the latest round of failed peace talks for Syria held in Geneva last week. On Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron called Assad "an enemy of the Syrian people" who "will have to respond to his crimes before his people, before the global courts".

by | December 19, 2017 | 03:12

For the Memphis Police Department, the arrest of 46-year-old Sherra Wright marks the end to a seven-year investigation into pro baller Lorenzen's death and one of the agency's " most high-profile [VIDEO ]" unsolved murder case , according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

by | December 19, 2017 | 02:26

Vice President Mike Pence , who was scheduled to travel Tuesday to Egypt and Israel, is postponing his trip until next month. But just a few hours ahead of departure, the White House announced that the Vice President would no longer be travelling to the Middle East at this time.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:59

While addressing a National Security Policy seminar, Janjua said that Pakistan's efforts in eradicating terrorism have unfortunately not been appreciated by the world, despite the fact that Pakistan has suffered the most in this process. The NSA claimed that the United States, in its opposition to the rise of China and Russian Federation, has disrupted the balance of power in South Asia.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:56

PARIS-France's Thales SA has agreed to buy chip maker Gemalto NV for €4.8 billion ($5.64 billion) in a deal that aims to create "a world leader in digital security", the companies said in a joint statement Sunday. Known more for its work in aerospace, Thales has spent the past three years focusing on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. The deal is expected to generate mid to high teens adjusted earnings per share accretion, pre synergies, as of the first year after close.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:54

Mortal Engines will be released on December, 14th, 2018. Peter Jackson who helped define 21st century epics, with The Lord of the Rings trilogy , has returned with another ambitious project in the form of an adaptation of Phillip Reeve's award-winning Mortal Engines quartet.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:36

Congressional lawmakers have yet to renew federal funding for CHIP since the program expired on September 30. Without congressional action many states will run out of funding for their CHIP programs the end of this year, and some are beginning to send letters to local families announcing the end of coverage.

by | December 19, 2017 | 00:30

The Twin Cities Salvation Army was founded in 1886, and Borgen said she believed that red kettles have been used in Minnesota for more than a century. Packer fans and Bears fans go head to head in a 10th annual friendly competition to see which team could earn more money for a Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:48

Armed militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul today, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital. Another government official said the attack was near the intelligence agency training center. There were no reports of casualties, and no group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:41

He'd never argued a motion in state or federal court, or taken a deposition by himself, Petersen said , and was unable to answer questions about common trial motions. "I understand that the path that many successful district court judges have taken has been a different one than I've taken", Petersen told Kennedy .

by | December 18, 2017 | 23:23

Monday and Tuesday will be dry and sunny with high temperatures in the mid-50s. As of now snow totals are still all over the place, but it is starting to look like the lower elevations will see decent accumulations with larger amounts expected through the mountains.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:00

Short and Mnuchin were speaking after Axios reported on Saturday that Mueller has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by 13 senior Trump aides before and during the presidential transition. On the transition team were a number of aides who were later caught up in Mr Mueller's investigation , such as former national security adviser Michael Flynn .

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:26

The 68-year-old promised "radical economic transformation" but her campaign was dented by suggestions she could be influenced by her ex-husband. After Cyril Ramaphosa was named new ANC president, the rand firmed by nearly 4% against the United States dollar to R 12.55.