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by | January 10, 2018 | 21:05

Learning skiing from her father and later getting expert guidance and training from Olympian Heera Lala, the 21-year-old finally had her day in the sun winning the medal in the slalom category. Given that the sport is not that popular in India , it had taken a while for Thakur to come to terms with Aanchal's achievement. Roshan has been a mentor to his daughter, and believes her global victory will bring more visibility to India's skiing fraternity.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:09

Issa, who represents north coastal San Diego and south Orange counties, is the latest California Republican to announce his retirement ahead of what is likely to be a Democratic wave in the 2018 congressional elections. Two days earlier, Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., decided not to seek re-election after completing his service as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:09

Interestingly, this project marks the first collaboration of Parineeti and Akshay. She returned to the silver screen in 2017 after being a part of back-to-back flops Daawat-e-Ishq, Kill Dil and Dishoom. Akshay has called it his "most ambitious film". Presented by Dharma Productions, the film is based on 'The Battle of Saragarhi .', bravest battle ever fought.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:05

Working President and former chief minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that the opposition NC will boycott Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's speech on Governor's address scheduled to be delivered today afternoon. Coming heavily on chief minister- Mehbooba Mufti for remaining absent from the house, Omar said that her absence from the house vindicates how much serious they are about the civilian killings in Kashmir.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:57

Israel has acknowledged carrying out repeated air and missile strikes in Syria since the outbreak of the bloody civil war six years ago to stop arms deliveries to Hezbollah, with which it fought a devastating 2006 conflict. The Syrian Foreign Ministry emphasized that Israel's attacks on Syria will not protect ISIS and the Al-Nusra Front, which "cooperate with Israel and its agents".

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:51

They had also infiltrated funeral homes, laundrettes, plastic recycling plants and shipyards, with a dozen local elected officials including mayors implicated in fraudulent public tenders. The 'NDrangheta first came to the attention of German police in 2007 when six gangsters were shot dead outside a pizzeria in Duisburg during a feud between families.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:41

Another official declined to say whether the two deaths were the result of police gunshots or other actions. "Do not take the law in your hands", Rana Sanaullah, the provincial law minister, told Anadolu Agency over the phone. Locals said police responded with undue force. The cleric is a staunch political rival of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League party and he has led violent rallies in the capital, Islamabad, since 2014 after eight of his supporters were killed in anti-government rallies ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:40

On Tuesday, Feinstein released the full 10-hour transcript of testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee from Fusion GPS CEO Glenn Simpson . Trump tweeted Wednesday morning. She said during a November appearance on CNN that the judiciary panel hadn't turned up evidence that the Trump campaign got dirt on the Clinton team.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:28

NHS England last week recommended all hospitals defer non-urgent appointments and operations until the end of the month, except for cancer operations and "time-critical procedures". "Isn't that an admission that, under his captaincy, the ship is indeed sinking?" There was also a call from Conservative MP Maria Caulfield for a ban on energy drinks as she told MPs about the death of one of her constituents in Lewes.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:27

Eric Trump , the president's son who co-runs the Trump Organization with his brother Donald Trump, Jr., posted a tweet thanking New York City firefighters for their service. As firefighters battled the blaze, a plume of smoke spewed from the roof of the 68-story structure. The fire started around 7 a.m.at the Manhattan building that contains President Trump's home and business offices.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:25

The court had noted that the eyewitnesses had not been examined in those cases and there was a "travesty" since the investigation was not done properly. The government had earlier filed a status report on the probe conducted by the SIT in the cases. Petitioner S Gurlad Singh Kahlon had earlier told the bench that a total of 293 riot-related cases were taken up for scrutiny by the earlier SIT which had made a decision to close 199 of them after scrutiny.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:59

Light rain will persist through the night. The sunshine and milder temperatures should manage to finally begin melting some of our snow pack today, and whatever water remains from the day's snow melt will refreeze overnight as temperatures dip well below freezing.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:57

It's learned Black Panther tickets sales are actually ahead of Captain America: Civil War ! I was expecting Avengers: Infinity War to dethrone Civil War as Fandango's fastest-selling Marvel Cinematic Universe film but it looks like Black Panther will do it first this February.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:48

South winds will gust between 15-30 miles per hour. Today , a chance of freezing rain before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain or freezing rain between 10 a.m. Yes, we'll be talking a lot about the accumulating snow tomorrow morning, but after the snow wraps up midday - temps will be some 30°+ colder than we have been.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:40

Discovery has been headquartered at a large building in downtown Silver Spring next to the Metro station since 2003. "We have. made the hard decision to reduce our footprint in Maryland over time, with the ultimate closure and sale of our One Discovery Place headquarters building in Silver Spring, expected in 2019", he wrote.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:31

Wayne Ellington's driving layup with 0.3 seconds remaining gave the Miami Heat a dramatic 90-89 win over the Toronto Raptors to end their 12-game winning streak at home. Tempers flared between the two teams in a very physical game. The Raptors are 14-2 at home. The Portland Trail Blazers secured their third straight win as they impressively beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-106 on the road.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:11

Senior Journalist Taha Siddiqui received injuries in the scuffle. Taha Siddiqui says 10-12 unidentified men beat him and threatened to kill him as he took a cab to the airport. Last year, five bloggers had gone missing. The Indian news channel's journalist had previously claimed to have been harassed by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), which had issued a him notice and asked him to appear before its counterterrorism wing, Dawn reported.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:50

The order came after the government informed the court that it had formed a 12-member inter-ministerial committee to frame guidelines for occasions on which the national anthem is to be played or sung in theatres. "Playing of the anthem is directive, but showing respect is mandatory", Chief Justice Misra orally observed. But at the same time the law made it clear that the anthem "has not only to be respected but it's a respect as a salutation to the motherland", it said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:40

A 26-year-old Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Mukul Jain has gone missing from the campus since January 8, the police said. The missing student, from School of Life Science, was last seen when he was going to a lab on the campus.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:34

The Virtual ID , which would be a random 16-digit number, together with biometrics of the user would give any authorised agency like a mobile company, limited details like name, address, and photograph, which are enough for any verification.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:25

Padmavat stars Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles. There will be curfew if this film is released, he threatened. "Once it is released, the facts will come to the fore", he added. Vasundhara Raje on Monday said Padmavati , now rechristened Padmavat , will not be released in cinema halls across the desert state.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:01

A thick plume of black smoke rose is visible for miles around. The fire has produced a large plume of smoke, but an airport official says it is not having an effect on flights. Local road authorities have also cautioned motorists passing by the fire area about the possible poor visibility caused by the smoke. Dublin Fire Brigade's James Mulholland says hazardous gases have been released.

by | January 10, 2018 | 16:28

Rescue and search efforts went on for more than 12 hours despite the rough sea and limited resources, the navy said. Libya's Italian-backed coast guard has also stepped up interceptions, returning migrants to Libya where they are detained and often reenter smuggling networks.

by | January 10, 2018 | 16:13

While Zuma said he had appealed a December 2017 high court ruling with regard to his duties as President in appointing the commission, as well as an order that he personally pay costs of his unsuccessful application to interdict the release of the State of Capture Report, the matter "could no longer wait".

by | January 10, 2018 | 15:29

The Official Secrets Act dates back to 1923, when Myanmar, then known as Burma, was a province of British India. They were arrested on December 12 after they had been invited to meet police officers over dinner. "It's up to the court to decide whether the journalists are guilty or not because as a government, we don't interfere in the country's judicial system", government spokesman Zaw Htay said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 14:56

During a public comment period of a school board meeting, middle school language arts teacher Deyshia Hargrave was recognized, and explained, " For a superintendent or any person in a position of leadership getting any type of raise, I feel like it's a slap in the face for teachers, cafeteria workers and any other support staff we have ".

by | January 10, 2018 | 14:09

The five-year plan was to open 90% of the nation's offshore reserves to leasing from drilling companies. "Florida is obviously unique", Zinke said. He said President Trump had directed him to "take into consideration the local and state voice" in deciding policy.

by | January 10, 2018 | 13:12

But it's sticking to a decidedly harsh - and familiar - message for President Donald Trump: back off and let Koreans solve their own problems. This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 5, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the defense detachment on Jangjae Islet.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:09

The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared enroute to Beijing on March 8, 2014, and the fate of its 227 passengers and 12 crew is still a mystery. The government is pledging $20 million if the aircraft or both flight recorders are found within 5,000 square kilometers of the primary search area, with the reward topping off at $70 million if it's found in a search area exceeding 25,000 square kilometers.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:05

Based on the tonnage the tanker was carrying, it has the potential to be the worst since 1991 when 260,000 tonnes of oil leaked off the Angolan coast. It is not immediately clear what caused the collision, which happened in open seas rather than in a narrow channel where such accidents are more common.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:02

In the end, Young picked Oklahoma over Texas Tech among others and has turned into a sensation as a freshman, leading the nation in both scoring and assists. Ryan Kemrite added two more free throws in the final second to give Liberty its third straight league win. He found James for a three-pointer with about two minutes remaining to bump the lead to 13.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:02

He alleged that the madrassas were being funded from Pakistan and Bangladesh, and even by some terror outfits. Suggesting that the madarsas under formal education boards, Rizvi added, "Madrasas be affiliated to CBSE, ICSE and allow non-Muslim students.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:49

The $125 million, a third of what the U.S. contributes annually, was supposed to be paid Monday. "Behind the scenes, the prime minister is now in contact with the Americans in order to prevent the massive cut [in USA funding for UNRWA] - to prevent it, you heard it right", the Times of Israel quoted an Israeli TV broadcaster saying.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:39

A deluge of rain in Southern California triggered mudslides, flooding, and rivers of mud that have killed at least eight and forced thousands to evacuate, according to the Los Angeles Times . One resident, Benjamin Hyatt, told CNN that his neighbors evacuated to their roof, and his own house was "surrounded by mud ". Rainfall totals ranged from 2 inches to 4-1/2 inches (5 to 11 cm) in the area, the National Weather Service said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:30

Damage to rail infrastructure caused by lightning strikes combined with a lack of available staff led to major delays on multiple train lines in Sydney . Train travellers and commuters to and from the Central Coast were among the biggest sufferers of the train chaos that hit the greater Sydney train network Tuesday .