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by | January 13, 2018 | 16:47

However, the July-December sales figures of these cities in 2017 were still significantly lower than the second half of 2014 and 2015, clearly depicting an underlying declining trend, the report said . "This includes bouquet of incentives such as waivers on stamp duty, floor rise and assured rental schemes". Das said that "in terms of sales, the Mumbai market recorded 19% uptick in H2 2017 over the demonetisation-hit same period a year ago, however overall sales volumes reflect a ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 16:22

The Bowen scandal proved to be the final straw for Louisville head coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich, both of whom were effectively fired. The federal complaint stated that Gatto and others attempted to funnel $100,000 to a recruit's family to gain his commitment to play for Louisville. USC coach Frank Martin announced on Wednesday that Bowen, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound freshman forward from Saginaw, Michigan, has enrolled at USC and has joined the Gamecocks.

by | January 13, 2018 | 16:07

It is an impressive start to the new year for Kerber, having won her four matches at last week's mixed teams Hopman Cup in Perth before her three victories in Sydney . Italian fourth seed Fabio Fognini set up a semi-final against qualifier Daniil Medvedev following a 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (7-4), 6-2 marathon against Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:59

McSally also cleverly adapts the ancient conservative injunction to RINOs to "grow a pair" by saying the GOP should "grow a pair of ovaries", presumably like hers. McSally, who has always been expected to run and is the preferred candidate of Senate GOP officials, launched her campaign with a slick 83-second video she posted online.

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:56

Ethereum has enjoyed a strong showing since the start of 2018. "It's just digital currency ", said Jason Wilson, with L'Argent Services. "It's the same as sending an email as far as how it functions". It's more about its stored value. But what makes bitcoin intriguing for investors is also what makes it risky: It depends on when you buy in. He points out that Google Trends has identified " Bitcoin " as one of the most popular search terms in Nigeria, Ghana, and South Africa, which are ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:49

What Senate Republicans think: There's no way Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer can keep the entire caucus together - especially those in tough 2018 races in Trump-friendly states - to oppose a short-term spending bill on DACA grounds. Six senators working on immigration issues "have an agreement in principle". White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said, "We still believe we can get there".

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:13

South Korea has also offered to march out during the opening ceremonies alongside its northern counterparts. The Pyeongchang Olympic Games are less than a month away, and American athletes are getting ready to go for the gold. North and South Korea's Olympic officials will meet at the International Olympic Committee's headquarters in Switzerland next week to hammer out the details of the North's participation.

by | January 13, 2018 | 15:10

One of the most common alternatives to dispatching crustaceans in the pot is "numbing" them in the freezer before a quick death delivered with a knife. The move is a response to studies that suggest lobsters are sentient with advanced nervous systems that may feel pain. The government also ordered the live crustaceans to be transported in their natural habitat and not on ice or icy water.

by | January 13, 2018 | 14:31

He did not elaborate. Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said the return of the refugees is prerequisite in a bid to help the Pakistani forces deny safe havens to the Afghan militants. He said the U.S. values Pakistan's role in the war on terror and expects that the on-going turbulence remains a temporary phase. "He also conveyed COAS that U.S.

by | January 13, 2018 | 14:18

The bus was traveling with 50 passengers on board from Milwaukee to Chicago when the incident began around 9:50 p.m. CDT, Greyhound said in a statement. All lanes of I-94 were closed while several law enforcement agencies investigated the incident and the roadway was still closed as of 12:30 a.m. They were eventually removed from the bus safely.

by | January 13, 2018 | 13:52

The plea, filed by Maharashtra-based journalist, B.R.Lone, was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra who said that it would be taken up for hearing on Friday. The counsel contended that they were representing Bombay Lawyers Association which had already filed a similar petition before the Bombay High Court and that is coming up for hearing on January 23.

by | January 13, 2018 | 13:02

President, are you a racist?" "Being in the Army, it's so diverse, you can see people from all walks of life - you have people who grew up poor, you have people who grew up well-off but they still had the desire to serve, and you have people from all races, creeds, genders", she said .

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:59

He said he believes Trump's comments demonstrate a lack of education and deep racial animus. The fallout from alleged vulgar comments President Donald Trump made about immigration from Africa and Haiti continues. "Trump denied saying anything derogatory about Haitians". Trump later added, "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country".

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:35

The family said Ashley is now being prescribed medical marijuana. The lawsuit argues that the policy violates the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to the lawsuit filed in federal court on Wednesday.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:32

Fusion GPS hired Steele. President Donald Trump says the economic ties between the United States and Norway are "robust and growing" and he's pointing to their work in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance to counter security threats.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:22

The impacts of Hurricane Maria are still being felt far and wide, and outside of Puerto Rico , the medical field may be facing the toughest challenges-including a shortage of IV bags filled with essential liquids used in treating patients.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:17

The deal marks the first time that athletes from the North will compete in a South Korean Olympics, as North Korea boycotted the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Roh said he would seek International Olympic Committee support for the ice hockey proposal and hoped other countries taking part in the competition would give a unified Korean team their blessing.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:06

After a three-judge panel in February 2016 ruled that the GOP-legislature relied too heavily on race in 2011 to draw the 1st and 12th Districts, the General Assembly had to approve a new map for the 2016 elections. As long as there are five justices on the Supreme Court who believe partisan gerrymandering can be unconstitutional, she said there's no way North Carolina's plans could be considered constitutional.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:04

Since becoming ANC president in December‚ Ramaphosa has preached unity in the party‚ constantly saying that competing factions before the December conference should now come together. Other dignitaries who will be in attendance during the Saturday function include former Mozambican President Joaquim Chissano and political party leaders from the Southern Africa region countries.

by | January 13, 2018 | 12:02

It is instructive that the White House did not deny the initial news reports. In a statement Friday, the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC), which held events to help DACA applicants process their paperwork, said, "It is unacceptable that the president of the United States would attack a bipartisan effort with his racist , xenophobic, and ill-informed language and beliefs".

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:54

Rory McIlroy's 2017 was plagued by an equipment change and injury woes. McIlroy, 28, disclosed the problem during an interview with The (London) Telegraph in Dubai, where he has been preparing for his return to competition after a almost fourth-month break.

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:51

Producer, Fred Gaudelli and sportscaster Al Micheals of NBC Sports talked to a TV Critics group on Tuesday. "It's certainly possible", Super Bowl executive producer Fred Gaudelli said about the likelihood of protests. Yet, this is also a very different year than most for the National Anthem, largely because of players kneeling in protest of police brutality. NBC has the Olympics through 2032 as part of a $12 billion deal, and it's one of three networks that will take turns carrying the ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:45

The Coast Guard has fished out three bodies from the site. India Today TV reported that three ships and three helicopters are involved in a large-scale search and rescue operation, which is underway. Meanwhile, a rescue operation to trace the remaining people is underway. As per reports, the helicopter was airborne at 10.20am, and it lost contact with air traffic control 15 minutes later.

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:36

A Times of India report says that the film will release as planned on January 25, although no official confirmation regarding the release date has been issued. The Rajput Karni Sena on January 10, reiterated its demand for a "complete ban" on the film. From being named " Padmavati " to " Padmaavat ", Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film has had a tough ride so far.

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:15

As per the latest report 4 children are dead, 25 have been rescued out of the 40 students who were on board on the boat that capsized. The tragic incident took place 2 nautical miles from the sea-shore in Dahanu . Search operations for the remaining are underway. District Collector Prashant Narnaware told PTI that the incident occurred on Saturday morning off the Dahanu coast.

by | January 13, 2018 | 11:08

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco granted a request made by California and other states to block Trump's decision to end the program. "President Trump is committed to the rule of law, and will work with members of both parties to reach a permanent solution that corrects the unconstitutional actions taken by the last administration", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement .

by | January 13, 2018 | 10:58

Trump has since denied making the off colour remarks, only describing the language he used as " tough ". What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA!' As Haitian flags flew at half-mast across the Haiti Friday, Moise laid a wreath of white flowers at a mass grave where scores of quake victims were buried.

by | January 13, 2018 | 10:19

The weather service in Huntsville said a light glaze of ice and up to a half inch of snow will be possible through this evening. For the snow season (since July 1), Madison has received 4.7 inches, 16.9 inches below normal. SATURDAY: Snow showers will linger into early Saturday , with much colder temperatures returning. Snow was expected to develop later in the morning in the Topeka area.

by | January 13, 2018 | 10:15

Experts believe it will, most likely, dislodge the ice at some point in that timeframe. "Urban and poor drainage flooding is also possible as well, especially in areas where remaining snow banks pool water along streets". Hopefully these ice jams occur in rural areas or, even better, don't occur at all! Taylor said ice jams are created when rapidly freezing ice breakup and ice collects during melting and creates dams of rivers and streams.

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:57

The Queen , along with her family, spent the war years at the Windsor castle for her safety. Bruce told reporters at a press screening of the documentary that the Queen seemed very at ease with the Crown Jewels, even grabbing a table the crown was resting and dragging it closer.

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:38

The launch marks ISRO's first mission in 2018. The images sent by Cartosat-2 series satellite will be useful for cartographic applications, urban and rural applications, coastal land use and regulation, road network monitoring, water distribution, the creation of land use maps and change detection to bring out geographical Land Information Systems and Geographical Information System applications, Isro stated .

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:28

During Angers v Montpellier, the referee's watch was vibrated incorrectly by the technology even though there was no goal and thereafter, the referee chose to discard the use of technology completely in the second half. Adrien Rabiot headed in the second goal but the referee's watch, which normally vibrates to indicate a goal, did not work, and he had to consult with video assistant referees to validate the goal.

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:10

If Ohio State is the surprise team in the Big Ten this season, redshirt junior forward Keita Bates-Diop is the league's most shocking revelation. INSIDE THE NUMBERS: Miles Bridges and Joshua Langford combined for 2 points in the first half of Michigan State's overtime win over Rutgers but had 21 of their team's 31 points the rest of the way.

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:05

England have will take on Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on June 2, as part of their warm-up friendlies ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Before games against Nigeria and Costa Rica, England will play Netherlands and Italy in March. Do you remember the last time England played at Elland Road? Taking to the road to play at home is something England did in the build-up to Euro 2016, playing games at Sunderland's Stadium of Light and Manchester City's Etihad Stadium.

by | January 13, 2018 | 09:01

Pakistani security experts have defended the government's decision to suspend defense and intelligence cooperation with the United States after the U.S. On Monday, a Pentagon spokesman said the USA had conveyed to Pakistan to take "concrete steps" against terror groups to earn hundreds of millions of dollars in aid.