by | March 05, 2018 | 15:11

However, an official government spokesperson on Friday clarified news agency ANI that the Dalai Lama has been "accorded all freedom to carry out his religious activities in India". New Delhi and Beijing are expecting the strains in the ties to be eased out in 2018, which is likely to see a series of engagements between the two neighbours.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:35

While about a lakh students were taking up the Class X and XII examination across the State, the Board also, relaxed the mandatory criteria of separate pass mark for the Class X students as a one time measure. As compared to a year ago, less number of candidates will be appearing for class 10 exams, but more would be appearing for class 12. "Concerned candidates shall bring his/ her own computer or laptop duly formatted and the Centre Superintendent (CS) shall allow the candidate only after ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:24

The statement said: "We are putting as much extra water as we can into our local networks and fixing leaks and bursts as quickly as possible". Thames Water said around 12,000 homes were left with no running water following the recent deep freeze and thaw, while several water companies said they were also tackling multiple bursts on their networks.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:12

However, the SPD joining the "Grand Coalition" is facing internal opposition by many young and leftist members who are afraid of being further marginalized by the Union. The radical youth wing had opposed the coalition. Her main coalition partner remains in disarray. Some within the Social Democratic Party, particularly on the left, had argued that the party wouldn't benefit from propping up Merkel for another term.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:08

Suh helped coordinate two previous inter-Korean summits during his 30-year career with the intelligence agency, while Chung manages South Korea's relations with the Trump administration. Further according to media reports, a high-level North Korea delegation in South Korea said last week that Pyongyang is leaving the door open for dialogue with the US.

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:10

She did not show up for her postgame news conference until half an hour after the rout. "I tried to mix up the defense a little bit, but I really didn't want to play man-to-man because Shakayla Thomas is such a handful for us to guard - she's a phenomenal player".

by | March 05, 2018 | 14:09

A Chinese diplomat on Sunday reportedly said his country is not looking for a trade war with the United States , but will not allow its interests to be hurt. Meanwhile, China will lighten the non-tax burden on market entities by over 300 billion yuan this year, which will leave enterprises with a much lighter load and free to focus their resources on their development, according to the report.

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:37

The planned settlements, set to be built on the corridor between Oxford and Cambridge, would bring with them thousands of homes. "It is completely wrong, therefore, to suggest the country's failure to build the housing it desperately needs is down to councils".

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:22

The latest, local NWS forecast says we should expect rain and snow Monday after 5 p.m., with little or snow accumulation expected. Temperatures will be below the freezing mark overnight when the snow begins, but will rise to the mid-30s during the day Wednesday .

by | March 05, 2018 | 13:24

In a landmark speech yesterday (26 February), setting out his party's stance on the UK's future trading relationships following Brexit, the opposition leader said it was in Britain's interests to remain part of Euratom. The anti-Hard Brexit grassroots campaign Open Britain was handing out free Walkers crisps outside Bloomberg's London HQ, the venue for Dr Fox's speech.

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:51

The Eagles' only prior series triumph came in London in 2015. "It was such a team effort and we worked so hard for so long", said Barrett, who was voted player of the tournament. Baker scored two tries as the US scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to beat the fancied Fijians. Australia lost 29-17 to South Africa in their quarter-final while New Zealand were beaten 14-10 by Fiji .

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:29

The EU imposes tariffs on goods from outside the bloc. You don't have to be too much of a conspiracy theorist to put the two together and ask: is there some coherent plan going on to bounce Britain into the customs union or else to undermine Theresa May , possibly bringing down her Government in the process? Though Monaco and the British territories of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey are not EU members, they are part of the customs union through their links ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:25

President Trump made remarks about China's President Xi during a GOP fundraiser at the Mar-a-Lago estate Saturday. "That's why people find it unbelievable that Xi is going to stay in power more than two terms", said political commentator Deng Yuwen.

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:25

He said , "Some countries have a very, very tough penalty, the ultimate penalty". Attorney General Jeff Sessions will also speak on a later panel, amid tension with the president following a tweet from Trump Thursday that described Sessions' actions as "disgraceful".

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:17

As an activist, she worked against bonded labour, sexual harassment at workplaces, and for the rights of women and the people of her village. Engineer Gianchand was the second Dalit to be elected as senator on a general seat by PPP in 2015.

by | March 05, 2018 | 12:15

Though US ships have regularly docked in Vietnam in the past, this is the first time an aircraft carrier will make a port call to the country. The arrival of the Vinson marks the biggest USA military presence in Vietnam since 1975 - but it also illustrates Hanoi's complex and evolving relationship with Beijing over the disputed South China Sea.

by | March 05, 2018 | 11:28

The second half of the Budget Session of Parliament will commence on Monday with the government seeking to push its legislative agenda, including the bill for confiscation of properties of fugitives, and the Opposition likely to target it on a range of issues including the multi-crore bank frauds.

by | March 05, 2018 | 11:19

In the final result of the Nagaland Assembly elections , Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 11 seats, while Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) 16, National Development Front (NDF) 27 and others four seats. Awan Konyak of the NDPP, one of the five women candidates in fray, is leading Eshak Konyak of the NPF by 1,320 votes in Aboi seat. The counting for 59 of the 60 assembly seats in the state began at 8:00 a.m.

by | March 05, 2018 | 11:08

Reforms should focus on "international rules that have fallen behind the times and no longer align with the shared aspirations of all nations". China will increase its military spending by 8.1 percent in 2018 in a bid to further modernize weapons and vessels for the world's largest army, officials said Monday.

by | March 05, 2018 | 11:02

Additional security measures were taken after intelligence from US sources suggested there might be an attack targeting the USA embassy or places US citizens were staying, the Ankara governor's office said in a statement. On its website, the mission urged Americans to "avoid large crowds" and "keep a low profile". Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart ISIL attacks.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:58

They even double-dated once. Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has had such a bad patch recently, including losing his top-secret security clearance , that the president himself is joking about it. Although Kushner is supposed to handle Middle East peace, NAFTA negotiations, innovation, relations with China, Mexico, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, government reorganization and criminal justice reform, he has been stripped of his access to the nation's top secrets because intelligence ...

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:50

A Senate panel, couple of years ago, while rebuffing the idea of direct elections to choose Senators had unanimously adopted a set of recommendations conferring on political parties the right to verify if any of their National Assembly or Provincial Assembly members voted against the party for financial gain.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:47

But it is surely the beginning of the end. The coalition deal ended 5 months of political deadlock, giving Merkel a 4th term in office. But the two blocs' weak performances in last September's election, when they both suffered their worst results since Germany became a republic in 1949, mean the latest incarnation of their awkward alliance promises to be the most fractious yet.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:44

Trump's announcement came as President Xi Jinping's top economic aide, Liu He, met USA officials at the White House to discuss the fraught economic relationship. That is $74 billion more than in the budget for the previous fiscal year. "The only way to rein in China is by working with like-minded countries", she said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:41

Cardinal George Pell's committal hearing over sexual abuse charges has begun at the Melbourne Magistrates Court in Australia. "It is a guide to police about how to fairly investigate claims against prominent people", Richter said. Up to 50 witnesses could be called and a voluminous amount of evidence discussed during the committal hearing. He also requested that a support person be allowed to accompany Pell to court "in regard to the cardinal's age and medical condition".

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:35

Jupp Heynckes' side showed that last weekend's draw at home to Hertha Berlin was only a temporary scare after a 15-game winning streak across all competitions. It went from bad to worse for Cologne just before the break. However, Gomez equalised with a powerful shot on the stroke of half-time and there was still time for the Germany global to grab a second, although that was largely thanks to a howler from Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:22

Three U.S. congressional committees and Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller are investigating allegations of Russian interference in the vote and interactions between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump. Posing as American activists, the operatives tried to hide the effort's Russian roots by purchasing space on U.S. computer servers and using U.S. email providers.

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:18

Those reactions mirrored the indignation and mystification painted on the faces of GOP senators who sat through the President's freewheeling, contradictory session on gun reform at the White House on Wednesday. Among Republicans, 52% think it is true that Trump had affairs before becoming President, but fewer believe the allegations around the payment to the actress (29%) and the National Enquirer (31%).

by | March 05, 2018 | 09:14

Strong aftershocks are rocking Papua New Guinea's remote and rugged highlands, a week after the largest quake to hit the region in nearly a century killed at least 31 people. Most of the other casualties were in the provincial capital of Mendi and the township of Tari, officials told Reuters. Numerous aftershocks have also hampered the delivery of vital relief supplies to isolated communities.

by | March 05, 2018 | 07:11

Sam Rockwell has taken home the Best Supporting Actor (Male) for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri award while Allison Janney has bagged the Best Supporting Actor (Female) for her performance in I, Tonya . "And I remember it because it was March past year". But this year is already off to a strong start, thanks largely to Ryan Coogler's " Black Panther ", which many analysts believe will play a prominent role at next year's Oscars.

by | March 05, 2018 | 07:01

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced in December that his country would follow the United States lead and move its embassy to Jerusalem. Last month , the US State Department revealed that it is planning to transfer the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem this May, far earlier than previous predictions , which suggested the move would be completed no earlier than late 2019.

by | March 05, 2018 | 06:22

The Senior Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer who was on a tour of the forests to assess damage to fauna caused by forest fire, was charged by a wild tusker at a spot close to the Kabini backwaters. The elephant left him alone, and targetted Manikantan who was running ahead, placed its foot on Manikantan's body and also gored him with its tusks. The elephant then trampled on him, lifted him by the trunk and threw him before disappearing into the forest.

by | March 05, 2018 | 06:05

Auburn started the game off extremely cold. The Tigers finished the first half shooting 6-of-21 (27.3 percent) from three and 8-of-29 (27.6 percent) from the field. The Tigers started turning those turnovers and missed shots into easy baskets on the other end as they scored 18 of their 20 fast-break points in the second half.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:59

Liverpool continued their unbeaten home record as they comfortably beat Newcastle United to go second on the Premier League table on Saturday. West Ham manager David Moyes, whose team travelled seven hours by coach to reach Swansea from London on Friday after their flight was cancelled, was bitterly disappointed with the performance, one of their worst since he took over in November.

by | March 05, 2018 | 05:53

Paul's entire school lunch debt. "Philando is STILL reaching into his pocket, and helping a kid out". As of Sunday, up to 3,400 donors have contributed more than $131,000. Known fondly by students as Mr. Phil, Castile had worked at J.J. Hill since he was 19 years old, and was promoted in 2014 to his position as a nutrition services supervisor, according to a statement by the Saint Paul Public Schools.