• Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth
Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth

Discussions were also held with the prime minister. "Time has come to travel from empty jumlas (rhetoric) to meaningful governance", he said in a statement. "We have launched the biggest component of road-building programme, the ‪Bharat Mala programme which has been cleared by the Union Cabinet today". The government has set up an ambitious targe...

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  • Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal
Republicans launch probe into Obama administration Russian uranium deal

In addition, President Donald Trump has continued a barrage of complaints about Clinton's involvement in the deal, along with complaints that the mainstream media was not covering the matter, bringing the issue into focus once again. The investigation centres on Rosatom, the state-owned Russian nuclear energy company, which began buying shares in...

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  • Court Throws Out Case to Force Raila Participate in the Repeat Election
Court Throws Out Case to Force Raila Participate in the Repeat Election

The court hearing will occur even though Kenya's interior ministry has declared Wednesday and Thursday to be public holidays. Kenya's Supreme Court is to meet a day before Thursday's repeat presidential elections to decide whether the polls should go ahead if a credible vote can not be guaranteed.

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  • Tourist 'Facing Jail For Touching Another Man's Hip' In Dubai
Tourist 'Facing Jail For Touching Another Man's Hip' In Dubai

She later added: "We wish to express our deepest gratitude to Sheikh Mohammed for his personal intervention in this case, and for exonerating Jamie at long last". The group said he would appeal against the jail term but he faced further court proceedings for drinking alcohol and for allegedly swearing at the businessman he touched.

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  • Another Hollywood Figure Is Facing Dozens Of Sexual Harassment Claims
Another Hollywood Figure Is Facing Dozens Of Sexual Harassment Claims

One woman recounted the time when she met Toback at his NY home and he wouldn't let her leave until she grabbed his nipples and looked into his eyes while he masturbated. Many abusers have remained unnamed, but one has now been identified in a report by The Los Angeles Times . "He said that if he was going to cast me in a film that I would hav...

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  • World Health Organization chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post
World Health Organization chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' post

Two dozen organisations - including the World Heart Federation and Cancer Research UK - released a statement criticising the appointment, saying health officials were "shocked and deeply concerned", and citing Mugabe's "long track record of human rights violations".

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  • Iraqi forces complete Kirkuk province takeover after clashes with Kurds
Iraqi forces complete Kirkuk province takeover after clashes with Kurds

According to a statement issued by the Kurdish leadership, von der Leyen discussed the latest political developments, as well as the details of the relationship between the Kurdish region and Iraq , in a phone call with President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani.

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  • Trump Praises 5 Former Presidents At Texas Hurricane Relief Concert
Trump Praises 5 Former Presidents At Texas Hurricane Relief Concert

About 11,000 people attended the concert, which was livestreamed on the One America Appeal YouTube channel, theOneAmericaAppeal.org website and the organisation's Twitter feed, said Jim McGrath, a spokesman for former President George H.W.

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  • Political slugfest over Tamil film Mersal's GST scenes
Political slugfest over Tamil film Mersal's GST scenes

However, he did not say whether the BJP leaders demanded to remove the views that they had found "objectionable" or whether the producers will employ the cuts or not. This comes right after the film was slammed by BJP members for a scene about GST. About the controversy over GST dialogues in the film, they said "We have discussed the issue wi...

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  • Texas city refuses providing hurricane aid to those who boycott Israel
Texas city refuses providing hurricane aid to those who boycott Israel

The city of Dickinson, located southeast of Houston, recently posted to its website an application for hurricane fix grants from donations made toward rebuilding efforts. Olson confirmed to ABC 13 the unusual stipulation was required per Texas legislation enacted earlier this year that prohibits all state agencies from entering into contracts...

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  • Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush
Egypt police suffer scores of casualties in ambush

The security sources put the death toll of policemen, including officers and conscripts, at over 50. The exchange took place in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in the Giza governorate, about 135 kilometres (84 miles) from the Egyptian capital, after security services received information on the militants' location, the official said.

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  • Trump to OK release of remaining JFK assassination files
Trump to OK release of remaining JFK assassination files

In his tweet, Trump seemed to strongly imply he was going to release all the remaining documents. Kennedy was shot and killed on November 22, 1963 and his death has captivated the world ever since with movies, books, documentaries and conspiracy theories contesting the circumstances that lead to his untimely demise.

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  • Australian journalist surprised by Jacinda Ardern's accessibility
Australian journalist surprised by Jacinda Ardern's accessibility

The charismatic 37-year-old received a standing ovation from the Labour caucus after forging a coalition with minor parties on Thursday to clinch victory in the September 23 election. The Greens are now undergoing internal discussions on whether to back the Labour-NZ First coalition, Ardern said her expectation was that "we are together changing th...

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  • Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich
Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich

The lone attacker apparently went after passers-by indiscriminately with a knife, police said. The eight wounded were aged between 12 and 77-years-old. Writing on Twitter , Munich Police said: 'We are searching for the perpetrator of the attack with all available police'. The police have canceled an earlier warning for residents in the area to...

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  • India defeat Pakistan by 4-0 to reach Asia Cup final
India defeat Pakistan by 4-0 to reach Asia Cup final

It was India who got the first chance to take the lead in the 24th minute through Ramandeep Singh but the Pakistani goalkeeper Amjad Ali deflected his shot to deny the Indians. The Asian Football Confederation confirmed on Friday that both home and away matches between North Korea and Malaysia in the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers will be played at a ...

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  • Storm Brian causes major flooding in Limerick
Storm Brian causes major flooding in Limerick

Storm Brian is expected to hit Co. Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange warnings and three Status Yellow warnings due to the incoming storm, and the southern half of the country is now bracing itself again for yet more high winds, and potential torrential rainfall .

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  • Unemployment rates in region change little in September
Unemployment rates in region change little in September

The 5.1 percent jobless rate matched that reported in August, the first time in six months that statewide unemployment surpassed the 5 percent threshold. Other sectors gaining jobs were education and health services (up 2,000), government (up 1,700), other services (up 1,400), financial activities (up 700), trade, transportation and utilities (up 6...

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  • Iran, Syria determined in war on terror
Iran, Syria determined in war on terror

The Iranian official renewed pledges that his country will keep supporting Syria , including in the reconstruction process. Israel fears Iran will plant itself on the country's doorstep by establishing a Shiite "corridor", with land links from Iran to Lebanon, allowing the movement of fighters and weapons across the region.

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  • Portland Area Makes Its Pitch To Land Amazon's Second Headquarters
Portland Area Makes Its Pitch To Land Amazon's Second Headquarters

It also sought close proximity to an global airport and access to mass transit. Boston's Amazon HQ2 bid calls for almost $1 billion in state and federal transportation improvements to make Suffolk Downs a suitable site for the massive campus - and promises to spend $75 million from development fees to bolster an already strained local housing m...

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  • Tillerson visit will advance ambitious agenda with India
Tillerson visit will advance ambitious agenda with India

The remarks were also a chance for Tillerson to focus on an opportunity-as the USA sees relations with India-rather than the global hot spots that frequently dominate the foreign policy agenda, a senior State Department official told reporters on condition of anonymity.

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  • Nivea Sparks Outrage With Skin Lightening Ads In Africa
Nivea Sparks Outrage With Skin Lightening Ads In Africa

The product is being promoted via commercials and billboards. "Now, I have visibly fairer skin , making me feel younger". At Beiersdorf, we develop our products with the objective of helping consumers to maintain their skin's health and beauty in all its diversity, and we have a wide range of products created to address the different needs of ou...

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  • North Dakota gets 2-year waiver on Real ID Act requirements
North Dakota gets 2-year waiver on Real ID Act requirements

The state started on the road to Real ID compliance in 2011 when the Motor Vehicle Commission switched to the "enhanced digital driver's" license. Minnesota's passage of a law complying with the federal standards earlier this year allowed Homeland Security to issue the extension.

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  • Trump's fortune falls $600 million on Forbes list
Trump's fortune falls $600 million on Forbes list

A major reason for the slide is a decrease in value among Trump's largest source of wealth - the New York City real estate market. Less than two weeks after being elected president, Trump agreed to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits against the now-defunct Trump University.

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  • Korea threatens United States of 'unimaginable' nuclear strike
Korea threatens United States of 'unimaginable' nuclear strike

ABOARD USS RONALD REAGAN , Sea of Japan-The USS Ronald Reagan, a 100,000-ton nuclear powered aircraft carrier, patrolled in waters east of the Korean peninsula on Thursday, in a show of sea and air power created to warn off North Korea from any military action.

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  • LEGO Celebrates Women of NASA With Latest Build Set
LEGO Celebrates Women of NASA With Latest Build Set

As well as figures of these trailblazing women, LEGO Women of NASA includes builds related to their careers, from a posable Hubble Space Telescope to a launchpad and Space Shuttle Challenger with three removable rocket stages. Kids will also learn about computer scientist Margaret Hamilton who developed the software for space missions, S...

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  • Teen who killed siblings in Colorado has ties to Effingham
Teen who killed siblings in Colorado has ties to Effingham

The two children had each suffered stab wounds to their necks and were pronounced dead at the hospital. The father, Jefferson Murphy, told investigators he was sleeping in his bedroom with his wife when he heard screaming in the basement. Malik Murphy had been arrested in IL in March and accused of setting fire to his parents' sport utility vehicle...

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  • Hikers' bodies found embracing in Joshua Tree shows son's kindness, father says
Hikers' bodies found embracing in Joshua Tree shows son's kindness, father says

The National Park Service later confirmed that two bodies were discovered around 11:30 p.m. Sunday in a remote region of Joshua Tree National Park . "I didn't know when, but I had my answer today". Their vehicle was found near the Maze Loop trail, in the northwest area of the park, where authorities believed the couple went for a hike.

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  • United States of America readies to evacuate Americans from South Korea
United States of America readies to evacuate Americans from South Korea

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan was joined by Tokyo's Vice Foreign Minister Shinsuke Sugiyama, for a three-way meeting with South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam. They regularly conduct joint exercises, though North Korea condemns them as an invasion rehearsal. -South Korea drills and what he called USA plans to remove Nort...

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  • Google's city-of-the-future to be designed for bikes not cars
Google's city-of-the-future to be designed for bikes not cars

Google could be heading toward its most ambitious - and risky - venture yet with its new commitment to build an 800-acre smart city district in Toronto . In the past Google has tried to realize its smart city ambitious in its spacious campuses and city collaborations, coordinated through its Google Fiber enterprise ; or in its Google Govern...

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  • At least seven martyred, 22 injured in Quetta truck bombing
At least seven martyred, 22 injured in Quetta truck bombing

According to media reports, the injured were being shifted to Civil Hospital. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the vehicle bombing, which took place in the Saryab Road area of Quetta , the provincial capital of Baluchistan.

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  • New CNU Wasson Center poll shows Governor's race tightening
New CNU Wasson Center poll shows Governor's race tightening

Both Gillespie and Northam have high profile supporters making visits on their behalf this week. In New Jersey, the Public Mind Poll put Trump's approval among likely voters at 31 percent. Almost 3 out of 4 Independents (71%) say Trump is not a factor in their choice. Virginia, once reliably conservative, is now a swing state. More details ...

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  • Death toll in Portugal wildfires soars to 27
Death toll in Portugal wildfires soars to 27

The government has declared a state of emergency in all the regions north of the Tagus river, a territory about half the size of continental Portugal. Two brothers in their 40s from the town of Penacova, who were trying to put out one of the fires, were among those killed. In Vigo, the fires destroyed several industrial warehouses and forced the ...

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  • Sri Lanka eases ban on all-rounder Gunathilaka
Sri Lanka eases ban on all-rounder Gunathilaka

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi confirmed on Monday that the Sri Lankan team is set to play the third T20 global against Pakistan at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium. "SLC have over the past two months conducted a thorough evaluation with the assistance of the government of Sri Lanka , the government of Pakistan , the PCB and in...

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  • Sen. Reed urges Trump to stop the 'harmful' rhetoric on North Korea
Sen. Reed urges Trump to stop the 'harmful' rhetoric on North Korea

At the United Nations, Kim In Ryong said that North Korea is the only country which is facing nuclear threats from the United States since 1970. They are expected to further coordinate ways to address the North Korean threat , especially ahead of U.S.

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  • Supreme Court will hear challenge to Microsoft's data privacy case
Supreme Court will hear challenge to Microsoft's data privacy case

The dispute stems from a 2013 federal effort to get emails that the government says would show evidence of drug trafficking. The judge later rejected Microsoft's request to stop the warrant and a court ruled in 2014 that Microsoft must hand over the emails .

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