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Modi Inaugurates First Ever All India Institute Of Ayurveda Modi Inaugurates First Ever All India Institute Of Ayurveda
- October 18, 2017

He announced that fully equipped Ayurveda hospitals would be set up in every district and the government has shown its commitment by talking about integrating Ayurveda and allopathic medicine in the National Health Policy. He concluded by saying that his government has constructed more than 5 crore toilets in the last three years. "Yoga has spread across the world.the AYUSH ministry has done a good job", said PM Modi. (more...)
Clinton says WikiLeaks is now a 'subsidiary of Russian intelligence' Clinton says WikiLeaks is now a 'subsidiary of Russian intelligence'
- October 17, 2017

Clinton used the bombshell Trump tape as an example of how WikiLeaks allegedly tried to deflect attention from a bad news story, resurrecting the incident in the wake of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's fall from grace over his treatment of women. (more...)
PM to attend centenary celebrations of Patna University, address gathering PM to attend centenary celebrations of Patna University, address gathering
- October 17, 2017

Replying to a request made by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in his speech earlier about giving Patna University the status of Central University, Modi said, "I would like to say something about a demand that was raised here and met with loud cheers by the young crowd attending this ceremony. (more...)
Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train Tejas Express: 26 fall sick after having food on train
- October 16, 2017

Tejas Express is the country's first semi-high speed fully AC train service launched between Karmali railway station in Goa and Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Terminal in June this year. "Food sample have been taken for investigation". When the train arrived in Mumbai at 9.30 pm, numerous other passengers related their ordeal. A passenger on board who is a doctor attended to them. (more...)
Former footballer Weah and VP set to contest Liberia's presidential run-off Former footballer Weah and VP set to contest Liberia's presidential run-off
- October 16, 2017

Charles Brumskine remains in third with nearly 10 percent of the votes. "No matter the outcome of this election, it will result in a transfer of power from one democratically elected government to another for the first time in the lives of many Liberians", it said in a statement. (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Cone Midstream Partners (NYSE:CNNX)
- October 15, 2017

Comerica Bancorporation holds 105,099 shares. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 5.00 % or $0.02 from last year's $0.4 per share. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$42 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$21.63. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 4,245 shares. CONE Midstream Partners LP had 33 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Therefore 75% are positive. (more...)
NAFTA talks focus on procurement amid doubts over deal chances NAFTA talks focus on procurement amid doubts over deal chances
- October 13, 2017

Trudeau said he believed the Nafta talks could still end in a "win, win, win". The rules of origin demands are among several conditions that the U.S. "I think it's just a bridge too far", said Wendy Cutler, the Asia Society's Washington policy director and former chief US negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal canceled by Trump. (more...)
Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks: state media Turkey, US discuss visa crisis in phone talks: state media
- October 12, 2017

Turkey is calling for a normalization of relations with the United States following rising diplomatic tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. The state-run Anadolu news agency identified the consulate employee as a male Turkish citizen and said he was arrested late on Wednesday on charges of espionage and attempts to damage the constitutional order and Turkey's government. (more...)
Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018 Trump plans working visit to the United Kingdom in early 2018
- October 12, 2017

The president may also cut the ribbon on the new United States embassy, the Standard reported. Donald Trump is set to make a scaled-down visit to Britain next year, it has been reported. Downing Street declined to comment on the trip and said its position on the state visit had not changed. Over the summer The Guardian reported that Trump told May in a phone call he wanted to put the trip on hold until the British public supported it. (more...)
European Union stops natural gas sales to North Korea
- October 12, 2017

The F-15 escorts are notable "because combined operations require consent from South Korea , so this does not represent US unilateral action", according to Pinkston. Neither Lee nor Defense Ministry officials responded to attempts late Tuesday to confirm the stories. The warplanes first conducted a simulated air-to-ground missile drill over the waters east of the Korean Peninsula and then flew over South Korea and conducted the same drill over the waters west of the peninsula, the South ... (more...)
UK PM rules out revoking article 50 on withdrawal from EU
- October 11, 2017

Newton Dunn said he believes many Tories want Johnson out, because they "want people to stick together and stick behind the Prime Minister". "If Boris Johnson was to leave or be demoted as the weekend press is suggesting, that would be showing May's leadership and that her vision of Brexit is the one that will be going forward and that markets should be aligned to", said Viraj Patel, an FX strategist at ING Bank in London . (more...)
Disneyland California covered in eerie layer of ash as fires engulf state Disneyland California covered in eerie layer of ash as fires engulf state
- October 11, 2017

For Anaheim , it is 714-765-4333. Dio Compolongo, 22, said he operated "on total instinct" when he saw the blaze creeping close to his family's residence in the Anaheim Hills. District staffers will monitor air quality at schools remaining open in Anaheim Hills and Orange, and will keep students indoors, according to a statement from the district . (more...)
Metro fare hike: Minister warns DMRC chief of action Metro fare hike: Minister warns DMRC chief of action
- October 10, 2017

The DMRC was formed in 1995 with equal equity participation of the Central government and the government of NCT of Delhi. "Let an assessment be made of the financial gap likely to be created on account of the postponement of the second fare hike, and we will be able to bear half of it", wrote Mr. (more...)
Senator Tim Kaine visits Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico Senator Tim Kaine visits Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

While 68 percents of the San Juan metro area has access to drinking water, just 31 percent does for the northern region of the island, according to Puerto Rico's government. Oh sorry they are collecting data... "People wave on from the sides of the roads as we pass by on our way to missions". "... She was the lone voice (of criticism) that we saw..." I'm also inspired by the work of everyone assisting this relief effort from our White Oak, Maryland headquarters. (more...)
IRGC Commander: Iran not to negotiate with U.S. on regional issues IRGC Commander: Iran not to negotiate with U.S. on regional issues
- October 09, 2017

Speaking at the Revolutionary Guards Corps' strategic meeting in Tehran on Sunday, Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said the USA regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions are passed. "An experience that showed that the United States makes use of talks as a means of pressure and hostility rather than interaction or problem solving". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton on title race and possibility of winning in Austin Lewis Hamilton on title race and possibility of winning in Austin
- October 09, 2017

Verstappen pitted a lap earlier than Hamilton, then produced some good laps to cut the lead to 1.7 seconds midway through the race. However, the latter's Ferrari started losing power due to a failing spark plug, dropping him to sixth place. (more...)
London Police say several injured in collision near museums London Police say several injured in collision near museums
- October 08, 2017

In a statement police said a number of pedestrians were believed to have been injured in the incident on Exhibition Road . Video captured on the scene showed a man on the ground being detained by police. A BBC reporter at the scene said that she saw a auto moving "diagonally" across the road before the crash. "And it was busy, people were having to struggle to get out of there", the witness said. (more...)
Head and legs of submarine trip journalist found in bag Head and legs of submarine trip journalist found in bag
- October 08, 2017

Wall, a freelance journalist based in NY and China, was believed to be working on a feature story about Madsen at the time of her disappearance. The police conducted an autopsy on Wall's head and found no sign of cranium fracture or violence, said Jens Moeller Jensen, who is leading the murder investigation for Copenhagen police. (more...)
Russian Federation satisfied with current oil prices: Novak Russian Federation satisfied with current oil prices: Novak
- October 06, 2017

While they are partners on the oil market, on the foreign policy front, Moscow and Riyadh land on opposite sides of the Syrian conflict, with Russian Federation supporting the regime of Bashar al-Assad while Saudi Arabia supports his opposition. (more...)
Former al-Nusra Front Leader Critically Injured in Russian Airstrike in Syria
- October 05, 2017

Abu Mohammad al-Julani had multiple heavy shrapnel wounds and lost his hand. The defence ministry cited its sources as confirming that Abu Mohammed al-Jawlani lost limbs in the attack in the north province of Idlib on Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from jihadist sources on the Russian claim. Jabhat al-Nusra, or Al-Nusra Front, was the name of a militant group that was described as Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria . (more...)
Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail
- October 04, 2017

Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman , an experienced diplomat, was confirmed as ambassador by the U.S. Senate at the end of last month. The US Senate last week confirmed businessman, veteran diplomat and former presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation, filling a crucial post at a time when ties are at dangerously low ebb. (more...)
With America's blessing, Abbas signals a reconciliation with Hamas With America's blessing, Abbas signals a reconciliation with Hamas
- October 04, 2017

Landmark talks to end a decadelong rift between the two Palestinian factions and return control of the Hamas-ruled enclave to the authority hinge partly on the political and militant group agreeing to completely disarm. Also helping to arrange the agreement were Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi, who wants Hamas' cooperation in deterring attacks on Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai peninsula bordering Gaza . (more...)
Assam: Ex-army man Haque asked to prove citizenship Assam: Ex-army man Haque asked to prove citizenship
- October 03, 2017

It also charged him with having entered India in 1971 without proper documents, he said. Mohammad Azmal Hoque, who retired from the army in September last year, was served a notice from a foreigners' tribunal in Assam in August this year, Hindustan Times reported. (more...)
Gales and rain to hit United Kingdom after Hurricane Maria Gales and rain to hit United Kingdom after Hurricane Maria
- October 03, 2017

Those wind speeds would qualify it for tropical storm status if not for its high northern latitude. "Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 110 miles per hour [175 km/h] with higher gusts". Hurricane Lee, meanwhile, strengthened to a major Category 3 hurricane in the open Atlantic, where it was swinging north and east before damaging winds could reach Bermuda. (more...)
Over 134000 fleeing home as Bali volcano may erupt at any moment Over 134000 fleeing home as Bali volcano may erupt at any moment
- October 01, 2017

Drone footage shot by Australia's ABC news network over the settlements dotting the lush, green paddy fields in the dangerzone backed up the reports, showing figures moving in and out of the buildings. Almost five million people visited Bali previous year - a lot of them from Australia, China and Japan. He said five countries had issued travel advisories related to Mt. (more...)
Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda Russian Federation used 200 accounts to spread propaganda
- October 01, 2017

The news comes after Facebook acknowledged foreign entities linked to Russian Federation paid to promote political messages on the leading social network, potentially violating United States election laws, AFP reported. Twitter is taking a hint from Facebook and handing over information to Congress about accounts that may have been used for malicious purposes or for misinformation around the 2016 Presidential elections. (more...)
Presidents Cup: Team USA continues dominant run Presidents Cup: Team USA continues dominant run
- October 01, 2017

Sky Bet go 4/9 that the US come out on top in Saturday's action. Charley Hoffman and Kevin Chappell coasted to a 6&5 win over Presidents Cup debutants Charl Schwartzel and Anirban Lahiri. Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed, United States, def. Si Woo Kim and Emiliano Grillo , International, 5 and 4. Having been paired together in every team event since the 2014 Ryder Cup , the confident Texans were never behind against worldwide rookies Si-Woo Kim and Emiliano Grillo, who made just ... (more...)
NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit NK official handling United States affairs begins Russian Federation visit
- September 30, 2017

The Russia-North Korea Friendship House at the Khasan crossing point on the Russian-North Korean border. Restrictions on Chinese trade with North Korea have posed new challenges for the North Korean leader, Cho said. Any missile fired at the USA by the totalitarian dictatorship would most likely fly over the North Pole and may even have to be destroyed over Russian Federation itself. (more...)
Fistfight breaks out in Ugandan Parliament Fistfight breaks out in Ugandan Parliament
- September 29, 2017

On the substantive issue, head of the house, Speaker Kadaga, ruled after the day's heated debate that the age limit motion had been allowed. The debate on whether to lift the restrictions on presidential age limit of 75 in order to enable President Yoweri Museveni to run for re-election has divided Uganda members of parliament. (more...)
VW's Scania Fined $1.03 Billion by European Union for Price Fixing VW's Scania Fined $1.03 Billion by European Union for Price Fixing
- September 29, 2017

Vestager said previous fines against the other companies on top of Wednesday's announcement add up to a total of 3.8 billion euros, "a record fine for a cartel in the EU's 60-year history". Today's decision underlines the importance of a functioning competitive market to foster the development and dissemination of cost-efficient low-emission technologies, which is one of the elements of the upcoming European Strategy for low-emission mobility. (more...)
Moore gets Trump's support after beating unusual in Alabama Moore gets Trump's support after beating unusual in Alabama
- September 28, 2017

The New York Times reported Trump deleted three tweets backing Sessions' temporary replacement in the Senate . "Big election tomorrow in the Great State of Alabama ". Strange , also backed by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , lost the election to former Judge Roy Moore on Tuesday night. "I've never prayed to win this campaign". (more...)
Bombardier, Siemens, Alstom, Tesla and more Bombardier, Siemens, Alstom, Tesla and more
- September 28, 2017

The French state will shed its stake in the new entity, which has an order backlog of 61.2 billion euros and a combined revenue of 15.3 billion euros, according to information from the last annual financial statements of both groups. Siemens makes the inter-city ICE trains that run on German long-distance routes, while Alstom makes the French equivalent, the TGV. Alstom has pared back its operations in recent years after selling its power-generation business to General Electric Co. (more...)
Top US general: Exiting Iran nuclear pact would make future deals tough Top US general: Exiting Iran nuclear pact would make future deals tough
- September 28, 2017

Dunford told the committee, "I would say that I believe any individual who meets the physical and mental standards and is worldwide deployable and is now serving should be afforded the opportunity to serve". "What I have just articulated is the advice I have provided in private and I just provided in public". Dunford was first nominated to be chairman by former President Obama in 2015. (more...)
AAA: TN gas prices on a steady decline AAA: TN gas prices on a steady decline
- September 27, 2017

Gas prices in Lancaster County fell again this past week, erasing more of the surge triggered by Hurricane Harvey , a new survey shows. IN and MI tied for the largest declines by price, though MI saw the largest decline in terms of percent to move below pre-Harvey levels. (more...)
15 dead after Hurricane Maria hits Dominica 15 dead after Hurricane Maria hits Dominica
- September 26, 2017

Nearly the entire 70,000 population has been affected, with 15 confirmed deaths - although this number is expected to rise. "Little contact has been made with the outer communities but persons who walked ten and 15 miles towards the city of Roseau from various outer districts report total destruction of homes, some roadways and crops", he added, while appealing for urgent aid for Dominica in the form of helicopter services to transport food, water and tarpaulins to outer districts for ... (more...)